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March 24: Cancer Awareness, Resource Expo
Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018

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...

May 6: Taste of the Town

The 30th Annual Taste of the Town, benefiting Child & Family Center will take place Sunday, May 6 at the Southern California Innovation Park (formerly Mann Biomedical Park). More than 40 restaurants and caterers serve up all the food you can eat, all the wine & beer you can drink, plus fabulous...

Zonta Club Announces Women in Service Award Nominees
Tuesday, Mar 6, 2018

Seventeen outstanding community volunteers have been nominated by local non-profit organizations to be honored at the annual Women in Service Celebration sponsored by Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley. This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, March 24, at Valencia Hyatt Regency Hotel, and...

March 17: Zonta Club of SCV LifeForward Workshop

The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley (SCV) proudly presents a LifeForward Workshop for Women that will help participants learn how to master money before it masters them. This free workshop is scheduled for March 17, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Savia Community Center, 23780 Newhall Avenue,...

March 6: Child, Family Center Hawaiian Bunco Night
Monday, Feb 26, 2018

A few tosses of the dice at the Child & Family Center’s Hawaiian Bunco Night on Tuesday, Mar. 6, could earn three lucky Bunco winners two tickets each to the Center’s Taste of the Town event next May. Hosted by the Auxiliary of the Child & Family Center, the event will feature wine, soft...

March 11: The Shoe That Grows, Feeding Dreams Cambodia Fundraiser

Teach a child to make a difference and have fun at the same time. A fundraiser to buy 400 children their first pair of shoes will be held Sunday, Mar. 11 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., benefiting The Shoe That Grows and Feeding Dreams Cambodia. The event will be held at the Gerard Cosmetics parking...

Carousel Ranch Seeks to Fund Scholarships for Wait-List Students
Thursday, Feb 22, 2018

Carousel Ranch Raising Funds for “Carousel Wishes and Valentine Kisses” Annual Giving Campaign Carousel Ranch, a place where children with special needs discover and experience some of their greatest achievements through equestrian therapy and vocational training programs, is reaching out to the...

Feb. 20: Wolf Creek Brewery’s Paint, Pint Night Benefiting Carousel Ranch
Thursday, Feb 15, 2018

Pinot’s Palette will be joining Wolf Creek in supporting Carousel Ranch’s annual “Carousel Wishes & Valentine Kisses Campaign”, bringing their painting experience to the Brewery for this one special night. The event will take place Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., (with...

Henry Mayo Participating in Heart Month; Newborns Given Little Red Hats

Babies born in February at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital are receiving red hats knitted and crocheted by volunteers for the American Heart Association in celebration of Heart Month. Henry Mayo is one of 15 hospitals in Los Angeles participating in the AHA’s Little Hats, Big Hearts program, providing...

Feb. 17: Zonta of SCV LifeForward Workshop
Thursday, Feb 8, 2018

A workshop to help participants find a job offer that maximizes their expertise and abilities is scheduled for the February LifeForward workshop hosted by Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley. The free women’s workshop is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at Savia Community Center,...

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1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
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The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing Tuesday to further deliberate on the Sand Canyon Resort development.
Sand Canyon Resort Development Returns to Planning Commission
The CIF Southern Section and KAP7 International, Inc. announced a five-year partnership extension for KAP7 to be the official boys and girls water polo ball for all championship events.
KAP7, CIF-SS Announce Extension of Five-Year Ball Partnership
Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan that would spend about $1.5 billion of the state’s $75.7 billion surplus in grants of up to $25,000 to support small businesses, according to state officials this week.
Chamber Urges SCV to Support Newsom’s Aid to Small Businesses
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 17 new deaths and 583 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,842 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Studies Show Vaccine Appears to Be Effective Against Variants; 27,842 Total SCV Cases
Fourteen-year-old Andrew Jenofsky was the first in line to get his shot at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Thursday morning, as adolescents ages 12-15 were given the go-ahead to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
14-Year-Old First to Receive Pfizer Vaccine at Henry Mayo
Support for Israel was written across the signs and faces of approximately 100 demonstrators during a rally held on City Hall’s steps Thursday evening.
Approximately 100 SCV Residents Gather to Support Israel
The city of Santa Clarita received approximately 850 applications for its rental assistance program ahead of the program’s April 30 application deadline.
City Receives More Than 800 Rental Assistance Applications
Saddleback Butte State Park announced it is urgently searching for volunteers to become camp hosts beginning June 1.
Camp Hosts Needed at Saddleback Butte State Park, New Updates Announced for Mojave Area State Parks
Los Angeles County Public Health officials said it will review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly released guidance for fully vaccinated residents in order to make adjustments to the current County and state guidelines.
LA County to Review CDC’s Masking Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People
The city of Santa Clarita released an updated schedule for the Concerts in the Park series set to take place in July and August.
City Releases Updated Schedule for Concerts in the Park
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance Thursday indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Loosens Mask Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated People; SCV Cases Total 27,825
A total of 277 single-family homes changed owners during April in the Santa Clarita Valley as the as the tight inventory rose to its highest level in five months, though remained well below year-ago totals, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
SCV Median Home Price $795,000 Hits Record
After making numerous requests for correction for failure by the County Board of Supervisors to abide by various sections of the Brown Act, the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment was left with no option than to file a formal legal complaint.
SCOPE Files Legal Complaint Over L.A. County’s Failure to Abide by Brown Act
The case against a prominent Santa Clarita Valley Realtor who had been accused of a sexual assault stemming from a Las Vegas real estate conference last summer was dismissed, a court clerk confirmed Thursday.
Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case Against SCV Realtor Dismissed, L.A. County Case “Still Active”
Tommy's Boats - a national boat dealership brand with locations in Florida, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Michigan - announced a new location opening soon in Castaic.
May 19, May 20: Tommy’s Boats Grill & Chill Hiring Event
Foothill League coaches announced their choice for Player of the Year and their All-League teams recently.
Saugus High QB Named Foothill League Player of the Year
California Credit Union has awarded 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in its annual College Scholarship Program.
Valencia High Student Awarded California Credit Union Scholarship
Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda responded Tuesday to criticisms of the city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, which was formed as a result of last summer’s protests about issues involving race relations.
Mayor Taking Human Relations Roundtable Criticisms “Very Seriously”
1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall
Six days a week, Santa Clarita Grocery opens its warehouse to people in need.
Local Shop Donates Leftover Bagels To Help Families
As part of the $100 billion California Comeback Plan, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a $20 billion to transform California public schools into gateways of equity and opportunity.
Newsom Announces $20 Billion Investment to Public Schools
The LA County Development Authority have extended the deadline to register for elderly family housing sites from June to the end of the year. 
LACDA Extends Registration For Elderly Family Public Housing Sites, Including Valencia