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1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
Lang Station


NIGHTLY TV NEWS
SCV NewsBreak for Monday, April 22, 2013
Monday, Apr 22, 2013

In this episode: Einstein Academy’s fourth petition for a K-6 charter will be decided by the Saugus Union School District at their board meeting Tuesday; Deputies received four calls of dogs trapped in hot cars Sunday, as the temperature pushed into the 90s throughout the Santa Clarita Valley; One...

Thousands Brave the Heat for Cowboy Festival

The 20th annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, hosted on Saturday and Sunday by the world-famous Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studio in Newhall’s rustic Placerita Canyon and sponsored by Logix, is a wrap. Final attendance tallies are not in yet from the City of Santa Clarita, which stages the event...

Festival Kicks Off Thursday with Senses, Western Walk, Couture
Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013

Stuart Hamblen Hundreds of cowboys and cowgirls will gather in Old Town Newhall dressed in their boots and Western gear for the “Saddle Up” SENSES block party, which is the first event to kick off the 20th Annual Cowboy Festival. The event will feature a mechanical bull, line dancing, live country...

April 20-21: Melody Ranch Hosts Cowboy Festival Between Movie Shoots
Sunday, Apr 14, 2013

Director-Editor Kirk Murray (red shirt) preps a scene for “Six-Gun Savior” on Main Street, Melody Ranch. The indie film is due out in 2014. Click images to enlarge. “Last year was pretty good, and this one’s been a good one so far,” said Renaud Veluzat, co-owner of the world-famous...

New Displays at Melody Ranch Museum for 2013 Cowboy Festival
Thursday, Apr 4, 2013

Three new displays of classic memorabilia will be added to the Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studio’s museum extensive collection during the upcoming 20th annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival at the storied movie ranch. One new display will honor the career of veteran Western character actor, stuntman...

Cowboy Festival Returns to Melody Ranch
Monday, Apr 1, 2013

Inspired by the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nev., Santa Clarita decided to try its hand at creating a local, Western event that combined the best in authentic cowboy entertainment, art, culture and history.  The result is the city of Santa Clarita’s award-winning Cowboy Festival –...

Events Sprout in Springtime

Ken Striplin Spring has sprung in Santa Clarita, and with it come several great events and programs for you and your family to enjoy. The annual Earth Arbor Day Festival will be held Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Central Park. Several themed zones at the Earth Arbor Day Festival will...

April 3: Volunteer Roundup for Cowboy Festival
Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013

The City of Santa Clarita is looking for teens and adults ages 15 years or older to volunteer at the 20th Annual Cowboy Festival, taking place at Melody Ranch Motion Pictures Studio and other venues within the City from Thursday, April 18 through Sunday, April 21, 2013. Those interested in volunteering...

ABCs of the SCV: J is for Jammin’
Saturday, Mar 16, 2013

I hope you have been enjoying my spin on the ABCs of the Santa Clarita Valley with Animals, Bicycle Trails, Central Park, Drums, Education, Family Dinner, Golf, Hiking and Imagination. For J – here we are getting a bit funky –  J is for Jammin’. It’s all about live music in the Santa...

Tickets Now On Sale for 2013 Cowboy Festival
Wednesday, Jan 2, 2013

Tickets for the 20th annual Cowboy Festival, presented by Logix, are now on sale for this one-of-a-kind, multi-day lineup designed for Western enthusiasts of all ages. The Cowboy Festival will take place April 18-21, 2013 at Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studio and other venues throughout Santa Clarita. Santa...

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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
California’s high-speed rail project got a much-needed boost Friday when the federal government agreed to restore nearly $1 billion in grant funding for the embattled infrastructure project.
State and Federal Government Restore Nearly $1 Billion in Funding to the High-Speed Rail Project
Hart High School’s show choir is once again hosting its Summer Show Choir Camp next month for students fifth grade and up.
Hart High School’s Summer Show Choir Camp to Return
Due to an excessive heat forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley, the city of Santa Clarita will have its three branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library open as cooling centers beginning Tuesday, June 15.
Cooling Centers to Open In Anticipation of Excessive Heat
State legislators had until June 4 to pass their bills out of the house in which they originated, and legislators representing the Santa Clarita Valley are reporting multiple bills on the move.
Local Legislators See Bills Move Forward
Although they are still awaiting the autopsy results, Los Angeles County Homicide Bureau detectives said they do not believe at this time that foul play resulted in a body being discovered near Castaic Lake on Tuesday.
No Foul Play Suspected in Castaic Lake Investigation
In an improvement from his critical, yet stable, status last week, the Los Angeles County Fire Department captain hospitalized at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is in “fair” condition, according to officials.
Hospital Officials Say Fire Captain Now in ‘Fair’ Condition
1956 - Bill Bonelli incorporates Solemint Water Co., his second of two predecessors of Santa Clarita Water Co. [story]
Bonelli