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1962 - Walt Disney donates bison herd to Hart Park [story]
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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...

Sept. 8: Avenues Supported Living Services 2nd Annual Cornhole Tournament

Avenues Supported Living Services is holding their 2nd Annual Cornhole tournament Sept. 8 at Wolf Creek Brewery in the Mann Biomedical Park situated in the northern end of the business park off Copperhill and Newhall Ranch Road. Professional Cornhole tournament organizer Ben Budha,of Score Holio, will...

ARTree Summer Classes Still Available
Thursday, Jun 21, 2018

The ARTree still has openings for next week’s Junior Arts Sampler and “I Made That!” pastel classes. The classes are Monday – Friday, June 25 – 29, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. each day. The Junior Arts Sampler, with all new projects, is for kids from 5 – 7...

Family Promise of SCV Finds New Home
Thursday, Jun 14, 2018

After seven years as guests of North Oaks Church of Christ, Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley has found a new home for its Resource Center. Family Promise of SCV is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization serving homeless families in the SCV. The Resource Center is the office and the place where families...

Veteran Center Seeking Assistance for Newhall Office
Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018

The Veteran Center, located at 23222 Lyons Avenue in Newhall, is in its third year of existence at the Santa Clarita Veteran Service Collaborative, and exciting things are happening. Every First, Second and Third Saturday from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., the Center is serving veterans in need of help...

July 28: Triumph Foundation Let ’em Roll Casino Night Fundraiser

The Triumph Foundation will hold its Let’em Roll Casino Night fundraiser to benefit children, adults and veterans that have spinal cord injury and other mobility impairments. The event will take place Saturday, July 28, from 5:00 p.m. – 11:55 p.m., at Universal Hilton, located at 555 Universal...

Zonta Club SCV Installs 2018-2019 Officers
Thursday, Jun 7, 2018

Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley installed Debra Blakely as its new president for 2018-19, honored outgoing President Judy Penman and named super-active club member Darleen Lyons as Zontian of the Year at the group’s annual installation dinner recently at the Oaks Club (formerly the Tournament Players’...

June 1: Goat Yoga for a Cause
Thursday, May 24, 2018

Calling all Yogis or Yogis-in-Training. Come join Celebrity Dancer Nick Ventura on June 1 for a Sunset Goat Yoga Session while fundraising for Dancing With Our Stars, benefiting Michael Hoefflin Foundation for Children’s Cancer. About the event: Hello Critter Goat Yoga sessions are led by certified...

May 12: Breakfast with the Gibbons
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

In honor of Mother’s Day weekend, help Gibbons at the Gibbon Conservation Center celebrate their moms and yours. The Center will be holding Breakfast with the Gibbons Saturday, May 12, from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. The event includes breakfast, tour of the Center, Conservation Station, kids...

May 9: Annual Zonta Club Awards Night

Zonta Club of SCV will award more than $14,000 in grants and scholarships at the club’s annual Awards Night program Wednesday, May 9, at Embassy Suites Hotel. The evening starts with hors d’oeuvres and group photo opportunities at 6:00 p.m., followed by the program and presentation of awards...

