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1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
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March 26: Rod the Mod Concert Rescheduled at SCV Senior Center
Tuesday, Feb 22, 2022

Bella Vida Events at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center presents Rod the Mod featuring the songs and sound of Sir Rod Steward March 26 at 5 p.m. Rod Stewart, the British singer and songwriter whose soulful, raspy voice graced rock and pop hits beginning in the late 1960s, became an international...

SCV Senior Center Urgently in Need of Meals on Wheels Drivers
Tuesday, Jan 4, 2022

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center is in urgent need of volunteer drivers for its Meals on Wheels program. The home delivered meals program offered by the SCV Senior Center is a lifeline for seniors and seeks your support to keep pace with rapid increase in need and ensure no senior goes hungry. Drivers...

County, City Officials Revisit Plans for Former Senior Center Newhall Building
Thursday, Oct 8, 2020

Los Angeles County and Santa Clarita officials are expected to restart the process of looking into turning the vacant, former Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center building in Newhall into a place to serve veterans and community arts, officials confirmed Wednesday. A needs assessment for the use of the...

Feb. 29: SCV Senior Center Celebrity Waiter Fundraiser
Monday, Feb 10, 2020

The Bella Vida Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will present a royals-themed “Celebrity Waiter” fundraiser at the Canyon Country center on Saturday, February 29, starting at 5 p.m. SCV Senior Center Celebrity Waiter Co-Chairs Amanda Benson and Julie Sturgeon have been working hard to stage...

Volunteers Plan Thanksgiving Feast Fit for a Community
Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019

For the 10th consecutive year, the Castaic Lions Club, along with dozens of volunteers, including students from the William S. Hart Union High School District, are planning to host their Thanksgiving Day dinner at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center at Bella Vida. The organizers want to let all SCV...

April 24: New SCV Senior Center Dedication Day
Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center is proud to announce the opening of the new SCV Senior Center in Canyon Country and its dedication in a public ceremony on Wednesday, April 24 at 10 a.m. The dedication ceremony will start in the new center’s parking lot and conclude in “The Grand Ballroom.” The...

Kaiser Permanente Awards $62K in Grants to 8 SCV Nonprofit Groups
Friday, Nov 9, 2018

Kaiser Permanente has awarded more than $62,000 in community benefit funding to eight Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving health and wellness locally. For more than half a century, Kaiser Permanente has demonstrated a commitment to enhancing the health of local communities....

May 24: Silvertone Singers to Warble TV Themes at SCV Senior Center
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center Silvertone Singers under the direction of John Swinford will sing a set of TV themes old and new at the Senior Center in Newhall on Thursday, May 24, from 2:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Singers’ “TV Themes — Old and New-ish Concert” will feature...

April 27: Senior Center to Present Historical Reenactment of ‘Little House’ Author
Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center’s Scholar Series will present a historical reenactment of American educator, author and journalist Laura Ingalls Wilder performed by Louise Willard of the American Association of University Women on Friday, April 27, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Wilder was the creator...

March 28: SCV Senior Center ‘2nd Career’ Job Club Meeting
Friday, Mar 23, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center has created the “2nd Career Center” to assist seniors who would like to re-enter the workforce. The first “Job Club” meeting at the Center is set for Wednesday, March 28 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Room A1 and A2. Meeting participants will...

