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1949 - Short-lived oil drilling operation on Newhall's Arcadia Street ends [story]
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Bella Vida – It’s Lunchtime at the SCV Senior Center
Monday, Dec 16, 2019

Imagine preparing lunch for your family every day, if your family consisted of hundreds; the Bella Vida senior center does just that, serving lunch to hundreds of seniors every weekday. “On a typical day, we prepare about 650 meals … for seniors in our community through a county subsidized program,”...

Senior Center’s Robin Clough Joins California Senior Legislature
Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019

Robin Clough Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center Volunteer & Advocacy Coordinator Robin Clough has been selected as a California Senior Legislature Assembly Member. Clough and Santa Clarita geriatric physician Dr. Gene Dorio were sworn in at the Capitol Building in Sacramento on Thursday, October...

Nov. 8: Senior Center to Host Veterans Day Tribute
Tuesday, Nov 5, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center at Bella Vida will have a Veterans Day Tribute on Friday, Nov. 8, to honor and thank our veterans for the valiant service they gave our country. The ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. with a Veterans Walk to the flagpole where the flag will be raised and a wreath...

Barger Shares Possible Plans for Former SCV Senior Center
Friday, Sep 6, 2019

The former Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center building on Market Street could become the new hub for both local veterans and community arts, Los Angeles County 5th District Supervisor Kathryn Barger said Wednesday. Since the opening of the new Bella Vida senior center in April, the former facility,...

Schedules Announced for Community Sew-In Benefiting SCV Nonprofits
Tuesday, Aug 6, 2019

Calling all sewing enthusiasts in Santa Clarita. Come join us for a community sew-in at the Centre Building – Oak room, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350. There will be three opportunities to participate: Saturday, Aug. 24, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m Thursday, Sept. 5, from 5:00...

Oct. 5: Touch-A-Truck Event Benefiting SCV Senior Center
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019

The date is changed, but the SCV Senior Center’s Touch-A-Truck event is still a landmark event for children and adults who are intrigued with vehicles of all sorts and uses. What child, or adult for that matter, wouldn’t want to climb on a fire engine, turn on a Sheriff’s or CHP vehicle...

Santa Clarita City Manager’s Monthly Message – June 2019
Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019

It’s a Beautiful Life in Santa Clarita Our City has long been celebrated for its high quality of life. Santa Clarita boasts top notch schools, miles of off street trails, 34 parks, well-maintained infrastructure and amenities and activities for residents of any age. Our senior population just celebrated...

May 29: Senior Center Scholar Series, ‘The Underground Railroad’
Tuesday, May 14, 2019

The Bella Vida SCV Senior Center is happy to present its Scholar Series: The Underground Railroad – a Lesson in Courage. The event will take place Wednesday, May 29, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., in Room H of the Bella Vida SCV Senior Center, located at 27180 Golden Valley Road, Santa Clarita, 91351. Freedom...

May 17: ‘A Trip to the Zoo’ Concert at New SCV Senior Center
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center’s Silvertone Singers, under the direction of John Swinford, present, “A Trip to the Zoo” Concert, Friday, May 17, from 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. The concert will be held in the Grand Banquet Hall of the new Bella Vida SCV Senior Center, located...

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...

