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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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Oct. 20: LASD ‘Fun in the Sun’ Chili Cook-Off to Benefit Special Olympics
Friday, Oct 19, 2018

The annual “Fun in the Sun” Chili Cook-Off staged by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department to benefit the Special Olympics is set for Saturday, Oct. 20 from 11 a.m to 4 p.m. at the Jack Bones Equestrian Center in Castaic. This year’s Chili Cook-Off will feature more than 25 chili...

COC Athletics Hosts FUNdamentals Football Camp with Special Olympics, L.A. Rams
Monday, Oct 23, 2017

The College of the Canyons Athletics Department hosted a FUNdamentals Football Camp and “Punt, Pass, Kick” Challenge organized by Special Olympics Southern California and the Los Angeles Rams. More than 50 Special Olympics athletes and coaches were on hand at Cougar Stadium to take part in...

Oct. 19: Tip-a-Cop at Red Robin for Special Olympics SCV
Friday, Oct 13, 2017

A “Tip-a-Cop” fundraiser for the Special Olympics Santa Clarita Valley is set for the Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews restaurant in Valencia on Thursday, October 19, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station will serve up food and fun and collect...

October 14: ‘Fun in the Sun’ Chili Cook Off for Special Olympics
Monday, Aug 14, 2017

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s annual “Fun in the Sun” Chili Cook Off benefitting the Special Olympics is set for the Jack Bones Equestrian Center in Castaic on Saturday, October 14 from 11 a. to 4 p.m. This year’s Chili Cook Off will feature more than 25 chili competitors,...

May 20: Special Olympics Santa Clarita Spring Regional Games
Friday, May 12, 2017

More than 500 Special Olympic athletes will compete for gold, silver, and bronze medals at Special Olympics Santa Clarita 2017 Regional Spring Games on Saturday, May 20, 2017. The games will feature athletes from Antelope Valley, Kern County, Santa Barbara, South Bay, Southeast LA, Tri-Valley and Ventura...

April 15: Special Olympics, Hoops of Hope Hosting Annual Shoot-A-Thon
Monday, Apr 10, 2017

Special Olympics Santa Clarita, Tri-Valley and Hoops of Hope are back with the exciting Shoot-A-Thon on Saturday, April 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Gymnasium at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex, located at 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway. Community members and students are invited...

April 1: Special Olympics Hosts Pirate Themed Bunco Tournament
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017

Shiver me timbers, be ready to set sail for Bunco Hidden Treasures on Saturday, April 1: bring your matey and enjoy an exciting afternoon of Bunco, snacks and a raffle at the The Centre in Santa Clarita. The Special Olympics Bunco Tournament registration opens at 1:30 pm and games begin promptly at 2:30...

Oct. 20: Tip-a-Cop Event to Support Local Special Olympians
Monday, Oct 10, 2016

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station will be hosting a Tip-a-Cop event on Thursday, October 20 to benefit the local Special Olympics. The fundraiser will devote 100 percent of the tips to local Special Olympics Tri-Valley athletes. Red Robin on McBean Parkway will host the event from 5 p.m....

Annual Hart Games Thrill Students and Spectators
Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014

Big smiles shined across the faces of special needs kids from throughout Hart School District recently for the fifth annual Hart Games. Excited parents and ASB students and track teams cheered for participants at this Special Olympics-type event held at the Valencia High School stadium. Competitors...

Taking the Plunge for Charity
Tuesday, Jan 31, 2012

The temperature outside might be warming up, but one thing is for sure – the waters of Castaic Lake are pretty cold. That’s why everyone is invited to leave their wetsuits and boogie boards at home, grab their friends and family and go jump in the lake – for a great cause. The annual Polar Plunge...

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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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