Almost 90 years ago, on March 12, 1928, the St. Francis Dam ruptured, sending a 180-foot tower of water hurtling down San Francisquito Canyon in northern Los Angeles County. The floodwaters killed more than 431 people and destroyed homes and property, causing millions of dollars in damage.
Valencia developer FivePoint has contributed $5,000 to help kick-start a scholarship newly available from the Fernandeño-Tataviam Band of Mission Indians, which represents Native Americans indigenous to the Santa Clarita and San Fernando Valleys, and its nonprofit affiliate, Pukúu Cultural Community...
U.S. Rep. Steve Knight held a press conference Tuesday morning to announce and present the Saint Francis Dam Disaster National Memorial and Castaic Wilderness Act.
About 50 Santa Clarita Valley leaders, residents, Native Americans and St. Francis Dam historians attended the event at Tesoro Adobe Historic...
[FTBMI] – In 1984, the 4,000-year-old village of Siutcanga, meaning the place of live oaks, was disturbed during development on the Encino Towers and Casa Balboa property, which consequently uncovered thousands of cultural items. The artifacts were kept for ransom from archaeologists and from the...
19th-century outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez, the rocks’ namesake.
Part 1: Interpretive Center Rising at Bandit’s Rocky Hideout(5-9-2012)
Part 2: Projects at Vasquez Rocks Emphasize Green Design, Art(5-26-2012)
Part 3: Nature, History to Share Spotlight at New Vasquez Center (6-21-2012)
Part 4: Agua...
Los Angeles County Public Health officials will modify the Health Officer Order on Thursday, April 15, to align with changes to the state Blueprint for a Safer Economy regarding indoor live events and performances, private events such as conferences, receptions and meetings, and private informal gatherings.
College of the Canyons and Palmdale Oasis Park Recreation Center will begin operating as Los Angeles County-operated COVID-19 vaccination sites in the northern part of the county starting Monday, April 19.
A consulting firm hired by the city to evaluate the feasibility of establishing a city public health department in Santa Clarita did “not find a compelling case to change the basic structure of public health regulation” in Santa Clarita, according to a 17-page report published Friday as part of the Santa Clarita City Council’s Tuesday meeting agenda.
The Santa Clarita Valley's COVID-19 vaccination rate has increased by about 5%, as 37% of residents 16 and older have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, according to data through April 4 published by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
1738 - Fr. Francisco Garcés born in Spain; came through SCV in 1776, found Tataviam fighting with Coastal Chumash, observed Santa Clara River flowing by night and dry by day despite the season being spring [story]
The California Community College Athletic Trainers Association has named longtime athletic trainer, and current College of the Canyons associate athletic director, Chad Peters its 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year.
The Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee briefly met Thursday morning to recommend that the City Council oppose four pieces of state legislation that would expand the state’s land-use authority.
In recognition of public safety dispatchers' services, the California Highway Patrol joins other law enforcement agencies to recognize National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week on April 11-17, 2021.