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1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce organizes community cleanup day [story]
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Bella Vida, SCV Seniors Salute Memorial Day 2020
Monday, May 25, 2020

An endless stream of seniors drove reverently through the Bella Vida Senior Center Lunch Drive-Thru during Friday’s Memorial Day ceremony. Amidst a sea of flags and patriotic decorations hundreds of seniors queued up in their vehicles to recognize and honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Senior...

SCV Senior Center Shines Light on Volunteers
Tuesday, Apr 21, 2020

National Volunteer Week celebrates volunteer service and the ability of volunteers to tackle society’s greatest challenges. More than ever, the SCV Senior Center is grateful to its volunteers for the enormous impact of their commitment, time, and compassion for the cause. An astounding 1000 meals...

CarFit Program Helps Keep Seniors Safe Behind the Wheel
Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020

The Bella Vida senior center in Canyon Country hosted a CarFit class on Tuesday to help make car travel safer for seniors. CarFit is an educational program hosted by the AARP and the California Highway Patrol to provide comprehensive reviews of how drivers of advanced age can better optimize the safety...

Bella Vida – It’s Lunchtime at the SCV Senior Center
Monday, Dec 16, 2019

Imagine preparing lunch for your family every day, if your family consisted of hundreds; the Bella Vida senior center does just that, serving lunch to hundreds of seniors every weekday. “On a typical day, we prepare about 650 meals … for seniors in our community through a county subsidized program,”...

Bella Vida Senior Center Celebrates First Thanksgiving
Friday, Nov 29, 2019

“More room, more love” — that’s how the Santa Clarita Valley’s Bella Vida senior center celebrated its first Thanksgiving Day Thursday morning, since moving from its previous location on Market Street in Newhall. “Celebrating at this location, it just lets us share more love —...

Bella Vida Senior Center Hosts Veterans Tribute
Monday, Nov 11, 2019

A densely packed crowd gathered into the grand ballroom at the Bella Vida senior center to honor local veterans at the center’s Veteran’s Tribute Event on Friday. The gathering kicked off with a flag ceremony in which veterans recited the Pledge of Allegiance and sang the National Anthem. They then...

Bella Vida Inches Closer to Full Funding with $450K Grant
Thursday, Oct 3, 2019

The new, multi-million-dollar Bella Vida senior center is one step closer to reaching full funding, thanks in part to a $450,000 check that Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, presented at the senior center Wednesday. The financial support was awarded as a grant from the state’s budget to...

New Budget Includes $450K for Senior Center, $397K for COC’s Boykin Hall
Friday, Jun 28, 2019

The new budget for 2019-2020 signed Thursday by California Gov. Gavin Newsom includes $450,000 for Bella Vida, the Santa Clarita Valley senior center, and $397,000 for College of the Canyons to modernize Boykin Hall. Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, who represents the 38th Assembly District...

June 20: Annual Assembly at Bella Vida Senior Center
Monday, Jun 17, 2019

The nonprofit Santa Clarita Valley Committee on Aging will host its annual assembly at the new Bella Vida senior center in Canyon Country on Thursday, June 20, starting at 5 p.m. The assembly will begin with a reception at 5. John Swinford will provide musical entertainment. At 5:30 p.m., the Committee’s...

Bella Vida Senior Center Hosts Memorial Day Tribute
Monday, May 27, 2019

Senior veterans from across the Santa Clarita Valley were honored with a Memorial Day tribute at the Bella Vida Senior Center in Canyon Country on Friday. The tribute began with an opening flag ceremony led by the President Ronald Reagan Marine Corps League Detachment 597. It continued with a patriotic...

