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1950 - Ex-Mrs. William S. Hart appears in court to challenge will that leaves Hart Park & Mansion to the public [story]
Winifred Westover

‘The Marvelous Wonderettes: Dream On’ Opens at CTG
Friday, Jan 19, 2024

The Canyon Theatre Guild opens its next production, “The Marvelous Wonderettes: Dream On” Saturday, Jan. 20. The show will run Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Feb. 24. This “jukebox musical” Off-Broadway hit features nearly 30 classic pop and rock hits of the 60s and 70s...

Jan. 26-28: ‘Never After Happily’ at The MAIN
Friday, Dec 29, 2023

Ever wonder what happens in the “Fairy Tale World” after happily ever after? Find out in “Never After Happily” presented by Showdown Stage Company Friday, Jan. 26-Sunday, Feb. 28 in Old Town Newhall. Four shows Friday, Jan. 26 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 27 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m....

Oct. 13-22: ‘Monster Mash’ at The Main
Tuesday, Oct 3, 2023

Yeah, Dracula’s having a party. A little romance, mayhem, teen issues and naturally a dead body. A typical Halloween party with all the ghouls and gals. “Monster Mash” presented by ME Main Productions will run onstage at The MAIN in Old Town Newhall weekends Oct. 13 through Oct. 22....

Sept. 29-Oct. 1: Theater in a Week at The MAIN
Tuesday, Sep 26, 2023

Theatre in a Week presented by Theatre in a Week and Off Book Theatre will stage more original one-act comedies written by Barry Agin. The one-acts will feature mistaken identities, family malfunctions and outrageous hijinks, resulting in madcap merriment and touching moments. Each one-act has a different...

CTG Comedy ‘Over the River, Through the Woods’ Opens Sept. 23
Tuesday, Sep 19, 2023

Celebrating the end of summer, the Canyon Theatre Guild in Old Town Newhall presents the comedy Joe DiPietro’s “Over the River and Through the Woods” opening Sept. 23 and running through Oct. 28. The opening performance will have a free wine and champagne reception for ticket holders. “Over...

Aug. 11-Sept. 3: ‘The Andrews Brothers’ Musical
Tuesday, Jul 4, 2023

“The Andrews Brothers” is a jukebox musical featuring 30 songs with the music of an entire generation. This musical is a valentine to the heroes of World War II. Produced by Olive Branch Theatricals and Raising the Curtain Foundation, performances will take place Aug. 11-Sept. 3 at the historic...

July 22-Aug. 13: CTG Presents ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ at Santa Clarita PAC

The Canyon Theatre Guild will present “Fiddler on the Roof” at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons for eight performances on Saturdays and Sundays July 22-Aug. 13. “Fiddler on the Roof” is the famed musical with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon...

‘Disney’s Newsies’ at Canyon Theatre Guild
Tuesday, Mar 28, 2023

The Canyon Theatre Guild presents the musical “Disney’s Newsies” now on stage in Old Town Newhall through April 30. Set in turn-of-the century New York City, “Newsies” is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.”...

Volunteers Sought for Olive Branch Theatricals
Friday, Mar 10, 2023

Olive Branch Theatricals is a musical theater and performing arts nonprofit in the Santa Clarita Valley. Olive Branch believes in bringing the community together through the arts and is passionate about making theater a welcoming, fun and inclusive experience for everyone – from performers to audience...

