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1926 - Newhall Community Hospital, est. 1922, opens in larger, more modern hospital building at 6th & Spruce streets [story]
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LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
SCV Rock Beat: Summer Meltdown Ticket Giveaway; SCV Dodger Day
Thursday, Apr 14, 2016

By special arrangement with organizers of the 13th annual Summer Meltdown Autism Awareness Art & Music Festival, and in celebration of National Autism Awareness Month in April, SCV Rock Beat will give away 10 pairs of Summer Meltdown tickets to lucky local fans in a random drawing. If you and a guest...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Have a Fun V-Day Weekend
Thursday, Feb 11, 2016

Valentine’s Day is Sunday, of course – and what better way to start the most romantic weekend of the year than with an irreverent, side-splitting marathon comedy show? Friday night starting at 8, more than a dozen SoCal comedians will converge on Newhall for two hours of merry mayhem at the Spotlight...

SCV Entertainment Beat: ‘Fight Club’ Author at Brave New World
Thursday, Dec 3, 2015

Friday afternoon, Brave New World Comics in Newhall will host a marathon personal appearance by Chuck Palahniuk. He’s author of the “Fight Club” book that was the basis for the hit movie starring Brad Pitt and Ed Norton. Chuck’s visiting Brave New World to plug and sign copies of his “Fight...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Foo Fighters at Final Love Ride Sunday
Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015

Thursday evening is “Sports of All Sorts” night in Old Town Newhall, as Senses on Main throws its monthly block party on Main Street between Market and 6th. Wear your favorite team’s jersey to show off your team spirit. There’ll be sports games galore plus gourmet food trucks and drinks including...

SCV Entertainment Beat
Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015

The Stage Door at Keyboard Galleria on Soledad across from Mountasia has rescheduled its monthly drum circle to the third Thursday of the month. Valencia’s own REMO drums provides the instruments, no experience is needed, and admission is free for all ages. Downbeat is 6:30 Thursday. Call Keyboard...

SCV Entertainment Beat
Wednesday, Jun 17, 2015

Drummer Chuck Strong, the Santa Clarita Valley Blues Society award winner and SCVTV “House Blend” star, is going to be in a jam Thursday night. A rockin’ blues jam, that is, at Bergie’s Steakhouse in Canyon Country off of Sand Canyon and Soledad. Bergie’s Red-hot guitarist Tommy March is...

SCV Entertainment Beat: House Blenders
Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015

fahr.west SCVTV “House Blend” stars are all over the place this weekend. Friday night, The fahr.west Sessions serve up their acclaimed acoustic Americana at The Tasting Room at Wolf Creek Brewery. That’s the Rye Canyon Loop location. The seven-man band goes on at 6 p.m.; call 661-294-9977 for more...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Helen Wheels, Summer Meltdown
Thursday, Apr 23, 2015

Friday night at 9, the Helen Wheels Band fires up its “Rock ‘n’ Roll Spring Basheroo” at the Valencia Wine Company on Town Center Drive. Showtime is at 9 p.m. and there’s no cover, but lots of good spirits. Call 661-254-9300 for details. Also Friday night, funky blues band and two-time SCVTV...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Summer Meltdown, Woodwork on House Blend, Wyatt “The Riot” Adam
Thursday, Mar 19, 2015

Just a quick reminder, you can get tickets now for the 12th annual Summer Meltdown Austism Awareness Art & Music Festival. Nearly 40 bands are going to rock three stages at the Santa Clarita Skate Park on Saturday, April 25. There’ll also be art, food and skate/BMX demos, all for a good cause –...

SCV Entertainment Beat: The Regular Crew
Thursday, Mar 12, 2015

We have a special edition of SCVTV’s “House Blend” show coming up Saturday night, featuring Santa Clarita-based Americana singer-songwriter-guitarist Pat Nason and his group The Regular Crew. Pat sings lead and plays acoustic guitar, backed by Regular Crew-members Deborah Houston Cloer and Sue...

