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1863 - Gen. Edward F. Beale loans money to A.A. Hudson and Oliver P. Robbins to erect toll house in Newhall Pass [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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Assembly Bill 1457, authored by Assembly Members Cervantes and Reyes, and supported by Santa Clarita’s Senator Scott Wilk, Assemblyman Tom Lackey and Assemblywoman Christy Smith, represents an important step forward in jumpstarting California’s economic recovery.
AB 1457 Will Boost Recovery | Commentary by Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook
1863 - Gen. Edward F. Beale loans money to A.A. Hudson and Oliver P. Robbins to erect toll house in Newhall Pass [story]
toll house
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at her family home in Washington of complications from pancreatic cancer, the high court said. She was 87.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dead at 87
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 22 new deaths and 1,281 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, including 25 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, where Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 23rd COVID death.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 57th SCV Resident Dies; Cases Tally Up to 5,762
As wildfires rage up and down the West Coast, a panel of experts from Stanford University said Friday that exposure to high levels of pollution from wildfire smoke is the equivalent of smoking seven cigarettes a day.
Health Toll of Wildfire Smoke: Like 7 Cigarettes a Day
The William S. Hart Union High School District is accepting applications for a new member of its Personnel Commission.
Hart District Seeks New Personnel Commission Member
A new art exhibit titled “ABC Canvas” and depicting every letter in the alphabet has come to Santa Clarita City Hall’s First Floor Gallery.
‘ABC Canvas’ Art Exhibit Unveiled at Santa Clarita City Hall Gallery
The COVID-19 quarantine provided some with time to catch up on their favorite TV series or try a new hobby, but for Valencia resident Jeff Bomberger, it has earned him a ticket to the Catalina Film Festival.
Valencia Filmmaker’s Short Comedy to Premiere at Catalina Film Festival
Members of the civilian Los Angeles County Sheriff Department watchdog group on Thursday called for Sheriff Alex Villanueva to resign over his department’s lack of transparency on fatal police shootings and other issues.
L.A. County Sheriff Ignores Oversight Panel Demand to Resign
A three-story storage facility in Canyon Country is headed to the Santa Clarita City Council for consideration following design changes approved by the city's Planning Commission on Tuesday.
Planning Commission OK’s 3-Story Storage Facility in Canyon Country
Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed AB 1876, further expanding access to the California Earned Income Tax Credit to ensure all California tax filers, specifically undocumented ITIN filers who are otherwise eligible, may qualify for the CalEITC and the Young Child Tax Credit.
Newsom Signs Bill Expanding Earned Income Tax Credit
Several landlords have filed a lawsuit against the state, Los Angeles County and multiple Southern California cities, including Santa Clarita, over eviction bans, seeking reimbursement for unpaid rent due to COVID-19 eviction-protection ordinances.
Landlords Sue Santa Clarita, Others Over Eviction Bans
The California Highway Patrol has designated the week beginning Sunday, September 20, as Child Passenger Safety Week statewide.
CHP: Child Passenger Safety Week in California Begins Sunday
Under a new worker protection law signed Thursday by Gov. Gavin Newsom, California businesses must inform employees if they were potentially exposed to COVID-19 at the workplace.
Newsom Signs New COVID-19 Worker Protection Law
Washington and Oregon, members of the Western States Pact, will participate with California in piloting a project to test promising exposure notification technology, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced Thursday.
Washington, Oregon Join California in Apple-Google COVID-19 Exposure Notification Project
1962 - Articles of incorporation filed for Golden State Memorial Hospital on Lyons Avenue [story]
Golden State Hospital
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 38 new deaths and 1,160 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 5,737 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 257,271 Cases Countywide, 38 New Deaths; 5,737 SCV Cases
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom today signed legislation ensuring millions more Californians can utilize Paid Family Leave benefits they pay for without the fear of job loss.
Newsom Inks Extension of Paid Family Leave Bill
The city of Santa Clarita is excited to announce the Kidz Play After School program for fall 2020.
Online Registration Now Available for Fall Kidz Play After School Program
Here is a list of Santa Clarita arts-related virtual and in-person events through October:
Santa Clarita Arts Calendar: ARTober, Calls for Artists, SOS Theatre Festival
The Supplemental Coronavirus Relief Fund Spending Plan approved Tuesday by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors includes an allocation to L.A. County Library to provide digital support to individuals and communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, specifically by expanding the recently-launched Laptop & Hotspot Loan program that allows cardholders to borrow a Chromebook and wireless hotspot kit, and by extending the WiFi network range at libraries, to cover parking lots.
Supes Approve L.A. County Library Funding to Help Bridge Digital Divide
Following a summer hiatus, the Santa Clarita homeless task force met Wednesday to discuss the 2020 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count for the first time since its release — and concluded that keeping a separate local count may be the solution to an apparent undercount of local homeless in the countywide tally.
Santa Clarita Task Force Keeping Homeless Count Separate
Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to launch the First Library Card Program for children in our community.
City Inviting Children 6 & Under to Sign Up for First Library Card
California State University, Northridge’s library is hosting a virtual exploration of women’s journeys in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) on Tuesday, Sept. 22, from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. via Zoom.
Sept. 22: CSUN to Host Virtual Presentation of Women in STEM