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1949 - Fatal crash of light plane in Haskell Canyon sparks 3,500-acre brush fire [story]
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Aug. 29: Triumph Foundation’s Virtual ‘Let ’em Roll’ Poker Tournament
Thursday, Aug 27, 2020

Triumph Foundation is hosting its 10th annual ‘Let’em Roll’ Fundraiser as a virtual Poker Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 29, at 4:00 p.m. All proceeds will benefit Triumph Foundation, a local nonprofit organization that works to minimize the obstacles for children, adults, and veterans that suffer...

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 25: Triumph Foundation Wheelchair Sports Festival ‘Zoom Fiesta’
Friday, Apr 24, 2020

The Triumph Foundation will host a virtual “Zoom Fiesta” on Saturday, April 25 starting at 2 p.m. as part of the nonprofit organization’s annual Wheelchair Sports Festival. The online event will feature sports legends, comedy, singing, a video premiere, trivia, a scavenger hunt, and...

April 25-26: Triumph Foundation’s Annual Wheelchair Sports Festival
Thursday, Feb 13, 2020

Triumph Foundation, a nonprofit organization working to improve the lives of people living with disabilities, hosts the 9th Annual Wheelchair Sports Festival featuring fifteen adaptive recreational sporting activities that are open to the general public with free participation on Saturday, April 25 from...

Dec. 5: Triumph Foundation’s Eat For a Cause Christmas Outreach
Tuesday, Dec 3, 2019

Come join Triumph Foundation’s Christmas outreach at its Eat For a Cause event being held at Route 66 in Canyon Country on Thursday, Dec. 5, from 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Triumph Foundation is a local nonprofit, whose mission is to help children, adults, and veterans with spinal cord injury/disorder...

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....

Sand Canyon Country Club Donates $25K to Triumph Foundation
Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018

Sand Canyon Country Club has donated $25,000 to Triumph Foundation to support outreach that provides people who suffer paralyzing injuries with resources, grants, and recreation activities. The contribution from Sand Canyon Country Club’s CEO Steve Kim will help support Triumph Foundation’s Newly...

Non-Profits Throughout SCV Participating in #GivingTuesday
Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017

A number of Santa Clarita Valley non-profits will be taking part in #GivingTuesday, including the SCV Senior Center, Carousel Ranch and Triumph Foundation. The Senior Center, which promotes quality of life for seniors, is inviting the community to support seniors by making a donation. To join the movement...

April 29-30: Sixth Annual Wheelchair Sports Festival
Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017

Triumph Foundation, a nonprofit organization working to improve the lives of people living with disabilities, will host its 6th Annual Wheelchair Sports Festival on Saturday, April 29, 2017 and Sunday, April 30, 2017 at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex, featuring ten adaptive recreational sports that...

