| Oct. 22: Household Hazardous Waste, E-Waste Recycling Event in Val Verde

1831 – Local entrepreneurs Sanford and Cyrus Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) born in Machias, Maine [story]

The Valencia High School Marching Band and Color Guard presented RAGNARÖK, the 10th Annual Valencia Marching Band Tournament at the Valencia High School Stadium on Friday, Nov. 11, Veterans Day. The event included a “Salute to Our Veterans” ceremony.

‘Salute to Our Veterans’ at VHS Ragnarök Marching Band Tournament

2015 – Freak landslide begins to destroy section of Vasquez Canyon Road; earth moves for several weeks

Vasquez Canyon Road

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed eight new deaths throughout L.A. County, 2,249 new cases countywide and 98 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.

Friday COVID Roundup: COVID-19 Cases Increasing, Indoor Masking Recommended

Slightly before 6:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, Nov.16, an SUV traveling southbound on Mills Avenue north of Telegraph Road in Whittier, veered into the wrong lane and plowed into a group of first year trainees of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department who were, at the time, running northbound on Telegraph.

Sheriff’s Relief Foundation Accepting Donations

The Santa Clarita City Council will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Nov. 22, beginning with a special meeting/closed session at 4:15 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6 p.m.

Nov. 22: City Council Meets to Discuss Sports Complex Buildout

Holiday season cheer begins with the opening of Roger Bean’s “Winter Wonderettes,” 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18 at the Newhall Family Theatre for the Performing Arts on the Newhall Elementary School campus, 24607 Walnut St., Newhall, CA 91321.

Nov. 18-Dec. 11: ‘Winter Wonderettes’ at Newhall Family Theatre

Work continues on the I-5 freeway improvement project in the San Fernando Valley from state Route 134 to Buena Vista Street. HOV High Occupancy Vehicle, or carpool lanes, are now open on I-5 in both directions between Magnolia Boulevard and Buena Vista Street.

Work Continues on I-5 Improvement Project in SFV

Long time College of the Canyons women’s basketball assistant coach Harlan Perlman, the program’s ‘heart and soul’ and top assistant for 27 seasons and a member of the California Community College Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (CCCWBCA) Hall of Fame, has died. He was 68.

COC Mourns Former Women’s Asst. Basketball Coach Harlan Perlman

Ella Brubaker scored a season-high 34 points as No. 18 ranked The Master’s university Lady Mustangs Basketball Team opened up conference play with an 86-52 win over the Ottawa (AZ) Spirit Thursday, Nov. 17 in The MacArthur Center.

Lady Mustangs Open GSAC Play with Big Win

For years the Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library has been helping the city of Santa Clarita’s three wonderful libraries by providing funding, logistic support, special programs, activities and manpower. We believe in the public library system and have a genuine love for reading and the promotion of literacy.

Dec. 3-12: Book Auction Benefits Santa Clarita Libraries

It’s Park Time in Los Angeles County! Parks After Dark returns with an enchanting Winter Wonderland experience that will bring holiday cheer and 40 to 80 tons of snow to 34 L.A. County Parks in the month of December.

L.A. County Parks Become Winter Wonderlands

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau, along with the California Highway Patrol, are continuing their investigation, which resulted in the arrest of Nicholas Joseph Gutierrez for the attempted murder of peace officer(s) stemming from a collision involving academy staff and recruits that occurred in the city of Whittier on Nov. 16, 2022, at approximately 6:26 a.m.

Suspect in Crash that Injured 25 LASD Recruits Released

1957Newhall County Library dedicated on Ninth Street; replaced by City of Santa Clarita’s Old Town Newhall Library in 2012 [story]

Newhall Library

The holidays are a time of giving without the thought of giving back.

Child & Family Center Announces Adopt-a-Family Campaign

College of the Canyons was among 394 colleges and universities across the nation recognized by the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge for the 2022 ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting.

COC Recognized Nationally for Boosting Student Voting

In an effort to assist licensed childcare providers recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has provided $20 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds to create the Los Angeles County Childcare Providers Recovery Grant Program, operated by the Los Angeles County Development Authority and Community Partners.

Help Coming to L.A. County Childcare Providers

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is partnering with Arena, the Los Angeles Lakers, the L.A. Clippers, and the L.A. Kings to provide ticketed guests and staff with in-arena vaccinations with both the updated COVID-19 booster and influenza vaccine prior to games.

L.A. County, Crypto.Com Arena Partner to Provide Ticketed Guests Vaccines

On Wednesday, at approximately 3:15 P.M., Nicholas Joseph Gutierrez (Booking# 6492100) was arrested by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and charged with attempted murder on a peace officer(s), additional charges pending.

Arrest Made in Crash Involving LASD Recruits

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce unveiled Thursday their 100-year rebranded logo, to help mark their Centennial anniversary.

SCV Chamber’s Rebranded Logo Marks Centennial Anniversary

American Red Cross Reminding Families to Practice Thanksgiving Fire Safety

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 85 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with a total of 10 new deaths and 1,949 new cases countywide.

Thursday COVID Roundup: 85 New SCV Cases; No Additional Deaths

1969 – Construction begins on Magic Mountain amusement park [story]

Magic Mountain under construction

The Valencia High Marching Band and Color Guard competed in Oxnard High School’s “Keepin The Music Alive” field tournament taking home top prizes across the board. 

Valencia Band, Color Guard take 1st Place in Oxnard


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