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August 10
1769 - Fr. Juan Crespi, en route to San Francisco Bay with the Portolá expedition, names the Santa Clara River Valley (SCV) for St. Clare [story]
Fr. Crespi cenotaph


COUNTY NEWS ARCHIVE
Public Defenders Now Available to Youths 24 Hours a Day
Thursday, Feb 8, 2018

Deputy Public Defender Rourke Stacy, trainer in the Juvenile Division, helped to author SB 395. Here, she discusses the bill with LA County Board of Supervisors’ Chair Sheila Kuehl and the Countywide Criminal Justice Coordination Committee (CCJCC) during a recent presentation at the Hall of Administration. Studies...

Submit Names Now for Youth Grove Evening of Remembrance
Friday, May 5, 2017

The city of Santa Clarita is now accepting names of youth ages 24 and younger who lost their lives in traffic-related incidents for inclusion in the annual Youth Grove Evening of Remembrance. The event will be hosted at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, at the Youth Grove at Central Park, located...

Musical Theater Grows Younger in Santa Clarita
Monday, Apr 17, 2017

The original youth Sci-Fi adventure “Somewhere Beyond the Sky” to be performed at Newhall’s Canyon Theatre Guild on May 6, 2017 for one night only. Santa Clarita’s Canyon Theatre Guild, located in Old Town Newhall, has been entertaining and edifying audiences since 1970. A vigorous fundraising...

Youth Basketball Skills Challenge Generates Food Pantry Donations
Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017

On Monday, January 16, 2017, Youth Sports held the 1st Annual Youth Sports Basketball Skills Challenge. This event, free with a food donation for the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry, was open to youth participating in the 2017 Youth Winter Basketball program. The Skills Challenge featured four contests...

‘At-Risk’ Youth Encouraged to Apply to VIDA Program
Monday, Jan 16, 2017

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station VIDA Program for “at-risk” youth ages 11 to 17 is now accepting applications. If you are the parent or guardian of a young person between the ages of 11 to 17, and you are concerned about their behavior, or are worried that they are going to end...

SCV Youth Compete in 2016 SCMAF Track and Field Meet
Friday, May 13, 2016

On May 7, 2016, the City of Santa Clarita Youth Sports Track and Field Clinic competed in the Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation’s (SCMAF) Track and Field Meet. The event was held at San Dimas High School in San Dimas, California. This is the fourth year that Youth Sports has partnered...

Women’s Year
Saturday, Jan 17, 2015

Last of three parts. Here’s the rest of my A-Z list as I look back at 2014. U is for Ukraine – The Russian invasion of Ukraine and subsequent violence that followed dominated headlines for much of the year and made many question Putin as Russia’s leader. Many doubted his motivates and the...

City Wants Students to Take a Hike
Monday, Apr 7, 2014

[KHTS] – Junior high and high school students can go hiking over spring break during the city of Santa Clarita’s Teen Trailblazer Week. For the first time, the Newhall Community Center is offering a free series of supervised group hikes to Santa Clarita students 13- to 18-years-old from 1-5...

City Teams Up With Nonprofit to Promote Youth Success
Friday, Apr 4, 2014

[News Release] – The City of Santa Clarita and the Child & Family Center recognize education and success go hand in hand, which is why they have teamed up to host a workshop for parents to help them understand ways to keep their children focused in school and achieve academic success. The interactive...

Sheriff’s Station Workshop Takes Aim at Teen Drug Problems
Monday, Mar 31, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies and city of Santa Clarita staffers are teaming up to put on a pair of workshops at City Hall aimed at spreading information about teen issues for parents. “What you don’ t know: teens, drugs and consequences” is scheduled for...

