The Supplemental Coronavirus Relief Fund Spending Plan approved Tuesday by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors includes an allocation to L.A. County Library to provide digital support to individuals and communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, specifically by expanding the recently-launched...
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is scheduled Tuesday to consider new requirements for massage establishments to help prevent human trafficking, according to county officials.
The ordinance would affect the unincorporated areas of the county, which include Castaic and Stevenson Ranch in the...
Los Angeles County supervisors agreed on a plan this week to try to put mobile homes within reach of the homeless.
On Tuesday, the county Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion to pursue such a plan, calling it the County Mobile Home Program.
The hope is to close the gap between owning a...
Los Angeles County Supervisors Janice Hahn and Sheila Kuehl on Tuesday recommended creating a permanent Youth Advisory Body to give young people a voice in the creation and implementation of county policy matters that impact them.
“Young people must have a seat at the table – whether we are reshaping...
By Nathan Solis
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose Fifth District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, has called for a halt of the use of the popular weed killer glyphosate on county property until it can be determined the product is safe for humans and the environment.
While Barger notes...
Los Angeles County Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Sheila Kuehl filed a motion Tuesday directing County Counsel to evaluate the legality of Sheriff Alex Villanueva’s proposed “Truth and Reconciliation Commission” as well as similar efforts to reevaluate discipline previously imposed on Sheriff’s...
State Assemblymembers Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles) and Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) introduced legislation Wednesday to change the criteria by which local governments are able to provide critical medical care to homeless individuals who are mentally ill.
AB 1971’s introduction comes a day after...
Los Angeles County supervisors have scheduled a special meeting on Monday, June 26, to consider final approval of the county’s $30 million-plus 2017-18 budget.
The budget calls for a spending increase due to “uncertainties” at the state and federal levels.
Fifth District Supervisor Kathryn...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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]
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.
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.