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1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
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College of the Canyons: 50 Years of Brilliance
Monday, Sep 30, 2019

The first classes at College of the Canyons began in 1969, but this story actually begins two years earlier. That’s when the citizens of the Santa Clarita Valley decided it was time they had a college to call their own. On Nov. 21, 1967, they voted overwhelmingly to transform the idea into reality....

Sept. 7: St. Stephen’s Preschool 50th Anniversary Celebration
Thursday, Aug 29, 2019

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Preschool is pleased to announce the Grand Celebration of its 50th Anniversary. The public is invited to join the fun at the School, located at 24901 Orchard Village Road near the intersection with Lyons Avenue. Festivities, include food, drinks and much additional fun for the...

CSUN Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Africana Studies
Monday, Feb 4, 2019

Founded in 1969 during a time of great social change in the California State University system, the California State University, Northridge Department of Africana Studies is proud of its efforts over half a century to expand knowledge about black people in the United States, the Caribbean, Latin America,...

May 10: Boys & Girls Club Santa Clarita Celebrates 50th Anniversary
Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018

Join the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce as the Boy & Girls Club of Santa Clarita marks its 50th Anniversary, Thursday, May 10. The event will take place at the Boys & Girls Club, located at 24909 Newhall Ave., Santa Clarita, 91321. We will celebrate tens of thousands of local youth...

March 23: Reframing the House of Dust; Day of Performances at CalArts
Thursday, Mar 8, 2018

Marking the 50th anniversary of one of the first computer-generated poems and the “house” it inspired, California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) will celebrate Fluxus artist Alison Knowles’ seminal project, House of Dust, with “Reframing The House of Dust: Activations”, a day of performances...

Nov. 18: 50th Anniversary Celebration Elks Lodge 2379
Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017

The community is invited to join Elks Lodge 2379 achieving 50 years of service at their Anniversary Dinner Celebration on Saturday evening, Nov. 18. Community leaders chartered Elks Lodge 2379 on Nov. 15, 1967 and Elk members have been caring and sharing in the Santa Clarita Valley since that time....

Sept. 1: Arroyo Seco Junior High Celebrates 50th Anniversary
Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017

Arroyo Seco Junior High School will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary on Friday, September 1, with a midday ceremony and festivities. From noon until 2 pm, students, staff and alumni will not only be entertained by current students, but will also hear from past principals and will see “Seco Through...

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1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance Thursday indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Loosens Mask Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated People; SCV Cases Total 27,825
A total of 277 single-family homes changed owners during April in the Santa Clarita Valley as the as the tight inventory rose to its highest level in five months, though remained well below year-ago totals, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
SCV Median Home Price $795,000 Hits Record
After making numerous requests for correction for failure by the County Board of Supervisors to abide by various sections of the Brown Act, the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment was left with no option than to file a formal legal complaint.
SCOPE Files Legal Complaint Over L.A. County’s Failure to Abide by Brown Act
The case against a prominent Santa Clarita Valley Realtor who had been accused of a sexual assault stemming from a Las Vegas real estate conference last summer was dismissed, a court clerk confirmed Thursday.
Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case Against SCV Realtor Dismissed, L.A. County Case “Still Active”
Tommy's Boats - a national boat dealership brand with locations in Florida, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Michigan - announced a new location opening soon in Castaic.
May 19, May 20: Tommy’s Boats Grill & Chill Hiring Event
Foothill League coaches announced their choice for Player of the Year and their All-League teams recently.
Saugus High QB Named Foothill League Player of the Year
California Credit Union has awarded 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in its annual College Scholarship Program.
Valencia High Student Awarded California Credit Union Scholarship
Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda responded Tuesday to criticisms of the city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, which was formed as a result of last summer’s protests about issues involving race relations.
Mayor Taking Human Relations Roundtable Criticisms “Very Seriously”
1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall
Six days a week, Santa Clarita Grocery opens its warehouse to people in need.
Local Shop Donates Leftover Bagels To Help Families
As part of the $100 billion California Comeback Plan, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a $20 billion to transform California public schools into gateways of equity and opportunity.
Newsom Announces $20 Billion Investment to Public Schools
The LA County Development Authority have extended the deadline to register for elderly family housing sites from June to the end of the year. 
LACDA Extends Registration For Elderly Family Public Housing Sites, Including Valencia
Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, affirmed the recommendation by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, FDA, to expand the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents 12 to 15 years of age.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Announces Vaccinations for 12-15 Year Olds; SCV Cases Total 27,814
Los Angeles County with PPE unite is giving small businesses 30 days of free PPE, to help these businesses stay open and operating during the Pandemic.
LA County To Assist Businesses With PPE
A troop of local Girl Scouts is set to host a silver-medal fundraiser for the Dorsey family this coming Saturday, pairing item donations with purchases at Firehouse Subs.  
Girl Scouts To Hold Fundraiser For Dorsey Family
Los Angeles County received the fourth largest allocation of emergency housing vouchers for those in desperate need of housing assistance, the LA County Development Authority announced Wednesday. 
LA County Receives Emergency Housing Vouchers
Two men accused of committing crimes in the Santa Clarita Valley were sentenced in court this week.
Man Accused Of Killing 6 In Gorman Crash Pleads No Contest; Man Sentenced For Child, Domestic Abuse
This year's College of the Canyons graduates will have the opportunity to celebrate offline with an in-person graduation experience.
College Of The Canyons Announces ‘Grad Walks’ Plans
A new independent record store, Gray Skull Vinyl, has opened in Canyon Country, where local music fans and collectors have suffered without one for years.
New Indie Record Store, Gray Skull Vinyl, Opens in Canyon Country
1958 - Juvenile probation Camp Joseph Scott opens at site of former New Era School in Bouquet Canyon [story]
Camp Joseph Scott
A Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputy injured in a severe crash last month was discharged from the Henry Mayo Newhall hospital on Tuesday, according to station officials
SCV Deputy Injured In Head-On Collision Leaves Hospital
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 18 new deaths and 224 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,807 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Metrics Remain Stable; SCV Cases Total 27,807
The County of Los Angeles Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and Higher Ground Los Angeles are teaming up with Carry The Load, a nonprofit organization that originated to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day and now honors fallen service members, first responders, and their families.
County’s Military & Veterans Affairs Department Partners with Carry the Load