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1931 - Fall Roundup held at Hoot Gibson's Saugus Rodeo [story]
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Aug. 17: Comedy All-Stars Come Out for SCV Youth Project
Thursday, Jul 14, 2016

Curt Kravitz with Bay Equity Home Loans presents the 5th Annual “Comics For The Cause,” to benefit The Youth Project. For one night only, comedienne Wendy Liebman, as seen on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon, David Letterman, and a semi-finalist on the ABC hit, “America’s Got...

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,...

Sept. 15: Funny Fundraiser for At-risk Youth Guidance
Sunday, Sep 6, 2015

The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project is hosting Comics for the Cause, a one-night only event to benefit the nonprofit, which provides free, confidential peer mentoring, crisis intervention, support groups, education and outreach to teens and their families. Tickets for the event, to be held Sept....

Cake Auction is Sweetness for SCV Youth Project
Sunday, Jun 28, 2015

Photos by Nancy Starczyk [KHTS] – The seventh annual Sweet Charity Cake Auction attracted hundreds of guests to support the Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project Saturday. Held at Robinson Ranch Golf Club, the event featured 11 cakes made by amateur and professional bakers to raise funds for the SCV...

Edison Donates $5K to SCV Youth Project
Thursday, Dec 25, 2014

Goldman and Goldman: Carl and Kim. No relation. [KHTS] – Southern California Edison recently donated $5,000 to the nonprofit SCV Youth Project. “SoCal Edison is so excited and happy to give SCV Youth Project this grant for their excellent programs for Santa Clarita teens,” said Anna Frutos-Sanchez,...

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...

New Book by Kim Goldman Discusses OJ Simpson Trial, Grief and Coping
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

[KHTS] – A new e-book, “Can’t Forgive: My Twenty-Year Battle with O.J. Simpson,” details how Kim Goldman, of Santa Clarita, handles grief in the aftermath of her brother’s violent murder. Simpson, a former NFL and film star, was acquitted of murdering Nicole Brown Simpson and Kim’s...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014

Former State Senator Tony Strickland officially announced he’s running for Congress Tuesday. As drought conditions persist statewide, local officials are encouraging residents to conserve water and protect their homes against brush fires. California Highway Patrol Officers will host a DUI...

May 2: SCV Realtors Host Charity Chili Cook-off
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Realtors from across the Santa Clarita Valley will host a chili cook-off Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Embassy Suites in Valencia to benefit five different local charities. There will be a cash bar, silent auction, chili tasting, live music , and voting to choose the best chili. The five recipient...

March 2: Sweet Charity Cake Auction for SCV Youth Project
Monday, Feb 25, 2013

Raising money to support the SCV Youth Project, the Sweet Charity Cake Auction and Competition will take place Saturday at 6:30 p.m.at TPC Valencia. This year, TV personality Jillian Barberie of “Good Day LA” fame will be one of the celebrity judges. “It’s a unique opportunity for business owners...

LATEST TWEETS
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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
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
1931 - Fall Roundup held at Hoot Gibson's Saugus Rodeo [story]
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1843 - Rancho Castec (Lebec-Tejon area) granted to French immigrant Jose Covarrubias [story]
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1967 - Local voters approve formation of community college and elect COC's first five-member board - Dr. William G. Bonelli Jr., Bruce Fortine, Sheila Dyer, Peter Huntsinger, Edward Muhl [story]
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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday reported 35 new deaths and 4,272 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 357,451 Cases in L.A. County, 8,634 Cases in SCV
The families of Gracie Muehlberger and Dominic Blackwell, the two students who died during the Saugus High School shooting filed wrongful death lawsuits Monday against the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Muelhberger, Blackwell Families File Wrongful Death Lawsuits Against Hart District
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department’s recorded production of “Woyzeck” is available to stream online for free now through Saturday, Dec. 12.
COC Theatre’s Production of ‘Woyzeck’ Now Streaming
City of Santa Clarita and Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation officials said Friday that 149 small businesses within the SCV have been approved to receive one-time COVID relief grants of up to $5,000 per business as reimbursement for COVID-related expenses.
Santa Clarita, SCVEDC Award COVID Relief Grants to Small Businesses
Valencia, California-based Princess Cruises is extending its pause in global sailing operations in response to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “Framework for Conditional Sailing Order” pertaining to the resumption of U.S. cruise operations.
Princess Cruises Extends Sailing Operations Pause into 2021
The American Public Works Association’s Southern California Chapter has recognized the Inclusive Play Area at Santa Clarita's Canyon Country Park as one of its 2020 'Projects of the Year.'
Santa Clarita Inclusive Play Area Named a ‘Project of the Year’
The Newhall School District has decided to allow preschool reopenings, giving their preschool program director the green light to reopen three preschool sites.
Newhall School District OK’s Preschool Reopenings
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to worsen across the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday asked Americans to stay home for Thanksgiving and only celebrate with people they live with.
Health Officials Urge Americans to Stay Home for Thanksgiving
Santa Clarita education officials from the Newhall School District said Thursday they’re taking “an abundance of caution” after multiple COVID-19 diagnoses were linked to the district office, on the corner of Orchard Village Road and Wiley Canyon Road.
COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Santa Clarita Education, Business Settings
Westfield Valencia Town Center officials’ plan to expand the mall with a 101,000-square-foot Costco and other amenities is expected to be significantly smaller as officials have proposed removing the gym and cinema features.
Proposed Costco Project at Town Center to Cut out Gym, Cinema
The COVID-19 pandemic has reached a new grim milestone with more than 11,000 new daily deaths recorded globally for the first time this week over several days in a row, making it the deadliest week yet.
Pandemic Records Deadliest Week Yet as Cases Surge
Registering its third-highest monthly haul since 1990, California added 145,000 jobs in October and its jobless rate below 10% for the first time since before the COVID-19 pandemic.
California Jobless Rate Dips Below 10% for First Time Since Pandemic
With glistening lights and a flip of the switch Thursday evening, Santa Clarita City Council members sought to spread holiday cheer with a virtual version of Light Up Main Street
Santa Clarita Welcomes Holidays with Virtual Light Up Main Street Event
1831 - Local entrepreneurs Sanford and Cyrus Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) born in Machias, Maine [story]
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