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1888 - 8:15 a.m.: Newhall's luxurious Southern Hotel burns to the ground [story]
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Push the Limits of Your Ability at the Wheelchair Sports Festival
Thursday, Apr 27, 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...

Triumph Fdn. Raises $100K at Casino Night Fundraiser
Friday, Oct 14, 2016

The Triumph Foundation raised more than $100,000 at its annual “Let ’em Roll” Casino Night event. This amazing result will help our continued service to people that become paralyzed and support our outreach programming throughout the year. At the event, we launched a capital campaign...

July 30: Let ’em Roll for Triumph Foundation
Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016

This Saturday is Triumph’s Let’em Roll Casino Night Don’t Miss the BEST Fundraiser of the Year! What? Triumph Foundation’s 7th Annual Let’em Roll Casino Night will include a Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament, Craps, Blackjack, and Roulette. We will have prime rib dinner,...

July 30: Casino Night to Aid Persons with Spinal Cord Injury
Friday, Jul 15, 2016

Triumph Foundation is hosting its 7th annual Let’em Roll Casino Night at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Valencia on Saturday, July 30. All proceeds will benefit Triumph Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works to minimize the obstacles one faces after suffering a spinal cord injury and...

Triumph Foundation to Host Wheelchair Sports Fest
Friday, Apr 15, 2016

The Triumph Foundation will host the 5th Annual Wheelchair Sports Festival on Saturday, April 30, 2016 and Sunday, May 1, 2016 at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex, where they will feature 10 adapted recreational sports that are open to the general public to participate. The adapted sports include wheelchair...

Princess Cruises to Hold Cruise Raffle Giveaway Benefiting the Triumph Foundation
Saturday, Dec 12, 2015

Princess Cruises is giving away a five-day getaway cruise for two to benefit a good cause. People can purchase raffle tickets for $100, with all proceeds going to the Triumph Foundation, which helps people living with paralysis. There will be a reverse raffle drawing on Tuesday, Dec. 22 at the Triumph...

Patients with Spinal Cord Injury to be Given Care Baskets by Local Nonprofit
Monday, Dec 7, 2015

Triumph Foundation’s mission is to help individuals with Spinal Cord Injuries to triumph over their disability and to inspire them to keep moving forward with their lives by pushing themselves to get better every day. Volunteers from the nonprofit Triumph Foundation are visiting a dozen hospitals and...

Company to Present Santa Clarita Resident with Leader for America Award
Thursday, Dec 3, 2015

The CrisCom Company will present their “LEADER FOR AMERICA” award to Santa Clarita resident Andrew Skinner for his relentless efforts in helping individuals with spinal cord injuries. Since its inception in 2008, the Triumph Foundation has delivered countless “Care Baskets” which “provide information...

Triumph Foundation Seeks Volunteers for Care Basket Delivery
Wednesday, Nov 25, 2015

Seasons greetings! It’s that time of the year again. Can you believe the holidays are almost here? Every Christmas season, Triumph goes to hospitals all over Southern California to visit people who’ve recently become paralyzed to deliver care baskets full of resources, have a party and bring...

Rising From the Ashes: Triumph Foundation
Sunday, Sep 13, 2015

Happy National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month. In honor of this, we are proud to update everyone on Triumph Foundation’s efforts to carry on after the devastating fire to help people who are paralyzed. Our Let’em Roll Casino Night in July was an AMAZING success.  Thank you to everyone...

