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1891 - Reverend F.D. Seward opens the new First Presbyterian Church in Newhall [story]
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Motorcylist Crashes, Dies on I-5; Seen Driving 100mph-Plus
Saturday, May 2, 2020

First responders were called to the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash on the southbound side of Interstate 5 in Castaic Saturday. The call came in around noon that a motorcycle had crashed in the center divider of the freeway south of Parker Road, according to Supervisor Bernard Peters of the Los Angeles...

May 27: SCV Sheriff’s Deputies Conducting Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation
Thursday, May 25, 2017

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation on May 27, 2017 in an effort to lower deaths and injuries. Extra officers will be on duty patrolling areas frequented by motorcyclists...

May 24: LASD Conducting Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation on May 24, 2017 in an effort to lower deaths and injuries. Extra officers will be on duty patrolling areas frequented by motorcyclists and where motorcycle crashes occur. Officers will...

LASD Aiming to Improve Motorcycle Safety
Monday, May 8, 2017

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation on May 15, 2017 in an effort to lower deaths and injuries. Extra officers will be on duty patrolling areas frequented by motorcyclists and where motorcycle crashes occur. Officers will...

CHP, OTS Promoting Motorcycle Safety Throughout May
Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017

With warmer weather on the way, motorcycle riders will be gearing up and taking to California’s roadways. The month of May is recognized as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) will work together all month long to...

March 4: Learn Motorcycle Technical Skills at a Free Workshop
Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017

On Saturday, March 4 2017, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the non-profit association Redbird, invites riders of all experience levels to attend a free Motorcycle Technical Skills Workshop with Lance Holst. Using both an in-classroom and a hands-on motorcycle presentation,...

2 Riders, 1 from SCV, Set World Record from Highest to Lowest Point
Friday, Sep 23, 2016

Professional endurance driver Carl Reese of the Santa Clarita Valley and Sebastián Montero of Quito, Ecuador, set a new world record for riding on motorcycles from the closest point on Earth to the sun to an elevation at sea-level in a single day. After President of Ecuador Rafael Correa and Minister...

CHP, California Motorcyclist Safety Program Urge Safety
Friday, Jun 3, 2016

The California Highway Patrol and the California Motorcyclist Safety Program want to make sure that motorcyclists set themselves up for safety before hitting the road. What is the attraction surrounding motorcycles? Why are so many people mesmerized by them? Some riders say it’s the freedom of feeling...

CHP Warns of Motorcycle Theft, Offers Prevention Tips
Friday, Apr 22, 2016

[CHP] Many motorcycles don’t have anti-theft technology, which makes it easier for them to be stolen. Here are some tips of how to prevent motorcycle theft. It should be no surprise that motorcycles that are powerful with street-racing capabilities along with expensive aftermarket parts set themselves...

Indian Motorcycle Shop Now Open at Centre Pointe
Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015

Indian Motorcycle of Santa Clarita, an affiliate of Mamba Motorsports, has opened for business at 21095 Centre Pointe Parkway. The new dealership offers the latest bikes from legendary and iconic Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company. Founded in 1901, Indian Motorcycle is America’s...

