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May 23
1941 - SCV's first real movie house, the American Theater, dedicated in Newhall [story]
American Theater

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, December 1, 2017
Friday, Dec 1, 2017

Five adults and two children are now displaced after their house caught fire Friday afternoon. As the holiday season kicks off, the city of Santa Clarita is warning residents to remain vigilant about potential hazards to stay safe this season. Army Aviation Hall of Fame inductee General Richard A. Cody...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, November 30, 2017
Thursday, Nov 30, 2017

A Verizon store in Stevenson Ranch was burglarized on Wednesday for the third time since September. In an effort to revitalize bike trails around Santa Clarita, the city unveiled the River Village Trailhead on Thursday morning. Saugus High School participated in the “Every 15 minutes” program to...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017

A deputy who was shot in the neck Tuesday night in Newhall while responding to an assault with a deadly weapon call was released from the hospital this morning. Los Angeles County firefighters extinguished a vehicle fire on Highway 14 early Wednesday afternoon. Recreational marijuana sales in Santa...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, November 27, 2017
Monday, Nov 27, 2017

Firefighters contained a two acre brush fire in Castaic on Monday afternoon. A Hart High school graduate has been missing for nearly two weeks and LAPD investigators are asking anybody with information about her whereabouts to come forward. While shopping online may be extra popular on Cyber Monday,...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017

California Highway Patrol officers are increasing patrol this Wednesday through Sunday to ensure everyone has a safe holiday weekend. The Newhall Community Center invited the public for a Thanksgiving dinner. Saugus High Baseball donated food for families in need. College of the Canyons’ Model...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, November 20, 2017
Monday, Nov 20, 2017

Castaic Middle School won a $100,000 grant from Farmers Insurance, as part of the nationwide “Thank America’s Teachers Dream Big Teacher Challenge”. Firefighters put out a structure fire in Valencia that began burning a one-story home Sunday night. It was that time of the year to Light Up Main...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, November 17, 2017
Friday, Nov 17, 2017

SCV Sheriff’s Station Narcotics Bureau deputies arrested a Saugus probationer on drug and probation violation charges Thursday morning. CHP officers arrested a man in Valencia on Thursday after pursuing him down the grapevine and through Castaic. The Festival of Trees kicked off Thursday night with...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, November 16, 2017
Thursday, Nov 16, 2017

Henry Mayo Newhall Hopsital conducts an active shooter exercise. Two people were killed and another two more were critically injured in a Wednesday evening crash. Karli Webster was officially eliminated from “The Voice” this week. Light Up Main Street 2017 returns, The City of Santa Clarita will...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017

A hit-and-run car chase ends with an arrest in Santa Clarita. Sheriff deputies are currently searching for two men who reportedly shot on man in Agua Dulce, Tuesday night. New housing development is planned for an area of unincorporated land between Sierra Highway and Whites Canyon. Santa Clarita City...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017

One person was killed in a traffic collision with a big-rig early Tuesday morning. The Santa Clarita Sheriff Station is set to receive a donation of the overdose-fighting drug, Narcan. College of the Canyons will host Mt. San Antonio College in the 2017 Western State Bowl this Saturday, November 18. The...

