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1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
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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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The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 15 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Dec. 6 - Sunday, Dec. 12
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 15 Productions
1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
Wm. S. Hart
1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
Wayside
1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren
The Santa Clarita City Council will take a major step toward enhancing one of the city of Santa Clarita’s landmark amenities by holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the Central Park Buildout project on Monday, Dec. 6.
City Invites Community to Central Park Buildout Groundbreaking
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 17 new deaths and 1,942 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,281 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Cases Among People Experiencing Homelessness Declines for 2nd Month in a Row
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 7: Planning Commission Regular Meeting
The first cohort of the College of the Canyons Low Observable Technician Pathway graduated on Nov. 23. 2021 at a special ceremony held at the college’s culinary arts center.
COC’s First Low Observable Technician Pathway Cohort Graduates
The Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Community College District is undergoing the redistricting process, and community members will have the opportunity to comment on revised trustee area boundaries at two upcoming public hearings.
Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees Undergoing Redistricting
The California Highway Patrol joins the American Occupational Therapy Association in recognizing Dec. 6 through Dec. 10, 2021, as Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.
Dec. 6-10: 2021 Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
On Wednesday, Dec. 1, College of the Canyons held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Don Takeda Science Center, which is named in honor of longtime biology instructor Don Takeda, who retired in 2017.
COC Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Don Takeda Science Center
To help ring in the holiday season, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger hosted her annual party for foster youth served by the Department of Children and Family Services and their foster families at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Saturday, Dec. 4.
Supervisor Barger Hosts Annual Foster Youth Holiday Party at Six Flags
The Los Angeles County Lake Lifeguards begin the search for potential new lifeguard candidates with the Lake Lifeguard Test Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Castaic Aquatic Center.
Dec. 4: Lake Lifeguard Test Starts at the Castaic Aquatic Center
1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has received confirmation of its first case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant (B.1.1.529).
Thursday COVID Roundup: First Case of Omicron Detected in L.A. County
Andrew Ghassemi, senior vice president of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., is pleased to announce the recent sale of a Class-A office building in Valencia.
Spectrum Real Estate Closes on $3.5M Sale of Valencia Office Building
Metro Los Angeles celebrated the groundbreaking Wednesday for the I-5 North County Enhancements Project, which will improve the operations and safety of the I-5 freeway for motorists in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Interstate 5 Improvement Project Breaks Ground in Santa Clarita
Do you take the easy route with a bag and tissue paper because your wrapping job looks like a crumpled mess?
Learn How to Wrap Gifts Like a Pro Thanks to JCI Santa Clarita
Commercial driver’s licenses, learner’s permits, endorsements and special certificates expiring between March 2020 and February 2022, are automatically extended through Feb. 28, 2022, the California Department of Motor Vehicles announced Thursday.
DMV Extending Commercial Driver’s Licenses, Learner’s Permits
1972 - Five wounded in Vagos biker gang shooting at Curtis & JoAnne Darcy's Acton '49er Saloon [story]
Darcys 49er
We are in the home stretch of the holiday season. I hope you have made plans to safely celebrate with family and friends. I also want to encourage you to keep safety in mind when shopping for that perfect gift for your loved ones.
City Manager’s Monthly Message – December 2021
La Mesa Junior High 8th graders will soon be building water bottle rockets as part of their science program, thanks to funding from California Credit Union through its Fall 2021 Teacher Grant program.
La Mesa Teacher Wins Fall 2021 Teacher Grant
Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control is celebrating the 'Paw"lidays by offering the gift of a new furry friend. 
Adoption Fees Waived Through End of the Year
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