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1843 - Rancho Castec (aka Rancho Castaic) granted to French immigrant Jose Covarrubias [story]


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Dec. 6: ‘Hollywood Hoofbeats’ Book Signing at OutWest
Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014

OutWest Boutique and Outwest Cultural Center Saturday, Dec 6, 1:00-3:00 p.m. Rendezvous With A Writer Outwest Meet Authors Petrine Mitchum and Audrey Pavia OutWest on the Walk of Western Stars in Old Town Newhall 22508 6th St, Santa Clarita, California 91321   With Updated and Extended Content,...

Construction Volunteers Needed Wed. for SCV Veteran Housing Project
Tuesday, Nov 11, 2014

Habitat for Humanity SFV-SCV needs 7 construction volunteers on its 80-plus home construction site in Santa Clarita for low-income veterans Wednesday, Nov. 12.   SCV Build Site Across the street from 21545 Centre Pointe Parkway Santa Clarita, CA 91355 8am-2pm   There is no experience required...

Nov. 16: Santa Clarita Philharmonic in Concert at Hart High
Monday, Nov 3, 2014

The Santa Clarita Philharmonic will perform a free concert Sunday, Nov. 16, at 3 p.m. in the Hart High School Auditorium at 24825 Newhall Ave. The Santa Clarita Philharmonic is a community-based 501c3 nonprofit volunteer symphony orchestra comprised of local musicians from throughout the SCV who are...

Eternal Valley to Host Veterans Day Ceremony
Sunday, Nov 2, 2014

Photo: Linda Castro Eternal Valley Memorial Park Mortuary will host a Veterans Day Ceremony designed to bring the community together to celebrate, honor and remember America’s heroes who fought to defend our freedom. The event will be held Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. at Eternal Valley, 23287 N. Sierra Hwy.,...

Nov. 2: Valencia Hills Community Church Hosts Grand Opening
Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014

VHCC Official Grand Opening Sunday, November 2 9:00 am and 10:30 am Valencia Hills would like to invite the community to help us celebrate our new building. There are two services, 9:00am and 10:30am, with lunch served after the second service. Children’s activities will be available during both...

Games, Prizes, Food, Fun at Valencia Hills Community Church Harvest Festival
Monday, Oct 27, 2014

Valencia Hill Community Church is hosting a free family-friendly Harvest Festival on Halloween night. The community event is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 24933 Ave. Stanford, Santa Clarita, CA 91355 and will include food, games, prizes, face painting, candy and lots of fun for the whole family. Harvest...

COC Professor to Host Tataviam Talk at Newhall Library

They were the earliest known inhabitants of the Santa Clarita Valley.  A Native American tribe known as the Tataviam lived a life unchanged for centuries until a Spanish expedition led by Gaspar de Portola entered the Valley in 1769. From then on, life for the Tataviam would never be the same. The Santa...

Cowboy Music Takes Over REP for WMA Benefit Concert
Thursday, Oct 23, 2014

The Western Music Association California Chapter is hosting a benefit concert at the Repertory East Playhouse in Newhall on Sunday, November 2, 2014. Enjoy an evening of great live entertainment featuring music from the hills and valleys of the East to the plains, prairies and deserts of the West. ...

OutWest Boutique and Cultural Center Hosts Artist Reception / Costume Contest
Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014

Photo Courtesy Carl Bringas Photography OutWest Boutique and Cultural Center is pleased to present the work of artist Al P. Bringas featured to illustrate the new book “West to Bravo: A Western Novel” by Eric H. Heisner.   Join us for a special Artist Reception and Author Book Signing at...

Nov. 1: Dia De Los Muertos at Eternal Valley

Eternal Valley Memorial Park Mortuary in Newhall will be hosting the largest, free Dia De Los Muertos event in the Santa Clarita Valley, November 1 from 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The events at Eternal Valley will take place at the top of the hill, just outside the main office. Eternal Valley is located...

