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NAACP Santa Clarita Announces $13,000 in Scholarships
Friday, Nov 12, 2021

The Santa Clarita branch of the NAACP is proud to announce and present seven scholarships for Black/African American students residing in the Santa Clarita Valley. The NAACP will award a total of $13,000 in scholarships to high school and undergraduate students seeking to continue their education. “Because...

Rotary Club of Santa Clarita Makes $9,500 Donation to College of the Canyons
Sunday, Jan 31, 2021

The Rotary Club of Santa Clarita donated $9,500 to College of the Canyons, which will be divided equally to establish a scholarship fund for culinary arts students and the college’s Basic Needs Center. The one-time grant will make it possible to award four expendable scholarships to culinary students...

SCV Education Foundation Announces Scholarship Winners
Wednesday, Jul 8, 2020

The Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation recently awarded four scholarships to local Hart District seniors whose personal goals, college major, and declared career path indicate future success in a field related to education. The following recipients of the 2020 Backer Family SCV Education Foundation...

Cajun’s Aviation Dream Now Accepting Scholarship Applications
Thursday, Oct 24, 2019

Cajun’s Aviation Dream, a local nonprofit whose mission is to carry on the legacy of Maj. Stephen “Cajun” Del Bagno by helping stellar young Americans chase their own dreams to fly and pursue their passion for aviation, has officially turned one. It has been a long road since April...

April 4-30: Cajun’s Climb 2019 Kicks Off to Raise Funds for Aviation Dreamers
Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019

One year ago, the Santa Clarita Valley lost a son, a brother, a friend, a dreamer. Over the past year, that tragic loss has inspired a community to rally around aviation dreamers through Cajun’s Aviation Dream. Cajun’s Aviation Dream is a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to “carry on the legacy of Maj....

COC Graduating Music Student Receives $21,000 Scholarship
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

College of the Canyons music student Justin Horwitz is one step close to his goal of becoming a music director thanks to a $21,000 transfer scholarship to Rider University in New Jersey. Unaware that the university offered talent scholarships, the 22-year-old was surprised by the scholarship offer, which...

Zonta to Award $16,500 in Grants, Scholarships
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Zonta Club of S.C.V. will award $16,500 in grants and scholarships at its annual Awards Night program Wednesday, May 10, at Embassy Suites Hotel. The evening starts with hors d’oeuvres and group photo opportunities at 6 p.m., followed by the program and presentation of awards at 6:30 p.m. Winners...

Local Indian Tribe Announces New Scholarship
Thursday, Mar 16, 2017

Valencia developer FivePoint has contributed $5,000 to help kick-start a scholarship newly available from the Fernandeño-Tataviam Band of Mission Indians, which represents Native Americans indigenous to the Santa Clarita and San Fernando Valleys, and its nonprofit affiliate, Pukúu Cultural Community...

Zonta Offering Scholarships, Grants Designed to Empower Women
Friday, Mar 3, 2017

Zonta Club of Santa Clarita is not only a source of information for various topics but it is also a source for scholarships and grants. Accolades and thank you to the Santa Clarita Valley (SCV) community for attending and supporting Zonta’s Tribute to Women – 2016 honoring Dr. Dianne Van Hook,...

March 30: Deadline to Send Applications for Zonta Club Scholarship
Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017

Applications for the Virginia Wrage Memorial Fund scholarship are now being accepted by the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley. The deadline to submit an application is March 30, 2017. The scholarship was created in 1995 to honor Virginia Wrage, a dedicated and beloved Zonta member who at age 50 faced...

