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1891 - Post office established at Saugus depot; renamed Surrey in 1906 [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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Longtime environmental activist Teresa Savaikie passed away at her home on July 21. She was 60 years old.
Longtime Environmental Activist Teresa Savaikie Dies at 60
This August, enjoy live music at select library locations! L.A. County Library will feature five free concerts from a diverse lineup of artists.
Free Summer Concerts Coming to L.A. County Library Beginning Aug. 7
More guests choose Princess than any other cruise line to experience the incredible glaciers, wildlife, fresh seafood and the local culture of Alaska.
Princess Cruises Releases 2023 Alaska Cruise Schedule, Cruisetours Program
SACRAMENTO (CN) — California water regulators on Tuesday ordered thousands of farmers and ranchers to stop pulling from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta in the latest escalation of the state’s bitter drought. 
California Farmers Cut Off from State’s Largest Watershed as Drought Worsens
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health continues cautioning residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to be careful of swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
Public Health Continues Water Use Warning for Some L.A. County Beaches
1891 - Post office established at Saugus depot; renamed Surrey in 1906 [story]
Surrey
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, in partnership with “RG Brake & Alignment” in Valencia, will be hosting a free ‘Catalytic Converter Etching Event’ throughout the month of August.
SCV Sheriff Station Holds Several Catalytic Converter Etching Events
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health also confirmed Wednesday 16 new deaths and 3,734 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 30,398 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 30,398; L.A. County Reports Death Of A Person Under 12
Allyson Felix, pursuing a U.S.-record 10th Olympic track and field medal, qualified for the women’s 400-meter finals on Wednesday morning, posting the fastest time she has run this season in one of three semifinals that set the field for Friday’s final race.
Olympics: Santa Clarita Raised Athlete Qualifies For 400-Meter Final
The L.A. County Board Of Supervisors has allocated $22 million for arts and creative recovery from the American Rescue Act.
L.A. Supervisors Allocate $22 Million For Arts And Creative Recovery
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital’s cardiology team gathered Tuesday to unveil the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, or TAVR, a cutting-edge cardiac procedure.
New Cardiac Technology Comes to Henry Mayo
Senator Scott Wilk announced that his recent bill unanimously passed in the state senate this past Tuesday. 
Wilk Bill To Urge Congress For Funding Students With Disabilities Passed By State Senate
Recently, the Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control released a COVID-19 Impact Report detailing the Department’s response to the pandemic and resulting operational changes.
Animal Care and Control Releases Covid-19 Impact Report, New Adoption Program
The community is rallying behind a 16-year-old Golden Valley High School student who is fighting to save her leg after she was hit by a car while riding a scooter.
Acton Teen Fights To Save Her Leg After A Car Struck her
1992 - Pardee House (ex-Good Templars Lodge) moved to Heritage Junction/Hart Park [story]
Pardee House
The Castaic Education Foundation Welcome Wagon announced it will be touring the Castaic community on Monday, Aug. 4, and Friday, Aug. 6 to visit students and their families as the first day of school closes in.
Castaic Education Foundation Welcome Wagon to Tour Castaic Community, Visit Students
Officials at the Santa Clarita Film Office said they have been “busy” in the last few months, a change from the March-June period from last year in which no productions were allowed to roll their cameras.
Santa Clarita Film Office Reports Over $34M Generated in 2021 Fiscal Year
Public comments from local organizations and residents submitted to the Los Angeles County Citizens Redistricting Commission this summer sent a uniform message to commissioners: Keep Los Angeles’s north county communities together.
SCV Residents, Groups Ask Redistricting Commission to Keep North County Communities Together
During Hispanic Heritage Month this year, Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares, R-Santa Clarita, will recognize constituents of Hispanic descent who have contributed to their community in the 38th Assembly District.
Valladares Opens Nominations for Hispanic Heritage Month Honorees
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has identified the first case of human West Nile virus infection in L.A. County for the 2021 season.
Public Health Confirms First 2021 Case of West Nile Virus in LA County
On Tuesday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 20 new deaths and 2,293 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 30,273 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: 30,273 Total SCV Cases; Public Health to Host Virtual Town Hall on Schools Wednesday
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert for the Santa Clarita Valley beginning Wednesday, Aug. 4.
LA County Health Officer Issues Heat Alert for SCV Beginning Wednesday
The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is inviting the public to provide input to help inform future planning and funding to address regional and rural park and recreation needs.
Countywide Effort Encourages Residents to Help Identify Regional, Rural Park Needs
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is now offering Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), a cutting-edge minimally-invasive procedure to replace narrowed aortic valves that fail to properly open.
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Acquires TAVR Technology