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New Blue-Light Enforcers Help Deputies Catch Red-Light Violators
Monday, Feb 22, 2016

Visible from all angles, the blue light lets deputies know when the light on the other side of the pole has turned red. In an effort to improve traffic safety at seven major intersections, the City of Santa Clarita has installed new blue light enforcers which serve as red light violation detectors on...

Santa Clarita To Remove Red Light Cams
Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita officials voted to abandon red-light cameras throughout the city Tuesday, after a 3-2 vote and questions about their cost and efficiency. City officials are penning a letter to RedFlex, which operates the traffic safety cameras, alerting them of the council’s decision to...

Switch Off the Cameras
Sunday, Mar 22, 2015

This is an open letter to the city of Santa Clarita and its residents regarding the current state of red-light photo enforcement in the city.   Some significant changes have happened regarding the red-light photo enforcement program in the city of Santa Clarita in the last year. We have been waiting...

Council Tuesday: Red Light Traffic Cameras, Open Space, more
Friday, Mar 20, 2015

CITY OF SANTA CLARITA CITY COUNCIL / BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES JOINT REGULAR MEETING   Tuesday, March 24, 2015 6:00 PM City Council Chambers 23920 Valencia Blvd. Santa Clarita, CA 91355 AGENDA     PUBLIC FINANCING AUTHORITY – No New Business     How to Address the City Council   You may...

City Adjusts Yellow Light Times at Camera Intersections
Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015

Caltrans has established new rules for setting yellow-light times for red-light cameras around Los Angeles County. The new ordinance requires yellow-light times to be set according to the actual speed of traffic and not what the posted speed limit says. “Santa Clarita has had a policy for the last...

Ballots and Red Lights
Sunday, Apr 13, 2014

The Santa Clarita City Council election is over at last … or is it? We know the top two candidates who were elected, and now we wait. We wait until Tuesday next. It all depends on the vote-by-mail and provisional ballots. It does appear that folks have decreased the rhetoric from the campaigns. There...

Council OK’s 1-Year Extension for Red Light Camera Contract
Thursday, Mar 27, 2014

[KHTS] – The Santa Clarita City Council approved a one-year extension of the contract with RedFlex for red light cameras at seven traffic intersections throughout the city. “This was put together for safety,” said Robert Newman, director of Public Works Department for the city of Santa Clarita,...

Council Tuesday: Billboards, Red-Light Cameras, Election Reform, High-Speed Rail, more
Monday, Mar 24, 2014

CITY OF SANTA CLARITA JOINT CITY COUNCIL/ BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING Tuesday, March 25, 2014 6:00 PM City Council Chambers 23920 Valencia Blvd. 1 st Floor Santa Clarita, CA 91355   AGENDA ________ PUBLIC FINANCING AUTHORITY – No New Business ________ How to Address the City...

A Red Light for Cameras
Saturday, Mar 22, 2014

The city is coming to the end of its five-year contract with Redflex for the management of its red light camera program. The contract expires April 1. We now have a great opportunity to correct some serious problems with our current system. Before I get deeper into this, please let me make something...

City to Consider Red-light Camera Renewal Later This Month (video)
Monday, Mar 3, 2014

[KHTS] – The city of Santa Clarita’s five-year contract with Redflex, which provides the seven red light cameras at local intersections, comes up for renewal April 1. Initially, City Manager Ken Striplin would have renewed the contract, but due to a request from the City Council, the issue is...

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1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain
1938 - Brand-new Lockheed transport plane crashes in Agua Dulce; all 9 perish including 2 infants [story]
plane crash
1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
COC
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing Tuesday to further deliberate on the Sand Canyon Resort development.
Sand Canyon Resort Development Returns to Planning Commission
The CIF Southern Section and KAP7 International, Inc. announced a five-year partnership extension for KAP7 to be the official boys and girls water polo ball for all championship events.
KAP7, CIF-SS Announce Extension of Five-Year Ball Partnership
Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan that would spend about $1.5 billion of the state’s $75.7 billion surplus in grants of up to $25,000 to support small businesses, according to state officials this week.
Chamber Urges SCV to Support Newsom’s Aid to Small Businesses
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 17 new deaths and 583 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,842 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Studies Show Vaccine Appears to Be Effective Against Variants; 27,842 Total SCV Cases
Fourteen-year-old Andrew Jenofsky was the first in line to get his shot at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Thursday morning, as adolescents ages 12-15 were given the go-ahead to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
14-Year-Old First to Receive Pfizer Vaccine at Henry Mayo
Support for Israel was written across the signs and faces of approximately 100 demonstrators during a rally held on City Hall’s steps Thursday evening.
Approximately 100 SCV Residents Gather to Support Israel
The city of Santa Clarita received approximately 850 applications for its rental assistance program ahead of the program’s April 30 application deadline.
City Receives More Than 800 Rental Assistance Applications
Saddleback Butte State Park announced it is urgently searching for volunteers to become camp hosts beginning June 1.
Camp Hosts Needed at Saddleback Butte State Park, New Updates Announced for Mojave Area State Parks
Los Angeles County Public Health officials said it will review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly released guidance for fully vaccinated residents in order to make adjustments to the current County and state guidelines.
LA County to Review CDC’s Masking Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People
The city of Santa Clarita released an updated schedule for the Concerts in the Park series set to take place in July and August.
City Releases Updated Schedule for Concerts in the Park
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance Thursday indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Loosens Mask Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated People; SCV Cases Total 27,825
A total of 277 single-family homes changed owners during April in the Santa Clarita Valley as the as the tight inventory rose to its highest level in five months, though remained well below year-ago totals, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
SCV Median Home Price $795,000 Hits Record
After making numerous requests for correction for failure by the County Board of Supervisors to abide by various sections of the Brown Act, the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment was left with no option than to file a formal legal complaint.
SCOPE Files Legal Complaint Over L.A. County’s Failure to Abide by Brown Act
The case against a prominent Santa Clarita Valley Realtor who had been accused of a sexual assault stemming from a Las Vegas real estate conference last summer was dismissed, a court clerk confirmed Thursday.
Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case Against SCV Realtor Dismissed, L.A. County Case “Still Active”
Tommy's Boats - a national boat dealership brand with locations in Florida, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Michigan - announced a new location opening soon in Castaic.
May 19, May 20: Tommy’s Boats Grill & Chill Hiring Event
Foothill League coaches announced their choice for Player of the Year and their All-League teams recently.
Saugus High QB Named Foothill League Player of the Year
California Credit Union has awarded 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in its annual College Scholarship Program.
Valencia High Student Awarded California Credit Union Scholarship
Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda responded Tuesday to criticisms of the city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, which was formed as a result of last summer’s protests about issues involving race relations.
Mayor Taking Human Relations Roundtable Criticisms “Very Seriously”
1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall
Six days a week, Santa Clarita Grocery opens its warehouse to people in need.
Local Shop Donates Leftover Bagels To Help Families