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1941 - Ernie Hickson buys out Trem Carr's interest in their Monogram movie ranch, renames it "Placeritos" (later called Melody) [story]
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Family Friendly Halloween Activities in the SCV
Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014

[KHTS] – Halloween is finally here! As a parent we are rarely scared of ghosts and goblins, but we do find sending our kids out trick-or-treating about as frightening as watching a “Friday the 13th” marathon in the dark at an old abandoned lake house all by ourselves. So here are some family...

Sheriff’s Station Hosts Haunted Jailhouse
Sunday, Oct 26, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials partnered with other local organizations to host their 24th Annual Haunted Jailhouse event Sunday. California Highway Patrol, Los Angeles County Fire Department and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are some organizations...

SCV Arts & Events: Ghost Adventures, more
Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014

  Upcoming Events Check out what’s happening soon in Santa Clarita! Reyes Winery Ladies Night Out October 24 Hike & Brunch November 8 Performing Arts Center Music of Gary Urwin October 24 Jason Latiner: World Champion of Magic October 25 An Evening with Mavis Staples November...

‘Beware the Dark Realm’ and Help the Needy

[Press Release] – The doors to “Beware the Dark Realm” open this Friday, Oct. 24. The haunted house located at 28621 Sugar Pine Way in Saugus is raising funds and collecting supplies for the SCV Food Pantry. Beware the Dark Realm is in its second year, however the haunt owners have...

Teal Pumpkins Aim for Halloween Safety
Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014

[KHTS] – For kids who have food allergies, Halloween can be a scary time for them and their parents but food allergy experts are hoping the Teal Pumpkin Project will bring more safety to the holiday. “One in 13 kids have food allergies, that means roughly two in every classroom,” said Veronica...

Oct. 25: Family-Friendly Halloween Event at Real Life Church
Monday, Oct 13, 2014

[RLC] – Real Life Church in Valencia is inviting the SCV community to a fun, safe environment for families to gather and enjoy a unique take on Halloween at the fourth annual event, themed “Halloween on Route 66.” The event will be held Saturday, Oct. 25, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the parking...

Oct. 25: Voodoo Carnevil to Benefit REP Theatre, Over 21 Only
Friday, Oct 3, 2014

[REP] – Step right up! Step right up! Step right up to The Voodoo Carnevil.  Presented by the Repertory East Playhouse together with Westfield, The Voodoo Carnevil is the most exclusive, adult only, costume gala to ever grace the fair city of Santa Clarita. We guarantee you have never been to...

Oct. 18: Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest

The City of Santa Clarita invites residents to get in the Halloween spirit at the FREE 7th Annual Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest and Spooky Family Fair on Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center, located at 20850 Centre Pointe Parkway. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and carving will begin...

Green Thumb Goes Ghoulish
Monday, Sep 8, 2014

[KHTS] – Green Thumb International hosted its annual “Halloween Opening” on Saturday morning. Green Thumb featured Halloween and Thanksgiving displays with decorations for residents to buy and decorate their own homes for the upcoming holidays. “We hope people are inspired here, and decorate...

