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Community Volunteer Dora Zavala Dies at 59
Friday, Jul 16, 2021

A beloved longtime community volunteer, Dora Zavala, of Stevenson Ranch, died Friday, July 9. Born in Barstow on Aug. 12, 1962, Zavala moved to Orange County after graduating high school and getting married. In 1998, Zavala moved to Stevenson Ranch, where she raised her two daughters, Nicole and...

Dec. 11: Services for Community Leader Cheri Fleming to be Live-Streamed
Friday, Dec 4, 2020

Cheryl Anne “Cheri” Fleming, 69, of Valencia, passed away from natural causes on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, following a brief illness resulting from a brain aneurysm. In consideration of current health and safety protocols, as well as Los Angeles...

Remembering Philanthropist, SCV Community Activist Cheri Fleming
Wednesday, Nov 18, 2020

Community leaders, friends and family from across the Santa Clarita Valley mourned the loss of well-known philanthropist and local community activist Cheri Fleming, co-owner of Valencia Acura, following the announcement of her death Monday. She and husband Don Fleming had been together for 40 years and,...

Oct. 16: Sip, Stroll, Savor Sounds with Soroptimists
Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016

Sip, Stroll and Savor the Sounds: The Wine Affair, sponsored by Soroptimists International of the Greater Santa Clarita Valley and Comfort Keepers, celebrates their 10th Anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 16, from 2pm to 6pm on Town Center Drive. You will be treated to new venues, additional food and drink...

Soroptimists Help Hart District Girls ‘Dream It, Be It’
Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016

Members of both local clubs of Soroptimist International hosted an all-day seminar for girls ages 14 to 18 called “Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls.” The Diane G. VanHook University Center was offered by sponsor College of the Canyons. Girls from all across the Wm. S. Hart High School District...

‘Wine Affair’ Helps Soroptimists Help Others
Monday, Oct 19, 2015

[KHTS] – Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley’s Eighth Annual The Wine Affair “Sip, Stroll and Savor the Sounds” was held Sunday afternoon on Town Center Drive in Valencia. The Wine Affair was a sold-out event and attracted more than 500 guests who strolled between venues...

Oct. 18: Save the Date for Soroptimist Wine Affair
Saturday, Aug 29, 2015

Sunday, October 18, 2015 2:00 – 6:00 PM Town Center Drive The 8th annual Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley Wine Affair returns to Town Center Drive. Shops, wine vendors and restaurants will join together and host a delicious selection of wines and appetizers with live...

As the Hammer Falls
Thursday, May 14, 2015

Just so all y’all don’t think all I do is complain about the California High Speed Rail Boondoggle, Mentryville and the record-breaking length of time it is taking to complete the construction on Newhall Avenue south of Main Street in Old Town Newhall, I have other activities to tell you about. Fairy...

Soroptimist 2015 Fashion Show: Only 11 Tickets Left
Friday, Mar 6, 2015

Sunday, March 22nd 10:00 – 3:00 pm Hyatt Valencia Boutique, Luncheon, Fashion Show We only have 11 seats left, purchase your tickets now! VIP Sponsor – David Rendall, RE/MAX   David Rendall is a 27 year resident of the Santa Clarita Valley. He is a proud Blue and Gold UCLA Alumni...

Who’s Your Favorite Local Male Model? Vote Now
Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015

2015 Fashion Show February 24, 2015 Sunday, March 22nd 10:00 – 3:00 pm Hyatt Valencia Boutique, Luncheon, Fashion Show Favorite Male Model Contest Join the fun and help us raise money by voting for your favorite male model. Each vote...

