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1956 - Battle of Palmdale rages over the skies of Santa Clarita [story]
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After Two Year Hiatus Ready to Work Academy Returns to College of the Canyons
Tuesday, Apr 12, 2022

After being on hold for more than two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Ready to Work Academy, a partnership between Carousel Ranch and College of the Canyons, will return to COC. An orientation for students signed up for the two two classes that had to be cancelled when the pandemic began will...

Oct. 2: National Coffee with a Cop Day
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019

On Wednesday, Oct. 2, officers from law enforcement agencies in all 50 states will participate in Coffee with a Cop, and we encourage you to join us. It’s a simple concept. Police and community members come together in an informal setting to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink...

Sept. 11: Visit With a Vet
Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019

The Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative strives to reach out to our veterans, active military and their families, not only to lend support but to help inform the veteran community about resources available to assist in all aspects of their lives. In keeping with this mission, we will be hosting...

Suspect in Meetup Transaction Robbery Still Outstanding
Thursday, Aug 1, 2019

Authorities are searching for a man after responding to reports of a meetup transaction gone wrong, which resulted in a Valencia robbery late Wednesday afternoon. The incident took place around 5:45 p.m. at a Starbucks on the 28100 block of Newhall Ranch Road by Copper Hill Drive, according to Lt. James...

Aug. 7: SCV Sheriff’s Station Hosting ‘Coffee with a Cop’
Thursday, Jul 25, 2019

The Santa Valley Sheriff’s Station is holding a “Coffee with a Cop” event on Wednesday, Aug. 7, from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at the Starbucks, located at 23790 Newhall Avenue, Santa Clarita. We invite our community members to join us and get to know some of the deputies who help keep...

Skyline Ranch Plaza Leasing Agent Confirms First Tenants
Friday, Mar 8, 2019

Plum Canyon residents will soon have new shopping and dining options, as NAI Capital officials have just shared what’s coming at Skyline Ranch Plaza, which will include a Starbucks and possibly a grocery store. The new, mixed development is on the corner of Plum Canyon Road and Skyline Ranch Road,...

Starbucks to Phase Out Single-Use Plastic Straws by 2020
Monday, Jul 9, 2018

Amid ongoing company conversations about reducing waste and safeguarding the environment, Starbucks announced Monday that it will phase out single-use plastic straws from its more than 28,000 stores worldwide by 2020, a decision that will eliminate more than 1 billion straws a year. In place of straws?...

Empowered Women Help Finish New Homes for Veterans
Monday, May 14, 2018

The nonprofit Homes 4 Families hosted its 10th annual Women’s Empowerment Build (WE Build) with more than 300 women participating at its Veteran Enriched Neighborhood in Santa Clarita on Saturday. The women from all over the San Fernando, Antelope and Santa Clarita Valleys put on pink hard hats, rolled...

April 18: SCV Sheriff’s Station Launches ‘Java with the J-Team’
Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station will hold its very first “Java with the J-Team” event on Wednesday, April 18, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. The event will be held at Starbucks, 26480 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita. This informal “Java with the J-Team” event will give community...

’10 Days of Cheer’ Comes to SCV Starbucks
Friday, Dec 23, 2016

Holiday cheer in the form of a free tall handcrafted espresso is headed to one Santa Clarita Starbucks location on Friday, December 23, as part of the coffee shop chain’s “10 Days of Cheer” promotion. From 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., the Starbucks located Bouquet Canyon and Newhall Ranch at...

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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
The slate of candidates set to run this November for three seats on the Santa Clarita City Council has been finalized after the deadline to file passed on Friday.
Nine Candidates Set to Run in November for Three City Council Seats
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed 13 additional mosquito samples that tested positive for West Nile virus.
West Nile Virus Update: Six More Areas in County Report Positive Samples
William S. Hart Union High School Superintendent Mike Kuhlman informed school district families on the evening of Aug. 15 that an additional layer of security protocols will be added in the school district effective Monday, Aug. 22.
Hart District to Add Firearm Detection Canine Unit to Safety Protocols
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
1956 - Battle of Palmdale rages over the skies of Santa Clarita [story]
Battle of Palmdale
Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced the RR/CC has completed the examination and verification of all 715,833 petition signatures submitted for the recall of Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón.
Gascón Recall Efforts Fail
CSUN defeated the University of San Diego 1-0 Sunday night in the men's soccer exhibition opener for both clubs at Torero Stadium. 
Matadors Shut Out San Diego 1-0 in Exhibition Opener
The Women's Council of Realtors SCV Network held their election for officers on Aug. 11, along with their annual member and sponsor appreciation night.
Women’s Council of Realtors SCV Elects New Officers
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District's Governing Board will take place Wednesday, Aug. 17, beginning with a closed session at 6 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
Aug. 17: Hart District Regular Board Meeting
The regular board meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will be held Tuesday, Aug. 16, beginning with a closed session at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:30 p.m.
Aug. 16: SUSD Regular Board Meeting
Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley will hold their third annual golf tournament beginning noon on Monday, Oct. 24.
Oct. 24: Family Promise SCV Annual Golf Tournament
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will open its first primary care practice on the hospital campus on Monday, Aug. 15.
Henry Mayo Opens First Primary Care Practice on Hospital Campus
Heads Up! The city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station urge parents to practice "safe pedestrian skills."
Parents Urged to Practice Back-to-School Safety
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday one new death and 266 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with a total of 26 deaths and 10,025 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: SCV Cases Top 88,000; Deaths Total 493
(CN) — In drought-ridden California's history, megafloods have occurred about every century. Not often, but from a geological standpoint they're not rare.
Study Shows Climate Change Increasing Risk of California Megaflood
1849 - Eight-pound gold nugget found in San Feliciano Canyon (Val Verde/Piru area) [story]
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1986 - Canyon Country's Mitchell adobe demolished; components salvaged & later rebuilt at Heritage Junction [story]
Mitchell adobe
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