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1929 - Saugus train robber Thomas Vernon apprehended in Pawnee, Okla. [story]
Tom Vernon

Cooling Centers to Open In Anticipation of Excessive Heat
Friday, Jun 11, 2021

Due to an excessive heat forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley, the city of Santa Clarita will have its three branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library open as cooling centers beginning Tuesday, June 15. Normal library services will remain available to the public during cooling center operations....

Santa Clarita Public Libraries to Resume Passport Services
Thursday, Feb 18, 2021

The Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to continue passport services at the Valencia and Canyon Country library branches beginning Monday, Feb. 22. With this reopening, passport services will be available at all three library branches. Services are available by appointment only on Wednesdays from...

Council to Consider ‘Locker Systems’ for Checking Out Library Materials
Saturday, May 9, 2020

In an effort to meet the growing needs of the community during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Santa Clarita City Council will consider a proposal Tuesday to acquire locker systems for the Valencia and Canyon Country libraries that would provide public access to materials without physically having to enter...

City, Red Cross Holding Two Community Blood Drives
Tuesday, Nov 26, 2019

The city of Santa Clarita will host community blood drives on Tuesday, Dec. 3, and Friday, Dec. 6, to aid the American Red Cross. The City invites residents to embrace the giving spirit this holiday season and donate blood at various City locations to help those in need. The blood drive on Dec. 3, will...

New Passport Facility Opens at Valencia Library
Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019

The Santa Clarita Public Library has opened their second Passport Acceptance Facility, now also providing services at the Valencia Library. According to the U.S. Department of State, more than 20 million passport books and cards were issued in 2018 in the United States alone. The Santa Clarita Public...

June 5: Unveiling of ‘Imag_ne’ Public Art Piece at Valencia Library
Friday, May 24, 2019

The Santa Clarita City Council invites the public to attend an unveiling ceremony in front of the Valencia Library for the newest public art sculpture in Santa Clarita called “Imag_ne” by Australian artist Emma Anna on Wednesday, June 5, at 10 a.m. The “Imag_ne” sculpture resembles oversized...

May 19-25: Spring ‘Bag Sale’ at 3 Santa Clarita Libraries
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library will host a spring “Bag Sale” at the Valencia, Canyon Country and Newhall branches during normal operating hours from Saturday, May 19, to Friday, May 25. For a price of just $7, participants will receive a bag in the bookstore to fill with as many used...

April 14: Author Meet-up With Emmy-Award Winning Cameraman Luis Fuerte
Thursday, Apr 5, 2018

On Saturday, April 14, at 1:30 p.m., the community is invited to meet author and five-time Emmy-award winning former cameraman for Huell Howser’s “California Gold,” Luis Fuerte. The free author event will take place at the Valencia Library and is presented by the Friends of Santa Clarita Public...

“The Golden Oaks of Santa Clarita” Art Exhibit to Begin Thursday
Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018

The community is invited to “The Golden Oaks of Santa Clarita,” an art exhibit by artist Brad Sergi celebrating the beautiful oak trees that have blanketed Santa Clarita for centuries. The art exhibit which features works created using a method of combined photography, digital painting and painting...

June 28: Award-Winning Author Lisa Wingate Visits Library
Monday, Jun 12, 2017

Award-winning fiction writer Lisa Wingate will be the honored guest at a free author event at Santa Clarita’s Valencia Library on Wednesday, June 28 at 7 p.m. Presented by Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library, the event is free and open to the public. No reservations are required to attend....

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For years, the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation has provided support to community’s schools, teachers and students through literacy programs, events, scholarships, grants and more.
Ten Reasons to Support the SCV Education Foundation on Giving Tuesday
It has been a true honor and a pleasure to serve as the Mayor of Santa Clarita this year.
Mayor and City Manager Give Final Month Message For 2021
The holidays are here and Santa Clarita transit is welcoming residents and visitors to join them on a Holiday Light Tour. 
Take A Seasonal Journey On The Holiday Light Tour
1929 - Saugus train robber Thomas Vernon apprehended in Pawnee, Okla. [story]
Tom Vernon
Join the Valley Industry Association Friday, Dec. 17, at 11:45 a.m., for its 2022 Board Installation Luncheon.
Wilk to Preside Over VIA’s 2022 Board Installation Luncheon
The Los Angeles County Animal Care Foundation combats animal cruelty by paying for officer training, equipment, and supplies to enforce animal cruelty laws, rescue abused and neglected animals, and support prosecution of animal abusers.
County Animal Care, Control Seeking ‘Giving Tuesday’ Donations
The William S. Hart Union High School District has been awarded the National Empowered Seal for its commitment to whole-child education by EVERFI.
EVERFI Awards Hart District National Empowered Seal
Now that the Thanksgiving weekend has passed, I would like to reflect on what I am thankful for.
Message from CIF-SS Commissioner | ‘I am Thankful’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 28 new deaths and 843 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,094 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: SCV Nearing 40,000 Total Cases
2013 - Actor Paul Walker ("Fast & Furious" movies) dies in a fiery car crash in the Valencia Industrial Center. [story]
Paul Walker
The city of Santa Clarita is holding virtual meeting regarding the Santa Clarita Arts/Culture and Veterans Center Needs Assessment on Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 1: City’s Arts/Culture, Veterans Center Needs Assessment Meeting
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 14 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Nov. 29 - Sunday, Dec. 5
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 14 Productions
Looking for ways to add a little green into your landscape?
SCV Water’s Upcoming Gardening Class to Highlight Trees, Shrubs
Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Robbery-Homicide Division searched the Chiquita Canyon Landfill Monday to investigate the disappearance of Heidi Planck, who was reported missing by her ex-husband on Oct. 20, 2021.
Homicide Detectives Search Chiquita Canyon for Missing Woman
Circle of Hope is joining the national day of generosity, #GivingTuesday, on Dec. 1.
Circle of Hope Taking Part in Giving Tuesday
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday 10 new deaths and 794 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,063 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID Roundup: SCV Tops 39,000 Total Cases
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital’s Community Education Department is again offering the Prevent T2 National Diabetes Prevention Program, a lifestyle change program that helps those who are at risk of developing diabetes reduce their blood sugar, lose weight, and reverse prediabetes. 
Diabetes Prevention Program Returning to Henry Mayo
1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [story]
Frontier Days
1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
Ed Harris
1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
Remi Nadeau
Volunteers are needed to help make fresh garland and vintage-style decorations for the Antelope Valley Indian Museum in preparation for Holidays on the Homestead.
Antelope Valley Indian Museum Looking for Volunteers to Decorate for the Holidays
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 29 new deaths and 2,073 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 38,955 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Releases Data from the Last 7 Days
Find something for everyone at the various events happening in Santa Clarita this holiday season including Six Flags Magic Mountain's magical winter experience, an international film festival and holiday shows.
City Highlights Activities for Holiday Fun in Santa Clarita