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1738 - Fr. Francisco Garcés born in Spain; came through SCV in 1776, found Tataviam fighting with Coastal Chumash, observed Santa Clara River flowing by night and dry by day despite the season being spring [story]
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April 10: WiSH Education Foundation Financial Aid Webinar
Friday, Mar 29, 2024

The WiSH Education Foundation will present a webinar focusing on scholarships and financial aid on Wednesday, April 10 at 6 p.m. The deadline to register for this webinar is Monday, April 8 at 5 p.m. In this webinar learn how to navigate and apply for scholarships including scholarships available in...

TMU’s $40K Just Thinking Scholarship Applications Now Open
Monday, Nov 6, 2023

By Kaelyn Peay The Just Thinking Scholarship at The Master’s University highlights the importance of viewing all aspects of life — including humanity, society, and justice — through the lens of Scripture. Applications are now open for this year’s scholarship, and the deadline for submissions...

Hispanic Heritage Celebration Honorees, Scholarship Announced
Thursday, Sep 7, 2023

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced the 2023 honorees for its Latino Business Alliance’s Hispanic Heritage Celebration, Awards and Networking Reception. Further, one local high school senior will be presented with the SCV Chamber/LBA Scholarship for $1,500, which is sponsored by...

Santa Clarita Retired Teachers Present 11 Scholarships
Tuesday, Jun 20, 2023

The Santa Clarita Division of California Retired Teachers Association held its annual Scholarship Luncheon on June 6, honoring 11 local graduating seniors with college scholarships. The 205-member CalRTA division presented the following scholarships: — Linda Potter Scholarship: Yaretzi Rouswell,...

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Auxiliary Presents $25,000 Check to Hospital
Friday, Jul 15, 2022

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Foundation President Marlee Lauffer was recently presented with a check for $25,000 from the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Auxiliary during the 2022 Volunteer Appreciation Reception. Through their creative ideas and persistence, the Henry Mayo Newhall Auxiliary continues to...

COC Scholarship Recipients Thank Their Donors in Person
Wednesday, Jun 1, 2022

The pandemic showed all how much connection is needed in day-to-day lives. Now that College of the Canyons getting back to in-person events on campus, the college took the opportunity to be intentional about some connections. This year, over $196,000 in scholarships were awarded by the COC Foundation....

April 1: Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation Accepts Scholarship Applications
Wednesday, Mar 30, 2022

The California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation is pleased to announce that its annual scholarship program will begin accepting online applications on April 1, 2022. The Foundation will again award $250,000 in scholarship funds to eligible students accepted into or currently attending an accredited...

Castaic Union School District Announces Jene Fielder Trust Scholarship Program
Friday, Jan 21, 2022

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. Jene Fielder was a vibrant lady who lived with gusto. She had no children of her own and wanted...

Edison Awards Fire Technology Scholarships to COC Students
Monday, Jun 21, 2021

Nine College of the Canyons fire technology students have received $1,000 scholarships from Edison International to cover tuition, books and school-related fees. The students – Isaac Ascencion, Jacob Denton, Marcelino Juarez, Luis Olaya, Axel Palacios, Joshua Reed, Thomas Reid, Tyler Robles, and Hunter...

SCV Education Foundation Announces 2021 Scholarship Winners
Thursday, Jun 17, 2021

The SCV Education Foundation awarded six Hart High School District seniors $10,000 scholarships. The students personal goals, college majors and declared career path indicate future success in a field related to education, and will be receiving the scholarships with thanks from the Backer Family. Esmeralda...

