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1987 - Ramona Chapel and Red Schoolhouse relocated to Heritage Junction [story]
Red Schoolhouse

Bella Vida Senior Center Switches from On-Site Lunches to Drive-Thru Meal Service
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020

In an effort to minimize the risk of the novel coronavirus for older adults, whom health officials have deemed to be at higher risk, the Santa Clarita Valley senior center at Bella Vida has implemented changes for the hundreds of visitors it receives daily. One of the biggest changes set to take effect...

Jan. 26: SCV Senior Center to Host Reenactment of Julia Child
Thursday, Jan 5, 2017

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will present a historical reenactment with Louise Willard on Thursday, Jan. 26 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Louise is a member of the American Association of University Women. She brings notable women in history to life. Julia Carolyn Child (August 15, 1912 – August...

Dec. 22: Silvertone Holiday Concert Comes to SCV Senior Center
Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016

Silvertone Holiday Concert Thursday, December 22 2:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Donations Accepted SCV Senior Center Dining Room 22900 Market Street Newhall, CA 91321 Enjoy the smooth sound of the Senior Center Silvertones and Musicians, under the direction of John Swinford, performing your favorite and most...

Volunteers Needed at SCV Senior Center
Monday, Jun 6, 2016

Make a difference this summer by volunteering at the SCV Senior Center. The SCV Senior Center provides nearly 300 delicious and nutritious meals each week day for homebound seniors as well as over 200 congregate meals. This critical service could not be accomplished without the invaluable assistance...

SCV Senior Center to Offer Computer, Camera Classes
Thursday, Apr 21, 2016

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...

March 10: Meet the Author Series at SCV Senior Center
Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016

[SCV Senior Center] – The Santa Clarita Senior Center will be hosting a Meet the Author event on Thursday, March 10. The event will showcase Titanic expert and author, Bill Blowers, as he presents “Titanic, 104 Years of Mystery, Intrigue, and Discovery.” The press release says, “Discover...

Senior Center to Host Valentine’s Concert
Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016

The Santa Clarita Senior Center will be hosting a Valentine’s Day Silvertone Concert on Thursday, Feb. 11 from 2:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Silvertone Singers will perform romantic melodies, latin sambas, up-tempo tunes by composers like Jimmy Dorsey, Irving Berlin, Rodgers & Hart and love ballads...

Jan. 27: Mosaic Workshop Coming to Senior Center
Monday, Jan 11, 2016

The Santa Clarita Senior Center will be hosting a mosaic workshop with Terry Greene later this month. Instructor Terry Greene will be teaching participants to create uniquely beautiful mosaic using cured acrylic paint tiles on Wednesday, Jan. 27 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in room A1. For $25 per person,...

Feb. 27: Senior Center to Celebrate ‘Fun and Games’ Celeb Waiter Dinner
Thursday, Dec 31, 2015

Supporters of the SCV Senior Center who plan to take part in this year’s Celebrity Waiter event will only have to reach back into their childhood to come up with a table-decorating theme for this year’s dinner. The theme is “Fun and Games,” and the event is scheduled for Saturday,...

SCV Seniors to Showcase Musicians with Holiday Concert
Wednesday, Dec 2, 2015

The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will be hosting a holiday concert featuring the Senior Center Silvertones and Musicians. The event on Thursday, Dec. 17 will take place from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. and will also showcase student artwork and frozen yogurt.  

