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Heat Alert Issued for SCV
Tuesday, May 26, 2020

The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures (over 100 degrees Fahrenheit) have been forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley through Thursday, May 28. A heat alert has also been issued for the Antelope Valley Wednesday, May 27 through Thursday, May 28. Public Health...

Water Advisory Issued for Los Angeles County Beaches
Thursday, Dec 5, 2019

Manhattan Beach. Photo by Pearl Obispo. 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,...

Cold Weather Alert Issued for SCV
Tuesday, Nov 26, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Health Officer is extending a Cold Weather Alert due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures. Wind chill temperatures are expected to be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Affected areas include: – Santa Clarita Valley – Friday, November...

Heat Alert Called for SCV Tuesday
Monday, Sep 2, 2019

The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a heat alert for the Santa Clarita Valley as near-triple-digit temperatures are forecast for Tuesday. The National Weather Service predicts a high temperature of 99ºF on Tuesday. The alert may be extended: Wednesday’s high is forecast to be 101ºF...

Heat Advisory Issued for SCV Wednesday
Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019

The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Advisory for Wednesday, July 24, as high temperatures (over 100 degrees Fahrenheit) have been forecast for the following areas: – Santa Clarita Valley – San Fernando Valley – San Gabriel Valley Precautions should be taken to avoid...

Heat Alert Called for SCV Saturday, Sunday
Friday, Jul 12, 2019

On top of an unhealthy air quality alert from the South Coast AQMD for Saturday, the Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a heat alert for the Santa Clarita Valley as triple-digit temperatures are forecast for both Saturday and Sunday, July 13-14. The National Weather Service predicts a high...

Cold Weather Alert for Mountain Areas Extended to Thursday
Monday, May 20, 2019

The Los Angeles County Health Officer has extended a Cold Weather Alert due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures for the Los Angeles County mountain areas through Thursday, May 23. Wind chill temperatures are expected to be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. In the Santa Clarita...

Cold Weather Alert Called for Local Mountains Through Friday
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019

The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Cold Weather Alert due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures in Southern California mountain areas from Wednesday through Friday. Wind chill temperatures are expected to be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Santa Clarita Valley...

Cold Weather Alert Called for Local Mountains; Rain, Warmer Weekend Ahead
Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019

The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Cold Weather Alert due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures in Southern California mountain areas on Thursday and Friday. Wind chill temperatures are expected to be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Santa Clarita Valley weather...

Cold Weather Alert Called for Local Mountains Till Friday
Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019

The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Cold Weather Alert due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures in Southern California mountain areas through Friday. Wind chill temperatures are expected to be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Santa Clarita Valley weather will be...

