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2003 - Actress & big cat rescuer Tippi Hedren of Acton inducted into Hollywood Walk of Fame [story]
Tippi Hedren


LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Nov. 29: McKeon Leadership Forum at Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center
Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018

General (retired) Jack Keane studio portrait. Photo by Delane Rouse/DC Corporate Headshots. College of the Canyons, the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. and U.S. Rep. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon (Ret.) will present the Fourth Annual McKeon Leadership Forum, with a special keynote presentation...

Lambourne, Longtime SCV Political Aide, Succumbs to ALS
Sunday, Mar 25, 2018

Linda Lambourne Updated with memorial information Linda Lambourne, a longtime aide to U.S. Representative Howard P. “Buck” McKeon and Assemblyman Scott Wilk, and a Santa Clarita Valley community leader, died Friday morning after a two-year battle with ALS, her daughter said in a Facebook post Friday...

Nov. 30: McKeon Leadership Forum Presents Gen. Richard A. Cody
Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017

The McKeon Leadership Forum is a speaker series that promotes civic engagement and reminds every citizen that a healthy democracy requires personal involvement. Whether it’s exercising the right to vote, making time to volunteer, or even running for office, every resident has an opportunity to provide...

Santa Clarita Leaders Pay Tribute to City Pioneer Jo Anne Darcy
Monday, Oct 30, 2017

The Santa Clarita Valley community is mourning the passing of city pioneer Jo Anne Darcy. Friends and colleagues were both saddened by her death, and grateful for her innumerable contributions to the quality of life SCV residents enjoy. Read more about her life and times [here]. Los Angeles County Supervisor...

Man On a Mission: Soldier’s ‘Avoidable’ Death Spurs Gold Star Dad to Action
Wednesday, Dec 7, 2011

Rudy Acosta was a Santa Clarita boy through and through. Born at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, he attended Santa Clarita Christian School and enlisted in the Army as a medic. He wanted to save lives and become a surgeon. He shipped off to Afghanistan in the summer of 2010. When he came back home...

McKeon, Panetta Issue Statements on Supercommittee’s Failure
Monday, Nov 21, 2011

U.S. Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon Statement by U.S. Rep. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, on sequestration: “It appears that the joint select committee will not meet their deadline to avoid sequestration. The men and women on that...

Thursday, Sep 15, 2011

U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon released a video statement Thursday (viewable above) calling for support of a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. In his written remarks, McKeon said: “Fifteen years ago, the BBA passed the House with bipartisan support, only to lose by...

National Defense: McKeon Worried About Slipping Into Pre-9/11 Mindset

The House Armed Services Committee met Tuesday to receive testimony on The Future of National Defense and the U.S. Military Ten Years After 9/11: Perspectives from Outside Experts. HASC Chairman Howard P. “Buck” McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, made the following statement: “As our nation marked the ten-year...

McKeon Press Deputy Moves to Private Sector
Friday, Aug 26, 2011

Lindsey Mask, communications director to U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon for more than five years, has taken a new job with a K Street public relations firm. The word came at the close of business Friday in Washington, D.C., in the form of an automated reply to an e-mail sent earlier in the day. “After...

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The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board will take place Wednesday, Feb. 1, beginning with closed session at 6 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
Hart Board Scheduled to Discuss Proposed Teacher Pay Increase
Sulphur Springs Union School District will host the annual Many Families, One Community Event on Saturday, Feb. 25.
Sulphur Springs, Hart Districts Hosting Many Families One Community Event
Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity has joined business and community leaders to launch the Fair Chance Hiring Program, galvanizing the county’s business community to adopt Fair Chance hiring practices with the goal of getting 200 local businesses to commit to hiring system-impacted individuals this year.
L.A. County Launches Fair Chance Hiring Program
The regular board meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will be held Tuesday, Jan. 31, beginning with a closed session at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:30 p.m.
Jan. 31: SUSD Board Slated to Discuss Future Enrollment Projections
The Santa Clarita Valley Men of Harmony Barbershop Chorus will return on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, to deliver singing valentines after being unavailable during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Feb. 14: Local Barbershop Quartet to Deliver Singing Valentines
2003 - Actress & big cat rescuer Tippi Hedren of Acton inducted into Hollywood Walk of Fame [story]
Tippi Hedren
Three new educational videos greet visitors to the Placerita Nature Center to help them understand what they're seeing along the trails.
Educational Videos Unveiled at Placerita Nature Center
1945 - Local residents vote 1,184 to 7 (correct, seven) to create SCV high school district [story]

