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1861 - Fort Tejon commander ordered to abandon fort (est. 1854) & transfer garrison to Los Angeles [story]
Fort Tejon

May 14: Family Promise Hosting Inaugural Gala
Monday, Mar 14, 2022

Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley will host its first gala on Saturday, May 14, to commemorate a special evening of Building Hope, Celebrating Community! The gala will be held at the Canyon Country Community Center. The evening’s honorees are Terry and Larry Comp, founders of Family Promise of...

March 14: Bridge to Home Shelter Ground Breaking
Friday, Mar 11, 2022

Bridge to Home will celebrate the groundbreaking for a new shelter facility Monday, March 14 at 10:30 a.m. The community is invited to join the Bridge to Home board and staff, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, Santa Clarita City Council and elected representatives as Bridge to Home breaks...

Feb. 22: Volunteers Needed for 2022 Greater L.A. Homeless Count
Friday, Feb 18, 2022

The city of Santa Clarita is partnering with the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority and the local non-profit Bridge to Home for the 2022 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count on Feb. 22. This annual census counts our neighbors currently experiencing unsheltered homelessness. The data received from...

Bridge to Home Announces Groundbreaking for New Facility
Monday, Feb 14, 2022

Bridge to Home is excited to break ground on a new, permanent homeless shelter. The groundbreaking will take place at the shelter site located at 23031 Drayton Street, on Monday, March 14, at 10:30 a.m. This crucial project has been a long-time coming and will make an immense impact on the lives of those...

Chris Najarro Named Bridge to Home’s New Executive Director
Monday, Jan 10, 2022

The Bridge to Home Board of Directors is excited to announce that Chris Najarro, MSW, has been named the new executive director of the Santa Clarita Valley organization following the departure of former Executive Director Michael Foley. Joining the Bridge to Home team as director of programs in 2017...

Bridge to Home Thanks Everyone for a Successful Soup for the Soul Fundraiser Event
Tuesday, Dec 14, 2021

On Dec. 4, people from across the country joined Bridge to Home for its annual fundraiser, Soup for the Soul. Fifty-plus volunteers, 40 event sponsors, 25 vendors, five star-studded Broadway and country music artists, one amazing host, an adorable puppy, 100+ online bidders and donors, $145,000 raised...

Bridge to Home Reaches Crucial Milestone
Thursday, Nov 18, 2021

Tracey Carpentier, chairman of the Board of Bridge to Home, announced Thursday that the Phase I goal for Building the Bridge Capital Campaign, the community fundraising effort to construct a new permanent, year-round homeless shelter in the Santa Clarita Valley, has reached a crucial milestone. To date,...

Nov. 19: ‘Living in Color’ Art Show Benefiting Bridge to Home
Monday, Nov 15, 2021

Bridge to Home has partnered with the ArtTree Community Arts Center to host the art show and sale – “Living in Color,” on Friday, Nov. 19, beginning 6:00 p.m., at the ArtTree Center, which is located at 22508 6th Street in Old Town Newhall. This colorful collaboration will help bridge the gap between...

Tickets Now on Sale for Bridge to Home’s 2021 Soup for the Soul Virtual Fundraiser
Thursday, Sep 23, 2021

Following a record-breaking event in 2020 – Soup for the Soul will once again be presented virtually in 2021. Buy your tickets now for the event which will take place on Saturday, Dec. 4, at 6:30 p.m. Participants will be entertained and inspired by returning host Shawn Parr – the outrageously...

Bridge to Home Encourages Community to Support Capital Campaign
Friday, Jul 16, 2021

Bridge to Home announced it has reached the halfway point for its capital campaign to fund a new, permanent homeless shelter in Santa Clarita. The goal is to raise $2.5 million for the community portion of the capital campaign to build the shelter campus on Drayton Street. “This project is truly a...

