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1975 - Henry Mayo Newhall (Memorial) Hospital opens with 100 beds [story]
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How to Reduce Waste from Single-Use Plastics
Monday, Aug 3, 2020

Single-use plastics including drink cups, toothpaste tubes, restaurant take-out containers, straws, and produce and grocery bags are everyday items that are used often, then thrown away. These “use and throw away” items do not break down and contribute to a large portion of the waste found in landfills...

City: Time to Talk Bacteria
Tuesday, Apr 3, 2018

We have too much bacteria getting into the storm drain and into the Santa Clara River. We know, it’s not easy to talk about, but it is something we need to fix together. Routine testing of the water coming from our storm drains shows extremely high levels of bacteria. Contaminated runoff containing...

Keeping Storm Drains Clean Prevents River Pollution
Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017

The Santa Clara River is an important resource because it is the source of about half of Santa Clarita’s drinking water and also provides a habitat for many species of plants and animals rarely found anywhere else in Southern California. Unfortunately, many times people pollute the Santa Clara...

‘Green Santa Clarita’ Provides Tips on Limiting Pesticides
Monday, Apr 4, 2016

Green Santa Clarita, part of the City of Santa Clarita, is asking the community to limit their amount of ant spray chemicals this coming summer. Problems with excessive amounts of pesticides being washed down the street, into gutters, and into storm drains, then draining into the Santa Clara River has...

June 20: COC Workshop on Pollution Prevention
Monday, Jun 16, 2014

College of the Canyons invites representatives of healthcare providers and governmental agencies, local educators and the general public to attend a free workshop focused on Hazardous Waste Management and Pollution Prevention Strategies for Hospitals and Medical Offices. The workshop is being presented...

Pavley Bill Looks to Curb Pollution Beyond 2020
Friday, Feb 21, 2014

Sens. Fran Pavley, D-Agoura Hills, and Ricardo Lara, D-Huntington Park-Long Beach, introduced legislation Wednesday that calls for deep cuts in climate pollution beyond 2020 to spur innovation and improve air quality in disadvantaged communities. The bill, Senate Bill 1125, directs state regulators to...

The Dark Side of CFLs
Sunday, Feb 16, 2014

CFLs, or Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs, have been touted as the eco-breakthrough of the century. We’ve all been told to make the switch now, to reduce energy use and to prevent greenhouse emissions which contribute to global warming. All of this hype is true, but before you change over completely,...

Hey, Kids: Learn to Fight Pollution
Tuesday, Feb 5, 2013

The City of Santa Clarita will kick off the first workshop in a three-part hands-on series designed to educate students in kindergarten through 12th grade on how to prevent pollution and protect the environment beginning Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 4 p.m. at the Old Town Newhall Library, located at 24500...

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1975 - Henry Mayo Newhall (Memorial) Hospital opens with 100 beds [story]
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Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported an additional death on Monday, bringing the total of COVID-19 related deaths to 153, hospital spokesman Patrick Moody said.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Officials Report 153rd Death; Urge Those Eligible to Get Vaccinated
The Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to announce the return of the Summer Book Bag Sale!
Aug. 7-15: Friends of Santa Clarita Library Hosting Summer Book Bag Sale
Rancho Camulos Museum has launched a new visitor experience at the Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark, "Last Sundays at the Landmark."
Rancho Camulos Launches ‘Last Sundays at the Landmark’
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 11 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Aug. 2 - Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021:
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘NCIS,’ ‘Leviathan,’ ‘MTV Cribs International,’ 8 More Productions
Registration Now Open for River Rally Volunteers
Registration Now Open for River Rally Volunteers
Mission Valley Bancorp announced Monday a net income of $1.6 million, or $0.48 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2021, compared to net income of $398 thousand, or $0.12 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2020.
Mission Valley Bank Releases 2Q Earnings
Saugus High School graduate Abbey Weitzeil anchored Team USA to a silver medal in the women’s 4×100 medley relay in her final swim of the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.
Saugus High Alumna Abbey Weitzeil Anchors Relay Team to Silver
Santa Clarita is known throughout the state and the nation as a beautiful, safe community.
Mayor Miranda’s August Message: Enjoy All that Santa Clarita Is Offering This Summer
The Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District will hold its Regular Meeting Wednesday, Aug. 4, beginning with a closed session at 6:00 p.m., followed immediately with open session at 7:00 p.m.
Hart District Returning to In-Person Meetings; Public May Now Attend
Do you believe in magic? Then join The MAIN, located at 24266 Main Street in Newhall, for “Enchanted: An Evening of Magic” on Friday, Aug. 20, at 8:00 p.m.
Tickets Now Available for ‘Enchanted: An Evening of Magic’ at The MAIN
Majestic Princess returned to Seattle on Sunday, concluding its sailing to Alaska and marking the first successful United States voyage for Princess Cruises following the extended pause in operations.
Princess Cruises Concludes First Successful Voyage Following Operations Pause
Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn announced Saturday morning that she’s planning to introduce a motion requiring all county employees “to get the vaccine or face weekly COVID testing.”
Hahn Announces Plan to Propose Vaccine Mandate for L.A. County Employees
1935 - Newhall deputy Archie Carter sentenced to 1 year in jail for contributing to the delinquency of a minor after his wife fatally shot his 20-year-old mistress (the age of majority was 21). [story]
Archie Carter
1963 - Leona Cox Community School breaks ground in Canyon Country [story]
Leona Cox
1939 - Recording artist, music promoter and longtime Sand Canyon resident Cliffie Stone marries singer Dorothy Darling in Hollywood [story]
Cliffie Stone
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday five new deaths and 3,606 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,884 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,884; L.A. County Continues Efforts Vaccinating Homeless
SACRAMENTO (CN) — California voters are anxious about the intensifying drought and dwindling water supply and nearly 80% believe climate change is fueling the fast start to the wildfire season, according to a statewide poll released Wednesday.
New Poll Finds Water Shortages, Drought are Californians’ Biggest Environmental Concerns
With a heavy heart, Gibbon Conservation Center announced that Chris Roderick, long-time GCC Board Member, passed away on July 24, 2021.
Longtime Gibbon Center Board Member Chris Roderick Dies at 74
College of the Canyons has received a $74,707 Campus as a Living Lab (CALL) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide opportunities for underrepresented community college students to engage in undergraduate research focusing on native bees.
COC Awarded Nearly $75K Grant for Bee Research
The city of Santa Clarita is excited to host “Moments of Zen” as the latest art exhibition featured in City Hall’s First Floor Gallery, located at 23920 Valencia Boulevard.
Community Encouraged to Explore City Hall’s ‘Moments of Zen’ Art Exhibit
Local nonprofit Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) held its fifth annual Back to School Bash, where students received backpacks and school supplies for the upcoming semester, and for the first time also featured a career fair featuring eleven speakers from the FYI community who explained their jobs and career qualifications.
SCV Nonprofit Holds Annual Back to School Bash for Foster Youth
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health continues cautioning residents who are planning to visit several Los Angeles County beaches, including beaches near Hyperion, to be careful of swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
Public Health Extends Water Use Warning for L.A. County Beaches
Los Angeles County is holding a free, drive-thru Household Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Recycling Collection on Saturday, July 31, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., at the Via Princessa Metrolink Station.
July 31: Free Drive-Thru Household Hazardous, E-Waste Roundup