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1941 - SCV's first real movie house, the American Theater, dedicated in Newhall [story]
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Sanitation District Resolves Legal Challenges to Environmental Protection Project
Thursday, Apr 14, 2022

The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District is pleased to announce that the three remaining legal challenges to the agency’s state‐mandated Chloride Compliance Project and recycled water program have been resolved. This development will save Santa Clarita ratepayers from additional legal costs and...

Message from 5th District Supervisor Kathryn Barger
Monday, Apr 11, 2022

Dear Friends, This week marked a significant milestone for our Board of Supervisors. After hosting meetings entirely online during the pandemic, we gathered for our first meeting back in the Board room, all five of us on the dais, on Tuesday. During the meeting, I was proud to introduce two motions...

SCV Air Quality Unhealthy Wednesday for Sensitive Groups, Individuals
Tuesday, Sep 22, 2020

Air quality in the Santa Clarita Valley will be unhealthy for sensitive groups/individuals Wednesday, Sept. 23, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) forecast. An air quality advisory has also been issued for sensitive groups/individuals in the following areas: –...

Lifelong SCV Resident, Longtime Realtor Erika Kauzlarich-Bird Joins Compass

Erika Kauzlarich-Bird. Photography by Lindsay Schlick, SchlickArt – Photography and Video Services for the Santa Clarita Valley and Los Angeles Areas. Erika Kauzlarich-Bird, former Southland Regional Association of Realtors president and lifelong Santa Clarita resident, joined Compass, an innovative...

Gas Main Break at Canyon Country Construction Site Prompts Evacuations
Friday, Aug 14, 2020

A gas main break at a Canyon Country construction site prompted evacuations Friday morning, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department officials. Crews responded to reports of the smell of gas in the 17000 block of Humphreys Parkway at around 9:34 a.m., according to Marvin Lim with the Fire Department....

Walk to End Alzheimers Adds New Mobile App Features
Thursday, Aug 6, 2020

The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting Santa Clarita Valley residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, Oct. 3. The Santa Clarita Valley Walk to End Alzheimer’s continues, but instead of hosting a large...

SCV Domestic Violence Reports Show Higher Rates Than 2019
Thursday, Jul 23, 2020

The number of Santa Clarita Valley domestic violence reports continue to show higher rates than it had last year, echoing a trend domestic violence experts are seeing throughout Los Angeles County. Between July 1-20 of this year, there were 51 reported incidents of assault related to domestic violence,...

Providence Holy Cross Designated Stroke Center for SCV Patients
Tuesday, Jan 14, 2020

As of Friday, Jan. 10, paramedics identifying severe stroke symptoms in patients they are transporting in the northeastern San Fernando Valley and the Santa Clarita Valley can now head straight to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center. The Mission Hills hospital was designated, effective Friday, as a...

Inspector General Issues Scathing Report on SCV Sheriff’s Station Highway Team
Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019

The county’s Office of Inspector General has reviewed a program meant to stem the flow of drugs into the Santa Clarita Valley and found Latino drivers were stopped at a much higher rate than drivers of other races — and recommended shutting down the program until strict guidelines are in place. The...

March 2: SCV Junior Chamber’s 21st Annual Awards & Installation Banquet
Thursday, Feb 28, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley chapter of Junior Chamber International “The Jaycees” is looking forward to celebrating a successful 2018 and investing their 2019 board at their 2019 Annual Awards and Investiture Gala on Saturday, March 2. The gala this year is Old Hollywood Themed and members and supporters...

