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1849 - Eight-pound gold nugget found in San Feliciano Canyon (Val Verde/Piru area) [story]
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LOCAL BUSINESS
Pet Me Happy Gifts & Treats Unveils New Website
Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016

The Pet Me Happy Gifts & Treats online boutique, founded in 2015 and operated by three Santa Clarita pet lovers, has launched a brand new website and unveiled a line of exclusive new pet-related products created especially for discerning pet parents. Read full story [here].  

Signing Off from the SCV Rock Beat | Stephen K. Peeples
Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016

After 12 years covering local music and musicians in the Santa Clarita Valley for The Signal, KHTS, SCVTV and SCVNews.com, I’m unplugging my axe from the SCV Rock Beat. Time for someone else – maybe even a fellow musician! – to plug in, crank it to 11, and keep local music coverage alive. The weekly...

SCV Rock Beat (7-7-2016)
Thursday, Jul 7, 2016

Blues-rock-swinger and singer Michael John and his band The Bottom Line take the stage at Friday night’s Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series show, starting at 7 on the street outside the Hyatt Regency off McBean Parkway in Valencia. John and the band’s extensive track record includes placing...

SCV Rock Beat: Smokin’ Hot Sounds for the 4th
Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016

  Valencia Jazz & Blues Fires Up with Susie Hansen Friday night, the 2016 Valencia Jazz & Blues Summer Concert Series fires up our Fourth of July weekend with the Susie Hansen Latin Band, a veteran Los Angeles Latin-jazz and Afro-Cuban outfit fronted by electric violinist-vocalist Susie...

SCV Rock Beat: Hard Six on the Road, Tom Nolan in Valencia
Thursday, Jun 23, 2016

Fresh off their rockin’ set at last Thursday night’s “Senses on Main” block party on, local punkabilly ravers and SCVTV “House Blend” stars Hard Six are among the local Santa Clarita-Ventura bands ripping it up this first weekend of summer 2016 at the 8th Roadshow Revival American roots music...

SCV Rock Beat, 6-16-2016
Thursday, Jun 16, 2016

Stars of SCVTV’s “House Blend” music and interview show will shine from the mountains to the sea this weekend. Thursday night, bad-ass local punkabilly blues-rock band Hard Six opens for L.A. rockapunkers Three Bad Jacks at this month’s “Senses on Main” block party on Main Street in Old Town...

SCV Rock Beat: Summer Meltdown Ticket Giveaway; SCV Dodger Day
Thursday, Apr 14, 2016

By special arrangement with organizers of the 13th annual Summer Meltdown Autism Awareness Art & Music Festival, and in celebration of National Autism Awareness Month in April, SCV Rock Beat will give away 10 pairs of Summer Meltdown tickets to lucky local fans in a random drawing. If you and a guest...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Meltdown Lineup Grows; more
Thursday, Apr 7, 2016

Last Saturday on National Austism Awareness Day, organizers of the 13th annual Summer Meltdown Autism Awareness Art & Music Festival unveiled a new headliner and a revamped lineup for the event at Santa Clarita’s Central Park on Saturday, April 30. Unified Highway has signed on to headline, and...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Meltdown Back on Front Burner
Friday, Apr 1, 2016

  Updating news  about the 13th annual Summer Meltdown Autism Awareness Art & Music Festival slated for Central Park on Saturday, April 30: Organizers have regrouped to produce a single-day event, and will announce the top headliner this weekend. That’s the latest word from Bret Lieberman,...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Summer Meltdown Moves to Central Park
Thursday, Feb 25, 2016

Tickets are now available for the 13th annual Summer Meltdown Autism Awareness Art & Music Festival Saturday and Sunday, April 30 and May 1, rocking for the first year at Santa Clarita’s Central Park. It’s also the first two-day event in Summer Meltdown history, a testament to the marathon festival’s...

