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1941 - SCV's first real movie house, the American Theater, dedicated in Newhall [story]
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LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
10-by-10, 7-7 at 7: Comedy, Music, More in Newhall
Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016

10 by 10, Thursdays@Newhall’s variety night, will feature an entertaining lineup beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, 2016 at the Repertory East Playhouse, located at 24266 Main Street. Ten artists will take the stage to perform a ten minute set. Sets include short live theater pieces, dance, monologues,...

TASK Party in Newhall Thursday Night … You’re Invited
Thursday, Jun 30, 2016

What is a TASK party? It’s a creative playground, a social event, a movement, and an art happening. It’s the brainchild of Dutch-born New York City artist Oliver Herring, and it’s coming to Newhall on Thursday evening. TASK is an improvisational event with a simple structure and very few rules. All...

Thursdays in April: Celtic Dance, British Cars, Wild West
Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016

The City of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall, presented by Galpin Subaru, series will head into April with an exciting lineup of Celtic Dance, free live performances, a British car show, a Wild West block party and more. From 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on April 7, JAM Sessions hosted by the Ford Theatre...

Next City Council: Newhall Parking Structure, Transit Needs Assessment, more
Thursday, Mar 17, 2016

City Council / Board of Library Trustees Joint Regular Meeting 3/22/2016 6:00 PM City Council Chambers 23920 Valencia Blvd. 1st Floor   Santa Clarita, CA 91355     Downloads: Agenda Agenda Packet Invocation Acosta Call to Order Roll Call Roll Call Flag Salute Executive...

Night Life Comes to Old Town
Tuesday, Mar 1, 2016

Old Town Newhall is the place to be on Thursday nights from March through October, when Main Street is transformed into a true arts and entertainment venue with Thursdays@Newhall. We are continuing our most popular Thursday night events and offering some new and fun happenings in the coming year to bring...

A Catalyst for Newhall
Friday, Feb 5, 2016

As most of you know, the city of Santa Clarita is in negotiations to bring a Laemmle Theatre to the empty block owned by the city at the corner of Railroad Avenue and Lyons Avenue in Old Town Newhall. On Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 6 p.m. in Santa Clarita City Hall, there will be an important City Council vote...

Feb. 4: ’10 by 10′ Variety Night Offers Exciting Lineup
Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016

Band: The New Mexican Thursdays@Newhall’s final 10 by 10 variety night of the winter season promises an exciting lineup of talent beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at the Repertory East Playhouse, located at 24266 Main Street. Ten selected artists will take the stage on Thursday...

Indoor Events Added to Thursdays @Newhall Lineup This Winter
Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series will, for the first time ever, offer winter events from November 2015 to February 2016 in Old Town Newhall. As the weather cools down, Thursdays@Newhall invites residents to move inside for two new performance events. On the first Thursday of every...

Columbus Day: City Libraries Closed; Other Facilities Open
Friday, Oct 9, 2015

All three branches of  Santa Clarita Public Libraries will be closed Monday, October 12th. City Hall and other City facilities will operate with normal business hours.

Calendar & Survey: Thursdays @Newhall in October
Thursday, Oct 1, 2015

ArtSLAM Thursday, October 1 – 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. A free evening to watch pumpkin carving techniques from Masterpiece Pumpkins, check out the intricate design work of CalArts costume design program, and the talented artists selling their works along Main Street.  Connect with your dance...

