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1940 - NYC premiere of "The Marines Fly High" starring Lucille Ball, filmed in Placerita Canyon [story] Marines Fly High


As we all continue to practice Safer-at-Home guidelines, we are seeing our community come together creatively and collectively. While friends share dinner together over Skype, neighbors hang out on Zoom. We are seeing businesses testing out ways to connect with their customers, and we are seeing customers show loyalty to our local businesses. In an uncertain time, our community continues to make certain we take care of one another.

Three major Bridge to Home community-based fundraisers scheduled for April and May 2020 have been cancelled due to safe social distancing guidelines. One of these events was a Chili Cook Off at the city of Santa Clarita’s annual Cowboy Festival. The Cook Off was scheduled for April 18.

Wolf Creek Socially Responsible SaturdaysBut the weekend isn’t an entire loss, thanks to the generosity of Wolf Creek Brewery and their new drive-thru service, “Socially Responsible Saturdays.”

This weekend they kick off their Drive-thru Brewery Service. The Brewery location will be open from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. for purchase of cans, kegs, and growler refills. Orders can be made on-site or call ahead at (661) 294-9977.

For more information about Wolf Creek, click here.

25% of sales this Saturday will go to support Bridge to Home.

People experiencing homelessness have been significantly impacted by Covid-19. Thirty-five percent of the 60 residents living at the Bridge to Home shelter are over the age of 65 or have underlying conditions requiring them to shelter in place. To accommodate Safer-at-Home guidelines, the City of Santa Clarita made it possible for us to utilize the Newhall Community Center as a temporary shelter location that will support safe distance standards as well as accessible bathrooms, showers, laundry, and meals. We moved our residents to the Community Center lock, stock, and barrel on March 26. Additionally, in partnership with Los Angeles County, we now provide a designated quarantine space to 50 high vulnerability residents by opening a hotel shelter in place program on April 10th.

To all who participate in “Socially Responsible Saturdays,” to everyone who works tirelessly to bring SCV the essential services we count on, to those who helped make the move from our shelter to the community center possible, we raise our glass to you.

Thank you.

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Wednesday, Mar 3, 2021
Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark officials will host a virtual presentation commemorating the March 12, 1928, St. Francis Dam Disaster via Zoom on Friday, March 12, starting at 4 p.m.
Monday, Mar 1, 2021
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center at Bella Vida has announced its March 2021 lineup of outdoor drive-in events.
Friday, Feb 26, 2021
The Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles announced on Feb. 26 that Kenya Yarbrough will lead its newly-created and first-ever Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity, Access, and Advocacy Initiative.
Tuesday, Feb 23, 2021
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is offering Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Awards to outstanding young women.
Tuesday, Feb 23, 2021
ARTree Community Arts Center is returning to some in-person instruction, beginning Monday, March 22.

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The Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to present Sidewalk Stories at the Old Town Newhall Library!
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