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1990 - "Duplicates" premieres at L.A. Phil; concerto by CalArts Music School dean Mel Powell wins Pulitzer Prize [story]
Mel Powell


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Diabetes Prevention Program Returning to Henry Mayo
Monday, Nov 29, 2021

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital’s Community Education Department is again offering the Prevent T2 National Diabetes Prevention Program, a lifestyle change program that helps those who are at risk of developing diabetes reduce their blood sugar, lose weight, and reverse prediabetes. The program will begin...

Henry Mayo Screening PBS Documentary on Diabetes Epidemic
Thursday, Nov 11, 2021

On Thursday, Nov. 18, at 5:00 p.m. Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital invites the public to a free screening of “Blood Sugar Rising,” an eye-opening look at the growing epidemic of diabetes in the United States of America. “Blood Sugar Rising” is a documentary that explores the growing epidemic of diabetes...

Henry Mayo to Offer Virtual Diabetes Prevention Program Beginning October
Thursday, Sep 10, 2020

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital’s Community Education Department is again offering the Prevent T2 National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), a lifestyle change program that helps those who are at risk of developing diabetes reduce their blood sugar, lose weight, and reverse prediabetes. The program will...

Registration Now Open for Henry Mayo’s Diabetes Prevention Program
Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019

Registration is now open for PreventT2, a lifestyle change program offered by Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital that helps those who are at risk of developing diabetes stave off the disease. Guided by trained lifestyle coaches and athletic trainers, groups of participants will learn the skills they need to...

MannKind Completes Relocation of Corporate Headquarters
Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017

Photo Credit: MannKind Corp. MannKind, which is currently commercializing Afrezza® (insulin human) inhalation powder, moved from Valencia, California to be in an area well known for its biopharmaceutical talent and to offer greater convenience to its current employees. “MannKind is a dynamic, fast-moving...

Medicare and Your Diabetes
Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017

At a recent meeting of my staff, the topic of diabetes came up. When we went around the table, it turned out that 25 percent of them have problems with blood sugar. That figure exactly matches the percentage of Americans 65 years old and older who have diabetes or a condition called pre-diabetes. I’m...

May 3: Join American Diabetes Association in National ‘Get Fit Don’t Sit’ Day
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Wednesday marks the American Diabetes Association’s (Association) annual Get Fit Don’t Sit Day, an opportunity to increase awareness of the dangers of prolonged sitting and the importance of getting up and moving throughout the day. The Association recommends breaking up sedentary time with three...

ADA Awards Education Recognition Certificate
Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017

The prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education program was recently awarded to the USC Westside Center for Diabetes on Jan. 12, 2017. The Association believes this program offers high-quality, individualized education,...

Nov. 20: Am. Diabetes Assn. Presents Feria de Salud in Newhall
Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016

The American Diabetes Association presents the first Feria de Salud in Santa Clarita, a free public event to be held Sunday, Nov. 20, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Newhall Community Center, 22421 Market Street. Feria is an outdoor festival celebrating Latino culture focusing on healthy lifestyle choices...

Nov. 5: Step Out to Stop Diabetes
Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016

On Saturday, Nov. 5, several thousand area residents will come together to be part of the Stop Diabetes movement at the Greater Los Angeles Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes, a fundraising walk benefiting the American Diabetes Association. For the first time in the walk’s 25-year history, the event will...