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1962 - Walt Disney donates bison herd to Hart Park [story]
Bison
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has approved the recommendation to name Donna Manfredi as the principal of Golden Oak Adult School.
Donna Manfredi Takes Helm at Golden Oak Adult School
The Executive Office of the Board of Supervisors announced the leadership team of the newly formed Probation Oversight Commission who will be tasked to lead efforts to monitor the Probation Department’s progress on systemic reform.
L.A. County Announces New Probation Oversight Commission Leadership Team
The Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons will host a virtual Open House on Wednesday, April 28 to help those interested in advancing their careers by earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
COC University Center Hosting Virtual Open House
The Santa Clarita Public Television Authority will hold its regular meeting virtually Monday, April 19, at 2:00 p.m.
April 19: Santa Clarita Public Television Authority Virtual Regular Meeting
SCV Water has received a nearly $250,000 California Special Districts Association Public Safety Power Shutoff program allocation from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES).
Cal OES Awards SCV Water $250K Grant
The Los Angeles County Arts Education Collective, coordinated by the Department of Arts and Culture, and KCET have joined forces to create a new documentary that explores the value of arts education for the youth, communities, and creative economy of L.A. County.
KCET Documentary to Feature L.A. County’s Arts Education
The Santa Clarita Valley League of Women Voters, partnering with College of the Canyons Center for Civic Engagement and its Engage the Vote Student Action Team, is sponsoring a virtual, “Conversation with Mayor Bill Miranda,” on Monday, April 19, from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Miranda Joins League of Women Voters, COC for Virtual Conversation on Local Government
A woman died after having been rushed to the hospital following a stabbing in a Saugus neighborhood early Thursday morning.
LASD Investigating Deadly Saugus Stabbing
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 23 new deaths and 613 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,535 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 16 and Over Now Eligible for Vaccine; SCV Cases Total 27,535
The results of two surveys regarding the controversy surrounding the Hart High School mascot were reported during the William S. Hart Union High School District governing board meeting on Wednesday.
Survey Shows Majority of Staff, Students Favor Keeping Hart Mascot
As students and staff return to schools for in-person instruction, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reminds everyone to keep the safety of students in mind when traveling around schools.
With Schools Reopening, LASD Reminding Drivers to Keep Student Safety In Mind
1954 - Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden on streets of Newhall for filming of "Suddenly" [story]
Frank Sinatra
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 57 new deaths and 411 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as the county prepares to expand vaccination eligibility to residents 16 and older on Thursday.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Vaccination Eligibility to Expand to 16+ Thursday; SCV Cases Total 27,515
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger has approved $140,000 in funding to the Santa Clarita Valley Boys & Girls Club through the county's Community Services Block Grant.
Barger to Allocate $140K in County Block Grant Funds to Boys & Girls Club of SCV
California public health officials this week lifted capacity limits on in-person services at places of worship from the state's reopening scheme, following a handful of Supreme Court decisions in favor of congregants challenging the state’s COVID-19 capacity limits.
California Lifts COVID Capacity Limits on Places of Worship
The Santa Clarita City Council on Tuesday night approved one-time funding of $100,000 for the relocation of Bridge to Home shelter services for people experiencing homelessness, and an additional loan not to exceed $110,000.
Santa Clarita City Council OK’s Funding for Bridge to Home Shelter Relocation
California Institute of the Arts, or CalArts, is leasing space at Newhall Crossings in Downtown Newhall to put its students’ artwork on display, officials with the Valencia arts college announced recently.
CalArtians’ Works on Display at Newhall Crossings
The Santa Clarita City Council unanimously approved Tuesday a Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital expansion plan, following a public hearing with protest from members of a local carpenters union and calls by community members to include a mental health care unit for children.
Santa Clarita City Council Approves Henry Mayo Expansion Plan
California Senate Bill 546, a measure to extend the state's "iFoster" cell phones and data program for foster youth, has passed out of the Senate Energy, Utilities, and Communications Committee with unanimous support, according to Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita).
Wilk’s Bill to Extend ‘iFoster’ Cell Phone Program for Foster Youth Moves Forward
2014 - "Become Ocean" by John Luther Adams (CalArts BFA 1973) named winner of 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Music [story]
John Luther Adams
College of the Canyons athletic programs returned to campus this week to begin outdoor team strength and conditioning activities, guided by a stringent return-to-campus procedural plan designed to ensure the health and safety of student-athletes, coaches and support staff.
Cougar Athletics Return to Campus
The organizers of high school athletics in Southern California announced Monday their plans to move forward with section championships for a number of outdoor sports.
CIF Announces Plans to Move Forward with Post-Season Play
If you watched NASA’s exciting Mars Perseverance rover landing on Feb. 18, you definitely won’t want to miss the College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus spring 2021 virtual Star Party on Friday, April 23.
April 23: COC Canyon Country Virtual Star Party