| Adoptober at Castaic Animal Care Center, cats $13 until October 31

Event Chairs Jenny and Tim Ketchepaw invite you to ring in the holiday season at the 20th Annual Festival of Trees, benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley.

Nov. 18-20: 20th Annual Tree Festival to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of SCV

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday confirmed no additional deaths and 54 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with a total of 22 deaths and 1,532 new cases countywide.

Monday COVID Roundup: 1,532 cases and 22 deaths countywide

California State University, Northridge will host a dozen fellows — from the Governor’s Office California Volunteers program — who will work with CSUN faculty and students to develop ways to mitigate the impact of climate change.

Fellows will help CSUN faculty and students fight the impact of climate change

Adoptober meowvelous kitty promotion. Find your perfect pet this month at Castaic Animal Care Center. Adopt a cat for only $13 until October 31.

Adoptober at Castaic Animal Care Center, cats $13 until October 31

For the first time in program history, the Master’s University men’s cross country team is ranked No. 2 in the nation in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics’ latest Top 25 poll released Thursday, October 13.

TMU's men's cross country team is now No. 2 in NAIA poll

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has confirmed the first eight cases of avian flu in LA County, including three Canada geese and a night heron in Long Beach, three Canada geese in the city of Los Angeles and a Canada goose in Cerritos.

First eight bird flu cases detected in wild birds in LA County

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the City of Santa Clarita, invites you to the 12th Annual Patriot Tribute as we salute veterans for their leadership in the SCV business community and their dedicated service to the ‘America.

November 9: 12th annual tribute to the patriots

The City of Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, October 18 at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 23920 Valencia Blvd. 1st floor, Santa Clarita, CA 91355.

October 18: Planning Commission to Consider Assisted Living

The California Transportation Commission last week allocated nearly $3 billion for transportation infrastructure repair and improvement projects across the state.

California invests nearly $3 billion in transportation improvements

This week, many of us were shocked to hear the recording of four powerful Los Angeles leaders who expressed intolerable, hateful and racist comments.

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A first-of-its-kind fleet of full-service medical clinics on wheels began making daily stops last week at homeless encampments across Los Angeles County to meet the urgent health and social needs of homeless people.

LA County launches fleet of field medical units to serve the homeless

A regular William S. Hart Union School District Governing Board meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 19.

October 19: Hart board meeting for public hearing on HDTA proposal

1837 – Trapper Peter LaBeck killed by grizzly bear in El Tejon [story]

Pierre La Beck

1853 – Sarah Gifford, community leader and wife of the first Newhall railway station attendant, born in England [story]

Sarah Gifford

1939 – Second, largest dedicated OLPH Catholic Church on the site of the first (10th & Walnut, Newhall) [story]


Kroger (NYSE: KR) and Albertsons Companies, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that they have entered into an agreement under which the companies, each with iconic brands and deep roots in their local communities, will merge to create a national footprint and unite around Kroger’s goal of feeding the human spirit.

Kroger to buy Albertsons in $24.6 billion merger

The College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus will host a free Garden Walk on Friday, November 4, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

November 4: COC Garden Walk Canyon Country Campus

Rehearsals are underway for “On Golden Pond” which opens at the MAIN Theater in Newhall on Friday, November 11 at 8 p.m.

November 11-27: 'On Golden Pond' at MAIN in Newhall

The Sulfur Springs Union School District celebrates 150 years of student education on Saturday, October 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sulfur Springs Community School.

October 22: Sulfur Springs celebrates 150 years of student education

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has confirmed 15 new deaths throughout LA County, 1,329 new cases countywide and 38 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.

Friday COVID Roundup: Seven-day average case count continues to decline

Southern California’s brand new In-N-Out Burger drive-thru will open Friday, October 14 in Valencia.

A new In-N-Out Burger opens in Valencia near Magic Mountain

School bus safety is a two-way street – a responsibility shared by professional school bus drivers and all motorists on California roads. The California Highway Patrol is raising awareness of the role we all play in ensuring students across the state travel safely to and from school as part of National School Bus Safety Week, October 17-21 .

Oct. 17-21: School Bus Safety Week

The SNAP Sports Skate-A-Thon will take place Saturday, November 5 at the Cube Ice and Entertainment Center, 27745 Smyth Drive, Valencia, CA 91355. The SNAP (Special Needs Athletes & Peers) program provides people with physical and developmental disabilities the opportunity to indulge in various sporting activities.

November 5: SNAP Sports Skate-a-thon at Le Cube

The Rotary Club of Santa Clarita Valley asks for your help as volunteers and donors to benefit local SCV veterans.

October 27: SCV Rotary seeks volunteers for Veteran Outreach Event