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1769 - Fr. Juan Crespi, en route to San Francisco Bay with the Portolá expedition, names the Santa Clara River Valley (SCV) for St. Clare [story]
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Knight for Congress | Statement from Dr. Lee Rogers
Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014

Lee Rogers, M.D. First, I want to thank all my staff and volunteers, who dedicated countless hours and sweat to this campaign. I am forever grateful. We’ve accomplished so much in the past 11 months, and none of it would have been possible without your hard work. To all the donors who invested in my...

Strickland, Knight Advance to November Showdown

Tony Strickland Voters in California’s 25th Congressional District made history Tuesday when they gave the go-ahead to Republicans Tony Strickland and Steve Knight. It’s the first time two members of the same party are lined up to fight each other for the seat in the general election. It’s a quirk...

Why I’m Voting Rogers
Sunday, Jun 1, 2014

It’s time… … to end partisan bickering. … to recognize we all want and need positive change. … to find common ground. … to partner and collaborate to solve real problems. … to stop wasting precious time repeating the same mistakes of the past. … to elect someone...

Calif. Dem Party Endorses Rogers for Congress; In Line for National Money
Monday, Mar 10, 2014

[Rogers Campaign] – Dr. Lee Rogers, candidate for Congress in California’s 25th Congressional District, received the endorsement Sunday of the California Democratic Party. The announcement came at the conclusion of the three-day 2014 California State Democratic Convention in Los Angeles. One...

SCV NewsBreak for January 16, 2014
Thursday, Jan 16, 2014

Ending months of speculation and rumors Congressman Buck McKeon announced his retirement Thursday. The filing period for potential candidates in the 2014 Santa Clarita City Council race is now closed; 13 candidates in the race for 3 seats. A woman charged with arson after a Castaic home was set...

Rogers, Democrat for 25th, Picks Up Congressional Endorsement
Monday, Dec 16, 2013

Lee Rogers, M.D. Dr. Lee Rogers, candidate for U.S. Congress in California’s 25th Congressional District, today announced the endorsement of Congressman Tony Cardenas, who represents the neighboring 29th Congressional District. “Lee Rogers is a diligent and hard-working leader on the health care...

Rogers Picks Up More Union Support in Bid for Congress
Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013

Dr. Lee Rogers [Rogers Campaign] – Dr. Lee Rogers, candidate for Congress in California’s 25th District, announced a major endorsement today from the Los Angeles / Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council. “We are endorsing Lee Rogers because his sensible approach to government...

Electrical Workers Union Endorses Rogers for Congress
Monday, Oct 21, 2013

Lee Rogers, M.D. [Lee Rogers] – Dr. Lee Rogers announced that he has picked up the endorsement of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 40 for his campaign for U.S. Congress in California’s 25th District. “We are excited to endorse Lee Rogers again for the 25th Congressional...

McKeon, Opponent Comment on Federal Government Shutdown
Tuesday, Oct 1, 2013

Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon, 9-30-2013: House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard P. “Buck” McKeon released the following statement about military pay and the potential of a government shutdown: “I am grateful to the Senate for passing Rep. Mike Coffman’s common...

McKeon, Rogers Could be Headed for Rematch
Monday, Jul 22, 2013

U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon It’s just under a year away from the June primary, but last year’s candidates for the 25th Congressional District are already creating a buzz. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon, R-California, is being challenged once again by Lee Rogers, a podiatrist from Simi...