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1987 - Ramona Chapel and Red Schoolhouse relocated to Heritage Junction [story]
Red Schoolhouse
1835 - Outlaw and Rocks/Park/High School namesake Tiburcio Vasquez born in Monterey, Calif. [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
Nearly 100 people gathered in front of the highly anticipated Laemmle 7 in Newhall to officially open the theater to the Santa Clarita Valley community.
Laemmle Officially Opens in Old Town Newhall
The city of Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission recently met to receive an update from city staff about the status of the Pioneer Oil Refinery in Newhall.
Parks Commissioners Asked to Advise on Pioneer Oil Refinery’s Future
A judge’s ruling this week dealt a setback to the Tejon Ranch Co.’s proposed 19,000-unit Centennial development project in the upper northwest corner of Los Angeles County.
Judge Halts Centennial Development Project in Tejon Ranch
The California Community College Athletic Trainers Association has named longtime athletic trainer, and current College of the Canyons associate athletic director, Chad Peters its 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year.
Chad Peters Named CCCATA 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year
Los Angeles County Public Health on Friday confirmed 48 new deaths and 752 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,432 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 27,432 Total SCV Cases; County Nears 5 Million Administered Doses
The Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee briefly met Thursday morning to recommend that the City Council oppose four pieces of state legislation that would expand the state’s land-use authority.
Council Committee Recommends Opposition to State Land-Use Bills
In an effort to provide kids across the Santa Clarita Valley with a safe place to play and learn over spring break while parents are working, the Boys & Girls Club of SCV holds an annual camp.
Boys & Girls Club Holds Spring Break Camp
In recognition of public safety dispatchers' services, the California Highway Patrol joins other law enforcement agencies to recognize National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week on April 11-17, 2021.
CHP to Honor Public Safety Dispatchers During National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
Officials in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be hosting a virtual community discussion on child abuse prevention April 20.
L.A. County Sheriffs to Host Child Abuse Prevention Seminar
1937 - Pioneer aviator E.B. Christopher and passenger killed in crash of light plane on Ridge Route near Gorman [story]
CBRE announced the sale of a state-of-the-art 24,164 square-foot industrial facility to Tera McHugh and John McHugh, owners of Versatile Systems, Inc.
Valencia Industrial Building Sold to Versatile Systems
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and accompanying public health restrictions in place for large events and community gatherings, as well as past participation numbers, the city of Santa Clarita has evaluated several components of the annual Santa Clarita Marathon and is making a necessary change to the event.
City Postpones 2021 Marathon, Event Permanently Moved to February
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 52 new deaths and 710 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,417 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Hospitalizations Remain Under 600; SCV Cases Total 27,417
Because of the economic downturn brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, some pet owners may have delayed purchasing their annual pet licenses and are now subject to late penalty fees.
Animal Care & Control Temporarily Waives Pet Licensing Fees
College of the Canyons will welcome José Rivera, award-winning playwright and the first Puerto Rican screenwriter to be nominated for an Oscar, to the School of Visual & Performing Arts’ Virtual Industry Insight Series on Monday, April 12.
COC Virtual Industry Insight Series Welcomes Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter José Rivera
Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA) will spotlight contemporary artist Alex Schaeffer in a virtual oil demo on Monday, April 19, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
April 19: Virtual Oil Demo by Artist Alex Schaeffer
Spectrum Commercial Real Estate advisors Yair Haimoff, SIOR, Randy Cude, and Matt Sreden represented the seller in the sale of a 23,817-square-foot professional office building in a prime Valencia location.
Avenue Kearny Building Sells for $6 Million
Following stakeholder planning meetings over the course of a year and a public survey period in January, the city of Santa Clarita’s 2021 Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP) draft update enters the next phase in the approval and adoption process.
Residents Can Now Review Santa Clarita’s 2021 Hazard Mitigation Draft Plan
Cassie Gratton knows how to open a Laemmle theater. The general manager of the Newhall Laemmle, which will open its doors with a ribbon-cutting this Friday, also helped to open Laemmle’s Glendale and Claremont locations.
After Several Delays, Laemmle Newhall Opens Friday
The California Department of Transportation announced that new High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV, or carpool) lanes are open to motorists on Northbound and Southbound Interstate 5 between the Ventura Freeway (State Route 134) interchange in Los Angeles and Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank.
CalTrans Announces Opening of New I-5 Carpool Lanes
1874 - Work completed at Lyon's Station (now Eternal Valley) on first version of Pioneer Oil Refinery [story]
Pioneer Oil Refinery