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June 9
1842 - 13,339-acre Rancho Temescal granted to gold discoverer Francisco Lopez [story]
Rancho Temescal

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

The results are in.

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1842 - 13,339-acre Rancho Temescal granted to gold discoverer Francisco Lopez [story]
Rancho Temescal
The Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Auxiliary is hosting a fundraising event, Boot Scootin' and Boogie the Night Away an entertaining, fun-filled evening to support patient care services at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital. The event will be held at Lucky Luke Brewing on Saturday evening, June 24.
June 24: Boot Scootin’ Boogie the Night Away to Benefit Henry Mayo
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 60 new cases and three new deaths from COVID-19 in the Santa Clarita Valley within the last week.
Weekly COVID-19 Roundup: Three Additional Deaths in SCV
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control is pleased to announce the highly anticipated Heart to Home Super Pet Adoption Event will be held at William S Hart Regional Park in Santa Clarita on Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
June 17: Super Pet Adoption Event at Hart Park
The deadline for applicants to file paperwork to be considered for appointment to the Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District is quickly approaching on Thursday, June 15 at 4 p.m. The new board member must have their principal residence in Trustee Area 4, which encompasses the Canyon High School and Sierra Vista Junior High School attendance areas in Santa Clarita.
June 15: Deadline to Apply for Vacant Hart District Board Seat
Customer satisfaction continues to rise, according to the results of the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency's 2023 Customer Opinion Survey.
SCV Water Reports Customer Satisfaction Continues to Rise
A free Concert at The Park by the Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra will be held Sunday, June 11 at 4 p.m. at the Wild Beast Pavilion at California Institute of the Arts, 24700 McBean Parkway, Valencia, CA 91355.
June 11: Free SCV Youth Orchestra Concert at CalArts
The Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library is hosting a special "That Book Woman" storytime on Saturday, June 10 at 11 a.m. Every child attending this special event will receive a free book from the Friends used bookstore. The storytime will be held in the Community Room of the Valencia branch of the Santa Clarita Public Library, 23743 West Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
June 10: Children Receive Free Book at Special Storytime
The William S. Hart Union School District has announced that Castaic High School student Mayah Board is one of 86 talented high school students from across the United States selected as participants in the 19th annual GRAMMY Camp program.
Castaic High School Student Selected for GRAMMY Camp Program
California Credit Union has awarded scholarships to two Santa Clarita Valley students as part of its 2023 College Scholarship Program in recognition of exceptional school and community activities.
SCV Students Earn California Credit Union College Scholarships
Joining the California Institute of the Arts Fulbright community, Anais Arias-Aragon (Music MFA 2022) and Shirley Ji Young Kim-Ryu (Critical Studies MFA 2021) have been selected for the prestigious United States Student Fulbright program for the 2023-24 cycle.
CalArts Adds Two New Names to Student Fulbright Recipents
1851 - Newhall prohibitionist Henry Clay Needham born in Kentucky [story]
H.C. Needham
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:
Ocean Water Warning for June 6
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health  earned 14 Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties.
Public Health Receives 14 National Achievement Awards
In celebration of California Nonprofits Day at the State Capitol, California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, recognized Bradley Grose and Santa Clarita Grocery as Senate District 21’s Nonprofit of the Year.
Wilk Recognizes Santa Clarita Grocery as District 21’s Nonprofit of the Year
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has released its first-ever report on medical debt in Los Angeles County detailing the widespread burden of medical debt, affecting more than 1 in 10 residents in the most populated county in the nation.
Public Health Releases New Report on Medical Debt in County
The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation is excited to welcome Jey Wagner, Ed.D. as their Vice President of Workforce & Economic Development, after the retirement of Director of Business Assistance, Sue Arellano. 
SCVEDC Welcomes New VP of Workforce & Economic Development
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger joined officials from the Northeast Valley Health Corporation to celebrate the grand opening of its new Santa Clarita Valley Dental and Wellness Center.
Supervisor Barger Presents $200K Check to New Dental and Wellness Center
The American Red Cross is seeking an increase in donors to help meet the needs of patients after May saw lower than expected donations.  
Red Cross: Blood Supply Facing Stress, Donors Needed
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce today announced its Black Business Council will host a Black Business Month celebration to acknowledge and show appreciation for black-owned businesses across the Santa Clarita Valley.
SCV Chamber to Host Black Business Month Celebration
WalletHub released their report on credit card debt, finding Santa Clarita to have the highest increase in debt for the first quarter of 2023. 
WalletHub: Santa Clarita Had the Largest Credit Card Debt Increase in Q1 2023
1861 - Fort Tejon commander ordered to abandon fort (est. 1854) & transfer garrison to Los Angeles [story]
Fort Tejon
The school year is ending, which means the Santa Clarita Public Library is ramping up its summer programming. This includes the kickoff of the annual Summer Reading Program which begins June 12.
June 12: Kickoff to Santa Clarita’s Summer Reading Program
Micaiah Scott will continue her career with The Master's University track and field team, but this time as an assistant coach.
Micaiah Scott Returning to TMU as Assistant Coach