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1929 - Saugus train robber Thomas Vernon apprehended in Pawnee, Okla. [story]
Tom Vernon


LOCAL NONPROFIT NEWS
Nov. 19: Mulholland, Water, and the Real ‘Chinatown’
Monday, Sep 12, 2016

The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society presents: Thirsty: William Mulholland, California Water, And the Real Chinatown Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 • 2 p.m. Old Town Newhall Library, 24500 Main St., Santa Clarita   Author Mark Weingarten will give a talk on his book, “Thirsty: William Mulholland,...

Aug. 27: Historical Societies of SCV, SoCal Team Up to Tackle Story of Notorious Pioneer
Monday, Jul 11, 2016

The Historical Society of Southern California and the Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society present: The Jenkins Brothers:  An Eye to the Substantial Saturday, August 27, 2016 • 2:00 p.m. Old Town Newhall Library, 24500 Main St., Santa Clarita   For 80 years, from the 1850s to the 1930s, Charles...

July 3: Cool Off, Step Back in Time at Quester Court
Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016

Don’t let the heat and a houseful of relatives over the Fourth of July weekend prevent you from coming to the cool historical houses in Quester Court, located at the south end of the William S. Hart Park complex. Come and “set a spell” in the shade on the front porch of the Kingsbury...

Conference of Calif. Historical Societies to Hold Annual Meeting in Claremont
Friday, May 13, 2016

The Conference of California Historical Societies is hosting its 62nd Annual Meeting June 23-25 in Claremont. The event will feature workshops on leadership and development geared toward helping historical organizations overcome the difficulties smaller organizations face, as well as presentations...

Destroyed by Fire, Historic House to be Razed
Friday, Jun 19, 2015

The “history” in the following story was based primarily on information in the city record. That information was provided to the city by local historians prior to 1991. Soon after the city agenda report and the following story below were published, the writer discovered huge discrepancies...

Something for Everyone (To Do)
Sunday, May 24, 2015

Many thousands of you folks walked through Heritage Junction at William S. Hart Park during the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival in April. You may have stopped and shopped at the vendors in the Pardee House or maybe the old Newhall Ranch House. Many of you had at least one, if not more, glasses of beer...

Back to Reality
Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015

The 22nd annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival has come and gone. I thought it was great. I love it being moved to Hart Park and Heritage Junction, plus the shows in Downtown Newhall. What do you think? It was good to have lots of shade and places to sit. I know the vendors in Heritage Junction liked...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Narwhals and Newhall
Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015

Marie Wise-Hawkins There’s so much going on this weekend, you’d need to be eight people to catch it all. And SCVTV “House Blend” stars – everyone mentioned here – are all over the place. Thursday night, The Narwhals play the House of Blues in West Hollywood. That’s also Cowboy Night at...

The Horse I Rode In On
Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015

I must have been about 11 years old when I first rode a horse into town from Pico Canyon. I remember I stopped to water the critter in a trough that was in the pasture about where the Ralph’s parking lot is today. I don’t remember what horse I was on, but I wasn’t going anyplace too quickly and...

SCV Historical Society to Host Cowboy Festival Events
Monday, Apr 13, 2015

The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society will host several events on Friday, April 17 through Saturday, April 19, 2015 at Heritage Junction as part of the 22nd Annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union. The festival events include “Friday Night Flickers,” Dinner...

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It has been a true honor and a pleasure to serve as the Mayor of Santa Clarita this year.
Mayor and City Manager Give Final Month Message For 2021
The holidays are here and Santa Clarita transit is welcoming residents and visitors to join them on a Holiday Light Tour. 
Take A Seasonal Journey On The Holiday Light Tour
1929 - Saugus train robber Thomas Vernon apprehended in Pawnee, Okla. [story]
Tom Vernon
Join the Valley Industry Association Friday, Dec. 17, at 11:45 a.m., for its 2022 Board Installation Luncheon.
Wilk to Preside Over VIA’s 2022 Board Installation Luncheon
The Los Angeles County Animal Care Foundation combats animal cruelty by paying for officer training, equipment, and supplies to enforce animal cruelty laws, rescue abused and neglected animals, and support prosecution of animal abusers.
County Animal Care, Control Seeking ‘Giving Tuesday’ Donations
The William S. Hart Union High School District has been awarded the National Empowered Seal for its commitment to whole-child education by EVERFI.
EVERFI Awards Hart District National Empowered Seal
Now that the Thanksgiving weekend has passed, I would like to reflect on what I am thankful for.
Message from CIF-SS Commissioner | ‘I am Thankful’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 28 new deaths and 843 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,094 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: SCV Nearing 40,000 Total Cases
2013 - Actor Paul Walker ("Fast & Furious" movies) dies in a fiery car crash in the Valencia Industrial Center. [story]
Paul Walker
The city of Santa Clarita is holding virtual meeting regarding the Santa Clarita Arts/Culture and Veterans Center Needs Assessment on Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 1: City’s Arts/Culture, Veterans Center Needs Assessment Meeting
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 14 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Nov. 29 - Sunday, Dec. 5
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 14 Productions
Looking for ways to add a little green into your landscape?
SCV Water’s Upcoming Gardening Class to Highlight Trees, Shrubs
Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Robbery-Homicide Division searched the Chiquita Canyon Landfill Monday to investigate the disappearance of Heidi Planck, who was reported missing by her ex-husband on Oct. 20, 2021.
Homicide Detectives Search Chiquita Canyon for Missing Woman
Circle of Hope is joining the national day of generosity, #GivingTuesday, on Dec. 1.
Circle of Hope Taking Part in Giving Tuesday
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday 10 new deaths and 794 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,063 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID Roundup: SCV Tops 39,000 Total Cases
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital’s Community Education Department is again offering the Prevent T2 National Diabetes Prevention Program, a lifestyle change program that helps those who are at risk of developing diabetes reduce their blood sugar, lose weight, and reverse prediabetes. 
Diabetes Prevention Program Returning to Henry Mayo
1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [story]
Frontier Days
1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
Ed Harris
1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
Remi Nadeau
Volunteers are needed to help make fresh garland and vintage-style decorations for the Antelope Valley Indian Museum in preparation for Holidays on the Homestead.
Antelope Valley Indian Museum Looking for Volunteers to Decorate for the Holidays
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 29 new deaths and 2,073 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 38,955 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Releases Data from the Last 7 Days
Find something for everyone at the various events happening in Santa Clarita this holiday season including Six Flags Magic Mountain's magical winter experience, an international film festival and holiday shows.
City Highlights Activities for Holiday Fun in Santa Clarita
The city of Santa Clarita's Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold its Regular Meeting Thursday, Dec. 2, at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 2: Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission Regular Meeting
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