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1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart

Nov. 18: Salvation Army’s Annual Red Kettle Campaign Launch
Thursday, Nov 9, 2023

The Salvation Army Santa Clarita Valley Corps invites the community to attend the annual Red Kettle Campaign ribbon-cutting ceremony at Light Up Main Street on Nov. 18, at 5:15 p.m. Join Captain Rafael Viana, board members and elected officials as they kick off the holiday season. “The Salvation Army’s...

Oct. 28: Commit to Make A Difference Day in Santa Clarita
Friday, Oct 20, 2023

The city of Santa Clarita is preparing for Make A Difference Day on Saturday, Oct. 28 looking for enthusiastic residents to join with other volunteers on this day of community service. Make A Difference Day is an opportunity to roll up your sleeves and help positively impact the community. The city has...

Volunteers Sought for Light Up Main Street
Friday, Sep 29, 2023

Santa Clarita Volunteers is seeking volunteers for Light Up Main Street on Saturday, Nov. 18. Volunteers age 14 and older are being sought for a variety of positions at the annual holiday kickoff event in Old Town Newhall. Age requriements vary according to volunteer activity. Ready to get into the...

Oct 7: City Seeks Volunteers for Canyon Country Community Day
Wednesday, Sep 27, 2023

Bring family and friends to volunteer for the city of Santa Clarita’s Canyon Country Community Day on Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. At this one-day clean up event, city staff will partner with volunteers to paint walls and spread mulch on parkways along Whites Canyon Road. This is a great volunteer...

Oct. 7: Canyon Country Community Day Seeks Volunteers
Friday, Sep 22, 2023

Help beautify Canyon Country on Saturday, Oct. 7, 9 a.m. to noon, during Canyon Country Community Day. Volunteers will help city of Santa Clarita staff paint walls and re-mulch the parkways on Whites Canyon Road between Stillmore Street and Nadal Street. Volunteers are sought for this event age 13 and...

Volunteer Registration Still Open for Annual River Rally
Wednesday, Sep 6, 2023

Volunteer registration is now open for the 28th Annual River Rally Cleanup and Environmental Expo scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 16, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. This year’s River Rally will be held at the Newhall Community Center where volunteers will clean a portion of the Santa Clara Riverbed near...

Ken Striplin | Volunteer for Annual River Rally
Monday, Sep 4, 2023

Make a Difference and Volunteer for the 28th Annual River Rally We welcome in the cooler weather of the fall season and the opportunity for our community to volunteer for the popular Annual River Rally Cleanup and Environmental Expo. More than a thousand residents gather each year to help clean the Santa...

Submit a Project Proposal for Make A Difference Day
Friday, Aug 18, 2023

The city of Santa Clarita is joining communities across the country for Make a Difference Day on Saturday, Oct. 28. Observed on the fourth Saturday in October, this day of service gives residents opportunities to give back and make a difference in their community. It is a day where millions of volunteers...

Aug. 21: Deadline to Submit Projects for SCV Make a Difference Day
Tuesday, Aug 8, 2023

Make a Difference Day returns to the Santa Clarita Valley on Saturday, Oct. 28. SCV nonprofits and schools are encouraged to submit a project for volunteers to complete on Make a Difference Day. The city of Santa Clarita is joining communities across the country for Make a Difference Day. Volunteer...

May 30: Volunteers Sought for Trek Bike Park Workday
Friday, May 26, 2023

Volunteer to help on Tuesday, May 30 at the Trek Bike Park of Santa Clarita to help maintain the park and keep it safe for users. A workday will be held at the Trek Bike Park from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 30. Volunteers must register to participate on the city of Santa Clarita Volunteers website....

