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1992 - Dedication of Santa Clarita's first Metrolink station (Santa Clarita Station) [brochure]
Santa Clarita Metrolink grand opening brochure


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Jan. 25: ‘Helen Hunt Jackson Returns’ to Rancho Camulos
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019

The Rancho Camulos Museum invites local history fans and aficionados to experience a faithful reenactment of January 23, 1882 visit by best-selling author Helen Hunt Jackson on Saturday, January 25, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The time she spent at Rancho Camulos, with its adobe structure built in 1853 by...

April 20: Dave Stamey at Rancho Camulos Museum
Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018

Get Tickets Here Del Valle Adobe at Rancho Camulos Western Music Hall of Famer and Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival favorite Dave Stamey will play a lunchtime concert at the Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark and museum near Piru on Friday, April 20. Stamey’s performance is part of a celebration...

Jan. 28: Rancho Camulos Reenacts Historic Helen Hunt Jackson Visit
Monday, Jan 23, 2017

The Rancho Camulos tradition to reenact Helen Hunt Jackons’s 1883 visit that inspired her to make this California Rancho one of the settings for her novel “Ramona” is back again on January 28 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The event pays homage to its history and begin the year with the historical...

Nov. 7-8: Historic Films in View at Rancho Camulos Double Header
Monday, Oct 19, 2015

Three “Ramona” silent films will be showcased at a weekend celebration of 19th-century rancho life at Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark in November. Mary Pickford in the title role (with Henry B. Walthall as Allesandro) in D.W. Griffith’s production of “Ramona,”...

Free Tickets Available for “Ramona” at San Gabriel Mission
Monday, May 18, 2015

[KHTS] – Free tickets are available for the recovered and recently restored 1928 “Ramona” starring Dolores del Rio is planned to premiere at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse this June. Dolores Del Rio as the title character and Warner Baxter as Alessandro in Edwin Carewe’s 1928 “Ramona.”...

Rancho Camulos Hosting Festival, Fundraiser
Thursday, Oct 30, 2014

[KHTS] – Two free history events at Rancho Camulos Museum in Piru will take place on Nov.8 including a Living History Festival, and a fundraiser. The festival will take place from 12- 4 p.m. “Attend a free living history festival and tour the historically significant buildings and beautiful...

Lost SCV-Related 1928 Film Reappears After Falling to Nazis, Soviets
Sunday, Mar 30, 2014

A newly rediscovered 1928 film with an “SCV connection” made its world premiere Saturday night in Los Angeles – 86 years and one day after it made its original world premiere. The film is the Edwin Carewe version of “Ramona” starring Dolores Del Rio, and it had been lost to time until a print...

Jan. 25: Reenactment of Famous Novelist’s Visit to Local Rancho
Thursday, Jan 9, 2014

Helen Hunt Jackson [KHTS] – Rancho Camulos, the  setting of Helen Hunt Jackson’s novel “Ramona” – just 10 miles west of Valencia on Highway 126 – will host a reenactment of Jackson’s 1882 visit to the Ranch on Saturday, Jan. 25. Docents of the Rancho Camulos museum will perform...

Visit Historic Rancho Camulos Museum, Right Down 126
Tuesday, Jan 15, 2013

Click to enlarge Docent-led public tours are available without appointment Saturdays at 1, 2, and 3 and by appointment year-round.  See the “Home of Ramona” including the 1853 adobe, 1867 chapel and winery, 1930 schoolhouse, and beautiful grounds, and then view the 1910 silent film “Ramona”...

