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1990 - Gene Autry's elderly horse, Champion, put to sleep; buried at Melody Ranch [story]
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CITY NEWS ARCHIVE
Thursday, Dec 29, 2011

The city of Santa Clarita is offering free curbside Christmas tree recycling through Jan. 13, 2012, for all single family and multi-family residents located in the city limits. Single family and multi-family complex residents should place un-flocked, undecorated, unwrapped Christmas trees at the curb...

Thursday, Dec 22, 2011

[LASD] – With the Christmas and holiday celebration season in full swing, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department would like to provide some safety tip reminders that will help all of our citizens have a safe and enjoyable holiday season. With the increased demands on our time and attention...

Wednesday, Dec 21, 2011

[NSD] – The Newhall School District will present its 2011 Winter Concerts on Monday, Dec. 19, at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, Dec. 21, at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Pico Canyon Elementary School. The Orchestra and Chorus of the following schools will be performing: Meadows, Newhall, Oak...

Saugus Students Play in Snow, Help Food Pantry
Friday, Dec 16, 2011

SPOILER ALERT: Bill Bolde really *IS* Santa Claus. Saugus High School’s Associated Student Body brought in 14 tons of snow Friday for students to enjoy on the last regular day of school before finals next week. Students were asked to bring in five food items or a $5 donation for the SCV Food Pantry...

Runners Club Raises Money for SCV Food Pantry
Thursday, Dec 15, 2011

The Santa Clarita Runners Club has raised $2,630 for the SCV Food Pantry and is hoping that increased awareness of the need will bring in even more donations.  The initial sum was raised Dec. 10 at the club’s run of “The Beast,” a trail at Whitney Canyon Park. The entry fees and earnings from...

Several school bus drivers and their coworkers are making a difference for children they see every day. Four families in need are receiving some Christmas cheer this afternoon from Forsythe Transportation.  The drivers, mechanics, and staff members of Forsythe joined with members of the William S. Hart...

Pardee Donates Cash to Feed the Hungry
Tuesday, Dec 13, 2011

A local homebuilder came through with a significant donation to help the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry continue its work of feeding those in need, especially during the holiday season. Ralph Pistone, Vice President of Construction Services for Pardee Homes, presented a $500 check to SCV Food Pantry...

Pitchess Personnel to Distribute Inmates’ Hand-Crafted Toys for Tots
Monday, Dec 12, 2011

[L.A. County Sheriff’s Dept.] – In a program that began more than 50 years ago, inmates in the Los Angeles County jails have once again worked the entire year to make Christmas day more memorable for needy children. This holiday season, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will distribute...

Santa to Visit Carousel Ranch on Saturday
Friday, Dec 9, 2011

Carousel Ranch, recognized for its horseback therapy programs for mentally and physically disabled children and adults, will get an early visit this holiday season from Santa Claus, who, accompanied by Mrs. Claus and a herd of reindeer, will spread holiday cheer at the Saugus ranch on Saturday, Dec....

Dec. 16: Helen Wheels Band at Valencia Wine Co.

Helen Wheels Band The Helen Wheels Band will perform at Valencia Wine Co.’s annual Christmas Bash on Friday, Dec. 16, from 9 p.m. to 2 p.m. The classic rock and blues band features lead singer and local Realtor Helen LaPrairie, with Gerry Rothschild on guitar, Lynn “Wooly” Woolever...

