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July 9
1939 - Death of Harald Sandberg; built Sandberg's Summit Hotel on the Ridge Route [story]
Sandberg's Summit Hotel


LOCAL SCHOOL NEWS
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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Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture announced Thursday the opening of the 2020 Arts Internship Program, the 20th anniversary of the nation’s largest paid arts internship program.
County Opens 2020 Arts Internship Program
IHP Capital Partners and Williams Homes today announced that Williams Ranch, a new master-planned community in the western Santa Clarita Valley they are developing through a joint venture, is progressing with grading operations and site improvements now underway.
Construction of 497 Homes, Williams Ranch Development in Castaic Underway
Valencia native and “Glee” actress Naya Rivera, 33, has been reported missing, after her child was found alone on a boat in Lake Piru on Wednesday afternoon.
Search Resumes in Lake Piru for Valencia Native, ‘Glee’ Actress After Son Found on Boat Alone
A portion of Main Street in Old Town Newhall could soon close around-the-clock for weeks to allow pedestrians only, as some businesses in the area turn to outdoor operations amid ever-changing coronavirus restrictions.
Main Street Could Close to Make Way for Outdoor Dining
Assemblyman Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale, has been hospitalized since Sunday for COVID-19 complications, according to a statement released by his staff via Twitter on Wednesday.
Lackey Hospitalized With COVID-19
1939 - Death of Harald Sandberg; built Sandberg's Summit Hotel on the Ridge Route [story]
Sandberg's Summit Hotel
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 2,496 new cases of COVID-19 and 65 new deaths.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: 123,004 Cases Countywide; 3,470 Cases in SCV
According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) forecast, air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive groups and individuals on Thursday, July 9, in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday SCV Air Quality: Unhealthy for Sensitive People
The State Board of Education (SBE) on Wednesday, July 8, adopted new K–12 guidance for educators to provide high-quality instruction in the arts disciplines of dance, media arts, music, theatre, and visual arts and for educators to provide high-quality world languages instruction and make classrooms more inclusive.
State Board of Education Adopts New Guidance for Arts, World Languages Instruction
Logix Federal Credit Union announced Wednesday, July 8, the conclusion of its "Paying with a Purpose" campaign, having raised $20,000 to benefit four local nonprofits serving its branch communities with food services, including feedSCV.
Logix Federal Credit Union Donates $5,000 to feedSCV
A Bakersfield man and a woman were arrested on suspicion of transporting $10,000 in cash and a kilo of cocaine through the Santa Clarita Valley, according to SCV Sheriff’s Station officials.
Deputies Report Seizure of $10,000, Kilo of Cocaine from Vehicle
Carousel Ranch is asking for donations of auction items for their upcoming event, "Heart of the West At Home", which is set for Saturday, August 29.
Carousel Ranch Seeks Donations of Auction Items for ‘Heart of the West At Home’
Supervisor Kathryn Barger amended a motion by Supervisors Hilda Solis and Shelia Kuehl on Tuesday, July 7, seeking a report back on the proposed closure of Men’s Central Jail (MCJ) so that the report will include stakeholder input from law enforcement agencies and municipalities, as well as an assessment of the individuals placed in the facility and where resources currently exist elsewhere in the system to serve this high-need population, which Supervisor Barger deems as "key components" to include in the assessment.
Barger Requests Inclusion of ‘Key Components’ in Men’s Central Jail Assesment
The SCV Education Foundation, along with the Remo Music Center, invites the SCV education community along with your families to an online live drum and rhythm circle experience from your home.
July 9: SCV Education Foundation, REMO Host Rhythm Circle for Education Community
After a nearly four-month closure due to the pandemic, Valencia’s YMCA reopened Monday with multiple safety measures in place, such as temperature checks before entering and a reorganized fitness center for physical distancing.
Valencia’s YMCA Reopens after Monthslong Closure
A suspect wanted in connection with an assault on a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputy during an alleged hit-and-run in June was arrested in Ventura on suspicion of theft, SCV Sheriff’s Station officials reported via social media.
Hit-and-Run Suspect Arrested in Ventura
The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an urgency ordinance to strengthen protections for consumers and small businesses and to crack down on price gouging during the COVID-19 pandemic and other emergencies, in response to a motion by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas.
Supes Approve Ordinance to Crack Down on Price Gouging
The Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation recently awarded four scholarships to local Hart District seniors whose personal goals, college major, and declared career path indicate future success in a field related to education.
SCV Education Foundation Announces Scholarship Winners
Green Santa Clarita is providing tips to reduce your energy use and keep energy bills down during the hot summer months.
Green Santa Clarita’s Energy Saving Tips to Help You Save Money this Summer
1997 - Santa Clarita City Council adopts initial Newhall Redevelopment Plan [story]
El Trocadero restaurant
As part of its commitment to ensure access to testing during a critical new phase of the epidemic, Los Angeles County has committed $400,000 in one-time bridge funding to support staffing-related costs at COVID-19 testing sites operated by CORE within the city of Los Angeles.
County’s CORE Commitment Ensures Access to COVID-19 Testing
On Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors proclaimed July as “Parks Make Life Better” month to highlight the impact of parks in supporting communities during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
Castaic Lake, County Parks to Hold Summer Events with COVID-19 Health Guidelines
With film and television production gearing back up in the wake of the spring shutdown, the city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has released productions now filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, July 6 - Sunday, July 12:
Harper’s Bazaar Singapore, ‘Enchanted’ Photo Shoots, ‘Eden’ Now Filming in SCV
The MAIN in Santa Clarita is seeking entries for its upcoming eight-week online Stage On Screen (SOS) Theatre Festival that will feature plays oriented around the theme of Social Media.
The MAIN Seeking Entries for Online Theatre Festival