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1946 - Cher, great-granddaughter of Placerita Canyon homesteader Frank Walker and onetime Placerita property owner, born in El Centro, Calif. [story]
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LOCAL NONPROFIT NEWS
Yes I Can Introduces New Podcast ‘Breaking the Biz’
Wednesday, Apr 3, 2024

Yes I Can Unity Through Music and Education has is proud to announced the launch of the Breaking the Biz Podcast, showcasing weekly the remarkable journey of professionals working in the entertainment industry. YIC, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing training and employment services to creatives...

April 27: Triumph Foundation’s 11th Annual Wheelchair Sports Festival
Wednesday, Feb 21, 2024

The Triumph Foundation 11th Annual Wheelchair Sports Festival, a two-day free sporting event open to the public will be held Saturday, April 27 and 28 at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex. The event features adaptive recreational activities, including wheelchair hockey, basketball, quad rugby, racquetball,...

Painted Turtle Still Matching Donations Through Dec. 31
Wednesday, Dec 27, 2023

The Painted Turtle Camp in Lake Hughes is a place where children with serious medical conditions can just be kids. All campers attend Painted Turtle Camp free of charge. Sue Matthews, Painted Turtle Camp CEO, announced that support received from donors received through the holiday’s has totaled...

Dec. 7: Santa Clarita International Film Festival Returns
Wednesday, Nov 8, 2023

The return of the Santa Clarita International Film Festival’s opening night is right around the corner. The Santa Clarita International Film Festival, will begin on Thursday, Dec. 7, and will continue its four-day run festival concluding on the night of Sunday, Dec. 12. The festival will take place...

Child & Family Center’s Purple Palooza 5k Walk to End Domestic Violence Raises $75,471
Wednesday, Nov 1, 2023

Child & Family Center is excited to announce that their Purple Palooza 5k Walk to End Domestic Violence on Oct. 14 raised $75,471. Special thanks to presenting sponsor Hello Subaru and their 51 team members who joined the walk, and to an anonymous donor who generously gave $10,000 following the event...

Oct 14: C.A.S.T. for Kids is Looking for Volunteers
Wednesday, Sep 20, 2023

The C.A.S.T. for ​Kids Foundation will team up volunteers and special needs children for a day of boating and fishing at Castaic Lake on Saturday, Oct. 14. This is ​a ​C.A.S.T. ​for ​Kids ​event is ​designed ​to ​provide children ​with ​disabilities, ​ages ​6​-​17, ​the...

FYI Seeks Volunteer Allies to Pair with SCV Foster Youth
Monday, Aug 21, 2023

Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit Fostering Youth Independence is seeking “Allies” to support SCV youth who are aging out of the Los Angeles County foster care system. Allies provide invaluable support to these vulnerable youth, as each one is paired with a youth who they will help guide and encourage...

Triumph Foundation Extends Let’Em Roll Pledge Date
Wednesday, Aug 9, 2023

The Triumph Foundation celebrated their annual Let’Em Roll Gala and has extended the donation pledge date to their anniversary on Aug 15. The Let’Em Roll Gala was a night of dancing, silent auctions, casino games and a three-course meal, all in the name of raising money for Triumph’s...

July 15: Triumph Foundation’s 13 Annual Let’em Roll Gala
Wednesday, May 17, 2023

The Triumph Foundation is inviting supporters to their 13th annual Let’em Roll Gala at the Universal Hilton on July 15. Join hundreds of key leaders in the disability movement, business, and families from all over Southern California for an exciting night of food, games and fun. Don’t miss...

May 7: Taste of the Town Ticket Sale Ends Soon
Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Tickets for Child & Family Center’s 34th Taste of the Town are closing soon. VIP Tickets, which include reserved seating at a VIP Umbrella and preferred parking closes on May 4 at Noon. While General admission Tickets close on May 5 at Noon. VIP tickets are $150 per person and allow early entry...

