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1899 - Martin & Richard Wood buy J.H. Tolfree's Saugus Eating House, rename it Saugus Cafe [story]
Saugus Cafe

SCV Entertainment Beat: Rockers are Getting Their ‘Ghoul’ On
Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014

It’s the weekend before Halloween, and local rockers are getting on their ghoul. Saturday night, the Vu Bar and Lounge in Newhall will throw a funk-disco-rock ’n’ roll Retro Halloween bash. The party starts at 9 p.m. with deejays mixing it up. Then Dr. Funkenstein and his band will get freaky live...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Helen Wheels, PapaFish
Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014

Congratulations to Chuck Strong and the SRBQ, who won the SCV Blues Society Battle of the Bands last weekend at the Sagebrush Cantina. Chuck and the guys will represent the SCV Blues Society at the 2015 International Blues Challenge battle of the bands in Memphis. Friday night, the Helen Wheels Band...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013

In this episode: Detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau are investigating a dead body found in Gorman; While some have praised the two final choices for the Newhall Roundabout Centerpiece, Santa Clarita City Council members are asking for another look at the...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, August 23, 2013
Friday, Aug 23, 2013

In this episode: Deputies need your help in identifying a man suspected of multiple home break-ins;  A suspected gang member pleaded no contest Friday to stabbing a man back in July. Also: The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will consider clearing the way Tuesday for 12 new sound stages on a...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013

In this episode: Talks continue between our city council, the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District and the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board about the level of chloride in our valley’s wastewater; Santa Clarita’s first sober high school is looking to enroll students. Also: Assemblyman...

Music Festival Draws Attention to Autism (Video)
Monday, May 6, 2013

Video by James Frank & Oscal Rogel, Cougar News The Santa Clarita Skate Park was alive with music, art and social inclusion at the 2013 Summer Meltdown Music and Art festival Saturday. More than 40 acts including Rome, Papafish and Seeedless performed on three stages during the 10th annual show produced...

PapaFish Rocks the House on SCVTV’s ‘House Blend’
Friday, Apr 26, 2013

Ska, rock and reggae band PapaFish, based in Northridge and a favorite in the Santa Clarita Valley as well as the San Fernando Valley, rocks a set of brand-new material in the group’s TV debut on the next premiere edition of SCVTV’s “House Blend.” The WAVE award-nominated music-and-interview...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013

In this episode: Saugus Union School District board members reject a charter petition from the Einstein Academy for the Letters, Arts and Sciences for a kindergarten to sixth-grade school for the fourth time Tuesday; A bill that would change the way teachers are assessed and how layoffs are structured...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2013

In this episode: One of the most thrilling softball games the SCV has seen in years, and its all caught on tape as the Valencia Vikings take home the win against the Saugus Centurions; Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station’s are seeking the public’s help to identify two...

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1899 - Martin & Richard Wood buy J.H. Tolfree's Saugus Eating House, rename it Saugus Cafe [story]
Saugus Cafe
Impulse Music Co., which is located at 21515 Soledad Canyon Road, Suite #120, is hosting an Open Mic Night free to all ages, on Wednesday, Feb. 2, from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Impulse Music Hosting Open Mic Night
The Santa Clarita Community College District's Board of Trustees will hold a virtual business meeting and public hearing via Zoom Wednesday, Jan. 19, at 5:00 p.m.
Jan. 19: COC Board of Trustees Business Meeting
The William S. Hart Union High School District's Governing Board will hold its regular meeting Wednesday, Jan. 19, beginning with a closed session at 5:45 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7:00 p.m.
Jan. 19: Hart School District’s Regular Meeting
Whether you’ve just finished an ice skating lesson, are watching a youth hockey game or want to take a break during a public session, The Grille at The Cube is the perfect place to unwind with a delicious meal or snack.
SCV’s Newest Dining Spot Opens at The Cube
The city of Santa Clarita's Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Jan. 18, at 6:00 p.m.
Jan. 18: Planning Commission Regular Meeting
LOS ANGELES (CN) — A lawsuit by two environmental groups to stop the enormous and controversial Tejon Ranch Centennial Project can continue, a Los Angeles County judge ruled Friday, despite a recent settlement in a related case.
Judge Advances Environmental Suit Against Massive Centennial Project
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported Monday an additional death from COVID-19, bringing the total number to 201 since the onset of the pandemic, spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed.
Monday COVID Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports 201st Death
1994, 4:31 a.m. - Magnitude 6.7 Northridge earthquake rocks Santa Clarita Valley [video]
collapsed freeway bridge
1926 - Newhall Community Hospital, est. 1922, opens in larger, more modern hospital building at 6th & Spruce streets [story]
Newhall Community Hospital
1875 - Henry Mayo Newhall buys western half of the Santa Clarita Valley for $2 an acre [story]
Henry M. Newhall
College of the Canyons returned to the court for the first time in three weeks on Wednesday, suffering an 81-73 road loss at the hands of Glendale College in a contest that officially started Western State Conference (WSC), South Division play for the Cougars Men's Basketball team.
COC Men’s Basketball Suffers 81-73 Road Loss to Glendale in WSC, South Opener
The No. 6 College of the Canyons Cougars women's basketball team dropped a 65-61 road game to L.A. Valley College on Wednesday, as the team could only muster five points in the fourth quarter to lose its Western State Conference, South Division opener.
No. 6 COC Cougar Women Falter 65-61 at LAVC
The California Department of Transportation announces an extended weekend closures of eastbound Interstate 210 in the San Fernando Valley for paving work. Residents and local businesses located near the freeway may experience noise, vibrations and dust associated with construction activities.
Caltrans Announces Extended Weekend Closures on Eastbound I-210 in Sylmar
Drug Free Youth in Santa Clarita Valley will present a virtual workshop 6 p.m. Jan. 26 called "Suicide Awareness: Recognizing Signs and How to Get Help”.
Jan. 26: DFYinSCV to Host Virtual Suicide Awareness Workshop
The MAIN in Old Town Newhall will host an art reception in celebration of the featured art exhibit, “Picking Up The Pieces” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, in The MAIN’s lobby gallery.
Jan. 20: ‘Picking Up the Pieces’ Art Reception at The MAIN
Winter is the best season to prepare your garden and trees for the spring. Now is time to practice proper pruning techniques to take your garden to the next level in 2022.
Jan. 22: Learn Proper Pruning Techniques at Free SCV Water Virtual Gardening Class
1988 - One-month-old Santa Clarita City Council votes to form Planning Commission [minutes]
meeting minutes
The Los Angeles County Development Authority has been awarded $1.2 million in renewal funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, to continue the operation of its Family Self-Sufficiency Program.
L.A. County’s Family Self-Sufficiency Program Awarded $1.2M
The Africana-Asian Collaboratory for Inclusive Excellence Project at California State University, Northridge will host a webinar celebrating the life of the late Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Tuesday, Jan. 18, from 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
CSUN Hosting Webinar Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.
The city of Santa Clarita’s Arts division invites individuals of all ages to explore the newest art exhibitions in our community.
Community Invited to Explore City’s Newest Art Exhibits
(CN) — The county of Los Angeles asked a judge to hold Sheriff Alex Villanueva in contempt for ignoring three subpoenas issued by the Civilian Oversight Commission last fall, in a court filing on Wednesday.
L.A. County Asks Judge to Hold Villanueva in Contempt
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 45 additional deaths and 45,076 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 55,978 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID Roundup: SCV Total Cases Nearing 56,000