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1872 - Mitchell adobe home in Soledad Canyon area first used as schoolhouse; genesis of 1879 Sulphur Springs School District [story]
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Habitat Headlines (3-13-2014)
Thursday, Mar 13, 2014

Home Depot Foundation and Valley Veterans Honored at Habitat Gala: Over $284K Raised Honoring Home Depot and key valley veterans, Citigroup and over 370 community leaders joined to raise over $284,000 for Habitat for Humanity, San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys’ Enriched Nighborhood™ housing...

Feb. 8: Frock the Runway for Humanity
Thursday, Jan 30, 2014

NAPW, National Association of Professional Women, Santa Clarita is hosting Charity Fashion Show to benefit “WE Build” Women Empowerment Build program of Habitat for Humanity SFV/SCV. Fashionable, stylish and on trend, giving back is the way to go. A world where everyone has a decent place to live...

Foreclosed-on Veteran Sues Bank Over ‘Dual Tracking’
Monday, Jan 20, 2014

[KHTS] – Sixteen months after Habitat for Humanity volunteers rehabbed his Stevenson Ranch home, a military veteran is suing JP Morgan Chase over what he claims was an illegal foreclosure. Tom McDivitt, a 10-year Army veteran and trained nurse, filed suit after the bank denied him the opportunity...

7 Local Veterans to be Honored at Gala Dinner

Seven local veterans representing organizations that serve Santa Clarita Valley veterans – who constitute 7 percent of the nation’s population, and an even bigger percentage of the SCV – will be honored Feb. 21 in Universal City. The event is the annual Builders Ball, a recognition dinner put...

Mondays: Rattler’s Donating to SFV-SCV Habitat for Humanity
Monday, Nov 18, 2013

Every Monday night in November, Rattler’s will be donating 10 percent of sales to Habitat for Humanity SFV-SCV.

‘Homes for Heroes’ Project Breaks Ground; Streets Named for Volunteers
Saturday, Nov 9, 2013

Several of the first 12 families approved to move into the veterans housing project that’s being built on Centre Pointe Parkway next to Bowman High School took part in a formal groundbreaking ceremony Saturday. The 87-home community is a project of the Santa Clarita Valley-San Fernando Valley branch...

Saturday: USO Show to Celebrate SCV Veterans Housing Project
Friday, Nov 8, 2013

USO Greater Los Angeles Area and Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys are breaking ground on a new Habitat Enriched Neighborhood and memorial for veterans in Santa Clarita. To celebrate the groundbreaking, the two organizations are throwing a large-scale festival and fundraiser in...

SCV Entertainment Beat
Wednesday, Nov 6, 2013

This weekend’s must-do event is the big BBQ for the Troops on Saturday, on Centre Pointe Parkway, just up the street from Bowman High School. At 11 a.m., Habitat for Humanity and the USO will host the groundbreaking ceremony for SCV Habitat for Heroes’ new Veterans Village. The celebration continues...

Construction to Start on Homes for Vets
Tuesday, Oct 1, 2013

I am extraordinarily honored to support the Habitat for Heroes program that is helping to build 87 homes for wounded warriors and their families, right here in Santa Clarita. It is my pleasure to invite you to a special groundbreaking event for this new community on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 11 a.m. to...

Princess Employees Help Build Home for Hero
Friday, Sep 13, 2013

To mark the National Day of Service, nearly 100 employees from the cruise industry volunteered Thursday with Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys to build a house for a veteran in the Southern California area. Volunteers from three Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) member...

