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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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Peers Award City Govt. Grand Prize for Special Needs Registry
Thursday, Oct 6, 2016

The City of Santa Clarita has won the Grand Prize for the League of California Cities’ Helen Putnam Award for Excellence for the Special Needs Registry, in the category of Public Safety. The Special Needs Registry is a partnership between the City of Santa Clarita, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s...

Assault Prompts Another Look at Special Needs Registry
Friday, Jul 24, 2015

File photo In the wake of the arrest of Keane Dean, an illegal immigrant who allegedly sexually assaulted a developmentally disabled teen, the city officials and Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s deputies are working to improve safety for members of the special needs community. They’re encouraging...

CSUN Program Helps Special-Needs Kids Develop Motor Skills
Saturday, Jul 18, 2015

When Draven Mayo showed up on the first day of California State University, Northridge’s Sensory Motor Program, the 3-year-old girl could barely walk in a straight line. Her global developmental delays, cerebral hypotonia and sensory processing disorder have diminished her muscle tone and made it difficult...

Little League Baseball Team Aims to Put All Kids on the Diamond
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Photo Courtesy of Canyon Country Little League [KHTS] – Challenger baseball organizers are reminding parents about an opportunity for mentally and/or physically disabled children in the Santa Clarita Valley to enjoy the experience of Little League baseball. The Canyon Country Little League recognizes...

March 25: Special Kids Compete in Annual Hart Games
Friday, Mar 21, 2014

Special-needs students from across the Hart School District will gather on the stadium field at Valencia High School for the fifth annual Hart Games 2014 Track and Field Meet, on Tuesday, March 25th, from 10 am to 1 pm. More than 325 students from throughout the Santa Clarita Valley have been training...

March 20: Special-Needs Youth to Compete in 4th Annual Hart District Games
Friday, Mar 15, 2013

Special needs students from across the Hart School District will gather on the stadium field at Valencia High School for the 4rd annual Hart Games 2013 Track and Field Meet, on Wednesday, March 20, from 10 am to 1 pm. More than 325 students from throughout the SCV have been training and practicing and...

Thursday, Mar 15, 2012

Special needs students from across the Hart School District will gather on the field at Valencia High School for the 3rd annual Hart Games 2012 Track and Field Meet, on Wednesday, March 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Approximately 300 students have been training and practicing and are expected to participate. The...

Cal United Giving Golf Proceeds to Carousel Ranch
Friday, Jan 27, 2012

California United Bank’s Santa Clarita Valley office will donate $47,000 raised during the bank’s annual golf tournament to the nonprofit Carousel Ranch in Saugus, providing a major source of funding this year for the ranch’s therapy programs for special-needs children ages 2 and older to adults. It’s...

Cheerful Place Needed For 20-Somethings With Special Needs
Monday, Oct 3, 2011

Erin Walgamuth received a letter last week from Medi-Cal stating that Dec. 1, all Adult Day Care Facilities in California are closing. For six hours a day, Walgamuth’s 30 year old daughter with special needs is able to enjoy activities at the Santa Clarita Adult Day Care center. That allows her daughter...

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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
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 107 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with a total of 15 new deaths and 4,345 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 107 New SCV Cases; No Additional Deaths
The California Department of Transportation announces overnight full closures of Interstate 210 in the San Fernando Valley for striping and staging of a temporary lane configuration for a paving project.
Caltrans Announces Full I-210 Closures
The Valencia High School Band and Color Guard will hold a Clothes 4 Cash clothing drive fundraiser every Tuesday, Aug. 16 to Sept. 13.
Valencia Band, Color Guard Holding Clothes 4 Cash Fundraiser
2018 - Big Oaks Lodge in Bouquet Canyon burns down [video]
Big Oaks Lodge
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:
Ocean Water Use Warning for Los Angeles County Beaches
The Michael Hoefflin Foundation is starting two tasty ways to support the non-profit's efforts Friday August 12.
Aug 12: Two Fundraisers To Support Michael Hoefflin Foundation
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