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June 23
1946, 11:20pm: William S. Hart, 81, dies at L.A.'s California Lutheran Hospital, leaving his Newhall home and 80-acre estate to L.A. County and his Hollywood home to L.A. City [story]
Hart dies

Elks Lodge to Host Car Show and Chili Cook-Off
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The annual Elks Lodge Car Show and Chili Cook-Off returns to town on Saturday, June 6 for a day filled with fun and familial activities. With a free admission, the community will have access to- the chili cook-off, boutique, a photo booth, live music, bake sale, and car show. Food for purchase including...

SCV Charity Chili Cook-Off Raises $30K For Santa Clarita Charities
Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015

[KHTS] – Dozens attended the 3rd annual SCV Charity Chili Cook-Off and raised about $30,000 for Santa Clarita Valley charities. “It looks like we have about $30,000 that we’re able to split between the three charities,” said Nicole Stinson, founder of the event SCV Charity Chili Cook-Off...

Volunteers Sought for Multi-Charity Chili Cookoff
Tuesday, Dec 2, 2014

For the third year, two Santa Clarita Valley women are hosting the annual Chili Cook-off to benefit three local charities: Bridge to Home, Help the Children and LARC Ranch. “Right after the holidays, everyone hunkers down and tightens their belts,” said Co-chair Marcy James. “Charities take the...

Realtors’ Chili Cookoff II Nets $20K for Charities
Saturday, Mar 8, 2014

Marcy James and Nicole Stinson founded the SCV Charity Chili Cook-Off. Photos by Michele E. Buttelman. The second annual SCV Charity Chili Cook-Off, raised more than $20,000 to benefit five nonprofits: Circle of Hope, Inc., Santa Clarita Child & Family Center, Habitat for Humanity, Hardship2Hope.com...

March 5: 2nd Annual Charity Chili Cook-Off
Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014

Realtors from the Santa Clarita Valley have come together to give back to the community. The Annual Charity Chili Cook-Off was established to benefit five different charities in the SCV. Come out for a night full of tasting chili, voting for your favorite, listening to live music, bidding on some fantastic...

Jan. 19: UU of SCV Chili (Etc.) Cookoff
Monday, Jan 6, 2014

The Unitarian Universalists of Santa Clarita Valley are pleased to announce the judges for their First Vegan/Vegetarian/Beef/Chicken/Bean/Whatever Chili Cook-Off being held Jan. 19. Todd Wilson, founder of Santa Clarita Foodies Group; Ola Mikail, local foodie and student of Le Cordon Blue; Mr. Ducayne,...

Jan. 19: UU Chili Cookoff to Warm the Heart & Belly
Monday, Dec 2, 2013

Please join the Unitarian Universalists of Santa Clarita Valley (www.UUofSCV.org) as they warm those with “many hearts, many beliefs” in their first Chili Cook Off.  The event will be held at the SCV Senior Center on Jan. 19, 2014 at 11:45 a.m. Members of the community are welcome to try all of...

Sheriff’s Chili Cookoff Rakes It In for Special Olympics (Video)
Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials welcomed about 8,000 people over the weekend for their annual Fun in the Sun Chili Cookoff at the Jack Bones Equestrian Center in Castaic. The cookoff, which has been a tradition for more than 25 years, raised approximately $30,000 for Special Olympics,...

May 2: SCV Realtors Host Charity Chili Cook-off
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Realtors from across the Santa Clarita Valley will host a chili cook-off Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Embassy Suites in Valencia to benefit five different local charities. There will be a cash bar, silent auction, chili tasting, live music , and voting to choose the best chili. The five recipient...

SCV Realtors Cook Chili for 5 Local Charities
Tuesday, Apr 9, 2013

Thursday @ Embassy Suites May 2, 2013 28508 Westinghouse Way 5:30p – 9p Valencia, CA Realtors from Santa Clarita Valley have come together to give back to our community. The Annual Charity Chili Cook-Off was established to benefit 5 different charities in the SCV. Join us for a night full of tasting...

