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1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
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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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1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
Wayside
1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren
The Santa Clarita City Council will take a major step toward enhancing one of the city of Santa Clarita’s landmark amenities by holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the Central Park Buildout project on Monday, Dec. 6.
City Invites Community to Central Park Buildout Groundbreaking
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 17 new deaths and 1,942 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,281 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Cases Among People Experiencing Homelessness Declines for 2nd Month in a Row
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 7: Planning Commission Regular Meeting
The first cohort of the College of the Canyons Low Observable Technician Pathway graduated on Nov. 23. 2021 at a special ceremony held at the college’s culinary arts center.
COC’s First Low Observable Technician Pathway Cohort Graduates
The Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Community College District is undergoing the redistricting process, and community members will have the opportunity to comment on revised trustee area boundaries at two upcoming public hearings.
Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees Undergoing Redistricting
The California Highway Patrol joins the American Occupational Therapy Association in recognizing Dec. 6 through Dec. 10, 2021, as Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.
Dec. 6-10: 2021 Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
On Wednesday, Dec. 1, College of the Canyons held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Don Takeda Science Center, which is named in honor of longtime biology instructor Don Takeda, who retired in 2017.
COC Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Don Takeda Science Center
To help ring in the holiday season, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger hosted her annual party for foster youth served by the Department of Children and Family Services and their foster families at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Saturday, Dec. 4.
Supervisor Barger Hosts Annual Foster Youth Holiday Party at Six Flags
The Los Angeles County Lake Lifeguards begin the search for potential new lifeguard candidates with the Lake Lifeguard Test Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Castaic Aquatic Center.
Dec. 4: Lake Lifeguard Test Starts at the Castaic Aquatic Center
1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has received confirmation of its first case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant (B.1.1.529).
Thursday COVID Roundup: First Case of Omicron Detected in L.A. County
Andrew Ghassemi, senior vice president of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., is pleased to announce the recent sale of a Class-A office building in Valencia.
Spectrum Real Estate Closes on $3.5M Sale of Valencia Office Building
Metro Los Angeles celebrated the groundbreaking Wednesday for the I-5 North County Enhancements Project, which will improve the operations and safety of the I-5 freeway for motorists in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Interstate 5 Improvement Project Breaks Ground in Santa Clarita
Do you take the easy route with a bag and tissue paper because your wrapping job looks like a crumpled mess?
Learn How to Wrap Gifts Like a Pro Thanks to JCI Santa Clarita
Commercial driver’s licenses, learner’s permits, endorsements and special certificates expiring between March 2020 and February 2022, are automatically extended through Feb. 28, 2022, the California Department of Motor Vehicles announced Thursday.
DMV Extending Commercial Driver’s Licenses, Learner’s Permits
1972 - Five wounded in Vagos biker gang shooting at Curtis & JoAnne Darcy's Acton '49er Saloon [story]
Darcys 49er
We are in the home stretch of the holiday season. I hope you have made plans to safely celebrate with family and friends. I also want to encourage you to keep safety in mind when shopping for that perfect gift for your loved ones.
City Manager’s Monthly Message – December 2021
La Mesa Junior High 8th graders will soon be building water bottle rockets as part of their science program, thanks to funding from California Credit Union through its Fall 2021 Teacher Grant program.
La Mesa Teacher Wins Fall 2021 Teacher Grant
Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control is celebrating the 'Paw"lidays by offering the gift of a new furry friend. 
Adoption Fees Waived Through End of the Year
Santa Clarita Artists Association is pleased to showcase an oil painting demo by Sharon Weaver on Feb. 21, 2022.
Artists Association Presents Oil Painting Showcase With Sharon Weaver
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has once again begun collecting toys as part of the Annual Holiday Toy Drive.
Sheriff Station Seeks Donations For 2021 Holiday Toy Drive
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