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1987 - Ramona Chapel and Red Schoolhouse relocated to Heritage Junction [story]
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April 18-19: Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival 2020 at Hart Park
Friday, Jan 17, 2020

The city of Santa Clarita’s Cowboy Festival, presented by California Resources Corporation and set to return for its 27th year, will ride into William S. Hart Park in Newhall on April 18 and 19. The sights, sounds and swagger of cowboy life will be on display all weekend and general admission tickets...

Cowboy Festival Roundup: Schedule, Parking, Road Closures, Bus Routes
Friday, Apr 12, 2019

The 26th annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, presented by California Resources Corporation, returns to William S. Hart Park and Old Town Newhall on Saturday and Sunday, and thousands of Western fans are expected to visit the area. Admission to the park and the festival at 24151 Newhall Avenue in Newhall...

TONIGHT: Swingin’ Cowboy Dance with Cow Bop at Hart Hall

Tickets are still available for Friday night’s kickin’ Cowboy Dance featuring cowboy jazz band Cow Bop in Hart Hall at William S. Hart Park, hosted by the nonprofit Friends of Hart Park to kick off the 2019 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival. It’s bound to be a great night of country swing,...

SC Transit Offering Free Rides During This Weekend’s Cowboy Festival
Thursday, Apr 11, 2019

It has never been easier to “mosey on down” to the Cowboy Festival, at William S. Hart Park. This year Santa Clarita Transit will be offering free rides on local routes during the Cowboy Festival this Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14. This is an excellent opportunity to help reduce traffic...

April 11: Walk of Western Stars Induction Ceremony, Reception
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019

Western motion picture and TV stars James Drury, Robert Fuller and Dan White will be inducted into the Walk of Western Stars in Newhall on Thursday, April 11, starting at 5 p.m., with a special reception and dinner to follow at Hart Hall at 6 p.m. The induction is one of the events leading up to the...

City Announces Cowboy Festival Road Closures, Parking Details
Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019

The 26th annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, presented by California Resources Corporation, returns to Old Town Newhall this weekend. Residents are encouraged to prepare for road closures in Old Town Newhall and plan transportation accordingly for Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14. The 2019 Cowboy...

April 13: Walk the Line with National Cash on Mane Stage
Friday, Apr 5, 2019

The nonprofit Friends of Hart Park will present the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival debut of National Cash – A Tribute to Johnny Cash on the Mane Stage at William S. Hart Park in Old Town Newhall on Saturday, April 13, starting at 8 p.m. National Cash expertly escorts the audience on a trip down...

Thursdays at Newhall Sets April Shows, Events
Monday, Apr 1, 2019

Saddle up your horse, steel or otherwise, and ride into Old Town Newhall for a wide selection of free Thursdays@Newhall events in April. On the calendar are the ever-popular 10 by 10 Variety Show, JAM Sessions, SENSES Block Party and Note by Note music night. Thursdays@Newhall is an ongoing opportunity...

Santa Clarita Mayor’s Monthly Message – April 2019

Get ready to chow down and cowboy up! Picture this…you are relaxing in the shade in a lovely picnic grove as the branches of a majestic oak tree sway in the gentle breeze. On that breeze, you catch a whiff of the sweet, tangy, smoky deliciousness wafting through the air from grills cooking up barbecue...

April 11: Walk of Western Stars to Induct Drury, Fuller, White
Monday, Feb 11, 2019

Western film and television stars James Drury, Robert Fuller and Dan White will be inducted into the Walk of Western Stars in Newhall on Thursday, April 11, starting at 5 p.m. The induction is one of the events leading up to the 2019 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival on Saturday and Sunday, April 13-14. The...

