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California Expands COVID-19 Data Reporting to Better Serve State’s Diverse Communities
Tuesday, Jul 28, 2020

SACRAMENTO – To better understand the impact of COVID-19 on California’s diverse communities, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) took regulatory action Tuesday, which goes into effect immediately, expanding data reporting requirements for providers and laboratories. The regulations...

FDA Launches Campaign to Prevent Tobacco Use in LGBT Community
Tuesday, May 3, 2016

[FDA] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration launched a public education campaign—”This Free Life”—aimed at preventing and reducing tobacco use among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young adults. LGBT young adults are nearly twice as likely to use tobacco as other young adults,...

Saugus High Group Raising Funds for LGBTQ Prom
Friday, Apr 17, 2015

Saugus High School teens are raising money to attend an LGBTQ Prom in Antelope Valley for the third year in a row, school officials said Friday. “Here at Saugus High School, students can bring anyone they want to any dance,” said Tere La Giusa, co-adviser for the Gay-Straight Alliance club at Saugus...

Is Earth Spinning in Reverse?
Monday, Jul 8, 2013

While celebrating the Fourth of July, sitting around and thanking God for the freedoms that our forefathers fought and died for, I got a chill down my spine. You know, the kind you get when it feels like there is someone else in the room with you but there really isn’t? A recent study shows that nearly...

SCV’s LGBTQ Community Fetes High Court’s Prop. 8, DOMA Rulings
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2013

Photo courtesy of KHTS In response to two landmark Supreme Court decisions Wednesday, which paved the way for same-sex marriages in California, the Santa Clarita Valley gay and lesbian community is holding a celebration at McBean Parkway and Valencia Boulevard at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. “It was going...

SCV-based ‘Starpainter’ Donates Portrait to LGBT Youth Benefit
Tuesday, Jan 24, 2012

Randy Watkins For the last 20 years, Santa Clarita artist Randy Watkins has painted portraits of movie and music stars, and gotten the stars to sign the paintings for his personal collection. Now Watkins, aka “Starpainter,” is one of 67 artists who have contributed a portrait of talk show host Ellen...

Thursday, Dec 8, 2011

[Hyatt Hotels Corp.] – Hyatt has been named one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality” for its eighth consecutive year as a result of the 100 percent rating it earned on the 2012 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), an annual survey administered by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation,...

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Los Angeles County Sheriff Department’s Major Crimes Bureau Detectives worked closely with Century Station Detectives after learning of a serial robbery crew committing crimes throughout Los Angeles County. 
Serial Robbery Crew Arrested during In-Progress Robbery by Major Crimes Bureau
Join the Samuel Dixon Family Health Center for their second annual Cornhole Tournament fundraiser where all proceeds will support mental health services to anyone in need.
May 18: Samuel Dixon Family Health Center’s 2nd Annual Cornhole Tournament Fundraiser
California State University, Northridge will confer honorary doctorates on four alumni, all respected leaders in their fields, at the university’s commencement ceremonies next month.
CSUN to Confer Honorary Degrees on Business & Education Leaders, All Alumni
On Saturday, April 20, 2024 Valencia High School Theatre will host the 104th DTASC (Drama Teachers’ Association of Southern California) Shakespeare Festival.
April 20: 104th DTASC Shakespeare Festival at Valencia High School
The Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity, in partnership with Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell, launched the Commercial Acquisition Fund to provide capital to countywide non-profit organizations, helping acquire and revitalize commercial spaces within local communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.   
County Launches Commercial Acquisition Fund To Help Non-Profits
Supervisor Barger issued the following statement today, after the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to implement the Rental Housing Habitability Program
Barger Issues Statement on Newly Approved Rental Housing Habitability Program
The Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts will be holding a free Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Recycling event for Santa Clarita residents. 
April 16: Free Household Hazardous Waste Event At COC
The award-winning Valencia High School Theatre Arts proudly presents “The Outsiders” directed by Stephen Whelan.
April 24-27: Valencia High Theatre Presents ‘The Outsiders’
1962 - Walt Disney donates bison herd to Hart Park [story]
Bison
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit affirmed a $68.5 million judgment Monday for SCV Water for the cleanup of local groundwater contamination in its case against the Whittaker Corporation.
Federal Appeals Court Upholds SCV Water Judgment Against Whittaker
Angelo Aleman smacked a pair of home runs as College of the Canyons concluded its three-game series vs. Antelope Valley College with a 10-5 home victory at Mike Gillespie Field on Friday. 
Cougars Defeat Antelope Valley College 10-5
Castaic Union School District is thrilled to announce that Lara Frandzel has been selected to participate in the Teacher Innovator Institute at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C
Castaic Educator Selected for Smithsonian’s Teacher Innovator Institute
The city of Santa Clarita’s exciting Concerts in the Park series, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union, makes its highly anticipated return this summer for friends, families and neighbors to gather under the evening sky and enjoy free, live musical performances on Saturdays from July 6 to Aug. 24, at Central Park, located at 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road.
City Releases 2024 Concerts in the Park Lineup
The Master's University men's volleyball team left no doubt about it as they swept the OUAZ Spirit 25-22, 25-14, 25-22 in the season finale Saturday in The MacArthur Center.
Mustangs Capture First GSAC Season Title
Join the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District online for an engaging conversation with experts in the field as they discuss the latest advancements and future trends in vector control Monday, April 15, from 6 p.m to 7:30 p.m.
Register Now for Greater L.A. County Vector Control Fireside Chat
In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month in May, Child & Family Center is presenting a series of four seminars for parents and caregivers of children and teens.
Child & Family Center Offering Mental Health Seminar Series
The University Student Union at California State University, Northridge is helping Matadors keep their peace during finals season with Crunch Time.
Matadors Gearing Up for Finals at CSUN’s ‘Crunch Time’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has been notified by the California Department of Public Health of one case of measles in a non-Los Angeles County resident who traveled throughout Los Angeles County from Saturday, March 30 to Sunday, April 1.
L.A. County Sites Identified for Possible Measles Exposure
California Department of Transportation, along with Valencia-based C.A. Rasmussen, continues to make progress on the Wallis Annenberg Wildlife Crossing.
Wildlife Crossing Construction Prompts 101 Overnight Closures
The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival is expanding its 2024 Summer Season to include a weekend of performances at the MAIN in July by members of this summer’s youth Shakespeare Camp.
Youth Show Added to Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival
The 28th Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival makes its anticipated return to William S. Hart Park, located at 24141 Newhall Avenue, this upcoming weekend!
City Announces Cowboy Festival Road Closures
With the federal and state deadlines for filing and paying taxes approaching in three days, Los Angeles County is also renewing its focus on taxes, with a special focus on enhancing its property tax correction and reimbursement processes.
L.A. County Aims to Speed Up Property Tax Corrections
The Los Angeles County Development Authority will be accepting registrants for its Senior and Family Public Housing Site-Based Waiting Lists, including Orchard Arms Senior Apartments in Valencia, from April 15, 8 a.m. through April 30, 11:59 p.m., or until a sufficient number of registrations have been received, whichever occurs first.
Orchard Arms Senior Housing Waitlist Now Open
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