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2003 - Actress & big cat rescuer Tippi Hedren of Acton inducted into Hollywood Walk of Fame [story]
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LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Trailhead Sculpture Points Way to SCV History
Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Local artists Idelle Okman Tyzbir and Dianne Foderaro will unveil their sculpture, Crossroads at Iron Horse Trailhead, on June 15 at 10 a.m. The 15 foot structure recognizes the contribution of the railroad and Santa Clarita history and is located near the railroad trestle on Magic Mountain Parkway. “I...

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

On May 26, a local school will celebrate a major achievement since its opening in 2001: its first class of graduating seniors.  Trinity Classical Academy began with 28 students in Kindergarten through second grade and has expanded to include 403 students in K-12th grade. “It’s exciting; we’re...

April 28: ‘Wartime Romance’ at COC Performing Arts Center
Friday, Apr 20, 2012

Newhall resident Marilyn Hackett first wrote a musical, Wartime Romance, to remember her parents’ story and to support the Veterans Historical Plaza in downtown Newhall in 2006.  Now, the production has brought on a professional cast and orchestra and is playing at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts...

Army Vet Shares Life Lessons with Local Teens
Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012

Army Sgt. LeShonda Gill spoke Wednesday at the Santa Clarita Activities Center to a group of children about her life and struggles.  Gill is a speaker for Tempered Steel, an organization that provides awareness, education, and support for injured military members. “Talking to the kids is the easy...

Be Prepared: Emergency Expo Coming Saturday
Thursday, Mar 29, 2012

Remember all those times your mom told you “it’s better to be safe than sorry” and to “expect the unexpected?”  At the Emergency Expo at KHTS’ Home and Garden Show, you and your family will have a chance to be aware and prepared in case of disaster. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday,...

Church Celebrates 75th Anniversary
Wednesday, Mar 14, 2012

A local church, The Sanctuary, recently celebrated its 75th anniversary in the Santa Clarita Valley.  City and state officials joined the church’s congregation on March 4 to recognize the milestone. “The theme of the night was a mosaic of our life together.  A mosaic is a picture put together using...

Saturday, Mar 10, 2012

Ready or not, Daylight Savings Time is coming and we’ve all got to “spring forward” for the spring and summer months.  At 2 a.m. Sunday, March 11, clocks should be moved forward one hour to add more daylight to your week. From 1986 to 2007, DST began on the first Sunday in April.  But as part...

Camp for Disabled Kids Seeks SCV Location
Wednesday, Mar 7, 2012

Project Kindle is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing camps to children with special needs striving to kindle its vision in the hearts of everyone in the Santa Clarita Valley. At a luncheon Wednesday, Project Kindle’s leadership presented their stories and vision with community leaders...

Local Attorney to Represent Alleged Sex Crime Victims
Wednesday, Feb 8, 2012

Greg Owen Local attorney Greg Owen is representing nine children allegedly victimized by Mark Berndt, a teacher at Miramonte Elementary School who has been accused of committing lewd acts against his students. “My belief is there are hundreds who have been victimized,” said Owen, who is representing...

Tween Lends Her Voice to Help Cancer Patients
Thursday, Jan 19, 2012

Miranda Finn Singer-songwriter Miranda Finn, 11, is lending her voice to support a movement to urge the making of a “Beautiful and Bald” Barbie. Miranda’s song, “Maybe I Can Change This World,” was first heard on YouTube by Jane Bingham, one of the leaders of the Facebook movement challenging...

