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Annual Rubber Ducky Festival Raises Funds to Provide Access to Healthcare
Thursday, Oct 25, 2018

Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc. just celebrated their 16th Annual Rubber Ducky Festival on Oct. 13, which raised money to provide access to healthcare, dental and mental health services to those in need. This year’s festival was held again at Bridgeport Park where hundreds of participants of...

Oct. 27: Skate-a-Thon Benefiting Athletes with Special Needs
Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018

The Valencia based nonprofit, SNAP Sports is pleased to announce their 6th Annual Skate-a-Thon fundraiser scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Ice Station in Valencia, CA. The Skate-a-Thon will begin at 4:00 p.m., with a special hockey exhibition at 5:30 p.m. featuring the Los Angeles County Fire...

Aug. 25: Zonta’s Lifeforward Workshop ‘Communication & Relationship Skills’
Thursday, Aug 23, 2018

The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita will hold a Lifeforward Workshop on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Savia Community Center, located at 23780 Newhall Ave., Newhall. The topic of the workshop will be, “Communication & Relationship Skills,” and will focus on becoming...

Aug. 24: Registration Begins for Family Promise’s Annual Fundraiser ‘Box City’

Box City is the annual fundraiser for Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley. It’s an event that asks the question, “What would it be like if the only place you had to sleep was inside a cardboard box?” Every dollar raised from Box City goes to help Family Promise take care of local...

Gibbon Conservation Center Looking for New Treasurer

The Gibbon Conservation Center has an opening on the Board of Directors for the position of Treasurer. The Gibbon Conservation Center is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to the conservation, study and care of gibbons through public education and habitat preservation. If you would like to be...

Sept. 16: Friends of Santa Clara River Fete 25th Anniversary
Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018

Friends of the Santa Clara River will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of the founding of their group. The 25th Silver Streams Gala Celebration and Fundraiser will take place Sunday, Sept. 16, from 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., at the historic Rancho Camulos along the banks of the Santa Clara River....

Aug. 25: ‘Catch a Special Thrill’ Kids Fishing Event
Friday, Aug 10, 2018

Catch a Special Thrill (C.A.S.T) for Kids Fishing Event will take place at Pyramid Lake on Saturday, Aug. 25, from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Vaquero Beach – Vista del Lago entrance. C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation is a national, nonprofit organization that works with local governmental agencies, organizations...

The Local Pub & Grill Donates Sale from Charity Ale to Carousel Ranch

Carousel Ranch is pleased to announce it has received a $1,300 donation from The Local Pub & Grill from the sale of their “Charity Ale”. This was the first of what will be an on-going partnership between The Local and Carousel Ranch to raise funds from this sale of this locally brewed pale ale. Steve...

Sept. 9: Kickoff to Assistance League’s Operation School Bell

After a chapter meeting of Assistance League Santa Clarita, a member decided to buy some lunch on her way home. She was wearing her Assistance League shirt, and the large shiny letters AL on the front identified her as a member. She entered a local fast-food restaurant and gave her order to the young...

Local Health Center Receives $5K Grant for Diabetes Education
Thursday, Aug 9, 2018

The Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Panorama City Community Benefit Charitable Contributions Program recently awarded the Diabetes Education Department at Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc. (SDFHC) with $5,000.00 in grant funds. These funds are awarded in support of the Diabetes Education Program at...

