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1888 - 8:15 a.m.: Newhall's luxurious Southern Hotel burns to the ground [story]
Southern Hotel

North Hollywood-Based Band Prussia to Make Concerts in the Park Debut
Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019

On Saturday, July 20, the band Prussia will cool down Central Park with some funk, blues and soul. The four-member band based in nearby North Hollywood will perform during this year’s Concerts in the Park series, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union. The free concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. at...

June 16: Valencia Jazz and Blues Opening Night
Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017

This Friday, June 16 is opening night for the 2017 Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series. Join the special celebration with a smoking hot Latin Jazz Dance party featuring the critically acclaimed Susie Hansen Latin Band. Susie Hansen, an Electric violinist and vocalist fronts this sizzling Salsa...

Local Band Plays at ‘RailFest 2017’ in Fillmore
Monday, May 1, 2017

A local band played the 2017 Railfest in Fillmore last Saturday, bringing rock and roll, blues tunes, and Johnny Cash train songs to the festival. Last Saturday at the 2017 Railfest in Fillmore, children young and old enjoyed rock and roll, blues tunes and Johnny Cash train songs from Santa Clarita local...

Jazz & Blues Concert Series Lineup Announced
Monday, Jun 13, 2016

Calendars at the ready: the Valencia Jazz & Blues concert series lineup has officially been announced and is bringing jazz and blues artists every Friday evening until August 5. This year’s series, set to begin Friday, June 17, will run for 8 weeks through August 5. Hours for the concerts will...

SCV Entertainment Beat
Wednesday, Jun 17, 2015

Drummer Chuck Strong, the Santa Clarita Valley Blues Society award winner and SCVTV “House Blend” star, is going to be in a jam Thursday night. A rockin’ blues jam, that is, at Bergie’s Steakhouse in Canyon Country off of Sand Canyon and Soledad. Bergie’s Red-hot guitarist Tommy March is...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Blues at American Legion
Friday, Jan 16, 2015

Friday night, award-winning SCV blues band Chuck Strong and SRBQ are throwing a party at the Newhall American Legion Post 507 in Newhall. The SCVTV “House Blend” stars are headed all the way to Memphis next week to represent the Santa Clarita Valley in the International Blues Challenge competition...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Blues & Wumbloozo
Thursday, Jul 31, 2014

A smokin’ hot weekend of music is cooking in the Santa Clarita Valley, for those of us who don’t flee to the coast for the Ventura County Fair. Saturday at Rivendale Park in Towsley Canyon off the Old Road, you can help celebrate the second annual “International Blues Music Day.” The band lineup...

Aug. 2: International Blues Music Day Concert at Rivendale
Monday, Jul 14, 2014

The Santa Clarita Valley Blues Society and the LA SummerFest at Rivendale with host a Blues Festival on Aug. 2 in honor of International Blues Music Day which is celebrated all over the world. The location is Towsley Canyon Park, 24675 The Old Road, Santa Clarita.  The gates open at 4:30 p.m. and the...

Dec. 14: A Bluesy Christmas Fundraiser at Vincenzo’s Newhall
Thursday, Dec 5, 2013

The Santa Clarita Valley Blues Society invites you to our Winter Fundraiser & Christmas Party on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Vincenzo’s Pizza, 24504 1/2 Lyons Ave., Newhall. For your entertainment, we are featuring our recent “Battle of the Blues Bands” Winners and...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012
Wednesday, Jan 25, 2012

In this episode: City to manage Santa Clarita’s redevelopment debt; Caltrans to close each side of Interstate 5 south of Santa Clarita starting Sunday. Also: County Board of Supervisors to take up One Valley One Vision General Plan; U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon reacts to President Obama’s...

