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1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [story]
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Local Artist’s Work Displayed at Newhall Library; Reception Next Week
Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016

A new art exhibit, “Everything in Between: The Art of Susan Staudt,” will be on display from Tuesday, Aug. 9, to Friday, Dec. 9, in the Community Room at the Old Town Newhall Library, 24500 Main Street. “Everything in Between” is a collection of art from Susan Staudt. The Santa Clarita artist...

Readers, Authors Come Together at 3rd Annual Local Author Celebration
Monday, Jan 18, 2016

Locals gathered at the Old Town Newhall Library Saturday, Jan. 16 for the third annual Friends of the Library Local Author Celebration. The event highlighted more than 50 authors from Santa Clarita from ages 10 to 93. “We have authors of every genre,” said Brenda Wadsworth, author committee...

Kids, Parents Make Literacy a Hands-On Experience
Saturday, Nov 14, 2015

Thousands of Santa Clarita residents gathered at Old Town Newhall Library for the ninth annual Family Literacy Festival. The festival featured interactive events from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., including face painting, bottle rockets and live storytelling. “Every year we do this festival to celebrate children...

“Yarn Bombing” Present at Old Town Newhall Library to Promote Literacy
Thursday, Nov 12, 2015

Volunteers are helping to give the Old Town Newhall Library a pop of color with what they are calling a “yarn bombing”. Members of Forge Ahead Arts spent 13 hours Saturday installing yarn graffiti on the pillars outside of the library in an effort to inspire children to read more books. Behind...

Santa Clarita Earns Kudos for ‘Going Green’
Wednesday, Aug 5, 2015

[KHTS] – State Sen. Fran Pavley presented Santa Clarita city Mayor Marsha McLean with the Sustainability Award on Wednesday morning at the Transit Maintenance Facility. The Sustainability Award was given to McLean in recognition of the city’s extensive green efforts including sustainable building...

Newhall Library Receives LEED Gold Certificate
Friday, Jan 23, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita was recently awarded a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold certification for the Old Town Newhall Library for its efficient and sustainable design features. This is the City’s second Gold LEED building—the first was the Transit Maintenance Facility. The Old...

Library Prepping for Second Celebration of Local Authors
Thursday, Oct 23, 2014

The Santa Clarita Public Library, with support from the Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library, will once again sponsor the Celebration of Local Authors event on Saturday, January 17, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Old Town Newhall branch, located at 24500 Main Street. Local authors interested...

COC Student’s “California Dreaming” Art on Exhibit in Newhall
Monday, Sep 29, 2014

College of the Canyons students will explore California’s natural beauty, innovation and enduring spirit of optimism during the “California Dreaming” art exhibit at the Old Town Newhall Library beginning Oct. 1. Using digital and traditional methods of drawing and illustration, students from the...

Bookish Incubator
Friday, Aug 1, 2014

If you are out and about in the Old Town Newhall area, you’ve probably noticed the former Newhall Library on 9th Street is receiving some much-needed updates. What you might not know is that inside the building, the city is working to create space for a first-ever business incubator. Establishing a...

Cohorts Name City’s Public Works Chief ‘Leader of Year’
Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013

The City of Santa Clarita’s Director of Public Works, Robert Newman, was recently recognized as the 2013 Leader of the Year in the public sector category by the Southern California Chapter of the American Public Works Association. Newman was notified by a representative of the organization in early...

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1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [story]
Frontier Days
1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
Ed Harris
1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
Remi Nadeau
Volunteers are needed to help make fresh garland and vintage-style decorations for the Antelope Valley Indian Museum in preparation for Holidays on the Homestead.
Antelope Valley Indian Museum Looking for Volunteers to Decorate for the Holidays
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 29 new deaths and 2,073 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 38,955 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Releases Data from the Last 7 Days
Find something for everyone at the various events happening in Santa Clarita this holiday season including Six Flags Magic Mountain's magical winter experience, an international film festival and holiday shows.
City Highlights Activities for Holiday Fun in Santa Clarita
The city of Santa Clarita's Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold its Regular Meeting Thursday, Dec. 2, at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 2: Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission Regular Meeting
1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]
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The Antelope Valley Indian Museum announced it will host the 10th annual Holidays on the Homestead celebration on Saturday, Dec, 4 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Dec. 4: Antelope Valley Indian Museum Invites All to 10th Annual ‘Holidays on the Homestead’
Every November in honor of National Family Caregiver Month, Los Angeles County Department Of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS) recognizes the important role of Los Angeles County's caregivers who provide essential care, support and medical assistance to older and dependent adults.
WDACS Celebrates Caregivers in LA County
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health shared how to avoid foodborne illness, also known as food poisoning, with families celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday.
Public Health Shares Safe Food Preparation Tips for the Holidays
The Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management announced it will be on high alert due to the potential of very strong winds and fire weather conditions that will impact much of our County through Friday morning.
County Residents Urged to Stay Vigilant as Strong Winds, Fire Weather Forecasted
Just in time for this Thanksgiving holiday, Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc., in partnership with Christy Smith and Grocery Outlet, donated turkeys, mashed potatoes, corn, stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy, green beans and additional non-perishables for their annual Thanksgiving Dinner Event on Tuesday, Nov. 23.
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center Shares Thanksgiving Dinners to Families in Need
1875 - Vasquez lieutenant Clodoveo Chavez reportedly killed by bounty hunters in Arizona Territory [story]
Clodoveo Chavez story
The season of giving is here, and the Department of Public Social Services  is encouraging the public to consider sponsoring a family as part of its annual holiday Adopt-A-Family Program benefiting low-income families throughout the County of Los Angeles.
Social Services Urges Others to ‘Adopt-A-Family’
It’s time to clean our closets for charity and support the Flair Cleaners 19th Annual Holiday Clothing and Shoe Drive Nov. 26 through Dec. 31, 2021.
Flair Cleaners Holiday Clothing Drive Returns for 19th Year
Princess Cruises, the Santa Clarita based cruise line, is announcing new Oceanic destinations, including their longest ever World Cruise.
Princess Cruises Announces New Oceanic Cruises, Plus More
As part of an ongoing effort to help students recover from learning loss, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond will host a town hall to spotlight best practices and secure new ideas to support literacy and biliteracy goals.
State Superintendent to Highlight Best Practices to Support Literacy
The College of the Canyons music department will present its fall “Electronica Musique” show on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Black Box Theater.
COC Music Presents Fall Electronica Concert
2003 - Ruth Newhall, longtime co-owner/editor of The Signal, dies in Berkeley [story]
Ruth Newhall
College of the Canyons freshman Danielle Salcedo ran down history on Saturday, clocking a program-record time of 17.54.9 on the 5K course at Woodward Park to become the first California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Women’s Cross Country Individual State Champion in school history.
Danielle Salcedo First CCCAA Individual State Champ in COC Women’s XC History
Los Angeles County, in partnership with the National Development Council, announced that it has extended the application deadline for its small business rent relief grant project to Sunday, Nov. 28.
County Extends Application Deadline for Small Business Rent Relief Grant Project
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Tuesday 29 new deaths and 725 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 38,802 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: Public Health Notes Vaccination Disparities Among Children 5 to 11
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