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1769 - Fr. Juan Crespi, en route to San Francisco Bay with the Portolá expedition, names the Santa Clara River Valley (SCV) for St. Clare [story]
Fr. Crespi cenotaph


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High Wind Advisory In Effect for SCV
Monday, Dec 9, 2013

[KHTS] – The National Weather Service of Los Angeles and Oxnard issued a high wind warning on Monday, cautioning residents of Los Angeles and Ventura counties of gusts that could reach 65 miles per hour. The warning will remain in effect until 4 p.m. Tuesday for the Santa Clarita Valley and Acton. The...

High Winds Expected to Raise Fire Danger This Week
Monday, Apr 29, 2013

From the National Weather Service: Surface high pressure building into the Great Basin by Wednesday (May 1, 2013) will set the stage for a possible late-season offshore wind event across Southwest California. The offshore trends will cause temperatures to rise by midweek in the valleys and foothills,...

Deadline Approaching for Tax Relief from 2011 Wind Storms
Thursday, Nov 8, 2012

The Los Angeles County Office of the Assessor urges property owners who may have been affected by the 2011 wind storms to submit a misfortune/calamity form on or before Nov. 30, 2012. Property owners could receive potential tax relief if related damage amounts to $10,000 or more, including destruction...

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2012

[County Parks Dept.] – The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation is the proud recipient of a $378,000 tree planting grant. The Department was one of 18 grant awardees from the Fifth Supervisorial District Tree Planting Grant Program, funded by the Safe Neighborhood Parks Propositions...

Friday, Mar 2, 2012

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the Santa Clarita Valley area: “A wind advisory means that winds of 35 mph or greater are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult…especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.” The wind advisory remains...

Friday, Jan 27, 2012

A Red Flag Warning is in effect for portions of Los Angeles and Ventura Counties until 6 p.m. Saturday due to gusty northeast winds and very low humidities. As surface high pressure builds across the basin, there will be increasing offshore flow across Southern California with the peak of the Santa Ana...

Friday, Dec 23, 2011

The Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden will reopen on Monday, December 26, 2011 after weeks of extensive windstorm damage clean up is completed. “We are so grateful to the community for their outpouring of support,” said Russ Guiney, Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Parks...

Friday, Dec 16, 2011

High winds have prompted the National Weather Service to issue another Hazardous Weather Outlook for the next 48 hours. A high wind warning is in effect until 3 p.m. Saturday, as strong north to northeast winds will continue to develop through passes and canyons and continue throughout the day.  Wind...

Monday, Dec 5, 2011

The Los Angeles County Chief Executive Office, Office of Emergency Management (OEM) announces the activation of the 211 LA County Disaster Hotline (1-800-980-4990) for residents to report damages caused by the recent wind storm event. As the recovery efforts continue in the Los Angeles County Operational...

Red flag and high wind warnings will be in effect for the Santa Clarita Valley starting Monday at 3 a.m. when strong Santa Ana winds are expected to return. A red flag warning means critical fire conditions exist. The National Weather Service reports that high pressure will rebuild and create an offshore...

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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:
Ocean Water Use Warning for Los Angeles County Beaches
The Michael Hoefflin Foundation is starting two tasty ways to support the non-profit's efforts Friday August 12.
Aug 12: Two Fundraisers To Support Michael Hoefflin Foundation
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 4,514 new cases countywide and 92 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: County Reports Two Additional Deaths For SCV
During the upcoming Aug 9. meeting, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors are set to proclaim this August as Student Debt Awareness Month. 
County To Proclaim Aug. 2022 Student Loan Debt Awareness Month
Valley Industry Association is planning their next Bash, as they honor businesses of distinction.
Nov 4: VIA Midnight In Morocco Celebrates Local Businesses
The SCVEDC would like to congratulate everyone who made this years list of most influential leaders in the region, including our their President & CEO, Holly Schroeder.
Valley 200 List Recognizes SCVEDC BOD Members, CEO
The city of Santa Clarita welcomes residents to dispose of their used tires at the free tire collection event on Saturday, Aug. 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
Aug 27: Santa Clarita to Host Free Tire Collection Event
1769 - Fr. Juan Crespi, en route to San Francisco Bay with the Portolá expedition, names the Santa Clara River Valley (SCV) for St. Clare [story]
Fr. Crespi cenotaph
Lila Littlejohn, a veteran journalist, journalism teacher and former editor of The Signal, died Sunday morning peacefully in her sleep at her home in Florida, according to family.
Former Signal Editor Lila Littlejohn Dies at 68
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 13 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 2,335 new cases countywide and 53 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: County Cases Decline to 2,335 with 13 New Deaths
On Tuesday, Aug. 9, the county of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors approved a resolution placing the Cannabis Tax Measure on the Nov. 8, 2022 election ballot for approval by voters.
Supes Approve Cannabis Tax Measure for November Election
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency has extended the deadline to apply for appointment to fill a vacancy on the Board of Directors.
Deadline Extended by SCV Water to Fill Board Vacancy, Applicants Sought
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley celebrates Women in Film with the "Lundafest 2022" screening on Thursday, Oct. 6 at the Canyon Theater Guild in Newhall.
Oct. 6: Zonta Club of SCV Presents ‘Lunafest’
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is hosting “Let’s Get Back to Screening!” a symposium for medical professionals and members of the public that will focus on the importance of early cancer detection.
Sept. 10: Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital to Host Cancer Screening Symposium
Residents throughout the city of Santa Clarita regularly take advantage of the miles of paved off-street trails available for walking, running and cycling safely without having to worry about the hazards posed by vehicle traffic.
Aug. 24: Residents Invited to Public Meeting for Bouquet Canyon Trail Project
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed 28 additional mosquito samples that tested positive for West Nile virus.
Vector Control Confirms 28 Additional Positive West Nile Virus Samples
Head Coach Annett Davis could not have asked for a better schedule in terms of preparing The Master's University women's volleyball team for the challenges posed by the Golden State Athletic Conference and, hopefully, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics nationals.
TMU Women’s Volleyball To Face Road Tests Early in 2022
California Credit Union encourages Santa Clarita Valley teachers who have an innovative class project idea to apply for a credit union grant through its biannual Teacher Grant program.
SCV Teachers Urged to Apply for California Credit Union Teacher Grants
Single Mothers Outreach has announced “Building Hope” as the theme for the 12th annual Empowering HeArts fundraising gala, set to take place on 6 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Santa Clarita Community Center.
Oct. 28: Single Mothers Outreach 12th Annual Empowering HeArts Gala
1919 - Charles Kingsburry (Kingsburry House at Heritage Junction) arrives in Newhall to work on Power House No. 1 construction in San Francisquito Canyon [story]
Charles Kingsburry
Raising the Curtain Foundation invites all Santa Clarita Valley students in grades 4-6 to participate in a free theater workshop on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Newhall Family Theatre for the Performing Arts.
Raising the Curtain Hosting Free Theater Workshop for Local Students
The California State University, Northridge Softball team will host the first Gary Torgeson Golf Tournament Saturday, Sept. 3, at Los Robles Golf Course in Thousand Oaks.
CSUN Softball Hosting Inaugural Gary Torgeson Golf Tournament
The Master's University has hired Dave Caldwell as its next sports information director.  
TMU Names Dave Caldwell New Sports Information Director
Stop by Impulse Music Co. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at 6 p.m., to enjoy live music from local bands: Lady Fingers, Rowdy P, The Martian Sunset and Sleeve of Steve.
Lady Fingers, Rowdy P Among Bands Performing at Impulse Music
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