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2013 - Actor Paul Walker ("Fast & Furious" movies) dies in a fiery car crash in the Valencia Industrial Center. [story]
Paul Walker

Caltrans Refining Data-Driven Programs to Enhance Pedestrian Safety
Tuesday, Oct 13, 2020

As the U.S. Department of Transportation establishes October as the first-ever National Pedestrian Safety Month, Caltrans is refining its data-driven programs to enhance pedestrian safety and reduce injury and death on California roadways. Pedestrian deaths have increased nationwide over the last decade....

Highway Authorities: Less Congestion Not a License to Speed
Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020

SACRAMENTO — Given a recent 87% increase in citations for speed in excess of 100 mph that coincides with decreased traffic volumes during the COVID-19 pandemic, Caltrans announced on Wednesday a joint effort with the California Highway Patrol and the California Office of Traffic Safety to urge drivers...

Nov. 3-10: CHP Preps for Drowsy Driving Prevention Week
Friday, Nov 1, 2019

The California Highway Patrol, Office of Traffic Safety and the California Department of Transportation are partnering to promote Drowsy Driving Prevention Week November 3-10, to remind people of the dangers of drowsy driving at any time of year. The end of Daylight Saving Time on Sunday, November 3,...

Caltrans Marks 10th Anniversary of ‘Move Over’ Law
Monday, Oct 21, 2019

October marks the 10th anniversary of California’s “Move Over” law expanding to include Caltrans vehicles, and Saturday, October 19 was National Move Over Day, Caltrans announced Monday. Caltrans wants this milestone to serve as a reminder of just how important it is for motorists to follow motor...

SCV Deputies Cite 33 Motorists for Traffic Violations
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019

Despite temperatures topping 100°, motor deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station issued a total of 33 citations to motorists for traffic violations on Monday. Here’s more from the station’s social media: “Motor deputies conducted an Office of Traffic Safety...

Grant to CHP Funds Fight Against Aggressive Driving
Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018

SACRAMENTO – The California Highway Patrol has begun a year-long, grant-funded education and enforcement campaign to decrease deaths and injuries caused by speed and aggressive driving, two main contributors in traffic collisions statewide. The primary goal of the Regulate Aggressive Driving and Reduce...

Grant Helps Fund CHP Year-Long DUI Prevention Program
Monday, Oct 29, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A new campaign supported by the California Highway Patrol and the California Office of Traffic Safety to reduce impaired driving, received funding to run from Oct. 1, 2018, to Sept. 30, 2019. The Reducing Alcohol-Impaired Driving, or RAID, program will focus on education and enforcement....

Deputies Step Up Pedestrian, Bike Safety Enforcement Today
Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is stepping up bike and pedestrian safety enforcement operations in the Santa Clarita Valley today, officials announced this morning. Deputies are focusing on collision-causing factors involving motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists. The department has mapped...

Officials Press ‘DUI Doesn’t Just Mean Booze’ Campaign
Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017

The issue of drivers under the influence of drugs rather than alcohol is an increasingly serious problem in California. Faced with more instances of DUID, state and local officials are reiterating the message that “DUI Doesn’t Just Mean Booze.” The message takes on increased importance as the state...

LASD, CHP Join ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ DUI Campaign
Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017

This holiday season, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and the California Highway Patrol will work around the clock to keep drivers and passengers safe as they search for impaired drivers. From December 15 through January 1, law enforcement is partnering with the California Office of Traffic...

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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
Now that the Thanksgiving weekend has passed, I would like to reflect on what I am thankful for.
Message from CIF-SS Commissioner | ‘I am Thankful’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 28 new deaths and 843 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,094 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: SCV Nearing 40,000 Total Cases
2013 - Actor Paul Walker ("Fast & Furious" movies) dies in a fiery car crash in the Valencia Industrial Center. [story]
Paul Walker
The city of Santa Clarita is holding virtual meeting regarding the Santa Clarita Arts/Culture and Veterans Center Needs Assessment on Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 1: City’s Arts/Culture, Veterans Center Needs Assessment Meeting
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 14 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Nov. 29 - Sunday, Dec. 5
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 14 Productions
Looking for ways to add a little green into your landscape?
SCV Water’s Upcoming Gardening Class to Highlight Trees, Shrubs
Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Robbery-Homicide Division searched the Chiquita Canyon Landfill Monday to investigate the disappearance of Heidi Planck, who was reported missing by her ex-husband on Oct. 20, 2021.
Homicide Detectives Search Chiquita Canyon for Missing Woman
Circle of Hope is joining the national day of generosity, #GivingTuesday, on Dec. 1.
Circle of Hope Taking Part in Giving Tuesday
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday 10 new deaths and 794 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,063 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID Roundup: SCV Tops 39,000 Total Cases
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital’s Community Education Department is again offering the Prevent T2 National Diabetes Prevention Program, a lifestyle change program that helps those who are at risk of developing diabetes reduce their blood sugar, lose weight, and reverse prediabetes. 
Diabetes Prevention Program Returning to Henry Mayo
1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [story]
Frontier Days
1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
Ed Harris
1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
Remi Nadeau
Volunteers are needed to help make fresh garland and vintage-style decorations for the Antelope Valley Indian Museum in preparation for Holidays on the Homestead.
Antelope Valley Indian Museum Looking for Volunteers to Decorate for the Holidays
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 29 new deaths and 2,073 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 38,955 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Releases Data from the Last 7 Days
Find something for everyone at the various events happening in Santa Clarita this holiday season including Six Flags Magic Mountain's magical winter experience, an international film festival and holiday shows.
City Highlights Activities for Holiday Fun in Santa Clarita
The city of Santa Clarita's Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold its Regular Meeting Thursday, Dec. 2, at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 2: Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission Regular Meeting
1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]
Wobblies logo
The Antelope Valley Indian Museum announced it will host the 10th annual Holidays on the Homestead celebration on Saturday, Dec, 4 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Dec. 4: Antelope Valley Indian Museum Invites All to 10th Annual ‘Holidays on the Homestead’
Every November in honor of National Family Caregiver Month, Los Angeles County Department Of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS) recognizes the important role of Los Angeles County's caregivers who provide essential care, support and medical assistance to older and dependent adults.
WDACS Celebrates Caregivers in LA County