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Ten Reasons to Support the SCV Education Foundation on Giving Tuesday
Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021

For years, the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation has provided support to the community’s schools, teachers and students through literacy programs, events, scholarships, grants and more. The mission of the SCV Education Foundation is to promote innovation and excellence in education through...

Logix Donates $20,000 To Local Animal Charities
Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Photo Courtesy: Carousal Ranch For the conclusion of it’s latest Paying with a Purpose campaign, Logix Federal Credit Union has raised $20,000 to benefit five local nonprofits that work to build the connection between people and their animal companions. From May 1 to May 15, each time a member...

Alzheimer’s Greater LA Partners with County, LA City to Launch Dementia Friends
Thursday, Mar 29, 2018

As part of the County and City’s Purposeful Aging Los Angeles initiative, the County and City of Los Angeles have joined with Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles to announce the launch of Dementia Friends. Dementia Friends is a campaign to spread awareness of dementia and encourage County and City...

April 28: Moving Day North LA Walk for Parkinson’s
Thursday, Mar 22, 2018

The Parkinson’s Foundation (PF) will host its annual Moving Day North LA, A Walk for Parkinson’s on April 28 during National Parkinson’s Disease (PD) Awareness Month. The event will take place at Heritage Park in Valencia from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Funds raised through the more than forty...

Early Bird Sponsorship for 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s Underway
Thursday, Mar 8, 2018

The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide and 13 locations in our region, this inspiring event calls on participants...

Linked Learning Alliance Names New President
Thursday, Jan 11, 2018

Anne B. Stanton – new president Linked Learning Alliance SACRAMENTO, CA – The Linked Learning Alliance Board of Directors has named Anne B. Stanton as president of the Linked Learning Alliance. Stanton, who will start in the new role in mid-January, is highly regarded as a pivotal leader...

Flair Cleaners 15th Annual Holiday Clothing, Shoe Drive Under Way
Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017

Flair Cleaners wants to help you make room for your Black Friday bargains by donating gently used or new clothing and shoes to the Flair Cleaners 15th Annual Holiday Clothing and Shoe Drive. Clothing and shoes can be donated to the Valencia Flair Cleaners location, through Dec. 31. The drive supports...

The Painted Turtle Takes Part in #GivingTuesday

The Painted Turtle, a non-profit dedicated to providing a life-changing authentic camp experience for children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses, is participating in #GivingTuesday. #GivingTuesday is the day to bring adventure to a child who has already seen their share of doctor’s offices,...

Dec. 10: Bowling for Kids Benefiting CHLA
Thursday, Nov 9, 2017

The 6th Annual Bowling for Kids benefiting Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), will take place Dec. 10 from 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Valencia Lanes in Newhall. CHLA is a non-profit hospital that cares for more than 107,000 infants, children and young adults each year, with physician...

Deutsche Bank’s Fraudulent Conduct Hurt State’s Non-Profits; Settlement Reached
Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today announced a $220 million multistate settlement with Deutsche Bank for fraudulent conduct involving the manipulation of the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR). LIBOR is the rate at which banks lend money to one another. It is a key financial tool that...

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1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart
The Santa Clarita City Council officially broke ground Monday at Central Park on a key project which will enhance the crown jewel of the city of Santa Clarita’s parks system.
City Officially Breaks Ground on Central Park Buildout
The city of Santa Clarita’s Arts Division is excited to welcome “Creative Faces” to the First Floor Gallery at Santa Clarita City Hall.
Residents Encouraged to Explore ‘Creative Faces’ at City Hall
The city of Santa Clarita is encouraging interested and qualified residents to apply for an open commissioner position on the City’s Arts Commission.
City Accepting Applications for Arts Commissioner
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society is seeking donations to replace the original brass, 6-chime train whistle, which was stolen years ago from the Historical Society's vintage 1900 Southern Pacific locomotive.
Historical Society Seeking Donations for Stolen Train Whistle
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported three additional deaths from COVID-19 over the weekend, spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed Monday, bringing the total to 184 deaths since the onset of the pandemic.
Monday COVID Roundup: Three Additional Deaths at Henry Mayo
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has received confirmation of an additional case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant.
Additional Omicron Case in L.A. County; New Travel Restrictions in Effect
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 15 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Dec. 6 - Sunday, Dec. 12
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 15 Productions
1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
Wm. S. Hart
1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
Wayside
1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren
The Santa Clarita City Council will take a major step toward enhancing one of the city of Santa Clarita’s landmark amenities by holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the Central Park Buildout project on Monday, Dec. 6.
City Invites Community to Central Park Buildout Groundbreaking
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 17 new deaths and 1,942 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,281 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Cases Among People Experiencing Homelessness Declines for 2nd Month in a Row
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 7: Planning Commission Regular Meeting
The first cohort of the College of the Canyons Low Observable Technician Pathway graduated on Nov. 23. 2021 at a special ceremony held at the college’s culinary arts center.
COC’s First Low Observable Technician Pathway Cohort Graduates
The Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Community College District is undergoing the redistricting process, and community members will have the opportunity to comment on revised trustee area boundaries at two upcoming public hearings.
Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees Undergoing Redistricting
The California Highway Patrol joins the American Occupational Therapy Association in recognizing Dec. 6 through Dec. 10, 2021, as Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.
Dec. 6-10: 2021 Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
On Wednesday, Dec. 1, College of the Canyons held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Don Takeda Science Center, which is named in honor of longtime biology instructor Don Takeda, who retired in 2017.
COC Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Don Takeda Science Center
To help ring in the holiday season, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger hosted her annual party for foster youth served by the Department of Children and Family Services and their foster families at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Saturday, Dec. 4.
Supervisor Barger Hosts Annual Foster Youth Holiday Party at Six Flags
The Los Angeles County Lake Lifeguards begin the search for potential new lifeguard candidates with the Lake Lifeguard Test Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Castaic Aquatic Center.
Dec. 4: Lake Lifeguard Test Starts at the Castaic Aquatic Center
1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has received confirmation of its first case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant (B.1.1.529).
Thursday COVID Roundup: First Case of Omicron Detected in L.A. County
Andrew Ghassemi, senior vice president of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., is pleased to announce the recent sale of a Class-A office building in Valencia.
Spectrum Real Estate Closes on $3.5M Sale of Valencia Office Building
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