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1926 - Newhall Community Hospital, est. 1922, opens in larger, more modern hospital building at 6th & Spruce streets [story]
Newhall Community Hospital
The death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic surpassed 2 million on Friday and the World Health Organization warned the global health crisis may get even worse as people weary of restrictions let down their guard and contagious strains of the virus spread around the globe.
Pandemic Death Toll Hits 2 Million Worldwide
At least once a month, residents of the Cali Lake RV community, nestled in a quiet canyon off a rural part of Soledad Canyon Road, have had their power shut off due to Southern California Edison’s Public Safety Power Shutoffs.
Residents Mostly Impacted by Power Shutoffs Express Concern Over Ongoing Events
Late Friday afternoon, a group of parents and student-athletes gathered in front of the William S. Hart Union High School District office to urge the district to bring athletic-conditioning back to school campuses.
Parents, Student-Athletes Gather to Urge Hart District to Bring Athletics Back
A future open space trailhead in the Tesoro area will be named after a founding Santa Clarita city councilman, and a portion of land in Newhall after a family who has donated several acres of land to the city for open-space preservation.
City Council OKs Dedications in Tesoro Area, Newhall Pass Open Space
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 258 new deaths and 15,051 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with cases likely to reach over 1 million this weekend. In addition, the Santa Clarita Valley has reached 21,189 total cases.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Cases Near 1 Million Countywide; 258 New Deaths in County
Jim and Anita Lombardi of Federal Escrow, Inc. donated $50,000 to the Boys and Girls Club to help the organization continue providing COVID-19 relief services in the Santa Clarita Valley.
SCV Boys and Girls Club Receives $50,000 Financial Gift from Federal Escrow, Inc.
The Castaic Union School District governing board appointed a new president during its annual organizational board meeting last month.
CUSD Board Appoints Mayreen Burk as New Board President
The California Supreme Court declared Thursday that worker classification standards set forth in its Dynamex decision should apply retroactively to a labor class action from 15 years ago, as well as all non-final cases that predate the 2018 landmark ruling.
California High Court Makes Landmark Independent Contractor Ruling Retroactive
Los Angeles County officials announced five additional mass-vaccination sites set to open next week which include Six Flags Magic Mountain and California State University, Northridge.
Six Flags, CSUN Set to Open as Mass Vaccination Sites
Waste Management has extended its temporary residential green waste pick-up schedule for customers in Santa Clarita, with regular service anticipated to resume the week of Jan. 25.
Waste Management Extends Modified Green Waste Pick-Up Schedule
The College of the Canyons ‘Canyons Promise’ free tuition program for new students is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 year.
COC’s Canyons Promise Program Now Accepting 2021-22 Applications
The ice rink in Valencia, which the City acquired last year, is currently undergoing renovations prior to its highly anticipated grand reopening later this year.
Renovations for Highly Anticipated City-Owned Ice Rink Continue
The MAIN is set to host eight weeks of free virtual productions from around the world from Jan. 22 through March 12 via Zoom for the Stage on Screen Theatre Fest's International Edition of online theatre.
Jan. 22-March 12: The Main’s Stage On Screen Theatre Fest Goes International
1875 - Henry Mayo Newhall buys western half of the Santa Clarita Valley for $2 an acre [story]
Henry M. Newhall
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 287 new deaths and 17,323 new cases of COVID-19, with 20,918 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: County Surpasses 13,000 Deaths; SCV Cases Total 20,918
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital announced Thursday the opening of its COVID-19 vaccine-distribution site, with the goal of vaccinating nearly 500 people a day.
Henry Mayo Announces Opening of COVID-19 Vaccine-Distribution Site
L.A. County Parks can help you achieve your New Year’s goals while bringing L.A. vibes into virtual classes.
Registration Open for L.A. County Parks’ Online Classes
Join the Santa Clarita Artists Association's first meeting of 2021, which will take place virtually Monday, Jan. 18, at 6:30 p.m.
Jan. 18: Artist Virginia Kamhi to Demonstrate Pastel Techniques
Get ready to get your game on Sunday, March 14, as Soroptimist International of Valencia presents their annual fundraiser to benefit the Soroptimist’s Dream Programs: Live Your Dream and Dream It, Be It.
March 14: ‘Games for a Cause’ Benefiting Soroptimist’s Dream Program
As the COVID-19 surge has continued to overwhelm hospitals over the past couple of months, it has also dramatically impacted the mortuaries where many of the pandemic’s victims end up.
Eternal Valley Struggles to Keep Up With Demand as COVID-19 Surges
The William S. Hart Union High School District governing board voted 4-1 to suspend small cohorts returning to campus through Feb. 8.
Hart District Votes 4-1 to Suspend Return to Campus Until February
The Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding regional areas fell under a red flag warning, prompting Southern California Edison to monitor more than 28,000 of its customers for potential power shutoffs through the remainder of the week.
SoCal Edison Considering Power Shutoffs Amid Red Flag Warning Conditions
California State Parks is seeking to hire ten Visitor Services Park Aides for the 2021 spring Antelope Valley poppy season.
Poppy Reserve Hiring Seasonal Park Aides