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1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
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Habitat SFV-SCV Changes Name to Homes 4 Families
Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017

Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys has become one with its sister organization Homes 4 Families, Board Chairman Hunt Braly and President & CEO Donna Deutchman announced today. Under the newly merged organization, the nonprofit organization will expand its veteran-specific housing...

September 21: City Presents $350K Check to Habitat Veterans Community
Friday, Sep 8, 2017

The city of Santa Clarita and the county of Los Angeles are proud to announce their continued support of Habitat for Humanity’s Santa Clarita CalVet Residential Enriched Neighborhood and have each contributed $350,000 to the development of the community. A formal dedication and check presentation by...

Lockheed Martin Donates $15K to Habitat Veterans Homes
Monday, Jul 10, 2017

Getting it done — Lockheed Martin employees mix cement and pour sidewalks to help veterans build 78 homes in Santa Clarita with Habitat for Humanity. | Photo: Linda KC Reynolds. By Linda KC Reynolds, Aerotech News Staff Writer Veterans are one step closer to moving into their new homes in Santa Clarita...

June 3: Habitat’s First ‘Rainbow Build’ in SCV
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys Chapter of Habitat for Humanity hosts its inaugural Homes 4 Families Rainbow Build at Habitat for Humanity’s SF/SCV Veteran Enriched Neighborhood, located at 21550 Centre Pointe Parkway in Santa Clarita, on Saturday, June 3. Members of the community are invited...

Habitat for Humanity Honors Princess Cruises, Local WWII Veterans
Monday, Feb 27, 2017

Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys honored seven surviving World War II veterans from Santa Clarita at the Princess Cruises and the Princess Cruises Community Foundation annual Hearts for Heroes Builders Ball. Last night, 470 guests at the Universal Sheraton Hotel in Universal City...

State Farm Helps to Fortify a Veteran’s Home Affected by the Sand Fire
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017

Youth volunteers from Saugus High School and UCLA, along with State Farm’s Scott Wilk Jr. and Stephanie Flores helped to repair the home of a veteran who was affected by last July’s Sand Fire. State Farm’s Disaster Services Grant program generously donated $20,000 to Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa...

Nissan Donates Truck to Habitat for Humanity SF/ SCV
Friday, Feb 10, 2017

Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys (SF/SCV) will receive a new Nissan Frontier as part of a grant from Nissan North America to help families across the country secure decent, affordable housing. Nissan is kicking off its second decade of partnership with Habitat for Humanity with...

Local Veteran, Family Have a Home for the Holidays
Monday, Dec 12, 2016

Habitat for Humanity, Home for Families and ReStore recently helped a Santa Clarita veteran and his family have a home for the holidays. Young Marine Veteran Fernando, and his wife Tatiana, planned a wonderful future. He served his country proudly, both in Afghanistan and Iraq with a remarkable spirit,...

October 7: Rappel to Help Give Army Veterans a Home
Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016

Habitat for Humanity for the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys is calling for its daring donors to rappel down from the roof of the 25 story Hilton Universal City building to help raise funds to give military veterans a safe place to call home. Two of those veterans who will receive homes from...

August 20: Gather Your Congregation and Give Back with Habitat for Humanity
Friday, Jun 10, 2016

Habitat for Humanity of San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valley are hosting the “Circle of Faith Build,” at the Habitat SF/SCV Enriched Neighborhood Build Site on August 20, beginning at 9 a.m. The Circle of Faith Build is focused on bringing congregations together for a day of giving back...

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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
California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Thursday his school transparency measure, Senate Bill 1194 (SB 1194), was approved by the Assembly Education Committee.
Wilk’s Parent Council Transparency Bill Clears Education Committee
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health earned 21 Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties.
L.A. County Public Health Receives National Recognition
1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
Deed
SCV Water Agency will be holding their next regular board meeting next Tuesday on June 18. 
June 18: Regular Meeting of SCV Water Board
Fitch Ratings has raised the County's long-term issuer credit rating to AAA from AA+, garnering the highest possible credit rating available in the financial markets.
County Receives Highest Credit Rating From Two Major Ratings Agencies
SCV Water is proud to announce it has received the prestigious Distinguished Budget Presentation award for its FY 2023/24 & FY 2024/25 Biennial Budget from the Government Finance Officers Association .
SCV Water Honored by Government Finance Officers Association
Summer is right around the corner and the Santa Clarita Public Library has launched its highly anticipated Summer Reading Program through July 27.
Renew Your Love of Reading at the Santa Clarita Public Library’s Summer Reading Program
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