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1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]
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Oct. 22: SCV Corvette Club Show to Aid Boys & Girls Club
Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016

The Santa Clarita Valley Corvette Club will be hosting the All Corvette Show and Shine 2016 on Saturday, October 22 to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of SCV. The event starts at 3 p.m. and will run until 9 p.m. at Route 66 Classic Grill in Canyon Country. Trophies will be awarded by generation, best...

Volunteers Wanted at the Painted Turtle this Summer
Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016

Summer is in full swing at The Painted Turtle for eight great weeks of dreaming, exploring, and discovering. We recently received new outdoor Adirondack furniture that needs to be assembled, and we would like to complete the project on Wednesday, July 6 with a little volunteer help from friends like...

May 28: 2nd Annual Firefighter Memorial Ride
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Shine up your hogs to help honor our fallen firefighters and their families this Saturday, May 28, 2016. You can ride with the Fire Hogs MC on a three hour scenic ride and have a Tri-Tip lunch at Route 66 Classic Grill. A live auction & raffle will take place with local celebrities and sponsors...

June 13-15: Youth Players Invited to Cowboy Football Camp
Monday, May 23, 2016

All Santa Clarita youth, regardless of football experience level, are invited to attend this fun and exciting non-contact football fundamental skills camp at Canyon High School’s Football Stadium. The camp will be conducted by Head Coach Rich Gutierrez and the coaching staff from June 13 to June...

City Accepting Registration for Annual Summer Program
Monday, May 16, 2016

The city of Santa Clarita’s Camp Clarita is currently accepting registration for the 2016 summer program. Online and walk-in registration for programs from June 13 through August 5, 2016 are now being accepted. Camp Clarita is a day camp experience that provides recreational fun and creative learning...

SCV Rock Beat: COC Music Wraps Semester With Finales at the PAC
Friday, May 13, 2016

College of the Canyons music students have spent the semester prepping for this weekend’s spring finales at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at COC. The Jazz Department’s annual “POPS!” concert featuring the award-winning Studio Jazz Ensemble and the Lab Band is Friday night starting...

May 14: SHS Students to Pass on Kindness to Elementary School Children
Thursday, May 12, 2016

Saugus High School Students Matter will present the Pass it On: Path to Kindness elementary school outreach event on Saturday, May 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Saugus High School. The purpose of the event is to spread kindness and positivity on our campus. Pass it On is a yearly event for future high...

May 17: County to Present Findings About Park Needs

Do you love our local parks? Learn more about the Park Needs Assessment’s key findings and the next steps to address park needs in Los Angeles County on May 17 at William S. Hart Park. Between December 2015 and February 2016 the county held over 145 community workshops to seek public input on park...

SCV Deputies to Participate in Police Unity Bicycle Tour
Monday, May 2, 2016

Thousands of law enforcement personnel, including two Santa Clarita deputies, will participate in the Police Unity Tour to raise awareness for fallen officers. On May 12, 2016, 2,300 law enforcement personnel from across the nation will participate in the bicycle tour to raise awareness for fallen peace...

June 20: Watercolorist to Demonstrate at SCAA Meeting
Saturday, Apr 30, 2016

Watercolorist Pong Apinyavat will demonstrate at the June meeting of the Santa Clarita Artists Association. The event is free, open to the public, and will be held June 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd. Plein Air Watercolorist Pong Apinyavat is one of today’s foremost...