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Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley will hold their third annual golf tournament beginning noon on Monday, Oct. 24.
Oct. 24: Family Promise SCV Annual Golf Tournament
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will open its first primary care practice on the hospital campus on Monday, Aug. 15.
Henry Mayo Opens First Primary Care Practice on Hospital Campus
Heads Up! The city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station urge parents to practice "safe pedestrian skills."
Parents Urged to Practice Back-to-School Safety
(CN) — In drought-ridden California's history, megafloods have occurred about every century. Not often, but from a geological standpoint they're not rare.
Study Shows Climate Change Increasing Risk of California Megaflood
1849 - Eight-pound gold nugget found in San Feliciano Canyon (Val Verde/Piru area) [story]
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1986 - Canyon Country's Mitchell adobe demolished; components salvaged & later rebuilt at Heritage Junction [story]
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1961 - First Mass celebrated at new Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (3rd building) in Newhall. Cardinal McIntyre attends [story]
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Are you worried about getting diabetes? Have you been told that you have pre-diabetes? One out of three American adults has prediabetes.
Aug. 16: Henry Mayo Hosts Diabetes Prevention Program
Avian influenza refers to a family of influenza or flu viruses that commonly infect birds.
L.A. County Public Health Urges Public to Protect Pet Birds from Bird Flu
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 3,995 new cases countywide and 112 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Moves to Medium Community Level
Marvel Comics’ best-known, tree-like sentient being, Groot, a character that became widely popular through the action comedy "Guardians of the Galaxy," gets his own animated show on Disney+ this week.
CalArts Alum Kirsten Lepore Brings ‘I am Groot’ to Disney+
Work along the I-5 corridor in Burbank continues and will include nighttime lane reductions and the closing of the Verdugo Avenue off-ramp during the week of Aug. 15 to Aug. 18.
I-5 Corridor Improvements Include Nighttime Lane Reductions
As part of his legislative package calling on accountability, transparency, and integrity in the state government's procurement process, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Senate Bill 1271 (SB 1271) passed out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Aug. 11.
Wilk’s Measure Increasing Transparency Passes Assembly Committee
The early portion of The Master's University women's soccer team's schedule in 2022 will have a national tournament-type feel.
TMU Women’s Soccer To Play Top Teams on Florida, Indiana Trips
Princess Cruises today announced updated COVID-19 protocols and guidelines, removing the vaccine requirement for most voyages of less than 16 days so that anyone can cruise and adjusting pre-travel testing requirements to make it less complicated.
Princess Cruises Removes Vaccine Requirement for Most Sailings
As the summer travel season wraps up, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reminds drivers to be responsible and never drive under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
Aug. 17-Sept. 5: LASD Will Increase End-of-Summer DUI Patrols, Checkpoints
Historically, California has been the most wildfire prone state in the United States. In 2021, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, reported over 4,000 fires that burned 60,507 acres across the state.
Ken Striplin | Keep Your Family, Home and Property Safe from Wildfires
The county of Los Angeles Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission is hosting a Special Hearing on Deputy Gangs in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Aug: 19 Special Hearing on L.A. County Sheriff’s Deputy Gangs
1944 - Newhall Refinery on Sierra Highway destroyed by fire (then rebuilt) [watch film]
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As local students get ready to head back to class for the new school year, your Salvation Army Santa Clarita Corps wants to ensure they have the supplies and resources necessary for success.
Salvation Army Santa Clarita Hosting Back-to-School Drive
The Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark Presents: "Sundays at the Landmark" on Sunday, Aug. 28, with Dave Berg. He will present "Stories to Share.
Aug. 28: Author Dave Berg Presents ‘Stories to Share’ at Rancho Camulos
The WiSH Education Foundation's much-anticipated Cocktails on the Roof event is back for the community to enjoy on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Subaru of Valencia campus.
Nov. 19: Cocktails on the Roof Returns with ‘Share the Love’ Event
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is reminding residents that no one will ever call your home demanding payment for "outstanding warrants."
SCV Sheriff’s Station Warning Residents of Scam Calls
Carousel Ranch, in Agua Dulce, was presented with a $5,000 donation from the Logix Federal Credit Union Community Stars Foundation.
Logix Foundation Donates $5K to Carousel Ranch
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