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2014 - Towsley Canyon Loop Trail named for naturalist Don Mullally [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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2014 - Towsley Canyon Loop Trail named for naturalist Don Mullally [story]
Don Mullally
1876 - California oil industry born as CSO No. 4 in Pico Canyon becomes state's first commercially productive oil well [story]
Pico No. 4
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 34 new deaths and 1,401 new cases of COVID-19, with 6,048 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, while Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 24th COVID-related death to date.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 24th Death at Henry Mayo; SCV Surpasses 6,000 Total Cases
Air quality in the Santa Clarita Valley will be unhealthy for sensitive groups/individuals Saturday, Sept. 26, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) forecast.
Air Quality Advisory Issued for SCV
With temperatures in parts of Los Angeles County expected to rise into the triple digits, various public facilities located throughout the County, including Stevenson Ranch Library, will serve as Emergency Cooling Centers.
Stevenson Ranch Library to Serve as Emergency Cooling Center
The 2020 census is underway and it is your civic duty to participate, but beware of scammers using this opportunity to steal your personal information.
Residents Warned of 2020 Census Scam
The Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold a virtual study session via Zoom, Thursday, Oct 1, at 4:00 p.m.
Oct. 1: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Commission Study Session
Foster youth in Santa Clarita have a new, dedicated place to study and receive homework help and tutoring. The local Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) organization has created The Study Place in response to the transition to online learning due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
FYI Debuts New ‘Study Place’ for Local Foster Youth to Support Online Learning
As part of State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond’s Education to End Hate initiative, California school districts and charter schools have begun applying for mini-grants now available to support educator training in the areas of anti-racism and bias.
Thurmond Announces Mini Grants Available to Provide Anti-Racism, Anti-Bias Educator Training
A crash involving multiple motorcycles Friday afternoon prompted a SigAlert on the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 in the Stevenson Ranch area, according to first responders.
Multi-Motorycle Crash Prompts SigAlert on SB I-5
With the 2020 SCV Walk to End Alzheimer’s quickly approaching on Saturday, October 3, the planning committee and the California Southland Chapter Alzheimer’s Association would like to update everyone regarding the Walk Day events.
Oct. 3: 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s Presents Hybrid Event, Drive-By ‘Promise Flower’ Display
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), is proud to announce it has received $40,000 from the Walt Disney Company to provide increased access to youth sports, play opportunities and physical activity for kids and families and is launching a new Pop-Up and Play Mobile Recreation Program.
City Receives Funding to Support Youth Sports, Access to Play
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert for the Santa Clarita Valley beginning Sunday, Sept. 27 - Wednesday, Sept. 30.
Heat Alert Issued for SCV Beginning Sunday
Economic development services for arts-oriented small businesses, galleries and more are on the priority list for the 2021 Arts Commission Work Plan, a report Santa Clarita City Council members reviewed Tuesday.
City Council Reviews Priority List for 2021 Arts Commission Work Plan
The USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region announces that current closure orders and fire prohibitions in California have been extended.
Forest Service Extends Closures at Angeles, Los Padres National Forests
SCV Water's Engineering and Operations Committee is scheduled to meet via teleconference on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 1: SCV Water’s Engineering & Operations Committee Teleconference Meeting
Valencia High Principal Pete Getz sent an alert out to the school’s families on Wednesday evening, regarding a report of a possible on-campus threat.
Possible On-Campus Threat Shuts Down Valencia High School
A former Cougar News reporter and College of the Canyons student was arrested in Kentucky Wednesday night while covering the Louisville protests that erupted after a grand jury’s decision not to issue a murder indictment against the officers in the Breonna Taylor case.
Former COC Student Reporter Arrested While Covering Louisville Protests
1970 - Lagasse family helps save Mentryville buildings as Newhall and Malibu brush fires erupt & join into worst fire in SoCal history. Twelve fires over 10 days burn 525,000 acres, kill 13 people and destroy approx. 1,500 structures. [story]
Clampitt fire
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 39 new deaths and 1,165 new cases of COVID-19, with 5,933 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 790,640 Cases Statewide, 5,933 SCV Cases
The Pac-12 CEO Group announced Thursday that based upon updated Pac-12 COVID-19 Medical Advisory Committee recommendations that take into account material changes to testing capabilities, the prevalence of COVID-19 and cardiac issues, along with updated state and local health official guidance, the Conference will resume its football, basketball and winter sport seasons.
Pac-12 to Resume Football, Basketball, Winter Sports Seasons
One of Zach Schroeder's greatest strengths as The Master's University's men's and women's cross country coach is his ability to map out an athlete's season in advance and then adjust on the fly, fine-tuning workouts so the runner performs best in the season's biggest moments. 
Mustangs Cross Country Adjusting to 2020 Scheduling Changes
When Scott Schauer opened the Santa Clarita Soccer Center nearly 26 years ago, he did it for a love of the sport.
Santa Clarita Soccer Center Says Goodbye
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a Canyon Country man on suspicion of annoying or molesting a child with priors.
Canyon Country Man Arrested on Suspicion of Child Molestation