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1935 - Gladys Carter convicted of manslaughter in fatal shooting of Frances Walker, of the Placerita Walkers [story]
Gladys Carter


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New Year’s Day Hikes at Saddleback Butte, Red Rock Canyon
Monday, Dec 30, 2019

Resolve to start your 2020 with an invigorating First Day Hike at Saddleback Butte State Park or Red Rock Canyon State Park on Wednesday, January 1, part of America’s State Parks’ First Day Hikes initiative in all 50 states. The weather is expected to be cold but clear. America’s State Parks...

Oct. 26: Saddleback Butte Cleanup on National Public Lands Day
Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019

As part of the 26th Annual National Public Lands Day, Saddleback Butte State Park will host a habitat cleanup on Saturday, October 26 from 8 a.m. to noon, and officials invite local residents to pitch in. Litter in the park, dropped by careless visitors or blown in from the road, is dangerous for wildlife...

May State Parks Events, Wildflower Updates Announced
Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019

Wildflower update: The poppies and many other wildflowers have faded down to a few patches due to the recent heat, but some flowers such as the grape soda lupine and beavertail cactus are in full bloom. The Jane S. Pinheiro Interpretive Center will be open through Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12. For...

May 4: Equestrian Poker Ride & Lunch Fundraiser Benefiting Saddleback Park
Thursday, Apr 25, 2019

ETI Corral 138 and the Support Saddleback Committee invite equestrians to come out for a ride on Saturday, May 4, to help fund improvements to the Saddleback Butte State Park equestrian facilities. Elaine Macdonald will lead a 9 mile ride (about 3- hours) on the horse trail and around the back of Saddleback...

State Parks Seeking Seasonal Workers, Camp Hosts, Actors
Tuesday, Feb 5, 2019

Several California State Parks are looking to hire seasonal workers, including park aides, camp hosts and actors. Here is the list of the parks and what positions they are looking to fill: Seasonal Visitor Services Park Aide Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve ($12.00 – $13.74/HOUR) Tehachapi...

Camp Hosts Needed at Saddleback Butte State Park
Monday, Jan 28, 2019

Rangers at Saddleback Butte State Park, near Lancaster at the western end of the Mojave Desert an hour north of Los Angeles, are looking for volunteer camp host(s) to stay at the park. Available immediately, the three-to-six-month position is available immediately, and ideal for a person who owns a trailer...

Kick Off 2019 with First Day Hikes at State Parks
Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019

Make a New Year’s resolution to your health and happiness by kicking off 2019 with an invigorating First Day Hike at Saddleback Butte State Park or Red Rock Canyon State Park, as part of America’s State Parks First Day Hikes initiative in all 50 states. America’s State Parks First Day Hikes...

Announcements, Events at California State Parks
Thursday, Nov 2, 2017

Here is a list of announcements and events at various California state parks. Now Hiring: Seasonal Visitor Services Park Aide This is a uniformed position that reports to the Antelope Valley Indian Museum. Additional shifts may be available, but are not guaranteed, at Antelope Valley California Poppy...

Upcoming Events at Saddleback Butte, AVIM, Tehachapi State Parks
Monday, Apr 25, 2016

Equestrian Poker Ride and Lunch Fundraiser at Saddleback Butte State Park ETI Corral 138 and the Support Saddleback Committee invite equestrians to come out and ride on Saturday April 30, to help improve Saddleback Butte State Park equestrian amenities. Recent improvements include installation of three...

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The city of Santa Clarita welcomes residents to dispose of their unwanted household hazardous and electronic waste at the FREE Household Hazardous/E-Waste Roundup on Saturday, April 17, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
April 17: Free Household Hazardous, E-Waste Roundup at COC
The Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative announced that it has reintroduced Food Pantry and Post Service Officer services at the Veteran Center.
Santa Clarita Veterans Collaborative Brings Back Food Pantry, PSO Services
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce continues with its Shop Local Campaign. It's a new month and that means it's time shop local, Santa Clarita.
SCV Chamber’s Shop Local Campaign Underway
Out of an abundance of caution, Los Angeles County is following the recommendation of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to pause the use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine after reports that six women between the ages of 18 and 48 developed unusual types of blood clots 6 to 13 days after receiving the vaccine.
L.A. County Follows FDA, CDC Recommendation Pausing Use of J&J Vaccine
After a roller coaster of a year, the Santa Clarita Valley’s skating community once again took to the ice to celebrate the grand opening of The Cube, the city of Santa Clarita’s newly rebranded ice rink.
Santa Clarita Celebrates The Cube Grand Opening
1935 - Gladys Carter convicted of manslaughter in fatal shooting of Frances Walker, of the Placerita Walkers [story]
Gladys Carter
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.
April 15: L.A. County to Modify Health Officer Order to Align with State
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Monday confirmed 3 new deaths and 411 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as cases in the Santa Clarita Valley now total 27,482 since the pandemic began.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Death Rate Higher for Men Than Women; SCV Cases Total 27,482
Show producers Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher, and Steven Soderbergh on Monday announced the all-star cast of presenters at the 93rd Oscars, which will air live on ABC on Sunday, April 25, at 5 p.m. PDT.
Academy Reveals All-Star Cast of Presenters for 93rd Oscars Telecast
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 10 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, April 12-18, 2021
Now Filming in SCV: ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘Good Trouble,” 8 More Productions
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.
L.A. County to Open Vaccination Sites at COC, in Palmdale; Magic Mountain Site to Close
As of Monday, Los Angeles County residents may apply for financial help to cover funeral expenses through FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program.
FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program Open to L.A. County Residents
In a 5-4 ruling late Friday night, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that California can’t restrict home-based religious gatherings such as prayer meetings and Bible groups.
U.S. Supreme Court Blocks California Restriction on In-Home Religious Gatherings
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.
Report: No Compelling Case for Santa Clarita City Public Health Department
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will present to the Santa Clarita City Council Tuesday a hospital expansion plan to increase facilities by 200,000 square feet.
City Council to Weigh Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Expansion Plan
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.
SCV COVID-19 Vaccination Rate Increases to 37%
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]
Garces statue
1987 - Ramona Chapel and Red Schoolhouse relocated to Heritage Junction [story]
Red Schoolhouse
1835 - Outlaw and Rocks/Park/High School namesake Tiburcio Vasquez born in Monterey, Calif. [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
Nearly 100 people gathered in front of the highly anticipated Laemmle 7 in Newhall to officially open the theater to the Santa Clarita Valley community.
Laemmle Officially Opens in Old Town Newhall
The city of Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission recently met to receive an update from city staff about the status of the Pioneer Oil Refinery in Newhall.
Parks Commissioners Asked to Advise on Pioneer Oil Refinery’s Future
A judge’s ruling this week dealt a setback to the Tejon Ranch Co.’s proposed 19,000-unit Centennial development project in the upper northwest corner of Los Angeles County.
Judge Halts Centennial Development Project in Tejon Ranch
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.
Chad Peters Named CCCATA 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year
Los Angeles County Public Health on Friday confirmed 48 new deaths and 752 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,432 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 27,432 Total SCV Cases; County Nears 5 Million Administered Doses