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Look at the areas of population that voted for construction of the high-speed rail system. You guessed it: Los Angeles and San Francisco. The new train won’t go through much of either highly populated area. What do they care about some farmland in the Central Valley, or Soledad from Acton all the way through Sand Canyon?
Where ‘Nobody’ Lives | Commentary by Darryl Manzer
The next time you take a walk in our open spaces, take a look at the oak trees. Some will have one trunk, but many will have multiple trunks. There is one in the Whitney Canyon area of Newhall that has eight trunks. These trunks were all stump-sprouts after a fire.
Symbol of Strength | Commentary by Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel
An agreement between Benutech Inc. and the Southland Regional Association of Realtors will enable SRAR real estate professionals to access in-depth data and sales analytics on the housing tracts or census tracts in their region.
SCV Realtors Can Access Housing Tract Data Utility
Exactly 11 years – to the day – after he first introduced legislation seeking to block a massive gravel mine in Soledad Canyon, Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon introduced what will be his last bill aimed at achieving the same end.
McKeon Introduces Final Cemex Bill; Companion to Boxer’s
1843 - Rancho Castec (aka Rancho Castaic) granted to French immigrant Jose Covarrubias [story]
As chance would have it, we found ourselves on the grassy knoll on the 25th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination. I was 11. It was odd to be standing at a place where time had stood still. Because of the actions of that day and in that place, for many people the world completely changed.
When Time Stood Still
The City of Santa Clarita, in partnership with Parkway Motorcars, will host its annual Thanksgiving Dinner at the City’s Newhall Community Center on Monday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Monday: Thanksgiving Dinner at Newhall Community Center
Despite a 14.4 percent increase in population in 2013, according to the FBI, Santa Clarita saw an overall drop in violent crimes of 19.3 percent.
FBI Stats for Santa Clarita Show Sharp Drop in Violent Crime
Hart High quarterback Brady White is one of 16 high school seniors nominated by the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Committee for the 2015 U.S. Army Player of the Year Award, considered high school football’s highest honor.
Hart’s Brady White Up for U.S. Army Player of Year
Don't miss this opportunity to see the GO JAZZ Big Band, now under the direction of Brian Leff (Jazz Music Director at West Ranch High School) for our only show at West Ranch this fall.
Nov. 23: GO Jazz Fall Concert at West Ranch
The woman who ran the Santa Clarita Redevelopment Agency and filled in as city clerk when the state ended redevelopment has taken a job as community development director for the city of San Gabriel.
Chaparyan Leaves City to Run San Gabriel Planning Dept.
Participants will run a three-mile cross country course through the COC Valencia campus, beginning at the college’s baseball field and continuing through the campus, winding through the hills overlooking the Santa Clarita Valley, and finally finishing inside Cougar Stadium.
Thanksgiving Day: Annual Turkey Trot at COC
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris and Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley announced a settlement this week with AT&T to resolve allegations that hundreds of AT&T’s California facilities unlawfully disposed of hazardous waste and material over a nine-year period.
AT&T to Pay $23.8 Mil. for Unlawful Hazardous Waste Dumping
Stephen Minarsch is enjoying a career as a Hardware Industrial Designer for tech-titan Microsoft. Now a Seattle resident, Minarsch played a critical role in the design of the new “Microsoft Band” fitness product from start to finish.
Ex-COC Student a Creative Brain Behind New Microsoft Band [Video]
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak: The Santa Clarita City Council will consider committing $3 million toward the construction of a new senior center at their meeting on Tuesday.
SCV NewsBreak for Friday, November 21, 2014
Evy Warshawski announced her intention to resign as executive director of the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons
Director of COC Performing Arts Center Stepping Down
The China Lake Astronomical Society will be at the visitor center parking lot beginning at dusk, ready to answer your questions about the unique celestial objects such as nebula, galaxies, clusters, Venus and other planets visible in the dark sky.
Saturday Night: Star Party at Red Rock State Park
Santa Clarita City Council agenda for Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014.
Next City Council Mtg.: Einstein School, New Senior Center
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to the Goodwill located on Pico Canyon Road. Friday on reports of a suspicious object in a donation drop box, officials said.
Possible Grenade Donated to Goodwill; Deputies Respond
Teens repainted a quarter mile of patchwork paint on a retaining wall along the South Fork Trail from the Wiley Canyon Bridge heading North on bike trail towards Magic Mountain Parkway in Valencia.
Community Court Teens Remove Graffiti from Wash
The Santa Clarita Christian Cardinals girls volleyball team will square off against Upland Christian for the CIF Southern Section Division 5-AA Championship in Fullerton Saturday.
SCCS Girls Volleyball to play for CIF Championship
The visiting Antelope Valley Marauders gave the COC women's volleyball all it could handle during Wednesday's 'sophomore night' match, but the Cougars prevailed nonetheless, capturing a 3-2 (27-25, 25-15, 22-25, 29-31, 15-6) win to conclude the regular season with an exclamation point.
Canyons Concludes Regular Season with 16th Straight Win
The No. 3 College of the Canyons Cougars will host the No. 13 Saddleback College Gauchos in the first round of the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Women's Soccer Southern California Regionals at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, in Cougar Stadium.
Canyons Women’s Soccer Set for Postseason
This season, the sights, sounds and smells of the holidays come to life at the Santa Clarita Public Library with Gingerbread House building demonstrations, the second annual Gingerbread House Contest, and the “Meet the Dancers” Nutcracker Ballet event.
Holiday Events at All 3 City Libraries