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1863 - Gen. Edward F. Beale loans money to A.A. Hudson and Oliver P. Robbins to erect toll house in Newhall Pass [story]
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County Supes OK Election Consolidation For Saugus, COC School Districts
Tuesday, Nov 3, 2015

[KHTS] – The L.A. County Board of Supervisors approved two decisions to consolidate the Santa Clarita Community College District and Saugus Union School District with the statewide general election. Both decisions were presented to the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday after both governing bodies...

County Supervisors Voting on Vasquez Rocks Expansion, Sheriff’s Equipment
Monday, May 19, 2014

[KHTS] – Vasquez Rocks, a popular hiking and camping spot in Agua Dulce could gain another 32 acres, pending county board approval on Tuesday.   At their Tuesday meeting, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will vote to expand the Vasquez Rocks Natural Area and purchase a mobile command...

Board of Supes Meeting to Include SCV Items
Monday, May 12, 2014

[KHTS] – The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will vote on several consent calendar items affecting the Santa Clarita Valley, at their Tuesday meeting. County citizens will also have the opportunity to voice their opinion on the 2014-2015 Recommended Budget, at a special meeting on Wednesday. AB...

County Supes to Take Up SCV Area Taxes
Monday, May 5, 2014

[KHTS] – The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will vote on several small community changes for the Santa Clarita Valley at their Tuesday meeting, dealing with issues of lighting and landscaping, water and railway. All the items are on the consent calendar. The board will decide whether...

Supe Knabe Leads D.C. Panel on Child Sex Trafficking
Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014

[News Release] – Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chairman Don Knabe joined Congressman Ted Poe (R-Texas), and Jessica, a child sex trafficking survivor, for a panel discussion on child sex trafficking at the National Press Club this morning in Washington, D.C. Supervisor Don Knabe The panel...

County Delays Vote On Metro Billboard Deal
Thursday, Apr 17, 2014

[KHTS] – The Metro Executive Committee decided Thursday to delay approval of a billboard deal Santa ClaritaCity Council members OKed last month, officials said. “Eventually, Supervisor Michael D Antonovich recognized the fact that there’s a signature petition drive, and asked the committee...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, January 3, 2013
Thursday, Jan 3, 2013

In this episode: Friends and family of 19 year old Sarah Alarid say she’s been missing since New Years Eve and they’re asking for the community’s help in finding her; Assemblyman Scott Wilk wasted no time in signing up for a host of committees in the State Legislature. Also: Valencia...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012

In this episode: Historic preservation gets the green light from City Council; Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon will continue on as Chairman of the House’s Armed Services Committee. Also: One man got more than a burger during a Sunday night trip to a fast food restaurant; The final OK has...

Thursday, May 17, 2012

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is poised to sign off Tuesday on a $1 million project that would add new fencing, gates and a lighted marquee sign to William S. Hart Park. If approved, construction could start sometime in late summer, according to the agenda report. The work would replace...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, April 27, 2012
Friday, Apr 27, 2012

In this episode: Assembly passes Smyth bill to allow secret meetings with the governor; Local candidates participate in bipartisan brainstorming. Plus: Supervisors expected to allocate $160,000 to stabilize eroded land at Val Verde fire training facility; SCOPE gets 2012 Anthony Grassroots prize for...

