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Veteran Service Center’s New Office Hours Announced
Thursday, Sep 5, 2019

The Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative has established new operating hours for its Veteran Center, located at 23222 Lyons Ave., Newhall, 91321. The new hours are as follows: Monday+ 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Benefits assistance available with a Service Officer from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00...

Boys & Girls Club Awards Scholarships to COC Students
Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019

Boys & Girls Club alumni Kacey Umanzor and Nikola Macovksi have been awarded scholarships to attend College of the Canyons this fall by the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley. Umanzor and Macovksi were selected for scholarships by a panel of volunteers and board members. Club staff educates...

Henry Mayo Releases 2019 Holiday Home Tour, Preview Gala Schedule
Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital announces its 39th Annual Holiday Home Tour and Preview Gala for 2019. In 1981, a fundraising project was established by the Hospital Auxiliary, with Betty Burke as chairwoman, which became the first Holiday Home Tour. In 1982, the Home Tour League was founded to expand...

Henry Mayo Unveils Mural at New Patient Tower
Monday, Sep 2, 2019

Members of Santa Clarita’s arts community, along with Santa Clarita mayor Marsha McLean other local leaders, gathered at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Friday morning to witness the unveiling of a three-story mural located in the patio outside of the cafeteria in the new patient tower. Painted by local...

Team Bjorkman Donates Truck to Carousel Ranch
Friday, Aug 30, 2019

Santa Clarita Valley residents Mike and Ann-Marie Bjorkman came to the rescue just before Carousel Ranch August 24’s “Heart of the West” fundraiser by donating a box truck to the therapy program – not to use for the event, but to keep forever. With only a month before their biggest...

Sept. 12: NAMI Course for Families, Caregivers
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019

A 12-class course taught by experts from the National Alliance of Mental Illness, or NAMI, for families and caregivers of people with a mental illness will start Thursday, Sept. 12, at St. Clare’s Catholic Church in Canyon Country. The NAMI “Family to Family” education program is a...

Final Days to Buy ‘Cocktails on the Roof’ Tickets Online

There are just a few days left to get your tickets online to “Cocktails on the Roof,” coming up on Sept 6. Held on top of the Macy’s parking garage, this cocktails and spirits-based event in town will feature dancing all night long to a DJ and relaxing in cool, modern lounges. Guests...

Oct. 13: Annual Bow-Wows & Meows Pet Fair
Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019

Hundreds of dogs, cats, puppies and kittens will be available for adoption at the 19th Annual Bow-Wows & Meows Pet Fair to be held at Newhall’s William S. Hark Park on Sunday, Oct. 13, thanks to the partnership of LA County Department of Parks and Recreation and LA County Department of Animal...

Sept. 7: Yes I Can Benefit to Mash Up Art, Music, Photography
Monday, Aug 26, 2019

A special intimate performance by Chali 2na of Jurassic 5 and Ozomatli plus special guest Tyrone’s Jacket will be the featured performers at a free multi-media fundraiser for the Santa Clarita-based nonprofit organization Yes I Can on Saturday, Sept. 7, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Hosted by Know-Madik,...

Aug. 24: Kids Conquer Challenge
Thursday, Aug 22, 2019

S.T.R.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Manufacturing) Kids Expo, a local nonprofit that wants to prepare kids today to face the challenges of tomorrow, will host a Kids Conquer Challenge, Saturday, Aug. 24, from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., at the former Sears parking lot....