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1990 - Gene Autry's elderly horse, Champion, put to sleep; buried at Melody Ranch [story]
Champion
1875 - John F. Powell, an Irish immigrant, becomes Justice of the Peace [story]
John F. Powell
Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced the introduction of Senate Joint Resolution 5, urging the federal government to immediately pass a correction to the Social Security formula to protect benefits for millions of Americans who turned 60 during the pandemic.
Wilk Introduces Resolution Urging Congress to Amend the Social Security Average Wage Index
The Santa Clarita City Council will consider allocating a little over $3.5 million in federal funding intended to support low- and moderate-income residents with decent and affordable housing and economic opportunities.
City Council to Consider Federal Funds in Support of Future Local Affordable Housing
The owners of Maria’s Italian Deli in Newhall, past and present, celebrated the restaurant’s reopening Wednesday, following last year’s announcement it would be closing its doors after 47 years.
Maria’s Italian Deli Celebrates Reopening Under New Owners
After publicly expressing their support for hosting live graduations earlier this year, William S. Hart Union High School District officials outlined their proposed plans for the Class of 2021 ceremonies during their Wednesday night governing board meeting.
Hart District Outlines Plans for Live Graduations
After plans fell through for a $100 million mall expansion that would have brought a second Costco to the Santa Clarita Valley, representatives from the big box retailer reached out to city officials to see if they could still make a second location a reality.
Costco Still Seeks Second Location in SCV
Nurses Week is underway and the Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN) is calling on registered nurse volunteers to assist with Covid-19 vaccinations at the Kedren Community Health Center in partnership with International Medical Corps.
RNRN Calls on Nurse Volunteers to Administer Covid-19 Vaccine Doses
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced it will begin a phased reopening of jail visitations at the Century Regional Detention Facility starting on Mother’s Day weekend, with all other locations predicted to reopen in June.
May 8: LASD Announce Jail Visitations to Resume at Century Regional Detention Facility
Calling all high school and college seniors – the city of Santa Clarita Arts and Events Division is seeking 2021 graduates to exhibit their 2021 graduation caps in a virtual gallery.
June 1: Deadline Set to Enter City’s Virtual Graduation Cap Photo Exhibition
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 16 new deaths and 421 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,766 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Daily Hospitalizations Hit New Low in LA County; 27,766 Total SCV Cases
The L.A. County Financial Navigators program, operated by the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs’ Center for Financial Empowerment in partnership with Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund, announced it is currently providing L.A. residents with free assistance to help them deal with the financial challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Financial Navigators Program Set to Help County Residents Facing COVID-19 Hardships
The city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable voiced strong support for the removal of the race-based “Indians” mascot at Hart High School in an open letter to the William S. Hart District School Board in alignment with the recently released statement of the Fernandeno Tataviam Band of Mission Indians.
SCV Human Relations Roundtable Releases Statement Supporting the Replacement of HHS Mascot
1861 - Andres Pico and partners granted state franchise to build toll road and cut 50-foot-deep cleft through (Newhall) Pass; they failed; Beale later succeeded [story]
Andres Pico
The Water Resources and Watershed Committee is scheduled to meet via teleconference on Wednesday, May 12, at 5:30 p.m.
May 12: Water Resources and Watershed Committee Teleconference Meeting
The California Interscholastic Federation has renewed a multi-year agreement with GoFan as the official digital ticketing partner to provide touchless, digital ticketing solutions to high schools and state-wide post season play across California.
CIF, GoFan Reach Multi-Year Agreement that Includes Post-Season Play
The County of Los Angeles announced Thursday that it has distributed 23 million units of free PPE through its joint effort with PPE Unite to protect 433,000 employees at small businesses across the County.
L.A. County Announces Distribution of 23 Million Units of PPE
The Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) has launched its annual CalFresh Awareness Month campaign to publicize the CalFresh Nutrition Program and acknowledge community partners throughout the month of May for helping to raise public awareness year-round.
Annual CalFresh Awareness Month Underway
The Santa Clarita City Council convened Tuesday evening to hear an overview of the city’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
Striplin Presents Balanced Budget Which Includes $300K Surplus
This summer Mission Opera is happy to present a live outdoor operetta in one-act on June 5, 6, 12, and 13, in Santa Clarita.
Mission Opera to Present Live Outdoor Operetta, “Le 66”
The William S. Hart Union High School District is looking for one new member to serve on the Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee.
Hart District Seeking Oversight Committee Member
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department will present “The Addams Family Quarantined Concert Version,” a live virtual musical production based on the eponymous beloved television series on May 7-9.
May 7-9: COC Theatre Presents, “The Addams Family Quarantined Concert Version”
Santa Clarita Valley public junior high and high school students will remain in the blended learning model — two days a week of in-person instruction — for the remainder of the year, William S. Hart Union High School District officials announced Wednesday night.
Hart District Announces Blended Learning Format to Continue for Remainder of Year
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 19 new deaths and 414 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,744 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Reopenings Expand in L.A. County as Transmission Remains Low; SCV Cases Total 27,744