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1945 - Acton Hotel, est. 1890, burns down; arson is suspected [story]
Acton hotel fire


LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
SCV Entertainment Beat: Get Tix to 2015 Summer Meltdown
Thursday, Mar 5, 2015

Tickets are on now on sale for the 12th annual Summer Meltdown Austism Awareness Art & Music Festival. On Saturday, April 25, nearly 40 bands will rock three stages at the Santa Clarita Skate Park on Centre Pointe Parkway just off of Golden Valley. Headliners include Pepper, The Expendibles, and...

SCV Entertainment Beat
Thursday, Jan 8, 2015

Saturday night, one of the most off-the-hook live bands I have ever seen – jump-blues-swing Louis Prima Jr. and The Witnesses from Las Vegas – will blow the lid off The Viper Room on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood. It’s Prima Jr.’s first local gig since last summer, when the band...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Cow Bop, House Blend
Thursday, Nov 13, 2014

Tickets just went on sale for William S. Hart’s 150th birthday bash at Hart Park in Newhall on Saturday, Dec. 6. Party-goers get to see the Hart Mansion all decked out in holiday decorations, plus a live performance at Hart Hall by world-famous Western swing outfit Cow Bop. The group featuring Bruce...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, August 28, 2014
Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

Officials with the “Thrill Capital of the World,” have announced plans for a world–record–breaking hybrid coaster. A couple of local girl scouts are making sure young Santa Clarita kids know how to stay safe around the water. The City of Santa Clarita will be helping residents and their pets...

July 25-26: SCV Entertainment Beat
Friday, Jul 25, 2014

Another sizzling weekend in the SCV, with lots of cool music ahead. Friday night, the Valencia Jazz and Blues Concert series wraps for the summer with world-traveled blues singer and keyboardist Doňa Oxford. She starts playing at 7 p.m. on the stage in front of the Hyatt Valencia, at McBean Parkway...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Jazz & Blues, Helen Wheels, more
Friday, Jun 27, 2014

On Friday from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., the Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series street party at McBean Parkway and Town Center Drive features The Delgado Brothers. The legendary East L.A. blues band has played the Jazz & Blues series in years past, and they’ve starred “House Blend” on SCVTV....

Bluegrass Quintet from Leona Valley to Debut on SCVTV
Friday, Jun 20, 2014

All Strings Attached, the all-acoustic vocal-instrumental quintet featuring members of the Shemanski family from Leona Valley makes its TV debut with a set of high-lonesome bluegrass classics on SCVTV’s “House Blend” show, hosted by Santa Clarita journalist Stephen K. Peeples and premiering Saturday,...

SCV Entertainment Beat
Thursday, Jun 19, 2014

Dave Mason The big reveal of the week was the artist lineup for the 10th annual season at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons. Among the 2014-2015 headliners – Dave Mason of Traffic, Arlo Guthrie, Mavis Staples, LeAnn Rimes and Bobby McFerrin. Tickets go on sale Monday,...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Jazz & Blues Friday
Thursday, Jun 12, 2014

Tony Galla Friday night from 7 to 9:30, the Valencia Jazz and Blues Concert Series returns to Town Center Drive at McBean Parkway, on the street outside the Hyatt Valencia. The summer series launches with the Tony Galla Band featuring “House Blend” favorite Sara Niemietz and Mark LeVang. It’s an...

Santa Clarita Cowboy Music Trio Celebrates the West, Past and Present
Friday, Apr 11, 2014

Legendary California cowboy band New West takes the stage on an all-new edition of SCVTV’s popular “House Blend” series hosted by Santa Clarita journalist Stephen K. Peeples, premiering Saturday, April 12, at 10 p.m. (Pacific).   Fronted by singer-songwriter-guitarist Mike Fleming and featuring...

