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Santa Clarita Mayor’s Monthly Message – November 2020
Tuesday, Nov 3, 2020

Shop Local this Holiday Season The holiday shopping rush is upon us! As with everything this year, checking loved ones off your shopping list will look a little different in 2020. There will be no braving the crowds and tussling for the first crack at the doorbuster deals on Black Friday. Due to the...

SCV Sheriff’s Officials Confirm Severed Dog Heads Result of Wild Animal
Tuesday, Aug 25, 2020

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station released an update regarding the severed dog heads recently found in local neighborhoods. The full statement below is from the Station’s social media account. “We wanted to update the community on investigations spurred by the discovery of...

Barger Releases Statement Regarding Incident Involving SCV Deputies
Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020

A screenshot from video by Tammi Collins shot on Friday, August 7, 2020. Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger has released a statement regarding a recent incident involving deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station – an incident, which was recorded by bystanders, and...

Oct. 3: Santa Clarita Valley Walk to End Alzheimer’s 2020
Thursday, Jul 23, 2020

The Santa Clarita Valley Walk to End Alzheimer’s which attracts hundreds each year to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer’s disease will take place Saturday, Oct. 3, and will look different this year. Instead of hosting a large gathering, the Alzheimer’s Association is encouraging participants...

SCV Domestic Violence Reports Show Higher Rates Than 2019

The number of Santa Clarita Valley domestic violence reports continue to show higher rates than it had last year, echoing a trend domestic violence experts are seeing throughout Los Angeles County. Between July 1-20 of this year, there were 51 reported incidents of assault related to domestic violence,...

Sunday COVID-19 Roundup: County to Close Bars; Spike in New Cases, Hospitalizations Countywide
Sunday, Jun 28, 2020

As Los Angeles County announced it will heed Gov. Gavin Newsom’s directive to close bars in the county starting Sunday, public health officials confirmed 2,542 new cases of COVID-19 and 20 new deaths due to the virus countywide, with a total of 3,082 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in the Santa Clarita...

Two Brush Fires Break Out Near SCV Freeways
Saturday, May 9, 2020

Two brush fires near Santa Clarita Valley freeways broke out within minutes of one another Saturday afternoon. The first fire, which was reported at 12:47 p.m. was located near the southbound side of Highway 14, just south of Newhall Avenue, according to Inspector Ronald Haralson of the Los Angeles...

City Compiles List of COVID-19 Resources
Tuesday, Apr 14, 2020

The city of Santa Clarita has compiled the following list of resources for residents affected by the current COVID-19 pandemic, including information on income and property taxes, eviction protection and utilities. For more information, please visit SantaClaritaEmergency.com.   Resources for Residents:   Tax...

L.A. County Sunday: Cases Climb from 36 to 42 in SCV; 2,136 Countywide
Sunday, Mar 29, 2020

Map shows COVID-19 test orders placed through UCLA Health only.   The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has confirmed five new deaths and 332 new cases of 2019 novel coronavirus for a total of 2,126,  including 42 cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, an increase of 17 percent in the...

Sponsors Needed for Relay for Life SCV
Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020

The American Cancer Society (ACS) invites local businesses to sponsor the 22nd Relay For Life of Santa Clarita Valley, which will be held from 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 2 at Central Park. The event is expected to attract more than 4,000 participants dedicated to honoring those whose...

