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1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [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...

Caltrans Closing Portions of 5, 14 in SCV Next Week
Friday, May 29, 2015

[KHTS] – Caltrans officials are expecting to close parts of Antelope Valley Freeway SR-14 from Golden State Freeway I-5 to Sand Canyon Road next week for a pavement rehabilitation project. Closures are as follows and subject to change. Monday, June 1, through Friday, June 5 Northbound SR-14         7...

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Two road rage incidents left one person in custody and another badly shaken up. The William S. Hart Union School District got their new voting districts approved. A Fish and Wildlife Propagation Fund Grant request from the Santa Clarita Valley Chapter of Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation was approved...

Investigation Ongoing in Fatal Collision on Bouquet
Sunday, Apr 19, 2015

Investigators are looking into the fatal crash that left two men dead after their Corvette crashed into a tree and ignited a small fire Saturday morning. The collision occurred in the 34200 block of Bouquet Canyon Road, near the Bouquet Canyon Reservoir, around 10:50 a.m. in Newhall, according to a CHP...

County Approves New Traffic Signal In Canyon Country
Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015

[KHTS] – Supervisor Michael Antonovich and members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the installment of a new traffic signal in a busy Canyon Country intersection Tuesday. Sulphur Springs School District and Mint Canyon Elementary School officials have expressed concerns about...

Woman Sustains Minor Injuries In Vasquez Canyon Crash
Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015

[KHTS] – Fire Department officials rescued a woman whose vehicle crashed Monday and went about 100 feet down the side of Vasquez Canyon Road. A woman was transported to Henry Mayo hospital with minor injuries in the single-car crash, officials said. Los Angeles County Fire Department Paramedics...

Second Victim ID’ed In Canyon Country Fatal Crash
Friday, Mar 27, 2015

An official with the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office identified the second of two victims from a fatal, head-on collision in Canyon Country. Ashley Glick, 24, of Seattle, was a passenger in the car driven by Ellsworth J. Young, 27, of Mukilteo, Washington, who was also killed in the crash. Young’s...

San Francisquito Cyn. Crash Victim ID’d
Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015

[KHTS] – An official with the Coroner’s Office identified the victim Tuesday in a fatal, single-car crash off San Francisquito Canyon Road. Procoro Hernandez, 39, was killed when his car crashed off the side of San Francisquito Canyon Road. A coroner’s official did not have a city of identification...

Wings for Life Run Will Impact Local Roads
Thursday, May 1, 2014

[News Release] – The City of Santa Clarita will serve as a host city for the Wings for Life World Run on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 3:00 a.m., impacting several local roads throughout the Santa Clarita Valley.  As with any road-race running event, there will be partial to full closures for extended...

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1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
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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
A total of 277 single-family homes changed owners during April in the Santa Clarita Valley as the as the tight inventory rose to its highest level in five months, though remained well below year-ago totals, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
SCV Median Home Price $795,000 Hits Record
After making numerous requests for correction for failure by the County Board of Supervisors to abide by various sections of the Brown Act, the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment was left with no option than to file a formal legal complaint.
SCOPE Files Legal Complaint Over L.A. County’s Failure to Abide by Brown Act
The case against a prominent Santa Clarita Valley Realtor who had been accused of a sexual assault stemming from a Las Vegas real estate conference last summer was dismissed, a court clerk confirmed Thursday.
Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case Against SCV Realtor Dismissed, L.A. County Case “Still Active”
Tommy's Boats - a national boat dealership brand with locations in Florida, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Michigan - announced a new location opening soon in Castaic.
May 19, May 20: Tommy’s Boats Grill & Chill Hiring Event
Foothill League coaches announced their choice for Player of the Year and their All-League teams recently.
Saugus High QB Named Foothill League Player of the Year
California Credit Union has awarded 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in its annual College Scholarship Program.
Valencia High Student Awarded California Credit Union Scholarship
Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda responded Tuesday to criticisms of the city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, which was formed as a result of last summer’s protests about issues involving race relations.
Mayor Taking Human Relations Roundtable Criticisms “Very Seriously”
1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall
Six days a week, Santa Clarita Grocery opens its warehouse to people in need.
Local Shop Donates Leftover Bagels To Help Families
As part of the $100 billion California Comeback Plan, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a $20 billion to transform California public schools into gateways of equity and opportunity.
Newsom Announces $20 Billion Investment to Public Schools
The LA County Development Authority have extended the deadline to register for elderly family housing sites from June to the end of the year. 
LACDA Extends Registration For Elderly Family Public Housing Sites, Including Valencia