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1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
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Local Indian Tribe Announces New Scholarship
Thursday, Mar 16, 2017

Valencia developer FivePoint has contributed $5,000 to help kick-start a scholarship newly available from the Fernandeño-Tataviam Band of Mission Indians, which represents Native Americans indigenous to the Santa Clarita and San Fernando Valleys, and its nonprofit affiliate, Pukúu Cultural Community...

Enviro Groups Seek High Court Review of Another Newhall Ranch Phase
Friday, Nov 13, 2015

[SCOPE] – The California Supreme Court justices heard arguments Sept. 2 on the California Fish and Wildlife Department River permit for the Newhall Ranch project, and then also accepted a petition to hear the challenge made to the county’s approval of Landmark Village – the first 1,444-unit...

Whom Will They Sue? | Commentary by Steve Lee
Monday, Sep 7, 2015

I sat through a fascinating meeting of the Val Verde Community Advisory Committee as I listened to a scientist, A.J. Atkins, sing the praises of the Chiquita Canyon Landfill. I have to be honest. I was thinking: Man, they are really working hard to ensure our safety. I personally think they are trying....

Valencia All Over Again
Friday, May 30, 2014

Not in my backyard. NIMBY. Where are we going to get the water? What about traffic? It could take us hours to get to the valley. Will the electrical power be available? And schools – what about the schools? Just what is a “planned community”? Why here and now? Is this talk about the Newhall...

Court Upholds 2nd Phase of Newhall Ranch Development
Tuesday, May 27, 2014

[Newhall Land] – The Newhall Land and Farming Co. announced Tuesday that the Los Angeles Superior Court has upheld the extensive environmental review process that was conducted for the company’s Mission Village development, a village within Newhall Ranch. In upholding the environmental review,...

Newhall Land Buying County a $100K Bike Path Sweeper
Thursday, Jun 6, 2013

The sweeper might look something like this. County supervisors are set to accept a $100,000 donation from The Newhall Land and Farming Co. on Tuesday for a bike path sweeper that the county will use in the Santa Clarita Valley. According to a report from county Public Works Director Gail Farber, Newhall...

Thursday, Mar 22, 2012

The Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity announced Thursday it and four other environmental organizations including Santa Clarita Organzation for Planning and the Environment have filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles County Superior Court in an attempt to block the eventual 20,880-home Newhall Ranch...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012
Wednesday, Feb 22, 2012

In this episode: Saugus Union School District must cut $3 million from budget; Jeffrey Minifie is charged with kidnapping and murder of Santa Clarita girlfriend. Also: Scott Wilk officially announces his candidacy for California Assembly; Santa Clarita real estate prices inch up; Landmark Village gets...

Los Angeles County Supervisors gave three thumbs up Tuesday to the 1,444-home Landmark Village tract – the first phase of the planned 20,885-home Newhall Ranch “mini city” west of Interstate 5 in the Santa Clarita Valley. Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, who represents the area, was joined in...

Friday, Feb 17, 2012

It’s still a couple of years away, but it’s looking more and more like the Newhall Ranch “mini-city” west of Interstate 5 might actually start construction one day. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is scheduled Tuesday to consider granting final approval to the first 1,444-home...

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1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has received confirmation of its first case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant (B.1.1.529).
Thursday COVID Roundup: First Case of Omicron Detected in L.A. County
Andrew Ghassemi, senior vice president of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., is pleased to announce the recent sale of a Class-A office building in Valencia.
Spectrum Real Estate Closes on $3.5M Sale of Valencia Office Building
Metro Los Angeles celebrated the groundbreaking Wednesday for the I-5 North County Enhancements Project, which will improve the operations and safety of the I-5 freeway for motorists in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Interstate 5 Improvement Project Breaks Ground in Santa Clarita
Do you take the easy route with a bag and tissue paper because your wrapping job looks like a crumpled mess?
Learn How to Wrap Gifts Like a Pro Thanks to JCI Santa Clarita
Commercial driver’s licenses, learner’s permits, endorsements and special certificates expiring between March 2020 and February 2022, are automatically extended through Feb. 28, 2022, the California Department of Motor Vehicles announced Thursday.
DMV Extending Commercial Driver’s Licenses, Learner’s Permits
1972 - Five wounded in Vagos biker gang shooting at Curtis & JoAnne Darcy's Acton '49er Saloon [story]
Darcys 49er
We are in the home stretch of the holiday season. I hope you have made plans to safely celebrate with family and friends. I also want to encourage you to keep safety in mind when shopping for that perfect gift for your loved ones.
City Manager’s Monthly Message – December 2021
La Mesa Junior High 8th graders will soon be building water bottle rockets as part of their science program, thanks to funding from California Credit Union through its Fall 2021 Teacher Grant program.
La Mesa Teacher Wins Fall 2021 Teacher Grant
Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control is celebrating the 'Paw"lidays by offering the gift of a new furry friend. 
Adoption Fees Waived Through End of the Year
Santa Clarita Artists Association is pleased to showcase an oil painting demo by Sharon Weaver on Feb. 21, 2022.
Artists Association Presents Oil Painting Showcase With Sharon Weaver
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has once again begun collecting toys as part of the Annual Holiday Toy Drive.
Sheriff Station Seeks Donations For 2021 Holiday Toy Drive
The Santa Clarita Public Library turning the page towards a new month with events and programs for all to enjoy.
Adventure Awaits At Public Library This December
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday 18new deaths and 1,473 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,128 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Omicron Variant Detected in Northern California
Tune in for the premiere of the final episode and season 3 finale of SCVTV's music show -- Soundcheck -- showcasing the rock sounds of the dynamic duo Miss Britt & Woogie Wilcox, and acoustic stylings of CJ May in a live, on-location performance at the Rancho Camulos Museum that will be broadcast on all of SCVTV's platforms this Thursday.
Dec. 2: Soundcheck Presents Performances from Miss Britt & Woogie Wilcox, CJ May
It's December which means the return of the Santa Clarita International Film Festival's opening night is right around the corner. 
Santa Clarita International Film Festival’s Opening Night Coming Soon
For years, the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation has provided support to community’s schools, teachers and students through literacy programs, events, scholarships, grants and more.
Ten Reasons to Support the SCV Education Foundation on Giving Tuesday
It has been a true honor and a pleasure to serve as the Mayor of Santa Clarita this year.
Santa Clarita Mayor’s Monthly Message – December 2021
The holidays are here and Santa Clarita transit is welcoming residents and visitors to join them on a Holiday Light Tour. 
Take A Seasonal Journey On the Holiday Light Tour
1929 - Saugus train robber Thomas Vernon apprehended in Pawnee, Okla. [story]
Tom Vernon
Join the Valley Industry Association Friday, Dec. 17, at 11:45 a.m., for its 2022 Board Installation Luncheon.
Wilk to Preside Over VIA’s 2022 Board Installation Luncheon
The Los Angeles County Animal Care Foundation combats animal cruelty by paying for officer training, equipment, and supplies to enforce animal cruelty laws, rescue abused and neglected animals, and support prosecution of animal abusers.
County Animal Care, Control Seeking ‘Giving Tuesday’ Donations
The William S. Hart Union High School District has been awarded the National Empowered Seal for its commitment to whole-child education by EVERFI.
EVERFI Awards Hart District National Empowered Seal
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