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1954 - C-46 cargo plane crashes at Saugus Drunk Farm; Civil Air Patrol chaplains parachute to safety [story]
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LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
The MAIN Gearing Up for February Shows
Thursday, Jan 31, 2019

Gear up for another great month at The MAIN, located at 24266 Main Street, in Old Town Newhall! Tickets are now on sale for a variety of shows taking place in February. Comedy Mashup is a group of working comedians and improvisers from all over Los Angeles. They come together once a month to put on a...

Jan. 3: Kick Off to Thursdays at Newhall 2019
Thursday, Dec 27, 2018

The city of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series starts 2019 off on the right foot with a pair of free events inside The MAIN in Old Town Newhall in January. Thursdays@Newhall is an ongoing opportunity for residents of Santa Clarita to attend shows, concerts and special events on Thursdays throughout...

The MAIN’s December Lineup Announced
Thursday, Nov 29, 2018

The city of Santa Clarita invites you to attend upcoming shows at The MAIN, located at 24266 Main Street, in Old Town Newhall. Tickets are now on sale for a variety of shows taking place in December. Bridgeway Theatre Company presents “Blood on Thy Hands,” an original work from director Stephan Nieman...

August: Thursdays at Newhall to Revisit Glamour of Old Hollywood
Monday, Jul 23, 2018

It’ll be the bee’s knees in August at the city of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series, presented by Valencia Auto Center, as Old Town Newhall takes on the feel of 1920s Hollywood. Thursdays@Newhall is an ongoing opportunity for residents of Santa Clarita to attend free shows, concerts and...

April 4-6: Santa Clarita Arts Calendar
Tuesday, Apr 3, 2018

Here is a list of Santa Clarita arts-related events for April 4-6: April 4: Western Music Association Showcase at El Trocadero Steakhouse Time: 6:30 p.m. Musicians and cowboy poets perform stories and songs of the romantic Old West, contemporary music of the American West, and songs of the open range...

March: Outdoor Events Return to Thursdays at Newhall
Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018

The city of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series, presented by Valencia Auto Center, is set for the return of its free outdoor events in Old Town Newhall in March. Popular events 10 by 10, Note by Note, an artist reception at The MAIN and the ARTree Speaker Series are rejoined by JAM Sessions,...

February: Four Weeks of Fun at Thursdays at Newhall
Monday, Jan 29, 2018

The city of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series in Old Town Newhall continues its winter schedule in February with 10 by 10, Note by Note, an artist reception at The MAIN and the ARTree Speaker Series. Thursdays@Newhall is an ongoing opportunity for residents of Santa Clarita to attend free shows...

Dec. 28 – Jan. 10: Santa Clarita Arts Calendar
Tuesday, Dec 26, 2017

Here is the list of Santa Clarita arts-related events for Dec. 28 – Jan. 10: Dec. 28: ARTree – Figure Drawing at ARTree Community Arts Center Dec. 28, 2017 06:00 p.m. Are you an artist frustrated with the lack of opportunities to draw in Santa Clarita? Come to ARTree Community Arts Center...

Thursdays at Newhall Features ’10 By 10,’ ‘Note for Note,’ Art Show in December
Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017

The city of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, continues in December with free artistic events in Old Town Newhall, including the popular 10 By 10 and Note By Note events and an artist reception at The MAIN. Thursdays@Newhall is an ongoing opportunity for residents...

Nov. 2: Winter Schedule Thursdays@Newhall Kick-Off
Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017

The city of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, transitions to an indoor-only schedule from November through February. Popular events 10 By 10, Note By Note and the art receptions at The MAIN continue in the winter months, while JAM Sessions, Revved Up car shows and...

