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1970 - Gov. Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall's first "second" judge [story]
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Oct. 22: SCV Corvette Club Show to Aid Boys & Girls Club
Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016

The Santa Clarita Valley Corvette Club will be hosting the All Corvette Show and Shine 2016 on Saturday, October 22 to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of SCV. The event starts at 3 p.m. and will run until 9 p.m. at Route 66 Classic Grill in Canyon Country. Trophies will be awarded by generation, best...

Volunteers Wanted at the Painted Turtle this Summer
Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016

Summer is in full swing at The Painted Turtle for eight great weeks of dreaming, exploring, and discovering. We recently received new outdoor Adirondack furniture that needs to be assembled, and we would like to complete the project on Wednesday, July 6 with a little volunteer help from friends like...

May 28: 2nd Annual Firefighter Memorial Ride
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Shine up your hogs to help honor our fallen firefighters and their families this Saturday, May 28, 2016. You can ride with the Fire Hogs MC on a three hour scenic ride and have a Tri-Tip lunch at Route 66 Classic Grill. A live auction & raffle will take place with local celebrities and sponsors...

June 13-15: Youth Players Invited to Cowboy Football Camp
Monday, May 23, 2016

All Santa Clarita youth, regardless of football experience level, are invited to attend this fun and exciting non-contact football fundamental skills camp at Canyon High School’s Football Stadium. The camp will be conducted by Head Coach Rich Gutierrez and the coaching staff from June 13 to June...

City Accepting Registration for Annual Summer Program
Monday, May 16, 2016

The city of Santa Clarita’s Camp Clarita is currently accepting registration for the 2016 summer program. Online and walk-in registration for programs from June 13 through August 5, 2016 are now being accepted. Camp Clarita is a day camp experience that provides recreational fun and creative learning...

SCV Rock Beat: COC Music Wraps Semester With Finales at the PAC
Friday, May 13, 2016

College of the Canyons music students have spent the semester prepping for this weekend’s spring finales at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at COC. The Jazz Department’s annual “POPS!” concert featuring the award-winning Studio Jazz Ensemble and the Lab Band is Friday night starting...

May 14: SHS Students to Pass on Kindness to Elementary School Children
Thursday, May 12, 2016

Saugus High School Students Matter will present the Pass it On: Path to Kindness elementary school outreach event on Saturday, May 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Saugus High School. The purpose of the event is to spread kindness and positivity on our campus. Pass it On is a yearly event for future high...

May 17: County to Present Findings About Park Needs

Do you love our local parks? Learn more about the Park Needs Assessment’s key findings and the next steps to address park needs in Los Angeles County on May 17 at William S. Hart Park. Between December 2015 and February 2016 the county held over 145 community workshops to seek public input on park...

SCV Deputies to Participate in Police Unity Bicycle Tour
Monday, May 2, 2016

Thousands of law enforcement personnel, including two Santa Clarita deputies, will participate in the Police Unity Tour to raise awareness for fallen officers. On May 12, 2016, 2,300 law enforcement personnel from across the nation will participate in the bicycle tour to raise awareness for fallen peace...

June 20: Watercolorist to Demonstrate at SCAA Meeting
Saturday, Apr 30, 2016

Watercolorist Pong Apinyavat will demonstrate at the June meeting of the Santa Clarita Artists Association. The event is free, open to the public, and will be held June 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd. Plein Air Watercolorist Pong Apinyavat is one of today’s foremost...

