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Action, KHTS Donate to Homeless Shelter
Wednesday, Dec 23, 2015

[KHTS] The Bridge to Home Emergency Winter Homeless Shelter acquired clothes and food on Tuesday after the Action Family Foundation and KHTS AM-1220 delivered donations they have been collecting through the month of December. More than five boxes filled with shoes, scarves, coats, socks and food were...

DFYIT Students Collect 5,206 Pairs of Socks for Homeless
Monday, Dec 14, 2015

Throughout all the high schools and junior high schools, the Drug Free in Youth in Town (DFYIT) program collected and donated 5,206 pairs of socks for the ‘Socktober’ movement. DFYIT members collected the socks in honor of Socktober, a nationwide movement initiated through social media to...

‘Soup for the Soul’ Nets Funds for the Homeless
Sunday, Nov 15, 2015

Bridge To Home held its third annual Soup For the Soul event to raise funds for the homeless shelter, which opened two weeks early this year due to the anticipated El Niño weather event. The event was held at the Savia campus of Real Life Church this year, which is a change from the past. The event...

Bridge To Home Emergency Winter Homeless Shelter Set To Open This Month
Monday, Nov 2, 2015

[KHTS] – For the 18th year, Bridge To Home will be opening the Emergency Winter Homeless Shelter in Santa Clarita this November. The shelter, located at 23031 Drayton Street, is set to open on Nov. 23, 2015, though may open sooner on Nov. 16, said Tim Davis, executive director of Bridge To Home. “Every...

Bridge to Home to Host Fall Festival
Friday, Oct 23, 2015

Bridge to Home volunteers will host a Fall Festival at the Santa Clarita Homeless Shelter Friday, Oct. 23 and Saturday, Oct. 24. The event will feature face painting, games, a haunted house and much more. Festivities are from 6 to 9 p.m. each night. Proceeds from the festival will benefit the homeless...

Homeless Shelter to Open Early Amid El Nino Concerns
Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015

[KHTS] – Bridge to Home, Santa Clarita’s only homeless shelter, is preparing to open the shelter early and stay open approximately 30 days longer in anticipation of an El Nino winter. “Conservatively, we’ll need to raise an additional $25,000 to cover additional expenses,” said Tammy McGivern,...

SCV Homeless Shelter Might Open Early, But Not This Week
Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015

Bridge to Home will not be opening its emergency homeless shelter in Santa Clarita on Thursday despite pressure from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to do so. “The agency we work with hasn’t given us our contract yet, and we are working with them as to what day we can open,” said Tim...

Homeless Camp Cleanup Removes Thousands of Pounds of Trash
Monday, Jul 27, 2015

Officials post a notice to vacate during a homeless outreach visit. Approximately 2,000 pounds of trash and debris have been removed from four homeless campsites around Santa Clarita early Monday morning. “No sites were occupied,” said Daniel Rivas, a Community Preservation Administrator for the...

Deputies, City Officials Conduct Homeless Outreach
Thursday, Jul 23, 2015

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Deputy Dan Dantice and his fellow team members, Deputy Betsy Shackelford and city of Santa Clarita Interim Community Preservation Officer, Justin Hillemann, walk up to two homeless people sleeping under a bridge. “You been talking to the outreach...

Whole Foods Hosting Bridge to Home Fundraiser Wednesday
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015

[KHTS] Whole Foods in Valencia will donate five percent of all sales to Bridge to Home on Wednesday, March 25. The event will run 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Valencia Whole Foods store at 24130 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita. “We are so pleased that Whole Foods is hosting this event to benefit Bridge...