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1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain
The Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Valley Community College District will meet Wednesday, May 18, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., for a Board Self-Evaluation Workshop.
May 18: COC Board Self-Evaluation Workshop
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District's Governing Board will take place Wednesday, May 18, beginning at 7 p.m. The board will meet in closed session at 4:30 p.m.
May 18: Annual Retirement Recognition to Precede Hart Board Meeting
Premier Workspaces, one of the largest privately-owned executive suites, coworking, and shared workspace companies in the United States, with a unit in Santa Clarita, is proud to celebrate their 20th anniversary.
Premier Workspaces Celebrating 20 Year Anniversary
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the nine productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, May 16 - Sunday, May 22.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes Nine Productions
Join ghost hunter Marie Mason to explore Paranormal Investigation: Tools, Tactics, and Tales at the Rancho Camulos Museum Sunday, May 22, at 1:30 p.m.
May 22: Explore Paranormal Investigation at Rancho Camulos
College of the Canyons softball was represented with two selections on the 2022 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) California JC All-American Team with slugger Ashlynn Heck and pitcher/utility player Allyson Melgar included in the group of 26 honorees from across the state.
COC Softball’s Heck, Melgar Named to NFCA All-American Team
Parks are not just good for your physical health, but your mental health. Join the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation and Why We Rise for Parks at Sunset to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month. Green spaces, physical activity and social connectivity play a powerful role in overall well-being.
L.A. County ‘Parks at Sunset’ Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month
Impulse Music Co. is hosting a Music and Comedy Night Saturday, May 21, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
May 21: Impulse Music Hosting Music, Comedy Night
After serving in the position on an interim basis for the past year, Dr. Abner Chou has assumed the role of full-time president of The Master’s University and Seminary.
Dr. Abner Chou Assumes Full-Time Role as TMU President
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 15 additional deaths and 3,489 new positive cases Saturday, 2,707 new cases Sunday and 1,941 new cases Monday countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: Residents Encouraged to Layer Safety Precautions
1938 - Brand-new Lockheed transport plane crashes in Agua Dulce; all 9 perish including 2 infants [story]
plane crash
1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
COC
In-person high school graduations will be held at all William S. Hart Union High School District schools. Graduations start May 20 and end June 3.
William S. Hart High School District Announces Graduation Dates
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed six new deaths throughout L.A. County, 4,025 new cases countywide, with 151 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to 32,022, county case totals to 2,907,721 and Santa Clarita Valley case totals to 74,979, with 470 total SCV deaths from COVID-19 since March of 2020.
Friday COVID Roundup: High Transmission Across L.A. County, Most Cases Since Feb. 18
The American Red Cross has a critical need for blood donations, and the city of Santa Clarita is urging residents to make a life-saving appointment.
Critical Need for Blood Donations, City Will Host Blood Drives
Baseball season is officially back! As a Southern California native, I grew up as an avid Dodger fan and I continue that tradition whenever I take my family to a game. There is no feeling that compares to entering Dodger Stadium and hearing the sound of cheering fans and the smell of fresh-cut grass and of course, Dodger Dogs!
It’s Time for Dodger Baseball at 43rd Santa Clarita Dodger Day
Running from June 6 through Aug. 13, College of the Canyons will be offering a robust summer schedule of four sessions to continue assisting students with reaching their goals during this unprecedented time.
Registration Underway at COC for 2022 Summer Classes
This month, the city shines the spotlight on the friendly staff in the Building and Safety Division. May is Building and Safety Month and the 2022 theme is “Safety for All: Codes in Action.” This month builds awareness about the importance of building codes in ensuring safety in the spaces in which we live, work and learn.
You’ve Got a Friend in City Hall: Building, Safety Division
The California Institute of the Arts Board of Trustees have awarded 14 admired, acclaimed and longtime faculty members emeritus status in recognition of their contributions to CalArts.
CalArts Board of Trustees Confer Emeritus Status Upon Faculty
The College of the Canyons Baseball team saw eight cougars receive All-Western State Conference, South Division honors for the 2022 season.
Cougars Baseball Have Eight Selected to All-WSC Team
"Something Rotten: The Broadway Musical (Rated PG) opens this weekend at Canyon Theatre Guild in Old Town Newhall. Opening night is Saturday May 14 at 8 p.m. with a free champagne and wine reception for ticket holders. It will run every weekend, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, until its scheduled closing on June 18.
May 14-June 18: ‘Something Rotten’ at the Canyon Theatre Guild
Diné artist, composer and California Institute of the Arts alum Raven Chacon (Music MFA 2004) was awarded the 2022 Pulitzer Prize in Music for "Voiceless Mass." Diné means "the people" in the Navajo language. Chacon is the first Native American to win the Pulitzer Prize for music.
CalArts Alum Raven Chacon Wins 2022 Pulitzer Prize in Music
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