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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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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
A total of 277 single-family homes changed owners during April in the Santa Clarita Valley as the as the tight inventory rose to its highest level in five months, though remained well below year-ago totals, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
SCV Median Home Price $795,000 Hits Record
After making numerous requests for correction for failure by the County Board of Supervisors to abide by various sections of the Brown Act, the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment was left with no option than to file a formal legal complaint.
SCOPE Files Legal Complaint Over L.A. County’s Failure to Abide by Brown Act
The case against a prominent Santa Clarita Valley Realtor who had been accused of a sexual assault stemming from a Las Vegas real estate conference last summer was dismissed, a court clerk confirmed Thursday.
Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case Against SCV Realtor Dismissed, L.A. County Case “Still Active”
Tommy's Boats - a national boat dealership brand with locations in Florida, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Michigan - announced a new location opening soon in Castaic.
May 19, May 20: Tommy’s Boats Grill & Chill Hiring Event
Foothill League coaches announced their choice for Player of the Year and their All-League teams recently.
Saugus High QB Named Foothill League Player of the Year
California Credit Union has awarded 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in its annual College Scholarship Program.
Valencia High Student Awarded California Credit Union Scholarship
Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda responded Tuesday to criticisms of the city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, which was formed as a result of last summer’s protests about issues involving race relations.
Mayor Taking Human Relations Roundtable Criticisms “Very Seriously”
1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall
Six days a week, Santa Clarita Grocery opens its warehouse to people in need.
Local Shop Donates Leftover Bagels To Help Families
As part of the $100 billion California Comeback Plan, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a $20 billion to transform California public schools into gateways of equity and opportunity.
Newsom Announces $20 Billion Investment to Public Schools
The LA County Development Authority have extended the deadline to register for elderly family housing sites from June to the end of the year. 
LACDA Extends Registration For Elderly Family Public Housing Sites, Including Valencia