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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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Aug. 5: Kelly’s Lot Closes Out Valencia Jazz, Blues Series
Thursday, Aug 4, 2016

Friday, Aug. 5, is your last chance this summer to dance the night away at the 2016 Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series. Not-to-be-missed Kelly’s Lot will be the closing band.  Kelly is a unique, internationally recognized blues singer.  Her funny easy going style, contagious energy combined...

July 29: Jazz & Blues with Jim Gibson at Town Center is ON
Thursday, Jul 28, 2016

The Valencia Jazz and Blues Concert Series will feature nationally recognized original blues recording artist Jim Gibson on Friday, July 29, on Town Center Drive in front of the Hyatt Valencia. Born a music lover in Savannah, Georgia, Gibson started his first band at 12 yrs old, working his way to Memphis...

Friday Night Jazz: Michael John & The Bottom Line
Thursday, Jul 7, 2016

July 8, 2016 | Michael John & the Bottom Line “This band’s powerful vocals and emotion with a ton of energy and funk will have you dancing in the street!” When you combine family and lifelong friends, you get a special musical bond that touches the hearts and souls of all music lovers alike. The...

Friday: Last Chance to Catch Valencia Jazz & Blues
Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015

The Delgado Brothers The sounds of live Jazz and Blues bands will fill Town Center Drive in Valencia for one more Friday night, Aug. 7, as the 16th Annual Valencia Jazz & Blues Series comes to a close. This Friday will feature popular Latin Jazz & Blues recording artists, The Delgado Brothers. “Get...

Coming Up in SCV: Jazz & Blues at Town Center, more
Wednesday, Jun 17, 2015

  Upcoming Events Check out what’s happening soon in Santa Clarita! Thursdays@Newhall  SENSES– June 18 Art Slam & Jam Session-July 2  Revved Up-July 9 Old Town Newhall 6th annual Car Show-Sunday, June 28 Santa Clarita Storm-Home games played at Golden Valley...

Lineup Announced for Friday Jazz Series at Town Center
Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015

Opening night is Friday, June 19, when the sounds of live Jazz and Blues bands once again fill Town Center Drive in Valencia. This will be the 16th year that the Valencia Jazz & Blues will feature regional, national and international entertainers in a family friendly, quaint street party setting...

Healing Music | Commentary by Darryl Manzer
Saturday, Jun 28, 2014

I know many of you have been to the Valencia Jazz and Blues Concert Series held each Friday night on Town Center Drive. Yep, right in the street. Last night it was a group called the Delgado Brothers. WOW. Good jazz with a Latin twist, and they really lay down some great blues licks. Until a couple of...

14 Apply to Fill Strickland’s Seat on Hart School Board
Friday, May 31, 2013

The Hart School District Governing Board is holding a special meeting on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 to interview and make a provisional appointment to fill one Board vacancy. The public meeting will be at 3 pm in the District Boardroom. The selected candidate will take the oath of office and begin the provisional...

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Both classified staff and teachers in the William S. Hart Union High School District voiced their displeasure with the ongoing negotiations regarding employee pay during Wednesday night’s governing board meeting, saying morale is low across the board for site staff.
Hart District Teachers, Staff  Express Frustration Over Ongoing Labor Negotiations
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 12 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Sept. 20 - Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021:
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Wipeout,’ ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘Prisoners of Earth,’ 11 Other Productions
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported an additional death Monday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths to 166 since the onset of the pandemic, hospital spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports 166th Death; SCV Cases Total 35,280
College of the Canyons, No. 6, remained unbeaten on Saturday with the Cougars' defense coming away with four turnovers — including three straight interceptions to end the game — to defeat No. 8 Fullerton College 22-17 at Nathan Shapell Stadium.
Cougars Remain Unbeaten with 22-17 Win Against Fullerton
WiSH hosted several very popular informational college webinars during the ’21-’22 academic year; this year they have expanded the program to meet the needs of all students considering college as an option.
WiSH Foundation Expanding College Webinar Series
Three local business leaders discussed the ways their organizations survived the COVID-19 pandemic during a panel discussion organized by the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. as part of its semi-annual Economic Outlook event held Friday morning at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons.
Area Business Leaders Discuss Challenges, Resilience During Pandemic
Hundreds of Santa Clarita residents convened on a large dirt lot behind a shopping center on Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country Saturday morning to join the annual effort of cleaning up the Santa Clara River.
Community Turns Out for Annual River Rally
Santa Clarita Valley residents awoke Monday morning to the smell and sight of smoke, but officials say the hazy air is being blown in from a fire north of the area.
Forest Service Says SCV Smoke Not from Local Fire
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]
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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
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