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1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
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Nov. 23: Vasquez Canyon Road Slated to Reopen
Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016

File Photo from 2015 Vasquez Canyon Road is slated to reopen on November 23 at 9 a.m., according to Los Angeles County officials. There will be a ribbon cutting to celebrate the reopening. “Public Works worked really hard to get (Vasquez) open before the end of the year,” Edel Vizcarra, planning...

Bouquet Section Closed for Safety; Vasquez Reopens in 2 Weeks
Thursday, Nov 3, 2016

Nobody is blocked off and no homes are located within the Bouquet Canyon Road closure area, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich’s planning deputy said Thursday. “There’s a set of gates, one on the south side and two on north, with no homes in between. It’s all vacant land,” Edel Vizcarra said....

Vasquez Canyon Stripped of Pavement While Land Continues to Move
Monday, Dec 28, 2015

Photo: L.A. County Dept. of Public Works Pavement that once was Vasquez Canyon Road in Santa Clarita was pulled up last week after a 400-foot section of the road was destroyed by a slow-moving landslide in November, officials said Monday. While county officials were still unable to get in contact with...

Pavement Goes Vertical on Vasquez Canyon Road After Landslide (Video)
Friday, Nov 20, 2015

A landslide forced the closure of Vasquez Canyon Road after pavement uprooted 150 feet of road east of Bouquet Canyon Road. Los Angeles County Public Works engineers and geologists are investigating the cause of the ground movement as soil continues to move and push the roadway into an upward slope more...

Vasquez Canyon Road Buckles
Thursday, Nov 19, 2015

The California Highway Patrol has closed Vasquez Canyon Road between Bouquet Canyon Road in Saugus and Sierra Highway in Canyon Country due to a small landslide. Motorists are encouraged to take Sierra Highway as an alternate route. The road is closed for an undetermined duration. The city of Santa Clarita...

Driver Injured in Vasquez Canyon Crash
Sunday, Jan 4, 2015

[KHTS] – Fire Department and CHP officials responded to a vehicle that had fallen 200 feet over the side of Vasquez Canyon Road in Canyon Country Saturday night, officials said Sunday. Fire officials reported to Vasquez Canyon Road near Mystery Mesa Drive where they found a 67-year-old man...

SUV Tumbles Down Hill; Woman Rescued
Monday, Jun 9, 2014

[KHTS] – A woman had to be extricated from her vehicle Monday afternoon after it went over the side of Vasquez Canyon Road into a ditch. The Sheriff’s Station Search and Rescue Team was called to assist with the incident. The volunteer unit met with Fire Department personnel, who arrived on scene...

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Vasquez Canyon Road has reopened after being closed for resurfacing last week and over the weekend, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works. The road had been closed intermittently since April 14 from Bouquet Canyon Road to Sierra Highway while road crews filled pot holes and poured...

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2012

The entire length of Vasquez Canyon Road between Bouquet Canyon Road to Sierra Highway is closed for a resurfacing project that began Monday night, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works. County road crews are resurfacing the road over a three-week period that started April 14....

Monday, Apr 23, 2012

The entire length of Vasquez Canyon Road is closed Monday night from Bouquet Canyon Road to Sierra Highway, according to a 9:30 p.m. alert from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works. County road crews are resurfacing the road over a three-week period that started April 14. Most days, one...

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The Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative announced that the Santa Clarita Elks Lodge #2379 has donated $2,000 worth of Walmart and Lowe’s gift cards to the SCVSC.
SCV Elks Lodge 2379 Donates Gift Cards to Veterans
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Dec. 9, at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 9: Arts Commission Regular Meeting
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Tuesday 15 new deaths and 941 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,492 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: Public Health Releases the Latest Updates from the Last 7 Days
In an unprecedented decision spurred by the state’s extreme drought conditions, the California Department of Water Resources announced a 0% initial allocation from the State Water Project for the upcoming year.
State Will Not Allocate California Water Project Supplies for 2022
California State University, Northridge will launch programs in fall 2022 that will expedite the process for getting a credential for those who are interested in teaching history and social science in middle or high school.
CSUN to Offer Accelerated Credential Program for Aspiring History Teachers
Academy of the Canyons, the middle college high school in the William S. Hart Union High School District, has been named by Niche as the number 16 ranked high school in the State of California.
Academy of the Canyons, Hart District Rank in Top 20
1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart
The Santa Clarita City Council officially broke ground Monday at Central Park on a key project which will enhance the crown jewel of the city of Santa Clarita’s parks system.
City Officially Breaks Ground on Central Park Buildout
The city of Santa Clarita’s Arts Division is excited to welcome “Creative Faces” to the First Floor Gallery at Santa Clarita City Hall.
Residents Encouraged to Explore ‘Creative Faces’ at City Hall
The city of Santa Clarita is encouraging interested and qualified residents to apply for an open commissioner position on the City’s Arts Commission.
City Accepting Applications for Arts Commissioner
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society is seeking donations to replace the original brass, 6-chime train whistle, which was stolen years ago from the Historical Society's vintage 1900 Southern Pacific locomotive.
Historical Society Seeking Donations for Stolen Train Whistle
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported three additional deaths from COVID-19 over the weekend, spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed Monday, bringing the total to 184 deaths since the onset of the pandemic.
Monday COVID Roundup: Three Additional Deaths at Henry Mayo
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has received confirmation of an additional case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant.
Additional Omicron Case in L.A. County; New Travel Restrictions in Effect
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 15 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Dec. 6 - Sunday, Dec. 12
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 15 Productions
1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
Wm. S. Hart
1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
Wayside
1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren
The Santa Clarita City Council will take a major step toward enhancing one of the city of Santa Clarita’s landmark amenities by holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the Central Park Buildout project on Monday, Dec. 6.
City Invites Community to Central Park Buildout Groundbreaking
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 17 new deaths and 1,942 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,281 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Cases Among People Experiencing Homelessness Declines for 2nd Month in a Row
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 7: Planning Commission Regular Meeting
The first cohort of the College of the Canyons Low Observable Technician Pathway graduated on Nov. 23. 2021 at a special ceremony held at the college’s culinary arts center.
COC’s First Low Observable Technician Pathway Cohort Graduates
The Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Community College District is undergoing the redistricting process, and community members will have the opportunity to comment on revised trustee area boundaries at two upcoming public hearings.
Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees Undergoing Redistricting
The California Highway Patrol joins the American Occupational Therapy Association in recognizing Dec. 6 through Dec. 10, 2021, as Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.
Dec. 6-10: 2021 Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
On Wednesday, Dec. 1, College of the Canyons held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Don Takeda Science Center, which is named in honor of longtime biology instructor Don Takeda, who retired in 2017.
COC Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Don Takeda Science Center
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