Clinic business | August 18: Public Spay, Neuter Voucher Clinic at Castaic Animal Center

Raising the Curtain Foundation invites all Santa Clarita Valley students in grades 4-6 to participate in a free theater workshop on Saturday, October 15 at the Newhall Family Theater for the Performing Arts.

The California State University Northridge Softball Team will host the inaugural Gary Torgeson Golf Tournament on Saturday, September 3 at Los Robles Golf Course in Thousand Oaks.

CSUN Softball Hosts First Gary Torgeson Golf Tournament

Masters University has hired Dave Caldwell as its next director of sports information.

TMU appoints Dave Caldwell as new Director of Sports Information

Stop by Impulse Music Co. on Saturday, August 20 at 6 p.m. for live music from local bands: Lady Fingers, Rowdy P, The Martian Sunset and Sleeve of Steve.

Lady Fingers and Rowdy P among bands performing at Impulse Music

Gibbons housed at the Gibbon Conservation Center in Saugus benefit from a new misting system installed this summer.

Gibbon Center Seeks Donations for New Mister System

The Castaic Animal Care Center will accept animals for sterilization at the “Public Spay and Neuter Voucher” clinic which will be open at the Castaic Animal Care Center on August 18.

August 18: Public Spay, Neuter Voucher Clinic at Castaic Animal Center

The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a business meeting on Wednesday, August 10.

August 10: COC board considers raising Van Hook's salary

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday confirmed one new death and 294 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with a countywide total of 30 new deaths and 10,430 new cases. .

Monday COVID Roundup: 294 new SCV cases;  Total deaths 490

1769 – The Portolá expedition crosses the Newhall pass to Elsmere Canyon, camp at the village of Chaguayanga (Rye Canyon/Castaic Junction). [story]


1901 – Giant meteor seen above the SCV sky; possibly lands in the Bouquet-Texas Canyon area [story]


1892 – Hoot Gibson, western actor and owner of the Saugus rodeo, born in Nebraska [story]

Hoot Gibson

Spectrum announced a $5,000 donation to Single Mothers Outreach through the company’s nationwide community philanthropy program, Spectrum Employee Community Grants.

Single Mothers Outreach Receives $5,000 Community Grant for Spectrum Employees

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout LA County, 4,864 new cases countywide and 146 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.

Friday COVID Roundup: Public Health urges unvaccinated to consider Novavax

Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced that more than $2 million in funding from the Housing Navigators program will go to Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties Child Protective Services.

Wilk: New funds will provide important service to youth in foster care

While we are in the midst of long, hot summer days, what better way to beat the heat than to head to the Cube – Ice and Entertainment Center?

Laurene West |  Stay cool, come to the Cube

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced a plan to highlight new grant opportunities available to aspiring mental health clinicians to support California students.

State superintendent secures funding for 10,000 new school counselors

The Santa Clarita Valley Blues Society will host live music on Sunday, August 14 from 5-8 p.m. at the American Legion. The American Legion is located at 24527 Spruce St., Newhall, 91321.

August 14: The SCV Blues Society hosts live music at the American Legion

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation invites residents to better connect with the more than 550 miles of beautiful public trails across the county.

County parks, recreation encourage use of public trails

California Department of Public Health Director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Tomás J. Aragón issued a statement Aug. 4 on the national public health emergency declaration regarding the outbreak of monkeypox.

CDPH Responds to National Monkeypox Public Health Emergency Declaration

Castaic Animal Care Center will be accepting cats that need to be spayed or spayed at the neighborhood cat neutering and neutering clinic on Thursday, August 11 at Castaic Animal Care Center.

August 11: 'Neighborhood Cat Spay, Neuter' at Castaic Animal Care Center

The office of California State Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, will host a virtual briefing program with the California Department of Insurance on wildfire preparedness on Wednesday, August 10.

August 10: Wilk Hosts Virtual Wildfire Preparedness Program

The Friends of Lac Castaic will be hosting a “Pride in the Lake” event on Saturday, August 6 starting at 9 a.m.

August 6: Les Amis du lac Castaic organize the “Pride in the Lake” event

The COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted many aspects of daily life, including routine health checks, vaccinations and medical examinations.

CDPH urges Californians to catch up on vaccinations, checkups and screenings

1891 – Surrey Post Office established inside Saugus Station; Alexander Fraser, Postmaster [story]

Stamp of Surrey