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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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Sunday at Camulos: ‘Helen Hunt Jackson Returns’
Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016

Re-experience Helen Hunt Jackson’s 1882 visit to Rancho Camulos – which inspired her to include this vestige of the Californio lifestyle as one of the settings for her novel, “Ramona.” On Sunday, Feb. 28, at 1 p.m., reenactors will engage and delight you as they portray this event which forever...

Jan. 31: Helen H. Jackson’s Camulos Visit Comes to Life
Thursday, Jan 14, 2016

Re-experience Helen Hunt Jackson’s 1882 visit to Rancho Camulos – which inspired her to include this vestige of the Californio lifestyle as one of the settings for her novel, “Ramona.” On Jan. 31 at 1 p.m., reenactors will engage and delight you as they portray this event which forever changed...

Lost Film Clip to be Shown at Rancho Camulos for Fundraiser
Wednesday, Oct 28, 2015

 Rancho Camulos Museum is presenting the “lost” 1960 silent film, Ramona, along with a candlelight  dinner and an interesting panel to follow. The festive dinner will take place on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. at the Rancho Camulos Museum on Highway 126. Members get the special price of...

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.”...

May 2: Artist’s Work from 1930s Featured at Rancho Camulos
Monday, Apr 27, 2015

Rancho Camulos Museum’s historic lecture series continues May 2 when Phyllis Hansen, San Fernando Valley historian and writer, presents an exhibit of the work of Orpha Klinker. Klinker was an accomplished California artist and preservationist noted for her portraits and plein air paintings. Hansen...

Dec. 6-7: Fiesta of Lights at Rancho Camulos
Friday, Nov 28, 2014

Santa Clarita residents are invited to Rancho Camulos Museum for “A Fiesta of Lights” on Dec. 6 and  7 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Stroll the enchantingly lighted gardens, view handmade and unique decorations, visit the traditionally adorned historic buildings, join the festivities, and enjoy holiday...

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...

July 25-26: Balloon Fest Benefits Historic ‘Home of Ramona’
Friday, Jul 25, 2014

Rancho Camulos Museum and National Historic Landmark has been selected as one of the non-profits benefiting from the 2014 Citrus Classic Balloon Festival, Friday, July 25 (6 p.m. to 11 p.m.) and Saturday, July 26 (6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.) in Santa Paula. Launched seven years ago, this is the closest hot...

Rancho Camulos Roundup: Reenactment, School Tours
Tuesday, Jun 17, 2014

Historic Rancho Camulos Museum is located 10 miles west of Interstate 5 on scenic Highway 126.   Volunteer Marion Schuck receives a chivalrous greeting from a dashing Union soldier at last month’s Civil War re-enactment hosted at RCM for SCVI Charter School middle schoolers. Marion and new...

SCVi Students Staging Civil War Reenactment
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

[KHTS] – Rancho Camulos, a piece of California history in Ventura County, will host Santa Clarita Valley International Charter School’s second annual Civil War Living History event on Thursday, May 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The 8th graders have prepared a number of exhibits and activities...

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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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