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Supervisor Barger Presents $200K Check to New Dental and Wellness Center
Wednesday, Jun 7, 2023

Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger joined officials from the Northeast Valley Health Corporation to celebrate the grand opening of its new Santa Clarita Valley Dental and Wellness Center. This new location replaces the dental clinic which burned down in June 2022 and will provide healthcare...

A Light of Hope Appoints New Board Members
Monday, Mar 14, 2022

As it continues to offer support and services for youth and young adults and their families, A Light of Hope is proud to announce the appointment of Ronda Chobanian-Murray and Darren Brewster to its Board of Directors. Chobanian-Murray and Brewster bring years of experience with ALOH and other local...

LA City, County Launch Anti-Vaping Efforts
Friday, Sep 27, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The city of Los Angeles launched its own anti-vaping campaign “Your Body Knows” on Thursday, just a few days after Los Angeles County officials approved a ban on the sale of all flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, in unincorporated areas of the county. Across...

Oct. 13: ‘Reckless Beginnings’ Book Signing at Frazier Park Library
Friday, Oct 12, 2018

Author Tina Hogan Grant will celebrate the Oct. 4 publication of her debut novel, “Reckless Beginnings,” with a personal appearance and book-signing session at the Frazier Park Library on Saturday, Oct. 13 starting at 3 p.m. Grant will discuss her book, read an excerpt and answer questions. Twenty-five...

April 28: National Drug Take Back Day
Thursday, Apr 26, 2018

Message from State Rep. Steve Knight, (R-Antelope Valley): Dear Neighbor, The Opioid Crisis is a severe and growing problem. On average, 174 people in America every day die from an overdose or addiction-related complication. This is completely unacceptable. In order to combat this national challenge,...

Omnibus Bill Provisions Tackle Opioid Epidemic
Thursday, Mar 29, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – On Friday, March 23, 2018, President Trump signed into law an Omnibus Appropriations Bill to set policy and allocate discretionary funding for the remainder of the fiscal year. The bill included several provisions to address the rising abuse of heroin and opioid drugs. Specifically,...

Jan. 22: Hope for Individuals With Dual Diagnosis Problems
Thursday, Jan 11, 2018

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will hold a Hope for Individuals with Dual Diagnosis Problems meeting at Real Life Church on Monday, Jan. 22 from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Dual diagnosis is a term for when someone experiences a mental illness and a substance use disorder such as alcohol...

Dec. 7: Way Out Recovery to Host Celebration of Lives Lost to Addiction
Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017

The nonprofit Way Out Recovery SCV will hold a celebration of lives lost to drug and alcohol addiction and honor loved ones left behind on Thursday, December 7 at 6 p.m. The event is free to the entire community. “We’ve lost way too many local residents to addiction,” said Bob Sharits, The Way...

Registration Underway for Annual ‘Be the Light’ 5K
Thursday, Sep 7, 2017

The 4th Annual Be the Light 5k run/walk and 10k run, presented by Firehouse Subs, will be held Saturday, September 30, at 6 p.m. at West Creek Park. Registration is open online and will be available on-site up until fifteen minutes prior to the start of the race. One hundred percent of the proceeds will...

Valencia Student’s Video Makes a Statement on Addiction
Wednesday, Apr 2, 2014

[KHTS] – A Valencia High School junior is using his passion for filmmaking to raise awareness about an issue affects students in high schools across the nation: addiction. Hayden Rusk, 16, is already an award-winning filmmaker. His short film “Child Abduction PSA” received “Best PSA”...

