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1993 - Hart High grad Dee Dee Myers (1979) becomes first female White House press secretary [story]
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LOCAL NONPROFIT NEWS
Local Nonprofit Meets $100K Fundraising Goal
Tuesday, Apr 3, 2018

Carousel Ranch achieved its fundraising goal of $100,000 during its 2018 annual giving campaign. Funds raised help provide scholarships for students in need, and support the operations and growth of the equestrian therapy program and Ready to Work (RTW!) vocational training program. Thanks to the generosity...

Warrior Football Registration Underway
Thursday, Mar 1, 2018

Warrior Football is the largest and longest running youth tackle football organization serving the Santa Clarita Valley and is celebrating over 50 years of service to our community. The Santa Clarita Valley Athletic Association (SCVAA) was created to provide and promote a healthy atmosphere for training...

March 10: Canyon Country Optimist Club’s 8th Annual Charity Auction
Monday, Feb 26, 2018

The 8th Annual Canyon Country Optimist Club’s Charity Quarter Auction sponsored by the Santa Clarita Optimist Foundation will be held on Saturday, March 10, at 5 p.m., at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex. All proceeds from this auction will be used to benefit youth and in-need families. The price of...

May 12: Santa Clarita Dodger Day; Tickets on Sale Now
Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018

It’s time to step up to the plate! The Santa Clarita City Council invites residents to purchase tickets for the 41st Annual City of Santa Clarita Dodger Day and watch the reigning National League Champion Los Angeles Dodgers take on the Cincinnati Reds at Dodger Stadium on Saturday, May 12, at 6:10...

Feb. 24: Cowboy Football Club’s Annual Poker Tournament

You don’t have to leave Santa Clarita to experience playing real Las Vegas style Poker. The Canyon High School Football Booster Club, a 501(c)(3) Tax Exempt Nonprofit Tax ID #30-0846685 and we will be holding the Poker Tournament Santa Clarita on Feb. 24, 2018 in the entire main ballroom at Robinson...

March 10: Canyon Country Optimist Club’s Charity Quarter Auction

The 8th Annual Canyon Country Optimist Club’s Charity Quarter Auction sponsored by the Santa Clarita Optimist Foundation will be held on Saturday, March 10 at 5 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex. All proceeds from this auction will be used to benefit youth and in-need families. The price of...

Feb. 10: Hot Rods and Dogs Adoption
Thursday, Jan 11, 2018

Cloud to Ground Animal Rescue, a non-profit animal rescue, will be hosting the Hot Rods and Dogs Adoption event, Saturday Feb. 10, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at PetSmart in Stevenson Ranch, located at 24965 Pico Canyon Road. The event will include: * Pet Adoptions (from Cloud to Ground, Mutthut...

Prescription Drug Collection Program Now Available at Henry Mayo
Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital announced a safe and secure unused prescription drug collection program, available to everyone in the community. The collection receptacle is located in the main lobby of the hospital and offers the opportunity for anyone to deposit unused prescription medicines there seven...