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Nestled near the eastern edge of California State University, Northridge campus, as the California Towhee softly calls, sits an often-overlooked environmental gem in the heart of the San Fernando Valley - CSUN’s Botanic Garden.
CSUN’s Botanical Garden a Hidden Gem in Middle of SFV
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 16 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, May 23 - Sunday, May 29.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 16 Productions
To honor the memory of longtime community leader Charlotte Kleeman, a celebration of life will be held Friday, June 3, at the College of the Canyons University Center, located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road in Santa Clarita, beginning at 2 p.m.
June 3: Celebration of Life for Charlotte Kleeman
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board unanimously approved the appointment of Bryan Wilson as the new principal of Golden Oak Adult School.
Hart Appoints Bryan Wilson New Golden Oak Adult School Principal
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 5,152 new positive cases Saturday, 4,750 new cases Sunday, and 2,476 new cases Monday countywide, with four additional deaths and 790 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID Roundup: 790 New SCV Cases; SCV Deaths Total 474
College of the Canyons student Isabella Solorio is among 100 students from across the nation to have been selected as a 2022 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholar.
COC Student Named Prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholar
Visit newly opened MB2 Entertainment at the site of the former Mountasia on June 5 to support Carousel Ranch. Purchase a play card and a percentage of your purchase will benefit Carousel Ranch. Visit and have fun while donating to a worthwhile cause, the clients of Carousel Ranch and the equestrian therapy and vocational training programs.
June 5: Carousel Ranch Fundraiser at MB2 Entertainment
The city of Santa Clarita's Human Relations Roundtable speaker series “Community Voices” continued by celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month on Friday, May 20.
City’s “Community Voices” Series Recognizes AAPI Community
California Health and Human Services Agency Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly and Director of the California Department of Public Health and State Public Health Officer Dr. Tomás J. Aragón, issued a joint statement supporting the recommendation by the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunizations Practices and the Federal Food and Drug Administration to authorize use of a single booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5-11 at least five months after completing their primary series.
California Urges COVID Vaccine Boosters for Eligible Children, Adults
Visit Los Angeles County Parks this summer for fun in the sun, recreation and adventure.
Placerita Canyon, Vasquez Rocks Offering Summer Nature Programs
Did you know that trash, chemicals and other pollutants that are left on the ground can wash through the City’s storm drain system and into the Santa Clara River?
City Offering Tips on Preventing Pesticide Pollution in Local Waterway
1941 - SCV's first real movie house, the American Theater, dedicated in Newhall [story]
American Theater
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a regular meeting Tuesday, May 24, beginning with a special/closed session at 5 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6 p.m.
May 24: City Council Meets to Authorize Garbage Collection Fee Increase
1865 - Discoverer Ramon Perea and partner sell Pico Canyon oil claim to Edward Beale & Robert Baker for $300 [story]
grave marker
1978 - St. Francis Dam site becomes a State Landmark [story]
state landmark dedication
With school ending and summer break just around the corner, the Santa Clarita Public Library has everything you need to keep your family busy and engaged with reading, crafts and outdoor programs.
Read Beyond the Beaten Path This Summer
Feeling the need to act, members of the Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Congregation Beth Shalom, NAACP Santa Clarita, Higher Vision Church and the Islamic Center of Santa Clarita Valley decided to gather with community members to mark and reflect on the May 14 shooting in Buffalo, N.Y.
May 22: Vigil of Prayer and Lament for a Hurting World at St. Stephen’s
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 10 new deaths throughout L.A. County and 3,180 new cases countywide.
Friday COVID Roundup: L.A. County Public Transit Masking Requirement is Extended
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is working with state and national partners on an international outbreak of monkeypox. On May 19 the Centers for Disease Control confirmed a case of monkeypox in the United States in Massachusetts.
L.A. County Public Health Reports International Outbreak of Monkeypox
The father/son legacy continues after 40 years at Valley Institute of Prosthetics and Orthotics established in 1982. The company serves the Central Valley and the Santa Clarita Valley with the highest quality orthotic and prosthetic devices for patients to regain functionality.
VIPO Prosthetic and Orthotic Company Celebrates 40 Years
The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control is aware of the public’s desire to visit our animal care centers without an appointment. In response Animal Care and Control is adopting new public visitation hours for unscheduled visits just in time for National Pet Adoption Weekend, May 20-22.
Castaic Animal Care Center Offers Walk-in Visits in Time for National Adoption Weekend
Join the fun this summer and sign up for a class at Los Angeles county Parks. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to learn something new, make new friends and discover new talents.
May 30: In-person, Virtual Summer Classes Begin at L.A. County Parks
In my early 20s I worked on a sheep farm in southern Illinois. The farm had about 1,000 sheep and two Great Pyrenees dogs to protect them.
Marcia Mayeda | Does Your Dog Act Its Breed?
The California Air Resources Board will host an open house of its new state-of-the-art “green” Southern California Headquarters, the Mary D. Nichols Campus, in Riverside on Saturday, May 21.
May 21: California Air Resources Hosts Open House for New SoCal Headquarters
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