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1875 - Vasquez lieutenant Clodoveo Chavez reportedly killed by bounty hunters in Arizona Territory [story]


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June 17: Activities, Entertainment Added to Touch-a-Truck Event
Monday, May 29, 2017

Youngsters check out some of the many emergency vehicles on display at the annual SCV Touch-A-Truck event. Entertainment and attractions continue to be added to the 2017 Touch-A-Truck event benefiting the SCV Senior Center, scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 17, at Central Park in Santa Clarita. New...

Senior Center Offering Discounted Tickets for Saturday’s Sierra Pelona Wine Festival
Friday, May 19, 2017

Reyes Winery is hosting the fifth annual Sierra Pelona Wine Festival on Saturday, May 20 and the SCV Senior Center is offering discounted tickets for this day of gourmet food, wine tastings, and more. The wine festival features numerous wineries and local wine makers offering tastings of their best wines....

Oct. 26: SCV Senior Center Scholar Series Presents Mark Twain
Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will host a talk about Samuel Langhorne Clemens, or Mark Twain, for their Senior Center Scholarly Series this month. On Wednesday, October, 26 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Professor Lissa Brassfield will present the talk on the author who has been lauded as the “greatest...

Sept. 21: SCV Senior Center to Host Presentation on Hedy Lamarr
Thursday, Sep 8, 2016

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will be hosting a presentation about actress and scientist Hedy Lamarr at their scholar series lecture on Wednesday, September 21. The free presentation will begin at 2 p.m. and will run until 3 p.m. in the Senior Center Dining Room. Hedy Lamarr was an actress...

Senior Center Hosts Touch-A-Truck Event
Thursday, Apr 28, 2016

In a community calendar full of fund-raising walks, auctions, dinners and golf tournaments, the SCV Senior Center has come up with a popular and unique event with its fourth annual Touch-A-Truck. What child, or adult for that matter, wouldn’t want to climb on a fire engine, turn on a Sheriff’s...

Celebrity Waiter Dinner Goes Digital
Monday, Feb 22, 2016

Some 300 community leaders and supporters of the SCV Senior Center will gather in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Saturday evening, Feb. 27, for the annual SCV Senior Center Celebrity Waiter Dinner. The event features elaborately decorated tables and guest costumes in line with their...

Senior Center to Host Valentine’s Concert
Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016

The Santa Clarita Senior Center will be hosting a Valentine’s Day Silvertone Concert on Thursday, Feb. 11 from 2:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Silvertone Singers will perform romantic melodies, latin sambas, up-tempo tunes by composers like Jimmy Dorsey, Irving Berlin, Rodgers & Hart and love ballads...

SCV Senior Center is Seeking Volunteers
Monday, Nov 2, 2015

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center is looking for volunteers. You can make a difference by volunteering as little as one day a week or even becoming an “on-call” volunteer. Volunteers are needed in the SCV Senior Center’s Nutrition Program to pack lunches for the homebound elderly, serve lunches,...

Oct. 22: Salem Witch Trials at SCV Senior Center
Monday, Oct 12, 2015

In 1692, more than 150 people were accused of witchcraft in Salem, Mass.  The Salem witch trials have come to epitomize mass hysteria and the episode has become a prism through which we have sought to understand modern day “witch hunts.” On Thursday, Oct. 22, come and learn more about these...

Wilk Hosts Unclaimed Property Workshop at Senior Center
Friday, May 29, 2015

[KHTS] – Several lined up, almost as if they were checking their lotto tickets — and for a few, there was a nice cash windfall. Former Peachland teacher Bess Barber talks to Assemblyman Scott Wilk at an Unclaimed Property workshop. Dozens gathered Friday at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center...

