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1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [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...

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Looking for ways to add a little green into your landscape?
SCV Water’s Upcoming Gardening Class to Highlight Trees, Shrubs
Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Robbery-Homicide Division searched the Chiquita Canyon Landfill Monday to investigate the disappearance of Heidi Planck, who was reported missing by her ex-husband on Oct. 20, 2021.
Homicide Detectives Search Chiquita Canyon for Missing Woman
Circle of Hope is joining the national day of generosity, #GivingTuesday, on Dec. 1.
Circle of Hope Taking Part in Giving Tuesday
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital’s Community Education Department is again offering the Prevent T2 National Diabetes Prevention Program, a lifestyle change program that helps those who are at risk of developing diabetes reduce their blood sugar, lose weight, and reverse prediabetes. 
Diabetes Prevention Program Returning to Henry Mayo
1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [story]
Frontier Days
1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
Ed Harris
1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
Remi Nadeau
Volunteers are needed to help make fresh garland and vintage-style decorations for the Antelope Valley Indian Museum in preparation for Holidays on the Homestead.
Antelope Valley Indian Museum Looking for Volunteers to Decorate for the Holidays
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 29 new deaths and 2,073 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 38,955 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Releases Data from the Last 7 Days
Find something for everyone at the various events happening in Santa Clarita this holiday season including Six Flags Magic Mountain's magical winter experience, an international film festival and holiday shows.
City Highlights Activities for Holiday Fun in Santa Clarita
The city of Santa Clarita's Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold its Regular Meeting Thursday, Dec. 2, at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 2: Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission Regular Meeting
1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]
Wobblies logo
The Antelope Valley Indian Museum announced it will host the 10th annual Holidays on the Homestead celebration on Saturday, Dec, 4 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Dec. 4: Antelope Valley Indian Museum Invites All to 10th Annual ‘Holidays on the Homestead’
Every November in honor of National Family Caregiver Month, Los Angeles County Department Of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS) recognizes the important role of Los Angeles County's caregivers who provide essential care, support and medical assistance to older and dependent adults.
WDACS Celebrates Caregivers in LA County
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health shared how to avoid foodborne illness, also known as food poisoning, with families celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday.
Public Health Shares Safe Food Preparation Tips for the Holidays
The Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management announced it will be on high alert due to the potential of very strong winds and fire weather conditions that will impact much of our County through Friday morning.
County Residents Urged to Stay Vigilant as Strong Winds, Fire Weather Forecasted
Just in time for this Thanksgiving holiday, Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc., in partnership with Christy Smith and Grocery Outlet, donated turkeys, mashed potatoes, corn, stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy, green beans and additional non-perishables for their annual Thanksgiving Dinner Event on Tuesday, Nov. 23.
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center Shares Thanksgiving Dinners to Families in Need
1875 - Vasquez lieutenant Clodoveo Chavez reportedly killed by bounty hunters in Arizona Territory [story]
Clodoveo Chavez story
The season of giving is here, and the Department of Public Social Services  is encouraging the public to consider sponsoring a family as part of its annual holiday Adopt-A-Family Program benefiting low-income families throughout the County of Los Angeles.
Social Services Urges Others to ‘Adopt-A-Family’
It’s time to clean our closets for charity and support the Flair Cleaners 19th Annual Holiday Clothing and Shoe Drive Nov. 26 through Dec. 31, 2021.
Flair Cleaners Holiday Clothing Drive Returns for 19th Year
Princess Cruises, the Santa Clarita based cruise line, is announcing new Oceanic destinations, including their longest ever World Cruise.
Princess Cruises Announces New Oceanic Cruises, Plus More
As part of an ongoing effort to help students recover from learning loss, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond will host a town hall to spotlight best practices and secure new ideas to support literacy and biliteracy goals.
State Superintendent to Highlight Best Practices to Support Literacy
The College of the Canyons music department will present its fall “Electronica Musique” show on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Black Box Theater.
COC Music Presents Fall Electronica Concert
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