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Antonovich Honored for 20 Years of MTA Leadership
Friday, Mar 25, 2016

Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich was honored by the Gold Line Construction Authority for his leadership over the past 20 years driving the development and construction of the Gold Line rail system. This month, the Gold Line was extended to stations opened in Arcadia, Monrovia, Duarte, Irwindale and...

Next City Council: Newhall Parking Structure, Transit Needs Assessment, more
Thursday, Mar 17, 2016

City Council / Board of Library Trustees Joint Regular Meeting 3/22/2016 6:00 PM City Council Chambers 23920 Valencia Blvd. 1st Floor   Santa Clarita, CA 91355     Downloads: Agenda Agenda Packet Invocation Acosta Call to Order Roll Call Roll Call Flag Salute Executive...

Shining Spotlight on Sexual Predators Who Use Public Transit
Thursday, Apr 16, 2015

Mayor Michael D. Antonovich joined fellow MTA Directors, Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Sheila Kuehl to announce an outreach effort to inform the public that sexual harassment of passengers on MTA system will not be tolerated. “Nearly 22 percent of our customers have experienced some form of unwanted...

Caltrans, Metro Release Impact Reports on High Desert Corridor Plan
Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014

The California Department of Transportation is proposing to construct a new freeway/expressway connecting the City of Palmdale in Los Angeles County with the town of Apple Valley in San Bernardino County. The proposed freeway/expressway is approximately 63 miles long.   [Caltrans] – The...

MTA Pays Con Man $2 Mil.; Suspect Pleads No Contest
Wednesday, Mar 12, 2014

[District Attorney] – A disbarred attorney charged with stealing more than $3 million from clients, including the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, pleaded no contest to two counts of grand theft, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. James Vincent...

Billboards Along Train Tracks Could Go Away
Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013

[KHTS] – Billboards along the railroad tracks in the Santa Clarita Valley could be a thing of the past. The city of Santa Clarita is currently considering a proposal from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority that would result in the removal of 118 billboards in the SCV in exchange for three...

MTA Board Quashes Antonovich Plan to Complete Gold Line
Wednesday, Jul 3, 2013

[Supervisor Antonovich] – In a punitive action, the majority of the MTA Board undermined a motion to complete the Gold Line to Claremont – thumbing their nose at the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments as well as state, federal and local lawmakers who strongly supported it.  The motion...

Metro Plan Would Add Toll Carpool Lanes Through SCV
Tuesday, Mar 5, 2013

Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials are trying to get the word out about a partnership they say will speed up the process for much needed local carpool lanes on Interstate 5. The project they are proposing would be a first-of-its-kind project for the area, a public-private partnership that...

Antonovich Hails Failure of Transit Funding Measure
Monday, Dec 3, 2012

Michael D. Antonovich “Now that the Registrar has verified that Measure J has failed, it is vital that we move forward this time with an equitable regional transportation system that includes rail connections to LAX, Bob Hope, Ontario, Palmdale, Long Beach municipal airports and other transit needs,”...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

