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1888 - Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]
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Paid Summer Arts Internships Available for College Students
Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017

2011 Class of Los Angeles County Arts Interns Paid summer job opportunities for 132 college students are now available through the Los Angeles County Arts Internship Program. The positions are for 10 weeks and pay $480 per week. Internships begin between June 5 and June 19, 2017. Through the program,...

March 17: Make the ‘Great Escape’ at this Inaugural DVC Gala
Monday, Jan 9, 2017

A classy night of dinner, dancing, and the possibility that you, too, will have to leave at a moment’s notice all come together at the Domestic Violence Center’s inaugural benefit event, The Great Escape Gala. Their inaugural event is an effort to highlight the reality of many victims: they...

Support ‘Great Futures’ at the Boys & Girls Club
Friday, Dec 23, 2016

This is a time of year infused with the spirit of giving, but the Boys & Girls Club gives young people the opportunity to build a “Great Future” everyday with programs and activities that encourage academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. With financial...

July 30: Try a Hand at Classic Casino Games with the Triumph Foundation
Friday, May 20, 2016

The Triumph Foundation is bringing casino games to the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Valencia on Saturday, July 30, starting at 5 p.m. for the “Let ’em Roll Casino Night”. Try a hand at Craps, Blackjack, Roulette, and more; or check out the “Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament. In...

SCV Man, Woman of the Year Awards Dinner Tickets on Sale
Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016

Tickets for the 2016 Santa Clarita Valley Man, Woman of the Year Awards Dinner, held on Friday, May 6, are now on sale. Cost to attend is $125 for individual reservations or $1,250 for full table reservations, which seats 10 people. There is also the option to purchase a ‘Premium Table,’...

Action, KHTS Donate to Homeless Shelter
Wednesday, Dec 23, 2015

[KHTS] The Bridge to Home Emergency Winter Homeless Shelter acquired clothes and food on Tuesday after the Action Family Foundation and KHTS AM-1220 delivered donations they have been collecting through the month of December. More than five boxes filled with shoes, scarves, coats, socks and food were...

Local Nonprofit Seeks to Help Seniors through Holiday Donations
Saturday, Dec 12, 2015

It’s not too late to help out during the holidays. Raise You Up nonprofit is seeking donations for care packages that will go to patients of a local convalescent home. Some of the needed donations include small fleece blankets, new puzzle workbooks, decks of cards, medium-sized holiday gift bags...

Princess Cruises to Hold Cruise Raffle Giveaway Benefiting the Triumph Foundation

Princess Cruises is giving away a five-day getaway cruise for two to benefit a good cause. People can purchase raffle tickets for $100, with all proceeds going to the Triumph Foundation, which helps people living with paralysis. There will be a reverse raffle drawing on Tuesday, Dec. 22 at the Triumph...

HandsOn Santa Clarita Fundraises with Annual 10k/ 5k at Magic Mountain
Tuesday, Dec 8, 2015

HandsOn Santa Clarita volunteers are hosting their third annual Holiday 5k/ 10k at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Dec. 19. Bring friends, bring family and run through “the thrill capital of the world” decorated for the holidays. Wear a holiday costume to participate in the costume contest, win some...

Nonprofit Tax Questions? Tele-Townhall for Charities Feb. 19
Thursday, Jan 29, 2015

From BOE Member George Runner   Every day, nonprofit and faith-based organizations face challenges with tax laws in California. The laws can be complicated and, at times, confusing. These organizations face stiff penalties and interest if deadlines aren’t met and recordkeeping isn’t...

