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1899 - Martin & Richard Wood buy J.H. Tolfree's Saugus Eating House, rename it Saugus Cafe [story]
Saugus Cafe

DFYIT’s Donations Raise 4,000 Pairs of Socks for Low Income, Homeless Families
Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016

During the month of October, Drug Free Youth in Town clubs from 15 junior high and high schools in Santa Clarita participated in SOCKTOBER. The event is a month long sock drive benefitting low income families and the homeless. Over 4,000 pairs of new socks were collected by DFYIT members. Rancho Pico...

DFYIT Presents ‘Art of Saying No’ Exhibit
Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016

A new art exhibit presented by DFYIT will be on display from Thursday, Aug. 11, to Thursday, Nov. 10, in the First Floor Gallery at City Hall, 23920 Valencia Boulevard. “The Art of Saying No” is an artistic interpretation of what it means to live a drug free lifestyle by DFYIT members. From photographs...

Teens DFYIT: Juvenile Drug Arrests in SCV Down 53% Since 2012
Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016

The Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station has reported a significant decrease in juvenile drug arrests since 2012. From 2012 to 2015 the juvenile drug arrest numbers were reduced 52.9 percent from 155 to 73. The City’s Drug Free Youth in Town program began in 2012. “DFYIT was started as an effort to...

SCV Schools Participate in DFYIT Program
Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016

On the last week of January, Junior High and High Schools all across Santa Clarita participated in the city’s Drug Free Youth in Town X-Week event. X-Week offers an opportunity for DFYIT clubs to make their presence on campus known and to remind their peers about the dangers of drug use in an informative...

DFYIT Students Collect 5,206 Pairs of Socks for Homeless
Monday, Dec 14, 2015

Throughout all the high schools and junior high schools, the Drug Free in Youth in Town (DFYIT) program collected and donated 5,206 pairs of socks for the ‘Socktober’ movement. DFYIT members collected the socks in honor of Socktober, a nationwide movement initiated through social media to...

Hundreds of Canyon Students DFYIT Friday
Friday, Sep 18, 2015

Hundreds of students turned out for the 2015 DFYIT kickoff program at Canyon High School Friday morning with those students pledging to remain drug-free. The program, led by Alexis Crane, revolved around its theme of “What I do instead…” with performances by the cheer and dance teams, a competition...

Students Unveil Anti-Drug Mural at Golden Valley High
Monday, Jun 29, 2015

Students in the DFYIT (Drug-Free Youth in Town) program at Golden Valley High School have created a colorful mural with the support of Logix Federal Credit Union. Junior Mariah Linear drew the concept and artist Randall Williams worked with her and other students to create the new campus mural. Golden...

May 4: City to Celebrate Drug-free Youth
Monday, Apr 27, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita will host a “Drug Free Youth in Town” Year-end Celebration to highlight the accomplishments made in local schools by members and organizers of the DFYIT program. The event will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 4, at the Santa Clarita Activities Center, located at 20880 Centre...

Santa Clarita Teens Participate in Leadership Camp
Thursday, Apr 23, 2015

During spring break, 20 Santa Clarita teens participated in the Teen Leadership Camp at Leo Carrillo State Park in Malibu. The city of Santa Clarita’s Outreach and Neighborhood Services and Drug Free Youth In Town (DYFIT) staff led the teens in leadership activities to build teamwork, confidence and...

Santa Clarita Teens Pledge To Be Drug-Free With DFYIT
Thursday, Mar 26, 2015

City of Santa Clarita DFYIT Program members are hosting “X-Week” at more than a dozen local junior high and high schools to encourage teens in Santa Clarita to be drug-free. In the coming weeks, current members of DFYIT clubs throughout Santa Clarita will host anti-drug and anti-alcohol activities...

