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1983 - U.S. release of John Carpenter's "Christine;" blew up fake gas station in Valencia [watch scene (R)]
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The Home Depot has awarded a grant of $7,200 for repairs to the American Legion Post 507 building in Newhall, post officials announced.

This grant is the start of a major renovation effort by the American Legion and its supporting membership.

On November 14, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Home Depot employees will be swinging hammers and helping Legionnaires rebuild so they can preserve this historic landmark for future generations and continue supporting Veterans causes.

The building, a venue for many community and veterans causes, was the personal movie theater of Western star William S. Hart before he donated it to the American Legion.

American Legion Post 507 is located at 25427 Spruce Street, Newhall 91321. The phone is 661-259-7507.

The American Legion is the largest wartime veterans service organization with nearly 2 million members and more than 12,000 posts in communities throughout America, according to the organization’s website.

Established by an act of Congress in 1919, the American Legion, was instrumental in getting the original GI Bill through Congress and the creation of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Today, the organization is active throughout the United States, supporting current military personnel and veterans, sponsoring American Legion Baseball, Boys State, Oratorical Contests and other activities for youth, and pushing for the adoption of a constitutional amendment to prohibit desecration of the U.S. flag.

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Monday, Dec 9, 2019
The College of the Canyons Foundation has announced that the 2020 Silver Spur Celebration honoring Bruce Fortine (pictured) will take place on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at Santa Clarita Studios.
Friday, Dec 6, 2019
Valencia-based nonprofit organization SNAP Sports is proud to announce a new partnership with Afterburn Fitness in Valencia to help train special-needs athletes for hockey festival competition.
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Although they might be training to become master chefs, no one is above having fun with a gingerbread house competition during the holiday season.
Thursday, Dec 5, 2019
In what has become a Newhall tradition, Faith Community Church will welcome the neighborhood to celebrate Christmas with its 14th annual “Festividad for Christ” event.
Thursday, Dec 5, 2019
The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra (SCVYO) invites all young musicians to attend the next “Visiting Artists Program” workshop that will be taking place Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in Pico Canyon Hall at College of the Canyons.

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