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1971 - Fort Tejon added to National Register of Historic Places [story]
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Water Agency Merger Bill Clears Assembly Panel
Thursday, Jun 29, 2017

Senate Bill 634, a measure to create a new water district in the Santa Clarita Valley, has unanimously cleared the Assembly Committee on Local Government, according to Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, who introduced the bill. This measure is the result of negotiations between the Castaic Lake Water...

Sheriff’s Give Tips on How to Survive an Active Shooter Incident
Friday, Jun 17, 2016

In the aftermath of the Orlando Shooting, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials and a child psychologist discussed how residents should prepare for and talk about an active shooter situation. The night-club shooting, in which a gunman opened fire and killed at least 50, wounding dozens more,...

Veterans Monument to Advance to Council for Consideration
Friday, Apr 8, 2016

The Santa Clarita Parks Commission approved one military veteran’s plan for a monument honoring the SCV’s fallen warriors Thursday. “The commission voted unanimously to support the proposal but wants the City Council to work with stakeholders to find the most appropriate location,” City Parks...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, March 31, 2016
Thursday, Mar 31, 2016

Vasquez Canyon Road has been out of commission for the past two months. Now the county is saying commuters will have to wait a little longer to use the road again. Drills on school campuses have been commonplace for years. Thursday morning, Saugus High School gave its students a jolt of what could happen...

Metro Unveils Plan for Possible Half-Cent Sales Tax Measure
Monday, Mar 21, 2016

  [METRO] – Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has unveiled staff recommendations for an expenditure plan as part of a possible November ballot measure that would fund a wide variety of transit and highway projects, roadway improvements and pedestrian and bike paths to...

Inmate Dies of Apparent Seizure in Castaic Jail

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives responded to North County Correctional Facility Sunday to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a man. On March 20 at approximately 7:05 a.m. deputies were alerted by inmates that another inmate in their dorm was having...

March 22: Coffee with a CHP Officer at Peet’s in Valencia

On March 22 officers from the California Highway Patrol Newhall office and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, have coffee and build relationships. All community members are invited to attend the event from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Peet’s Coffee...

Wilk Seeks Runner’s Senate Seat as Filing Period Closes
Friday, Mar 11, 2016

Scott Wilk When Sharon Runner announced her impending retirement from the state Senate Thursday and Assemblyman Scott Wilk hadn’t filed for reelection as Friday’s filing deadline loomed, it fueled the obvious speculation. Wilk confirmed Friday he’ll file for Runner’s 21st Senate District seat...

Fire Engulfs Canyon Country Apartment
Thursday, Feb 4, 2016

Photo by Heather Harbin, KHTS AM 1220  Firefighters knocked down a fully-involved attic fire in Canyon Country early Thursday morning after heavy smoke was reported. The incident occurred in the 19800 block of Sandpiper Place and took 55 firefighters an hour to knock down the blaze. Read the full story...

Council Acts on Mobile Homes, Veterans Hwy, Arts Grants
Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016

The Santa Clarita City Council imposed a 45-day moratorium Tuesday on senior mobile home park conversions. Owners of mobile home parks can’t convert them from seniors-only to all-ages while the moratorium is in effect. According to a city staff report, there is a lack of senior housing options in and...

