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2013 - Powerhouse Fire breaks out in San Francisquito Canyon; will destroy 30 homes & 28 outbuildings [story]
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Volunteers Make Care Packages For SCV Nonprofit
Saturday, Nov 28, 2015

[KHTS] – Prayer Angels for the Military and the Valencia Library hosted a care package creation event, to send much needed supplies to people in service overseas. The event brought dozens of people together to create cards and special packages to help give “prayers” and well wishes to our...

Bridge To Home Emergency Winter Homeless Shelter Set To Open This Month
Monday, Nov 2, 2015

[KHTS] – For the 18th year, Bridge To Home will be opening the Emergency Winter Homeless Shelter in Santa Clarita this November. The shelter, located at 23031 Drayton Street, is set to open on Nov. 23, 2015, though may open sooner on Nov. 16, said Tim Davis, executive director of Bridge To Home. “Every...

SCV Youth Project Hosting 9th Annual “Hold ‘Em Not Hassle ‘Em” Fundraiser
Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015

The ninth annual “Hold ‘Em Not Hassle ‘Em” fundraising event will be held at the Tournament Players Club in Valencia this November. Over 150 players, will take over the TPC in Valencia on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 for a night of Texas Hold’em style poker, with a raffle, casino night, food, cigars,...

‘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,...

Single Mothers Outreach Announces 2015 Empowering HeArts Honorees
Friday, May 29, 2015

[KHTS] – Single Mothers Outreach announced the 2015 Empowering HeArts honorees and artists at an evening soiree held May 28 at the Sand Canyon home of Moe and Linda Hafazi. Honorees and artists pose for a group photo at the Single Mothers Outreach Empowering HeArts honoree introduction event....

SCV Soroptimists Present $32K to Nonprofits
Monday, May 25, 2015

[KHTS] – Soroptimist International of Greater SCV presented more than $32,000 to 15 nonprofit organizations during a special awards luncheon held on May 12 at the Tournament Players Club in Valencia. Organizations honored by Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley at the luncheon...

Triumph Foundation Holding Shooting Event for Paralyzed Veterans
Saturday, May 23, 2015

[KHTS] – Triumph Foundation and 7 Star Industries are proud to announce the first Annual Memorial Day Adaptive Shooting Event for the Paralyzed Veterans of America. Triumph Foundation is a nonprofit organization that hosts these events to introduce the sport of target shooting to people that are...

Fire Hogs Motorcycle Club Holds Nonprofit Ride

[KHTS] – Over 100 people gathered at Fire Station 126 Saturday morning for the Inaugural Memorial Ride sponsored by the L.A. County Fire Hog Motorcycle Club. The Fire Hogs Motorcycle Club which is made up of professional firefighters and is a non-profit organization. The day started with registration...

Fairy Berry Breakfast Supports Domestic Violence Center
Friday, May 22, 2015

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley residents helped raise more than $3,000 for the fight against domestic violence at the third annual Fairy Berry Breakfast on May 16 at Heritage Junction Historic Park, officials said. “We’re very grateful for the community and how they came and helped support...

Help the Children Hosts Veterans Appreciation Event
Sunday, May 17, 2015

[KHTS] – 200 families of veterans were invited to the Framing Hope Veterans Appreciation Day hosted by Help The Children SCV and the Antelope Valley Saturday morning. Help the Children gave veterans and active members free home improvement supplies, such as cabinets, outdoor chairs, and outdoor...

