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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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Santa Clarita City, Media Partners Announce Fourth of July Patriotic Tour
Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020

With bunting displayed on awnings and windowsills, American flags proudly waving along City streets and the unmistakable smells of barbecue and apple pie wafting through neighborhoods, the Fourth of July in Santa Clarita is a holiday with festivities that are not to be missed. Although the traditional...

June 22: Deadline to Join SCV Fourth of July Parade
Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019

While you’re starting to make your plans for Independence Day, don’t forget the Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade. It’s a nearly 90-year-old community tradition with thousands of participants and spectators celebrating on streets of Old Town Newhall. The Santa Clarita Valley Fourth...

Budman Donates Vast Signal Photo Archive to Historical Society
Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019

The owner of the Santa Clarita Valley Signal newspaper has donated the entire Signal Photo Archive – an estimated 1 million individual negatives, prints and digital images documenting the goings-on in the SCV from at least the 1960s to the early 2000s – to the nonprofit Santa Clarita Valley...

Newhall Liquor Store Robbed, SCVTV Channel 20 Interrupted
Thursday, Jan 31, 2019

Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s station are investigating a break-in at a Newhall liquor store Thursday morning. In addition to the break-in, broadcast cable wires for a neighboring community access television station were cut. Jarnail Singh, owner of Dooly’s Liquor &...

SCV Hoops Finale Returns to SCVTV
Friday, Mar 25, 2016

The SCV Hoops Finale returns to SCVTV as senior girls and boys basketball players from around Santa Clarita converge on the basketball floor at Hart High School to showcase their stuff. The event will benefit the WiSH Education Foundation with proceeds from the ticket sales being donated to the program. Halftime...

Newhall Standoff Suspect Pleads Not Guilty to Ten Counts
Sunday, Dec 20, 2015

A Newhall man who allegedly led Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies on a manhunt in February pleaded not guilty to ten counts Monday, said officials with the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. Photo Courtesy of News Source LA Jesse Tucker, 30, pleaded not guilty to nine felony...

Dec. 19-20-24: KHTS AM-1220 to Air Special Holiday Radio Show
Friday, Dec 18, 2015

In a nod to the days when families would gather together in front of the fireplace with cups of hot cocoa to listen to their favorite radio station’s holiday entertainment, KHTS AM-1220 will be broadcasting a special holiday radio show called “The Santa Interviews.” Families can tune in Saturday,...

Suspect in Custody After Starting Brush Fire by Arroyo Seco Junior High School
Tuesday, Dec 15, 2015

A boy has been detained at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station for unintentionally starting a fire behind Arroyo Seco Junior High School on Tuesday afternoon. The boy, who is around 14 years old, is believed to have not started the fire deliberately, but rather out of “reckless nature”,...

OutWest Concert Series: September 24
Friday, Sep 18, 2015

The OutWest Concert Series, presented by SCVTV, is back again with An Evening with Tracy Newman and the Reinforcements on Thursday, September 24. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the show will start at 8 p.m. at the Repertory East Playhouse on Main Street in Old Town Newhall. Admittance prices are $20 and...

Kelso Succeeds Perez as Manager of SCVTV
Monday, Apr 6, 2015

SCVTV announced this week the hiring of a new production manager, Kristofer Kelso, who will be taking the reins of Santa Clarita’s only local television station this month. Kelso will succeed Megan Perez, who has held the top SCVTV staff position since the TV station came under nonprofit management...

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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 39 new deaths and 905 new cases of confirmed COVID-19, with 6,156 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: 269,284 Cases Countywide, 39 New Deaths; 6,156 SCV Cases
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]
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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