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1990 - President George H.W. Bush and Sheriff Sherman Block dedicate new North County Correctional Facility in Castaic [story]
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Rotary Club of Santa Clarita Makes $9,500 Donation to College of the Canyons
Sunday, Jan 31, 2021

The Rotary Club of Santa Clarita donated $9,500 to College of the Canyons, which will be divided equally to establish a scholarship fund for culinary arts students and the college’s Basic Needs Center. The one-time grant will make it possible to award four expendable scholarships to culinary students...

Ross Stores Donates $75K to Help Those Impacted by California Wildfires
Thursday, Aug 23, 2018

Ross Stores, Inc. announced Tuesday that the Ross Stores Foundation is making a $75,000 cash donation to the American Red Cross to support those impacted by the devastating wildfires that continue to burn across the state of California. The funds will help those affected with shelter, food, and services. Barbara...

Wells Fargo Donates $50K to CSUN’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Clinic
Thursday, Apr 12, 2018

Wells Fargo (WSF) has given California State University, Northridge a $50,000 to help expand the university’s income tax preparation assistance program for low-income families and individuals. The money will support the operations of CSUN’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Clinic. This will...

Sand Canyon Country Club Donates $25K to Triumph Foundation
Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018

Sand Canyon Country Club has donated $25,000 to Triumph Foundation to support outreach that provides people who suffer paralyzing injuries with resources, grants, and recreation activities. The contribution from Sand Canyon Country Club’s CEO Steve Kim will help support Triumph Foundation’s Newly...

California Credit Union, SCV School Districts Partner for 4th Grade Book Buy Program
Friday, Mar 24, 2017

California Credit Union has partnered with four school districts in the Santa Clarita Valley in a new “4th Grade Book Buy Program” aimed at encouraging young readers. Through the program, California Credit Union donated 900 books to 36 public elementary schools in the Castaic Union School District,...

Newhall Elementary Receives School Supply Donation
Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017

Steve Garcia, Sales Manager of Valencia ACURA, along with colleague Sheldon McCormick, donated 80 backpacks containing a variety of school supplies to Newhall Elementary School. Claudia Arrue, Community Liaison for Newhall, will distribute these backpacks at parent engagement and resource events. Valencia...

Give a Valentine’s Gift that Makes a Difference
Monday, Feb 13, 2017

Instead of flowers and chocolate why not consider a Valentine’s gift that makes a difference: donate to Carousel Ranch and make a difference for children with special needs. Each year there are children with special needs waiting for the opportunity to improve their health and quality of life at...

Painted Turtle Celebrating Paul Newman Birthday, Legacy
Monday, Jan 23, 2017

Thursday, January 26th is Paul Newman’s birthday and The Painted Turtle is celebrating the power of Paul and his legacy by brother Arthur Newman and his wife, Patty, matching every gift made in Paul’s honor. Every gift made in Paul’s honor will be matched by his brother, Arthur Newman, and...

Support ‘Great Futures’ at the Boys & Girls Club
Friday, Dec 23, 2016

This is a time of year infused with the spirit of giving, but the Boys & Girls Club gives young people the opportunity to build a “Great Future” everyday with programs and activities that encourage academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. With financial...

Single Mothers Outreach Receives $4,000 Donation
Friday, Jun 3, 2016

LBW Insurance and Financial Services in Santa Clarita has earned a “2016 Safeco Insurance® Make More Happen Award” for its community work with Single Mothers Outreach, an award that includes a $4,000 donation to the nonprofit. The award includes a $4,000 donation to Single Mothers Outreach...

