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1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
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City Officials Cut the Ribbon on Gateway Ranch Open Space
Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014

[KHTS] – City of Santa Clarita officials hosted a dedication and ribbon cutting Wednesday to celebrate the acquisition and protection of Gateway Ranch, a 302-acre property once planned for major housing development.  Watch video here. Santa Clarita Valley residents and community hiking groups...

ID Released of Man Killed on I-5
Thursday, Oct 16, 2014

[KHTS] – The man who was killed Sunday night while running across the Interstate 5 freeway has been identified and the next of kin has been notified, officials said Thursday. The man was identified as David Kwon, 32, of Oxnard and his family has been notified, said Lt. David Smith of the Los Angeles...

Alleged Gun Sighting Prompts Sierra Vista Lockdown
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to reports of a man carrying a gun near Sierra Vista Junior High School on Tuesday, prompting the lockdown of the school as a precautionary measure, officials said. The reported gun sighting did not occur on campus, and officials...

Here’s PERC That Could Be Deadly
Sunday, May 4, 2014

Perchlorethylene, aka Tetrachlorethylene or “Perc” as it is also known, is produced in large quantities in the U.S. This is a compound that does not occur naturally, but must be manufactured. Dry cleaners are the largest consumer of this product because it dissolves wax and grease. Textile mills...

Valley Trails Offers Free Summer Camp Preview
Thursday, May 1, 2014

[News Release] – Kids and parents have a chance Sunday to get a taste of a real summer camp experience — while staying close to home —as Valley Trails Summer Camp hosts its second pre-summer community open house in Castaic. The open house will include free food, tours and the opportunity to...

Collision ‘Broke Everything’ in Canyon Country Eatery
Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014

[KHTS] – Willy Linares, owner of Manzanillo Mexican Restaurant on Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country was standing behind the counter at 11 a.m. Monday morning, when a car plowed through the front door of his restaurant. The motorist stepped on the gas pedal instead of the brake pedal, lurching...

Water System Modernization Bills Move Ahead
Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014

[News Release] – The Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee on Tuesday approved the first three bills in a package of legislation by committee chair Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) to modernize California’s water system.   “The current drought will not be our last, and we need...

Advanced Audiology Intros Bluetooth Hearing Aid

[KHTS] – Advanced Audiology will begin offering a new product next month that is more than just a hearing aid. During an open house on May 6, 7 and 8, Nola Aronson and her staff at Advanced Audiology will introduce the Halo hearing aid, which connects directly to an iPod, iPhone or iPad via...

New Doctors Checking Into Henry Mayo ER
Monday, Apr 28, 2014

[KHTS] – This summer, Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital will welcome three new doctors to their Emergency Department family. Drs. Maya Kido, Adam Leicher and Elaine Lee, who have recently finished or are finishing their residencies in the Los Angeles area, will join the ER staff between June...

2014 Cowboy Festival Draws Large Crowd
Sunday, Apr 27, 2014

See video here. [KHTS] – The 2014 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival opened Saturday at Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studio with thousands of guests from throughout Southern California enjoying perfect weather, four stages of music and entertainment and the popular peach cobbler from the Cowboy Cultural...

