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July 3
1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
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Providence SFV Valley Hospitals Earn Top Award for Patient Safety Excellence
Tuesday, Mar 15, 2022

Providence Holy Cross and Providence Saint Joseph medical centers announced they have received the Healthgrades 2022 Patient Safety Excellence Award, placing them in the top 5% of acute care hospitals evaluated by Healthgrades. Hospitals that qualify for this award have shown notable success in avoiding...

New State Health Mandate Regarding Hospital Visitors Takes Effect Wednesday
Tuesday, Aug 10, 2021

A new health mandate that takes effect at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday across California requires visitors at hospitals to show either proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative results of a test taken within the past 72 hours. Providence Southern will screen all visitors at the hospital entrances to ensure compliance....

L.A. County’s Largest Health Systems Come Together for Educational Campaign (Video)
Saturday, May 9, 2020

Six of Los Angeles County’s largest nonprofit health systems with hospitals, clinics and care facilities across the region have come together united in a mission to encourage community members to put health first and access care when needed. Providence, UCLA Health, Keck Medicine of USC, Kaiser Permanente,...

Providence, StoryCorps ‘Re-soul’ Healthcare Through Storytelling
Friday, Jun 9, 2017

Renowned palliative care physicians Dr. BJ Miller and Dr. Ira Byock are featured on ‘Hear Me Now.’ LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK – StoryCorps, the largest oral history project of its kind, and the Providence Institute for Human Caring have launched “Hear Me Now,” an enlightened storytelling...

Providence Hospitals Across Greater L.A. Area Awarded for Stroke Care
Friday, May 5, 2017

The six Providence medical centers across the Los Angeles Area were recognized this week by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines – Stroke achievement awards program for quality patient outcomes. Providence Little Company of Mary San Pedro Medical...

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center Names New Chief Executive
Monday, May 1, 2017

Kelly Linden Veteran health care leader Kelly Linden begins work today as chief executive of Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank. Linden, with 25 years of diverse experience in health care, was chosen in nationwide search for a new leader. She has a strong foundation in mission-inspired...

March 18: Join Providence for A Day in the Park and Picnic at Magic Mountain
Friday, Feb 24, 2017

Join Providence Holy Cross Foundation at Six Flags Magic Mountain for A Day in the Park and Picnic on Saturday, March 18. Tickets are $50 for both park admission and a lunch buffet. To purchase tickets go to www.SixFlags.com/MagicMountain and enter the promo code PROVIDENCE. For more information, contact...

Providence Tarzana Named One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals
Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017

Noted for pediatrics, neonatal intensive care, cardiology and its highly successful robotics program, Providence Tarzana Medical Center was recognized today as one of the nation’s top hospitals, earning Healthgrades’ 2017 America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award for the third straight year. Based on...

Providence Partnering with Nonprofit Groups
Monday, Jan 23, 2017

Following a tradition dating back more than a century, Providence Health & Services will grant a total of $365,200 Tuesday to 17 San Fernando Valley area nonprofit groups that serve the homeless, the disabled, school children in low-income areas and other vulnerable populations. The money will be...

Providence Med Centers Awarded for Excellence
Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017

The three Providence Health & Services hospitals in the San Fernando Valley were named today among the top 5 percent of hospitals across the nation for quality patient outcomes. Providence Holy Cross, Providence Saint Joseph and Providence Tarzana medical centers earned the Distinguished Hospital...


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1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
Hart-Wyatt Earp
1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
Sanford Lyon
1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
Ygnacio del Valle
1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
Loncie Tucker