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Barger Shares Possible Plans for Former SCV Senior Center
Friday, Sep 6, 2019

The former Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center building on Market Street could become the new hub for both local veterans and community arts, Los Angeles County 5th District Supervisor Kathryn Barger said Wednesday. Since the opening of the new Bella Vida senior center in April, the former facility,...

Schedules Announced for Community Sew-In Benefiting SCV Nonprofits
Tuesday, Aug 6, 2019

Calling all sewing enthusiasts in Santa Clarita. Come join us for a community sew-in at the Centre Building – Oak room, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350. There will be three opportunities to participate: Saturday, Aug. 24, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m Thursday, Sept. 5, from 5:00...

Oct. 5: Touch-A-Truck Event Benefiting SCV Senior Center
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019

The date is changed, but the SCV Senior Center’s Touch-A-Truck event is still a landmark event for children and adults who are intrigued with vehicles of all sorts and uses. What child, or adult for that matter, wouldn’t want to climb on a fire engine, turn on a Sheriff’s or CHP vehicle...

Santa Clarita City Manager’s Monthly Message – June 2019
Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019

It’s a Beautiful Life in Santa Clarita Our City has long been celebrated for its high quality of life. Santa Clarita boasts top notch schools, miles of off street trails, 34 parks, well-maintained infrastructure and amenities and activities for residents of any age. Our senior population just celebrated...

May 29: Senior Center Scholar Series, ‘The Underground Railroad’
Tuesday, May 14, 2019

The Bella Vida SCV Senior Center is happy to present its Scholar Series: The Underground Railroad – a Lesson in Courage. The event will take place Wednesday, May 29, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., in Room H of the Bella Vida SCV Senior Center, located at 27180 Golden Valley Road, Santa Clarita, 91351. Freedom...

May 17: ‘A Trip to the Zoo’ Concert at New SCV Senior Center
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center’s Silvertone Singers, under the direction of John Swinford, present, “A Trip to the Zoo” Concert, Friday, May 17, from 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. The concert will be held in the Grand Banquet Hall of the new Bella Vida SCV Senior Center, located...

April 24: New SCV Senior Center Dedication Day
Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center is proud to announce the opening of the new SCV Senior Center in Canyon Country and its dedication in a public ceremony on Wednesday, April 24 at 10 a.m. The dedication ceremony will start in the new center’s parking lot and conclude in “The Grand Ballroom.” The...

April 17: Senior Center Scholar Series, ‘First Ladies – Portraits of Grace & Leadership’
Thursday, Apr 4, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center Scholar Series will present, “First Ladies ~ Portraits of Grace & Leadership,” Wednesday, April 17, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. in Rooms A1 and A2. Join Professor Lissa Brassfield to explore the role and discuss a few of the well, and lesser...

Additional Donor Offers 2nd Matching Gift for New Senior Center
Thursday, Jan 31, 2019

The SCV Senior Center is thrilled to share that our first matching gift program was a tremendous success and we have reached our match. The great news is that we have an additional donor that has stepped forward and offered the same Matching Gift Challenge. For every dollar given by an individual to...

Nov. 29: Concert, Art Exhibit Benefiting SCV Senior Center
Thursday, Nov 15, 2018

The Silvertone Singers, in an effort to raise funding for the new Senior Center set to open in Spring 2019, presents a concert focusing on the theme of “Money.” For a suggested donation of $5, you’ll enjoy such currency favorites as Money Makes the World Go ‘Round (from Cabaret), Buddy...

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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