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1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
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July 12: Jim Gibson to Groove at Valencia Jazz & Blues
Friday, Jul 12, 2019

The Valencia Jazz & Blues Summer Concert Series continues Friday, July 12, with singer-guitarist and series favorite Jim Gibson live on Town Center Drive at the Westfield Valencia Town Center Mall. Gibson delivers a soulful and intimate performance. His gravelly vocals have a raw and heartfelt southern...

Aug. 3: Delgado Brothers Throw Down at Valencia Jazz & Blues Finale
Thursday, Aug 2, 2018

Legendary award-winning R&B-Latin jazz band The Delgado Brothers will headline the final free Valencia Jazz & Blues concert of the summer 2018 season Friday night starting at 7 p.m. on the street outside the Hyatt Regency Valencia. It’ll be the finale of the 19th annual Valencia Jazz &...

July 13: Jim Gibson Takes Stage at Valencia Jazz & Blues Series
Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

The Valencia Jazz & Blues Summer Concert Series continues Friday, July 13, with Jim Gibson. Jim delivers to the stage a soulful and intimate performance. His vocals have a friendly gravel with a raw and heartfelt southern vibe. With the help of a world class rhythm section that drives the grooves...

July 11-13: Santa Clarita Arts Calendar
Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018

Here is the list of Santa Clarita arts-related events for July 11 – 13: July 11: Putting on Power – Artist Reception at Old Town Newhall Library Time: 6:00 p.m. Please join the City of Santa Clarita on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., in the Community Room, at the Old...

June 29: Chuck Strong Rhythm and Blues Quintet at Valencia Jazz-Blues
Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley-based Strong Rhythm & Blues Quintet returns to headline the free Valencia Jazz & Blues concert on the street outside the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Friday, June 19 starting at 7 p.m. Fronted by stand-up drummer/singer Chuck Strong, a Santa Clarita resident since 1968,...

June 22: Teresa James & Rhythm Tramps at Valencia Jazz & Blues
Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018

World-traveled rock-R&B-funk band Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps returns to headline the free Valencia Jazz & Blues concert on the street outside the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Friday, June 22 starting at 7 p.m. Fronted by singer Teresa James and featuring Rhythm Tramps Paulie Cerra,...

June 15: Opening Night Valencia Jazz, Blues Concert Series
Thursday, May 24, 2018

Get ready for the sounds of live Jazz and Blues bands to once again fill Town Center Drive in Valencia. Established 19 years ago, the series will once again feature regional, national and international entertainers in a quaint street party setting while offering interactive activities for adults and...

July 28: Jim Gibson at Valencia Jazz & Blues
Friday, Jul 28, 2017

Blues-rock singer and guitar slinger Jim Gibson headlines the Valencia Jazz & Blues concert on the street outside the Hyatt Regency Valencia tonight starting at 7 p.m. Gibson’s vocals have a friendly gravel with a raw and heartfelt Southern vibe. He’s backed by a world-class rhythm section...

July 21: Teresa James & Rhythm Tramps at Valencia Jazz & Blues
Friday, Jul 21, 2017

World-traveled rock-R&B-funk band Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps returns to headline the free Valencia Jazz & Blues concert on the street outside the Hyatt Regency Valencia tonight starting at 7 p.m. Fronted by singer Teresa James and featuring Rhythm Tramps Paulie Cerra, Darrell Leonard,...

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1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart
The Santa Clarita City Council officially broke ground Monday at Central Park on a key project which will enhance the crown jewel of the city of Santa Clarita’s parks system.
City Officially Breaks Ground on Central Park Buildout
The city of Santa Clarita’s Arts Division is excited to welcome “Creative Faces” to the First Floor Gallery at Santa Clarita City Hall.
Residents Encouraged to Explore ‘Creative Faces’ at City Hall
The city of Santa Clarita is encouraging interested and qualified residents to apply for an open commissioner position on the City’s Arts Commission.
City Accepting Applications for Arts Commissioner
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society is seeking donations to replace the original brass, 6-chime train whistle, which was stolen years ago from the Historical Society's vintage 1900 Southern Pacific locomotive.
Historical Society Seeking Donations for Stolen Train Whistle
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported three additional deaths from COVID-19 over the weekend, spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed Monday, bringing the total to 184 deaths since the onset of the pandemic.
Monday COVID Roundup: Three Additional Deaths at Henry Mayo
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has received confirmation of an additional case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant.
Additional Omicron Case in L.A. County; New Travel Restrictions in Effect
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 15 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Dec. 6 - Sunday, Dec. 12
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 15 Productions
1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
Wm. S. Hart
1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
Wayside
1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren
The Santa Clarita City Council will take a major step toward enhancing one of the city of Santa Clarita’s landmark amenities by holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the Central Park Buildout project on Monday, Dec. 6.
City Invites Community to Central Park Buildout Groundbreaking
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 17 new deaths and 1,942 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,281 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Cases Among People Experiencing Homelessness Declines for 2nd Month in a Row
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 7: Planning Commission Regular Meeting
The first cohort of the College of the Canyons Low Observable Technician Pathway graduated on Nov. 23. 2021 at a special ceremony held at the college’s culinary arts center.
COC’s First Low Observable Technician Pathway Cohort Graduates
The Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Community College District is undergoing the redistricting process, and community members will have the opportunity to comment on revised trustee area boundaries at two upcoming public hearings.
Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees Undergoing Redistricting
The California Highway Patrol joins the American Occupational Therapy Association in recognizing Dec. 6 through Dec. 10, 2021, as Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.
Dec. 6-10: 2021 Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
On Wednesday, Dec. 1, College of the Canyons held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Don Takeda Science Center, which is named in honor of longtime biology instructor Don Takeda, who retired in 2017.
COC Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Don Takeda Science Center
To help ring in the holiday season, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger hosted her annual party for foster youth served by the Department of Children and Family Services and their foster families at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Saturday, Dec. 4.
Supervisor Barger Hosts Annual Foster Youth Holiday Party at Six Flags
The Los Angeles County Lake Lifeguards begin the search for potential new lifeguard candidates with the Lake Lifeguard Test Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Castaic Aquatic Center.
Dec. 4: Lake Lifeguard Test Starts at the Castaic Aquatic Center
1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has received confirmation of its first case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant (B.1.1.529).
Thursday COVID Roundup: First Case of Omicron Detected in L.A. County
Andrew Ghassemi, senior vice president of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., is pleased to announce the recent sale of a Class-A office building in Valencia.
Spectrum Real Estate Closes on $3.5M Sale of Valencia Office Building
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