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1961 - First Mass celebrated at new Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (3rd building) in Newhall. Cardinal McIntyre attends [story]
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SCV Water Granted $3.93M to Supply Water for LARC, Lily of the Valley
Wednesday, Dec 8, 2021

After more than a five-year grant application process, SCV Water secured a $3.93 million grant from the State Water Resources Control Board to construct a permanent water supply for Los Angeles Residential Community and Lily of the Valley Mobile Village. LARC and LOV operate community water systems for...

LARC Pipeline Moving Forward
Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021

After years of trucking in water, LARC Ranch residents are finally set to get a permanent water supply via a pipeline being built with the help of the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency. LARC and other Bouquet Canyon residents were left high and dry when water stopped being regularly released from the...

Fed Rule Change Could Shutter LARC Ranch
Friday, Sep 1, 2017

LARC Ranch Executive Director Kathy Sturkey has been a leader of the facility that helps the developmentally disabled in the Santa Clarita community for 24 years. The facility was recently threatened with rule changes that could shutdown the ranch. LARC Ranch, located just outside Santa Clarita city...

Antonovich Honored at LARC Luau Fundraiser
Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016

LARC Ranch brought the aloha spirit to its 2016 fundraiser, which included a special salute to outgoing L.A. County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, a longtime supporter of the residential facility serving developmentally disabled adults. “We were so pleased to present Supervisor Antonovich with the...

Sept. 18: Antonovich to Be Honored at LARC Luau Fundraiser
Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016

The aloha spirit is coming to LARC Ranch for its 2016 fundraiser, the “LARC Island Paradise Luau”, featuring music, food, games and a special salute to outgoing L.A. County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, a longtime supporter of the residential facility serving developmentally disabled...

LARC Ranch Plans to Connect to CLWA’s Retail Water System
Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015

[KHTS] – As the California drought continues, LARC Ranch is planning to bring water from the Castaic Lake Water Agency’s Santa Clarita Water Division for a reliable, long-term alternative to dried-up wells. LARC, the nonprofit operator of a community for disabled adults, will build a roughly...

Oct. 18: Carnival Fun for the Whole Family at LARC Ranch
Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015

The magic and fun of Mardi Gras will come to LARC Ranch on Sunday as the nonprofit organization’s annual fundraiser takes on a carnival atmosphere, with the proceeds benefiting programs and services for developmentally disabled adults, as well as LARC’s efforts to deal with an ongoing water crisis. The...

Senate Says Yes to Making Bouquet Creek Flow
Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015

A bill to clean out the Bouquet Canyon creek in Santa Clarita to bring water flow back to the creek passed out of the Senate. Assembly Bill 353, authored by Assemblyman Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale, amends the Fish and Game Code to allow the implementation and maintenance of Los Angeles County’s Bouquet...

LARC Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for Water Hookup
Friday, Jun 19, 2015

Determined to establish a reliable long-term water supply for its developmentally disabled residents, LARC Ranch has launched a capital fundraising campaign to bring municipal water to its Bouquet Canyon location that has been struck by drought and dwindling well water supplies. “We’re very grateful...

SCV Chamber Mixer Wednesday at LARC Ranch
Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015

Networking ~ A Month at A Glance!  STAY CONNECTED             MLB – Major League Business Men  June 17, 2015 This men’s group meets twice a month, the first and third Wednesday of each month...

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1961 - First Mass celebrated at new Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (3rd building) in Newhall. Cardinal McIntyre attends [story]
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Are you worried about getting diabetes? Have you been told that you have pre-diabetes? One out of three American adults has prediabetes.
Aug. 16: Henry Mayo Hosts Diabetes Prevention Program
Avian influenza refers to a family of influenza or flu viruses that commonly infect birds.
L.A. County Public Health Urges Public to Protect Pet Birds from Bird Flu
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 3,995 new cases countywide and 112 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Moves to Medium Community Level
Marvel Comics’ best-known, tree-like sentient being, Groot, a character that became widely popular through the action comedy "Guardians of the Galaxy," gets his own animated show on Disney+ this week.
CalArts Alum Kirsten Lepore Brings ‘I am Groot’ to Disney+
Work along the I-5 corridor in Burbank continues and will include nighttime lane reductions and the closing of the Verdugo Avenue off-ramp during the week of Aug. 15 to Aug. 18.
I-5 Corridor Improvements Include Nighttime Lane Reductions
As part of his legislative package calling on accountability, transparency, and integrity in the state government's procurement process, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Senate Bill 1271 (SB 1271) passed out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Aug. 11.
Wilk’s Measure Increasing Transparency Passes Assembly Committee
The early portion of The Master's University women's soccer team's schedule in 2022 will have a national tournament-type feel.
TMU Women’s Soccer To Play Top Teams on Florida, Indiana Trips
Princess Cruises today announced updated COVID-19 protocols and guidelines, removing the vaccine requirement for most voyages of less than 16 days so that anyone can cruise and adjusting pre-travel testing requirements to make it less complicated.
Princess Cruises Removes Vaccine Requirement for Most Sailings
As the summer travel season wraps up, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reminds drivers to be responsible and never drive under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
Aug. 17-Sept. 5: LASD Will Increase End-of-Summer DUI Patrols, Checkpoints
Historically, California has been the most wildfire prone state in the United States. In 2021, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, reported over 4,000 fires that burned 60,507 acres across the state.
Ken Striplin | Keep Your Family, Home and Property Safe from Wildfires
The county of Los Angeles Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission is hosting a Special Hearing on Deputy Gangs in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Aug: 19 Special Hearing on L.A. County Sheriff’s Deputy Gangs
1944 - Newhall Refinery on Sierra Highway destroyed by fire (then rebuilt) [watch film]
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As local students get ready to head back to class for the new school year, your Salvation Army Santa Clarita Corps wants to ensure they have the supplies and resources necessary for success.
Salvation Army Santa Clarita Hosting Back-to-School Drive
The Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark Presents: "Sundays at the Landmark" on Sunday, Aug. 28, with Dave Berg. He will present "Stories to Share.
Aug. 28: Author Dave Berg Presents ‘Stories to Share’ at Rancho Camulos
The WiSH Education Foundation's much-anticipated Cocktails on the Roof event is back for the community to enjoy on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Subaru of Valencia campus.
Nov. 19: Cocktails on the Roof Returns with ‘Share the Love’ Event
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is reminding residents that no one will ever call your home demanding payment for "outstanding warrants."
SCV Sheriff’s Station Warning Residents of Scam Calls
Carousel Ranch, in Agua Dulce, was presented with a $5,000 donation from the Logix Federal Credit Union Community Stars Foundation.
Logix Foundation Donates $5K to Carousel Ranch
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 107 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with a total of 15 new deaths and 4,345 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 107 New SCV Cases; No Additional Deaths
The California Department of Transportation announces overnight full closures of Interstate 210 in the San Fernando Valley for striping and staging of a temporary lane configuration for a paving project.
Caltrans Announces Full I-210 Closures
The Valencia High School Band and Color Guard will hold a Clothes 4 Cash clothing drive fundraiser every Tuesday, Aug. 16 to Sept. 13.
Valencia Band, Color Guard Holding Clothes 4 Cash Fundraiser
2018 - Big Oaks Lodge in Bouquet Canyon burns down [video]
Big Oaks Lodge
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:
Ocean Water Use Warning for Los Angeles County Beaches
The Michael Hoefflin Foundation is starting two tasty ways to support the non-profit's efforts Friday August 12.
Aug 12: Two Fundraisers To Support Michael Hoefflin Foundation
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