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1955 - Actor James Dean, 24, drives through Castaic Junction en route to his final resting place [watch]
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Mayor Reads Seuss to Newhall Preschoolers
Friday, Mar 2, 2012

Santa Clarita Mayor Laurie Ender – a mother of three children ages 13, 17 and 19 – visited a classroom at the Newhall District State Preschool to support early education and celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday. “It’s been a long time since I’ve read Dr. Seuss,” said Ender. She clearly...

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012

Santa Clarita Mayor Laurie Ender and Councilman Bob Kellar received the endorsement of the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday morning for their reelection campaigns. The two open seats on the council – currently held by Ender and Kellar – are the target of five hopefuls – the incumbents...

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2012

[SCVYR] – Two weeks after hosting the first city council candidate forum, the Santa Clarita Valley Young Republicans gathered at Republican Headquarters Monday night to discuss the several platforms which the five candidates are running and vote on endorsements. In a highly attended meeting, incumbents...

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2012

California real estate expert and veterans advocate Fred Arnold has signed on to moderate the first-ever Santa Clarita Valley Young Republicans City Council Candidate Forum on Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Santa Clarita Republican Headquarters, 26523 Carl Boyer Drive. The forum is scheduled to run from 7 p.m....

Victorville Balks at Cemex Bill, Wants More Info
Tuesday, Jan 17, 2012

The Victorville City Council shelved a request by the city of Santa Clarita Tuesday night to support federal legislation to block a huge gravel mine in Soledad Canyon – opting instead to hold a workshop before making a decision. Victorville is a critical player in the move to cancel Cemex’s federal...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, Jan. 16, 2012
Monday, Jan 16, 2012

In this episode: Sen. Tony Strickland to run for Congress in Ventura; Profile: Mayor Laurie Ender focuses on budget in Santa Clarita City Council reelection campaign. Also: California Institute of the Arts names new provost; Raffle benefits SCV Senior Center Foundation; Local weather outlook. SCV Sports:...

Profile: Ender Seeks Second Term on Council

Laurie Ender Laurie Ender is seeking her first reelection. There are three challengers for her seat and Bob Kellar’s. Ender will have to prove to voters that she’s done a good job in the past on the City Council and will continue to do so, given a new term. Mayor Laurie Ender describes herself as...

Friday, Jan 13, 2012

Five candidates are vying for two Santa Clarita City Council seats in the April 10 election. The filing period closed Friday afternoon. Incumbent Mayor Laurie Ender and challenger TimBen Boydston, a former councilman, filed their candidacy papers Thursday. Boydston and Ender join a field that includes...

Colley, Hatami Challenge Ender, Kellar for Council
Friday, Jan 6, 2012

There are now two official candidates for the Santa Clarita City Council and neither of them are incumbents Bob Kellar and Laurie Ender. City Clerk Sarah Gorman says Jon Hatami and Ed Colley filed papers with the required signatures of 20 registered voters. They have also paid the $1,750 printing fee...

Message from the Mayor

Over the last two dozen years, the City Council, the City staff, and our residents have created a community we can all be proud of. As Mayor for 2012, I want to continue this good work and high level of achievement. Our City will lead the way to improve our neighborhoods, build our infrastructure...

