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Argument Leads to Assault on Metrolink Train
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

An argument led to an assault Monday at approximately 6:15 p.m. on the Antelope Valley Metrolink train from Santa Clarita to Palmdale. During the incident, the much larger suspect jumped onto the victim, and continually struck him in the face several times with his fists. The victim, fearing for his...

Metrolink Now Equipped with Defibrillators
Thursday, Feb 21, 2019

After an 18-month-long process, Metrolink trains now have automated external defibrillators, including those on the Antelope Valley line, which serves the Santa Clarita Valley. An AED is a lightweight, portable device that delivers an electric shock through the chest to the heart to treat someone experiencing...

Feb. 28: Santa Clarita Valley Town Hall
Thursday, Feb 14, 2019

Make your voices heard. Come meet the Sheriff Civilian Oversight commissioners and leadership from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s station. Tell us how you feel about public safety in your community and your experience with the SCV Sheriff’s. Everyone is welcome. This town hall provides...

Westfield Releases Renderings for New Town Center Renovations
Thursday, Jan 24, 2019

Inspired by the elevated ambience enjoyed at the property’s highly successful outdoor Patios district and along Town Center Drive, the new interior renovation will focus on enhancing the customer experience with new flooring, lighting, landscaping and furniture throughout, upgraded restrooms, and a...

Jan. 16: Canyon Country Advisory Committee Meeting
Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

The Canyon Country Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold its first meeting of 2019 on Wednesday from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Mint Canyon Moose Lodge, in Family Center Banquet Room, 18000 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country, 91351 CCAC meetings are free and open to the...

Jan. 21: Artist Glen Knowles Demonstrates Watercolor
Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019

Glen Knowles will demonstrate watercolor at the Monday, Jan. 21, meeting of the Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA). This event is free, open to the public and meets at 6:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd. Knowles was inspired by the early California Impressionist oil painters...

City Launches ‘Pace’ Bike Share Program
Thursday, Dec 13, 2018

Have you ever found yourself wanting to take a bike ride along the countless miles of paved trails in Santa Clarita, but don’t have a bike? Well, now you can. The city of Santa Clarita, along with its tourism partners, is proud to announce a new partnership with service provider Zagster – for...

Santa Susana Mountains Trails Expand into SCV

Photo credit: Santa Susana Trails Plan website. Santa Clarita Valley residents and visitors will be able to enjoy 67.5 miles of an expanded network of multi-use trails and trail-related facilities, such as equestrian and outdoor leisure and sports, following approval Tuesday of the Santa Susana Mountains...

Nov. 28: Canyon Country Advisory Committee Meeting
Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018

The Canyon Country Advisory Committee will hold its next meeting Wednesday, Nov. 28, from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Mint Canyon Moose Lodge Family Center Banquet Room, located at 18000 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country 91351. This month’s agenda will include: –...

Flair Cleaners Annual Holiday Clothing, Shoe Drive Begins Friday
Thursday, Nov 22, 2018

Make room in your closet for the new clothes you’ll find on #BlackFriday. Donate gently used or new clothing and shoes to the Flair Cleaners 16th Annual Holiday Clothing and Shoe Drive. Drop off items at any Flair Cleaners locations – Valencia, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica, Burbank, and Studio City...

