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1980 - Saugus Train Station relocated to Heritage Junction [story]
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Lane Closures Coming to Whites, Soledad Sept. 26-27
Thursday, Sep 22, 2016

The intersection at Whites Canyon Road and Soledad Canyon Road will experience nighttime and early morning lane closures from 7:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m., on Monday, Sept. 26, and Tuesday, Sept. 27, due to construction for the Road Rehab Project. Detour signs will be placed the night of closures and advanced...

City to Improve Sierra-Soledad Intersection; Temp. Lane Closures Coming
Thursday, Jul 30, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita will begin construction on the Sierra Highway Beautification and Intersection Improvements project in early August. Lane closures will be in effect from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. along Sierra Highway and 8:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. at the intersection of Sierra Highway and Soledad Canyon...

Caltrans Reports $60 Bil. Shortfall for Highways Over Next Decade
Friday, May 8, 2015

According to projections detailed in plans released Friday, Caltrans will need approximately $80 billion over the next ten years to address current and future needs of the state highway system — a projected funding shortfall of nearly $60 billion with available revenue. The 2015 Ten-Year State Highway...

Lanes Closed on Sections of Bouquet, Decoro Due to Hazards
Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015

Effective immediately on Wednesday, February 25, lanes have been closed on two different sections of roadway for emergency repair during contracted Southern California Edison projects. Two southbound lanes are closed on Bouquet Canyon Road between Alamogordo Road and Seco Canyon Road for an emergency...

Volunteers Help Spruce Up Alaminos Drive
Monday, Feb 16, 2015

Twenty-eight volunteers, along with city staff, recently gathered to help beautify sidewalk landscaping on Alaminos Drive in Saugus. Their work consisted of removing trash, weeds, and old soil along with spreading more than 25 cubic yards of decorative mulch along the 800-foot parkway. When the work...

Watch for Gas Co. Work on Newhall Ave. Friday Night-Sunday
Friday, Jan 23, 2015

Beginning Friday at 8:30 p.m., lane closures will be in effect on Newhall Avenue between Pine Street and Valle Del Oro for a So Cal Gas pipeline replacement project. Work is expected to conclude Sunday. During construction, Newhall Avenue will be restricted to one lane in both directions. Reduced speed...

Upgrades to Make Streets Nicer for Pedestrians
Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita has several pedestrian improvement projects expected to be completed in 2015. Anticipated projects include refurbishing paseo bridges, constructing sidewalk access ramps, modifying encroaching median noses and more. The City of Santa Clarita’s Capital Improvement Projects...

Newhall Roundabout Named “Project of the Year”
Thursday, Dec 11, 2014

The Southern California Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) named the City of Santa Clarita’s Newhall Roundabout the “2014 Project of the Year.” The APWA, which recognizes public agencies for their outstanding projects and programs, presented the award to the project team today...

Council Green-lights Several Construction Projects
Monday, Jul 8, 2013

More than $13 million for capital improvements was approved on Tuesday night by the Santa Clarita City Council for three major projects to improve community aesthetics, ease traffic congestion and increase local property values. The funded projects include the Newhall Roundabout project, Sand Canyon/State...

Thursday, Jul 26, 2012

UPDATE: The road reopened at 4 p.m.   EARLIER: Angeles Forest Highway is temporarily closed Thursday afternoon in the Acton area due to emergency Edison work. The closure is in effect from Aliso Canyon Road to Mt. Emma Road. It is expected to reopen later today.

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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