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1941 - SCV's first real movie house, the American Theater, dedicated in Newhall [story]
American Theater
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a regular meeting Tuesday, May 24, beginning with a special/closed session at 5 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6 p.m.
May 24: City Council Meets to Authorize Garbage Collection Fee Increase
1865 - Discoverer Ramon Perea and partner sell Pico Canyon oil claim to Edward Beale & Robert Baker for $300 [story]
grave marker
1978 - St. Francis Dam site becomes a State Landmark [story]
state landmark dedication
With school ending and summer break just around the corner, the Santa Clarita Public Library has everything you need to keep your family busy and engaged with reading, crafts and outdoor programs.
Read Beyond the Beaten Path This Summer
Feeling the need to act, members of the Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Congregation Beth Shalom, NAACP Santa Clarita, Higher Vision Church and the Islamic Center of Santa Clarita Valley decided to gather with community members to mark and reflect on the May 14 shooting in Buffalo, N.Y.
May 22: Vigil of Prayer and Lament for a Hurting World at St. Stephen’s
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 10 new deaths throughout L.A. County and 3,180 new cases countywide.
Friday COVID Roundup: L.A. County Public Transit Masking Requirement is Extended
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is working with state and national partners on an international outbreak of monkeypox. On May 19 the Centers for Disease Control confirmed a case of monkeypox in the United States in Massachusetts.
L.A. County Public Health Reports International Outbreak of Monkeypox
The father/son legacy continues after 40 years at Valley Institute of Prosthetics and Orthotics established in 1982. The company serves the Central Valley and the Santa Clarita Valley with the highest quality orthotic and prosthetic devices for patients to regain functionality.
VIPO Prosthetic and Orthotic Company Celebrates 40 Years
The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control is aware of the public’s desire to visit our animal care centers without an appointment. In response Animal Care and Control is adopting new public visitation hours for unscheduled visits just in time for National Pet Adoption Weekend, May 20-22.
Castaic Animal Care Center Offers Walk-in Visits in Time for National Adoption Weekend
Join the fun this summer and sign up for a class at Los Angeles county Parks. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to learn something new, make new friends and discover new talents.
May 30: In-person, Virtual Summer Classes Begin at L.A. County Parks
In my early 20s I worked on a sheep farm in southern Illinois. The farm had about 1,000 sheep and two Great Pyrenees dogs to protect them.
Marcia Mayeda | Does Your Dog Act Its Breed?
The California Air Resources Board will host an open house of its new state-of-the-art “green” Southern California Headquarters, the Mary D. Nichols Campus, in Riverside on Saturday, May 21.
May 21: California Air Resources Hosts Open House for New SoCal Headquarters
College of the Canyons had three Women's Softball players spotlighted by the California Community College Fastpitch Coaches Association with Ashlynn Heck, Allyson Melgar and Lisa Motz selected to the All-Southern California Team.
Cougars Softball Heck, Melgar, Motz Earn All-Southern California Honors
Los Angeles County is hosting the first in-person Homeowners' Resource Fair for the public since the pandemic hit two years ago. The event will be held Saturday, May 21 9 a.m. to noon at the Huntington Park Community Center, 6925 Salt Lake Ave., Huntington Park, CA 90255.
May 21: 2022 L.A. County Homeowners’ Resource Fair
1946 - Cher, great-granddaughter of Placerita Canyon homesteader Frank Walker and onetime Placerita property owner, born in El Centro, Calif. [story]
Cher and grandma
The California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section announced its All-Foothill League teams representing the Santa Clarita Valley.
All CIF-SS Foothill League Spring Sports Teams Announced
Free business training webinars are available from the College of the Canyons Small Business Development Corporation. The SBDC is the Small Business Administration's largest service program and provides high quality business and economic development assistance to small businesses and entrepreneurs. It provides no-cost business advising and low-cost training to existing and new businesses.
May 25: COC SBDC Hosting Free Webinars to Help Grow Your Business
The city of Santa Clarita has released a list of arts-related events happening in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Santa Clarita Arts Calendar: Civic Art RFQ, Call for Textile Fiber Art, more
Charlotte Kaup Kleeman, 1996 Santa Clarita Valley Woman of the Year, died Thursday, May 19, 2022 in Valencia. She was 85.
Longtime Community Leader Charlotte Kleeman Dies at 85
After a more than a two-year wait, the Free to Be Me Music Festival will make its much-anticipated debut at the Canyon Country Community Center, located at 18410 Sierra Highway, on Sunday, June 12, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
City’s Long-Awaited ‘Free to Be Me’ Music Festival Debuting June 12
The 37th Women in Service Celebration was hosted by the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley on Saturday, May 14. The event honored 19 women who have worked tirelessly to improve the lives of women and girls in the SCV. The honorees were nominated by SCV nonprofits.
Zonta SCV Names Alison Lindemann Recipient of Carmen Sarro Award
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday nine additional deaths and 4,725 new positive cases countywide, with 164 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 164 New SCV Cases, 4,725 New Cases Countywide
The Fil-Am Association of Santa Clarita Valley will host the "A Black Tie Gala" on July 23 at 7 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, located at 24500 Town Center Drive.
July 23: SCV Fil-Am Association Hosts Black Tie Gala