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1980 - Saugus Train Station relocated to Heritage Junction [story]
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Suicides in L.A. County: ‘A Serious and Significant Public Health Issue’
Friday, Sep 9, 2016

[LACo Public Health] – More Los Angeles County residents die by suicide than from homicides, car crashes, or unintentional drug overdoses, according to newly published data from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Along with the Department of Mental Health, Public Health encourages...

Air Quality Unhealthy for Sensitive Individuals Friday
Friday, Jul 8, 2016

[LACo Public Health] – According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District, air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley today. Los Angeles County Interim Health Officer, Jeffrey Gunzenhauser, MD, MPH, advises people living or working in the Santa...

Low Temperatures Expected Through Jan. 15
Monday, Jan 11, 2016

The County Health Officer is issuing a Cold Weather Alert due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures. Wind chill temperatures are expected to be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Affected areas include the San Fernando Valley area, the Santa Clarita Valley area, the Antelope Valley...

Health Department Shuts La Cocina on Seco
Thursday, Sep 3, 2015

Update: “We’re doing remodeling, cleaning up over a violation we got from our Health Department here. They’re doing strict work — good, good for the community, good for the business owners,” said Carlos Lopez, manager of the La Cocina Bar and Grill’s Seco Canyon Road location. “We...

Board OK’s Antonovich Motion to Integrate Health Agencies
Thursday, Aug 13, 2015

The Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Mayor Michael D. Antonovich establishing a coordinated health agency to integrate the operations of the Departments of Health Services, Mental Health, and Public Health to improve access to care and streamline operations. “The action of the board today...

County Beaches Closed; Be Careful Around Storm Drains, Creeks
Saturday, Jul 18, 2015

NOTE: Santa Monica beach and pier, Long Beach playas and other beaches in Los Angeles County are closed today (Saturday July 18) due to inclement weather, and the’re likely to remain closed Sunday, as well.   Because of current rainfall, the County Interim Health Officer, Dr. Jeffrey Gunzenhauser,...

Report: Food Insecurity a Growing Problem in L.A. County
Thursday, Jul 16, 2015

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health released a new report that highlights the increase in food insecurity. The report, “Social Determinants of Health: Rising Food Insecurity in Los Angeles County” includes information on the limited or uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate...

Supes Order Review of Online ‘Security Lapses’ in Probation, Public Health
Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015

Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas [Supv. Ridley-Thomas] – Calling for regular audits and strong safety measures to be in place so that information is secure, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion calling for more intense scrutiny of the county’s IT infrastructure. The motion...

Tips to Keep Cool This Summer
Friday, Jun 19, 2015

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health  is reminding residents to take precautions during this season.  This weekend marks the official start of summer, which brings higher temperatures and ample sunshine. “Temperatures are expected to be high this weekend so be sure to take precautions to...

Ridley-Thomas: Shift Should Improve Medical Services for Inmates
Thursday, Jun 11, 2015

Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas Hoping to improve the medical services provided to jail inmates, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to shift the responsibility from the Sheriff’s Department to the Department of Health Services. The county currently allocates approximately $330 million...

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1980 - Saugus Train Station relocated to Heritage Junction [story]
Saugus Train Station
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 11 new deaths and 260 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,153 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,153; Cases Remain Low In Those Experiencing Homelessness
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have appointed the first five Youth Commissioners to join Los Angeles County's first-ever Youth Commission.
County Supervisors Appoint First Youth Commissioners
The summer will be over but the eighth annual SCV Chili-Cook Off will heat up the fall with a Halloween Theme competition, to raise money for local charities.
SCV Chili Cook-Off Returns Oct. 28 With Halloween Theme
With pandemic restrictions lifted live theater performances are returning with this years Phoenix Festival.
Live Theatre Returns With Phoenix Festival
The Santa Clarita City Council voted Tuesday to oppose a state-appointed committee’s decision to move juvenile offenders to Camp Joseph Scott and Camp Kenyon Scudder in Saugus.
City Opposes State Plan To Move Juvenile Offenders To Saugus
The William S. Hart Union High School District’s governing board approved a budget for the 2021-22 school year last week that details an $8.9 million deficit for the district.  
Hart Board Approves Budget, Faces $8.9 Mil. Deficit
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to extend the county’s rent eviction moratorium three months through Sept. 30 to allow residents more time to get back on their feet as the economy begins to return to pre-pandemic levels.
County Extends Eviction Moratorium Until September
1946, 11:20pm: William S. Hart, 81, dies at L.A.'s California Lutheran Hospital, leaving his Newhall home and 80-acre estate to L.A. County and his Hollywood home to L.A. City [story]
Hart dies
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 5 new deaths and 172 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,144 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,144; L.A. County Cases Among Pregnant Women Drop
Varun Ramanan, a freshman at Academy of the Canyons, is hosting a virtual talent show Saturday, July 24, from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. to help raise funds for India's COVID-19 relief efforts.
AOC Freshman Hosting Virtual Talent Show Benefiting India’s COVID-19 Relief
Los Angeles County Public Works was lauded this week for outstanding work in civil engineering and public infrastructure, including the Bouquet Canyon Road project, from local branches of the American Society of Civil Engineers and American Public Works Association.
L.A. County Recognized for Civil Engineering, Bouquet Canyon Road Project
Beginning Saturday, July 3, residents can once again board Santa Clarita Transit’s Summer Beach Bus to travel to Santa Monica on Saturdays and Sundays.
Santa Clarita Transit’s Summer Beach Bus Returns July 3
The Trinity Classical Knights (15-4) are the new 5-A state champions after defeating the San Fernando Tigers (10-1), 49-33 Saturday night in San Fernando.
Trinity Girls Basketball Brings Home State Championship
A big-rig fire that broke out late Tuesday morning spread to nearby brush on the side of northbound lanes on Interstate 5.
Big-Rig Fire Spreads to Brush, Snarls I-5 Traffic
1972 - Vasquez Rocks added to National Register of Historic Places [list]
Vasquez Rocks
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed three new deaths and 124 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,130 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: County Explains Current Cal/OSHA Workplace Guidance; 28,130 Total SCV Cases
Nine College of the Canyons fire technology students have received $1,000 scholarships from Edison International to cover tuition, books and school-related fees.
Edison Awards Fire Technology Scholarships to COC Students
Three additional Pitchess Detention Center inmates were transported to the hospital following suspected drug-related overdoses Monday.
Three More Overdoses Reported at Pitchess Detention Center
The Department of Motor Vehicles announced it is offering eligible Californians a free REAL ID upgrade for a limited time for anyone who received a driver's license or identification card during the pandemic.
DMV Offers Free REAL ID Upgrade for Eligible Californians
The California Highway Patrol is partnering with 11 other highway patrols, state patrols and state police agencies for the Western States Traffic Safety Coalition traffic safety campaign beginning Friday, giving motorists “a dozen reasons not to speed.”
Traffic Safety Campaign Puts Speeding Drivers on Notice
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has launched its summer campaign, “One Less Mosquito, One Less Worry” during National Mosquito Control Awareness Week to encourage residents to make mosquito control a part of their daily routine.
Vector Control Encourages Residents to Make Mosquitoes and Their Bites ‘One Less Worry’ This Summer
The movie “Babylon,” directed by an Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle, is set to film near the Santa Clarita Valley in July, with the film’s casting in search of local residents to play extras.
Extras Needed for ‘Babylon’ Movie Filming Near SCV