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1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham

OLPH Parishioners Gather for Annual Blessing of the Animals
Monday, Oct 11, 2021

In honor of Saint Francis of Assisi, patron of animals and nature, Father Emmanuel Delphin blessed dogs, cats, some gerbils and even some fish. The 7th Annual Blessing of the Animals, in recognition of Saint Francis, is a tradition that spiritual leaders and parishioners of Our Lady of Perpetual Help...

Suit Targets Priests; Report ID’s 5 from SCV’s Past
Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018

Following a recent report by a Pennsylvania grand jury that detailed a widespread cover-up of child sexual abuse by Catholic clergy, which involved more than 1,000 children and more than 300 priests, a civil suit was filed Oct. 2 in Los Angeles Superior Court on behalf of Camarillo resident Thomas Emens. Emens...

Student Shares Love of Engineering as Eagle Scout Project
Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016

Elementary Engineering, an interactive science program started by high school student Matthew Hoge of Valencia, is available to visit local schools and teen groups, he said. In 2015, Hoge, a senior at Bishop Alemany High School, founded the student-led organization that brings science experiments to...

SCV Italian Catholic Club Planning Masquerade Dinner Dance at OLPH, more
Saturday, Oct 17, 2015

The Italian Catholic Club of SCV would like to invite you to a Halloween Masquerade Dinner Dance to be held in the Parish Hall of Our Lady of Perpetual Help church on Saturday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. Join us for traditional Italian cuisine, and dance the night away with music provided by Duo Domino. Everyone...

Sept. 19-21: OLPH to Host 70th Annual BBQ
Sunday, Aug 31, 2014

Our Lady of Perpetual Help invites the community to join in celebrating “Seventy Years of Happy” at the 70th annual parish barbecue Friday, Sept. 19, through Sunday, Sept. 21. What began as a small group of parish families coming together for a day of food, music and games has grown to become one...

Sept. 20-22: OLPH’s 69th Annual BBQ to Feature New Deep Pit
Wednesday, Sep 4, 2013

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Newhall will host its 69th annual barbecue on the weekend of Sept. 20-22, transforming the church grounds into a family-friendly carnival atmosphere with rides, game booths and live music. A new pit has been built for the barbecue feast that caps the three-day event...

Newhall Church Breaks Ground on New Parking Lot
Wednesday, Oct 31, 2012

Kids from OLPH’s Religious Education program help gather dirt to be used in planters once the parking lot is finished. All photos by Josh Premako/Mellady Direct Marketing. Church and construction officials hoisted ceremonial golden shovels and broke ground Monday on the next chapter of improvements...

Kateri Becomes First Native American Saint; Local Church Changes Name
Friday, Oct 26, 2012

Young parishioners celebrate St. Kateri (pictured) at the local church on her feast day in 2010. Photo: St. Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church. Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church in Santa Clarita is now Saint Kateri Tekakwitha. Pope Benedict XVI celebrated the canonization of the 17th-century Iroquois...

Ceremony Monday for Next Phase of OLPH Expansion
Thursday, Oct 25, 2012

Change is in the air at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Newhall, as AMG & Associates plants its shovels in the dirt Oct. 29 to break ground on the next phase of the church’s expansion. Representatives of the church and AMG will gather at the church at 4 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29 for a groundbreaking...

OLPH “On the Way”
Tuesday, Jan 31, 2012

After years of planning and fundraising Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church on Lyons Avenue is “On the Way.” Church clergy, students, staff and construction contractors gathered at the corner of Arcadia Street and Lyons Avenue Monday afternoon in a colorful ceremony that kickstarted the...

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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
Metro Los Angeles celebrated the groundbreaking Wednesday for the I-5 North County Enhancements Project, which will improve the operations and safety of the I-5 freeway for motorists in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Interstate 5 Improvement Project Breaks Ground in Santa Clarita
Do you take the easy route with a bag and tissue paper because your wrapping job looks like a crumpled mess?
Learn How to Wrap Gifts Like a Pro Thanks to JCI Santa Clarita
Commercial driver’s licenses, learner’s permits, endorsements and special certificates expiring between March 2020 and February 2022, are automatically extended through Feb. 28, 2022, the California Department of Motor Vehicles announced Thursday.
DMV Extending Commercial Driver’s Licenses, Learner’s Permits
1972 - Five wounded in Vagos biker gang shooting at Curtis & JoAnne Darcy's Acton '49er Saloon [story]
Darcys 49er
We are in the home stretch of the holiday season. I hope you have made plans to safely celebrate with family and friends. I also want to encourage you to keep safety in mind when shopping for that perfect gift for your loved ones.
City Manager’s Monthly Message – December 2021
La Mesa Junior High 8th graders will soon be building water bottle rockets as part of their science program, thanks to funding from California Credit Union through its Fall 2021 Teacher Grant program.
La Mesa Teacher Wins Fall 2021 Teacher Grant
Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control is celebrating the 'Paw"lidays by offering the gift of a new furry friend. 
Adoption Fees Waived Through End of the Year
Santa Clarita Artists Association is pleased to showcase an oil painting demo by Sharon Weaver on Feb. 21, 2022.
Artists Association Presents Oil Painting Showcase With Sharon Weaver
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has once again begun collecting toys as part of the Annual Holiday Toy Drive.
Sheriff Station Seeks Donations For 2021 Holiday Toy Drive
The Santa Clarita Public Library turning the page towards a new month with events and programs for all to enjoy.
Adventure Awaits At Public Library This December
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday 18new deaths and 1,473 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,128 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Omicron Variant Detected in Northern California
Tune in for the premiere of the final episode and season 3 finale of SCVTV's music show -- Soundcheck -- showcasing the rock sounds of the dynamic duo Miss Britt & Woogie Wilcox, and acoustic stylings of CJ May in a live, on-location performance at the Rancho Camulos Museum that will be broadcast on all of SCVTV's platforms this Thursday.
Dec. 2: Soundcheck Presents Performances from Miss Britt & Woogie Wilcox, CJ May
It's December which means the return of the Santa Clarita International Film Festival's opening night is right around the corner. 
Santa Clarita International Film Festival’s Opening Night Coming Soon
For years, the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation has provided support to community’s schools, teachers and students through literacy programs, events, scholarships, grants and more.
Ten Reasons to Support the SCV Education Foundation on Giving Tuesday
It has been a true honor and a pleasure to serve as the Mayor of Santa Clarita this year.
Santa Clarita Mayor’s Monthly Message – December 2021
The holidays are here and Santa Clarita transit is welcoming residents and visitors to join them on a Holiday Light Tour. 
Take A Seasonal Journey On the Holiday Light Tour
1929 - Saugus train robber Thomas Vernon apprehended in Pawnee, Okla. [story]
Tom Vernon
Join the Valley Industry Association Friday, Dec. 17, at 11:45 a.m., for its 2022 Board Installation Luncheon.
Wilk to Preside Over VIA’s 2022 Board Installation Luncheon
The Los Angeles County Animal Care Foundation combats animal cruelty by paying for officer training, equipment, and supplies to enforce animal cruelty laws, rescue abused and neglected animals, and support prosecution of animal abusers.
County Animal Care, Control Seeking ‘Giving Tuesday’ Donations
The William S. Hart Union High School District has been awarded the National Empowered Seal for its commitment to whole-child education by EVERFI.
EVERFI Awards Hart District National Empowered Seal