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1986 - Canyon Country's Mitchell adobe demolished; components salvaged & later rebuilt at Heritage Junction [story]
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Castaic Animal Care Center Cutting Adoption Fees for ‘Clear the Shelters’
Tuesday, Aug 2, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care & Control is pleased to join NBC4 and Telemundo 52’s annual Clear the Shelters pet adoption and donation campaign for the eighth consecutive year. This year this event will take place from Aug. 1- 31. During the month-long initiative, the county’s...

Providence SFV Valley Hospitals Earn Top Award for Patient Safety Excellence
Tuesday, Mar 15, 2022

Providence Holy Cross and Providence Saint Joseph medical centers announced they have received the Healthgrades 2022 Patient Safety Excellence Award, placing them in the top 5% of acute care hospitals evaluated by Healthgrades. Hospitals that qualify for this award have shown notable success in avoiding...

SoCal’s ICU Capacity Continues to Plunge
Tuesday, Dec 15, 2020

The Southern California region’s intensive care unit capacity continued its decline Tuesday, dropping to just 1.7%. Though the region’s stay-at-home order is set to expire Dec. 28, unless the ICU capacity improves and returns to the 15% threshold, it is likely the region will remain under the order,...

Waste Management Offers Eco-Friendly, Sustainable Outdoor Entertaining Tips
Tuesday, May 14, 2019

As temperatures rise and gatherings around the grill with friends and family to celebrate under the sun take off, Waste Management of Southern California offers five easy-to-follow green tips to make outdoor entertaining season more sustainable. “Whether celebrating a college grad, dad or any other...

Travel Advisory Issued for Southern California
Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018

LOS ANGELES & VENTURA COUNTIES — With light to moderate rain expected Wednesday and Thursday in Los Angeles and Ventura counties, Caltrans District 7 is advising motorists to plan ahead and be extra cautious due to recent Southern California fires — Woolsey, Hill, South and Stone — because...

National Weather Service Warns Residents of Debris Flows as Storm Approaches
Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018

With significant rain moving across the area Tuesday through Thursday this week, there is a moderate to high risk of debris flows near recent burn areas. This includes the Thomas, Creek and LaTuna Burn areas. Be aware that flash flooding will be possible anywhere that heavy rainfall is occurring. Small...

Stormy Weather Looms Over So Cal
Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018

Southern California is on track for a wet week, according to the National Weather Service. Rain began to fall Monday night and is expected through Wednesday as a system moves through the area. This storm is expected to produce light to moderate rainfall with totals generally ranging between 0.25 and...

Stay Green Team Boosts Irrigation Expertise
Friday, Mar 31, 2017

Twenty-five members of the Stay Green Inc. team from all over Southern California recently completed a 10-week irrigation training program focusing on water use efficiency and maximizing the benefits of state-of-the-art irrigation control systems. “While we’ve had one wet winter here in Southern...

March 25: City Hosts Teen Summit at Newhall Community Center
Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017

Junior high and high school students are invited to come participate in break-out sessions, games and raffles at a Teen Summit on Saturday, March 25, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Newhall Community Center, located at 22421 Market Street. The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the Southern...

Knight Urges State of Emergency for Flood Recovery in Letter to Pres. Trump
Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017

Representative Steve Knight, CA-25, wrote a letter to President Trump on Monday urging him to declare a federal emergency in order to address threats to public safety caused by recent rainstorms and flooding. The request comes after a series of severe storms in Southern California that caused flooding,...

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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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