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1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
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LA County Registrar Updates Ballot Tally, Certifies Nov. 6 Election Results
Friday, Nov 30, 2018

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced the certified election results for the Nov. 6 General Election on Friday afternoon. A total of 3,023,417 ballots were processed and counted, with 58.14 percent of eligible voters casting ballots in LA County. On Tuesday, Dec....

Smith Lead Over Acosta Grows in 38th Assembly District Race
Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018

In the race for California’s 38th Assembly District, Democratic challenger Christy Smith is now ahead by 5,164 votes over Republican incumbent Dante Acosta, according to officials’ latest tally of mail-in and provisional ballots for the Nov. 6 general election reported Tuesday afternoon. The...

Registrar Posts Sixth Ballot Count Update for Nov. 6 General Election
Monday, Nov 26, 2018

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced the sixth ballot counting update for the Nov. 6 General Election on Monday afternoon. The update includes 84,828 ballots processed since Election Night, consisting of Vote by Mail and Provisional ballots. The...

Registrar Posts Fifth Ballot Tally for Nov. 6 General Election

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced the fifth ballot counting update for the Nov. 6 General Election on Friday afternoon. Friday’s update includes 75,313 ballots processed since Election Night, consisting of Vote by Mail and Provisional ballots. The total...

LA County Posts Fourth Ballot Tally Update for Nov. 6 Election
Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan posted the fourth ballot counting update for the Nov. 6 General Election late Tuesday. The update includes 167,071 ballots processed since Election Night, consisting of Vote by Mail and Provisional ballots. The total election results count...

County Releases Third Ballot Tally Update for Nov. 6 Election
Monday, Nov 19, 2018

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced the third ballot counting update for the Nov. 6 General Election Friday afternoon. The update includes 262,933 ballots processed since Election Night, consisting of Vote by Mail ballots. The total election results count is now...

Blue Wave Washes Out in California as Count Continues
Friday, Nov 9, 2018

By Matthew Renda As election officials continue to count vote-by-mail ballots trickling into registrar offices up and down California, some of the most competitive races have been decided while several still hang in the balance. But one thing is clear: the blue wave seen in the Northeast all but evaporated...

County to Count Nearly 1 Million Outstanding Ballots
Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan reported a preliminary estimate of 984,000 outstanding ballots to be processed during the Official Election Canvass period ending Friday. The estimate includes Provisional and Vote by Mail ballots collected at the polls, as well as Vote...

County Election Semi-Official Tally: 38 Percent Turnout, Final Count Underway

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced semi-official results for the Nov. 6 General Election on Wednesday morning. A total of 1,975,855 ballots were processed and counted, with 38 percent of eligible registered voters casting ballots. View and download election results...

State Officials Vow to Enforce California Election Laws, Protect Voters’ Rights
Thursday, Nov 1, 2018

With the Nov. 6 General Election only days away, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla and Attorney General Xavier Becerra are urging voters to review the California Voter Bill of Rights. “Every California voter should know their rights before heading to the polls,” Padilla said. “In California...

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1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
Wayside
1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren
The Santa Clarita City Council will take a major step toward enhancing one of the city of Santa Clarita’s landmark amenities by holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the Central Park Buildout project on Monday, Dec. 6.
City Invites Community to Central Park Buildout Groundbreaking
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 17 new deaths and 1,942 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,281 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Cases Among People Experiencing Homelessness Declines for 2nd Month in a Row
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 7: Planning Commission Regular Meeting
The first cohort of the College of the Canyons Low Observable Technician Pathway graduated on Nov. 23. 2021 at a special ceremony held at the college’s culinary arts center.
COC’s First Low Observable Technician Pathway Cohort Graduates
The Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Community College District is undergoing the redistricting process, and community members will have the opportunity to comment on revised trustee area boundaries at two upcoming public hearings.
Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees Undergoing Redistricting
The California Highway Patrol joins the American Occupational Therapy Association in recognizing Dec. 6 through Dec. 10, 2021, as Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.
Dec. 6-10: 2021 Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
On Wednesday, Dec. 1, College of the Canyons held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Don Takeda Science Center, which is named in honor of longtime biology instructor Don Takeda, who retired in 2017.
COC Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Don Takeda Science Center
To help ring in the holiday season, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger hosted her annual party for foster youth served by the Department of Children and Family Services and their foster families at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Saturday, Dec. 4.
Supervisor Barger Hosts Annual Foster Youth Holiday Party at Six Flags
The Los Angeles County Lake Lifeguards begin the search for potential new lifeguard candidates with the Lake Lifeguard Test Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Castaic Aquatic Center.
Dec. 4: Lake Lifeguard Test Starts at the Castaic Aquatic Center
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
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