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May 20
1946 - Cher, great-granddaughter of Placerita Canyon homesteader Frank Walker and onetime Placerita property owner, born in El Centro, Calif. [story]
Cher and grandma

Cal Lutheran Instructor Picked to Fill Winkler Seat
Saturday, Jul 19, 2014

[KHTS] – Saugus School Board members picked David Powell from a field of 16 applicants to fill a vacant board seat Friday. Powell replaces Stephen Winkler, who was booted from the board because he didn’t live in the district. There were sixteen 12-minute candidate interviews in which the...

Saugus Board to Fill Winkler Seat Friday; 16 Apply
Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014

[KHTS] – Saugus Union School District officials have a list of 16 candidates to fill a vacancy on the governing board. The four remaining board members will be making their decision Friday after interviewing all of the candidates who applied to fill the seat formerly held by Stephen Winkler, who...

Actually Live in Saugus School District? Apply for Board Seat
Sunday, Jun 29, 2014

On June 23, the Superior Court of California approved a judgment in quo warranto proceedings against Stephen Winkler, excluding Mr. Winkler from office. The Governing Board has determined, pursuant to Education Code Section 5091, to fill the vacancy by appointment. The Board invites the application of...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014

Saugus Union School District officials have finally gotten the judgement they were looking for, Stephen Winkler has been removed from the school board. The long-anticipated report regarding the cause of the Powerhouse Fire has been announced. A bomb scare Monday night left the Whole Foods parking lot...

Court Upholds Ouster of Winkler from Saugus School Board

The Saugus Union School District issued the following statement Tuesday: The Saugus Union School District received notification on Monday, June 23, 2014 that a default judgment was signed and issued by the Superior Court of the State of California, and the quo warranto procedure against Stephen Winkler...

Winkler Vows to Fight Ouster from School Board
Thursday, Mar 20, 2014

[KHTS] – While Saugus Union School District officials have filed a lawsuit seeking to legally remove board member Stephen Winkler from office, he indicated plans to fight the suit Wednesday. “We filed the quo warranto lawsuit in late February, we are waiting for a response and that’s all we...

Saugus Can Proceed with Winkler Expulsion Process
Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014

During a June 18 meeting, Winkler offers up a driver’s license as evidence of his residency in the district. [KHTS] – Saugus Union School District officials have been OK’d to take the next step in the lengthy legal process for removing an elected official from office, officials said...

Attorney General’s Findings in the Winkler Matter (Full Text)

Kamala Harris OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL State of California   KAMALA D. HARRIS Attorney General OPINION : No. 13-902 of February 11, 2014   KAMALA D. HARRIS : Attorney General MARC J. NOLAN : Deputy Attorney General   Proposed relator SAUGUS UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT has requested leave...

Saugus School Officials Still Awaiting Word on Winkler Ouster
Monday, Feb 10, 2014

More than three months after school officials sought permission to remove a school board member from office – and eight months after they did so – they’re still awaiting word from Attorney General Kamala Harris’ office on how to proceed. Saugus Union School District governing board members...

Attorney General Ruling on Winkler Ouster 4-6 Weeks Away
Friday, Nov 8, 2013

“I am not a Nazi,” Winkler told a packed house at a Saugus School Board meeting. (SCVTV) [KHTS] – An official with the state Attorney General’s Office gave an estimate Thursday for the conclusion of the Saugus Union School District governing board’s effort to remove a member...

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1946 - Cher, great-granddaughter of Placerita Canyon homesteader Frank Walker and onetime Placerita property owner, born in El Centro, Calif. [story]
Cher and grandma
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating missing person Arian Jaquez Otey.
LASD Seeks Help Locating Missing Santa Clarita Man
1851 - San Fernando-San Francisquito-Eliz. Lake Roads become public highways [story]
1978 - Concert scene for "KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park" filmed at Magic Mountain [story]
College of the Canyons baseball saw eight players recognized with All-Western State Conference (WSC), South Division honors. 
Eight COC Baseball Players Named to All-WSC Team
College of the Canyons softball was represented with four selections to the 2024 All-Western State Conference (WSC), South Division Team. 
Four Lady Cougs Earn All-WSC Softball Honors
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is holding its regular meeting in City Hall's Council Chambers Tuesday, May 21 at 6 p.m.
May 21: Planning Commission Continues Town Center Public Hearings
The city of Santa Clarita’s Communications division was recently recognized by the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) for their outreach efforts and impactful campaigns across special events, branding and social media presence in 2023.
City Earns State Communications, Outreach Awards
The Memorial Torch Relay Run was established in 1975 to honor the memory of the brave and dedicated peace officers in Los Angeles County who sacrificed their lives in the performance of their duties.
LASD Torch Relay Honors Ryan Clinkunbroomer, Fallen Heroes
Join ARTree Community Arts Center in building a cleaner, greener community by creating a mural made from thousands of recycled bottle caps!
June 1: ARTree Community Arts Center Bottle Cap Mural Project
The California Association of Public Information Officials recognized Kevin Strauss, Communications Manager for the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency with one of CAPIO's highest honors - the 2024 Communicator of the Year - during the 2024 awards dinner on May 14 in Indian Wells.
SCV Water’s Kevin Strauss Named CAPIO’s Communicator of the Year
Santa Clarita-based Lief Labs, a premier formulation and product development innovator and manufacturer of dietary supplements, is pleased to announced that the company's Lief Cares Donation Program donated 400 jars of Lief Cares Protein Powder nutritional supplements to the Valley Oasis Shelter, which provides services to men, women and children of all ages who are survivors of domestic violence.
Lief Labs’ Nonprofit Program Donates to Domestic Violence Survivors
Get ready Santa Clarita for an unforgettable morning of shopping, entertainment and support!
June 8: Saugus High School Music Program Rummage, Bake Sale
College of the Canyons football student-athlete Joshua Clark knows a thing or two about stepping up.
COC Grad Steps Up After Redshirt Year
The Samuel Dixon Family Health Center is excited to host its second annual Cornhole Tournament Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Lucky Luke Brewery.
May 18: Cornhole Tourney Benefiting Samuel Dixon Health Center
Palmdale Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are asking for the public’s help locating at-risk, missing juvenile, Brianna Covert.
LASD Seeking Help Locating At-Risk, Missing Agua Dulce Teen
The California Department of Transportation has scheduled lane closures on the northbound and southbound State Route 14 between Technology Drive in Palmdale and Avenue A in Lancaster, closing up to three lanes.
Caltrans Announces SR-14 Lane Closures
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is closely monitoring the ongoing multi-state outbreak of ­­H5N1 bird flu in wild birds, poultry and U.S. dairy cows.
L.A. County Monitoring Nationwide Bird Flu Outbreak
The California Department of Motor Vehicles now offers an improved online customer experience that is faster, easier and can be personalized.
DMV Simplifies Online Customer Services
1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain
The annual Summer Reading Program is back at the Santa Clarita Public Library. This year's theme is "Read, Renew, Repeat." During the seven-week summer program, residents are encouraged to read a variety of books and/or participate in crafts or activities.
Santa Clarita Summer Library Reading Program Seeks Volunteers
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has been notified of one case of measles in a non-Los Angeles County resident who traveled to Los Angeles International airport while infectious on May 9.
Public Health Confirms Measles Case in Los Angeles County
Mission Opera is looking for volunteers for front of the house at the performances of the "Merry Widow: Madonna" June 6-8.
Ushers Needed for Mission Opera’s ‘Merry Widow: Madonna’