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1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
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City Releases Updated Schedule for Concerts in the Park
Friday, May 14, 2021

The city of Santa Clarita released an updated schedule for the Concerts in the Park series set to take place in July and August. The city of Santa Clarita’s Concerts in the Park series, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union, is scheduled to return this summer after a year off in 2020. Residents...

City Announces Return of Concerts in the Park
Thursday, Apr 22, 2021

The city of Santa Clarita’s Concerts in the Park series, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union, is scheduled to return this summer after a year off in 2020. Residents will enjoy a free concert on Saturday nights from July 3 to August 21, with a variety of performers at Central Park, located at 27150...

Santa Clarita Cancels Concerts in the Park Summer Series
Monday, Jul 6, 2020

The city of Santa Clarita has canceled the 2020 Concerts in the Park series due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and in accordance with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health’s Safer at Home order. The annual Concerts in the Park, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union, are...

‘Party Like It’s 1999’ at Final Concerts in the Park 2019 Series
Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019

Dearly beloved, we will gather at Central Park on Saturday, Aug. 24, for the final performance in this year’s Concerts in the Park series, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union. Prince tribute band Erotic City will take the stage at 7:00 p.m. for the free concert at Central Park, located at 27150...

The Replicas Variety Band to Perform Top Hits at Concerts in the Park
Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019

Dance your heart out at Concerts in the Park, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union, on Saturday, Aug. 17. Hear the talented variety band, The Replicas, perform top hits from a variety of different artists. The free concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. at Central Park, located at 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road....

Deputies: No Gun Found at Concerts in the Park
Monday, Aug 12, 2019

Responding to errant reports on social media involving someone who allegedly had a gun at Concerts in the Park, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials reported it was a false alarm Monday. “Deputies did respond to (Central Park on Saturday Night),” said Shirley Miller, spokeswoman for...

Grateful Dead Tribute Band to Rock Concerts in the Park
Tuesday, Aug 6, 2019

The eyes of the world, or more specifically, the eyes of Santa Clarita, will be on the band Grateful Shred at Central Park on Saturday, Aug. 10. This talented Grateful Dead tribute band will perform during the City’s Concerts in the Park series, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union. The free concert...

Mirage Brings Visions of Fleetwood Mac to Concerts in the Park
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019

On Saturday, Aug. 3, landslide over to Central Park to hear Mirage – Visions of Fleetwood Mac, play hits from the Grammy-award winning group. The five-piece band, known for its accurate recreation of the look and sound of Fleetwood Mac, will perform during this year’s Concerts in the Park series,...

Queen Tribute Band to Rock You at Concerts in the Park
Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019

Get ready for Queen Nation to rock your world on Saturday, July 27. The Queen tribute band 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 Central Park, located at 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road. This is real...

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...

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The necessity of passing federal legislation aimed at curbing illegal eviction was examined at length Monday during a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing.
House Panel Takes Up Bill Blocking Evictions in National Emergencies
California lawmakers passed a record $267 billion budget bill Monday that boosts spending on programs designed to fight climate change, prevent wildfires, build affordable housing and stimulate the economy with direct payments to taxpayers.
California Lawmakers Send $267 Billion Budget to Newsom’s Desk
Family, friends and members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department gathered at Fire Station 131 in Palmdale Tuesday morning for a ceremony to honor firefighter Tory Carlon, who was killed earlier this month.
Flag Ceremony Honors Fallen Firefighter Tory Carlon
Medical examiners identified a body found across the street from the Castaic Lagoon as that of Marlon Francisco Menjivartorres, 35, of Castaic.
Coroner Identifies Body Found Near Castaic Lake
Los Angeles County Fire Department officials announced plans this week for a private flag ceremony and memorial service — both of which will be livestreamed for the community to watch — in honor of the firefighter killed in the Station 81 shooting on June 1.
Flag Ceremony, Memorial Service Planned for Firefighter Killed in Station 81 Shooting
In an announcement released on Monday, Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, reported that he had secured $20 million in federal funding for the district to be included in pending legislation, with some of the money heading toward the Santa Clarita Valley if the bill is approved.
Garcia Announces $20 Million Planned for Transportation Services in District
Demonstrating alongside the Hart District Teachers Association, members of the California School Employees Association Chapter 349 stood outside the district office last week in support of the ongoing negotiations concerning pay and benefits.
Hart District Classified Staff Negotiating Increase in Pay, Benefits
1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
Lang Station
With fire experts predicting a “dire” wildfire season ahead, two of the world’s largest firefighting helicopters joined the Southern California region’s wildfire-suppression arsenal Tuesday.
CH-47 Helitankers Join SoCal’s Firefighting Fleet
Nearly 18 months after the first health officer order was issued for COVID-19, California’s stay-at-home order will expire Tuesday as the economy fully reopens.
Economy Set to Reopen as California’s ‘Blueprint for a Safer Economy’ Expires
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed two new deaths and 135 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,053 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Urges Everyone to Get Fully Vaccinated Ahead of 4th of July; SCV Cases Total 28,053
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported nine productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, June 14-20, 2021.
Filming This Week in SCV:  ‘Masha’s Game,’ ‘With Love,’ 7 More Productions
In the first four months of 2021, the District Attorney’s Office declined to file charges on 537 Santa Clarita Valley criminal cases — already 156% of the total number of declined cases for the entire previous year.
District Attorney Case Rejections on the Rise
Michelle Denise Dorsey’s life was celebrated by more than 200 people during a memorial service at Real Life Church in Valencia Saturday morning.
Hundreds Attend Memorial Service Celebrating Michelle Dorsey’s Life
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will consider Tuesday a transitional housing project on a vacant lot at 23652 Newhall Ave.
Planning Commission to Discuss Transitional Housing, Circle K Alcohol Sales Expansion
Many Santa Clarita Valley school districts plan to reject Centers for Disease Control (CDC) funding to provide comprehensive COVID-19-screening programs at SCV schools.
SCV School Districts Set to Reject COVID-19 Testing Funds
A virtual town hall Thursday brought together Los Angeles County Public Health officials to answer questions from the public about changes to coronavirus restrictions come Tuesday when California’s “blueprint for a safer economy” expires.
County Officials Answer Public’s Reopening Questions
1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
White Star Garage
1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
Deed
1868 - Ravenna post office established in Soledad Canyon [story]
Ravenna depot
America’s Job Center of California is offering virtual career transition support sessions for displaced workers in Los Angeles County on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. via Zoom.
America’s Job Center to Offer Career Transition Support Sessions
As COVID-19 ravaged the nation, the hotel and hospitality industry were among the hardest hit, experiencing major losses in 2020.
SCV Hotels Bounce Back as Pandemic Winds Down
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast throughout the County including the Santa Clarita Valley.
High Heat Alert Issued Throughout L.A. County Starting Monday
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed five new deaths and 198 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,037 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19  Roundup: 28,037 Total SCV Cases; County MIS-C Cases in Children Plummet