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2003 - Actress & big cat rescuer Tippi Hedren of Acton inducted into Hollywood Walk of Fame [story]
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Zonta Club’s Upcoming Workshop Addresses Cyberbullying
Wednesday, Jan 5, 2022

Zonta Club of Santa Clarita’s Life Forward program offers monthly skill-building workshops that concentrate on topics useful to women of varying ages and interests. These include job search and application topics, parenting, self-care, and financial education. Subject Matter experts provide their...

SCV Native Presley Aronson Shares Anti-Bullying Message Through Music
Friday, Oct 29, 2021

After being bullied as a child, Santa Clarita native Presley Aronson has now made it his mission to ensure the same doesn’t happen to others. The now 21-year-old musician has kicked off a nationwide tour with an anti-bullying PSA campaign and music video to his song, “Background,” which recounts...

Parent Sues Newhall School District $1M for Alleged Bullying, Negligence
Thursday, Oct 14, 2021

A Stevenson Ranch Elementary School parent filed a $1 million lawsuit against the Newhall School District on Wednesday, alleging the district failed to properly address a multiyear issue of bullying involving his sons. In the civil complaint filed at the Chatsworth courthouse, Stevenson Ranch resident...

Feb. 23: Quest Toastmasters Present ‘It’s Okay to be Different’
Monday, Jan 23, 2017

Quest Toastmasters of Santa Clarita is presenting a seminar called “It’s Okay to be Different!” at the Valencia Public Library on Thursday, Feb. 23 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Speakers will discuss their physical, emotional, and mental differences, and how they have succeeded in their...

Sept. 29: Quest Toastmasters to Host Anti-Bullying Boot Camp
Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016

One-in-four students have experienced some form of bullying in schools across the country in 2015 according to the National Center for Educational Statistics and it is estimated that many more simply never come forward or admit to being bullied. Bullying in all of its forms is occurring every day in...

Runner School Anti-Bullying Bill Passes First Test
Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016

Sen. Sharon Runner An anti-bullying bill introduced by Senator Sharon Runner, R-Lancaster, directed at the state’s public schools was approved by the state’s Senate Education Committee Wednesday. The bill, known as SB 1411, would require every public grade school in California post a standardized,...

Sequoia Goes Orange to Unite Against Bullying
Wednesday, Oct 28, 2015

Sequoia Charter School’s students and staff united under brightly-colored orange attire Wednesday to send message of hope, support, and unity against bullying on Unity Day. Sequoia joined schools and communities across the country to support the theme, “Together against bullying –...

Deputies Investigate Another Incident of Cyber-bullying
Friday, Sep 19, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are looking into another digital school-bullying incident, this time at Rio Norte Junior High School, according to officials. A student was sent a strange and threatening post online and notified his parents, who contacted Sheriff’s Station...

SCV Descendant of ’12 Years a Slave’ Author Devoted to Fight Against Bullying
Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014

[KHTS] – Director Steve McQueen’s “12 Years a Slave,” winner of three Academy Awards including Best Picture, hits closer to home for Santa Clarita resident Michelle Linzy than for most people. Michelle and her daughters Sierra and Milan Linzy are direct descendants of Solomon Northup, the...

Local Author’s Novel About Bullying Available from City Libraries
Monday, Feb 3, 2014

[RLS Ventures] – Branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library, including Valencia, Canyon Country and Newhall, have added “My Life at the Bottom of the Food Chain” to their collections. Local author Rich Samuels’ book is a darkly funny novel middle grade novel about Alexander, a 13-year-old...

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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]

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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
Join Landmark Opera at Santa Clarita United Methodist Church as it presents Gilbert and Sullivan's famous operetta, "The Pirates of Penzance," Sunday, Feb. 5, at 2 p.m.
Feb. 5: Landmark Opera Presenting ‘Pirates of Penzance’
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