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1980 - Phillies beat Royals in Game 1 of World Series; Hart grad Bob Walk is winning pitcher [story]


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Walk to End Alzheimer’s Offers up New Challenge
Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018

Walk season is quickly approaching, and it’s time to turn up the heat in the fight to end Alzheimer’s. We’re challenging ourselves to sign up 20 teams in 10 days for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Santa Clarita on Oct. 6, but we need your help. Register your team by Aug. 18 and you’ll...

Oct. 7: Walk to End Alzheimer’s Offers Raffle Prizes
Friday, Oct 6, 2017

More than 600 people are expected Saturday to participate in the Santa Clarita Walk to End Alzheimer’s, a fundraiser that offers participants an opportunity to take a healthy stroll, experience outstanding live entertainment, win a wide variety of prizes, honor loved ones who have been affected by...

Oct. 15: Share Your Old Home Movie at Valencia Library
Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016

Join expert archivists who work in the entertainment industry in celebrating the 14th annual International Home Movie Day on Saturday, Oct. 15, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Valencia Public Library. Home Movie Day returns to the Santa Clarita Valley with a renewed focus on local “home grown history.”...

Oct. 15: Homeless Resources, Awareness Event at Real Life Church
Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016

The Santa Clarita Homeless Coalition presents SCV CARES – a community event to bring homeless awareness and resources to the Santa Clarita Valley. Every guest attending will have the opportunity to receive resources and services from many reputable nonprofits, government agencies and health care providers....

Nov. 19: Mulholland, Water, and the Real ‘Chinatown’
Monday, Sep 12, 2016

The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society presents: Thirsty: William Mulholland, California Water, And the Real Chinatown Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 • 2 p.m. Old Town Newhall Library, 24500 Main St., Santa Clarita   Author Mark Weingarten will give a talk on his book, “Thirsty: William Mulholland,...

Sept. 17: Public Skating at Ice Station to Honor Cops, Firefighters
Thursday, Sep 8, 2016

A community can’t thrive without the aid of its police and firefighters. Ice Station Valencia, located at 27745 N. Smyth Drive in Valencia wants to be sure that these public service officers know just how much they’re valued. On Saturday, Sept. 17, Ice Station Valencia will celebrate Law Enforcement...

Nov. 5: Empowering HeArts Event Celebrates Courage
Tuesday, Sep 6, 2016

[SMO] – Courage is strength in the face of pain of grief, and this year’s 2016 Empowering HeArts Honorees possess enough courage not only to support themselves but also to inspire their families and empower their communities. Our honorees Martha Aguilera, Monica Blanco, Kamila Diaz, Nicole Feast-Williams,...

Oct. 8: Walk at Bridgeport to End Alzheimer’s
Monday, Aug 1, 2016

The Alzheimer’s Association California Southland Chapter’s 2016 Santa Clarita Valley Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held at Bridgeport Park at 23520 Bridgeport Lane in Valencia on Saturday, Oct. 8. “Day Of” registration begins at 7:30am. The festivities start at 8:00am and the walk...

Aug. 13: Dance the Night Away for Domestic Violence Center
Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016

Put on your dancing shoes! Join us for a night of fun and fundraising! What? Dancing the Night Away: Learn some basic dance moves from professionals then dance the night away! Even if you don’t enjoy dancing, the night will have some fun entertainment and great company. Each ticket purchase...

Prayer Angels Plan Pair of Events to Support Troops
Friday, Nov 13, 2015

Prayer Angels for the Military will be hosting two different events for the holidays to give support to the Santa Clarita Valley’s members of the armed services, past and present. The first event is a care package drive for troops held at the Old Town Newhall Library on Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. to 2...

