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February 27
1950 - Ex-Mrs. William S. Hart appears in court to challenge will that leaves Hart Park & Mansion to the public [story]
Winifred Westover

Ken Striplin | Happy Holidays from Santa Clarita
Thursday, Dec 28, 2023

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the City of Santa Clarita As we come together to celebrate the Christmas holiday, it’s a perfect opportunity to also celebrate our beloved city of Santa Clarita. This year has been remarkable for our community. Throughout the past twelve months, our City has...

Ken Striplin | SENSES: A Main Street Monster Mash
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2023

It seems as though we were just announcing the transformation of Main Street in Old Town Newhall into a one-night Saint Patrick’s Day party, but time flies when you’re having a great time at SENSES Block Party. This event series has become a city-wide favorite not just for my family, but for residents...

Message from City Manager | Summer Nights in Santa Clarita
Thursday, Jul 27, 2023

Summer Nights Stay Alive with Santa Clarita Events There’s no shortage of exciting events for residents to attend this summer. From learning about different cultures, grabbing drinks with friends at a themed block party, rocking out to your favorite tribute band or watching a movie under the stars,...

Mayor’s Monthly Message | Cowboy Festival Returns
Monday, Apr 3, 2023

Return of Cowboy Festival From Concerts in the Park – to Light Up Main Street, our city is known for producing world-class events year-round. I am thrilled that our popular spring event will once again bring our western heritage to life in a new location. The city of Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival...

Santa Clarita Arts Calendar: Music Festival, SENSES Block Party
Monday, Jun 6, 2022

This city of Santa Clarita is reminding residents of the arts-related June events around the SCV.   Free To Be Me Music Festival Sunday, June 12, from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. The Free to Be Me Music Festival celebrates Santa Clarita’s differently-abled residents and their families. This free event...

Santa Clarita Arts Calendar Offers Sneak Peek of Upcoming Events
Monday, Aug 30, 2021

The city of Santa Clarita has released a sneak peek of upcoming arts-related events. Call For Artists Fine Craft Show Around the World Holiday Traditions The city of Santa Clarita is looking for artists for two new opportunities. The 30th Annual Fine Craft Show will be integrated into the city of Santa...

SENSES Block Parties Returning to Old Town Newhall
Thursday, Jul 29, 2021

Following a year of cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Santa Clarita’s wildly popular SENSES block parties will make their triumphant return to Main Street in Old Town Newhall. Stimulate your senses in August, September and October with live music, food trucks and themed activities...

SENSES Revamps Lineup with Monthly Themed Block Parties
Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020

Mark your calendars and start digging through your closet to find the perfect outfit to wear to SENSES, the monthly themed block party in Old Town Newhall. SENSES is a wildly popular free series that runs on the third Thursday of every month, from March through October. Those familiar with the city of...

Thursdays at Newhall Closes 2019 Outdoor Schedule with October Events
Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019

Now is your last chance to dance, laugh and party the night away in Old Town Newhall as the Thursdays@Newhall series closes its 2019 schedule. Featured events in October include the monthly 10 by 10 variety show, Caribbean dancing lessons, a “Halloween Haunt” SENSES Block party and more – all for...

