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1967 - Original airing of Star Trek "Arena" Episode: Kirk battles the Gorn commander (Saugus resident Bobby Clark) at Vasquez Rocks [watch]
Kirk vs. Gorn commander

Sept. 17: Hawaiian Beach BBQ to Help Painted Turtle Camp in Lake Hughes
Friday, Jul 22, 2016

Saturday, September 17, 2016 4:30 pm Cocktails and Tours 6 pm Dinner atThe Painted Turtle 17000 Elizabeth Lake Road, Lake Hughes, CA 93532  Please join us and discover the magic of The Painted Turtle at our annual BBQ fundraiser. This amazing evening will include delicious food, beer and wine, live...

Painted Turtle Thanks Volunteers for National Volunteer Week
Monday, Apr 11, 2016

[Painted Turtle] -This week is National Volunteer Week and The Painted Turtle wants to make one thing clear: Volunteers make a difference. Camp would not be possible without all of the wonderful people who lend their time and talents to The Painted Turtle. The Painted Turtle relies on the generosity...

Painted Turtle to Participate in #GivingTuesday
Monday, Nov 30, 2015

The Painted Turtle, a nonprofit dedicated to providing a life-changing authentic camp experience for children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses, is participating in #GivingTuesday to help raise awareness and support for its cause. #GivingTuesday is held on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving...

Neither Fire Nor Flood Deters the Turtle
Thursday, Nov 12, 2015

Camp Weathers the Storm On Thursday, October 15, an unexpected storm and flash floods swept through Lake Hughes and surrounding areas. Due to the damage caused by the storm and out of the regard for the safety of all involved, The Painted Turtle had to cancel the Tour de Turtle bike ride and Turtle Trek...

News from the Painted Turtle
Friday, Oct 2, 2015

Camp Moves On Summer may be over, but camp never is. The Painted Turtle operates year-round, sometimes packing up the magic of camp and taking it to other regions of California. On September 20th The Painted Turtle’s Camp on the Move program traveled to the beautiful Hotel del Coronado in sunny...

Oct. 17: ‘Tour de Turtle’ Cycles Into Lake Hughes
Thursday, Aug 27, 2015

October 17, 2015 Lake Hughes, CA   Randy Northcote is Ready to Ride Randy is no stranger to medical conditions. After undergoing life-saving surgeries in 1997 caused by Crohn’s, Randy decided to do anything to help kids fighting the same battle. In 2005, he first experienced The Painted Turtle...

Painted Turtle Represented in L.A. Marathon This Weekend; more
Wednesday, Mar 5, 2014

Camp, Due North It’s no secret that The Painted Turtle serves children throughout California. This week we’re going the extra mile and taking camp on the road to children in Northern California. Our in-hospital program The Outpost will set up camp playrooms at Lucile Packard Children’s...

Painted Turtle Ready to Roll in 2014
Thursday, Nov 14, 2013

[The Painted Turtle] – We are thrilled to announce the reopening of camp in 2014 and share with you the 2014 Camp Calendar!We wish to thank you for your patience and support over the last several months as we’ve navigated our way back from the damage caused by the Powerhouse Fire. We know...

Painted Turtle’s ‘Camp On the Move’ Continues; How to Help
Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013

The Painted Turtle was caught in the path of the Powerhouse Fire in early June and suffered devastating smoke and landscape damage. As a result we had to make the difficult decision to cancel all our Camp Summer Sessions this year. Unfortunately, significant medical concerns remain around air-quality...

Sept. 7: BBQ to Aid Fire-damaged Painted Turtle Camp
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013

This guy made it through the Powerhouse Fire OK, but some of his friends at The Painted Turtle weren’t nearly so lucky. See Powerhouse Fire photos @The Painted Turtle [HERE].   The Powerhouse Fire left the Painted Turtle, a camp for kids with chronic illnesses, at a substantial deficit. To...

