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July 5
1914 - Rev. Wolcott H. Evans, the future "pastor of the disaster," named pastor of Newhall's First Presbyterian Church [story]

SCAA’s ‘Art is Essential’ Shirt Fundraiser Underway
Tuesday, Jul 14, 2020

The Santa Clarita Artists Association is holding an Art is Essential t-shirt/sweatshirt fundraiser. This is one example of the available options. Many of Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA) fundraising events have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, SCAA has found a creative way...

Pitchess: 88 Inmates Test Positive for COVID-19; 2K Under Quarantine
Thursday, May 7, 2020

By Caleb Lunetta & Tammy Murga Between two facilities located on the Pitchess Detention Center campus, there are close to 100 inmates who have been diagnosed as positive for COVID-19, and close to 2,000 under quarantine. Located on the Pitchess campus are four jails: North Facility, East Facility,...

CSUN Professor Offers Strategies for Families Struggling with Homeschooling
Thursday, Apr 2, 2020

As California and the rest of the nation settle in for a long haul of staying “safe at home,” the novelty of homeschooling has worn off for many parents as they juggle keeping their kids engaged academically while, at the same time, trying to do their own work from a makeshift home office. Wendy...

Grand Princess Cruise Ship: 21 Test Positive for Coronavirus COVID-19
Friday, Mar 6, 2020

Twenty-one people aboard Princess Cruises‘ Grand Princess cruise ship off the coast of California have tested positive for coronavirus, officials announced late Friday afternoon. The U.S. Coast Guard had airdropped 46 test kits to the Grand Princess cruise ship on Thursday, said Vice President...

Hart Park’s Barnyard, Placerita Nature Center Birds Under Quarantine
Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019

A quarantine has been placed on the barnyard at William S. Hart Park in Newhall and birds at the Placerita Canyon Nature Center, due to the threat of Virulent Newcastle Disease. The California Regional Quarantine was issued on February 27 for all public bird exhibitions in all of Los Angeles County...

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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
1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
Sanford Lyon