| Valencia High School Band & Color Guard Holding Clothing Drive Fundraiser

Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Monday confirmed 93 new deaths and 2,741 new cases of COVID-19 countywide as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported three new deaths since Friday.

Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 3 New Deaths at Henry Mayo; L.A. County Fatalities Remain ‘Distressingly High’

Former College of the Canyons defensive lineman Jason Pierre-Paul, who played with the Cougars in 2007, is now a two-time Super Bowl Champion after helping the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeat the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs by a 31-9 score on Sunday at Super Bowl LV.

Former Cougar Pierre-Paul Wins Second Super Bowl

The Santa Clarita City Council will hold its next regular meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 9, starting at 6 p.m.

Feb. 9: Santa Clarita City Council Regular Meeting

Jessica Delazari, a recent College of the Canyons graduate and one of many local single mothers, found herself crying on the floor, sick with COVID-19 knowing she could not take care of her two young daughters as best as she could.

‘Suffering in Silence’: Single Mothers Speak Out on Challenges Amid COVID

The William S. Hart Union High School District has convened a committee of district leaders to discuss a set of graduation activities around any potential COVID-19 guidelines from Los Angeles County.

Hart District Creates Committee to Discuss Graduation

A Los Angeles County judge issued Monday a preliminary injunction against District Attorney George Gasón in a lawsuit brought forth by the union for county prosecutors, preventing him from abandoning California’s “Three Strikes” law.

Court Ruling: Gascón ‘Three Strikes’ Special Directives Unlawful

Jessika Grewe Glover’s career as a writer started with scribbling ideas on napkins, and through persistence and perseverance, she’s becoming a published author who’s ready to share the lessons of her experience with others who have similar aspirations.

Yes I Can Adapts to Virtual World with Guest Speaker Sessions

As Super Bowl LV kicked off, residents across the Santa Clarita Valley waited in lines outside of restaurants to pick up their take-out orders to return home and watch the game.

SCV Celebrates Super Bowl, COVID Edition

1990 – Rock ‘n’ Roller Del Shannon, whose hit “Runaway” topped the charts in April 1961, found dead at home in Sand Canyon [story]

Del Shannon

1919 – First publication of weekly Newhall Signal newspaper, $2 a year [story]

Signal Century

1988 – Saugus Speedway owners demolish historic Bonelli Ranch House [story]

Bonelli House

Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 226 new deaths and 4,761 new cases of COVID-19 countywide with 24,541 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. In addition, Public Health noted that despite a decline in hospitalizations, deaths may remain high for two more weeks.

Friday COVID-19 Roundup: County Deaths Remain High; 24,541 Total SCV Cases

The Federal Emergency Management Agency will reimburse $2 billion in COVID-19-related funeral expenses for families. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday is scheduled to consider a move that would help the county be ready for when California gets its fair share.

Board of Supervisors to Discuss FEMA’s $2B in COVID-Related Funeral Reimbursements

Emotional words, tears of remembrance and purple glow sticks filled the air at the Pedro “Javi” Roman candlelight vigil on Thursday.

Hundreds Gather to Pay Respects to Classmate, Teammate Pedro Roman

Fifty years ago the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region sheltered 17,000 people and assisted 11,000 families following the catastrophic 1971 San Fernando earthquake (Sylmar earthquake). On this somber anniversary, the Red Cross urges Angelenos to take the necessary steps to prepare their households for the next Big One.

Red Cross Remind Residents of Earthquake Preparedness, 50th Anniversary of Sylmar Earthquake

Work to build more than 90 single-family homes across a 19-acre site in Newhall is now underway, according to city of Santa Clarita officials.

Grading Continues for Condominium Project on Dockweiler Drive

Super Bowl LV is Sunday, Feb. 7, and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will have additional officers on patrol over the Super Bowl weekend looking for drivers suspected of being under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

LASD to Increase Patrol During Super Bowl Weekend

1921 – After leasing since 1918, William S. Hart purchases the Horseshoe Ranch in Newhall from Babcock Smith [story]

Hart ranch

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 239 new deaths and 5,028 new cases of COVID-19, with 24,410 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.

Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Warns of Another Surge; 24,410 Total SCV Cases

SACRAMENTO (CN) — Inheriting a mounting bureaucratic disaster that has floated lifelines to inmates but left newly jobless Californians broke, lawmakers on Thursday called for a reboot of the state’s Employment Development Department.

California Lawmakers Look to Overhaul Troubled Unemployment Department

Depending on who you were and what your interests were in high school, seeing the track or a coach might bring joy or dread.

Athletic Conditioning Returns to Valencia High School

California State University, Northridge plans to host multiple virtual Black History Month events to highlight and celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of the Black community.

CSUN Holding Virtual Events Honoring Black History Month

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center at Bella Vida is excited to announce its February 2021 lineup of “Drive-In” outdoor events.

SCV Senior Center Announces February Drive-In Lineup

Nearly 10 months after 92-year-old David Chalberg overcame COVID-19, he’s working to ensure he won’t have to do so twice.

92-Year-Old COVID-19 Survivor Receives First Vaccine Dose