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Wilk, CA Lawmakers Support Reclassifying Restaurants as Essential Businesses
Tuesday, Dec 15, 2020

A bipartisan group of California senators, including Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, is urging Gov. Gavin Newsom to reclassify restaurants as essential businesses amid ever-changing safety restrictions and COVID-19 surges. The letter, signed by 11 legislators on Dec. 11, criticizes guidelines the...

L.A. County Ordered to Provide Proof Outdoor Dining Poses COVID-19 Risks
Thursday, Dec 3, 2020

After imposing a temporary ban on outdoor dining, Los Angeles County health officials have to prove in court how it poses a significant risk for COVID-19 transmission, according to a county judge’s ruling Wednesday. L.A. County Superior Court Judge James Chalfant denied once again the California Restaurant...

L.A. County to Prohibit Dining as COVID-19 Numbers Keep Climbing
Monday, Nov 23, 2020

Los Angeles County Public Health Department officials on Sunday reported the county’s five-day average COVID-19 case rate had reached more than 4,000, prompting another tightening of pandemic safeguards and restrictions, including restricting dining at restaurants, breweries, wineries and bars. Effective...

May 6: Taste of the Town
Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018

The 30th Annual Taste of the Town, benefiting Child & Family Center will take place Sunday, May 6 at the Southern California Innovation Park (formerly Mann Biomedical Park). More than 40 restaurants and caterers serve up all the food you can eat, all the wine & beer you can drink, plus fabulous...

Domestic Violence Center Hosts Month Long ‘Fairy Festival’
Monday, Apr 4, 2016

Starting the month of April, the Domestic Violence Center of Santa Clarita Valley in partnership with local Santa Clarita Valley restaurants will be hosting a month long “Fairy Festival,” showcase and fundraiser event for the Domestic Violence Center’s local 30 day emergency shelter. The shelter...

Local Restaurants Showing Their Support for Vets with Discounts
Wednesday, Nov 11, 2015

File Photo [Cougar News] – As our nation honors its military veterans this Wednesday, Santa Clarita Valley residents can locally pay tribute to those who have served and those who continue to serve our country. In honor of our veterans, the City of Santa Clarita will be hosting a Veterans Day ceremony,...

Oct. 28: Runner Hosts Tele-Tax-Town Hall for Restaurateurs
Monday, Oct 14, 2013

Every day, restaurant operators face challenges with tax laws in the state of California. The laws can be complicated and at times confusing, and owners can face stiff penalties and interest if deadlines and accuracy are not met. The Board of Equalization, in partnership with the California Restaurant...

Antonovich: 74% of Restaurants, Food Stores Mislabel Seafood
Monday, Nov 19, 2012

County Health Officer Jonathan Fielding (left) and Supervisor Mike Antonovich at a news conference Monday. Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich announced Monday that the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health’s Seafood Task force found that of the 103 retail food facilities inspected, including...

Mixers Vacating Bouquet Location
Tuesday, Apr 10, 2012

Mixers is leaving. Saturday, April 14, will be the last day for the popular dinner and entertainment venue at 26532 Bouquet Canyon Road. Restaurant operators said they’re planning to reopen in a new SCV location – but the new location has not yet been determined. They released the following...

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2012

There’s finally a place at the floor next to the table for your pooch, according to a new ruling from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. Prompted by an inquiry from a Lazy Dog Café employee in Cerritos to diner – and Supervisor – Don Knabe, the regulations which had made it illegal for...

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1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
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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
As part of the $100 billion California Comeback Plan, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a $20 billion to transform California public schools into gateways of equity and opportunity.
Newsom Announces $20 Billion Investment to Public Schools
The LA County Development Authority have extended the deadline to register for elderly family housing sites from June to the end of the year. 
LACDA Extends Registration For Elderly Family Public Housing Sites, Including Valencia