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1930 - Telephone switchboard operator Louise Gipe, heroine of the 1928 St. Francis Dam disaster, tries & fails to kill herself over an unrequited love [story]
Louise Gipe

SCVTV Studio to be Featured in ‘S.W.A.T’ Thursday Night
Thursday, Feb 21, 2019

The next episode of “S.W.A.T,” which will air Thursday night, Feb. 21, will feature a very familiar Santa Clarita Valley TV station. SCVTV, the community access television station, as well as portions of 14th Street and Newhall Avenue, were closed for several days in January in order to...

Moonves Exits CBS, Denies Sexual Misconduct Allegations
Monday, Sep 10, 2018

Leslie Moonves has stepped down as chairman and chief executive officer of CBS amid allegations of sexual misconduct which he denied in a statement released Sunday. The statement read as follows: “For the past 24 years, it has been an incredible privilege to lead CBS’s renaissance and transformation...

Aug. 14: NFL writer Sam Farmer Speaks at Congregation Beth Shalom
Thursday, Aug 11, 2016

Sam Farmer, NFL writer for the LA Times, will discuss the return of NFL football to LA, the new Rams Stadium, the NFL season, Fantasy Football, division winner picks and Super Bowl predictions at Congregation Beth Shalom on Sunday, Aug. 14, at 11:00 a.m. The event is free to the congregation and the...

April 26: Spring Boutique at Congregation Beth Shalom
Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015

Join Congregation Beth Shalom Preschool and Religious School for the Spring Mother’s Day Boutique on Sunday, April 26, at Congregation Beth Shalom on Centre Point Parkway. The Boutique will feature shopping with fifteen new and returning vendors, including Tupperware, Thirty-One Bags, doTERRA Essential...

CBS Ordered to Pay $10.45 Mil. in SCV Wrongful Death Case
Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014

Julio Cesar Villamariona-Garcia is survived by a widow and three daughters. | Photos: Eternal Valley Memorial Park CBS has been ordered to pay $10.45 million in the wrongful death of a Reseda man who was killed while working on “NCIS” in Santa Clarita. The network reportedly already agreed to pay $450,000,...

Oct. 13: E-Waste Roundup at Congregation Beth Shalom
Friday, Sep 13, 2013

Congregation Beth Shalom is holding an E-Waste Roundup on Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring all of your old computers, accessories, printers, monitors, cell phones, small appliances, etc to 21430 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita. This is a charitable donation. For information call Mark at 661-296-3507.

CBS Spinning Off Billboard Operations
Wednesday, Jan 16, 2013

Yellow marks the spot of a CBS Outdoor billboard on southbound Interstate 5, south of Parker Road. CBS Corp., which owns many of the larger billboards in Santa Clarita, both in town and along the 5 and 14 freeways – and throughout the rest of the United States and other parts of the world – announced...

Vasquez Rocks Episode Pushes ‘Big Bang Theory’ to New High
Friday, Jan 11, 2013

“The Big Bang Theory” never had it so good. The top-rated CBS sitcom topped the charts and shattered its own series record Thursday in an episode that appeared to be shot at Vasquez Rocks in Agua Dulce (but was actually shot on Stage 5 at Warner Bros. in Burbank). After a three-week hiatus,...

Monday, Apr 9, 2012

Congregation Beth Shalom’s Sisterhood and Pre-School and Religious School Parent Councils are hosting a Spring Luncheon-Boutique-Fashion Show fundraiser Sunday, April 29, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Valencia Country Club. Money raised will be used to supplement the education programs at the synagogue’s...

COC’s Marshall Craves Spot on ‘Survivor’
Tuesday, Nov 29, 2011

His interest was sparked when his wife introduced him to the game of wits. COC’s Safety Officer Tom Marshall has lived in the line of duty for many years. Now with his past experience, Marshall believes he has what it takes to undergo a season of CBS’ “Survivor.” With the help of COC’s...

