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1992 - Dedication of Santa Clarita's first Metrolink station (Santa Clarita Station) [brochure]
Santa Clarita Metrolink grand opening brochure


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SCV Music Festival Returns on Sept. 25
Friday, Jul 16, 2021

After taking a two-year sabbatical, the SCV Music Festival returns outdoors once again to the Southern California Innovation Park on Sept. 25, 2021. A sold-out event since inception, this year promises to be the most exciting to date, with approximately 50 rotating musicians paying tribute to the musical...

Winners of Earth-Arbor Day ‘cArt aRT’ Competition Named
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The city of Santa Clarita announced Tuesday the winners of the 2017 “cArt aRt” competition, held in conjunction with the City’s annual Earth Arbor Day Festival, held April 29 through 30, 2017. The creative contest prompts residents to transform ordinary trash or recycling carts into extraordinary...

Push the Limits of Your Ability at the Wheelchair Sports Festival
Thursday, Apr 27, 2017

Triumph Foundation, a nonprofit organization working to improve the lives of people living with disabilities, will host its 6th Annual Wheelchair Sports Festival on Saturday, April 29, 2017 and Sunday, April 30, 2017 at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex, featuring ten adaptive recreational sports that...

May 11: Zonta Club Hosting ‘Lunafest’ Short Film Festival
Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017

Tickets are now available online for Lunafest® 2017, a festival of short films by, for and about women, presented by Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley. This year’s Lunafest offers a series of nine short films on Thursday, May 11, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Canyon Theater Guild, 24242 Main Street in...

2017 Amgen Tour Bringing World-Class Cycling, Fan Experiences in May
Thursday, Apr 20, 2017

The city of Santa Clarita will host the Stage 4 Finish for the 2017 Amgen Tour of California, America’s most prestigious cycling race, presented by AEG, on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Members of the community are encouraged to join in on the excitement of this world class event by attending the Lifestyle...

May 5-7: BBQ & Beer Festival Travels Back to SCV
Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017

California’s biggest traveling beer festival is going to be finding a home in Santa Clarita for the second time next month, bringing with it three days of the best craft beers and tasty food trucks that California has to offer. In addition, the BBQ & Beer Festival is proud to announce the bands...

Round-Up of the Top Five Things to Do at the 2017 Cowboy Festival
Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017

The Cowboy Festival is finally here and shows begin on Wednesday, April 19. Several of our special ticketed performances are almost sold out so don’t wait until the last minute to buy your tickets. For those of you wanting to buy tickets to the Cowboy Festival at William S. Hart Park Event Area on...

2017 Cowboy Festival Road Closures
Friday, Apr 14, 2017

Residents are encouraged to be prepared for road closures and plan transportation accordingly, during the city of Santa Clarita’s 24th annual Cowboy Festival in Old Town Newhall, from Friday, April 21 to Sunday, April 23. The 2017 Cowboy Festival, taking place at the William S. Hart Park Event Area...

April 29-30: Sixth Annual Wheelchair Sports Festival
Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017

Triumph Foundation, a nonprofit organization working to improve the lives of people living with disabilities, will host its 6th Annual Wheelchair Sports Festival on Saturday, April 29, 2017 and Sunday, April 30, 2017 at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex, featuring ten adaptive recreational sports that...

April 29-30: Annual Santa Clarita Earth Arbor Day Festival Returns
Monday, Apr 3, 2017

The Santa Clarita Earth Arbor Day Festival, sponsored by the SCV Family of Water Suppliers, returns to Central Park on Saturday, April 29 and Sunday, April 30 with more booths and vendors to inspire participants to renew their commitment to reduce, reuse and recycle. This free celebration is held in...

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1992 - Dedication of Santa Clarita's first Metrolink station (Santa Clarita Station) [brochure]
Santa Clarita Metrolink grand opening brochure
1888 - 8:15 a.m.: Newhall's luxurious Southern Hotel burns to the ground [story]
Southern Hotel
On Saturday, Oct. 23, SCV Sheriff Station J-Team deputies will be hosting a "Drug Take Back Day" between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in front of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Oct. 23: SCV Sheriff’s Station Hosting “Drug Take Back Day”
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 15 new deaths and 1,227 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,989 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: County Begins Administering COVID Vaccine Boosters for All Three FDA-Approved Vaccines to Residents; SCV Cases Total 36,989
As you walk along the River Village Park Trail at Duane R. Harte Park, you can now enjoy nature and a story at the same time.
Santa Clarita Public Library Debuts ‘Trail Tales’ Literary Adventure at Duane R. Harte Park
The total number of anti-Asian hate crimes within Los Angeles County rose 76% in 2020, according to a report released Wednesday.
L.A. County Anti-Asian Hate Crimes See 76% Increase in 2020
Residents in unincorporated Los Angeles County were told Thursday to ignore a recent notice concerning home registry from the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs, according to officials in Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s office.
County ‘Rental Property’ Notice Sparks Homeowner Confusion
Classified employees within the Saugus Unified School District are now showing their COVID-19 vaccination verification or undergoing weekly testing to work in the office.
Classified School Workers Undergo COVID-19 Vaccine Verification
Californians age 70 and older may continue to renew their driver’s licenses online or by mail through Dec. 31, 2022. Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed legislation to extend this temporary rule.
Californians 70 and Older Can Renew Driver’s Licenses Online Through 2022
Six Flags Magic Mountain, the undisputed “Thrill Capital of the World,” in partnership with Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment and DC, today unveiled plans to add yet another record-breaking coaster—WONDER WOMAN™ Flight of Courage—to its unparalleled thrill ride lineup.
Six Flags Magic Mountain Announces Record 20th Coaster WONDER WOMAN Flight of Courage
Smells of Filipino food wafted outside the Newhall Community Center as a welcome for attendees of the Fil-Am Association of Santa Clarita Valley, “Pistahan at Bayanihan” (Festivities and Community) Cultural Festival.
Community Leaders Celebrate Filipino Culture, History
Cincinnati Reds pitcher Hunter Greene is returning to his former home of Stevenson Ranch Saturday to meet local kids and give out free baseball cleats.
SCV Native, Cincinnati Reds Pitcher Hunter Greene Offering Free Cleats for Local Kids
1898 - Birth of Mary S. Ruiz, eldest child of Enrique & Rosaria Ruiz of San Francisquito Canyon; all died in 1928 dam disaster [cemetery census]
grave markers
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
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