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1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]

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...

33 Rabid Bats Found in LA County, 25 in SCV
Thursday, Jan 4, 2018

Los Angeles County officials are reporting 33 rabid bats have been found in Los Angeles County, of which 25 were in Santa Clarita. The report was last updated Dec. 11, 2017. The report concluded 29 bats were found at homes, one at a school, two were found at businesses and one found in a park. Three...

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...

SCV Hosts More than Half of County’s Rabies Cases
Friday, Nov 6, 2015

As the 2015 rabies season draws to a close, the Santa Clarita Valley has emerged as Los Angeles County’s uncontested leader in rabies cases. More than half of all rabies reports across L.A. County this year –56 percent – emanated from the Santa Clarita Valley, according to public health officials. Rabies...

It’s World Rabies Day… Remember: Don’t Touch That Bat
Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015

World Rabies Day seems like a good time to remind Santa Clarita Valley residents not to touch a bat. Sounds weird, but we’ve got a lot of rabid bats around here. Fully half of the rabid bats found so far this year in L.A. County have been found in the Santa Clarita Valley, even though our valley...

Santa Clarita Valley Still No. 1 in … Rabid Bats
Monday, Sep 21, 2015

More rabid bats have been found in the Santa Clarita Valley this year, keeping the valley in the No. 1 spot for rabid bats in Los Angeles County, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Veterinary Public Health. Records show 16 of the 30 rabid bats identified so far this year in Los Angeles...

Santa Clarita Valley Passes 50% Mark in Rabid Bats
Friday, Aug 21, 2015

The Santa Clarita Valley is the undisputed county leader. More than half of the rabid bats identified across Los Angeles County so far this year – 11 of 21 – were found in the SCV. By comparison, the SCV sports less than 3 percent of the county’s human population. The rabies virus has been on the...

Summertime in Santa Clarita Means Rabies
Wednesday, Jul 22, 2015

Just when it was starting to look like the incidents of rabies might be more evenly spread around Los Angeles County this summer, the Santa Clarita Valley played catch-up to regain its position as the county’s leading place for rabies, as it has been the last five years or so. The SCV might have less...

SCV Takes Early Lead in Rabid Bats
Monday, Apr 20, 2015

The Santa Clarita Valley is once again the leader in rabid bats with two of seven rabid bats detected in Los Angeles County this year. Roughly half of the rabid bats identified in Los Angeles County over the past five years have been found in the SCV, even though the SCV sports less than 3 percent of...

SCV Remains County Leader … in Rabid Bats
Friday, Dec 12, 2014

Click to enlarge It’s been raining. Winter is nearly here. So why are we discussing rabid bats? Because two more turned up in Canyon Country in November. That brings to 39 the total number of rabid bats identified in Los Angeles County in 2014. Of those, more than half – 20 – were found in the...

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1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
1868 - Ravenna post office established in Soledad Canyon [story]
Ravenna depot
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