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Officials with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health alerted Saugus High School Tuesday that at least one student was diagnosed with Pertussis, the disease more commonly known as whooping cough.
Saugus High Student Diagnosed with Whooping Cough
Some things to consider before signing a lease.
Before You Sign That Lease… | Commentary by Carl Kanowsky, Esq.
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery is excited to present Mariachi Arcoiris del Los Ángeles, the first openly Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) mariachi band as part of the college’s annual LatinX and Hispanic Heritage Cultural Festival taking place on Wednesday, Sept. 25.
First Openly LGBTQ Mariachi Band to Perform at COC
The Hart High School Regiment Band and Color Guard will hold a FUNdraiser Night Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., at BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse.
Sept. 18: Hart Regiment Band & Color Guard FUNdraiser at BJ’s
An overturned big rig on the northbound side of Interstate 5 has resulted in heavy traffic and lane closures on Tuesday, according to officials.
Overturned Big Rig on Interstate 5 Prompts SigAlert, Hard Closure
The Saugus High School Band and Color Guard will hold a fundraiser at Chronic Taco on Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 10:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m, at the Saugus location.
Sept. 18: Saugus High School Band & Color Guard Fundraiser at Chronic Taco
The man who died Thursday after being shot by a local sheriff’s deputy has been identified as 35-year-old Alvaro Duran Venegas.
Coroner Identifies Man Who was Shot, Killed in Deputy-Involved Shooting
The California Enterprise Development Authority will hold a teleconference meeting Thursday, Sept. 19, at 10:30 a.m.
Sept. 19: California Enterprise Development Authority Teleconference Meeting
Did you know that there are two different ways to receive your Medicare benefits?
2 Ways to Get Your Medicare | Commentary by Greg Dill
The Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center, a service of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, announces a very special “fun and fit” event at the Santa Clarita Athletic Club on Oct. 19.
Oct. 18: Ride for a Cure with Janet Cheveres
The San Gabriel Mountains Community Collaborative will hold a meeting Thursday, Sept. 26, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Sept. 26: San Gabriel Mountains Community Collaborative Meeting
The San Fernando Valley Council of Governments Transportation Committee, whose members include 5th District Supervisor Kathryn Barger and Santa Clarita Mayor Marsha McLean, will hold a meeting Thursday, Sept. 19, at 1:30 p.m.
Sept. 19: San Fernando Valley Council of Governments Meeting
Princess Cruises, the world’s fastest growing premium cruise line, celebrated a significant construction milestone today with the recent float out of Enchanted Princess at its building dock at Fincantieri Shipyard in Monfalcone, Italy.
Enchanted Princess Celebrates Official Float Out
Nonprofit arts organizations in Los Angeles County interested in working with college interns during the summer may now apply to participate in the Los Angeles County Arts Internship Grant Program.
Applications for County’s Summer Arts Internship Program Now Open
As end-of-summer temperatures hover near triple digits, state officials announced just in time for people seeking to cool off at Castaic Lake that the caution about algae has been lifted.
State Lifts Castaic Lake’s Algae Advisory
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will begin offering an “Ask the Nurse” program at the newly-constructed Bella Vida senior center starting on Tuesday, Sept. 24.
Henry Mayo to Offer ‘Ask the Nurse’ Program at Bella Vida Senior Center
1879 - First official Newhall School building erected near Walnut & Ninth streets [story]
First Newhall School
Kayla Monick scored in the third minute and The Master's University women's soccer team went on to a 2-0 win over the University of Antelope Valley in Lancaster.
Monick Scores Early, Lifts TMU Women’s Soccer to Win
The Master's University men's soccer team did not need overtime Friday because Dylan Bielanski and a strong all-around performance from the Mustang midfield made sure of it.
Two Bielanski Goals Help Mustangs Earn Win
The city of Santa Clarita has released the list of what's shooting this week in the Santa Clarita Valley -- September 16-22:
Shooting This Week in SCV: TV Shows, Commercials
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board will recognize the district's 2019-2020 Teachers of the Year at its next meeting Wednesday.
Hart District to Honor 2019-2020 Teachers of the Year
The Sept. 18 meeting agenda for the next regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has been posted by district officials.
Sept. 18 Meeting Agenda: Hart District Governing Board
Denny Truger was honored as the Placerita Canyon Nature Center's Adult Volunteer of the Year and Miranda Clark and Delaney Pineda were named Junior Volunteers of the Year at a county awards ceremony Saturday.
Truger, Clark, Pineda are Nature Center Volunteers of Year; County Honors Docents
College of the Canyons has been selected to collaborate in the U.S. Department of Labor Growing Advanced Manufacturing Apprentices Across America program, which will prepare and place 5,000 workers into pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship roles.
COC to Participate in Apprenticeship Initiative