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1864 - L.A. Star newspaper report: County supervisors have accepted Beale's Cut as complete [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...

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1864 - L.A. Star newspaper report: County supervisors have accepted Beale's Cut as complete [story]
Beale's Cut
College of the Canyons proudly welcomes composer/lyricist, conductor, pianist and music producer Georgia Stitt to the School of Visual & Performing Arts’ Virtual Industry Insight Series on Wednesday, March 10.
Broadway Maestra Georgia Stitt to Speak at COC’s Virtual Insight Series
Valencia-based Lundgren Management was honored to be selected by the El Camino Community College District as one of three firms providing on-going construction management services for the next five years.
Valencia-Based Lundgren Management Inks 5-Year Deal with El Camino Community College District
It’s not how far you go…it’s what happens along the way! The Incredible Chase, the city of Santa Clarita’s socially distanced take on the hit CBS show “The Amazing Race,” is a brand-new competition taking place in May 2021.
City Looking for Teams to Compete in ‘The Incredible Chase’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 119 new deaths and 2,253 new cases of COVID-19, with 26,327 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 26,327; Public Health Advises Against Non-Essential Travel
For a three-day period starting Tuesday, the William S. Hart Union High School District football players took their first COVID-19 tests as part of the requirements for them to begin full-contact play.
Hart District Football Players Begin COVID-19 Testing, Full-Contact Play
Ken Farley, W. M. Keck Foundation professor of Geochemistry, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences and the project scientist for the Mars 2020 mission, continues the 2020–2021 Watson Lecture season with a talk about, “Perseverance on Mars," Wednesday, March 10, at 5:00 p.m., via Zoom.
Project Scientist for Mars Perseverance Continues Caltech’s Lecture Series
Los Angeles County Library is partnering with Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) to bring virtual arts programs to our communities, featuring LACMA teaching artists and staff.
L.A. County Library, LACMA Partner to Offer Virtual Arts Programs
Santa Clarita LLC, which owns the undeveloped 900-plus-acre Whittaker-Bermite site, recently filed for voluntary bankruptcy, and is working to sell it to a global industrial real estate company for possible commercial and residential development, officials said Wednesday.
Whittaker-Bermite Owner Files Bankruptcy, Selling Land
William S. Hart Union High School District governing board members Wednesday discussed a potential March 29 start date for junior high and high school in-person instruction, provided the number of L.A. County COVID-19 cases continues to decline.
Hart District Mulls Over Possible March 29 Return
The Santa Clarita Valley is now home to a new branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, following a recent vote from the association’s board of directors.
NAACP Branch Coming to Santa Clarita Valley
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents that bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers after a rainfall.
Water Advisory Issued for Los Angeles County Beaches
This week, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced the kickoff for the “California Digital Divide Innovation Challenge,” a global competition that will award up to $1 million to the boldest, most revolutionary proposals to eliminate the digital divide and expand high-speed internet access to all Californians.
State Schools Chief Kicks Off ‘California Digital Divide Innovation Challenge’
1940 - NYC premiere of "The Marines Fly High" starring Lucille Ball, filmed in Placerita Canyon [story] Marines Fly High
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 116 new deaths and 1,759 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported its 144th fatality since the pandemic began.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: 144th Death at Henry Mayo; Decline in L.A. County Cases, Hospitalizations
Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark officials will host a virtual presentation commemorating the March 12, 1928, St. Francis Dam Disaster via Zoom on Friday, March 12, starting at 4 p.m.
March 12: St. Francis Dam Disaster Commemoration Event, Free on Zoom
California State University, Northridge is launching an interdisciplinary master’s degree in sustainability, set to begin fall 2022.
CSUN to Offer an Interdisciplinary Master’s Degree in Sustainability
Princess Cruises is extending the pause of its United Kingdom-based cruise vacations, sailing roundtrip from Southampton, through September 25, 2021, on Sky Princess, Regal Princess, and Island Princess.
Princess Cruises Extends Pause of Southampton Sailings Through Sept. 25
After a relatively dry February in California, water supply managers grow increasingly anxious as each dry, sunny day plunges the state deeper into drought.
Dry February Exacerbates Drought in California
The Biden-Harris Administration has approved California’s request to use Medicaid (Medi-Cal in California) funding to pay for voluntary COVID-19 testing for low-income students covered by the program, further supporting schools in underserved communities to reopen for in-person instruction.
Feds OK Medi-Cal to Fund COVID-19 Testing for Low-Income Students
Santa Clarita planning commissioners Tuesday sent the Sand Canyon resort proposal back to the drawing board amid continued concerns, focusing largely on emergency evacuations.
Sand Canyon Resort Sent Back to Drawing Board Amid Various Concerns
Sam Horn, president of Master’s University and Seminary for the past year, will be stepping down from his position, university officials said Monday.
Master’s University President Sam Horn to Step Down After 1 Year
Moving around California three decades from now will be safer, cleaner, and simpler with more transportation options under a plan Caltrans unveiled Wednesday.
Caltrans Unveils Vision for Future of Transportation
1882 - George Campton's Newhall general store explodes [story]
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