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1978 - Concert scene for "KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park" filmed at Magic Mountain [story]
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SCV Food Pantry Still Operating; Urges Precautions
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020

The SCV Food Pantry issued the following statement Saturday:   The Santa Clarita Food Pantry will continue to operate on our regularly scheduled days. We are implementing precautionary procedures and ask that you do not visit us if you are showing signs of illness, have not met the minimum 14 days...

Local Contractor Holding Food Drive Benefiting SCV Food Pantry
Thursday, Oct 12, 2017

Got non-perishable food? Drop them off at construction specialists C.A. Rasmussen, Inc., who is currently holding a food drive that benefits the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry. “We started our food drive last year as a way to give back to the community,” said Marketing Associate Stacey...

Library Fine? Pay It Off with Food for Needy
Monday, Aug 22, 2016

Throughout September, the Santa Clarita Public Library, in partnership with the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry, will be launching their first-ever Food for Fines program which allows patrons to donate one food item to waive up to $20 of overdue library fines or replacement card fees. All of the donations...

SCV Chili Cook-Off to Return for Fourth Year
Wednesday, Jan 6, 2016

The SCV Chili Cook Off is back. Now in its fourth year, this fun event will be raising money for Single Mothers Outreach and the SCV Food Pantry. The event co-chairs Nicole Stinson and Phillis Stacy Brooks are looking for volunteers and committee members to make 2016’s event the best yet. If you are...

Jaycees Celebrate Successful Food Drive
Thursday, Dec 24, 2015

The Santa Clarita Valley chapter of Junior Chamber International – the Jaycees – recently ran a successful food donation drive for the SCV Food Pantry. The drive was timed to help for Thanksgiving and saw over 100 canned goods and toiletries donated. The Jaycees asked members to bring food...

Caroling Group Collects More Than 100 Pounds of Food for SCV Food Pantry
Monday, Dec 7, 2015

Children and residents who went caroling door-to-door in Santa Clarita last week collected more than 100 pounds of food to help feed local homeless families during the holidays, and collection efforts are continuing. Participants of “Caroling for Cans” ranged from young children to seniors, who sang...

‘Dark Realm’ Haunted House to Help Food Pantry
Thursday, Oct 22, 2015

A local haunted house is opening up this weekend to give residents a frightening good time while giving back to a local nonprofit. For 44 years, the Sivley family has been curating unique haunted horrors in and around the Los Angeles area. This upcoming Halloween season is no exception. Beginning Friday,...

May 9: USPS Letter Carriers Collecting for SCV Food Pantry
Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015

On Saturday, May 9, Santa Clarita letter carriers will again help Stamp Out Hunger! across America with your help in order to provide assistance to the one in eight Americans who struggle with hunger. The Stamp Out Hunger! Effort is the nation’s largest single-day food drive, having collected more...

‘Beware the Dark Realm’ and Help the Needy
Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014

[Press Release] – The doors to “Beware the Dark Realm” open this Friday, Oct. 24. The haunted house located at 28621 Sugar Pine Way in Saugus is raising funds and collecting supplies for the SCV Food Pantry. Beware the Dark Realm is in its second year, however the haunt owners have...

Nov. 5: Help Restock the Food Pantry’s Shelves
Sunday, Nov 3, 2013

No child in the Santa Clarita Valley should go to bed hungry – but the shelves of the SCV Food Pantry are seriously bare. Bring the needed items to the Westfield Valencia Town Center on Tuesday, Nov. 5.   Urgent needs include:   Food Items canned vegetables tuna canned meats canned fruit tomatoes     Non-Food...

