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1850 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall arrives in California to look for gold [story]
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Farm in Bouquet Cyn. to Host Harvest Festival, Pumpkin Patch
Thursday, Sep 1, 2016

Gilchrist Farm, a family farm on Bouquet Canyon Road in Santa Clarita (about 1 mile past Lombardi), is seeking local non-profits, clubs, educational organizations, Scouts, teams and other groups to participate in the bake sale fundraiser during their upcoming Harvest Festival and Pumpkin Patch taking...

Oct. 24: Lombardi Ranch, Real Life Church Team Up for Halloween Event
Friday, Oct 2, 2015

Real Life Church will invite the SCV community to a fun, safe, environment for families to gather together and enjoy a unique take on Halloween with our 5th annual event, themed “A Tribute to Lombardi Ranch.” The event will take place Saturday, Oct. 24, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. This 5th annual event...

KHTS Seeks Support to ‘Save Lombardi Ranch’
Wednesday, Jun 17, 2015

[KHTS] – Lombardi Ranch, a part of the Santa Clarita community’s Halloween tradition and festivities, will not open this year — but KHTS AM-1220 wants to “Save Lombardi Ranch” so it can reopen in 2016. Lombardi family members announced earlier this month the ranch won’t be open for the...

Lombardi Ranch Cancels 2015 Pumpkin Festival
Thursday, Jun 4, 2015

[KHTS] – After nearly 40 years, Lombardi Ranch will not be open for the 2015 Halloween Pumpkin Festival, officials confirmed Thursday. “It looks like we are not opening,” said Adria Lombardi Faulconer, who runs the ranch with her nephew, Levi Lombardi. “We have not planted anything because...

Lombardi Ranch to Remain Open But Halt Production
Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015

Despite rumors of permanent closure, Lombardi Ranch will be continuing its annual pumpkin festival but will not be growing any produce this year due to the impacts of the drought. The ranch will be open from the last weekend of September to Nov. 1, said Levi Lombardi, who oversees farming at Lombardi...

Bouquet Creek Water Solution Still in the Works
Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015

As the drought in California continues, county and federal officials are working on getting water for Bouquet Canyon residents while maintaining a healthy habitat. About 40 comments were submitted during the public comment period for a proposed solution to the numerous conflicts that have arisen from...

SCV Businesses React to Ongoing Drought Conditions
Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014

[KHTS] – The corn stalks and sunflowers aren’t quite as tall. Sometimes, the dust is more plentiful than the pumpkins. Lombardi Ranch several years ago. Image courtesy of Robert Schwemmer “We did lose a lot of money to crop failure,” said Levi Lombardi, 20, who oversees farming at Lombardi...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, September 30, 2013
Monday, Sep 30, 2013

In this episode: One firefighter was treated for minor burns and two deputies were treated for smoke inhalation in an apartment fire in Canyon Country early Monday morning; The Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall only visited our valley for four days, but the impact was far-reaching. Also: An increased budget...

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1850 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall arrives in California to look for gold [story]
Henry Newhall
1914 - Rev. Wolcott H. Evans, the future "pastor of the disaster," named pastor of Newhall's First Presbyterian Church [story]
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1932 - Robert Poore wins the greased pole climbing contest and $2.50 at Newhall's July 4th celebration [story]
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1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
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