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1769 - Fr. Juan Crespi, en route to San Francisco Bay with the Portolá expedition, names the Santa Clara River Valley (SCV) for St. Clare [story]
Fr. Crespi cenotaph


LOCAL NONPROFIT NEWS
July 23: Let ‘Em Roll Gala Fundraising Event for the Triumph Foundation
Tuesday, Jul 19, 2022

The Let’em Roll Gala will be held Saturday, July 23 at the Universal Hilton in Universal City from 5 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Tickets are still available for the fundraiser to benefit the Triumph Foundation. The 10th annual Let’em Roll Gala is a one-night charity fundraising event open to the public that...

Oct. 9: Triumph Foundation’s Annual Wheelchair Baseball Tournament
Tuesday, Aug 24, 2021

Triumph Foundation, a Valencia-based nonprofit organization working to improve the lives of people living with disabilities, is hosting its Over-the-Line Wheelchair Baseball Tournament at the Barry A. Sanders Sports Field on Saturday, Oct. 9. Over 36 people with disabilities, including children, adults...

Triumph Foundation Provides Employment Assistance in ‘Circle of Care’
Sunday, May 3, 2020

The nonprofit Triumph Foundation is now providing employment assistance for people with spinal cord injuries and paralysis, the fourth critical piece of the Foundation’s “Circle of Care.” The first piece is immediate support for newly injured; the second is securing grants and needed...

April 27-28: 8th Annual Wheelchair Sports Festival at Sports Complex
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019

The 8th Annual Wheelchair Sports Festival, a two-day free sporting event open to the public that features 10 adaptive recreational activities, will roll into the Santa Clarita Sports Complex Saturday and Sunday, April 27-28. Presented by the Triumph Foundation, a nonprofit organization working to improve...

July 28: Triumph Foundation Let ’em Roll Casino Night Fundraiser
Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018

The Triumph Foundation will hold its Let’em Roll Casino Night fundraiser to benefit children, adults and veterans that have spinal cord injury and other mobility impairments. The event will take place Saturday, July 28, from 5:00 p.m. – 11:55 p.m., at Universal Hilton, located at 555 Universal...

Triumph Foundation Named Non-Profit of the Year
Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018

SACRAMENTO – The Triumph Foundation has been named the 38th Assembly District’s non-profit organization of the year, Assemblyman Dante Acosta (R-Santa Clarita) announced Wednesday. “The Triumph Foundation’s mission is to help children, adults, and veterans struggling with Spinal Cord Injury/Disorder....

SCV Newlyweds Stuck in Tahiti After Groom’s Severe Spinal Injury
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

A newlywed Santa Clarita Valley couple whose idyllic tropical honeymoon turned tragic when the groom suffered a severe spinal injury two weeks ago remains stuck in a Tahiti hospital. John Knight and Alana Cooper were married April 7 at The Oaks (formerly TPC) in Valencia, and were set to return to the...

April 28-29: Triumph Foundation’s Wheelchair Sports Festival
Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018

The Triumph Foundation’s Wheelchair Sports Festival will take place on Saturday, April 28 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Sunday April 29 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The event will take place at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex located at 20870 Centre Pointe Pkwy, Santa Clarita, 91350....

Family of Recently Paralyzed Teen Await to be Reunited
Thursday, May 11, 2017

As her release date and a return home approaches, Kaeli Edmonds, 18, and her family are left with questions, optimism and determination. Kaeli Edmonds was first injured in January, after a frightening single-car collision on Vasquez Canyon Road that saw her car flip multiple times. After more than a...