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The Santa Clarita City Council will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Jan. 25, beginning with a closed session at 5:00 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:00 p.m.
Jan. 25: Santa Clarita City Council Regular Meeting
Princess Cruises announced Monday Chef Rudi Sodamin will become its first head of culinary arts, effective immediately.
Rudi Sodamin Named Princess Cruises’ Culinary Arts Head
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 11 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Jan. 24 - Sunday, Jan. 30.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 11 Productions
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported two additional deaths from COVID-19 Monday, bringing the total number to 204 since the onset of the pandemic, confirmed spokesman Patrick Moody. (One of those deaths was recorded Sunday).
Monday COVID Roundup: Two Additional Deaths at Henry Mayo, 204 to Date
Californians may now opt to receive vehicle registration renewal notices by email instead of a paper notice by traditional mail.
Californians Can Now Opt for Paperless Car Registration Notices
1888 - Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]
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1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson visits Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
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Los Angeles County Assessor Jeff Prang announced a corroborative effort with County Public Health officials that will include free COVID-19 vaccinations, booster shots, and PCR testing at three District Offices on Monday Jan. 24, Wednesday Jan. 26 and Sunday Jan. 30.
Free COVID PCR Testing, Vaccines Offered at L.A. County Assessor Offices
1839 - Gov. Juan B. Alvarado gives most of SCV to Mexican Army Lt. Antonio del Valle. [story]
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The Castaic Union School District is proud to announce that the Jene Fielder Trust Scholarship Program is now accepting applications. The program is open to past and present students of Castaic Middle School.
Castaic Union School District Announces Jene Fielder Trust Scholarship Program
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control will teams up with Best Friends Animal Society to encourage county residents to “Live Large” with Adopt a Big Dog Special Discounts for large dogs through Jan. 31.
L.A. County Animal Care & Control Offers Big Dog Adoption Discounts
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 65 additional deaths and 43,091 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 63,320 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Additional COVID Death Reported at Henry Mayo
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Gwendolyn Delgado as the newest assistant principal at Golden Valley High School.
Dr. Gwendolyn Delgado Named Newest Assistant Principal at Golden Valley High School
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita is holding a "Yum-Raiser" for Valentine’s Day. Safely and easily send boxes of chocolate for delivery to your friends and family from See’s Candies.
Zonta Club of SCV Holds Online Sees Candies ‘Yum-Raiser’
A job fair will be held to recruit for a variety of positions at America’s Job Center of California for North Los Angeles County Regional Center on Thursday, Jan. 27 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Jan. 27 Job Recruitment Fair for North Los Angeles County Regional Center
A musical fundraiser to benefit the Saugus Dance program at Saugus High School will be held 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22 at the Smokehouse on Main, 24255 Main St., Newhall, CA 91355.
Jan. 22: Dark Desert Highway, Smokehouse on Main Hosting Fundraiser for Saugus Dance
Starting Monday, Jan. 24, crews will begin construction of a new curb, gutter and sidewalk along portions of the east side of Sierra Highway, north of Soledad Canyon Road.
Lane, Road Closures Begin Monday for Sierra Highway Sidewalk Construction
The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors today unanimously approved the Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement for the approximately 14-mile Burbank to Los Angeles project section.
High-Speed Rail Board Clears Final Environmental Hurdles to Advance Service into L.A.
Experience Helen Hunt Jackson’s January 23, 1882 visit to Rancho Camulos which inspired her to include this vestige of the Californio lifestyle as one of the settings for her novel Ramona. Reenactors will engage and delight you as they portray this event which forever changed the peaceful life at Rancho Camulos.
Jan. 29: Helen Hunt Jackson Returns to Rancho Camulos
1914 - Signal newspaper owner-editor Scott Newhall born in San Francisco [story]
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Do you like comedy? Do you like music? Do you like getting root canals?
Impulse Hosting Comedy, Music Night
Coming off a first-place winning streak at competitions in New York and Washington, D.C., earlier in 2021, the CSUN Model United Nations team continues to accumulate achievements after scoring another first place finish with the Outstanding Delegation Award in the Northwest Model UN Conference, which took place Nov. 19-21 in Seattle.
Matadors Pull off Clean Sweep at Model UN Competitions
Freshman guard Monique Febles poured in a season-high 23 points as No. 6 College of the Canyons was able to outlast Antelope Valley College 68-62 at the Cougar Cage in the 2021-22 home opener. 
Lady Cougars Hold off AVC in Home Opener
Evelyn Ku, MSN, RN, has been named Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.
Evelyn Ku Named Henry Mayo’s VP, Chief Nursing Officer
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