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1938 - Brand-new Lockheed transport plane crashes in Agua Dulce; all 9 perish including 2 infants [story]
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Non-Profits Invited to Apply to 2022-2023 CDBG Funding
Tuesday, Dec 21, 2021

The city of Santa Clarita announced that SCV non-profits can now apply for the Community Development Block Grant’s 2022-2023 funding cycle. Each year, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development provides the city of Santa Clarita with Community Development Block Grant funding, which is...

Zonta SCV To Host 36th Annual “Women In Service Celebration”
Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021

Zonta Club of Santa Clarita will be hosting their 36th annual Women in Service Celebration, to honor 17 women serving the Santa Clarita Valley. The club welcomes all to join them to honor these women who have worked hard to improve the lives of other women and girls in the Santa Clarita Valley. The volunteers...

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...

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The Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Valley Community College District will meet Wednesday, May 18, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., for a Board Self-Evaluation Workshop.
May 18: COC Board Self-Evaluation Workshop
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District's Governing Board will take place Wednesday, May 18, beginning at 7 p.m. The board will meet in closed session at 4:30 p.m.
May 18: Annual Retirement Recognition to Precede Hart Board Meeting
Premier Workspaces, one of the largest privately-owned executive suites, coworking, and shared workspace companies in the United States, with a unit in Santa Clarita, is proud to celebrate their 20th anniversary.
Premier Workspaces Celebrating 20 Year Anniversary
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the nine productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, May 16 - Sunday, May 22.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes Nine Productions
Join ghost hunter Marie Mason to explore Paranormal Investigation: Tools, Tactics, and Tales at the Rancho Camulos Museum Sunday, May 22, at 1:30 p.m.
May 22: Explore Paranormal Investigation at Rancho Camulos
College of the Canyons softball was represented with two selections on the 2022 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) California JC All-American Team with slugger Ashlynn Heck and pitcher/utility player Allyson Melgar included in the group of 26 honorees from across the state.
COC Softball’s Heck, Melgar Named to NFCA All-American Team
Parks are not just good for your physical health, but your mental health. Join the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation and Why We Rise for Parks at Sunset to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month. Green spaces, physical activity and social connectivity play a powerful role in overall well-being.
L.A. County ‘Parks at Sunset’ Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month
Impulse Music Co. is hosting a Music and Comedy Night Saturday, May 21, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
May 21: Impulse Music Hosting Music, Comedy Night
After serving in the position on an interim basis for the past year, Dr. Abner Chou has assumed the role of full-time president of The Master’s University and Seminary.
Dr. Abner Chou Assumes Full-Time Role as TMU President
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 15 additional deaths and 3,489 new positive cases Saturday, 2,707 new cases Sunday and 1,941 new cases Monday countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: Residents Encouraged to Layer Safety Precautions
1938 - Brand-new Lockheed transport plane crashes in Agua Dulce; all 9 perish including 2 infants [story]
plane crash
1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
COC
In-person high school graduations will be held at all William S. Hart Union High School District schools. Graduations start May 20 and end June 3.
William S. Hart High School District Announces Graduation Dates
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed six new deaths throughout L.A. County, 4,025 new cases countywide, with 151 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to 32,022, county case totals to 2,907,721 and Santa Clarita Valley case totals to 74,979, with 470 total SCV deaths from COVID-19 since March of 2020.
Friday COVID Roundup: High Transmission Across L.A. County, Most Cases Since Feb. 18
The American Red Cross has a critical need for blood donations, and the city of Santa Clarita is urging residents to make a life-saving appointment.
Critical Need for Blood Donations, City Will Host Blood Drives
Baseball season is officially back! As a Southern California native, I grew up as an avid Dodger fan and I continue that tradition whenever I take my family to a game. There is no feeling that compares to entering Dodger Stadium and hearing the sound of cheering fans and the smell of fresh-cut grass and of course, Dodger Dogs!
It’s Time for Dodger Baseball at 43rd Santa Clarita Dodger Day
Running from June 6 through Aug. 13, College of the Canyons will be offering a robust summer schedule of four sessions to continue assisting students with reaching their goals during this unprecedented time.
Registration Underway at COC for 2022 Summer Classes
This month, the city shines the spotlight on the friendly staff in the Building and Safety Division. May is Building and Safety Month and the 2022 theme is “Safety for All: Codes in Action.” This month builds awareness about the importance of building codes in ensuring safety in the spaces in which we live, work and learn.
You’ve Got a Friend in City Hall: Building, Safety Division
The California Institute of the Arts Board of Trustees have awarded 14 admired, acclaimed and longtime faculty members emeritus status in recognition of their contributions to CalArts.
CalArts Board of Trustees Confer Emeritus Status Upon Faculty
The College of the Canyons Baseball team saw eight cougars receive All-Western State Conference, South Division honors for the 2022 season.
Cougars Baseball Have Eight Selected to All-WSC Team
"Something Rotten: The Broadway Musical (Rated PG) opens this weekend at Canyon Theatre Guild in Old Town Newhall. Opening night is Saturday May 14 at 8 p.m. with a free champagne and wine reception for ticket holders. It will run every weekend, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, until its scheduled closing on June 18.
May 14-June 18: ‘Something Rotten’ at the Canyon Theatre Guild
Diné artist, composer and California Institute of the Arts alum Raven Chacon (Music MFA 2004) was awarded the 2022 Pulitzer Prize in Music for "Voiceless Mass." Diné means "the people" in the Navajo language. Chacon is the first Native American to win the Pulitzer Prize for music.
CalArts Alum Raven Chacon Wins 2022 Pulitzer Prize in Music
1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall
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