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1949 - Fatal crash of light plane in Haskell Canyon sparks 3,500-acre brush fire [story]
news report
The city of Santa Clarita celebrated not one but two milestones Tuesday at the Vista Canyon development.
City Celebrates New Vista Canyon Development with Groundbreaking, Ribbon-Cutting
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 29 new deaths and 1,586 new cases of COVID-19, including 7,185 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
L.A. County Public Health: Uptick in COVID-19 Cases ‘Cause for Concern’
Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH is issuing a Health Advisory for private gatherings and public celebrations advising Los Angeles County residents that the potential risk of COVID-19 transmission at such celebrations is high based on the increasing rate of COVID-19 community transmission in Los Angeles County.
Health Advisory Issued for Private Gatherings, Public Celebrations
Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a joint meeting with the Associated Student Government via Zoom video conferencing Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 1:30 p.m., followed by the adopted budget workshop.
Oct. 28: Santa Clarita Community College District Joint Virtual Meeting with ASG
College of the Canyons has been ranked nationally No. 22 and 26 in The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine for enrolling the largest number of Hispanic students and granting the most degrees, respectively.
COC Among Top 100 National Community Colleges for Hispanics
The Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee will hold a virtual meeting Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 9:00 a.m.
Oct. 28: Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee Virtual Meeting
Santa Clarita-based landscaping firm Stay Green Inc. is proud to announce it has been awarded three Bronze Awards of Excellence by the National Association of Landscape Professionals.
Santa Clarita-Based Stay Green Nationally Recognized for Excellence
Following recent clashes between Sheriff Alex Villanueva and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, the board is set to vote Tuesday on a motion aimed at removing the sheriff.
Supes Expected to Discuss Options for Removing Villanueva
In light of the impact the pandemic is having on Halloween, SCV Adventure Play Foundation is taking a new approach to a family-friendly Halloween hang time on Saturday, Oct. 31, from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
SCV Adventure Play Foundation to Host Virtual, Family-Friendly Haunted House
NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) has confirmed, for the first time, water on the sunlit surface of the Moon. This discovery indicates that water may be distributed across the lunar surface, and not limited to cold, shadowed places.
Hart Science Teacher on Initial NASA SOFIA Flight that Verified Water on Moon
A collision involving a car and a bicyclist occurred on the westbound side of Highway 126 and the eastbound side of Main Street in Piru, just after 5:45 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Collision Kills Bicyclist on Highway 126
SACRAMENTO – The California Highway Patrol is launching a new education and enforcement campaign to reduce the number of crashes caused by impaired drivers in California.
CHP Launches Campaign to Reduce Impaired Driving
Fire Chief Daryl L. Osby is pleased to announce that the Los Angeles County Fire Department's Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Program, California Task Force-2, will continue providing international urban search and rescue services as part of the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) disaster response efforts.
LACoFD Awarded USAID Agreement to Continue International Search & Rescue Efforts
1892 - Birth of Robert E. Callahan, owner of Mission Village in L.A. and Old West Trading Post on Sierra Highway [story]
Callahans Old West
As the holidays fast approach, Gov. Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health are coming under fire for their newly released Thanksgiving guidelines on private gatherings, which come with strict restrictions aimed at decreasing the transmission of COVID-19.
State Criticized for Restrictive Thanksgiving Guidelines
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday confirmed 8 new deaths and 861 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, with 136 new cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since Friday.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Passes 300K Cases; 7,136 Total in SCV
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a special meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, October 27, starting at 5:30 p.m., to address anticipated litigation related to the long-proposed Porta Bella residential-commercial development on the Whittaker-Bermite property in the center of the city.
Oct. 27: Special City Council Meeting on Whittaker-Bermite Default Letter
The city of Santa Clarita on Monday began an expansion project at the Trek Bike Park of Santa Clarita adjacent to the Santa Clarita Sports Complex.
Santa Clarita Trek Bike Park Expansion Underway
Officials at the Newhall School District submitted reopening waivers for TK-2 grade to return to in-person instruction and provided parents with an update on the ransomware attack during an engagement night Wednesday.
NSD Submits Reopening Waivers, Discusses Ransomware Attack
Three College of the Canyons architecture and interior design students have been selected to participate in the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Los Angeles 2x8 Student Competition, Exhibition and Scholarship program.
COC Students Chosen for Architecture, Interior Design Exhibit
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 16 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley the week of Monday, Oct. 26.
16 Productions Filming the Week of Oct. 26 in SCV
Celebrating First Responders Day on Wednesday, October 28, Firehouse Subs restaurants nationwide and in Santa Clarita will invite customers to help raise funds for the nonprofit Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.
Oct. 28: First Responders Day Fundraiser Set by Firehouse Subs
College of the Canyons proudly welcomes Eric Whitacre as the first featured guest in the School of Visual & Performing Arts Industry Insight Series on Monday, Oct. 26 starting at 7 p.m.
Oct. 26: COC Launches Industry Insight Series with Grammy Winner Eric Whitacre