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1850 - Death Valley '49er William Robinson dies in Soledad Canyon from drinking too much cool water [story]
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Rainy-day Chili Warms the Heart for School Libraries
Thursday, Mar 22, 2018

Patti Handy and Rhona Jukes serve up Fred’s Famous Chili. Photos by Michele E. Buttelman It was perfect weather for eating chili. So said many of the attendees at the 6th Annual Santa Clarita Valley Charity Chili Cook-off. Despite a steady downpour and gray and gloomy skies, the event, held Tuesday...

Chowing Down for Charity
Sunday, Mar 26, 2017

The 5th Annual SCV Charity Chili Cookoff attracted a capacity crowd to Wolf Creek Brewery on Thursday to raise funds for SRD-Straightening Reins and Spotlight Arts Center. Each year the event benefits different nonprofits. Past recipients have included (shelter operator) Bridge to Home, LARC Ranch, Help...

Sponsors Lining Up for a Chili Time in March
Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016

Last year Santa Clarita’s community members and business professionals came together to spice things up for three local SCV charities. No one, especially the amateur chefs, expected such rave reviews for their crock-pot chili. Headed by a co-chairs Nicole Stinson and Amanda Benson, the 5th Annual SCV...

Oct. 15: ‘Fun in the Sun’ Chili Cookoff in Castaic for Special Olympics
Friday, Sep 30, 2016

When: Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Where: Jack Bones Equestrian Center, located at 26983 Tapia Canyon Castaic, CA 91384     The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, cordially invites you to come and enjoy the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department “Fun...

April 19: Annual SCV Charity Chili Cook-off
Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016

The 4th annual SCV Charity Chili Cook-off will be held Tuesday, April 19 at Santa Clarita’s Wolf Creek Brewery at 5:30 p.m. This year’s chili cook-off will feature 40 chefs and their own secret chili recipes, as well as a silent auction, a cigar lounge, dancing and shopping. Funds raised...

SCV Chili Cook-Off to Return for Fourth Year
Wednesday, Jan 6, 2016

The SCV Chili Cook Off is back. Now in its fourth year, this fun event will be raising money for Single Mothers Outreach and the SCV Food Pantry. The event co-chairs Nicole Stinson and Phillis Stacy Brooks are looking for volunteers and committee members to make 2016’s event the best yet. If you are...

Charity Chili Cook-off Returning in April
Wednesday, Nov 11, 2015

Last year Santa Clarita’s community members and business professionals came together to spice things up for three local SCV charities. No one, especially the amateur chefs expected such rave reviews for their crock-pot chili. Headed by a committee of local professionals, fourth annual 2016 Charity...

Chili Cookoff Provides Fun, Funds for Special Olympics
Saturday, Oct 17, 2015

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department hosted its 10th annual Fun in the Sun Chili Cook Off on Saturday at the Jack Bones Equestrian Center in Castaic to raise money for Special Olympics. The cookoff featured 23 different chillis, 21 of them from different sheriff’s units, one from the District...

Oct. 17: LASD Chili Cookoff for Special Olympics
Thursday, Oct 15, 2015

Bring the Family to ‪#LASD‬‘s Fun in the Sun Annual Chili Cook-off this Saturday, October 17 at the Jack Bones Equestrian Center in Castaic. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the public is invited to take part and even JUDGE in a friendly chili-tasting competition between our Sheriff’s Stations!...

Oct. 17: Sheriff’s Chili Cook-off in Castaic Benefits Special Olympics
Monday, Sep 7, 2015

Santa Clarita Valley residents are invited to join the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for its annual Fun in the Sun Chili Cook Off next month in Castaic. “The event traditionally draws thousands of people from throughout Southern California who come to enjoy the mouth-watering, taste-tantalizing...

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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’
In Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation's latest episode, you’ll learn about DrinkPAK, a premier contract manufacturer of premium alcoholic and non-alcohol beverages based in Santa Clarita.
SCVEDC’s Latest Podcast Features DrinkPAK CEO Nate Patena
The College of the Canyons Sports Medicine Program and Valencia High School Medical Science Academy will host the 2023 Sports Medicine Professions Fair on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 10 a.m. - noon, at the college's Valencia campus.
Feb. 4: COC, Valencia High Partner to Host Sports Med Fair
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons will present "Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience" on Sunday, May 21. Two shows will be offered at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
May 21: Santa Clarita PAC Presents ‘Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience’
On Jan. 19, the Board of Directors for the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation approved long-time board member John Shaffery, managing partner of Poole Shaffery, to step into the role of Board co-chair as successor to Roger Seaver.
John Shaffery Named New SCVEDC Co-Chair
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station reminds Santa Clarita Valley residents that the past rain event may have created great riding trails, but riding off highway vehicles unauthorized on private property is considered trespassing.
Unauthorized Off Highway Vehicle Owners Reminded to Remain Off Private Property
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced a new partnership at a press event today between the California Department of Education and California Volunteers, Office of the Governor, to promote new pathways for California Volunteers service corps members — a group that includes 10,000 per year across all corps, including the California Climate Action Corps, AmeriCorps, #CaliforniansForAll Youth Jobs and #CaliforniansForAll College Corps — to become teachers in California classrooms.
State Schools Chief Unveils Plans to Recruit More Teachers
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 62 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with 23 additional deaths and 1,095 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 62 New SCV Cases
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