Thursdays at Newhall September Lineup Released
Thursday, Aug 29, 2019

School may be back in session, but the fun doesn’t stop for Thursdays at Newhall in September. Featured events in Old Town Newhall this month include a variety show, salsa dancing lessons, a “Pirates of Santa Clarita” SENSES Block party and more – all for free. Thursdays at Newhall is an ongoing...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
Lulu Sanchez was named Big West Freshman Softball Player of the Week on Monday, Feb. 26.
CSUN’s Lulu Sanchez Earns Big West Freshman of the Week
The Master’s University released its spring 2024 magazine on Tuesday.
TMU Releases 2024 Spring Magazine
The city of Santa Clarita announced both dog parks at Central Park will be closed temporarily for renovations beginning Wednesday Feb. 28.
Central Park Dog Parks to Close Temporarily
It was a rematch of the five-set thriller from the NAIA semifinals last spring.
Mustangs Drop Five-Set Match to Lions
Southern California Edison has agreed to pay $80 million to settle a civil lawsuit by the U.S. Forest Service that blamed the utility's equipment for the massive Thomas Fire that tore through Southern California in late 2017.
SoCal Edison Agrees to Pay $80 million Over Thomas Fire
R. Martin “Marty” Chavez, a trailblazing entrepreneur who turned a Wall Street trading business into a software business and in the process revolutionized the way capital moves and works, will provide insights into the world of finance on Tuesday, March 12, as part of the Younes Nazarian Distinguished Speaker Series at California State University, Northridge.
Wall Street Trailblazer to Deliver CSUN Distinguished Speaker Lecture
The Los Angeles County Development Authority is excited to announce its new Home Ownership Program, HOP120.
New County Loan to Aid Moderate-Income, First Time Home Buyers
1950 - Ex-Mrs. William S. Hart appears in court to challenge will that leaves Hart Park & Mansion to the public [story]
Winifred Westover
The Master's University women's basketball team got to within one in the final quarter, but it was the Menlo Oaks that pulled away in the end to get the 67-60 win Saturday afternoon in The MacArthur Center.
Lady Mustangs Drop Regular Season Finale to Menlo Oaks 60-67
In honor of Black History Month, California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, is pleased to recognize several prominent Black community leaders and organizations who are making a difference across Senate District 21.
SCV Realtor Recognized Among Wilk’s Black History Month Spotlight
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond joined educators and members of the California Teachers Association Monday on the west steps of the California State Capitol to announce historic legislation—the Pregnancy Leave for Educators Act.
Landmark Legislation Announced for School Employees Paid Pregnancy Leave
The California Jaycee Foundation announced Monday Alexander Bonfiglio of Golden Valley High School is one of eight graduating high school seniors receiving a $1,000 Scholarship resulting from the annual competition completed in January 2024.
Santa Clarita Student Earns CA Jaycee Foundation Scholarship
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the list of nine productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Feb. 26 - Sunday, March 3.
Nine Productions Currently Filming in Santa Clarita
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 2 p.m.
COC Board to Consider Amendment to Purchase of 30,000-Square-Foot Tech Center
The regular meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will take place Tuesday, Feb. 27, with closed session beginning at 5:15p.m., followed immediately by public session at 6:30 p.m.
Saugus School Board to Consider Staff Reductions
Since City incorporation in 1987, public safety has remained a top priority for the city of Santa Clarita.
Ken Striplin | Time to Take a Heads Up! Mindset
The California Department of Transportation has scheduled lane closures on the northbound and southbound State Route 14 between Technology Drive in Palmdale and Avenue A in Lancaster, closing up to three lanes.
Caltrans Announces SR-14 Lane Closures
The Sierra Hillbillies is inviting the community to put on green and add shamrocks and leprechauns to its next monthly dance on Sunday, March 3, from 2 p.m to 5 p.m., at Valencia United Methodist Church.
March 3: Sierra Hillbillies Hosting Leprechaun’s Dance
It's the goal of every basketball team to cut down the nets.
Mustangs Capture Conference Title with Win Over Menlo Oaks 80-73
1923 - U.S. release of Charles Chaplin film "The Pilgrim," partially shot at Saugus Train Station & Newhall First Presbyterian Church [watch]
The Pilgrim
1936 - U.S. release of Silent Era's last feature, "Modern Times" with Charles Chaplin, partially shot in SCV [story]
Modern Times scene
1993 - Jury awards Newhall Land $2.3 million for "Valencia" trademark infringement by Palmer apartments at Valle del Oro, Newhall [story]
Palmer Guilty
Author and illustrator Vashti Harrison (Film/Video MFA 14) has been named the recipient of the 2024 Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children for her book "Big."
CalArtian Wins 2024 Caldecott Medal