Almost 90 years ago, on March 12, 1928, the St. Francis Dam ruptured, sending a 180-foot tower of water hurtling down San Francisquito Canyon in northern Los Angeles County. The floodwaters killed more than 431 people and destroyed homes and property, causing millions of dollars in damage.
[KHTS] – Friday’s announcement, “Cemex is dead in Santa Clarita,” is the biggest story in the history of our valley other than the original formation of our city in 1987.
In 1990, the Federal Government’s Bureau of Land Management granted mining rights to allow one of the largest mega...
2014 has been another incredible year for Santa Clarita. I am pleased to share with you some of our City’s major accomplishments – improving our infrastructure, purchasing land for open space, hosting festivals, adding new trail connections, being recognized as a top business destination, improving...
The following letter was sent by Santa Clarita Mayor Laurene Weste to U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon after Congress passed the National Defense Authorization Act on Thursday without legislative language in it to block gravel mining in Soledad Canyon.
December 4, 2014
When it rains it pours. Hope everyone is in a safe place for the day. The weather guessers are saying this is going to be a huge event. Some places might get 5 inches of rain (total). Everybody needs to stand by for flash floods and mudslides and lots of wrecks on the roads.
I hope most of the rain will...
Just in time for the holidays, the city will be “decking the halls” (and streets) of Old Town Newhall.
The trees along Main Street will be sparkling with twinkle lights, and two skylines over the street will feature Santa and his reindeer plus a festive “Season’s Greetings” message. In front...
President Obama signed a proclamation Friday to create a new national monument in the San Gabriel Mountains, consisting of 346,177 acres. This is a project that dozens of citizens have worked on for at least a decade.
U.S. Rep. Hilda Solis first imagined these mountains in national recreation area and...
Santa Clarita has always been a forward-thinking city, continually looking ahead to determine the needs of its residents, then planning for these needs. Since cityhood, we’ve spent tens of millions of dollars on creating a beautiful, sustainable, healthy city that our residents and business community...
City of Santa Clarita officials among several other community members met Monday at Central Park for the Phase Three of the Central Park Master Plan ribbon cutting ceremony.
“We just have the perfect place,” said Mayor Laurene Weste. “This has just been an amazing road. This is part...
If you are out and about in the Old Town Newhall area, you’ve probably noticed the former Newhall Library on 9th Street is receiving some much-needed updates. What you might not know is that inside the building, the city is working to create space for a first-ever business incubator.
The Valley Industry Association (VIA) is launching Breakfast Club, a member-exclusive program designed to provide a business coaching experience to working professionals delivered by industry experts and professional speakers on a wide range of topics.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond responded Monday to the death of George Floyd by calling on communities across the state and nation to take action to dismantle institutional racism and inequities in public schools.
Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Kathryn Barger has extended a countywide curfew for all unincorporated and incorporated areas including the city of Santa Clarita from Monday at 6 p.m. through 6 a.m. Tuesday.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday 978 new cases of COVID-19 and 22 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,602 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 55 more than reported Sunday.
Four Santa Clarita Valley business leaders recently thanked the heroic front-line healthcare heroes at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital by picking up the tab for a Salt Creek Grille gourmet buffet lunch for the 80 doctors, nurses and staff in the hospital’s ED and COVID unit.
The College of the Canyons Class of 2020 is truly unlike any other in the college’s 50-year history. They danced in their living rooms, and got hands-on nursing experience at a coronavirus testing site.
L.A. County Board of Supervisors Chair Kathryn Barger proclaimed a state of emergency in the county Sunday, as the sheriff sets a 6 p.m. curfew countywide to address widespread unrest following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Sunday 1,379 new cases of COVID-19 and 25 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,547 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 89 more than Saturday.
Using diluted bleach on a cloth wipe, I clean all sinks, counters, knobs, buttons, light switches, ground phones, faucets, remote controls, keyboards, mouse and table tops. Takes me five minutes. Everyone should be doing this.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Saturday 2,112 new cases of COVID-19 and 48 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,458 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 152 more than reported Friday.
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