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1955 - Actor James Dean, 24, drives through Castaic Junction en route to his final resting place [watch]
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Dec. 9: SCV Water Engineering & Operations Committee Special Meeting
Thursday, Dec 5, 2019

A special meeting of the Engineering & Operations Committee is scheduled to meet on Monday, Dec. 9, at 5:30 p.m. at Summit Circle, located at 26521 Summit Circle, Santa Clarita, in the Training Room. Items on the agenda include the site construction work for the N Wells PFAS Groundwater Treatment...

Nov. 6: City Council Legislative Committee Special Meeting
Tuesday, Nov 5, 2019

The Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee will hold a special meeting Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 2:00 p.m. Items on the agenda include the 2020 Santa Clarita Legislative Platform and overturning S. 2012, which would restore local control over public infrastructure. The meeting will take place...

Oct. 22: City Council Special, Regular Meetings
Thursday, Oct 17, 2019

The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a special meeting Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 5:30 p.m., followed by its regular meeting at 6:00 p.m. Click here to view the agenda for the special meeting. Items on the regular meeting’s agenda include awarding a contract to Stay Green to provide landscape maintenance...

Sept. 30: SCV Sanitation District Special Meeting
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District will hold a special meeting Monday, Sept. 30, at 11:30 a.m. The meeting will be held at Santa Clarita City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita, California 91355. To view full details online, click here.

Sept. 18: SCV Water’s Public Outreach & Legislation Committee Special Meeting
Thursday, Sep 12, 2019

A special meeting of SCV Water’s Public Outreach and Legislation Committee is scheduled to meet on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at Summit Circle Training Room, located at 26521 Summit Circle, Santa Clarita, 91350. An update on the 2019 Federal Legislative Brief...

Sept. 4: Special Meeting with Supervisor Kathryn Barger
Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019

LA County Supervisor Kathryn Barger. The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a Special Meeting with Los Angeles County 5th District Supervisor Kathryn Barger, Wednesday, Sept. 4, at 8:00 a.m. The meeting will take place in City Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita,...

July 9: City Council Special, Regular Meetings
Thursday, Jul 4, 2019

The Santa Clarita City Council will be holding a Special Meeting Tuesday, July 9, at 5:30 p.m. Following the Special Meeting, the City Council will hold its regular meeting beginning at 6:00 p.m. Items on the regular meeting agenda include adoption of ordinance to provide regulations regarding Water...

May 14: Santa Clarita City Council Special, Regular Meetings
Thursday, May 9, 2019

The Santa Clarita City Council will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, May 14, at 6:00 p.m. Note: There will be a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Items on the agenda include consideration to repeal sex offender residency restrictions and a request for low carbon transit operations program funds from the...

May 13: Water Resources & Watershed Committee Special Meeting

The Water Resources and Watershed Committee will hold a special meeting, Monday, May 13, at 6:00 p.m., in the Summit Circle Training Room, located at 26521 Summit Circle, Santa Clarita, 91350. Items on the agenda include a status on the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act and updates on the Invasive...

May 13: SCV Water Resources & Watershed Committee Special Meeting
Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019

A Special Meeting of the Water Resources and Watershed Committee, originally scheduled for May 8, will now take place on Monday, May 13. The meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m. in the Training Room of Summit Circle (formerly referred to as the Santa Clarita Water Division) located at 26521 Summit Circle,...

