‘The Cube’: City reveals ice rink’s new name

It’s official: the city of Santa Clarita revealed Friday the name of the newly acquired ice rink as “The Cube – Ice and Entertainment Center.”   The 93,000-square-foot ice facility will be managed by the American Sports

Newsom signs $6.6B package to fund schools reopening

Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday now is the right time for California students to return to in-person learning, signing a $6.6 billion package to fund school reopening efforts for districts that want to open.   After much back-and-forth

Garcia sponsors bill to defund CA’s high-speed rail

Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, has sponsored a new bill that would prohibit the use of federal funds to pay for California’s high-speed rail project, a section of which could run along Highway 14 in

Canyon Country Community Center shaping up as construction continues

Imagine a grand entrance with a mosaic wall as the backdrop, leading to a large demonstration kitchen for cooking classes not far from a gymnasium with a hardwood floor.   These are some of multiple amenities the new 25,000-square-foot Canyon Country Community Center will

NAACP OKs Santa Clarita Valley branch

The Santa Clarita Valley is now home to a new branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, following a recent vote from the association’s board of directors.  Approval comes after Valencia resident Thea-Marie

Planning Commission approves expansion of Henry Mayo

Santa Clarita Planning commissioners approved Tuesday the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital expansion project, which would add 200,000 square feet more space but not increase the total number of beds.    Commissioners heard a breakdown

Whittaker-Bermite owner files for bankruptcy, working to sell land

Santa Clarita LLC, which owns the undeveloped 900-plus-acre Whittaker-Bermite site, recently filed for voluntary bankruptcy, and is working to sell it to a global industrial real estate company for possible commercial and residential development, officials said Wednesday.   In

COVID-19: Henry Mayo begins inoculating educators

More than two months after Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital received its first batch of COVID-19 vaccines for hospital frontline workers, Santa Clarita Valley educators were next in line Monday to

No fads, just building healthy lifestyles

Every year, millions make resolutions to better their overall health and fitness by trying the latest fad diet or workout — but those goals are sometimes exhausted and abandoned even