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1940 - NYC premiere of "The Marines Fly High" starring Lucille Ball, filmed in Placerita Canyon [story] Marines Fly High


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Dec. 10: Scenic Hills Singers Free Christmas Concert
Monday, Nov 27, 2023

The Scenic Hills Singers will host a free Christmas concert at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Sunday, Dec. 10, at 4 p.m. The singing group formed several years ago as a neighborhood gathering of folks who love to sing, led by a neighbor and retired choir director, along with his wife on piano,...

Dec. 2: ‘Winter Dreams’ Santa Clarita Symphony Concert
Tuesday, Nov 14, 2023

Experience the enchantment of Winter Dreams in the Santa Clarita Symphony Orchestra’s charming winter program for 2023. The concert will be held Saturday, Dec 2, at 7 p.m. at the Canyon High School Performing Arts Center, 19300 Nadal St., Santa Clarita, CA 91351. Immerse yourself in an evening...

Santa Clarita Transit Gearing Up for Holiday Light Tour
Thursday, Dec 1, 2022

Grab a cozy coat and your holiday spirit and join Santa Clarita Transit for the annual Holiday Light Tour! Bring your family and friends to see some of the most magical and awe-inspiring displays of holiday cheer in Santa Clarita onboard the City’s trolle­y and local vehicles. Trips will be offered...

Learn How to Wrap Gifts Like a Pro Thanks to JCI Santa Clarita
Thursday, Dec 2, 2021

Do you take the easy route with a bag and tissue paper because your wrapping job looks like a crumpled mess? Join JCI Santa Clarita for its gift wrapping training event and learn to wrap like a pro just in time for the holidays and our upcoming Santa’s Helpers Holiday event. Professional gift wrappers...

Nov. 20: Light Up Main Street Returns to Old Town Newhall
Thursday, Oct 28, 2021

The holiday season is just around the corner, and the city of Santa Clarita is excited to welcome the community back to the official holiday kick-off, Light Up Main Street! Join your family, friends and neighbors for an evening of entertainment and holiday cheer in Old Town Newhall on Saturday, Nov....

Carousel Ranch’s ‘Santa Day’ Brings Students Holiday Cheer
Tuesday, Dec 22, 2020

This is certainly a different type of holiday season and while nothing feels quite the same, Carousel Ranch was able to keep things safe for the holidays while still bringing the joy of their annual “Santa Day” festivities into the hearts and homes of every student. With the help of Pardee Homes,...

Dec. 14: Annual “Festividad for Christ” at Faith Community Church
Thursday, Dec 5, 2019

In what has become a Newhall tradition, Faith Community Church will welcome the neighborhood to celebrate Christmas with its 14th annual “Festividad for Christ” event. “Festividad,” typically draws nearly 1,000 visitors, and organizers expect to host a similar number this year. Guests will...

JCI Santa Clarita Kicks Off Santa’s Helpers
Thursday, Nov 28, 2019

Calling all elves. Christmas is just around the corner and Santa needs your help JCI Santa Clarita, affectionately known as the Jaycees, has kicked off their annual holiday project – Santa’s Helpers – which provides an unforgettable Christmas to over 250 underprivileged youths in the Santa Clarita...

Dec. 14: Inaugural Jingle Bell Jamboree at Newhall Community Center
Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018

The city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita City Council invite residents to celebrate the holiday season with friends, family and loved ones at the inaugural Jingle Bell Jamboree at the Newhall Community Center, located at 22421 Market Street. Enjoy an evening of arts and crafts, holiday performances,...

Dec. 21-23: SC Transit to Host Holiday Light Tour
Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017

