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1941 - Julius Dietzmann family of Castaic arrested as German enemy aliens [story]
Julius Dietzmann

L.A. County Parks Become Winter Wonderlands
Friday, Nov 18, 2022

It’s Park Time in Los Angeles County! Parks After Dark returns with an enchanting Winter Wonderland experience that will bring holiday cheer and 40 to 80 tons of snow to 34 L.A. County Parks in the month of December. This holiday action packed celebration is for the entire family and is bigger and...

Oct. 28: Trick or Treat Village at L.A. County Parks in SCV
Monday, Oct 24, 2022

Join Los Angeles County Parks this Halloween season as they transform the parks into haunted houses of horror! The Trick or Treat Village will feature game booths, free candy, live concerts, costume contests and dances you do until the moon turns full! You can also expect movie nights, pumpkin carving...

NAACP Santa Clarita, NEOWB Outreach Voter Registration, Backpack Giveaway
Friday, Jul 29, 2022

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People of Santa Clarita and NEOWB Outreach invite the community to a Voter Registration and Backpack Plus School Supply Giveaway which will be held at three locations from Aug. 4-6. The event will be held Aug. 4 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Boys and...

L.A. County Celebrates Title IX 50th Anniversary
Thursday, Jun 23, 2022

Click on photo to enlarge flyer. On Thursday, participating Los Angeles County Parks After Dark, including Val Verde Park, will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Title IX with a highly anticipated girls’ sports clinic and showcase starting at 6 p.m. More than 1,800 girls, ages 5 to 18 will have the...

June 16: Parks After Dark Returns, Includes Val Verde Park
Wednesday, Jun 15, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is bringing back its Parks after Dark program. The program will opens various parks around the county from 6 to 10 p.m. for a variety of free activities. Starting June 16 through Aug. 6 the parks will feature free programs including sports, wellness,...

June 19: Val Verde Historical Society Presents Juneteenth Celebration
Friday, Jun 3, 2022

The Val Verde Historical Society will present a Juneteenth Celebration on Sunday, June 19 noon to 7 p.m. in Val Verde Park. The event will feature a live band, DJ music, Chef Chucky Food, special guest speakers and vendors from the community. Juneteenth is a holiday celebrated on June 19 to commemorate...

L.A. County ‘Parks at Sunset’ Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month
Monday, May 16, 2022

Parks are not just good for your physical health, but your mental health. Join the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation and Why We Rise for Parks at Sunset to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month. Green spaces, physical activity and social connectivity play a powerful role in overall...

Spring Jubilee Coming to Castaic Sports Complex, Val Verde Park
Monday, Apr 11, 2022

Join the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation for its Spring Jubilee! Attendees will enjoy holiday characters, arts and crafts, games, egg hunts, entertainment, music, and children’s story time. Head to your local park for springtime fun! Thursday, April 14, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. ...

SCV Boys & Girls Club Summer Program Returns in Val Verde
Friday, Jul 9, 2021

Children in Val Verde once again have a program available where they can both play and learn this summer. Thanks to a $140,000 Los Angeles County Community Services Block Grant, support from the Board of Supervisors and partnership with the county Department of Parks and Recreation, the Boys &...

County’s Parks After Dark Winter Season Returns
Thursday, Dec 19, 2019

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation (LA County Parks) begins its second consecutive Parks After Dark winter season with 31 county parks, including Val Verde, to remain open late with free programs and holiday-themed events for all ages. Free activities will be available across Los...

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Jeff Prang was sworn in as the 27th Los Angeles County Assessor on Thursday at the Monterey Park City Hall.
Jeff Prang Sworn in as 27th L.A. County Assessor
On a night that Jordan Starr not only moved into fourth place all-time in career assists but also scored his 1,000th career point, The Master's University men's basketball team beat the Bethesda Flames 106-86 in a non-conference game at The MacArthur Center.
Mustangs Down Flames 106-86
The Master's University freshman Kylee Sears has become the first athlete from TMU to qualify for the being held this weekend in Austin, Texas.
TMU Freshman Kylee Sears Competing at USA Swimming’s Junior Nationals
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency’s Public Outreach and Legislation Committee is an in-person meeting and will take place Thursday, Dec. 15, at 5:30 p.m.
Dec. 15: SCV Water’s Public Outreach, Legislation Committee Meeting
Travis Preston, California Institute of the Arts School of Theater dean and CalArts Center for New Performance executive artistic director, has been named to the Artistic Committee of the Wuzhen Theatre Festival.
CalArts Artistic Director Named to Wuzhen Theatre Festival Committee
The holiday season provides time for connecting with loved ones, gift giving and sharing meals, but it’s also important to consider the impact that your activities might have on the environment.
SCV Residents Encouraged to Take Green Holiday Quiz
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 75 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with 17 additional deaths and 3,450 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: Countywide Cases Continue to Surge
1941 - Julius Dietzmann family of Castaic arrested as German enemy aliens [story]
Julius Dietzmann
Sheriff Robert Luna has appointed Jill Torres as interim Assistant Sheriff and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, overseeing budgeting and personnel for the Department.
Sheriff Luna Appoints Jill Torres as Interim Assistant Sheriff
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors initiated a plan on Dec. 6 to assess the County’s infrastructure in the face of the inevitable impacts of Climate Change on the region.
L.A. County Board Preparing, Protecting Communities From Flood Impacts of Climate Change
Business's that pay taxes may be eligible to direct a large portion of their Use Tax back to Santa Clarita’s general fund for public safety, parks, libraries, infrastructure and other city services and receive a cash rebate on a portion of the Use Tax remitted to the city. 
Use Tax Rebate Program Helps Fund City Programs
Supervisor Janice Hahn, on her first day as Chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, read a Native American land acknowledgement, marking a historic first for Los Angeles County.
Supervisors Make History with Their First Native American Land Acknowledgement
The Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations released its annual hate crime report for Los Angeles County in 2021, showing hate crimes have reached the highest level in 19 years.
LA County Hate Crimes Report Reveals Highest Level of Hate Crimes in 19 years
Three adult suspects were arrested Tuesday night on suspicion of possession of fentanyl with intent to sell the opioid after two other adults overdosed on the drug at Bouquet Canyon Park in Saugus, according to law enforcement officials.  
Deputies: Three Suspects Arrested on Suspicion of Possession of Fentanyl
Officials with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau are investigating a body found at Northbridge Park in Valencia, which was found in the middle of the basketball courts there Wednesday morning.
Detectives Investigating Body Found in Northbridge Park
The city of Santa Clarita welcomes the Tesoro Del Valle community as the newest area annexed into the city.
City Welcomes Newest Annexed Community: Tesoro Del Valle
iLEAD California Schools announced the appointment of its new CEO Amanda Fischer, who has contributed to the development of the organization and partner schools since 2018, when she joined as Executive Director of iLEAD California.
iLEAD Announces Appointment of New CEO
1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart
The Los Angeles County Health Officer is issuing a Cold Weather Alert in the Santa Clarita Valley Wednesday - Friday, due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures.
Cold Weather Alert Issued for SCV
Faith Community Church plans to welcome hundreds of its Newhall neighbors to celebrate Christmas at its annual “Festividad for Christ” event Saturday, Dec. 17, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Dec. 17: Faith Community Church’s Annual ‘Festividad for Christ’