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1987 - Incorporation: Santa Clarita officially becomes a city [story]
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Nov. 23: SCV Youth Orchestra to Play ‘Music that Makes You Move’
Monday, Nov 18, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra collection of ensembles will perform “Music that Makes You Move” at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons on Saturday, November 23 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The family performance will feature five of SCVYO’s seven performance...

Nov. 28: Annual ‘Turkey Trot’ Run at COC Valencia

The College of the Canyons Athletics Department invites community members of all ages to run, walk or jog in the 11th annual Thanksgiving Day “Turkey Trot” event at COC on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, starting at 8:30 a.m. The annual event benefits the college’s cross country...

November 20 Meeting: Hart School District Governing Board

The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has published the agenda for the board’s November 20 meeting at 7 p.m. A closed session is set to start at 5:30 p.m. for conference with legal counsel about anticipated litigation, conferences with labor negotiators representing teachers’...

November 19 Meeting Agenda – LA County Supervisors

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has published the agenda for their Tuesday, November 19 meeting starting at 9:30 a.m. The meeting will be streamed live here. Among the agenda items, the Supervisors will consider Newhall Ranch Sanitation District of Los Angeles County recommendations (SD-1)...

Nov. 19: ‘White Man’s Trash’ Photo Exhibit to Open at The Main

Award-winning Native American photographer Peggy Fontenot will guest at the opening reception for her new solo exhibit, “White Man’s Trash,” at The Main in Old Town Newhall on Tuesday, November 19, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. “White Man’s Trash” gathers photos of the Thunder Mountain...

Herta Wins Firestone Grand Prix at Laguna Seca
Monday, Sep 23, 2019

IndyCar rookie sensation Colton Herta finished his roller-coaster rookie campaign in spectacular fashion — with a dominating victory in the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey Laguna Seca in Monterey, California on Sunday afternoon. Herta entered the weekend with the announcement that car owners Mike...

TMU’s Brooks Honored with National Award for Ethics
Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019

Master’s baseball coach Monte Brooks (pictured above) awoke to a text message from a former player on Tuesday. “Thanks for faithfully representing the Master,” Rob Avila, an NAIA All-American in 1999, typed out, attaching a link to an important announcement. Brooks was named an American...

JetHawks Blow 10-Run Lead; Lose to Storm in Extra Innings
Thursday, Aug 15, 2019

LANCASTER – The JetHawks snatched defeat from the jaws of victory Wednesday night at The Hangar, giving up 10 runs with two outs in the top of the ninth inning en route to a 14-13 loss in ten innings against the Lake Elsinore Storm. With one on and two outs in the ninth inning, 11 straight Storm batters...

Lakers Job Brings Master’s Alum Mike Penberthy Home
Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019

There were several reasons Mike Penberthy, a Master’s University alum, elected this summer to become an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Lakers. For one thing, the move reunited him with the team he won an NBA title with in the early 2000s. For another, he’d have the opportunity to coach...

Castaic Traffic Stop Nets Ex-Con Weapon, Drug Suspect

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a man on multiple charges after a traffic stop in Castaic Monday. Here’s the story from the station’s social media: “Deputies patrolling Castaic on Monday conducted a traffic stop. “The male adult in the vehicle was...

