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2014 - Towsley Canyon Loop Trail named for naturalist Don Mullally [story]
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Nearly 70 Animals Affected by Lake Fire Sheltered at AV Fairgrounds
Thursday, Aug 13, 2020

The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) continues to provide safe sheltering for animals as a result of the recent Lake Fire. DACC is currently sheltering 67 animals: 16 horses 16 goats 15 chickens 7 ponies 5 sheep 3 roosters 2 ducks 2 pigs 1 peacock These animals are located...

County Teams With SPCA-LA to Prevent Cruelty to Animals
Wednesday, Dec 4, 2019

The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control and the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles inspected pet stores on Tuesday for compliance with California laws regarding pet shops. “DACC representatives were pleased with the cooperation of pet shops owners during...

Nov. 3-9: National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week
Monday, Nov 4, 2019

The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control and the Castaic Animal Care Center join in celebrating National Shelter Appreciation Week from November 3-9. Here’s how Santa Clarita Valley residents can help celebrate: Adopt: Save a life today. Come adopt from the Castaic Shelter....

County Adopts ‘Socially Conscious Animal Sheltering’
Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019

The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control has adopted the term “Socially Conscious Animal Sheltering,” or SCAS, to describe its animal care philosophies and procedures. The announcement follows the Board of Supervisors’ approval Tuesday of a directive proposed by Fifth District...

July 1-14: Feline Freedom, Patriot Pup Pet Adoption Drive
Friday, Jun 28, 2019

The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control‘s Feline Freedom and Patriotic Pups pet adoption campaign is set for July 1-14. The Fourth of July holiday is a busy time for DACC. Many animals come into the county’s seven animal care centers every year around this time. If you’re...

Neenach Man Gets 7 Years in Prison for Criminal Threats, Animal Cruelty
Friday, Mar 8, 2019

A man discovered with multiple firearms and 12 starving Chihuahuas on his Neenach property in November pleaded no contest and received a seven-year prison sentence on Thursday, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. Ignacio Jesus Adame, 43, entered pleas to one count of criminal...

County to Offer Discounted Adoptions as Valentine’s Gift for Dog Lovers
Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019

The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control will discount adoption fees for dogs at the department’s seven shelters on Valentine’s Day through Sunday, Feb. 17. The centers are located in Castaic, Lancaster, Palmdale, Baldwin Park, Agoura, Carson/Gardena and Downey. Zara,...

County Shelters Caring for Animal Victims of Woolsey Fire
Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018

The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control is working to provide safe sheltering for animals as a result of the fires that have affected thousands of Los Angeles County residents. DACC is grateful for donations made to the animal emergency disaster response fund managed by the Los...

‘Pets for Vets’ Discounted at County Shelters This Weekend
Friday, Nov 9, 2018

In honor of Veterans Day, the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control is offering all veterans, active duty and reserve military personnel discounted pet adoptions this weekend at the county’s seven animal care centers, including Castaic. The Castaic shelter is located at 31044...

County, ASPCA, Bumble Team for ‘Adopt a Shelter Dog Month’
Monday, Oct 8, 2018

October is “Adopt a Shelter Dog Month,” and the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control is participating in the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ national #FindYourFido initiative. The campaign is focused on harnessing social media to expand...

