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1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
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Compete for Chance to Open Shaquille O’Neal Chicken Restaurant
Monday, Mar 18, 2024

Big Chicken, the star-powered fast casual chicken concept, which has a location in Santa Clarita, is fueling the mania for the Big Tournament with a nationwide Big Bracket Challenge. Fanatics of Big Chicken and college basketball alike are invited to join the competition for the opportunity to win big....

Feb. 29: Take the Leap with the Final “Carousel Wishes & Valentine Kisses” Fundraiser of 2024
Wednesday, Feb 28, 2024

Jersey Mike’s will host an all day fundraiser to benefit Carousel Ranch’s “Carousel Wishes & Valentine Kisses” campaign on Thursday, Feb. 29. Being “Leap Day”, it’s the perfect way to end the campaign and take a “leap” for the children and young adults at Carousel Ranch. Both...

Dec. 23: L.A. Film Locations’ Fundraiser Benefiting Local Teamsters
Monday, Dec 18, 2023

Santa Clarita-based L.A. Film Locations is hosting a fundraiser Saturday, Dec. 23, at Brother’s Burgers Restaurant, which will benefit Local 399 Teamsters. Hollywood was shut down for more than six months by way of the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes for a fair contract. While Hollywood crew members were...

Sept. 15: Mezcal Tasting Comes to Madre Restaurant
Thursday, Sep 14, 2023

Join Madre Restaurant in Valencia Friday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m., as Don Alberto Martinez will be sharing his experience as a Maestro Mezcalero and his amazing Mezcal expressions. The $125 per ticket includes: – There will be a Mezcal welcome cocktail and one botana – Mezcal Tasting 5+ expressions...

Slater’s Holding 3-Day Fundraiser for American Cancer Society
Monday, Mar 7, 2022

Get your Irish on, and enjoy a burger and beer to support the American Cancer Society! For three days, March 16, 17 and 18, Slater’s 50/50 at Westfield Valencia Town Center is supporting the Santa Clarita Relay For Life of the American Cancer Society with a fundraiser sure to be welcoming and delicious. Slater’s...

Maria’s Italian Deli Announces Plans to Reopen
Tuesday, Feb 23, 2021

Maria’s Italian Deli in Newhall has plans to reopen in April, following the announcement it would be closing its doors after 47 years in business last year. When the locale’s second owners announced its closure, Maria Simione, who opened the business and still owns the property, said she remained...

Newhall Press Room Welcomes Le Cordon Bleu Trained Chef Larry Bethea
Tuesday, Feb 2, 2021

The Newhall Press Room is looking forward to re-opening and serving the community with more amazing food and wine. To carry forward with their Wine Spectator award-winning history, they will explore new dishes, monthly specials and weekly wine events. In addition, they are thrilled to announce their...

Newhall’s Main Street Shuts Down for Expanded Outdoor Dining
Tuesday, Jul 21, 2020

Santa Clarita Valley residents had the opportunity to visit a shut down Main Street in Newhall this past weekend as restaurants expanded their outdoor dining footprints into the street. “I’m joyful to see people able to be outdoors with friends and family,” Santa Clarita Councilwoman Laurene Weste...

SCV Restaurants in ‘Survival Mode’ Amid Ever-Changing COVID-19 Restrictions
Friday, Jul 3, 2020

When Simon Mee, owner of Newhall Refinery, heard that officials were ordering bars and wineries to close once again, he wondered if SCV restaurants would be next. Sure enough, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Thursday restaurants in Los Angeles County and 18 other counties must cease dine-in operations for...

Slater’s 50/50 Opens Thursday at Valencia Town Center
Tuesday, Jun 16, 2020

Slater’s 50/50, the nationally recognized burger concept known for its ambitiously creative menu and for inventing the 50/50 burger patty made with 50 percent ground bacon and 50 percent ground beef, has announced that its first Santa Clarita location will open at Westfield Valencia Town Center on...

