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1945 - Acton Hotel, est. 1890, burns down; arson is suspected [story]
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Read for the Win with the Santa Clarita Public Library
Thursday, Jun 9, 2016

Registration for the Santa Clarita Public Library’s Summer Reading 2016, called “Read for the Win!” kicks off on Monday, June 13. Residents can “Read for the Win” this summer with sports-themed activities and programming at their local library branch. Residents of all ages can celebrate...

July 16: Los Angeles Olympic Games History Expert Comes to the Santa Clarita Public Library
Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016

Barry Sanders, author of “The Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games” will be giving a free and fascinating presentation about Los Angeles Olympics history on Saturday, July 16 at 2 p.m. at the Valencia Library located at 23743 Valencia Blvd. The presentation is being offered as part of the Santa Clarita...

City Libraries Invite You to ‘Read for the Win’
Monday, Jun 6, 2016

Readers of all ages are invited to spend their summer scoring big with the Santa Clarita Public Library’s Summer Reading 2016 “Read for the Win,” from June 13 to July 30, 2016. Online registration is free, beginning on Monday, June 13 at the Summer Reading. Click here to register. The Read for...

City Council Renews Library Contract
Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016

Santa Clarita City Council members voted to renew a five-year contract with the current company that runs the local libraries for the public library services in the community. In a 4-1 vote, with Councilmember TimBen Boydston being the lone “nay,” council members voted to approve the $18,719,036...

May 13: NYT Bestselling Author Coming to Newhall Library
Monday, Apr 11, 2016

The Old Town Newhall Library is hosting an evening with New York Times bestselling author and author of 22 novels Jacquelyn Mitchard. Her first novel, “The Deep End of the Ocean,” was chosen as the inaugural book for Oprah’s Book Club and was made into a motion picture. Her newest novel,...

Canyon Country Library to Display Exhibit by Local Artist
Monday, Jan 4, 2016

A new art exhibit by local artist, Betty Morgan, will be on display at the Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library. The exhibit entitled “Betty Morgan and Her Animals”, a display of Morgan’s passionate paintings of animals, will be displayed from Friday, Jan. 8 through Friday, May 6,...

Sierra Vista Junior High Receives Donation for Library
Thursday, Dec 17, 2015

Bestselling author Jame Patterson recently donated $5,000 to support the Sierra Vista Junior High School library. In addition, Scholastic Reading Club will match each dollar of Patterson’s donation with “bonus points” that teachers can use to acquire books and other materials for their classrooms....

Rotarians Install ‘Little Free Libraries’ Around Town
Monday, May 4, 2015

Santa Clarita Valley Rotary Club members are connecting books to bookworms while bringing the community together with Little Free Libraries. “When I became Rotary president, one of the things that popped up in the Rotary magazine was that Rotary clubs were putting together these libraries,” said...

City Seeking Input on New Saugus Library Proposal
Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita is looking for community feedback on the proposed Saugus Library Center during a community workshop meeting next week. On Wednesday, April 29 at Arroyo Seco Junior High School the city asks for the community’s response in deciding what a 21st century Santa Clarita library...

Free Events at Santa Clarita Libraries
Thursday, Sep 4, 2014

In the spirit of back-to-school, the Santa Clarita Public Library will offer free educational events in September at each Library branch. Residents of all ages are invited to sign up for a variety of unique, science-focused, engaging and interactive programs headed to the Santa Clarita Public Library,...

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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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