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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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Mr. McKeon Goes to Washington (For 11th Time)
Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon Wrapping up one of the more contentious races during his 20-year tenure in the House of Representatives, Howard “Buck” McKeon beat Democratic challenger Lee Rogers with 55.2 percent of the vote in the 25th Congressional District race. “When you’re given...

Dr. Lee Rogers, the Simi Valley Democrat who challenged incumbent Republican Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon in Tuesday’s election, issued the following statement Wednesday: “I am so thankful for all the support I’ve received from our communities and the 80,000 people who voted for...

The results are in.

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012

In this episode: Castaic is one critical step closer to a high school; Rodgers and McKeon meet in the only face-to-face encounter scheduled between the two candidates before the November 6 election. Also: Homeless Shelter hosts Give Back Saturday; City hosts meeting to answer Community Services and Arts...

McKeon, Rogers Face Off in $45-a-Plate Debate

U.S. Rep. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, and Dr. Lee Rogers, a podiatrist and Democrat who resides in Simi Valley, faced off in a forum/debate in front of 235 local residents at the Hyatt Regency Valencia Wednesday as the two candidates vie to represent the 25th Congressional District...

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012

College of the Canyons Associated Student Government will host a candidate Meet-and-Greet event Oct. 2 at the Canyon Country Campus, and Oct. 3 at the Valencia campus. Representatives from the campaigns of Lee Rogers for Congress, Edward Headington for Assembly and Jackie Lacey for District Attorney...

Rogers: McKeon’s Latest Cemex Bill is All Talk, No Action
Friday, Sep 21, 2012

Lee Rogers, M.D. Congressman Buck McKeon’s introduction of this bill (H.R. 6469, the Soledad Canyon Mine Mitigation and Relocation Act) on the last day of the session before the election is nothing more than a political ploy since there is no time to work on the bill as Congress is will be out campaigning.  This...

VIA, SCV Chamber to Host McKeon-Rogers Forum; Tickets, Sponsorships Available
Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012

U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon [VIA] – U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon will square off against his Democratic challenger, Dr. Lee Rogers, in a special 25th Congressional District Candidates Forum to be hosted by the Valley Industry Association and the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber...

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012

U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon announced Tuesday that he will participate in a candidate forum with his Democratic opponent, Lee Rogers, to be hosted by the Valley Industry Association and the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 10 at 11:30 a.m. in Valencia. The luncheon event will be...

Cemex Mining Location Threatens Santa Clarita
Monday, Sep 10, 2012

Lee Rogers, M.D. On Saturday, I toured the location for the proposed Cemex mine with Andy Fried from Safe Action For the Environment (SAFE).  The location is about 3 miles North of Hwy 14 off of the Soledad Canyon Road exit.  It’s a long walk to the mine site, up a private road in disrepair.  The...

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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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