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1888 - 8:15 a.m.: Newhall's luxurious Southern Hotel burns to the ground [story]
Southern Hotel
On Saturday, Oct. 23, SCV Sheriff Station J-Team deputies will be hosting a "Drug Take Back Day" between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in front of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Oct. 23: SCV Sheriff’s Station Hosting “Drug Take Back Day”
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 15 new deaths and 1,227 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,989 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: County Begins Administering COVID Vaccine Boosters for All Three FDA-Approved Vaccines to Residents; SCV Cases Total 36,989
As you walk along the River Village Park Trail at Duane R. Harte Park, you can now enjoy nature and a story at the same time.
Santa Clarita Public Library Debuts ‘Trail Tales’ Literary Adventure at Duane R. Harte Park
The total number of anti-Asian hate crimes within Los Angeles County rose 76% in 2020, according to a report released Wednesday.
L.A. County Anti-Asian Hate Crimes See 76% Increase in 2020
Residents in unincorporated Los Angeles County were told Thursday to ignore a recent notice concerning home registry from the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs, according to officials in Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s office.
County ‘Rental Property’ Notice Sparks Homeowner Confusion
Classified employees within the Saugus Unified School District are now showing their COVID-19 vaccination verification or undergoing weekly testing to work in the office.
Classified School Workers Undergo COVID-19 Vaccine Verification
Californians age 70 and older may continue to renew their driver’s licenses online or by mail through Dec. 31, 2022. Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed legislation to extend this temporary rule.
Californians 70 and Older Can Renew Driver’s Licenses Online Through 2022
Six Flags Magic Mountain, the undisputed “Thrill Capital of the World,” in partnership with Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment and DC, today unveiled plans to add yet another record-breaking coaster—WONDER WOMAN™ Flight of Courage—to its unparalleled thrill ride lineup.
Six Flags Magic Mountain Announces Record 20th Coaster WONDER WOMAN Flight of Courage
Smells of Filipino food wafted outside the Newhall Community Center as a welcome for attendees of the Fil-Am Association of Santa Clarita Valley, “Pistahan at Bayanihan” (Festivities and Community) Cultural Festival.
Community Leaders Celebrate Filipino Culture, History
Cincinnati Reds pitcher Hunter Greene is returning to his former home of Stevenson Ranch Saturday to meet local kids and give out free baseball cleats.
SCV Native, Cincinnati Reds Pitcher Hunter Greene Offering Free Cleats for Local Kids
1898 - Birth of Mary S. Ruiz, eldest child of Enrique & Rosaria Ruiz of San Francisquito Canyon; all died in 1928 dam disaster [cemetery census]
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Senate Republican Leader Scott Wilk, (R-Santa Clarita), delivered a second letter Thursday to ensure accountability on a state-funded COVID-19 testing lab.
Wilk Demands Newsom Admin to Halt Auto-Renew Of No-Bid Contract for Valencia Testing Lab
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 27 new deaths and 1,167 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,924 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 36,924; L.A. County Ready to Administer Additional Boosters
Aglaia Mortcheva has spent over 20 years working in animation, from Comedy Central to Nickelodeon and FOX, and is eager to share her insights on turning cartoons into characters people care about as a professor in California State University, Northridge’s animation program in the Department of Art.
CSUN Welcomes Longtime Nickelodeon Animator as Art Department Professor
The city of Santa Clarita’s Volunteer Engagement Program is pleased to partner with the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Nonprofit Council and the SCV Nonprofit Leaders Network for the 2021 Nonprofit Symposium.
City Inviting Area Nonprofits to 2021 Nonprofit Symposium
The end of the season approaches as the Santa Clarita Valley football teams are officially over halfway done with league play.
Week Nine Foothill League Roundup for Trinity, Santa Clarita Christian, Castaic
After a year of virtual celebrations, the only zooming that will be done at the College of the Canyons Fall 2021 Science Talk Star Party will be through actual telescopes.
Oct. 29: COC’s Fall Star Party Returns to Canyon Country Campus
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted 17 students, including Sujin Kim from California Institute of the Arts, winners of the 48th Student Academy Awards competition.
CalArtian Among 17 Winners of Student Academy Awards
Seventeen employees were honored as the Classified Employees of the Year Wednesday night at the William S. Hart Union High School District’s governing board meeting.
Hart Governing Board Recognizes Classified Employees of the Year
Hundreds of Santa Clarita teens gathered on Sunday, Oct. 17, to join actor-influencer Eric Artell in kicking off the “ASMD Baby Food Challenge,” a social media challenge created to raise awareness for local toddler Damian Markham and Wylder Nation Foundation. 
Baby Food Challenge Kicks Off Locally for Terminally-Ill SCV Toddler
2007 - Buckweed fire chars 38,356 acres, destroys 21 homes in Canyon Country and Agua Dulce [story]
Buckweed Fire
Family Promise Santa Clarita in partnership with Williams Homes, And HomeAid LA, will break ground on their new local resource center. 
Family Promise To Break Ground On New Resource Center
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 31 new deaths and 1,267 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,859 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Urges Vaccines for Sports Viewing; 36,859 Total SCV Cases