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1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
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Road Closures Scheduled For 2015 Santa Clarita Marathon
Monday, Nov 2, 2015

[KHTS] – Some roads in Santa Clarita will be closed to accommodate runners for the 2015 Santa Clarita Marathon this Sunday. On Nov. 8, the public can expect minor delays and rolling road and parking lot closures periodically from 2 a.m. – 2 p.m. to accommodate all races. Detours will be provided...

City of Santa Clarita to Host Annual Health and Fitness Expo
Friday, Oct 30, 2015

The city of Santa Clarita will host the annual Health and Fitness Expo for the 20th anniversary of the Santa Clarita Marathon on Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The city kicks off race weekend with the Health and Fitness Expo, which is free and open to the public. The Expo is great way for residents and...

Santa Clarita Marathon Still Accepting Sign-Ups
Monday, Aug 24, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita is excited to welcome back the Santa Clarita Marathon, presented by Parkway Motorcars, for its 20th-anniversary event on Sunday, Nov. 8. The challenging marathon includes a two-person marathon relay, half marathon, 5K run, Mayor’s Walk and Kid K Fun Run. Online registration...

Set the Pace, Enjoy the Race
Saturday, Nov 2, 2013

Runners will descend on Santa Clarita this weekend. Some will have traveled far to be here and run in the Santa Clarita Marathon, while others already live here, particularly participants of the 5K and half-Marathon. Many of them, especially those running 26.2 miles beginning early on a Sunday morning,...

Walk, Decorate with the Mayor
Friday, Nov 1, 2013

It’s November and as our thoughts turn to the upcoming holiday season, I wanted to let you know about a few things happening in our city. If you’ve been looking for an opportunity to get involved with the Santa Clarita Marathon, but running isn’t your speed, you are cordially invited to...

Fun Stuff to Do This Fall in Santa Clarita Valley
Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013

CalArts, The Wild Beast Theater The Rite of Seasons Saturday, October 12 Families are invited to pack a picnic and enjoy a free outdoor music concert with open lawn seating at 5:00 p.m. The concert will provide an exhilarating journey through familiar and evocatively new soundscapes of...

Monday, Nov 5, 2012

New York runners displaced by Hurricane Sandy joined more than 5,000 Santa Clarita residents at the the Santa Clarita Marathon Sunday, Nov. 4, which was also an official qualifying race for the Boston Marathon. 

The day included a full marathon, a half marathon, a 5K and a Kid K run. All races began...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, November 2, 2012
Friday, Nov 2, 2012

In this episode: Fourth grade students and their parents participate in a Celebration of Learning at Mitchell Community School; Drivers in Valencia can expect minor delays Sunday as runners take to the streets for the Santa Clarita Marathon.   Also: Residential, commercial and vehicle burglaries,...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday November 1, 2012
Thursday, Nov 1, 2012

In this episode: City officials are concerned that the new high speed rail planned to run through the Santa Clarita Valley will be safety hazard to school children; The Santa Clarita City Council is urging County court officials to restore local court services. Also: Applications are being accepted...

Schedule of Road Closures for Nov. 4 Marathon
Monday, Oct 29, 2012

The City of Santa Clarita and Parkway Motorcars will host the 2012 Santa Clarita Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 4, and the public can expect minor delays and rolling road and parking lot closures periodically from 2:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to accommodate for the 2012 Santa Clarita Marathon.  Detours will be...

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May is National Foster Care Month, a time to acknowledge the families and professionals who help children and youth in foster care each day.
SCV Helping Organizations Mark National Foster Care Month
U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced the establishment of the COVID-19 Fraud Enforcement Task Force on Monday, May 17, to enhance enforcement efforts against COVID-19 related fraud.
Attorney General Announces Task Force to Combat COVID-19 Fraud
Funds will start flowing to millions of kids and their families beginning July 15 courtesy of the newly expanded Child Tax Credit, the White House announced Monday.
Families to Receive Child Tax Credits Starting July 15
Sheriff’s Department officials are asking the public to stay clear of Castaic Lake on Tuesday morning due to an active shooter drill that’s being conducted there.
LASD Hosting Active Shooter Drill at Castaic Lake
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed that the State and L.A. County will be keeping the current masking guidance until June 15 to remain in alignment with the L.A. County Health Officer Order of May 3.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Masking Requirements to Remain in LA County; 27,858 Total Cases in SCV
Los Angeles police have arrested a man suspected of igniting a wildfire that has so far burned over 1,300 acres and spurred mandatory evacuations as fire crews battled the blaze in steep, brush-filled terrain in a canyon community west of the city.
Arson Suspect in Custody as Crews Battle LA Wildfire
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 9 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, May 17-23, 2021
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘Good Trouble,’ 7 More Productions
A new report published by the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture and Claremont Graduate University’s Center for Business and Management of the Arts revealed disparities between earnings of L.A. County arts administrators that identify as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color and their White counterparts.
New Report Highlights Income Disparities in Entry-Level Arts Organization Staff in LA County
Santa Clarita Valley’s six school districts could receive a little over $7.5 million from Los Angeles County to provide comprehensive COVID-19 screening programs at SCV schools.
CDC Funding to Support COVID-19 Testing at Schools
1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain
1938 - Brand-new Lockheed transport plane crashes in Agua Dulce; all 9 perish including 2 infants [story]
plane crash
1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
COC
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing Tuesday to further deliberate on the Sand Canyon Resort development.
Sand Canyon Resort Development Returns to Planning Commission
The CIF Southern Section and KAP7 International, Inc. announced a five-year partnership extension for KAP7 to be the official boys and girls water polo ball for all championship events.
KAP7, CIF-SS Announce Extension of Five-Year Ball Partnership
Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan that would spend about $1.5 billion of the state’s $75.7 billion surplus in grants of up to $25,000 to support small businesses, according to state officials this week.
Chamber Urges SCV to Support Newsom’s Aid to Small Businesses
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 17 new deaths and 583 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,842 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Studies Show Vaccine Appears to Be Effective Against Variants; 27,842 Total SCV Cases
Fourteen-year-old Andrew Jenofsky was the first in line to get his shot at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Thursday morning, as adolescents ages 12-15 were given the go-ahead to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
14-Year-Old First to Receive Pfizer Vaccine at Henry Mayo
Support for Israel was written across the signs and faces of approximately 100 demonstrators during a rally held on City Hall’s steps Thursday evening.
Approximately 100 SCV Residents Gather to Support Israel
The city of Santa Clarita received approximately 850 applications for its rental assistance program ahead of the program’s April 30 application deadline.
City Receives More Than 800 Rental Assistance Applications
Saddleback Butte State Park announced it is urgently searching for volunteers to become camp hosts beginning June 1.
Camp Hosts Needed at Saddleback Butte State Park, New Updates Announced for Mojave Area State Parks
Los Angeles County Public Health officials said it will review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly released guidance for fully vaccinated residents in order to make adjustments to the current County and state guidelines.
LA County to Review CDC’s Masking Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People
The city of Santa Clarita released an updated schedule for the Concerts in the Park series set to take place in July and August.
City Releases Updated Schedule for Concerts in the Park
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance Thursday indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Loosens Mask Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated People; SCV Cases Total 27,825