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1872 - Mitchell adobe home in Soledad Canyon area first used as schoolhouse; genesis of 1879 Sulphur Springs School District [story]
Mitchell adobe
Students across L.A. County may soon have access to more mental health services with the expansion of the Community School Initiative. 
Student Mental Health Services Expansion To Be Explored County Wide
Supervisor Kathryn Barger has read a motion to accept a portion of Sloan Canyon Road near Castaic High School into the county system of highways in an effort to ensure roadway safety and prevent future crashes. 
Supervisor Barger To Address Sloan Canyon Traffic Safety
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 37 new deaths and 1,930 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 34,936 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Issues New Vaccine Order; 34,936 Total SCV Cases
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Station deputies are looking for the scoop after multiple Baskin- Robbins ice cream shops were burglarized overnight Tuesday, including two locations in the Santa Clarita Valley.
2 Suspects Arrested In Connection To Baskin-Robbins Burglaries
The city of Santa Clarita invites non-profit organizations interested in learning more about the 2022 grant cycle of the Community Services and Arts Grants Program to a meeting on Thursday, Sept 23.
City Invites Non-Profits To Informational Meeting On Non-Profit Grant
The city of Santa Clarita is presenting the 2021 Parent Resource Symposium, titled “Social Media: The New Gateway Drug” later this month. 
Upcoming Parent Symposium To Show Dangers Of Social Media
A storm’s a-Bruin in the city of Santa Clarita for the start of the American Collegiate Hockey Association season.
UCLA Hockey To Play At The Cube In Valencia
Angeles National Forest officials announced Wednesday the current forest-wide emergency closure order has been extended till midnight of Sept. 22.
Angeles National Forest Extends Closure Until Sept. 22
The Los Angeles County Department of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services is pleased to announce the launch of a new website that links jobseekers and businesses to free workforce development services available through the County’s network of America’s Job Centers of California.
L.A. County Launches New Website For Jobseekers And Businesses
Gov. Gavin Newsom survived efforts aimed at removing him from office after a majority of Californians voted “no” in Tuesday’s recall election, according to preliminary election results.
Gavin Newsom Defeats Recall Efforts
1970 - SCV voters recall two Hart School Board members who didn't let Canyon students protest the Vietnam War [story]
voting
A majority of ballots counted as of Tuesday evening favored keeping the governor in office as county election officials across the state continued tallying ballots Tuesday night in the election to determine whether to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Early Returns: California Voters Rejecting Recall of Gov. Newsom
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 27 new deaths and 1,725 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 34,885 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: Correctional Facilities Continue to See COVID-19 Outbreaks; 34,885 Total SCV Cases
Reports of an aircraft crash landing at Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic prompted a full response from law enforcement and first responders Tuesday, with initial reports indicating the plane’s occupants were not injured.
Aircraft Crash-Lands Near Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic
In an email sent to parents Tuesday morning, Hart High School Principal Jason d’Autremont called for an end to a destructive social media trend that involves students filming themselves “trashing” school bathrooms.
Hart Principal Calls for End to ‘Bathroom Trashing’ Social Media Trend
In partnership with the Community College Consortium for OER, College of the Canyons has received a second grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to expand and extend the Open for Anti-Racism program supporting faculty in California Community Colleges.
COC Receives Grant to Support Anti-Racism Through Open Educational Resources
1924 - SCV Deputy Ed Brown killed in shootout with Gus Le Brun [story]
Deputy Ed Brown
The Santa Clarita Master Chorale is proud to announce its annual benefit event - Cabaret and Cabernet - will be held Saturday, Oct. 16, at 5:00 p.m., in the Bridgeport Clubhouse.
Oct. 16: Santa Clarita Master Chorale’s Annual Benefit Fundraiser
The Los Angeles County Library is kicking off its 42nd Annual Bookmark Contest for grades K – 12, which celebrates reading and creativity. Submissions will be accepted through Saturday, Oct. 30.
Entries Being Accepted for L.A. County Library’s Annual Bookmark Contest
Officially open to the public, Baskin-Robbins – the world’s largest chain of specialty ice cream shops – has unveiled another edition of its new store concept in Canyon Country that helps to instantly spark moments of ice cream joy.
Newly Reimagined Baskin-Robbins Store Concept Comes to Canyon Country
The American Cancer Society is holding a Relay Rally on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., at Westfield Valencia Town Center.
Sept. 18: American Cancer Society’s Relay Rally
The Golden Valley Grizzlies (1-1) were without their starting quarterback Jaxson Miner in Friday’s game against the Rio Mesa Spartans (1-2). Yet, the outcome of the game wasn’t inevitable from the start.
Golden Valley Loses Home Opener to Rio Mesa 20-19
The Route Fire, which shut down parts of Interstate 5 in Castaic Saturday afternoon, was held at 462 acres, with firefighters able to achieve 63% containment by Monday morning.
Route Fire Held at 462 Acres, 63% Containment