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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Sunday 1,379 new cases of COVID-19 and 25 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,547 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 89 more than Saturday.
Sunday COVID-019 Roundup: 110,583 Cases Statewide, 1,547 SCV Cases
L.A. County Board of Supervisors Chair Kathryn Barger proclaimed a state of emergency in the county Sunday, as the sheriff sets a 6 p.m. curfew countywide to address widespread unrest following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25.
Barger Calls State of Emergency, Sheriff Sets 6 p.m.-6 a.m. Curfew Countywide
Using diluted bleach on a cloth wipe, I clean all sinks, counters, knobs, buttons, light switches, ground phones, faucets, remote controls, keyboards, mouse and table tops. Takes me five minutes. Everyone should be doing this.
The Morning Routine | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
The governor approved L.A. city and county’s request to deploy members of the National Guard to assist Los Angeles and neighboring communities.
Newsom Calls State of Emergency in L.A. County, Deploys National Guard
1891 - Reverend F.D. Seward opens the new First Presbyterian Church in Newhall [story]
First Presbyterian Church
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Saturday 2,112 new cases of COVID-19 and 48 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,458 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 152 more than reported Friday.
Saturday COVID-19 Roundup: 106,878 Cases Statewide, 1,458 SCV Cases
A crowd of several hundred gathered Saturday in Santa Clarita to protest police violence as part of a nationwide reaction to several high-profile deaths in recent months.
Crowds Gather in Santa Clarita to Protest Police Brutality
One morning, it was pea-soup foggy as I thumped across an aged railroad trestle while the sun rose, casting stick-like tree shadows across my path. Momentarily entranced by the scene, I suddenly realized I was running through a swarm of small flies.
Horde of the Flies | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
WASHINGTON (CN) — Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the liberal wing of the Supreme Court in a late-night ruling Friday declining to block California’s restrictions on reopening places of worship amid the coronavirus pandemic.
SCOTUS Rules California Churches Not Exempt from COVID-19 Restrictions
As fire season in Los Angeles grows closer, Angeles National Forest officials are reminding visitors to pay attention to the fire use restrictions in place before visiting the national forest.
Forest Service Reminding Visitors to Adhere to Fire Use Restrictions
The Los Angeles County Treasurer and Tax Collector is in the process of mailing Notices of Delinquency to property owners who have not paid their property taxes in full for the 2019-20 tax year.  Delinquent taxes from the 2019-20 tax year will default if payment is not received by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time or postmarked by the United States Postal Service before midnight on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.
County Reminding Property Owners of Property Tax Default Deadline
2013 - Powerhouse Fire breaks out in San Francisquito Canyon; will destroy 30 homes & 28 outbuildings [story]
Powerhouse Fire
The city of Santa Clarita's Planning Commissioners will consider extending the timeframe for a 90,900-square-foot business development on Sierra Highway and hear public comments on a proposed 375-unit residential development in Saugus at the commission's next meeting on Tuesday, June 2, starting at 6 p.m.
June 2: City Planners to Ponder Project Time Extension; 375-Unit Saugus Development
For the 60 soon-to-be graduates of the College of the Canyons Registered Nurse Class of 2020, entry into the world of nursing will be baptism by fire.
COC Registered Nurse Grads to Join Frontline of COVID-19 Battle
California Department of Public Health officials gave Los Angeles County the OK Friday to reopen restaurants for in-person dining and allow barbershops and hair salons to resume offering services.
State OK’s L.A. County In-Person Dining, Opening of Hair Salons, Barbershops
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 1,824 new cases of COVID-19 and 50 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,306 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 122 more than reported Thursday.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 103,886 Cases Statewide, 1,306 Cases in SCV
California will enter the next phase of reopening its economy, but decisions will be left up to individual counties, Governor Gavin Newsom said Friday.
Newsom: Future Reopening of Economy Will Be Left to Counties
CVS Health has opened additional COVID-19 test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations, including the Canyon Country location at 26861 Sierra Highway.
CVS Health Offers COVID-19 Testing at Canyon Country Drive-Thru
During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is hard to sort through true and false claims promoted by researchers that could be for profit and even harm the public.
Manipulating Covid Data for Profit | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
Artist, writer, educator and CalArts alum Audrey Chan (Art MFA 07) has been named the first-ever resident artist by the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California.
CalArts Alum Audrey Chan Named Inaugural ACLU SoCal Artist in Residence
CSUN’s Class of 2019-2020 worked too hard — and overcame too many challenges — not to celebrate the completion of this chapter in their academic journey, at least virtually.
CSUN Celebrates Class of 2019-2020 (Video)
The COVID-19 pandemic has required people to stay at home as much as possible. For those in abusive households, “Safer at Home” orders heightened the risk factors associated with child maltreatment, domestic violence and sexual assault.
Unsafe at Home: CSUN’s Strength United Supports Survivors of Abuse, Assault
The Valley Industry Association aka VIA will launch a member-exclusive online business coaching program, called "Breakfast Club," on Friday, June 5, from 8 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
June 5: VIA to Launch ‘Breakfast Club’ Business Coaching Sessions
The California State Senate rejected Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed budget cuts to sectors like education and health care Thursday, instead seeking to draw down more reserves, raise taxes on certain industries and borrow against the future to make up an estimated $54 billion shortfall.
California Senate Rejects Governor Newsom’s Call for Budget Cuts