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1976 - Groundbreaking for new First Presbyterian Church in Newhall; former structure heavily damaged in 1971 earthquake [story]
First Presbyterian Church

SCV Nonprofits Among Providence Hospital Grant Recipients
Thursday, Sep 26, 2019

Celebrating the power of partnership, the three Providence hospitals in the Valley came together this week with leaders from 23 nonprofit groups to encourage networking. The goal was to work with one another to improve the health of the greater community. These organizations were recipients of 2019 Mother...

Women’s Group Receives Grant that Supports Educational Programs
Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018

The American Association of the University Women was recently granted $7,000 in scholarships for seven young women from the Santa Clarita Valley to attend the organization’s Tech Trek science and math camp. The grant from the PPG Foundation was made on behalf of PPG’s aerospace business,...

Castaic Middle School Hoping for Chance at $100K in Grants
Monday, Sep 11, 2017

Castaic Middle School parents, students and teachers are asking for Santa Clarita’s support to win $100,000 in the “Thank America’s Teachers Dream Big Teacher Challenge.” Castaic Middle School was selected as one of 15 national finalists for the national competition, which includes five grants...

SCV Education Foundation Aims to Raise Money for Matching Grant
Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015

The Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation has been given the opportunity to raise money for reading programs through a matching grant from the Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation. If earned, the grant will support the foundations “Read with Me!” literacy program. The program helps hundreds of students...

COC Receives Grant to Train Healthcare Work Force
Friday, Mar 20, 2015

College of the Canyons was recently awarded a grant which will now enable the college to develop a new healthcare workforce. After receiving a two-year Industry Driven Regional Collaborative grant valued at approximately $230,000, College of the Canyons finds itself on the ground floor in the development...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015

A vigil for a murdered infant drew nearly 100 people to Old Orchard Park in Newhall on Tuesday night. The Santa Clarita City Council approved nearly $150,000 dollars in grants at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. Three businesses in Santa Clarita awarded 5 grants to the Hart School District. The city...

March 18: McKeon’s Office Hosts Grant Writing Workshop at COC
Thursday, Mar 6, 2014

Rep. Howard P. “Buck” Mc Keon together with US Census Bureau and College of the Canyons  presents “How to use the  US Census Data in Grant Writing.”   Tuesday, March 18, 2014  8:45 am -12:00pm College of the Canyons  University Center Room 301 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd Santa Clarita...

July 19: Sens. Knight, Pavley Co-hosting Grants Workshop
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013

Fran Pavley California State Senators Fran Pavley & Steve Knight invite you to a Steve Knight Grants Workshop Presenters include: California Air Resources Board, California Natural Resources Agency, Caltrans, the Office of Traffic Safety, and the U.S. Census Bureau Everyone is Welcome! Friday,...

Oct. 26: Deadline for Teachers to Apply for Classroom Grants
Tuesday, Oct 16, 2012

[CCU] – Attention teachers: Do you have a great classroom idea, but don’t have the funds to support it? California Credit Union is pleased to continue supporting the education community by offering our Teacher Grant Program.  CCU will award a total of 10 grants for $500 each.  Eligible participants...

