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Hundreds Board Trolley for Holiday Light Tour
Monday, Dec 28, 2015

For the past two weekends, more than 550 passengers braved the chilly weather to enjoy the Santa Clarita Transit’s Holiday Light Tour aboard the city’s classic wood trolley. The Holiday Light Tour visited a dozen of the most elaborate holiday street displays in the Santa Clarita Valley. Three one-hour...

New Fares for Santa Clarita Transit Start Saturday
Monday, Jul 6, 2015

Beginning July 11, Santa Clarita Transit will implement new cash fares and monthly pass prices for both local and commuter services. Santa Clarita Transit will be implementing new fares starting Saturday, July 11. Changes are being made to cash fares and monthly pass prices for both local and commuter...

County Share of Local Transit Funding Up for Approval
Monday, Jun 29, 2015

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to continue funding for Santa Clarita Transit bus service in the unincorporated areas of Santa Clarita. The county contracts with the city of Santa Clarita for transit service in the non-city parts of the SCV such as Stevenson Ranch, Castaic...

Take the Bus
Monday, Jun 1, 2015

You may be surprised to learn that the City’s bus service, Santa Clarita Transit, provides a wide range of transportation services for teens, families and seniors that save money, increase mobility options, reduce commuting stress and travel to surrounding cities. This summer season, Santa Clarita...

New Santa Clarita Transit Bus Schedules Published
Tuesday, Jan 6, 2015

Santa Clarita Transit has rolled out new bus schedules this week for 2015 for local and commuter routes with the first day of service beginning on January 10. Changes include minor time adjustments to various local and commuter routes, including the map design of commuter routes 797/792 making it easier...

Trolley Ridership Up 16 Percent Over Last Year
Thursday, Oct 2, 2014

The city of Santa Clarita’s Hometown Trolley completed its last ride of the summer in early September. The trolley saw a 16-percent increase in ridership compared to 2013. * 2013 Total Trolley Ridership – 10,353 * 2014 Total Trolley Ridership – 11,994 The Summer Trolley runs from Memorial Day...

New Bus Route to Serve Plum-Whites
Friday, Jul 18, 2014

Beginning August 9, Santa Clarita Transit will launch Route 12, which will travel from the McBean Regional Transit Center to Plum and Whites Canyon. The new service will replace the eastern segment of existing Routes 1 and 2, which currently run from Castaic and Val Verde to Plum and Whites Canyon. Currently,...

This Summer: Touring Town by Trolley
Thursday, Jun 12, 2014

The Hometown Trolley is back for another fun summer season for visitors and residents of the City of Santa Clarita. It’s a great way to experience the sights and sounds of Santa Clarita. The complimentary Summer tourism trolley service operates everyday now through Sept. 1, and includes transportation...

Beach Bus: City Offers Expanded Service to Santa Monica, NoHo
Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014

Santa Clarita Transit invites residents to get on board this summer and enjoy expanded NoHo Express and Summer Beach Bus services starting Friday, June 6 and Saturday, June 7, respectively. Beginning Saturday, June 7, 2014 and continuing every Saturday and Sunday through August 31, 2014, Santa Clarita...

Newhall Park-and-Ride Closing for Repaving
Monday, Mar 31, 2014

[Santa Clarita Transit] – Over the past couple of weeks, we have been working on upgrades to the Park and Ride lot located at the corner of Newhall Avenue and Sierra Highway behind the gas station.  All preliminary work has been completed and we are now moving onto the paving phase of our project. On...

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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