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1961 - First Mass celebrated at new Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (3rd building) in Newhall. Cardinal McIntyre attends [story]
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Zonta’s Lunafest Empowers Women Through Filmmaking
Friday, Oct 15, 2021

Women and men gathered on top of Old Town Newhall’s parking structure Thursday for an evening of drinks and recognition of local leaders in the film industry as part of Zonta’s women’s film festival, Lunafest. “We identified this need in Santa Clarita, were women who wanted to get in the film...

Four Students Receive Zonta’s Young Women In Public Affairs Awards
Thursday, Jun 3, 2021

Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley presented Young Women in Public Affairs Awards to four outstanding young women – Emily Chang, Sayeda Kulsoom Hasan, Terra Lee and Tayla Ramirez. A total of $2,700 was distributed to these exceptional students to assist in achieving their goals. Emily Chang, a senior...

Former SCV Woman of the Year, Community Activist Pat Allen Dies
Monday, Jan 4, 2021

Santa Clarita resident Pat Allen, previous Santa Clarita Valley Woman of the Year and local community activist, died recently. After moving to Canyon Country in 1967, she and her husband, Sheldon, quickly got involved in the community, serving first on the Canyon High School Community Committee when...

Zonta Club SCV Installs 2018-2019 Officers
Thursday, Jun 7, 2018

Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley installed Debra Blakely as its new president for 2018-19, honored outgoing President Judy Penman and named super-active club member Darleen Lyons as Zontian of the Year at the group’s annual installation dinner recently at the Oaks Club (formerly the Tournament Players’...

April 28: Free Zonta ‘LifeForward’ Workshop on Diet, Exercise
Monday, Apr 9, 2018

A workshop to help participants manage their health and well-being through diet and exercise is scheduled for the next LifeForward workshop hosted by Zonta Club of SCV on Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The free women’s workshop will include a panel presentation dealing with healthy...

Wilk Honors Lauffer as Senate District’s ‘Woman of the Year’
Monday, Mar 12, 2018

Senator Scott Wilk (R-Antelope Valley) has honored Marlee Means Lauffer, a longtime Santa Clarita Valley community member, active philanthropist and respected businesswoman, as his choice for 21st Senate District’s Woman of the Year. “Marlee Lauffer is incredibly deserving of this award,” Wilk...

September 16: Zonta Conflict, Anger Workshop
Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017

Patricia Patton, Ph.D. Zonta Club of SCV’s September ‘LifeForward’ workshop for women, focusing on how to better deal with conflict and anger issues, is set for the Savia Community Center in Newhall on Saturday, September 16 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The free workshop will help participants...

Zonta Installs New Officers, Names Zontian of the Year
Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017

Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley installed Judy Penman as its new president for 2017-18, honored outgoing President Jorja Harris and named super-active club member Barbara Meyer as Zontian of the Year at the group’s annual installation dinner recently at the Tournament Players Club in Valencia. Meyer...

Zonta to Award $16,500 in Grants, Scholarships
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Zonta Club of S.C.V. will award $16,500 in grants and scholarships at its annual Awards Night program Wednesday, May 10, at Embassy Suites Hotel. The evening starts with hors d’oeuvres and group photo opportunities at 6 p.m., followed by the program and presentation of awards at 6:30 p.m. Winners...

Janine Jones Receives Zonta’s Community Service Award
Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017

Jones (r) with Councilwoman Laurene Weste. Janine Jones, a member of the American Cancer Society’s SCV Leadership Council, has received the Carmen Sarro Community Service Award from Zonta Club of the Santa Clarita Valley. Jones was selected from a slate of 21 local women nominated by Santa Clarita...

