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1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]


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Holiday Home Tour 2020 Goes Virtual
Tuesday, Nov 17, 2020

Celebrating its 40th year, the annual Holiday Home tour is set to ring in the holidays on Saturday, Dec. 5, with a special Preview Gala on the evening of Friday, Dec. 4. “This year has been challenging for all, but traditions are important! Our creative volunteers have designed a fabulous virtual event...

SCV Business Leaders to Buy Lunch, Coffee for Henry Mayo Healthcare Heroes
Monday, May 11, 2020

Four Santa Clarita Valley business leaders will show their gratitude for the heroic front-line healthcare heroes at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital by picking up the tab for lunch on Tuesday, May 12, and providing free coffee all day Thursday, May 14 – National Hospital Day. Putting their heads, hearts...

‘Ride for a Cure’ Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser Breaks Records Again
Friday, Nov 29, 2019

For the fifth consecutive year, a record-breaking donation was received by the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital from the annual “Ride for a Cure” spin-cycling fundraiser, the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Foundation announced. The very special event held at the Santa Clarita...

‘Bras for a Cause’ Raises More than $6K for Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center
Thursday, Nov 7, 2019

On Oct. 23, Kathy Rutherford, President of Soroptimist International of Valencia, presented a check worth $6,287 to Marlee Lauffer, President of the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Foundation and Sheila R. Veloz Mara Shay, RN, Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center manager. The donation represents the “Fund-A-Need”...

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Hosts Gift Shop Grand Reopening
Wednesday, May 8, 2019

The recently remodeled Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Gift Shop held a grand reopening ceremony on the evening of May 7. The shop has brought in new and exciting merchandise in an effort to expand its customer base. “I’m so excited to share our remodeled gift shop with our community,” said Kathy...

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Appreciates, Honors Volunteers
Monday, Apr 8, 2019

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia is celebrating its valued volunteers, a group that numbers more than 300 and includes adults, teens and canines, during National Volunteer Appreciation Week from April 7-13. “We value our dedicated volunteers 365 days of the year, but we are especially proud...

‘Ride for a Cure’ Raises Unprecedented Donation for Breast Cancer Awareness
Thursday, Nov 22, 2018

Event organizer Janet Cheveres presenting a check to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Foundation President Marlee Lauffer (R), and Terry Bucknall, Director, Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center. The Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Foundation announces that a record-breaking donation was received by the Sheila R. Veloz...

Nov. 30, Dec. 1: Henry Mayo Holiday Home Tour, Preview Gala
Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will host its 38th Annual Holiday Home Tour and Preview Gala fundraiser on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. In 1981, a fundraising project was established by the Hospital Auxiliary, with Betty Burke as chairwoman, which became the first Holiday Home Tour. In 1982,...

Henry Mayo’s Renee Leόn on Healthcare Philanthropy ‘Forty Under 40’ List
Monday, Oct 8, 2018

Renee Leόn, Donor Relations Officer with the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Foundation, has been included in the inaugural Association for Healthcare Philanthropy Forty Under 40 list. Leόn will be recognized at the 2018 AHP Annual International Conference Oct. 17-20 in San Diego. The Forty Under 40...

June 5: Firehouse Subs to Donate Life-Saving Gear to Hospital, Schools
Friday, Jun 1, 2018

Continuing its mission of impacting the life-saving capabilities and the lives of local heroes and their communities, the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation will celebrate $35,691 worth of life-saving grants it awarded to two local schools and a hospital during a press event at the Firehouse Subs...

