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1888 - Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]
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Supes Approve Motion to Help Emancipated Youth Transition to Life on Their Own
Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion that aims to enhance the self-sufficiency of emancipating foster youth. The board motion, authored by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich along with Supervisor Shelia Kuehl, directs further county agency collaboration under the leadership...

Judge Deems Cross on LA County Seal Unconstitutional
Friday, Apr 8, 2016

The cross in the shown in the red circle above the San Gabriel Mission has been deemed unconstitutional. A handful of Southern California religious leaders won a victory Thursday to bar the LA County Board of Supervisors from putting a Latin cross back on the county seal. U.S. District Judge Christina...

Antonovich Says Homeless Strategy Must Emphasize Mental Health Services
Friday, Jan 8, 2016

Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has again declared that any strategy to address the homelessness problem must emphasize mental health services. “Mental illness continues to be a major factor contributing to the homelessness problem,” said Antonovich. “Addressing the issue requires strong linkages...

Supes Proclaim Homeowner’s Exemption Awareness Month
Tuesday, Jan 5, 2016

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have proclaimed January as Homeowners’ Exemption Awareness Month in a unanimous vote earlier this week. The Homeowners’ Exemption is part of a broader campaign by the Los Angeles County Assessor to raise awareness about property tax savings available for...

California State Parks to Kick off New Year with First Day Hikes
Monday, Dec 21, 2015

This New Year’s Day 2016, California State Parks will kick off the 4th annual First Day Hikes, planned at more than 40 parks across the state. The First Day Hikes are a signature event designed to offer visitors the opportunity to connect to their parks and nature for recreation, and to promote a healthy...

SCV Wildlife Federation to Get Grant Award Approved for New Water Trailer
Monday, Nov 9, 2015

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors are slated to approve a grant award during Tuesday’s meeting which will allow the Santa Clarita Valley Chapter of Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation to buy a new trailer. According to the L.A. County Board of Supervisors agenda item summary, the Fish...

L.A. County Warns of Online Holiday Shopping Risks with Safety Tips
Friday, Nov 6, 2015

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is warning holiday shoppers about the dangers online with shopping safety tips. November is here and many of us will begin our holiday shopping. Due to the convenience thousands of individuals will shop online. Shopping online is great especially if you...

Santa Clarita Ranked 20th Best City to Live In

The city of Santa Clarita was named America’s 20th best city to live in by the recently released 24/7 Wall St.’s “America’s 50 Best Cities to Live.” Considering 550 cities that the U.S. Census Bureau reported as having more than 65,000 residents in 2014, the 24/7 Wall St. report placed...

County Supes Appoint New Executive Director for Office of Child Protection
Wednesday, Nov 4, 2015

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has appointed Judge Michael Nash to be the Executive Director of the Office of Child Protection. “Judge Michael Nash has stood up for abused and neglected children throughout his career and even in his retirement,” Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas said. “I...

Los Angeles County Supes Approve Historic Preservation Ordinance
Monday, Nov 2, 2015

Los Angeles County is pleased to announce the County’s first historic preservation ordinance is now official. The Board of Supervisors approved the ordinance on Jan. 27, 2015 and it became effective on Oct. 1, 2015. “Our cultural and historic resources define the character of our communities across...

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1888 - Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]
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1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson visits Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
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The COVID-19 crisis has trashed recycling efforts and instead generated an increase in plastic waste, according to a recent study, but Los Angeles County restaurants could soon be required to make adjustments related to disposable food ware in an effort to reduce waste.
Jan. 26: Board of Supervisors to Consider Restaurant Requirement Aimed at Curbing Waste
Despite signs that California’s latest and most damaging wave of the pandemic is subsiding, the state nonetheless sets a one-day record of 764 deaths on Friday.
COVID Death Rate Soars to New Daily Record in California
Claims of excessive force, retaliation, and other misconduct by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be probed during a C, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Friday.
California Attorney General Launches Civil Rights Probe of L.A. Sheriff’s Department
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 256 new deaths and 9,277 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported it's 107th death.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 3 New Deaths at Henry Mayo; L.A. County Hospitalizations Decreased by 8%
When Dr. John Scaramella, a dental surgeon, moved to the Santa Clarita Valley in 1978, there were only 18 others in his field.
SCV Dental Surgeon Sells Practice After More than 40 Years
The Los Angeles County Library, in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is set to host a series of free virtual workshops running every other week on Fridays from January through June.
L.A. County Library to Host Virtual Art Programs in Partnership with LACMA
The temporary residential green waste pick-up schedule will continue through Jan. 29 for customers in Santa Clarita after Waste Management requested an additional week for its modified schedule.
Waste Management Extends Modified Green Waste Pick-Up Schedule an Additional Week
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a virtual regular meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, January 26, starting at 6 p.m.
Jan. 26: City Council Virtual Regular Meeting
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has approved the recommendation to name Julian Gomez as the assistant principal of Bowman High School.
Hart District Names Julian Gomez Assistant Principal
The Los Angeles County Development Authority will launch the Small Business Stabilization Loan Program on Jan. 28 and will begin accepting applications to help small businesses prevent further job loss and business closures.
L.A. County to Launch Small Business Stabilization Loan Program
The William S. Hart Union High School District governing board voted 3-1 Wednesday night to let athletic conditioning return to district campuses Jan. 27.
Hart District Votes 3-1 to Allow Return of Athletic Conditioning to Campuses
1839 - Gov. Juan B. Alvarado gives most of SCV to Mexican Army Lt. Antonio del Valle. [story]
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Join the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency (SCV Water) on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., to learn about and provide input on its Water Shortage Contingency Plan (WSCP).
SCV Water Encouraging Public to Provide Input on Contingency Plan
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 262 new deaths, including an additional death at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, and 8,512 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, with 22,360 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Additional Death at Henry Mayo; 22,360 Total SCV Cases
SACRAMENTO – California State Epidemiologist Dr. Erica Pan issued the following statement Thursday advising providers that they can immediately resume the administration of lot 41L20A of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, which was temporarily paused on Sunday due to possible allergic reactions.
State Says Moderna Vaccine Administration Can Resume Immediately
As winds began to die down in the Santa Clarita Valley, firefighters were able to increase containment on the Towsley Fire to 53% Thursday.
Firefighters Reach 53% Containment on Towsley Fire
Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose 5th District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, is supporting the effort by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to address concerns of communities throughout Los Angeles County, which continue to experience ongoing Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) initiated by Southern California Edison (Edison).
Barger Supports Efforts in Limiting Power Shutoffs; Public Hearing Set
Single Mothers Outreach (SMO) is proud to announce “Survivor” as the theme for the 11th annual Empowering HeArts fundraising gala set to take place virtually on Saturday, Aug. 7.
Nominations Open for Annual Empowering HeArts Awards
The College of the Canyons School of Personal and Professional Learning was presented an Honorable Mention award by the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges’ 2021 Exemplary Program Award.
COC Recognized for Personal, Professional Learning Program
The William S. Hart Union High School is looking for two new members to serve on the Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee. These members will serve two-year terms with a maximum of three consecutive terms.
Hart Seeking Members for Citizens’ Oversight Committee
Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruises announced Thursday the sale of Pacific Princess to an undisclosed buyer.
Princess Cruises Announces Sale of Pacific Princess to Undisclosed Buyer
After a dayslong wind event hit the Santa Clarita Valley, most area residents power had been restored by Thursday morning.
SoCal Edison Restores Power to Most SCV Residents