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1898 - Birth of Mary S. Ruiz, eldest child of Enrique & Rosaria Ruiz of San Francisquito Canyon; all died in 1928 dam disaster [cemetery census]
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Newhall Farmers Market Now at Lyons & Railroad Every Saturday
Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015

The recently refreshed Old Town Newhall Farmers Market has moved to the corner of Lyons Avenue and Railroad Avenue, opposite the Old Town Newhall Library, for greater accessibility to residents. The year-round market will continue to be held every Saturday, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Santa Clarita...

Farmers Market is Back at the Valencia Town Center
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

[KHTS] – The weekly Valencia farmer’s market Town Center Farmer’s Market is set to return to Town Center Drive this Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m., event officials said. The outdoor market has continued to grow in popularity with SCV residents shopping for locally grown fresh and organic produce...

New Location, New Time for Newhall Farmers Market
Thursday, May 14, 2015

Formerly held on Main Street in Newhall, the City of Santa Clarita will now host the weekly Old Town Newhall Farmers’ Market year-round on Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Newhall Community Center, located at 22421 Market Street. California farmers and specialty food purveyors come together...

Farmer’s Market Returns to Old Town Newhall Saturday
Friday, May 8, 2015

The Old Town Newhall Farmers Market is back on a new day, new location and new hours!   Saturdays, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Newhall Community Center, located at 22421 Market Street, Newhall.   An abundance of free parking is available.   California farmers and specialty...

Thursdays at Newhall Return – Sans Farmers Market
Thursday, Mar 6, 2014

Thursdays at Newhall returns to Main Street tonight with an “Art Slam” celebrating women’s history month, but something familiar will be missing from Main Street Newhall. The city of Santa Clarita has cancelled the weekly farmers market. It had been expected to return in March after...

Thursdays@Newhall: RED, Cycling & Farm Fresh Events in May
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Every month, thousands of residents head over to Old Town Newhall where the streets come to life with new, free themed events and activities at Thursdays @ Newhall, hosted every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.  May’s event will include the weekly Farmer’s Market, a “Red” themed Art Slam...

May 2: They’ll Be Seeing Red in Old Town Newhall
Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013

Art SLAM will feature RED activities, installations, and exhibits that use red dyes, red juices, red wine, and red produce to create works of art, on Thursday, May 2, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. in Old Town Newhall. RED interactive art installations will be on the corner of Lyons and Main Street with several...

Farmers Market, Inaugural Art Slam Tonight in Newhall
Thursday, Mar 7, 2013

THE OLD TOWN NEWHALL FARMERS MARKET WAS CANCELED IN OCTOBER 2013. Tonight marks the beginning of a season of events, Thursdays@Newhall, and the return of the Farmers Market in Old Town Newhall. Both the Farmers Market and Art Slam will happen rain or shine. The weekly Farmers Market returns tonight,...

Farm Service Businesses Eligible for Federal Loans
Wednesday, Jan 2, 2013

Small businesses in 30 of California’s 58 counties, including Ventura and Los Angeles, may be eligible for federal disaster relief if they do business with farmers. In December the U.S. Department of Agriculture declared six California counties (Amador, Merced, San Luis Obispo, Sonoma, Ventura...

Bring Canned Food to Farmer’s Market to Feed Hungry Kids
Wednesday, Sep 5, 2012

Andy Warhol’s art is no longer just a symbol of popular culture. It has now become part of the cry to help the hungry children of the Santa Clarita Valley as part of this week’s Farmer’s Market and Art Walk. Local non-profit organizations Help the Children and the SCV Food Pantry are dedicated...