LATEST TWEETS
Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to allow breweries and wineries to resume outdoor operations in one week.
Breweries, Wineries Can Reopen Outdoors Countywide Next Week
The largest indoor mall operator in the region, with locations including the Westfield Valencia Town Center, has filed a lawsuit against Los Angeles County over COVID-19 health guidelines that have kept the shopping centers closed.
Westfield Sues L.A. County Over Indoor Mall Closures
The Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose 5th District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, and coauthored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl to begin sharing data about veteran suicides between the Department of Veterans Affairs and Los Angeles County and explore the possibility of establishing a countywide veteran suicide review team.
L.A. County to Explore Veteran Suicide Review Team
Each October Circle of Hope recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month with its annual event, 31 Days of Hope to help increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment of this disease.
31 Days of Hope to Help Increase Breast Cancer Awareness, Support
SAN FRANCISCO (CN) — Fed up with the growing number of untraceable homemade firearms used in gun crimes and mass shootings, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced a federal lawsuit Tuesday to force the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to crack down on so-called “ghost guns” that skirt laws requiring background checks and age verification.
California Sues Feds to Force Crack Down on ‘Ghost Guns’
Thousands of Southern California Edison customers were suddenly left without power late Tuesday morning in Newhall after balloons came in contact with power lines, according to officials.
Newhall Power Outage Due to Mylar Balloons
The Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and coauthored by Supervisor Janice Hahn that will enable elementary schools to begin applying for a waiver to reopen grades TK-2 in schools, prioritizing schools with a high number of low-income students.
Barger Motion to Begin School Waiver Reopening Process Approved by Supes
While in-person events may be postponed for the time being, the city of Santa Clarita events team is bringing you virtual and physically distanced happenings to fill the void.
Santa Clarita Arts Calendar Features New Online October Events
The fast-moving Martindale Fire, which started near Bouquet Reservoir, remained at 230 acres overnight, with firefighters able to achieve 40% containment by Tuesday morning.
Martindale Fire Remains at 230 Acres, 40% Containment
EDUCAUSE, the nonprofit higher education information technology association, awarded former California State University, Northridge Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Hilary J. Baker with its 2020 Community Leadership Award.
Higher Education Nonprofit Recognizes Former CSUN VP for Community Leadership
The Valley Industry Association will welcome Santa Clarita Mayor Cameron Smyth as the Keynote Speaker for the October VIA Virtual Series taking place Tuesday, Oct. 13, from 11:00 a.m - 12:30 p.m.
Oct. 13: VIA Virtual Series with Mayor Cameron Smyth
A fatal traffic collision south of the Newhall Pass on Interstate 5 stalled traffic for morning commuters Tuesday.
Multi-Vehicle Traffic Collision on SB I-5 Leaves One Dead
A gas main break at Costco in Canyon Country prompted evacuations and road closures Tuesday morning.
Costco Gas Main Break Prompts Evacuations, Road Closures
In its 2015 regional annual report, UNESCO, a specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes international collaboration in education, science, and culture, listed Mozambique as one of the countries in Africa with the highest incidence of girl marriage.
Santa Clarita Youth Education Advocate’s Annual Award Brings Hope Across Africa
1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]
COC
Smoke from a brush fire dubbed the Martindale Fire in Bouquet Canyon near the Bouquet Reservoir was visible from areas in the Santa Clarita Valley shortly after the blaze broke out Monday afternoon, quickly burning 200 acres and threatening structures.
‘Martindale’ Brush Fire in Bouquet Canyon, Visible from SCV, Threatens Strctures
The global COVID-19 death toll surpassed 1 million Monday afternoon, a grim milestone in a pandemic that caught much of the world unprepared for a health crisis and left economies reeling, convulsed politics and fundamentally altered the world.
World Marks Grim Milestone: 1 Million COVID-19 Deaths
SCV Water invites the community to a virtual ribbon-cutting on Monday, Oct. 5 at 10 a.m., celebrating the completion of a new water treatment plant.
Oct. 5: SCV Water Treatment Plant Virtual Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
Newhall resident Daniel Bradley, a Vietnam veteran and Gold Star son, had the chance to fly to Washington, D.C., to attend a reception at the White House Sunday to honor Gold Star families and their loved ones who’ve died in service.
Daniel Bradley of Newhall Honored as Gold Star Son at White House
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office reports a busy slate of production activity in the Santa Clarita Valley this week, September 28-October 4.
Busy Slate of Productions This Week in SCV
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has extended the current extreme heat warning for the Santa Clarita Valley through Saturday evening.
SCV Extreme Heat Warning Extended Through Saturday
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce on Monday announced the launch of a forum for small business owners -- the Small Business Roundtable.
SCV Chamber to Launch Monthly Roundtable for Small Business Owners
Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, advocating for the thousands of constituents still in the queue waiting for their unemployment benefits, is urging Governor Gavin Newsom to rethink a two-week pause on new EDD claims.
Unemployment: Wilk Urges Governor to Hit ‘Start,’ Not ‘Pause’ on EDD