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2014 - Towsley Canyon Loop Trail named for naturalist Don Mullally [story]
Don Mullally

Valladares Opens Nominations for Hispanic Heritage Month Honorees
Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021

During Hispanic Heritage Month this year, Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares, R-Santa Clarita, will recognize constituents of Hispanic descent who have contributed to their community in the 38th Assembly District. The monthlong celebration of Hispanic heritage starts Sept. 15 and runs through Oct. 15....

July 8: Santa Clarita Arts Commission Regular Meeting
Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021

The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, July 8, at 6:00 p.m., in City Council Chambers, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita. Items on the agenda include updates on the 2021 Bike Rack Public Art for the Old Town Newhall Library, Arts Master Plan, and Central...

Santa Clarita Legislative Platform Available Online for Review
Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021

On an annual basis, the Santa Clarita City Council adopts a legislative platform to outline its position on priority issues and matters that impact the city of Santa Clarita’s ability to operate effectively, promote City interests and protect local authority. Additionally, the City Council routinely...

June 22: ‘Sweets’ Art Display to Open at City Hall’s First Floor Gallery
Friday, Jun 19, 2020

Local residents are in for a treat when the Santa Clarita Arts and Events Division presents its upcoming “Sweets” art exhibit in the First Floor Gallery of City Hall from June 22 through September 11. Currently exhibiting in a virtual gallery, “Sweets” will be the first in-person exhibit at City...

Santa Clarita to Reopen City Hall Monday — With Safety Measures
Friday, May 15, 2020

On Monday, May 18, the city of Santa Clarita will welcome residents into City Hall to access city services, including those available through the Permit Center, City Clerk’s Office, Film Permit Office, Human Resources and other city functions. Residents will be required to: * Wear a mask * Avoid...

Feb. 3: ‘Flight’ Art Exhibit to Take Off at Santa Clarita City Hall
Friday, Jan 24, 2020

“Flight,” the newest group art exhibit presented by the city of Santa Clarita, is set to take off at City Hall’s First Floor Gallery on February 3 and stay airborne through March 10. The art pieces featured in the exhibition represent each artist’s interpretation of flight. The community...

Cedars Sinai, Congresswoman Host Urgent Blood Drive Friday
Thursday, Jun 13, 2019

Cedars Sinai Medical Center will be hosting an urgent blood drive, in cooperation with the Office of U.S. Rep. Katie Hill, D-Agua Dulce, Friday, June 14, from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., at Santa Clarita City Hall. Donors are encouraged to sign up online at https://donatebloodcedars.org/index.cfm?group=op&expand=4835&zc=91355....

April 20: City Hall Hosts American Red Cross Community Blood Drive
Thursday, Apr 13, 2017

On Thursday, April 20, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the city of Santa Clarita and the American Red Cross are partnering to provide a Community Blood Drive at the central location of City Hall. Residents will have the opportunity to donate blood at City Hall in the Century Room, located at 23920...

April 11: City Council Legislative Committee Meeting
Monday, Apr 10, 2017

City Council Committee Legislative Committee Meeting 4/11/2017 4:00 PM City Hall, Orchard Room 23920 Valencia Blvd., 1st Floor   Santa Clarita, CA 91355   Downloads: Agenda Agenda Packet Call to Order Roll Call Roll Call Item 1: Senate Bill 34 – Residential Treatment...

Jan. 5: Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Commission Regular Meeting
Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017

Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Commission Regular Meeting 1/5/2017 6:00 PM City Council Chambers 23920 Valencia Blvd. 1st Floor   Santa Clarita, CA 91355 Downloads: Agenda Agenda Packet Call to Order Roll Call Roll Call Flag Salute Commission Secretary Announcement Approval...

