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1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
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LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
SCV Rock Beat: Hard Six on the Road, Tom Nolan in Valencia
Thursday, Jun 23, 2016

Fresh off their rockin’ set at last Thursday night’s “Senses on Main” block party on, local punkabilly ravers and SCVTV “House Blend” stars Hard Six are among the local Santa Clarita-Ventura bands ripping it up this first weekend of summer 2016 at the 8th Roadshow Revival American roots music...

SCV Rock Beat, 6-16-2016
Thursday, Jun 16, 2016

Stars of SCVTV’s “House Blend” music and interview show will shine from the mountains to the sea this weekend. Thursday night, bad-ass local punkabilly blues-rock band Hard Six opens for L.A. rockapunkers Three Bad Jacks at this month’s “Senses on Main” block party on Main Street in Old Town...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Dog Tricks at PAC; Hard Six in T.O.; more (Video)
Wednesday, Nov 11, 2015

If you’re as pet-crazy as my family is, you and yours will love the “Stunt Dog Experience” Friday night at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons. Renowned animal trainer Chris Perondi and his loyal canine crew present amazing pet tricks, big-air stunts, comedy antics,...

SCV Entertainment Beat
Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015

Thursdays at Newhall will host the latest “ArtSLAM and JAM session” on Main Street in Old Town Newhall Thursday starting at 6 p.m. It’s a family-friendly evening of art, dance and music. This JAM Session features a drum circle led by Christopher Ramirez, starting at 7:30. Admission is free, so...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Narwhals and Newhall
Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015

Marie Wise-Hawkins There’s so much going on this weekend, you’d need to be eight people to catch it all. And SCVTV “House Blend” stars – everyone mentioned here – are all over the place. Thursday night, The Narwhals play the House of Blues in West Hollywood. That’s also Cowboy Night at...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Hard Six at the VU Friday
Thursday, Mar 27, 2014

Tickets for the April 5th Willie Nelson and Family concert at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center are sold out. But the box office is taking names for a waiting list. If you want to get on it, call 661-362-5304. Thursday night you can catch SCVTV “House Blend” alums The Narwhals playing live...

SCV Entertainment Beat: COC Jazz, Holiday Family Fun, more
Thursday, Dec 5, 2013

Friday night, the COC Studio Jazz Ensemble big band and the COC Lab Band feature an evening of holiday music at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center. KC Manji is the band director, and Katherine Lench-Meyering is the guest vocalist. The show is also a release party for the Studio Jazz Band’s new...

SCV Entertainment Beat
Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013

Friday night, it’s an international rockabilly rave-up at The Vu Bar & Lounge in Newhall. The lineup features InaZuma and Rad Rat from Japan, and local bands The Nightmares and Hard Six. You’ll be seeing Hard Six on SCVTV’s House Blend, hosted by yours truly, in a couple of weeks. Meanwhile,...

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1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
Wayside
As Los Angeles County hurtles to another severe stay-at-home lockdown due to a post-holiday COVID-19 surge, attorneys and renters want eviction trials and other court hearings to be put on hold because they say courtrooms are too crowded.
L.A. County Renters, Attorneys Demand Suspension of Evictions
The city of Santa Clarita on Friday announced the 16 community members selected to be part of the revamped Human Relations Roundtable.
City Names 16 Community Members to Human Relations Roundtable
Citing COVID-19 related health and safety concerns posed to student-athletes, coaches, and support staff, College of the Canyons teams will not participate in the upcoming California Community College Athletic Association Spring I 2021 season.
COC Nixes Competing in Delayed Fall Sports Season
The Santa Clarita City Council will swear in two Council members and choose the new mayor for 2021 in a special meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, December 8, starting at 5 p.m.
Dec. 8: Santa Clarita to Swear in New City Council Members, Choose Mayor
Cheryl Anne “Cheri” Fleming, 69, of Valencia, passed away from natural causes on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, following a brief illness resulting from a brain aneurysm.
Dec. 11: Services for Community Leader Cheri Fleming to be Live-Streamed
Los Angeles County launched a new COVID-19 home test collection program Friday which allows certain county residents to do free testing from the comfort of their own homes.
L.A. County Launches COVID-19 Home Test Collection Pilot
As a vaccine for COVID-19 edges closer, 60% of Americans say they will take it when it becomes available but a full 21% say they will not, the Pew Research Center reported Thursday.
Vaccine Trust Is Up, Pew Finds, Along With Attitudes on Masks
The Los Angeles County Development Authority is working to swiftly resolve technical issues that have temporarily downed the "Keep L.A. County Dining" program application portal, which saw a surge of thousands of applicants.
Applicants Surge Crashes ‘Keep L.A. County Dining’ Portal
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
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health again confirms the highest daily number of new cases and people hospitalized with COVID-19.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Cases, Hospitalizations Continue to Surge; 10,201 Total SCV Cases
Are your plants growing slower than you would like? Feeling a little frustrated? The health of your plants depends on the soil they’re planted in and the fertilizer you use to help them grow!
SCV Water Takes On Proper Soils, Fertilizers at Next Virtual Gardening Class
After imposing a temporary ban on outdoor dining, Los Angeles County health officials have to prove in court how it poses a significant risk for COVID-19 transmission, according to a county judge’s ruling Wednesday.
L.A. County Ordered to Provide Proof Outdoor Dining Poses COVID-19 Risks
Some Santa Clarita Valley residents were without power Thursday morning, while others remained under consideration for power shut-offs amid Red Flag conditions.
Red Flag Conditions Prompt SCV Power-Shutoffs
The Los Angeles County Probation Department is the recipient of a one-year, $356,615.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to monitor high-risk, repeat DUI offenders.
County Probation Receives Grant to Monitor High-Risk DUI Offenders
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a new regional stay-at-home order Thursday, aimed at getting residents to stay home as much as possible in areas hardest hit by the COVID-19 surge for at least three weeks, with L.A. County on track to be placed under the order in the coming days.
New Regional Stay-at-Home Order Issued for California
JCI Santa Clarita, a premier young professional organization in the community, is partnering with our local WiSH Education Foundation to present the First Annual Virtual WiSH Run starting Friday, Jan. 1 - Saturday, Jan 9.
JCI Santa Clarita, WiSH Foundation Partner for Inaugural Virtual WiSH Run
(CN) — Real estate developers who promised to fund a nonprofit dedicated to preserving 90% of a 270,000-acre property north of Los Angeles are violating a 12-year-old pact by cutting their quarterly conservation payments, environmental groups claim in a new lawsuit.
Tejon Ranch Accused of Violating Pact to Fund Conservation
The city of Santa Clarita encourages interested residents to apply for several positions serving on the Arts Commission; the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission; the Planning Commission; and the Open Space Preservation District Financial Accountability and Audit Panel (FAAP).
Santa Clarita Seeking Local Residents for Appointment Vacancies
GreenPal, an app that connects homeowners with local, vetted lawn care professionals, is launching this week in Santa Clarita.
GreenPal Lawn Mowing App Launches in Santa Clarita
The Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation (SCVEF) is pleased to announce that they will be hosting a virtual Teacher Tribute on Friday, Dec. 4, at 4:00 p.m.
Dec. 4: SCV Education Foundation’s Virtual Teacher Tribute
1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday reported 40 new deaths and 5,987 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide, as the total number of Santa Clarita Valley residents diagnosed with the virus topped 10,000.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Record Hospitalizations in L.A. County; SCV Total Cases Top 10K