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1940 - NYC premiere of "The Marines Fly High" starring Lucille Ball, filmed in Placerita Canyon [story] Marines Fly High
1882 - George Campton's Newhall general store explodes [story]
general store
1938 - Great Flood of 1938 causes massive destruction and death across the greater Los Angeles region [story]
flooding
A strong fourth quarter turned a close game into The Master's University favor as the women's basketball team defeated the Hope International Royals 75-61 Thursday night in the first round of the GSAC Championship Tournament being played in Atherton, Calif.
Lady Mustangs Move on to GSAC Tourney Semis
The city of Santa Clarita is inviting artists to submit artwork to be considered for upcoming exhibitions.
City Seeking Artists, Artwork for Upcoming Exhibitions
MONTEREY PARK — No. 20 College of the Canyons suffered a 93-78 loss at No. 13 East L.A. College in the opening round of the 3C2A Southern California Regional Playoffs on Wednesday to see its season come to a close.
Season Ends for Lady Cougs Basketball
Eccentric relatives, love, mystery, family secrets and maybe even murder.
Mayor Cameron Smyth | “The Woman in the Castello”
VENTURA — College of the Canyons bounced back into the win column in a big way with a shortened 16-1 road victory at Ventura College on Tuesday, snapping a four-game losing streak in the process.
Lady Cougs Snap Four-Game Losing Streak
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a study session Wednesday, March 6, at 5 p.m., to discuss the proposed Sunridge development by Urban West, which would be located at the site commonly known as the Whittaker-Bermite property.
6,550 New Homes Planned for Center of City
California Institute of the Arts alum and School of Film/Video special faculty Nelson Carlos De Los Santos Arias (Film/Video MFA 14) won the Silver Bear for Best Director at the 2024 Berlin Film Festival (Berlinale) on Feb. 24 for his feature film, "Pepe."
CalArts Alum Wins Silver Bear Best Director at Berlin Film Festival
Applications are now available for California Credit Union’s Summer Internship Program for local high school seniors and college students.
Applications Now Available for CA Credit Union’s Summer Internship
The William S. Hart Union High School District will host its annual Honor Band Concert Saturday, March 2, at 6:30 p.m., at the Hart High School Auditorium.
March 2: Annual Hart District Honor Band Concert
Light snow fell Thursday as state workers began the third snow survey of the season.
Upcoming Storm Could Boost California Snowpack Above Normal
1990 - President George H.W. Bush and Sheriff Sherman Block dedicate new North County Correctional Facility in Castaic [story]
ribbon cutting
The Master's University announced Kaleb Lowery was named co-Player of the Year in the conference and Ty Harper was named All-Golden State Athletic Conference in men's basketball for the 2023-24 season.
TMU’s Lowery Earns Co-Player of the Year; Harper Named All-GSAC
College of the Canyons student-athletes Aaliyah Garcia (women's basketball) and Jerome Hughes (men's track & field) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running Feb. 19-24.
COC Names Aaliyah Garcia, Jerome Hughes Athletes of the Week
SCV Water invites the community to learn more about the Agency’s 5-year Strategic Plan through a special virtual presentation on Monday, March 25, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
March 25: SCV Water Five-Year Strategic Plan Webinar
Rancho Pico and Rio Norte Junior High schools were named among the 293 middle and high schools that have been selected for the prestigious 2024 California Distinguished Schools Program, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced Thursday.
Rancho Pico, Rio Norte Named Among California Distinguished Schools
Santa Clarita Symphony Orchestra is preparing for an outstanding year in 2024.
Santa Clarita Symphony Orchestra Announces New Venue, Performances
The Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station Off-Highway Vehicle Team was created nearly 20 years ago to help address off-highway vehicle violations.
Public Encouraged to Comment, Review Off-Highway Vehicle Grant
As we travel onward into 2024, our City continues to remain resilient and steadfast in its commitment to meeting our residents’ needs and preserving our exceptional quality of life.
Marsha McLean | Santa Clarita’s Reliable Transit Alternatives
This week, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a motion introduced by Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose Fifth District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, and co-authored by Supervisor  Lindsey P. Horvath that mobilizes the County’s advocacy on behalf of homeowners who are struggling to get or keep their insurance coverage due to wildfire threat. 
Supes Seek Investigation of Home Insurance Providers’ Policies
SCV Water was recently awarded a $2 million grant under the Bureau of Reclamation’s FY 2023 WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grant Program.
SCV Water’s New $2M Grant to Support Conservation Programs
The California Department of Transportation has scheduled lane closures on the northbound and southbound State Route 14 between Technology Drive in Palmdale and Avenue A in Lancaster, closing up to three lanes.
Caltrans Announces Another Round of SR-14 Lane Closures
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