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As a physician, I am dismayed the COVID-19 healthcare problem has been tossed into the political arena. Americans are dying, and critical decisions must be made to manage this disease.
Mother Nature’s Vote | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
The William S. Hart Union High School District has set a schedule for drive-thru graduations for each Class of 2020 at Central Park during June.
Hart District Sets Schedule for June Drive-Thru Graduations
The Canyon Theatre Guild, an iconic nonprofit arts organization based in Old Town Newhall, is celebrating its 50th anniversary which includes five $500 scholarship awards to graduating high school seniors pursuing higher education.
Canyon Theatre Guild Names Winners of 2020 Senior Scholarship Awards
The California Department of Motor Vehicles will reopen its Newhall office and 45 more field offices throughout the state on Thursday, May 28.
DMV to Reopen Newhall Office, 45 More on Thursday
As Los Angeles County hit the milestone of having helped 3,000 homeless people move from the streets into Project Roomkey hotels and motels in just seven weeks, the Board of Supervisors weighed concrete plans to keep them and other vulnerable populations housed post-pandemic, particularly homeless seniors 65 and older.
L.A. County Weighs Post-Pandemic Housing Plan for Homeless Seniors
United by disdain for the wholesale cuts plotted in the next budget proposal, a bipartisan mix of California lawmakers on Tuesday ripped Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom’s plan to plug the state’s estimated $54 billion pandemic-induced shortfall.
California Assembly Members Blast Governor’s Budget Proposal
The California Air Resources Board has reached a settlement of $1,927,800 with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. to resolve clean-air violations related to the sale of small off-road engines in the state.
American Honda to Pay $1.9M Fine for California Clean Air Violations
Air quality is unhealthy for all individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley and for sensitive individuals in the East San Gabriel Valley and San Gabriel Mountains on Wednesday, May 26, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District.
Wednesday SCV Air Quality Unhealthy for All
The Trump administration announced plans to allow oil and gas development on a national monument that is home to grassland, endangered species and unspoiled wilderness stashed in between the most populous parts of the state.
Trump Administration OK’s Drilling in California’s Largest Grassland
The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration reported tax revenue numbers Wednesday for cannabis sales for the first Quarter of 2020.
California Reports Cannabis Tax Revenue for First Quarter of 2020
1971 - Community preview night (pre-grand opening), Magic Mountain [story]
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Los Angeles County gave the green light Tuesday to the immediate reopening of retail establishments countywide, as well as in-person worship. Additionally, the county will petition Gov. Gavin Newsom Wednesday to approve the reopening of in-person dining and beauty salons.
County OK’s Immediate Reopening of Retail, Worship
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 1,843 new cases of COVID-19 and 27 new deaths due to the virus countywide, with a total of 1,135 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: 96,733 Statewide, 1,135 Cases in SCV
While no scheduled reopening date for Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor in Valencia has been announced, Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, the world’s largest regional theme park company, and the largest operator of waterparks in North America, recently announced the launch of an innovative, new guest reservation system.
Six Flags Launches New Reservation System to Help Manage Park Capacity
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station will be giving away “The Club,” an auto theft prevention device, for residents who have the vehicles listed below.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Giving Away ‘The Club’ for Certain Honda Models
While considering a motion Tuesday that asks the state to allow cities and/or regions to determine their own reopening process, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas asked for the motion to be tabled so the subject could be taken up in closed session.
Supes Scheduled to Discuss Reopening Process in Closed Session
SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health announced Tuesday that counties that have attested to meeting the criteria for accelerated re-opening may re-open hair salons and barbershops with modifications such as mandatory face coverings for both barbers or stylists and clients.
Barbershops, Hair Salons Can Reopen in Most California Counties
Statistics reveal nursing homes are “hotspots” for large clusters of coronavirus, but as a doctor, I am not surprised at the carnage. We can and must do better.
Nursing Home Hotspots | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
Acting on a motion by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Board Chair Kathryn Barger, the Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to appoint – for the first time – an Inspector General to oversee skilled nursing facilities, which account for more than half of all deaths from COVID-19 in Los Angeles County.
Supes Unanimously Vote to Appoint IG to Oversee Skilled Nursing Facilities
Eclipse Theatre is a new nonprofit to Santa Clarita that has brought local actors and creators together virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic to entertain the community with Greek-themed parodies and sketches.
New Nonprofit ‘Eclipse Theatre’ Bringing the Entertainment with Greek-Themed Parodies, Sketches
College of the Canyons sophomore Ryan Crema has committed to the University of Redlands, becoming the fourth member of the Cougars' 2020 men's golf team to move on to a four-year program.
COC Golfer Ryan Crema Commits to University of Redlands
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures (over 100 degrees Fahrenheit) have been forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley through Thursday, May 28.
Heat Alert Issued for SCV
Dust off your disc, breathe in the fresh air and get ready for a new competition from the city of Santa Clarita’s Adult Sports Office.
Virtual Disc Golf League Coming to Santa Clarita
Join the Valley Industry Association (VIA) for a virtual event Tuesday, June 16, at 11:00 a.m. for a discussion on Proposition 13.
June 16: VIA Virtual Meeting to Discuss Proposition 13