The Historical Society of Southern California and the Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society present:
The Jenkins Brothers: An Eye to the Substantial
Saturday, August 27, 2016 • 2:00 p.m.
Old Town Newhall Library,
24500 Main St., Santa Clarita
For 80 years, from the 1850s to the 1930s, Charles...
Dozens embarked on a trip back in time Saturday to 88 years ago when one of the world’s worst civil engineering disasters killed hundreds of people.
Alan Pollack, president of the Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society, along with historian Phillip Scorza and Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel, president...
U.S. Rep. Steve Knight introduced legislation Wednesday that would place nearly 70,000 acres above Castaic Lake into “wilderness” and declare the St. Francis Dam site in San Francisquito Canyon a national monument.
Knight’s HR 3153, the “Saint Francis Dam Disaster National Memorial and Castaic...
It was the second largest disaster to ever occur in the recorded history of California. Its aftermath was steeped in controversy, some of which remains to this day.
The St. Francis Dam ruptured unexpectedly (some would say otherwise) just before midnight on March 12, 1928, sending a huge wall of water...
[KHTS] – A California State University, Northridge grad student has completed of a master’s thesis on the memorialization of the Santa Clarita Valley’s St. Francis Dam Disaster of 1928.
Ann Stansell, of Los Angeles, an anthropology and public archaeology student, spent three years compiling...
A lobbyist is a person who tries to influence legislation on behalf of a special interest. This is what I do four days a year. I’m not a professional lobbyist, and I don’t get paid for what I do. But I believe certain things need to be protected, and I try to convince members of Congress that it...
All that’s left of the historic schoolhouse is in some roll-off bins.
What used to be the only remaining part of the 100-year-old, two-story wooden Newhall School building is gone, and Historical Society officers are none too happy.
According to a source familiar with the property at 24514 Kansas...
Members of the public had a chance to meet and chat with nearly three dozen local authors Saturday at the Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library. The “Celebration of Local Authors” was sponsored by the Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library.
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[KHTS] – In an effort to promote local authors and their work, the Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library are hosting their inaugural “Celebration of Local Authors” event on Saturday, Jan. 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Jo Anne Darcy Canyon Country Library.
The free event will feature...
Local authors Dr. Alan Pollack, Kim Stephens and E.J. Stephens released their new book, “Legendary Locals of the Santa Clarita Valley,” in September 2012 as part of the “Legendary Locals” series put out by Arcadia Publishing.
The authors are coming to Santa Clarita libraries next...
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday confirmed 20 new deaths and 1,351 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, with 18 new cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner was "wrong" to have returned to the field at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, to celebrate the team's Game 6 World Series victory over the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday night -- after he had tested positive for COVID-19.
Washington, Oregon and Nevada have joined California’s COVID-19 vaccine Scientific Safety Review Workgroup, which will independently review the safety and efficacy of any COVID-19 vaccine approved by the FDA for distribution.
The Santa Clarita City Council celebrated the opening Tuesday for its newest “transit-friendly” facility at Vista Canyon in Canyon Country, alongside officials from Metrolink and Metro, or the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH is issuing a Health Advisory for private gatherings and public celebrations advising Los Angeles County residents that the potential risk of COVID-19 transmission at such celebrations is high based on the increasing rate of COVID-19 community transmission in Los Angeles County.
Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a joint meeting with the Associated Student Government via Zoom video conferencing Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 1:30 p.m., followed by the adopted budget workshop.
College of the Canyons has been ranked nationally No. 22 and 26 in The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine for enrolling the largest number of Hispanic students and granting the most degrees, respectively.
In light of the impact the pandemic is having on Halloween, SCV Adventure Play Foundation is taking a new approach to a family-friendly Halloween hang time on Saturday, Oct. 31, from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) has confirmed, for the first time, water on the sunlit surface of the Moon. This discovery indicates that water may be distributed across the lunar surface, and not limited to cold, shadowed places.
Fire Chief Daryl L. Osby is pleased to announce that the Los Angeles County Fire Department's Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Program, California Task Force-2, will continue providing international urban search and rescue services as part of the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) disaster response efforts.
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