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Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
Valley Industry Association is planning their next Bash, as they honor businesses of distinction.
Nov 4: VIA Midnight In Morocco Celebrates Local Businesses
The SCVEDC would like to congratulate everyone who made this years list of most influential leaders in the region, including our their President & CEO, Holly Schroeder.
Valley 200 List Recognizes SCVEDC BOD Members, CEO
The city of Santa Clarita welcomes residents to dispose of their used tires at the free tire collection event on Saturday, Aug. 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
Aug 27: Santa Clarita to Host Free Tire Collection Event
1769 - Fr. Juan Crespi, en route to San Francisco Bay with the Portolá expedition, names the Santa Clara River Valley (SCV) for St. Clare [story]
Fr. Crespi cenotaph
Lila Littlejohn, a veteran journalist, journalism teacher and former editor of The Signal, died Sunday morning peacefully in her sleep at her home in Florida, according to family.
Former Signal Editor Lila Littlejohn Dies at 68
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 13 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 2,335 new cases countywide and 53 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: County Cases Decline to 2,335 with 13 New Deaths
On Tuesday, Aug. 9, the county of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors approved a resolution placing the Cannabis Tax Measure on the Nov. 8, 2022 election ballot for approval by voters.
Supes Approve Cannabis Tax Measure for November Election
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency has extended the deadline to apply for appointment to fill a vacancy on the Board of Directors.
Deadline Extended by SCV Water to Fill Board Vacancy, Applicants Sought
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley celebrates Women in Film with the "Lundafest 2022" screening on Thursday, Oct. 6 at the Canyon Theater Guild in Newhall.
Oct. 6: Zonta Club of SCV Presents ‘Lunafest’
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is hosting “Let’s Get Back to Screening!” a symposium for medical professionals and members of the public that will focus on the importance of early cancer detection.
Sept. 10: Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital to Host Cancer Screening Symposium
Residents throughout the city of Santa Clarita regularly take advantage of the miles of paved off-street trails available for walking, running and cycling safely without having to worry about the hazards posed by vehicle traffic.
Aug. 24: Residents Invited to Public Meeting for Bouquet Canyon Trail Project
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed 28 additional mosquito samples that tested positive for West Nile virus.
Vector Control Confirms 28 Additional Positive West Nile Virus Samples
Head Coach Annett Davis could not have asked for a better schedule in terms of preparing The Master's University women's volleyball team for the challenges posed by the Golden State Athletic Conference and, hopefully, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics nationals.
TMU Women’s Volleyball To Face Road Tests Early in 2022
California Credit Union encourages Santa Clarita Valley teachers who have an innovative class project idea to apply for a credit union grant through its biannual Teacher Grant program.
SCV Teachers Urged to Apply for California Credit Union Teacher Grants
Single Mothers Outreach has announced “Building Hope” as the theme for the 12th annual Empowering HeArts fundraising gala, set to take place on 6 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Santa Clarita Community Center.
Oct. 28: Single Mothers Outreach 12th Annual Empowering HeArts Gala
1919 - Charles Kingsburry (Kingsburry House at Heritage Junction) arrives in Newhall to work on Power House No. 1 construction in San Francisquito Canyon [story]
Charles Kingsburry
Raising the Curtain Foundation invites all Santa Clarita Valley students in grades 4-6 to participate in a free theater workshop on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Newhall Family Theatre for the Performing Arts.
Raising the Curtain Hosting Free Theater Workshop for Local Students
The California State University, Northridge Softball team will host the first Gary Torgeson Golf Tournament Saturday, Sept. 3, at Los Robles Golf Course in Thousand Oaks.
CSUN Softball Hosting Inaugural Gary Torgeson Golf Tournament
The Master's University has hired Dave Caldwell as its next sports information director.  
TMU Names Dave Caldwell New Sports Information Director
Stop by Impulse Music Co. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at 6 p.m., to enjoy live music from local bands: Lady Fingers, Rowdy P, The Martian Sunset and Sleeve of Steve.
Lady Fingers, Rowdy P Among Bands Performing at Impulse Music
The gibbons housed at the Gibbon Conservation Center in Saugus are benefiting from a new mister system installed this summer.
Gibbon Center Seeking Donations for New Mister System
The Castaic Animal Care Center will accept animals needing to be spayed or neutered at the ‘Public Spay and Neuter Voucher’ Clinic which will be open at the Castaic Animal Care Center Aug. 18.
Aug. 18: Public Spay, Neuter Voucher Clinic at Castaic Animal Center
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a Business Meeting Wednesday, Aug. 10.
Aug. 10: COC Board Expected to Extend Van Hook’s Contract
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday one new death and 294 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with a total of 30 new deaths and 10,430 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: 294 New SCV Cases; Deaths Total 490
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