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1886 - Film director Robert N. Bradbury born in Washington state; launched John Wayne's career in Placerita Canyon [watch]
Blue Steel
Playing for the third time in five days, the CSUN women's tennis team extended its longest winning streak since 2015 to nine as the Matadors defeated Chaminade 7-0. CSUN's nine-dual winning streak is tied for the fifth-longest in school history with the 2006 and 2015 teams.
CSUN Women’s Tennis Extends Winning Streak Against Chaminade
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday no new deaths and 22 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with 12 additional deaths and 537 new cases countywide.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Santa Clarita Adds 22 New Cases to the Count
The Santa Clarita Public Library is inviting teens and tweens to the Canyon Country Community Center for Teen Fan Fest. 
April 7: Santa Clarita Library Brings Teen Fan Fest To Canyon Country Community Center
Circle of Hope Inc., a non-profit organization in Santa Clarita dedicated to providing emotional, financial, and educational support to individuals and families affected by cancer, is thrilled to announce their upcoming Hoedown For Hope Music Festival and BBQ fundraising event.
May 20: Circle of Hope Announces Hoedown for Hope
The Santa Clarita Artists Association is presenting their 9th annual Spring Art Festival and Sale.
April 30: Art Show At La Chene French Cuisine
Global accounting and consulting giant EY has donated $850,000 to support accounting students and faculty at California State University, Northridge.
EY Gift to Support CSUN Accounting Students, Faculty
Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles has openings at its all-girl summer camps and are enrolling now for camps that take place June through August. Openings are at day camps in Inglewood and Claremont, and overnight camps in Frazier Park.
Girl Scout Summer Camps Now Open For Enrollment
Californians who need to renew a permanent disabled person parking placard before June 30, 2023, have 100 days left until their placards expire.
100 Days Left to Renew Disabled Person Parking Placards Expiring in June
Beginning Monday, March 27, crews will start the construction of median modifications, paving, grinding and overlay operations along Plum Canyon Road, between Bouquet Canyon Road and Skyline Ranch Road.
March 27: Plum Canyon Median Modification Begins
1875 - Construction begins on San Fernando Railroad Tunnel [story]
San Fernando Railroad Tunnel
On March 21, 2023, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion adopting a plan for the County Probation Department’s halls and camps, specifically as it relates to establishing Secure Youth Treatment Facilities following the transfer of juvenile serious offenders from state to county custody.
Supes Approve Plan to Not House Serious Juvenile Offenders at Camp Scott
Already a two-time All-State selection, College of the Canyons sophomore LuLu Salloom has been named a 2023 Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Two-Year College Coaches' All-American Honorable Mention honoree, just the second player in program history to receive such an honor.
COC’s LuLu Salloom Named All-American Honorable Mention
On Monday afternoon, the California State University, Northridge women's tennis team extended its longest winning streak since 2015 when the Matadors defeated St. Thomas (Minn.) 7-0.
Lady Matadors Tennis Extend Longest Winning Streak Since 2015
Registration is now open for Michael Hoefflin Foundation’s Annual Walk for Kids with Cancer.
Registration Now Open for MHF’s Walk for Kids with Cancer
College of the Canyons, ranked  No. 13, split a non-conference doubleheader vs. No. 10 Fullerton College on Saturday, taking the opener at Whitten Field in shutout fashion behind pitcher Allyson Melgar's big game before seeing the Hornets come away ahead in the late afternoon affair.
Lady Cougars Split Doubleheader With Fullerton
College of the Canyons student-athletes Alyssa Hamilton (women's swim) and Alexander Moores (men's golf) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running March 13-18.
COC Names Alyssa Hamilton, Alexander Moores Athletes of the Week
More than 1 billion Muslims around the world are preparing for Ramadan, and fasting which takes during the holiday is recognized as one of the Five Pillars of Islam.
CSUN Community Readies for Ramadan 2023
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday no new deaths and 22 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with 12 additional deaths and 644 new cases countywide.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: 22 New SCV Cases
1927 - Baker Ranch Rodeo owners announce they'll award $4,000 in cash prizes at first major event (2nd annual rodeo at future Saugus Speedway) [story]
The Master's University baseball team won both games of Saturday's doubleheader against the No. 7 Hope International Royals to win the three-game series.
Mustangs Sweep Doubleheader Against Royals
The Master's men's and women's track and field teams set three school records and had 51 personal bests at the Ross and Sharon Irwin Collegiate Meet hosted by Point Loma Nazarene University.
Mustangs Set Three School Records at Point Loma Meet
The Sierra Hillbillies Square Dance Club will hold an Alumni Dance Sunday, April 2, hosting former members and class graduates with former club instructor and caller Rod Shuping at the mic.
April 2: Sierra Hillbillies Hosting Alumni Dance
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will meet in open session for a joint business meeting with the Associated Student Government Wednesday, March 22, at 3:30 p.m., in the University Center, Room 301 on the Valencia campus of College of the Canyons.
March 22: COC Board of Trustees Joint Business Meeting with ASG
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