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1980 - Phillies beat Royals in Game 1 of World Series; Hart grad Bob Walk is winning pitcher [story]


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April 21: Win Place Home Silent Auction and Gala
Thursday, Mar 29, 2018

The 2nd Annual Win Place Home Silent Auction and Gala will be held Saturday, April 21, at Birtwick Park Equestrian Center, from 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. This fundraiser will help support the care and feed of our current horses in training. We are holding a silent auction in our barn along with the...

June 2: Boys and Girls Club SCV Annual Benefit Auction
Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018

The Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary, Saturday, June 2, with a benefit auction called, “All That Glitters is Gold.” The event will be held at the Hyatt Regency Valencia located at 24500 Town Center Drive, with doors opening at 5:00 p.m. The...

March 26: Deadline to Purchase WiSH Foundation’s Win a Car Tickets
Thursday, Mar 22, 2018

There are still a few days left to purchase tickets and be eligible to win a brand new car, a 2018 Chevy Cruze, MSRP $22,385. This sweepstakes will raise funds for the WiSH Education Foundation, the 501(c)3 non-profit founded to provide much needed funding to the schools of the William S. Hart Union...

Blue Star Ranch Seeking Volunteers
Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018

If you think you have the right stuff, Blue Star Ranch is looking for volunteers. Blue Star Ranch is a local non-profit and is an equine-assisted safety-net provider for mental health services with internationally recognized certification. The horses help veterans overcome known barriers to engaging...

Local Non-Profit Seeking New Office Site

Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley, a non-profit that mobilizes community faith groups in the SCV to assist homeless families, recently announced that after six years at its current Resource Center, they are in need of finding a new site for its offices in order to provide services to homeless families. The...

April 28-29: Triumph Foundation’s Wheelchair Sports Festival

The Triumph Foundation’s Wheelchair Sports Festival will take place on Saturday, April 28 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Sunday April 29 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The event will take place at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex located at 20870 Centre Pointe Pkwy, Santa Clarita, 91350....

Salvation Army’s SCV Corps Lauded by City Council
Thursday, Mar 15, 2018

The Santa Clarita City Council recognized the Salvation Army’s Santa Clarita Valley Corps at the Council’s meeting Tuesday night. Opened in July 2014, the Salvation Army Santa Clarita Valley Corps has since been committed to “doing the most good” in the Santa Clarita Valley and providing hope...

Tickets Still Available for 6th Annual Charity Chili Cook-Off

The Santa Clarita community will once again show their support for a great non-profit, WiSH Education Foundation while sampling 44 chilis on Tuesday, March 20. Last year’s event was a great success, and this year it is sure to be over the top. The event is being held at Wolf Creek Brewery (Rye Canyon...

Sand Canyon Country Club Donates $25K to Triumph Foundation
Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018

Sand Canyon Country Club has donated $25,000 to Triumph Foundation to support outreach that provides people who suffer paralyzing injuries with resources, grants, and recreation activities. The contribution from Sand Canyon Country Club’s CEO Steve Kim will help support Triumph Foundation’s Newly...

March 24: Cancer Awareness, Resource Expo

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital presents CARE SCV, a Cancer Awareness & Resource Expo, at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 24, from 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. This free event will feature oncology experts leading breakout sessions on: · Skin Cancer – What...

