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1899 - Martin & Richard Wood buy J.H. Tolfree's Saugus Eating House, rename it Saugus Cafe [story]
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Power Outage Affects Saugus Area
Tuesday, Sep 8, 2015

Update Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.: About 223 Santa Clarita residents are still without power, according to Southern California Edison. Power is expected to be fully restored by 2 p.m. Wednesday.   More than 1,000 Edison customers in the Santa Clarita Valley were still in the dark Tuesday night after...

Equipment Trouble Knocks Out Power in Canyon Country
Monday, Jun 29, 2015

Update: All but 12 customers had their power restored by 8 p.m.; the remainder were expected to be powered up by 2:30 a.m.   Southern California Edison is reporting an unscheduled power outage that’s affecting 81 customers in Canyon Country. The lights went out Monday at about 5:15 in a residential...

Antonovich: Edison’s ‘Planned Outages’ Hurt Businesses, Jobs
Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014

[Supv. Antonovich] – In light of recurring complaints by local businesses in the San Gabriel Valley, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich is asking the Public Utilities Commission to regulate the manner in which utility companies like Southern California Edison impact the day-to-day operations of businesses. Southern...

Newhall, Valencia Hit with Power Outages
Friday, Jan 10, 2014

UPDATE Saturday morning: Edison reports that power remains off for 77 customers near the Granary Square shopping center in Valencia. The estimated restoration time is noon.   UPDATE Friday night: Power was restored for most Newhall customers at about 9:30 p.m. According to Edison, 77 customers in...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012

A power outage is leaving 664 Valencia residents without electricity, according to Southern California Edison. The outage, attributed to equipment trouble, is mostly affecting neighborhood homes between Wiley Canyon and Mill Valley Road north of Orchard Village Road. Edison crews are on scene making...

Monday, Oct 29, 2012

A Southern Californa Edison equipment failure that occurred Sunday night is leaving a few dozen customers without power Monday, according to utility officials. “There was a bad run of cable, so they have to replace the cable and they’re having a difficult time,” according to Anna Frutos-Sanchez,...

Thursday, Jan 26, 2012

A power outage has affected homes and businesses in the Canyon Country area Thursday evening. According to Rudy Gonzalez from Southern California Edison, the power outage occured Thursday evening at 5:04pm. Approximately 1775 customers are affected in the Canyon Country area, with the outage area roughly...

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

The entire community of Val Verde was without electricity as of Friday at 6:38 p.m., according to sheriff deputies patrolling the area. The outage was caused by metallic helium balloons that found their way into overhead wires. Sheriff’s deputies said 600 homes were impacted, but Southern California...

