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1946 - Cher, great-granddaughter of Placerita Canyon homesteader Frank Walker and onetime Placerita property owner, born in El Centro, Calif. [story]
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Memorial Service Set for Former Santa Clarita Mayor
Saturday, May 23, 2015

[KHTS] – A memorial service date has been announced for former Santa Clarita Mayor George Pederson who died May 9 at age 90. The service will be held Saturday, June 6, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at Christian Lutheran Church located at 25816 Tournament Rd., Valencia, CA 91355. Memorial contributions may...

‘Earthquake Mayor’ Pederson Dies at 90
Monday, May 11, 2015

Former Santa Clarita Mayor George Pederson, who guided Santa Clarita through the recovery from the 1994 Northridge Earthquake, died Saturday. He was 90. Pederson was commander of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Peter J. Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic from 1980-1984 and served...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, April 27, 2015
Monday, Apr 27, 2015

The Santa Clarita City Council, will consider changing its Municipal Codes on tuesday, in three areas as proposed by city staff members. Over 3000 people filled the Santa Clarita Skate park for Summer Meltdown this weekend, an annual concert to raise funds for Yes I Can an autism awareness program that...

Santa Clarita To Remove Red Light Cams
Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita officials voted to abandon red-light cameras throughout the city Tuesday, after a 3-2 vote and questions about their cost and efficiency. City officials are penning a letter to RedFlex, which operates the traffic safety cameras, alerting them of the council’s decision to...

L.A. County OKs Move Of Santa Clarita City Council Election
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015

[KHTS] – County supervisors approved moving Santa Clarita City Council elections, days before one of the men who prompted the change is scheduled  to speak. Los Angeles County officials signed off Tuesday on the first term of a lawsuit brought forth by Jim Soliz and Rosemarie Sanchez Fraser,...

City Staff Recommends Council OK Another Albert Einstein Location
Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita City Council members are set to look at another potential Einstein Academy location Tuesday, and this time with city staffers recommending city approval. Santa Clarita officials staffers are recommending City Council OK a site for 250 students on site off Rye Canyon Road...

City Council Appoints Commissioners, Panel Members
Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita City Council members appointed several city commission and panel members Tuesday at City Hall. Returning from the summer recess, council members unanimously filled vacancies on the Planning,Parks, Recreation and Community Services and Arts Commission, as well as the Financial...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014

Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital has received a three-year echocardiogram accreditation from the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission. Santa Clarita City Council members approved a draft of the city’s $191.5 million dollar budget for the next fiscal year on Tuesday. Sanitation District officials...

How Santa Clarita Funds Its Crime Fighters
Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita City Council members are set to approve Tuesday a new five-year contract likely to include more than $21 million of service from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, which is the major funding mechanism for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station. Determining...

Council Meeting Includes Swearing-In, Sheriff’s Contract and More
Monday, Apr 21, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita City Council is set to swear in its newly elected members Tuesday at the city’s meeting at City Hall. City officials will also be discussing Santa Clarita‘s $18.8 million contract with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, moving the city’s election...

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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
Free business training webinars are available from the College of the Canyons Small Business Development Corporation. The SBDC is the Small Business Administration's largest service program and provides high quality business and economic development assistance to small businesses and entrepreneurs. It provides no-cost business advising and low-cost training to existing and new businesses.
May 25: COC SBDC Hosting Free Webinars to Help Grow Your Business
The city of Santa Clarita has released a list of arts-related events happening in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Santa Clarita Arts Calendar
Charlotte Kaup Kleeman, 1996 Santa Clarita Valley Woman of the Year, died Thursday, May 19, 2022 in Valencia. She was 85.
Longtime Community Leader Charlotte Kleeman Dies at 85
After a more than a two-year wait, the Free to Be Me Music Festival will make its much-anticipated debut at the Canyon Country Community Center, located at 18410 Sierra Highway, on Sunday, June 12, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
City’s Long-Awaited ‘Free to Be Me’ Music Festival Debuting June 12
The 37th Women in Service Celebration was hosted by the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley on Saturday, May 14. The event honored 19 women who have worked tirelessly to improve the lives of women and girls in the SCV. The honorees were nominated by SCV nonprofits.
Zonta SCV Names Alison Lindemann Recipient of Carmen Sarro Award
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday nine additional deaths and 4,725 new positive cases countywide, with 164 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 164 New SCV Cases, 4,725 New Cases Countywide
The Fil-Am Association of Santa Clarita Valley will host the "A Black Tie Gala" on July 23 at 7 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, located at 24500 Town Center Drive.
July 23: SCV Fil-Am Association Hosts Black Tie Gala
College of the Canyons is sending two Cougars to the California Community College Athletic Association State Championship meet after their respective performances at the Southern California Championships hosted by Moorpark College on May 13.
Two Cougars Track, Field Standouts Advance to State Championship
1851 - San Fernando-San Francisquito-Eliz. Lake Roads become public highways [story]
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The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reminds everyone taking a trip to visit friends or family over the Memorial Day Weekend to always buckle up and keep children in child safety seats.
LASD Reminds Drivers To ‘Click it or Ticket’ Over Memorial Day Weekend
Best Best & Krieger LLP, in partnership with the Association of California Water Agencies, has selected Santa Clarita high school senior Shelby Negosian as the inaugural recipient of the Arthur L. Littleworth Best Best & Krieger Diversity Scholarship.
Saugus High Senior Awarded Inaugural Arthur L. Littleworth Best Best & Krieger Diversity Scholarship
SCV Water’s 2022 Annual Consumer Confidence Report is now available.
SCV Water Releases Annual Consumer Confidence Report
The California Department of Public Health and OptumServe are upgrading testing sites across the state to provide both testing and treatment for individuals who test positive and qualify for COVID-19 treatment.
California Streamlines Access to COVID-19 Testing, Treatment
PFLAG SCV, Queer SCV, and the SCV LGBTQ Center, three local non-profits, have collaborated for SCV Pride Week, June 4 through June 11, 2022.
June 4: Three Local Non-Profits Start Santa Clarita’s First LGBTQ+ Pride Week
As Los Angeles County prepares to intensify and refocus its efforts to fight homelessness, the Board of Supervisors approved a $532.6-million spending plan that significantly expands permanent and interim housing solutions and increases funding for local cities in the coming fiscal year, which begins July 1.
Board of Supervisors Approves $532.6M Homelessness Spending Plan
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion Tuesday authored by Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Sheila Kuehl that aims to decrease the number of veteran decedents by suicide.
L.A. County Supervisors Tackle Veteran Suicide Prevention
Sign-up to volunteer today for the city of Santa Clarita’s 1st Graffiti Removal Day on Saturday, June 4, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (locations TBD).
June 4: Join City’s First Graffiti Removal Day
When Jammal Yarbrough accepted a summer internship with TE Connectivity in Pennsylvania, he was quick to ask if he would be able to attend his College of the Canyons on graduation on June 3 to receive his associate degree in electrical engineering. 
Graduating Electrical Engineering Student Is Ready for Take Off
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 10 additional deaths and 4,384 new cases Wednesday countywide.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Student Cases See Rise As Graduations Begin
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