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

Lane Closures Coming to Whites, Soledad Sept. 26-27
Thursday, Sep 22, 2016

The intersection at Whites Canyon Road and Soledad Canyon Road will experience nighttime and early morning lane closures from 7:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m., on Monday, Sept. 26, and Tuesday, Sept. 27, due to construction for the Road Rehab Project. Detour signs will be placed the night of closures and advanced...

City to Improve Sierra-Soledad Intersection; Temp. Lane Closures Coming
Thursday, Jul 30, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita will begin construction on the Sierra Highway Beautification and Intersection Improvements project in early August. Lane closures will be in effect from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. along Sierra Highway and 8:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. at the intersection of Sierra Highway and Soledad Canyon...

Caltrans Reports $60 Bil. Shortfall for Highways Over Next Decade
Friday, May 8, 2015

According to projections detailed in plans released Friday, Caltrans will need approximately $80 billion over the next ten years to address current and future needs of the state highway system — a projected funding shortfall of nearly $60 billion with available revenue. The 2015 Ten-Year State Highway...

Lanes Closed on Sections of Bouquet, Decoro Due to Hazards
Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015

Effective immediately on Wednesday, February 25, lanes have been closed on two different sections of roadway for emergency repair during contracted Southern California Edison projects. Two southbound lanes are closed on Bouquet Canyon Road between Alamogordo Road and Seco Canyon Road for an emergency...

Volunteers Help Spruce Up Alaminos Drive
Monday, Feb 16, 2015

Twenty-eight volunteers, along with city staff, recently gathered to help beautify sidewalk landscaping on Alaminos Drive in Saugus. Their work consisted of removing trash, weeds, and old soil along with spreading more than 25 cubic yards of decorative mulch along the 800-foot parkway. When the work...

Watch for Gas Co. Work on Newhall Ave. Friday Night-Sunday
Friday, Jan 23, 2015

Beginning Friday at 8:30 p.m., lane closures will be in effect on Newhall Avenue between Pine Street and Valle Del Oro for a So Cal Gas pipeline replacement project. Work is expected to conclude Sunday. During construction, Newhall Avenue will be restricted to one lane in both directions. Reduced speed...

Upgrades to Make Streets Nicer for Pedestrians
Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita has several pedestrian improvement projects expected to be completed in 2015. Anticipated projects include refurbishing paseo bridges, constructing sidewalk access ramps, modifying encroaching median noses and more. The City of Santa Clarita’s Capital Improvement Projects...

Newhall Roundabout Named “Project of the Year”
Thursday, Dec 11, 2014

The Southern California Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) named the City of Santa Clarita’s Newhall Roundabout the “2014 Project of the Year.” The APWA, which recognizes public agencies for their outstanding projects and programs, presented the award to the project team today...

Council Green-lights Several Construction Projects
Monday, Jul 8, 2013

More than $13 million for capital improvements was approved on Tuesday night by the Santa Clarita City Council for three major projects to improve community aesthetics, ease traffic congestion and increase local property values. The funded projects include the Newhall Roundabout project, Sand Canyon/State...

Thursday, Jul 26, 2012

UPDATE: The road reopened at 4 p.m.   EARLIER: Angeles Forest Highway is temporarily closed Thursday afternoon in the Acton area due to emergency Edison work. The closure is in effect from Aliso Canyon Road to Mt. Emma Road. It is expected to reopen later today.

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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]