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1971 - Fort Tejon added to National Register of Historic Places [story]
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May 15: Donations Day at RE/MAX of Valencia for Child and Family Center
Monday, May 11, 2020

To aid Santa Clarita Valley families who have been impacted severely by the COVID-19 pandemic, residents may drop off donations of food and necessities at the RE/MAX of Valencia office on Friday, May 15, from noon to 3 p.m. for the Child and Family Center “We have families in need right here in...

Child & Family Center CEO: Support Services Available
Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020

Santa Clarita Child & Family Center CEO Joan Aschoff sent a letter to the community offering the center’s mental health, substance use and domestic violence support services during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Aschoff’s letter follows: Dear Child & Family Center Friends and...

Kaiser Permanente Awards $62K in Grants to 8 SCV Nonprofit Groups
Friday, Nov 9, 2018

Kaiser Permanente has awarded more than $62,000 in community benefit funding to eight Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving health and wellness locally. For more than half a century, Kaiser Permanente has demonstrated a commitment to enhancing the health of local communities....

April 24: Community Pints, Taste of the Town Sneak Peek
Monday, Apr 23, 2018

Get a sneak peek of Mark LeVang & Friends, the group who will be performing at Taste of the Town. The sneak peek will take place Tuesday, April 24, from 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., at Wolf Creek Brewery. The event is free. Invite friends and family. Enjoy food from Burger Bar Los Angeles. Percentage...

May 6: Taste of the Town
Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018

The 30th Annual Taste of the Town, benefiting Child & Family Center will take place Sunday, May 6 at the Southern California Innovation Park (formerly Mann Biomedical Park). More than 40 restaurants and caterers serve up all the food you can eat, all the wine & beer you can drink, plus fabulous...

March 6: Child, Family Center Hawaiian Bunco Night
Monday, Feb 26, 2018

A few tosses of the dice at the Child & Family Center’s Hawaiian Bunco Night on Tuesday, Mar. 6, could earn three lucky Bunco winners two tickets each to the Center’s Taste of the Town event next May. Hosted by the Auxiliary of the Child & Family Center, the event will feature wine, soft...

Feb. 16: Art Exhibit to Display Shoes Depicting Teen Dating Violence
Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Have you talked to your teen about dating violence? The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the Child and Family Center’s Domestic Violence program, will present a special one-day showing of “A Walk in Their Shoes,” a traveling art exhibit...

Dozens of Bikes Donated to Child and Family Center, SCV Boys and Girls Club
Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017

File Art. Chiquita Canyon, an innovative local business that is home to a 9.2 megawatt clean energy facility, continued its legacy as a good neighbor by helping make the holiday season a little brighter for children at the Child & Family Center and the Boys and Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley....

Non-Profits Throughout SCV Participating in #GivingTuesday
Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017

A number of Santa Clarita Valley non-profits will be taking part in #GivingTuesday, including the SCV Senior Center, Carousel Ranch and Triumph Foundation. The Senior Center, which promotes quality of life for seniors, is inviting the community to support seniors by making a donation. To join the movement...

Oct. 15: Child and Family Center’s Kid Expo
Thursday, Oct 12, 2017

The Child & Family Center’s 14th Annual Kid Expo, will be held Sunday, Oct. 15, from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Golden Valley High School. Over 100 exhibits and attractions of local businesses offering products or services for children will be on display. Proceeds from the event benefit...