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The California Department of Public Health is warning consumers not to eat, sell or serve any flavor of Diamond Shruumz brand chocolate bars, cones and gummies, which contain a proprietary mushroom blend. These products, known as microdose products, have led to multiple illnesses and hospitalizations in 16 states, including at least one poisoning in California.
California Public Health Warns Consumers About Diamond Shruumz Products
The Cube – Ice and Entertainment Center, Powered by FivePoint Valencia, will hold the inaugural Girls and Women’s Three-on-Three Hockey Tournament on Saturday, June 22.
June 22: The Cube Hosts Inaugural Girls, Women’s Hockey Tourney
Join Santa Clarita's oldest and largest running event, the 40th annual Independence Day Classic, Thursday July 4, from 7 a.m.- 10 a.m. at Newhall Memorial Park, 24933 Newhall Ave., Newhall, CA 91321.
July 4: Independence Day Classic
A special meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board will be held Wednesday, June 26, beginning at 8 a.m.
June 26: Hart District Governing Board Special Meeting
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) reports that the fast moving Post Fire that broke out in Gorman on Saturday, June 15 around 1:47 p.m. has reached 15,690 acres and is now 61% contained. This latest CAL FIRE update was issued at 7:44 a.m. on Friday, June 21.
Post Fire 61 Percent Contained, Pyramid Lake Remains Closed
For die-hard "The Love Boat" fans, the ultimate cruise experience just dropped anchor. Princess Cruises, which is headquartered in Santa Clarita, has announced an exclusive VIP package for its Love Boat themed cruise Aug. 32-Sept. 7 that promises intimate, up-close interactions with the show's beloved characters: Doc, Gopher, Isaac and Vicki Stubing.
Princess Cruises Offers ‘The Love Boat’ Celebration Cruise
The Valley Industry Association will host VIA Cocktails & Conversation: An Evening with CA State Assemblywoman Pilar Schiavo on Wednesday, July 10.
July 10: Cocktails & Conversation with Assemblywoman Pilar Schiavo
1941 - Ernie Hickson buys out Trem Carr's interest in their Monogram movie ranch, renames it "Placeritos" (later called Melody) [story]
Ernie Hickson
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) reports that the fast moving Post Fire that broke out in Gorman on Saturday, June 15 around 1:47 p.m. has reached 15,690 acres and is now 24% contained. This latest CAL FIRE update was issued at 7 a.m. on Thursday.
Post Fire 47 Percent Contained, Reported 15,690 Acres
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold a study session Thursday, June 27, at 6 p.m., in the Carl Boyer Room at City Hall.
June 27: Arts Commission Study Session
Katherine Dyer has signed her national letter of intent to continue her swimming career at The Master's University.
Katherine Dyer Commits to TMU Swim Program
Every summer, Santa Clarita’s very own Central Park, located at 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road, transforms into a premiere venue for live musical performances where friends, families and neighbors come together to sing and dance the night away.
Jason Gibbs | Get Ready for Concerts in the Park Summer Soundtrack
California State University, Northridge's Trey Knight, Chase Mars and David Phillips, Jr. will compete at the 2024 United States Olympic Trials in Eugene, Ore. beginning June 27.
Several Matadors Qualify for 2024 U.S. Olympic Trials
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a heat advisory for the Santa Clarita Valley Saturday, June 22  through Sunday, June 23 until 8 p.m., as high temperatures have been forecast.
Heat Advisory Issued for Santa Clarita Valley
The Los Angeles County Development Authority was recently presented with two awards from the National Association of Counties.
LACDA’s Lead, Childcare Programs Receive National Recognition
The city of Santa Clarita is now accepting names for the Youth Grove in Central Park, which is located at 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road. This project honors Santa Clarita youth, aged 24 years and younger, who have tragically lost their lives in traffic-related incidents.
City Now Accepting Youth Grove Submissions
One of my favorite parts about our community is the ability to walk, bike or ride along our trails and paseos.
Ken Striplin | Enhancing Trail System Accessibility, Recreation
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the following Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters due to bacterial levels exceeding health standards when last tested.
High Bacterial Levels Continue at L.A. County Beaches
2002 - "Legacy: Santa Clarita's Living History" series debuts on SCVTV with "Placerita Gold" episode [watch]
Legacy
This weeks Edition of Pilar's Pocketbook focuses on ways to help reduce fees and pay for piling parking tickets. 
Pilar Schiavo | Reduce Parking Ticket Fees
Kick off summer right with a Tiki Party Beer Fest over at Lucky Luke Santa Clarita on Friday, June 21.
June 21: Kick off the Summer with Lucky Luke’s Tiki Party Beer Fest
Bring the family and enjoy a day at Valencia Town Center on Saturday, June 22 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with an exciting lineup of cars, coffee and cuisine.
June 22: Cars, Coffee, Cuisine, Crafts at Valencia Town Center
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