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1955 - Actor James Dean, 24, drives through Castaic Junction en route to his final resting place [watch]
James Dean
Chelsea A. Kay, 37, an insurance operations manager living in Saugus, was honored by JCI USA (United States Junior Chamber) as a member of the 2022 class Ten Outstanding Young Americans.
United States Junior Chamber Honors Local Operations Manager
October is fast approaching. To help embrace the haunted season, we are happy to announce the return of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Haunted Jailhouse after a two year hiatus.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Haunted Jailhouse Returns After Two Years
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control would like to remind residents within unincorporated county areas and participating contracted cities that the pet license amnesty period is almost over.
County Reminding Residents Pet License Amnesty Period Ending Soon
Four individuals and one writing team have been selected as winners of the 2022 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting.
Academy Announces Winners of Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowships
We began our Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism (EDIA) journey nearly two years ago, and while the path ahead was not clearly defined, Health Services leadership was enthusiastically joined by workforce members across our health enterprise in a united commitment to creating a more welcoming, inclusive and proactively anti-racist health care system for our patients, staff and the communities we serve.
Message from County Health Services Director Dr. Christina Ghaly
College of the Canyons student-athletes Brianna Botello (women's volleyball) and Sam Regez (men's cross coutry) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running Sept. 19-24.
COC Names Botello, Regez Athletes of the Week
Detectives at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station need your help. On Aug. 13, 2022, the individuals pictured shoplifted items from a retail store in Valencia at approximately 6:15 p.m.
Detectives Seek Help in Identifying Shoplifting Suspects
Are you hiring? Looking for a new career? The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Center has partnered with College of the Canyons, the city of Santa Clarita and America's Job Centers of California to host a valley-wide job fair at the Canyon Country Community Center Thursday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
SCVEDC, COC, City Partner to Host Job Fair
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 49 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with a total of 12 deaths and 1,517 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 49 New SCV Cases; No Additional Deaths
1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]
COC
 State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond hosted a virtual webinar on Sept. 28 to update local educational agencies, including district and charter school administrators and classroom educators, on over $3.6 billion in block grants and other resources to promote financial education in California high schools.
Superintendent Thurmond Leads Webinar Announcing State Funds for Financial Literacy
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the city of Santa Clarita, today announced nominations to officially open for their annual ‘Salute to Patriots’ event.
Nominations to Honor Local Veterans at Chamber’s Annual Salute to Patriots Now Open
Supervisor Kathryn Barger honored the Republic of Artsakh’s Foreign Minister, David Babayan, by presenting a scroll at the Board of Supervisors' meeting to commemorate the alliance and solidarity between Los Angeles County and Artsakh. 
Supervisor Barger Honors Artsakh Foreign Minister at Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors’ Meeting
Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) announces his measure to bring much needed accountability to the state’s no-bid contracting policies has been signed into law. 
Wilk’s No-Bid Contract Accountability Act Signed into Law
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 13 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,353 new cases countywide and 36 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Santa Clarita Sees 36 New Cases
The Santa Clarita City Council officially approved an agreement with Kaiser Permanente for the healthcare provider to become the presenting sponsor of the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center.
Kaiser Permanente Named as Presenting Sponsor of the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center
The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation has taken immediate action to temporarily close Pico Canyon Park, in Stevenson Ranch, until further notice after an aggressive mountain lion was seen in the area.
County Parks and Recreation Temporarily Closes Pico Canyon
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Warning as high temperatures have been forecast for the following areas:
County Extends Heat Warning For Santa Clarita
The California High-Speed Rail Authority  is extending the public review period for the Palmdale to Burbank Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement an additional 30 days to Dec. 1, 2022.
High-Speed Rail Extends Public Comment Period for the Palmdale to Burbank Project Section
A motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger that called for the county to comply with the constitution and report back with non-custodial, secure mental health treatment facility models for incarcerated individuals who cannot be diverted was rejected by the Board of Supervisors. 
Barger Reacts to Outcome of Supervisors’ Vote on Providing Mental Health Services to Incarcerated Individuals
Santa Clarita residents are encouraged to use alternative modes of transportation during the upcoming Rideshare Week, beginning Oct. 3, lasting through Oct. 7.
Oct. 3: Santa Clarita Rideshare Week Encourages Alternate Forms Of Transport
1987 - Slender-horned spineflower listed in Federal Register as endangered species [story] Slender-horned spineflower
William S. Hart High School science teacher Paula Bae has been named Los Angeles County Teacher of the Year.
Hart Science Teacher Paula Bae Named L.A. County Teacher of the Year
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