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1986 - Canyon Country's Mitchell adobe demolished; components salvaged & later rebuilt at Heritage Junction [story]
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L.A. Public Works Close Acton Road
Wednesday, Jul 20, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works announced a road closure in Acton, with no current reopening date. Red Rover Mine road. will be closed started July 20. The road will be close from Escondido Canyon road to Sierra Highway. Starting Wednesday Red Rover Mine road will under go road work,...

Public Works Announces Construction Delays For Two Roads
Monday, Jul 11, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works announced that drivers will experience delays on San Francisquito Canyon Road and Sierra Highway starting Monday. Beginning July 11 Sierra Highway will be under construction from Vasquez Canyon Road To Davenport road. Also on July 11 San Francisquito...

June 20: Sidewalk Construction Begins on Sierra Highway
Friday, Jun 17, 2022

The city of Santa Clarita has announced that sidewalk construction along northbound Sierra Highway, between Dolan Way and Sarabande Lane, will begin Monday, June 20. The work is expected to last for approximately two weeks. The northbound right lane on Sierra Highway will be closed from Soledad Canyon...

Lane, Road Closures Begin Monday for Sierra Highway Sidewalk Construction
Friday, Jan 21, 2022

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. The project, which is anticipated to last until mid-March, will enhance pedestrian safety in the area. Affected segments include...

City Manager’s Monthly Message – November 2021
Tuesday, Nov 2, 2021

Welcome to the New Canyon Country Community Center Oct. 30 was the day we cut the ribbon and welcomed residents to the new Canyon Country Community Center. This project has been a labor of love for the City Council and staff who have seen it from concept to completion. You may remember that just a few...

Supes Approve Acton Commercial Center, Castaic Nonprofit’s Lease
Friday, Jul 16, 2021

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to approve tentative maps for a new commercial center in Acton. The center, which includes a 3,300-square-foot restaurant with drive-thru services, a 6,000-square-foot retail building and an accessory storage structure, is set to be located on...

One Person Dead After Head-on Collision in Agua Dulce
Tuesday, Apr 7, 2020

One person died in a head-on collision early Tuesday morning on Sierra Highway in Agua Dulce. Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel responded to reports of an expanded traffic collision just before 6:30 a.m. on Sierra Highway and Penman Road, near the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints....

Traffic Advisory Issued for Sierra Highway, Newhall Avenue
Saturday, Apr 4, 2020

Starting Monday, April 6, developer Trammell Crow Company will begin a project to construct a right-turn lane on Sierra Highway at Newhall Avenue. As part of the Needham Ranch industrial park project, street improvements are required to enhance traffic flow and safety at this intersection. From April...

Planning Commission Approves Condominium Project on Dockweiler Drive
Thursday, Dec 5, 2019

The Newhall residential community is about to grow with the addition of nearly 100 condominiums after the Santa Clarita Planning Commission approved their construction on Tuesday. The project consists of 93 detached, single-family homes on a 19.39-acre site at the southwest corner of Dockweiler Drive...

Overturned Truck Causes Delays on Sierra Highway, Davenport Road
Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019

By Gilbert Bernal, Signal Staff Writer California Highway Patrol officers responded to an overturned cement truck that overturned at the intersection of Sierra Hwy and Davenport Road on Tuesday morning. CHP dispatch officers received a call just before 8 a.m. about a big-rig that was on its passenger...

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1986 - Canyon Country's Mitchell adobe demolished; components salvaged & later rebuilt at Heritage Junction [story]
Mitchell adobe
1961 - First Mass celebrated at new Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (3rd building) in Newhall. Cardinal McIntyre attends [story]
OLPH
Are you worried about getting diabetes? Have you been told that you have pre-diabetes? One out of three American adults has prediabetes.
Aug. 16: Henry Mayo Hosts Diabetes Prevention Program
Avian influenza refers to a family of influenza or flu viruses that commonly infect birds.
L.A. County Public Health Urges Public to Protect Pet Birds from Bird Flu
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 3,995 new cases countywide and 112 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Moves to Medium Community Level
Marvel Comics’ best-known, tree-like sentient being, Groot, a character that became widely popular through the action comedy "Guardians of the Galaxy," gets his own animated show on Disney+ this week.
CalArts Alum Kirsten Lepore Brings ‘I am Groot’ to Disney+
Work along the I-5 corridor in Burbank continues and will include nighttime lane reductions and the closing of the Verdugo Avenue off-ramp during the week of Aug. 15 to Aug. 18.
I-5 Corridor Improvements Include Nighttime Lane Reductions
As part of his legislative package calling on accountability, transparency, and integrity in the state government's procurement process, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Senate Bill 1271 (SB 1271) passed out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Aug. 11.
Wilk’s Measure Increasing Transparency Passes Assembly Committee
The early portion of The Master's University women's soccer team's schedule in 2022 will have a national tournament-type feel.
TMU Women’s Soccer To Play Top Teams on Florida, Indiana Trips
Princess Cruises today announced updated COVID-19 protocols and guidelines, removing the vaccine requirement for most voyages of less than 16 days so that anyone can cruise and adjusting pre-travel testing requirements to make it less complicated.
Princess Cruises Removes Vaccine Requirement for Most Sailings
As the summer travel season wraps up, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reminds drivers to be responsible and never drive under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
Aug. 17-Sept. 5: LASD Will Increase End-of-Summer DUI Patrols, Checkpoints
Historically, California has been the most wildfire prone state in the United States. In 2021, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, reported over 4,000 fires that burned 60,507 acres across the state.
Ken Striplin | Keep Your Family, Home and Property Safe from Wildfires
The county of Los Angeles Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission is hosting a Special Hearing on Deputy Gangs in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Aug: 19 Special Hearing on L.A. County Sheriff’s Deputy Gangs
1944 - Newhall Refinery on Sierra Highway destroyed by fire (then rebuilt) [watch film]
Newsreel
As local students get ready to head back to class for the new school year, your Salvation Army Santa Clarita Corps wants to ensure they have the supplies and resources necessary for success.
Salvation Army Santa Clarita Hosting Back-to-School Drive
The Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark Presents: "Sundays at the Landmark" on Sunday, Aug. 28, with Dave Berg. He will present "Stories to Share.
Aug. 28: Author Dave Berg Presents ‘Stories to Share’ at Rancho Camulos
The WiSH Education Foundation's much-anticipated Cocktails on the Roof event is back for the community to enjoy on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Subaru of Valencia campus.
Nov. 19: Cocktails on the Roof Returns with ‘Share the Love’ Event
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is reminding residents that no one will ever call your home demanding payment for "outstanding warrants."
SCV Sheriff’s Station Warning Residents of Scam Calls
Carousel Ranch, in Agua Dulce, was presented with a $5,000 donation from the Logix Federal Credit Union Community Stars Foundation.
Logix Foundation Donates $5K to Carousel Ranch
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 107 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with a total of 15 new deaths and 4,345 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 107 New SCV Cases; No Additional Deaths
The California Department of Transportation announces overnight full closures of Interstate 210 in the San Fernando Valley for striping and staging of a temporary lane configuration for a paving project.
Caltrans Announces Full I-210 Closures
The Valencia High School Band and Color Guard will hold a Clothes 4 Cash clothing drive fundraiser every Tuesday, Aug. 16 to Sept. 13.
Valencia Band, Color Guard Holding Clothes 4 Cash Fundraiser
2018 - Big Oaks Lodge in Bouquet Canyon burns down [video]
Big Oaks Lodge
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:
Ocean Water Use Warning for Los Angeles County Beaches
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