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1983 - U.S. release of "National Lampoon's Vacation;" Magic Mountain is Walley World [story]
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20 Seconds is All It Takes … to Drown
Thursday, Jun 4, 2015

In the summer, between the months of May and August, and most commonly on the weekends, two-thirds of all drowning deaths occur. Educating yourself and your child about swimming safety can reduce the possibility of injuries or death when around bodies of water. * When in or around open bodies of water...

Toddler Identified; Had Been Left in Care of Teens
Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015

Update from L.A. County Sheriff, 6:29 p.m.: The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Detectives are continuing their investigation regarding the circumstances surrounding the drowning death of a child that occurred on Monday, April 6, 2015, in the 27600 Block of Woodfield Place, Valencia. Detectives...

‘World’s Largest Swimming Lesson’ Teaches Pool Safety
Friday, Jun 20, 2014

[KHTS] – About 50 residents of the city of Santa Clarita attended the second annual record-breaking event The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson Friday morning at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center. At the free event, residents joined thousands of kids and families across the globe in a 30-minute...

Water Safety Has No Off-Season
Thursday, Feb 6, 2014

I spy with my little eye … a “Pool Safely” bus shelter poster posted by the City of Santa Clarita at a major SCV intersection. Winter water safety is becoming part of the SCV lifestyle.  Local Girl Scouts Robin Haggenmiller and Zoe Hughes, 11, from Troop 7432, teamed up with the Aquatic Safety...

For Safety’s Sake, Teach Kids to Swim
Tuesday, Sep 17, 2013

California remains near the top for summertime pool and spa drowning tragedies. U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s national Pool Safely campaign reports that pool and spa drowning deaths among children ages 1 to 14 reached 202 during the 98 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day.  Of those,...

June 8: Water Safety Expo at Valencia Fire Station
Friday, Jun 7, 2013

Because drowning remains the leading cause of death in children under the age of four, Los Angeles County firefighters will once again partner with the City of Santa Clarita and others to host their third annual “Children Drown Without a Sound” Water Safety Expo on Saturday, June 8, from 10 a.m....

Reminder from L.A. County Fire: A Few Seconds Are All It Takes
Friday, Mar 15, 2013

A 2-year-old child was airlifted to a hospital yesterday after nearly drowning in a backyard swimming pool.  The toddler had strayed from parents for “just a few seconds” and into the back yard of the residence before falling into the pool.  The family discovered the child face-down in...

World’s Largest Swim Lesson Coming Thursday
Tuesday, Jun 12, 2012

A simultaneous splash for water safety will take place across the globe Thursday when the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson sets out to break the 2011 Guinness World Record with more than 20,000 swimmers participating from Los Angeles to Lebanon. “Drowning is the leading cause of accidental death of...

Fire Station Expo Teaches Pool Safety Tips
Monday, Jun 4, 2012

Summer is just a few weeks away, and the Los Angeles County Fire Department is asking parents to be extra cautious this season – especially around bodies of water. Personnel from Fire Station 126 in Valencia led a regional water safety expo Saturday to reduce the risk of near-drowning and focus...

[HMNMH] – Summer is the time for fun at the pool and barbecues on the beach for many Californians. Unfortunately, it is also the peak time from drowning accidents. At least 172 children died across the United States in drowning accidents between the Memorial Day holiday last year and the Labor...

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With the reinstatement of in-person instruction this Fall, the Outlets at Tejon is excited to help students, teachers, and parents with all their back-to-school shopping.
Tejon Outlets Kickoff Back-to-School Shopping with Steep Discounts, Secret Gifter
The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture (Arts and Culture) has announced Leticia Rhi Buckley has joined its Arts Commission, L.A. County’s longstanding advisory body for the arts.
Leticia Buckley Joins L.A. County’s Arts Commission
Yair Haimoff, SIOR, and Andrew Ghassemi of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, are pleased to have represented the seller in the recent sale of this ±4,828-square-foot office/flex condo in a prime Valencia location.
Valencia-Based Spectrum Real Estate Closes on Discovery Gateway Office/Flex Condo
More than 2,400 Saugus homes were impacted by a power outage that began shortly after midnight Thursday morning.
Equipment Failure Cause of Saugus Power Outage
As the Santa Clarita Public Library takes a programming break to prepare for Fall programming in September, residents are reminded to take advantage of the wide variety of services and online resources available.
Santa Clarita Public Library Gearing Up for Fall Programming
Trent Norkus is excited to join TMU Men's Volleyball and play alongside his older brother Brett, a starting middle blocker for the Mustangs.
TMU Men’s Volleyball Adding Another Norkus to Roster
The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) is proud to announce the launch of its new website.
L.A. County Development Authority’s New Website Goes Live
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has extended a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley through Sunday, Aug. 1.
SCV Heat Alert Extended Until Sunday
Following a year of cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Santa Clarita’s wildly popular SENSES block parties will make their triumphant return to Main Street in Old Town Newhall.
SENSES Block Parties Returning to Old Town Newhall
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is cautioning residents who are planning to visit several Los Angeles County beaches near Dockweiler and El Segundo to be careful of swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
Water Use Warning Issued for L.A. County Beaches
1983 - U.S. release of "National Lampoon's Vacation;" Magic Mountain is Walley World [story]
Chevy Chase and Magic Mountain crew
Local business leaders are gathering to celebrate Santa Clarita Valley Day Aug. 14 with an inaugural job fair and boutique expo.
SCV Day Celebrates With Job Fair, Boutique Expo
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 15 new deaths and 2,454 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,668 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,668 With One Additional Death; L.A. County Urges Workers To Get Vaccinated, Wear Masks
The city of Santa Clarita is looking for public feedback on a public safety grant proposal for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program.
City Seeks Public Input On Public Safety Grant Proposal
The California Department of Public Health has updated their guidance for face coverings statewide, aligning it with the mandates that L.A. County and the CDC calling for the public to wear masks indoors regardless of vaccination status. 
California Public Health Updates Statewide Mask Guidelines
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a substitute motion authored by Kathryn Barger and Hilda L. Solis, in response to the proposed motion by Holly Mitchell and Shelia Kuehl that would move forward with the placement of youth realigned from the Department of Juvenile Justice and the L.A. County Probation system, specifically at Camps Scott and Scudder in Santa Clarita. 
Board of Supervisors Approves Alternative Approach For Juvenile Justice
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and coauthored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis to create a Blue Ribbon Commission on Homelessness to assess existing structures and systems and provide recommendations on reforms that will help Los Angeles County and its 88 cities solve homelessness.
Barger’s Blue Ribbon Homelessness Commission Gets Board Approval
The inaugural Cars Under the Stars car show brought together families and car enthusiasts Saturday night to raise funds for the WiSH Education Foundation.
WiSH Cars Under The Stars Show Supports Hart Students
A hearing for Senate Bill 520, authored by Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, was cancelled by Wilk last month. 
Hearing For Anti-CEMEX Bill Pushed To January
1938 - Newhall Tunnel cut away, replaced by Sierra Highway [story]
Sierra Highway
The California State University announced Tuesday that it will require faculty, staff and students who are accessing campus facilities at any university location to be immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
California State University Implementing COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Fall 2021
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 15 new deaths and 2,067 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,581 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,581; L.A. County’s Case Rates Increasing Across All Adult Age Groups
Lauren Park's work ethic in midfield will seamlessly fit in with the Mustangs' style of play.
Former Saugus High Midfielder Lauren Park Signs with TMU
The city of Santa Clarita is seeking public feedback on a new, permanent public art piece which will be displayed at the nearly-completed Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.
City Seeking Community Input for New SCV Sheriff’s Station Art Piece