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1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
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Olympics: Santa Clarita Raised Athlete Qualifies For 400-Meter Final
Wednesday, Aug 4, 2021

By Signal Staff Allyson Felix, pursuing a U.S.-record 10th Olympic track and field medal, qualified for the women’s 400-meter finals on Wednesday morning, posting the fastest time she has run this season in one of three semifinals that set the field for Friday’s final race. Felix, 35, ran the 400...

Final Rosters for Tokyo Olympics Include a Handful of SCV Athletes
Friday, Jul 23, 2021

By Ryan Menzie For The Signal With the 2021 Tokyo Olympics getting underway, the final rosters are set and athletes across the country are ready to begin competition and represent the USA at today’s Opening Ceremony — including some of the Santa Clarita Valley’s own elite athletes. Whether they’re...

Laemmle to Show Classic Sports Movie Ahead of Olympics
Friday, Jul 9, 2021

Laemmle Theatres will be showing the 1981 sports movie “Chariots of Fire” to celebrate the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo, which was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic last year. As a way to revive moviegoers’ love for classic movies, Laemmle Theatres is planning to show classic movies on significant...

Olympian Alysia Montaño Races Pregnant for a Second Time
Thursday, Jun 22, 2017

Alysia Montano in 2014. Olympian Alysia Montaño, a graduate of Canyon High School and a seven-time national champion, is competing in the 2017 USATF Outdoor Championships as she did in 2014 — while pregnant. Four months along, Montaño ran in Thursday’s 800m race. Montaño, nicknamed “Flying...

16 Years Later, Hart Grad Earns More Olympic Gold
Sunday, Aug 7, 2016

Hart High grad and 3-time Olympian Anthony Ervin earned gold Sunday at the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. Team USA was trailing in the second heat of the men’s 4×100 freestyle relay when Ervin pulled it out. He finished his leg of the heat in just 47.65 seconds, giving the U.S. the win and...

Weitzeil, Saugus Grad, Going to 2016 Rio Olympics
Friday, Jul 1, 2016

Abbey Weitzeil placed first in the women’s 100-meter freestyle in Omaha, earning her a spot on the 2016 USA Olympic team. The 2015 Saugus High School graduate had been competing throughout the week in the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials. Her 53.28-second swim not only secured her a spot on the Olympic...

July 16: Los Angeles Olympic Games History Expert Comes to the Santa Clarita Public Library
Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016

Barry Sanders, author of “The Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games” will be giving a free and fascinating presentation about Los Angeles Olympics history on Saturday, July 16 at 2 p.m. at the Valencia Library located at 23743 Valencia Blvd. The presentation is being offered as part of the Santa Clarita...

SCV Olympians Given Key to City at 2012 Duckfest
Monday, Oct 29, 2012

Professional rubber ducks took to the course at Bridgeport Park Saturday for Samuel Dixon Family Health Center’s 10th annual Gotta Regatta. The annual fundraiser for the Samuel Dixon Family Health Center made a course at the park where rubber ducks which were sponsored by people throughout the community...

Silver Medalist Makes Appearance on ‘SCV Today’
Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012

Lashinda Demus (center) with SCV Today co-host Dave Caldwell and SCV Chamber of Commerce President Terri Crain. 2012 Olympic silver medalist Lashinda Demus stopped by the SCVTV studios Wednesday to tape an appearance on “SCV Today” – the morning television show for Santa Clarita. On...

Olympic Silver Medalist to Appear on ‘SCV Today’ Show
Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012

Lashinda Demus  Olympic silver medalist  Lashinda Demus will be making a guest appearance on SCV Today, Santa Clarita’s morning television show airing on SCVTV. The show will first air Thursday, Aug. 30, at 8 a.m., with repeats Thursday at 2 p.m., Friday morning at 1 a.m. and 8 a.m., and finally...