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1769 - Fr. Juan Crespi, en route to San Francisco Bay with the Portolá expedition, names the Santa Clara River Valley (SCV) for St. Clare [story]
Fr. Crespi cenotaph
Lila Littlejohn, a veteran journalist, journalism teacher and former editor of The Signal, died Sunday morning peacefully in her sleep at her home in Florida, according to family.
Former Signal Editor Lila Littlejohn Dies at 68
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 13 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 2,335 new cases countywide and 53 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: County Cases Decline to 2,335 with 13 New Deaths
On Tuesday, Aug. 9, the county of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors approved a resolution placing the Cannabis Tax Measure on the Nov. 8, 2022 election ballot for approval by voters.
Supes Approve Cannabis Tax Measure for November Election
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency has extended the deadline to apply for appointment to fill a vacancy on the Board of Directors.
Deadline Extended by SCV Water to Fill Board Vacancy, Applicants Sought
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley celebrates Women in Film with the "Lundafest 2022" screening on Thursday, Oct. 6 at the Canyon Theater Guild in Newhall.
Oct. 6: Zonta Club of SCV Presents ‘Lunafest’
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is hosting “Let’s Get Back to Screening!” a symposium for medical professionals and members of the public that will focus on the importance of early cancer detection.
Sept. 10: Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital to Host Cancer Screening Symposium
Residents throughout the city of Santa Clarita regularly take advantage of the miles of paved off-street trails available for walking, running and cycling safely without having to worry about the hazards posed by vehicle traffic.
Aug. 24: Residents Invited to Public Meeting for Bouquet Canyon Trail Project
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed 28 additional mosquito samples that tested positive for West Nile virus.
Vector Control Confirms 28 Additional Positive West Nile Virus Samples
Head Coach Annett Davis could not have asked for a better schedule in terms of preparing The Master's University women's volleyball team for the challenges posed by the Golden State Athletic Conference and, hopefully, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics nationals.
TMU Women’s Volleyball To Face Road Tests Early in 2022
California Credit Union encourages Santa Clarita Valley teachers who have an innovative class project idea to apply for a credit union grant through its biannual Teacher Grant program.
SCV Teachers Urged to Apply for California Credit Union Teacher Grants
Single Mothers Outreach has announced “Building Hope” as the theme for the 12th annual Empowering HeArts fundraising gala, set to take place on 6 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Santa Clarita Community Center.
Oct. 28: Single Mothers Outreach 12th Annual Empowering HeArts Gala
1919 - Charles Kingsburry (Kingsburry House at Heritage Junction) arrives in Newhall to work on Power House No. 1 construction in San Francisquito Canyon [story]
Charles Kingsburry
Raising the Curtain Foundation invites all Santa Clarita Valley students in grades 4-6 to participate in a free theater workshop on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Newhall Family Theatre for the Performing Arts.
Raising the Curtain Hosting Free Theater Workshop for Local Students
The California State University, Northridge Softball team will host the first Gary Torgeson Golf Tournament Saturday, Sept. 3, at Los Robles Golf Course in Thousand Oaks.
CSUN Softball Hosting Inaugural Gary Torgeson Golf Tournament
The Master's University has hired Dave Caldwell as its next sports information director.  
TMU Names Dave Caldwell New Sports Information Director
Stop by Impulse Music Co. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at 6 p.m., to enjoy live music from local bands: Lady Fingers, Rowdy P, The Martian Sunset and Sleeve of Steve.
Lady Fingers, Rowdy P Among Bands Performing at Impulse Music
The gibbons housed at the Gibbon Conservation Center in Saugus are benefiting from a new mister system installed this summer.
Gibbon Center Seeking Donations for New Mister System
The Castaic Animal Care Center will accept animals needing to be spayed or neutered at the ‘Public Spay and Neuter Voucher’ Clinic which will be open at the Castaic Animal Care Center Aug. 18.
Aug. 18: Public Spay, Neuter Voucher Clinic at Castaic Animal Center
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a Business Meeting Wednesday, Aug. 10.
Aug. 10: COC Board Expected to Extend Van Hook’s Contract
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday one new death and 294 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with a total of 30 new deaths and 10,430 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: 294 New SCV Cases; Deaths Total 490
1769 - Portolá expedition crosses Newhall Pass at Elsmere Canyon, camps at Chaguayanga village (Rye Canyon/Castaic Junction). [story]
Portola
1901 - Giant meteor seen over SCV skies; possibly makes landfall in Bouquet-Texas canyon area [story]
meteor
1892 - Western actor and Saugus rodeo owner Hoot Gibson born in Nebraska [story]
Hoot Gibson
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