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Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating Missing Person Debbie Phipps.
LASD Investigators Seek Help Locating Missing Person Last Seen In Canyon Country
Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, has sponsored a new bill that would prohibit the use of federal funds to pay for California’s high-speed rail project, a section of which could run along Highway 14 in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Garcia Sponsors Bill to Defund CA’s High-Speed Rail Project
Santa Clarita City Council members are set to discuss in a closed session Tuesday their ongoing legal battle with property owner Canyon View Limited over the 2.5 acres of solar panels on a Canyon Country hillside.
City Council to Reconvene Over Solar Panel Litigation
1864 - L.A. Star newspaper report: County supervisors have accepted Beale's Cut as complete [story]
Beale's Cut
College of the Canyons proudly welcomes composer/lyricist, conductor, pianist and music producer Georgia Stitt to the School of Visual & Performing Arts’ Virtual Industry Insight Series on Wednesday, March 10.
Broadway Maestra Georgia Stitt to Speak at COC’s Virtual Insight Series
Valencia-based Lundgren Management was honored to be selected by the El Camino Community College District as one of three firms providing on-going construction management services for the next five years.
Valencia-Based Lundgren Management Inks 5-Year Deal with El Camino Community College District
It’s not how far you go…it’s what happens along the way! The Incredible Chase, the city of Santa Clarita’s socially distanced take on the hit CBS show “The Amazing Race,” is a brand-new competition taking place in May 2021.
City Looking for Teams to Compete in ‘The Incredible Chase’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 119 new deaths and 2,253 new cases of COVID-19, with 26,327 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 26,327; Public Health Advises Against Non-Essential Travel
For a three-day period starting Tuesday, the William S. Hart Union High School District football players took their first COVID-19 tests as part of the requirements for them to begin full-contact play.
Hart District Football Players Begin COVID-19 Testing, Full-Contact Play
Ken Farley, W. M. Keck Foundation professor of Geochemistry, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences and the project scientist for the Mars 2020 mission, continues the 2020–2021 Watson Lecture season with a talk about, “Perseverance on Mars," Wednesday, March 10, at 5:00 p.m., via Zoom.
Project Scientist for Mars Perseverance Continues Caltech’s Lecture Series
Los Angeles County Library is partnering with Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) to bring virtual arts programs to our communities, featuring LACMA teaching artists and staff.
L.A. County Library, LACMA Partner to Offer Virtual Arts Programs
Santa Clarita LLC, which owns the undeveloped 900-plus-acre Whittaker-Bermite site, recently filed for voluntary bankruptcy, and is working to sell it to a global industrial real estate company for possible commercial and residential development, officials said Wednesday.
Whittaker-Bermite Owner Files Bankruptcy, Selling Land
William S. Hart Union High School District governing board members Wednesday discussed a potential March 29 start date for junior high and high school in-person instruction, provided the number of L.A. County COVID-19 cases continues to decline.
Hart District Mulls Over Possible March 29 Return
The Santa Clarita Valley is now home to a new branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, following a recent vote from the association’s board of directors.
NAACP Branch Coming to Santa Clarita Valley
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents that bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers after a rainfall.
Water Advisory Issued for Los Angeles County Beaches
This week, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced the kickoff for the “California Digital Divide Innovation Challenge,” a global competition that will award up to $1 million to the boldest, most revolutionary proposals to eliminate the digital divide and expand high-speed internet access to all Californians.
State Schools Chief Kicks Off ‘California Digital Divide Innovation Challenge’
1940 - NYC premiere of "The Marines Fly High" starring Lucille Ball, filmed in Placerita Canyon [story] Marines Fly High
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 116 new deaths and 1,759 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported its 144th fatality since the pandemic began.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: 144th Death at Henry Mayo; Decline in L.A. County Cases, Hospitalizations
Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark officials will host a virtual presentation commemorating the March 12, 1928, St. Francis Dam Disaster via Zoom on Friday, March 12, starting at 4 p.m.
March 12: St. Francis Dam Disaster Commemoration Event, Free on Zoom
California State University, Northridge is launching an interdisciplinary master’s degree in sustainability, set to begin fall 2022.
CSUN to Offer an Interdisciplinary Master’s Degree in Sustainability
Princess Cruises is extending the pause of its United Kingdom-based cruise vacations, sailing roundtrip from Southampton, through September 25, 2021, on Sky Princess, Regal Princess, and Island Princess.
Princess Cruises Extends Pause of Southampton Sailings Through Sept. 25
After a relatively dry February in California, water supply managers grow increasingly anxious as each dry, sunny day plunges the state deeper into drought.
Dry February Exacerbates Drought in California
The Biden-Harris Administration has approved California’s request to use Medicaid (Medi-Cal in California) funding to pay for voluntary COVID-19 testing for low-income students covered by the program, further supporting schools in underserved communities to reopen for in-person instruction.
Feds OK Medi-Cal to Fund COVID-19 Testing for Low-Income Students
Santa Clarita planning commissioners Tuesday sent the Sand Canyon resort proposal back to the drawing board amid continued concerns, focusing largely on emergency evacuations.
Sand Canyon Resort Sent Back to Drawing Board Amid Various Concerns