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Stars Share Spotlight as Cowboy Festival Turns 25
Sunday, Apr 22, 2018

Veterans of the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival stage were honored Saturday night as the city celebrated the festival’s silver anniversary at William S. Hart Park in Newhall. Highlight of the evening was the presentation of branding irons bearing Hart’s monogram to eight performers, some of whom have...

April 21: Honey County Performs at Cowboy Festival
Thursday, Apr 12, 2018

Tickets for the event are $20 and can be purchased [here].   The Cowboy Festival will host ticketed performances of nationally known Western musicians and cowboy poets located at the Canyon Theatre Guild. This 280 seat theater is furnished with plush comfortable seats to make your viewing enjoyable....

Sons of the San Joaquin Release Final Album Ahead of 2017 Festival
Saturday, Jan 21, 2017

Western music fans shouldn’t be terribly surprised if the 2017 Cowboy Festival marks the last time they can catch the three-part harmonies of Sons of the San Joaquin in Santa Clarita. The Sons released their final album, “One More Ride,” late last year, and they just don’t get around much anymore. “We’ve...

24th Annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival Set for Return this April
Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016

The city of Santa Clarita’s 24th Annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival is set for April 19 through April 23, 2017. The William S. Hart Park event area will once again serve as the setting for the most entertaining festival in the West, with special performances occurring throughout the weekend in Old...

Share Your Cowboy Festival Experience by Taking Survey
Thursday, May 19, 2016

Officials from the annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival are looking for feedback on your experience. Click [here] to take the short survey.

Feb. 20: Poker Tournament Coming to Elks Club
Monday, Jan 4, 2016

You don’t have to leave Santa Clarita to experience playing real Las Vegas style poker. On Saturday Feb. 20, 2016, the annual Santa Clarita Poker Tournament, hosted by the Elks Club, will have real professional poker dealers at all our real high quality green felt poker tables to benefit Canyon Cowboy...

Cowboy Fest to Feature Dozens of Performances

The 2016 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival tickets go on sale today. Click the link to see a list of what attendees can expect this April.   Cowboy Festival at William S. Hart Park Event Area General Admission: * Single Day, Adult – $10 * Single Day, Child (ages 3-12) – $7 * Children under 3 –...

REP Performance Lineup Released for 2016 Cowboy Fest
Wednesday, Dec 30, 2015

Repertory East Playhouse has released its performances lineup for the 2016 Cowboy Festival this April. Cowboy Festival at Repertory East Playhouse Friday, April 22 Ramblin’ Jack Elliot Repertory East Playhouse – 8:00 pm (Ticket: $25) Considered one of the country’s legendary foundations...

Cowboy Festival Releases 2016 Lineup
Monday, Dec 28, 2015

The following Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival performers are booked for the Canyon Theatre Guild from April 22 to April 24: Friday, April 22 The Quebe Sisters / Carin Mari Canyon Theatre Guild – 8:00 pm (Ticket: $30) The Quebe Sisters return to Santa Clarita to deliver their signature fiddle magic...

Cowboy Fest to Return to Newhall in 2016
Monday, Oct 26, 2015

The 2016 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival is set to return to Newhall for the second year in a row due to filming scheduled at Melody Ranch Picture Motion Studio, event officials announced Monday. While the most recent event held earlier this year was the first time in the event’s 22-year history the...

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1972 - Vasquez Rocks added to National Register of Historic Places [list]
Vasquez Rocks
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed three new deaths and 124 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,130 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: County Explains Current Cal/OSHA Workplace Guidance; 28,130 Total SCV Cases
Nine College of the Canyons fire technology students have received $1,000 scholarships from Edison International to cover tuition, books and school-related fees.
Edison Awards Fire Technology Scholarships to COC Students
Three additional Pitchess Detention Center inmates were transported to the hospital following suspected drug-related overdoses Monday.
Three More Overdoses Reported at Pitchess Detention Center
The Department of Motor Vehicles announced it is offering eligible Californians a free REAL ID upgrade for a limited time for anyone who received a driver's license or identification card during the pandemic.
DMV Offers Free REAL ID Upgrade for Eligible Californians
The California Highway Patrol is partnering with 11 other highway patrols, state patrols and state police agencies for the Western States Traffic Safety Coalition traffic safety campaign beginning Friday, giving motorists “a dozen reasons not to speed.”
Traffic Safety Campaign Puts Speeding Drivers on Notice
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has launched its summer campaign, “One Less Mosquito, One Less Worry” during National Mosquito Control Awareness Week to encourage residents to make mosquito control a part of their daily routine.
Vector Control Encourages Residents to Make Mosquitoes and Their Bites ‘One Less Worry’ This Summer
The movie “Babylon,” directed by an Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle, is set to film near the Santa Clarita Valley in July, with the film’s casting in search of local residents to play extras.
Extras Needed for ‘Babylon’ Movie Filming Near SCV
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 21-27, 2021.
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Noisy,’ ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘ACS Impeachment,’ 7 More Productions
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will discuss Tuesday a strategy to address workplace trauma in the L.A. County Fire Department.
Fire Station 81 Shooting Prompts County Review of Firefighter Trauma
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge Monday sentenced Matthew “James” Dorsey to 34.5 years in state prison for the stabbing murder of his estranged wife, Michelle Dorsey.
Estranged Husband Gets 34.5 Years for Michelle Dorsey’s Murder
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