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1837 - Trapper Peter LaBeck killed by grizzly bear at El Tejon [story]
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Nov. 9: Habitat Breaking Ground for SCV Veterans Housing
Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013

Interested in a Veteran’s Day opportunity for your organization? Join us for a very special ground breaking opportunity and BBQ for the troops! Saturday, November 9th At the newest Habitat site on Centre Pointe Pkwy in Santa Clarita Expected attendance is more than...

CalVet Partners with SCV Habitat for Heroes
Thursday, Jun 20, 2013

Santa Clarita, 10-1-2012: CalVet Sec. Peter J. Gravett (Major General, Ret.) greets Lt. Renard Thomas, who will be the first resident of the new veterans’ village. The California Department of Veteran Affairs wants to give something back to the men and women who have made sacrifices for our country....

SCV Veteran Family in Need of Immediate Help
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

[HFH] – We have a highly needy veteran family that will be moving into our Chase Bank donated house this Friday. Due to unfortunate circumstances, the Family is currently staying in a homeless shelter in Downtown L.A. and does not have normal kitchen, bathroom, and bedroom accommodations that our...

Council Gives Thumbs-Up to Veterans Housing Project
Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013

Santa Clarita City Council members approved a first-of-its-kind housing project with a unanimous vote Tuesday at City Hall. The Habitat for Heroes project is a unique program that offers homes at below-market cost to veterans returning from their service. “One of the reasons that we’re doing this...

Council Tuesday: Hospital Access, Railroad Ave. Fixup, River Village Park Fees, Habitat Housing, More
Monday, Mar 25, 2013

CONSENT CALENDAR All matters listed under the Consent Calendar are considered routine and will be enacted by one motion by the City Council. The items are not individually discussed by the City Council unless a request is made by a member of the public or the Council, in which case, the item(s) will...

Benefit Raises $250K for SCV Habitat for Heroes
Sunday, Mar 3, 2013

KHTS co-owner Jeri Seratti-Goldman receives the Hammer of Hope award Nearly 500 people came to the Builders Ball, an annual fundraiser for the Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita valleys at the Sheraton Universal on Friday, to support the cause of local veterans. The event, which was emceed...

Planners Say Yes to Habitat Housing for Veterans
Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013

The Habitat for Humanity people will have to dig some holes in the ground first – but at a discounted cost of less than $5,000, that’s not a big deal when you’re talking about building 87 affordable homes for returning military veterans and their families. The Santa Clarita Planning...

Veterans Housing Project on Tuesday’s Planning Calendar
Monday, Feb 18, 2013

They protected us from foreign aggressors, and now Santa Clarita has an opportunity to protect them from aggressive mortgage lenders. The affordable housing project for military veterans and their families known as SCV Habitat for Heroes, a program of Habitat for Humanity, will get its first official...

Local Habitat Leaders Discuss Plans for 2013
Monday, Jan 28, 2013

Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys’ special program Habitat for Heroes has big plans for 2013, organization officials said Monday. “We are very excited about this collaboration with Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valley because it will allow veterans in the Santa...

Weingart Foundation Contributes to Habitat for Heroes Project
Monday, Dec 10, 2012

[HFH] – The Weingart Foundation has awarded a Capacity Building Grant to Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys to allow the affiliate to replicate and expand its Enriched Neighborhood Model, housing services, and ReStore programs. Habitat for Humanity is very thankful for the...