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1978 - Concert scene for "KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park" filmed at Magic Mountain [story]
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College of the Canyons baseball saw eight players recognized with All-Western State Conference (WSC), South Division honors. 
Eight COC Baseball Players Named to All-WSC Team
College of the Canyons softball was represented with four selections to the 2024 All-Western State Conference (WSC), South Division Team. 
Four Lady Cougs Earn All-WSC Softball Honors
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is holding its regular meeting in City Hall's Council Chambers Tuesday, May 21 at 6 p.m.
May 21: Planning Commission Continues Town Center Public Hearings
The city of Santa Clarita’s Communications division was recently recognized by the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) for their outreach efforts and impactful campaigns across special events, branding and social media presence in 2023.
City Earns State Communications, Outreach Awards
The Memorial Torch Relay Run was established in 1975 to honor the memory of the brave and dedicated peace officers in Los Angeles County who sacrificed their lives in the performance of their duties.
LASD Torch Relay Honors Ryan Clinkunbroomer, Fallen Heroes
Join ARTree Community Arts Center in building a cleaner, greener community by creating a mural made from thousands of recycled bottle caps!
June 1: ARTree Community Arts Center Bottle Cap Mural Project
The California Association of Public Information Officials recognized Kevin Strauss, Communications Manager for the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency with one of CAPIO's highest honors - the 2024 Communicator of the Year - during the 2024 awards dinner on May 14 in Indian Wells.
SCV Water’s Kevin Strauss Named CAPIO’s Communicator of the Year
Santa Clarita-based Lief Labs, a premier formulation and product development innovator and manufacturer of dietary supplements, is pleased to announced that the company's Lief Cares Donation Program donated 400 jars of Lief Cares Protein Powder nutritional supplements to the Valley Oasis Shelter, which provides services to men, women and children of all ages who are survivors of domestic violence.
Lief Labs’ Nonprofit Program Donates to Domestic Violence Survivors
Get ready Santa Clarita for an unforgettable morning of shopping, entertainment and support!
June 8: Saugus High School Music Program Rummage, Bake Sale
College of the Canyons football student-athlete Joshua Clark knows a thing or two about stepping up.
COC Grad Steps Up After Redshirt Year
The Samuel Dixon Family Health Center is excited to host its second annual Cornhole Tournament Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Lucky Luke Brewery.
May 18: Cornhole Tourney Benefiting Samuel Dixon Health Center
Palmdale Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are asking for the public’s help locating at-risk, missing juvenile, Brianna Covert.
LASD Seeking Help Locating At-Risk, Missing Agua Dulce Teen
The California Department of Transportation has scheduled lane closures on the northbound and southbound State Route 14 between Technology Drive in Palmdale and Avenue A in Lancaster, closing up to three lanes.
Caltrans Announces SR-14 Lane Closures
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is closely monitoring the ongoing multi-state outbreak of ­­H5N1 bird flu in wild birds, poultry and U.S. dairy cows.
L.A. County Monitoring Nationwide Bird Flu Outbreak
The California Department of Motor Vehicles now offers an improved online customer experience that is faster, easier and can be personalized.
DMV Simplifies Online Customer Services
1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain
The annual Summer Reading Program is back at the Santa Clarita Public Library. This year's theme is "Read, Renew, Repeat." During the seven-week summer program, residents are encouraged to read a variety of books and/or participate in crafts or activities.
Santa Clarita Summer Library Reading Program Seeks Volunteers
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has been notified of one case of measles in a non-Los Angeles County resident who traveled to Los Angeles International airport while infectious on May 9.
Public Health Confirms Measles Case in Los Angeles County
Mission Opera is looking for volunteers for front of the house at the performances of the "Merry Widow: Madonna" June 6-8.
Ushers Needed for Mission Opera’s ‘Merry Widow: Madonna’
The Old West Masonic Lodge #813 19310 Avenue of The Oaks, Newhall, CA 91321 will host dinner and meeting for those interested in learning about freemasonry and the history of the lodge.
June 4: Old West Masonic Lodge #813 Dinner Meeting
The Santa Clarita Master Chorale, under the direction of Musical Director Allan Robert Petker, will present "Seasons of Song" on Saturday, June 1 at 7 p.m.
June 1: Santa Clarita Master Chorale Presents ‘Seasons of Song’
Online registration will begin May 21-22 for classes offered by the city of Santa Clarita Parks and Recreation Department.
May 21-22: Registration for City Seasons Summer Programs Begins
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