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1898 - Birth of Mary S. Ruiz, eldest child of Enrique & Rosaria Ruiz of San Francisquito Canyon; all died in 1928 dam disaster [cemetery census]
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Senate Republican Leader Scott Wilk, (R-Santa Clarita), delivered a second letter Thursday to ensure accountability on a state-funded COVID-19 testing lab.
Wilk Demands Newsom Admin to Halt Auto-Renew Of No-Bid Contract for Valencia Testing Lab
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 27 new deaths and 1,167 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,924 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 36,924; L.A. County Ready to Administer Additional Boosters
Aglaia Mortcheva has spent over 20 years working in animation, from Comedy Central to Nickelodeon and FOX, and is eager to share her insights on turning cartoons into characters people care about as a professor in California State University, Northridge’s animation program in the Department of Art.
CSUN Welcomes Longtime Nickelodeon Animator as Art Department Professor
The city of Santa Clarita’s Volunteer Engagement Program is pleased to partner with the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Nonprofit Council and the SCV Nonprofit Leaders Network for the 2021 Nonprofit Symposium.
City Inviting Area Nonprofits to 2021 Nonprofit Symposium
The end of the season approaches as the Santa Clarita Valley football teams are officially over halfway done with league play.
Week Nine Foothill League Roundup for Trinity, Santa Clarita Christian, Castaic
After a year of virtual celebrations, the only zooming that will be done at the College of the Canyons Fall 2021 Science Talk Star Party will be through actual telescopes.
Oct. 29: COC’s Fall Star Party Returns to Canyon Country Campus
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted 17 students, including Sujin Kim from California Institute of the Arts, winners of the 48th Student Academy Awards competition.
CalArtian Among 17 Winners of Student Academy Awards
Seventeen employees were honored as the Classified Employees of the Year Wednesday night at the William S. Hart Union High School District’s governing board meeting.
Hart Governing Board Recognizes Classified Employees of the Year
Hundreds of Santa Clarita teens gathered on Sunday, Oct. 17, to join actor-influencer Eric Artell in kicking off the “ASMD Baby Food Challenge,” a social media challenge created to raise awareness for local toddler Damian Markham and Wylder Nation Foundation. 
Baby Food Challenge Kicks Off Locally for Terminally-Ill SCV Toddler
2007 - Buckweed fire chars 38,356 acres, destroys 21 homes in Canyon Country and Agua Dulce [story]
Buckweed Fire
Family Promise Santa Clarita in partnership with Williams Homes, And HomeAid LA, will break ground on their new local resource center. 
Family Promise To Break Ground On New Resource Center
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 31 new deaths and 1,267 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,859 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Urges Vaccines for Sports Viewing; 36,859 Total SCV Cases
College of the Canyons freshman cross country runner Danielle Salcedo has been named the California Community College Sports Information Association (CCCSIA) Female State Athlete of the Month for September.
COC Cross Country Star Named CCCSIA Athlete of the Month
Caltrans today announced a new Clean California pilot program that offers Adopt-a-Highway volunteers up to $250 for picking up highway litter.
Caltrans Offers Up To $250 For Highway Litter Removal For A Clean California
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita is inviting the public to join their Empower Hour by The i-5 Freedom Network, a non profit anti Human Trafficking organization, to raise awareness about this modern day slavery, what it looks like and what the community can do about it. 
Zonta SCV To Host Human Trafficking Roundtable
William S. Hart Union High School District governing board members are scheduled Wednesday night to discuss and vote on an application to receive $15 million in government funds for COVID-19 relief on campuses.  
Hart District Board To Discuss $15M COVID Relief, New Labor Agreement
Unless they adopt a by-district election system at their next meeting, a lawsuit compelling the Santa Clarita City Council to move away from “at large” voting will be filed under the California Voting Rights Act as early as next week, a Walnut Creek attorney said on Tuesday. 
City Receives Lawsuit Ultimatum Over City ‘At Large’ Voting
1873 - Santa Barbara lawyers Charles Fernald and J.T. Richards purchase Rancho San Francisco (75 square miles of SCV) for $33,000, or 69 cents an acre, in a sheriff's sale [story]
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The last remaining USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Firewatch Cobra Program Vietnam War-era helicopter took its final flight on Saturday as the department transitions to a new era of aerial supervision utilizing modern helicopters and implementing modern technologies like fixed-wing aircraft to service a larger landscape.
US Forest Service to Transition to New Era of Aerial Supervision as Last Remaining Cobra Helicopter Takes Final Flight
Local artist and SCAA member Richard Omura will exhibit his art at The MAIN Theater in Newhall through October 31. The show is titled “Visions of Steampunk” and will include many of his unique mixed media works.
Local Artist to Exhibit Art Show Titled ‘Visions of Steampunk’ at the MAIN
HOPE Theatre Arts announced a live, in-person and free storytime event on Sunday, Nov. 7, at 2:30 p.m. at The Open Book in Canyon Country.
Nov. 7: HOPE Theatre Arts to Present Live Storytime Event in Canyon Country
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 26 new deaths and 825 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,800 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. In addition, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital officials confirmed one additional death bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths since the onset of the pandemic to 176.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Confirms 176th Death; Public Health Reports 36,800 Total SCV Cases