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1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]

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...

Feb. 17: Anti-Bullying Expert to Speak in SCV
Friday, Jan 11, 2013

James Gavsie Renowned anti-bullying speaker James Gavsie will speak Sunday, Feb. 17, at noon at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street in Newhall. Gavsie, a mixed martial arts instructor, has more than 20 years experience as an instructor and coach to people of all ages and life circumstances and...

Seco Official Hopes to Raise Bullying Awareness
Monday, Dec 3, 2012

Arroyo Seco Junior High Adviser Brandy Brown remembers getting teased when she was an Arroyo Seco student, and she doesn’t want it to happen to anyone else. “When I became an Associated Student Body adviser, I wanted to make that my big thing, my pet project,” she said, regarding an...

SCV Teen Co-stars in Anti-Bullying Play
Thursday, May 10, 2012

Santa Clarita junior high school student Regina Bryant is a co-star in the all-youth cast of a powerful anti-bullying play that’s been performed this spring at schools and for youth groups around Southern California, and will be staged one final time for the public at the La Mirada Theater for...

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1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
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]
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
1910 - Trick roper Montie Montana of Agua Dulce born in North Dakota as Owen Harlan Mickel [story]
Montie Montana