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1888 - Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]
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Supes Approve Motion to Help Emancipated Youth Transition to Life on Their Own
Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion that aims to enhance the self-sufficiency of emancipating foster youth. The board motion, authored by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich along with Supervisor Shelia Kuehl, directs further county agency collaboration under the leadership...

Measure E Passage Positions COC to Meet Future Needs
Thursday, Jun 9, 2016

With Santa Clarita Valley voters approving Measure E by a 57.59 percent majority, College of the Canyons will have the resources needed to not only meet the demands of growing student enrollment, but also address the community’s future needs for education and training. The college, which was originally...

City to Host Public Meeting for Proposed Saugus Library Center

The city of Santa Clarita will host a public meeting to discuss the proposed concept plan and location for the new Saugus Library Center on Thursday, June 23 at 6 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room at Plum Canyon Elementary School, located at 28360 Alfreds Way. No RSVP is required to attend. Attendees will...

Homeowners Hope Security Video Leads to Capture of Burglars

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are investigating a pair of vehicle break-ins last month in front of a home on the 28000 block of Park Woodland Place. The homeowner is hoping security video can help lead to an arrest. Read the full story [here].

Family of LAPD Officer Honored with Road Renaming
Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016

A Los Angeles police officer who started a rifle course for police recruits at the Oak Tree Gun Club in Newhall was recently honored for 27 years of service and instruction with the renaming of a road that leads into the rifle range. Read the full story [here].

SMO Celebrates Mothers Throughout May
Thursday, May 12, 2016

Mother’s Day maybe over but every day is Mother’s Day for Single Mothers Outreach and so in May we are running a fundraising competition to see which local business can raise the most money for us during May. Several local businesses are running fundraising events throughout the month and the winning...

Helpful Tips for Preventing Garage Fires
Monday, May 2, 2016

Garage fires tend to spread farther and cause more injuries and dollar loss than fires that start in all other areas of the home. You can keep your home safe by following a few easy tips: Store oil, gasoline, paints and varnishes in a shed away from your home. Keep items that can burn on shelves away...

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital to Address Community at 2 Public Meetings
Thursday, Apr 21, 2016

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will host two informational meetings to answer any questions the community may have on proposed modifications to its previously approved development agreement and master plan. Henry Mayo has submitted to the city of Santa Clarita an entitlement application for the modifications....

Brush Fire Chars Copper Hill-Newhall Ranch Road Area
Friday, Apr 15, 2016

A 32.8-acre brush fire near Copper Hill early Friday is now 85 percent contained. Crews will be mopping hot spots through the night for the fire which is believed to have been caused by power lines arching, said Los Angeles County Fire Department officials. “The Newhall Fire” was reported at 7:12...

April 22: COC Foundation Hosts Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Monday, Apr 11, 2016

The College of the Canyons Foundation will host its annual Alumni Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Luncheon on Friday, April 22. The college’s Alumni Hall of Fame was established to honor and recognize College of the Canyons alumni who have made outstanding professional achievements and served the...

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The Santa Clarita City Council will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Jan. 25, beginning with a closed session at 5:00 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:00 p.m.
Jan. 25: Santa Clarita City Council Regular Meeting
Princess Cruises announced Monday Chef Rudi Sodamin will become its first head of culinary arts, effective immediately.
Rudi Sodamin Named Princess Cruises’ Culinary Arts Head
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 11 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Jan. 24 - Sunday, Jan. 30.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 11 Productions
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported two additional deaths from COVID-19 Monday, bringing the total number to 204 since the onset of the pandemic, confirmed spokesman Patrick Moody. (One of those deaths was recorded Sunday).
Monday COVID Roundup: Two Additional Deaths at Henry Mayo, 204 to Date
Californians may now opt to receive vehicle registration renewal notices by email instead of a paper notice by traditional mail.
Californians Can Now Opt for Paperless Car Registration Notices
1888 - Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]
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1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson visits Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
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Los Angeles County Assessor Jeff Prang announced a corroborative effort with County Public Health officials that will include free COVID-19 vaccinations, booster shots, and PCR testing at three District Offices on Monday Jan. 24, Wednesday Jan. 26 and Sunday Jan. 30.
Free COVID PCR Testing, Vaccines Offered at L.A. County Assessor Offices
1839 - Gov. Juan B. Alvarado gives most of SCV to Mexican Army Lt. Antonio del Valle. [story]
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The Castaic Union School District is proud to announce that the Jene Fielder Trust Scholarship Program is now accepting applications. The program is open to past and present students of Castaic Middle School.
Castaic Union School District Announces Jene Fielder Trust Scholarship Program
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control will teams up with Best Friends Animal Society to encourage county residents to “Live Large” with Adopt a Big Dog Special Discounts for large dogs through Jan. 31.
L.A. County Animal Care & Control Offers Big Dog Adoption Discounts
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 65 additional deaths and 43,091 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 63,320 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Additional COVID Death Reported at Henry Mayo
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Gwendolyn Delgado as the newest assistant principal at Golden Valley High School.
Dr. Gwendolyn Delgado Named Newest Assistant Principal at Golden Valley High School
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita is holding a "Yum-Raiser" for Valentine’s Day. Safely and easily send boxes of chocolate for delivery to your friends and family from See’s Candies.
Zonta Club of SCV Holds Online Sees Candies ‘Yum-Raiser’
A job fair will be held to recruit for a variety of positions at America’s Job Center of California for North Los Angeles County Regional Center on Thursday, Jan. 27 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Jan. 27 Job Recruitment Fair for North Los Angeles County Regional Center
A musical fundraiser to benefit the Saugus Dance program at Saugus High School will be held 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22 at the Smokehouse on Main, 24255 Main St., Newhall, CA 91355.
Jan. 22: Dark Desert Highway, Smokehouse on Main Hosting Fundraiser for Saugus Dance
Starting Monday, Jan. 24, crews will begin construction of a new curb, gutter and sidewalk along portions of the east side of Sierra Highway, north of Soledad Canyon Road.
Lane, Road Closures Begin Monday for Sierra Highway Sidewalk Construction
The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors today unanimously approved the Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement for the approximately 14-mile Burbank to Los Angeles project section.
High-Speed Rail Board Clears Final Environmental Hurdles to Advance Service into L.A.
Experience Helen Hunt Jackson’s January 23, 1882 visit to Rancho Camulos which inspired her to include this vestige of the Californio lifestyle as one of the settings for her novel Ramona. Reenactors will engage and delight you as they portray this event which forever changed the peaceful life at Rancho Camulos.
Jan. 29: Helen Hunt Jackson Returns to Rancho Camulos
1914 - Signal newspaper owner-editor Scott Newhall born in San Francisco [story]
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Do you like comedy? Do you like music? Do you like getting root canals?
Impulse Hosting Comedy, Music Night
Coming off a first-place winning streak at competitions in New York and Washington, D.C., earlier in 2021, the CSUN Model United Nations team continues to accumulate achievements after scoring another first place finish with the Outstanding Delegation Award in the Northwest Model UN Conference, which took place Nov. 19-21 in Seattle.
Matadors Pull off Clean Sweep at Model UN Competitions
Freshman guard Monique Febles poured in a season-high 23 points as No. 6 College of the Canyons was able to outlast Antelope Valley College 68-62 at the Cougar Cage in the 2021-22 home opener. 
Lady Cougars Hold off AVC in Home Opener
Evelyn Ku, MSN, RN, has been named Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.
Evelyn Ku Named Henry Mayo’s VP, Chief Nursing Officer
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