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1738 - Fr. Francisco Garcés born in Spain; came through SCV in 1776, found Tataviam fighting with Coastal Chumash, observed Santa Clara River flowing by night and dry by day despite the season being spring [story]
Garces statue
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With a birdie on the final hole, Jonathan Larson won the The Master's University Spring Invitational and lifted The Master's men's team to an 11-stroke victory at the Crystalaire Country Club in Llano, Calif. Tuesday.
Larson Lifts Mustangs to Victory at Spring Invitational
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) — A bill that would allow California poll workers and voters to sue over election intimidation is advancing through the Legislature after a Wednesday vote.
Bill Allowing California Poll Workers to Sue Over Intimidation Advances
College of the Canyons moved its win streak to four games after taking down visiting Antelope Valley College by a 14-12 final score in a back-and-forth game at Mike Gillespie Field on Tuesday.
Cougars Survive Slugfest Against AVC 14-12
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency regular board meeting will be held Tuesday, April 16, at 6 p.m.
April 16: SCV Water Public Hearing on Mandatory Recycled Water Ordinance
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency’s Public Outreach and Legislation Committee is holding an in-person meeting Thursday, April 18, at 5:30 p.m.
April 18: SCV Water Public Outreach, Legislation Committee Meeting
Offering a look into Los Angeles through his eyes, photographer and director Estevan Oriol will talk about his journey as an artist and his photography during a visit next week to California State University, Northridge. 
Celebrated Photographer Estevan Oriol to Speak at CSUN
Join the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce Wednesday, April 17, for an unforgettable evening of networking and fun at Sand Canyon Country Club, located in the picturesque foothills of the Angeles National Forest.
April 17: SCV Chamber After Hours Mixer
California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Thursday his bill to help reduce overcrowding at animal shelters across the state, by expanding access to low and no-cost spay/neuter services, was approved in the Senate Education Committee.
Wilk’s Animal Shelter Overcrowding Bill Clears First Hurdle
City of Santa Clarita residents are invited to register for the Neighborhood Cleanup taking place on Saturday, April 27, and join the City in removing litter from their local neighborhoods.
Pre-Register Now for 2024 Neighborhood Cleanup Day
College of the Canyons student-athletes Nicole Lerma (women's swim and dive) and Domenik Cervantes (baseball) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's and Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running April 1-6.
COC Names Nicole Lerma, Domenik Cervantes Athletes of the Week
In celebration of Earth Day, Los Angeles County Beaches and Harbors is partnering with Heal the Bay to host Kids Beach Cleanup event at Dockweiler Beach on Saturday, April 13, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., rain or shine.  
April 13: L.A. County’s Kids Beach Cleanup
1987 - Ramona Chapel and Red Schoolhouse relocated to Santa Clarita History Center in Hart Park [story]
Red Schoolhouse
The city of Santa Clarita hosting several art exhibits, as well as seeking artists for an upcoming gallery.
Call for Art, Upcoming Arts Exhibitions
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:
Ocean Water Warning for April 10
Circle K will offer 40 cents off per gallon of fuel between 4 and 7 p.m. local time Thursday, April 11 during Circle K Fuel Day Pop-Up and 50% off on car washes all day at over 200 participating Circle K locations including Los Angeles.
April 11: Spring into Savings with 40 Cents Off Gas at Circle K
This third study by SMU DataArts analyzing the demographic makeup of the arts and cultural workforce in L.A. County finds a significant shift toward greater racial and ethnic diversity since 2019, particularly at the leadership level.
County Releases Data on Arts and Culture Workforce
The William S. Hart Union High School District is proud to announce that Nicole Jolicoeur, Rio Norte Junior High School Special Education Teacher, has been selected as the 2024/25 Hart District Teacher of the Year.
Nicole Jolicoeur Selected As 2024/25 Hart District Teacher of the Year
The SCV Aerospace & Defense Forum is partnering with ITT Aerospace to hold a networking breakfast and site tour of their Valencia facility.
April 16: SCV Aerospace & Defense Forum to host ITT Aerospace Tour
The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation has released their Q4 2023 Economic Snapshot. 
SCVEDC Releases Economic Snapshot for Q4 2023
The Golden Valley High School Performing Arts Department presents cult favorite Little Shop of Horrors, a musical about a flower shop in a rough and rundown neighborhood that is taken over by a flesh-eating plant from outer space.
April 17: Golden Valley Presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion introduced by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and co-authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis to commemorate the 109th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide by proclaiming April 24, 2024 as Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day. 
April 24: Supes Proclaim Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day
1909 - Oil Pioneer Wallace L. Hardison killed in collision with train [story]
Wallace Hardison
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