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1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [story]
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Avoid Mosquito Bites this Holiday Weekend
Friday, May 27, 2016

This Memorial Day weekend, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District is urging residents to avoid mosquito bites when they are outdoors. GLACVCD recently confirmed the fourth West Nile virus positive mosquito sample so far this year. The mosquito sample was collected from a vector control...

County’s First Human West Nile Death of 2014 Confirmed
Friday, Aug 29, 2014

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has confirmed the first human death of West Nile virus (WNV) infection in Los Angeles County for the 2014 season. The fatality occurred in a male in his 60s, who lived in the San Fernando Valley, had pre-existing health conditions and was hospitalized...

Third Rabid Bat of Season Found in Newhall
Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014

[KHTS] – The third rabid bat of the season was reported by Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials in April. This time, one showed up at a residence in Newhall. The bat was seen in the daytime, hanging on a wall outside of a residence. It flew away but was later found on the...

Are You Ready for West Nile Season?
Monday, Apr 21, 2014

[News Release] – Everything residents learned last year about West Nile virus and mosquitoes will be put to the test again this year, warned the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District. To ensure residents stay diligent, the District is partnering with the Mosquito & Vector Control...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday July 26, 2013
Friday, Jul 26, 2013

In this episode: Saugus Union School District officials must await permission from the state Attorney General before they can proceed with plans to vacate the seat of Stephen Winkler; The West Nile Virus has been found in mosquito samples in Santa Clarita. Also: Unstable soil has raised the cost of a...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, September 28, 2012
Friday, Sep 28, 2012

In this episode: Santa Clarita prepares for the grand opening of a 30,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art library in Newhall; Deputies are searching for a suspect who robbed a woman at gunpoint in Canyon Country Friday morning. Also: Los Angeles County D.I.S.A.R.M. officers arrested 158 probationers and confiscated...

West Nile Virus Kills Los Angeles County Resident
Friday, Sep 21, 2012

West Nile virus took a turn for the worse this week as the first human death of 2012 was reported in Los Angeles County. Due to health privacy laws, officials with the Greater L.A. County Vector Control District aren’t saying exactly where the death occurred, but it occurred within the last few...

West Nile Virus Cases Soaring
Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012

Asian tiger mosquito If there’s ever been a reason to refresh pet water and clean out the pools – kiddie-size of otherwise – the soaring number of West Nile Virus cases is a good one. Officials from the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention are calling the recent virus outbreak as the largest...

Antonovich Wants to Step Up War On Mosquitoes
Tuesday, Jul 17, 2012

[Supervisor Antonovich] – As several dead birds have tested positive for West Nile Virus in Los Angeles County, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has introduced a motion calling for multi-agency coordination and a renewed effort to combat the virus to prevent an epidemic. Supervisor Antonovich’s...

West Nile Virus Makes First SCV Appearance of 2012
Friday, Jun 22, 2012

Asian tiger mosquito Two mosquito samples in Newhall tested positive for West Nile virus this past week, according to the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District. It was the first appearance of the virus in the Santa Clarita Valley so far this year. West Nile virus can cause cause fever, headaches,...

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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
2003 - Ruth Newhall, longtime co-owner/editor of The Signal, dies in Berkeley [story]
Ruth Newhall
College of the Canyons freshman Danielle Salcedo ran down history on Saturday, clocking a program-record time of 17.54.9 on the 5K course at Woodward Park to become the first California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Women’s Cross Country Individual State Champion in school history.
Danielle Salcedo First CCCAA Individual State Champ in COC Women’s XC History
Los Angeles County, in partnership with the National Development Council, announced that it has extended the application deadline for its small business rent relief grant project to Sunday, Nov. 28.
County Extends Application Deadline for Small Business Rent Relief Grant Project
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Tuesday 29 new deaths and 725 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 38,802 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: Public Health Notes Vaccination Disparities Among Children 5 to 11
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