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1988 - Saugus Speedway owners demolish historic Bonelli Ranch House [story]
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Newsom Signs Bills Strengthening LGBTQ+ Protections
Monday, Sep 28, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom signed a series of bills into law Saturday, strengthening protections for LGBTQ+ Californians. The legislation includes a measure to track the effects of COVID-19 on the community, a bill establishing the Transgender and Wellness Equity Fund and a bill requiring the...

Revised Housing Bill Gives Cities More Zoning Flexibility
Wednesday, Jan 8, 2020

OAKLAND – Looking to revive twice-failed legislation to address California’s urgent housing crisis, a Democratic state senator introduced changes to a controversial housing bill Tuesday that he and supporters hope will finally get it past the finish line this year. Speaking on the steps of Oakland...

Transit-Friendly Housing Bill Shelved in Sacramento
Friday, May 17, 2019

By Nick Cahill SACRAMENTO – In another setback for groups fighting to stem California’s housing crisis, a proposal meant to spur new apartments near popular transit centers died silently in committee Thursday. Minutes before a scheduled vote, the chair of the state Senate Appropriations Committee...

California Net Neutrality Inches Closer to Reality
Friday, Aug 31, 2018

SACRAMENTO – California moved a step closer to enacting the strongest consumer internet protections in the nation Thursday after the state Assembly passed a bill to reinstate and expand Obama-era net neutrality rules. Senate Bill 822 would revive net neutrality rules adopted by the Federal Communications...

Lawmakers Revive California Net Neutrality Bid
Friday, Jul 6, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Two weeks after promising to pull his net neutrality bill after a California state Assembly committee stripped key protections, a state senator on Thursday announced a breakthrough in negotiations on the stalled landmark legislation. State Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, joined Assemblyman...

California Net Neutrality Bill Inches Forward
Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018

By Derek Fleming SACRAMENTO — Still sore about last week’s changes to his net neutrality legislation, state Senator Scott Wiener nonetheless championed the bill through the Assembly Privacy and Consumer Protections committee Tuesday. Pledging to push to reinstate language removed earlier, the Democratic...

California Democrats Team Up for Net Neutrality
Monday, Jun 18, 2018

By Nick Cahill SACRAMENTO — Two California Democrats crafting “gold standards” in net neutrality laws said Monday they will amend and combine their bills before a vote this week in the Legislature. State Senators Scott Wiener of San Francisco and Kevin de Leon of Los Angeles, both Democrats, said...

California Lawmaker Preps State Net Neutrality Bill
Thursday, Jan 4, 2018

By Nick Cahill, Courthouse News Seeking to rescue net neutrality, a California lawmaker on Wednesday introduced a consumer protection bill that would bar internet providers from slowing or throttling internet access in the Golden State. State Sen. Scott Wiener’s proposal is a direct response to the...

Brown Vetoes Bill Requiring Candidates Release Tax Returns
Monday, Oct 16, 2017

By Nick Cahill, Courthouse News SACRAMENTO (CN) – Going against his own party, California Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday vetoed a President Donald Trump-inspired proposal that would have required presidential candidates to release their tax returns in order to appear on the statewide ballot. Brown, a fourth-term...

California GOP Vows to Fight Lower Threshold for Tax Hikes
Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017

By Nick Cahill, Courthouse News SACRAMENTO (CN) – Rebuking a California Supreme Court ruling this week that paves the way for cities to pass new taxes more easily, Assembly Republicans Wednesday announced a constitutional amendment to require two-thirds voter approval of special tax hikes. Led by Assembly...

