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Stars Come Out for SCV Youth Project’s Cake Auction
Monday, Mar 10, 2014

[KHTS] – The sixth annual Sweet Charity Cake Auction/Competition, held Saturday, attracted nearly 200 guests to support the Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project. The event, held at the Valencia Country Club, featured 21 cakes made by amateur and professional bakers to raise funds for the Youth Project. Renee’...

Tonight (March 8): SCV Youth Project’s Sweet Charity Cake Auction
Saturday, Mar 8, 2014

The sixth annual Sweet Charity Cake Auction to benefit the SCV Youth Project will be held Saturday at Valencia Country Club. The event will feature 21 decorated cakes to be auctioned to benefit the Youth Project which works with youth in the Santa Clarita Valley. Julie Benson of Princess Cruises and...

Feb. 15: Deadline to Enter Sweet Charity Cake Auction
Sunday, Jan 19, 2014

A popular community fundraiser, SCV Youth Project’s Sweet Charity Cake Auction is back for its sixth year on Saturday, March 8, at the Valencia Country Club on Tourney Road. Every year since 2009, businesses, organizations and community groups have submitted cakes that represent their mission or goal...

Oct. 12: SCV Youth Project Poker Tournament
Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013

The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project will hold a day full of events Oct. 12 to raise money for the services the organization provides for at-risk youth. The day of events will start at 2 p.m. with Cards for a Cause, an evening “Poker Tour” around Valencia Town Center. The event will start at Salt...

Mayor Says: Please Help SCV Youth Project
Thursday, Sep 12, 2013

We too often read about it in the news but you may be surprised to learn that issues like depression, suicide, abuse, neglect, bullying, drugs, alcohol and pregnancy are affecting many of our local youth, right here in Santa Clarita. As a community, we try to work together to address these needs, provide...

Aug. 6: SCV Youth Project’s ‘Comics For The Cause’ On Stage at PAC
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013

Whitening Lightning presents the 2nd Annual “Comics For The Cause” to benefit The Youth Project (www.helpnothassle.org). For one night only, Mike and Molly star Billy Gardell will be joined on stage by popular comedy all stars Ralph Harris from Last Comic Standing and from TBS’s hit comedy show...

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...

Cake Auction Raises $26K for SCV Youth Project
Monday, Mar 11, 2013

The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project has begun to tally the funds donated at their fifth annual Sweet Charity Cake Auction on Saturday, March 2. The event raised an estimated $26,000. The auction was held at the Tournament Player’s Club in Valencia and featured cakes that were everything from wacky...

Aug. 7: Jay Leno to Headline Comedy Night for SCV Youth Project
Wednesday, Jul 25, 2012

[SCV Youth Project] – Pacific Funding Mortgage Division and Southern California Gas Company presents “Comics For The Cause” to benefit The Youth Project, http://www.helpnothassle.org. For one night only, Jay Leno will be joined on stage by popular comedy all stars Tammy Pescatelli,...

Celeb Judges Sign On to Raise Funds for At-risk Youth
Thursday, Apr 12, 2012

SCV Youth Project will hold its fourth annual Sweet Charity Cake Auction on Saturday, April 21, to raise funds for its proactive support of at-risk teens in local schools and homes. Members of the community are invited to come and see the amazing confections of local businesses and organizations, which...

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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
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
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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After receiving athletic protocol updates from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), the Los Angeles Department of Public Health (LADPH) and California Interscholastic Federation (CIF), the William S. Hart Union High School District has put together a complete athletic program following all state and county guidelines.
Hart District Announces Outdoor Sports Practices, Competitions to Resume Immediately
The ability to transform data into information and insights that can elevate a business and influence decisions is at the core of the newest major being offered in California State University, Northridge’s David Nazarian College of Business and Economics.
CSUN Students Can Now Earn Degree in Business Analytics
Three teachers from the William S. Hart Union High School District have been named by NASA and the SETI Institute to fly on NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA).
NASA Selects Three Hart District Teachers for SOFIA Flight
Los Angeles County Parks is looking for highly-talented independent instructors to bring valuable expertise and learning to the community through the Contact Class Program.
L.A. County Parks Hiring Instructors for Summer 2021 Season
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 91 new deaths and 1,407 new cases of COVID-19, with 26,212 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total  26,212; L.A. County Remains in Most Restrictive Tier
The Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Commission will hold its study session virtually Thursday, March 4, at 6:00 p.m.
March 4: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Commission Study Session
After its cancelation last year due to the emergence of COVID-19, the College of the Canyons Scholarly Presentation will return this spring in a new virtual format.
COC’s Scholarly Presentations Return Virtually March 11