LATEST TWEETS
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California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday announced a major injection of new Homekey funding made possible by the Legislature to expand and support the state program, helping thousands of families experiencing or at risk of homelessness find permanent, long-term housing solutions.
Sixth Round of ‘Homekey’ Funding Includes $24M for L.A. County
The Santa Clarita City Council has posted its agenda for a regular meeting in Council Chambers at City Hall on Tuesday, October 27.
Oct. 27 Meeting Agenda: Santa Clarita City Council
The city of Santa Clarita has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.
City of Santa Clarita Earns National Financial Reporting Award
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will host a National Drug Takeback Day event on Saturday, October 24, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Oct. 24: SCV Sheriff’s Station to Host Drug Takeback Day
City of Santa Clarita officials delivered the 2020 State of the City event Thursday in true COVID-19-era format: virtually, while shining a light on local essential workers who have toiled tirelessly since the onset of the pandemic.
Santa Clarita 2020 ‘State of the City’ Highlights Resilience Amid Challenges
Governor Gavin Newsom has announced the retirement of California Highway Patrol Commissioner Warren Stanley, and the appointment of Deputy Commissioner Amanda Ray to succeed Stanley.
CHP’s Stanley to Retire; Governor Names Amanda Ray New Commissioner
A new state law set to take effect in January requires employers to provide notice of workplace COVID-19 exposure, and Santa Clarita Valley business leaders are urging local businesses to review their health and safety procedures now.
COVID-19 Exposure: SCV Business Leaders Weigh in on AB 685
A Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputy arrested a woman and a male parolee on felony drug and weapons charges in Valencia earlier this week.
Parolee, Woman Arrested in Valencia on Felony Drug, Weapon Charges
1888 - 8:15 a.m.: Newhall's luxurious Southern Hotel burns to the ground [story]
Southern Hotel
California State University, Northridge will be home to one of the 1,000 vote centers across Los Angeles County that are open to the county’s voters in the days before the Nov. 3 presidential election.
CSUN to Serve as L.A. County Vote Center Beginning Oct. 24
Los Angeles County residents who lost their home or sustained other losses due to the recent Bobcat Wildfire may now apply to receive federal assistance.
FEMA Application Now Open for L.A. County Residents Affected by Bobcat Fire
Los Angeles County Treasurer and Tax Collector Keith Knox and County Assessor Jeffrey Prang are alerting the public to a property tax scam under the guise of COVID-19 that has been reported to a District Office of the Assessor.
County Officials Warning Residents of COVID-19 Property Tax Scam
Los Angeles County is providing a second opportunity for financial assistance to businesses that have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and have been allowed to reopen by the State, but ordered to remain closed by the County of Los Angeles Health Officer Order as of Sept. 4, 2020.
L.A. County Announces Second Round of Funding for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 18 new deaths and 3,600 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, including 6,944 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley and a new fatality in the city of Santa Clarita.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 73rd SCV Death; Local Cases Up to 6,944
SCV Water is undertaking multiple planning efforts designed to effectively manage the water supply for our customers, ensuring they have access to reliable water today and tomorrow.
SCV Water Undertaking Multiple Planning Efforts to Enhance Water Reliability
With L.A. County’s Project Roomkey coming close to an end, Bridge to Home officials announced Thursday a new initiative to house more than two dozen local homeless individuals, but it will require help from the community
Bridge to Home’s New Initiative Pledges to House 30 Homeless People by January 5
Santa Clarita Artists Association will hold its last virtual oil workshop of the year on Sunday, Nov. 15, from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., with Rich Gallego, entitled, "Using a Modified Zorn Palette to Create Harmonious Landscapes."
Nov. 15: Last SCAA Virtual Oil Painting Workshop of 2020 with Rich Gallego
The Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center will host a virtual open house event on Friday, Oct. 30 for prospective students interested in earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree through the center’s partner institutions.
Oct. 30: Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center Virtual Open House
Santa Clarita homeless task force members are exploring options to start a local overnight parking program akin to those in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles.
SCV Homeless Task Force Exploring Overnight Parking Options
The William S. Hart Union High School District will likely not return to campus until January, Superintendent Mike Kuhlman said during the district’s governing board meeting Wednesday.
Hart District Looks to January Reopening
Los Angeles County Public Works and Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts will host a free Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Recycling Roundup, Saturday, Oct. 24, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., at Val Verde Park.
Oct. 24: Free Household Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Recycling Roundup
California theme parks are considering legal action to receive permission to reopen, following state guidelines announced Tuesday that keep venues such as Six Flags Magic Mountain closed for an unknown amount of time.
California Theme Parks Consider Legal Action Over State’s Reopening Plan
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced Thursday that the California Department of Education (CDE) will distribute 500,000 face masks donated by General Motors (GM) to schools in need across the state.
General Motors Donates 500,000 Face Masks to Aid California Schools
SACRAMENTO – California Climate Action Corps – the country's first statewide corps of its kind – is seeking applicants for its inaugural Fellows program.
California Seeking Applicants for Inaugural Climate Action Corps Fellows