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1920 - Warrant issued for actor Tom Mix to appear in Newhall Judge J.F. Powell's courtroom on reckless driving charge [story]
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County, City Officials Revisit Plans for Former Senior Center Newhall Building
Thursday, Oct 8, 2020

Los Angeles County and Santa Clarita officials are expected to restart the process of looking into turning the vacant, former Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center building in Newhall into a place to serve veterans and community arts, officials confirmed Wednesday. A needs assessment for the use of the...

Feb. 29: SCV Senior Center Celebrity Waiter Fundraiser
Monday, Feb 10, 2020

The Bella Vida Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will present a royals-themed “Celebrity Waiter” fundraiser at the Canyon Country center on Saturday, February 29, starting at 5 p.m. SCV Senior Center Celebrity Waiter Co-Chairs Amanda Benson and Julie Sturgeon have been working hard to stage...

Volunteers Plan Thanksgiving Feast Fit for a Community
Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019

For the 10th consecutive year, the Castaic Lions Club, along with dozens of volunteers, including students from the William S. Hart Union High School District, are planning to host their Thanksgiving Day dinner at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center at Bella Vida. The organizers want to let all SCV...

April 24: New SCV Senior Center Dedication Day
Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center is proud to announce the opening of the new SCV Senior Center in Canyon Country and its dedication in a public ceremony on Wednesday, April 24 at 10 a.m. The dedication ceremony will start in the new center’s parking lot and conclude in “The Grand Ballroom.” The...

Kaiser Permanente Awards $62K in Grants to 8 SCV Nonprofit Groups
Friday, Nov 9, 2018

Kaiser Permanente has awarded more than $62,000 in community benefit funding to eight Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving health and wellness locally. For more than half a century, Kaiser Permanente has demonstrated a commitment to enhancing the health of local communities....

May 24: Silvertone Singers to Warble TV Themes at SCV Senior Center
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center Silvertone Singers under the direction of John Swinford will sing a set of TV themes old and new at the Senior Center in Newhall on Thursday, May 24, from 2:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Singers’ “TV Themes — Old and New-ish Concert” will feature...

April 27: Senior Center to Present Historical Reenactment of ‘Little House’ Author
Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center’s Scholar Series will present a historical reenactment of American educator, author and journalist Laura Ingalls Wilder performed by Louise Willard of the American Association of University Women on Friday, April 27, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Wilder was the creator...

March 28: SCV Senior Center ‘2nd Career’ Job Club Meeting
Friday, Mar 23, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center has created the “2nd Career Center” to assist seniors who would like to re-enter the workforce. The first “Job Club” meeting at the Center is set for Wednesday, March 28 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Room A1 and A2. Meeting participants will...

March 8: Romantic Soft-Rock Concert, Art Exhibit at Senior Center
Monday, Mar 5, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will present The Silvertone Singers performing a soothing concert of soft-rock love tunes from the 1970s and ’80s at the Center on Thursday, March 8, starting at 2:45 p.m. The Singers will deliver mellow hits made famous by the Carpenters, Barbara Streisand,...

Feb. 24: Family Caregivers Workshop; Communication, Dementia
Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018

In partnership with the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center and Alzheimer’s Greater LA, College of the Canyons will be offering a workshop to help family members better communicate with their aging loved ones. When: Saturday, Feb. 24 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Where: Santa Clarita Valley...

