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1941 - Ernie Hickson buys out Trem Carr's interest in their Monogram movie ranch, renames it "Placeritos" (later called Melody). [story]
Ernie Hickson


LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Tickets Still Available for Cowboy Concerts, More
Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015

Marie Wise-Hawkins Marie Wise-Hawkins is headlining a weekend of Western music, shows and events in Santa Clarita for the 2015 Cowboy Festival. There are also themed events scheduled all over Newhall from April 15-19, including Heritage Junction, Hart Mansion at Hart Park and Rancho Camulos Museum.   >>...

Lineup Set for April Cowboy Festival
Monday, Mar 16, 2015

The 2015 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union, will bring a wider range of rockin’ musical genres than ever hosted before in the wildest Western event of the season. From Cowboy crooning to Rockabilly rhythm, more than 40 musical acts will shake up four stages at William...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Bill Hart Birthday Bash; It’s a Grind
Thursday, Nov 20, 2014

A few tickets are still available for William S. Hart’s 150th birthday whoop-te-do at Hart Park in Newhall on Saturday, Dec. 6. The Spanish-style Mansion looks pretty cool in its holiday duds, and Western swingers Cow Bop will provide the soundtrack for the evening in Hart Hall. Tickets are $25 per...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Cow Bop, House Blend
Thursday, Nov 13, 2014

Tickets just went on sale for William S. Hart’s 150th birthday bash at Hart Park in Newhall on Saturday, Dec. 6. Party-goers get to see the Hart Mansion all decked out in holiday decorations, plus a live performance at Hart Hall by world-famous Western swing outfit Cow Bop. The group featuring Bruce...

Tix on Sale: Bill Hart’s 150th Birthday Bash with Western Swing, Candlelight Tour

It’s not every day you get to celebrate someone’s 150th birthday. But that day is coming Saturday, Dec. 6, when the Friends of William S. Hart Park celebrate the sesquicentennial of their namesake’s birth with a special two-part event – and you’re invited. The fun starts at 7 p.m. with a nighttime...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, March 1, 2013
Friday, Mar 1, 2013

In this episode: Fair Oaks Ranch Community School celebrates the joy of reading in honor of Dr. Suess’ 109th Birthday; Deputies arrested a wanted parolee armed with 900 Viagra pills and other illegal narcotics in Canyon Country early Friday morning. Also: Santa Clarita Valley residents are remembering...

March 2: Newhall’s OutWest Presents Cow Bop
Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013

Who: SCVTV Presents The OutWest Concert Series What: An Evening with Cow Bop When: Saturday, March 2 Doors Open 7:30 p.m. Concert 8:00 p.m. $20 Suggested Donation Where: OutWest Boutique & Cultural Center 24265 Main St.,  Newhall, CA 91321 RSVP: 661.255.7087 | Limited Seating.   Mix swingin’...

Dec. 8: Cowboys & Carols Coming to Hart Mansion
Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012

Mix a western bebop band with a 1920’s era silent film star’s mansion, and you have Cowboys & Carols. Tons of fun as you listen to Cow Bop’s sweet and hot vocals and acoustic western sensibilities in the amazing art and memorabilia filled William S. Hart Mansion. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres,...

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1941 - Ernie Hickson buys out Trem Carr's interest in their Monogram movie ranch, renames it "Placeritos" (later called Melody). [story]
Ernie Hickson
2002 - "Legacy: Santa Clarita's Living History" series debuts on SCVTV with "Placerita Gold" episode [watch]
Legacy
1960 - SCV switches to Direct Dial, All-Number Calling [story]
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Starting this weekend, live comedy is coming back to the Santa Clarita Valley.
J.R.’s Comedy Club Returns to Bring Laughs Back to SCV
During the second day of testimony during the preliminary hearing for Noel Fisher, the Stevenson Ranch resident and Grammy-winning producer arrested on suspicion of 26 counts of sexual assault and/or rape, the second victim to testify alleged that he grabbed her arm and forced her face down into the cushion of a car seat.
Woman Testifies Stevenson Ranch Grammy Winner Raped Her on Hollywood Street
After a state-appointed committee shared a controversial plan to realign the justice system, which would place all of L.A. County’s juvenile offenders in two local camps, local legislators shared their views on their votes for the bills that made the plan possible.
Legislators Explain Votes Leading to Juvenile Inmate Plan
In a ruling of “power versus space … two great pillars of environmental sustainability,” open space won this week, a win for city officials — at a $5 million price.
City Must Pay $5 Million If Solar Panels Are Demolished
The Tuesday meeting agenda for the Santa Clarita City Council has been released by officials. Beginning June 22, City Council meetings will return to a fully in-person format.
June 22: First In-Person City Council Regular Meeting
L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger and Santa Clarita City Council members were surprised this week by news of a state-appointed committee’s plan to move juvenile offenders to a pair of facilities in Saugus.
Plan to Place Juvenile Inmates in Saugus Facilities Raises Concerns
The city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable released a statement recognizing Juneteenth, which commemorates the freeing of enslaved African Americans in the Southern states of the United States of America.
SCV Human Relations Roundtable Releases Statement Recognizing Juneteenth
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed nine new deaths and 253 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,101 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Urges Community to Celebrate Father’s Day, Juneteenth Safely; SCV Cases Total 28,101
College of the Canyons announced it will launch a first-of-its-kind Law Enforcement Technology program slated to begin in Fall 2021, that will focus on the emerging trends and potential applications for new technologies in criminal investigations and other law enforcement operations.
COC Launches New Law Enforcement Technology Program
The California Department of Public Health and the California Department of Technology announced today a new Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Record for Californians.
State Launches New Digital Tool for Easy Access to COVID-19 Vaccine Record
As part of the Old Town Newhall Specific Plan update, the city of Santa Clarita will host a walking tour and pop-up booth at the Old Town Newhall Farmers Market on Saturday, June 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
City Invites the Community to Family-Friendly Walking Tour of Old Town Newhall
1945 - PFC Johnny Cordova of Castaic killed in action on Okinawa [story]
Johnny Cordova
The Board of Directors approved a five-year schedule of changes to SCV Water’s rate structure on Tues, June 15
SCV Water Announces New Rate Changes And Charges
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast for the following areas.
Health Officer Issues Heat Alert To Last Through Saturday
The SCV Education Foundation awarded six Hart High School District seniors $10,000 scholarships.
SCV Education Foundation Announces 2021 Scholarship Winners
L.A. County Public Health confirmed today eight new deaths and 249 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,074 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: LA County Starts New Vaccine Sweepstakes; 28,074 Total SCV Cases
Santa Clarita Public Library is inviting kids to have fun in the sun with music, movement and bubbles, with the "Bubbles and Bops" event. 
SCV Public Library’s ‘Bubbles And Bops’ Adds More Days, Parks
SCV for Change is scheduled to host a Juneteenth event Saturday evening at Central Park featuring live music, a chalk art walk, tie dye station and raffle. 
Juneteenth Picnic Set For Saturday At Central Park
SCV Water’s quick and proactive response to removing per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals in its groundwater supply received top honors as the Best Environmental Project from the American Public Works Association (APWA) – High Desert Branch.
SCV Water Honored for PFAS Water Treatment Plant
I began working for my local veterinarian when I was in high school and remained at that job until I left for college.
Herd Immunity Isn’t Just For Humans I Marcia Mayeda
With restrictions easing in California and LA County, The Santa Clarita City Council is returning to fully in-person meetings starting with the meeting scheduled for Tues, June 22 at 6 p.m. 
City Council to Resume In-Person Public Participation