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2013 - Powerhouse Fire breaks out in San Francisquito Canyon; will destroy 30 homes & 28 outbuildings [story]
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Volunteers Plan Thanksgiving Feast Fit for a Community
Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019

For the 10th consecutive year, the Castaic Lions Club, along with dozens of volunteers, including students from the William S. Hart Union High School District, are planning to host their Thanksgiving Day dinner at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center at Bella Vida. The organizers want to let all SCV...

Sept. 28: Le Chene Hosts ‘Ooh La La, It’s a Wedding!’ Dinner Theater
Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019

Le Chene has partnered with Sharpo Entertainment to host a wedding themed dinner theater on the evening of Saturday, Sept. 28. This event will begin with an outdoor wedding ceremony promptly at 5:30 p.m. in Le Chene’s lush gardens. After the couple has tied the knot, there will be a champagne toast,...

Le Chene Announces 2019 Summer Events
Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019

Le Chene French Cuisine, local favorite restaurant along Sierra Highway, has announced several events held in their gardens and banquet room this summer. Sunday June 9, 2019: Paella in the Garden – By popular demand, owner Juan Alonso is bringing back his annual Paella in the Garden again this...

April 28: Annual Spring Art Festival at Le Chene
Thursday, Apr 4, 2019

On Sunday, April 28, the members of the Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA) will be holding a “Spring Art Festival” in the gardens of Le Chene French Cuisine, located at 12625 Sierra Highway in Agua Dulce, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This will be the 7th Art Festival at this beautiful location....

Feb. 14: Le Chène’s Valentine’s Day Murder Mystery Dinner
Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

This year, Le Chène French Cuisine will be hosting a Murder Mystery Dinner on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, Feb. 14 at 7:00 p.m. Partnering with the talented Sharpo Entertainment, this dinner theater will include a five-course meal paired with three types of wines for guests to enjoy. Actors will...

Le Chene Hosts New Year’s Eve Murder Mystery
Thursday, Nov 8, 2018

To help ring in the new year, Le Chene French Cuisine has announced that they will be hosting a Murder Mystery Dinner the evening of Monday, Dec. 31. This event takes place in Le Chene’s beautiful banquet room, where professional actors from Sharpo Entertainment stay in character throughout the...

Le Chene Invites Residents to November Celebrations
Thursday, Oct 18, 2018

Le Chene French Cuisine has announced that they will be hosting two special events coming to you in November. In celebration of the arrival of the new wine of the year, Le Chene will be hosting a Beaujolais Nouveau dinner on Thursday, Nov. 16 starting at 7:00 p.m. This special celebration, which is...

Aug. 25: Le Chène Murder Mystery Dinner
Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

Local restaurant Le Chène French Cuisine has announced they will be hosting Murder Mystery Dinner in their alluring banquet room this summer. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 25, where guests are encouraged to mingle over starters and cocktails before the fully interactive performance by Sharpo Entertainment...

June 10: Le Chène’s Paella in the Garden Summer Party
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Le Chène French Cuisine, a long-time Santa Clarita local favorite restaurant along Sierra Highway, invites you for a taste of Spain held in Le Chene’s gorgeous gardens this summer. At the request of his customers, owner Juan Alonso has decided to bring back his annual Paella party where guests...

April 29: Spring Art Festival at Le Chene
Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018

The Santa Clarita Artists Association will hold its 6th Annual Spring Art Festival and Sale on Sunday, April 29, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Le Chene French Cuisine, 12624 Sierra Highway, Agua Dulce. This one-day event is free to the public and will include approximately 45 SCAA artists showing...

