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1983 - U.S. release of John Carpenter's "Christine;" blew up fake gas station in Valencia [watch scene (R)]


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March 11: Final Summer Lifeguard Tryouts Held
Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017

Final summer lifeguard tryouts for the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center to be held March 11. This is your last chance to be a summer lifeguard. The city of Santa Clarita’s final lifeguard tryouts and interviews will be held on March 11, 9 to 11 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center, located at 20850...

City to Host Lifeguard Tryouts
Friday, Jan 27, 2017

The City of Santa Clarita is holding lifeguard tryouts and interviews on February 4, 9:00-11:00 a.m., February 25, 9:00-11:00 a.m., and March 11, 9:00-11:00 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center, located at 20850 Centre Pointe Parkway. Interested applicants must be 16 years old by June 1, 2017 to...

Want to Be a City Lifeguard? Tryouts Begin Feb. 4
Thursday, Jan 26, 2017

The City of Santa Clarita is holding lifeguard tryouts and interviews on Feb. 4, 9:00-11:00 a.m., Feb. 25, 9:00-11:00 a.m., and March 11, 9:00-11:00 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center, located at 20850 Centre Pointe Parkway. Interested applicants must be 16 years old by June 1, 2017 to apply and...

Beach Use Advisory in Effect until Jan. 15
Thursday, Jan 12, 2017

Because of the recent rainfall, the County Interim Health Officer, Dr. Jeffrey Gunzenhauser, is cautioning residents who are planning to visit Los Angeles County beaches to be careful of swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers. Bacteria, debris,...

County Ocean Lifeguard Dies During Recertification Exercise
Thursday, Jan 15, 2015

The Los Angeles County Fire Department is saddened to report that this morning (Thursday) at 7:01 a.m., one of our Ocean Lifeguard Specialists, age 42, tragically passed away. He was a 20-year veteran of the Lifeguard Division and died during our annual 500-meter recertification swim exercise at Mira...

SoCal Public Lifeguard Competition Comes to Town
Monday, Aug 4, 2014

The City of Santa Clarita hosted more than 200 lifeguards and spectators at the annual Southern California Public Pool Operators Association (SCPPOA) Lifeguard Competition last month at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center. This was the first time in over 14 years that Santa Clarita hosted the event. There...

L.A. County Lifeguards Win 26th Straight National Championship
Monday, Sep 3, 2012

[LACoFD] – Los Angeles County Lifeguard Association’s surf racing team continued their legacy this year when they took home their 26th consecutive United States Lifesaving Association’s National Lifeguard Championship in August. Despite the Championship returning to Cape May, New Jersey...

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1983 - U.S. release of John Carpenter's "Christine;" blew up fake gas station in Valencia [watch scene (R)]
1941 - Julius Dietzmann family of Castaic arrested as German enemy aliens [story]
1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart
Due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for wind chill temperatures, the Los Angeles County Health Officer on Friday called a cold weather alert for the Antelope Valley and LA County mountain areas.
Wind Chill Cold Weather Alert Called for AV, Local Mountains
Every Thursday in Stevenson Ranch, one can see a classroom full of Pico Elementary special education children eagerly dancing their way down the street or gleefully visiting a grocery store en masse.
Pico Elementary Special Ed Classroom Gifted Field Trips, Stroller
Valencia-based nonprofit organization SNAP Sports is proud to announce a new partnership with Afterburn Fitness in Valencia to help train special-needs athletes for hockey festival competition.
SNAP Sports, Afterburn Fitness Team for Hockey Training
The city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station are teaming up for the latest iteration of the "Heads Up" traffic safety campaign, just in time for the year-end holidays.
City, Deputies Team for Holiday ‘Heads Up’ DUI Safety Campaign
The second of two robbery suspects who initially eluded deputies during containment of a Canyon Country neighborhood Tuesday afternoon has been arrested, sheriff’s officials said.
Second of 2 Robbery Suspects Arrested
Castaic Middle School KLAWS clubs in partnership with West Ranch High School and DFYinSCV will carol to the adoptable pets at the Castaic Animal Care & Control Center on Thursday, December 19, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Dec. 19: KLAWS Clubs to Carol for Shelter Pets Awaiting Adoption
Libbie McMahan scored half the points for her team in Saugus High School girls basketball’s 56-51 tournament win over Glendora at Sierra Canyon on Thursday night.
McMahan Scores 31 as Saugus Girls Hoops Beats Glendora
The Golden Valley High School Grizzly Band, Jazz Band and Color Guard have set a benefit event for Saugus High School at Tomato Joe's Pizza & Taps on Wednesday, December 11 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Dec. 11: Grizzlies to Stage Benefit for Saugus High at Tomato Joe’s
Although they might be training to become master chefs, no one is above having fun with a gingerbread house competition during the holiday season.
COC Culinary Institute Holds Annual Gingerbread House Competition
For each of the past six years, developers planning to build a senior condo complex near Towsley Canyon on The Old Road have asked regional planners for more time to keep the project alive, and on Tuesday they’ll ask again.
Planners to Weigh Extending Plan for Senior Condo Complex
With the new year just weeks away, the Santa Clarita City Council is set to nominate its new 2020 mayor on Tuesday.
Santa Clarita City Council to Appoint 2020 Mayor
1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
Wm. S. Hart
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Dec. 12, 6:30 p.m.
Dec. 12: Arts Commission Regular Meeting
A special meeting of the Engineering & Operations Committee is scheduled to meet on Monday, Dec. 9, at 5:30 p.m. at Summit Circle, located at 26521 Summit Circle, Santa Clarita, in the Training Room.
Dec. 9: SCV Water Engineering & Operations Committee Special Meeting
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents who are planning to visit Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers. Bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around these outlets after a rainfall.
Water Advisory Issued for Los Angeles County Beaches
OAKLAND — Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara issued a mandatory one-year moratorium Thursday on insurance companies non-renewing policyholders - helping at least 800,000 homes in wildfire disaster areas in Northern and Southern California.
Insurers Now Banned from Pulling Policies in CA’s Fire-Ravaged Areas
In what has become a Newhall tradition, Faith Community Church will welcome the neighborhood to celebrate Christmas with its 14th annual “Festividad for Christ” event.
Dec. 14: Annual “Festividad for Christ” at Faith Community Church
The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra (SCVYO) invites all young musicians to attend the next “Visiting Artists Program” workshop that will be taking place Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in Pico Canyon Hall at College of the Canyons.
Dec. 7: SCV Youth Orchestra’s “Visiting Artists Program” Workshop
As the community continues to process the Saugus High School tragedy and find comfort in one another, the Santa Clarita Public Library has come together with Homes4Families to offer Santa Clarita teens and tweens affected by the shooting a healing art program, titled “The Heart of Feeling: Emotions Hidden Inside.”
Dec. 11: “The Heart of Feeling” Healing Art Program at Santa Clarita Library
Four Santa Clarita Valley volleyball players were named to an All-CIF team, as announced by the CIF-Southern Section on Monday.
Volleyball Players from 3 SCV Schools Named ALL-CIF
Preparations are underway for the eighth annual SCV Charity Chili Cook-off, and organizers are looking for sponsors and chili cooker contestants.
Annual Charity Chili Cook-Off Looking for Sponsors, Contestants