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1956 - Battle of Palmdale rages over the skies of Santa Clarita [story]
Battle of Palmdale

SCV Olympians Given Key to City at 2012 Duckfest
Monday, Oct 29, 2012

Professional rubber ducks took to the course at Bridgeport Park Saturday for Samuel Dixon Family Health Center’s 10th annual Gotta Regatta. The annual fundraiser for the Samuel Dixon Family Health Center made a course at the park where rubber ducks which were sponsored by people throughout the community...

Silver Medalist Makes Appearance on ‘SCV Today’
Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012

Lashinda Demus (center) with SCV Today co-host Dave Caldwell and SCV Chamber of Commerce President Terri Crain. 2012 Olympic silver medalist Lashinda Demus stopped by the SCVTV studios Wednesday to tape an appearance on “SCV Today” – the morning television show for Santa Clarita. On...

Olympic Silver Medalist to Appear on ‘SCV Today’ Show
Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012

Lashinda Demus  Olympic silver medalist  Lashinda Demus will be making a guest appearance on SCV Today, Santa Clarita’s morning television show airing on SCVTV. The show will first air Thursday, Aug. 30, at 8 a.m., with repeats Thursday at 2 p.m., Friday morning at 1 a.m. and 8 a.m., and finally...

Roundup: COC Coach to Compete in London; Canyon Grad to Race in Colorado
Friday, Jul 27, 2012

Lashinda Demus Lashinda Demus, a volunteer assistant track coach at College of the Canyons, will be competing in the 400 meter hurdles in the Summer Olympics in London. She was the top qualifier in the 400 meter hurdles at the U.S. Olympic Trials last month. This is her second trip to the Summer Olympics....

COC’s Olympic Ties, Past and Present
Thursday, Jul 26, 2012

The 2012 Olympic Games in London will officially get started Friday, July 27, with the traditional Opening Ceremonies and lighting of the Olympic torch to commemorate the start of the 30th modern Olympic Games. This year, College of the Canyons staff and students will have even more reason to cheer,...

Demus Wins Gold in Korea, Sets American Record
Thursday, Sep 1, 2011

Lashinda Demus took first place in the 400-meter hurdles Thursday night in the IAAF World Championships in Daegu, South Korea. The 28-year-old Palmdale resident regularly trains at College of the Canyons in Valencia. The fist American to win gold since 1995, Demus bested the reigning world champion,...

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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