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1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
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LOCAL NONPROFIT NEWS
Help the Children Teams Up with Rotary to Aid Louisiana Flood Victims
Monday, Aug 29, 2016

Help the Children and the Disaster Relief committee for Rotary District 5280 are partnering to send much needed supplies to the flood victims in Louisiana who are still in desperate need of support. Friend Ships Unlimited is assisting with recieving the much needed supplies and distributing the items in...

Help the Children Hosts Veterans Appreciation Event
Sunday, May 17, 2015

[KHTS] – 200 families of veterans were invited to the Framing Hope Veterans Appreciation Day hosted by Help The Children SCV and the Antelope Valley Saturday morning. Help the Children gave veterans and active members free home improvement supplies, such as cabinets, outdoor chairs, and outdoor...

Volunteers Sought for Multi-Charity Chili Cookoff
Tuesday, Dec 2, 2014

For the third year, two Santa Clarita Valley women are hosting the annual Chili Cook-off to benefit three local charities: Bridge to Home, Help the Children and LARC Ranch. “Right after the holidays, everyone hunkers down and tightens their belts,” said Co-chair Marcy James. “Charities take the...

Saugus Swap Meet Collecting Coats for Needy Kids, Adults
Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014

While the need for warm coats has never been greater, it has also never been easier to meet this vital need in our community. The Santa Clarita Swap Meet invites area residents to join it for the fifth consecutive year in an effort to ensure that no one goes without a warm coat this winter. The Santa...

March 29: Help The Children Appreciates Veterans
Friday, Mar 14, 2014

Help The Children, in partnership with Veterans Advocacy Network, American Legion, and VFW, is presenting Veterans Appreciation Day! Veterans and Military families are invited to free music, and to shop for free home improvement items from HTC. Also participating will be a number of special guests to...

‘Help the Children’ Makes Appeal for Typhoon Relief
Monday, Dec 2, 2013

Send medical assistance to the Philippines now! That directive from our President, Roger Presgrove, was the last statement he made on behalf of Help The Children before he went home to be with the Lord, our God after his five year battle with melanoma. I want to encourage you to help us fulfill Roger’s...

An Orange Blog and a Coffee Can
Saturday, Aug 31, 2013

I can’t believe the ABCs of the Santa Clarita Valley are almost at an end – just Y and Z remain. Any guesses on what they’ll be? You’ll have to wait until next Saturday to see. I’m pausing this week to share a special challenge with you. With August drawing to a close and September just...

ABCs of the SCV: S is for Summer Meals
Saturday, Jun 22, 2013

Food insecurity and hunger are big deals to me. I am one of those people who believes no one should go hungry, especially in the United States where there is so much excess and abundance all around us, and where food waste is so common. The Santa Clarita Valley is often perceived as a well-off community,...

Help the Children Works for the SCV
Thursday, Dec 13, 2012

Residents of the  Santa Clarita Valley have heard of Help the Children. Most people hear about us through word of mouth and are not sure what to do. Help the Children offers food, clothing, personal hygiene items, and limited job information for Santa Clarita families in need. And when donations permit,...

Bring Canned Food to Farmer’s Market to Feed Hungry Kids
Wednesday, Sep 5, 2012

Andy Warhol’s art is no longer just a symbol of popular culture. It has now become part of the cry to help the hungry children of the Santa Clarita Valley as part of this week’s Farmer’s Market and Art Walk. Local non-profit organizations Help the Children and the SCV Food Pantry are dedicated...

