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June 12
1868 - Ravena post office (with one "n") established in Soledad Canyon [story]
Ravenna depot

Message from JCI Santa Clarita President Cindy Curtis
Thursday, Jun 1, 2023

Greetings Community Members! Can you believe it’s already June? May was a whirlwind of excitement, laughter and a few mischievous moments. So grab your reading glasses, because we’re about to take you on a hilarious journey through all the shenanigans that went down in our JCI world. Monthly...

May 12: Mad Hatter’s Bash Benefiting Santa Clarita Symphony Orchestra
Thursday, Apr 20, 2023

Take a trip down the rabbit role to the Mad for Music Mad Hatter’s Bash. The Santa Clarita Symphony Orchestra and JCI Santa Clarita Foundation are teaming up to transport you to a dream world of fun and entertainment. “The orchestra has only been in existence since 2021. We are so excited to host...

April 23: Self Defense Training Class
Friday, Apr 14, 2023

Join the Santa Clarita Valley Junior Chamber International for a very unique training event on Sunday, April 23. Have fun, learn crucial self-defense training and give back to domestic violence survivors. The class runs from 10 a.m. to noon and will cost $10 cash/check or $12 Venmo. Proceeds will go...

Message from JCI Santa Clarita President Cindy Curtis
Monday, Apr 3, 2023

Dear Community Members, Hello and happy April! As the president of our chapter, I am thrilled to tell you about all the fantastic events we have had this March. Firstly, we had a Chat n Chill with guest speaker Dennis Verner, Division Manager for Burrtec Waste Industries. Dennis presented on Santa...

Nominations Released for 2023 SCV Man, Woman of the Year
Tuesday, Feb 7, 2023

The Santa Clarita Valley Man & Woman of the year committee has released the names and nominating SCV nonprofit organizations for the 2023 SCV Man & Woman of the Year. Nominated for 2023 SCV Man of the Year, with nominating nonprofit are: Alexander Hafizi, Circle of Hope; Bradley Grose, Santa...

Message from JCI Santa Clarita President Cindy Curtis
Thursday, Feb 2, 2023

Dear Community Members, As we step into the month of love, let’s take a moment to reflect on the progress we made in January! We started the year with a bang at the Get Real Committee meeting, while March 18 event plans are heating up! Want to join the fun? Be a volunteer! At Chat and Chill, we...

Feb. 18: JCI Santa Clarita Awards Installation, Sweetheart Ball
Thursday, Jan 12, 2023

JCI Santa Clarita will be awarding JCI Members for their efforts in 2022 at the local chapter’s awards and installations Sweetheart Ball Saturday, Feb. 18, from 6 p.m. – 11 p.m., at the Summit HOA Clubhouse in Santa Clarita. All are welcome. Dress code should be dress to impress. The Jaycees...

Cindy Curtis |  New JCI Santa Clarita Chapter President
Monday, Jan 2, 2023

Dear Community Members, Happy New Year! I am so excited to kick off 2023! The executive committee has already been working hard to provide incredible opportunities for the year. For those who do not know me, my name is Cindy Curtis and I am serving as the 26th President of JCI Santa Clarita for 2023....

Message from JCI Santa Clarita Chapter President
Thursday, Dec 1, 2022

Dear Community Members, Happy December. Our November events were so much fun. We had a really awesome Chat N Chill with guest speaker Matt Nelson from the SCV Boys & Girls Club. We also had our elections for the new 2023 executive team. Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley provides after...

SCV’s 40 Under 40 Nominees Announced
Thursday, Nov 3, 2022

Click on photo to enlarge flyer. The Class of 2022 Being in the service of others is no easy task, it’s a choice you make that can come with extremely long hours and requires a tremendous amount of hard work. Each year the selection committee reviews dozens of individuals that deserve the honor of...


Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
SCV Water Agency will be holding their next regular board meeting next Tuesday on June 18. 
June 18: Regular Meeting of SCV Water Board
Fitch Ratings has raised the County's long-term issuer credit rating to AAA from AA+, garnering the highest possible credit rating available in the financial markets.
County Receives Highest Credit Rating From Two Major Ratings Agencies
SCV Water is proud to announce it has received the prestigious Distinguished Budget Presentation award for its FY 2023/24 & FY 2024/25 Biennial Budget from the Government Finance Officers Association .
SCV Water Honored by Government Finance Officers Association
Summer is right around the corner and the Santa Clarita Public Library has launched its highly anticipated Summer Reading Program through July 27.
Renew Your Love of Reading at the Santa Clarita Public Library’s Summer Reading Program
With the stigma around mental health shifting, conversations about therapy are becoming increasingly popular. However, those who seek mental health counseling know finding a therapist or an ideal therapy approach isn’t always easy. 
CSUN Prof Gives TEDx Talk on Creating a Unified Framework for Psychotherapy
Welcome to this edition of Pilar's Pocketbook. This week, has crucial information to help navigate tax filings and ensure entitled benefits are received.
Pilar Schiavo | Pilar’s Pocketbook Tax Filing Help
Santa Clarita resident and retired William S. Hart High School Baseball Coach Jim Ozella announced his first book was published this spring.
Retired Hart High School Baseball Coach Jim Ozella Releases Book
Making Lawn & Landscape Magazine’s Top 100 List based on a company’s previous year’s revenue is no small feat, yet commercial landscaping design, build and maintenance company Stay Green keeps receiving this top industry honor year after year, placing this family-run business on the map in this nationwide competition.
Stay Green Landscaping Firm Makes Lawn & Landscape Top 100
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control  is pleased to announce the second Heart to Home Super Pet Adoption Event taking place at William S Hart Regional Park in Santa Clarita on June 15 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
June 15:  Super Pet Adoption Event at William S. Hart Regional Park
1868 - Ravena post office (with one "n") established in Soledad Canyon [story]
Ravenna depot
Three award winning local Santa Clarita Valley artists, Harriette Knight, Patty Haft and Georgette Arison invite the public to an opening reception of a visually stimulating art show called "Eye Candy" on Saturday, Aug. 3, from 5-8 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Artists Association Gallery in Old Town Newhall.
Aug. 2-11: ‘Eye Candy’ at SCAA Gallery in Old Town Newhall
Two Santa Clarita Valley schools will launch new programs, thanks to funding from California Credit Union Foundation through its Spring 2024 Teacher Grant program. As part of its commitment to help educators create innovative learning opportunities for their students, the Foundation provided 10 grants of $500 each to underwrite class projects in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.
California Credit Union Foundation Awards Grants to Two SCV Teachers
In a communication sent on Tuesday, June 4 to Steve Cassulo, District Manager of Waste Connections, the operator of the Chiquita Canyon Landfill, the landfill operators were notified they are in violation of the federal Clean Air Act by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
EPA Issues Violation of Clean Air Act to Chiquita Canyon Landfill
Dive into the world of water pollution at the Old Town Newhall Library, Makerspace, 24500 Main St., Newhall, CA 91321 on Wednesday, June 12, from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
June 12: Teen Summer EnviroScape Program
The city of Santa Clarita is scheduled to begin construction on the Traffic and Pedestrian Circulation and Safety Improvements Project.
City to Begin Traffic, Pedestrian Safety Improvements Project
Join the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce for the 2024 Business Expo on Thursday, June 27, 4-8 p.m.
June 27: SCV Chamber 2024 Business Expo
The Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade Committee is seeking entries for the 92nd Annual Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade. Deadline for businesses, individuals and groups to enter the parade lineup without a late fee has been extended to Wednesday, June 19.
Fourth of July Parade Entry Extended to June 19
As part of its commitment to restoring local groundwater reliability the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency will soon begin construction of a new treatment facility to remove per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances and restore three wells to service that are currently offline due to PFAS detection. The proposed facility will also remove volatile organic compounds from two additional wells.
SCV Water to Construct PFAS, VOC Treatment Project in Saugus
The Los Angeles County Community Advisory Committee Meeting for the Chiquita Canyom Landfill will meet Tuesday, June 11 6-8 p.m. at the Castaic Library, 27971 Sloan Canyon Road, Castaic, CA 91384.
June 11: Chiquita Canyon Landfill Community Advisory Committee Meets
1956 - Bill Bonelli incorporates Solemint Water Co., his second of two predecessors of Santa Clarita Water Company [story]
For the month of June 10% of proceeds from the sale of each The LOCAL Pub & Grill Charity Ale, Charity Burger or Charity Cocktail will be given back to Blue Star Ranch, an all-volunteer Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit that serves U.S. veterans with free equine assisted therapy.
Blue Star Ranch Fundraiser at The Local Pub & Grill
College of the Canyons sophomore Flora Peugnet has committed to continue her academic and athletic career at Towson University, following a stellar two-year stay with the Cougars.
COC Standout Flora Peugnet Heading to Towson University
Mukeni "Michael" Masimango has chosen The Master's University to continue his soccer career.
Masimango Commits to TMU Men’s Soccer
As World Blood Donor Day approaches on June 14, the American Red Cross stresses that blood and platelet donors are critically needed right now to combat a drastic shortfall in donations over the last several weeks.
June 14: World Blood Donor Day