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1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
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Bridge to Home Announces Groundbreaking for New Facility
Monday, Feb 14, 2022

Bridge to Home is excited to break ground on a new, permanent homeless shelter. The groundbreaking will take place at the shelter site located at 23031 Drayton Street, on Monday, March 14, at 10:30 a.m. This crucial project has been a long-time coming and will make an immense impact on the lives of those...

City Officially Breaks Ground on Central Park Buildout
Monday, Dec 6, 2021

The Santa Clarita City Council officially broke ground Monday at Central Park on a key project which will enhance the crown jewel of the city of Santa Clarita’s parks system. The City Council was joined by dignitaries, staff and residents for the landmark event, golden shovels in hand, at the entryway...

Local Officials Break Ground on New Transitional Housing
Thursday, Nov 4, 2021

With shovels full of dirt, Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley and its community partners began building hope and dreams in Newhall on Monday. “We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing emergency shelter and support services for local families experiencing homelessness,” said Laurie...

City Celebrates New Vista Canyon Development with Groundbreaking, Ribbon-Cutting
Tuesday, Oct 27, 2020

The city of Santa Clarita celebrated not one but two milestones Tuesday at the Vista Canyon development. The Santa Clarita City Council held a groundbreaking for the new Metrolink Station and a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new parking structure. The event commenced with the ribbon-cutting ceremony...

Jan. 27: Vista Canyon Bus Transfer Center Groundbreaking
Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020

Residents and visitors rely on Santa Clarita Transit to get where they need to go, and riders will soon be able to expand their transit opportunities, thanks to the new bus transfer station at the Vista Canyon development located south of the 14 Freeway. The Santa Clarita City Council will host a groundbreaking...

Aug. 24: Antelope Valley History Museum Groundbreaking
Thursday, Aug 8, 2019

The Antelope Valley (AV) History Museum is proud to announce the groundbreaking and construction of its new building on the AV Fairgrounds. The groundbreaking ceremony will take place at the AV Fair, during the Rural Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 24, at 6:00 p.m. The groundbreaking will be followed by a fireworks...

Aug. 1: Reyes Winery on Main Breaks Ground in Newhall
Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019

Reyes Winery is breaking ground Thursday, Aug. 1, on its second location, a 3-story mixed-use building in Newhall. Because of a passion for wine and winemaking, Robert Reyes envisioned having a small vineyard to produce small amounts of ultra-premium wines for family and friends, which has blossomed...

Oct. 17: Laemmle Theatres to Break Ground in Newhall
Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018

The next phase in the Old Town Newhall Redevelopment Block construction project is set to begin when Laemmle Newhall officially breaks ground on Wednesday, Oct. 17. A ceremony is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. on the Redevelopment Block, located at the corner of Main Street and Lyons Avenue. The new...

Construction Underway at Needham Ranch
Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017

LOS ANGELES, CA Trammell Crow Company (TCC) and Clarion Partners have begun construction on The Center at Needham Ranch, a 54-acre, state-of-the-art industrial business park in Santa Clarita. The project is the first phase of a larger 132-acre, fully entitled site approved for up to 4.2 million square...

Groundbreaking: Newhall Ranch Road Bridge Widening Project
Friday, May 5, 2017

The city of Santa Clarita held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Newhall Ranch Road Bridge Widening Project. The event took place on the southwest corner of the Newhall Ranch Road Bridge, adjacent to the San Francisquito Creek Trail. This multi-million dollar project will widen the Newhall Ranch Road...

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1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart
The Los Angeles County Health Officer is issuing a Cold Weather Alert in the Santa Clarita Valley Wednesday - Friday, due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures.
Cold Weather Alert Issued for SCV
Faith Community Church plans to welcome hundreds of its Newhall neighbors to celebrate Christmas at its annual “Festividad for Christ” event Saturday, Dec. 17, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Dec. 17: Faith Community Church’s Annual ‘Festividad for Christ’
Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation is collaborating with the Los Angeles Clippers and Jr. Clippers to provide our participants additional benefits, including youth basketball at the Castaic Sports Complex.
Youth Basketball Returns to Castaic Sports Complex
For the past 35 years, Canyon Theatre Guild has entertained the community with their annual holiday show.
Canyon Theatre Guild Presenting Broadway Musical ‘White Christmas’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is warning parents and caregivers about the potential health risks associated with several recalled children’s toys, clothes, and other products.
Public Health Warning Parents of Children’s Products Recall Due to Lead
Sheriff Robert Luna arrived Monday at the Hall of Justice and held his first news conference on the front steps.
Sheriff Robert Luna Sworn Into Office
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose Fifth District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, announced Tuesday she will provide up to $1 million in discretionary funding to boost law enforcement services in unincorporated areas in her district.
Barger Dedicates $1M in Discretionary Funds to Help Deter Holiday Crime
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday no additional deaths and 81 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with 10 additional deaths and 3,125 new cases countywide.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: 81 New SCV Cases
1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
Wm. S. Hart
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center at Bella Vida is launching its Annual Appeal Campaign to raise much needed funds for the Center.
SCV Senior Center Announces Annual Appeal Campaign Launch
Community members are invited to enjoy "All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914," a play based on a true story when camaraderie prevailed on the battlefield in 1914.
Dec. 7: ‘All is Calm’ at The Soraya on CSUN Campus
Nearly 14.8 million Californians now have a REAL ID – an increase of 198,814 from the previous month – according to Department of Motor Vehicles data.
Homeland Security Extends REAL ID Deadline Another Two Years
The Salvation Army Santa Clarita Valley Corps is asking the community to consider taking part in their Adopt a Family and Adopt a Senior Programs this holiday season.
Salvation Army Seeks Donations for Adopt a Family, Senior Programs
The Women's Council of Realtors Santa Clarita Network installed their new Governance Board at Embassy Suites in Valencia on Friday.
Women’s Council of Realtors Installs New Governance Board
The city of Santa Clarita is pleased to announce that informational meetings have been scheduled for those organizations interested in applying for 2023-24 Community Development Block Grant fundin
City Announces Community Development Block Grant Now Available
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a business meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the University Center, UCEN Room 301 on the Valencia campus of College of the Canyons.
Dec. 7: COC Board of Trustees Business Meeting
Trees and shrubs provide clean air, add depth and dimension to the landscape, and enhance neighborhoods with colors and textures.
Dec. 10: Free Gardening Class Highlighting SCV Trees, Shrubs
Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit Finally Family Homes is seeking donations to ensure college-aged foster youth are remembered for the holidays.
Finally Family Homes Seeking Donations for Holiday Gift Drive
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday one additional death and 253 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with 29 additional deaths and 10,089 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: SCV Cases Top 94,000; Deaths Rise to 518
1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
Wayside
1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren
1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society is looking for your ideas and opinions in deciding what to feature in the museum being installed in the Pardee House at Heritage Junction in Newhall.
Help SCV Historical Society Create a Museum at the Pardee House
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