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1978 - Concert scene for "KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park" filmed at Magic Mountain [story]
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California Institute of the Arts hosted graduation ceremonies Friday, May 13 in the CalArts Graduation Courtyard. After two years of virtual ceremonies the CalArts class of 2022 celebrated graduation with an in-person event at the Valencia campus.
CalArts Class of 2022 Graduates 366 with Music and Unique Traditions
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday eight new deaths and 2,233 new positive cases in Los Angeles County and 488 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to 32,045, county case totals to 2,917,892 and Santa Clarita Valley case totals to 75,349 since March of 2020. There are 327 people with COVID-19 currently hospitalized.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: 488 SCV Cases Reported, Total SCV Cases Exceed 75,000
In the early morning hours of Tuesday, May 17, 2022, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the California National Guard Counterdrug Task Force and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife conducted a joint operation to take down multiple illegal marijuana grows in the Antelope Valley.
L.A. County Sheriff’s Department Raids Illegal Marijuana Operation
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and Supervisor Janice Hahn to expand public access to zero emission vehicle charging and refueling infrastructure in unincorporated L.A. County communities.
L.A. County Board of Supervisors Pursue Expanding Zero Emission Charging Stations
Los Angeles County’s Chief Executive Office has recently announced a bonus of up to $4,000 for all current and prospective pool lifeguarding staff in L.A. County for the remainder of 2022. The $4,000 is a cumulative amount that is based on total hours worked.
L.A. County Announces $4,000 Bonus for Pool Lifeguards
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce has announced the launch of their newly redesigned Ambassadors Committee. The committee will be led by past board chair Troy Hooper and comprised of Chamber members over a variety of industries.
SCV Chamber Launches Redesigned Ambassadors Committee
Los Angeles County has published the final L.A. River Master Plan for consideration and adoption by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors as a framework for equity, access and infrastructure improvements along the 51-mile river.
County Releases Final Los Angeles River Master Plan
Saugus Union School District celebrated the groundbreaking for the new Rosedell Elementary School classroom and science/flex lab building on Monday, May 9.
Saugus District Hosts Groundbreaking for New Rosedell Classrooms
There are many unique and beneficial features at the new Canyon Country Community Center, one of which you will never see, but it is right under your feet. During construction, a massive stormwater infiltration system was installed underneath the Mercado parking lot. The infiltration facility is the city’s first large-scale infiltration project which was built using Measure W Municipal funds.
Canyon Country Infiltration System Captures and Treats Stormwater Pollution
Filipino-American business owners who live in or have a business in the Santa Clarita Valley are invited to attend the Fil-Am of Santa Clarita Valley Business Forum to be held on Monday, May 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Victory Martial Arts Studio located at 25844 Hemingway Ave. in Stevenson Ranch.
May 16: Fil-Am of SCV to Host Business Forum
For the 10th time in program history and the second consecutive championship-eligible season, the College of the Canyons Cougars have been crowned the California Community College Athletic Association Men's Golf State Champions. They fended off runner-up Saddleback College by two strokes as they finished with a field low 720.
COC Captures Second Consecutive CCCAA Men’s Golf State Championship
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger successfully introduced a motion on May 17 that establishes a multi-million dollar capital project fund and adds Antelope Valley College to the county’s efforts to dramatically repurpose its Challenger Memorial Youth Center in Lancaster and invest in youth.
Barger Establishes $6M Capital Project Fund for Challenger Youth Center Project
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reminds everyone taking a trip to visit friends or family over the Memorial Day Weekend to always buckle up and keep children in child safety seats. This year’s Click it or Ticket campaign runs from May 23-June 5.
L.A. Sheriff’s Remind Drivers to ‘Click it or Ticket’ with Extra Enforcement
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and First 5 LA have announced the launch of Help Me Grow LA , a community-driven effort to ensure every family that has developmental concerns about their child receives guidance and support. Help Me Grow will also help families navigate what can be a fragmented and challenging network of existing services, working with local programs to ensure that children are connected to services as early as possible. when it can help the most.
County Launches Help Me Grow LA to Support Child Development
The Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit Fostering Youth Independence is seeking “Allies” to work one-on-one with SCV youth who are aging out of the Los Angeles County foster care system. An in-person training session will be held Thursday, June 2 for interested volunteers.
June 2: Fostering Youth Independence Seeks ‘Allies’ for Training
1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain
The Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Valley Community College District will meet Wednesday, May 18, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., for a Board Self-Evaluation Workshop.
May 18: COC Board Self-Evaluation Workshop
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District's Governing Board will take place Wednesday, May 18, beginning at 7 p.m. The board will meet in closed session at 4:30 p.m.
May 18: Annual Retirement Recognition to Precede Hart Board Meeting
Premier Workspaces, one of the largest privately-owned executive suites, coworking, and shared workspace companies in the United States, with a unit in Santa Clarita, is proud to celebrate their 20th anniversary.
Premier Workspaces Celebrating 20 Year Anniversary
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the nine productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, May 16 - Sunday, May 22.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes Nine Productions
Join ghost hunter Marie Mason to explore Paranormal Investigation: Tools, Tactics, and Tales at the Rancho Camulos Museum Sunday, May 22, at 1:30 p.m.
May 22: Explore Paranormal Investigation at Rancho Camulos
College of the Canyons softball was represented with two selections on the 2022 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) California JC All-American Team with slugger Ashlynn Heck and pitcher/utility player Allyson Melgar included in the group of 26 honorees from across the state.
COC Softball’s Heck, Melgar Named to NFCA All-American Team
Parks are not just good for your physical health, but your mental health. Join the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation and Why We Rise for Parks at Sunset to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month. Green spaces, physical activity and social connectivity play a powerful role in overall well-being.
L.A. County ‘Parks at Sunset’ Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month
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