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The Water Resources and Watershed Committee is scheduled to meet via teleconference on Wednesday, May 12, at 5:30 p.m.
May 12: Water Resources and Watershed Committee Teleconference Meeting
The California Interscholastic Federation has renewed a multi-year agreement with GoFan as the official digital ticketing partner to provide touchless, digital ticketing solutions to high schools and state-wide post season play across California.
CIF, GoFan Reach Multi-Year Agreement that Includes Post-Season Play
The County of Los Angeles announced Thursday that it has distributed 23 million units of free PPE through its joint effort with PPE Unite to protect 433,000 employees at small businesses across the County.
L.A. County Announces Distribution of 23 Million Units of PPE
The Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) has launched its annual CalFresh Awareness Month campaign to publicize the CalFresh Nutrition Program and acknowledge community partners throughout the month of May for helping to raise public awareness year-round.
Annual CalFresh Awareness Month Underway
The Santa Clarita City Council convened Tuesday evening to hear an overview of the city’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
Striplin Presents Balanced Budget Which Includes $300K Surplus
This summer Mission Opera is happy to present a live outdoor operetta in one-act on June 5, 6, 12, and 13, in Santa Clarita.
Mission Opera to Present Live Outdoor Operetta, “Le 66”
The William S. Hart Union High School District is looking for one new member to serve on the Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee.
Hart District Seeking Oversight Committee Member
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department will present “The Addams Family Quarantined Concert Version,” a live virtual musical production based on the eponymous beloved television series on May 7-9.
May 7-9: COC Theatre Presents, “The Addams Family Quarantined Concert Version”
Santa Clarita Valley public junior high and high school students will remain in the blended learning model — two days a week of in-person instruction — for the remainder of the year, William S. Hart Union High School District officials announced Wednesday night.
Hart District Announces Blended Learning Format to Continue for Remainder of Year
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 19 new deaths and 414 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,744 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Reopenings Expand in L.A. County as Transmission Remains Low; SCV Cases Total 27,744
1971 - Fort Tejon added to National Register of Historic Places [story]
Fort Tejon
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 21 new deaths and 287 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with Santa Clarita cases totaling 27,744.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Health Officer Order Updates Effective Thursday; SCV Cases Total 27,744
During their first in-person meeting of the year, William S. Hart Union High School District governing board members are planning to hear public comments under a new format Wednesday, as well as discuss a potential decrease to the number of units seniors need to graduate in light of COVID-19.  
Hart Governing Board Returns to In-Person Meetings, Set to Discuss Reducing Credits for Graduation
For the second time since his arrest, Michelle Dorsey’s estranged husband — who is accused of having killed his wife in her Saugus home last month — had a continuation of his arraignment.  
Arraignment Continued for Estranged Husband Accused of Murdering Michelle Dorsey
After a year of virtual learning, the Santa Clarita Youth Orchestra's spring semester will host its grand finale, a virtual concert fundraiser, to help recoup losses during the pandemic.
SCV Youth Orchestra To Hold Virtual Concert Fundraiser
The California Highway Patrol is reminding cyclists and motorists to share the road and remember traffic safety saves lives during this years National Bicycle Safety month all May.
CHP Emphasizes Bicycling Safety Is Shared Responsibility
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department announced a live virtual production of "The Addams Family Quarantined Concert Version", based on the eponymous television series. 
COC Theatre Presents “Addams Family Quarantine Concert Version”
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital revealed a new addition to their leadership staff, bringing more than 30 years of medical experience to the hospital. 
Henry Mayo Announces New VP And Chief Medical Officer
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is once again hosting their monthly free catalytic converter etching event, adding more dates and locations to have a converter etched. 
May’s Free Catalytic Converter Etching Adds Additional Location
The annual Bike to Work challenge is once again rolling into town for a week long going green challenge, starting next week. The challenge will begin Monday May 10 and go through Friday May 14. 
City Promotes Week-Long Bike To Work Challenge To Go Green
The William S Hart Education Foundation announced events will be returning this year and into 2022, starting with their new Cars under the Stars event. 
WiSH Education Foundation Announces New Events
The annual State of the County will be held in-person at Six Flags Magic Mountain, the Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday. The SCV Chamber and Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s office have been working to create an event to celebrate the reopening of our economy which will include remarks by the Supervisor and full access to rides at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Six Flags To Host State Of The County Event
1828 - Soledad Canyon settler John Lang born in Herkimer County, N.Y. [story]
The city of Santa Clarita’s Public Works Department was once again recognized by statewide organizations as a pair of 2020 capital improvement projects were honored by the Outstanding Local Streets and Roads Awards Program.
Santa Clarita Public Works Recognized for Streets Projects