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1888 - Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]
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17th Annual Relay for Life Draws a Crowd
Sunday, May 17, 2015

[KHTS] – Thousands of people came to Central Park in Saugus Saturday and Sunday for the 17th annual Relay for Life of the Santa Clarita Valley. The event started in Tacoma, Washington in 1985 with Gordy Klatt’s 24-hour walk in an effort to support his cancer patients and raise money for the...

Farm To Table Event Raises Awareness For 2020 Mom Project

[KHTS] – Over 100 people gathered at the Valencia Country Club for the Farm to Table Brunch and Silent Auction event on Sunday morning in an effort to raise awareness for The 2020 Mom Project. Around 10:30 a.m., 140 men and women came together to participate in the silent auction, hear performances...

SCV Senior Center Celebrity Waiter Dinner Raises $80K
Thursday, Mar 26, 2015

Every year, hundreds of Santa Clarita residents come together to raise funds for the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center at the Celebrity Waiter Dinner. This year, the event raised $80,000, said Linda Leiblang, associate executive director of the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center.  “We’re just really...

Nonpofit Hosting Foster Child Adoption Meeting
Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014

[KHTS] – Children’s Bureau officials are planning to hold an information meeting in Valencia about how to adopt foster children through the nonprofit. Children’s Bureau is a nonprofit organization whose representatives work to help children get adopted and are hosting the event in November,...

Hundreds Turn Out for LARC Ranch Fundraiser
Sunday, Oct 26, 2014

[KHTS] – Hundreds of Santa Clarita residents and family members of residents of LARC Ranch attended the LARC Halloween Festival 2014 Sunday. More than 500 people including residents of the Ranch were expected to attend the event. “This is an annual fundraiser with a Halloween theme,” said...

Golf Tournament Benefits SCV Youth Project
Thursday, May 29, 2014

[KHTS] – At the Tournament Players Club in Valencia, 125 golfers and supporters of the SCV Youth Project gathered for the inaugural Golf Classic on Thursday. The Youth Project hosts several fundraisers every year, including the popular Sweet Charity Cake Auction, Hold ‘Em Not Hassle ‘Em poker...

COC Inviting Nonprofits to ‘Meet the Grant Makers’
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley’s nonprofit organizations are invited to the 10th annual Meet the Grant Makers event June 5, hosted by College of the Canyons Office of Grants Development officials.  The event will feature a panel presentation and seminar offering nonprofits the opportunity to...

Zonta Club Awards Nearly $9K in Grants, Scholarships
Friday, May 16, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley Zonta Club officials awarded $8,790 in scholarships and community grants at their monthly business meeting on Wednesday. Master’s College student Michaela Brazil won this year’s $1,000 Jane M. Klausman Women in Business scholarship, Canyon High School senior Summer-anne...

‘Hogs and Horses’ Ride for Troops Coming to Action
Friday, May 9, 2014

[KHTS] – The seventh annual Hogs and Horses Ride For Our Troops fundraiser to benefit local veterans is returning to Acton on May 17, officials announced Friday. The fundraiser begins with a charity motorcycle and trail ride and is followed by a barbecue lunch at the Vincent Hill Station Restaurant...

2014 Taste of the Town Sets Record Attendance
Monday, May 5, 2014

[KHTS] – It was a record setting day Sunday for Taste of the Town 2014, the 26th annual fundraiser for the Santa Clarita Child & Family Center. “I think in every category, attendees, sponsors, booths, everything, we set a record this year,” said Darrell Paulk, CEO of the Child & Family...