students
1850 - Death Valley '49er William Robinson dies in Soledad Canyon from drinking too much cool water [story]
Leaving Death Valley
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,123 new cases countywide and 29 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: L.A. County Remains in Low Community Level
Teams from the city of Santa Clarita, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, Los Angeles County Fire Department and loanDepot competed on Wednesday, Jan. 25 in the Magic Mountain Sky Tower Challenge.
L.A. County Fire Wins Magic Mountain Sky Tower Challenge
Friends of the Children – Los Angeles presented Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger with the "Power of One" award at their inaugural Women's Leadership Breakfast held Friday, Jan. 27 at The California Club. Barger was selected to receive the award for her work and dedication to supporting and safeguarding children in Los Angeles County, especially those within the foster care system.
Barger Tapped by Friends of the Children L.A. for ‘Power of One’ Award
The Santa Clarita Artists Association has announced its new Board of Directors for 2023.
Santa Clarita Artists Association Announces 2023 Board
The North County I-5 Enhancements Project has announced that Santa Clarita Valley residents should prepare for a variety of lane reductions and road closures for the week of Jan. 27-Feb. 3.
Jan. 27-Feb. 3: Portions of The Old Road Closed for I-5 Enhancements Project
Everything old is new again and that’s what’s happening at Hart Park in Newhall. Heritage Junction, where eight historic buildings and a steam engine and caboose are on display to the public, has officially been renamed “Santa Clarita History Center” and a new logo designed and adopted.
Heritage Junction Renamed Santa Clarita History Center
TreePeople in partnership with the Old Town Newhall Farmers Market and the Fernandeno Tataviam Band of Mission Indians will be giving away full size fruit trees including lemon, lime, orange, guava, pomegranate and peach on Saturday, Jan. 28.
Jan. 28: Free Fruit Tree Giveaway at Old Town Newhall Farmers Market
Ready to lose your thirsty turf lawn? The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency will show you where to start! Learn how to remove your lawn and transform it into a beautiful, sustainable landscape. Join our free virtual landscape and gardening workshop, Strategies for Replacing your Lawn, on Saturday, Feb. 4, at 9 a.m.
Feb. 4: Free Workshop ‘Strategies for Replacing Your Lawn’
The Southern California Veterans Study is seeking the input from Veterans living in Los Angeles, Orange or San Diego counties.
Southern California Veterans Study Seeks SoCal Veteran Input
Two California Institute of the Arts alums, Antoine Hunter aka Purple Fire Crow (Dance 2002) and Kite (Music BFA 2014), were among the 45 United States Artists Fellows announced on Tuesday, Jan. 24 who will receive $50,000 unrestricted cash awards.
CalArts Alums Named 2023 United States Artists Fellows
Anyone who has lived in another city will tell you that the events we put on in Santa Clarita are second to none. As we look ahead to the warm weather and sunshine afforded by the arrival of spring, now is a wonderful time to add some of the marquee city of Santa Clarita events to your 2023 calendar.
Ken Striplin | Fun, Family Events Just Around the Corner
1970 - Gov. Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall's first "second" judge [story]
Adrian Adams
NEW ORLEANS – The California State University, Northridge Men's and Women's Cross Country programs earned U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Teams for the 2022 NCAA Division I Cross Country season as announced by the USTFCCCA Thursday.
Matadors Cross Country Programs Named to All-Academic Teams
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency Board of Directors will now be meeting in-person for all Committee meetings.
Feb. 2: SCV Water Engineering, Operations Committee Regular Meeting
Friends of Placerita Canyon Natural Area invite the public to share in the grand opening of the new "Know Your Nature Center" on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 2 p.m.
Jan. 28: ‘Know Your Nature Center’ Grand Opening
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