The regular meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will take place Tuesday, July 25, beginning with a closed session at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:40 p.m.

Summer is in full force and it’s slated to be a scorcher of a weekend. Los Angeles County has many ways for you to stay cool for free.

Kathryn Barger | Keeping Up with Kathryn

The Alzheimer’s Association presents Coffee and Conversations, an early-stage social engagement program, on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. This group meets virtually on Zoom and is for anyone living with any kind of early stage dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, senile dementia, Lewy Body, stroke, etc.

July 25: Alzheimer’s Association Presents Coffee and Conversations

Connect with other businesses and attend the Valley Industry Association After Five event on Thursday, July 27, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at Solarverse Energy Solutions, 25101 The Old Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91381.

July 27: VIA After Five Networking Mixer at Solarverse

The city of Santa Clarita Public Library is seeking volunteers to assist with the Summer Reading Finale event to be held Saturday, July 29 at the Old Town Newhall Library, 24500 Main St., Santa Clarita, CA 91321.

July 29: Volunteers Sought for Summer Reading Finale

The 28th Annual River Rally Clean Up and Environmental Expo will be held Saturday, Sept. 16 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. This is an opportunity for Santa Clarita volunteers of all ages to help clean up a portion of the Santa Clara River; one of the last natural, free-flowing river systems in Southern California.

Sept 16: 28th Annual River Rally Clean Up, Environmental Expo

The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued an excessive heat warning as high temperatures have been forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas for Sunday, July 23. Warnings issued to protect pets and people.

SCV Excessive Heat Warning Extended, Protect Pets, People

“Fiddler on the Roof” returns to the Santa Clarita Regional Theater at the Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons beginning Saturday, July 22 and will run Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 13.

Local Production of ‘Fidder on the Roof’ at Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center

Be a part of the solution and join the Valley Industry Association and VIA Education Foundation in mentoring today’s high school students to prepare them for their future. VIA is in need of 75 to 100 business leaders to act as facilitators for its Connection to Success conferences.

VIA Seeks ‘Connecting with Success’ Facilitators

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit is asking for the public’s help locating a missing Santa Clarita woman, Lauren Nicole Roberts.

LASD Seeks Public’s Help in Locating Missing Santa Clarita Woman

1952 – 7.5-magnitude Kern County earthquake devastates Tehachapi; damage spread from San Diego to Las Vegas [story]

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Join or support a team at the annual Purple Palooza 5K Color Walk benefiting the Child & Family Center’s Domestic Violence Program at Centre Point Parkway, Saturday, Oct. 14, from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Oct. 14: Walk to End Domestic Violence

California State University Athletics is mourning the passing of former football All-American Joe Vaughn.

CSUN Mourning Loss of Football Alum Joe Vaughn

The dream of playing professional baseball was realized for three members of the California State University Baseball team.

Matadors Reflect on MLB Journey

The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board unanimously approved the appointment of Catherine Celaya as the newest assistant principal at Canyon High School.

Catherine Celaya Appointed Canyon High Assistant Principal

Citing SCV Water’s sophisticated management and diversified water portfolio, as well as the ability to maintain strong debt service coverage and operating reserves, Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has upgraded or affirmed the Agency’s credit ratings at the AA+ level for a number of bonds and senior-lien certificates of participation (COPs)

S&P Upgrades SCV Water’s Credit Rating

Summer will always be synonymous with the smell of sunscreen, sounds of splashing and days spent in the pool to escape the Southern California heat.

Message from Mayor Pro Tem Cameron Smyth | Summer Water Safety

To better assist its incoming class of freshman students and their families, College of the Canyons will host Welcome Day on Friday, Aug. 11.

Aug. 11: Welcome Day for Students, Families at COC

The Junior Chamber International Veterans Resource Fair is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Hart Park, with the goal of helping the community come together and demonstrate support for veterans and their families.

Oct. 22: Save the Date for JCI Veterans Resource Fair

The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued an excessive heat warning for the Santa Clarita Valley Friday through Saturday as high temperatures have been forecast.

Excessive Heat Warning, Advisory Issued for SCV

As part of the State of California’s 2023-24 budget process, Assemblywoman Pilar Schiavo has secured $1 million in funding to SCV Water for Arundo management and removal projects in the Santa Clara River watershed.

Schiavo Secures $1M Funding for SCV Water Arundo Removal

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 89 new cases and no additional deaths from COVID-19 in the Santa Clarita Valley within the last week.

Weekly COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Top 100,000

More than 1.6 million placard holders have renewed their disabled person parking placards using a new process with the California Department of Motor Vehicles.

DMV Parking Placard Renewals Still Available Without Penalties

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the following Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing and playing in ocean waters due to bacterial levels exceeding health standards when last tested.

Ocean Water Advisory Continues for L.A. County Beaches

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