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August 10
1769 - Fr. Juan Crespi, en route to San Francisco Bay with the Portolá expedition, names the Santa Clara River Valley (SCV) for St. Clare [story]
Fr. Crespi cenotaph

County Determined to Spay, Neuter More Pets
Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016

[Supv. Antonovich] – To improve and enhance low-cost pet spay and neuter services, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich’s motion authorizing the Department of Animal Care and Control to enter into a public-private partnership with SPAY-4LA, a nonprofit...

Me-owww: Supes Approve Mandatory Spay, Neuter, Microchipping for Cats
Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015

On a motion by Mayor Michael D. Antonovich, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved amending Title 10 of the Los Angeles County Code to require the mandatory spaying or neutering and microchipping of cats in unincorporated Los Angeles County. “Focused on reducing the uncontrolled breeding of...

Unincorporated Cats Will Have to Be Neutered, Microchipped
Friday, Oct 16, 2015

Staff recommendation before the Board of Supervisors Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015:   Approval of the recommended amendments to Title 10 of the Los Angeles County Code, requested by your Board, will require the spaying or neutering of cats, and microchipping of cats, in the unincorporated areas of Los...

Board Approves Mobile Spay-Neuter Clinic
Sunday, Sep 13, 2015

On a motion by Mayor Michael D. Antonovich and Supervisor Hilda Solis, the Board of Supervisors approved a public-private partnership to expand needed spay and neuter services throughout the county. “Access to spay and neuter services is vital to reduce the number of unwanted pets which are abandoned,...

Animal Control Promotes Pet Plates to Pay for Spay-Neuter
Wednesday, Feb 18, 2015

[DACC] – February is Spay-Neuter Awareness Month, and the County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control encourages Californians to support low-cost spay-neuter programs by purchasing a Pet Lover’s License Plate from the Department of Motor Vehicles. The Pet Lover’s License...

Supes Preparing to Require Cats to be Spayed, Neutered
Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015

[Supv. Antonovich] – To reduce the number of unwanted or stray animals in need of care, the Board of Supervisors has approved a motion by Supervisors Michael D. Antonovich and Hilda Solis directing the Department of Animal Care and control and County Counsel to prepare a draft ordinance requiring...

April 27: Rock, Walk & Wag at Central Park
Monday, Apr 8, 2013

Galpin Subaru of Valencia recently announced its title sponsorship of Rock, Walk & Wag, a pet adoption festival and dog walk at Central Park in Saugus on April 27, which will benefit spay/neuter services provided by the Santa Clarita based non-profit AngelDogs Foundation. (Top L-R: Will Baxter, David...

Low-Cost Spay-Neuter Service for Pets in Agua Dulce, Acton, AV
Thursday, Jan 17, 2013

Residents of unincorporated areas of the Antelope Valley can get their dogs fixed for as low as $35 and cats for just $45 at the AngelDogs Foundation (www.angeldogsfoundation.org) mobile spay/neuter clinic. The non-profit clinic provides high quality, low cost services at convenient locations in the...

AngelDogs Offers Free Spay, Neuter in SCV
Thursday, Apr 12, 2012

NOTE: This press release is from 2012. As of 2016, AngelDogs Foundation no longer exists.   Thanks to a generous grant from the California Community Foundation, AngelDogs Foundation has launched “Canine Companions” in Los Angeles County, including the Santa Clarita Valley. Qualified low-income...

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011

[L.A. Co. Animal Control] – Officers from the Department of Animal Care and Control will be in the unincorporated areas in the vicinity of Acton and Agua Dulce checking for current rabies vaccinations, ensuring residents are in compliance with licensing requirements as well as the mandatory spay/neuter...

