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Ken Striplin | Halloween Safety Tips
Monday, Oct 30, 2023

Tips for a Spooky and Safe Halloween Halloween is just a few days away and with a number of spirited and spooky activities, there is something for everyone to enjoy in Santa Clarita. Whether you’re dressing in costume to take the kids trick-or-treating or gathering with friends, family and neighbors...

Oct. 27-31: Bar Harbor Scares Home Haunt
Tuesday, Oct 24, 2023

Featured in The Signal, SoCal Haunt List and Fright Maps this Santa Clarita home haunt is kids/family friendly. Graveyard, spiders, webs, cauldrons, scarecrow, ghoul, skeleton. Lightning, sfx, fog and mist. Pop-up animatronics. Walk through from pathway ending on the patio of the house. Open Friday,...

Oct. 27-29: Castaic Lake Haunted Hike
Monday, Sep 4, 2023

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is hosting “Let’s Go To The Circus” Castaic Lake Haunted Hike, Oct. 27 – 29. Hike Times: Friday and Saturday: 6:45 p.m. to 9: 30 p.m. Sunday: 6:45 p.m. to 9 p.m. Timeslots: Every 15 minutes for groups up to 75. Trail length:...

Oct. 28-29: Rocky Horror Picture Show Screening
Monday, Oct 3, 2022

Calling all Transylvanians! Join the city of Santa Clarita for a screening of the cult classic “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at The Centre on Oct. 28 or Oct. 29. Dress in a costume, purchase a prop bag onsite for $5, grab a drink at the bar and “Let’s do the Time Warp again.” Both nights...

SCV Sheriff’s Station Haunted Jailhouse Returns After Two Years
Thursday, Sep 29, 2022

Click on photo to enlarge flyer. October is fast approaching. To help embrace the haunted season, we are happy to announce the return of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Haunted Jailhouse after a two year hiatus. Join us Sunday, Oct. 16, from between 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. for a day of fun...

Scarecrow Alley Coming to Old Town Newhall
Thursday, Sep 23, 2021

Spookiness is on its way to Main Street in Old Town Newhall. The spine-tingling, hair-raising chill in the air can only mean one thing – Scarecrow Alley is returning to Santa Clarita! Sign-up now to participate in the city of Santa Clarita’s community scarecrow contest for your chance to win eternal...

Oct. 15: Award-winning Haunted House ‘Beware the Dark Realm’ Announces Haunt Dates, Celebrates 50 Years of Haunting
Tuesday, Aug 31, 2021

Award-winning walk-through haunted house in Santa Clarita, “Beware the Dark Realm,” will open its castle doors for six nights during the 2021 Halloween season, starting Friday, Oct. 15. Beware the Dark Realm will be open on Oct. 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd, 29th, and 30th from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00...

SCV Adventure Play Foundation to Host Virtual, Family-Friendly Haunted House
Tuesday, Oct 27, 2020

In light of the impact the pandemic is having on Halloween, SCV Adventure Play Foundation is taking a new approach to a family-friendly Halloween hang time on Saturday, Oct. 31, from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. They are working with artists, musicians, and play workers across the nation to re-create...

City Bringing Haunted Highway, Scarecrow Alley to Santa Clarita Sports Complex
Tuesday, Sep 15, 2020

Buckle up for a trip down Haunted Highway. This spooky, family-friendly experience allows you to celebrate all the tricks and treats of Halloween from the comfort and safety of your own vehicle. The city of Santa Clarita is excited to announce that construction will be complete on Haunted Highway, as...

Oct. 26: Ghostly Tales at the Old Depot
Thursday, Oct 24, 2019

Ghostly Tales at the Old Depot is a 90-minute experience that puts you in the middle of one of Santa Clarita’s most historic sites. The event will take place at Saturday, Oct. 26 at Heritage Junction Historic Park inside William S. Hart Park. Tours start every half hour beginning at 6:00 p.m.;...

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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
1964 - Lifelong SCV resident Harry S. Chacanaca dies; buried at Ruiz Cemetery [cemetery census]
grave marker
Circle K will offer 40 cents off per gallon of fuel between 4 and 7 p.m. local time Thursday, Feb. 29 during Circle K Fuel Day Pop-Up
Feb. 29: Leap Day Celebration with 40 Cents Off Gas at Circle K
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