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1850 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall arrives in California to look for gold [story]
Henry Newhall

March 4: Discover the ‘Art of Healing’ in the First Floor Gallery of City Hall
Wednesday, Feb 23, 2022

The city of Santa Clarita welcomes the newest art exhibit, “The Art of Healing,” at the First Floor Gallery of Santa Clarita City Hall. The art exhibit will be displayed at City Hall from March 4 through April 22. “The Art of Healing” showcases the healing and restorative properties...

L.A. County Library Sets Record with More than 3 Million Digital Book Checkouts
Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021

L.A. County Library announced Tuesday that it reached a record-breaking 3,109,225 digital book checkouts via OverDrive in 2020 – a 34 percent increase from 2019 – making it one of the top 15 public library systems worldwide for total annual digital circulation. L.A. County Library Sets Record...

Santa Clarita Public Library Welcomes New City Librarian
Friday, Apr 21, 2017

The Santa Clarita Public Library has recently named Matthew Hortt as City Librarian. Matthew Hortt will be working with the city of Santa Clarita overseeing programming and operations for the Santa Clarita Public Library’s three branches in Canyon Country, Newhall and Valencia. Matthew Hortt officially...

Final Week of Events for ‘One Story, One City’
Monday, Mar 27, 2017

As One Story One City 2017 comes to a close, the Santa Clarita Public Library invites the community to participate in the final events. Please join us for a showing of the film, The Martian, as the final movie in our “Oscar in Space” movie series, on Monday, March 27 at 7:00 p.m. The free event will...

Residents Invited to Join in Month Long Library Celebration of ‘Rocket Girls’ Novel
Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017

The Santa Clarita Public Library’s third annual “One Story One City” program returns with free events and programming during the entire month of March. The program will be celebrating this year’s book selection Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to...

February Events, Programs at the Santa Clarita Public Library
Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017

The 2017 book selection for the Santa Clarita Public Library’s annual One Story One City program is Rise of the Rocket Girls by Nathalia Holt.  Read the book and join in the monthlong celebration of free events, discussions and programs all throughout the month of March.  Visit the...

Jan. 14: Local Author Celebration by Santa Clarita Public Library
Monday, Jan 9, 2017

Santa Clarita is home to numerous talented authors. Residents are invited to meet and mingle with these local authors under one roof at the fourth annual Celebration of Local Authors, presented by the Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library in partnership with the Santa Clarita Public Library. This free...

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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]
1932 - Robert Poore wins the greased pole climbing contest and $2.50 at Newhall's July 4th celebration [story]
4th of July Parade
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]
Hart-Wyatt Earp