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1869 - The Del Valle family's then-1,340 acre Rancho Camulos is legally separated (partitioned) from the Rancho San Francisco land grant [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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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1869 - The Del Valle family's then-1,340 acre Rancho Camulos is legally separated (partitioned) from the Rancho San Francisco land grant [story]
Rancho Camulos
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 17 new deaths, including one in the Santa Clarita Valley and 3,248 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,772 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,772; L.A. County Stresses Importance of Vaccines Against Delta Variant
With the reinstatement of in-person instruction this Fall, the Outlets at Tejon is excited to help students, teachers, and parents with all their back-to-school shopping.
Tejon Outlets Kickoff Back-to-School Shopping with Steep Discounts, Secret Gifter
The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture (Arts and Culture) has announced Leticia Rhi Buckley has joined its Arts Commission, L.A. County’s longstanding advisory body for the arts.
Leticia Buckley Joins L.A. County’s Arts Commission
Yair Haimoff, SIOR, and Andrew Ghassemi of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, are pleased to have represented the seller in the recent sale of this ±4,828-square-foot office/flex condo in a prime Valencia location.
Valencia-Based Spectrum Real Estate Closes on Discovery Gateway Office/Flex Condo
More than 2,400 Saugus homes were impacted by a power outage that began shortly after midnight Thursday morning.
Equipment Failure Cause of Saugus Power Outage
As the Santa Clarita Public Library takes a programming break to prepare for Fall programming in September, residents are reminded to take advantage of the wide variety of services and online resources available.
Santa Clarita Public Library Gearing Up for Fall Programming
Trent Norkus is excited to join TMU Men's Volleyball and play alongside his older brother Brett, a starting middle blocker for the Mustangs.
TMU Men’s Volleyball Adding Another Norkus to Roster
The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) is proud to announce the launch of its new website.
L.A. County Development Authority’s New Website Goes Live
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has extended a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley through Sunday, Aug. 1.
SCV Heat Alert Extended Until Sunday
Following a year of cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Santa Clarita’s wildly popular SENSES block parties will make their triumphant return to Main Street in Old Town Newhall.
SENSES Block Parties Returning to Old Town Newhall
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is cautioning residents who are planning to visit several Los Angeles County beaches near Dockweiler and El Segundo to be careful of swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
Water Use Warning Issued for L.A. County Beaches
1983 - U.S. release of "National Lampoon's Vacation;" Magic Mountain is Walley World [story]
Chevy Chase and Magic Mountain crew
Local business leaders are gathering to celebrate Santa Clarita Valley Day Aug. 14 with an inaugural job fair and boutique expo.
SCV Day Celebrates With Job Fair, Boutique Expo
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 15 new deaths and 2,454 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,668 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,668 With One Additional Death; L.A. County Urges Workers To Get Vaccinated, Wear Masks
The city of Santa Clarita is looking for public feedback on a public safety grant proposal for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program.
City Seeks Public Input On Public Safety Grant Proposal
The California Department of Public Health has updated their guidance for face coverings statewide, aligning it with the mandates that L.A. County and the CDC calling for the public to wear masks indoors regardless of vaccination status. 
California Public Health Updates Statewide Mask Guidelines
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a substitute motion authored by Kathryn Barger and Hilda L. Solis, in response to the proposed motion by Holly Mitchell and Shelia Kuehl that would move forward with the placement of youth realigned from the Department of Juvenile Justice and the L.A. County Probation system, specifically at Camps Scott and Scudder in Santa Clarita. 
Board of Supervisors Approves Alternative Approach For Juvenile Justice
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and coauthored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis to create a Blue Ribbon Commission on Homelessness to assess existing structures and systems and provide recommendations on reforms that will help Los Angeles County and its 88 cities solve homelessness.
Barger’s Blue Ribbon Homelessness Commission Gets Board Approval
The inaugural Cars Under the Stars car show brought together families and car enthusiasts Saturday night to raise funds for the WiSH Education Foundation.
WiSH Cars Under The Stars Show Supports Hart Students
A hearing for Senate Bill 520, authored by Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, was cancelled by Wilk last month. 
Hearing For Anti-CEMEX Bill Pushed To January
1938 - Newhall Tunnel cut away, replaced by Sierra Highway [story]
Sierra Highway
The California State University announced Tuesday that it will require faculty, staff and students who are accessing campus facilities at any university location to be immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
California State University Implementing COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Fall 2021
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 15 new deaths and 2,067 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,581 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,581; L.A. County’s Case Rates Increasing Across All Adult Age Groups