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1987 - Ramona Chapel and Red Schoolhouse relocated to Heritage Junction [story]
Red Schoolhouse
1835 - Outlaw and Rocks/Park/High School namesake Tiburcio Vasquez born in Monterey, Calif. [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
Nearly 100 people gathered in front of the highly anticipated Laemmle 7 in Newhall to officially open the theater to the Santa Clarita Valley community.
Laemmle Officially Opens in Old Town Newhall
The city of Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission recently met to receive an update from city staff about the status of the Pioneer Oil Refinery in Newhall.
Parks Commissioners Asked to Advise on Pioneer Oil Refinery’s Future
A judge’s ruling this week dealt a setback to the Tejon Ranch Co.’s proposed 19,000-unit Centennial development project in the upper northwest corner of Los Angeles County.
Judge Halts Centennial Development Project in Tejon Ranch
The California Community College Athletic Trainers Association has named longtime athletic trainer, and current College of the Canyons associate athletic director, Chad Peters its 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year.
Chad Peters Named CCCATA 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year
Los Angeles County Public Health on Friday confirmed 48 new deaths and 752 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,432 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 27,432 Total SCV Cases; County Nears 5 Million Administered Doses
The Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee briefly met Thursday morning to recommend that the City Council oppose four pieces of state legislation that would expand the state’s land-use authority.
Council Committee Recommends Opposition to State Land-Use Bills
In an effort to provide kids across the Santa Clarita Valley with a safe place to play and learn over spring break while parents are working, the Boys & Girls Club of SCV holds an annual camp.
Boys & Girls Club Holds Spring Break Camp
In recognition of public safety dispatchers' services, the California Highway Patrol joins other law enforcement agencies to recognize National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week on April 11-17, 2021.
CHP to Honor Public Safety Dispatchers During National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
Officials in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be hosting a virtual community discussion on child abuse prevention April 20.
L.A. County Sheriffs to Host Child Abuse Prevention Seminar
1937 - Pioneer aviator E.B. Christopher and passenger killed in crash of light plane on Ridge Route near Gorman [story]
wreckage
CBRE announced the sale of a state-of-the-art 24,164 square-foot industrial facility to Tera McHugh and John McHugh, owners of Versatile Systems, Inc.
Valencia Industrial Building Sold to Versatile Systems
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and accompanying public health restrictions in place for large events and community gatherings, as well as past participation numbers, the city of Santa Clarita has evaluated several components of the annual Santa Clarita Marathon and is making a necessary change to the event.
City Postpones 2021 Marathon, Event Permanently Moved to February
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 52 new deaths and 710 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,417 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Hospitalizations Remain Under 600; SCV Cases Total 27,417
Because of the economic downturn brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, some pet owners may have delayed purchasing their annual pet licenses and are now subject to late penalty fees.
Animal Care & Control Temporarily Waives Pet Licensing Fees
College of the Canyons will welcome José Rivera, award-winning playwright and the first Puerto Rican screenwriter to be nominated for an Oscar, to the School of Visual & Performing Arts’ Virtual Industry Insight Series on Monday, April 12.
COC Virtual Industry Insight Series Welcomes Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter José Rivera
Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA) will spotlight contemporary artist Alex Schaeffer in a virtual oil demo on Monday, April 19, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
April 19: Virtual Oil Demo by Artist Alex Schaeffer
Spectrum Commercial Real Estate advisors Yair Haimoff, SIOR, Randy Cude, and Matt Sreden represented the seller in the sale of a 23,817-square-foot professional office building in a prime Valencia location.
Avenue Kearny Building Sells for $6 Million
Following stakeholder planning meetings over the course of a year and a public survey period in January, the city of Santa Clarita’s 2021 Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP) draft update enters the next phase in the approval and adoption process.
Residents Can Now Review Santa Clarita’s 2021 Hazard Mitigation Draft Plan
Cassie Gratton knows how to open a Laemmle theater. The general manager of the Newhall Laemmle, which will open its doors with a ribbon-cutting this Friday, also helped to open Laemmle’s Glendale and Claremont locations.
After Several Delays, Laemmle Newhall Opens Friday
The California Department of Transportation announced that new High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV, or carpool) lanes are open to motorists on Northbound and Southbound Interstate 5 between the Ventura Freeway (State Route 134) interchange in Los Angeles and Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank.
CalTrans Announces Opening of New I-5 Carpool Lanes
1874 - Work completed at Lyon's Station (now Eternal Valley) on first version of Pioneer Oil Refinery [story]
Pioneer Oil Refinery