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1987 - Incorporation: Santa Clarita officially becomes a city [story]
first City Council
1931 - Season's first major storm deposits 9 inches of snow in Newhall, 10 in Saugus [story]
1931 snowfall
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors on Thursday announced its 2020 Executive Committee, which will help lead the Chamber as it begins a new decade and looks to its centennial in 2023.
SCV Chamber Sets 2020 Executive Committee, Business Councils
Los Angeles County Assessor Jeff Prang will start hiring Real Property Appraisers as of Monday when the official job filing for the positions will open at 12:30 p.m. (PT).
LA County Hiring Real Property Appraisers
A construction worker suffered serious injuries and remains in critical condition after he fell one story from the roof of the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Pavillion Thursday morning.
Worker in Critical Condition After Fall from Hospital Roof
Santa and Ms. Claus will visit the Vincenzo’s Pizza – Newhall restaurant for photos with kids of all ages in a fundraiser for AvenuesSLS.org on Saturday, December 14, from noon to 5 p.m.
Dec. 14: Photos with Santa, AvenuesSLS Fundraiser at Vincenzo’s
The city of Santa Clarita’s Environmental Services Division has planned, coordinated and implemented programs during 2019 designed to make the city more "green."
Green Santa Clarita: 2019 By the Numbers
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has published the agenda for their Tuesday, December 17 meeting starting at 9:30 a.m.
LA County Supervisors – December 17 Meeting Agenda
The Los Angeles Rams on Thursday named Andrew Whitworth (pictured above) as its nominee for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award presented by Nationwide.
Rams Name Whitworth Team’s Nominee for NFL Payton Award
The city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita City Council invite residents to celebrate the holiday season with their friends and neighbors as the Jingle Bell Jamboree returns to the Newhall Community Center on Friday, December 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Dec. 20: Jingle Bell Jamboree at Newhall Community Center
During their organizational meeting held Wednesday, Newhall School District Board members re-elected Sue Solomon as their board president for 2020.
Sue Solomon Re-Elected Newhall School Board President
For his exceptional contributions to advancing open education around the world, James Glapa-Grossklag, Dean of Learning Resources at College of the Canyons, received the President’s Award for Excellence at the 2019 Open Education Global Conference.
COC Dean James Glapa-Grossklag Recognized for Leadership
Castaic School Board members held their annual organizational meeting on December 12 and elected officers and representatives for 2020.
Castaic School Board Elects 2020 Officers, Reps
The Selection and Interview Committees of the Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative has chosen local veteran Ernesto Trevizo, his wife Alyssa, and their two children, Sonny and Zachary, as the recipients of a new home valued at $500,000.
SCV Veteran, Hart Grad Ernesto Trevizo, Family Awarded $500K Home
Starting Jan. 11, most Santa Clarita businesses will see a nearly 40% increase to their monthly waste-disposal services amid global changes to the recycling industry that are prompting waste-management companies to ask for trash rate adjustments.
City Council OK’s Trash Rate Hike as China Refuses Most U.S. Recyclables
The process for how local organizations receive grant funding for arts programs and services for the community from the city of Santa Clarita could soon change with the implementation of a peer panel with outside arts experts.
City Council Discusses Peer Panel for Arts Grants Program
The Nov. 14 Saugus High School shooting, the shootout in New Jersey and even the reported sighting of a man dressed like the Grim Reaper near a local synagogue, prompted sheriff’s Capt. Robert Lewis to invite Jewish leaders for a sit-down chat Thursday to discuss concerns and reassure them that safety remains his top priority.
Hooded Figure, Shootings Prompt Meetup with Captain Lewis and Jewish Leaders
The city of Los Angeles sued the Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday over a shift in flight patterns for planes departing Hollywood Burbank Airport that has dramatically increased noise levels for residents and businesses.
LA Sues FAA Over Jet Noise at Hollywood Burbank Airport
Express Employment Professionals, along with its franchise location in Santa Clarita, has donated $10,000 to Carousel Ranch.
Carousel Ranch Receives $10K Donation from Express Employment Professionals
Dozens of carolers’ voices filled the streets neighboring Duane R. Harte Park in honor of Gracie Muehlberger, a victim of the Saugus High School shooting, during the “Caroling with Gracie” event that spread holiday cheer while also giving back to students in need.
Community Goes ‘Caroling with Gracie’ Muehlberger
1900 - Automobile Club of Southern California founded; first car in SCV appeared 1902 [story]
Auto Club Topper
Two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies pleaded not guilty Thursday to felony charges that they filed false reports and committed perjury relating to traffic stops made in the Santa Clarita Valley in 2016.
SCV Deputies Allegedly Fudged Traffic Tickets Written to Other Cops
The College of the Canyons softball program invites all former Cougars to participate in the 2020 alumni game being held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 at Whitten Field.
Jan. 18: COC Softball Alumni Game
The weather in the Santa Clarita Valley in December is usually crisp with plenty of warm sun. Now is a great time to set up a plan to maintain your landscape through the winter or make a big change for the new year – like removing your lawn in favor of more colorful and water-efficient alternatives.
Dec. 14: SCV Water’s Basics of Lawn Removal Gardening Class