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1828 - Soledad Canyon settler John Lang born in Herkimer County, N.Y. [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...

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Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 21 new deaths and 287 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with Santa Clarita cases totaling 27,744.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Health Officer Order Updates Effective Thursday; SCV Cases Total 27,744
During their first in-person meeting of the year, William S. Hart Union High School District governing board members are planning to hear public comments under a new format Wednesday, as well as discuss a potential decrease to the number of units seniors need to graduate in light of COVID-19.  
Hart Governing Board Returns to In-Person Meetings, Set to Discuss Reducing Credits for Graduation
For the second time since his arrest, Michelle Dorsey’s estranged husband — who is accused of having killed his wife in her Saugus home last month — had a continuation of his arraignment.  
Arraignment Continued for Estranged Husband Accused of Murdering Michelle Dorsey
After a year of virtual learning, the Santa Clarita Youth Orchestra's spring semester will host its grand finale, a virtual concert fundraiser, to help recoup losses during the pandemic.
SCV Youth Orchestra To Hold Virtual Concert Fundraiser
The California Highway Patrol is reminding cyclists and motorists to share the road and remember traffic safety saves lives during this years National Bicycle Safety month all May.
CHP Emphasizes Bicycling Safety Is Shared Responsibility
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department announced a live virtual production of "The Addams Family Quarantined Concert Version", based on the eponymous television series. 
COC Theatre Presents “Addams Family Quarantine Concert Version”
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital revealed a new addition to their leadership staff, bringing more than 30 years of medical experience to the hospital. 
Henry Mayo Announces New VP And Chief Medical Officer
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is once again hosting their monthly free catalytic converter etching event, adding more dates and locations to have a converter etched. 
May’s Free Catalytic Converter Etching Adds Additional Location
The annual Bike to Work challenge is once again rolling into town for a week long going green challenge, starting next week. The challenge will begin Monday May 10 and go through Friday May 14. 
City Promotes Week-Long Bike To Work Challenge To Go Green
The William S Hart Education Foundation announced events will be returning this year and into 2022, starting with their new Cars under the Stars event. 
WiSH Education Foundation Announces New Events
The annual State of the County will be held in-person at Six Flags Magic Mountain, the Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday. The SCV Chamber and Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s office have been working to create an event to celebrate the reopening of our economy which will include remarks by the Supervisor and full access to rides at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Six Flags To Host State Of The County Event
1828 - Soledad Canyon settler John Lang born in Herkimer County, N.Y. [story]
Lang
The city of Santa Clarita’s Public Works Department was once again recognized by statewide organizations as a pair of 2020 capital improvement projects were honored by the Outstanding Local Streets and Roads Awards Program.
Santa Clarita Public Works Recognized for Streets Projects
The Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Commission will hold its regular meeting virtually Thursday, May 6, at 6:00 p.m.
May 6: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Virtual Regular Meeting
Have your fundraising efforts fallen flat? Need help raising money for your organization? Join JCI Santa Clarita for an interactive conversation about nonprofit fundraising with fundraising experts and JCI members Michelle Rey and Mallory Staley.
May 18: JCI Santa Clarita Hosting Fundraising Workshop
Los Angeles County’s continually declining COVID-19 metrics have met the threshold to move into the least-restrictive, yellow tier this week, allowing for more business reopenings starting Thursday.
Reopenings Expected Thursday as L.A. County Moves to Least-Restrictive Yellow Tier
Los Angeles County has met the threshold for the least restrictive yellow tier in the State's Blueprint for a Safer Economy.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Setting Up Higher Capacity Limits; SCV Cases Total 27,737
L.A. County Library has received a $20,000 grant from Edison International to develop a new virtual Nature Exploration series about the wonders of our natural world—from what we can discover in our own backyards, to what we can learn from scientists and environmental studies professionals.
L.A. County Library Awarded $20K Edison International Grant for New Virtual Nature Series
California Institute of the Arts, or CalArts, is leasing space in Downtown Newhall to put its students’ artwork on display, officials with the Valencia arts college announced recently.
Newhall Crossings Featuring Works by CalArtians
No business is immune from the unthinkable. Workplace violence is an increasingly important topic for organizations of all types.
May 18: VIA Virtual Series to Present Active Shooter Awareness Training
Trammell Crow Company and Clarion Partners, LLC. announce that DrinkPAK, LLC., the premier West Coast alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage manufacturer, has signed two additional leases at The Center at Needham Ranch in Santa Clarita.
DrinkPAK’s Needham Ranch Footprint Now Spans More than 572,000 Square Feet
A mother convicted of murdering her four children after purposefully burning down their Santa Clarita Valley home more than 20 years ago had the death penalty in her case reversed Monday.
Death Penalty Overturned for Santa Clarita Mom Who Killed Her 4 Daughters
(CN) — Looking to create a flood of new outdoor recreation opportunities in California’s majestic redwood forests and foothills, the state’s new U.S. Senator Alex Padilla on Monday unveiled plans to protect over 1 million acres of undeveloped federal land.
Padilla Unveils Public Lands Expansion
1903 - According to local legend, President Teddy Roosevelt stops at Saugus depot (& café) and Acton Hotel [story]
Saugus Cafe