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1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
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Jan. 31: Helen H. Jackson’s Camulos Visit Comes to Life
Thursday, Jan 14, 2016

Re-experience Helen Hunt Jackson’s 1882 visit to Rancho Camulos – which inspired her to include this vestige of the Californio lifestyle as one of the settings for her novel, “Ramona.” On Jan. 31 at 1 p.m., reenactors will engage and delight you as they portray this event which forever changed...

Nov. 7-8: Historic Films in View at Rancho Camulos Double Header
Monday, Oct 19, 2015

Three “Ramona” silent films will be showcased at a weekend celebration of 19th-century rancho life at Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark in November. Mary Pickford in the title role (with Henry B. Walthall as Allesandro) in D.W. Griffith’s production of “Ramona,”...

Oct. 3: ‘The Mysterious Tataviam’ at Rancho Camulos
Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015

The Tataviam – the indigenous peoples of the Santa Clarita Valley – are among the least known of the California Indian groups. Little of their tribal history and unique language survived the mission period. By sifting through Spanish mission archives and records of early-20th-century anthropologists,...

Women’s History Month Event: Women of Rancho Camulos, March 21
Friday, Mar 6, 2015

[Rancho Camulos Museum] – Commemorate Women’s History Month and sit back and enjoy this latest living history  program  in our  Ramblings at the Rancho series as the remarkable women of Rancho Camulos share their stories in “Barefoot, Pregnant, and in the Kitchen, or Not  – Women...

Jan. 31: Reenactment of ‘Ramona’ Author’s Visit to Camulos
Sunday, Jan 25, 2015

Helen Hunt Jackson [KHTS] – Rancho Camulos Museum will be hosting an event Saturday at noon that will reenact 19th-century author Helen Hunt Jackson’s visit to the ranch. The suggested $5 donation also includes a docent-led tour, tours will also be conducted at 2 and 3 p.m. Jackson’s 1882...

Mark Your Calendar: Rancho Camulos Then & Now
Wednesday, Sep 3, 2014

Situated in the picturesque Santa Clara River Valley along Highway 126, just 10 miles from busy Interstate 5, is one of the historic gems of Southern California. Rancho Camulos, a prime surviving example of an adobe hacienda from California’s rancho period in the 1850s, served as the home of the...

June 7: Learn Rose Care from One Who Knows
Tuesday, Jun 3, 2014

Come out to Rancho Camulos on Saturday, June 7, at high noon, to learn all about rose care. It’s the next program in the Rancho Camulos Museum music and presentation series. Rosarian Steve Klittich, head of the renowned rose purveyors, Otto and Sons Nursery in Fillmore, will be on hand to share...

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”...

Lost SCV-Related 1928 Film Reappears After Falling to Nazis, Soviets
Sunday, Mar 30, 2014

A newly rediscovered 1928 film with an “SCV connection” made its world premiere Saturday night in Los Angeles – 86 years and one day after it made its original world premiere. The film is the Edwin Carewe version of “Ramona” starring Dolores Del Rio, and it had been lost to time until a print...

SCV’s ‘Home of Ramona’ to be Featured at Smithsonian
Saturday, Feb 15, 2014

Del Valle Adobe at Rancho Camulos Coinciding with President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday this week, Rancho Camulos Museum announced some exciting and “historic” news. The National Museum of American History (NMAH), a branch of the Smithsonian, plans to feature Rancho Camulos and the Del...

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Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain
1938 - Brand-new Lockheed transport plane crashes in Agua Dulce; all 9 perish including 2 infants [story]
plane crash
1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
COC
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing Tuesday to further deliberate on the Sand Canyon Resort development.
Sand Canyon Resort Development Returns to Planning Commission
The CIF Southern Section and KAP7 International, Inc. announced a five-year partnership extension for KAP7 to be the official boys and girls water polo ball for all championship events.
KAP7, CIF-SS Announce Extension of Five-Year Ball Partnership
Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan that would spend about $1.5 billion of the state’s $75.7 billion surplus in grants of up to $25,000 to support small businesses, according to state officials this week.
Chamber Urges SCV to Support Newsom’s Aid to Small Businesses
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 17 new deaths and 583 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,842 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Studies Show Vaccine Appears to Be Effective Against Variants; 27,842 Total SCV Cases
Fourteen-year-old Andrew Jenofsky was the first in line to get his shot at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Thursday morning, as adolescents ages 12-15 were given the go-ahead to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
14-Year-Old First to Receive Pfizer Vaccine at Henry Mayo
Support for Israel was written across the signs and faces of approximately 100 demonstrators during a rally held on City Hall’s steps Thursday evening.
Approximately 100 SCV Residents Gather to Support Israel
The city of Santa Clarita received approximately 850 applications for its rental assistance program ahead of the program’s April 30 application deadline.
City Receives More Than 800 Rental Assistance Applications
Saddleback Butte State Park announced it is urgently searching for volunteers to become camp hosts beginning June 1.
Camp Hosts Needed at Saddleback Butte State Park, New Updates Announced for Mojave Area State Parks
Los Angeles County Public Health officials said it will review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly released guidance for fully vaccinated residents in order to make adjustments to the current County and state guidelines.
LA County to Review CDC’s Masking Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People
The city of Santa Clarita released an updated schedule for the Concerts in the Park series set to take place in July and August.
City Releases Updated Schedule for Concerts in the Park
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance Thursday indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Loosens Mask Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated People; SCV Cases Total 27,825
A total of 277 single-family homes changed owners during April in the Santa Clarita Valley as the as the tight inventory rose to its highest level in five months, though remained well below year-ago totals, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
SCV Median Home Price $795,000 Hits Record
After making numerous requests for correction for failure by the County Board of Supervisors to abide by various sections of the Brown Act, the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment was left with no option than to file a formal legal complaint.
SCOPE Files Legal Complaint Over L.A. County’s Failure to Abide by Brown Act
The case against a prominent Santa Clarita Valley Realtor who had been accused of a sexual assault stemming from a Las Vegas real estate conference last summer was dismissed, a court clerk confirmed Thursday.
Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case Against SCV Realtor Dismissed, L.A. County Case “Still Active”
Tommy's Boats - a national boat dealership brand with locations in Florida, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Michigan - announced a new location opening soon in Castaic.
May 19, May 20: Tommy’s Boats Grill & Chill Hiring Event
Foothill League coaches announced their choice for Player of the Year and their All-League teams recently.
Saugus High QB Named Foothill League Player of the Year
California Credit Union has awarded 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in its annual College Scholarship Program.
Valencia High Student Awarded California Credit Union Scholarship
Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda responded Tuesday to criticisms of the city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, which was formed as a result of last summer’s protests about issues involving race relations.
Mayor Taking Human Relations Roundtable Criticisms “Very Seriously”
1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall
Six days a week, Santa Clarita Grocery opens its warehouse to people in need.
Local Shop Donates Leftover Bagels To Help Families