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1956 - Battle of Palmdale rages over the skies of Santa Clarita [story]
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Nov. 12: Arts, Crafts Roadshow to Benefit SCV Family Promise
Thursday, Nov 3, 2016

The Polka Dot Roadshow, a Mercantile and Art Fair, will return to Santa Clarita for a one-day only holiday event to be held at The Centre on Centre Pointe Parkway on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. A portion of the proceeds from the Roadshow will benefit Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley,...

Box City Raises Awareness, Funds for Homeless
Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015

The Box City fundraiser, organized by Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley, was held Saturday at Heritage Park in Valencia to raise awareness of homelessness in the community. The event was alse intended to raise money for the nonprofit organization which supports homeless families in the Santa Clarita...

Help Us Help These SCV Kids
Tuesday, Sep 10, 2013

Laurie Ender Most people are shocked to learn there are hundreds of homeless children in the Santa Clarita Valley. It’s not something most of us would notice on a daily basis. But our community, like every community across the country, faces a growing problem of family homelessness. That’s where...

Every Child Deserves a Home
Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013

The William S. Hart Union High School District reported in 2009 that there were more than 850 homeless students enrolled our local junior and senior high schools. That’s 850 children, not counting elementary and preschool-aged children. That information stopped many of us in our tracks and was the...

Former Mayor Ender Takes Reins of Homeless Service Agency
Monday, Apr 15, 2013

Laurie Ender [Family Promise] – The Board of Directors for Family Promise of SCV recently elected its new officers for 2013. Laurie Ender, a member of the inaugural Board of Directors for the Agency, was elected President.  Gary Choppe’ is the new Vice President; Nancy Taylor will continue to...

Kellar Expected to Take Over as Mayor Tuesday
Friday, Dec 7, 2012

City Councilman Bob Kellar is expected to be named mayor Tuesday when the council convenes for its annual reorganization. It would be Kellar’s third stint as mayor, having held the title in 2004 and 2008. Santa Clarita’s five-member City Council picks from among itself each December to fill...

Ferry Named Mayor, Kellar Pro-tem, Boydston Seated
Tuesday, Apr 24, 2012

City Clerk Sarah Gorman adminsters the oath of office to Councilman Bob Kellar as his wife, Kathy, beams. Bob Kellar supporters packed Santa Clarita’s City Council chambers Tuesday, giving the three-term councilman multiple standing ovations as he was sworn in to a fourth term. The crowd was almost...

Thursday, Apr 19, 2012

Bob Kellar will begin his fourth term on the Santa Clarita City Council and TimBen Boydston will take the oath of office for the second time Tuesday. Then, the five-person council will pick one of its own to take over as mayor following the April 10 defeat of Councilwoman Laurie Ender, Santa Clarita’s...

Wilk, Kellar, Boydston Top GOP-Organized Straw Poll
Monday, Mar 12, 2012

Scott Wilk far outdistanced his opponents for Assembly while Bob Kellar and TimBen Boydston finished well ahead of their three challengers for City Council in a nonpartisan straw poll conducted over the weekend by Santa Clarita Valley Republican Assembly. The elder of the two chartered Republican Assembly...

Santa Clarita City Council Candidates Forum [Watch]
Wednesday, Mar 7, 2012

Running for Santa Clarita City Council can be rough. Just ask first time candidate Jon Hatami. “I’m new to this whole political thing, and there is a lot of meanness. A lot of aggression. A lot of issues and things I think that make a lot of new people like me not be a part of politics,” Hatami...

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1956 - Battle of Palmdale rages over the skies of Santa Clarita [story]
Battle of Palmdale
Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced the RR/CC has completed the examination and verification of all 715,833 petition signatures submitted for the recall of Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón.
Gascón Recall Efforts Fail
CSUN defeated the University of San Diego 1-0 Sunday night in the men's soccer exhibition opener for both clubs at Torero Stadium. 
Matadors Shut Out San Diego 1-0 in Exhibition Opener
The Women's Council of Realtors SCV Network held their election for officers on Aug. 11, along with their annual member and sponsor appreciation night.
Women’s Council of Realtors SCV Elects New Officers
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District's Governing Board will take place Wednesday, Aug. 17, beginning with a closed session at 6 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
Aug. 17: Hart District Regular Board Meeting
The regular board meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will be held Tuesday, Aug. 16, beginning with a closed session at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:30 p.m.
Aug. 16: SUSD Regular Board Meeting
Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley will hold their third annual golf tournament beginning noon on Monday, Oct. 24.
Oct. 24: Family Promise SCV Annual Golf Tournament
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will open its first primary care practice on the hospital campus on Monday, Aug. 15.
Henry Mayo Opens First Primary Care Practice on Hospital Campus
Heads Up! The city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station urge parents to practice "safe pedestrian skills."
Parents Urged to Practice Back-to-School Safety
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday one new death and 266 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with a total of 26 deaths and 10,025 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: SCV Cases Top 88,000; Deaths Total 493
(CN) — In drought-ridden California's history, megafloods have occurred about every century. Not often, but from a geological standpoint they're not rare.
Study Shows Climate Change Increasing Risk of California Megaflood
1849 - Eight-pound gold nugget found in San Feliciano Canyon (Val Verde/Piru area) [story]
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1986 - Canyon Country's Mitchell adobe demolished; components salvaged & later rebuilt at Heritage Junction [story]
Mitchell adobe
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
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