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2014 - "Become Ocean" by John Luther Adams (CalArts BFA 1973) named winner of 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Music [story]
John Luther Adams

Oct. 1: New Things in Store for Rubber Ducky Fans
Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016

Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers are pleased to announce several new additions to this year’s Rubber Ducky event: * Annnd…Action! – Providing a fun photo booth and pictures for event attendees * Rock climbing wall * Air bouncer * Face painters * Balloon artists * Mission: Renaissance...

Duck Race Returns Oct. 1; Adopt Yours Early
Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016

ADOPT EARLY TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR ANOTHER GREAT PRIZE! In addition to the Grand Prizes on Race Day, adopt your ducks early to be a part of our EARLY DUCKY INCENTIVE PROGRAM.Early Ducky: Adopt NOW – September 1 and receive 10 raffle tickets in the following prize, donated by the Santa Clarita Valley...

Dixon Centers Announce Duck Race Winners
Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015

[KHTS] – The winners have been announced by the Samuel Dixon Family Health Center for the 13th annual Rubber Ducky Festival, which took place over the weekend. On Saturday, Sept. 26, approximately 3,000 rubber ducks raced down a man-made waterway in Bridgeport Park for a $4,500 prize pool, split...

2nd Ducky Deadline is Friday
Thursday, Sep 10, 2015

Adopt your ducks by Friday, September 11, to be entered in the Early Ducky 2 Incentive Program. Receive 5 raffle tickets in the Mountasia Family Four Packs Raffle Prize, a $270 value! Packs include 2 hours of unlimited miniature golf, bumper boats, and go karts. Winners to be announced at the event...

Adopt Duckies Today (Really, Today) to Get In on Raffle
Thursday, Aug 20, 2015

HELP PAY FOR A HEALTH CARE VISIT BY ADOPTING A “QUACKER’S DOZEN” One more day – Adopt your ducks by Friday, August 21 to be entered in the Early Ducky 1 Incentive Program!Receive 10 raffle tickets in the Disneyland Raffle Prize, Consisting of Four, 1 day Disneyland park-hopper...

Saturday, Oct 4, 2014

[KHTS] – The 12th annual Rubber Ducky Festival benefiting Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers drew hundreds of Santa Clarita Valley residents to Bridgeport Park on Saturday. The event featured live performances, dozens of vendors, a rock climbing wall and a rubber ducky race with three grand prize...

Annual Sam Dixon Duckfest Coming Saturday
Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014

The ducks have flown from far away and have officially landed in Santa Clarita! With a lot of helping hands over the weekend the ducks have been officially prepped with racing numbers attached for the BIG RACE. Ducks will start revving their feathers at the: 12th Annual Rubber Ducky Regatta Saturday,...

Dixon Health Centers Unveil Winners of Essay, Poster Contest
Thursday, Nov 7, 2013

Ed “Papa Duck” Bolden (center) presents a check for a $200 classroom grant to James Foster Elementary School teacher Shauna Booth (left) with principal Dr. Deborah Bohn in attendance. Booth was the winning teacher in Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers’ annual rubber ducky school essay...

Sept. 23 Deadline to Enter Student Essay-Poster Contest
Tuesday, Sep 17, 2013

Students throughout the Santa Clarita Valley are invited to submit their entries for the “Stay Healthy” creative essay writing and poster contest to be held in conjunction with Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers Inc.’s 11th Annual Rubber Ducky Festival. This year’s student prompt is: ...

More Disneyland Tix Up for Grabs to Early Quackers
Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013

Be sure to adopt your ducks today at www.duckrace.com/scv. Ed “Papa Duck” Bolden increased the Early Ducky 1 Drawing to four, one-day Disneyland Park Hopper tickets, and $500 cash (previously $250) in spending money. Adopt your ducks today to get in on this great deal! Deadline for...

