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1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
Lang Station

Gentle Barn Awarded Nonprofit of the Year by VegNews
Friday, Oct 30, 2015

[KHTS] – Featured on the “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” a few years ago, The Gentle Barn was recently awarded the honor of ‘Nonprofit of the Year’ from VegNews, a national publication featuring Vegan news. The Gentle Barn remains “a place for people and animals to be reminded that they matter.” The...

Aug. 23: Gentle Barn Opens Doors to Celebrate Sweet 16
Friday, Aug 21, 2015

With 2.9 million children suffering from abuse and over 10 billion animals abused each year – 97 percent of which are farm animals – the need for organizations that advocate the right of humans and animals to live and get proper care is becoming more important. One nonprofit has been doing just that...

Gentle Barn Announces New Emergency Animal Rescue Service
Saturday, Apr 25, 2015

Synonymous with summer in Southern California is the unfortunate start of fire season. Fueled by prolonged drought, diminished snowpack and higher average temperatures, studies predict the number of wild fires and length of the wild fire season will increase across Southern California. In an effort to...

Gentle Barn Helps Cow Receive Prosthetic Foot
Friday, Feb 27, 2015

[Gentle Barn] – Dudley is one of the two million amputees in the United States. The majority of those amputees are human. Farm animals are more rarely treated with prosthetics. This expensive treatment is typically reserved for humans, while animals with disabilities or injuries are often put down. With...

Gentle Barn Staffers Trek to Tennessee to Rescue Dudley the Cow
Monday, Jan 19, 2015

[The Gentle Barn] – Staff from the Gentle Barn, a nonprofit animal sanctuary in Saugus, recently traveled to Tennessee to rescue Dudley, a 1-year-old cow suffering from a severe leg injury after getting his foot tangled in a piece of rope. After ten months, Dudley lost blood supply and use of his...

June 14: Car Show at Saugus Speedway for Gentle Barn
Thursday, Jun 5, 2014

Gentle Barn, a nonprofit animal rescue and rehabilitation sanctuary in Saugus, will host a High Octane Charity Show on Saturday, June 14, at the Saugus Speedway. Co-hosted by Poison drummer Rikki Rockett and R-Technique’s Christopher Haydostian, the event will feature approximately 250 cars, bikes...

Gentle Barn Founder Pens Memoir
Saturday, Mar 29, 2014

[KHTS] – Ellie Laks, the founder of the Gentle Barn in Canyon Country, has recently come out with a new book: memoirs describing her childhood and why she was inspired to found a shelter for abused farm animals. Released on March 25, “My Gentle Barn” tells the story of Laks’ troubled childhood...

CalArts Cares Week: Students Volunteer for SCV Charities
Thursday, Feb 20, 2014

CalArts Cares is a series of volunteer events in which California Institute of the Arts students give back to their host community of Santa Clarita. Between Feb. 24 and March 2, students will donate their time to local not-for-profit organizations—with projects ranging from public art projects and...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, November 7, 2013
Thursday, Nov 7, 2013

In this episode: City Councilman TimBen Boydston files a $10K benefits claim against the City of Santa Clarita; A woman is taken into custody Thursday morning after she allegedly pushed a deputy during a traffic stop. Also: There was a fire burning in Castaic on Thursday, but it was all part of a training...

Saugus Sanctuary to Honor Rescued Turkeys on Thanksgiving
Wednesday, Nov 6, 2013

Actress Pamela Anderson with one of the rescued turkeys at The Gentle Barn a couple of Thanksgivings ago. Photo by Leon Worden/SCVTV. Animal rescue and rehabilitation sanctuary, The Gentle Barn, puts on a Thanksgiving event to honor the turkeys, “A Gentle Thanksgiving”, Thursday, Nov. 28. Attendees...