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1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
Ed Harris
1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
Remi Nadeau
Volunteers are needed to help make fresh garland and vintage-style decorations for the Antelope Valley Indian Museum in preparation for Holidays on the Homestead.
Antelope Valley Indian Museum Looking for Volunteers to Decorate for the Holidays
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 29 new deaths and 2,073 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 38,955 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Releases Data from the Last 7 Days
Find something for everyone at the various events happening in Santa Clarita this holiday season including Six Flags Magic Mountain's magical winter experience, an international film festival and holiday shows.
City Highlights Activities for Holiday Fun in Santa Clarita
The city of Santa Clarita's Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold its Regular Meeting Thursday, Dec. 2, at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 2: Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission Regular Meeting
1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]
Wobblies logo
The Antelope Valley Indian Museum announced it will host the 10th annual Holidays on the Homestead celebration on Saturday, Dec, 4 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Dec. 4: Antelope Valley Indian Museum Invites All to 10th Annual ‘Holidays on the Homestead’
Every November in honor of National Family Caregiver Month, Los Angeles County Department Of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS) recognizes the important role of Los Angeles County's caregivers who provide essential care, support and medical assistance to older and dependent adults.
WDACS Celebrates Caregivers in LA County
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health shared how to avoid foodborne illness, also known as food poisoning, with families celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday.
Public Health Shares Safe Food Preparation Tips for the Holidays
The Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management announced it will be on high alert due to the potential of very strong winds and fire weather conditions that will impact much of our County through Friday morning.
County Residents Urged to Stay Vigilant as Strong Winds, Fire Weather Forecasted
Just in time for this Thanksgiving holiday, Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc., in partnership with Christy Smith and Grocery Outlet, donated turkeys, mashed potatoes, corn, stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy, green beans and additional non-perishables for their annual Thanksgiving Dinner Event on Tuesday, Nov. 23.
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center Shares Thanksgiving Dinners to Families in Need
1875 - Vasquez lieutenant Clodoveo Chavez reportedly killed by bounty hunters in Arizona Territory [story]
Clodoveo Chavez story
The season of giving is here, and the Department of Public Social Services  is encouraging the public to consider sponsoring a family as part of its annual holiday Adopt-A-Family Program benefiting low-income families throughout the County of Los Angeles.
Social Services Urges Others to ‘Adopt-A-Family’
It’s time to clean our closets for charity and support the Flair Cleaners 19th Annual Holiday Clothing and Shoe Drive Nov. 26 through Dec. 31, 2021.
Flair Cleaners Holiday Clothing Drive Returns for 19th Year
Princess Cruises, the Santa Clarita based cruise line, is announcing new Oceanic destinations, including their longest ever World Cruise.
Princess Cruises Announces New Oceanic Cruises and Beyond
As part of an ongoing effort to help students recover from learning loss, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond will host a town hall to spotlight best practices and secure new ideas to support literacy and biliteracy goals.
State Superintendent to Highlight Best Practices to Support Literacy
The College of the Canyons music department will present its fall “Electronica Musique” show on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Black Box Theater.
COC Music Presents Fall Electronica Concert
2003 - Ruth Newhall, longtime co-owner/editor of The Signal, dies in Berkeley [story]
Ruth Newhall
College of the Canyons freshman Danielle Salcedo ran down history on Saturday, clocking a program-record time of 17.54.9 on the 5K course at Woodward Park to become the first California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Women’s Cross Country Individual State Champion in school history.
Danielle Salcedo First CCCAA Individual State Champ in COC Women’s XC History
Los Angeles County, in partnership with the National Development Council, announced that it has extended the application deadline for its small business rent relief grant project to Sunday, Nov. 28.
County Extends Application Deadline for Small Business Rent Relief Grant Project
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Tuesday 29 new deaths and 725 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 38,802 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: Public Health Notes Vaccination Disparities Among Children 5 to 11
The Los Angeles County Health Officer issued a Cold Weather Alert for the Santa Clarita Valley and Antelope Valley due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures with wind chill temperatures expected to be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
Nov. 24: Cold Weather Alert Issued for SCV, AV
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