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1888 - Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]
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1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson visits Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
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Los Angeles County Assessor Jeff Prang announced a corroborative effort with County Public Health officials that will include free COVID-19 vaccinations, booster shots, and PCR testing at three District Offices on Monday Jan. 24, Wednesday Jan. 26 and Sunday Jan. 30.
Free COVID PCR Testing, Vaccines Offered at L.A. County Assessor Offices
1839 - Gov. Juan B. Alvarado gives most of SCV to Mexican Army Lt. Antonio del Valle. [story]
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The Castaic Union School District is proud to announce that the Jene Fielder Trust Scholarship Program is now accepting applications. The program is open to past and present students of Castaic Middle School.
Castaic Union School District Announces Jene Fielder Trust Scholarship Program
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control will teams up with Best Friends Animal Society to encourage county residents to “Live Large” with Adopt a Big Dog Special Discounts for large dogs through Jan. 31.
L.A. County Animal Care & Control Offers Big Dog Adoption Discounts
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 65 additional deaths and 43,091 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 63,320 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Additional COVID Death Reported at Henry Mayo
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Gwendolyn Delgado as the newest assistant principal at Golden Valley High School.
Dr. Gwendolyn Delgado Named Newest Assistant Principal at Golden Valley High School
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita is holding a "Yum-Raiser" for Valentine’s Day. Safely and easily send boxes of chocolate for delivery to your friends and family from See’s Candies.
Zonta Club of SCV Holds Online Sees Candies ‘Yum-Raiser’
A job fair will be held to recruit for a variety of positions at America’s Job Center of California for North Los Angeles County Regional Center on Thursday, Jan. 27 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Jan. 27 Job Recruitment Fair for North Los Angeles County Regional Center
A musical fundraiser to benefit the Saugus Dance program at Saugus High School will be held 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22 at the Smokehouse on Main, 24255 Main St., Newhall, CA 91355.
Jan. 22: Dark Desert Highway, Smokehouse on Main Hosting Fundraiser for Saugus Dance
Starting Monday, Jan. 24, crews will begin construction of a new curb, gutter and sidewalk along portions of the east side of Sierra Highway, north of Soledad Canyon Road.
Lane, Road Closures Begin Monday for Sierra Highway Sidewalk Construction
The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors today unanimously approved the Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement for the approximately 14-mile Burbank to Los Angeles project section.
High-Speed Rail Board Clears Final Environmental Hurdles to Advance Service into L.A.
Experience Helen Hunt Jackson’s January 23, 1882 visit to Rancho Camulos which inspired her to include this vestige of the Californio lifestyle as one of the settings for her novel Ramona. Reenactors will engage and delight you as they portray this event which forever changed the peaceful life at Rancho Camulos.
Jan. 29: Helen Hunt Jackson Returns to Rancho Camulos
1914 - Signal newspaper owner-editor Scott Newhall born in San Francisco [story]
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Do you like comedy? Do you like music? Do you like getting root canals?
Impulse Hosting Comedy, Music Night
Coming off a first-place winning streak at competitions in New York and Washington, D.C., earlier in 2021, the CSUN Model United Nations team continues to accumulate achievements after scoring another first place finish with the Outstanding Delegation Award in the Northwest Model UN Conference, which took place Nov. 19-21 in Seattle.
Matadors Pull off Clean Sweep at Model UN Competitions
Freshman guard Monique Febles poured in a season-high 23 points as No. 6 College of the Canyons was able to outlast Antelope Valley College 68-62 at the Cougar Cage in the 2021-22 home opener. 
Lady Cougars Hold off AVC in Home Opener
Evelyn Ku, MSN, RN, has been named Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.
Evelyn Ku Named Henry Mayo’s VP, Chief Nursing Officer
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 102 additional deaths and 42,115 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 62, 566 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID Roundup: SCV Cases Top 62,000
The California Department of Transportation has rescheduled the Friday, Jan. 21 - Monday, Jan. 24 closure of the eastbound Interstate 210 in Sylmar.
Caltrans Reschedules I-210 Weekend Closure
1993 - Hart High grad Dee Dee Myers (1979) becomes first female White House press secretary [story]
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California State University, Northridge was given two honors from the National Opera Association, officials said Tuesday. 
CSUN Productions Wins Honors From National Opera Association
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 59 additional deaths and 30,081 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 61,584 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Positivity Rates in Schools See Decline
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