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Citing COVID-19 related health and safety concerns posed to student-athletes, coaches, and support staff, College of the Canyons teams will not participate in the upcoming California Community College Athletic Association Spring I 2021 season.
COC Nixes Competing in Delayed Fall Sports Season
The Santa Clarita City Council will swear in two Council members and choose the new mayor for 2021 in a special meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, December 8, starting at 5 p.m.
Dec. 8: Santa Clarita to Swear in New City Council Members, Choose Mayor
Cheryl Anne “Cheri” Fleming, 69, of Valencia, passed away from natural causes on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, following a brief illness resulting from a brain aneurysm.
Dec. 11: Services for Community Leader Cheri Fleming to be Live-Streamed
1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health again confirms the highest daily number of new cases and people hospitalized with COVID-19.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Cases, Hospitalizations Continue to Surge; 10,201 Total SCV Cases
Are your plants growing slower than you would like? Feeling a little frustrated? The health of your plants depends on the soil they’re planted in and the fertilizer you use to help them grow!
SCV Water Takes On Proper Soils, Fertilizers at Next Virtual Gardening Class
After imposing a temporary ban on outdoor dining, Los Angeles County health officials have to prove in court how it poses a significant risk for COVID-19 transmission, according to a county judge’s ruling Wednesday.
L.A. County Ordered to Provide Proof Outdoor Dining Poses COVID-19 Risks
Some Santa Clarita Valley residents were without power Thursday morning, while others remained under consideration for power shut-offs amid Red Flag conditions.
Red Flag Conditions Prompt SCV Power-Shutoffs
The Los Angeles County Probation Department is the recipient of a one-year, $356,615.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to monitor high-risk, repeat DUI offenders.
County Probation Receives Grant to Monitor High-Risk DUI Offenders
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a new regional stay-at-home order Thursday, aimed at getting residents to stay home as much as possible in areas hardest hit by the COVID-19 surge for at least three weeks, with L.A. County on track to be placed under the order in the coming days.
New Regional Stay-at-Home Order Issued for California
JCI Santa Clarita, a premier young professional organization in the community, is partnering with our local WiSH Education Foundation to present the First Annual Virtual WiSH Run starting Friday, Jan. 1 - Saturday, Jan 9.
JCI Santa Clarita, WiSH Foundation Partner for Inaugural Virtual WiSH Run
(CN) — Real estate developers who promised to fund a nonprofit dedicated to preserving 90% of a 270,000-acre property north of Los Angeles are violating a 12-year-old pact by cutting their quarterly conservation payments, environmental groups claim in a new lawsuit.
Tejon Ranch Accused of Violating Pact to Fund Conservation
The city of Santa Clarita encourages interested residents to apply for several positions serving on the Arts Commission; the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission; the Planning Commission; and the Open Space Preservation District Financial Accountability and Audit Panel (FAAP).
Santa Clarita Seeking Local Residents for Appointment Vacancies
GreenPal, an app that connects homeowners with local, vetted lawn care professionals, is launching this week in Santa Clarita.
GreenPal Lawn Mowing App Launches in Santa Clarita
The Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation (SCVEF) is pleased to announce that they will be hosting a virtual Teacher Tribute on Friday, Dec. 4, at 4:00 p.m.
Dec. 4: SCV Education Foundation’s Virtual Teacher Tribute
1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday reported 40 new deaths and 5,987 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide, as the total number of Santa Clarita Valley residents diagnosed with the virus topped 10,000.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Record Hospitalizations in L.A. County; SCV Total Cases Top 10K
In response to the current surge of COVID-19 cases, the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is suspending in-person outdoor programs in accordance with the county's Nov. 30 "Safer At Home" Health Officer Order to stop the spread of COVID-19.
L.A. County Parks Halt In-Person Outdoor Programs Due to COVID-19 Surge
The California Interscholastic Federation or CIF has postponed youth sports competitions including championship events until at least Jan. 1, due to the surge in COVID-19 cases statewide.
CIF Postpones Education-Based Athletics into 2021
California Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) and more than 50 other lawmakers are demanding answers from Bank of America surrounding the state Employment Development Department’s latest problem: the freezing and draining of unemployment benefits in EDD accounts.
Lawmakers Demand Answers from Bank of America on Draining of EDD Accounts
Noah Michael Englerth of Castaic has been missing a month, and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating him.
Missing: Noah Englerth of Castaic; LASD Asks Public’s Help
With a multiday Red Flag warning issued throughout Southern California, multiple parts of the Santa Clarita Valley remained under consideration for power shutoffs Wednesday.
SCE Warns of Power Shutoffs, State Readies Fire Resources
Santa Ana winds are forecast to return this week, bringing another fire weather watch to the Santa Clarita Valley after thousands across the region faced power shutoffs on Thanksgiving.
Santa Ana Winds Return, SCV Under Fire Weather Watch
A spokesman for the William S. Hart Union High School District confirmed Tuesday a food services worker “participating in meal service on (Nov. 23-24) at Golden Valley High School has since tested positive for COVID-19.”
Hart District Confirms GVHS Food Worker Diagnosed with COVD-19