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1938 - Great Flood of 1938 causes massive destruction and death across the greater Los Angeles region [story]

May 8: Road Closures Scheduled for Wings for Life World Run
Thursday, Apr 28, 2016

Beginning at 3:40 a.m. on Sunday, May 8, 2016, several street closures will be in effect throughout Santa Clarita for the 2016 Wings for Life World Run. The 35-plus mile course will have rolling closures which will see roads close and re-open as racers pass through various segments of the course. A schedule...

May 6-11: Fill a Bag with Books at SCV Libraries
Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016

In the coming weeks, the Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library will host two events for book lovers of all ages, including a bag sale and free author event. From Friday, May 6, 2016 to Wednesday, May 11, 2016, the Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library will host a Spring Bag Sale event at the Valencia,...

June 4: Prom Coming Back to SCV with Boys and Girls Club Auction
Thursday, Apr 21, 2016

Are you wishing you could go back and relive prom night? Well, you’re in luck. The Boys and Girls Club of Santa Clarita will again be hosting a prom-themed auction to benefit the club on Saturday, June 4 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia. The event will feature hundreds of live and silent auction items,...

SCV Senior Center to Offer Computer, Camera Classes

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will be offering a new series of computer classes beginning in May, including a digital camera class. Participants learn the essentials of using a digital camera. Instructor Gail Eisenberg will also teach you just how easy it is to transfer photos from camera to...

Get Tix Today for SCV Man, Woman of the Year Gala
Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016

Time is running out to purchase tickets for the Man and Woman of the Year Recognition Dinner on Friday, May 6 at the Hyatt, Valencia. There is a long list of great nominees to honor this year, with organizations like the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita, Friends of Hart Park and Museum, Children’s Hospital...

April 28: Bach, Bacharach, Beatles Come to SCV Senior Center

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will be hosting a Bach/Bacharach/Beatles: “Three B’s” Silvertones Concert on Thursday, April 28, 2016 from 2:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The concert is free to the public but donations are appreciated and accepted. Address: SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street,...

Career Exploration Themed Learning Sessions Return to COC
Monday, Apr 11, 2016

Registration is now open for the popular career exploration themed College of the Canyons Summer Institute, with weekly sessions running July 11 to 14 and July 18 to 22. The College of the Canyons Summer Institute is open to students entering the seventh, eighth and ninth grades. The goal of the Summer...

Tix for Cowboy Fest Performances on Sale Now

A slew of rockin’ western, Americana, folk and country musical acts and special tours still have tickets available at the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival. Country-lovers are encouraged to buy their tickets for the following shows and special events from April 20- 24, 2016 before they sell out: Movie...

May 1: Universal Studios Backlot 5k to Benefit Melanoma Research

Photo courtesy of MRF’s Facebook Page  The Melanoma Research Foundation announced the fifth annual Miles for Melanoma 5k Run/Walk on the Universal Studios Backlot, May 1, 2016 at 7:30 a.m. All proceeds from the event go to accelerating the MRF’s mission of advancing research, education and advocacy...

Open Auditions for Midsummer Night’s Dream at Shakespeare Fest

The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival is holding auditions for the annual Shakespeare in the Park series. This summer marks the 7th year performances will be at the new location, Rivendale Park and Open Space in Towsley Canyon. This year the production is Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream,...

