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1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
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LOCAL NONPROFIT NEWS
Local Nonprofits Awarded Zonta Club’s Community Grants
Tuesday, Dec 22, 2020

One of the goals of fundraising done by the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is to provide Community Grants to local charities. At the club’s October virtual business meeting, Suzie Alziebler and Cathy Gundy, representing the Community Grants Committee, introduced leaders of three local charities...

Child & Family Center Awarded Accreditation for Behavioral Health Care
Friday, May 8, 2020

Child & Family Center in Santa Clarita recently announced the awarding of its three-year accreditation and The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating compliance with its 1,200 performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol...

Child & Family Center Adjusts Hours; Services By Appointment Only
Sunday, Mar 22, 2020

The Child & Family Center issued the following statement regarding the change in operating hours and its services: The safety of our clients and staff remains our priority in delivering services to those in need. Effective Monday, March 23, the Child & Family Center will be adjusting our...

Taste of the Town Rescheduled to June 14
Thursday, Mar 19, 2020

Child & Family Center’s annual fundraiser, “Taste of the Town,” has been rescheduled to June 14. Organizers released the following information Thursday: With respect to public health and safety, Child & Family Center has decided to reschedule the annual Taste of the Town event...

Kids Expo Brings Resources, Family Fun to SCV
Monday, Oct 7, 2019

Vendors and community members filled the Golden Valley High School gymnasium on Sunday, eager for information and giveaway goodies at this year’s Kids Expo hosted by the Child & Family Center. This year, the Kids Expo featured 50 booths, a DJ and a photo booth as well as martial arts performances...

Art Piece Inspired by Denim Day on Display at City Hall
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

On April 24, millions of people across the world celebrated Denim Day and wore denim to show their support for education and awareness about all forms of sexual violence. A new art piece inspired by Denim Day called “Hope within the Deconstruction,” by the Child & Family Center is now on display...

May 18: Zonta ‘LifeForward’ Workshop on Divorce, Family Law
Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley will host a free “LifeForward” workshop on divorce and family law issues on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to noon. The workshop will take place at the Child & Development Center Education Building, 21545 Center Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350. Al...

April 27: Zonta Club ‘Recognize Your Potential’ Workshop for Women
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019

Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley will present a free “Recognize Your Potential” workshop for women with guest speaker Aazam Irillian at the Child & Family Center in Santa Clarita on Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to noon. Irillian, a Certified Therapeutic Imagery and Social Emotional...

May 5: Taste of the Town to Benefit Child & Family Center
Friday, Apr 5, 2019

The 31st Annual Taste of the Town, benefiting Child & Family Center, will take place at the Southern California Innovation Park (formerly Mann Biomedical Park) in Valencia on Sunday, May 5 from noon to 4 p.m. More than 40 restaurants and caterers serve up all the food you can eat, all the wine and...

SCV Domestic Violence Center Now at Child & Family Center
Friday, Dec 21, 2018

The SCV Domestic Violence Center is now operating out of the Child & Family Center’s main office, following the two non-profit organizations’ merger early this year. “We are pleased to welcome our Domestic Violence Program to their new home here at Child & Family Center’s...

LATEST TWEETS
Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
May is National Foster Care Month, a time to acknowledge the families and professionals who help children and youth in foster care each day.
SCV Helping Organizations Mark National Foster Care Month
U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced the establishment of the COVID-19 Fraud Enforcement Task Force on Monday, May 17, to enhance enforcement efforts against COVID-19 related fraud.
Attorney General Announces Task Force to Combat COVID-19 Fraud
Funds will start flowing to millions of kids and their families beginning July 15 courtesy of the newly expanded Child Tax Credit, the White House announced Monday.
Families to Receive Child Tax Credits Starting July 15
Sheriff’s Department officials are asking the public to stay clear of Castaic Lake on Tuesday morning due to an active shooter drill that’s being conducted there.
LASD Hosting Active Shooter Drill at Castaic Lake
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed that the State and L.A. County will be keeping the current masking guidance until June 15 to remain in alignment with the L.A. County Health Officer Order of May 3.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Masking Requirements to Remain in LA County; 27,858 Total Cases in SCV
Los Angeles police have arrested a man suspected of igniting a wildfire that has so far burned over 1,300 acres and spurred mandatory evacuations as fire crews battled the blaze in steep, brush-filled terrain in a canyon community west of the city.
Arson Suspect in Custody as Crews Battle LA Wildfire
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 9 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, May 17-23, 2021
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘Good Trouble,’ 7 More Productions
A new report published by the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture and Claremont Graduate University’s Center for Business and Management of the Arts revealed disparities between earnings of L.A. County arts administrators that identify as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color and their White counterparts.
New Report Highlights Income Disparities in Entry-Level Arts Organization Staff in LA County
Santa Clarita Valley’s six school districts could receive a little over $7.5 million from Los Angeles County to provide comprehensive COVID-19 screening programs at SCV schools.
CDC Funding to Support COVID-19 Testing at Schools
1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain
1938 - Brand-new Lockheed transport plane crashes in Agua Dulce; all 9 perish including 2 infants [story]
plane crash
1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
COC
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing Tuesday to further deliberate on the Sand Canyon Resort development.
Sand Canyon Resort Development Returns to Planning Commission
The CIF Southern Section and KAP7 International, Inc. announced a five-year partnership extension for KAP7 to be the official boys and girls water polo ball for all championship events.
KAP7, CIF-SS Announce Extension of Five-Year Ball Partnership
Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan that would spend about $1.5 billion of the state’s $75.7 billion surplus in grants of up to $25,000 to support small businesses, according to state officials this week.
Chamber Urges SCV to Support Newsom’s Aid to Small Businesses
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 17 new deaths and 583 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,842 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Studies Show Vaccine Appears to Be Effective Against Variants; 27,842 Total SCV Cases
Fourteen-year-old Andrew Jenofsky was the first in line to get his shot at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Thursday morning, as adolescents ages 12-15 were given the go-ahead to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
14-Year-Old First to Receive Pfizer Vaccine at Henry Mayo
Support for Israel was written across the signs and faces of approximately 100 demonstrators during a rally held on City Hall’s steps Thursday evening.
Approximately 100 SCV Residents Gather to Support Israel
The city of Santa Clarita received approximately 850 applications for its rental assistance program ahead of the program’s April 30 application deadline.
City Receives More Than 800 Rental Assistance Applications
Saddleback Butte State Park announced it is urgently searching for volunteers to become camp hosts beginning June 1.
Camp Hosts Needed at Saddleback Butte State Park, New Updates Announced for Mojave Area State Parks
Los Angeles County Public Health officials said it will review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly released guidance for fully vaccinated residents in order to make adjustments to the current County and state guidelines.
LA County to Review CDC’s Masking Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People
The city of Santa Clarita released an updated schedule for the Concerts in the Park series set to take place in July and August.
City Releases Updated Schedule for Concerts in the Park
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance Thursday indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Loosens Mask Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated People; SCV Cases Total 27,825