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Three Santa Clarita music educators were recognized Saturday, Jan. 21, for their contributions to music education at the 2023 Southern California School Band & Orchestra Association Winter Conference.
School Band Association Recognizes Hart District Music Teachers
A workshop about “Basics of Filing Taxes and Family Law Issues,” hosted by Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley, will help participants “learn about filing taxes – whether you file your own or not” and “Family Law issues - divorce, child custody, and support.”
Feb. 18: Zonta’s Upcoming Workshop to Highlight Filing Taxes, Family Law Issues
Mission Valley Bancorp announced Monday a net income of $4.8 million, or $1.45 per diluted share, for the year ended Dec. 31, 2022, compared to net income of $5.0 million, or $1.50 per diluted share, for the year ended Dec. 31, 2021.
Mission Valley Bank Announces Record Loan Growth, Cash Dividend
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the nine productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Jan. 30 – Sunday, Feb. 5.
‘NCIS,’ ‘CSI: Vegas’ Among Nine Productions Currently Filming in SCV
California State University, Northridge film students, along with faculty and alumni have produced a public service announcement to address the ongoing fentanyl crisis and educate the public about the dangers of fentanyl pills.
CSUN, Law Enforcement Partner to Produce Fentanyl PSA
In 2019, Valencia High School student, Pedro Roman, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
Feb. 4: Pedro Roman Memorial Blood Drive
Registration is now open for Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley’s second poker night fundraiser, “All In for Family Promise.” The event will take place on Friday, March 3, at the Canyon Country Community Center.
March 3: Family Promise Hosting Poker Tourney, Sip & Paint Fundraiser
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board will take place Wednesday, Feb. 1, beginning with closed session at 6 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
Feb. 1: Hart Board Scheduled to Discuss Proposed Teacher Pay Increase
Sulphur Springs Union School District will host the annual Many Families, One Community Event on Saturday, Feb. 25.
Sulphur Springs, Hart Districts Hosting Many Families One Community Event
Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity has joined business and community leaders to launch the Fair Chance Hiring Program, galvanizing the county’s business community to adopt Fair Chance hiring practices with the goal of getting 200 local businesses to commit to hiring system-impacted individuals this year.
L.A. County Launches Fair Chance Hiring Program
The regular board meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will be held Tuesday, Jan. 31, beginning with a closed session at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:30 p.m.
Jan. 31: SUSD Board Slated to Discuss Future Enrollment Projections
The Santa Clarita Valley Men of Harmony Barbershop Chorus will return on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, to deliver singing valentines after being unavailable during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Feb. 14: Local Barbershop Quartet to Deliver Singing Valentines
The Los Angeles County Health Officer is issuing a Cold Weather Alert for the Santa Clarita Valley Tuesday through Thursday due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures.
Cold Weather Alert Issued for SCV
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents that bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains, creeks and rivers after a rainfall.
Recent Rainfall Prompts Ocean Water Advisory for All L.A. County Beaches
The California Transportation Commission allocated over $988 million Friday to repair and improve transportation infrastructure throughout the state.
California Invests Nearly $1 Billion for Transportation Improvements
2003 - Actress & big cat rescuer Tippi Hedren of Acton inducted into Hollywood Walk of Fame [story]
Tippi Hedren
Three new educational videos greet visitors to the Placerita Nature Center to help them understand what they're seeing along the trails.
Educational Videos Unveiled at Placerita Nature Center
1945 - Local residents vote 1,184 to 7 (correct, seven) to create SCV high school district [story]

students
1850 - Death Valley '49er William Robinson dies in Soledad Canyon from drinking too much cool water [story]
Leaving Death Valley
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,123 new cases countywide and 29 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: L.A. County Remains in Low Community Level
Teams from the city of Santa Clarita, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, Los Angeles County Fire Department and loanDepot competed on Wednesday, Jan. 25 in the Magic Mountain Sky Tower Challenge.
L.A. County Fire Wins Magic Mountain Sky Tower Challenge
Friends of the Children – Los Angeles presented Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger with the "Power of One" award at their inaugural Women's Leadership Breakfast held Friday, Jan. 27 at The California Club. Barger was selected to receive the award for her work and dedication to supporting and safeguarding children in Los Angeles County, especially those within the foster care system.
Barger Tapped by Friends of the Children L.A. for ‘Power of One’ Award
The Santa Clarita Artists Association has announced its new Board of Directors for 2023.
Santa Clarita Artists Association Announces 2023 Board
The North County I-5 Enhancements Project has announced that Santa Clarita Valley residents should prepare for a variety of lane reductions and road closures for the week of Jan. 27-Feb. 3.
Jan. 27-Feb. 3: Portions of The Old Road Closed for I-5 Enhancements Project
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