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2013 - Actor Paul Walker ("Fast & Furious" movies) dies in a fiery car crash in the Valencia Industrial Center. [story]
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Dec. 4: SCV Education Foundation’s Virtual Teacher Tribute
Thursday, Dec 3, 2020

The Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation (SCVEF) is pleased to announce that they will be hosting a virtual Teacher Tribute on Friday, Dec. 4, at 4:00 p.m. The event will premiere on their Facebook page, on the SCVEF and SCVTV websites, and on Spectrum 20 and AT&T 99. Teacher Tribute is an...

‘Bag of Books’ Program Expanding in Local Schools; Sponsors Wanted
Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016

The SCV Education Foundation is planning to add at least two more schools, two to four more students and over 100 students to its already successful Bag of Books program in Santa Clarita elementary schools. All four of the valley’s elementary school districts (Castaic, Newhall, Saugus and Sulphur Springs)...

SCV Education Foundation Aims to Raise Money for Matching Grant
Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015

The Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation has been given the opportunity to raise money for reading programs through a matching grant from the Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation. If earned, the grant will support the foundations “Read with Me!” literacy program. The program helps hundreds of students...

Kick Off the Holidays with Events in Newhall, Valencia
Monday, Nov 3, 2014

The City of Santa Clarita invites residents to celebrate the holiday season with four exciting, free events held in Old Town Newhall and Old Orchard Park on Saturday, November 15 and Sunday, November 16. The festivities begin on November 15 with the 8th annual Literacy & Arts Festival, presented...

Aug 10: SCV Education Fdn. Invites You to ‘Last Sip of Supper’
Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014

There’s still time to join the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation for a delightful afternoon as we raise funds for the Foundation’s programs such as Read With Me! literacy program and grants for teachers. The Last Sip of Summer (before school starts) offers tastes of a variety of wines,...

Sign Up Now to Be a School Principal for a Day
Sunday, Dec 22, 2013

[SCV Education Fdn.] – Do you want to learn more about your local school? Then join us at Principal for a Day 2014. Business leaders, community members and parents are invited to spend the morning shadowing a local public school principal or district administrator by registering for the upcoming...

Save the Date: ‘Principal for a Day’ Returns in February
Monday, Nov 25, 2013

Business leaders, community members and parents are invited to spend the morning shadowing a local public school principal or district administrator by registering for the upcoming Principal for a Day event, sponsored annually by the SCV Education Foundation. This year’s event is scheduled for Friday,...

SCV Education Foundation Update
Saturday, Nov 16, 2013

So far 2013 has been a great year for the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation. Our presence in the community is expanding and our ability to help students is growing because of your generous support. As an Education Foundation we are unique in that we are very hands-on and serve all five school...

Locals Raise a Glass for Education at Robinson Ranch
Monday, Aug 12, 2013

Photo: Jessica Boyer/KHTS The Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation officials hosted the Last Sip of Summer event at Robinson Ranch on Sunday. “This is our fourth year in a row doing the Last Sip Of Summer event,” said Jim Backer, President of the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation. ...

Aug. 11: Golf, Wine, Beer Tasting for SCV Education Foundation
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013

Help fund local classrooms by participating in this event hosted by the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation.

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2013 - Actor Paul Walker ("Fast & Furious" movies) dies in a fiery car crash in the Valencia Industrial Center. [story]
Paul Walker
The city of Santa Clarita is holding virtual meeting regarding the Santa Clarita Arts/Culture and Veterans Center Needs Assessment on Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 1: City’s Arts/Culture, Veterans Center Needs Assessment Meeting
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 14 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Nov. 29 - Sunday, Dec. 5
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 14 Productions
Looking for ways to add a little green into your landscape?
SCV Water’s Upcoming Gardening Class to Highlight Trees, Shrubs
Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Robbery-Homicide Division searched the Chiquita Canyon Landfill Monday to investigate the disappearance of Heidi Planck, who was reported missing by her ex-husband on Oct. 20, 2021.
Homicide Detectives Search Chiquita Canyon for Missing Woman
Circle of Hope is joining the national day of generosity, #GivingTuesday, on Dec. 1.
Circle of Hope Taking Part in Giving Tuesday
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday 10 new deaths and 794 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,063 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID Roundup: SCV Tops 39,000 Total Cases
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital’s Community Education Department is again offering the Prevent T2 National Diabetes Prevention Program, a lifestyle change program that helps those who are at risk of developing diabetes reduce their blood sugar, lose weight, and reverse prediabetes. 
Diabetes Prevention Program Returning to Henry Mayo
1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [story]
Frontier Days
1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
Ed Harris
1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
Remi Nadeau
Volunteers are needed to help make fresh garland and vintage-style decorations for the Antelope Valley Indian Museum in preparation for Holidays on the Homestead.
Antelope Valley Indian Museum Looking for Volunteers to Decorate for the Holidays
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 29 new deaths and 2,073 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 38,955 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Releases Data from the Last 7 Days
Find something for everyone at the various events happening in Santa Clarita this holiday season including Six Flags Magic Mountain's magical winter experience, an international film festival and holiday shows.
City Highlights Activities for Holiday Fun in Santa Clarita
The city of Santa Clarita's Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold its Regular Meeting Thursday, Dec. 2, at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 2: Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission Regular Meeting
1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]
Wobblies logo
The Antelope Valley Indian Museum announced it will host the 10th annual Holidays on the Homestead celebration on Saturday, Dec, 4 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Dec. 4: Antelope Valley Indian Museum Invites All to 10th Annual ‘Holidays on the Homestead’
Every November in honor of National Family Caregiver Month, Los Angeles County Department Of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS) recognizes the important role of Los Angeles County's caregivers who provide essential care, support and medical assistance to older and dependent adults.
WDACS Celebrates Caregivers in LA County
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health shared how to avoid foodborne illness, also known as food poisoning, with families celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday.
Public Health Shares Safe Food Preparation Tips for the Holidays
The Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management announced it will be on high alert due to the potential of very strong winds and fire weather conditions that will impact much of our County through Friday morning.
County Residents Urged to Stay Vigilant as Strong Winds, Fire Weather Forecasted
Just in time for this Thanksgiving holiday, Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc., in partnership with Christy Smith and Grocery Outlet, donated turkeys, mashed potatoes, corn, stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy, green beans and additional non-perishables for their annual Thanksgiving Dinner Event on Tuesday, Nov. 23.
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center Shares Thanksgiving Dinners to Families in Need
1875 - Vasquez lieutenant Clodoveo Chavez reportedly killed by bounty hunters in Arizona Territory [story]
Clodoveo Chavez story
The season of giving is here, and the Department of Public Social Services  is encouraging the public to consider sponsoring a family as part of its annual holiday Adopt-A-Family Program benefiting low-income families throughout the County of Los Angeles.
Social Services Urges Others to ‘Adopt-A-Family’
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