Dance club | Sierra Hillbillies Square Dance Club to host Holiday Hoedown Dance

1970 – Governor Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall’s first ‘second’ judge [story]

Caltrans announced Tuesday that it is approving the use of low-carbon cement to help reduce the carbon footprint of California’s transportation system.

CalTrans Approves Use of Low-Carbon Cement for Future Projects

The Tejon Ranch Conservancy honors a college intern’s passion for wildlife conservation and highlights her unique story.

Tejon Ranch Conservancy recognizes college intern's passion for wildlife conservation

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has confirmed 91 additional deaths and 20,866 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 66,432 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.

Wednesday COVID-Roundup: County reports youngest death since pandemic began

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced “A Space of Trust: Redirecting Grief into Growth,” a film-based program to help address the growing mental health challenges facing students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

State Superintendent Launches Statewide Mental Health Program

Symptoms of depression and anxiety have doubled during the pandemic among young people across the country, according to the US Surgeon General.

February 10: County Hosts Youth Mental Health Seminar

Los Angeles County supervisors Kathryn Barger and Janice Hahn on Tuesday called for an in-depth assessment of the Department of Child and Family Services that will shed light on how the organization is guided by decisions and evidence-based data to deliver results to its clients.

Board of Overseers Approves County Child and Family Services Assessment

1990 – “Duplicates” premieres at LA Phil; CalArts Music School Dean Mel Powell’s Concerto Wins Pulitzer Prize [story]

Mel Powell

The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley Empowerment Hour will be held virtually at noon, Saturday, February 5 on Zoom.

February 5: Zonta Club of SCV Hosts Virtual Empowerment Hour on Child Marriage

The Sierra Hillbillies Square Dance Club will kick off Super Bowl celebrations a week earlier at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 6.

February 6: Sierra Hillbillies Square Dance Club throws a super Sunday party

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported one additional death from COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the total number to 205 since the start of the pandemic, spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed. Meanwhile, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has confirmed 36 additional deaths and 18,822 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 65,938 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.

Tuesday COVID Roundup: Henry Mayo reports one death, daily cases and drop in hospitalizations in LA County

Supervisor Kathryn Barger has expressed her strong opposition to a motion passed by the LA County Board of Supervisors to expand and extend emergency eviction protections for tenants through 2023.

Barger opposes extending protections for non-payment of rent:

The WiSH Education Foundation will be offering a new webinar on Wednesday as part of its year-round WiSH webinar series for college-bound students.

February 9: WiSH Education Foundation Hosts Sports Recruitment Webinar

The No. 6 College of the Canyons women’s basketball team won their fourth straight game 54-47 over West LA College at Cougar Cage on Saturday, as Monique Febles finished with 17 points and LuLu Salloom pulled out 21 rebounds to keep the COC in the win column.

No. 6 Lady Cougars push winning streak to four, 54-47 over West LA

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Civilian Supervisory Board seeks qualified candidates to fill the role of Community Represented Commissioner. The deadline for applications is February 1.

Los Angeles Country Sheriff's Civilian Supervisory Board Seeks Candidates

The nominees for the 53rd NAACP Image Awards include CalArtians honored in several categories, including Outstanding Actor, Outstanding Animated Feature, Outstanding Short Form (Animation), Outstanding Children’s Program and Outstanding Animated Series.

CalArtians Among 2022 NAACP Image Award Nominees

Big Chicken, the star chicken concept founded by legendary Basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal, today announced it has signed a franchise agreement with chiropractor Dr. Pat Khaziran and his business partner and California restaurateur. South Andy Gitipityapon to open a location in Valencia.

The Big Chicken franchise will open a restaurant in Valencia

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond has announced an extension of unlimited access to myON digital books and daily news articles for California students through Monday, February 28, 2022.

Extension of Renaissance Unlimited Digital Reading Partnership Announced by the State

1915 – Pre-Mentry oilman and San Francisquito winemaker Ramon Perea dies [story]

Perea tombstone

The Santa Clarita City Council will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, January 25, beginning with a closed session at 5:00 p.m., followed immediately by a public session at 6:00 p.m.

January 25: Regular meeting of the Santa Clarita City Council

Princess Cruises announced on Monday that Chef Rudi Sodamin will become its first Chef of Culinary Arts, effective immediately.

Rudi Sodamin appointed Director of Culinary Arts at Princess Cruises

The City of Santa Clarita Film Office has released the 11 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, January 24 through Sunday, January 30.

Shooting in Santa Clarita includes 11 productions

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported two more deaths from COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the total number to 204 since the start of the pandemic, spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed. (One such death was recorded on Sunday).

Monday COVID Roundup: Two more deaths in Henry Mayo, 204 so far

Californians can now choose to receive vehicle registration renewal notices by email instead of a paper notice through traditional mail.

Californians can now opt for paperless car registration notices