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1983 - U.S. release of John Carpenter's "Christine;" blew up fake gas station in Valencia [watch scene (R)]
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Voting in L.A. County this November? Know Your Options
Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020

If you’re voting in Los Angeles County this November, you’ll soon have more options on how to cast your ballot. As the November 3 General Election approaches and county residents consider their choices during the COVID-19 health crisis, L.A. County has added new options for voting. Beginning...

Newsom Signs Bill to Mail Ballots to All California Voters
Friday, Jun 19, 2020

SACRAMENTO — Solidifying an order he made last month, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation Thursday requiring counties to mail ballots to every registered voter for the November election due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill codifies Newsom’s May directive and is intended to prevent...

Newsom Declares General Election, Orders Voting by Mail or In Person
Wednesday, Jun 3, 2020

SACRAMENTO — California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a proclamation Wednesday declaring a statewide General Election on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, and signed an executive order to ensure that Californians can exercise their right to vote in a safe, secure and accessible manner during the upcoming election. “We...

Residents Encouraged to Take Advantage of Vote by Mail
Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020

As Election Day approaches, the city of Santa Clarita wants residents to be aware that Vote by Mail ballots are a convenient and cost-effective option. Voters who are interested in this option should be aware that today, Tuesday, Feb. 25, is the last day register for a Vote by Mail Ballot on lavote.net. When...

CSUN to Host L.A. County Vote Center for March Primary Election
Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020

California State University, Northridge will be one of the 1,000 new vote centers across Los Angeles County that will be open to the county’s voters in the days before the March 3 primary election. The CSUN site will be open for four days before the election — from Saturday, Feb. 29, to Tuesday,...

County Registrar Mails More than 2.3 Million New, Improved Vote by Mail Ballots
Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018

The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) began mailing 2,373,103 new and improved Vote by Mail (VBM) ballots for the Nov. 6 General Election. The new Vote by Mail ballots are easier to read, easier to understand, easier to fill out and no postage is required. Get the facts and review...

Registrar Issues First Results Update for June 5 Primary Election
Friday, Jun 8, 2018

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan on Friday announced the first ballot counting update for the June 5 Statewide Direct Primary Election. The update includes 83,267 ballots processed since Election Night, consisting of Vote by Mail and Provisional ballots. The total election...

Still Time Left to Request Vote by Mail Ballot
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) Dean C. Logan reminds voters in Los Angeles County that Tuesday, May 29, at 11:59 p.m. is the deadline to request a Vote by Mail (VBM) ballot. As of today, the RR/CC has issued 2,285,560 Vote by Mail ballots. Voters can request a Vote by Mail...

Vote by Mail Ballots Can Be Dropped Off at City Hall
Thursday, Feb 2, 2017

The County of Los Angeles Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk is providing secure drop-off of Vote by Mail ballots in locations throughout the county. For Los Angeles County voters who are registered to vote by mail, the local drop-off site is located at Santa Clarita City Hall, City Clerk’s office located...

Los Angeles County Sends Out Vote by Mail Ballots
Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016

The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk began mailing 1,861,686 Vote by Mail Ballots across Los Angeles County in preparation for the November 8 General Election. Requesting a Vote by Mail ballot is easy and can be done online, or by using the back of the Official Sample Ballot. Voters...

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1983 - U.S. release of John Carpenter's "Christine;" blew up fake gas station in Valencia [watch scene (R)]
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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health  has received confirmation of a fourth case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant (B.1.1.529).
L.A. County Reports Local Transmission of Omicron Variant
Children’s Bureau is now offering two virtual ways for individuals and or couples to learn how to help children in foster care while reunifying with birth families or how to provide legal permanency by adoption.
Children’s Bureau Needs Foster Families for Local Children
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 15 new deaths and 1,772 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,463 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Public Health Urges All To Vaccinate For Holidays
With the holiday season underway and people visiting family and friends, the California Department of Public Health is urging Californians to get the influenza vaccine to protect your health, and the health of others, during this flu season.
CDPH Urging Californians to Get Their Flu Shots
California State University, Northridge President Erika D. Beck has announced the appointment of Nichole Ipach as CSUN’s new vice president for university relations and advancement.
CSUN Announces New VP for University Relations, Advancement
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced that California community-based organizations will be able to apply for grants to address the social isolation experienced by students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
State Superintendent Addresses Student Social Isolation
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the Santa Clarita Sister Cities Program, invites local students to submit artwork, poetry, essays and creative writing, photographs or music for the 2022 Young Artists and Authors Showcase.
City Seeks Student Art Submissions for 2022 Sister Cities Young Artists, Authors Showcase
After more than a five-year grant application process, SCV Water secured a $3.93 million grant from the State Water Resources Control Board to construct a permanent water supply for Los Angeles Residential Community and Lily of the Valley Mobile Village.
SCV Water Granted $3.93M to Supply Water for LARC, Lily of the Valley
1941 - Julius Dietzmann family of Castaic arrested as German enemy aliens [story]
Julius Dietzmann
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
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