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The Santa Clarita City Council will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Jan. 25, beginning with a closed session at 5:00 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:00 p.m.
Jan. 25: Santa Clarita City Council Regular Meeting
Princess Cruises announced Monday Chef Rudi Sodamin will become its first head of culinary arts, effective immediately.
Rudi Sodamin Named Princess Cruises’ Culinary Arts Head
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 11 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Jan. 24 - Sunday, Jan. 30.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 11 Productions
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported two additional deaths from COVID-19 Monday, bringing the total number to 204 since the onset of the pandemic, confirmed spokesman Patrick Moody. (One of those deaths was recorded Sunday).
Monday COVID Roundup: Two Additional Deaths at Henry Mayo, 204 to Date
Californians may now opt to receive vehicle registration renewal notices by email instead of a paper notice by traditional mail.
Californians Can Now Opt for Paperless Car Registration Notices
1888 - Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]
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1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson visits Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
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Los Angeles County Assessor Jeff Prang announced a corroborative effort with County Public Health officials that will include free COVID-19 vaccinations, booster shots, and PCR testing at three District Offices on Monday Jan. 24, Wednesday Jan. 26 and Sunday Jan. 30.
Free COVID PCR Testing, Vaccines Offered at L.A. County Assessor Offices
1839 - Gov. Juan B. Alvarado gives most of SCV to Mexican Army Lt. Antonio del Valle. [story]
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The Castaic Union School District is proud to announce that the Jene Fielder Trust Scholarship Program is now accepting applications. The program is open to past and present students of Castaic Middle School.
Castaic Union School District Announces Jene Fielder Trust Scholarship Program
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control will teams up with Best Friends Animal Society to encourage county residents to “Live Large” with Adopt a Big Dog Special Discounts for large dogs through Jan. 31.
L.A. County Animal Care & Control Offers Big Dog Adoption Discounts
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 65 additional deaths and 43,091 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 63,320 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Additional COVID Death Reported at Henry Mayo
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Gwendolyn Delgado as the newest assistant principal at Golden Valley High School.
Dr. Gwendolyn Delgado Named Newest Assistant Principal at Golden Valley High School
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita is holding a "Yum-Raiser" for Valentine’s Day. Safely and easily send boxes of chocolate for delivery to your friends and family from See’s Candies.
Zonta Club of SCV Holds Online Sees Candies ‘Yum-Raiser’
A job fair will be held to recruit for a variety of positions at America’s Job Center of California for North Los Angeles County Regional Center on Thursday, Jan. 27 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Jan. 27 Job Recruitment Fair for North Los Angeles County Regional Center
A musical fundraiser to benefit the Saugus Dance program at Saugus High School will be held 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22 at the Smokehouse on Main, 24255 Main St., Newhall, CA 91355.
Jan. 22: Dark Desert Highway, Smokehouse on Main Hosting Fundraiser for Saugus Dance
Starting Monday, Jan. 24, crews will begin construction of a new curb, gutter and sidewalk along portions of the east side of Sierra Highway, north of Soledad Canyon Road.
Lane, Road Closures Begin Monday for Sierra Highway Sidewalk Construction
The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors today unanimously approved the Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement for the approximately 14-mile Burbank to Los Angeles project section.
High-Speed Rail Board Clears Final Environmental Hurdles to Advance Service into L.A.
Experience Helen Hunt Jackson’s January 23, 1882 visit to Rancho Camulos which inspired her to include this vestige of the Californio lifestyle as one of the settings for her novel Ramona. Reenactors will engage and delight you as they portray this event which forever changed the peaceful life at Rancho Camulos.
Jan. 29: Helen Hunt Jackson Returns to Rancho Camulos
1914 - Signal newspaper owner-editor Scott Newhall born in San Francisco [story]
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Do you like comedy? Do you like music? Do you like getting root canals?
Impulse Hosting Comedy, Music Night
Coming off a first-place winning streak at competitions in New York and Washington, D.C., earlier in 2021, the CSUN Model United Nations team continues to accumulate achievements after scoring another first place finish with the Outstanding Delegation Award in the Northwest Model UN Conference, which took place Nov. 19-21 in Seattle.
Matadors Pull off Clean Sweep at Model UN Competitions
Freshman guard Monique Febles poured in a season-high 23 points as No. 6 College of the Canyons was able to outlast Antelope Valley College 68-62 at the Cougar Cage in the 2021-22 home opener. 
Lady Cougars Hold off AVC in Home Opener
Evelyn Ku, MSN, RN, has been named Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.
Evelyn Ku Named Henry Mayo’s VP, Chief Nursing Officer
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