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1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
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USC to Offer Free Tuition for Families Earning Less Than $80K
Thursday, Feb 20, 2020

Photo credit: University of Southern California website. President Carol L. Folt announced Thursday, two new policies to make a USC undergraduate education more affordable for those who most need financial assistance. These actions will be phased in with each new entering class, beginning with first-year...

Nikias Out at USC, Wanda M. Austin Named Interim President
Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018

C.L. Max Nikias was formally removed as president of the University of California and engineer-businesswoman Dr. Wanda M. Austin named Interim President on Tuesday, according to USC Board of Trustees Chairman Rick J. Caruso. Caruso, who assumed the board chairmanship in June, outlined the change in a...

USC Golf Adds Silverstein as Men’s Associate Head Coach
Thursday, Jun 16, 2016

Justin Silverstein, an accomplished collegiate coach and as well as former player who helped USC’s women’s golf team win a national title in 2013, is joining Troy’s men’s staff as an Associate Head Coach, USC Men’s Golf Head Coach Chris Zambri announced Monday (June 13). “I am excited to...

Jackson and Morgan Jr. Highlight USC’s First Day at 2016 NCAA Outdoor
Friday, Jun 10, 2016

EUGENE, ORE. – Adoree’ Jackson placed fifth in the men’s long jump and Ricky Morgan Jr. advanced to the men’s 400m finals to highlight USC’s action on the first day of the 2016 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships held at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. today (June 8). The sophomore...

Oppenheim Named to Baseball America Third Team
Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016

LOS ANGELES – USC senior outfielder/designated hitter David Oppenheim earned Baseball America Third Team All-America honors, the outlet announced Tuesday. Oppenheim (Mercer Island, Wash./College of the Canyons) earned the Pac-12 Batting Title and First Team All-Pac-12 honors in 2016 with an impressive...

Vroome Earns Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year Honors

USC senior captain Max de Vroome has earned recognition as the Pac-12 Men’s Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year after his standout academic and athletic achievements in his Trojan career. The Netherlands native compiled a 3.58 GPA at USC and completed his degree in business administration while helping...

Three Trojans Earn All-Academic Honors
Friday, Jun 3, 2016

USC tennis has locked in on a strong set of academic honors for 2015-16, with three Trojans on the docket with Pac-12 All-Academic awards this season. Leading the way is Pac-12 All-Academic First Team selection Max de Vroome, a senior who now holds the highest academic selection of his career from the...

USC’s Oppenheim Wins Pac-12 Batting Title

SAN FRANCISCO — The Pac-12 released the All-Conference baseball team today, and three Trojans headlined the first team, while six earned honorable mention honors. David Oppenheim, Jeremy Martinez and AJ Ramirez earned first team honors, while Corey Dempster, Brooks Kriske, Marc Huberman, Joe Navilhon,...

USC Golf Falls In NCAA Semifinals to Texas
Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016

Hours after dispatching of Vanderbilt in the quarterfinals, No. 3 USC fell one match short of reaching their second straight national final, falling to Texas, 4-1, in the NCAA Championships semifinals Tuesday afternoon (May 31) at the Eugene (Ore.) C.C. The Trojans reached the semifinals for the second...

Trojans Close Out Regular Season with 31-9 Win Over ASU
Tuesday, May 31, 2016

PHOENIX, Ariz. — The Trojans closed out the 2016 season in record-setting fashion, knocking home 31 runs on 30 hits to defeat Arizona State 31-9, taking their first series over the Sun Devils on the road since 2004. The Trojans (28-28, 15-15 Pac-12) set the program Pac-12 single-game run record...

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1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart
The Los Angeles County Health Officer is issuing a Cold Weather Alert in the Santa Clarita Valley Wednesday - Friday, due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures.
Cold Weather Alert Issued for SCV
Faith Community Church plans to welcome hundreds of its Newhall neighbors to celebrate Christmas at its annual “Festividad for Christ” event Saturday, Dec. 17, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Dec. 17: Faith Community Church’s Annual ‘Festividad for Christ’
Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation is collaborating with the Los Angeles Clippers and Jr. Clippers to provide our participants additional benefits, including youth basketball at the Castaic Sports Complex.
Youth Basketball Returns to Castaic Sports Complex
For the past 35 years, Canyon Theatre Guild has entertained the community with their annual holiday show.
Canyon Theatre Guild Presenting Broadway Musical ‘White Christmas’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is warning parents and caregivers about the potential health risks associated with several recalled children’s toys, clothes, and other products.
Public Health Warning Parents of Children’s Products Recall Due to Lead
Sheriff Robert Luna arrived Monday at the Hall of Justice and held his first news conference on the front steps.
Sheriff Robert Luna Sworn Into Office
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose Fifth District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, announced Tuesday she will provide up to $1 million in discretionary funding to boost law enforcement services in unincorporated areas in her district.
Barger Dedicates $1M in Discretionary Funds to Help Deter Holiday Crime
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday no additional deaths and 81 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with 10 additional deaths and 3,125 new cases countywide.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: 81 New SCV Cases
1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
Wm. S. Hart
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center at Bella Vida is launching its Annual Appeal Campaign to raise much needed funds for the Center.
SCV Senior Center Announces Annual Appeal Campaign Launch
Community members are invited to enjoy "All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914," a play based on a true story when camaraderie prevailed on the battlefield in 1914.
Dec. 7: ‘All is Calm’ at The Soraya on CSUN Campus
Nearly 14.8 million Californians now have a REAL ID – an increase of 198,814 from the previous month – according to Department of Motor Vehicles data.
Homeland Security Extends REAL ID Deadline Another Two Years
The Salvation Army Santa Clarita Valley Corps is asking the community to consider taking part in their Adopt a Family and Adopt a Senior Programs this holiday season.
Salvation Army Seeks Donations for Adopt a Family, Senior Programs
The Women's Council of Realtors Santa Clarita Network installed their new Governance Board at Embassy Suites in Valencia on Friday.
Women’s Council of Realtors Installs New Governance Board
The city of Santa Clarita is pleased to announce that informational meetings have been scheduled for those organizations interested in applying for 2023-24 Community Development Block Grant fundin
City Announces Community Development Block Grant Now Available
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a business meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the University Center, UCEN Room 301 on the Valencia campus of College of the Canyons.
Dec. 7: COC Board of Trustees Business Meeting
Trees and shrubs provide clean air, add depth and dimension to the landscape, and enhance neighborhoods with colors and textures.
Dec. 10: Free Gardening Class Highlighting SCV Trees, Shrubs
Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit Finally Family Homes is seeking donations to ensure college-aged foster youth are remembered for the holidays.
Finally Family Homes Seeking Donations for Holiday Gift Drive
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday one additional death and 253 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with 29 additional deaths and 10,089 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: SCV Cases Top 94,000; Deaths Rise to 518
1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
Wayside
1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren
1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society is looking for your ideas and opinions in deciding what to feature in the museum being installed in the Pardee House at Heritage Junction in Newhall.
Help SCV Historical Society Create a Museum at the Pardee House
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