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State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced a vision for ensuring that every California student will learn to read by third grade by the year 2026 during a virtual press conference on Tuesday
State Superintendent Seeks To Increase Literacy By Third Grade For All California Students
In an effort to keep adopted pets from returning to the shelter, the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control has launched a free online resource center to help pet owners who can no longer keep their pets.
Pets Get A Second Chance With New Rehoming Program
The population of the city of Santa Clarita grew by 22.9% between 2010 and 2020, according to U.S. Census data released Monday that will be used to redistrict boundaries for various political offices in California. 
Santa Clarita Population Has Grown Over 50,000 In Ten Years
A federal court handed international mining conglomerate Cemex a win last week in its decades-long battle to establish a mining operation in Soledad Canyon.    
Court Rules In Favor Of Cemex Over Bureau Of Land Management
The American Cancer Society Santa Clarita Valley held a Relay Rally at Westfield Valencia Town Center Saturday afternoon to raise awareness about its annual Relay for Life of the Santa Clarita Valley event on Saturday, Oct. 2. 
Community Gets Ready For Relay For Life With Local Relay Rally
1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce organizes community cleanup day [story]
cleanup day
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 32 new deaths and 1,238 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,326 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. Additionally, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital officials confirmed one new death bringing the total deaths since the pandemic began to 167.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: Officials Confirm 167th Death at Henry Mayo; 35,326 Total SCV Cases
A gunshot victim was reported in Canyon Country Tuesday evening, prompting a response from both law enforcement and paramedics.
Man Surrenders After Report of Gunshot in Home
The Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark is hosting a series of special activities at “Last Sundays at the Landmark” with a special tribute in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month of the songs of Early California from the del Valle Family of Camulos, set for Sept. 26, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sept. 26: Rancho Camulos to Honor Hispanic Heritage Month During ‘Last Sundays at the Landmark’
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced Christian Raigosa with Kaiser Permanente to serve as the 2022 Chair of the Board of Directors.
SCV Chamber Announces New Chair of the Board
Members of the community are invited to provide their input on a draft plan for long-term management of local groundwater resources by Oct. 15.
Public Input Sought on Draft Groundwater Sustainability Plan
City of Santa Clarita Transit officials were forced to temporarily pause two trips on Monday after 20 employees, including bus drivers and call dispatchers, called out of work due to COVID-19-related reasons.
Santa Clarita Transit Cancels Bus Routes After 17 Bus Drivers Call Out of Work
1974 - COC's new Cougar Stadium opens for first game of football season; Harbor beats COC, 26-21 [story]
Cougar Stadium
Both classified staff and teachers in the William S. Hart Union High School District voiced their displeasure with the ongoing negotiations regarding employee pay during Wednesday night’s governing board meeting, saying morale is low across the board for site staff.
Hart District Teachers, Staff  Express Frustration Over Ongoing Labor Negotiations
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 12 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Sept. 20 - Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021:
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Wipeout,’ ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘Prisoners of Earth,’ 11 Other Productions
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported an additional death Monday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths to 166 since the onset of the pandemic, hospital spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports 166th Death; SCV Cases Total 35,280
College of the Canyons, No. 6, remained unbeaten on Saturday with the Cougars' defense coming away with four turnovers — including three straight interceptions to end the game — to defeat No. 8 Fullerton College 22-17 at Nathan Shapell Stadium.
Cougars Remain Unbeaten with 22-17 Win Against Fullerton
WiSH hosted several very popular informational college webinars during the ’21-’22 academic year; this year they have expanded the program to meet the needs of all students considering college as an option.
WiSH Foundation Expanding College Webinar Series
Three local business leaders discussed the ways their organizations survived the COVID-19 pandemic during a panel discussion organized by the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. as part of its semi-annual Economic Outlook event held Friday morning at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons.
Area Business Leaders Discuss Challenges, Resilience During Pandemic
Hundreds of Santa Clarita residents convened on a large dirt lot behind a shopping center on Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country Saturday morning to join the annual effort of cleaning up the Santa Clara River.
Community Turns Out for Annual River Rally
Santa Clarita Valley residents awoke Monday morning to the smell and sight of smoke, but officials say the hazy air is being blown in from a fire north of the area.
Forest Service Says SCV Smoke Not from Local Fire
1954 - C-46 cargo plane crashes at Saugus Drunk Farm; Civil Air Patrol chaplains parachute to safety [story]
chaplains
1863 - Gen. Edward F. Beale loans money to A.A. Hudson and Oliver P. Robbins to erect toll house in Newhall Pass [story]
toll house
1962 - Articles of incorporation filed for Golden State Memorial Hospital on Lyons Avenue [story]
Golden State Hospital
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