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1824 - Mexican soldiers track runaway Chumash slaves through the Santa Clarita Valley [story]
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SCV’s Top Man, Woman Volunteers of Year Announced
Wednesday, Mar 4, 2020

Twenty-seven local nonprofit leaders made their collective debut Wednesday evening as the nominees for 2020 SCV Man and Woman of the Year. The unveiling was held at a private home in Sand Canyon. The annual SCV Man and Woman of the Year event in May recognizes big-hearted individuals who’ve given years...

Nominees for SCV Man, Woman of Year Unveiled
Sunday, Mar 24, 2019

Shutters clicked and lightbulbs flashed as the nominees for 2019 SCV Man and Woman of the Year were announced Wednesday at the annual “Paparazzi Party” at the Sand Canyon estate home of Wayne and Dianne Crawford. A total of 22 nonprofits nominated nine men and 13 women for the 2019 awards,...

Lentini, Mercado-Fortine Named SCV Man, Woman of Year
Saturday, May 12, 2018

The real prize: License plate frames designating the 2018 SCV Man and Woman of the Year. Nick Lentini and Gloria Mercado-Fortine were named 2018 Santa Clarita Valley Man and Woman of the Year at the annual recognition dinner Friday evening in Valencia. This year marked the 54th recognition event for...

Stroh, McFerren Named SCV Man, Woman of Year (Video)
Friday, May 5, 2017

Eric Stroh and Laina McFerren were named 2017 SCV Man and Woman of the Year Friday night at the Hyatt Valencia. McFerren was nominated by the Child and Family Center for 12 years of volunteer work and nearly 20 years of involvement in the organization’s Taste of the Town fundraiser (which is this Sunday)...

Selection Panel Gets Look at Man, Woman of Year Nominees
Thursday, Mar 16, 2017

The 12 male and 16 female nominees for 2017 Santa Clarita Valley Man and Woman of the Year were formally announced Wednesday evening at the annual Paparazzi Party at the Sand Canyon estate home of Wayne and Dianne Crawford. Emcees Lois Bauccio and Jim Lentini, 2016 Woman and Man of the Year. Photo: Michele...

Monday is Deadline for SCV Man, Woman of Year Entries
Sunday, Jan 29, 2017

Local nonprofit organizations have until 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, to submit nominations for the 2017 Man and Woman of the Year awards.  All nominees and their nominating organizations will be honored at Man and Woman of the Year activities, including a paparazzi party on March 15 and the actual Man and...

Get Tix Today for SCV Man, Woman of the Year Gala
Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016

Time is running out to purchase tickets for the Man and Woman of the Year Recognition Dinner on Friday, May 6 at the Hyatt, Valencia. There is a long list of great nominees to honor this year, with organizations like the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita, Friends of Hart Park and Museum, Children’s Hospital...

Nominees Announced for 2016 SCV Man, Woman of Year
Wednesday, Mar 16, 2016

Thirty-one people are in the running for 2016 SCV Man and Woman of the Year, organizers announced Wednesday night. The annual recognition event, to be held Friday, May 6, at the Hyatt Valencia, honors people who’ve given outstanding volunteer service to the Santa Clarita Valley over an extended...

Calling All Nonprofits: Nominate Your Volunteers
Monday, Jan 18, 2016

Imagine the Santa Clarita Valley without its nonprofit organizations. From teaching programs at the Boys & Girls Club to providing meals to the Senior Center…from aiding and comforting cancer patients to helping single mothers get back on their feet … from caring for the elderly and disabled...

Nominees Unveiled for SCV Man, Woman of the Year
Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015

The Santa Clarita Valley Man and Woman of the Year Committee has released its slate of nominees for 2015. Nominations are made by nonprofit organizations served by the individuals nominated. The winners are selected by a committee that consists of past winners. This year’s winners – one man,...

