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1935 - Gladys Carter convicted of manslaughter in fatal shooting of Frances Walker, of the Placerita Walkers [story]
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Santa Clarita Legislative Platform Available Online for Review
Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021

On an annual basis, the Santa Clarita City Council adopts a legislative platform to outline its position on priority issues and matters that impact the city of Santa Clarita’s ability to operate effectively, promote City interests and protect local authority. Additionally, the City Council routinely...

June 22: ‘Sweets’ Art Display to Open at City Hall’s First Floor Gallery
Friday, Jun 19, 2020

Local residents are in for a treat when the Santa Clarita Arts and Events Division presents its upcoming “Sweets” art exhibit in the First Floor Gallery of City Hall from June 22 through September 11. Currently exhibiting in a virtual gallery, “Sweets” will be the first in-person exhibit at City...

Santa Clarita to Reopen City Hall Monday — With Safety Measures
Friday, May 15, 2020

On Monday, May 18, the city of Santa Clarita will welcome residents into City Hall to access city services, including those available through the Permit Center, City Clerk’s Office, Film Permit Office, Human Resources and other city functions. Residents will be required to: * Wear a mask * Avoid...

Feb. 3: ‘Flight’ Art Exhibit to Take Off at Santa Clarita City Hall
Friday, Jan 24, 2020

“Flight,” the newest group art exhibit presented by the city of Santa Clarita, is set to take off at City Hall’s First Floor Gallery on February 3 and stay airborne through March 10. The art pieces featured in the exhibition represent each artist’s interpretation of flight. The community...

Cedars Sinai, Congresswoman Host Urgent Blood Drive Friday
Thursday, Jun 13, 2019

Cedars Sinai Medical Center will be hosting an urgent blood drive, in cooperation with the Office of U.S. Rep. Katie Hill, D-Agua Dulce, Friday, June 14, from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., at Santa Clarita City Hall. Donors are encouraged to sign up online at https://donatebloodcedars.org/index.cfm?group=op&expand=4835&zc=91355....

April 20: City Hall Hosts American Red Cross Community Blood Drive
Thursday, Apr 13, 2017

On Thursday, April 20, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the city of Santa Clarita and the American Red Cross are partnering to provide a Community Blood Drive at the central location of City Hall. Residents will have the opportunity to donate blood at City Hall in the Century Room, located at 23920...

April 11: City Council Legislative Committee Meeting
Monday, Apr 10, 2017

City Council Committee Legislative Committee Meeting 4/11/2017 4:00 PM City Hall, Orchard Room 23920 Valencia Blvd., 1st Floor   Santa Clarita, CA 91355   Downloads: Agenda Agenda Packet Call to Order Roll Call Roll Call Item 1: Senate Bill 34 – Residential Treatment...

Jan. 5: Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Commission Regular Meeting
Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017

Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Commission Regular Meeting 1/5/2017 6:00 PM City Council Chambers 23920 Valencia Blvd. 1st Floor   Santa Clarita, CA 91355 Downloads: Agenda Agenda Packet Call to Order Roll Call Roll Call Flag Salute Commission Secretary Announcement Approval...

City Hall, Public Library Special Hours for New Years
Friday, Dec 30, 2016

Santa Clarita City Hall and public libraries will be closing early for New Years. Santa Clarita City Hall will close at noon on Friday, December 30, for New Year’s Eve and will be closed on Monday, January 2, in observance of New Years Day. All branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library will close...

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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
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.
Council Committee Recommends Opposition to State Land-Use Bills
In an effort to provide kids across the Santa Clarita Valley with a safe place to play and learn over spring break while parents are working, the Boys & Girls Club of SCV holds an annual camp.
Boys & Girls Club Holds Spring Break Camp
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.
CHP to Honor Public Safety Dispatchers During National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
Officials in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be hosting a virtual community discussion on child abuse prevention April 20.
L.A. County Sheriffs to Host Child Abuse Prevention Seminar
1937 - Pioneer aviator E.B. Christopher and passenger killed in crash of light plane on Ridge Route near Gorman [story]
wreckage