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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


LOCAL SCHOOL NEWS
SSUSD Selects New Board President
Friday, Jan 1, 2021

The Sulphur Springs Union School District chose a new board president for the 2021 year during the district’s organizational board meeting Dec. 16. The board elected Ken Chase to serve as president for the second time in his seven-year history with the board. He previously served as president in 2018...

L.A. County Finalizes Citizens Redistricting Commission Members
Wednesday, Dec 30, 2020

After a lengthy selection process, the Los Angeles County Citizens Redistricting Commission finalized the names of the 14 Commissioners who will be responsible for adjusting the district boundaries for electing the Board of Supervisors, based on the 2020 U.S. Census Bureau data. The Los Angeles County...

County Mails Out More than 5 Million Newly Designed Sample Ballots
Thursday, Jan 30, 2020

The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) began mailing 5,477,007 newly designed Sample Ballots to voters for the March 3 Presidential Primary Election. The Sample Ballot contains critical election information on the new voting experience, step by step instructions on how to vote,...

Registrar Sends Info on Crossover Ballots for Primary Election
Monday, Dec 23, 2019

The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk began mailing 762,582 information notices earlier this month to registered No Party Preference voters (or NPP voters) about requesting party crossover ballots for the March 3, 2020, Presidential Primary Election. The notices provide details on how...

County Adds Community Meetings on 2020 Vote Centers
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The second round of vote center community meetings will kick off on Thursday, May 2, Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced Wednesday. The office will host 34 community meetings across Los Angeles County, focusing on the 2020 vote centers and the new “Voting...

Registrar’s 7th Ballot Count Update for Nov. 6 Election: 51K to Go
Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan posted his seventh ballot counting update for the Nov. 6 General Election on Wednesday afternoon. The update includes 51,933 ballots processed since Election Night, consisting of Vote by Mail and Provisional ballots. The total election...

Registrar Posts Fifth Ballot Tally for Nov. 6 General Election
Monday, Nov 26, 2018

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced the fifth ballot counting update for the Nov. 6 General Election on Friday afternoon. Friday’s update includes 75,313 ballots processed since Election Night, consisting of Vote by Mail and Provisional ballots. The total...

County Election Semi-Official Tally: 38 Percent Turnout, Final Count Underway
Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced semi-official results for the Nov. 6 General Election on Wednesday morning. A total of 1,975,855 ballots were processed and counted, with 38 percent of eligible registered voters casting ballots. View and download election results...

County Issues Sample Ballot Booklets for Nov. 6 General Election
Friday, Sep 28, 2018

The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk has begun mailing 5,159,215 sample ballot booklets to voters for the Nov. 6, 2018 general election. Sample Ballot booklets contain important election information, including candidates and measures that will appear on the ballot. The back cover of...

County Registrar: Estimated 500K Primary Ballots Still to be Processed
Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan reported an initial estimate of 503,490 outstanding ballots to be processed during the 30-day Official Election Canvass period. The initial estimate includes Provisional and Vote by Mail ballots collected at the polls, as well as Vote by...

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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
1855 - Sanford & Cyrus Lyon establish Lyon's Station (for stagecoaches) near today's Sierra Hwy & Newhall Ave [story]
Sanford Lyon
Director Laurie Morgan is no stranger to the SCV artistic scene, having been active as a singer, actress, and director since the 1970s.
Romantic Comedy ‘Beau Jest’ Opens at Canyon Theatre Guild
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted 14 students as winners of the 49th Student Academy Awards competition.
Winners of 2022 Student Academy Awards Announced
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 27, beginning with a special meeting/closed session at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6 p.m.
Sept. 27: City Council Regular Meeting
College of the Canyons student-athletes Motoko Shimoji (women's golf) and Joshua Littleberry (football) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running Sept. 12-17.
COC Names Shimoji, Littleberry Athletes of the Week
California State University, Northridge head men's and women's track and field and cross country coach Justin Johnson has announced the addition of Devin Elizondo to the Matadors' coaching staff.
Matadors Add Devin Elizondo, Joseph Blue to Track, Cross Country Programs
Valencia-based Lief Labs, a premier formulation and product development innovator and manufacturer of dietary supplements, is pleased to announce that Lief’s CEO & Founder, Adel Villalobos, was honored by the College of the Canyons Business Alliance among specially selected local Hispanic business owners, leaders, and entrepreneurs who have inspired others to pursue their dreams in the Santa Clarita Valley.
COC Business Alliance Honors Lief Labs CEO During Hispanic Heritage Month
Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley announces the 30-year celebration of the James T. Ventress Clubhouse in Newhall Park on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 8 a.m.
Oct. 12: Boys & Girls Club SCV Celebrating 30 Years
On Thursday, Sept. 29, Los Angeles County will officially launch the Veteran Suicide Review Team, a collaborative between the city of Los Angeles, County, federal and private agencies to reduce veteran suicide in L.A. County.
L.A. County Launches Veteran Suicide Review Team
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond will host a virtual Back-to-School Parent Town Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 6 p.m.
Parents Invited to Virtual Town Hall with State Schools Chief
A Centers for Disease Control report published on Monday, Sept. 19 used U.S. data from 2017-2019 to highlight striking inequality in maternal deaths.
L.A. County, CDC Report Similar, Critical Inequalities in Maternal Deaths
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday no new deaths and 34 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with a total of 13 deaths and 1,641 new cases countywide.
Friday COVID Roundup: 34 New SCV Cases; No Additional Deaths
SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health this week warned school leaders about a new and concerning “rainbow fentanyl” drug that may interest youth.
School Leaders Warned of New, ‘Rainbow Fentanyl’ Trend
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III has appointed General (Ret.) Lester Lyles to serve as the Chair of the Defense Advisory Committee on Diversity and Inclusion (DACODAI). Lyles is a seasoned organizational leader and US Air Force veteran, with over two decades of executive-level leadership to corporate and STEM-related national boards.
Defense Department Announces New Diversity, Inclusion Committee
1948 - Agua Dulce Women's Club organized [timeline]
Women's Club
Join in expressing your gratitude for our veterans and first responders at the free Veterans and First Responders Appreciation Day, sponsored by the Santa Clarita Elks Lodge 2379 and Los Angeles County Chapter, Marines and Corpsmen Association on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Oct. 8: Santa Clarita Elks Lodge Hosting Veterans, First Responders Appreciation Day
The Lady Mustangs jumped out to a fast start winning the first two sets before taking care of the Arizona Christian Firestorm 3-1 on the road in Glendale, Ariz., Saturday to get their first conference win of the season.
Lady Mustangs Volleyball Earn First GSAC Win
Join realtor Tiffany Shields for her free home buyers seminar which will be held on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 12 p.m. - 2 p.m., at the Canyon Country Community Center.
Oct. 1: Free Home Buyers Seminar at Canyon Country Community Center
The Newhall Community Center will host a Marketplace Sunday, Oct. 23, from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., at 22421 Market Street in Newhall.
Oct. 23: Newhall Community Center Hosting Marketplace
The city of Santa Clarita is inviting the community to attend the Sidewalk Poetry Reading Dedication at The MAIN, located at 24266 Main Street in Old Town Newhall, on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 11 a.m.
Oct. 15: Sidewalk Poetry Dedication in Old Town Newhall
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no new deaths and 41 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with a total of 12 deaths and 1,666 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 41 New SCV Cases; No Additional Deaths
1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce organizes community cleanup day [story]
cleanup day
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