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1941 - Julius Dietzmann family of Castaic arrested as German enemy aliens [story]
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Oct. 29: Event to Aid SCV-Based Cancer, Vets Housing Charities
Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016

Habitat for Humanity of San Fernando – Santa Clarita Valleys is hosting its first Pink Dot event on Saturday, Oct. 29, to benefit both breast cancer support and local veteran housing. The benefit will be hosted at the Chatsworth ReStore at 9606 DeSoto Avenue in Chatsworth from 9am to 6pm. As part...

Bowman Students Learn Skills with Homes for Heroes
Friday, Sep 23, 2016

Proving education doesn’t always happen in the classroom, 23 students from Bowman High School volunteered to work next to construction workers at the Habitat for Heroes project on Centre Pointe Parkway in Santa Clarita Friday. Habitat for Heroes, part of the international Habitat for Humanity organization,...

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...

Harte, Shine Honored at Habitat Builder’s Ball
Monday, Feb 29, 2016

Duane Harte was honored posthumously at the 2016 San Fernando Valley-Santa Clarita Valley Habitat for Humanity Builder’s Ball with the creation of the Duane Harte Memorial Family Assistance Fund. A scholarship has been established in Harte’s name. Santa Clarita Mayor Bob Kellar announced the...

Veterans, Families Get Keys to New SCV ‘Homes for Heroes’
Saturday, Jul 18, 2015

The California Department of Veteran Affairs and Habitat for Humanity of San Fernando-Santa Clarita Valleys presented 26 veterans and their families with keys to their new “Homes for Heroes” Saturday on Centre Pointe Parkway in Santa Clarita. “These are hard working veterans and they do...

Kaiser Employees Help Habitat Build Homes for Heroes
Monday, Apr 20, 2015

[Kaiser Permanente] – In celebration of National Volunteer week, leaders and staff from Kaiser Permanente’s Panorama City Medical Center and Santa Clarita medical offices worked alongside Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys on Saturday, April 18, to “Team Build” 78 homes...

Construction Volunteers Needed Wed. for SCV Veteran Housing Project
Tuesday, Nov 11, 2014

Habitat for Humanity SFV-SCV needs 7 construction volunteers on its 80-plus home construction site in Santa Clarita for low-income veterans Wednesday, Nov. 12.   SCV Build Site Across the street from 21545 Centre Pointe Parkway Santa Clarita, CA 91355 8am-2pm   There is no experience required...

The Home Depot Helps Build Veteran Housing in Saugus
Monday, Sep 22, 2014

[KHTS] – More than 120 Home Depot employees, as well as military veterans and community members, have helped Santa Clarita Valley veterans’ houses get a little closer to the home stretch. The plan is to move veterans into the first 26 homes by March 2015, according to Donna Deutchman, CEO...

Construction Starts Tues. on Habitat Homes for Vets
Wednesday, Sep 3, 2014

[KHTS] – Early construction of six homes being built for Santa Clarita Valley veterans and their families is set to begin Tuesday. Team Depot, the Home Depot’s associate-led volunteer team, is partnering with Habitat for Humanity San Fernando-Santa Clarita Valley to build the homes as part of...

Homes-for-Veterans Group Holding Event Saturday
Friday, Aug 8, 2014

Dante Acosta This Saturday, Councilman Dante Acosta will continue the goal of raising the most funds for his Dancing with Our Stars Charity, Habitat for Humanity, San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys (Habitat SF/SCV), at a very special volunteer event. A senior veteran who served our country and the Santa...

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The Master's University freshman Kylee Sears has become the first athlete from TMU to qualify for the being held this weekend in Austin, Texas.
TMU Freshman Kylee Sears Competing at USA Swimming’s Junior Nationals
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency’s Public Outreach and Legislation Committee is an in-person meeting and will take place Thursday, Dec. 15, at 5:30 p.m.
Dec. 15: SCV Water’s Public Outreach, Legislation Committee Meeting
Travis Preston, California Institute of the Arts School of Theater dean and CalArts Center for New Performance executive artistic director, has been named to the Artistic Committee of the Wuzhen Theatre Festival.
CalArts Artistic Director Named to Wuzhen Theatre Festival Committee
The holiday season provides time for connecting with loved ones, gift giving and sharing meals, but it’s also important to consider the impact that your activities might have on the environment.
SCV Residents Encouraged to Take Green Holiday Quiz
1941 - Julius Dietzmann family of Castaic arrested as German enemy aliens [story]
Julius Dietzmann
Sheriff Robert Luna has appointed Jill Torres as interim Assistant Sheriff and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, overseeing budgeting and personnel for the Department.
Sheriff Luna Appoints Jill Torres as Interim Assistant Sheriff
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors initiated a plan on Dec. 6 to assess the County’s infrastructure in the face of the inevitable impacts of Climate Change on the region.
L.A. County Board Preparing, Protecting Communities From Flood Impacts of Climate Change
Business's that pay taxes may be eligible to direct a large portion of their Use Tax back to Santa Clarita’s general fund for public safety, parks, libraries, infrastructure and other city services and receive a cash rebate on a portion of the Use Tax remitted to the city. 
Use Tax Rebate Program Helps Fund City Programs
Supervisor Janice Hahn, on her first day as Chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, read a Native American land acknowledgement, marking a historic first for Los Angeles County.
Supervisors Make History with Their First Native American Land Acknowledgement
The Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations released its annual hate crime report for Los Angeles County in 2021, showing hate crimes have reached the highest level in 19 years.
LA County Hate Crimes Report Reveals Highest Level of Hate Crimes in 19 years
Three adult suspects were arrested Tuesday night on suspicion of possession of fentanyl with intent to sell the opioid after two other adults overdosed on the drug at Bouquet Canyon Park in Saugus, according to law enforcement officials.  
Deputies: Three Suspects Arrested on Suspicion of Possession of Fentanyl
Officials with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau are investigating a body found at Northbridge Park in Valencia, which was found in the middle of the basketball courts there Wednesday morning.
Detectives Investigating Body Found in Northbridge Park
The city of Santa Clarita welcomes the Tesoro Del Valle community as the newest area annexed into the city.
City Welcomes Newest Annexed Community: Tesoro Del Valle
iLEAD California Schools announced the appointment of its new CEO Amanda Fischer, who has contributed to the development of the organization and partner schools since 2018, when she joined as Executive Director of iLEAD California.
iLEAD Announces Appointment of New CEO
1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart
The Los Angeles County Health Officer is issuing a Cold Weather Alert in the Santa Clarita Valley Wednesday - Friday, due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures.
Cold Weather Alert Issued for SCV
Faith Community Church plans to welcome hundreds of its Newhall neighbors to celebrate Christmas at its annual “Festividad for Christ” event Saturday, Dec. 17, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Dec. 17: Faith Community Church’s Annual ‘Festividad for Christ’
Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation is collaborating with the Los Angeles Clippers and Jr. Clippers to provide our participants additional benefits, including youth basketball at the Castaic Sports Complex.
Youth Basketball Returns to Castaic Sports Complex
For the past 35 years, Canyon Theatre Guild has entertained the community with their annual holiday show.
Canyon Theatre Guild Presenting Broadway Musical ‘White Christmas’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is warning parents and caregivers about the potential health risks associated with several recalled children’s toys, clothes, and other products.
Public Health Warning Parents of Children’s Products Recall Due to Lead
Sheriff Robert Luna arrived Monday at the Hall of Justice and held his first news conference on the front steps.
Sheriff Robert Luna Sworn Into Office
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