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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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2 Candidates, 2 Visions | Commentary by Marty Kreisler
Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016

Most voters are like my family and friends: We are disgusted to the point of nausea with the bombardment of TV, web advertising and mail advertising that is being thrown at us. Most of it is negative, taking small sound bites from their opponents’ many hours of public speaking to make them appear as...

Around the 25th District with Rep. Steve Knight

Update on National Guard Bonus Payback Scandal Last week I told you that we were working to address the disturbing revelation that more than 10,000 California Army National Guard soldiers (CalGuard), who may have received improper bonus payments, are now being forced to pay thousands of dollars back...

Knight to DoD: Quit Trying to Collect from National Guard Soldiers
Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016

File photo U.S. Rep. Steve Knight and two dozen other members of Congress signed a letter Monday calling for the Department of Defense to cease debt collection on California National Guard soldiers who were improperly paid bonuses a decade ago.Between 2006 and 2008, thousands of California National...

Around the 25th District with Rep. Steve Knight
Monday, Oct 24, 2016

Porter Ranch Gas Leak: One Year Later Yesterday marked one year since the gas leak began at the Aliso Canyon natural gas facility in Porter Ranch, which forced thousands of families and businesses to relocate. While we cannot undo the damage that was done, we can and must take steps to ensure that this...

Kindergarten Politics
Monday, Oct 17, 2016

This past weekend, Donald Trump once again showed us what kind of man he is and the kind of character he possesses. While most people paying attention had come to expect this type of behavior and rhetoric from the Republican presidential nominee, many Washington Republicans feigned enough shock to withdraw...

Around the 25th District with Rep. Steve Knight

Around the District Simi Valley High School Last Tuesday I had the opportunity to speak to students in Mr. Shrock’s three government classes at Simi Valley High School. We held mock debates, talked about the legislative process, and discussed a range of hot topics. Holding a mock debate at Simi...

Around the 25th District with Rep. Steve Knight
Monday, Oct 3, 2016

Around the District Today in history 49 years ago, a young United States Air Force Major Launched into the record books by travelling Mach 6.7 in a winged aircraft. The flight was the 188th mission in the famed X-15 program. A program that spanned nine years with hundreds of exceptional people helping...

Around the 25th District with Rep. Steve Knight
Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016

Around the Capitol Veterans Bill Moving Forward Very exciting news! The No Hero Left Untreated Act, which I introduced in June, passed out of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs with unanimous, bipartisan support last week. This bill would expand on a promising technology that could bring...

Around the 25th District with Rep. Steve Knight
Monday, Sep 19, 2016

Around the CapitolLeaving No Hero Untreated Check out my column that ran in The Hill last week about our No Hero Left Untreated Act. This legislation would establish a pilot program at the VA for veterans enduring mental health issues based on a promising new neurological treatment pioneered by the Brain...

Around the 25th District with Rep. Steve Knight
Monday, Sep 12, 2016

Around the DistrictService Academy Information Day Do you know someone who is interested in applying to a United States military service academy? On September 17 my office is hosting an information gathering event for students considering application for 2017 appointment to the U.S. Military Academy,...

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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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