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1875 - Construction begins on San Fernando Railroad Tunnel [story]
San Fernando Railroad Tunnel

Dec. 19: Cocoa, Cookies, Caroling at Newhall Community Center
Friday, Dec 13, 2013

‘Tis the season for family holiday fun, and community members are invited to enjoy a special evening filled with holiday cheer at the “Cocoa, Cookies and Caroling” event on Thursday, Dec. 19, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the City of Santa Clarita Newhall Community Center located at 22421 Market...

Dec. 21: ‘Night in Bethlehem’ at St. Stephen’s
Monday, Dec 9, 2013

The public is cordially invited to step back in time to first century Palestine at its “Night in Bethlehem” event on Saturday evening, Dec. 21. The event will combine elements of a Christmas pageant (with arrival of the Holy Family) along with a retelling of the Christmas story, singing of Christmas...

Dec. 14: ‘Festividad for Christ’ at Newhall’s Faith Community Church

Faith Community Church will continue a favorite community Christmas tradition by hosting the Eighth Annual “Festividad for Christ” celebration on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A carne asada lunch will be served, and church members will hand out wrapped gifts for children up to 13 years...

Dec. 14: ‘Spark of Love’ Toy Ride in Acton
Sunday, Dec 8, 2013

[KHTS] – For 21 years, the Los Angeles County Fire Department has been collecting toys for needy children through its Spark of Love Toy Drive. Kimberly Dwight, president of Equestrian Trails Inc. Corral 138, has been participating in the drive for the last six years with her organization’s...

You Can Help Santa Help a Family in Need
Saturday, Dec 7, 2013

Click to enlarge [KHTS] – Some children write letters to Santa Claus asking for iPads and the latest toys. Other children ask simply for some new shoes, pajamas or gifts for their little brothers and sisters. The Sierra Coastal District Post Office on Franklin Parkway off Highway 126 typically...

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...

‘Green’ Tips for Holidays; Tree Recycling Info

The city of Santa Clarita offers the following conservation tips for the holiday season:   REDUCE * Decorate your home with LED lights * Turn off holiday lights at bedtime * Carpool to holiday gatherings * Buy rechargeable batteries for electronics and use Energy Star battery chargers and power...

What Christmas is About? | Commentary by Darryl Manzer
Sunday, Dec 1, 2013

Darryl Manzer Thanksgiving evening I stopped by a large store started by a guy named Sam. It was packed. Had a huge problem finding parking within a couple of hundred yards of the entrance. I would bet the number of people in the place was at the capacity allowed by the fire inspector. Then there were...

Thursday, Nov 28, 2013

We might be carefree the rest of the year, but when the holidays arrive, traditions are important. It all starts with Halloween, and if you live in Santa Clarita, your car will automatically find itself at Lombardi Ranch for the fabulous pumpkins. Thanksgiving? The feast would not be complete without...

Nov. 27-Dec. 5: Hanukkah Events in SCV
Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013

[KHTS] – Hanukkah has been celebrated by Jewish families across the world for thousands of years. This year, synagogues and Jewish congregations around the Santa Clarita Valley want to invite the community to celebrate the Festival of Lights with special events and services. This year, Hanukkah...

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1875 - Construction begins on San Fernando Railroad Tunnel [story]
San Fernando Railroad Tunnel
On March 21, 2023, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion adopting a plan for the County Probation Department’s halls and camps, specifically as it relates to establishing Secure Youth Treatment Facilities following the transfer of juvenile serious offenders from state to county custody.
Supes Approve Plan to Not House Serious Juvenile Offenders at Camp Scott
Already a two-time All-State selection, College of the Canyons sophomore LuLu Salloom has been named a 2023 Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Two-Year College Coaches' All-American Honorable Mention honoree, just the second player in program history to receive such an honor.
COC’s LuLu Salloom Named All-American Honorable Mention
On Monday afternoon, the California State University, Northridge women's tennis team extended its longest winning streak since 2015 when the Matadors defeated St. Thomas (Minn.) 7-0.
Lady Matadors Tennis Extend Longest Winning Streak Since 2015
Registration is now open for Michael Hoefflin Foundation’s Annual Walk for Kids with Cancer.
Registration Now Open for MHF’s Walk for Kids with Cancer
College of the Canyons, ranked  No. 13, split a non-conference doubleheader vs. No. 10 Fullerton College on Saturday, taking the opener at Whitten Field in shutout fashion behind pitcher Allyson Melgar's big game before seeing the Hornets come away ahead in the late afternoon affair.
Lady Cougars Split Doubleheader With Fullerton
College of the Canyons student-athletes Alyssa Hamilton (women's swim) and Alexander Moores (men's golf) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running March 13-18.
COC Names Alyssa Hamilton, Alexander Moores Athletes of the Week
More than 1 billion Muslims around the world are preparing for Ramadan, and fasting which takes during the holiday is recognized as one of the Five Pillars of Islam.
CSUN Community Readies for Ramadan 2023
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday no new deaths and 22 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with 12 additional deaths and 644 new cases countywide.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: 22 New SCV Cases
1927 - Baker Ranch Rodeo owners announce they'll award $4,000 in cash prizes at first major event (2nd annual rodeo at future Saugus Speedway) [story]
The Master's University baseball team won both games of Saturday's doubleheader against the No. 7 Hope International Royals to win the three-game series.
Mustangs Sweep Doubleheader Against Royals
The Master's men's and women's track and field teams set three school records and had 51 personal bests at the Ross and Sharon Irwin Collegiate Meet hosted by Point Loma Nazarene University.
Mustangs Set Three School Records at Point Loma Meet
The Sierra Hillbillies Square Dance Club will hold an Alumni Dance Sunday, April 2, hosting former members and class graduates with former club instructor and caller Rod Shuping at the mic.
April 2: Sierra Hillbillies Hosting Alumni Dance
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will meet in open session for a joint business meeting with the Associated Student Government Wednesday, March 22, at 3:30 p.m., in the University Center, Room 301 on the Valencia campus of College of the Canyons.
March 22: COC Board of Trustees Joint Business Meeting with ASG
The 27th Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival will return after a three-year hiatus and take over Main Street in Old Town Newhall on April 22 and 23.
Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival Tickets Now On Sale
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the seven productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, March 20 – Sunday, March 26.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes ‘S.W.A.T.,’ ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide investigators are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of two males Saturday in the city of Santa Clarita.
Two Dead in Apparent Gang-Related Shooting
Unionized employees at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital began an Unfair Labor Practice strike at 6 a.m. Monday.
Henry Mayo Union Workers Begin One-Day Strike
The recent rainfall has prompted Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, to caution residents that bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks and rivers after the rainfall.
Ocean Water Quality Advisory Extended for All L.A. County Beaches
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday no new deaths and 40 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with 35 additional deaths and 1,238 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: 40 New SCV Cases
2012 - County supervisors approve 50-year operating agreement for Placerita Canyon State Park [read]
Placerita Canyon
1875, 1:35PM - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez hanged in San Jose [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
1919 - Fire destroys abandoned second Southern Hotel, built 1878 in Newhall (corner Main & Market) [story]
Second Southern Hotel
Join the Child & Family Center on Sunday, May 7 for the tastiest event of the year. The 34th Taste of the Town is back at Blomgren Ranch, 15142 Sierra Highway, Santa Clarita, CA 91390.
May 7: Taste of the Town Tickets Now on Sale