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Power shutoffs commenced Thanksgiving Day in the Santa Clarita Valley, with Southern California Edison customers affected near the Agua Dulce area.
Agua Dulce Community Affected by SoCal Edison Power Shutoffs
While local health care officials have been asking for the community’s help in creating personal protective equipment since the onset of the pandemic, now the message is simpler: Abide by public health guidelines.
COVID-19 Surge Impacting Henry Mayo
Logix Federal Credit Union is supporting College of the Canyons Foundation’s Student Resource & Success Fund with its Double Your Dollars campaign.
Logix Encouraging Community to Take Part in COC’s  Double Your Dollars Campaign
1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]
Santa Clarita officials announced plans to file an amicus brief in support of an ongoing lawsuit to block Los Angeles County’s outdoor dining ban, which went into effect the day before Thanksgiving.
‘Draconian Behavior:’ City Council to Support Suit to Block Outdoor Dining Ban
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday reported 49 new deaths and 4,311 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide since Tuesday, including 96 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, as Henry Mayo on Wednesday afternoon reported its second death this week.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: 2nd Death at Henry Mayo This Week; SCV Cases Total 9,230
Santa Clarita’s new Volunteer Hub at SantaClaritaVolunteers.com is a one-stop-shop that connects area nonprofit organizations and volunteers.
Need Volunteers? Want to Be One? Check City’s Volunteer Hub
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau Critical Missing Person Unit detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Vlad Kravets.
Found: Vlad Kravets, Last Seen in Valencia; Detectives Sought Public’s Help
In response to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors' 3-2 vote Tuesday allowing further COVID-19-related closures to take effect Wednesday, Supervisor Kathryn Barger is calling for $10 million in federal CARES Act funding to be repurposed to aid impacted local businesses.
Barger Calls for $10M in CARES Act Funds for Businesses Hurt by COVID Restrictions
After declaring himself the winner of the 25th Congressional District or CA-25 race last week, Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, continued his less-than-1% lead over opponent Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, after a Tuesday vote count update.
Election Update: Garcia Leads by 405 Votes in CA-25 Race
More than 130 California death row inmates received more than $400,000 in unemployment checks meant to help people during the pandemic — and they were not alone, according to prosecutors who announced the massive fraud scheme Tuesday.
Death Row Inmates Collect $400K-Plus in COVID Jobless Benefits Scam
During their regular meeting Tuesday, the L.A. County Board of Supervisors approved the proposed Castaic housing development of nearly 140 homes next to Castaic High School.
Supes OK Castaic Housing Project, Sheriff’s Station Funds
A federal judge found California’s ban on “offensive” personalized license plates unconstitutional Tuesday, ruling it constitutes viewpoint discrimination under the First Amendment.
Judge: ‘Offensive to Good Taste’ Rule for California License Plates Infringes Free Speech
A chilly Thanksgiving is in store for the Santa Clarita Valley as a cold-weather alert will be in effect Thursday and Friday due to National Weather Service forecasts of wind chill temperatures below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
Mother Nature to Serve Up Chilly Thanksgiving in SCV
Westfield Valencia Town Center will still get a Costco with a gas station, but not the initially proposed luxury cinema and gym.
Cinema, Gym Cut from Costco Project at Westfield Valencia Town Center
1875 - Vasquez lieutenant Clodoveo Chavez reportedly killed by bounty hunters in Arizona Territory [story]
Following surging COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in recent weeks, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 51 new deaths - including an additional death at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital - and 3,692 new cases of COVID-19.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: Highest Number of Deaths Countywide Since September; 36th Death at Henry Mayo
With more than 60 years of combined experience, Alisha Fonder, Shawn Fonder and Amin Salari are very experienced in their field. Together, they founded Fonder-Salari, Inc. to share their knowledge, experience, innovative thought processes and quality outcomes with their clients.
New Construction Management, Consulting Firm Opens in SCV
The L.A. County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to uphold the Department of Public Health’s decision to halt dining at restaurants, breweries, wineries and bars during Tuesday’s regular board meeting.
Supes Vote 3-2 to Temporarily Halt Outdoor Dining
In a pandemic information ecosystem where uplifting news can be scarce, the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture announced Monday $12 million in CARES Act funds have been awarded to 337 arts nonprofits - including a handful of organizations in the Santa Clarita Valley - suffering from COVID-19 business interruption and closures through its L.A. County COVID-19 Arts Relief Fund.
ESCAPE, Canyon Theatre Guild Among L.A. County Arts Nonprofits Awarded CARES Act Funding
The city of Santa Clarita is pleased to announce that informational meetings have been scheduled for the 2021-2022 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. Non-profit organizations that serve lower-income residents of the City are invited to attend an informational meeting to learn more.
City Releases Schedule for Community Development Block Grant Meetings
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley produced its 2020 LUNAFEST film festival as a drive-in movie night on Sept. 26 at Castaic Lake.
Zonta Club Lauds LUNAFEST’s Drive-In Format
Santa Clarita City Council members are expected Tuesday to declare vacancies on several commissions and panels for those interested in applying to join the groups behind multiple construction projects, public art and other aspects that shape the City.
City Expected to Declare Several Commission Vacancies
The Santa Clarita Film Office has released the list of television productions currently taking place around the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Nov. 23 - Sunday, Nov. 29.
11 Productions Currently Filming in Santa Clarita Valley