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1968 - Saugus resident Elizabeth Evans struck by bullet meant for Sen. Robert F. Kennedy [story]
Elizabeth Evans
William S. Hart Union High School District sent an email to parents regarding a social media post by a former Saugus High School volunteer football coach, in which "target practice" was mentioned in reference to the Santa Clarita protest Thursday.
Hart District Disavows Ties to Former Coach
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 1,469 new cases of COVID-19 and 44 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,874 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 117 more than reported Wednesday.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 119,807 Statewide, 1,874 SCV Cases
In light of the peaceful protests we have seen today in our City, and in consultation with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the City of Santa Clarita is rescinding the curfew for this evening. There will be no curfew tonight in #SantaClarita.
Update: City Rescinds Curfew
After several hundred protesters gathered for what had been a peaceful afternoon demonstration Thursday, law enforcement officials cleared a corner at Valencia Boulevard and McBean Parkway in response to a report of a possible safety hazard.
Hundreds of Protestors Gather in SCV; ‘Suspicious Package’ Investigated
As a youngster, “I had a dream” we would all have the same opportunity and be treated equality. A lot of work is still needed to make this dream a reality.
Violating Curfew | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
As rumored protests are planned for the Santa Clarita Valley Thursday, Los Angeles County’s COVID-19 testing site at College of the Canyons has been closed for the day.
COC COVID-19 Testing Site Closed Thursday
The pursuit of a suspected reckless driver in Canyon Country stopped abruptly when the suspect slammed into another car, then fled the scene, leading deputies on a foot pursuit on Highway 14.
Pursuit With Reckless Driver Sends One to Hospital
In an emergency meeting at City Hall Wednesday afternoon, the Santa Clarita City Council unanimously adopted a resolution declaring a local emergency amid civil unrest in the Southern California region and set a 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew for the city Thursday night.
City Council Declares Emergency, Sets 6 p.m. Curfew Thursday (Video)
Every day, Lianne McMahon is reminded of how proud her dad was of her when she looks at a handwritten note from him that she keeps framed in her room.
COC Nursing Student Overcomes Setbacks to Reach Graduation
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 1,155 new cases of COVID-19 and 46 new deaths due to the virus countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 11th COVID-19 fatality.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Another SCV Death, 76 New SCV Cases
The city of Santa Clarita and the city's Art Commission are recognizing the recent milestone of 2020 graduates in a virtual “Graduation Cap Showcase,” with a deadline for entries extended to Monday, June 8.
June 8: Deadline to Enter Cap in City’s Graduation Cap Showcase
The Hart High School Class of 2020 graduated Tuesday in two special ceremonies for Hart seniors: a drive-thru graduation in the morning and a follow-up virtual ceremony in the evening.
Hart Seniors Graduate in Drive-thru, Virtual Ceremonies
Los Angeles County officials have set a Wednesday curfew to be in effect countywide from 9 p.m. through Thursday at 5 a.m.
L.A. County Sets Wednesday Curfew at 9 p.m.
California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a proclamation Wednesday declaring a statewide General Election on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, and signed an executive order to ensure that Californians can exercise their right to vote in a safe, secure and accessible manner during the upcoming election.
Newsom Declares General Election, Orders Voting by Mail or In Person
Black church leaders in Los Angeles marched to LAPD headquarters Tuesday in a sign of unity with the community after several days of unrest across the nation and a day after peaceful protesters and clergy members were tear-gassed outside the White House.
Church Leaders Rally L.A. Crowd in Protest of Police Violence
Those who divide, threaten, insult and incite hate and animosity lack skill in leadership. When we work united as a team, we flourish. Divided, we fall.
Together As One | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
Due to extension of the closure of cruise ports in regions around the world and other factors impacting international travel, Princess Cruises is extending its cruise operations pause
Princess Cruises Extends Operations ‘Pause’ into Fall 2020
After serving the Santa Clarita Valley for 23 years as a Board member for the Newhall County Water District, Castaic Lake Water Agency and SCV Water, Tom Campbell resigned his position, effective May 27.
Campbell Exits SCV Water Board of Directors
Christo Vladimirov Javacheff, known for his environmental art pieces such as “The Umbrellas Japan-USA” installation in the Tejon Pass, died Sunday.
Christo, Artist Behind Umbrellas Project in Tejon Pass, Dies at 84
Desperate to patch a COVID-19-sized budget hole, the California Legislature is warming to the once-taboo subject of sports betting and has begun handicapping its potential tax windfall.
California Moves Closer to Legalizing Sports Betting
1855 - Ship leaves New York harbor bound for Tunis to acquire animals for the United States Camel Corps [story]
Camel Corps
The Valley Industry Association (VIA) will host a virtual State of the State presentation Tuesday, July 7, from 11:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., via Zoom.
July 7: VIA’s Virtual State of the State
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 1,202 new cases of COVID-19 and 60 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,681 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 79 more than reported Monday.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: 115,310 Cases Statewide, 1,681 SCV Cases