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1769 - Fr. Juan Crespi, en route to San Francisco Bay with the Portolá expedition, names the Santa Clara River Valley (SCV) for St. Clare [story]
Fr. Crespi cenotaph
Lila Littlejohn, a veteran journalist, journalism teacher and former editor of The Signal, died Sunday morning peacefully in her sleep at her home in Florida, according to family.
Former Signal Editor Lila Littlejohn Dies at 68
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 13 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 2,335 new cases countywide and 53 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: County Cases Decline to 2,335 with 13 New Deaths
On Tuesday, Aug. 9, the county of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors approved a resolution placing the Cannabis Tax Measure on the Nov. 8, 2022 election ballot for approval by voters.
Supes Approve Cannabis Tax Measure for November Election
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency has extended the deadline to apply for appointment to fill a vacancy on the Board of Directors.
Deadline Extended by SCV Water to Fill Board Vacancy, Applicants Sought
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley celebrates Women in Film with the "Lundafest 2022" screening on Thursday, Oct. 6 at the Canyon Theater Guild in Newhall.
Oct. 6: Zonta Club of SCV Presents ‘Lunafest’
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is hosting “Let’s Get Back to Screening!” a symposium for medical professionals and members of the public that will focus on the importance of early cancer detection.
Sept. 10: Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital to Host Cancer Screening Symposium
Residents throughout the city of Santa Clarita regularly take advantage of the miles of paved off-street trails available for walking, running and cycling safely without having to worry about the hazards posed by vehicle traffic.
Aug. 24: Residents Invited to Public Meeting for Bouquet Canyon Trail Project
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed 28 additional mosquito samples that tested positive for West Nile virus.
Vector Control Confirms 28 Additional Positive West Nile Virus Samples
Head Coach Annett Davis could not have asked for a better schedule in terms of preparing The Master's University women's volleyball team for the challenges posed by the Golden State Athletic Conference and, hopefully, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics nationals.
TMU Women’s Volleyball To Face Road Tests Early in 2022
California Credit Union encourages Santa Clarita Valley teachers who have an innovative class project idea to apply for a credit union grant through its biannual Teacher Grant program.
SCV Teachers Urged to Apply for California Credit Union Teacher Grants
Single Mothers Outreach has announced “Building Hope” as the theme for the 12th annual Empowering HeArts fundraising gala, set to take place on 6 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Santa Clarita Community Center.
Oct. 28: Single Mothers Outreach 12th Annual Empowering HeArts Gala
1919 - Charles Kingsburry (Kingsburry House at Heritage Junction) arrives in Newhall to work on Power House No. 1 construction in San Francisquito Canyon [story]
Charles Kingsburry
Raising the Curtain Foundation invites all Santa Clarita Valley students in grades 4-6 to participate in a free theater workshop on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Newhall Family Theatre for the Performing Arts.
Raising the Curtain Hosting Free Theater Workshop for Local Students
The California State University, Northridge Softball team will host the first Gary Torgeson Golf Tournament Saturday, Sept. 3, at Los Robles Golf Course in Thousand Oaks.
CSUN Softball Hosting Inaugural Gary Torgeson Golf Tournament
The Master's University has hired Dave Caldwell as its next sports information director.  
TMU Names Dave Caldwell New Sports Information Director
Stop by Impulse Music Co. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at 6 p.m., to enjoy live music from local bands: Lady Fingers, Rowdy P, The Martian Sunset and Sleeve of Steve.
Lady Fingers, Rowdy P Among Bands Performing at Impulse Music
The gibbons housed at the Gibbon Conservation Center in Saugus are benefiting from a new mister system installed this summer.
Gibbon Center Seeking Donations for New Mister System
The Castaic Animal Care Center will accept animals needing to be spayed or neutered at the ‘Public Spay and Neuter Voucher’ Clinic which will be open at the Castaic Animal Care Center Aug. 18.
Aug. 18: Public Spay, Neuter Voucher Clinic at Castaic Animal Center
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a Business Meeting Wednesday, Aug. 10.
Aug. 10: COC Board Expected to Extend Van Hook’s Contract
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday one new death and 294 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with a total of 30 new deaths and 10,430 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: 294 New SCV Cases; Deaths Total 490
1769 - Portolá expedition crosses Newhall Pass at Elsmere Canyon, camps at Chaguayanga village (Rye Canyon/Castaic Junction). [story]
1901 - Giant meteor seen over SCV skies; possibly makes landfall in Bouquet-Texas canyon area [story]
1892 - Western actor and Saugus rodeo owner Hoot Gibson born in Nebraska [story]
Hoot Gibson