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1855 - Sanford & Cyrus Lyon establish Lyon's Station (for stagecoaches) near today's Sierra Hwy & Newhall Ave [story]
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Aug. 22: Comics for the Cause Benefiting SCV Youth Project
Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019

The eighth annual Comics for the Cause benefiting the Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project will take place Thursday, Aug. 22, from 7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center. The event brings together numerous talented and hilarious comics all under one roof. The lineup includes Steve...

Canyon Theatre Guild Releases 2019-2020 Season
Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019

The Canyon Theatre Guild is very excited for the incredible lineup of shows in store for this very special season. The 2019-2020 Season will kick off our golden celebration of 50 years of performing live theatre throughout to the Santa Clarita Valley. Check out what’s to come: Playing at the Santa...

March 21: Generation Z Presentation by Dr. Corey Seemiller
Thursday, Mar 14, 2019

Much has been said, studied, and stereotyped about the Millennial generation, but what of Generation Z, those born in the early 1990s to mid 2000s? According to Forbes, Generation Z made up 25 percent if the U.S. population in 2015, which makes the cohort larger than the Millennial and Baby Boomer generations....

March 12: Santa Clarita City Council Regular Meeting
Friday, Mar 8, 2019

The Santa Clarita City Council will hold its next regular meeting on Tuesday, March 12, starting at 6 p.m. Items on the agenda include councilmembers’ review of agreements between the city and the Santa Clarita Community College District regarding the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College...

Dec. 7: COC Jazz, Lab Bands Stage Annual Holiday Sing-Along
Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018

College of the Canyons’ Visual and Performing Arts Music Department and the award-winning Studio Jazz Band and Lab Band will present their annual holiday sing-along and jazz concert at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center on Friday, Dec. 7 starting at 7:30 p.m. The Studio Jazz Band and Lab...

COC’s Visual, Performing Arts Students Prep for Final Performances
Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018

The College of the Canyons School of Visual and Performing Arts will wrap up the fall semester with a lineup of fun and festive musical performances designed to showcase the college’s talented students and help ring in the holiday season. The Electronica Musique and Multimedia Concert will feature...

‘Pompeii: Life and Art’ Sheds Light on Roman City
Monday, Nov 5, 2018

College of the Canyons professors Michael McCaffrey and Kevin Anthony will deliver the scholarly presentation “Pompeii: Life and Art” on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC). With the use of photos and maps, McCaffrey and Anthony will shed some light on what life was...

Jan. 13: Styx to Perform at Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center
Thursday, Oct 25, 2018

“Come Sail Away” with Styx, which will appear for a special engagement at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. Formed in Chicago in 1972, Styx is the first band in rock history to produce four consecutive certified multimillion-selling albums in a row: “The Grand Illusion”...

Nov. 29: McKeon Leadership Forum at Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center
Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018

General (retired) Jack Keane studio portrait. Photo by Delane Rouse/DC Corporate Headshots. College of the Canyons, the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. and U.S. Rep. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon (Ret.) will present the Fourth Annual McKeon Leadership Forum, with a special keynote presentation...

June 27-29: Santa Clarita Arts Calendar
Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018

Here is the list of Santa Clarita arts-related events for June 27-June 30: June 27: United States Air Force Band of the Golden West at Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center Time: 7:00 p.m. The Band of the Golden West is the Air Force’s only active-duty musical unit west of the Rocky Mountains....

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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
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 41 new deaths and 1,750 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,403 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Nursing Facility Numbers See Decline; Santa Clarita Cases total: 35,403
College of the Canyons and the Santa Clarita Environmental Education Consortium, SCEEC, will virtually host the 2021 Green STEM Summit on Saturday, Oct. 9 with the purpose of introducing students to green careers.
COC’s Virtual Green STEM Summit Slated For October
The Angeles National Forest will end its forest closure order Wednesday at 11:59 pm, a week past the expiration of the California regional closure.
Angeles National Forest Ending Closure Order
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced a vision for ensuring that every California student will learn to read by third grade by the year 2026 during a virtual press conference on Tuesday
State Superintendent Seeks To Increase Literacy By Third Grade For All California Students
In an effort to keep adopted pets from returning to the shelter, the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control has launched a free online resource center to help pet owners who can no longer keep their pets.
Pets Get A Second Chance With New Rehoming Program
The population of the city of Santa Clarita grew by 22.9% between 2010 and 2020, according to U.S. Census data released Monday that will be used to redistrict boundaries for various political offices in California. 
Santa Clarita Population Has Grown Over 50,000 In Ten Years
A federal court handed international mining conglomerate Cemex a win last week in its decades-long battle to establish a mining operation in Soledad Canyon.    
Court Rules In Favor Of Cemex Over Bureau Of Land Management
The American Cancer Society Santa Clarita Valley held a Relay Rally at Westfield Valencia Town Center Saturday afternoon to raise awareness about its annual Relay for Life of the Santa Clarita Valley event on Saturday, Oct. 2. 
Community Gets Ready For Relay For Life With Local Relay Rally
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