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1940 - NYC premiere of "The Marines Fly High" starring Lucille Ball, filmed in Placerita Canyon [story] Marines Fly High


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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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1940 - NYC premiere of "The Marines Fly High" starring Lucille Ball, filmed in Placerita Canyon [story] Marines Fly High
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 116 new deaths and 1,759 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported its 144th fatality since the pandemic began.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: 144th Death at Henry Mayo; Decline in L.A. County Cases, Hospitalizations
Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark officials will host a virtual presentation commemorating the March 12, 1928, St. Francis Dam Disaster via Zoom on Friday, March 12, starting at 4 p.m.
March 12: St. Francis Dam Disaster Commemoration Event, Free on Zoom
California State University, Northridge is launching an interdisciplinary master’s degree in sustainability, set to begin fall 2022.
CSUN to Offer an Interdisciplinary Master’s Degree in Sustainability
Princess Cruises is extending the pause of its United Kingdom-based cruise vacations, sailing roundtrip from Southampton, through September 25, 2021, on Sky Princess, Regal Princess, and Island Princess.
Princess Cruises Extends Pause of Southampton Sailings Through Sept. 25
After a relatively dry February in California, water supply managers grow increasingly anxious as each dry, sunny day plunges the state deeper into drought.
Dry February Exacerbates Drought in California
The Biden-Harris Administration has approved California’s request to use Medicaid (Medi-Cal in California) funding to pay for voluntary COVID-19 testing for low-income students covered by the program, further supporting schools in underserved communities to reopen for in-person instruction.
Feds OK Medi-Cal to Fund COVID-19 Testing for Low-Income Students
Santa Clarita planning commissioners Tuesday sent the Sand Canyon resort proposal back to the drawing board amid continued concerns, focusing largely on emergency evacuations.
Sand Canyon Resort Sent Back to Drawing Board Amid Various Concerns
Sam Horn, president of Master’s University and Seminary for the past year, will be stepping down from his position, university officials said Monday.
Master’s University President Sam Horn to Step Down After 1 Year
Moving around California three decades from now will be safer, cleaner, and simpler with more transportation options under a plan Caltrans unveiled Wednesday.
Caltrans Unveils Vision for Future of Transportation
1882 - George Campton's Newhall general store explodes [story]
general store
After receiving athletic protocol updates from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), the Los Angeles Department of Public Health (LADPH) and California Interscholastic Federation (CIF), the William S. Hart Union High School District has put together a complete athletic program following all state and county guidelines.
Hart District Announces Outdoor Sports Practices, Competitions to Resume Immediately
The ability to transform data into information and insights that can elevate a business and influence decisions is at the core of the newest major being offered in California State University, Northridge’s David Nazarian College of Business and Economics.
CSUN Students Can Now Earn Degree in Business Analytics
Three teachers from the William S. Hart Union High School District have been named by NASA and the SETI Institute to fly on NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA).
NASA Selects Three Hart District Teachers for SOFIA Flight
Los Angeles County Parks is looking for highly-talented independent instructors to bring valuable expertise and learning to the community through the Contact Class Program.
L.A. County Parks Hiring Instructors for Summer 2021 Season
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 91 new deaths and 1,407 new cases of COVID-19, with 26,212 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total  26,212; L.A. County Remains in Most Restrictive Tier
The Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Commission will hold its study session virtually Thursday, March 4, at 6:00 p.m.
March 4: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Commission Study Session
After its cancelation last year due to the emergence of COVID-19, the College of the Canyons Scholarly Presentation will return this spring in a new virtual format.
COC’s Scholarly Presentations Return Virtually March 11
The Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to present Sidewalk Stories at the Old Town Newhall Library!
Old Town Newhall Library Now Offering Sidewalk Storytime
Santa Clarita Planning commissioners are expected to make a decision Tuesday regarding the proposed expansion of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital via multiple construction projects that include building a second inpatient tower.
Proposed Henry Mayo Expansion Project Back Before Planning Commission
Picture this…the sun has just set on another brisk spring day.
Santa Clarita City Manager’s Monthly Message – March 2021
1938 - Great Flood of 1938 causes massive destruction and death across the greater Los Angeles region [story]
flooding
Santa Clarita Valley educators were next in line to receive their COVID-19 vaccine shots at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Monday, more than two months after the hospital received its first batch of vaccines for hospital frontline workers.
Henry Mayo Now Inoculating Educators with COVID-19 Vaccine
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Monday confirmed 32 new deaths and 987 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported two new deaths since Friday.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 2 New Deaths at Henry Mayo; Vaccine Eligibility Expands