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1923 - U.S. release of Charles Chaplin film "The Pilgrim," partially shot at Saugus Train Station & Newhall First Presbyterian Church [watch]
The Pilgrim


CITY NEWS ARCHIVE
City Adds Three More Movie Ranches to Overlay Zone
Thursday, Oct 16, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley officials have annexed three more movie ranches into city’s Movie Ranch Overlay Zone. The city has annexed three additional movie ranches into its Movie Ranch Overlay Zone (MROZ), including Blue Cloud Movie Ranch, 50’s Town, and Veluzat Movie Ranch, according to...

Family Raises $5,000-Plus Honoring Late Son
Monday, Apr 28, 2014

[KHTS] – A Santa Clarita family raised more than $5,000 at the annual Donate Life Run/Walk in honor of their son, Cory Tarrant, who died after a motocross crash in 2012, family members said Monday. A group of about 60 friends and family members participated in the walk Saturday as part of Cory’s...

Finding the Positive
Sunday, Apr 27, 2014

I’m back in Cadiz, Ky., where my ex-wife is slowly succumbing to brain cancer. I hate that word: CANCER. I think all of us hate that word. At least with hospice and controlled pain medications she isn’t suffering. The quality of her life sucks, but now it is just a waiting game. Our prayers have...

Are You Ready for West Nile Season?
Monday, Apr 21, 2014

[News Release] – Everything residents learned last year about West Nile virus and mosquitoes will be put to the test again this year, warned the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District. To ensure residents stay diligent, the District is partnering with the Mosquito & Vector Control...

Mr. SCV to Talk SCV History at Rancho Camulos
Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014

[News Release] – John Boston, award winning humorist, historian, and writer will launch this historic presentations and music series on April 12th, at high noon at the Rancho Camulos Museum and National Historic Landmark. Winner of a Will Rogers Lifetime Achievement Award, “Mr. Santa Clarita’s”...

Newhall Park-and-Ride Closing for Repaving
Monday, Mar 31, 2014

[Santa Clarita Transit] – Over the past couple of weeks, we have been working on upgrades to the Park and Ride lot located at the corner of Newhall Avenue and Sierra Highway behind the gas station.  All preliminary work has been completed and we are now moving onto the paving phase of our project. On...

VIA Computer Systems Get a Boost

[News Release] – The Valley Industry Association (VIA) has taken a huge leap in productivity, after a corporate gift from California United Bank enabled the purchase of new computer equipment for VIA offices.  The gift helped cover the purchase of dual laptops, docking stations, desktop keyboards...

SCV Company To Market Cannabis Products in Colorado
Friday, Mar 28, 2014

[NEWS RELEASE] – Valencia-based USEI Cannabis Initiatives Corp, a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of U.S. Energy Initiatives Corporation, Inc. (otc pink:USEI) (pinksheets:USEI) — USEI announces today that it has successfully negotiated terms with a Washington product producer that will propagate...

Seminar to Highlight Risk Management for Nonprofits

NEWS RELEASE – Please join us for a seminar targeting two important risks that nonprofits need to manage properly. First, Howard Miller of L/B/W Insurance & Financial Services will explain risks and responsibilities of holding data such as employee records, donors’ financial information,...

Submission Period Open for McKeon’s Student Art Contest

NEWS RELEASE – Each year Congressman Buck McKeon invites high school aged students in the 25th Congressional District to participate in the annual Congressional Art Competition. Sponsored by the Congressional Institute, students from around the country are encouraged to put their artistic skills...

