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1940 - NYC premiere of "The Marines Fly High" starring Lucille Ball, filmed in Placerita Canyon [story] Marines Fly High

April 20: Santa Clarita to Host Inaugural Cowboy Festival Wedding
Wednesday, Feb 21, 2024

Following the resounding success of the second annual “The Big I Do” wedding on Valentine’s Day, the city of Santa Clarita has announced the launch of the inaugural Cowboy Festival Wedding. Dust off your boots and round up your partner, because love is about to ride into town in true western...

April 20: MHF Announces New Twists in Annual Walk for Children’s Cancer
Wednesday, Feb 14, 2024

The Michael Hoefflin Foundation is committed to supporting children and families affected by cancer, is thrilled to announce its much-anticipated Annual Walk for Children’s Cancer on Saturday, Apr. 20 at Central Park. This year’s event, set to unfold in the heart of our vibrant community,...

Basketball Courts Closed at Central Park
Friday, Jan 12, 2024

Three of the four basketball courts at Central Park, 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91350, are currently closed for maintenance. The project is expected to last two weeks and will see the courts closed through Jan. 22. The scheduled closure will allow city of Santa Clarita staff to refinish...

Cameron Smyth | Day of Unity Honoring the Dream
Thursday, Jan 11, 2024

Honoring the Dream: A Day of Unity Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was a visionary leader whose courage and commitment to justice changed the course of history. His dream of a Nation free from racial injustice and discrimination continues to inspire us. As we approach Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 15,...

Relay For Life of SCV Celebrates “First Lap”, Regional/National Awards
Wednesday, Jan 10, 2024

Relay For Life of the Santa Clarita Valley celebrated the kickoff of the 2024 Relay For Life season by taking a ceremonial “First Lap” in Central Park. This year’s Relay For Life signature event will again be held in Central Park on May 4, with the Disney/Star wars theme: “May The Cure Be With...

Jan. 15: Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Unity Walk
Thursday, Jan 4, 2024

The city of Santa Clarita invites the community to come together for a Unity Walk in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at Central Park on Monday, Jan. 15, at 9 a.m. The event will kick off with a brief program focusing on Dr. King’s legacy and contributions to our Nation, all centered...

Holiday Tree Pickup Continues Through Jan. 13
Friday, Dec 29, 2023

GreenSantaClarita.com reminds homeowners that recycling is a great second chance at life for your holiday trees. Trees will be collected and recycled on your regular collection day now through Saturday, Jan. 13. Before placing trees out for collection, please remove lights, tinsel, ornaments and stands...

Dec. 7: Parks & Rec to Discuss Winter Season Programming
Friday, Dec 1, 2023

The Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m., on the First Floor of City Hall in Council Chambers. The Commission is expected to discuss updates on winter season programming. The full agenda is available below. City Hall...

Ken Striplin | High-Quality Additions to Central Park
Monday, Nov 6, 2023

Have You Been to Central Park Recently? “Great art picks up where nature ends.” – Marc Chagall Last month, the City Council proudly cut the ribbon and welcomed our residents to the new 15-acres of enhanced and upgraded amenities at Central Park. Including new multipurpose fields, an additional...

Nov. 11: Jingle Fest ’23 Benefiting SCV Veterans Collaborative
Thursday, Nov 2, 2023

Strawberry & Fig – a local, boutique, clothing store – has partnered with The Santa Clarita Veterans Services Collaborative to host Jingle Fest ’23 Saturday, Nov. 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Central Park. This is slated to be the largest arts and crafts event in the Santa Clarita...

