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1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson visits Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
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A.G. Becerra Sues Charities For Falsely Claiming to Help Veterans
Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017

Attorney General Xavier Becerra today filed a civil lawsuit seeking to recover hundreds of thousands of dollars from two California charities claiming to support veterans. The lawsuit alleges that the operators of Wounded Warriors Support Group (WWSG) and Central Coast Equine Rescue and Retirement (CCERR)...

Knight Fights For Funds For Veteran Homes
Friday, Mar 31, 2017

Rep. Steve Knight Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) led an effort to provide much-needed federal funds for California’s State Veterans Home program. There are 8 State Veterans Homes in California that provide California’s aged and disabled veterans with rehabilitative, residential, and medical...

Homicide Bureau Open House Event Offers Photos, Reunions
Friday, Mar 17, 2017

Celebrating 96 years in operation, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau hosted an open house in their new offices at 1 Cupania Circle in the city of Monterey Park. The public was given a rare look inside of a 24-hour microcosm where some of the most heinous murders in Los Angeles...

LIMS ‘VET 200’ Program Provides Vets a Golden Ticket to New Career
Monday, Jan 23, 2017

Hollywood wants 200 good veterans now! Post-9/11 United States military veterans can now sign up at http://bit.ly/vet200jan for free training at the LIMS Movie Studios in Castaic for well-paying jobs and careers in the Hollywood movie and TV industry. LIMS (the Lifton Institute of Media Arts & Sciences)...

GoFundMe Created for Veteran Killed in Crash on Sierra Highway
Thursday, Jan 5, 2017

A GoFundMe page has been created to help support the memorial expenses for the family of a Lancaster man killed in a three-car crash that occurred on Sierra Highway in December. Daniel Cherry, 53, a disabled veteran, was the only one killed in a three-car collision that left three other people injured...

Local Veteran, Family Have a Home for the Holidays
Monday, Dec 12, 2016

Habitat for Humanity, Home for Families and ReStore recently helped a Santa Clarita veteran and his family have a home for the holidays. Young Marine Veteran Fernando, and his wife Tatiana, planned a wonderful future. He served his country proudly, both in Afghanistan and Iraq with a remarkable spirit,...

COC SBDC Receives Wells Fargo Grant to Assist Veterans
Monday, Nov 14, 2016

The Small Business Development Center, or SBDC, hosted by College of the Canyons has received a $25,000 grant from Wells Fargo Bank, which will allow the SBDC to provide entrepreneurial training and comprehensive one-on-one technical assistance to military veterans and their family members. The 2016...

Saugus HS ‘Wall of Honor’ Pays Tribute to Alumni Veterans
Friday, Nov 11, 2016

Over 500 people watched as Saugus High School students, faculty, and alumni unveiled the newest feature of its campus: a 20 foot long and 16 foot high “Wall of Honor” that pays tribute to the 225 veterans from Saugus High School and the three graduates who died during Operation Iraqi Freedom. The...

October 7: Rappel to Help Give Army Veterans a Home
Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016

Habitat for Humanity for the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys is calling for its daring donors to rappel down from the roof of the 25 story Hilton Universal City building to help raise funds to give military veterans a safe place to call home. Two of those veterans who will receive homes from...

Knight Introduces Veterans Legislation
Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016

U.S. Rep. Steve Knight introduced a bill Tuesday that would help veterans recover from post traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma, chronic pain, and opiate addiction. The “No Hero Left Untreated Act” would establish a pilot program with the Department...