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The Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade Committee has extended the deadline to enter the parade to Wednesday, June 19. The committee is seeking entries from the commumity for the 92nd Annual Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade.
June 19: Deadline to Enter SCV Fourth of July Parade
1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
Deed
SCV Water Agency will be holding their next regular board meeting next Tuesday on June 18. 
June 18: Regular Meeting of SCV Water Board
Fitch Ratings has raised the County's long-term issuer credit rating to AAA from AA+, garnering the highest possible credit rating available in the financial markets.
County Receives Highest Credit Rating From Two Major Ratings Agencies
SCV Water is proud to announce it has received the prestigious Distinguished Budget Presentation award for its FY 2023/24 & FY 2024/25 Biennial Budget from the Government Finance Officers Association .
SCV Water Honored by Government Finance Officers Association
Summer is right around the corner and the Santa Clarita Public Library has launched its highly anticipated Summer Reading Program through July 27.
Renew Your Love of Reading at the Santa Clarita Public Library’s Summer Reading Program
With the stigma around mental health shifting, conversations about therapy are becoming increasingly popular. However, those who seek mental health counseling know finding a therapist or an ideal therapy approach isn’t always easy. 
CSUN Prof Gives TEDx Talk on Creating a Unified Framework for Psychotherapy
Welcome to this edition of Pilar's Pocketbook. This week, has crucial information to help navigate tax filings and ensure entitled benefits are received.
Pilar Schiavo | Pilar’s Pocketbook Tax Filing Help
Santa Clarita resident and retired William S. Hart High School Baseball Coach Jim Ozella announced his first book was published this spring.
Retired Hart High School Baseball Coach Jim Ozella Releases Book
Making Lawn & Landscape Magazine’s Top 100 List based on a company’s previous year’s revenue is no small feat, yet commercial landscaping design, build and maintenance company Stay Green keeps receiving this top industry honor year after year, placing this family-run business on the map in this nationwide competition.
Stay Green Landscaping Firm Makes Lawn & Landscape Top 100
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control  is pleased to announce the second Heart to Home Super Pet Adoption Event taking place at William S Hart Regional Park in Santa Clarita on June 15 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
June 15:  Super Pet Adoption Event at William S. Hart Regional Park
1868 - Ravena post office (with one "n") established in Soledad Canyon [story]
Ravenna depot
Three award winning local Santa Clarita Valley artists, Harriette Knight, Patty Haft and Georgette Arison invite the public to an opening reception of a visually stimulating art show called "Eye Candy" on Saturday, Aug. 3, from 5-8 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Artists Association Gallery in Old Town Newhall.
Aug. 2-11: ‘Eye Candy’ at SCAA Gallery in Old Town Newhall
Two Santa Clarita Valley schools will launch new programs, thanks to funding from California Credit Union Foundation through its Spring 2024 Teacher Grant program. As part of its commitment to help educators create innovative learning opportunities for their students, the Foundation provided 10 grants of $500 each to underwrite class projects in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.
California Credit Union Foundation Awards Grants to Two SCV Teachers
In a communication sent on Tuesday, June 4 to Steve Cassulo, District Manager of Waste Connections, the operator of the Chiquita Canyon Landfill, the landfill operators were notified they are in violation of the federal Clean Air Act by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
EPA Issues Violation of Clean Air Act to Chiquita Canyon Landfill
Dive into the world of water pollution at the Old Town Newhall Library, Makerspace, 24500 Main St., Newhall, CA 91321 on Wednesday, June 12, from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
June 12: Teen Summer EnviroScape Program
The city of Santa Clarita is scheduled to begin construction on the Traffic and Pedestrian Circulation and Safety Improvements Project.
City to Begin Traffic, Pedestrian Safety Improvements Project
Join the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce for the 2024 Business Expo on Thursday, June 27, 4-8 p.m.
June 27: SCV Chamber 2024 Business Expo
The Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade Committee is seeking entries for the 92nd Annual Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade. Deadline for businesses, individuals and groups to enter the parade lineup without a late fee has been extended to Wednesday, June 19.
Fourth of July Parade Entry Extended to June 19
As part of its commitment to restoring local groundwater reliability the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency will soon begin construction of a new treatment facility to remove per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances and restore three wells to service that are currently offline due to PFAS detection. The proposed facility will also remove volatile organic compounds from two additional wells.
SCV Water to Construct PFAS, VOC Treatment Project in Saugus
The Los Angeles County Community Advisory Committee Meeting for the Chiquita Canyom Landfill will meet Tuesday, June 11 6-8 p.m. at the Castaic Library, 27971 Sloan Canyon Road, Castaic, CA 91384.
June 11: Chiquita Canyon Landfill Community Advisory Committee Meets
1956 - Bill Bonelli incorporates Solemint Water Co., his second of two predecessors of Santa Clarita Water Company [story]
Bonelli
For the month of June 10% of proceeds from the sale of each The LOCAL Pub & Grill Charity Ale, Charity Burger or Charity Cocktail will be given back to Blue Star Ranch, an all-volunteer Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit that serves U.S. veterans with free equine assisted therapy.
Blue Star Ranch Fundraiser at The Local Pub & Grill
College of the Canyons sophomore Flora Peugnet has committed to continue her academic and athletic career at Towson University, following a stellar two-year stay with the Cougars.
COC Standout Flora Peugnet Heading to Towson University
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