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1868 - Ravenna post office established in Soledad Canyon [story]
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SCV Sees Spike in Rabid Bat Reports
Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019

There has been a spike in rabid bat reports in Los Angeles County in 2019, and of these cases, nearly 40% have been located in the Santa Clarita Valley. Rabies-infected bats are a serious health concern not only to animals but also to humans, health officials say. This year, there have been a total...

Rabid Bat Left at Veterinary Center in Newhall
Friday, Sep 13, 2019

A bat left on a napkin on the doorstep of All Creatures Veterinary Center in Newhall on Tuesday has tested positive for rabies, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported Friday afternoon. Public Health officials seek help from the community in locating anyone who may have touched or...

Rabid Bat Sighted in Valencia; Vets Urge Caution
Monday, Nov 6, 2017

A rabid bat was discovered in Valencia last week, and local veterinarians are cautioning Santa Clarita residents to be vigilant and protect their pets. The animal was found by Los Angeles County Animal Control officials near the intersection of Via Vista and Via Solano on Oct. 30. Shortly after, notices...

38 Rabid Bats Found in L.A. County, 14 in SCV
Monday, Jan 30, 2017

Los Angeles County officials are reporting 38 rabid bats were found in the area with 14 being found in the Santa Clarita Valley. A total of 38 rabid bats were found in Los Angeles County in 2016, About 58 percent of them were found at private residences, 27 percent of them were found indoors –...

Two More Rabid Bats Found in SCV, Brings Total to 13
Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016

A total of 34 rabid bats have been found in Los Angeles County, with 13 of them being found in the Santa Clarita Valley, in 2016 as of October 4. About 56 percent of rabid bats found in L.A County were found at private residences, 31 percent of them were found indoors – six in homes and four in...

Three More Rabid Bats Found in SCV, Brings Total to 11
Thursday, Sep 29, 2016

A total 32 rabid bats have been found in Los Angeles County, with 11 of them being found in the Santa Clarita Valley, in 2016 as of September 27. A total of 13 people and 10 pets were considered to be potentially exposed to them and were therefore referred for rabies post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) or...

Glendale, Burbank Rivaling SCV for Most Rabid Bats
Friday, Aug 19, 2016

The Santa Clarita Valley remains in the top spot for more rabid bats in Los Angeles County, but Glendale and Burbank aren’t too far behind. Twenty rabid bats have been found in L.A. County so far this year, with six of them coming from the Santa Clarita Valley. Glendale and Burbank combined have...

Dog Quarantined After Eating Rabid Bat
Monday, Jun 20, 2016

The third rabid bat has been found in the Santa Clarita Valley for the 2016 year. Eight rabid bats have been found in Los Angeles County so far in 2016. -Calabasas. January. Bat found alive outdoors at a school -La Canada Flintridge. March. Bat found outdoors at a public park. -Los Angeles (Downtown)....

Second Rabid Bat Found in SCV This Year
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

The second rabid bat has been found in the Santa Clarita Valley for the 2016 year. So far in 2016, six rabid bats have been found in Los Angeles County. Learn more about bats and rabies by reading below. -Calabasas. January. Bat found alive outdoors at a school -La Canada Flintridge. March. Bat found...

COC Student Bitten by Bat at Valencia Campus
Friday, Feb 19, 2016

A College of the Canyons student reported he was bitten by a bat at the Valencia Campus. The student reported the incident that happened Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m., according to John Green, COC’s communications director. File Photo Green wrote in a statement that the student was “walking...

