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1938 - Great Flood of 1938 causes massive destruction and death across the greater Los Angeles region [story]

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Two people were arrested after Sheriff’s deputies served a warrant at a Saugus home early Tuesday morning. Several protestors led a die-in at Congressman Steve Knight’s Santa Clarita office on Monday. CalArts has some exciting news. College of the Canyons is hosting a one stop shop summer registration...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017

A Castaic man was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Wednesday after fatally beating his girlfriend back in 2015. A new Parks, Recreation and Community Services commissioner has been appointed. For the second time in as many years, Newhall Ranch developer FivePoint has filed new papers to take the company...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, March 30, 2017
Thursday, Mar 30, 2017

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriffs need your help in identifying a person wanted for questioning. Cherise Moore was selected to fill a vacant seat on the William S. Hart Union High School District. College of the Canyons has been awarded for their outstanding internship and work experience programs. The National...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, March 23, 2017
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017

A Castaic man accused of domestic violence and murder against his wife has pleaded guilty. Castaic Union School District is looking for new members for the Measure QS Citizens Oversight Committee. Sister Cities International’s art contest exhibit came out to the Valencia Library on Wednesday. Bluegrass...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, March 16, 2017
Thursday, Mar 16, 2017

Congressman Steve Knight reintroduced a bill Tuesday that would prevent Cemex, or any other company, to mine in Soledad Canyon. Whether you’re going to Old Town Newhall for the Luck o’ the Irish Senses or drinking some green beer at a bar, local law enforcement is encoring everyone to have a safe...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017

A Stevenson Ranch homeowner found an interesting object on their lawn yesterday. A tombstone belonging to a Timothy Beatty was found and SCV Sheriff’s detectives need your help in finding where it came from or Mr. Beatty’s relatives. Jurors began deliberations Monday afternoon in the second obstruction...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017

L.A County Fire Department Air Ops rescued a man trapped on a cliff in Placerita Canyon Natural Area early Wednesday morning. SCV Sheriff’s traffic investigators are looking for information on a fatal Valencia traffic collision that killed one woman. Katy Perry’s newest music video ‘Chained To...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, February 17, 2017
Friday, Feb 17, 2017

One of the season’s biggest storms hit the Santa Clarita Valley Friday. The rain is expected to continue into the weekend. Sometimes a good friend is all you need. And thats something students in SkyBlue Mesa’s Circle of Friends program have learned. SCV NewsBreak is a co-presentation of KHTS...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives needs your help in identifying three women. Share your thoughts and assist with shaping our communities’ future arts spaces at the Arts Community Meeting. The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control is celebrating Adopt a Rescued...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, January 27, 2017
Friday, Jan 27, 2017

A small earthquake shook Santa Clarita Thursday at 6:08 p.m. Caltrans will have road closures on the I-5 beginning Tuesday, January 30 through Friday, February 3. Southern California Gas Co. on Thursday lifted the “SoCalGas Advisory” that asked all customers to reduce their natural gas use. SCV...

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After its cancelation last year due to the emergence of COVID-19, the College of the Canyons Scholarly Presentation will return this spring in a new virtual format.
COC’s Scholarly Presentations Return Virtually March 11
The Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to present Sidewalk Stories at the Old Town Newhall Library!
Old Town Newhall Library Now Offering Sidewalk Storytime
Santa Clarita Planning commissioners are expected to make a decision Tuesday regarding the proposed expansion of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital via multiple construction projects that include building a second inpatient tower.
Proposed Henry Mayo Expansion Project Back Before Planning Commission
Picture this…the sun has just set on another brisk spring day.
Santa Clarita City Manager’s Monthly Message – March 2021
1938 - Great Flood of 1938 causes massive destruction and death across the greater Los Angeles region [story]
Santa Clarita Valley educators were next in line to receive their COVID-19 vaccine shots at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Monday, more than two months after the hospital received its first batch of vaccines for hospital frontline workers.
Henry Mayo Now Inoculating Educators with COVID-19 Vaccine
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Monday confirmed 32 new deaths and 987 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported two new deaths since Friday.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 2 New Deaths at Henry Mayo; Vaccine Eligibility Expands
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center at Bella Vida has announced its March 2021 lineup of outdoor drive-in events.
Bella Vida Senior Center Sets March Outdoor Drive-in Events
In partnership with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, the city of Santa Clarita will launch its “Guard That Auto” campaign this spring to combat an increase in grand theft auto over the past year.
Santa Clarita, Sheriff’s Station to Launch ‘Guard That Auto’ Anti-Theft Campaign
The Saugus High School academic decathlon team will advance to the state competition after placing in the top 10 in the county competition.
Saugus High Advances in State Academic Decathlon
Spring is upon us, and with it comes longer days, greener hillsides, and warmer temperatures that invite outdoor exploration.
Mayor’s March Message: Enjoy Spring in Santa Clarita
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the Santa Clarita Sister Cities program, invites local students to submit artwork, poetry, essays/creative writing, photographs, or music for the 2021 Sister Cities International Young Artists and Authors Showcase.
Young Artists Invited to Submit Works in 2021 Sister Cities International Showcase
In a rush to bring children back to California schools after a year of closed campuses, Governor Gavin Newsom and lawmakers said Monday the state will offer $2 billion to school districts willing to reopen next month.
Newsom, Lawmakers Cut Deal to Reopen California Schools by April
The race to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Los Angeles County despite vaccine shortages is cutthroat and most people don’t even know they’re in the competition.
COVID-19 Vaccine Shortages Highlight Health Inequities in L.A. County
The California Department of Motor Vehicles has learned of a text message phishing scam related to REAL ID and reminds customers that it will never ask for personal information related to driver’s license number, Social Security number, or financial information through email, text, or over the phone.
DMV Warns Customers of REAL ID Phishing Scam
1990 - President George H.W. Bush and Sheriff Sherman Block dedicate new North County Correctional Facility in Castaic [story]
ribbon cutting
1890 - Jenkins ranch hands Dolores Cook and George Walton of Castaic slain by rival William Chormicle and W.A. Gardener [story]
Dolores Cook
1950 - Ex-Mrs. William S. Hart appears in court to challenge will that leaves Hart Park & Mansion to L.A. County [story]
Winifred Westover
The Sand Canyon Resort project is scheduled to return before the Santa Clarita Planning Commission Tuesday with a series of revisions, following multiple concerns raised by both commissioners and residents.
Modified Sand Canyon Resort Project Up for Review
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 144 new deaths and 1,838 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 26,045 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 26,045; Nearly 2 Million Doses Administered in County
The Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles announced on Feb. 26 that Kenya Yarbrough will lead its newly-created and first-ever Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity, Access, and Advocacy Initiative.
Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles Launches First-Ever Diversity and Advocacy Department
The Valley Industry Association will welcome College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook as the keynote speaker for the March VIA Virtual Series taking place Tuesday, March 16, from 11:00 a.m to 12:15 p.m.
March 16: VIA Virtual Series with Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook
The city of Santa Clarita’s Planning Commission will hold a regular meeting virtually Tuesday, March 2, at 6:00 p.m.
March 2: Planning Commission Virtual Regular Meeting
The Child and Family Center's Domestic Violence Program is set to host its fourth annual "Night of Expression" art exhibit on Saturday, Feb. 27, in recognition of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.
Feb. 27: Child and Family Center to Host Virtual Teen Dating Violence Awareness Art Exhibit