Nov.11-27: ‘On Golden Pond’ at The MAIN in Newhall
Friday, Oct 14, 2022

Rehearsals are underway for “On Golden Pond” which opens at The MAIN Theatre in Newhall on Friday, Nov. 11 at 8 p.m. The show will also run Saturday, Nov. 12 at 8 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 13 at 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 18 at 8 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 20 at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 26 at 2 p.m. and Sunday,...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
Lulu Sanchez was named Big West Freshman Softball Player of the Week on Monday, Feb. 26.
CSUN’s Lulu Sanchez Earns Big West Freshman of the Week
The Master’s University released its spring 2024 magazine on Tuesday.
TMU Releases 2024 Spring Magazine
The city of Santa Clarita announced both dog parks at Central Park will be closed temporarily for renovations beginning Wednesday Feb. 28.
Central Park Dog Parks to Close Temporarily
It was a rematch of the five-set thriller from the NAIA semifinals last spring.
Mustangs Drop Five-Set Match to Lions
Southern California Edison has agreed to pay $80 million to settle a civil lawsuit by the U.S. Forest Service that blamed the utility's equipment for the massive Thomas Fire that tore through Southern California in late 2017.
SoCal Edison Agrees to Pay $80 million Over Thomas Fire
R. Martin “Marty” Chavez, a trailblazing entrepreneur who turned a Wall Street trading business into a software business and in the process revolutionized the way capital moves and works, will provide insights into the world of finance on Tuesday, March 12, as part of the Younes Nazarian Distinguished Speaker Series at California State University, Northridge.
Wall Street Trailblazer to Deliver CSUN Distinguished Speaker Lecture
The Los Angeles County Development Authority is excited to announce its new Home Ownership Program, HOP120.
New County Loan to Aid Moderate-Income, First Time Home Buyers
1950 - Ex-Mrs. William S. Hart appears in court to challenge will that leaves Hart Park & Mansion to the public [story]
Winifred Westover
The Master's University women's basketball team got to within one in the final quarter, but it was the Menlo Oaks that pulled away in the end to get the 67-60 win Saturday afternoon in The MacArthur Center.
Lady Mustangs Drop Regular Season Finale to Menlo Oaks 60-67
In honor of Black History Month, California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, is pleased to recognize several prominent Black community leaders and organizations who are making a difference across Senate District 21.
SCV Realtor Recognized Among Wilk’s Black History Month Spotlight
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond joined educators and members of the California Teachers Association Monday on the west steps of the California State Capitol to announce historic legislation—the Pregnancy Leave for Educators Act.
Landmark Legislation Announced for School Employees Paid Pregnancy Leave
The California Jaycee Foundation announced Monday Alexander Bonfiglio of Golden Valley High School is one of eight graduating high school seniors receiving a $1,000 Scholarship resulting from the annual competition completed in January 2024.
Santa Clarita Student Earns CA Jaycee Foundation Scholarship
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the list of nine productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Feb. 26 - Sunday, March 3.
Nine Productions Currently Filming in Santa Clarita
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 2 p.m.
COC Board to Consider Amendment to Purchase of 30,000-Square-Foot Tech Center
The regular meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will take place Tuesday, Feb. 27, with closed session beginning at 5:15p.m., followed immediately by public session at 6:30 p.m.
Saugus School Board to Consider Staff Reductions
Since City incorporation in 1987, public safety has remained a top priority for the city of Santa Clarita.
Ken Striplin | Time to Take a Heads Up! Mindset
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 SR-14 Lane Closures
The Sierra Hillbillies is inviting the community to put on green and add shamrocks and leprechauns to its next monthly dance on Sunday, March 3, from 2 p.m to 5 p.m., at Valencia United Methodist Church.
March 3: Sierra Hillbillies Hosting Leprechaun’s Dance
It's the goal of every basketball team to cut down the nets.
Mustangs Capture Conference Title with Win Over Menlo Oaks 80-73
1923 - U.S. release of Charles Chaplin film "The Pilgrim," partially shot at Saugus Train Station & Newhall First Presbyterian Church [watch]
The Pilgrim
1936 - U.S. release of Silent Era's last feature, "Modern Times" with Charles Chaplin, partially shot in SCV [story]
Modern Times scene
1993 - Jury awards Newhall Land $2.3 million for "Valencia" trademark infringement by Palmer apartments at Valle del Oro, Newhall [story]
Palmer Guilty
Author and illustrator Vashti Harrison (Film/Video MFA 14) has been named the recipient of the 2024 Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children for her book "Big."
CalArtian Wins 2024 Caldecott Medal