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City of Santa Clarita 45,317 Acton: 1,204 Agua Dulce: 649 Bouquet Canyon: 127 Canyon Country: 2,117 Castaic: 6,212 Elizabeth Lake: 166 Lake Hughes: 114 Newhall: 74 Sand Canyon: 36 Saugus: 271 Saugus/Canyon Country: 79 Stevenson Ranch: 3,325 Val Verde: 677 Valencia: 571 San Francisquito/Bouquet Canyon: 31 Placerita Canyon: 10 TOTAL: 60,980
Tuesday Covid Roundup: Omicron Continues to Surge as ICU Admissions Rise in LA County
LA County Department of Parks and Recreation is hiring. This summer, the department aims to hire over 250 new lifeguards to work at 30 aquatic facilities, all across LA County.
LA County Department of Parks, Recreation Seeks to Hire Over 250 Lifeguards
Due to L.A. County Department of Public Health restrictions and the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, the city of Santa Clarita "regretfully" is announcing the cancellation of the 2022 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, reported Santa Clarita PIO Carrie Lujan in a statement released to the press.
Santa Clarita 2022 Cowboy Festival Cancelled
With COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County at high levels, the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) will temporarily pause in-person services starting today.
LA County DCBA Temporarily Pausing In-Person Services
Put your knowledge to the test with Winter Games Trivia on the second day of Winter Olympic Games Beijing 2022.
Feb. 3 Winter Games Trivia Contest at The Cube
The Santa Clarita Community College District’s Independent Citizens Bond Oversight Committee voted to accept the results of an independent audit confirming the district properly accounted for all bond expenditures in the 2020-21 fiscal year.
COC Citizens Oversight Committee Affirms Audits of College Bond Spending
Fred Gruchalla, a veteran of the Vietnam War, received the 2020-2021 Veteran of the Year Award from the Van Nuys/Reseda Elks Lodge 2790 on Jan. 10.
Fred Gruchalla, Veterans’ Advocate, Named Veteran of the Year
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is now accepting applications for the annual Virginia Wrage Memorial Fund Scholarship. Deadline is March 30, 2022.
Zonta SCV Accepting Applications for Wrage Scholarship
A 7,383 square foot freestanding office building located at 28015 Smyth Drive in Valencia recently sold for $2,675,000.00 announced Executive Vice President Randy Cude and Vice President Matt Sreden of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc.
Smyth Drive Office Building in Highridge Business Park Sells for Over $2.6M
1899 - Martin & Richard Wood buy J.H. Tolfree's Saugus Eating House, rename it Saugus Cafe [story]
Saugus Cafe
Impulse Music Co., which is located at 21515 Soledad Canyon Road, Suite #120, is hosting an Open Mic Night free to all ages, on Wednesday, Feb. 2, from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Impulse Music Hosting Open Mic Night
The Santa Clarita Community College District's Board of Trustees will hold a virtual business meeting and public hearing via Zoom Wednesday, Jan. 19, at 5:00 p.m.
Jan. 19: COC Board of Trustees Business Meeting
The William S. Hart Union High School District's Governing Board will hold its regular meeting Wednesday, Jan. 19, beginning with a closed session at 5:45 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7:00 p.m.
Jan. 19: Hart School District’s Regular Meeting
Whether you’ve just finished an ice skating lesson, are watching a youth hockey game or want to take a break during a public session, The Grille at The Cube is the perfect place to unwind with a delicious meal or snack.
SCV’s Newest Dining Spot Opens at The Cube
The city of Santa Clarita's Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Jan. 18, at 6:00 p.m.
Jan. 18: Planning Commission Regular Meeting
LOS ANGELES (CN) — A lawsuit by two environmental groups to stop the enormous and controversial Tejon Ranch Centennial Project can continue, a Los Angeles County judge ruled Friday, despite a recent settlement in a related case.
Judge Advances Environmental Suit Against Massive Centennial Project
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported Monday an additional death from COVID-19, bringing the total number to 201 since the onset of the pandemic, spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed.
Monday COVID Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports 201st Death
1994, 4:31 a.m. - Magnitude 6.7 Northridge earthquake rocks Santa Clarita Valley [video]
collapsed freeway bridge
1926 - Newhall Community Hospital, est. 1922, opens in larger, more modern hospital building at 6th & Spruce streets [story]
Newhall Community Hospital
1875 - Henry Mayo Newhall buys western half of the Santa Clarita Valley for $2 an acre [story]
Henry M. Newhall
College of the Canyons returned to the court for the first time in three weeks on Wednesday, suffering an 81-73 road loss at the hands of Glendale College in a contest that officially started Western State Conference (WSC), South Division play for the Cougars Men's Basketball team.
COC Men’s Basketball Suffers 81-73 Road Loss to Glendale in WSC, South Opener
The No. 6 College of the Canyons Cougars women's basketball team dropped a 65-61 road game to L.A. Valley College on Wednesday, as the team could only muster five points in the fourth quarter to lose its Western State Conference, South Division opener.
No. 6 COC Cougar Women Falter 65-61 at LAVC
The California Department of Transportation announces an extended weekend closures of eastbound Interstate 210 in the San Fernando Valley for paving work. Residents and local businesses located near the freeway may experience noise, vibrations and dust associated with construction activities.
Caltrans Announces Extended Weekend Closures on Eastbound I-210 in Sylmar
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