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1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]

Incoming Storm Prompts Closure of Bouquet Canyon Road
Thursday, Oct 27, 2016

A section of Bouquet Canyon Road within Angeles National Forest will be closed Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, at 9 p.m., in advance of this week’s predicted storm event. The 3.5-mile stretch of road is prone to flooding with even minor flow in adjacent Bouquet Canyon Creek. The road will remain closed as...

Road Closures Coming to Old Town Newhall Monday
Thursday, May 12, 2016

The city of Santa Clarita invites you and your family to experience the 2016 Amgen Tour of California as over 100 cyclists race into town on Monday, May 16. Race organizers are predicting an exciting group sprint finish, so residents are encouraged to attend and join in on the excitement. Cyclists are...

Storm Forecasts Prompt Road Closures Sunday
Friday, Jan 29, 2016

File photo of cars on Lake Hughes Road during storms in October 2015.  [LA County Public Works] – Los Angeles County Public Works will be closing some local roads based on current storm forecasts and potential high intensity rainfall this weekend. The following sections of roadways will be closed...

El Nino Flooding Prompts Park, Road Closures
Tuesday, Jan 5, 2016

File Photo A series of forecasted storms have prompted officials to close multiple recreation areas and roads to ensure public safety with the predicted heavy rain in a series of winter storms. Rowher Flats and Drinkwater Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) areas are closed. As are the South Fork, Big Rock, Gould...

101 to be Closed Sunday Afternoon for Event
Wednesday, Nov 25, 2015

The California Department of Transportation will close the north and southbound 101 off-ramps at Cahuenga Boulevard, Sunday, Nov. 29, from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. for an event. An encroachment permit was issued for the “Hollywood Christmas Parade.” Detour signs will be posted. Motorists should expect delays...

Freeway Construction, Road Closures Ahead
Thursday, Oct 29, 2015

The California Department of Transportation alerts that drivers will face construction and nightly closures from Friday, Oct. 30 to Monday, Nov. 9, 2015. Construction Activities Oct. 29 – Nov. 6: SR 134 to Magnolia Boulevard Alameda Avenue: Construction of concrete bridge barriers Magnolia Boulevard...

Major Flooding Leaves Residents in Shock
Thursday, Oct 15, 2015

Dozens were stranded and hundreds were left without power after a major storm hit communities in Lake Hughes on Thursday afternoon. Heavy rains pounded the area causing major mudslides and flooding near hillsides that had been left sparse after the Powerhouse Fire in 2013. “It was like a tornado,...

Caltrans Announces Night Closures for I-5 and I-210 Near Newhall Pass
Friday, May 22, 2015

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below May 26-30, 2015, for electrical work. Closures are subject to change. Northbound I-5 § All lanes from Balboa Boulevard to SR-14: 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. § Truck route collector: 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Southbound...

101 Bridge Construction to Cause Night Closures
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will continue a construction project to upgrade existing bridge rails at multiple locations in both directions along the US 101 Freeway between North Broadway and Highland Avenue/Cahuenga Boulevard. The project is 90% complete. The entire project...

Caltrans Announces I-210 Closures

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will intermittently close one lane along the east- and westbound I-210 between the Dunsmore Avenue undercrossing and North Los Robles Avenue starting Monday, May 18 through Thursday, May 21, each night from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Scheduled closures are...

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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
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