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1992 - Dedication of Santa Clarita's first Metrolink station (Santa Clarita Station) [brochure]
Santa Clarita Metrolink grand opening brochure
1888 - 8:15 a.m.: Newhall's luxurious Southern Hotel burns to the ground [story]
Southern Hotel
On Saturday, Oct. 23, SCV Sheriff Station J-Team deputies will be hosting a "Drug Take Back Day" between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in front of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Oct. 23: SCV Sheriff’s Station Hosting “Drug Take Back Day”
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 15 new deaths and 1,227 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,989 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: County Begins Administering COVID Vaccine Boosters for All Three FDA-Approved Vaccines to Residents; SCV Cases Total 36,989
As you walk along the River Village Park Trail at Duane R. Harte Park, you can now enjoy nature and a story at the same time.
Santa Clarita Public Library Debuts ‘Trail Tales’ Literary Adventure at Duane R. Harte Park
The total number of anti-Asian hate crimes within Los Angeles County rose 76% in 2020, according to a report released Wednesday.
L.A. County Anti-Asian Hate Crimes See 76% Increase in 2020
Residents in unincorporated Los Angeles County were told Thursday to ignore a recent notice concerning home registry from the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs, according to officials in Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s office.
County ‘Rental Property’ Notice Sparks Homeowner Confusion
Classified employees within the Saugus Unified School District are now showing their COVID-19 vaccination verification or undergoing weekly testing to work in the office.
Classified School Workers Undergo COVID-19 Vaccine Verification
Californians age 70 and older may continue to renew their driver’s licenses online or by mail through Dec. 31, 2022. Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed legislation to extend this temporary rule.
Californians 70 and Older Can Renew Driver’s Licenses Online Through 2022
Six Flags Magic Mountain, the undisputed “Thrill Capital of the World,” in partnership with Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment and DC, today unveiled plans to add yet another record-breaking coaster—WONDER WOMAN™ Flight of Courage—to its unparalleled thrill ride lineup.
Six Flags Magic Mountain Announces Record 20th Coaster WONDER WOMAN Flight of Courage
Smells of Filipino food wafted outside the Newhall Community Center as a welcome for attendees of the Fil-Am Association of Santa Clarita Valley, “Pistahan at Bayanihan” (Festivities and Community) Cultural Festival.
Community Leaders Celebrate Filipino Culture, History
Cincinnati Reds pitcher Hunter Greene is returning to his former home of Stevenson Ranch Saturday to meet local kids and give out free baseball cleats.
SCV Native, Cincinnati Reds Pitcher Hunter Greene Offering Free Cleats for Local Kids
1898 - Birth of Mary S. Ruiz, eldest child of Enrique & Rosaria Ruiz of San Francisquito Canyon; all died in 1928 dam disaster [cemetery census]
grave markers
Senate Republican Leader Scott Wilk, (R-Santa Clarita), delivered a second letter Thursday to ensure accountability on a state-funded COVID-19 testing lab.
Wilk Demands Newsom Admin to Halt Auto-Renew Of No-Bid Contract for Valencia Testing Lab
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 27 new deaths and 1,167 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,924 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 36,924; L.A. County Ready to Administer Additional Boosters
Aglaia Mortcheva has spent over 20 years working in animation, from Comedy Central to Nickelodeon and FOX, and is eager to share her insights on turning cartoons into characters people care about as a professor in California State University, Northridge’s animation program in the Department of Art.
CSUN Welcomes Longtime Nickelodeon Animator as Art Department Professor
The city of Santa Clarita’s Volunteer Engagement Program is pleased to partner with the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Nonprofit Council and the SCV Nonprofit Leaders Network for the 2021 Nonprofit Symposium.
City Inviting Area Nonprofits to 2021 Nonprofit Symposium
The end of the season approaches as the Santa Clarita Valley football teams are officially over halfway done with league play.
Week Nine Foothill League Roundup for Trinity, Santa Clarita Christian, Castaic
After a year of virtual celebrations, the only zooming that will be done at the College of the Canyons Fall 2021 Science Talk Star Party will be through actual telescopes.
Oct. 29: COC’s Fall Star Party Returns to Canyon Country Campus
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted 17 students, including Sujin Kim from California Institute of the Arts, winners of the 48th Student Academy Awards competition.
CalArtian Among 17 Winners of Student Academy Awards
Seventeen employees were honored as the Classified Employees of the Year Wednesday night at the William S. Hart Union High School District’s governing board meeting.
Hart Governing Board Recognizes Classified Employees of the Year
Hundreds of Santa Clarita teens gathered on Sunday, Oct. 17, to join actor-influencer Eric Artell in kicking off the “ASMD Baby Food Challenge,” a social media challenge created to raise awareness for local toddler Damian Markham and Wylder Nation Foundation. 
Baby Food Challenge Kicks Off Locally for Terminally-Ill SCV Toddler
2007 - Buckweed fire chars 38,356 acres, destroys 21 homes in Canyon Country and Agua Dulce [story]
Buckweed Fire
Family Promise Santa Clarita in partnership with Williams Homes, And HomeAid LA, will break ground on their new local resource center. 
Family Promise To Break Ground On New Resource Center
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