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1864 - Walker/Reynier family patriarch Jean Joseph Reynier, then 15, arrives in Sand Canyon from France; eventually homesteads 1,200 acres [story]
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Newhall Traffic Collision Involving Pedestrian Marks 5th Such Incident in 1 Month
Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019

A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in Newhall and transported to a trauma center Monday evening, marking the fifth such incident this month. The latest collision happened around 8:30 p.m. Monday at the intersection of La Glorita Circle, Evans Avenue and Wiley Canyon Road. Los Angeles County Fire Department...

CHP Awarded Grant that Focuses on Bicyclist, Pedestrian Safety
Thursday, Oct 3, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Whether it is two-wheeled transportation or hitting the road by foot, safety is a two-way street. To help fund the California Highway Patrol’s (CHP) yearlong effort to drive the message home, the Department was awarded the California Pedestrian and Bicyclist Enforcement and Education...

New School Year Brings New Traffic Patterns to Santa Clarita Elementary
Thursday, Aug 8, 2019

To improve pedestrian safety and reduce traffic congestion, the city of Santa Clarita will use a pedestrian scramble traffic cycle at Seco Canyon Road and Decoro Drive during the school year, beginning Tuesday, Aug. 13. Drivers and pedestrians using the intersection, which is adjacent to Santa Clarita...

CHP Gets Funds from Feds for Bicyclist, Pedestrian Safety
Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018

SACRAMENTO – The safety of pedestrians and bicyclists is the focus of a federal grant to the California Highway Patrol for the coming year, according to a CHP news release. The California Pedestrian and Bicyclist Enforcement and Education Project grant runs from Oct. 1, 2018, through Sept. 30,...

Pedestrians Can Now Feel Safer on Creekside Road
Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018

Over 300 pedestrians cross Creekside Road between Valencia Boulevard and Auto Center Drive each day. Now these pedestrians can feel safer as they make their way across the street thanks to new upgrades to the existing crosswalks located along the stretch, as well as a lowered speed limit in the area. Raised...

LASD Steps Up Bike, Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations
Tuesday, Jul 31, 2018

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will step up Bike & Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations on Wednesday, with focused enforcement on collision causing factors involving motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists. The department has mapped out locations over the past 3 years where pedestrian...

City: Traffic, Pedestrian Safety Plan Exceeds Goals
Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018

After a spike in traffic collisions in 2016, the city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station formed a special committee to focus on a Traffic Safety Plan for 2017. We are pleased to say these efforts have already yielded measurable results. The goal was to see a 5 percent...

SCV Deputies’ Pedestrian, Bike Safety Push Nets 69 Citations
Friday, Jan 19, 2018

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies were out in force stepping up enforcement of pedestrian and bicycle safety laws and issued 69 citations to drivers Wednesday, but none to pedestrians. Here’s the story from the station’s official social media: Would you like to know...

Grant Will Help CHP Improve Bike, Pedestrian Safety
Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017

Pedestrian and bicyclist safety, a priority for the California Highway Patrol, will be enhanced by a federal grant in the coming year. “Far too many Californians are being killed or injured while walking or bicycling on our roadways,” said CHP Acting Commissioner Warren Stanley. “The grant will...

SCV Deputies Write 48 Citations in Bike-Pedestrian Operation
Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017

Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station wrote 48 citations during Tuesday’s bicycle and pedestrian safety operation in Newhall. The 48 citations were for: 1 = unsafe speed 2 = red light violations 1 = excessively loud music 13 = driver failing to yield to a pedestrian 31...