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1971 - Fort Tejon added to National Register of Historic Places [story]
Fort Tejon
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 21 new deaths and 287 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with Santa Clarita cases totaling 27,744.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Health Officer Order Updates Effective Thursday; SCV Cases Total 27,744
During their first in-person meeting of the year, William S. Hart Union High School District governing board members are planning to hear public comments under a new format Wednesday, as well as discuss a potential decrease to the number of units seniors need to graduate in light of COVID-19.  
Hart Governing Board Returns to In-Person Meetings, Set to Discuss Reducing Credits for Graduation
For the second time since his arrest, Michelle Dorsey’s estranged husband — who is accused of having killed his wife in her Saugus home last month — had a continuation of his arraignment.  
Arraignment Continued for Estranged Husband Accused of Murdering Michelle Dorsey
After a year of virtual learning, the Santa Clarita Youth Orchestra's spring semester will host its grand finale, a virtual concert fundraiser, to help recoup losses during the pandemic.
SCV Youth Orchestra To Hold Virtual Concert Fundraiser
The California Highway Patrol is reminding cyclists and motorists to share the road and remember traffic safety saves lives during this years National Bicycle Safety month all May.
CHP Emphasizes Bicycling Safety Is Shared Responsibility
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department announced a live virtual production of "The Addams Family Quarantined Concert Version", based on the eponymous television series. 
COC Theatre Presents “Addams Family Quarantine Concert Version”
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital revealed a new addition to their leadership staff, bringing more than 30 years of medical experience to the hospital. 
Henry Mayo Announces New VP And Chief Medical Officer
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is once again hosting their monthly free catalytic converter etching event, adding more dates and locations to have a converter etched. 
May’s Free Catalytic Converter Etching Adds Additional Location
The annual Bike to Work challenge is once again rolling into town for a week long going green challenge, starting next week. The challenge will begin Monday May 10 and go through Friday May 14. 
City Promotes Week-Long Bike To Work Challenge To Go Green
The William S Hart Education Foundation announced events will be returning this year and into 2022, starting with their new Cars under the Stars event. 
WiSH Education Foundation Announces New Events
The annual State of the County will be held in-person at Six Flags Magic Mountain, the Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday. The SCV Chamber and Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s office have been working to create an event to celebrate the reopening of our economy which will include remarks by the Supervisor and full access to rides at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Six Flags To Host State Of The County Event
1828 - Soledad Canyon settler John Lang born in Herkimer County, N.Y. [story]
Lang
The city of Santa Clarita’s Public Works Department was once again recognized by statewide organizations as a pair of 2020 capital improvement projects were honored by the Outstanding Local Streets and Roads Awards Program.
Santa Clarita Public Works Recognized for Streets Projects
The Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Commission will hold its regular meeting virtually Thursday, May 6, at 6:00 p.m.
May 6: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Virtual Regular Meeting
Have your fundraising efforts fallen flat? Need help raising money for your organization? Join JCI Santa Clarita for an interactive conversation about nonprofit fundraising with fundraising experts and JCI members Michelle Rey and Mallory Staley.
May 18: JCI Santa Clarita Hosting Fundraising Workshop
Los Angeles County’s continually declining COVID-19 metrics have met the threshold to move into the least-restrictive, yellow tier this week, allowing for more business reopenings starting Thursday.
Reopenings Expected Thursday as L.A. County Moves to Least-Restrictive Yellow Tier
Los Angeles County has met the threshold for the least restrictive yellow tier in the State's Blueprint for a Safer Economy.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Setting Up Higher Capacity Limits; SCV Cases Total 27,737
L.A. County Library has received a $20,000 grant from Edison International to develop a new virtual Nature Exploration series about the wonders of our natural world—from what we can discover in our own backyards, to what we can learn from scientists and environmental studies professionals.
L.A. County Library Awarded $20K Edison International Grant for New Virtual Nature Series
California Institute of the Arts, or CalArts, is leasing space in Downtown Newhall to put its students’ artwork on display, officials with the Valencia arts college announced recently.
Newhall Crossings Featuring Works by CalArtians
No business is immune from the unthinkable. Workplace violence is an increasingly important topic for organizations of all types.
May 18: VIA Virtual Series to Present Active Shooter Awareness Training
Trammell Crow Company and Clarion Partners, LLC. announce that DrinkPAK, LLC., the premier West Coast alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage manufacturer, has signed two additional leases at The Center at Needham Ranch in Santa Clarita.
DrinkPAK’s Needham Ranch Footprint Now Spans More than 572,000 Square Feet
A mother convicted of murdering her four children after purposefully burning down their Santa Clarita Valley home more than 20 years ago had the death penalty in her case reversed Monday.
Death Penalty Overturned for Santa Clarita Mom Who Killed Her 4 Daughters
(CN) — Looking to create a flood of new outdoor recreation opportunities in California’s majestic redwood forests and foothills, the state’s new U.S. Senator Alex Padilla on Monday unveiled plans to protect over 1 million acres of undeveloped federal land.
Padilla Unveils Public Lands Expansion