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1954 - Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden on streets of Newhall for filming of "Suddenly" [story]
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Aug. 7-9: ‘Stuff the Bus’ With School Supplies Donations at SCV Walmarts
Friday, Aug 7, 2020

The Salvation Army’s Santa Clarita Valley Corps and Walmart are teaming to collect donations of school supplies in the nonprofit’s “Stuff the Bus” campaign this weekend. Now through Sunday, local residents are invited to drop off donations of school supplies at either of the three...

SCV Markets Open Early for Seniors, Higher-risk Shoppers (Update)
Saturday, Mar 21, 2020

Several SCV markets are now opening their doors early or otherwise providing special shopping hours for seniors and other high-risk customers. In Los Angeles County, there have been 292 cases of COVID-19, with six cases located in the SCV as of Friday night. The Centers for Disease and Control has...

Walmart to Spend Nearly $550 Million to Aid Hourly Employees
Friday, Mar 20, 2020

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart plans to provide a special cash bonus for hourly associates for their hard work and dedication to serving customers in a time of an unprecedented national health crisis, the company announced Thursday. The bonus is for all U.S. hourly associates in stores, clubs, supply...

Woman Arrested for Alleged Walmart Thefts
Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a woman who was allegedly recognized by loss-prevention staff on suspicion of possible prior thefts at the Walmart on The Old Road in Stevenson Ranch, officials said Tuesday. Store staff contacted the SCV Sheriff’s Station regarding a woman...

Salvation Army, Walmart Team to ‘Stuff the Bus’ for Students
Monday, Jul 29, 2019

Stevenson Ranch and Copperhill Walmarts and the Santa Clarita Valley Salvation Army are joining forces to provide new school supplies to local children in need during the “Stuff the Bus” campaign event Saturday, Aug. 3. As part of a nationwide effort, the “Stuff the Bus” campaign event in Santa...

Feb. 2: Val Verde Civic Association Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser
Friday, Feb 1, 2019

The annual Val Verde Civic Association Pancake Breakfast fundraiser is set for the Val Verde Park Clubhouse on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee and fresh fruit are on the menu, all for a suggested donation of $5 for adults and $3 for kids ages 11 and younger. There...

Walmart Invests in California’s Driver Wages
Thursday, Jan 24, 2019

Walmart announced Thursday an investment in driver wages. This investment represents Walmart’s commitment to maintaining its position as one of the best jobs in the transportation industry and the importance of recruiting and retaining the best drivers. Beginning in February drivers will receive a...

‘Shooter,’ ‘Rogue Warfare,’ Commercials Now Filming in Santa Clarita
Monday, Jun 4, 2018

The city of Santa Clarita has updated the list of productions shooting in the city and the Santa Clarita Valley the week of June 4 – June 10. Filming this week includes: · “Too Old To Die Young” – Television · “Future Man” – Television · “Shooter” –Television ·...

Walmart Launches AI Shelf-Scanning Technology at SCV Store
Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018

Burbank – Walmart recently expanded its test of new AI shelf-scanning technology to four stores in Southern California, including the superstore on Kelly Johnson Parkway in Valencia. This cutting-edge technology handles tedious tasks that are repeatable and predictable – like scanning shelves...

Santa Clarita Now Home to First Walmart Employee Training Academy
Thursday, Nov 2, 2017

Walmart opened its first employee training academy Thursday in Los Angeles County at its Santa Clarita store located at 26471 Carl Boyer Drive. To recognize the grand opening of the new Academy, Walmart held a celebratory event where the program’s inaugural graduating class of 66 associates walked...

