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1876 - California oil industry born as CSO No. 4 in Pico Canyon becomes state's first commercially productive oil well [story]
Pico No. 4


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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1876 - California oil industry born as CSO No. 4 in Pico Canyon becomes state's first commercially productive oil well [story]
Pico No. 4
1970 - Lagasse family helps save Mentryville buildings as Newhall and Malibu brush fires erupt & join into worst fire in SoCal history. Twelve fires over 10 days burn 525,000 acres, kill 13 people and destroy approx. 1,500 structures. [story]
Clampitt fire
After news reports detailing sexual assault allegations against a Newhall massage therapist on Sept. 2, a half-dozen additional victims have come forward, according to sheriff’s investigators.
Additional Victims Come Forward in Newhall Massage Therapist Sexual Assault Investigation
Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, welcomed news of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s veto of Assembly Bill 616 on Wednesday.
Newsom Vetoes Agricultural Worker Union Elections Bill Opposed by Wilk
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 32 new deaths and 1,238 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,524 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. Additionally, Public Health announced that eligible Los Angeles County residents can begin receiving their booster doses at any of the hundreds of sites offering the Pfizer vaccine.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: County Announces Pfizer Booster Available to Eligible Residents; 35,524 Total SCV Cases
Yair Haimoff, SIOR and Randy Cude of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., are pleased to announce a recent 71,874-square-foot ground lease located in Valencia, CA.
Spectrum CRE Completes Ground Lease with Tenant In-N-Out Burgers
Los Angeles County announced it is now administering Pfizer booster third doses after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle P. Walensky endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ recommendation for a booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in several population groups. The CDC also recommended a booster dose for those in high-risk occupational and institutional settings.
County Begins Administering Pfizer Booster to Eligible Residents
1855 - Sanford & Cyrus Lyon establish Lyon's Station (for stagecoaches) near today's Sierra Hwy & Newhall Ave [story]
Sanford Lyon
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital are once again urging those eligible to get vaccinated, as the hospital is experiencing a marked influx of COVID-19 patients, hospital spokesman Patrick Moody said Thursday.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Hospital Admittance Up 50%; SCV Cases Total 35,477
A “significant amount of smoke” from the Windy and KNP Complex fires northeast of Bakersfield in the Sequoia National Forest have entered the Los Angeles area, according to a Thursday morning tweet from the U.S. National Weather Service Los Angeles.
Hazy SCV Skies from Sequoia Forest Fires
Spookiness is on its way to Main Street in Old Town Newhall.
Scarecrow Alley Coming to Old Town Newhall
The Chiquita Canyon Landfill Technical Advisory Committee met Wednesday afternoon to discuss updates at the Val Verde landfill.
Chiquita Canyon Landfill Health Report Nearing Final Process
Following a record-breaking event in 2020 – Soup for the Soul will once again be presented virtually in 2021.
Tickets Now on Sale for Bridge to Home’s 2021 Soup for the Soul Virtual Fundraiser
The city of Santa Clarita’s annual Evening of Remembrance event will occur on Wednesday, Sept. 29, beginning with a Walk of Remembrance at 6:15 p.m., followed by the program at 6:45 p.m.
Community Invited to Annual Evening of Remembrance
College of the Canyons is continuing its tradition of inviting community groups to experience Cougar football during the 2021 season, with all healthcare workers and first responders invited to attend Saturday’s game vs. Palomar College free of charge.
Cougars Football Continuing with Community Invite Tradition
The Santa Clarita chapter of the American Cancer Society is excited to announce its annual leading fundraiser of the year — Relay For Life - will take place on Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Westfield Town Center Mall, from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Oct. 2: American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life
At least one person was reported wounded in a shooting in Newhall Wednesday night, prompting a response from law enforcement and medical personnel.
Newhall Shooting Sends One Person to Hospital
Are you ready for a “Partea”? Circle of Hope’s 17th Annual Tea Celebration will be held at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Saturday, Oct. 9, beginning at 11:00 a.m.
Oct. 9: Circle of Hope’s 17th Annual Tea Celebration
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond proudly recognized Betty Reid Soskin, a pioneering Bay Area civil rights activist and the oldest living National Park Ranger serving in the United States, as an Ambassador to California Education on her 100th birthday.
Betty Reid Soskin Named California’s Newest Education Ambassador
The Mojave Area California State Parks  recently announced status updates for public use.
Status Updates Released for Mojave Area State Parks
1948 - Agua Dulce Women's Club organized [timeline]
Women's Club
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission approved the installation and operation of a Verizon wireless communication facility that will expand wireless coverage in the city’s center. 
Verizon Wireless Facility Approved By Planning Commission
State Senator Scott Wilk is honoring four Hispanic community leaders to commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month. 
Wilk Honors Local Hispanic Community Leaders
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 41 new deaths and 1,750 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,403 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Nursing Facility Numbers See Decline; Santa Clarita Cases total: 35,403
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