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2014 - Towsley Canyon Loop Trail named for naturalist Don Mullally [story]
Don Mullally
1876 - California oil industry born as CSO No. 4 in Pico Canyon becomes state's first commercially productive oil well [story]
Pico No. 4
1970 - Lagasse family helps save Mentryville buildings as Newhall and Malibu brush fires erupt & join into worst fire in SoCal history. Twelve fires over 10 days burn 525,000 acres, kill 13 people and destroy approx. 1,500 structures. [story]
Clampitt fire
After news reports detailing sexual assault allegations against a Newhall massage therapist on Sept. 2, a half-dozen additional victims have come forward, according to sheriff’s investigators.
Additional Victims Come Forward in Newhall Massage Therapist Sexual Assault Investigation
Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, welcomed news of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s veto of Assembly Bill 616 on Wednesday.
Newsom Vetoes Agricultural Worker Union Elections Bill Opposed by Wilk
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 32 new deaths and 1,238 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,524 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. Additionally, Public Health announced that eligible Los Angeles County residents can begin receiving their booster doses at any of the hundreds of sites offering the Pfizer vaccine.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: County Announces Pfizer Booster Available to Eligible Residents; 35,524 Total SCV Cases
Yair Haimoff, SIOR and Randy Cude of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., are pleased to announce a recent 71,874-square-foot ground lease located in Valencia, CA.
Spectrum CRE Completes Ground Lease with Tenant In-N-Out Burgers
Los Angeles County announced it is now administering Pfizer booster third doses after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle P. Walensky endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ recommendation for a booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in several population groups. The CDC also recommended a booster dose for those in high-risk occupational and institutional settings.
County Begins Administering Pfizer Booster to Eligible Residents
1855 - Sanford & Cyrus Lyon establish Lyon's Station (for stagecoaches) near today's Sierra Hwy & Newhall Ave [story]
Sanford Lyon
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital are once again urging those eligible to get vaccinated, as the hospital is experiencing a marked influx of COVID-19 patients, hospital spokesman Patrick Moody said Thursday.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Hospital Admittance Up 50%; SCV Cases Total 35,477
A “significant amount of smoke” from the Windy and KNP Complex fires northeast of Bakersfield in the Sequoia National Forest have entered the Los Angeles area, according to a Thursday morning tweet from the U.S. National Weather Service Los Angeles.
Hazy SCV Skies from Sequoia Forest Fires
Spookiness is on its way to Main Street in Old Town Newhall.
Scarecrow Alley Coming to Old Town Newhall
The Chiquita Canyon Landfill Technical Advisory Committee met Wednesday afternoon to discuss updates at the Val Verde landfill.
Chiquita Canyon Landfill Health Report Nearing Final Process
Following a record-breaking event in 2020 – Soup for the Soul will once again be presented virtually in 2021.
Tickets Now on Sale for Bridge to Home’s 2021 Soup for the Soul Virtual Fundraiser
The city of Santa Clarita’s annual Evening of Remembrance event will occur on Wednesday, Sept. 29, beginning with a Walk of Remembrance at 6:15 p.m., followed by the program at 6:45 p.m.
Community Invited to Annual Evening of Remembrance
College of the Canyons is continuing its tradition of inviting community groups to experience Cougar football during the 2021 season, with all healthcare workers and first responders invited to attend Saturday’s game vs. Palomar College free of charge.
Cougars Football Continuing with Community Invite Tradition
The Santa Clarita chapter of the American Cancer Society is excited to announce its annual leading fundraiser of the year — Relay For Life - will take place on Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Westfield Town Center Mall, from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Oct. 2: American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life
At least one person was reported wounded in a shooting in Newhall Wednesday night, prompting a response from law enforcement and medical personnel.
Newhall Shooting Sends One Person to Hospital
Are you ready for a “Partea”? Circle of Hope’s 17th Annual Tea Celebration will be held at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Saturday, Oct. 9, beginning at 11:00 a.m.
Oct. 9: Circle of Hope’s 17th Annual Tea Celebration
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond proudly recognized Betty Reid Soskin, a pioneering Bay Area civil rights activist and the oldest living National Park Ranger serving in the United States, as an Ambassador to California Education on her 100th birthday.
Betty Reid Soskin Named California’s Newest Education Ambassador
The Mojave Area California State Parks  recently announced status updates for public use.
Status Updates Released for Mojave Area State Parks
1948 - Agua Dulce Women's Club organized [timeline]
Women's Club
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission approved the installation and operation of a Verizon wireless communication facility that will expand wireless coverage in the city’s center. 
Verizon Wireless Facility Approved By Planning Commission
State Senator Scott Wilk is honoring four Hispanic community leaders to commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month. 
Wilk Honors Local Hispanic Community Leaders