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July 6
1850 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall arrives in California to look for gold [story]
Henry Newhall

L.A. Public Works Announces Several Updates
Wednesday, Jun 15, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works and announced several updates including Juneteenth closure and increasing minimum wage. –Public Works and County Offices will be CLOSED on Monday, June 20, 2022 in in observance of the Juneteenth Holiday, a federal and local holiday celebrating...

Public Works Announces Road Closures Near Lake Hughes
Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Los Angeles County Public Works has announced a road closure near Lake Hughes late May. Austin way will be closed from May 25 to June 10 due to road work. The road will be closed from Lakeshore road to Newview drive, but will allow contractors, residents and emergency vehicles only. For more information...

Stay Green Receives Five Awards from California Landscape Contractors Association
Friday, Dec 11, 2020

Stay Green Inc. has received recognition regionally and nationally for their work in commercial landscaping with five awards from the California Landscape Contractors Association. “To succeed this year means more,” said Stay Green CEO Chris Angelo. “We were fortunate that the Governor’s order...

County Orders Utilities to Stop Routine Work that Interrupts Vital Services
Thursday, Mar 26, 2020

The county has issued a stop work order for all utility work, including work by Southern California Edison, that would cause or require the utility provider to interrupt electrical, natural gas, water, sewer, cable or other utility services to any residence. The full statement below: Mrch 26, 2020 –...

Strong Santa Anas Topple Trees Throughout SCV
Thursday, Oct 10, 2019

Santa Ana winds swept into the Santa Clarita Valley Thursday morning, sending at least two trees onto local roadways as Southern California Edison enacted a series of intentional power outages to reduce fire danger. Public works crews with the city of Santa Clarita responded to a large tree that crashed...

Sept. 19: City to Dedicate Sidewalk Poetry Project
Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019

The Santa Clarita City Council invites the public to a dedication ceremony for the 2019 Sidewalk Poetry Project on Thursday, September 19, at 10 a.m. The community is invited to hear from the poets and the mayor at the event, which will be held along Seco Canyon Road. Attendees should park at Mountain...

New Traffic Regulations Slated for Stevenson Ranch, Castaic
Thursday, Jul 18, 2019

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to make a series of changes in traffic regulations that affect some areas in the Santa Clarita Valley. For the Stevenson Ranch community, an unincorporated part of the county, supervisors voted to adopt a traffic regulation establishing a 35...

Lane Closures in Castaic Tuesday Expected to Cause Delays
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works (Public Works) announced lane closures in Castaic on Tuesday. Lane closures include Parker Road, Nichols Lane to Tobiah Place until 4:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. The closures are due to construction and residents are being warned to expect delays.

July 2: City to Begin Modified Street Sweeping Schedule
Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018

Beginning Monday, July 2, the city of Santa Clarita will modify the street sweeping schedule throughout all areas of the City. As usual at this time of year, street sweeping will take place once per month following trash pickup days, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., to help keep streets,...

City’s Environmental, Transportation Projects Lauded at Public Works Awards
Thursday, Dec 7, 2017

The city of Santa Clarita has been recognized by the American Public Works Association (APWA) with two prestigious Public Works awards. The City received a Project of the Year “Transportation Project” award for the Golden Valley Road Bridge Widening Project over the State Route 14 from the APWA...

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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