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1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
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Samuel Dixon Family Health Center Shares Thanksgiving Dinners to Families in Need
Thursday, Nov 25, 2021

Just in time for this Thanksgiving holiday, Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc., in partnership with Christy Smith and Grocery Outlet, donated turkeys, mashed potatoes, corn, stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy, green beans and additional non-perishables for their annual Thanksgiving Dinner Event on...

Dixon Health Center in Val Verde Burglarized Twice in a Month
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019

Samuel Dixon Family Health Center’s Val Verde location was broken into during the early morning hours of August 29 and September 22, and the burglar or burglars stole office equipment from a detached office separate from the main clinic. The estimated value of the items stolen on both occasions...

Dixon Family Health Center, Superior Grocers Give Turkeys to 60 Families
Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018

The nonprofit Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc. and sponsor Superior Grocers in Pacoima handed out turkeys and all the fixings on Tuesday to 60 families to enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends. This has been an annual tradition for Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers dating as far...

Dixon Centers Announce ‘Ducky’ Contest Winners
Friday, Oct 7, 2016

The Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers Inc. announced the winners Friday of the 14h Annual Rubber Ducky Festival. On Saturday, Oct. 1, approximately 2,500 rubber ducks raced down a man-made waterway in Bridgeport Park toward great prizes. SDFHC is contacting winners for delivery of prizes.   Duck...

Oct. 1: New Things in Store for Rubber Ducky Fans
Tuesday, Sep 13, 2016

Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers are pleased to announce several new additions to this year’s Rubber Ducky event: * Annnd…Action! – Providing a fun photo booth and pictures for event attendees * Rock climbing wall * Air bouncer * Face painters * Balloon artists * Mission: Renaissance...

Duck Race Returns Oct. 1; Adopt Yours Early
Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016

ADOPT EARLY TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR ANOTHER GREAT PRIZE! In addition to the Grand Prizes on Race Day, adopt your ducks early to be a part of our EARLY DUCKY INCENTIVE PROGRAM.Early Ducky: Adopt NOW – September 1 and receive 10 raffle tickets in the following prize, donated by the Santa Clarita Valley...

Antonovich Presents $25,000 Check to Dixon Health Center
Friday, Jan 15, 2016

Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc. is honored to receive a $25,000 sponsorship check from County of Los Angeles Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich for his support of our 2015 Rubber Ducky Festival which raised over $100,000 to go towards patient care for the low income and uninsured in the Santa Clarita...

CHP Explorers Help Sam Dixon Employees Paint Val Verde Clinic
Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015

Employees of the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers Inc. and California Highway Patrol Explorer Program members painted the Val Verde Health Center on Sunday. The crew started at 8 a.m. and faced the possibility of triple digit temperatures throughout the course of the day. With a strong volunteer effort,...

Dixon Centers Announce Duck Race Winners
Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015

[KHTS] – The winners have been announced by the Samuel Dixon Family Health Center for the 13th annual Rubber Ducky Festival, which took place over the weekend. On Saturday, Sept. 26, approximately 3,000 rubber ducks raced down a man-made waterway in Bridgeport Park for a $4,500 prize pool, split...

Health Centers Hold 13th Annual Duckfest Fundraiser
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015

[KHTS] – Hundreds of Santa Clarita residents came together Saturday afternoon to race rubber ducks and raise money for Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers at the 13th Annual Rubber Ducky Festival. Hosted at Bridgeport Park in Valencia, the event featured live performances, dozens of vendors, food...

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The Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative announced that the Santa Clarita Elks Lodge #2379 has donated $2,000 worth of Walmart and Lowe’s gift cards to the SCVSC.
SCV Elks Lodge 2379 Donates Gift Cards to Veterans
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Dec. 9, at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 9: Arts Commission Regular Meeting
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Tuesday 15 new deaths and 941 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,492 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: Public Health Releases the Latest Updates from the Last 7 Days
In an unprecedented decision spurred by the state’s extreme drought conditions, the California Department of Water Resources announced a 0% initial allocation from the State Water Project for the upcoming year.
State Will Not Allocate California Water Project Supplies for 2022
California State University, Northridge will launch programs in fall 2022 that will expedite the process for getting a credential for those who are interested in teaching history and social science in middle or high school.
CSUN to Offer Accelerated Credential Program for Aspiring History Teachers
Academy of the Canyons, the middle college high school in the William S. Hart Union High School District, has been named by Niche as the number 16 ranked high school in the State of California.
Academy of the Canyons, Hart District Rank in Top 20
1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart
The Santa Clarita City Council officially broke ground Monday at Central Park on a key project which will enhance the crown jewel of the city of Santa Clarita’s parks system.
City Officially Breaks Ground on Central Park Buildout
The city of Santa Clarita’s Arts Division is excited to welcome “Creative Faces” to the First Floor Gallery at Santa Clarita City Hall.
Residents Encouraged to Explore ‘Creative Faces’ at City Hall
The city of Santa Clarita is encouraging interested and qualified residents to apply for an open commissioner position on the City’s Arts Commission.
City Accepting Applications for Arts Commissioner
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society is seeking donations to replace the original brass, 6-chime train whistle, which was stolen years ago from the Historical Society's vintage 1900 Southern Pacific locomotive.
Historical Society Seeking Donations for Stolen Train Whistle
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported three additional deaths from COVID-19 over the weekend, spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed Monday, bringing the total to 184 deaths since the onset of the pandemic.
Monday COVID Roundup: Three Additional Deaths at Henry Mayo
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has received confirmation of an additional case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant.
Additional Omicron Case in L.A. County; New Travel Restrictions in Effect
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 15 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Dec. 6 - Sunday, Dec. 12
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 15 Productions
1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
Wm. S. Hart
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
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