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1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
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SCV Youth Project Hosting 9th Annual “Hold ‘Em Not Hassle ‘Em” Fundraiser
Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015

The ninth annual “Hold ‘Em Not Hassle ‘Em” fundraising event will be held at the Tournament Players Club in Valencia this November. Over 150 players, will take over the TPC in Valencia on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 for a night of Texas Hold’em style poker, with a raffle, casino night, food, cigars,...

Single Mothers Outreach Announces 2015 Empowering HeArts Honorees
Friday, May 29, 2015

[KHTS] – Single Mothers Outreach announced the 2015 Empowering HeArts honorees and artists at an evening soiree held May 28 at the Sand Canyon home of Moe and Linda Hafazi. Honorees and artists pose for a group photo at the Single Mothers Outreach Empowering HeArts honoree introduction event....

SCV Soroptimists Present $32K to Nonprofits
Monday, May 25, 2015

[KHTS] – Soroptimist International of Greater SCV presented more than $32,000 to 15 nonprofit organizations during a special awards luncheon held on May 12 at the Tournament Players Club in Valencia. Organizations honored by Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley at the luncheon...

Triumph Foundation Holding Shooting Event for Paralyzed Veterans
Saturday, May 23, 2015

[KHTS] – Triumph Foundation and 7 Star Industries are proud to announce the first Annual Memorial Day Adaptive Shooting Event for the Paralyzed Veterans of America. Triumph Foundation is a nonprofit organization that hosts these events to introduce the sport of target shooting to people that are...

Fairy Berry Breakfast Supports Domestic Violence Center
Friday, May 22, 2015

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley residents helped raise more than $3,000 for the fight against domestic violence at the third annual Fairy Berry Breakfast on May 16 at Heritage Junction Historic Park, officials said. “We’re very grateful for the community and how they came and helped support...

17th Annual Relay for Life Draws a Crowd
Sunday, May 17, 2015

[KHTS] – Thousands of people came to Central Park in Saugus Saturday and Sunday for the 17th annual Relay for Life of the Santa Clarita Valley. The event started in Tacoma, Washington in 1985 with Gordy Klatt’s 24-hour walk in an effort to support his cancer patients and raise money for the...

SCV Senior Center Celebrity Waiter Dinner Raises $80K
Thursday, Mar 26, 2015

Every year, hundreds of Santa Clarita residents come together to raise funds for the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center at the Celebrity Waiter Dinner. This year, the event raised $80,000, said Linda Leiblang, associate executive director of the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center.  “We’re just really...

Hundreds Turn Out for LARC Ranch Fundraiser
Sunday, Oct 26, 2014

[KHTS] – Hundreds of Santa Clarita residents and family members of residents of LARC Ranch attended the LARC Halloween Festival 2014 Sunday. More than 500 people including residents of the Ranch were expected to attend the event. “This is an annual fundraiser with a Halloween theme,” said...

‘Beware the Dark Realm’ and Help the Needy
Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014

[Press Release] – The doors to “Beware the Dark Realm” open this Friday, Oct. 24. The haunted house located at 28621 Sugar Pine Way in Saugus is raising funds and collecting supplies for the SCV Food Pantry. Beware the Dark Realm is in its second year, however the haunt owners have...

Circle Of Hope Hosts Bunco For Hope For Cancer Treatment
Sunday, Sep 21, 2014

[KHTS] – Circle of Hope officials partnered the Moms Club and Eleven 12 Events to present their 4th Annual Bunco For Hope event in Valencia Sunday. Participants were served lunch followed by Bunco games with dessert, silent auction and raffle winners announcement to conclude the day. “It...

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May is National Foster Care Month, a time to acknowledge the families and professionals who help children and youth in foster care each day.
SCV Helping Organizations Mark National Foster Care Month
U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced the establishment of the COVID-19 Fraud Enforcement Task Force on Monday, May 17, to enhance enforcement efforts against COVID-19 related fraud.
Attorney General Announces Task Force to Combat COVID-19 Fraud
Funds will start flowing to millions of kids and their families beginning July 15 courtesy of the newly expanded Child Tax Credit, the White House announced Monday.
Families to Receive Child Tax Credits Starting July 15
Sheriff’s Department officials are asking the public to stay clear of Castaic Lake on Tuesday morning due to an active shooter drill that’s being conducted there.
LASD Hosting Active Shooter Drill at Castaic Lake
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed that the State and L.A. County will be keeping the current masking guidance until June 15 to remain in alignment with the L.A. County Health Officer Order of May 3.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Masking Requirements to Remain in LA County; 27,858 Total Cases in SCV
Los Angeles police have arrested a man suspected of igniting a wildfire that has so far burned over 1,300 acres and spurred mandatory evacuations as fire crews battled the blaze in steep, brush-filled terrain in a canyon community west of the city.
Arson Suspect in Custody as Crews Battle LA Wildfire
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 9 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, May 17-23, 2021
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘Good Trouble,’ 7 More Productions
A new report published by the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture and Claremont Graduate University’s Center for Business and Management of the Arts revealed disparities between earnings of L.A. County arts administrators that identify as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color and their White counterparts.
New Report Highlights Income Disparities in Entry-Level Arts Organization Staff in LA County
Santa Clarita Valley’s six school districts could receive a little over $7.5 million from Los Angeles County to provide comprehensive COVID-19 screening programs at SCV schools.
CDC Funding to Support COVID-19 Testing at Schools
1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain
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
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing Tuesday to further deliberate on the Sand Canyon Resort development.
Sand Canyon Resort Development Returns to Planning Commission
The CIF Southern Section and KAP7 International, Inc. announced a five-year partnership extension for KAP7 to be the official boys and girls water polo ball for all championship events.
KAP7, CIF-SS Announce Extension of Five-Year Ball Partnership
Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan that would spend about $1.5 billion of the state’s $75.7 billion surplus in grants of up to $25,000 to support small businesses, according to state officials this week.
Chamber Urges SCV to Support Newsom’s Aid to Small Businesses
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 17 new deaths and 583 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,842 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Studies Show Vaccine Appears to Be Effective Against Variants; 27,842 Total SCV Cases
Fourteen-year-old Andrew Jenofsky was the first in line to get his shot at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Thursday morning, as adolescents ages 12-15 were given the go-ahead to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
14-Year-Old First to Receive Pfizer Vaccine at Henry Mayo
Support for Israel was written across the signs and faces of approximately 100 demonstrators during a rally held on City Hall’s steps Thursday evening.
Approximately 100 SCV Residents Gather to Support Israel
The city of Santa Clarita received approximately 850 applications for its rental assistance program ahead of the program’s April 30 application deadline.
City Receives More Than 800 Rental Assistance Applications
Saddleback Butte State Park announced it is urgently searching for volunteers to become camp hosts beginning June 1.
Camp Hosts Needed at Saddleback Butte State Park, New Updates Announced for Mojave Area State Parks
Los Angeles County Public Health officials said it will review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly released guidance for fully vaccinated residents in order to make adjustments to the current County and state guidelines.
LA County to Review CDC’s Masking Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People
The city of Santa Clarita released an updated schedule for the Concerts in the Park series set to take place in July and August.
City Releases Updated Schedule for Concerts in the Park
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance Thursday indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Loosens Mask Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated People; SCV Cases Total 27,825