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1868 - Ravenna post office established in Soledad Canyon [story]
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America’s Job Center of California is offering virtual career transition support sessions for displaced workers in Los Angeles County on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. via Zoom.
America’s Job Center to Offer Career Transition Support Sessions
As COVID-19 ravaged the nation, the hotel and hospitality industry were among the hardest hit, experiencing major losses in 2020.
SCV Hotels Bounce Back as Pandemic Winds Down
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast throughout the County including the Santa Clarita Valley.
High Heat Alert Issued Throughout L.A. County Starting Monday
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed five new deaths and 198 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,037 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19  Roundup: 28,037 Total SCV Cases; County MIS-C Cases in Children Plummet
California’s high-speed rail project got a much-needed boost Friday when the federal government agreed to restore nearly $1 billion in grant funding for the embattled infrastructure project.
State and Federal Government Restore Nearly $1 Billion in Funding to the High-Speed Rail Project
Hart High School’s show choir is once again hosting its Summer Show Choir Camp next month for students fifth grade and up.
Hart High School’s Summer Show Choir Camp to Return
Due to an excessive heat forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley, the city of Santa Clarita will have its three branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library open as cooling centers beginning Tuesday, June 15.
Cooling Centers to Open In Anticipation of Excessive Heat
State legislators had until June 4 to pass their bills out of the house in which they originated, and legislators representing the Santa Clarita Valley are reporting multiple bills on the move.
Local Legislators See Bills Move Forward
Although they are still awaiting the autopsy results, Los Angeles County Homicide Bureau detectives said they do not believe at this time that foul play resulted in a body being discovered near Castaic Lake on Tuesday.
No Foul Play Suspected in Castaic Lake Investigation
In an improvement from his critical, yet stable, status last week, the Los Angeles County Fire Department captain hospitalized at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is in “fair” condition, according to officials.
Hospital Officials Say Fire Captain Now in ‘Fair’ Condition
1956 - Bill Bonelli incorporates Solemint Water Co., his second of two predecessors of Santa Clarita Water Co. [story]
For the past few years, Walmart Academies have focused on training our associates to succeed in their jobs and upskill for the future.
Registration Open for Walmart Santa Clarita’s Free Virtual Community Academy
Princess is introducing a new on-demand service that allows guests to call a crew member to their exact location to make an in-person request for assistance.
Princess Cruises Unveils New On-Demand Feature that Increases Personalized Service
Following its selection by the American Public Works Association’s (APWA) Southern California Chapter as a 2020 Project of the Year, the city of Santa Clarita’s Inclusive Play Area at Canyon Country Park was recently named the Innovative Design of the Year Project by the APWA’s High Desert Branch.
Canyon Country Park’s Inclusive Play Area Earns Award for Innovative Design
SCV Water’s 2021 Annual Water Quality Report is now available.
Annual SCV Water Quality Report Released
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying three robbery suspects who physically assaulted a Circle K clerk in Saugus in April.
Detectives Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Saugus Circle K Robbery Suspects
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 7 new deaths and 220 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,031 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,031; New Vaccination Sweepstakes Coming to L.A. County Friday
Thinking about a career move? Jumping back into the job market after a challenging year? With the end of the pandemic in sight, people may be wondering about their next job prospects, career choices, or what's next on the horizon.
June 21: JCI Santa Clarita Hosting Virtual Resume, Interview Workshop
In anticipation of the grand opening of their newest tenant, Bird Dog Arts, the Outlets at Tejon is pleased to announce, it will be hosting “Art at OAT.”
June 12: Outlets at Tejon Unveil Interactive Art Walls
More than 200 teachers gathered outside the William S. Hart Union High School District office ahead of Wednesday’s board meeting, sharing frustration over their salaries.
Hart Teachers Protest to Demand Pay Raise
The Saugus Union School District held groundbreaking events last week for a handful of new buildings coming to the Cedarcreek and Skyblue Mesa elementary schools.
Saugus Union Breaks Ground on New Cedarcreek, Skyblue Mesa Facilities
1910 - Trick roper Montie Montana of Agua Dulce born in North Dakota as Owen Harlan Mickel [story]
Montie Montana
The City of Santa Clarita is excited to announce the return of the Spirit of America Fireworks Spectacular, which will headline Fourth of July festivities in the city after the COVID-19 pandemic forced its cancellation in 2020.
“Spirit Of America” Fireworks Show Returns