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2013 - Powerhouse Fire breaks out in San Francisquito Canyon; will destroy 30 homes & 28 outbuildings [story]
Powerhouse Fire
The city of Santa Clarita's Planning Commissioners will consider extending the timeframe for a 90,900-square-foot business development on Sierra Highway and hear public comments on a proposed 375-unit residential development in Saugus at the commission's next meeting on Tuesday, June 2, starting at 6 p.m.
June 2: City Planners to Ponder Project Time Extension; 375-Unit Saugus Development
For the 60 soon-to-be graduates of the College of the Canyons Registered Nurse Class of 2020, entry into the world of nursing will be baptism by fire.
COC Registered Nurse Grads to Join Frontline of COVID-19 Battle
California Department of Public Health officials gave Los Angeles County the OK Friday to reopen restaurants for in-person dining and allow barbershops and hair salons to resume offering services.
State OK’s L.A. County In-Person Dining, Opening of Hair Salons, Barbershops
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 1,824 new cases of COVID-19 and 50 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,306 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 122 more than reported Thursday.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 103,886 Cases Statewide, 1,306 Cases in SCV
California will enter the next phase of reopening its economy, but decisions will be left up to individual counties, Governor Gavin Newsom said Friday.
Newsom: Future Reopening of Economy Will Be Left to Counties
CVS Health has opened additional COVID-19 test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations, including the Canyon Country location at 26861 Sierra Highway.
CVS Health Offers COVID-19 Testing at Canyon Country Drive-Thru
During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is hard to sort through true and false claims promoted by researchers that could be for profit and even harm the public.
Manipulating Covid Data for Profit | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
Artist, writer, educator and CalArts alum Audrey Chan (Art MFA 07) has been named the first-ever resident artist by the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California.
CalArts Alum Audrey Chan Named Inaugural ACLU SoCal Artist in Residence
CSUN’s Class of 2019-2020 worked too hard — and overcame too many challenges — not to celebrate the completion of this chapter in their academic journey, at least virtually.
CSUN Celebrates Class of 2019-2020 (Video)
The COVID-19 pandemic has required people to stay at home as much as possible. For those in abusive households, “Safer at Home” orders heightened the risk factors associated with child maltreatment, domestic violence and sexual assault.
Unsafe at Home: CSUN’s Strength United Supports Survivors of Abuse, Assault
The Valley Industry Association aka VIA will launch a member-exclusive online business coaching program, called "Breakfast Club," on Friday, June 5, from 8 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
June 5: VIA to Launch ‘Breakfast Club’ Business Coaching Sessions
The California State Senate rejected Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed budget cuts to sectors like education and health care Thursday, instead seeking to draw down more reserves, raise taxes on certain industries and borrow against the future to make up an estimated $54 billion shortfall.
California Senate Rejects Governor Newsom’s Call for Budget Cuts
Donaldson Company, Inc., based in Bloomington, Minnesota with operations also in Valencia, announced on Friday that its Board of Directors declared a regular cash dividend of 21.0 cents per share, payable June 30, 2020, to shareholders of record on June 15, 2020.
Donaldson Co. Declares Cash Dividend
1987 - Director John Landis acquitted of charges in deaths of Vic Morrow and two child actors on Valencia set of "Twilight Zone: The Movie" [story]
John Landis and Harland Braun
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 1,094 new cases of COVID-19 and 48 new deaths due to the virus countywide, with a total of 1,184 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 101,697 Cases Statewide, 1,184 SCV Cases
A power outage in Valencia reportedly affected 1, 228 residents Thursday afternoon.
Approximately 1,200 Valencia Residents Affected by Power Outage
(CN) — The CEO of the California High Speed Rail Authority had to take on all comers during an oversight hearing in the state assembly on Wednesday afternoon.
California Lawmakers Slam High-Speed Rail Head
(CN) — Millions are filing initial claims for unemployment insurance each week, but insured U.S. unemployment rate has fallen 2.6%, the Department of Labor reported Thursday. It’s the first decrease of the pandemic era.
U.S. Jobless Claims Eclipse 40 Million
The Los Angeles Rams have finalized their 2020 preseason schedule, the club announced Wednesday.
Aug. 14: Rams Take On Saints in Preseason Opener at New SoFi Stadium
Now implemented statewide, CalFresh Awareness Month in L.A. County has been recognized by the California Department of Social Services as a “best practice” to connect with diverse and hard to serve communities through strategic and culturally sensitive outreach.
CalFresh Celebrates 10 Years of Outreach (Video)
The city of Santa Clarita is proud to announce that Elena Galvez has been named to the Board of Directors for the Southern California Chapter of Sister Cities International.
Elena Galvez Named to Southern California’s Sister Cities International Board
If you anticipate your loved one could be admitted to a nursing home or hospital, think about giving them a crash course in using a smart phone.
Crash Course in Technology | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
A Saugus High School teacher has been arrested on suspicion of having oral sex with a minor, according to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station booking logs.
Update: Hart District Suspends Teacher Arrested on Suspicion of Oral Copulation With a Minor