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The Master's University women's basketball team got to within one in the final quarter, but it was the Menlo Oaks that pulled away in the end to get the 67-60 win Saturday afternoon in The MacArthur Center.
Lady Mustangs Drop Regular Season Finale to Menlo Oaks 60-67
In honor of Black History Month, California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, is pleased to recognize several prominent Black community leaders and organizations who are making a difference across Senate District 21.
SCV Realtor Recognized Among Wilk’s Black History Month Spotlight
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond joined educators and members of the California Teachers Association Monday on the west steps of the California State Capitol to announce historic legislation—the Pregnancy Leave for Educators Act.
Landmark Legislation Announced for School Employees Paid Pregnancy Leave
The California Jaycee Foundation announced Monday Alexander Bonfiglio of Golden Valley High School is one of eight graduating high school seniors receiving a $1,000 Scholarship resulting from the annual competition completed in January 2024.
Santa Clarita Student Earns CA Jaycee Foundation Scholarship
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the list of nine productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Feb. 26 - Sunday, March 3.
Nine Productions Currently Filming in Santa Clarita
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 2 p.m.
COC Board to Consider Amendment to Purchase of 30,000-Square-Foot Tech Center
The regular meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will take place Tuesday, Feb. 27, with closed session beginning at 5:15p.m., followed immediately by public session at 6:30 p.m.
Saugus School Board to Consider Staff Reductions
Since City incorporation in 1987, public safety has remained a top priority for the city of Santa Clarita.
Ken Striplin | Time to Take a Heads Up! Mindset
The California Department of Transportation has scheduled lane closures on the northbound and southbound State Route 14 between Technology Drive in Palmdale and Avenue A in Lancaster, closing up to three lanes.
Caltrans Announces SR-14 Lane Closures
The Sierra Hillbillies is inviting the community to put on green and add shamrocks and leprechauns to its next monthly dance on Sunday, March 3, from 2 p.m to 5 p.m., at Valencia United Methodist Church.
March 3: Sierra Hillbillies Hosting Leprechaun’s Dance
It's the goal of every basketball team to cut down the nets.
Mustangs Capture Conference Title with Win Over Menlo Oaks 80-73
1923 - U.S. release of Charles Chaplin film "The Pilgrim," partially shot at Saugus Train Station & Newhall First Presbyterian Church [watch]
The Pilgrim
1936 - U.S. release of Silent Era's last feature, "Modern Times" with Charles Chaplin, partially shot in SCV [story]
Modern Times scene
1993 - Jury awards Newhall Land $2.3 million for "Valencia" trademark infringement by Palmer apartments at Valle del Oro, Newhall [story]
Palmer Guilty
Author and illustrator Vashti Harrison (Film/Video MFA 14) has been named the recipient of the 2024 Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children for her book "Big."
CalArtian Wins 2024 Caldecott Medal
Earlier this month, CSUN’s College of Health and Human Development recognized 10 physical therapy students for winning scholarships from the Roy and Roxie Campanella Foundation and the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation.
CSUN Physical Therapy Students Honored by Campanella, Dodgers Foundations
The Master's University men's basketball team was nearly perfect down the stretch as they defeated the Jessup Warriors 72-65 Thursday night at The MacArthur Center.
Mustangs Defense Comes Up Big in Win Over Jessup 72-65
Scoring 23 points in the final quarter, The Master's University women's basketball team broke open a close game to defeat the Jessup Warriors 59-45 Thursday night in The MacArthur Center.
Lady Mustangs Pull Away in 4th to Defeat Warriors 59-45
Calling all Junior High and High School students – bring your IDs and join us for discounted ice skating at The Cube – Ice and Entertainment Center | Powered by FivePoint Valencia, located at 27745 Smyth Drive.
City Releases Schedule for High School Nights at The Cube
Valencia-based Lief Labs, a premier formulation and product development innovator and manufacturer of dietary supplements which was founded in February of 2008, marked the completion of its 15th year of business with a celebratory event at Lief’s Valencia headquarters on Friday, Feb. 16.
Valencia-Based Lief Labs Celebrates 15 Years
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a public safety meeting Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 4 p.m., followed by its regular meeting at 6 p.m.
Feb. 27: City Council Expected Consider Parks Vacancy Applicants
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 78 new cases and one additional death from COVID-19 in the Santa Clarita Valley within the last week.
Public Health Ends Weekly COVID-19 Updates
Recently, the Department of Public Health received a Proposition 65 Notice from the California Department of Toxic Substances Control regarding the threatened illegal discharge of hazardous waste from the Chiquita Canyon Landfill.
Prop 65 Notice Issued to L.A. County for Chiquita Canyon Landfill
One of my favorite passions is traveling, especially to exotic countries to explore different cultures and lifestyles – and if I can’t travel, I love to escape within the pages of a book.
Bill Miranda | Santa Clarita Unveils One Story One City Selection
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