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1875 - Vasquez lieutenant Clodoveo Chavez reportedly killed by bounty hunters in Arizona Territory [story]
Following surging COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in recent weeks, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 51 new deaths - including an additional death at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital - and 3,692 new cases of COVID-19.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: Highest Number of Deaths Countywide Since September; 36th Death at Henry Mayo
With more than 60 years of combined experience, Alisha Fonder, Shawn Fonder and Amin Salari are very experienced in their field. Together, they founded Fonder-Salari, Inc. to share their knowledge, experience, innovative thought processes and quality outcomes with their clients.
Newly-Formed Construction Management, Consulting Firm Opens in SCV
The L.A. County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to uphold the Department of Public Health’s decision to halt dining at restaurants, breweries, wineries and bars during Tuesday’s regular board meeting.
Supes Vote 3-2 to Temporarily Halt Outdoor Dining
In a pandemic information ecosystem where uplifting news can be scarce, the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture announced Monday $12 million in CARES Act funds have been awarded to 337 arts nonprofits - including a handful of organizations in the Santa Clarita Valley - suffering from COVID-19 business interruption and closures through its L.A. County COVID-19 Arts Relief Fund.
ESCAPE, Canyon Theatre Guild Among L.A. County Arts Nonprofits Awarded CARES Act Funding
The city of Santa Clarita is pleased to announce that informational meetings have been scheduled for the 2021-2022 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. Non-profit organizations that serve lower-income residents of the City are invited to attend an informational meeting to learn more.
City Releases Schedule for Community Development Block Grant Meetings
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley produced its 2020 LUNAFEST film festival as a drive-in movie night on Sept. 26 at Castaic Lake.
Zonta Club Lauds LUNAFEST’s Drive-In Format
Santa Clarita City Council members are expected Tuesday to declare vacancies on several commissions and panels for those interested in applying to join the groups behind multiple construction projects, public art and other aspects that shape the City.
City Expected to Declare Several Commission Vacancies
The Santa Clarita Film Office has released the list of television productions currently taking place around the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Nov. 23 - Sunday, Nov. 29.
11 Productions Currently Filming in Santa Clarita Valley
The city of Santa Clarita has recently completed the installation of dark fiber at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) campus.
City Completes Dark Fiber Installation at CalArts
A detective seeking the man responsible for a 2017 stabbing murder near Pyramid Lake confirmed a suspect is in the custody of federal marshals Monday.
Murder Suspect in 2017 Pyramid Lake Stabbing Arrested
2003 - Ruth Newhall, longtime co-owner/editor of The Signal, dies in Berkeley [story]
Ruth Newhall
The SCV Chamber of Commerce announced their participation as a Neighborhood Champion during the 11th annual Small Business Saturday on Nov. 28, 2020, to help encourage residents to support small businesses.
SCV Chamber of Commerce Participates in Small Business Saturday
Advantage Media Services, Inc. has partnered with the Val Verde Sheriff's Youth Activity League for the tenth year in a row to help give families in need a Thanksgiving meal through YAL's 'Adopt a Family' program.
AMS Fulfillment Employees ‘Adopt a Family’ for Thanksgiving
Los Angeles County is offering a number of resources to help families and seniors with meal assistance during the holiday season.
L.A. County Offering Meal Assistance to Families and Seniors
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday reported 8 new deaths and the county's highest-ever daily number of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 -- 6,124 since Sunday -- as unincorporated Canyon Country recorded its first COVID fatality over the weekend.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Over Weekend, SCV Sees 436 New Cases, 1 New Death
The city of Santa Clarita is calling for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to justify the new Health Officer Order update that bans outdoor dining for at least the next three weeks starting Wednesday.
Santa Clarita Officials Call for Hearing on L.A. County Outdoor Dining Ban
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold special and regular meetings at City Hall on Tuesday, November 24, and hear public comments from citizens virtually via Zoom.
November 24: Santa Clarita City Council Special, Regular Meetings
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger will oppose the county Department of Public Health’s decision to prohibit outdoor dining and further restrictions including another "Safer at Home" order, she said in a statement Monday morning.
Barger Opposes Additional COVID-19 Restrictions on Businesses
Los Angeles County Public Health Department officials on Sunday reported the county’s five-day average COVID-19 case rate had reached more than 4,000, prompting another tightening of pandemic safeguards and restrictions, including restricting dining at restaurants, breweries, wineries and bars.
L.A. County to Prohibit Dining as COVID-19 Numbers Keep Climbing
Researchers who correctly forecasted the growth of COVID-19 infections over the summer issued a warning Monday that cases could nearly double by Inauguration Day, January 20, when presumptive President-elect Joe Biden is to be sworn into office.
Forecast: COVID-19 Cases Could Double by Inauguration Day
The California Retailers Association released a safe holiday shopping video with guidelines and best practices to help employees and consumers be safe during the holiday season.
California Retailers Association Releases Safe Holiday Shopping Video
Los Angeles County supervisors are expected to conduct a public hearing Tuesday for the proposed development of nearly 140 homes next to Castaic High School.
Nov. 24: Public Hearing on Housing Project Near Castaic High School
To encourage safe travel during the Thanksgiving holiday, the California Highway Patrol will enact a Maximum Enforcement Period beginning at 6:01 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, and continuing through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 29.
CHP Sets Thanksgiving Holiday Maximum Enforcement Period