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1970 - Gov. Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall's first "second" judge [story]
Adrian Adams
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley took part in the “Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women” campaign from Nov. 25 - Dec. 10, 2020.
Zonta Club’s 16 Days of Activism Receives Proclamation from City
One year ago (Tuesday), the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced its first case of the novel coronavirus.
L.A. County COVID-19 One Year Later: 15,592 Deaths; 1,085,044 Total Cases
With COVID-19 vaccine appointments booked at Los Angeles County sites through the end of the week, Public Health officials assured those who received their first dose are guaranteed their second — but confusion over the scheduling process prompted officials to clarify the situation Tuesday.
Confusion on Second Dose Scheduling Prompts County Officials to Offer Clarity
CBRE announced the sale of Sierra Crest Center, a neighborhood retail and office center in Santa Clarita, to a joint venture group for $9.9 million.
Sierra Crest Retail Center Sold for $9.9 Million
Built in the 19th century, the Pioneer Oil Refinery in Newhall played a pivotal role in the early development of the Santa Clarita Valley.
Newhall’s Pioneer Oil Refinery Recognized as Historic Site
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a video/teleconferencing special meeting via Zoom on Wednesday, Jan. 27, beginning with a closed session at 4:00 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 5:00 p.m.
Jan. 27: Santa Clarita Community College District Virtual Special Meeting
Five Point Holdings, LLC recently announced the sale of additional homesites at its Valencia community, previously known as Newhall Ranch, and the lineup of homebuilders for the first phase of the community.
Five Point Holdings Sells Nearly 500 New Homesites in Valencia
As COVID-19 vaccination continues for health care workers and those over 65, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday California is looking to prioritize the next phases of vaccination efforts by age, rather than occupation.
California May Switch to Age-Based COVID-19 Vaccination System
Tejon Ranch Co. declared victory for its 8,000-acre Grapevine mixed-use development after a Kern County Superior Court judge ruled against an Arizona-based environmental group that dubbed the project “damaging.”
Judge Rules Against Environmentalists Over Grapevine Development
In 2019, Valencia High School student, Pedro Roman, was diagnosed with Leukemia. After one long and hard-fought year, Roman is now in remission due to the success of his latest treatment.
Jan. 30: Community Blood Drive for Valencia High’s Pedro Roman
1990 - "Duplicates" premieres at L.A. Phil; concerto by CalArts Music School dean Mel Powell wins Pulitzer Prize [story]
Mel Powell
California Public Health officials lifted the regional Stay at Home Order statewide on Monday as Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 43 new deaths and 6,642 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, and Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported five new deaths on Saturday and Monday.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup; 5 New Deaths at Henry Mayo as State Lifts Stay-at-Home Order
Los Angeles County is set to align its health order with California's by the end of the week, as the state lifted its regional stay-at-home order statewide Monday, green-lighting the reopening of in-person outside dining and hair and nail salons, among other businesses.
L.A. County to Align with State, Lift ‘Safer at Home’ Order by End of Week
Officials with the California Department of Public Health on Monday ordered the Regional Stay at Home Order lifted for all regions statewide, including the three regions that had still been under the order – San Joaquin Valley, Bay Area, and Southern California.
California Stay At Home Order Lifted for All Regions Including SoCal
As another winter storm hit the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas, Interstate 5 was shut down through the Grapevine in "Operation Snowflake" Monday morning, with some lanes reopened by Monday afternoon.
‘Operation Snowflake’: CHP, Caltrans Reopen Grapevine Amid Snowstorm
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents about beach water use due to bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas that are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
L.A. County Urges Caution for Beach Water Use Through Wednesday
A series of projects brought forth by Santa Clarita Valley-based organizations and agencies to aid the local homeless population could soon receive thousands of dollars from the city of Santa Clarita.
Santa Clarita Could Grant $126K to 6 Projects to Aid SCV Homeless Population
Citing the case of a convicted child rapist, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger said Friday she’s concerned there is a growing trend that the rights of victims of some of the most violent crimes are not being protected under District Attorney George Gascón’s administration.
Barger Steps in to Deny Parole to Convicted Child Rapist
Medical examiners with the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office identified Benjamin Marquez IV, 31, of Castaic, as the man killed in a solo-vehicle crash that left one dead and sent another to the hospital Saturday.
Benjamin Marquez of Castaic ID’d as Man Killed in Rollover Crash
1915 - Death of pre-Mentry oilman & San Francisquito vintner Ramon Perea [story]
Perea grave marker
1888 - Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]
postal cover
1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson visits Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
HH Jackson
The COVID-19 crisis has trashed recycling efforts and instead generated an increase in plastic waste, according to a recent study, but Los Angeles County restaurants could soon be required to make adjustments related to disposable food ware in an effort to reduce waste.
Jan. 26: Board of Supervisors to Consider Restaurant Requirement Aimed at Curbing Waste