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2013 - Powerhouse Fire breaks out in San Francisquito Canyon; will destroy 30 homes & 28 outbuildings [story]
Powerhouse Fire
The city of Santa Clarita's Planning Commissioners will consider extending the timeframe for a 90,900-square-foot business development on Sierra Highway and hear public comments on a proposed 375-unit residential development in Saugus at the commission's next meeting on Tuesday, June 2, starting at 6 p.m.
June 2: City Planners to Ponder Project Time Extension; 375-Unit Saugus Development
For the 60 soon-to-be graduates of the College of the Canyons Registered Nurse Class of 2020, entry into the world of nursing will be baptism by fire.
COC Registered Nurse Grads to Join Frontline of COVID-19 Battle
California Department of Public Health officials gave Los Angeles County the OK Friday to reopen restaurants for in-person dining and allow barbershops and hair salons to resume offering services.
State OK’s L.A. County In-Person Dining, Opening of Hair Salons, Barbershops
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 1,824 new cases of COVID-19 and 50 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,306 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 122 more than reported Thursday.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 103,886 Cases Statewide, 1,306 Cases in SCV
California will enter the next phase of reopening its economy, but decisions will be left up to individual counties, Governor Gavin Newsom said Friday.
Newsom: Future Reopening of Economy Will Be Left to Counties
CVS Health has opened additional COVID-19 test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations, including the Canyon Country location at 26861 Sierra Highway.
CVS Health Offers COVID-19 Testing at Canyon Country Drive-Thru
During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is hard to sort through true and false claims promoted by researchers that could be for profit and even harm the public.
Manipulating Covid Data for Profit | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
Artist, writer, educator and CalArts alum Audrey Chan (Art MFA 07) has been named the first-ever resident artist by the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California.
CalArts Alum Audrey Chan Named Inaugural ACLU SoCal Artist in Residence
CSUN’s Class of 2019-2020 worked too hard — and overcame too many challenges — not to celebrate the completion of this chapter in their academic journey, at least virtually.
CSUN Celebrates Class of 2019-2020 (Video)
The COVID-19 pandemic has required people to stay at home as much as possible. For those in abusive households, “Safer at Home” orders heightened the risk factors associated with child maltreatment, domestic violence and sexual assault.
Unsafe at Home: CSUN’s Strength United Supports Survivors of Abuse, Assault
The Valley Industry Association aka VIA will launch a member-exclusive online business coaching program, called "Breakfast Club," on Friday, June 5, from 8 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
June 5: VIA to Launch ‘Breakfast Club’ Business Coaching Sessions
The California State Senate rejected Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed budget cuts to sectors like education and health care Thursday, instead seeking to draw down more reserves, raise taxes on certain industries and borrow against the future to make up an estimated $54 billion shortfall.
California Senate Rejects Governor Newsom’s Call for Budget Cuts
Donaldson Company, Inc., based in Bloomington, Minnesota with operations also in Valencia, announced on Friday that its Board of Directors declared a regular cash dividend of 21.0 cents per share, payable June 30, 2020, to shareholders of record on June 15, 2020.
Donaldson Co. Declares Cash Dividend
1987 - Director John Landis acquitted of charges in deaths of Vic Morrow and two child actors on Valencia set of "Twilight Zone: The Movie" [story]
John Landis and Harland Braun
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 1,094 new cases of COVID-19 and 48 new deaths due to the virus countywide, with a total of 1,184 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 101,697 Cases Statewide, 1,184 SCV Cases
A power outage in Valencia reportedly affected 1, 228 residents Thursday afternoon.
Approximately 1,200 Valencia Residents Affected by Power Outage
(CN) — The CEO of the California High Speed Rail Authority had to take on all comers during an oversight hearing in the state assembly on Wednesday afternoon.
California Lawmakers Slam High-Speed Rail Head
(CN) — Millions are filing initial claims for unemployment insurance each week, but insured U.S. unemployment rate has fallen 2.6%, the Department of Labor reported Thursday. It’s the first decrease of the pandemic era.
U.S. Jobless Claims Eclipse 40 Million
The Los Angeles Rams have finalized their 2020 preseason schedule, the club announced Wednesday.
Aug. 14: Rams Take On Saints in Preseason Opener at New SoFi Stadium
Now implemented statewide, CalFresh Awareness Month in L.A. County has been recognized by the California Department of Social Services as a “best practice” to connect with diverse and hard to serve communities through strategic and culturally sensitive outreach.
CalFresh Celebrates 10 Years of Outreach (Video)
The city of Santa Clarita is proud to announce that Elena Galvez has been named to the Board of Directors for the Southern California Chapter of Sister Cities International.
Elena Galvez Named to Southern California’s Sister Cities International Board
If you anticipate your loved one could be admitted to a nursing home or hospital, think about giving them a crash course in using a smart phone.
Crash Course in Technology | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
A Saugus High School teacher has been arrested on suspicion of having oral sex with a minor, according to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station booking logs.
Update: Hart District Suspends Teacher Arrested on Suspicion of Oral Copulation With a Minor