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1920 - Warrant issued for actor Tom Mix to appear in Newhall Judge J.F. Powell's courtroom on reckless driving charge [story]
Tom Mix
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed four new deaths and 179 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,798 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: County Reaches 24,000 Deaths; SCV Cases Total 27,798
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 10 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, May 10-16, 2021.
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Good Trouble,’ ‘For All Mankind,’ ‘The Terminal List,’ 5 More Productions
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized emergency use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12-15 Monday.
Children Age 12-15 OK’ed for COVID-19 Vaccine
Starting Wednesday, May 12, 2021, eligible households will be able to enroll in the Emergency Broadband Benefit program which sets out to help households struggling to pay for internet service during the pandemic.
May 12: Enrollment for Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Opens this Week
The Tom & Ethel Bradley Center at California State University, Northridge has received a $350,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to digitize some of the approximately 22,000 images in its Farmworker Movement Collection that tell the story and document efforts to unionize farmworkers in the 1960s and early 1970s.
CSUN Receives NEH Grant to Digitize its Farmworker Movement Collection
Saugus Union School District board members discussed a back-to-school update for the 2021-22 school year during the regular board meeting Wednesday.
SUSD Discusses Full-Time Instruction, Distance Learning for Next Year
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor has announced plans to reopen on Saturday, with a number of COVID-19 safety measures in place.
Hurricane Harbor Plans to Reopen May 15
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday he’d be expanding the state’s economic stimulus program to middle-income families that make up to $75,000.
Newsom Expands State Stimulus Program, Unveils $100 Billion Recovery Plan
Warmer weather and winds are set to return to the Santa Clarita Valley Tuesday, bringing with them elevated fire weather conditions.
Winds Set to Bring Elevated Fire Weather to SCV
America’s Job Center of California announced it will host a job recruitment on Thursday, May 13 for various positions for Aerotek in Palmdale, Santa Clarita, and Lancaster.
America’s Job Center to Hold Virtual Job Recruitment for Aerotek
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating At-Risk Missing Person Christopher William Conrad.
Investigators Seek Help Locating At-Risk Missing Person Christopher ‘Chris’ Conrad
1877 - Newhall School District formed, upon petition of J.F. Powell and 47 others [story]
Newhall School kids
1990 - Gene Autry's elderly horse, Champion, put to sleep; buried at Melody Ranch [story]
Champion
1875 - John F. Powell, an Irish immigrant, becomes Justice of the Peace [story]
John F. Powell
Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced the introduction of Senate Joint Resolution 5, urging the federal government to immediately pass a correction to the Social Security formula to protect benefits for millions of Americans who turned 60 during the pandemic.
Wilk Introduces Resolution Urging Congress to Amend the Social Security Average Wage Index
The Santa Clarita City Council will consider allocating a little over $3.5 million in federal funding intended to support low- and moderate-income residents with decent and affordable housing and economic opportunities.
City Council to Consider Federal Funds in Support of Future Local Affordable Housing
The owners of Maria’s Italian Deli in Newhall, past and present, celebrated the restaurant’s reopening Wednesday, following last year’s announcement it would be closing its doors after 47 years.
Maria’s Italian Deli Celebrates Reopening Under New Owners
After publicly expressing their support for hosting live graduations earlier this year, William S. Hart Union High School District officials outlined their proposed plans for the Class of 2021 ceremonies during their Wednesday night governing board meeting.
Hart District Outlines Plans for Live Graduations
After plans fell through for a $100 million mall expansion that would have brought a second Costco to the Santa Clarita Valley, representatives from the big box retailer reached out to city officials to see if they could still make a second location a reality.
Costco Still Seeks Second Location in SCV
Nurses Week is underway and the Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN) is calling on registered nurse volunteers to assist with Covid-19 vaccinations at the Kedren Community Health Center in partnership with International Medical Corps.
RNRN Calls on Nurse Volunteers to Administer Covid-19 Vaccine Doses
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced it will begin a phased reopening of jail visitations at the Century Regional Detention Facility starting on Mother’s Day weekend, with all other locations predicted to reopen in June.
May 8: LASD Announce Jail Visitations to Resume at Century Regional Detention Facility
Calling all high school and college seniors – the city of Santa Clarita Arts and Events Division is seeking 2021 graduates to exhibit their 2021 graduation caps in a virtual gallery.
June 1: Deadline Set to Enter City’s Virtual Graduation Cap Photo Exhibition
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 16 new deaths and 421 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,766 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Daily Hospitalizations Hit New Low in LA County; 27,766 Total SCV Cases