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1986 - COC board votes to allow Argentine cliff swallows to nest forever on sides of buildings [story]
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Small Fire Breaks Out Near SR-14
Monday, Nov 23, 2015

The Los Angeles County Fire Department is responding to a car fire on the northbound 14 Freeway at Newhall Avenue. Squad 73 with the LACoFD reported it is a vehicle fire with a 50′ x 50′ spot in the brush area burning. The fire spread from the car to some nearby brush around 3:30 p.m. Three...

Castaic Warm Fire 100 Percent Contained
Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015

[KHTS] – Firefighters battling the Warm Fire in Castaic are reporting the fire has remained at 300 acres and is now 100 percent contained, according to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials. Angeles National Forest firefighters, along with several other agencies, battled the Warm Fire...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, August 17, 2015
Monday, Aug 17, 2015

The Warm Fire in Castaic scorched over 300 acres, destroyed six structures and is still not fully contained as of Monday afternoon. Caltrans is planning to close parts of Highway 14 from the Newhall Pass to Sand Canyon starting Monday. A pedestrian struck by a Metrolink Train Monday morning shut down...

Castaic Ridge Fire is Fully Contained
Monday, Jun 29, 2015

Photo Courtesy of Jenna Organ Update: A house fire-turned-brush fire is fully contained, according to Los Angeles County Fire officials. The Ridge Fire began as a house fire near  southbound Interstate 5 and spread to brush near Lake Hughes Road in Castaic. The fire burned about three acres total...

Students’ Rocket Project Goes Awry, Sparks Brush Fire
Friday, May 29, 2015

[KHTS] – Los Angeles County Fire officials responded to a brush fire at a Castaic Lake campground Friday afternoon. SCVi Charter School students were at the scene working on a science project when the fire started, said Amber Raskin, SCVi Charter School and iLead Schools founder. File Photo “It...

Family to Rebuild After House Fire Destroyed Home
Thursday, May 28, 2015

[KHTS] – A Santa Clarita Valley family whose home was destroyed in a fire Friday afternoon in Canyon Country is thanking the firefighters and community for their support, but are still in need of a helping hand. “On my behalf, I just want to show so much appreciation for my neighbors and I am...

Fire Breaks Out Near San Francisquito Canyon Road
Saturday, Oct 25, 2014

[KHTS] – A vegetation fire broke out in the Angeles Forest Saturday after children who were playing nearby reportedly lit a fire in a tree stump, fire officials said. The fire was reported at 3:30 p.m. at the 32000 block of San Francisquito Canyon Road near Dry Gulch Road and covered a 20- by...

Red Flag Fire Warning Continues Countywide
Thursday, May 15, 2014

[KHTS] – Los Angeles County Fire Department officials confirmed Wednesday a red flag fire warning is still in effect throughout Los Angeles County. The red flag warning is based on a variety of criteria ranging from temperature to humidity and wind, with the main factors being a humidity level...

LATEST TWEETS
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Los Angeles County Fifth District Supervisor Kathryn Barger issued a statement in support of the Los Angeles County Chief Executive Officer’s presentation of a $45.4 billion budget for the forthcoming 2024-25 fiscal year.
Kathryn Barger | Statement in Support of $45.4B County Budget
In a celebration held Tuesday, April 23 at the Port of Barcelona, award-winning actress and performer Hannah Waddingham officially welcomed the newest and most innovative Princess Cruises ship, Sun Princess, serving as godmother during a star-studded naming ceremony.
Hannah Waddingham Officially Christens Sun Princess
Six comprehensive high schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District which includes Canyon, Golden Valley, Hart, Saugus, Valencia and West Ranch have been ranked among the top public high schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report.
Hart District High Schools Recognized Best in Nation
College of the Canyons will offer four summer sessions running from June 3 through Aug. 17, giving students a variety of options in both class format and scheduling designed to help them achieve their educational goals, from launching a new career to transferring to a four-year university.
COC Offers Four Summer Sessions for Flexible Learning Options
California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced his measure to combat illegal dumping, by increasing penalties and closing a loophole which has enabled the problem for years, was approved in the Senate Public Safety Committee.
Wilk’s Illegal Dumping Bill Approved by Committee
Super Jazz at the Ranch, a daylong jazz festival hosted by West Ranch High School, is happening Saturday, May 18. Music will fill the air as performers from throughout the region showcase their talents.
May 18: Super Jazz Festival at West Ranch High School
California State Assemblywoman Pilar Schiavo, D-Chatsworth, has presented The Healthy Homework Act (AB 2999) to the Assembly Education Committee.
Schiavo Presents Healthy Homework Act to Prioritize Mental, Physical Health
The city of Santa Clarita has notified the public that the playground at West Creek Park, 24247 Village Circle Drive, Valencia, CA 91354, is currently closed for repairs on the rubberized surface.
West Creek Park Playground Closed for Repairs
The Santa Clarita Valley Media Collaborative invites local creatives, media industry professionals, students, parents, teachers and others to celebrate the next generation of media makers participating in the inaugural NextGen MediaMakers Festival on Saturday, May 18 from 2-5 p.m. at the Canyon Country Community Center.
May 18: NextGen MediaMakers Festival Invites Creatives, Students, Experts to Celebrate Media
1986 - COC board votes to allow Argentine cliff swallows to nest forever on sides of buildings [story]
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As Volunteer Appreciation Week approaches, the County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control wishes to extend heartfelt gratitude to all its dedicated volunteers who tirelessly contribute to DACC's mission of advancing the well-being of animals and people in the County.
DACC Pays Recognition to Volunteers
The Canyon Country Farmers Market will be celebrating their two-year anniversary Wednesday, April 24.
April 24: Canyon Country Farmer’s Market Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary
The Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Auxiliary presented a $35,000 check Monday to the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Foundation for the foundation’s Patient Tower Capital Campaign.
Henry Mayo Auxiliary Fulfills $600K Patient Tower Pledge
The Acton/Agua Dulce Arts Council has announced a call for entries for "Creature Feature," a juried art exhibition, with a theme of any living creature.
Entries Needed for ‘Creature Feature’ Art Show
The Acton/Agua Dulce Arts Council has announced a call for entries for a juried exhibit open to all photographers, both professional and amateur.
Acton/Agua Dulce Arts Council Announces Call for Photographers
Recently I had the opportunity, along with spcaLA President Madeline Bernstein and Inland Valley Humane Society & SPCA President Nikole Bresciani, to meet with NBC 4 reporter Kathy Vara to discuss the current challenges facing animal sheltering organizations.
Marcia Mayeda | Current Challenges in Animal Sheltering
As city manager for 12 years now and a longtime resident of Santa Clarita, I am always proud to see how our community continues to grow.
Ken Striplin | Visit Skyline Ranch Park – Santa Clarita’s Newest Amenity
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the list of six productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, April 22 - Sunday, April 28.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes Six Productions
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is recognizing its valued volunteers during National Volunteer Week April 21-27.
Henry Mayo Celebrating National Volunteer Week
The regular meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will take place Tuesday, April 23, with closed session beginning at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by public session at 6:30 p.m.
April 23: Saugus Union to Discuss 2023/24 Personnel Report
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a self-evaluation workshop Wednesday, April 24, beginning at 2 p.m.
April 24: COC Board of Trustees’ Self-Evaluation Workshop
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy, who was severely injured in October after an explosion and fire at a Pitchess Detention Center mobile shooting range, died Saturday, LASD announced Sunday.
LASD Deputy Dies Months After Pitchess Shooting Range Explosion
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