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1921 - Los Angeles City High School District absorbs Newhall, Saugus and Castaic for grades 9-12. Students attend San Fernando High. (SCV approved for separate high school district in 1945.) [story]
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City Announces Nightly McBean Parkway Closures
Monday, Jun 20, 2022

Click on photo to enlarge map. Starting Monday, June 27, Southern California Gas Company crews will begin the installation of a new gas pipeline on the north side of Magic Mountain Parkway from Cheri Fleming Auto Center Drive to Fairways Drive, which will necessitate a roadway closure on McBean Parkway...

SoCalGas Proposes Nation’s Largest Green Hydrogen Energy System
Friday, Feb 25, 2022

SoCalGas is proposing to develop what would be the nation’s largest green hydrogen energy infrastructure system, the Angeles Link, to deliver clean, reliable energy to the Los Angeles region. As proposed, the Angeles Link would support the integration of more renewable electricity resources like...

SoCal Utilities Suspend Late Fees, Disconnections
Monday, Mar 16, 2020

Southern California utilities are adjusting their billing policies and service shutoff policies for residences and businesses in light of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s a roundup of the latest information on local utilities as of Monday afternoon: * SCV Water is maintaining regular office...

Supes Support Closure of Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Storage Facility
Wednesday, Jan 8, 2020

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger Tuesday to send a five-signature letter to California Governor Gavin Newsom and the LA County legislative delegation in support of a proposed expedited closure of the Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Facility. This...

SoCalGas Offers $100K Grant to Help Cities Prep for Climate Change
Monday, Jun 24, 2019

Southern California Gas Co. will continue its grant program that helps California cities become more resilient in the face of climate change risks such as flooding, wildfires, extreme heat, drought, sea level rise, and other extreme weather events. As announced Friday, the competitive grant program provides...

Aliso Canyon Gas Leak Caused by Corroded Well Casing
Monday, May 20, 2019

[Read the report] [Read the press release about the report]   SAN FRANCISCO – Blade Energy Partners has completed its independent root cause analysis of the leak at Southern California Gas Company’s Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Storage Facility that began on October 23, 2015, the California...

SoCalGas Records More Spending with Diverse Suppliers Than Ever
Monday, Mar 18, 2019

Southern California Gas Co. has achieved the highest level of spend with diverse business enterprises in the history of the company, spending more than $673 million dollars with 583 diverse suppliers last year. SoCalGas exceeded the California Public Utilities Commission’s goal for contracting...

SoCalGas to Pay $119.5M for Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Leak
Monday, Feb 25, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Carolyn Kuhl has approved a $119.5 million settlement in the lawsuit against Southern California Gas Company resulting from the 2015-2016 Aliso Canyon natural gas leak, the California Air Resources Board announced Monday. This settlement will fully...

SoCalGas Encouraging Customers to ‘Dial it Down’ with New Alert Program
Thursday, Dec 6, 2018

To help lower the risk of possible natural gas and electricity shortages this winter, Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) recently announced the launch of a new energy conservation alert program designed to raise awareness about ways Southern Californians can reduce their natural gas use during periods...

Tentative Aliso Canyon Deal Does Not Cover Residents’ Claims
Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018

By Nathan Solis LOS ANGELES – While a major California utility company agreed Wednesday to pay $119.5 million in penalties to settle California’s case over a massive methane leak at one of its storage facilities in 2015, state officials stressed this does not address the claims of thousands of residents...

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The ARTree Community Arts Center has announced upcoming classes.
ARTree Announces Upcoming Classes
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station received a call for service Tuesday at approximately 3 p.m., that reported a male adult, approximately 50 years old, was engaged in a physical altercation with a male juvenile, on the 24000 block of Copper Hill Drive in Valencia.
Detectives Investigating Brawl Between Man, Teenager
Logix Federal Credit Union announced it will host a panel of experts to address developments in our local economy including inflation, employment challenges, global influence, changing trends in home sales and more.
Logix Hosting Virtual Economic Forecast
Olive Branch Theatricals, a non-profit arts group in the Santa Clarita Valley, has announced a major change in its leadership team. OBT’s founding board members are stepping down from the organization for new pursuits in New York City.
Musette Caing Hart Named President/CEO of Olive Branch Theatricals
1921 - Los Angeles City High School District absorbs Newhall, Saugus and Castaic for grades 9-12. Students attend San Fernando High. (SCV approved for separate high school district in 1945.) [story]
Hart High
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 15 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 4,829 new cases countywide and 123 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Santa Clarita Reports 123 New Cases
Santa Clarita is consistently one of the most filmed places in California because it’s located within the industry’s well-known 30-Mile Zone and offers thousands of film-friendly locations that can double for almost anywhere in the world.
SCVEDC: New Extension in Film Tax Credits Is Good News for Santa Clarita
At the Saugus Union School District Board meeting on Aug. 16, 2022, district leadership presented the results from a recent poll related to school safety.
SUSD Releases Results of Recent Safety Poll
The city of Santa Clarita invites the public to a groundbreaking ceremony for the second inclusive play area in the city.
Aug: 22 Inclusive Play Area Groundbreaking At West Creek Park
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an Emergency Use Authorization to allow the JYNNEOS vaccine to be given between layers of the skin for people 18 years of age and older at high risk for monkeypox infection.
Monkeypox Roundup: Public Health to Begin Administering Second Doses Of Vaccine
College of the Canyons has announced the appointment of longtime coach and Kinesiology & Physical Education faculty member John Wissmath as head coach of its women’s basketball program, effective immediately.
College of the Canyons Names John Wissmath Women’s Basketball Coach
Back-to-school season can be stressful for many kids and their parents, especially when scammers are back to work with online school shopping scams. 
County Consumer & Business Affairs Warns Of Potential Back-To-School Scams
Caltrans has launched a new push notification feature on its QuickMap app that allows drivers to automatically receive real-time notifications about nearby road closures, emergencies and other traffic updates.  
Caltrans QuickMap Push Notifications Now Available
Get your Stevie Nicks kicks and bell bottoms, and come ready to boogie down on Main Street at That 70s SENSES Block Party on Thursday, August 18 from 7 – 10 p.m.
Aug 18: SENSES Block Party, That 70s SENSES
In tribute to the men and women who have lost their lives as a result of wounds suffered in a war zone while serving in the United States Armed Forces since Sept. 11, 2001, the “Remembering Our Fallen” exhibit is a tribute to California’s nearly 750 fallen.
Sept. 24: Traveling Memorial Honors The Fallen At Valencia Town Center
Child & Family Center offers outpatient and intensive outpatient services for youth and adults who struggle with dependency on drugs or alcohol.
Child & Family Center Offers Drug, Alcohol Treatment
1925 - Newhall School Board announces meeting to determine fate of 3rd consecutive Newhall School at Lyons & Kansas Street (it was cut up and turned into homes) [story]
Newhall School
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
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
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