COVID-19 Comprehensive Coverage Summary

COVID-19: The Numbers

Cases Updated: monday, march 21, 2022 (These numbers were updated on a daily basis for two years, ending March 21, 2022)

Los Angeles County

2,825,423

Total Cases

31,491

Deaths

Santa Clarita Valley

71,891

Total Cases

453

Deaths

77.8%

Vaccinated

% Vaccinated Updated: JAN. 30, 2022

Latest News

Politics and government

16 Schiavo bills advance  

News release  Assemblywoman Pilar Schiavo, D-Chatsworth, announced that 16 bills in her legislative package have advanced, with five bills moving onto the Senate floor, many with bipartisan support.   Additionally,

Graphic Snapshots

Visualize trends and impacts of coronavirus cases, deaths, and hospitalizations over time for the Los Angeles County and Santa Clarita Valley. 

Community

Pocock Brewing Company and Pizzeria had fun for all ages including a face-painting station for children on Sunday during their weekend-long St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Katherine Quezada/The Signal

SCV celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

Santa Clarita Valley residents donned their greenest clothes and celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in venues across the city, including Pocock Brewing Company & Pizzeria, which held its St. Patrick’s Weekend

Education

Filler art of The Signal.

Valencia students create website for clubs  

Four Valencia High School students spent their summer coding a website called Club Link, where clubs are available to other Valencia students at the click of a button.   Seniors

Local Businesses

SCV Chamber of Commerce honors Black business 

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce honored two local businesses as part of its Black Business Month Celebration at a ceremony at California Institute of the Arts on Thursday

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital

Attendees greet each other during the start of the Holiday Home Tour Gala at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Friday, Dec. 1. Habeba Mostafa/ The Signal

Photos: Holiday Home Tour Gala

On Friday, Dec. 1, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital held the Holiday Home Tour Gala at the Hyatt Regency Valencia. Funds raised go towards the Center for Women and Newborns. Gala

Sports & Events

Quarterback Liam Pena, 7, prepares to throw the ball during the Warriors Youth Football and Cheer program at College of the Canyons on Saturday, March 23. Habeba Mostafa/ The Signal

Photos: Warriors Football Camp

Throughout the month of March, aspiring football players haven taken part in the 59th annual Warriors Football and Cheer program. Free of charge and held at College of the Canyons,

Football fans were already seated enjoying drinks and food an hour before the much anticipated Super Bowl 58 game between the San Fransisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday at Schooners Patio Grille. Katherine Quezada/The Signal

SCV gears up for Super Bowl

Sports bars across Santa Clarita were packed with football fans on Sunday as they eagerly waited for the start of the highly anticipated game between the Kansas City Chiefs and

Grocery & Food Services

Grocery prices surge amid product shortage

Stevenson Ranch resident Vicki Rivera used to love going grocery shopping, opting to shop for each meal rather than getting all her groceries at once, but since the pandemic hit,

Free food distribution scheduled in Castaic

Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s office is again partnering with the L.A. Regional Food Bank to host a free food distribution event at Castaic Lake Wednesday. The drive-thru food

Senior Centers

Cards from the heart

There’s a group of mischievous, giggling and sweet girls on the loose spreading Christmas cheer. The girls, some in their pajamas, were last seen dropping off holiday cards and art for

Looking for something to eat?

Here’s an interactive map showing many the Santa Clarita Valley restaurants and food establishments that are open and serving. If you’d like to be added, please let us know by contacting [email protected].

By the Numbers

Testing

Antibody treatments can help fight COVID-19

As the winter surge in cases continues, COVID-19 testing along with monoclonal antibody treatments have become harder to come by. Locally, COVID-19 testing lines could be seen wrapping through and

Resources

Local Government

The L.A. County Regional Planning Commission approved the Sterling Ranch project this week, a housing development that’s been years in the making in Val Verde, just northwest of the Valencia Commerce Center.  

County OKs Sterling Ranch with 3 conditions  

County supervisors Tuesday approved Sterling Ranch Estates, a 222-home planned community slated for Val Verde, on three conditions, during an appeal hearing.  Fifth District Supervisor Kathryn Barger authored a read-in

City OKs $322M budget 

The city’s annual budget surpassed the $300-million mark Tuesday, with City Manager Ken Striplin calling the $322 million spending plan a far cry from one of the city’s first budgets,

State Government

Federal Government

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