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1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson visits Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
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The COVID-19 crisis has trashed recycling efforts and instead generated an increase in plastic waste, according to a recent study, but Los Angeles County restaurants could soon be required to make adjustments related to disposable food ware in an effort to reduce waste.
Jan. 26: Board of Supervisors to Consider Restaurant Requirement Aimed at Curbing Waste
Despite signs that California’s latest and most damaging wave of the pandemic is subsiding, the state nonetheless sets a one-day record of 764 deaths on Friday.
COVID Death Rate Soars to New Daily Record in California
Claims of excessive force, retaliation, and other misconduct by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be probed during a C, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Friday.
California Attorney General Launches Civil Rights Probe of L.A. Sheriff’s Department
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 256 new deaths and 9,277 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported it's 107th death.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 3 New Deaths at Henry Mayo; L.A. County Hospitalizations Decreased by 8%
When Dr. John Scaramella, a dental surgeon, moved to the Santa Clarita Valley in 1978, there were only 18 others in his field.
SCV Dental Surgeon Sells Practice After More than 40 Years
The Los Angeles County Library, in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is set to host a series of free virtual workshops running every other week on Fridays from January through June.
L.A. County Library to Host Virtual Art Programs in Partnership with LACMA
The temporary residential green waste pick-up schedule will continue through Jan. 29 for customers in Santa Clarita after Waste Management requested an additional week for its modified schedule.
Waste Management Extends Modified Green Waste Pick-Up Schedule an Additional Week
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a virtual regular meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, January 26, starting at 6 p.m.
Jan. 26: City Council Virtual Regular Meeting
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has approved the recommendation to name Julian Gomez as the assistant principal of Bowman High School.
Hart District Names Julian Gomez Assistant Principal
The Los Angeles County Development Authority will launch the Small Business Stabilization Loan Program on Jan. 28 and will begin accepting applications to help small businesses prevent further job loss and business closures.
L.A. County to Launch Small Business Stabilization Loan Program
The William S. Hart Union High School District governing board voted 3-1 Wednesday night to let athletic conditioning return to district campuses Jan. 27.
Hart District Votes 3-1 to Allow Return of Athletic Conditioning to Campuses
1839 - Gov. Juan B. Alvarado gives most of SCV to Mexican Army Lt. Antonio del Valle. [story]
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Join the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency (SCV Water) on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., to learn about and provide input on its Water Shortage Contingency Plan (WSCP).
SCV Water Encouraging Public to Provide Input on Contingency Plan
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 262 new deaths, including an additional death at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, and 8,512 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, with 22,360 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Additional Death at Henry Mayo; 22,360 Total SCV Cases
SACRAMENTO – California State Epidemiologist Dr. Erica Pan issued the following statement Thursday advising providers that they can immediately resume the administration of lot 41L20A of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, which was temporarily paused on Sunday due to possible allergic reactions.
State Says Moderna Vaccine Administration Can Resume Immediately
As winds began to die down in the Santa Clarita Valley, firefighters were able to increase containment on the Towsley Fire to 53% Thursday.
Firefighters Reach 53% Containment on Towsley Fire
Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose 5th District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, is supporting the effort by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to address concerns of communities throughout Los Angeles County, which continue to experience ongoing Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) initiated by Southern California Edison (Edison).
Barger Supports Efforts in Limiting Power Shutoffs; Public Hearing Set
Single Mothers Outreach (SMO) is proud to announce “Survivor” as the theme for the 11th annual Empowering HeArts fundraising gala set to take place virtually on Saturday, Aug. 7.
Nominations Open for Annual Empowering HeArts Awards
The College of the Canyons School of Personal and Professional Learning was presented an Honorable Mention award by the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges’ 2021 Exemplary Program Award.
COC Recognized for Personal, Professional Learning Program
The William S. Hart Union High School is looking for two new members to serve on the Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee. These members will serve two-year terms with a maximum of three consecutive terms.
Hart Seeking Members for Citizens’ Oversight Committee
Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruises announced Thursday the sale of Pacific Princess to an undisclosed buyer.
Princess Cruises Announces Sale of Pacific Princess to Undisclosed Buyer
After a dayslong wind event hit the Santa Clarita Valley, most area residents power had been restored by Thursday morning.
SoCal Edison Restores Power to Most SCV Residents
The Los Angeles County Coroner-Medical Examiner’s Office identified Carlos Salgado-Ruiz, 35, of Santa Clarita, as the pedestrian killed after being struck by a vehicle in Saugus Wednesday night.
Pedestrian Killed in Saugus Hit-and-Run Identified