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1990 - President George H.W. Bush and Sheriff Sherman Block dedicate new North County Correctional Facility in Castaic [story]
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Halloween Already?
Saturday, Oct 26, 2013

Somehow, although I felt October just began, Halloween is just around the corner, which means so is November and before you know it, Thanksgiving. I’m starting to understand how to relate to something I heard before I had kids, but didn’t quite get, which was the idea that time seemed to move faster...

Next 2 Weekends: Historical Society Hosts House of Madness
Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013

What: SCV Historical Society’s Heritage Haunt Haunted House Attraction Fundraiser and Food Drive When: Oct 18 & 19, Oct. 25 & 26 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Where: Heritage Junction Historic Park, inside William S. Hart Park 24101 Newhall Ave.   Event: ASYLUM – House of Madness Haunted...

Halloween Festival at the Y
Monday, Oct 14, 2013

Photo & story: Jessica Boyer/KHTS [KHTS] – The Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA held its annual Halloween Festivities event Saturday. “We love to do stuff for the community. We like to do stuff that is fun for mom, dad, and the kids.  We even have our chili cook-off so we even get our seniors...

Chills, Thrills on Main
Saturday, Oct 12, 2013

I have a confession. I’m not a big Halloween person. I don’t even get excited about dressing up my kids, and I think basically all parents get excited about that. I don’t have anything against the holiday, either (beyond my annoyance that every holiday in the U.S. is over-commercialized and marketed...

Year’s Final Senses Event Has Macabre Theme
Thursday, Oct 10, 2013

The final SENSES of 2013 is upon us. Come celebrate the haunted Chills and Thrills street party with live music, food trucks, along with your friends and neighbors. October 17, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., will be a tribute to the festive haunts and horrors that will await Main Street, represent with your...

Oct. 10: Pumpkins, Candy, Costumes Available TODAY to Needy Families

Single Mother’s Outreach children model costumes donated by Boston Scientific. Today (Thursday) from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Savia Community Center, Single Mothers Outreach and the Domestic Violence Center of Santa Clarita families will receive a nice Halloween treat, thanks to Mike Bjorkman and his...

Coming Up … from Santa Clarita Arts & Events
Thursday, Oct 3, 2013

Art SLAM Thursday, October 3 Santa Clarita is the place to be on Thursday, October 3, as the final Art Slam of 2013 takes over Main Street in Old Town Newhall. Indulge at Chocolate Slam, where chocolatiers provide a glimpse into the art of cooking with demonstrations, tastings, and...

Oct. 12: Family-friendly Halloween Festivities at the Y
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013

The Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA (the “Y”) is excited to host its Annual Halloween Festivities for families in October. On Oct. 12 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., join your local Y family for fun with a indoor trick or treat, costume contests, a chili cook off, haunted house activity center, along with...

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1990 - President George H.W. Bush and Sheriff Sherman Block dedicate new North County Correctional Facility in Castaic [story]
ribbon cutting
1890 - Jenkins ranch hands Dolores Cook and George Walton of Castaic slain by rival William Chormicle and W.A. Gardener [story]
Dolores Cook
1950 - Ex-Mrs. William S. Hart appears in court to challenge will that leaves Hart Park & Mansion to L.A. County [story]
Winifred Westover
The Sand Canyon Resort project is scheduled to return before the Santa Clarita Planning Commission Tuesday with a series of revisions, following multiple concerns raised by both commissioners and residents.
Modified Sand Canyon Resort Project Up for Review
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 144 new deaths and 1,838 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 26,045 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 26,045; Nearly 2 Million Doses Administered in County
The Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles announced on Feb. 26 that Kenya Yarbrough will lead its newly-created and first-ever Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity, Access, and Advocacy Initiative.
Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles Launches First-Ever Diversity and Advocacy Department
The Valley Industry Association will welcome College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook as the keynote speaker for the March VIA Virtual Series taking place Tuesday, March 16, from 11:00 a.m to 12:15 p.m.
March 16: VIA Virtual Series with Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook
The city of Santa Clarita’s Planning Commission will hold a regular meeting virtually Tuesday, March 2, at 6:00 p.m.
March 2: Planning Commission Virtual Regular Meeting
The Child and Family Center's Domestic Violence Program is set to host its fourth annual "Night of Expression" art exhibit on Saturday, Feb. 27, in recognition of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.
Feb. 27: Child and Family Center to Host Virtual Teen Dating Violence Awareness Art Exhibit
California Department of Public Health officials announced on Feb. 26 that California is on track to create the capacity to administer 3 million vaccinations per week by March 1.
State on Track to Reach Capacity Goal of 3 Million Vaccines Per Week, Pending Available Supply
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is set to host events and classes in March to celebrate National Nutrition Month.
Henry Mayo to Host Events, Classes for National Nutrition Month
The college district received the best rating possible in an independent audit of its general obligation bond expenditures.
Independent Audit Finds College District in Full Compliance
After being shuttered for almost a year due to pandemic restrictions, Mountasia Family Fun Center has been purchased by MB2 Group.
MB2 Group Purchases Mountasia Family Fun Center
The California Department of Motor Vehicles announced a new round of extensions for commercial driver’s licenses expiring through May 31 that will help commercial drivers focus on delivering essential products and supplies during the COVID-19 emergency.
DMV Extends Expiring Commercial Driver’s Licenses Through May
1923 - U.S. release of Charles Chaplin film "The Pilgrim," partially shot at Saugus Train Station & Newhall First Presbyterian Church [watch]
The Pilgrim
Fry's Electronics, the consumer electronics retailer, announced Wednesday that it is going out of business after nearly 36 years.
Fry’s Electronics Closing All Its Stores
The Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) announced Thursday the upcoming launch of the Los Angeles Online Dispute Resolution (LA-ODR) program, in collaboration with the Superior Court of California, Los Angeles County and its Dispute Resolution Program (DRP), and the Center for Conflict Resolution.
L.A. County Launches Program to Help Litigants Settle Cases Online
A former manager of the Valencia COVID-19 testing lab is being sued by the operator for breaching her contract after she accused the company of poor performance.
PerkinElmer Suing Whistleblower for Breach of Contract
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 132 new deaths and 2,072 new cases of COVID-19, with 25,990 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Nearing 26,000; L.A. County Reaches 100 MIS-C Cases in Children
Three hundred sixty-six feature films are eligible for the 2020 Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today.
Academy Announces 366 Feature Films Eligible for 2020 Best Picture Oscar
Hannah Cumming is exactly the type of player Master's women's soccer head coach Curtis Lewis appreciates.
Hannah Cumming Signs with TMU
Santa Clarita City Council members declined Tuesday to administer $6.8 million in state rental assistance funds for eligible residents who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and let the state handle those dollars but approved creating a program for them with $6.3 million from the federal government.
Rental Aid Program Coming to Eligible Santa Clarita Residents Impacted by Pandemic
The Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee will hold a special meeting virtually Friday, Feb. 26, at 2:00 p.m. 
Feb. 26: City Council Legislative Committee Virtual Special Meeting
As Los Angelenos envision their future — whether it’s housing, parks or wellness — there is much they can learn from the past.
CSUN Collaborates with Tataviam, Indigenous Communities to Create Virtual, Ecological History Map