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1976 - Groundbreaking for new First Presbyterian Church in Newhall; former structure heavily damaged in 1971 earthquake [story]
First Presbyterian Church
1772 - Spanish Capt. Pedro Fages arrives; camps at Agua Dulce, Castaic, Lake Elizabeth, Lebec, Tejon [story]
Pedro Fages
Following months of renovations and preparation for a grand reopening, the city of Santa Clarita-owned ice rink has a new name and brand, The Cube - Ice and Entertainment Center.
City Reveals New Name of City-Owned Ice Rink
On Friday, the California Department of Public Health released updates to the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy reopening framework focused on activities that can be conducted outdoors with consistent masking which will take effect April 1.
State Updates Blueprint, Outdoor Activities and Theme Parks Set to Reopen
The Newhall School District announced Friday the implementation of the first Junior Kindergarten program in the Santa Clarita Valley which will offer students who turn five years old between July 1 and Sept. 1 the opportunity to enroll in school and enjoy the benefits that both Transitional Kindergarten (TK) and Traditional Kindergarten currently provide.
Newhall School District Announces First Junior Kindergarten Program in SCV
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 144 new deaths and 2,110 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 26,403 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Vaccine Allocation to Increase Next Week; SCV Cases Total 26,403
The SCV Adventure Play Foundation is set to host its virtual Spring Thing Fling fundraiser on the first day of spring, Saturday, March 20.
SCV Adventure Play Foundation to Host Virtual Spring Thing Fling Fundraiser
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating Missing Person Debbie Phipps.
LASD Investigators Seek Help Locating Missing Person Last Seen In Canyon Country
Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, has sponsored a new bill that would prohibit the use of federal funds to pay for California’s high-speed rail project, a section of which could run along Highway 14 in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Garcia Sponsors Bill to Defund CA’s High-Speed Rail Project
Santa Clarita City Council members are set to discuss in a closed session Tuesday their ongoing legal battle with property owner Canyon View Limited over the 2.5 acres of solar panels on a Canyon Country hillside.
City Council to Reconvene Over Solar Panel Litigation
1864 - L.A. Star newspaper report: County supervisors have accepted Beale's Cut as complete [story]
Beale's Cut
College of the Canyons proudly welcomes composer/lyricist, conductor, pianist and music producer Georgia Stitt to the School of Visual & Performing Arts’ Virtual Industry Insight Series on Wednesday, March 10.
Broadway Maestra Georgia Stitt to Speak at COC’s Virtual Insight Series
Valencia-based Lundgren Management was honored to be selected by the El Camino Community College District as one of three firms providing on-going construction management services for the next five years.
Valencia-Based Lundgren Management Inks 5-Year Deal with El Camino Community College District
It’s not how far you go…it’s what happens along the way! The Incredible Chase, the city of Santa Clarita’s socially distanced take on the hit CBS show “The Amazing Race,” is a brand-new competition taking place in May 2021.
City Looking for Teams to Compete in ‘The Incredible Chase’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 119 new deaths and 2,253 new cases of COVID-19, with 26,327 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 26,327; Public Health Advises Against Non-Essential Travel
For a three-day period starting Tuesday, the William S. Hart Union High School District football players took their first COVID-19 tests as part of the requirements for them to begin full-contact play.
Hart District Football Players Begin COVID-19 Testing, Full-Contact Play
Ken Farley, W. M. Keck Foundation professor of Geochemistry, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences and the project scientist for the Mars 2020 mission, continues the 2020–2021 Watson Lecture season with a talk about, “Perseverance on Mars," Wednesday, March 10, at 5:00 p.m., via Zoom.
Project Scientist for Mars Perseverance Continues Caltech’s Lecture Series
Los Angeles County Library is partnering with Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) to bring virtual arts programs to our communities, featuring LACMA teaching artists and staff.
L.A. County Library, LACMA Partner to Offer Virtual Arts Programs
Santa Clarita LLC, which owns the undeveloped 900-plus-acre Whittaker-Bermite site, recently filed for voluntary bankruptcy, and is working to sell it to a global industrial real estate company for possible commercial and residential development, officials said Wednesday.
Whittaker-Bermite Owner Files Bankruptcy, Selling Land
William S. Hart Union High School District governing board members Wednesday discussed a potential March 29 start date for junior high and high school in-person instruction, provided the number of L.A. County COVID-19 cases continues to decline.
Hart District Mulls Over Possible March 29 Return
The Santa Clarita Valley is now home to a new branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, following a recent vote from the association’s board of directors.
NAACP Branch Coming to Santa Clarita Valley
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents that bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers after a rainfall.
Water Advisory Issued for Los Angeles County Beaches
This week, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced the kickoff for the “California Digital Divide Innovation Challenge,” a global competition that will award up to $1 million to the boldest, most revolutionary proposals to eliminate the digital divide and expand high-speed internet access to all Californians.
State Schools Chief Kicks Off ‘California Digital Divide Innovation Challenge’
1940 - NYC premiere of "The Marines Fly High" starring Lucille Ball, filmed in Placerita Canyon [story] Marines Fly High