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1954 - Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden on streets of Newhall for filming of "Suddenly" [story]
Frank Sinatra
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 57 new deaths and 411 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as the county prepares to expand vaccination eligibility to residents 16 and older on Thursday.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Vaccination Eligibility to Expand to 16+ Thursday; SCV Cases Total 27,515
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger has approved $140,000 in funding to the Santa Clarita Valley Boys & Girls Club through the county's Community Services Block Grant.
Barger to Allocate $140K in County Block Grant Funds to Boys & Girls Club of SCV
California public health officials this week lifted capacity limits on in-person services at places of worship from the state's reopening scheme, following a handful of Supreme Court decisions in favor of congregants challenging the state’s COVID-19 capacity limits.
California Lifts COVID Capacity Limits on Places of Worship
The Santa Clarita City Council on Tuesday night approved one-time funding of $100,000 for the relocation of Bridge to Home shelter services for people experiencing homelessness, and an additional loan not to exceed $110,000.
Santa Clarita City Council OK’s Funding for Bridge to Home Shelter Relocation
California Institute of the Arts, or CalArts, is leasing space at Newhall Crossings in Downtown Newhall to put its students’ artwork on display, officials with the Valencia arts college announced recently.
CalArtians’ Works on Display at Newhall Crossings
The Santa Clarita City Council unanimously approved Tuesday a Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital expansion plan, following a public hearing with protest from members of a local carpenters union and calls by community members to include a mental health care unit for children.
Santa Clarita City Council Approves Henry Mayo Expansion Plan
California Senate Bill 546, a measure to extend the state's "iFoster" cell phones and data program for foster youth, has passed out of the Senate Energy, Utilities, and Communications Committee with unanimous support, according to Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita).
Wilk’s Bill to Extend ‘iFoster’ Cell Phone Program for Foster Youth Moves Forward
2014 - "Become Ocean" by John Luther Adams (CalArts BFA 1973) named winner of 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Music [story]
John Luther Adams
College of the Canyons athletic programs returned to campus this week to begin outdoor team strength and conditioning activities, guided by a stringent return-to-campus procedural plan designed to ensure the health and safety of student-athletes, coaches and support staff.
Cougar Athletics Return to Campus
The organizers of high school athletics in Southern California announced Monday their plans to move forward with section championships for a number of outdoor sports.
CIF Announces Plans to Move Forward with Post-Season Play
If you watched NASA’s exciting Mars Perseverance rover landing on Feb. 18, you definitely won’t want to miss the College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus spring 2021 virtual Star Party on Friday, April 23.
April 23: COC Canyon Country Virtual Star Party
The city of Santa Clarita welcomes residents to dispose of their unwanted household hazardous and electronic waste at the FREE Household Hazardous/E-Waste Roundup on Saturday, April 17, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
April 17: Free Household Hazardous, E-Waste Roundup at COC
The Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative announced that it has reintroduced Food Pantry and Post Service Officer services at the Veteran Center.
Santa Clarita Veterans Collaborative Brings Back Food Pantry, PSO Services
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce continues with its Shop Local Campaign. It's a new month and that means it's time shop local, Santa Clarita.
SCV Chamber’s Shop Local Campaign Underway
Out of an abundance of caution, Los Angeles County is following the recommendation of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to pause the use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine after reports that six women between the ages of 18 and 48 developed unusual types of blood clots 6 to 13 days after receiving the vaccine.
L.A. County Follows FDA, CDC Recommendation Pausing Use of J&J Vaccine
After a roller coaster of a year, the Santa Clarita Valley’s skating community once again took to the ice to celebrate the grand opening of The Cube, the city of Santa Clarita’s newly rebranded ice rink.
Santa Clarita Celebrates The Cube Grand Opening
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 23 new deaths and 448 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,487 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Remains in Orange Tier; 27,487 Total SCV Cases
1935 - Gladys Carter convicted of manslaughter in fatal shooting of Frances Walker, of the Placerita Walkers [story]
Gladys Carter
Los Angeles County Public Health officials will modify the Health Officer Order on Thursday, April 15, to align with changes to the state Blueprint for a Safer Economy regarding indoor live events and performances, private events such as conferences, receptions and meetings, and private informal gatherings.
April 15: L.A. County to Modify Health Officer Order to Align with State
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Monday confirmed 3 new deaths and 411 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as cases in the Santa Clarita Valley now total 27,482 since the pandemic began.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Death Rate Higher for Men Than Women; SCV Cases Total 27,482
Show producers Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher, and Steven Soderbergh on Monday announced the all-star cast of presenters at the 93rd Oscars, which will air live on ABC on Sunday, April 25, at 5 p.m. PDT.
Academy Reveals All-Star Cast of Presenters for 93rd Oscars Telecast
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 10 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, April 12-18, 2021
Now Filming in SCV: ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘Good Trouble,” 8 More Productions
College of the Canyons and Palmdale Oasis Park Recreation Center will begin operating as Los Angeles County-operated COVID-19 vaccination sites in the northern part of the county starting Monday, April 19.
L.A. County to Open Vaccination Sites at COC, in Palmdale; Magic Mountain Site to Close