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1940 - NYC premiere of "The Marines Fly High" starring Lucille Ball, filmed in Placerita Canyon [story] Marines Fly High
1882 - George Campton's Newhall general store explodes [story]
general store
1938 - Great Flood of 1938 causes massive destruction and death across the greater Los Angeles region [story]
A strong fourth quarter turned a close game into The Master's University favor as the women's basketball team defeated the Hope International Royals 75-61 Thursday night in the first round of the GSAC Championship Tournament being played in Atherton, Calif.
Lady Mustangs Move on to GSAC Tourney Semis
The city of Santa Clarita is inviting artists to submit artwork to be considered for upcoming exhibitions.
City Seeking Artists, Artwork for Upcoming Exhibitions
MONTEREY PARK — No. 20 College of the Canyons suffered a 93-78 loss at No. 13 East L.A. College in the opening round of the 3C2A Southern California Regional Playoffs on Wednesday to see its season come to a close.
Season Ends for Lady Cougs Basketball
Eccentric relatives, love, mystery, family secrets and maybe even murder.
Mayor Cameron Smyth | “The Woman in the Castello”
VENTURA — College of the Canyons bounced back into the win column in a big way with a shortened 16-1 road victory at Ventura College on Tuesday, snapping a four-game losing streak in the process.
Lady Cougs Snap Four-Game Losing Streak
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a study session Wednesday, March 6, at 5 p.m., to discuss the proposed Sunridge development by Urban West, which would be located at the site commonly known as the Whittaker-Bermite property.
6,550 New Homes Planned for Center of City
California Institute of the Arts alum and School of Film/Video special faculty Nelson Carlos De Los Santos Arias (Film/Video MFA 14) won the Silver Bear for Best Director at the 2024 Berlin Film Festival (Berlinale) on Feb. 24 for his feature film, "Pepe."
CalArts Alum Wins Silver Bear Best Director at Berlin Film Festival
Applications are now available for California Credit Union’s Summer Internship Program for local high school seniors and college students.
Applications Now Available for CA Credit Union’s Summer Internship
The William S. Hart Union High School District will host its annual Honor Band Concert Saturday, March 2, at 6:30 p.m., at the Hart High School Auditorium.
March 2: Annual Hart District Honor Band Concert
Light snow fell Thursday as state workers began the third snow survey of the season.
Upcoming Storm Could Boost California Snowpack Above Normal
1990 - President George H.W. Bush and Sheriff Sherman Block dedicate new North County Correctional Facility in Castaic [story]
ribbon cutting
The Master's University announced Kaleb Lowery was named co-Player of the Year in the conference and Ty Harper was named All-Golden State Athletic Conference in men's basketball for the 2023-24 season.
TMU’s Lowery Earns Co-Player of the Year; Harper Named All-GSAC
College of the Canyons student-athletes Aaliyah Garcia (women's basketball) and Jerome Hughes (men's track & field) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running Feb. 19-24.
COC Names Aaliyah Garcia, Jerome Hughes Athletes of the Week
SCV Water invites the community to learn more about the Agency’s 5-year Strategic Plan through a special virtual presentation on Monday, March 25, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
March 25: SCV Water Five-Year Strategic Plan Webinar
Rancho Pico and Rio Norte Junior High schools were named among the 293 middle and high schools that have been selected for the prestigious 2024 California Distinguished Schools Program, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced Thursday.
Rancho Pico, Rio Norte Named Among California Distinguished Schools
Santa Clarita Symphony Orchestra is preparing for an outstanding year in 2024.
Santa Clarita Symphony Orchestra Announces New Venue, Performances
The Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station Off-Highway Vehicle Team was created nearly 20 years ago to help address off-highway vehicle violations.
Public Encouraged to Comment, Review Off-Highway Vehicle Grant
As we travel onward into 2024, our City continues to remain resilient and steadfast in its commitment to meeting our residents’ needs and preserving our exceptional quality of life.
Marsha McLean | Santa Clarita’s Reliable Transit Alternatives
This week, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a motion introduced by Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose Fifth District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, and co-authored by Supervisor  Lindsey P. Horvath that mobilizes the County’s advocacy on behalf of homeowners who are struggling to get or keep their insurance coverage due to wildfire threat. 
Supes Seek Investigation of Home Insurance Providers’ Policies
SCV Water was recently awarded a $2 million grant under the Bureau of Reclamation’s FY 2023 WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grant Program.
SCV Water’s New $2M Grant to Support Conservation Programs
The California Department of Transportation has scheduled lane closures on the northbound and southbound State Route 14 between Technology Drive in Palmdale and Avenue A in Lancaster, closing up to three lanes.
Caltrans Announces Another Round of SR-14 Lane Closures