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1941 - SCV's first real movie house, the American Theater, dedicated in Newhall [story]
American Theater
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a regular meeting Tuesday, May 24, beginning with a special/closed session at 5 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6 p.m.
May 24: City Council Meets to Authorize Garbage Collection Fee Increase
1865 - Discoverer Ramon Perea and partner sell Pico Canyon oil claim to Edward Beale & Robert Baker for $300 [story]
grave marker
1978 - St. Francis Dam site becomes a State Landmark [story]
state landmark dedication
With school ending and summer break just around the corner, the Santa Clarita Public Library has everything you need to keep your family busy and engaged with reading, crafts and outdoor programs.
Read Beyond the Beaten Path This Summer
Feeling the need to act, members of the Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Congregation Beth Shalom, NAACP Santa Clarita, Higher Vision Church and the Islamic Center of Santa Clarita Valley decided to gather with community members to mark and reflect on the May 14 shooting in Buffalo, N.Y.
May 22: Vigil of Prayer and Lament for a Hurting World at St. Stephen’s
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 10 new deaths throughout L.A. County and 3,180 new cases countywide.
Friday COVID Roundup: L.A. County Public Transit Masking Requirement is Extended
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is working with state and national partners on an international outbreak of monkeypox. On May 19 the Centers for Disease Control confirmed a case of monkeypox in the United States in Massachusetts.
L.A. County Public Health Reports International Outbreak of Monkeypox
The father/son legacy continues after 40 years at Valley Institute of Prosthetics and Orthotics established in 1982. The company serves the Central Valley and the Santa Clarita Valley with the highest quality orthotic and prosthetic devices for patients to regain functionality.
VIPO Prosthetic and Orthotic Company Celebrates 40 Years
The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control is aware of the public’s desire to visit our animal care centers without an appointment. In response Animal Care and Control is adopting new public visitation hours for unscheduled visits just in time for National Pet Adoption Weekend, May 20-22.
Castaic Animal Care Center Offers Walk-in Visits in Time for National Adoption Weekend
Join the fun this summer and sign up for a class at Los Angeles county Parks. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to learn something new, make new friends and discover new talents.
May 30: In-person, Virtual Summer Classes Begin at L.A. County Parks
In my early 20s I worked on a sheep farm in southern Illinois. The farm had about 1,000 sheep and two Great Pyrenees dogs to protect them.
Marcia Mayeda | Does Your Dog Act Its Breed?
The California Air Resources Board will host an open house of its new state-of-the-art “green” Southern California Headquarters, the Mary D. Nichols Campus, in Riverside on Saturday, May 21.
May 21: California Air Resources Hosts Open House for New SoCal Headquarters
College of the Canyons had three Women's Softball players spotlighted by the California Community College Fastpitch Coaches Association with Ashlynn Heck, Allyson Melgar and Lisa Motz selected to the All-Southern California Team.
Cougars Softball Heck, Melgar, Motz Earn All-Southern California Honors
Los Angeles County is hosting the first in-person Homeowners' Resource Fair for the public since the pandemic hit two years ago. The event will be held Saturday, May 21 9 a.m. to noon at the Huntington Park Community Center, 6925 Salt Lake Ave., Huntington Park, CA 90255.
May 21: 2022 L.A. County Homeowners’ Resource Fair
1946 - Cher, great-granddaughter of Placerita Canyon homesteader Frank Walker and onetime Placerita property owner, born in El Centro, Calif. [story]
Cher and grandma
The California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section announced its All-Foothill League teams representing the Santa Clarita Valley.
All CIF-SS Foothill League Spring Sports Teams Announced
Free business training webinars are available from the College of the Canyons Small Business Development Corporation. The SBDC is the Small Business Administration's largest service program and provides high quality business and economic development assistance to small businesses and entrepreneurs. It provides no-cost business advising and low-cost training to existing and new businesses.
May 25: COC SBDC Hosting Free Webinars to Help Grow Your Business
The city of Santa Clarita has released a list of arts-related events happening in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Santa Clarita Arts Calendar: Civic Art RFQ, Call for Textile Fiber Art, more
Charlotte Kaup Kleeman, 1996 Santa Clarita Valley Woman of the Year, died Thursday, May 19, 2022 in Valencia. She was 85.
Longtime Community Leader Charlotte Kleeman Dies at 85
After a more than a two-year wait, the Free to Be Me Music Festival will make its much-anticipated debut at the Canyon Country Community Center, located at 18410 Sierra Highway, on Sunday, June 12, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
City’s Long-Awaited ‘Free to Be Me’ Music Festival Debuting June 12
The 37th Women in Service Celebration was hosted by the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley on Saturday, May 14. The event honored 19 women who have worked tirelessly to improve the lives of women and girls in the SCV. The honorees were nominated by SCV nonprofits.
Zonta SCV Names Alison Lindemann Recipient of Carmen Sarro Award
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday nine additional deaths and 4,725 new positive cases countywide, with 164 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 164 New SCV Cases, 4,725 New Cases Countywide
The Fil-Am Association of Santa Clarita Valley will host the "A Black Tie Gala" on July 23 at 7 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, located at 24500 Town Center Drive.
July 23: SCV Fil-Am Association Hosts Black Tie Gala
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