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1986 - Canyon Country's Mitchell adobe demolished; components salvaged & later rebuilt at Heritage Junction [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...

Applications Now Being Accepted for Sempra Foundation’s Nonprofit Hardship Fund
Thursday, Mar 26, 2020

Southern California Gas Company, a long-time member of the SCV Chamber of Commerce, and current member of the Board of Directors, is pleased to share the Sempra Energy Foundation COVID-19 NonProfit Hardship Fund. Sempra Foundation recognizes that just as small businesses are struggling, so too are small...

Sempra Energy Reports Second-Quarter 2019 Earnings
Monday, Aug 5, 2019

SAN DIEGO — Sempra Energy on Friday reported second-quarter 2019 earnings of $354 million, or $1.26 per diluted share, compared to second-quarter 2018 losses of $561 million, or $2.11 per diluted share. On an adjusted basis, the company’s second-quarter 2019 earnings were $309 million, or...

SoCalGas Seeks to Block Aliso Report From Investigation
Friday, Jun 28, 2019

The Southern California Gas Company Tuesday asked a state utilities commission to exclude a damning report detailing the root causes of the 2015 Aliso Canyon methane blowout from the investigation of its safety culture, because a state employee who oversaw operations to close the leak contracted a rare...

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...

LASD: No Health Risk from Natural Gas Odorant Leak in Santa Clarita
Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019

A natural gas odorant leak at Southern California Gas Company’s Honor Rancho facility in Santa Clarita Wednesday morning posed no health risk to local residents, according to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials. Work at the facility resulted in a brief release of liquid odorant. The...

California Supreme Court Hears Aliso Canyon Gas Leak Case
Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019

By Maria Dinzeo SAN FRANCISCO – A group of small businesses said that Southern California Gas Company should be held accountable for the ruinous losses they suffered in the wake of the most catastrophic gas leak in California history at the state Supreme Court Tuesday. The California Supreme Court...

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...

Tentative $119M Deal Reached in Aliso Canyon Gas Leak Suit
Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018

LOS ANGELES — A $119.5 million settlement has been tentatively reached with the Southern California Gas Company over the unprecedented natural gas leak from a ruptured well at its Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Storage Facility in Porter Ranch, California. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, along...

SCV Residents Concerned About Gas Bills
Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016

Santa Clarita Valley residents are voicing concerns about their recent gas bills being as much as seven times greater than in past years. Read the full story here.

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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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