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Vegas Shooting Victims Blast MGM Lawsuits Against Them
Monday, Jul 23, 2018

By Nathan Solis LOS ANGELES – Survivors of the mass shooting at an outdoor Las Vegas country music festival this past fall say a pre-emptive lawsuit filed against them by the hotel where the shooter set up is forcing them to relive the tragedy. Fifty-eight people were killed including Santa Clarita...

Community Mourns Las Vegas Victim John Phippen at Funeral
Friday, Nov 3, 2017

Family, friends, co-workers and members of the Santa Clarita Valley community paid their final respects to John Phippen at his funeral on Friday. A crowd attended mass at Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church to celebrate the life of John Phippen, who was 56 when he died in the Las Vegas mass shooting...

More Than $172K Raised to Aid Las Vegas Shooting Victims
Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017

In just a month, the Santa Clarita community has raised more than $172,000 for local victims of the October 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas that left 58 people dead and more than 500 wounded. Residents have donated nearly $72,000 so far on a GoFundMe to support the family of John Phippen, a father of five...

Phippen Family Sets Memorial Service for Nov. 3
Friday, Oct 27, 2017

The family of John Phippen, a Santa Clarita resident who was killed in the Oct. 1 Las Vegas shooting, has released an obituary and announced a memorial service. Phippen was fatally shot in the back at the Route 91 Harvest Festival after jumping on top of a young woman to shield her from danger while...

Nov. 18: Holiday Marketplace Benefiting John Phippen Family
Thursday, Oct 19, 2017

Dreamation Crafting Guild will be hosting a boutique at Canyon High School, Nov. 18, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., to benefit the family of John Phippen, the Santa Clarita resident who was killed in the Las Vegas shooting. Phippen’s daughter attends Canyon High School and all proceeds of the vendor...

Oct. 11: Candlelight Vigil for Las Vegas Shooting Victims
Friday, Oct 6, 2017

The Santa Clarita Valley community is invited to express their support for local victims of Sunday’s Las Vegas massacre by gathering for a candlelight vigil at Marketplace Park in Valencia on Wednesday, October 11 at 7 p.m. The “Pray for Vegas” event will also be an opportunity for...

State Aid Available for Santa Claritans Injured in Las Vegas Shooting

Santa Clarita residents who were injured in last Sunday’s Las Vegas shooting may now apply for help from the California Victim Compensation Board, officials said today. All of California’s survivors impacted by the shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas can now apply for...

Child and Family Center to Discuss Coping, Healing in Wake of Vegas Shooting
Thursday, Oct 5, 2017

The Child & Family Center, in partnership with the Santa Clarita Coalition and Life Coach Alex Urbina, invites individuals to attend a discussion on coping and healing following the Las Vegas shooting. The discussion will take place on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at Child & Family...

GoFundMe Account Set Up for Vegas Shooting Victim Bruce ‘Bud’ Wayne Horn
Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017

A GoFundMe account has been set up to help Las Vegas shooting victim and Santa Clarita Valley resident Bruce “Bud” Wayne Horn cover medical expenses and living expenses for his wife, Kayleigh, and the couple’s three sons. Horn was in serious condition Tuesday in a Las Vegas hospital...

AG Warns Consumers of Sham Charities After Las Vegas Shooting

SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued a consumer alert to warn state residents about sham charities being started following Sunday’s shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada. The deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history has thus far claimed the lives of 59 individuals and wounded more...

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1956 - Battle of Palmdale rages over the skies of Santa Clarita [story]
Battle of Palmdale
Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced the RR/CC has completed the examination and verification of all 715,833 petition signatures submitted for the recall of Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón.
Gascón Recall Efforts Fail
CSUN defeated the University of San Diego 1-0 Sunday night in the men's soccer exhibition opener for both clubs at Torero Stadium. 
Matadors Shut Out San Diego 1-0 in Exhibition Opener
The Women's Council of Realtors SCV Network held their election for officers on Aug. 11, along with their annual member and sponsor appreciation night.
Women’s Council of Realtors SCV Elects New Officers
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District's Governing Board will take place Wednesday, Aug. 17, beginning with a closed session at 6 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
Aug. 17: Hart District Regular Board Meeting
The regular board meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will be held Tuesday, Aug. 16, beginning with a closed session at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:30 p.m.
Aug. 16: SUSD Regular Board Meeting
Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley will hold their third annual golf tournament beginning noon on Monday, Oct. 24.
Oct. 24: Family Promise SCV Annual Golf Tournament
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will open its first primary care practice on the hospital campus on Monday, Aug. 15.
Henry Mayo Opens First Primary Care Practice on Hospital Campus
Heads Up! The city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station urge parents to practice "safe pedestrian skills."
Parents Urged to Practice Back-to-School Safety
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday one new death and 266 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with a total of 26 deaths and 10,025 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: SCV Cases Top 88,000; Deaths Total 493
(CN) — In drought-ridden California's history, megafloods have occurred about every century. Not often, but from a geological standpoint they're not rare.
Study Shows Climate Change Increasing Risk of California Megaflood
1849 - Eight-pound gold nugget found in San Feliciano Canyon (Val Verde/Piru area) [story]
1986 - Canyon Country's Mitchell adobe demolished; components salvaged & later rebuilt at Heritage Junction [story]
Mitchell adobe
1961 - First Mass celebrated at new Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (3rd building) in Newhall. Cardinal McIntyre attends [story]
Are you worried about getting diabetes? Have you been told that you have pre-diabetes? One out of three American adults has prediabetes.
Aug. 16: Henry Mayo Hosts Diabetes Prevention Program
Avian influenza refers to a family of influenza or flu viruses that commonly infect birds.
L.A. County Public Health Urges Public to Protect Pet Birds from Bird Flu
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 3,995 new cases countywide and 112 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Moves to Medium Community Level
Marvel Comics’ best-known, tree-like sentient being, Groot, a character that became widely popular through the action comedy "Guardians of the Galaxy," gets his own animated show on Disney+ this week.
CalArts Alum Kirsten Lepore Brings ‘I am Groot’ to Disney+
Work along the I-5 corridor in Burbank continues and will include nighttime lane reductions and the closing of the Verdugo Avenue off-ramp during the week of Aug. 15 to Aug. 18.
I-5 Corridor Improvements Include Nighttime Lane Reductions
As part of his legislative package calling on accountability, transparency, and integrity in the state government's procurement process, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Senate Bill 1271 (SB 1271) passed out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Aug. 11.
Wilk’s Measure Increasing Transparency Passes Assembly Committee
The early portion of The Master's University women's soccer team's schedule in 2022 will have a national tournament-type feel.
TMU Women’s Soccer To Play Top Teams on Florida, Indiana Trips
Princess Cruises today announced updated COVID-19 protocols and guidelines, removing the vaccine requirement for most voyages of less than 16 days so that anyone can cruise and adjusting pre-travel testing requirements to make it less complicated.
Princess Cruises Removes Vaccine Requirement for Most Sailings
As the summer travel season wraps up, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reminds drivers to be responsible and never drive under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
Aug. 17-Sept. 5: LASD Will Increase End-of-Summer DUI Patrols, Checkpoints