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Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger has approved $140,000 in funding to the Santa Clarita Valley Boys & Girls Club through the county's Community Services Block Grant.
Barger to Allocate $140K in County Block Grant Funds to Boys & Girls Club of SCV
California public health officials this week lifted capacity limits on in-person services at places of worship from the state's reopening scheme, following a handful of Supreme Court decisions in favor of congregants challenging the state’s COVID-19 capacity limits.
California Lifts COVID Capacity Limits on Places of Worship
The Santa Clarita City Council on Tuesday night approved one-time funding of $100,000 for the relocation of Bridge to Home shelter services for people experiencing homelessness, and an additional loan not to exceed $110,000.
Santa Clarita City Council OK’s Funding for Bridge to Home Shelter Relocation
California Institute of the Arts, or CalArts, is leasing space at Newhall Crossings in Downtown Newhall to put its students’ artwork on display, officials with the Valencia arts college announced recently.
CalArtians’ Works on Display at Newhall Crossings
The Santa Clarita City Council unanimously approved Tuesday a Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital expansion plan, following a public hearing with protest from members of a local carpenters union and calls by community members to include a mental health care unit for children.
Santa Clarita City Council Approves Henry Mayo Expansion Plan
California Senate Bill 546, a measure to extend the state's "iFoster" cell phones and data program for foster youth, has passed out of the Senate Energy, Utilities, and Communications Committee with unanimous support, according to Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita).
Wilk’s Bill to Extend ‘iFoster’ Cell Phone Program for Foster Youth Moves Forward
2014 - "Become Ocean" by John Luther Adams (CalArts BFA 1973) named winner of 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Music [story]
John Luther Adams
College of the Canyons athletic programs returned to campus this week to begin outdoor team strength and conditioning activities, guided by a stringent return-to-campus procedural plan designed to ensure the health and safety of student-athletes, coaches and support staff.
Cougar Athletics Return to Campus
The organizers of high school athletics in Southern California announced Monday their plans to move forward with section championships for a number of outdoor sports.
CIF Announces Plans to Move Forward with Post-Season Play
If you watched NASA’s exciting Mars Perseverance rover landing on Feb. 18, you definitely won’t want to miss the College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus spring 2021 virtual Star Party on Friday, April 23.
April 23: COC Canyon Country Virtual Star Party
The city of Santa Clarita welcomes residents to dispose of their unwanted household hazardous and electronic waste at the FREE Household Hazardous/E-Waste Roundup on Saturday, April 17, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
April 17: Free Household Hazardous, E-Waste Roundup at COC
The Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative announced that it has reintroduced Food Pantry and Post Service Officer services at the Veteran Center.
Santa Clarita Veterans Collaborative Brings Back Food Pantry, PSO Services
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce continues with its Shop Local Campaign. It's a new month and that means it's time shop local, Santa Clarita.
SCV Chamber’s Shop Local Campaign Underway
Out of an abundance of caution, Los Angeles County is following the recommendation of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to pause the use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine after reports that six women between the ages of 18 and 48 developed unusual types of blood clots 6 to 13 days after receiving the vaccine.
L.A. County Follows FDA, CDC Recommendation Pausing Use of J&J Vaccine
After a roller coaster of a year, the Santa Clarita Valley’s skating community once again took to the ice to celebrate the grand opening of The Cube, the city of Santa Clarita’s newly rebranded ice rink.
Santa Clarita Celebrates The Cube Grand Opening
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 23 new deaths and 448 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,487 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Remains in Orange Tier; 27,487 Total SCV Cases
1935 - Gladys Carter convicted of manslaughter in fatal shooting of Frances Walker, of the Placerita Walkers [story]
Gladys Carter
Los Angeles County Public Health officials will modify the Health Officer Order on Thursday, April 15, to align with changes to the state Blueprint for a Safer Economy regarding indoor live events and performances, private events such as conferences, receptions and meetings, and private informal gatherings.
April 15: L.A. County to Modify Health Officer Order to Align with State
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Monday confirmed 3 new deaths and 411 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as cases in the Santa Clarita Valley now total 27,482 since the pandemic began.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Death Rate Higher for Men Than Women; SCV Cases Total 27,482
Show producers Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher, and Steven Soderbergh on Monday announced the all-star cast of presenters at the 93rd Oscars, which will air live on ABC on Sunday, April 25, at 5 p.m. PDT.
Academy Reveals All-Star Cast of Presenters for 93rd Oscars Telecast
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 10 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, April 12-18, 2021
Now Filming in SCV: ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘Good Trouble,” 8 More Productions
College of the Canyons and Palmdale Oasis Park Recreation Center will begin operating as Los Angeles County-operated COVID-19 vaccination sites in the northern part of the county starting Monday, April 19.
L.A. County to Open Vaccination Sites at COC, in Palmdale; Magic Mountain Site to Close
As of Monday, Los Angeles County residents may apply for financial help to cover funeral expenses through FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program.
FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program Open to L.A. County Residents
In a 5-4 ruling late Friday night, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that California can’t restrict home-based religious gatherings such as prayer meetings and Bible groups.
U.S. Supreme Court Blocks California Restriction on In-Home Religious Gatherings