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Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
Valley Industry Association is planning their next Bash, as they honor businesses of distinction.
Nov 4: VIA Midnight In Morocco Celebrates Local Businesses
The SCVEDC would like to congratulate everyone who made this years list of most influential leaders in the region, including our their President & CEO, Holly Schroeder.
Valley 200 List Recognizes SCVEDC BOD Members, CEO
The city of Santa Clarita welcomes residents to dispose of their used tires at the free tire collection event on Saturday, Aug. 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
Aug 27: Santa Clarita to Host Free Tire Collection Event
1769 - Fr. Juan Crespi, en route to San Francisco Bay with the Portolá expedition, names the Santa Clara River Valley (SCV) for St. Clare [story]
Fr. Crespi cenotaph
Lila Littlejohn, a veteran journalist, journalism teacher and former editor of The Signal, died Sunday morning peacefully in her sleep at her home in Florida, according to family.
Former Signal Editor Lila Littlejohn Dies at 68
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 13 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 2,335 new cases countywide and 53 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: County Cases Decline to 2,335 with 13 New Deaths
On Tuesday, Aug. 9, the county of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors approved a resolution placing the Cannabis Tax Measure on the Nov. 8, 2022 election ballot for approval by voters.
Supes Approve Cannabis Tax Measure for November Election
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency has extended the deadline to apply for appointment to fill a vacancy on the Board of Directors.
Deadline Extended by SCV Water to Fill Board Vacancy, Applicants Sought
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley celebrates Women in Film with the "Lundafest 2022" screening on Thursday, Oct. 6 at the Canyon Theater Guild in Newhall.
Oct. 6: Zonta Club of SCV Presents ‘Lunafest’
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is hosting “Let’s Get Back to Screening!” a symposium for medical professionals and members of the public that will focus on the importance of early cancer detection.
Sept. 10: Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital to Host Cancer Screening Symposium
Residents throughout the city of Santa Clarita regularly take advantage of the miles of paved off-street trails available for walking, running and cycling safely without having to worry about the hazards posed by vehicle traffic.
Aug. 24: Residents Invited to Public Meeting for Bouquet Canyon Trail Project
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed 28 additional mosquito samples that tested positive for West Nile virus.
Vector Control Confirms 28 Additional Positive West Nile Virus Samples
Head Coach Annett Davis could not have asked for a better schedule in terms of preparing The Master's University women's volleyball team for the challenges posed by the Golden State Athletic Conference and, hopefully, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics nationals.
TMU Women’s Volleyball To Face Road Tests Early in 2022
California Credit Union encourages Santa Clarita Valley teachers who have an innovative class project idea to apply for a credit union grant through its biannual Teacher Grant program.
SCV Teachers Urged to Apply for California Credit Union Teacher Grants
Single Mothers Outreach has announced “Building Hope” as the theme for the 12th annual Empowering HeArts fundraising gala, set to take place on 6 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Santa Clarita Community Center.
Oct. 28: Single Mothers Outreach 12th Annual Empowering HeArts Gala
1919 - Charles Kingsburry (Kingsburry House at Heritage Junction) arrives in Newhall to work on Power House No. 1 construction in San Francisquito Canyon [story]
Charles Kingsburry
Raising the Curtain Foundation invites all Santa Clarita Valley students in grades 4-6 to participate in a free theater workshop on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Newhall Family Theatre for the Performing Arts.
Raising the Curtain Hosting Free Theater Workshop for Local Students
The California State University, Northridge Softball team will host the first Gary Torgeson Golf Tournament Saturday, Sept. 3, at Los Robles Golf Course in Thousand Oaks.
CSUN Softball Hosting Inaugural Gary Torgeson Golf Tournament
The Master's University has hired Dave Caldwell as its next sports information director.  
TMU Names Dave Caldwell New Sports Information Director
Stop by Impulse Music Co. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at 6 p.m., to enjoy live music from local bands: Lady Fingers, Rowdy P, The Martian Sunset and Sleeve of Steve.
Lady Fingers, Rowdy P Among Bands Performing at Impulse Music
The gibbons housed at the Gibbon Conservation Center in Saugus are benefiting from a new mister system installed this summer.
Gibbon Center Seeking Donations for New Mister System
The Castaic Animal Care Center will accept animals needing to be spayed or neutered at the ‘Public Spay and Neuter Voucher’ Clinic which will be open at the Castaic Animal Care Center Aug. 18.
Aug. 18: Public Spay, Neuter Voucher Clinic at Castaic Animal Center
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a Business Meeting Wednesday, Aug. 10.
Aug. 10: COC Board Expected to Extend Van Hook’s Contract
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday one new death and 294 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with a total of 30 new deaths and 10,430 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: 294 New SCV Cases; Deaths Total 490
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