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State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced "A Trusted Space: Redirecting Grief to Growth", a film-based program to help address increasing mental health challenges faced by students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
State Superintendent Launches Statewide Mental Health Program
Symptoms of depression and anxiety have doubled during the pandemic for youth across the country, according to the United States Surgeon General
Feb 10: County Hosts Youth Mental Health Seminar
Los Angeles County Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Janice Hahn called Tuesday for a thorough assessment of the Department of Children and Family Services that will place a spotlight on how well the organization is guided by evidence-based decisions and data to deliver outcomes for its clients. 
Board of Supervisors Approve Assessment of County Children and Family Services
1990 - "Duplicates" premieres at L.A. Phil; concerto by CalArts Music School dean Mel Powell wins Pulitzer Prize [story]
Mel Powell
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley’s Empower Hour will be held virtually at noon, Saturday, Feb. 5 on Zoom.
Feb. 5: Zonta Club of SCV Hosts Virtual Empower Hour on Child Marriage
The Sierra Hillbillies Square Dance Club will kick off Super Bowl celebrations a week early at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6.
Feb. 6: Sierra Hillbillies Square Dance Club Hosting Super Sunday Tailgate Party
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported Tuesday one additional death from COVID-19 Monday, bringing the total number to 205 since the onset of the pandemic, confirmed spokesman Patrick Moody. Meanwhile, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 36 additional deaths and 18,822 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 65,938 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports One Death, Daily Cases, Hospitalizations Decline in L.A. County
Supervisor Kathryn Barger has voiced her strong opposition to a motion passed by the L.A. County Board of Supervisors to extend and expand emergency renter eviction protections through 2023.
Barger Opposes Extending Protections for Rent Nonpayment: ‘No Way’
The WiSH Education Foundation will offer a new Webinar Wednesday as part of it’s WiSH webinar year-round series for college bound students.
Feb. 9: WiSH Education Foundation Hosting Webinar on Athletic Recruiting
No. 6 College of the Canyons women’s basketball team won its fourth straight game 54-47 over West L.A. College at the Cougar Cage on Saturday, as Monique Febles finished with 17 points and LuLu Salloom pulled down 21 rebounds to keep COC in the win column.
No. 6 Lady Cougars Push Win Streak to Four, 54-47 Over West L.A.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission is looking for qualified applicants to fill the community represented role of Commissioner. Deadline for applications is Feb. 1.
L.A. Country Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission Seeks Applicants
Nominees for the 53rd NAACP Image Awards include CalArtians honored across several categories, including Outstanding Actor, Outstanding Animated Motion Picture, Outstanding Short Form (Animiated), Outstanding Children’s Program and Outstanding Animated Series.
CalArtians Among 2022 NAACP Image Award Nominees
Big Chicken, the star-powered chicken concept founded by legendary basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal, announced today it has signed a franchise agreement with chiropractor Dr. Pat Khaziran and his business partner and Southern California restaurateur Andy Gitipityapon to open a location in Valencia.
Big Chicken Franchise to Open Location in Valencia
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced an extension of unlimited access to myON digital books and daily news articles for students in California until Monday, Feb. 28, 2022.
Extension of Unlimited Renaissance Digital Reading Partnership Announced by State
1915 - Death of pre-Mentry oilman & San Francisquito vintner Ramon Perea [story]
Perea grave marker
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Jan. 25, beginning with a closed session at 5:00 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:00 p.m.
Jan. 25: Santa Clarita City Council Regular Meeting
Princess Cruises announced Monday Chef Rudi Sodamin will become its first head of culinary arts, effective immediately.
Rudi Sodamin Named Princess Cruises’ Culinary Arts Head
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 11 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Jan. 24 - Sunday, Jan. 30.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 11 Productions
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported two additional deaths from COVID-19 Monday, bringing the total number to 204 since the onset of the pandemic, confirmed spokesman Patrick Moody. (One of those deaths was recorded Sunday).
Monday COVID Roundup: Two Additional Deaths at Henry Mayo, 204 to Date
Californians may now opt to receive vehicle registration renewal notices by email instead of a paper notice by traditional mail.
Californians Can Now Opt for Paperless Car Registration Notices
1888 - Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]
postal cover
1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson visits Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
HH Jackson
Los Angeles County Assessor Jeff Prang announced a corroborative effort with County Public Health officials that will include free COVID-19 vaccinations, booster shots, and PCR testing at three District Offices on Monday Jan. 24, Wednesday Jan. 26 and Sunday Jan. 30.
Free COVID PCR Testing, Vaccines Offered at L.A. County Assessor Offices
1839 - Gov. Juan B. Alvarado gives most of SCV to Mexican Army Lt. Antonio del Valle. [story]
Diseno map
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