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1980 - Phillies beat Royals in Game 1 of World Series; Hart grad Bob Walk is winning pitcher [story]
1876 - Town of Newhall founded at Bouquet Junction (moved 2 years later to present location) [story]
Campton store
1915 - Name of Surrey post office & town changed (back) to Saugus [story]
Surrey Inn
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc. has announced the unfortunate cancellation of its 17th Annual Duck Dash - Rubber Ducky Festival on Saturday due to the rapidly growing fires and poor air quality.
Dixon Center Cancels Duck Dash-Rubber Ducky Festival
Santa Clarita Valley residents awoke Friday morning to news of the Saddleridge Fire, one of the most destructive Santa Ana wind-swept fires in recent memory.
Saddleridge Flames Lick at 5, 14 Freeways Friday
The South Coast Air Quality Management District advised Friday afternoon that smoke from Saddleridge Fire has caused unhealthy air quality that affects portions of the Santa Clarita Valley.
Saddleridge Fire Prompts Smoke Advisory for SCV
The city of Santa Clarita website's emergency page is keeping local residents up to date on school and road closures and other impacts of the Saddleridge Fire.
City Emergency Page Tracks SCV Impacts of Saddleridge Fire
As firefighters continued to battle the Saddleridge Fire from Sylmar to Reseda, a brush fire sparked by a car fire in the Newhall Pass diverted some of their attention on Sierra Highway close to where Highway 14 and Interstate 5 meet.
Car Fire in Newhall Pass Friday Morning Sparks Response
The wind-blown Saddleridge fire quickly grew from 15-20 acres to more than 4,700 acres — with zero percent containment — Thursday night into Friday morning, prompting evacuations in the Sylmar, Granada Hills and Porter Ranch areas as an unknown number of homes burned overnight.
Saddleridge Fire Hops I-5 South of SCV; 1 Killed in SFV
California began a new water year Oct. 1 with significantly more water in storage than the previous year thanks to above-average snow and precipitation.
Water Year 2020 Begins with Robust Reservoir Storage
While the Saddleridge Fire is not directly endangering SCV residents as of noon Friday, the wind-blown blaze has far-reaching local effects.
SCV Residents Feel Effects of Wind-Blown Blaze
1885 - Birth of Hortense Reynier, future bride of Placerita Canyon pioneer Frank Walker [story]
Hortense Walker
Demonstrating its commitment to exceeding customer expectations, Valencia Acura has been certified in the J.D. Power 2019 Dealer of Excellence Program, which recognizes a select number of vehicle dealerships throughout the United States that provide exceptional customer service.
Valencia Acura Certified in J.D. Power 2019 Dealer of Excellence Program
School districts throughout the state are releasing their 2019 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) scores. For the Saugus Union School District (SUSD), it was another year of steady increases in both English Language Arts and Mathematics.
Saugus Schools Continue Increase in English Language Arts, Math Scores
BAKERSFIELD — College of the Canyons extended its streak of first place tourney finishes to six and sophomore Haruka Koda earned medalist honors as the Cougars topped the field once again at the Western State Conference (WSC) event hosted by Bakersfield College on Wednesday.
Lady Cougars Extend Streak of 1st Place Tourney Finishes to 6
Superior Life Support, the national leader in CPR instructor trainings with the American Heart Association, announced immediate availability for the first 180 seats in their free breakout event: Free Lunch & Learn Workshop: How to Save Lives, Empower the Next Generation in Life-Saving Skills while Earning a Great Income, too.
Nov. 23: Superior Life Support’s Free Lunch & CPR Workshop
On Monday, Nov 18, the Ninth Annual Topping Brothers Golf Tournament will be held at the Oaks Club Valencia.
Nov. 18: Annual Topping Brothers Golf Tournament Benefiting Autism Speaks
SACRAMENTO — Assemblywoman Christy Smith is pleased to announce that her Assembly Bill (AB) 629 was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom this week as part of the package of bills he signed addressing public safety and supporting victims of crime.
Smith’s Human Trafficking Victims Compensation Bill Signed into Law
Santa Ana winds swept into the Santa Clarita Valley Thursday morning, sending at least two trees onto local roadways as Southern California Edison enacted a series of intentional power outages to reduce fire danger.
Strong Santa Anas Topple Trees Throughout SCV
The 6th Annual Cancer Survivor Celebration of SCV, which raises money for the local nonprofit Circle of Hope, Inc., will take place on Sunday, Oct. 20, from 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. at The Residence Inn by Marriott.
Oct. 20: Cancer Survivor Celebration Benefiting Circle of Hope
The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra (SCVYO) will be performing live at Logix Federal Credit Union’s new Bridgeport Marketplace branch Grand Opening event on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Santa Clarita Youth Orchestra to Perform at Logix Grand Opening Event
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc. is proud to announce that the city of Santa Clarita officially proclaimed Oct. 12, 2019 as Rubber Ducky Festival Day.
Oct. 12: Annual Dixon Duck Dash
Southern California Edison (SCE) recently advised that forecast fire weather conditions in Santa Clarita may lead to a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) of electrical lines Thursday, Oct. 10, and Friday, Oct. 11.
Residents Reminded of Safety Measures Ahead of Possible Power Outage
Blue Star Ranch, serving our nation’s veterans, is seeking more volunteers to help the organization serve more veterans with free Equine Assisted Therapy for PTSD, anxiety, depression and other mental health issues.
Blue Star Ranch Still in Need of Volunteers to Help Serve Veterans