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1961 - First Mass celebrated at new Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (3rd building) in Newhall. Cardinal McIntyre attends [story]
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Are you worried about getting diabetes? Have you been told that you have pre-diabetes? One out of three American adults has prediabetes.
Aug. 16: Henry Mayo Hosts Diabetes Prevention Program
Avian influenza refers to a family of influenza or flu viruses that commonly infect birds.
L.A. County Public Health Urges Public to Protect Pet Birds from Bird Flu
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 3,995 new cases countywide and 112 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Moves to Medium Community Level
Marvel Comics’ best-known, tree-like sentient being, Groot, a character that became widely popular through the action comedy "Guardians of the Galaxy," gets his own animated show on Disney+ this week.
CalArts Alum Kirsten Lepore Brings ‘I am Groot’ to Disney+
Work along the I-5 corridor in Burbank continues and will include nighttime lane reductions and the closing of the Verdugo Avenue off-ramp during the week of Aug. 15 to Aug. 18.
I-5 Corridor Improvements Include Nighttime Lane Reductions
As part of his legislative package calling on accountability, transparency, and integrity in the state government's procurement process, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Senate Bill 1271 (SB 1271) passed out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Aug. 11.
Wilk’s Measure Increasing Transparency Passes Assembly Committee
The early portion of The Master's University women's soccer team's schedule in 2022 will have a national tournament-type feel.
TMU Women’s Soccer To Play Top Teams on Florida, Indiana Trips
Princess Cruises today announced updated COVID-19 protocols and guidelines, removing the vaccine requirement for most voyages of less than 16 days so that anyone can cruise and adjusting pre-travel testing requirements to make it less complicated.
Princess Cruises Removes Vaccine Requirement for Most Sailings
As the summer travel season wraps up, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reminds drivers to be responsible and never drive under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
Aug. 17-Sept. 5: LASD Will Increase End-of-Summer DUI Patrols, Checkpoints
Historically, California has been the most wildfire prone state in the United States. In 2021, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, reported over 4,000 fires that burned 60,507 acres across the state.
Ken Striplin | Keep Your Family, Home and Property Safe from Wildfires
The county of Los Angeles Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission is hosting a Special Hearing on Deputy Gangs in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Aug: 19 Special Hearing on L.A. County Sheriff’s Deputy Gangs
1944 - Newhall Refinery on Sierra Highway destroyed by fire (then rebuilt) [watch film]
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As local students get ready to head back to class for the new school year, your Salvation Army Santa Clarita Corps wants to ensure they have the supplies and resources necessary for success.
Salvation Army Santa Clarita Hosting Back-to-School Drive
The Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark Presents: "Sundays at the Landmark" on Sunday, Aug. 28, with Dave Berg. He will present "Stories to Share.
Aug. 28: Author Dave Berg Presents ‘Stories to Share’ at Rancho Camulos
The WiSH Education Foundation's much-anticipated Cocktails on the Roof event is back for the community to enjoy on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Subaru of Valencia campus.
Nov. 19: Cocktails on the Roof Returns with ‘Share the Love’ Event
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is reminding residents that no one will ever call your home demanding payment for "outstanding warrants."
SCV Sheriff’s Station Warning Residents of Scam Calls
Carousel Ranch, in Agua Dulce, was presented with a $5,000 donation from the Logix Federal Credit Union Community Stars Foundation.
Logix Foundation Donates $5K to Carousel Ranch
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 107 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with a total of 15 new deaths and 4,345 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 107 New SCV Cases; No Additional Deaths
The California Department of Transportation announces overnight full closures of Interstate 210 in the San Fernando Valley for striping and staging of a temporary lane configuration for a paving project.
Caltrans Announces Full I-210 Closures
The Valencia High School Band and Color Guard will hold a Clothes 4 Cash clothing drive fundraiser every Tuesday, Aug. 16 to Sept. 13.
Valencia Band, Color Guard Holding Clothes 4 Cash Fundraiser
2018 - Big Oaks Lodge in Bouquet Canyon burns down [video]
Big Oaks Lodge
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:
Ocean Water Use Warning for Los Angeles County Beaches
The Michael Hoefflin Foundation is starting two tasty ways to support the non-profit's efforts Friday August 12.
Aug 12: Two Fundraisers To Support Michael Hoefflin Foundation
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