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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]
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LifeForward Virtual Workshop to Focus on Recognizing Behaviors That Lead to Sexual Assault
Thursday, Sep 9, 2021

Priscilla Benitesis a licensed Marriage Family Therapist and Mental Health Supervisor at College of the Canyons. Zonta Club of Santa Clarita’s LifeForward Virtual Workshop entitled, “Awareness – Recognize Behaviors that Lead to Sexual Harassment-Assault! Emotional Impact for High School Students,...

Our Veterans, A Silent Majority | Commentary by Nancy Zhe
Friday, Jan 10, 2020

They are trained to sacrifice themselves for us on the home front. They do it with patriotism and pride in our country and way of life. They do it for their families and for all American families. Yet many civilians treat them like the enemy, even though they, the civilians, do not know why. Spouses...

Blue Star Ranch Still in Need of Volunteers to Help Serve Veterans
Thursday, Oct 10, 2019

Blue Star Ranch, serving our nation’s veterans, is seeking more volunteers to help the organization serve more veterans with free Equine Assisted Therapy for PTSD, anxiety, depression and other mental health issues. We have expanded to a new ranch site in Newhall, added additional therapy horses, work,...

June 15: Pathways to Empowerment SC Veteran & Family Mental Health Day
Thursday, May 23, 2019

Many people in our community have a parent or other family member who may be a veteran, who is presently deployed overseas, or who has recently returned home from active duty in the military. Each situation can have a tremendous impact on all members of the family. Next month, there will be an informative,...

County OK’s Review of PTSD, Suicide Prevention Among First Responders
Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously passed a motion to review current policies, programs and services relating to preventing suicide and minimizing PTSD among the county’s first-responders. The motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger, co-authored by Supervisor Janice...

Veterans Speak About Blue Star Ranch
Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018

When a veteran suffers post-traumatic stress disorder, depression or other mental health issues, the Blue Star Ranch on Lost Creek Road in Saugus is available to serve. Blue Star Ranch services are provided free to veterans and their families. The Blue Star Ranch goals are to prevent suicide and help...

Legislation Aiming to Help Veterans Suffering From Mental Trauma Moves Forward
Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016

A bill by Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) that would help veterans recover from post traumatic stress, traumatic brain injury, and sexual trauma is one step closer to becoming law after it passed out of committee on Wednesday. H.R. 5600, the No Hero Left Untreated Act, was introduced by Rep. Knight...

Knight Introduces Veterans Legislation
Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016

U.S. Rep. Steve Knight introduced a bill Tuesday that would help veterans recover from post traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma, chronic pain, and opiate addiction. The “No Hero Left Untreated Act” would establish a pilot program with the Department...

UCLA Gets $15.7 Mil. to Help Wounded Warriors with TBI, PTSD
Thursday, Jun 4, 2015

Wounded Warrior Project has approved a $15.7 million grant over three years for UCLA Health to expand its Operation Mend program. The grant will fund a new, intensive structured treatment program for service members suffering from mild traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder. The Operation...

Nonprofit Opens Office in Valencia for Vets Battling PTSD
Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014

Kenny Bass and Joshua Rivers, co-founders [TBBF] – With a dedication of serving combat veterans, The Battle Buddy Foundation is happy to announce the opening of its new location in Valencia. Currently, there are an average of twenty-two Veterans, and one active duty member, taking his or her own...

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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]
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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