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1930 - Telephone switchboard operator Louise Gipe, heroine of the 1928 St. Francis Dam disaster, tries & fails to kill herself over an unrequited love [story]
Louise Gipe
The city of Santa Clarita’s Planning Commission will hold a regular meeting virtually Tuesday, April 20, at 6:00 p.m.
April 20: Planning Commission Virtual Regular Meeting
The owner of a shopping center at the corner of Lyons Avenue and Apple Street will seek the Santa Clarita Planning Commission’s approval Tuesday to subdivide the lot from three parcels to eight.
Planning Commission to Consider Subdivision Request
The deadline to submit entries for Santa Clarita Sister Cities’ Young Artists and Authors Showcase has been extended to Sunday, April 25, 2021.
Deadline Extended For Annual Sister Cities Young Artists And Authors Showcase
Internet marketing firm Scorpion made multiple company announcements Wednesday, including plans to open a new headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Scorpion Announces Plans to Move Headquarters
After a year of turmoil for many businesses in the Santa Clarita Valley, the SCV Economic Development Corp. released its list of the area’s largest employers.
EDC Releases SCV’s Largest Employers List
William S. Hart Union High School District officials said 18 students have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 14 days during the regular board meeting Wednesday.
Hart District Reports 18 Positive Cases of COVID-19 Among Students
Los Angeles County Public Health on Friday confirmed 36 new deaths, 643 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, and reported the lowest test positivity rate to date.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: County Test Positivity Rate Hits Record Low; 27,557 Total SCV Cases
For the third year in a row, La Mesa Junior High School has been selected as a "Capturing Kids’ Hearts" National Showcase School for the 2020-2021 school year.
La Mesa Junior High School Selected as National Showcase School
California Senate Bill 545, a measure to provide additional resources to struggling students, has received unanimous support from the Senate Education Committee, announced Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita).
Wilk’s Bill to Address Learning Loss Passes Senate Education
As National Volunteer Appreciation Week approaches, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is recognizing its valued volunteers, a group that numbers over 300 and includes adults, teens, and canines.
April: 18-24: Henry Mayo Recognizes Volunteers During National Volunteer Appreciation Week
The city of Santa Clarita’s annual Earth Arbor Day celebration is set to go virtual this year with the release of an entertaining and informative video program on Thursday, April 22 at 10:00 a.m.
City to Celebrate Earth Arbor Day with Virtual Program and Free Mulch Giveaway
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station announced plans Friday to hold two additional free “Catalytic Converter Etching” events next week for all local SCV residents.
Sheriff’s Station to Hold Additional Free Catalytic Converter Etching Events
1962 - Walt Disney donates bison herd to Hart Park [story]
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has approved the recommendation to name Donna Manfredi as the principal of Golden Oak Adult School.
Donna Manfredi Takes Helm at Golden Oak Adult School
The Executive Office of the Board of Supervisors announced the leadership team of the newly formed Probation Oversight Commission who will be tasked to lead efforts to monitor the Probation Department’s progress on systemic reform.
L.A. County Announces New Probation Oversight Commission Leadership Team
The Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons will host a virtual Open House on Wednesday, April 28 to help those interested in advancing their careers by earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
COC University Center Hosting Virtual Open House
The Santa Clarita Public Television Authority will hold its regular meeting virtually Monday, April 19, at 2:00 p.m.
April 19: Santa Clarita Public Television Authority Virtual Regular Meeting
SCV Water has received a nearly $250,000 California Special Districts Association Public Safety Power Shutoff program allocation from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES).
Cal OES Awards SCV Water $250K Grant
The Los Angeles County Arts Education Collective, coordinated by the Department of Arts and Culture, and KCET have joined forces to create a new documentary that explores the value of arts education for the youth, communities, and creative economy of L.A. County.
KCET Documentary to Feature L.A. County’s Arts Education
The Santa Clarita Valley League of Women Voters, partnering with College of the Canyons Center for Civic Engagement and its Engage the Vote Student Action Team, is sponsoring a virtual, “Conversation with Mayor Bill Miranda,” on Monday, April 19, from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Miranda Joins League of Women Voters, COC for Virtual Conversation on Local Government
A woman died after having been rushed to the hospital following a stabbing in a Saugus neighborhood early Thursday morning.
LASD Investigating Deadly Saugus Stabbing
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 23 new deaths and 613 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,535 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 16 and Over Now Eligible for Vaccine; SCV Cases Total 27,535
The results of two surveys regarding the controversy surrounding the Hart High School mascot were reported during the William S. Hart Union High School District governing board meeting on Wednesday.
Survey Shows Majority of Staff, Students Favor Keeping Hart Mascot