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1855 - Ship leaves New York harbor bound for Tunis to acquire animals for the United States Camel Corps [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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The Santa Clarita City Council will hold an emergency meeting via Zoom at 4 p.m. Wednesday to address a possible protest demonstration Thursday afternoon in Valencia.
City Council Sets 4 p.m. Emergency Meeting to Discuss Possible Protest
The city of Santa Clarita and the city's Art Commission are recognizing the recent milestone of 2020 graduates in a virtual “Graduation Cap Showcase,” with a deadline for entries extended to Monday, June 8.
June 8: Deadline to Enter Cap in City’s Graduation Cap Showcase
The Hart High School Class of 2020 graduated Tuesday in two special ceremonies for Hart seniors: a drive-thru graduation in the morning and a follow-up virtual ceremony in the evening.
Hart Seniors Graduate in Drive-thru, Virtual Ceremonies
Los Angeles County officials have set a Wednesday curfew to be in effect countywide from 9 p.m. through Thursday at 5 a.m.
L.A. County Sets Wednesday Curfew at 9 p.m.
California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a proclamation Wednesday declaring a statewide General Election on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, and signed an executive order to ensure that Californians can exercise their right to vote in a safe, secure and accessible manner during the upcoming election.
Newsom Declares General Election, Orders Voting by Mail or In Person
Black church leaders in Los Angeles marched to LAPD headquarters Tuesday in a sign of unity with the community after several days of unrest across the nation and a day after peaceful protesters and clergy members were tear-gassed outside the White House.
Church Leaders Rally L.A. Crowd in Protest of Police Violence
Those who divide, threaten, insult and incite hate and animosity lack skill in leadership. When we work united as a team, we flourish. Divided, we fall.
Together As One | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
After serving the Santa Clarita Valley for 23 years as a Board member for the Newhall County Water District, Castaic Lake Water Agency and SCV Water, Tom Campbell resigned his position, effective May 27.
Campbell Exits SCV Water Board of Directors
Christo Vladimirov Javacheff, known for his environmental art pieces such as “The Umbrellas Japan-USA” installation in the Tejon Pass, died Sunday.
Christo, Artist Behind Umbrellas Project in Tejon Pass, Dies at 84
Desperate to patch a COVID-19-sized budget hole, the California Legislature is warming to the once-taboo subject of sports betting and has begun handicapping its potential tax windfall.
California Moves Closer to Legalizing Sports Betting
1855 - Ship leaves New York harbor bound for Tunis to acquire animals for the United States Camel Corps [story]
Camel Corps
The Valley Industry Association (VIA) will host a virtual State of the State presentation Tuesday, July 7, from 11:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., via Zoom.
July 7: VIA’s Virtual State of the State
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 1,202 new cases of COVID-19 and 60 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,681 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 79 more than reported Monday.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: 115,310 Cases Statewide, 1,681 SCV Cases
The William S. Hart Union High School District will hold a special (virtual) meeting on Wednesday, June 03, at 8:00 a.m.
June 3: Hart District Special (Virtual) Meeting
The Summer 2020 edition of Seasons magazine, the city of Santa Clarita’s quarterly recreation publication, is now online.
Seasons Summer 2020 Edition Now Online
Smart phone cameras are invaluable in documenting truth and facts, in case they might be disputed in the future. All of us, including police or looters, should be aware you might be captured on someone’s phone committing a crime.
You’re On Candid Camera | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
Westfield Valencia Town Center officials said Tuesday they’re moving back the mall’s reopening as a precaution due to protests throughout Los Angeles County following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Westfield Taking Precautions Amid Protests; Pushes Back Reopening
Los Angeles County has extended a curfew that will run Tuesday, June 2, at 6:00 p.m. through Wednesday, June 3 at 6:00 a.m.
L.A. County Extends Curfew
The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) has released a draft of its Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) for Los Angeles County.
County Seeking Public Comments on Draft Economic Development Strategy
The Valley Industry Association (VIA) is launching Breakfast Club, a member-exclusive program designed to provide a business coaching experience to working professionals delivered by industry experts and professional speakers on a wide range of topics.
VIA Launching Breakfast Club
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as temperatures topping 100 degrees Fahrenheit are forecasted for the Santa Clarita Valley through Wednesday.
Heat Alert Issued for SCV Through Wednesday
Air quality in the Santa Clarita Valley will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals Wednesday, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD).
Unhealthy Air Quality Forecasted for SCV Wednesday
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have announced an end to the Virulent Newcastle Disease (VND) quarantine in Southern California.
California Lifts Virulent Newcastle Disease Quarantine
1945 - Local residents vote 432-2 to approve $300,000 bond measure to build SCV's first high school [story]
Hart High