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A Big Band, a charismatic international jazz group from Northamptonshire, England, will perform a mixture of styles from Gordon Goodwin, Alan Baylock and Van Morrison to Radiohead at the Valencia High School Theater on Tuesday, February 18 at 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 18: A Big Band to Swing in Free Concert at Valencia High
The California Enterprise Development Authority, or CEDA, will hold a Teleconference Meeting on Thursday, February 20 at 10:30 a.m.
February 20: CEDA Teleconference Meeting
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold a study session at City Hall on Tuesday, February 18, starting at 6:30 p.m.
February 18: Santa Clarita Arts Commission Study Session
The army of Santa Clarita volunteers is looking for new recruits to help out during special events coming up in March and April.
Santa Clarita Volunteers Seek New Recruits for Spring Events
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has its Wednesday, February 19 agenda for a closed session starting at 5:30 p.m., followed by a regular meeting at 7 p.m.
February 19 Agenda: Hart District Board Regular Meeting
The city of Santa Clarita has released the list of productions filming this week in the Santa Clarita Valley, February 17-23, 2020.
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Penny Dreadful,’ ‘Broken Vessels’
The city of Santa Clarita's Planning Commission has released the February 18 agenda for its next regular meeting at City Hall starting at 6 p.m.
Planning Commission February 18 Agenda: Proposed Master’s University Subdivision
After more than three decades of helping Castaic students, Janene Maxon, assistant superintendent of educational services for the Castaic Union School District, announced her plans to retire this summer.
Janene Maxon to Retire as Castaic Schools Assistant Superintendent
To shed light on the creative industry in Newhall, the Newhallywood Silent Film festival debuted last weekend by showcasing different silent films alongside a variety of workshops.
Newhallywood Silent Film Festival Debuts in Newhall
COVID-19 news: Carl Goldman and his wife Jeri Seratti-Goldman, owners of radio station KHTS in Santa Clarita and passengers on Princess Cruises' Diamond Princess, are back in the U.S. and ensconced in a medical facility in Omaha, Nebraska, where Carl has been hospitalized.
COVID-19 News: KHTS Santa Clarita Owners ‘Repatriated’ to U.S.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a report of a person fatally shot around 5:30 p.m. Saturday on the 26300 block of Rainbow Glen Drive in Newhall.
Man Fatally Shot in Newhall ID’d; Deputies Investigating
1949 - Short-lived oil drilling operation on Newhall's Arcadia Street ends [story]
Arcadia Street rig
2000 - Rancho Camulos designated a National Historic Landmark [story]
Rancho Camulos
1939 - Los Angeles premiere of John Ford's "Stagecoach"; approx. 7 seconds shot in SCV [Watch Clip]
Stagecoach
The Trump administration is deploying tactical units of border patrol agents as part of a stepped-up arrest operation in so-called "sanctuary cities" across the United States, including Los Angeles, the New York Times reported Friday evening.
Villanueva Rips Feds’ Deployment of Border Patrol Agents in LA County
The city of Santa Clarita has received a petition from a Walnut Creek attorney on behalf of a group of voters to comply with the California Voting Rights Act, alleging the local government’s at-large election system dilutes the votes of Latino residents.
Santa Clarita Faced with Potential Lawsuit Over At-large Election System
The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation received a significant recognition this week from the California Association for Local Economic Development and has been honored with an Award of Excellence in their Programs Category for SCVEDC's LiveWorkSCV.com job board.
SCVEDC Receives CALED Award of Excellence
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey and Code for America said Thursday that nearly 66,000 marijuana convictions eligible for relief under Proposition 64 will be dismissed as part of their cutting-edge partnership.
LA County to Dismiss 66,000 Marijuana Convictions
Valencia, California-based Princess Cruises on Thursday evening confirmed that Japanese health officials had diagnosed 44 new positive cases of the deadly COVID-19 virus among people on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship.
COVID-19 Update: 219 Cases Aboard Diamond Princess; KHTS Owners OK, But Companion Down
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies have responded to multiple, odd calls but perhaps none like the one on Friday afternoon: a bear arm on a Valencia street.
Sheriff’s ‘Out of the Ordinary’ Call: Bear Arm Found on Creekside Road
Caltrans delivered 10 travel trailers on Thursday to a site in South Los Angeles to provide temporary housing for families experiencing homelessness.
State Delivers Travel Trailers to South LA for Homeless
California’s state auditor said Thursday that law enforcement agencies including the Los Angeles Police Department have flouted privacy laws meant to ensure that license plate photos captured by automated cameras aren't abused and are safeguarded from hackers.
Cops’ Horde of License Plate Photos Slammed by State Auditor
The California High-Speed Rail Authority issued its Draft 2020 Business Plan on Wednesday for public review and comment, as the agency seeks to advance California’s leadership in building a modern, clean and sustainable transportation system.
High-Speed Rail Authority Issues Draft 2020 Business Plan
Joe Lopez, 38, of Littlerock, who was convicted of slamming into the back of a parked car on the shoulder of Highway 14 in 2017, killing the occupant, was sentenced Thursday to 15 years to life in prison.
Lopez Sentenced to 15 Years for Murder, Gross Vehicular Manslaughter