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1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
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Nov. 7: A Day in the Paws
Saturday, Sep 5, 2015

Learn about a day the the life of a rescue dog by attending A Day In The Paws, the biggest annual fundraiser for The Brittany Foundation. Volunteers at the event – to be held Nov. 7 from noon to 4 p.m. – will gather donations from friends, family members and animal lovers in order to “buy”...

Fundraiser to Benefit Little Dog with Big Personality
Friday, Jun 26, 2015

The Brittany Foundation has invited the community to participate in a fundraiser to benefit a miniature pinscher that has some serious health problems but a big personality. Lilly, a 3-year-old min-pin, has two bad knees and needs surgery that will cost upwards of $1,800 per knee. “Lilly is very...

Book About Rescue Dog Hits Store Shelves Saturday
Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014

[KHTS] – A book about an internationally known rescue dog is set to be launched in Valencia on Saturday, with a portion of the proceeds from book sales to benefit the Acton-based Brittany Foundation. Written by longtime Santa Clarita resident Janet Squires, “Monty: The Courageous Survival of...

Nonprofit Acton Shelter Wins $15K in Pet Supplies
Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013

Sometimes giving homeless animals a chance to thrive is no more than a click away. Kriser’s Christmas in JulyThe Brittany Foundation, a no-kill animal shelter in Acton that focuses on harder-to-place dogs, was awarded the grand prize of $15,000 in pet food and supplies after receiving the most...

Acton Dog Shelter Needs Help to Win
Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013

The Brittany Foundation, an Acton-based nonprofit that runs a no-kill shelter for homeless dogs, is in the running for $15,000 worth of pet food and supplies from Kriser’s. Christmas in JulyKriser’s Christmas in July contest will award prizes to one winner and two runners-up out of ten finalists...

Sept. 29: Volunteers Kennel Up for Dog Rescue Benefit
Monday, Sep 10, 2012

Every Monday, Pablo Vela, a busy flower distributor from Glendale, spends his one day off cleaning kennels and walking dogs at The Brittany Foundation, a non-profit, no-kill rescue in Agua Dulce. There he fell in love with Charlie, an eight year old black and white male that resembles a giant Jack Russell...

Chase Awards $100k to Pit Bull Rescue that’s Leaving Agua Dulce
Wednesday, Nov 23, 2011

Chase Bank announced Wednesday it is awarding a $100,000 grant to Villalobos Rescue Center, a pit pull shelter in Agua Dulce that’s preparing to leave California. Villalobos was one of 100 charities across the country to split a $3 million giveaway and one of the five largest recipients. The biggest...

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1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
White Star Garage
1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
Deed
1868 - Ravenna post office established in Soledad Canyon [story]
Ravenna depot
America’s Job Center of California is offering virtual career transition support sessions for displaced workers in Los Angeles County on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. via Zoom.
America’s Job Center to Offer Career Transition Support Sessions
As COVID-19 ravaged the nation, the hotel and hospitality industry were among the hardest hit, experiencing major losses in 2020.
SCV Hotels Bounce Back as Pandemic Winds Down
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast throughout the County including the Santa Clarita Valley.
High Heat Alert Issued Throughout L.A. County Starting Monday
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed five new deaths and 198 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,037 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19  Roundup: 28,037 Total SCV Cases; County MIS-C Cases in Children Plummet
California’s high-speed rail project got a much-needed boost Friday when the federal government agreed to restore nearly $1 billion in grant funding for the embattled infrastructure project.
State and Federal Government Restore Nearly $1 Billion in Funding to the High-Speed Rail Project
Hart High School’s show choir is once again hosting its Summer Show Choir Camp next month for students fifth grade and up.
Hart High School’s Summer Show Choir Camp to Return
Due to an excessive heat forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley, the city of Santa Clarita will have its three branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library open as cooling centers beginning Tuesday, June 15.
Cooling Centers to Open In Anticipation of Excessive Heat
State legislators had until June 4 to pass their bills out of the house in which they originated, and legislators representing the Santa Clarita Valley are reporting multiple bills on the move.
Local Legislators See Bills Move Forward
Although they are still awaiting the autopsy results, Los Angeles County Homicide Bureau detectives said they do not believe at this time that foul play resulted in a body being discovered near Castaic Lake on Tuesday.
No Foul Play Suspected in Castaic Lake Investigation
In an improvement from his critical, yet stable, status last week, the Los Angeles County Fire Department captain hospitalized at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is in “fair” condition, according to officials.
Hospital Officials Say Fire Captain Now in ‘Fair’ Condition
1956 - Bill Bonelli incorporates Solemint Water Co., his second of two predecessors of Santa Clarita Water Co. [story]
Bonelli
For the past few years, Walmart Academies have focused on training our associates to succeed in their jobs and upskill for the future.
Registration Open for Walmart Santa Clarita’s Free Virtual Community Academy
Princess is introducing a new on-demand service that allows guests to call a crew member to their exact location to make an in-person request for assistance.
Princess Cruises Unveils New On-Demand Feature that Increases Personalized Service
Following its selection by the American Public Works Association’s (APWA) Southern California Chapter as a 2020 Project of the Year, the city of Santa Clarita’s Inclusive Play Area at Canyon Country Park was recently named the Innovative Design of the Year Project by the APWA’s High Desert Branch.
Canyon Country Park’s Inclusive Play Area Earns Award for Innovative Design
SCV Water’s 2021 Annual Water Quality Report is now available.
Annual SCV Water Quality Report Released
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying three robbery suspects who physically assaulted a Circle K clerk in Saugus in April.
Detectives Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Saugus Circle K Robbery Suspects
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 7 new deaths and 220 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,031 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,031; New Vaccination Sweepstakes Coming to L.A. County Friday
Thinking about a career move? Jumping back into the job market after a challenging year? With the end of the pandemic in sight, people may be wondering about their next job prospects, career choices, or what's next on the horizon.
June 21: JCI Santa Clarita Hosting Virtual Resume, Interview Workshop
In anticipation of the grand opening of their newest tenant, Bird Dog Arts, the Outlets at Tejon is pleased to announce, it will be hosting “Art at OAT.”
June 12: Outlets at Tejon Unveil Interactive Art Walls
More than 200 teachers gathered outside the William S. Hart Union High School District office ahead of Wednesday’s board meeting, sharing frustration over their salaries.
Hart Teachers Protest to Demand Pay Raise
The Saugus Union School District held groundbreaking events last week for a handful of new buildings coming to the Cedarcreek and Skyblue Mesa elementary schools.
Saugus Union Breaks Ground on New Cedarcreek, Skyblue Mesa Facilities