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After its cancelation last year due to the emergence of COVID-19, the College of the Canyons Scholarly Presentation will return this spring in a new virtual format.
COC’s Scholarly Presentations Return Virtually March 11
The Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to present Sidewalk Stories at the Old Town Newhall Library!
Old Town Newhall Library Now Offering Sidewalk Storytime
Santa Clarita Planning commissioners are expected to make a decision Tuesday regarding the proposed expansion of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital via multiple construction projects that include building a second inpatient tower.
Proposed Henry Mayo Expansion Project Back Before Planning Commission
Picture this…the sun has just set on another brisk spring day.
Santa Clarita City Manager’s Monthly Message – March 2021
1938 - Great Flood of 1938 causes massive destruction and death across the greater Los Angeles region [story]
Santa Clarita Valley educators were next in line to receive their COVID-19 vaccine shots at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Monday, more than two months after the hospital received its first batch of vaccines for hospital frontline workers.
Henry Mayo Now Inoculating Educators with COVID-19 Vaccine
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Monday confirmed 32 new deaths and 987 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported two new deaths since Friday.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 2 New Deaths at Henry Mayo; Vaccine Eligibility Expands
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center at Bella Vida has announced its March 2021 lineup of outdoor drive-in events.
Bella Vida Senior Center Sets March Outdoor Drive-in Events
In partnership with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, the city of Santa Clarita will launch its “Guard That Auto” campaign this spring to combat an increase in grand theft auto over the past year.
Santa Clarita, Sheriff’s Station to Launch ‘Guard That Auto’ Anti-Theft Campaign
The Saugus High School academic decathlon team will advance to the state competition after placing in the top 10 in the county competition.
Saugus High Advances in State Academic Decathlon
Spring is upon us, and with it comes longer days, greener hillsides, and warmer temperatures that invite outdoor exploration.
Mayor’s March Message: Enjoy Spring in Santa Clarita
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the Santa Clarita Sister Cities program, invites local students to submit artwork, poetry, essays/creative writing, photographs, or music for the 2021 Sister Cities International Young Artists and Authors Showcase.
Young Artists Invited to Submit Works in 2021 Sister Cities International Showcase
In a rush to bring children back to California schools after a year of closed campuses, Governor Gavin Newsom and lawmakers said Monday the state will offer $2 billion to school districts willing to reopen next month.
Newsom, Lawmakers Cut Deal to Reopen California Schools by April
The race to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Los Angeles County despite vaccine shortages is cutthroat and most people don’t even know they’re in the competition.
COVID-19 Vaccine Shortages Highlight Health Inequities in L.A. County
The California Department of Motor Vehicles has learned of a text message phishing scam related to REAL ID and reminds customers that it will never ask for personal information related to driver’s license number, Social Security number, or financial information through email, text, or over the phone.
DMV Warns Customers of REAL ID Phishing Scam
1990 - President George H.W. Bush and Sheriff Sherman Block dedicate new North County Correctional Facility in Castaic [story]
ribbon cutting
1890 - Jenkins ranch hands Dolores Cook and George Walton of Castaic slain by rival William Chormicle and W.A. Gardener [story]
Dolores Cook
1950 - Ex-Mrs. William S. Hart appears in court to challenge will that leaves Hart Park & Mansion to L.A. County [story]
Winifred Westover
The Sand Canyon Resort project is scheduled to return before the Santa Clarita Planning Commission Tuesday with a series of revisions, following multiple concerns raised by both commissioners and residents.
Modified Sand Canyon Resort Project Up for Review
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 144 new deaths and 1,838 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 26,045 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 26,045; Nearly 2 Million Doses Administered in County
The Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles announced on Feb. 26 that Kenya Yarbrough will lead its newly-created and first-ever Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity, Access, and Advocacy Initiative.
Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles Launches First-Ever Diversity and Advocacy Department
The Valley Industry Association will welcome College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook as the keynote speaker for the March VIA Virtual Series taking place Tuesday, March 16, from 11:00 a.m to 12:15 p.m.
March 16: VIA Virtual Series with Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook
The city of Santa Clarita’s Planning Commission will hold a regular meeting virtually Tuesday, March 2, at 6:00 p.m.
March 2: Planning Commission Virtual Regular Meeting
The Child and Family Center's Domestic Violence Program is set to host its fourth annual "Night of Expression" art exhibit on Saturday, Feb. 27, in recognition of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.
Feb. 27: Child and Family Center to Host Virtual Teen Dating Violence Awareness Art Exhibit