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1941 - SCV's first real movie house, the American Theater, dedicated in Newhall [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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The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 16 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, May 23 - Sunday, May 29.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 16 Productions
To honor the memory of longtime community leader Charlotte Kleeman, a celebration of life will be held Friday, June 3, at the College of the Canyons University Center, located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road in Santa Clarita, beginning at 2 p.m.
June 3: Celebration of Life for Charlotte Kleeman
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board unanimously approved the appointment of Bryan Wilson as the new principal of Golden Oak Adult School.
Hart Appoints Bryan Wilson New Golden Oak Adult School Principal
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 5,152 new positive cases Saturday, 4,750 new cases Sunday, and 2,476 new cases Monday countywide, with four additional deaths and 790 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID Roundup: 790 New SCV Cases; SCV Deaths Total 474
College of the Canyons student Isabella Solorio is among 100 students from across the nation to have been selected as a 2022 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholar.
COC Student Named Prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholar
Visit newly opened MB2 Entertainment at the site of the former Mountasia on June 5 to support Carousel Ranch. Purchase a play card and a percentage of your purchase will benefit Carousel Ranch. Visit and have fun while donating to a worthwhile cause, the clients of Carousel Ranch and the equestrian therapy and vocational training programs.
June 5: Carousel Ranch Fundraiser at MB2 Entertainment
The city of Santa Clarita's Human Relations Roundtable speaker series “Community Voices” continued by celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month on Friday, May 20.
City’s “Community Voices” Series Recognizes AAPI Community
California Health and Human Services Agency Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly and Director of the California Department of Public Health and State Public Health Officer Dr. Tomás J. Aragón, issued a joint statement supporting the recommendation by the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunizations Practices and the Federal Food and Drug Administration to authorize use of a single booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5-11 at least five months after completing their primary series.
California Urges COVID Vaccine Boosters for Eligible Children, Adults
Visit Los Angeles County Parks this summer for fun in the sun, recreation and adventure.
Placerita Canyon, Vasquez Rocks Offering Summer Nature Programs
1941 - SCV's first real movie house, the American Theater, dedicated in Newhall [story]
American Theater
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a regular meeting Tuesday, May 24, beginning with a special/closed session at 5 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6 p.m.
May 24: City Council Meets to Authorize Garbage Collection Fee Increase
1865 - Discoverer Ramon Perea and partner sell Pico Canyon oil claim to Edward Beale & Robert Baker for $300 [story]
grave marker
1978 - St. Francis Dam site becomes a State Landmark [story]
state landmark dedication
With school ending and summer break just around the corner, the Santa Clarita Public Library has everything you need to keep your family busy and engaged with reading, crafts and outdoor programs.
Read Beyond the Beaten Path This Summer
Feeling the need to act, members of the Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Congregation Beth Shalom, NAACP Santa Clarita, Higher Vision Church and the Islamic Center of Santa Clarita Valley decided to gather with community members to mark and reflect on the May 14 shooting in Buffalo, N.Y.
May 22: Vigil of Prayer and Lament for a Hurting World at St. Stephen’s
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 10 new deaths throughout L.A. County and 3,180 new cases countywide.
Friday COVID Roundup: L.A. County Public Transit Masking Requirement is Extended
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is working with state and national partners on an international outbreak of monkeypox. On May 19 the Centers for Disease Control confirmed a case of monkeypox in the United States in Massachusetts.
L.A. County Public Health Reports International Outbreak of Monkeypox
The father/son legacy continues after 40 years at Valley Institute of Prosthetics and Orthotics established in 1982. The company serves the Central Valley and the Santa Clarita Valley with the highest quality orthotic and prosthetic devices for patients to regain functionality.
VIPO Prosthetic and Orthotic Company Celebrates 40 Years
The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control is aware of the public’s desire to visit our animal care centers without an appointment. In response Animal Care and Control is adopting new public visitation hours for unscheduled visits just in time for National Pet Adoption Weekend, May 20-22.
Castaic Animal Care Center Offers Walk-in Visits in Time for National Adoption Weekend
Join the fun this summer and sign up for a class at Los Angeles county Parks. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to learn something new, make new friends and discover new talents.
May 30: In-person, Virtual Summer Classes Begin at L.A. County Parks
In my early 20s I worked on a sheep farm in southern Illinois. The farm had about 1,000 sheep and two Great Pyrenees dogs to protect them.
Marcia Mayeda | Does Your Dog Act Its Breed?
The California Air Resources Board will host an open house of its new state-of-the-art “green” Southern California Headquarters, the Mary D. Nichols Campus, in Riverside on Saturday, May 21.
May 21: California Air Resources Hosts Open House for New SoCal Headquarters
College of the Canyons had three Women's Softball players spotlighted by the California Community College Fastpitch Coaches Association with Ashlynn Heck, Allyson Melgar and Lisa Motz selected to the All-Southern California Team.
Cougars Softball Heck, Melgar, Motz Earn All-Southern California Honors
Los Angeles County is hosting the first in-person Homeowners' Resource Fair for the public since the pandemic hit two years ago. The event will be held Saturday, May 21 9 a.m. to noon at the Huntington Park Community Center, 6925 Salt Lake Ave., Huntington Park, CA 90255.
May 21: 2022 L.A. County Homeowners’ Resource Fair
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