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In what some hailed as the most important speech at an inauguration in modern American history, President Joe Biden called for a new era of unity and healing as he pledged to bring an end to the pandemic that has dramatically altered the lives of every American while leading the restoration of a battered economy.
Biden Inauguration: ‘This Is Democracy’: Biden Calls for Unity in Inaugural Address
Concluding with his oath to faithfully uphold and defend the U.S. Constitution, Joseph R. Biden became the 46th president of the United States at noon Wednesday.
New President Inaugurated: White House Changes Hands at Critical Moment in History
1993 - Hart High grad Dee Dee Myers (1979) becomes first female White House press secretary [story]
Dee Dee Myers
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 186 new deaths and 7,902 new cases of confirmed COVID-19, with 22,102 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: County Ramps Up Large-Scale Vaccination Sites; SCV Tops 22,000 Total Cases
I think everyone gave a sigh of relief at midnight on Dec. 31, 2020. The most troubling and stressful year in recent memory was finally over.
Pets Are Source of Unconditional Love During Uncertain World | Marcia Mayeda
A brush fire quickly spread near Towsley Canyon on Tuesday afternoon, with initial reports indicating it had grown by 50 acres within a half-hour.
Strong Winds Fuel Towsley Canyon Fire
As winds continue to whip through the Santa Clarita Valley, firefighters are battling another brush fire in Canyon Country where structures may be threatened.
Canyon Country Fire Threatens Structures
SACRAMENTO – California State Epidemiologist Dr. Erica S. Pan issued the following statement Sunday recommending providers pause the administration of lot 41L20A of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine due to possible allergic reactions that are under investigation.
California Issues Warning Against Batch of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine After Allergic Reactions Reported
ARTree Community Arts Center is offering virtual classes that you can share with family and friends, not just around the country, but around the world.
ARTree Offering Virtual Individual, Group Classes
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission is set to further review the proposed 77-acre Sand Canyon Resort development and hear from the developer after commissioners ruled in November the project needed “some work.”
Planning Commission Further Reviews Proposed Sand Canyon Resort
1967 - Original airing of Star Trek "Arena" Episode: Kirk battles the Gorn commander (Saugus resident Bobby Clark) at Vasquez Rocks [watch]
Kirk vs. Gorn commander
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday confirmed 88 new deaths and 9,927 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported 7 new fatalities since Friday.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 7 Deaths at Henry Mayo Since Friday; SCV Cases Near 22,000
After Harleen Grewal became one of the 1 million Los Angelenos to be diagnosed with COVID-19, she realized there’s a better way for people to find out whether they have the virus, or whether they need to isolate because they potentially could make someone else sick.
SCV Husband-and-Wife Team Open Rapid COVID-19 Testing Company
The California Department of Public Health, in coordination with Santa Clara County and the University of California San Francisco, on Sunday announced that an L452R variant of COVID-19 is increasingly being identified by viral genomic sequencing in multiple counties across the state, including Los Angeles County.
COVID-19 Variant First Found in Other Countries, States Now in California
Seeking to support Los Angeles County's efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic and the tragic impact on its residents, Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Janice Hahn are calling for additional flexibility in the county's vaccination effort to include as many residents as possible and a process to begin vaccinating those 65 and older.
Barger, Hahn Call for Expanded COVID Vaccination Effort in L.A. County
As Americans celebrate the legacy of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his work to expand voting rights and representation, Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday formally submitted the appointment of Alex Padilla to become California’s first Latino U.S. Senator and the nomination of Assemblymember Dr. Shirley Weber to become the state’s first African American Secretary of State.
Newsom Formally Appoints Padilla a U.S. Senator; Nominates Weber as New Secretary of State
A federal class action filed Friday claims Bank of America failed to secure debit cards containing unemployment benefits for millions of Californians, leading to widespread fraud and making some cardholders unable to access needed funds during a pandemic.
Bank of America Sued for California Unemployment Fraud Scheme
The Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management will be on high alert Monday night due to the potential of extreme Santa Ana wind and fire weather conditions in much of the county late Monday night into early Wednesday.
L.A. County on High Alert for Strong Wind, Fire Weather Conditions
1899 - Martin & Richard Wood buy J.H. Tolfree's Saugus Eating House, rename it Saugus Cafe [story]
Saugus Cafe
1994, 4:31 a.m. - Magnitude 6.7 Northridge earthquake rocks Santa Clarita Valley [video]
bridge
1926 - Newhall Community Hospital, est. 1922, opens in larger, more modern hospital building at 6th & Spruce streets [story]
Newhall Community Hospital
The death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic surpassed 2 million on Friday and the World Health Organization warned the global health crisis may get even worse as people weary of restrictions let down their guard and contagious strains of the virus spread around the globe.
Pandemic Death Toll Hits 2 Million Worldwide
At least once a month, residents of the Cali Lake RV community, nestled in a quiet canyon off a rural part of Soledad Canyon Road, have had their power shut off due to Southern California Edison’s Public Safety Power Shutoffs.
Residents Mostly Impacted by Power Shutoffs Express Concern Over Ongoing Events