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1956 - Battle of Palmdale rages over the skies of Santa Clarita [story]
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Law Enforcement to Escort Special Olympics Flame, Participate in Tip-A-Cop Event
Monday, May 9, 2016

File Photo On Wednesday, May 11, 2016, deputies and officers from California Highway Patrol, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s from Pitchess Detention Center and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station will will participate in the Guardian of the Flame in the final leg of the 2016 Special Olympics...

April 13: Bacon and Brews with SCV Special Olympics
Friday, Mar 18, 2016

The Santa Clarita Valley’s Special Olympics is celebrating its accomplishments over the past year with bacon themed appetizers and brews on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. They will be highlighting their vision for the future while sharing the excitement created by World Games, which continues to change...

Oct. 22: Tip-A-Cop for Special Olympics at Valencia Red Robin
Thursday, Oct 15, 2015

Who:    Special Olympics Southern California (SOSC), local Law Enforcement agencies, and Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (Red Robin International, Inc.)   What:   Local law enforcement will trade in their handcuffs and badges for gourmet burgers and aprons at Red Robin restaurants in Southern California...

TMC Global Outreach Hosts 2015 Special Olympics World Games Athletes
Monday, Aug 3, 2015

Courtesy Photo This summer, Global Outreach teams from The Master’s College scattered to the far reaches of the globe—Argentina to India and everywhere in between—where they encouraged the local churches, shared the gospel, and ministered to the sick and needy. And, one by one they returned...

Hurricane Harbor to Host Special Olympics Polar Plunge Event
Thursday, May 21, 2015

It’s not often that you’ll see super heroes, uniform-clad deputy sheriffs and even Jack Sparrow sprinting together toward chilly waters all with the goal of raising money for Special Olympics. However, the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Polar Plunge is right around the corner...

CSUN to Host 500 Special Olympians During World Games Prep
Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015

CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison speaks in front of the crowd gathered at the Valley Performing Arts Center for the Special Olympics presentation. Photo by Lee Choo. Under a blue San Fernando Valley sky, California State University, Northridge warmly received a delegation from the Special Olympics to...

March 31: Hart Games, ­Track and Field Meet

File Photo Over 300 students from across the Hart School District and Trinity Classical Academy will gather on the field at Valencia High School for the 6th Annual Hart Games ­ Track and Field Meet, on Tuesday, March 31st, from 10 am to 1 pm. Approximately 320 students receiving specialized instruction...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, August 15, 2014
Friday, Aug 15, 2014

The man who was found with his throat slashed on Thursday in the Valencia Industrial Center has been identified. The Castaic woman who kidnapped a man at gunpoint on Wednesday is being charged with kidnapping, assault with a firearm and grand theft with a firearm. A Desert Christian Teacher is being...

Special Olympics Team with WWE in SCV

Stars from the WWE mixed with Special Olympic athletes Friday at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex for a basketball game. WWE Superstar Mark Henry coached one team while WWE Diva Alicia Fox coached the other. Los Angeles will host the Special Olympics World Games in 2015, and Santa Clarita will serve...

WWE Hosts Special Olympics Basketball Game at Sports Complex
Thursday, Aug 14, 2014

[KHTS] The Special Olympics will be at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex on Friday for a basketball game hosted by World Wrestling Entertainment Inc.. Approximately 15 athletes in their late teens to early 30s from Special Olympics Southern California will play in the game, which is set to be coached...

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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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1986 - Canyon Country's Mitchell adobe demolished; components salvaged & later rebuilt at Heritage Junction [story]
Mitchell adobe
1961 - First Mass celebrated at new Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (3rd building) in Newhall. Cardinal McIntyre attends [story]
OLPH
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
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