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1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [story]
Frontier Days

Voters to Receive Mail-In Ballots for Recall Election by Monday
Friday, Aug 13, 2021

Most voters will receive their mail-in ballots for the Sept. 14 gubernatorial recall election by Monday, Aug. 16, according to the Los Angeles County Registrar/Recorder’s Office. Voters can cast their ballot by sending it through the mail. Postage is not required and ballots must be postmarked by...

California Processes 200K More Ballots, Has 4.3M Left
Friday, Nov 6, 2020

California processed about 200,000 ballots in the past 24 hours and has yet to process 4.3 million more in the November presidential election, including more than 610,000 in Los Angeles County, officials announced Friday. In L.A. County, the preliminary estimate of outstanding ballots to be processed...

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...

LIVE Decision 2018: Local Election Coverage for the Santa Clarita Valley
Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018

Tune in for the COC Cougar News Decision 2018 Election Preview Show featuring exclusive local candidate coverage as well as live interviews with experts and analysts. Watch the live broadcast from the SCVTV Community Media Center on Spectrum 20, AT&T U-Verse 99, cougarnews.com, scvtv.com and Facebook...

Polls Open for General Election Until 8 p.m.

It’s Election Day, and 4,165 polling places across Los Angeles County are now open and ready for voters until 8 p.m. Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan reminds voters they can find their polling place by: * Texting the word “VOTE” or “VOTO” to 468683. * Visiting...

County Registrar Experiences Printing Error on Voting Roster
Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018

Despite a printing error affecting voting rosters at a number of Los Angeles County polling places, Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan emphasized that all registered voters can cast provisional ballots even if their names do not appear on the list. A total of 1,530 precincts of the County’s...

County Prepares for Updated Voting System
Thursday, Jul 20, 2017

As Los Angeles County prepares for the procurement and manufacturing stage of its nationally-recognized Voting Systems Assessment Project (VSAP), Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean Logan is focusing resources on election security. “Amid continuous investigation of attempted nation-state hacking of...

Law Remains: No Ballot Selfies in Calif. This Year
Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016

This photo is probably OK, but a photo showing a marked ballot is not. (CN) — A federal judge on Wednesday refused to lift a soon-to-expire ban on ballot selfies in California, finding such a late change in election policy could cause confusion on Election Day. For more than a century, California’s...

Brown Signs Legislation Allowing More Felons to Vote
Thursday, Sep 29, 2016

(CN) — Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed two bills vigorously opposed by law enforcement, allowing thousands of felons serving time in county jails to vote and reforming California’s gang database. Assembly Bill 2466 restores voting rights for people who were convicted of a felony but are...

County Sends Out Sample Ballot Booklets for June Primary
Friday, May 6, 2016

The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk has already begun mailing over 4.7 million sample ballot booklets to voters for the June 7 Presidential Primary Election. Mailings to all active registered voters in Los Angeles County will continue through May 28th. Sample ballot booklets can also...

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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
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
The city of Santa Clarita's Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold its Regular Meeting Thursday, Dec. 2, at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 2: Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission Regular Meeting
1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]
Wobblies logo
The Antelope Valley Indian Museum announced it will host the 10th annual Holidays on the Homestead celebration on Saturday, Dec, 4 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Dec. 4: Antelope Valley Indian Museum Invites All to 10th Annual ‘Holidays on the Homestead’
Every November in honor of National Family Caregiver Month, Los Angeles County Department Of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS) recognizes the important role of Los Angeles County's caregivers who provide essential care, support and medical assistance to older and dependent adults.
WDACS Celebrates Caregivers in LA County
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health shared how to avoid foodborne illness, also known as food poisoning, with families celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday.
Public Health Shares Safe Food Preparation Tips for the Holidays
The Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management announced it will be on high alert due to the potential of very strong winds and fire weather conditions that will impact much of our County through Friday morning.
County Residents Urged to Stay Vigilant as Strong Winds, Fire Weather Forecasted
Just in time for this Thanksgiving holiday, Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc., in partnership with Christy Smith and Grocery Outlet, donated turkeys, mashed potatoes, corn, stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy, green beans and additional non-perishables for their annual Thanksgiving Dinner Event on Tuesday, Nov. 23.
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center Shares Thanksgiving Dinners to Families in Need
1875 - Vasquez lieutenant Clodoveo Chavez reportedly killed by bounty hunters in Arizona Territory [story]
Clodoveo Chavez story
The season of giving is here, and the Department of Public Social Services  is encouraging the public to consider sponsoring a family as part of its annual holiday Adopt-A-Family Program benefiting low-income families throughout the County of Los Angeles.
Social Services Urges Others to ‘Adopt-A-Family’
It’s time to clean our closets for charity and support the Flair Cleaners 19th Annual Holiday Clothing and Shoe Drive Nov. 26 through Dec. 31, 2021.
Flair Cleaners Holiday Clothing Drive Returns for 19th Year
Princess Cruises, the Santa Clarita based cruise line, is announcing new Oceanic destinations, including their longest ever World Cruise.
Princess Cruises Announces New Oceanic Cruises, Plus More
As part of an ongoing effort to help students recover from learning loss, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond will host a town hall to spotlight best practices and secure new ideas to support literacy and biliteracy goals.
State Superintendent to Highlight Best Practices to Support Literacy
The College of the Canyons music department will present its fall “Electronica Musique” show on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Black Box Theater.
COC Music Presents Fall Electronica Concert