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1945 - Local residents vote 1,184 to 7 (correct, seven) to create SCV high school district [story]

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Officials Confirm Positive West Nile Virus Mosquito Samples in LA County
Monday, Jul 26, 2021

Mosquito samples collected from mosquito traps in three Los Angeles County cities tested positive for the West Nile virus, officials confirmed Thursday. The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District collected samples from mosquito traps in Bellflower (90706), Studio City (91602) and Tarzana...

Vector Control Encourages Residents to Make Mosquitoes and Their Bites ‘One Less Worry’ This Summer
Monday, Jun 21, 2021

The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has launched its summer campaign, “One Less Mosquito, One Less Worry” during National Mosquito Control Awareness Week to encourage residents to make mosquito control a part of their daily routine. In the district’s latest public service announcement,...

Vector Control Offers Tips on Mosquito-Proofing Rain Barrels, Water Conservation
Monday, Mar 22, 2021

As Southern California residents, water conservation is part of our lifestyle and rain barrels are an easy way to capture rainwater for future use. However, if not properly maintained, rain barrels can become an ideal breeding source for mosquitoes. Learn how to mosquito-proof your rain barrel and...

First Case of Sexually Transmitted Zika Virus Confirmed in L.A. County
Thursday, Jan 4, 2018

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed the first case of sexually transmitted Zika infection in a resident of Los Angeles County. A male resident, who traveled to Mexico, developed symptomatic Zika infection in early November. His female partner,...

Oct. 23: City to Host Aedes Mosquito Info Session
Friday, Oct 6, 2017

The city of Santa Clarita will host a public information session on the invasive Aedes mosquitoes in the City Hall Council Chambers on Monday, October 23, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Public Information Officer Levy Sun and Wesley Colling from the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control will be sharing...

West Nile Virus Activity Likely to Heat Up
Friday, Jun 16, 2017

Warm weather is here, bringing with it outdoor fun and, unfortunately, mosquitoes and disease risks. The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed West Nile virus in a mosquito sample collected in the city of Long Beach (90808 zip code), and urges residents to take precautions...

L.A. County Zika Preparedness
Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017

Before summer arrives, community leaders and elected officials will gain an upper hand against the Zika threat and the mosquitoes that can transmit the virus. Vector control districts and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) will host a Keep Zika Out! workshop for community leaders...

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1945 - Local residents vote 1,184 to 7 (correct, seven) to create SCV high school district [story]

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Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 101 new deaths and 23,796 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 67,608 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Employers Now Required to Provide Better Masks, More Covid Testing
To celebrate the Opening Ceremony of Beijing 2022 winter games, join your friends and neighbors for a free sit-in movie – Disney’s “Miracle” – Thursday, Feb. 3 at 6 p.m at The Cube.
Feb. 3: Parking Lot Screening of ‘Miracle’ at The Cube
Three California Institute of the Arts alums were named USA Fellows by United States Artists, an organization that supports artists and uplifts their essential roles in society.
CalArtians Named to United States Artists’ 2022 Fellowship Class
Carousel Ranch will be offering a special "Val-o-grams" Valentine’s Day-themed fundraiser to benefit the programs at the therapeutic riding ranch.
Val-O-Grams Fundraiser to Benefit Carousel Ranch
1850 - Death Valley '49er William Robinson dies in Soledad Canyon from drinking too much cool water [story]
Leaving Death Valley
Following a nationwide search, Paseo Aquatics, a premier USA-Swimming Sanctioned club located in Santa Clarita, has landed Kameron Kennedy.
Level 4 Coach Kameron Kennedy Joins Paseo Aquatics
College of the Canyons women's basketball, winners of four straight, checked in as the No. 8 ranked team in the state in the first California Community College Sports Information Association (CCCSIA) poll of the 2021-22 season, released on Jan. 26. 
Lady Cougars Ranked 8th in New Statewide Poll
The city of Santa Clarita is pleased to announce that the Santa Clarita Valley (SCV) Trail Users volunteer group will help build out a scenic portion of the new Crest to Coast Trail in Newhall.
Local Trail Users Volunteer Group Assisting New Crest to Coast Trail
The public is invited to an opening reception at the Santa Clarita Artists Association Gallery on Friday, Feb. 18, from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
SCAA Hosting ‘Fantastical Flora’ Art Reception
Love is in the air at The MAIN, where “The Diaries of Adam and Eve” will take the stage in February!
‘Diaries of Adam and Eve’ Coming to The MAIN
On Saturday, Jan. 22, Santa Clarita Transit partnered with Guide Dogs of America to provide training to service dogs in Central Park.
Santa Clarita Transit Lends Helping Hand to Guide Dogs
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported two additional deaths from COVID-19 Thursday, bringing the total number to 208 since the onset of the pandemic, confirmed spokesman Patrick Moody.
Thursday COVID Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports Two Additional Deaths
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold its Budget Committee meeting Monday, Jan. 31, at 2:00 p.m.
Jan. 31: Santa Clarita Budget Committee Meeting
During the month of February, the city of Santa Clarita is teaming up with community partners to help show appreciation for our hospital staff who have been on the frontline of this pandemic for nearly two full years.
City, Local Organizations Partner to Thank Henry Mayo Staff
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the following Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters
Water Use Warning Issued for L.A. County Beaches
1970 - Gov. Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall's first "second" judge [story]
Adrian Adams
Caltrans announced Tuesday it is approving the use of low-carbon cement to help reduce the carbon footprint of California’s transportation system.
CalTrans Approves Use Of Low-Carbon Cement For Future Projects
The Tejon Ranch Conservancy is honoring one college intern's passion for wildlife conservation and highlighting her unique story.
Tejon Ranch Conservancy Recognizes College Intern’s Passion for Wildlife Conservation
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 91 additional deaths and 20,866 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 66,432 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-Roundup: County Reports Youngest Death Since Pandemic Began
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced "A Trusted Space: Redirecting Grief to Growth", a film-based program to help address increasing mental health challenges faced by students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
State Superintendent Launches Statewide Mental Health Program
Symptoms of depression and anxiety have doubled during the pandemic for youth across the country, according to the United States Surgeon General.
Feb 10: County Hosts Youth Mental Health Seminar
Los Angeles County Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Janice Hahn called Tuesday for a thorough assessment of the Department of Children and Family Services that will place a spotlight on how well the organization is guided by evidence-based decisions and data to deliver outcomes for its clients. 
Board of Supervisors Approve Assessment of County Children and Family Services
1990 - "Duplicates" premieres at L.A. Phil; concerto by CalArts Music School dean Mel Powell wins Pulitzer Prize [story]
Mel Powell
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