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1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain

Deadline Wednesday to Sign Up for Saturday’s River Rally
Monday, Sep 12, 2016

The City of Santa Clarita’s popular River Rally Cleanup and Environmental Expo will take place this Saturday, Sept. 17, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Residents and organizations who are interested in participating in the River Rally cleanup are required to register in advance at GreenSantaClarita.com or by...

Something for Everyone | Message from Mayor Bob Kellar
Thursday, Sep 1, 2016

It is my pleasure to share with you some of the things happening in our community this month. On Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 6:45 p.m., the City of Santa Clarita will host the annual Evening of Remembrance and Walk event. The Evening of Remembrance is held at the Youth Grove at Central Park to remember Santa...

Sept. 17: Annual River Rally, Enviro Expo
Thursday, Aug 25, 2016

The City of Santa Clarita will host the 22nd annual River Rally Cleanup and Environmental Expo on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The river cleanup event will start at the Newhall Community Center, 22421 Market Street. Residents and organizations who would like to participate in the River...

Tally: River Ralliers Netted 13,500 Pounds of Trash
Thursday, Sep 24, 2015

More than 1,200 volunteers collected 13,500 pounds of trash Saturday when they participated in the 21st Annual Santa Clara River Rally, according to figures from the city of Santa Clarita. The event included an Environmental Expo with 20-plus vendors sharing environmental tips. Participants went through...

Keep Santa Clarita Green: Coming Events
Thursday, Sep 10, 2015

Saturday, September 19, 2015 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. To make a difference and learn helpful environmental tips, register now for the City of Santa Clarita’s 21st Annual River Rally event. Come and help us clean a portion of the Santa Clara River of trash and debris, There is also an Environmental...

Sept. 19: River Rally Returns
Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015

Santa Clarita will host the 21st annual River Rally Cleanup and Environmental Expo on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The river cleanup event will start behind the shopping center located at 18386 Soledad Canyon Road. People and groups interested in participating in the River Rally are required...

20th Annual River Rally Draws About 1,600
Sunday, Sep 21, 2014

[KHTS] – About 1,600 Santa Clarita Valley residents attended the 20th annual River Rally and Environmental Expo event at the Santa Clara Riverbed on Saturday. Participants spent the morning cleaning up the riverbed just off Wiley Canyon Road near the Via Princessa Bridge in Newhall and browsing...

City Still Taking Entries for River Rally T-shirt Design
Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014

There is still time for Santa Clarita kids to submit artwork for the City of Santa Clarita’s 2014 River Rally T-shirt contest. Original art designs from local kindergarten through sixth grade students will be accepted now through Friday, Aug. 22. The winning artwork will be featured on the 2014 River...

T-Shirt Design Contest for 20th Annual River Rally
Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014

To celebrate the upcoming 20th annual River Rally, the City of Santa Clarita is welcoming local kindergarten through sixth grade students to create an original design to be featured on the 2014 event T-shirt. Under the theme “Happy 20th Birthday River Rally,” participants are encouraged to illustrate...

Great Events on September Calendar
Tuesday, Sep 3, 2013

Ken Striplin Fall is a busy time in the city of Santa Clarita, with a wide variety of great programs and events planned for the community. On Saturday, Sept. 21, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., the city will host its award-winning River Rally Cleanup and Environmental Expo.  The event is expected to draw large...

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May is National Foster Care Month, a time to acknowledge the families and professionals who help children and youth in foster care each day.
SCV Helping Organizations Mark National Foster Care Month
U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced the establishment of the COVID-19 Fraud Enforcement Task Force on Monday, May 17, to enhance enforcement efforts against COVID-19 related fraud.
Attorney General Announces Task Force to Combat COVID-19 Fraud
Funds will start flowing to millions of kids and their families beginning July 15 courtesy of the newly expanded Child Tax Credit, the White House announced Monday.
Families to Receive Child Tax Credits Starting July 15
Sheriff’s Department officials are asking the public to stay clear of Castaic Lake on Tuesday morning due to an active shooter drill that’s being conducted there.
LASD Hosting Active Shooter Drill at Castaic Lake
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed that the State and L.A. County will be keeping the current masking guidance until June 15 to remain in alignment with the L.A. County Health Officer Order of May 3.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Masking Requirements to Remain in LA County; 27,858 Total Cases in SCV
Los Angeles police have arrested a man suspected of igniting a wildfire that has so far burned over 1,300 acres and spurred mandatory evacuations as fire crews battled the blaze in steep, brush-filled terrain in a canyon community west of the city.
Arson Suspect in Custody as Crews Battle LA Wildfire
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 9 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, May 17-23, 2021
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘Good Trouble,’ 7 More Productions
A new report published by the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture and Claremont Graduate University’s Center for Business and Management of the Arts revealed disparities between earnings of L.A. County arts administrators that identify as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color and their White counterparts.
New Report Highlights Income Disparities in Entry-Level Arts Organization Staff in LA County
Santa Clarita Valley’s six school districts could receive a little over $7.5 million from Los Angeles County to provide comprehensive COVID-19 screening programs at SCV schools.
CDC Funding to Support COVID-19 Testing at Schools
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]
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