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LACDA Extends Registration For Elderly Family Public Housing Sites, Including Valencia
Wednesday, May 12, 2021

The Los Angeles County Development Authority have extended the deadline to register for elderly family housing sites from June to the end of the year. Applicants can continue to add their name on up to seven site-based waiting lists from not until Dec 31 at 5 p.m. by registering at lacda.org, or call...

Adult Softball Leagues Return to Santa Clarita
Tuesday, Mar 9, 2021

Dust off your mitt and lace up your cleats – adult softball is returning to Santa Clarita. Following the latest guidance from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health regarding outdoor sports competitions, the city of Santa Clarita’s popular Adult Sports Softball Leagues are returning to...

Registration Open for L.A. County Parks’ Online Classes
Thursday, Jan 14, 2021

L.A. County Parks can help you achieve your New Year’s goals while bringing L.A. vibes into virtual classes. No matter where you live or your budget, County Parks offer classes to get in shape, live a healthier lifestyle or learn a new hobby. Staying engaged and active has never been easier or safer....

Registration Now Open for L.A. County’s Outdoor, Virtual Fall Classes
Tuesday, Sep 8, 2020

L.A. County Parks and Recreation invites you to get active and learn something new this fall. We’re offering a variety of classes to help you stay healthy and enjoy a new hobby. From violin and martial arts to dance and fitness, there is a class for everyone.  – Arts and Culture Classes like...

Registration Now Open for COC’s Free Personal, Professional Learning Classes
Tuesday, Apr 7, 2020

College of the Canyons is a major hub of activity in the Santa Clarita Valley. As such we are taking a leadership position when attempting to slow community spread of the coronavirus. Consequently, all College of the Canyons in-person services will be moved to remote services online. Effective immediately,...

Registration Now Open for Henry Mayo’s Diabetes Prevention Program
Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019

Registration is now open for PreventT2, a lifestyle change program offered by Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital that helps those who are at risk of developing diabetes stave off the disease. Guided by trained lifestyle coaches and athletic trainers, groups of participants will learn the skills they need to...

COC Fall Semester Registration Now Open
Thursday, Aug 15, 2019

It is not too late to register for one of the more than 1,500 classes being offered during the College of the Canyons fall 2019 semester. Students and community members can choose from more than 2,000 class sections in a wide range of academic subjects and career education disciplines. To help meet the...

Registration Underway for COC Volleyball’s Youth Summer Camp
Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018

The College of the Canyons women’s volleyball program invites boys and girls ages 9-14 to participate in the 2018 COC Volleyball Camp, with two sessions running in July. Open to beginning and intermediate level players, each camp session will provide attendees an opportunity to learn the fundamentals...

July 1: Registration Opens for 2018 Santa Clarita Marathon
Thursday, Jun 14, 2018

Take to the streets and enjoy a run through the City’s beautiful paseos and trail system at the 23rd Annual Santa Clarita Marathon, presented by Parkway Motorcars. The event returns with an expanded schedule in 2018, featuring a Health and Fitness Expo, Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K run, Mayor’s Walk...

USDA Offers Guidance for Dogs Used in Federally Regulated Activities
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Are you an individual, business or nonprofit organization that buys, sells, adopts or transports dogs? If so, the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service wants you to know, you may need to obtain a USDA license or registration so its inspectors can ensure you are humanely caring, treating, handling...

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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