Kathryn Barger, Chief of Staff for Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich and Rosalind Wayman, Senior Deputy, presented the governing board of the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley with a $50,000 check.
The funds, which were donated by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, will be used to support the Club’s two full Club houses providing over 1,500 children, ages 7-17, with daily access to well-rounded opportunities during non-school hours, providing them with a sense of belonging, competence, usefulness and positive influence at the Newhall and Canyon Country locations.
“We are so grateful for the continued support of Supervisor Antonovich,” said Diane Fiero, president of the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley governing board. “The funds will support our important work with young people in our community. Our programs enable kids to grow, thrive, and feel safe while their parents are at work.”Founded in 1968, the Boys and Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley provides local youth, ages 7-17, with that promote social, educational, vocational, character and leadership development and healthy life choices. The Club’s mission is to “enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.”
Each Spring Break the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley provides a vital service to working parents and guardians by extending its hours and offering a safe place for children to play and learn.
Out of an abundance of caution, Los Angeles County is following the recommendation of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to pause the use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine after reports that six women between the ages of 18 and 48 developed unusual types of blood clots 6 to 13 days after receiving the vaccine.
After a roller coaster of a year, the Santa Clarita Valley’s skating community once again took to the ice to celebrate the grand opening of The Cube, the city of Santa Clarita’s newly rebranded ice rink.
Los Angeles County Public Health officials will modify the Health Officer Order on Thursday, April 15, to align with changes to the state Blueprint for a Safer Economy regarding indoor live events and performances, private events such as conferences, receptions and meetings, and private informal gatherings.
College of the Canyons and Palmdale Oasis Park Recreation Center will begin operating as Los Angeles County-operated COVID-19 vaccination sites in the northern part of the county starting Monday, April 19.
A consulting firm hired by the city to evaluate the feasibility of establishing a city public health department in Santa Clarita did “not find a compelling case to change the basic structure of public health regulation” in Santa Clarita, according to a 17-page report published Friday as part of the Santa Clarita City Council’s Tuesday meeting agenda.
The Santa Clarita Valley's COVID-19 vaccination rate has increased by about 5%, as 37% of residents 16 and older have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, according to data through April 4 published by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
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The California Community College Athletic Trainers Association has named longtime athletic trainer, and current College of the Canyons associate athletic director, Chad Peters its 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year.
The Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee briefly met Thursday morning to recommend that the City Council oppose four pieces of state legislation that would expand the state’s land-use authority.