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When Dr. Bob Dickson first began teaching Podcast Studio at The Master’s University, the podcasting format had already taken to the skies and was planting its flag in the media atmosphere.
TMU Students Get Talking with Podcasting Course
While most teenagers are navigating their way through high school, 15-year-old actor Tate Birchmore is preparing to walk the California State University, Northridge commencement stage.
Teenage Rising Star Set to Graduate from CSUN
College of the Canyons wrapped the 2024 season by seeing three Cougars compete during day two action of the 3C2A Track & Field State Championships hosted by Saddleback College.
Cougars Conclude Track & Field Season at State Championship Meet
Whether you’re exploring the trails in our vast open spaces, enjoying time in any of our 38 parks or simply driving through the community, Santa Clarita stands out from the rest.
Ken Striplin | Nurturing Greenery, Cultivating Community
The regular meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will take place Tuesday, May 21, with closed session beginning at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by public session at 6:30 p.m.
May 21: Saugus Union School District Regular Meeting
Twenty-one College of the Canyons fire technology students have received $1,000 scholarships from Edison International to cover tuition, books and school-related fees. 
COC Fire Technology Students Awarded Edison Scholarships
Hart High School is proud to announce Brad Meza as the new varsity head baseball coach for its program.
Brad Meza Named New Hart High Baseball Coach
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees, along with the COC Foundation Board of Directors, will hold a joint business meeting Wednesday, May 22, beginning at 5 p.m.
May 22: COC Board, Foundation Joint Business Meeting
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board will hold a special meeting Tuesday, May 21, at 1 p.m. to discuss the process for its superintendent search.
Hart District Special Meeting to Discuss Superintendent Search Process
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has released the list of 10 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, May 20 - Sunday, May 26.
Ten Productions Filming in Santa Clarita
1946 - Cher, great-granddaughter of Placerita Canyon homesteader Frank Walker and onetime Placerita property owner, born in El Centro, Calif. [story]
Cher and grandma
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating missing person Arian Jaquez Otey.
LASD Seeks Help Locating Missing Santa Clarita Man
1851 - San Fernando-San Francisquito-Eliz. Lake Roads become public highways [story]
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1978 - Concert scene for "KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park" filmed at Magic Mountain [story]
KISS
College of the Canyons baseball saw eight players recognized with All-Western State Conference (WSC), South Division honors. 
Eight COC Baseball Players Named to All-WSC Team
College of the Canyons softball was represented with four selections to the 2024 All-Western State Conference (WSC), South Division Team. 
Four Lady Cougs Earn All-WSC Softball Honors
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is holding its regular meeting in City Hall's Council Chambers Tuesday, May 21 at 6 p.m.
May 21: Planning Commission Continues Town Center Public Hearings
The city of Santa Clarita’s Communications division was recently recognized by the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) for their outreach efforts and impactful campaigns across special events, branding and social media presence in 2023.
City Earns State Communications, Outreach Awards
The Memorial Torch Relay Run was established in 1975 to honor the memory of the brave and dedicated peace officers in Los Angeles County who sacrificed their lives in the performance of their duties.
LASD Torch Relay Honors Ryan Clinkunbroomer, Fallen Heroes
Join ARTree Community Arts Center in building a cleaner, greener community by creating a mural made from thousands of recycled bottle caps!
June 1: ARTree Community Arts Center Bottle Cap Mural Project
The California Association of Public Information Officials recognized Kevin Strauss, Communications Manager for the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency with one of CAPIO's highest honors - the 2024 Communicator of the Year - during the 2024 awards dinner on May 14 in Indian Wells.
SCV Water’s Kevin Strauss Named CAPIO’s Communicator of the Year
Santa Clarita-based Lief Labs, a premier formulation and product development innovator and manufacturer of dietary supplements, is pleased to announced that the company's Lief Cares Donation Program donated 400 jars of Lief Cares Protein Powder nutritional supplements to the Valley Oasis Shelter, which provides services to men, women and children of all ages who are survivors of domestic violence.
Lief Labs’ Nonprofit Program Donates to Domestic Violence Survivors
Get ready Santa Clarita for an unforgettable morning of shopping, entertainment and support!
June 8: Saugus High School Music Program Rummage, Bake Sale
College of the Canyons football student-athlete Joshua Clark knows a thing or two about stepping up.
COC Grad Steps Up After Redshirt Year
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