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1962 - Walt Disney donates bison herd to Hart Park [story]
Bison
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has approved the recommendation to name Donna Manfredi as the principal of Golden Oak Adult School.
Donna Manfredi Takes Helm at Golden Oak Adult School
The Executive Office of the Board of Supervisors announced the leadership team of the newly formed Probation Oversight Commission who will be tasked to lead efforts to monitor the Probation Department’s progress on systemic reform.
L.A. County Announces New Probation Oversight Commission Leadership Team
The Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons will host a virtual Open House on Wednesday, April 28 to help those interested in advancing their careers by earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
COC University Center Hosting Virtual Open House
The Santa Clarita Public Television Authority will hold its regular meeting virtually Monday, April 19, at 2:00 p.m.
April 19: Santa Clarita Public Television Authority Virtual Regular Meeting
SCV Water has received a nearly $250,000 California Special Districts Association Public Safety Power Shutoff program allocation from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES).
Cal OES Awards SCV Water $250K Grant
The Los Angeles County Arts Education Collective, coordinated by the Department of Arts and Culture, and KCET have joined forces to create a new documentary that explores the value of arts education for the youth, communities, and creative economy of L.A. County.
KCET Documentary to Feature L.A. County’s Arts Education
The Santa Clarita Valley League of Women Voters, partnering with College of the Canyons Center for Civic Engagement and its Engage the Vote Student Action Team, is sponsoring a virtual, “Conversation with Mayor Bill Miranda,” on Monday, April 19, from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Miranda Joins League of Women Voters, COC for Virtual Conversation on Local Government
A woman died after having been rushed to the hospital following a stabbing in a Saugus neighborhood early Thursday morning.
LASD Investigating Deadly Saugus Stabbing
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 23 new deaths and 613 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,535 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 16 and Over Now Eligible for Vaccine; SCV Cases Total 27,535
The results of two surveys regarding the controversy surrounding the Hart High School mascot were reported during the William S. Hart Union High School District governing board meeting on Wednesday.
Survey Shows Majority of Staff, Students Favor Keeping Hart Mascot
As students and staff return to schools for in-person instruction, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reminds everyone to keep the safety of students in mind when traveling around schools.
With Schools Reopening, LASD Reminding Drivers to Keep Student Safety In Mind
1954 - Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden on streets of Newhall for filming of "Suddenly" [story]
Frank Sinatra
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 57 new deaths and 411 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as the county prepares to expand vaccination eligibility to residents 16 and older on Thursday.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Vaccination Eligibility to Expand to 16+ Thursday; SCV Cases Total 27,515
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger has approved $140,000 in funding to the Santa Clarita Valley Boys & Girls Club through the county's Community Services Block Grant.
Barger to Allocate $140K in County Block Grant Funds to Boys & Girls Club of SCV
California public health officials this week lifted capacity limits on in-person services at places of worship from the state's reopening scheme, following a handful of Supreme Court decisions in favor of congregants challenging the state’s COVID-19 capacity limits.
California Lifts COVID Capacity Limits on Places of Worship
The Santa Clarita City Council on Tuesday night approved one-time funding of $100,000 for the relocation of Bridge to Home shelter services for people experiencing homelessness, and an additional loan not to exceed $110,000.
Santa Clarita City Council OK’s Funding for Bridge to Home Shelter Relocation
California Institute of the Arts, or CalArts, is leasing space at Newhall Crossings in Downtown Newhall to put its students’ artwork on display, officials with the Valencia arts college announced recently.
CalArtians’ Works on Display at Newhall Crossings
The Santa Clarita City Council unanimously approved Tuesday a Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital expansion plan, following a public hearing with protest from members of a local carpenters union and calls by community members to include a mental health care unit for children.
Santa Clarita City Council Approves Henry Mayo Expansion Plan
California Senate Bill 546, a measure to extend the state's "iFoster" cell phones and data program for foster youth, has passed out of the Senate Energy, Utilities, and Communications Committee with unanimous support, according to Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita).
Wilk’s Bill to Extend ‘iFoster’ Cell Phone Program for Foster Youth Moves Forward
2014 - "Become Ocean" by John Luther Adams (CalArts BFA 1973) named winner of 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Music [story]
John Luther Adams
College of the Canyons athletic programs returned to campus this week to begin outdoor team strength and conditioning activities, guided by a stringent return-to-campus procedural plan designed to ensure the health and safety of student-athletes, coaches and support staff.
Cougar Athletics Return to Campus
The organizers of high school athletics in Southern California announced Monday their plans to move forward with section championships for a number of outdoor sports.
CIF Announces Plans to Move Forward with Post-Season Play
If you watched NASA’s exciting Mars Perseverance rover landing on Feb. 18, you definitely won’t want to miss the College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus spring 2021 virtual Star Party on Friday, April 23.
April 23: COC Canyon Country Virtual Star Party