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1869 - The Del Valle family's then-1,340 acre Rancho Camulos is legally separated (partitioned) from the Rancho San Francisco land grant [story]
Rancho Camulos

Event at Rivendale to Honor CalArts Prez Lavine
Thursday, Jun 11, 2015

Dr. Steven Lavine Dr. Steven Lavine, President of California Institute of the Arts, will be the honoree at the LA SummerFest’s second annual Induction to the Court of the Lord Chamberlain, which recognizes local patrons of the arts. The dinner and ceremony, will be held July 10 at Rivendale in...

July 11: LA Summerfest Brings Latin Music, Culture to Towsley Canyon
Wednesday, Jun 10, 2015

This year, a new event will premiere at the LA SummerFEST at Rivendale in Towsley Canyon: The Latin Music & Cultural Festival. Coming Saturday, July 11, the new festival will feature music, dancing, cultural performances, local vendors, food trucks and a beer garden. “Each year we try to add something...

Jan. 24: Next Meeting of New Arts Alliance
Monday, Dec 8, 2014

Arts Alliance Holds Organizational Meeting, Nov. 8th 2014 On November 8th, Arts Alliance members met to discuss the future role and goals of the Santa Clarita Arts Alliance. The meeting was attended by several independent artists as well as representatives from the Santa Clarita Artists Association,...

Council Candidates Invited to Forum at CalArts
Thursday, Feb 6, 2014

During this election season, there have been a number of forums and meetings to meet the candidates and hear their positions on various topics. There is one last forum, with a very specific focus, a focus on the arts. The new City Council Candidates’ forum will give potential council members an opportunity...

Shakespeare Exec Restarts Arts Alliance, Calls for Participants
Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014

The Arts Alliance is making a comeback. Originally formed in 1997, as a coalition of artists and arts organizations coming together to address arts needs in the community and hosted by the city of Santa Clarita, the group accomplished a great deal: the development of a Cultural Arts Master Plan, advocating...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, March 8, 2013
Friday, Mar 8, 2013

In this episode: A little bit of rain couldn’t put out the light in Old Town Newhall Thursday night; One man is recovering after his vehicle overturned on Bouquet Canyon Rd. near Blue Cloud Rd. late Thursday night; Over $40,000 worth of equipment was stolen from storage containers at the Forest Service...

SCV Shakespeare Fest Seeks Sponsors to Keep Romeo, Juliet Alive
Friday, Jan 25, 2013

Two young people, meeting and romancing against the will of their parents, believe their love and passion is so great, they make secret plans and impetuous choices that result in tragedy.  Sounds like a story pulled from today’s headlines or an entertainment newscast – but this story is more...

Shakespeare Takes the Stage at Towsley
Thursday, Jul 19, 2012

The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival continues its series of free performances of the Bard’s “Macbeth” on Saturdays and Sundays through July 29, starting at 7:30 p.m. The first tragedy staged by the festival, and the first in the festival’s new official location at Towsley Canyon...

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1869 - The Del Valle family's then-1,340 acre Rancho Camulos is legally separated (partitioned) from the Rancho San Francisco land grant [story]
Rancho Camulos
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 17 new deaths, including one in the Santa Clarita Valley and 3,248 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,772 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,772; L.A. County Stresses Importance of Vaccines Against Delta Variant
With the reinstatement of in-person instruction this Fall, the Outlets at Tejon is excited to help students, teachers, and parents with all their back-to-school shopping.
Tejon Outlets Kickoff Back-to-School Shopping with Steep Discounts, Secret Gifter
The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture (Arts and Culture) has announced Leticia Rhi Buckley has joined its Arts Commission, L.A. County’s longstanding advisory body for the arts.
Leticia Buckley Joins L.A. County’s Arts Commission
Yair Haimoff, SIOR, and Andrew Ghassemi of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, are pleased to have represented the seller in the recent sale of this ±4,828-square-foot office/flex condo in a prime Valencia location.
Valencia-Based Spectrum Real Estate Closes on Discovery Gateway Office/Flex Condo
More than 2,400 Saugus homes were impacted by a power outage that began shortly after midnight Thursday morning.
Equipment Failure Cause of Saugus Power Outage
As the Santa Clarita Public Library takes a programming break to prepare for Fall programming in September, residents are reminded to take advantage of the wide variety of services and online resources available.
Santa Clarita Public Library Gearing Up for Fall Programming
Trent Norkus is excited to join TMU Men's Volleyball and play alongside his older brother Brett, a starting middle blocker for the Mustangs.
TMU Men’s Volleyball Adding Another Norkus to Roster
The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) is proud to announce the launch of its new website.
L.A. County Development Authority’s New Website Goes Live
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has extended a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley through Sunday, Aug. 1.
SCV Heat Alert Extended Until Sunday
Following a year of cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Santa Clarita’s wildly popular SENSES block parties will make their triumphant return to Main Street in Old Town Newhall.
SENSES Block Parties Returning to Old Town Newhall
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is cautioning residents who are planning to visit several Los Angeles County beaches near Dockweiler and El Segundo to be careful of swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
Water Use Warning Issued for L.A. County Beaches
1983 - U.S. release of "National Lampoon's Vacation;" Magic Mountain is Walley World [story]
Chevy Chase and Magic Mountain crew
Local business leaders are gathering to celebrate Santa Clarita Valley Day Aug. 14 with an inaugural job fair and boutique expo.
SCV Day Celebrates With Job Fair, Boutique Expo
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 15 new deaths and 2,454 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,668 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,668 With One Additional Death; L.A. County Urges Workers To Get Vaccinated, Wear Masks
The city of Santa Clarita is looking for public feedback on a public safety grant proposal for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program.
City Seeks Public Input On Public Safety Grant Proposal
The California Department of Public Health has updated their guidance for face coverings statewide, aligning it with the mandates that L.A. County and the CDC calling for the public to wear masks indoors regardless of vaccination status. 
California Public Health Updates Statewide Mask Guidelines
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a substitute motion authored by Kathryn Barger and Hilda L. Solis, in response to the proposed motion by Holly Mitchell and Shelia Kuehl that would move forward with the placement of youth realigned from the Department of Juvenile Justice and the L.A. County Probation system, specifically at Camps Scott and Scudder in Santa Clarita. 
Board of Supervisors Approves Alternative Approach For Juvenile Justice
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and coauthored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis to create a Blue Ribbon Commission on Homelessness to assess existing structures and systems and provide recommendations on reforms that will help Los Angeles County and its 88 cities solve homelessness.
Barger’s Blue Ribbon Homelessness Commission Gets Board Approval
The inaugural Cars Under the Stars car show brought together families and car enthusiasts Saturday night to raise funds for the WiSH Education Foundation.
WiSH Cars Under The Stars Show Supports Hart Students
A hearing for Senate Bill 520, authored by Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, was cancelled by Wilk last month. 
Hearing For Anti-CEMEX Bill Pushed To January
1938 - Newhall Tunnel cut away, replaced by Sierra Highway [story]
Sierra Highway
The California State University announced Tuesday that it will require faculty, staff and students who are accessing campus facilities at any university location to be immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
California State University Implementing COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Fall 2021
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 15 new deaths and 2,067 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,581 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,581; L.A. County’s Case Rates Increasing Across All Adult Age Groups