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1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
Lang Station
The Acton Agua Dulce Arts Council is calling for entries for its upcoming “Endless Summer” exhibit at the TAADAA Art Gallery, located in Acton.
Acton Agua Dulce Arts Council Issues Call for Entries
Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit Fostering Youth Independence recently held a “Celebration of Everything,” its annual event appreciating the many volunteers who make such a difference in the lives of Santa Clarita Valley foster youth and celebrating 18 youth for education milestones.
FYI Holds Annual ‘Celebration of Everything’
Between Feb. 19 and Feb. 20 the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health experienced a phishing attack in which a hacker was able to gain log-in credentials of 53 Public Health employees through a phishing email, compromising the personal information of more than 200,000 individuals.
Public Health Responds to Privacy Breach
As the Santa Clarita Valley officially welcome hot summer weather, the city of Santa Clarita, county of Los Angeles and public safety officials are urging residents to keep their families, pets and properties safe from wildfires this season.
June 21: Summer Fire Risks Highlighted at Safety Press Conference
The Fourth Annual Win Place Home Cabaret Fundraiser will be held Saturday, June 22 from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. at Win Place Home, 16257 Lost Canyon Road, Canyon Country, CA, 91387.
June 22: Fourth Annual Win Place Home Cabaret Fundraiser
The city of Santa Clarita has announced a partial road closure for Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16 on the Copper Hill bridge. The westbound lanes on the Copper Hill Bridge will be closed for temporary striping, demolition and construction.
June 15-16: Partial Road Closure Copper Hill Bridge
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and the Santa Clarita Valley Station is calling all motivated youth aged 14-20 to become a member of the LASD Sheriff Explorer Program.
LASD Sheriff Explorer Program is Open to Youth 14-20
The Valley Industry Association will present its annual VIA Bash 2024 with the theme "Color My World", Friday, Oct. 18 with cocktails beginning at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia, CA 91355.
Oct. 18: ‘Color My World’ VIA Bash 2024
The Santa Clarita Valley School Food Services Agency has announced it is serving free meals to students under the Seamless Summer Option now through Aug. 2.
SCV School Food Services Agency Offers Free Summer Meals
The Santa Clarita Artists Association’s Gallery will showcase a free reception of the art show, "Rhythm & Soul" which will be held on Saturday, June 22, 5-8 p.m. located at the SCAA Gallery, 22508 6th St., Old Town Newhall, 91321.
June 22: SCAA Gallery to Host ‘Rhythm & Soul’ Reception
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, June 18, at 6 p.m., in City Hall's Council Chambers at 23920 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
June 18: Planning Commission Regular Meeting
A new Vallarta Supermarkets headquarters location will open in the Santa Clarita Valley.
New Vallarta Supermarkets Office Headquarters in SCV
1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
White Star Garage
It is disturbing and unfortunate that children ages one to four have the highest drowning rate.
Marsha McLean | Dive into Water Safety!
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Public Outreach and Legislation Committee will hold a meeting Thursday, June 20, at 5:30 p.m., in the Engineering Services Section Boardroom, 26521 Summit Circle in Santa Clarita.
June 20: SCV Water Public Outreach, Legislation Committee Meeting
Nycote Laboratories Corporation, a leading provider of advanced coatings solutions, is proud to announce a significant expansion with the purchase of a modern detached industrial building in Santa Clarita.
Nycote Labs Expands Operations with New Santa Clarita Headquarters
SCV Water, with the help of consultant A&N Technical Services, is set to develop SCV Water’s first Water Use Efficiency Strategic Plan.
SCV Water Developing Efficiency Plan to Aid Conservation Goals
Fonder-Salari, a Santa Clarita-based construction management firm, and Beverly Hills Unified School District as the distinguished Owner, have been recognized for their exemplary leadership in the modernization of the historic El Rodeo Elementary School.
Santa Clarita-Based Construction Firm Honored for Leadership
The Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade Committee has extended the deadline to enter the parade to Wednesday, June 19. The committee is seeking entries from the commumity for the 92nd Annual Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade.
June 19: Deadline to Enter SCV Fourth of July Parade
Dave Caldwell, the play-by-play voice of The Master's University athletic department for more than a decade and the school's sports information director for the last two, earned a significant distinction this month.
GSAC Names TMU’s Dave Caldwell Sports Information Director of the Year
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) — California lawmakers on Thursday passed the state budget for fiscal year 2024-25, meeting a key legislative deadline after months of facing a massive deficit
California Lawmakers Pass $293 Billion Budget
LOS ANGELES (CN) — California’s insurance commissioner on Wednesday said his office is pushing forward with regulatory reform, pointing to new requirements he said will lead to more policies in wildfire-prone areas.
State Insurance Commissioner Reveals Changes for Wildfire-Prone Areas
Longtime California State University, Northridge lecturer and pioneering civil rights activist, the Rev. James M. Lawson Jr., has died, at the age of 95.
CSUN Remembers Lecturer, Civil Rights Icon James M. Lawson