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1955 - Actor James Dean, 24, drives through Castaic Junction en route to his final resting place [watch]
James Dean
Chelsea A. Kay, 37, an insurance operations manager living in Saugus, was honored by JCI USA (United States Junior Chamber) as a member of the 2022 class Ten Outstanding Young Americans.
United States Junior Chamber Honors Local Operations Manager
October is fast approaching. To help embrace the haunted season, we are happy to announce the return of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Haunted Jailhouse after a two year hiatus.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Haunted Jailhouse Returns After Two Years
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control would like to remind residents within unincorporated county areas and participating contracted cities that the pet license amnesty period is almost over.
County Reminding Residents Pet License Amnesty Period Ending Soon
Four individuals and one writing team have been selected as winners of the 2022 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting.
Academy Announces Winners of Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowships
We began our Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism (EDIA) journey nearly two years ago, and while the path ahead was not clearly defined, Health Services leadership was enthusiastically joined by workforce members across our health enterprise in a united commitment to creating a more welcoming, inclusive and proactively anti-racist health care system for our patients, staff and the communities we serve.
Message from County Health Services Director Dr. Christina Ghaly
College of the Canyons student-athletes Brianna Botello (women's volleyball) and Sam Regez (men's cross coutry) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running Sept. 19-24.
COC Names Botello, Regez Athletes of the Week
Detectives at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station need your help. On Aug. 13, 2022, the individuals pictured shoplifted items from a retail store in Valencia at approximately 6:15 p.m.
Detectives Seek Help in Identifying Shoplifting Suspects
Are you hiring? Looking for a new career? The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Center has partnered with College of the Canyons, the city of Santa Clarita and America's Job Centers of California to host a valley-wide job fair at the Canyon Country Community Center Thursday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
SCVEDC, COC, City Partner to Host Job Fair
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 49 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with a total of 12 deaths and 1,517 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 49 New SCV Cases; No Additional Deaths
1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]
COC
 State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond hosted a virtual webinar on Sept. 28 to update local educational agencies, including district and charter school administrators and classroom educators, on over $3.6 billion in block grants and other resources to promote financial education in California high schools.
Superintendent Thurmond Leads Webinar Announcing State Funds for Financial Literacy
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the city of Santa Clarita, today announced nominations to officially open for their annual ‘Salute to Patriots’ event.
Nominations to Honor Local Veterans at Chamber’s Annual Salute to Patriots Now Open
Supervisor Kathryn Barger honored the Republic of Artsakh’s Foreign Minister, David Babayan, by presenting a scroll at the Board of Supervisors' meeting to commemorate the alliance and solidarity between Los Angeles County and Artsakh. 
Supervisor Barger Honors Artsakh Foreign Minister at Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors’ Meeting
Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) announces his measure to bring much needed accountability to the state’s no-bid contracting policies has been signed into law. 
Wilk’s No-Bid Contract Accountability Act Signed into Law
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 13 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,353 new cases countywide and 36 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Santa Clarita Sees 36 New Cases
The Santa Clarita City Council officially approved an agreement with Kaiser Permanente for the healthcare provider to become the presenting sponsor of the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center.
Kaiser Permanente Named as Presenting Sponsor of the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center
The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation has taken immediate action to temporarily close Pico Canyon Park, in Stevenson Ranch, until further notice after an aggressive mountain lion was seen in the area.
County Parks and Recreation Temporarily Closes Pico Canyon
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Warning as high temperatures have been forecast for the following areas:
County Extends Heat Warning For Santa Clarita
The California High-Speed Rail Authority  is extending the public review period for the Palmdale to Burbank Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement an additional 30 days to Dec. 1, 2022.
High-Speed Rail Extends Public Comment Period for the Palmdale to Burbank Project Section
A motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger that called for the county to comply with the constitution and report back with non-custodial, secure mental health treatment facility models for incarcerated individuals who cannot be diverted was rejected by the Board of Supervisors. 
Barger Reacts to Outcome of Supervisors’ Vote on Providing Mental Health Services to Incarcerated Individuals
Santa Clarita residents are encouraged to use alternative modes of transportation during the upcoming Rideshare Week, beginning Oct. 3, lasting through Oct. 7.
Oct. 3: Santa Clarita Rideshare Week Encourages Alternate Forms Of Transport
1987 - Slender-horned spineflower listed in Federal Register as endangered species [story] Slender-horned spineflower
William S. Hart High School science teacher Paula Bae has been named Los Angeles County Teacher of the Year.
Hart Science Teacher Paula Bae Named L.A. County Teacher of the Year
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