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1956 - Battle of Palmdale rages over the skies of Santa Clarita [story]
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Santa Clarita Valley Clouded by Poor Air Quality Due to Nearby Fires
Wednesday, Aug 19, 2020

Santa Clarita Valley residents awoke Tuesday morning to a yellow hue in the sky due to poor air quality being created by nearby fires, and it wasn’t much improved by Wednesday morning. As soot and ash was seen on peoples’ driveways, the Los Angeles County Public Health Department issued a smoke...

SCV Unhealthy Air Quality Advisory Extended to Tuesday
Monday, Jul 13, 2020

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has extended its current air quality advisory for the Santa Clarita Valley, warning of unhealthy air on Tuesday for sensitive individuals and groups. According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District forecast, air quality will also be unhealthy...

California Challenges Feds on Emissions Re-Evaluation
Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017

SACRAMENTO — The California Air Resources Board and the state Attorney General’s office have filed comments challenging federal efforts to re-open evaluation of vehicle emissions standards for model years 2021-2025. The comments state that any weakening of these rules presents a threat to the health...

Bad Air Rising in SCV Thursday
Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017

Air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley on Thursday, according the South Coast Air Quality Management District. Los Angeles County Interim Health Officer, Jeffrey Gunzenhauser, MD, MPH, advises people living or working in the SCV or the East San Gabriel Valley...

Updated: Unhealthy Air Quality in SCV Today, Tuesday
Monday, Aug 7, 2017

Air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley on Tuesday as well as today, according to an update from the South Coast Air Quality Management District. The alert for Tuesday also covers the San Gabriel Mountains. Los Angeles County Interim Health Officer, Jeffrey...

Air Quality Unhealthy in SCV Saturday
Friday, Aug 12, 2016

According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District, air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in Santa Clarita Valley on Saturday, Aug. 13. Los Angeles County Interim Health Officer, Jeffrey Gunzenhauser, MD, MPH, advises people living or working in the Santa Clarita Valley...

Air Quality Unhealthy in SCV, SFV, SGV Friday
Thursday, Sep 24, 2015

According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District, air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in the San Fernando Valley, Santa Clarita Valley and San Gabriel Valley tomorrow, Friday, September 25. Los Angeles County Interim Health Officer Jeffrey Gunzenhauser, MD, MPH, advises...

State Board Says Clean-Air Regs are Cutting Cancer Risk
Monday, Sep 21, 2015

An Air Resources Board study, published Monday in the prestigious scientific journal “Environmental Science & Technology,” shows that the cancer risk from exposure to the state’s most significant air toxics declined 76 percent over a 23-year period in California, a direct result of regulations...

Air Unhealthy in SCV, AV Wednesday
Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015

[LACo Public Health] – According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District, air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in Santa Clarita Valley and Antelope Valley on Wednesday, June 24. Los Angeles County Interim Health Officer, Jeffrey Gunzenhauser, MD, MPH, advises people...

Air Unhealthy for SCV, Greater L.A. Area Friday
Thursday, Jun 18, 2015

[LACo Public Health] – According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District, air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in West San Fernando Valley, Central Los Angeles County, Santa Clarita Valley, West San Gabriel Valley, East San Gabriel Valley and San Gabriel Mountains...

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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 13 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 2,535 new cases countywide and 55 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: Testing Remains Key to Slowing Spread
The Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Auxiliary will host the 2022 Bingo or Bust on Thursday, Oct. 6 starting at 6 p.m. to benefit the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center on the campus of Henry Mayo in Valencia.
Oct. 6: Bingo or Bust Fundraiser to Support the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center
Daniel Suárez dreams of “cruising” through the next few regular season races as well as the upcoming 10-race NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs on his way to capturing the championship title in 2022.
Princess Cruises Will Sponsor Trackhouse Racing in NASCAR Cup Series
Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles and Girl Scouts of the USA announced the new Raspberry Rally cookie will join the nationwide lineup for the 2023 Girl Scout Cookie season. The thin, crispy cookie is a “sister” cookie to the beloved Thin Mints, infused with raspberry flavor instead of mint and dipped in the same chocolaty coating.
New Cookie, Raspberry Rally, Joins Girl Scout Lineup in 2023 Season
Aiming to empower the region’s next generation of environmental leaders, the county of Los Angeles today issued a call for young adults to serve on its inaugural Youth Climate Commission.
Inaugural L.A. County Youth Climate Commission Seeks Youth Leaders
The Valley Industry Association has a keen interest in our local, state and federal elected officials. The Santa Clarita City Council Candidates Forum will be held on Thursday, Aug. 25 at the Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia, CA 91355.
Aug. 25: VIA Santa Clarita City Council Candidates Forum
The slate of candidates set to run this November for three seats on the Santa Clarita City Council has been finalized after the deadline to file passed on Friday.
Nine Candidates Set to Run in November for Three City Council Seats
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed 13 additional mosquito samples that tested positive for West Nile virus.
West Nile Virus Update: Six More Areas in County Report Positive Samples
William S. Hart Union High School Superintendent Mike Kuhlman informed school district families on the evening of Aug. 15 that an additional layer of security protocols will be added in the school district effective Monday, Aug. 22.
Hart District to Add Firearm Detection Canine Unit to Safety Protocols
Two long-time William S. Hart Union High School District football coaches, Mike Herrington and Harry Welch, have been named to the inaugural class of the new California High School Football Hall of Fame.
Herrington, Welch Named to California High School Football Hall of Fame
1956 - Battle of Palmdale rages over the skies of Santa Clarita [story]
Battle of Palmdale
Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced the RR/CC has completed the examination and verification of all 715,833 petition signatures submitted for the recall of Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón.
Gascón Recall Efforts Fail
CSUN defeated the University of San Diego 1-0 Sunday night in the men's soccer exhibition opener for both clubs at Torero Stadium. 
Matadors Shut Out San Diego 1-0 in Exhibition Opener
The Women's Council of Realtors SCV Network held their election for officers on Aug. 11, along with their annual member and sponsor appreciation night.
Women’s Council of Realtors SCV Elects New Officers
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District's Governing Board will take place Wednesday, Aug. 17, beginning with a closed session at 6 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
Aug. 17: Hart District Regular Board Meeting
The regular board meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will be held Tuesday, Aug. 16, beginning with a closed session at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:30 p.m.
Aug. 16: SUSD Regular Board Meeting
Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley will hold their third annual golf tournament beginning noon on Monday, Oct. 24.
Oct. 24: Family Promise SCV Annual Golf Tournament
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will open its first primary care practice on the hospital campus on Monday, Aug. 15.
Henry Mayo Opens First Primary Care Practice on Hospital Campus
Heads Up! The city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station urge parents to practice "safe pedestrian skills."
Parents Urged to Practice Back-to-School Safety
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday one new death and 266 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with a total of 26 deaths and 10,025 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: SCV Cases Top 88,000; Deaths Total 493
(CN) — In drought-ridden California's history, megafloods have occurred about every century. Not often, but from a geological standpoint they're not rare.
Study Shows Climate Change Increasing Risk of California Megaflood
1849 - Eight-pound gold nugget found in San Feliciano Canyon (Val Verde/Piru area) [story]
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1986 - Canyon Country's Mitchell adobe demolished; components salvaged & later rebuilt at Heritage Junction [story]
Mitchell adobe
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