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1990 - President George H.W. Bush and Sheriff Sherman Block dedicate new North County Correctional Facility in Castaic [story]
ribbon cutting
1890 - Jenkins ranch hands Dolores Cook and George Walton of Castaic slain by rival William Chormicle and W.A. Gardener [story]
Dolores Cook
1950 - Ex-Mrs. William S. Hart appears in court to challenge will that leaves Hart Park & Mansion to L.A. County [story]
Winifred Westover
The Sand Canyon Resort project is scheduled to return before the Santa Clarita Planning Commission Tuesday with a series of revisions, following multiple concerns raised by both commissioners and residents.
Modified Sand Canyon Resort Project Up for Review
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 144 new deaths and 1,838 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 26,045 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 26,045; Nearly 2 Million Doses Administered in County
The Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles announced on Feb. 26 that Kenya Yarbrough will lead its newly-created and first-ever Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity, Access, and Advocacy Initiative.
Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles Launches First-Ever Diversity and Advocacy Department
The Valley Industry Association will welcome College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook as the keynote speaker for the March VIA Virtual Series taking place Tuesday, March 16, from 11:00 a.m to 12:15 p.m.
March 16: VIA Virtual Series with Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook
The city of Santa Clarita’s Planning Commission will hold a regular meeting virtually Tuesday, March 2, at 6:00 p.m.
March 2: Planning Commission Virtual Regular Meeting
The Child and Family Center's Domestic Violence Program is set to host its fourth annual "Night of Expression" art exhibit on Saturday, Feb. 27, in recognition of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.
Feb. 27: Child and Family Center to Host Virtual Teen Dating Violence Awareness Art Exhibit
California Department of Public Health officials announced on Feb. 26 that California is on track to create the capacity to administer 3 million vaccinations per week by March 1.
State on Track to Reach Capacity Goal of 3 Million Vaccines Per Week, Pending Available Supply
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is set to host events and classes in March to celebrate National Nutrition Month.
Henry Mayo to Host Events, Classes for National Nutrition Month
The college district received the best rating possible in an independent audit of its general obligation bond expenditures.
Independent Audit Finds College District in Full Compliance
After being shuttered for almost a year due to pandemic restrictions, Mountasia Family Fun Center has been purchased by MB2 Group.
MB2 Group Purchases Mountasia Family Fun Center
The California Department of Motor Vehicles announced a new round of extensions for commercial driver’s licenses expiring through May 31 that will help commercial drivers focus on delivering essential products and supplies during the COVID-19 emergency.
DMV Extends Expiring Commercial Driver’s Licenses Through May
1923 - U.S. release of Charles Chaplin film "The Pilgrim," partially shot at Saugus Train Station & Newhall First Presbyterian Church [watch]
The Pilgrim
Fry's Electronics, the consumer electronics retailer, announced Wednesday that it is going out of business after nearly 36 years.
Fry’s Electronics Closing All Its Stores
The Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) announced Thursday the upcoming launch of the Los Angeles Online Dispute Resolution (LA-ODR) program, in collaboration with the Superior Court of California, Los Angeles County and its Dispute Resolution Program (DRP), and the Center for Conflict Resolution.
L.A. County Launches Program to Help Litigants Settle Cases Online
A former manager of the Valencia COVID-19 testing lab is being sued by the operator for breaching her contract after she accused the company of poor performance.
PerkinElmer Suing Whistleblower for Breach of Contract
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 132 new deaths and 2,072 new cases of COVID-19, with 25,990 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Nearing 26,000; L.A. County Reaches 100 MIS-C Cases in Children
Three hundred sixty-six feature films are eligible for the 2020 Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today.
Academy Announces 366 Feature Films Eligible for 2020 Best Picture Oscar
Hannah Cumming is exactly the type of player Master's women's soccer head coach Curtis Lewis appreciates.
Hannah Cumming Signs with TMU
Santa Clarita City Council members declined Tuesday to administer $6.8 million in state rental assistance funds for eligible residents who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and let the state handle those dollars but approved creating a program for them with $6.3 million from the federal government.
Rental Aid Program Coming to Eligible Santa Clarita Residents Impacted by Pandemic
The Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee will hold a special meeting virtually Friday, Feb. 26, at 2:00 p.m. 
Feb. 26: City Council Legislative Committee Virtual Special Meeting
As Los Angelenos envision their future — whether it’s housing, parks or wellness — there is much they can learn from the past.
CSUN Collaborates with Tataviam, Indigenous Communities to Create Virtual, Ecological History Map