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1883 - Heirs of Henry Mayo Newhall incorporate The Newhall Land and Farming Co. [story]
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SCV Food Pantry Still Operating; Urges Precautions
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020

The SCV Food Pantry issued the following statement Saturday:   The Santa Clarita Food Pantry will continue to operate on our regularly scheduled days. We are implementing precautionary procedures and ask that you do not visit us if you are showing signs of illness, have not met the minimum 14 days...

Feb. 11-28: Annual Flair Cares Food Drive Benefiting SCV Food Pantry
Monday, Feb 4, 2019

Flair Cleaners, Southern California’s leading eco-friendly dry cleaners, will host its fourth annual Flair Cares Food Drive – Hang Up Hunger – Feb. 11 – 28. The drive benefits local food pantries that are facing a significantly higher demand due to recent fires and the government...

Dec. 2: Agua Dulce Women’s Club Santa Claus Event
Monday, Nov 27, 2017

The Agua Dulce Women’s Club (ADWC) will be hosting a free kids Santa Claus event, Sunday, Dec. 2, from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. This will be a chance to get pictures taken with Santa Claus and his two elves. There will be free crafts, hot cocoa, cookies and each family gets to take home a...

Mountainview Child Development Program Holding Food Drive for SCV Food Pantry
Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017

The Mountainview Child Development Program (CDP) is currently holding a food drive benefiting the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry. Food donations can be dropped off at the Mountainview CDP building, which is located at 22201 W. Cypress Place, Saugus, 91390 (on the Mountainview Elementary campus closer...

Gilchrist Farm Harvest Festival Underway
Monday, Oct 9, 2017

Join Gilchrist Farm from now until Oct. 31st every day from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. for their annual Harvest Festival and Pumpkin Patch. No dogs allowed. Cash and credit cards accepted. Halloween hours are from 9 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Each weekend, the farm has a fun filled line up of activities...

‘Flair Cares’ Spring Food Drive Benefitting SCV Food Pantry
Thursday, Apr 27, 2017

Flair Cleaners, Southern California’s leading eco-friendly dry cleaners, will host the second annual Flair Cares Spring Food Drive, May 1 through 31, at its Valencia location, 27011 McBean Parkway, benefitting the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry. Flair will make a matching contribution of up to 1,000...

Flair Cleaners to Host Spring Food Drive for SCV Food Pantry
Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016

Southern California’s leading eco-friendly dry cleaners Flair Cleaners will host a Flair Cares Spring Food Drive, May 1 – 31, at their Valencia location to benefit the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry. Flair will make a matching contribution of up to 1,000 pounds of food donated by its customers...

March 12: Disc Golf Tournament to Benefit SCV Food Pantry
Friday, Mar 11, 2016

The city of Santa Clarita is inviting all disc golf enthusiasts to participate in the Disc Golf Tournament happening this Saturday, March 12, beginning at 9 a.m. at Central Park. Interested attendees can register online using the city’s Rec1 system and search Disc Golf Tournament in the keywords section. Entry...

