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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]
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OPINION / COMMENTARY / BLOGS
You’re Eating Plastic
Sunday, May 18, 2014

The United States produces one-third of the world’s solid waste. Much of this waste is plastic. The first experimental plastic was made in 1870 to produce an ivory substitute for a billiard ball, but it wasn’t until the 1930s that commercial development began. Plastics were improved and marketed...

Winners Announced for ‘cArt aRt’ Competition
Friday, Apr 18, 2014

[KHTS] – Winners of the 2014 “cArt aRt” competition were announced by city of Santa Clarita officials on Friday. Santa Clarita residents transformed recycling bins into works of art and displayed them alongside the environmental services booth at the city’s annual Earth Arbor Day Festival...

Commercial Recycling: What Goes Where & Why?
Friday, Mar 21, 2014

Lunch & Learn   Friday, March 28, 2014, 11:45am Hosted By:    Burrtec Waste      “Commercial Recycling:  What Goes Where & Why?“   The State of California instituted Mandatory Commercial Recycling for all jurisdictions back in July, 2012.  Education is essential to understanding...

Toss It Today, Drink It Tomorrow
Sunday, Feb 9, 2014

The world’s population at the turn of the century was over 6 billion people. By 2050, it is expected to top 9 billion. Our natural resources are being stretched to the maximum already, with some being nearly depleted. We are also seeing toxins being introduced into our landfills, our farmed fields...

‘America Recycles’ at CC Community Center
Friday, Nov 22, 2013

The Canyon Country Community Center, in partnership with Waste Management, participated in America Recycles Day on Nov. 15 by hosting a Recycling Rally. America Recycles Day is a program to “Keep America Beautiful” and is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating...

Nov. 15: City Participates in ‘America Recycles Day’
Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013

Pledge to recycle for America Recycles Day America Recycles Day (ARD) is a program to Keep America Beautiful and it’s the only nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. Communities across the country participate in ARD to promote environmental...

Get Creative with Recycling Bins for Earth Day
Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013

The City of Santa Clarita is providing a fun opportunity for community members to use their imagination and add a creative flair to an everyday curbside recycling cart as part of the cArt aRt Competition.  Now through Monday, March 18, residents can register to pick up a free cart, decorate it and be...

Emergency Rules Should Make It Easier to Recycle Old TVs, Monitors
Monday, Oct 8, 2012

[DTSC] – The California Department of Toxic Substances Control is issuing an emergency regulation which will increase the recycling and disposal options for waste Cathode Ray Tubes (CRTs) and CRT glass. CRTs are commonly found in old television sets and computer monitors and must be managed as...

Monday, Jun 4, 2012

The City of Santa Clarita, in partnership with Burrtec Waste Industries, Inc., is encouraging local businesses to increase waste reduction efforts by offering free, recycling containers. Beginning Sunday, July 1, 2012, Assembly Bill 341 will require all California businesses that produce more than 4-cubic-yards...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, May 18, 2012
Friday, May 18, 2012

 In this episode: Breaking a world record at College of the Canyons; A motorcycle collision in Valencia claims the life of a 39-year old Santa Clarita man. Also: Disney releases an Environmental Impact Report for a planned studio expansion in Placerita Canyon; Community Center kids collect 12,000 cans...

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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
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported nine productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, June 21-27, 2021.
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Noisy,’ ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘ACS Impeachment,’ 7 More Productions
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will discuss Tuesday a strategy to address workplace trauma in the L.A. County Fire Department.
Fire Station 81 Shooting Prompts County Review of Firefighter Trauma
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge Monday sentenced Matthew “James” Dorsey to 34.5 years in state prison for the stabbing murder of his estranged wife, Michelle Dorsey.
Estranged Husband Gets 34.5 Years for Michelle Dorsey’s Murder
1941 - Ernie Hickson buys out Trem Carr's interest in their Monogram movie ranch, renames it "Placeritos" (later called Melody). [story]
Ernie Hickson
2002 - "Legacy: Santa Clarita's Living History" series debuts on SCVTV with "Placerita Gold" episode [watch]
Legacy
1960 - SCV switches to Direct Dial, All-Number Calling [story]
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Starting this weekend, live comedy is coming back to the Santa Clarita Valley.
J.R.’s Comedy Club Returns to Bring Laughs Back to SCV
During the second day of testimony during the preliminary hearing for Noel Fisher, the Stevenson Ranch resident and Grammy-winning producer arrested on suspicion of 26 counts of sexual assault and/or rape, the second victim to testify alleged that he grabbed her arm and forced her face down into the cushion of a car seat.
Woman Testifies Stevenson Ranch Grammy Winner Raped Her on Hollywood Street
After a state-appointed committee shared a controversial plan to realign the justice system, which would place all of L.A. County’s juvenile offenders in two local camps, local legislators shared their views on their votes for the bills that made the plan possible.
Legislators Explain Votes Leading to Juvenile Inmate Plan