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1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
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Tips for Staying Warm this Winter
Tuesday, Dec 27, 2016

The County Health Officer is extending a Cold Weather Alert due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures through Thursday, December 29. Wind chill temperatures are expected to be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. “Children, the elderly, and people with disabilities or special medical...

Flash Flood, Landslide Warning Issued for Santa Clarita
Thursday, Oct 27, 2016

Truck stuck in the mud on Sierra Highway when the Mint Canyon Creek overflowed (part of the Santa Clara River Watershed) during the El Nino weather event of February 1998. Photo by Gary Thornhill/SCVHistory.com. A flash flood warning has been issued for the Santa Clarita Valley for Friday between the...

Santa Ana Winds Prompt Red Flag Warning for SCV
Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016

A red flag warning has been issued for the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas due to wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour until Thursday morning. In addition to the high winds, a combination of conditions are creating a high fire danger. The National Weather Service released this warning today:...

Temps to Remain in 100s; Stay Cool With These Tips
Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016

A heat wave has hit the Santa Clarita Valley and the surrounding areas. Firefighters are advising locals to beat the heat and stay safe with some suggestions on what to do when temps hit over 100 degrees. With a heat index above 100 degrees through Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service,...

Get Ready for Rain this Weekend with Tips from the City
Friday, Apr 8, 2016

Rain fall is expected Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The city’s webpage “Ready for Rain” at Santa-Clarita.com/ReadyforRain provides El Niño weather updates, tips, FAQs, related resources and emergency alert sign-ups.  

City Prepares for El Niño, Advises Residents to do Same
Monday, Nov 16, 2015

A strong El Niño weather pattern is forecasted this winter that will likely bring heavy rainfall to Southern California. Check out the city’s Ready for Rain website. Be El Niño Ready, here’s what you can do: Before: Keep emergency supplies on hand, such as a flashlight, water, food, first aid...

A Cold Weather Alert Issued for L.A. County
Tuesday, Nov 10, 2015

The County Interim Health Officer is extending a Cold Weather Alert for the Antelope Valley area due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures through the weekend, Sunday, Nov. 15. A current Cold Weather Alert is still in effect for Los Angeles County Mountain areas until Wednesday,...

Heat Alert Issued for SCV, SFV, SGV Through Friday
Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015

A heat alert has been issued for the San Fernando Valley, East San Gabriel Valley, Santa Clarita Valley, San Gabriel Valley, and Los Angeles Basin from Wednesday, August 26 through Friday, August 28. The Los Angeles County Health Officer has declared a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast...

LA County Deptartment of Public Health Extends Cooling Center Hours
Friday, Aug 14, 2015

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announces extended cooling center hours for this weekend’s high temperatures. There is a Heat Alert issued through Sunday, August 16 in the following areas: -San Fernando Valley -Santa Clarita Valley -All San Gabriel Valleys -Los Angeles Basin -Antelope...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, May 7, 2015
Thursday, May 7, 2015

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has released the name of a man wanted in connection with Wednesday nights fatal shooting. The High Speed Rail Authority is holding an open house on June 1 for Santa Clarita residents. Palmdale officials have agreed to pay millions and withdraw their appeal...

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1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain
1938 - Brand-new Lockheed transport plane crashes in Agua Dulce; all 9 perish including 2 infants [story]
plane crash
1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
COC
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing Tuesday to further deliberate on the Sand Canyon Resort development.
Sand Canyon Resort Development Returns to Planning Commission
The CIF Southern Section and KAP7 International, Inc. announced a five-year partnership extension for KAP7 to be the official boys and girls water polo ball for all championship events.
KAP7, CIF-SS Announce Extension of Five-Year Ball Partnership
Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan that would spend about $1.5 billion of the state’s $75.7 billion surplus in grants of up to $25,000 to support small businesses, according to state officials this week.
Chamber Urges SCV to Support Newsom’s Aid to Small Businesses
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 17 new deaths and 583 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,842 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Studies Show Vaccine Appears to Be Effective Against Variants; 27,842 Total SCV Cases
Fourteen-year-old Andrew Jenofsky was the first in line to get his shot at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Thursday morning, as adolescents ages 12-15 were given the go-ahead to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
14-Year-Old First to Receive Pfizer Vaccine at Henry Mayo
Support for Israel was written across the signs and faces of approximately 100 demonstrators during a rally held on City Hall’s steps Thursday evening.
Approximately 100 SCV Residents Gather to Support Israel
The city of Santa Clarita received approximately 850 applications for its rental assistance program ahead of the program’s April 30 application deadline.
City Receives More Than 800 Rental Assistance Applications
Saddleback Butte State Park announced it is urgently searching for volunteers to become camp hosts beginning June 1.
Camp Hosts Needed at Saddleback Butte State Park, New Updates Announced for Mojave Area State Parks
Los Angeles County Public Health officials said it will review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly released guidance for fully vaccinated residents in order to make adjustments to the current County and state guidelines.
LA County to Review CDC’s Masking Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People
The city of Santa Clarita released an updated schedule for the Concerts in the Park series set to take place in July and August.
City Releases Updated Schedule for Concerts in the Park
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance Thursday indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Loosens Mask Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated People; SCV Cases Total 27,825
A total of 277 single-family homes changed owners during April in the Santa Clarita Valley as the as the tight inventory rose to its highest level in five months, though remained well below year-ago totals, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
SCV Median Home Price $795,000 Hits Record
After making numerous requests for correction for failure by the County Board of Supervisors to abide by various sections of the Brown Act, the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment was left with no option than to file a formal legal complaint.
SCOPE Files Legal Complaint Over L.A. County’s Failure to Abide by Brown Act
The case against a prominent Santa Clarita Valley Realtor who had been accused of a sexual assault stemming from a Las Vegas real estate conference last summer was dismissed, a court clerk confirmed Thursday.
Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case Against SCV Realtor Dismissed, L.A. County Case “Still Active”
Tommy's Boats - a national boat dealership brand with locations in Florida, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Michigan - announced a new location opening soon in Castaic.
May 19, May 20: Tommy’s Boats Grill & Chill Hiring Event
Foothill League coaches announced their choice for Player of the Year and their All-League teams recently.
Saugus High QB Named Foothill League Player of the Year
California Credit Union has awarded 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in its annual College Scholarship Program.
Valencia High Student Awarded California Credit Union Scholarship
Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda responded Tuesday to criticisms of the city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, which was formed as a result of last summer’s protests about issues involving race relations.
Mayor Taking Human Relations Roundtable Criticisms “Very Seriously”
1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall
Six days a week, Santa Clarita Grocery opens its warehouse to people in need.
Local Shop Donates Leftover Bagels To Help Families