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1899 - Martin & Richard Wood buy J.H. Tolfree's Saugus Eating House, rename it Saugus Cafe [story]
Saugus Cafe
Impulse Music Co., which is located at 21515 Soledad Canyon Road, Suite #120, is hosting an Open Mic Night free to all ages, on Wednesday, Feb. 2, from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Impulse Music Hosting Open Mic Night
The Santa Clarita Community College District's Board of Trustees will hold a virtual business meeting and public hearing via Zoom Wednesday, Jan. 19, at 5:00 p.m.
Jan. 19: COC Board of Trustees Business Meeting
The William S. Hart Union High School District's Governing Board will hold its regular meeting Wednesday, Jan. 19, beginning with a closed session at 5:45 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7:00 p.m.
Jan. 19: Hart School District’s Regular Meeting
Whether you’ve just finished an ice skating lesson, are watching a youth hockey game or want to take a break during a public session, The Grille at The Cube is the perfect place to unwind with a delicious meal or snack.
SCV’s Newest Dining Spot Opens at The Cube
The city of Santa Clarita's Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Jan. 18, at 6:00 p.m.
Jan. 18: Planning Commission Regular Meeting
LOS ANGELES (CN) — A lawsuit by two environmental groups to stop the enormous and controversial Tejon Ranch Centennial Project can continue, a Los Angeles County judge ruled Friday, despite a recent settlement in a related case.
Judge Advances Environmental Suit Against Massive Centennial Project
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported Monday an additional death from COVID-19, bringing the total number to 201 since the onset of the pandemic, spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed.
Monday COVID Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports 201st Death
1994, 4:31 a.m. - Magnitude 6.7 Northridge earthquake rocks Santa Clarita Valley [video]
collapsed freeway bridge
1926 - Newhall Community Hospital, est. 1922, opens in larger, more modern hospital building at 6th & Spruce streets [story]
Newhall Community Hospital
1875 - Henry Mayo Newhall buys western half of the Santa Clarita Valley for $2 an acre [story]
Henry M. Newhall
College of the Canyons returned to the court for the first time in three weeks on Wednesday, suffering an 81-73 road loss at the hands of Glendale College in a contest that officially started Western State Conference (WSC), South Division play for the Cougars Men's Basketball team.
COC Men’s Basketball Suffers 81-73 Road Loss to Glendale in WSC, South Opener
The No. 6 College of the Canyons Cougars women's basketball team dropped a 65-61 road game to L.A. Valley College on Wednesday, as the team could only muster five points in the fourth quarter to lose its Western State Conference, South Division opener.
No. 6 COC Cougar Women Falter 65-61 at LAVC
The California Department of Transportation announces an extended weekend closures of eastbound Interstate 210 in the San Fernando Valley for paving work. Residents and local businesses located near the freeway may experience noise, vibrations and dust associated with construction activities.
Caltrans Announces Extended Weekend Closures on Eastbound I-210 in Sylmar
Drug Free Youth in Santa Clarita Valley will present a virtual workshop 6 p.m. Jan. 26 called "Suicide Awareness: Recognizing Signs and How to Get Help”.
Jan. 26: DFYinSCV to Host Virtual Suicide Awareness Workshop
The MAIN in Old Town Newhall will host an art reception in celebration of the featured art exhibit, “Picking Up The Pieces” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, in The MAIN’s lobby gallery.
Jan. 20: ‘Picking Up the Pieces’ Art Reception at The MAIN
Winter is the best season to prepare your garden and trees for the spring. Now is time to practice proper pruning techniques to take your garden to the next level in 2022.
Jan. 22: Learn Proper Pruning Techniques at Free SCV Water Virtual Gardening Class
1988 - One-month-old Santa Clarita City Council votes to form Planning Commission [minutes]
meeting minutes
The Los Angeles County Development Authority has been awarded $1.2 million in renewal funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, to continue the operation of its Family Self-Sufficiency Program.
L.A. County’s Family Self-Sufficiency Program Awarded $1.2M
The Africana-Asian Collaboratory for Inclusive Excellence Project at California State University, Northridge will host a webinar celebrating the life of the late Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Tuesday, Jan. 18, from 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
CSUN Hosting Webinar Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.
The city of Santa Clarita’s Arts division invites individuals of all ages to explore the newest art exhibitions in our community.
Community Invited to Explore City’s Newest Art Exhibits
(CN) — The county of Los Angeles asked a judge to hold Sheriff Alex Villanueva in contempt for ignoring three subpoenas issued by the Civilian Oversight Commission last fall, in a court filing on Wednesday.
L.A. County Asks Judge to Hold Villanueva in Contempt
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 45 additional deaths and 45,076 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 55,978 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID Roundup: SCV Total Cases Nearing 56,000