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1864 - Walker/Reynier family patriarch Jean Joseph Reynier, then 15, arrives in Sand Canyon from France; eventually homesteads 1,200 acres [story]
Joseph Reynier
The SCV Food Pantry is in need of volunteers to help sort food, stock shelves, fill bags and distribute food to its residents in need Monday through Thursday and Saturday of each week.
SCV Food Pantry in Need of Volunteers
College of the Canyons graduating sophomore Jonah El-Farra has been named a California Community Colleges Men's Basketball Coaches Associations (CCCMBCA) student-athlete scholarship recipient for the 2023-24 season. 
El-Farra Earns Coaches Associations’ Student-Athlete Scholarship
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved Tuesday a motion introduced by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and co-authored by Chair Lindsey P. Horvath that directs the creation of an independent Ethics Commission and ethics reform measures to improve transparency and create greater oversight in County government.
Supes Unanimously Approve Creation of Ethics Commission, Reform
The city of Santa Clarita is inviting artists to submit artwork for consideration for its upcoming “Body & Presence” juried exhibition, which will be on view at the Canyon Country Community Center during the City's annual Business for Artists Conference.
Aug. 4: Call for Art ‘Body & Presence’ Exhibit Deadline
Zach Schroeder, the head coach for The Master’s University track and cross country programs, is stepping down to be closer to family.
After Historic Run, TMU Coach Zach Schroeder Steps Down
The community is invited to an SCV Senior Center Health and Wellness program lecture “Let’s Talk About Kidney Health” on Wednesday, July 24, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
July 24: SCV Senior Center Wellness Program Lecture on Kidney Health
College of the Canyons baseball is sending five players to four-year universities to continue their academic journeys and athletic careers following the 2024 season.
Five Cougars Taking Skills to Next Level
The Master's University baseball has signed pitcher Mack Skeels to join the team for the 2025 season.
Pitcher Mack Skeels Commits to Mustangs Baseball
Drug-related overdose and poisoning deaths plateaued for the first time in ten years in 2023 in Los Angeles County, a new Los Angeles County Department of Public Health analysis of Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner data has found.
L.A. County’s Drug-Related Overdose Deaths Plateau for First Time in Decade
As temperatures soar in Los Angeles, so do the numbers of mosquitoes and their relentless, itchy bites.
Vector Control Launches Summer Safeguarding Campaign
1982 - Vic Morrow & two child actors killed in helicopter crash at Indian Dunes during filming of "Twilight Zone: The Movie" [story]
Twilight Zone Movie
Picture this…a cozy blanket laid out on the grass, the warm evening breeze and your favorite film playing on the big screen.
Ken Striplin | City Cinemas Brings Back Movies Under the Stars
The California State University, Los Angeles Golden Eagle volleyball team, which included middle blocker Shelby Grubbs from Newhall, was welcomed to the White House on Monday, alongside other national champions from the past academic year, to celebrate their accomplishments as part of NCAA Sports Day.
Former Hart High Standout Honored at White House’s NCAA Sports Day
The Friends of Hart Park - in partnership with the Natural History Museum and Los Angeles County Parks - is pleased to announce the return of their signature event “Silents Under the Stars” on Saturday, Sept. 7, starting at 6 p.m., at William S. Hart Park.
Sept. 7: ‘Silents Under the Stars’ Returns to Hart Park
To help students balance education with their diverse work and family responsibilities, College of the Canyons will offer a wide variety of flexible learning options during the fall 2024 semester.
COC Fall 2024 Offering Flexible Learning Options
Beginning Monday, July 29, crews will start the construction of traffic circulation modifications on two intersections, part of the federally-funded, Traffic and Pedestrian Circulation and Safety Improvements Project.
Santa Clarita Announces Upcoming Lane Closures
Circle of Hope's Annual Tea is one of Santa Clarita’s most anticipated fundraisers bringing awareness of breast cancer and raising funds to help those in our local community fighting this disease.
Oct. 19: Save the Date for Circle of Hope’s Annual Tea
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has released the list of four productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, July 22 - Sunday, July 28.
‘S.W.A.T.’ Among Four Productions Filming in Santa Clarita
The Santa Clarita Valley Special Education Local Plan Area (SCV SELPA) and its member districts actively seek out all individuals with exceptional needs, from birth to age 22, including infants and children parentally placed in private schools.
SCV SELPA Seeking Children with Disabilities
The California Department of Transportation announced the right lane of southbound Interstate 5 will be blocked overnight Monday, July 22 through Friday, July 26 from two miles north of Templin Highway (near the Whitaker Sand Shed) north of Castaic Lake Hughes Road for paving work.
Caltrans Announces Overnight Southbound I-5 Lane Closures in Castaic Area
The Superior Court of Los Angeles County will be closed Monday, July 22, as the Court works diligently to repair and reboot network systems that were severely impacted by a ransomware attack first detected the morning of Friday, July 19.
Ransomware Attack Closes L.A. County Superior Court
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a heat advisory for the Santa Clarita Valley through Thursday as high temperatures have been forecast.
Heat Advisory Issued for SCV
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has closed two beaches due to a recent sewage spill.
Sewage Spill Closes Two L.A. County Beaches
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