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Harbor Group International, LLC and Azure Partners, LLC  announced earlier this month, their joint venture for the acquisition of Jefferson Vista Canyon, a 480-unit, Class A apartment community in Santa Clarita.
International Property Management Group Acquires Local Apartment Community
The College of the Canyons Spring 2022 semester begins  Feb. 7, and those looking for the classes needed to upgrade their skills, or transfer to a four-year university, still have time to register. 
College of the Canyons: Now is the Time to Register for Spring Semester
A Santa Clarita man originally reported missing on Jan. 16 has been located, Sheriff officials said Wednesday. 
Missing Santa Clarita Man Found
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced that they will be hosting a free PPE drive which will provide KN95 masks, surgical masks and hand sanitizer to local chamber members.
SCV Chamber Announces Free PPE Drive For Members
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced the release of a Request for Proposals to solicit independent researchers to conduct the Aliso Canyon Disaster Health Research Study.
Public Health Calls For Independent Research Into Aliso Canyon Health Study
More than twenty years ago I led the animal control division for an agency in northern California, and at one point we received a series of complaints from students at a local community college regarding a fellow student’s emotional support animal (ESA).
Marcia Mayeda: Protecting Service Animals
1967 - Original airing of Star Trek "Arena" Episode: Kirk battles the Gorn commander (Saugus resident Bobby Clark) at Vasquez Rocks [watch]
Kirk vs. Gorn commander
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 45 additional deaths and 22,688 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 60,980 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday Covid Roundup: Omicron Continues to Surge as ICU Admissions Rise in LA County
Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is hiring. This summer, the department aims to hire over 250 new lifeguards to work at 30 aquatic facilities, all across L.A. County.
LA County Department of Parks, Recreation Seeks to Hire Over 250 Lifeguards
Due to L.A. County Department of Public Health restrictions and the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, the city of Santa Clarita "regretfully" is announcing the cancellation of the 2022 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, reported Santa Clarita PIO Carrie Lujan in a statement released to the press.
Santa Clarita 2022 Cowboy Festival Cancelled
With COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County at high levels, the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) will temporarily pause in-person services starting Tuesday, Jan. 18.
LA County DCBA Temporarily Pausing In-Person Services
Put your knowledge to the test with Winter Games Trivia on the second day of Winter Olympic Games Beijing 2022.
Feb. 3 Winter Games Trivia Contest at The Cube
The Santa Clarita Community College District’s Independent Citizens Bond Oversight Committee voted to accept the results of an independent audit confirming the district properly accounted for all bond expenditures in the 2020-21 fiscal year.
COC Citizens Oversight Committee Affirms Audits of College Bond Spending
Fred Gruchalla, a veteran of the Vietnam War, received the 2020-2021 Veteran of the Year Award from the Van Nuys/Reseda Elks Lodge 2790 on Jan. 10.
Fred Gruchalla, Veterans’ Advocate, Named Veteran of the Year
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is now accepting applications for the annual Virginia Wrage Memorial Fund Scholarship. Deadline is March 30, 2022.
Zonta SCV Accepting Applications for Wrage Scholarship
A 7,383 square foot freestanding office building located at 28015 Smyth Drive in Valencia recently sold for $2,675,000.00 announced Executive Vice President Randy Cude and Vice President Matt Sreden of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc.
Smyth Drive Office Building in Highridge Business Park Sells for Over $2.6M
1899 - Martin & Richard Wood buy J.H. Tolfree's Saugus Eating House, rename it Saugus Cafe [story]
Saugus Cafe
Impulse Music Co., which is located at 21515 Soledad Canyon Road, Suite #120, is hosting an Open Mic Night free to all ages, on Wednesday, Feb. 2, from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Impulse Music Hosting Open Mic Night
The Santa Clarita Community College District's Board of Trustees will hold a virtual business meeting and public hearing via Zoom Wednesday, Jan. 19, at 5:00 p.m.
Jan. 19: COC Board of Trustees Business Meeting
The William S. Hart Union High School District's Governing Board will hold its regular meeting Wednesday, Jan. 19, beginning with a closed session at 5:45 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7:00 p.m.
Jan. 19: Hart School District’s Regular Meeting
Whether you’ve just finished an ice skating lesson, are watching a youth hockey game or want to take a break during a public session, The Grille at The Cube is the perfect place to unwind with a delicious meal or snack.
SCV’s Newest Dining Spot Opens at The Cube
The city of Santa Clarita's Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Jan. 18, at 6:00 p.m.
Jan. 18: Planning Commission Regular Meeting
LOS ANGELES (CN) — A lawsuit by two environmental groups to stop the enormous and controversial Tejon Ranch Centennial Project can continue, a Los Angeles County judge ruled Friday, despite a recent settlement in a related case.
Judge Advances Environmental Suit Against Massive Centennial Project
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported Monday an additional death from COVID-19, bringing the total number to 201 since the onset of the pandemic, spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed.
Monday COVID Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports 201st Death