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1946, 11:20pm: William S. Hart, 81, dies at L.A.'s California Lutheran Hospital, leaving his Newhall home and 80-acre estate to L.A. County and his Hollywood home to L.A. City [story]
Hart dies
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 5 new deaths and 172 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,144 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,144; L.A. County Cases Among Pregnant Women Drop
Varun Ramanan, a freshman at Academy of the Canyons, is hosting a virtual talent show Saturday, July 24, from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. to help raise funds for India's COVID-19 relief efforts.
AOC Freshman Hosting Virtual Talent Show Benefiting India’s COVID-19 Relief
Los Angeles County Public Works was lauded this week for outstanding work in civil engineering and public infrastructure, including the Bouquet Canyon Road project, from local branches of the American Society of Civil Engineers and American Public Works Association.
L.A. County Recognized for Civil Engineering, Bouquet Canyon Road Project
Beginning Saturday, July 3, residents can once again board Santa Clarita Transit’s Summer Beach Bus to travel to Santa Monica on Saturdays and Sundays.
Santa Clarita Transit’s Summer Beach Bus Returns July 3
The Trinity Classical Knights (15-4) are the new 5-A state champions after defeating the San Fernando Tigers (10-1), 49-33 Saturday night in San Fernando.
Trinity Girls Basketball Brings Home State Championship
A big-rig fire that broke out late Tuesday morning spread to nearby brush on the side of northbound lanes on Interstate 5.
Big-Rig Fire Spreads to Brush, Snarls I-5 Traffic
1972 - Vasquez Rocks added to National Register of Historic Places [list]
Vasquez Rocks
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed three new deaths and 124 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,130 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: County Explains Current Cal/OSHA Workplace Guidance; 28,130 Total SCV Cases
Nine College of the Canyons fire technology students have received $1,000 scholarships from Edison International to cover tuition, books and school-related fees.
Edison Awards Fire Technology Scholarships to COC Students
Three additional Pitchess Detention Center inmates were transported to the hospital following suspected drug-related overdoses Monday.
Three More Overdoses Reported at Pitchess Detention Center
The Department of Motor Vehicles announced it is offering eligible Californians a free REAL ID upgrade for a limited time for anyone who received a driver's license or identification card during the pandemic.
DMV Offers Free REAL ID Upgrade for Eligible Californians
The California Highway Patrol is partnering with 11 other highway patrols, state patrols and state police agencies for the Western States Traffic Safety Coalition traffic safety campaign beginning Friday, giving motorists “a dozen reasons not to speed.”
Traffic Safety Campaign Puts Speeding Drivers on Notice
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has launched its summer campaign, “One Less Mosquito, One Less Worry” during National Mosquito Control Awareness Week to encourage residents to make mosquito control a part of their daily routine.
Vector Control Encourages Residents to Make Mosquitoes and Their Bites ‘One Less Worry’ This Summer
The movie “Babylon,” directed by an Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle, is set to film near the Santa Clarita Valley in July, with the film’s casting in search of local residents to play extras.
Extras Needed for ‘Babylon’ Movie Filming Near SCV
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported nine productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, June 21-27, 2021.
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Noisy,’ ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘ACS Impeachment,’ 7 More Productions
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will discuss Tuesday a strategy to address workplace trauma in the L.A. County Fire Department.
Fire Station 81 Shooting Prompts County Review of Firefighter Trauma
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge Monday sentenced Matthew “James” Dorsey to 34.5 years in state prison for the stabbing murder of his estranged wife, Michelle Dorsey.
Estranged Husband Gets 34.5 Years for Michelle Dorsey’s Murder
1941 - Ernie Hickson buys out Trem Carr's interest in their Monogram movie ranch, renames it "Placeritos" (later called Melody). [story]
Ernie Hickson
2002 - "Legacy: Santa Clarita's Living History" series debuts on SCVTV with "Placerita Gold" episode [watch]
1960 - SCV switches to Direct Dial, All-Number Calling [story]
Starting this weekend, live comedy is coming back to the Santa Clarita Valley.
J.R.’s Comedy Club Returns to Bring Laughs Back to SCV
During the second day of testimony during the preliminary hearing for Noel Fisher, the Stevenson Ranch resident and Grammy-winning producer arrested on suspicion of 26 counts of sexual assault and/or rape, the second victim to testify alleged that he grabbed her arm and forced her face down into the cushion of a car seat.
Woman Testifies Stevenson Ranch Grammy Winner Raped Her on Hollywood Street
After a state-appointed committee shared a controversial plan to realign the justice system, which would place all of L.A. County’s juvenile offenders in two local camps, local legislators shared their views on their votes for the bills that made the plan possible.
Legislators Explain Votes Leading to Juvenile Inmate Plan