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1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain
The Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Valley Community College District will meet Wednesday, May 18, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., for a Board Self-Evaluation Workshop.
May 18: COC Board Self-Evaluation Workshop
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District's Governing Board will take place Wednesday, May 18, beginning at 7 p.m. The board will meet in closed session at 4:30 p.m.
May 18: Annual Retirement Recognition to Precede Hart Board Meeting
Premier Workspaces, one of the largest privately-owned executive suites, coworking, and shared workspace companies in the United States, with a unit in Santa Clarita, is proud to celebrate their 20th anniversary.
Premier Workspaces Celebrating 20 Year Anniversary
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the nine productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, May 16 - Sunday, May 22.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes Nine Productions
Join ghost hunter Marie Mason to explore Paranormal Investigation: Tools, Tactics, and Tales at the Rancho Camulos Museum Sunday, May 22, at 1:30 p.m.
May 22: Explore Paranormal Investigation at Rancho Camulos
College of the Canyons softball was represented with two selections on the 2022 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) California JC All-American Team with slugger Ashlynn Heck and pitcher/utility player Allyson Melgar included in the group of 26 honorees from across the state.
COC Softball’s Heck, Melgar Named to NFCA All-American Team
Parks are not just good for your physical health, but your mental health. Join the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation and Why We Rise for Parks at Sunset to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month. Green spaces, physical activity and social connectivity play a powerful role in overall well-being.
L.A. County ‘Parks at Sunset’ Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month
Impulse Music Co. is hosting a Music and Comedy Night Saturday, May 21, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
May 21: Impulse Music Hosting Music, Comedy Night
After serving in the position on an interim basis for the past year, Dr. Abner Chou has assumed the role of full-time president of The Master’s University and Seminary.
Dr. Abner Chou Assumes Full-Time Role as TMU President
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 15 additional deaths and 3,489 new positive cases Saturday, 2,707 new cases Sunday and 1,941 new cases Monday countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: Residents Encouraged to Layer Safety Precautions
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
In-person high school graduations will be held at all William S. Hart Union High School District schools. Graduations start May 20 and end June 3.
William S. Hart High School District Announces Graduation Dates
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed six new deaths throughout L.A. County, 4,025 new cases countywide, with 151 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to 32,022, county case totals to 2,907,721 and Santa Clarita Valley case totals to 74,979, with 470 total SCV deaths from COVID-19 since March of 2020.
Friday COVID Roundup: High Transmission Across L.A. County, Most Cases Since Feb. 18
The American Red Cross has a critical need for blood donations, and the city of Santa Clarita is urging residents to make a life-saving appointment.
Critical Need for Blood Donations, City Will Host Blood Drives
Baseball season is officially back! As a Southern California native, I grew up as an avid Dodger fan and I continue that tradition whenever I take my family to a game. There is no feeling that compares to entering Dodger Stadium and hearing the sound of cheering fans and the smell of fresh-cut grass and of course, Dodger Dogs!
It’s Time for Dodger Baseball at 43rd Santa Clarita Dodger Day
Running from June 6 through Aug. 13, College of the Canyons will be offering a robust summer schedule of four sessions to continue assisting students with reaching their goals during this unprecedented time.
Registration Underway at COC for 2022 Summer Classes
This month, the city shines the spotlight on the friendly staff in the Building and Safety Division. May is Building and Safety Month and the 2022 theme is “Safety for All: Codes in Action.” This month builds awareness about the importance of building codes in ensuring safety in the spaces in which we live, work and learn.
You’ve Got a Friend in City Hall: Building, Safety Division
The California Institute of the Arts Board of Trustees have awarded 14 admired, acclaimed and longtime faculty members emeritus status in recognition of their contributions to CalArts.
CalArts Board of Trustees Confer Emeritus Status Upon Faculty
The College of the Canyons Baseball team saw eight cougars receive All-Western State Conference, South Division honors for the 2022 season.
Cougars Baseball Have Eight Selected to All-WSC Team
"Something Rotten: The Broadway Musical (Rated PG) opens this weekend at Canyon Theatre Guild in Old Town Newhall. Opening night is Saturday May 14 at 8 p.m. with a free champagne and wine reception for ticket holders. It will run every weekend, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, until its scheduled closing on June 18.
May 14-June 18: ‘Something Rotten’ at the Canyon Theatre Guild
Diné artist, composer and California Institute of the Arts alum Raven Chacon (Music MFA 2004) was awarded the 2022 Pulitzer Prize in Music for "Voiceless Mass." Diné means "the people" in the Navajo language. Chacon is the first Native American to win the Pulitzer Prize for music.
CalArts Alum Raven Chacon Wins 2022 Pulitzer Prize in Music
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