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1837 - Trapper Peter LaBeck killed by grizzly bear at El Tejon [story]
Peter LaBeck
1853 - Sarah Gifford, community leader and wife of Newhall's first railroad station agent, born in England [story]
Sarah Gifford
The Saugus-based Camp Scott was placed on a short list of potential future sites for the county’s violent youth and young adult offenders, officials said Friday.
Camp Scott Placed on Short List for Future Juvenile, Young Adult Offenders
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 24 new deaths and 1,229 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,615 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: FDA Announces Recommendation for Johnson & Johnson Booster Dose; SCV Cases Total 36,615
The Santa Clarita City Council unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday calling for more local control over zoning laws and land use.
City Approves Resolution Asking for More Local Land Use Zoning Control
After Colleen Shaffer was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999, she decided she wanted to help others who were on the same uncertain journey she was on — so she hosted a tea party in her backyard where supporters showed up for her and on behalf of cancer patients.
Circle of Hope Hosts 17th Annual Tea Party Fundraiser to Support Cancer Patients
Women and men gathered on top of Old Town Newhall’s parking structure Thursday for an evening of drinks and recognition of local leaders in the film industry as part of Zonta’s women’s film festival, Lunafest.
Zonta’s Lunafest Empowers Women Through Filmmaking
On Oct. 15, Princess Cruises marked the return to service of the cruise line’s third ship in the U.S. – Emerald Princess – departing from the Port of Los Angeles on a 15-day Panama Canal cruise to Ft. Lauderdale.
Emerald Princess Debuts as Fifth Princess Ship to Return to Cruise Vacation Service
Two out of five league games have been completed as the Foothill League inches closer to the CIF playoffs. The Saugus Centurions and the West Ranch Wildcats remain the only unbeaten teams, setting up for a showdown in the coming weeks, which may decide the Foothill League champion.
Week Nine Football Preview
Foothill League girls golfers tested their skills Wednesday at The Oaks Club at Valencia, which is considered one of the longer courses in the league, and the West Ranch Wildcats still prevailed, pulling some of their best numbers from the entire season.
West Ranch Girls Golf Wins Fifth League Match in a Row
In a red carpet event held at the Laemmle Theatres in Newhall, Square Zero Films filmmakers and NAACP Santa Clarita members celebrated the world premiere of the sports documentary “SCRUM.”
NAACP Santa Clarita, Square Zero Films Celebrate World Premiere of ‘SCRUM’
1939 - Second, larger OLPH Catholic Church dedicated on site of first (10th & Walnut, Newhall) [story]
OLPH
Princess is announcing plans for additional ships returning to service in the United States for February, March and April 2022 sailing from Los Angeles, Seattle, Vancouver and Ft. Lauderdale.
Princess Unveils Additional Return to Service Plans
People are often surprised when I tell them the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) cares for animals other than dogs and cats.
Marcia Mayeda | Animal Care, Control Not Just for Cats & Dogs
With a Red Flag Warning in effect this Friday, at 6:00 a.m., through Saturday, Oct. 16, at 8:00 p.m., the Los Angeles County Fire Department has implemented its augmented staffing plan by ordering additional staffing and pre-deployment of ground and aerial resources throughout the County.
LACoFD Announces Red Flag Warnings for Santa Clarita This Weekend
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 19 new deaths and 1,142 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,556 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 36,556; L.A. County Transmission Rate Remains High
More than half of Los Angeles County residents, including those in the Santa Clarita Valley, live in a community deemed highly exposed to impending and severe climate impacts, according to a study released Thursday by the County’s Chief Sustainability Office (CSO).
Study Shows Santa Clarita Community at High Risk of Extreme Climate Impacts
Santa Clarita sheriff’s deputies Estevan Perez and Carmen Gudiel enjoyed an afternoon of recognition for their dedication to public safety from leaders at the local and state level of government.
Two Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Deputies Recognized for Dedication to Public Safety
Special Needs Athletes & Peers (SNAP) Sports, will be holding a Skate-A-Thon fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 16, at The Cube Santa Clarita.
Oct. 16: Skate-A-Thon Benefiting SNAP Sports
A Stevenson Ranch Elementary School parent filed a $1 million lawsuit against the Newhall School District on Wednesday, alleging the district failed to properly address a multiyear issue of bullying involving his sons.
Parent Sues Newhall School District $1M for Alleged Bullying, Negligence
1980 - Phillies beat Royals in Game 1 of World Series; Hart grad Bob Walk is winning pitcher [story]
Bob Walk
A brush fire burned an acre in the Angeles National Forest on Wednesday, prompting a first-alarm brush response from firefighters.  
One Detained After Angeles National Forest Brush Fire
College of the Canyons will be doing its part to help address the labor shortage by hosting a hiring fest, Friday Oct 22 at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center
COC Hosts Local Hiring Fest To Help Combat Labor Shortage
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 16 new deaths and 742 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,446 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Cases In Homeless Population Declines; 36,495 Total SCV Cases
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