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1941 - SCV's first real movie house, the American Theater, dedicated in Newhall [story]
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Army, EPA Seek State Input on Redefining ‘Waters of U.S.’
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

[USEPA] – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army sent a letter to governors Tuesday soliciting input from states on a new definition of protected waters that is in line with a Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s opinion in the 2006 Rapanos v. United States case. Scalia’s...

Tally: River Ralliers Netted 13,500 Pounds of Trash
Thursday, Sep 24, 2015

More than 1,200 volunteers collected 13,500 pounds of trash Saturday when they participated in the 21st Annual Santa Clara River Rally, according to figures from the city of Santa Clarita. The event included an Environmental Expo with 20-plus vendors sharing environmental tips. Participants went through...

Aug. 15: Interfaith Event to Focus on Santa Clara River
Saturday, Aug 1, 2015

Religion and the environment come together Aug. 15 with an interfaith outreach event called “Take Me To The River: Caring for Creation Starts at Home.” The event will be held on August 15, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the St. Clare Church in Renehan Hall. Representatives from six different faith communities...

River Friend Receives Environmental Award from Ventura Supervisors
Thursday, Apr 23, 2015

Ron Bottorff, founder of Friends of the Santa Clara River, was one of five environmental leaders honored Tuesday by the Ventura County Board of Supervisors with a 2015 Earth Day Award. In a statement, the county said the following about Bottorff: “Mr. Bottorff founded Friends of the Santa Clara River...

Three Local Men Take A Journey Down the Santa Clara River
Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015

A group of local hikers recently took on the challenge of hiking all 83 miles of the Santa Clara River. Denny Truger, Robert Grzesiak, and Ron Nichols met at the Placerita Canyon Nature Center, where they are all docents, and have been hiking together for years. Grzesiak moved to the Santa Clarita valley...

20th Annual River Rally Draws About 1,600
Sunday, Sep 21, 2014

[KHTS] – About 1,600 Santa Clarita Valley residents attended the 20th annual River Rally and Environmental Expo event at the Santa Clara Riverbed on Saturday. Participants spent the morning cleaning up the riverbed just off Wiley Canyon Road near the Via Princessa Bridge in Newhall and browsing...

Canyon Country Man Behind Bars for Attempted Murder
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

A homeless man was arrested Tuesday night for allegedly stabbing another man during an altercation in Canyon Country. Dale Lovera, 52, of Canyon Country, was arrested on attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon, criminal threats and battery related to fight that occurred Tuesday night in the Santa...

County Plans New Study of SCV River Flooding
Thursday, Nov 29, 2012

Truck stuck in the mud on Sierra Highway when the Mint Canyon Creek overflowed (part of the Santa Clara River Watershed) during the El Nino weather event of February 1998. Photo by Gary Thornhill/SCVHistory.com. Sure it looks dry most of the time, but it’s a desert stream, after all, and sometimes...

Monday, Sep 10, 2012

The City of Santa Clarita will host the 18th annual River Rally Clean-up and Environmental Expo on Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The river clean-up event will involve removing trash from the Santa Clara River at 18386 Soledad Canyon Road, between Whites Canyon and the State...

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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
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
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
College of the Canyons had three Women's Softball players spotlighted by the California Community College Fastpitch Coaches Association with Ashlynn Heck, Allyson Melgar and Lisa Motz selected to the All-Southern California Team.
Cougars Softball Heck, Melgar, Motz Earn All-Southern California Honors
Los Angeles County is hosting the first in-person Homeowners' Resource Fair for the public since the pandemic hit two years ago. The event will be held Saturday, May 21 9 a.m. to noon at the Huntington Park Community Center, 6925 Salt Lake Ave., Huntington Park, CA 90255.
May 21: 2022 L.A. County Homeowners’ Resource Fair
1946 - Cher, great-granddaughter of Placerita Canyon homesteader Frank Walker and onetime Placerita property owner, born in El Centro, Calif. [story]
Cher and grandma
The California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section announced its All-Foothill League teams representing the Santa Clarita Valley.
All CIF-SS Foothill League Spring Sports Teams Announced
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