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1945 - Acton Hotel, est. 1890, burns down; arson is suspected [story]
Acton hotel fire
Thirty-five percent of women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence.
Zonta Club SCV Speaks Out Against Gender-Based Violence
The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, is excited to announce that a series of Learn to Swim Scholarships will be made available for the Learn to Swim Program at Castaic Aquatic Center this upcoming Winter and Spring Season
L.A. County Opens Winter, Spring Scholarship Swim Programs at Castaic Aquatic Center
The new Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, located at 26201 Golden Valley Road, was unveiled Monday.
LASD, Local Officials Unveil New SCV Sheriff’s Station
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital on Monday announced an additional death, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths since the onset of the pandemic to 175, spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports 175th Death; SCV Cases Total 36,756
The Valencia High School Marching Band and Color Guard is holding the 9th Annual Pride of the Vikings Field Tournament at the Valencia High School Stadium, Saturday, Oct. 23, at 3:30 p.m.
Pride of the Vikings Field Tournament Returns to Valencia High School
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the five productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Oct. 18 - Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021:
Filming in SCV This Week Includes Three TV Shows, One Commercial, One Feature
Each time the MB2 Entertainment owners — who happen to be not only business leaders but also two longtime Santa Clarita Valley residents — drove past the Mountasia Family Fun Center, they felt a pull to revitalize the SCV staple.
MB2 Entertainment Bringing Fun Back to Former Mountasia Property
A 67-yard touchdown from Saugus Centurions (7-1, 3-0) quarterback Brady Welch to running back Jacob Faraldo blew the gates open in the 42-7 win against the Golden Valley Grizzlies (3-4, 1-2) on Friday.
Cents Trounce Grizzlies 42-7
The Hart Indians (2-6, 1-2) completed the comeback over Valencia (3-4, 1-2) scoring 14 unanswered points in the final two minutes of regulation and overtime for the 27-21 win.
Hart Stuns Valencia in OT 27-21
Amy Green was a young woman when she fell into a cycle of abuse that began with a relationship with the wrong man and led her to an addiction to heroin.
Purple Palooza 5K Walk Brings Awareness to Domestic Violence
SACRAMENTO – Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens in the United States. In fact, the chance of a teen being involved in a crash is highest during their first two years of driving.
CHP’s ‘Start Smart’ Course Encourages Safe Driving Practices For Teens
1876 - Southern Pacific begins subdividing town of Newhall (original location at Bouquet Junction) [story]
Campton store
1837 - Trapper Peter LaBeck killed by grizzly bear at El Tejon [story]
Peter LaBeck
1853 - Sarah Gifford, community leader and wife of Newhall's first railroad station agent, born in England [story]
Sarah Gifford
The Saugus-based Camp Scott was placed on a short list of potential future sites for the county’s violent youth and young adult offenders, officials said Friday.
Camp Scott Placed on Short List for Future Juvenile, Young Adult Offenders
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 24 new deaths and 1,229 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,615 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: FDA Announces Recommendation for Johnson & Johnson Booster Dose; SCV Cases Total 36,615
The Santa Clarita City Council unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday calling for more local control over zoning laws and land use.
City Approves Resolution Asking for More Local Land Use Zoning Control
After Colleen Shaffer was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999, she decided she wanted to help others who were on the same uncertain journey she was on — so she hosted a tea party in her backyard where supporters showed up for her and on behalf of cancer patients.
Circle of Hope Hosts 17th Annual Tea Party Fundraiser to Support Cancer Patients
Women and men gathered on top of Old Town Newhall’s parking structure Thursday for an evening of drinks and recognition of local leaders in the film industry as part of Zonta’s women’s film festival, Lunafest.
Zonta’s Lunafest Empowers Women Through Filmmaking
On Oct. 15, Princess Cruises marked the return to service of the cruise line’s third ship in the U.S. – Emerald Princess – departing from the Port of Los Angeles on a 15-day Panama Canal cruise to Ft. Lauderdale.
Emerald Princess Debuts as Fifth Princess Ship to Return to Cruise Vacation Service
Two out of five league games have been completed as the Foothill League inches closer to the CIF playoffs. The Saugus Centurions and the West Ranch Wildcats remain the only unbeaten teams, setting up for a showdown in the coming weeks, which may decide the Foothill League champion.
Week Nine Football Preview
Foothill League girls golfers tested their skills Wednesday at The Oaks Club at Valencia, which is considered one of the longer courses in the league, and the West Ranch Wildcats still prevailed, pulling some of their best numbers from the entire season.
West Ranch Girls Golf Wins Fifth League Match in a Row
In a red carpet event held at the Laemmle Theatres in Newhall, Square Zero Films filmmakers and NAACP Santa Clarita members celebrated the world premiere of the sports documentary “SCRUM.”
NAACP Santa Clarita, Square Zero Films Celebrate World Premiere of ‘SCRUM’
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