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1925 - Newhall School Board announces meeting to determine fate of 3rd consecutive Newhall School at Lyons & Kansas Street (it was cut up and turned into homes) [story]
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LOCAL NONPROFIT NEWS
Feb. 3: Salt Creek Grille Fundraiser to Benefit Carousel Ranch
Wednesday, Feb 2, 2022

Salt Creek Grille in Valencia will hold a fundraiser Feb. 3 to benefit Carousel Ranch’s “Carousel Wishes & Valentine Kisses” campaign. To participate simply dine at Salt Creek Grille anytime during lunch or dinner. This is the first of four weekly restaurant events to be held every...

LACoFD Expands Sirens of Silence Program Thanks to Community Input
Monday, Nov 22, 2021

Photo credit: @SpecialNeedsLA. Thanks to suggestions and input from members of the community, the Los Angeles County Fire Department has further developed and enhanced its Sirens of Silence program by offering more communication tools and resources for first responders and families with loved ones who...

SCV SELPA Provides Information About Special Education Programs Available at Local Schools
Monday, Jul 5, 2021

The Santa Clarita Valley Special Education Local Plan Area and its member districts actively seek to help all individuals with exceptional needs, ages birth through 22, including infants and children enrolled by their parents in private schools. Special education programs are available to all eligible...

Nonprofit Baseball Organization for Teens, Adults with Special Needs Looks to Expand into the SCV
Monday, Jun 7, 2021

The Alternative Baseball Organization, a baseball program for those on the autism spectrum and with similar special needs, is looking to expand into the Santa Clarita Valley. The nonprofit provides an authentic baseball experience to teens and adults, ages 15 and older, with autism and other disabilities,...

March 5: Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation & Community Services Regular Meeting
Tuesday, Mar 3, 2020

The Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, March 5, at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will take place in City Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita, 91355. The Commission is expected to discuss an overview...

Hansen Family Continues Making Impact with SCV’s Special Needs Community
Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020

Back in the 1960s, there weren’t any special education programs in the Santa Clarita Valley. Instead, special needs children were considered “uneducable” and were only permitted to attend kindergarten. So, when Kaye and Arlen Hansen’s son Kelly started kindergarten at Santa Clarita Elementary...

Head Coaching Change at Valencia SNAP Special Hockey Club
Monday, Feb 4, 2019

SNAP Sports is proud to announce former Assistant Coach Chris Schrage will become the new Head Coach of the Valencia SNAP Flyers Special Hockey Club. Schrage will replace Coach Mike Doggett who served as the team’s first Head Coach for the past six seasons. Coach Doggett helped develop the program...

Oct. 27: Skate-a-Thon Benefiting Athletes with Special Needs
Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018

The Valencia based nonprofit, SNAP Sports is pleased to announce their 6th Annual Skate-a-Thon fundraiser scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Ice Station in Valencia, CA. The Skate-a-Thon will begin at 4:00 p.m., with a special hockey exhibition at 5:30 p.m. featuring the Los Angeles County Fire...

Aug. 25: ‘Catch a Special Thrill’ Kids Fishing Event
Friday, Aug 10, 2018

Catch a Special Thrill (C.A.S.T) for Kids Fishing Event will take place at Pyramid Lake on Saturday, Aug. 25, from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Vaquero Beach – Vista del Lago entrance. C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation is a national, nonprofit organization that works with local governmental agencies, organizations...

The Local Pub & Grill Donates Sale from Charity Ale to Carousel Ranch

Carousel Ranch is pleased to announce it has received a $1,300 donation from The Local Pub & Grill from the sale of their “Charity Ale”. This was the first of what will be an on-going partnership between The Local and Carousel Ranch to raise funds from this sale of this locally brewed pale ale. Steve...

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1925 - Newhall School Board announces meeting to determine fate of 3rd consecutive Newhall School at Lyons & Kansas Street (it was cut up and turned into homes) [story]
Newhall School
Two long-time William S. Hart Union High School District football coaches, Mike Herrington and Harry Welch, have been named to the inaugural class of the new California High School Football Hall of Fame.
Herrington, Welch Named to California High School Football Hall of Fame
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 13 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 2,535 new cases countywide and 55 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: Testing Remains Key to Slowing Spread
The Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Auxiliary will host the 2022 Bingo or Bust on Thursday, Oct. 6 starting at 6 p.m. to benefit the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center on the campus of Henry Mayo in Valencia.
Oct. 6: Bingo or Bust Fundraiser to Support the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center
Daniel Suárez dreams of “cruising” through the next few regular season races as well as the upcoming 10-race NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs on his way to capturing the championship title in 2022.
Princess Cruises Will Sponsor Trackhouse Racing in NASCAR Cup Series
Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles and Girl Scouts of the USA announced the new Raspberry Rally cookie will join the nationwide lineup for the 2023 Girl Scout Cookie season. The thin, crispy cookie is a “sister” cookie to the beloved Thin Mints, infused with raspberry flavor instead of mint and dipped in the same chocolaty coating.
New Cookie, Raspberry Rally, Joins Girl Scout Lineup in 2023 Season
Aiming to empower the region’s next generation of environmental leaders, the county of Los Angeles today issued a call for young adults to serve on its inaugural Youth Climate Commission.
Inaugural L.A. County Youth Climate Commission Seeks Youth Leaders
The Valley Industry Association has a keen interest in our local, state and federal elected officials. The Santa Clarita City Council Candidates Forum will be held on Thursday, Aug. 25 at the Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia, CA 91355.
Aug. 25: VIA Santa Clarita City Council Candidates Forum
The slate of candidates set to run this November for three seats on the Santa Clarita City Council has been finalized after the deadline to file passed on Friday.
Nine Candidates Set to Run in November for Three City Council Seats
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed 13 additional mosquito samples that tested positive for West Nile virus.
West Nile Virus Update: Six More Areas in County Report Positive Samples
William S. Hart Union High School Superintendent Mike Kuhlman informed school district families on the evening of Aug. 15 that an additional layer of security protocols will be added in the school district effective Monday, Aug. 22.
Hart District to Add Firearm Detection Canine Unit to Safety Protocols
1956 - Battle of Palmdale rages over the skies of Santa Clarita [story]
Battle of Palmdale
Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced the RR/CC has completed the examination and verification of all 715,833 petition signatures submitted for the recall of Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón.
Gascón Recall Efforts Fail
CSUN defeated the University of San Diego 1-0 Sunday night in the men's soccer exhibition opener for both clubs at Torero Stadium. 
Matadors Shut Out San Diego 1-0 in Exhibition Opener
The Women's Council of Realtors SCV Network held their election for officers on Aug. 11, along with their annual member and sponsor appreciation night.
Women’s Council of Realtors SCV Elects New Officers
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District's Governing Board will take place Wednesday, Aug. 17, beginning with a closed session at 6 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
Aug. 17: Hart District Regular Board Meeting
The regular board meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will be held Tuesday, Aug. 16, beginning with a closed session at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:30 p.m.
Aug. 16: SUSD Regular Board Meeting
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
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday one new death and 266 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with a total of 26 deaths and 10,025 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: SCV Cases Top 88,000; Deaths Total 493
(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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