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It was the most anticipated event on the campus.
Stanford Hands TMU Volleyball First Loss of Season
After a three-year hiatus, the Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society will commemorate the 95th anniversary of the second-worst disaster in California history by bringing back its renowned St. Francis Dam lecture and bus tour/hike at the dam site in San Francisquito Canyon on Saturday, March 11, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
After Three-Year Hiatus, St. Francis Dam Tour Returns
Ethan Igbanugo's basket with 34 seconds remaining would prove to be the game winner as CSUN Men's Basketball knocked off first-place UC Santa Barbara 72-67 on Saturday at Premier America Credit Union Arena.
CSUN Knocks Off First-Place UCSB 72-67
The College of the Canyons football program is hosting its first Super Bowl Saturday Football Camp for youth players on Saturday, Feb. 11, at Cougar Stadium. 
COC to Kick Off Super Bowl Weekend with Inaugural Youth Football Camp
College of the Canyons student-athletes Allyson Melgar (softball) and Ryan Camacho (baseball) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running Jan. 30 to Feb. 4.
COC Names Melgar, Camacho Athletes of the Week
Blue Star Ranch, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting post-combat veterans with post traumatic stress disorder, is looking for another therapy team to join its ranks.
Blue Star Ranch Seeking to Expand Therapy Team
California Credit Union invites all Santa Clarita Valley teachers who have a dream class project idea to apply for a credit union grant through its bi-annual Teacher Grant program.
SCV Teachers Encouraged to Apply for California Credit Union Grant
This semester’s Black History Month at California State University, Northridge will focus on the theme of Black Resistance.
CSUN Announces Black History Month Lineup
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 12 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Feb. 6 – Sunday, Feb. 12.
‘CSI,’ ‘S.W.A.T.’ Among 12 Productions Currently Filming in SCV
The Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors is seeking young artists for its annual Can the Trash! Clean Beach Poster Contest.
L.A. County Seeking Young Artists for Clean Beach Poster Contest
Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, will open at 26557 Golden Valley Road in Santa Clarita Wednesday.
Jersey Mike’s Holds Grand Opening, Fundraiser at Golden Valley Road Location
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a business meeting Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 5 p.m., in the University Center, Room 301 on the Valencia campus of College of the Canyons.
Feb. 8: COC Board of Trustees Business Meeting
The Los Angeles County health officer issued a Cold Weather Alert in the Santa Clarita Valley Monday through Tuesday due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures.
Cold Weather Alert Issued for SCV
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Feb. 9, at 6 p.m., in Council Chambers at City Hall.
Feb. 9: Santa Clarita Arts Commission Regular Meeting
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday no additional deaths and 62 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with 30 additional deaths and 2,201 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: 62 New SCV Cases
The California Department of Transportation and the California Office of Traffic Safety unveiled Monday Safety Sam as their new safety cone mascot.
Caltrans Introduces Safety Sam to Promote Traffic Safety
1988 - Saugus Speedway owners demolish historic Bonelli Ranch House [story]
Bonelli House
1921 - After leasing since 1918, William S. Hart purchases the Horseshoe Ranch in Newhall from Babcock Smith [story]
Hart ranch
1822 - Surveyor Edward F. Beale born in Washington, D.C.; cut through Newhall Pass 40 years later, assembled 270,000-acre Tejon Ranch [story]
Edward Beale
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,417 new cases countywide and 25 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: L.A. County Remains in Low Community Level for Third Week
Carousel Ranch, a place where children with special needs discover and experience some of their greatest achievements through equestrian therapy and vocational training programs will celebrate its 26th anniversary this year.
Carousel Ranch ‘Carousel Wishes, Valentine Kisses’ Campaign
One of my favorite aspects of the Fifth District is how many beautiful outdoor areas we have to enjoy.
Kathryn Barger | Keeping up with Kathryn
The city of Santa Clarita has announced that as part of the median modification work taking place at Orchard Village Road and Wiley Canyon Road, additional lane closures are required on Saturday, Feb. 4 for street grinding and paving.
Feb. 4: Additional Lane Closures Required Wiley Canyon/Orchard Village Roads
The California Public Utilities Commission has voted to accelerate the timeframe in which residential energy customers will receive a Climate Credit on their bills in order to provide much needed support to customers experiencing unusually high natural gas bills this winter.
SCV Utility Customers to Receive Accelerated Climate Credit
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