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1928 - L.A. City makes first payment on death & disability claim arising from St. Francis Dam disaster [report]
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A Death Cafe Coffee, Cake and Conversation will be held Tuesday, Aug. 6, 630-8:30 p.m. in the Milk and Honey Room at the North Oaks Church of Christ.
Aug. 6: Death Cafe Coffee, Cake, Conversation
The Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library is hosting a “Summer Bag Sale” event at the Valencia, Canyon Country and Newhall branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library, during normal operating hours from Saturday, Aug. 3 to Sunday, Aug. 11.
Aug. 3-11: Friends of the Library Summer Bag Sale
Ryan Mathiesen, the power-hitting, power-throwing pitcher/third baseman for The Master's University baseball team, has been chosen by the Houston Astros in the 14th round of the MLB Draft.
TMU’s Mathiesen Drafted by Astros in 14th Round
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees for the 76th Annual Emmy Awards on Wednesday, July 17 at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles. Several California Institute of the Arts alums were recognized for excellence in television across 118 categories.
CalArtians Earn 2024 Emmy Award Nominations
The WiSH Education Foundation Cocktails on the Roof fundraiser will be held Friday, Sept. 6, 7-10 p.m. to benefit student programs in the William S. Hart Union School District.
Sept. 6: Cocktails on the Roof Benefits Hart District Student Programs
The California Competes Tax Credit application periods, amounts available, and committee meeting dates for fiscal year 2024-2025 have been posted here. 
July 22: CalCompetes Tax Credit Applications Begin
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:
Ocean Water Warning for July 17
Providence has molded a promise, know me, care for me, ease my way, from ­­­its centuries-old mission of outreach to those most in need.
Providence Earns National Award for Health Equity Program
For the 30th year in a row, the city of Santa Clarita has received an Investment Policy Certificate of Excellence Award from the Association of Public Treasurers of the United States and Canada for its Investment Policy.
Santa Clarita Receives Nationally Acclaimed Finance Award For 30th Year
ARTree Community Art Center has released their schedule for the upcoming fall 2024 season. 
ARTree Releases Fall 2024 Class Schedule
The SCV Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to introduce an exciting new initiative from that's designed to revolutionize the way you do business: SCV Business Hub.
SCV Chamber Announces the SCV Business Hub
Businesses that pay use tax may be eligible to direct a large portion of Use Tax back to Santa Clarita’s general fund for public safety, parks, libraries, infrastructure and other city services and receive a cash rebate on a portion of the Use Tax remitted to the City. 
SCVEDC: Santa Clarita Use Tax Rebate Program
1834 - Sinforosa, daughter of Narciso and Crisanta, born at Mission San Fernando; mom from Tejon, dad from Piru; believed to be last speaker of Tataviam language (died 1915) [record]
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The Office of Inspector General Max Huntsman has issued a report entitled Fourth Report Back on Meeting the Sheriff's Department's Obligations Under Senate Bill 1421.
Inspector General Issues New Report on LASD
All eight eligible Providence hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange counties, including Holy Cross in Mission Hills, have earned high ratings from U.S. News & World Report, including two that ranked nationally for orthopedics care and one for rehabilitation.
Holy Cross, SoCal Providence Hospitals Highly Ranked by U.S. News
The Small Business Development Center at College of the Canyons will offer an inperson class "SBDC As A Resource" on Wednesday, July 24, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
July 24: Learn About the SBDC at COC
Steven Nassif, a native of the Santa Clarita Valley, wrote and directed "Homecoming" which will premiere at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 20 at the Lumiere Music Hall, 9036 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.
July 20: SCV Native Releases First Feature Film
Following outcry from LGBTQ+ students and families whose local districts enacted “forced outing” policies over the past year, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond today celebrated the signage of AB 1955: Support Academic Futures and Educators for Today’s Youth Act (SAFETY Act) into law by Governor Gavin Newsom.
Newsom Signs AB 1955 SAFETY Act to Protect Rights of LGBTQ+ Students
As families across the country prepare for the upcoming school year, The Salvation Army in Santa Clarita has announced its continued partnership with the Toyota Lexus Minority Owners Dealership Association to provide school backpacks to families in need.
Salvation Army Opens Registration for School Backpack Giveaway
SCVi, a TK-12 tuition-free public charter school in Castaic has announced an Ice Cream Social event on Friday, July 26, 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the school campus.
July 26: SCVi Hosts Ice Cream Social for Families
On Tuesday, July 16, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the Tenant Right to Counsel Ordinance, which will provide free legal representation to eligible tenants facing eviction in unincorporated Los Angeles County beginning in January of 2025.
Supes Approve Tenant Right to Counsel Ordinance
The WiSH Education Foundation, which benefits students in the William S. Hart Union School District, has announced that its Wednesday Webinar series for the coming '24-'25 school year is being expanded to eight webinars.
WiSH Webinar Series Expands for College Bound Students, Families
Join the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce at the Business After Hours Mixer, alongside other business leaders from the Santa Clarita Valley, for an exclusive networking event at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Aug. 21: SCV Chamber After Hours Mixer at Henry Mayo
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