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Each year the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation, in collaboration with economist Dr. Mark Schniepp, releases the Economic Outlook Book.
SCVEDC’s 2023 Economic Outlook Book Now Available
The Master's University will host its acclaimed Winter 5K run on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2024, starting at 9 a.m.
Start 2024 at TMU’s Winter 5K
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m., in Council Chambers at City Hall.
Dec. 14: Santa Clarita Arts Commission Regular Meeting
The Castaic Union School District Governing Board will hold its regular/organizational meeting Monday, Dec. 11, at 6 p.m.
Dec. 11: CUSD Regular/Organizational Board Meeting
A Southern California Edison Electric System Upgrade on Lyons Avenue will begin on Monday, Dec. 11.
City Announces Lyons Avenue Lane Closures
The California Transportation Commission allocated $8 million Thursday from the California State Transportation Agency’s Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program to the High Desert Corridor Joint Powers Agency.
High-Speed Rail Corridor Project Awarded $8M Grant
What a year it has been – from ribbon cuttings and new amenities to summer events and fall programming, it is wonderful to see how busy our community has been throughout 2023.
Cameron Smyth | Skate at The Cube’s Christmas Tree this Holiday Season
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board unanimously approved the appointment of Lori Gambero as the new principal at Arroyo Seco Junior High School.
Lori Gambero Appointed New Arroyo Seco Junior High Principal
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center is thrilled to announce the receipt of a generous $30,000 grant from the Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation dedicated to bolstering mental health services within our community.
Samuel Dixon Awarded $30K Grant from Henry Mayo Foundation
December is finally here and we're excited to share the highlights from our event-filled November.
Cindy Curtis | JCI Santa Clarita November Recap
WASHINGTON (CN) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced new partnerships with Native American tribes to manage federal lands, promote bison conservation and support animal harvesting and meat processing.
USDA, Native Tribes Partner to Manage Federal Lands
California State University, Northridge finals season is a time when the coffee’s on (’round the clock), and study guides and late nights multiply across campus.
Matadors Gearing Up for Finals
1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart
With the passage of the Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics  Act, awareness of airborne hazards faced by veterans in Southwest Asia (SWA), including Iraq and Afghanistan, has grown significantly.
Veterans and Airborne Hazards: Awareness and Action
Learning Post Academy, the William S. Hart Union High School District’s outstanding independent study school, will hold informational meetings via Zoom for interested parents and students on Tuesday, Dec. 12, at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Dec.12: Learning Post Academy Holds Informational Meetings
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland today announced that the National Park Service will collaborate with Tribes across the nation on a new theme study that will focus on the Indian Reorganization Period to help broaden the understanding of an important chapter in American history.
NPS to Collaborate with Tribes on Study of Native American History
The travel exploration series, "On A Quest: with Jaswant," is set to captivate audiences at the Santa Clarita International Film Festival on Dec. 10. 
Dec. 10: “On A Quest: with Jaswant” Screens at SCIFF
Join Assemblywoman Pilar Schiavo as they gather the community and faith leaders from across Assembly District 40 to share a seasonal message of togetherness while we celebrate the holiday season.
Dec. 11: Assemblywoman Schiavo Hosts Community Holiday Gathering
Spread the holiday at Gilchrist Farm’s Holiday Hoedown festivities which include holiday parades, Santa visits, petting zoo, caroling, wagon rides, handmade holiday food and treats and holiday crafts.
Spend the Holidays With Gilchrist Farms
As people make travel plans to celebrate with family and friends this year, the American Red Cross asks donors to set aside time to give blood or platelets for patients waiting for care over the holidays.
Give Blood, Platelets Ahead of Busy Holiday Weeks
1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
Wm. S. Hart
California State Parks has announced recommendations to the National Park Service for $35.6 million in Land and Water Conservation Fund grants for 16 local park projects. Funding would provide public agencies with the ability to acquire land and/or develop recreational amenities such as playgrounds, sports fields and courts, exercise stations, dog and skate parks.
Via Princessa Park Receives Recommendation for $6M in LWC Funds
Become a docent at Placerita Canyon Natural Area. New docent classes begin on Tuesday, Jan. 9. Classes will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon.
Jan. 9: Docent Classes Begin at Placerita Canyon Natural Area
The 15th Annual Greetings with Gratitude drive has begun and we need your support. All donations must be purchased or delivered by Dec. 10.
Annual Greetings With Gratitude Drive Seeks Help