LATEST TWEETS
Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
Presently, convalescent plasma, remdesivir and IL-6 seem to improve patient status positively, and the government pays for experimental use. Apparently, if hospitals don’t use these treatments, they still get paid.
The Learning Curve | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
At a community vigil Friday, Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore, a Santa Clarita Valley resident, characterized police brutality and racism as viruses, but thousands of protesters who swarmed the vigil challenged the lack of accountability for officers who attacked peaceful protesters.
At LAPD-Sponsored Vigil, Protesters Confront Chief Moore
California will permit schools, bars, gyms, hotels and other facilities to reopen, and music, television and film production to resume with certain restrictions starting June 12 in locations that meet state criteria for COVID-19 containment and preparedness.
California Set to Reopen Schools, Bars, Gyms; Resume Film, TV, Music Production
1824 - Mexican soldiers track runaway Chumash slaves through the Santa Clarita Valley [story]
Chumash revolt
After hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets in Santa Clarita on Thursday, about 100 took a knee outside City Hall on Friday to support the Black Lives Matter movement in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minnesota.
Education Over Violence: Black Lives Matter Group Returns to SCV
L.A. County Public Health confirmed Friday 1,445 new cases of COVID-19 and 36 new deaths, including the 22nd death in the SCV since the pandemic began.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 131 New SCV Cases, Another Fatality
Access to bail will dramatically expand as the result of a decision this week by the Public Defender Ricardo Garcia and Alternate Public Defender Erika Anzoategui in partnership with The Bail Project.
L.A. County to Dramatically Expand Access to Bail
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on a national initiative to address inequality of opportunity, SCV Chamber officials said Friday.
SCV Chamber Joins National Initiative to Address Inequality of Opportunity
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold special and regular meetings at City Hall on Tuesday, June 9, and hear public comments from citizens virtually via Zoom.
June 9: Santa Clarita City Council Special, Regular Meetings
Earlier this month, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva furthered tensions with the county’s Board of Supervisors with his claims his department is understaffed and underfunded.
County Responds to Villanueva’s Claims About Budget, Staffing Issues
California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday called for new police crowd control procedures and the banning of a chokehold that stops the flow of blood to the brain.
Newsom Tells California Police to Stop Using Carotid Chokehold
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond will release the California Department of Education’s guidance document, “Stronger Together: A Guidebook for the Safe Reopening of California’s Public Schools,” on Monday, June 8.
June 8: Thurmond to Issue State Guidance for Schools Reopening
The Civilian Oversight Commission for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will host a virtual community listening session on Thursday, June 11, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
June 11: Virtual Town Hall with Sheriff’s Oversight Commission
As a teenager, my father took me to Metropolitan State Mental Hospital several times, not for admission, but to learn how mental health affected his clients. Knowing my interest in medicine, he felt it was an opportunity to put my feet in someone else’s shoes.
Hairline Difference | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
A rumored protest in the Santa Clarita Valley became a reality Thursday, as an estimated 800 people marched, loudly chanting George Floyd’s name and “Black Lives Matter,” only to conclude serenely outside the SCV Sheriff’s Station.
Hundreds Turn Out for Peaceful Protest March in Santa Clarita
Spearheading the many marches and messages through megaphones in the name of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement in the Santa Clarita Valley on Thursday were some of the community’s very own students.
SCV Students Lead Call for Change
Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit seek the public’s assistance in locating Hector Aguilera, a 64-year-old Hispanic man.
Detectives Seek Help to Find At-Risk Man Last Seen in Valencia
The Civilian Oversight Commission for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department issued a statement Thursday, in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis May 25 and subsequent protests nationwide including Los Angeles County and Santa Clarita.
LASD Civilian Oversight Commission Mourns Killing of George Floyd
1968 - Saugus resident Elizabeth Evans struck by bullet meant for Sen. Robert F. Kennedy [story]
Elizabeth Evans
William S. Hart Union High School District sent an email to parents regarding a social media post by a former Saugus High School volunteer football coach, in which "target practice" was mentioned in reference to the Santa Clarita protest Thursday.
Hart District Disavows Ties to Former Coach
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 1,469 new cases of COVID-19 and 44 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,874 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 117 more than reported Wednesday.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 119,807 Statewide, 1,874 SCV Cases
In light of the peaceful protests we have seen today in our City, and in consultation with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the City of Santa Clarita is rescinding the curfew for this evening. There will be no curfew tonight in #SantaClarita.
Update: City Rescinds Curfew
After several hundred protesters gathered for what had been a peaceful afternoon demonstration Thursday, law enforcement officials cleared a corner at Valencia Boulevard and McBean Parkway in response to a report of a possible safety hazard.
Hundreds of Protestors Gather in SCV; ‘Suspicious Package’ Investigated