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1861 - Fort Tejon commander ordered to abandon fort (est. 1854) & transfer garrison to Los Angeles [story]
Fort Tejon
The school year is ending, which means the Santa Clarita Public Library is ramping up its summer programming. This includes the kickoff of the annual Summer Reading Program which begins June 12.
June 12: Kickoff to Santa Clarita’s Summer Reading Program
Micaiah Scott will continue her career with The Master's University track and field team, but this time as an assistant coach.
Micaiah Scott Returning to TMU as Assistant Coach
Perfect Tux, a Santa Clarita based provider of fashion-forward men's formal wear, celebrates its remarkable journey from a local startup to becoming a top 1% Shopify store.
SCV-Based Perfect Tux Skyrockets to Shopify’s Top 1%
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's detectives need the public's help in locating missing person Maeleen Nicole Canchola.
Update: Missing Saugus Teen Found
Twenty-one College of the Canyons fire technology students have received $1,000 scholarships from Edison International to cover tuition, books and school-related fees.
COC Fire Tech Students Awarded Edison Scholarships
California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Tuesday his successful effort in protecting $40 million from being cut from California’s Court Appointed Special Advocates program.
Wilk Protects State’s Foster Youth Program Funding from Being Cut
Two new deans are at the helms of California State University, Northridge’s College of Humanities and College of Health and Human Development — Jeffrey Reeder and Mechelle Best.
CSUN’s Newest Deans Encourage Communication Throughout University
Easton Johnson was named the Golf Coaches Association of America Jack Nicklaus Award winner as the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics' top men's golfer for 2023.
TMU’s Easton Johnson Named Jack Nicklaus Award Recipient
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced that the California Department of Education is partnering with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, the preeminent early childhood book-gifting program in the world and the flagship program of the Dollywood Foundation.
State Education Department Partners with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library
More than 15.8 million Californians now have a REAL ID – an increase of 172,036 from the previous month – according to California Department of Motor Vehicles data.
DMV Reminding Californians to Gear Up for Summer Travel with REAL ID
1824 - Mexican soldiers track runaway Chumash slaves through the Santa Clarita Valley [story]
Chumash revolt
Halfway to Home is hosting a special adoption event on Saturday, July 22, with @zoomroom_santaclarita from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Halfway to Home Hosting SCV Dog Rescue Adoption, Fundraising Event
The Santa Clarita Water Agency recently released its newest sustainable landscape resource, Garden Smarter.
SCV Water Launches Sustainable Landscape Resource
The California Department of Transportation has scheduled full freeway closures on the northbound and southbound State Rout 14 / Antelope Valley Freeway between Technology Drive in Palmdale and Avenue A in Lancaster.
Caltrans Announces SR-14 Full Closures
The regular meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will take place Tuesday, June 6, beginning with closed session at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:30 p.m.
June 6: SUSD Regular Meeting
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the nine productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, June 5 - Sunday, June 11.
Nine Productions Currently Filming in Santa Clarita
Last weekend marked the Fifth District's 25th annual Tribute to Veterans and Military Families, featuring the theme "A Family Tradition."
Keeping Up With Kathryn Barger | Tribute to Veterans
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit L.A. County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing and playing in ocean waters.
Ocean Water Advisory Issued for L.A. County Beaches
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating Christy Lee Anderson.
Public’s Help Needed in Locating Missing Valencia Woman
On Saturday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department celebrated 78 young men and women who completed a 14-week “Scouts of America, Learning for Life,” Certified Sheriff’s Explorer Academy at S.T.A.R.S. Center in Whittier.
LASD Celebrates Explorer Academy Graduates
Shelter Animals Count, the most trusted and current source for animal sheltering data, spotlights a trend in dog euthanasia from the newly-released Intake and Outcome Data Analysis report for Q1 2023.
Study Shows Rise in Shelter Dog Admissions
1968 - Saugus resident Elizabeth Evans struck by bullet meant for Sen. Robert F. Kennedy [story]
Elizabeth Evans
1925 - Newhall Constable Jack Pilcher killed in the line of duty in handgun accident [story]
Jack Pilcher