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1980 - Phillies beat Royals in Game 1 of World Series; Hart grad Bob Walk is winning pitcher [story]
1876 - Town of Newhall founded at Bouquet Junction (moved 2 years later to present location) [story]
Campton store
1915 - Name of Surrey post office & town changed (back) to Saugus [story]
Surrey Inn
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc. has announced the unfortunate cancellation of its 17th Annual Duck Dash - Rubber Ducky Festival on Saturday due to the rapidly growing fires and poor air quality.
Dixon Center Cancels Duck Dash-Rubber Ducky Festival
Santa Clarita Valley residents awoke Friday morning to news of the Saddleridge Fire, one of the most destructive Santa Ana wind-swept fires in recent memory.
Saddleridge Flames Lick at 5, 14 Freeways Friday
The South Coast Air Quality Management District advised Friday afternoon that smoke from Saddleridge Fire has caused unhealthy air quality that affects portions of the Santa Clarita Valley.
Saddleridge Fire Prompts Smoke Advisory for SCV
The city of Santa Clarita website's emergency page is keeping local residents up to date on school and road closures and other impacts of the Saddleridge Fire.
City Emergency Page Tracks SCV Impacts of Saddleridge Fire
As firefighters continued to battle the Saddleridge Fire from Sylmar to Reseda, a brush fire sparked by a car fire in the Newhall Pass diverted some of their attention on Sierra Highway close to where Highway 14 and Interstate 5 meet.
Car Fire in Newhall Pass Friday Morning Sparks Response
The wind-blown Saddleridge fire quickly grew from 15-20 acres to more than 4,700 acres — with zero percent containment — Thursday night into Friday morning, prompting evacuations in the Sylmar, Granada Hills and Porter Ranch areas as an unknown number of homes burned overnight.
Saddleridge Fire Hops I-5 South of SCV; 1 Killed in SFV
California began a new water year Oct. 1 with significantly more water in storage than the previous year thanks to above-average snow and precipitation.
Water Year 2020 Begins with Robust Reservoir Storage
While the Saddleridge Fire is not directly endangering SCV residents as of noon Friday, the wind-blown blaze has far-reaching local effects.
SCV Residents Feel Effects of Wind-Blown Blaze
1885 - Birth of Hortense Reynier, future bride of Placerita Canyon pioneer Frank Walker [story]
Hortense Walker
Demonstrating its commitment to exceeding customer expectations, Valencia Acura has been certified in the J.D. Power 2019 Dealer of Excellence Program, which recognizes a select number of vehicle dealerships throughout the United States that provide exceptional customer service.
Valencia Acura Certified in J.D. Power 2019 Dealer of Excellence Program
School districts throughout the state are releasing their 2019 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) scores. For the Saugus Union School District (SUSD), it was another year of steady increases in both English Language Arts and Mathematics.
Saugus Schools Continue Increase in English Language Arts, Math Scores
BAKERSFIELD — College of the Canyons extended its streak of first place tourney finishes to six and sophomore Haruka Koda earned medalist honors as the Cougars topped the field once again at the Western State Conference (WSC) event hosted by Bakersfield College on Wednesday.
Lady Cougars Extend Streak of 1st Place Tourney Finishes to 6
Superior Life Support, the national leader in CPR instructor trainings with the American Heart Association, announced immediate availability for the first 180 seats in their free breakout event: Free Lunch & Learn Workshop: How to Save Lives, Empower the Next Generation in Life-Saving Skills while Earning a Great Income, too.
Nov. 23: Superior Life Support’s Free Lunch & CPR Workshop
On Monday, Nov 18, the Ninth Annual Topping Brothers Golf Tournament will be held at the Oaks Club Valencia.
Nov. 18: Annual Topping Brothers Golf Tournament Benefiting Autism Speaks
SACRAMENTO — Assemblywoman Christy Smith is pleased to announce that her Assembly Bill (AB) 629 was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom this week as part of the package of bills he signed addressing public safety and supporting victims of crime.
Smith’s Human Trafficking Victims Compensation Bill Signed into Law
Santa Ana winds swept into the Santa Clarita Valley Thursday morning, sending at least two trees onto local roadways as Southern California Edison enacted a series of intentional power outages to reduce fire danger.
Strong Santa Anas Topple Trees Throughout SCV
The 6th Annual Cancer Survivor Celebration of SCV, which raises money for the local nonprofit Circle of Hope, Inc., will take place on Sunday, Oct. 20, from 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. at The Residence Inn by Marriott.
Oct. 20: Cancer Survivor Celebration Benefiting Circle of Hope
The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra (SCVYO) will be performing live at Logix Federal Credit Union’s new Bridgeport Marketplace branch Grand Opening event on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Santa Clarita Youth Orchestra to Perform at Logix Grand Opening Event
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc. is proud to announce that the city of Santa Clarita officially proclaimed Oct. 12, 2019 as Rubber Ducky Festival Day.
Oct. 12: Annual Dixon Duck Dash
Southern California Edison (SCE) recently advised that forecast fire weather conditions in Santa Clarita may lead to a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) of electrical lines Thursday, Oct. 10, and Friday, Oct. 11.
Residents Reminded of Safety Measures Ahead of Possible Power Outage
Blue Star Ranch, serving our nation’s veterans, is seeking more volunteers to help the organization serve more veterans with free Equine Assisted Therapy for PTSD, anxiety, depression and other mental health issues.
Blue Star Ranch Still in Need of Volunteers to Help Serve Veterans