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2014 - Towsley Canyon Loop Trail named for naturalist Don Mullally [story]
Don Mullally
1876 - California oil industry born as CSO No. 4 in Pico Canyon becomes state's first commercially productive oil well [story]
Pico No. 4
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 34 new deaths and 1,401 new cases of COVID-19, with 6,048 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, while Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 24th COVID-related death to date.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 24th Death at Henry Mayo; SCV Surpasses 6,000 Total Cases
Air quality in the Santa Clarita Valley will be unhealthy for sensitive groups/individuals Saturday, Sept. 26, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) forecast.
Air Quality Advisory Issued for SCV
With temperatures in parts of Los Angeles County expected to rise into the triple digits, various public facilities located throughout the County, including Stevenson Ranch Library, will serve as Emergency Cooling Centers.
Stevenson Ranch Library to Serve as Emergency Cooling Center
The 2020 census is underway and it is your civic duty to participate, but beware of scammers using this opportunity to steal your personal information.
Residents Warned of 2020 Census Scam
The Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold a virtual study session via Zoom, Thursday, Oct 1, at 4:00 p.m.
Oct. 1: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Commission Study Session
Foster youth in Santa Clarita have a new, dedicated place to study and receive homework help and tutoring. The local Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) organization has created The Study Place in response to the transition to online learning due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
FYI Debuts New ‘Study Place’ for Local Foster Youth to Support Online Learning
As part of State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond’s Education to End Hate initiative, California school districts and charter schools have begun applying for mini-grants now available to support educator training in the areas of anti-racism and bias.
Thurmond Announces Mini Grants Available to Provide Anti-Racism, Anti-Bias Educator Training
A crash involving multiple motorcycles Friday afternoon prompted a SigAlert on the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 in the Stevenson Ranch area, according to first responders.
Multi-Motorycle Crash Prompts SigAlert on SB I-5
With the 2020 SCV Walk to End Alzheimer’s quickly approaching on Saturday, October 3, the planning committee and the California Southland Chapter Alzheimer’s Association would like to update everyone regarding the Walk Day events.
Oct. 3: 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s Presents Hybrid Event, Drive-By ‘Promise Flower’ Display
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), is proud to announce it has received $40,000 from the Walt Disney Company to provide increased access to youth sports, play opportunities and physical activity for kids and families and is launching a new Pop-Up and Play Mobile Recreation Program.
City Receives Funding to Support Youth Sports, Access to Play
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert for the Santa Clarita Valley beginning Sunday, Sept. 27 - Wednesday, Sept. 30.
Heat Alert Issued for SCV Beginning Sunday
Economic development services for arts-oriented small businesses, galleries and more are on the priority list for the 2021 Arts Commission Work Plan, a report Santa Clarita City Council members reviewed Tuesday.
City Council Reviews Priority List for 2021 Arts Commission Work Plan
The USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region announces that current closure orders and fire prohibitions in California have been extended.
Forest Service Extends Closures at Angeles, Los Padres National Forests
SCV Water's Engineering and Operations Committee is scheduled to meet via teleconference on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 1: SCV Water’s Engineering & Operations Committee Teleconference Meeting
Valencia High Principal Pete Getz sent an alert out to the school’s families on Wednesday evening, regarding a report of a possible on-campus threat.
Possible On-Campus Threat Shuts Down Valencia High School
A former Cougar News reporter and College of the Canyons student was arrested in Kentucky Wednesday night while covering the Louisville protests that erupted after a grand jury’s decision not to issue a murder indictment against the officers in the Breonna Taylor case.
Former COC Student Reporter Arrested While Covering Louisville Protests
1970 - Lagasse family helps save Mentryville buildings as Newhall and Malibu brush fires erupt & join into worst fire in SoCal history. Twelve fires over 10 days burn 525,000 acres, kill 13 people and destroy approx. 1,500 structures. [story]
Clampitt fire
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 39 new deaths and 1,165 new cases of COVID-19, with 5,933 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 790,640 Cases Statewide, 5,933 SCV Cases
The Pac-12 CEO Group announced Thursday that based upon updated Pac-12 COVID-19 Medical Advisory Committee recommendations that take into account material changes to testing capabilities, the prevalence of COVID-19 and cardiac issues, along with updated state and local health official guidance, the Conference will resume its football, basketball and winter sport seasons.
Pac-12 to Resume Football, Basketball, Winter Sports Seasons
One of Zach Schroeder's greatest strengths as The Master's University's men's and women's cross country coach is his ability to map out an athlete's season in advance and then adjust on the fly, fine-tuning workouts so the runner performs best in the season's biggest moments. 
Mustangs Cross Country Adjusting to 2020 Scheduling Changes
When Scott Schauer opened the Santa Clarita Soccer Center nearly 26 years ago, he did it for a love of the sport.
Santa Clarita Soccer Center Says Goodbye
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a Canyon Country man on suspicion of annoying or molesting a child with priors.
Canyon Country Man Arrested on Suspicion of Child Molestation