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Arrogance, Ignorance Threaten U.S. Constitution
Friday, Feb 1, 2013

Rahm Emanuel, President Barack Obama’s former chief of staff, famously said, “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste.” Obama and his administration are so unfailingly adept in practicing that advice, the theme is now a dictum. Violent crime incidents and data are easy to obtain,...

Feinstein to Introduce New Assault Weapons Ban
Friday, Jan 25, 2013

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who authored the Clinton-era assault weapons ban that expired 10 years later in 2004, announced her intent Thursday to introduce the “Assault Weapons Ban of 2013.” The bill bans military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition feeding devices capable...

Give Up Your Gun, Get a Gift Card
Thursday, Jan 17, 2013

Sheriff Lee Baca and Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas will hold a press conference at a Ralphs grocery store in Compton on Monday to discuss the county’s new “Gifts for Guns” program. The program provides an opportunity for residents to surrender any firearm, safely and anonymously, to...

McKeon Responds to White House Gun Control Plan

U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, issued a response to President Barack Obama’s proposed package of anti-gun violence legislation. McKeon said he is open to all ideas to help curb the ongoing violence epidemic in the nation. “Throughout the...

It’s Not the Guns
Monday, Jan 14, 2013

I have been hearing it for weeks now: guns this, guns that. Those nasty guns. And who needs more than 10 bullets to hit a deer? Then “the left” starts with the automatic weapons. Who needs an automatic weapon? Why do we need guns? Let’s apply some common sense. Let’s stop the hysteria and get...

Guns Make U.S. More Dangerous
Tuesday, Dec 25, 2012

I’d like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy Holiday, no matter what their denomination. Sadly, the holiday season will never be the same to the people of Newtown, Conn., who lost so many of their loved ones in one of the worst mass shootings in modern history. What is it about firearms...

Will Sandy Hook Propel Us to Take Rational Action?
Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012

“Our hearts are broken,” President Barack Obama said Friday after the horrific massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn. With those four simple worlds, our president gave voice to what many parents across the country, if not the world, were feeling. America’s latest gun tragedy was just...

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1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
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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
As part of the $100 billion California Comeback Plan, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a $20 billion to transform California public schools into gateways of equity and opportunity.
Newsom Announces $20 Billion Investment to Public Schools
The LA County Development Authority have extended the deadline to register for elderly family housing sites from June to the end of the year. 
LACDA Extends Registration For Elderly Family Public Housing Sites, Including Valencia