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1980 - Saugus Train Station relocated to Heritage Junction [story]
Saugus Train Station

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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The city of Santa Clarita is encouraging interested and qualified residents to apply for an open commissioner position available on the City’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission. The term will expire on December 31, 2022.
City Accepting Applications for Parks, Recreation, Community Services Commissioner
Byron Smith's baseball career appeared to end on a high note, after he was named to both the All-Golden State Athletic Conference and GSAC Gold Glove Teams as a senior.
TMU’s Byron Smith Goes Pro
Commuters should expect traffic delays in the Newhall Pass over the weekend, as Interstate 210 is set to be fully closed.
Interstate 210 Closure Expected to Cause Weekend Traffic Delays
The Santa Clarita City Council was excited to greet a live audience Tuesday evening at its first in-person regular meeting since March 2020, when state health orders pushed public meetings online.
Live Audience Returns to City Council Meeting
1980 - Saugus Train Station relocated to Heritage Junction [story]
Saugus Train Station
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 11 new deaths and 260 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,153 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,153; Cases Remain Low In Those Experiencing Homelessness
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have appointed the first five Youth Commissioners to join Los Angeles County's first-ever Youth Commission.
County Supervisors Appoint First Youth Commissioners
The summer will be over but the eighth annual SCV Chili-Cook Off will heat up the fall with a Halloween Theme competition, to raise money for local charities.
SCV Chili Cook-Off Returns Oct. 28 With Halloween Theme
With pandemic restrictions lifted live theater performances are returning with this years Phoenix Festival.
Live Theatre Returns With Phoenix Festival
The Santa Clarita City Council voted Tuesday to oppose a state-appointed committee’s decision to move juvenile offenders to Camp Joseph Scott and Camp Kenyon Scudder in Saugus.
City Opposes State Plan To Move Juvenile Offenders To Saugus
The William S. Hart Union High School District’s governing board approved a budget for the 2021-22 school year last week that details an $8.9 million deficit for the district.  
Hart Board Approves Budget, Faces $8.9 Mil. Deficit
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to extend the county’s rent eviction moratorium three months through Sept. 30 to allow residents more time to get back on their feet as the economy begins to return to pre-pandemic levels.
County Extends Eviction Moratorium Until September
1946, 11:20pm: William S. Hart, 81, dies at L.A.'s California Lutheran Hospital, leaving his Newhall home and 80-acre estate to L.A. County and his Hollywood home to L.A. City [story]
Hart dies
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 5 new deaths and 172 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,144 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,144; L.A. County Cases Among Pregnant Women Drop
Varun Ramanan, a freshman at Academy of the Canyons, is hosting a virtual talent show Saturday, July 24, from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. to help raise funds for India's COVID-19 relief efforts.
AOC Freshman Hosting Virtual Talent Show Benefiting India’s COVID-19 Relief
Los Angeles County Public Works was lauded this week for outstanding work in civil engineering and public infrastructure, including the Bouquet Canyon Road project, from local branches of the American Society of Civil Engineers and American Public Works Association.
L.A. County Recognized for Civil Engineering, Bouquet Canyon Road Project
Beginning Saturday, July 3, residents can once again board Santa Clarita Transit’s Summer Beach Bus to travel to Santa Monica on Saturdays and Sundays.
Santa Clarita Transit’s Summer Beach Bus Returns July 3
The Trinity Classical Knights (15-4) are the new 5-A state champions after defeating the San Fernando Tigers (10-1), 49-33 Saturday night in San Fernando.
Trinity Girls Basketball Brings Home State Championship
A big-rig fire that broke out late Tuesday morning spread to nearby brush on the side of northbound lanes on Interstate 5.
Big-Rig Fire Spreads to Brush, Snarls I-5 Traffic
1972 - Vasquez Rocks added to National Register of Historic Places [list]
Vasquez Rocks
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed three new deaths and 124 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,130 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: County Explains Current Cal/OSHA Workplace Guidance; 28,130 Total SCV Cases
Nine College of the Canyons fire technology students have received $1,000 scholarships from Edison International to cover tuition, books and school-related fees.
Edison Awards Fire Technology Scholarships to COC Students
Three additional Pitchess Detention Center inmates were transported to the hospital following suspected drug-related overdoses Monday.
Three More Overdoses Reported at Pitchess Detention Center