LATEST TWEETS
Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley will hold their third annual golf tournament beginning noon on Monday, Oct. 24.
Oct. 24: Family Promise SCV Annual Golf Tournament
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will open its first primary care practice on the hospital campus on Monday, Aug. 15.
Henry Mayo Opens First Primary Care Practice on Hospital Campus
Heads Up! The city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station urge parents to practice "safe pedestrian skills."
Parents Urged to Practice Back-to-School Safety
(CN) — In drought-ridden California's history, megafloods have occurred about every century. Not often, but from a geological standpoint they're not rare.
Study Shows Climate Change Increasing Risk of California Megaflood
1849 - Eight-pound gold nugget found in San Feliciano Canyon (Val Verde/Piru area) [story]
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1986 - Canyon Country's Mitchell adobe demolished; components salvaged & later rebuilt at Heritage Junction [story]
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1961 - First Mass celebrated at new Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (3rd building) in Newhall. Cardinal McIntyre attends [story]
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Are you worried about getting diabetes? Have you been told that you have pre-diabetes? One out of three American adults has prediabetes.
Aug. 16: Henry Mayo Hosts Diabetes Prevention Program
Avian influenza refers to a family of influenza or flu viruses that commonly infect birds.
L.A. County Public Health Urges Public to Protect Pet Birds from Bird Flu
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 3,995 new cases countywide and 112 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Moves to Medium Community Level
Marvel Comics’ best-known, tree-like sentient being, Groot, a character that became widely popular through the action comedy "Guardians of the Galaxy," gets his own animated show on Disney+ this week.
CalArts Alum Kirsten Lepore Brings ‘I am Groot’ to Disney+
Work along the I-5 corridor in Burbank continues and will include nighttime lane reductions and the closing of the Verdugo Avenue off-ramp during the week of Aug. 15 to Aug. 18.
I-5 Corridor Improvements Include Nighttime Lane Reductions
As part of his legislative package calling on accountability, transparency, and integrity in the state government's procurement process, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Senate Bill 1271 (SB 1271) passed out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Aug. 11.
Wilk’s Measure Increasing Transparency Passes Assembly Committee
The early portion of The Master's University women's soccer team's schedule in 2022 will have a national tournament-type feel.
TMU Women’s Soccer To Play Top Teams on Florida, Indiana Trips
Princess Cruises today announced updated COVID-19 protocols and guidelines, removing the vaccine requirement for most voyages of less than 16 days so that anyone can cruise and adjusting pre-travel testing requirements to make it less complicated.
Princess Cruises Removes Vaccine Requirement for Most Sailings
As the summer travel season wraps up, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reminds drivers to be responsible and never drive under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
Aug. 17-Sept. 5: LASD Will Increase End-of-Summer DUI Patrols, Checkpoints
Historically, California has been the most wildfire prone state in the United States. In 2021, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, reported over 4,000 fires that burned 60,507 acres across the state.
Ken Striplin | Keep Your Family, Home and Property Safe from Wildfires
The county of Los Angeles Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission is hosting a Special Hearing on Deputy Gangs in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Aug: 19 Special Hearing on L.A. County Sheriff’s Deputy Gangs
1944 - Newhall Refinery on Sierra Highway destroyed by fire (then rebuilt) [watch film]
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As local students get ready to head back to class for the new school year, your Salvation Army Santa Clarita Corps wants to ensure they have the supplies and resources necessary for success.
Salvation Army Santa Clarita Hosting Back-to-School Drive
The Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark Presents: "Sundays at the Landmark" on Sunday, Aug. 28, with Dave Berg. He will present "Stories to Share.
Aug. 28: Author Dave Berg Presents ‘Stories to Share’ at Rancho Camulos
The WiSH Education Foundation's much-anticipated Cocktails on the Roof event is back for the community to enjoy on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Subaru of Valencia campus.
Nov. 19: Cocktails on the Roof Returns with ‘Share the Love’ Event
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is reminding residents that no one will ever call your home demanding payment for "outstanding warrants."
SCV Sheriff’s Station Warning Residents of Scam Calls
Carousel Ranch, in Agua Dulce, was presented with a $5,000 donation from the Logix Federal Credit Union Community Stars Foundation.
Logix Foundation Donates $5K to Carousel Ranch
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