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1863 - Gen. Edward F. Beale loans money to A.A. Hudson and Oliver P. Robbins to erect toll house in Newhall Pass [story]
toll house
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at her family home in Washington of complications from pancreatic cancer, the high court said. She was 87.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dead at 87
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 22 new deaths and 1,281 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, including 25 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, where Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 23rd COVID death.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 57th SCV Resident Dies; Cases Tally Up to 5,762
As wildfires rage up and down the West Coast, a panel of experts from Stanford University said Friday that exposure to high levels of pollution from wildfire smoke is the equivalent of smoking seven cigarettes a day.
Health Toll of Wildfire Smoke: Like 7 Cigarettes a Day
The William S. Hart Union High School District is accepting applications for a new member of its Personnel Commission.
Hart District Seeks New Personnel Commission Member
A new art exhibit titled “ABC Canvas” and depicting every letter in the alphabet has come to Santa Clarita City Hall’s First Floor Gallery.
‘ABC Canvas’ Art Exhibit Unveiled at Santa Clarita City Hall Gallery
The COVID-19 quarantine provided some with time to catch up on their favorite TV series or try a new hobby, but for Valencia resident Jeff Bomberger, it has earned him a ticket to the Catalina Film Festival.
Valencia Filmmaker’s Short Comedy to Premiere at Catalina Film Festival
Members of the civilian Los Angeles County Sheriff Department watchdog group on Thursday called for Sheriff Alex Villanueva to resign over his department’s lack of transparency on fatal police shootings and other issues.
L.A. County Sheriff Ignores Oversight Panel Demand to Resign
A three-story storage facility in Canyon Country is headed to the Santa Clarita City Council for consideration following design changes approved by the city's Planning Commission on Tuesday.
Planning Commission OK’s 3-Story Storage Facility in Canyon Country
Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed AB 1876, further expanding access to the California Earned Income Tax Credit to ensure all California tax filers, specifically undocumented ITIN filers who are otherwise eligible, may qualify for the CalEITC and the Young Child Tax Credit.
Newsom Signs Bill Expanding Earned Income Tax Credit
Several landlords have filed a lawsuit against the state, Los Angeles County and multiple Southern California cities, including Santa Clarita, over eviction bans, seeking reimbursement for unpaid rent due to COVID-19 eviction-protection ordinances.
Landlords Sue Santa Clarita, Others Over Eviction Bans
The California Highway Patrol has designated the week beginning Sunday, September 20, as Child Passenger Safety Week statewide.
CHP: Child Passenger Safety Week in California Begins Sunday
Under a new worker protection law signed Thursday by Gov. Gavin Newsom, California businesses must inform employees if they were potentially exposed to COVID-19 at the workplace.
Newsom Signs New COVID-19 Worker Protection Law
Washington and Oregon, members of the Western States Pact, will participate with California in piloting a project to test promising exposure notification technology, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced Thursday.
Washington, Oregon Join California in Apple-Google COVID-19 Exposure Notification Project
1962 - Articles of incorporation filed for Golden State Memorial Hospital on Lyons Avenue [story]
Golden State Hospital
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 38 new deaths and 1,160 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 5,737 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 257,271 Cases Countywide, 38 New Deaths; 5,737 SCV Cases
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom today signed legislation ensuring millions more Californians can utilize Paid Family Leave benefits they pay for without the fear of job loss.
Newsom Inks Extension of Paid Family Leave Bill
The city of Santa Clarita is excited to announce the Kidz Play After School program for fall 2020.
Online Registration Now Available for Fall Kidz Play After School Program
Here is a list of Santa Clarita arts-related virtual and in-person events through October:
Santa Clarita Arts Calendar: ARTober, Calls for Artists, SOS Theatre Festival
The Supplemental Coronavirus Relief Fund Spending Plan approved Tuesday by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors includes an allocation to L.A. County Library to provide digital support to individuals and communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, specifically by expanding the recently-launched Laptop & Hotspot Loan program that allows cardholders to borrow a Chromebook and wireless hotspot kit, and by extending the WiFi network range at libraries, to cover parking lots.
Supes Approve L.A. County Library Funding to Help Bridge Digital Divide
Following a summer hiatus, the Santa Clarita homeless task force met Wednesday to discuss the 2020 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count for the first time since its release — and concluded that keeping a separate local count may be the solution to an apparent undercount of local homeless in the countywide tally.
Santa Clarita Task Force Keeping Homeless Count Separate
Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to launch the First Library Card Program for children in our community.
City Inviting Children 6 & Under to Sign Up for First Library Card
California State University, Northridge’s library is hosting a virtual exploration of women’s journeys in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) on Tuesday, Sept. 22, from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. via Zoom.
Sept. 22: CSUN to Host Virtual Presentation of Women in STEM
The Newhall Family Theatre, in partnership with Mark II Entertainment, is proud to announce the debut of a new web series: Talking Backstage.
Newhall Family Theatre Announces Launch of Web Series