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Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Kathryn Barger has extended a countywide curfew for all unincorporated and incorporated areas including the city of Santa Clarita from Monday at 6 p.m. through 6 a.m. Tuesday.
Countywide 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Curfew Extended Another Night
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday 978 new cases of COVID-19 and 22 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,602 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 55 more than reported Sunday.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 113,006 Cases Statewide, 1,602 SCV Cases
In his June message, Santa Clarita Mayor Cameron Smyth observes the resilience of Santa Clarita residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Santa Clarita Mayor Lauds Residents’ Resilience
Four Santa Clarita Valley business leaders recently thanked the heroic front-line healthcare heroes at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital by picking up the tab for a Salt Creek Grille gourmet buffet lunch for the 80 doctors, nurses and staff in the hospital’s ED and COVID unit.
Grateful Donors Deliver Gourmet Lunch to Henry Mayo Healthcare Heroes
The College of the Canyons Class of 2020 is truly unlike any other in the college’s 50-year history. They danced in their living rooms, and got hands-on nursing experience at a coronavirus testing site.
June 5: COC Class of 2020 Graduates Virtually in 50th Anniversary Year
The infection and mortality rates of one of the nursing homes I visit were close to the highest in the county. The other had zero. Why?
Nursing Home Differences | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
After months of closures during the COVID-19 pandemic, state courts in Los Angeles County were closed again Monday following a weekend of protests, looting and escalating police violence.
Protests Force Closure of Courts Across California
Governor Gavin Newsom has issued an evictions moratorium executive order extending authorization for local governments to halt evictions through July 28 for renters impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Newsom Extends State Evictions Moratorium to July 28
1883 - Heirs of Henry Mayo Newhall incorporate The Newhall Land and Farming Co. [story]
NLF stock certificate
L.A. County Board of Supervisors Chair Kathryn Barger proclaimed a state of emergency in the county Sunday, as the sheriff sets a 6 p.m. curfew countywide to address widespread unrest following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25.
Barger Calls State of Emergency, Sheriff Sets 6 p.m.-6 a.m. Curfew Countywide
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Sunday 1,379 new cases of COVID-19 and 25 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,547 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 89 more than Saturday.
Sunday COVID-19 Roundup: 110,583 Cases Statewide, 1,547 SCV Cases
Using diluted bleach on a cloth wipe, I clean all sinks, counters, knobs, buttons, light switches, ground phones, faucets, remote controls, keyboards, mouse and table tops. Takes me five minutes. Everyone should be doing this.
The Morning Routine | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
The governor approved L.A. city and county’s request to deploy members of the National Guard to assist Los Angeles and neighboring communities.
Newsom Calls State of Emergency in L.A. County, Deploys National Guard
1891 - Reverend F.D. Seward opens the new First Presbyterian Church in Newhall [story]
First Presbyterian Church
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Saturday 2,112 new cases of COVID-19 and 48 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,458 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 152 more than reported Friday.
Saturday COVID-19 Roundup: 106,878 Cases Statewide, 1,458 SCV Cases
A crowd of several hundred gathered Saturday in Santa Clarita to protest police violence as part of a nationwide reaction to several high-profile deaths in recent months.
Crowds Gather in Santa Clarita to Protest Police Brutality
One morning, it was pea-soup foggy as I thumped across an aged railroad trestle while the sun rose, casting stick-like tree shadows across my path. Momentarily entranced by the scene, I suddenly realized I was running through a swarm of small flies.
Horde of the Flies | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
WASHINGTON (CN) — Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the liberal wing of the Supreme Court in a late-night ruling Friday declining to block California’s restrictions on reopening places of worship amid the coronavirus pandemic.
SCOTUS Rules California Churches Not Exempt from COVID-19 Restrictions
As fire season in Los Angeles grows closer, Angeles National Forest officials are reminding visitors to pay attention to the fire use restrictions in place before visiting the national forest.
Forest Service Reminding Visitors to Adhere to Fire Use Restrictions
The Los Angeles County Treasurer and Tax Collector is in the process of mailing Notices of Delinquency to property owners who have not paid their property taxes in full for the 2019-20 tax year.  Delinquent taxes from the 2019-20 tax year will default if payment is not received by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time or postmarked by the United States Postal Service before midnight on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.
County Reminding Property Owners of Property Tax Default Deadline
2013 - Powerhouse Fire breaks out in San Francisquito Canyon; will destroy 30 homes & 28 outbuildings [story]
Powerhouse Fire
The city of Santa Clarita's Planning Commissioners will consider extending the timeframe for a 90,900-square-foot business development on Sierra Highway and hear public comments on a proposed 375-unit residential development in Saugus at the commission's next meeting on Tuesday, June 2, starting at 6 p.m.
June 2: City Planners to Ponder Project Time Extension; 375-Unit Saugus Development
For the 60 soon-to-be graduates of the College of the Canyons Registered Nurse Class of 2020, entry into the world of nursing will be baptism by fire.
COC Registered Nurse Grads to Join Frontline of COVID-19 Battle
California Department of Public Health officials gave Los Angeles County the OK Friday to reopen restaurants for in-person dining and allow barbershops and hair salons to resume offering services.
State OK’s L.A. County In-Person Dining, Opening of Hair Salons, Barbershops