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Silva Won’t Be Staying as Ventress Successor
Monday, Jul 7, 2014

Sandra E. Silva [KHTS] – An SCV Boys & Girls Club official confirmed that Sandra Silva, who was to assume the role of recently retired longtime leader Jim Ventress, is leaving the organization. Little detail was available Monday afternoon, as club board members such as Gloria Mercado-Fortine,...

Antonovich Thanks Ventress for Service to SCV
Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014

At the meeting of the Board of Supervisors Tuesday, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich recognized the contributions of Jim Ventress, Chief Professional Officer of the Santa Clarita Valley Boys and Girls Club on his retirement after 29 years. Jim began his career with the Boy and Girls Club in 1985 when...

County Honoring Ventress, Longtime B&G Club Exec
Monday, Jun 23, 2014

[KHTS] – The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will honor Jim Ventress, who’s retiring after 29 years at the helm of the SCV Boys & Girls Club, in a special ceremony Tuesday at the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration. “He’s led by example,” said Bryan Lake, the Boys &...

SCV Heads to Chavez Ravine for Annual Dodger Day
Monday, Apr 28, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Dodger Day 2014, the Los Angeles Dodgers 37th annual salute to the Santa Clarita Valley, drew more than 1,000 SCV fans to Dodger Stadium Saturday to watch the boys in blue beat the visiting Colorado Rockies 6-3. It was also the season’s first movie night at Dodger...

April 16: Ventress to Share Vision of Future for SCV Kids
Thursday, Mar 27, 2014

Longtime SCV Boys & Girls Club director Jim Ventress will share his leadership experience and vision for the future of kids in Santa Clarita in the next installment of the ARTree’s Guest Speaker Series. Ventress will hold court Wednesday, April 16, at 6:30 p.m. at the Old Town Newhall Library....

B&G Club Leaders, Kids Thank Antonovich for Support
Friday, Jan 10, 2014

Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, along with Executive Director Jim Ventress, hosted young people from the Santa Clarita Valley Boys & Girls Club who presented Supervisor Antonovich with the 2013 Samuel Dixon Legacy Award for his continued support. Pictured from left: Thomas Nogales, Rafael Grandos,...

Ventress to Retire from SCV Boys & Girls Club (Video)
Saturday, Jan 4, 2014

[KHTS] – When Olympic swimmer Anthony Ervin accepted membership into the Boys & Girls Club Hall of Fame in San Diego recently, he mentioned one of his childhood trips with the Newhall branch of the national nonprofit that has provided before- and after-school programs for decades. It’s moments...

Northrop  Grumman Donates $10K to Boys and Girls Club
Friday, May 10, 2013

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems representatives presented a $10,000 to the Boys and Girls Club Friday. Longtime club supporter Congressman Buck McKeon and NGAS President Tom Vice presented the award to Jim Ventress, chief professional officer at the Boys and Girls Club in front of children eager to...

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1978 - Concert scene for "KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park" filmed at Magic Mountain [story]
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College of the Canyons baseball saw eight players recognized with All-Western State Conference (WSC), South Division honors. 
Eight COC Baseball Players Named to All-WSC Team
College of the Canyons softball was represented with four selections to the 2024 All-Western State Conference (WSC), South Division Team. 
Four Lady Cougs Earn All-WSC Softball Honors
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is holding its regular meeting in City Hall's Council Chambers Tuesday, May 21 at 6 p.m.
May 21: Planning Commission Continues Town Center Public Hearings
The city of Santa Clarita’s Communications division was recently recognized by the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) for their outreach efforts and impactful campaigns across special events, branding and social media presence in 2023.
City Earns State Communications, Outreach Awards
The Memorial Torch Relay Run was established in 1975 to honor the memory of the brave and dedicated peace officers in Los Angeles County who sacrificed their lives in the performance of their duties.
LASD Torch Relay Honors Ryan Clinkunbroomer, Fallen Heroes
Join ARTree Community Arts Center in building a cleaner, greener community by creating a mural made from thousands of recycled bottle caps!
June 1: ARTree Community Arts Center Bottle Cap Mural Project
The California Association of Public Information Officials recognized Kevin Strauss, Communications Manager for the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency with one of CAPIO's highest honors - the 2024 Communicator of the Year - during the 2024 awards dinner on May 14 in Indian Wells.
SCV Water’s Kevin Strauss Named CAPIO’s Communicator of the Year
Santa Clarita-based Lief Labs, a premier formulation and product development innovator and manufacturer of dietary supplements, is pleased to announced that the company's Lief Cares Donation Program donated 400 jars of Lief Cares Protein Powder nutritional supplements to the Valley Oasis Shelter, which provides services to men, women and children of all ages who are survivors of domestic violence.
Lief Labs’ Nonprofit Program Donates to Domestic Violence Survivors
Get ready Santa Clarita for an unforgettable morning of shopping, entertainment and support!
June 8: Saugus High School Music Program Rummage, Bake Sale
College of the Canyons football student-athlete Joshua Clark knows a thing or two about stepping up.
COC Grad Steps Up After Redshirt Year
The Samuel Dixon Family Health Center is excited to host its second annual Cornhole Tournament Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Lucky Luke Brewery.
May 18: Cornhole Tourney Benefiting Samuel Dixon Health Center
Palmdale Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are asking for the public’s help locating at-risk, missing juvenile, Brianna Covert.
LASD Seeking Help Locating At-Risk, Missing Agua Dulce Teen
The California Department of Transportation has scheduled lane closures on the northbound and southbound State Route 14 between Technology Drive in Palmdale and Avenue A in Lancaster, closing up to three lanes.
Caltrans Announces SR-14 Lane Closures
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is closely monitoring the ongoing multi-state outbreak of ­­H5N1 bird flu in wild birds, poultry and U.S. dairy cows.
L.A. County Monitoring Nationwide Bird Flu Outbreak
The California Department of Motor Vehicles now offers an improved online customer experience that is faster, easier and can be personalized.
DMV Simplifies Online Customer Services
1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain
The annual Summer Reading Program is back at the Santa Clarita Public Library. This year's theme is "Read, Renew, Repeat." During the seven-week summer program, residents are encouraged to read a variety of books and/or participate in crafts or activities.
Santa Clarita Summer Library Reading Program Seeks Volunteers
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has been notified of one case of measles in a non-Los Angeles County resident who traveled to Los Angeles International airport while infectious on May 9.
Public Health Confirms Measles Case in Los Angeles County
Mission Opera is looking for volunteers for front of the house at the performances of the "Merry Widow: Madonna" June 6-8.
Ushers Needed for Mission Opera’s ‘Merry Widow: Madonna’
The Old West Masonic Lodge #813 19310 Avenue of The Oaks, Newhall, CA 91321 will host dinner and meeting for those interested in learning about freemasonry and the history of the lodge.
June 4: Old West Masonic Lodge #813 Dinner Meeting
The Santa Clarita Master Chorale, under the direction of Musical Director Allan Robert Petker, will present "Seasons of Song" on Saturday, June 1 at 7 p.m.
June 1: Santa Clarita Master Chorale Presents ‘Seasons of Song’
Online registration will begin May 21-22 for classes offered by the city of Santa Clarita Parks and Recreation Department.
May 21-22: Registration for City Seasons Summer Programs Begins
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