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1954 - C-46 cargo plane crashes at Saugus Drunk Farm; Civil Air Patrol chaplains parachute to safety [story]
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1863 - Gen. Edward F. Beale loans money to A.A. Hudson and Oliver P. Robbins to erect toll house in Newhall Pass [story]
toll house
1962 - Articles of incorporation filed for Golden State Memorial Hospital on Lyons Avenue [story]
Golden State Hospital
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed the first death due to the West Nile virus for the 2021 season in Los Angeles County. The patient, a resident of the eastern region of Los Angeles County, was hospitalized and died from WNV-associated neuro-invasive disease.
Public Health Confirms First West Nile Virus Death of 2021
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 25 new deaths and 1,823 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,090 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. Additionally, Public Health announced that the Los Angeles County Health Officer Order will be modified today to require vaccination verification or a negative test prior to entry to all mega-events and event venues by Oct. 7.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Health Officer Order on Vaccination Verification to be Issued in L.A. County; SCV Cases Total 35,090
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance Wednesday that would require developers of various types of residential, commercial and industrial projects to provide public art in private developments in the amount of 1% of the building valuation or pay 1% of the building valuation toward a public art fund.
Supervisors Approve Art Fee for Developments, Barger Abstains
The Santa Clarita City Council received a brief report Tuesday about Camps Scott and Scudder, two Saugus facilities recommended by the Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council’s Juvenile Justice Realignment Block Grant Ad-Hoc Subcommittee in May to become the new homes of violent juvenile offenders in Los Angeles County.
City Council Receives Update on Camps Scott, Scudder
A big-rig fire Friday afternoon rapidly grew to a 100-acre brush fire east of Interstate 5 at Vista del Lago Road.
100-Acre Fire Closes I-5 Ramps at Vista del Lago, 0% Contained
During Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 19 through 25, the California Highway Patrol will educate the public on the importance of ensuring children are riding in a properly fitted and installed child passenger safety seat.
CHP to Take Part in Safety Effort During Child Passenger Safety Week
The atmosphere on the outdoor patio of the Holiday Inn Express in Valencia was fun and lively during the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Latino Business Alliance’s Hispanic Heritage Month event Wednesday evening.
Latino Business Leaders Celebrate a Growing Community at Hispanic Heritage Month Event
In the same week Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials said they’ll be expanding the limitations on deputies drawing their AR-15’s in the field, some Santa Clarita Valley activists said they still want to see more changes to law enforcement policy
LASD to ‘Modify’ Rules for Deputies Drawing Weapons in the Field Following Inspector General’s Report
1879 - First official Newhall School building erected near Walnut & Ninth streets [story]
First Newhall School
CSUN President Erika D. Beck last week greeted the CSUN community — and welcomed students, faculty and staff returning to a partially reopened campus — in her annual Fall Welcome Address on Sept. 10.
CSUN President Sets Tone of Inspiration, Challenge in Welcome Address
One of the toughest decisions a pet owner can face is no longer being able to keep their beloved pet.
County Animal Care & Control Launches Resource for Rehoming Pets
Midway through the 2021 season, the Santa Clarita Christian Cardinals girls’ volleyball team finds itself ranked No. 1 in CIF Southern Section Division 8.
CIF-SS Ranks Santa Clarita Christian Girls Volleyball No. 1
If the teams are still having trouble figuring out their schemes, right now would be a very good time to turn it around: Foothill League competition starts next week.
SCV High School Football Week Five Preview
Today’s blog is the third and final installment in a series in which I review how the Los Angeles County Animal Care & Control (DACC) has improved its operations over the past 20 years.
Marcia Mayeda Reflects on 20 Years at Animal Care & Control | Third in a Series
Well more than 100 people gathered at the Elks Lodge on Sierra Highway Saturday to enjoy time with friends and family — and raise funds for local charities — during the Elks’ Car & Bike Show.
Elks’ Car & Bike Show Raises Funds for Area Charities
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported two additional deaths Thursday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths to 165 since the onset of the pandemic, hospital spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports 164th, 165th Deaths; SCV Cases Total 35,022
1872 - Mitchell adobe home in Soledad Canyon area first used as schoolhouse; genesis of 1879 Sulphur Springs School District [story]
Mitchell adobe
Students across L.A. County may soon have access to more mental health services with the expansion of the Community School Initiative. 
Student Mental Health Services Expansion To Be Explored County Wide
Supervisor Kathryn Barger has read a motion to accept a portion of Sloan Canyon Road near Castaic High School into the county system of highways in an effort to ensure roadway safety and prevent future crashes. 
Supervisor Barger To Address Sloan Canyon Traffic Safety
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 37 new deaths and 1,930 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 34,936 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Issues New Vaccine Order; 34,936 Total SCV Cases
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Station deputies are looking for the scoop after multiple Baskin- Robbins ice cream shops were burglarized overnight Tuesday, including two locations in the Santa Clarita Valley.
2 Suspects Arrested In Connection To Baskin-Robbins Burglaries
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