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1899 - Martin & Richard Wood buy J.H. Tolfree's Saugus Eating House, rename it Saugus Cafe [story]
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Message from City Manager Ken Striplin
Tuesday, Nov 3, 2020

Veterans Day 2020 – An Online Celebration of Heroes In his monthly message, Santa Clarita City Manager Ken Striplin highlights this year’s Veterans Day celebration, which will take on a virtual format. As restrictions remain in place for gatherings and events in Los Angeles County, one of Santa...

Nov. 11: Santa Clarita Online Veteran’s Day Ceremony
Tuesday, Sep 22, 2020

The Santa Clarita City Council invites community members to come together for a virtual Veterans Day Ceremony to honor local veterans, currently-serving military members and their families at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11. Due to public health restrictions on gatherings, this year’s Veterans Day...

Chamber’s Virtual ‘Salute to Patriots’ to Honor Veterans
Thursday, Sep 3, 2020

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced Monday their virtual ‘Salute to Patriots’ event, in partnership with the city of Santa Clarita and collaboration with the Santa Clarita Veterans Collaborative, as they will be recognizing Veterans who have not just served our country but have...

Hometown Heroes Military Banners Now Available from City
Monday, Nov 12, 2018

Street pole and online Hometown Heroes Military Banners are now available from the city of Santa Clarita. Familiar faces are once again proudly displayed on streetlight pole banners throughout the city. The city’s Hometown Heroes Military Banners program honors actively serving military members from...

‘Pets for Vets’ Discounted at County Shelters This Weekend
Friday, Nov 9, 2018

In honor of Veterans Day, the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control is offering all veterans, active duty and reserve military personnel discounted pet adoptions this weekend at the county’s seven animal care centers, including Castaic. The Castaic shelter is located at 31044...

Nov. 11: Veterans Day Ceremony
Thursday, Nov 9, 2017

The city of Santa Clarita invites community members to join the Santa Clarita City Council for a special Veterans Day Ceremony to honor local veterans, currently-serving military and their families, at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at the Veterans Historical Plaza, located at 24275 N. Walnut Street. The ceremony...

CSUN Screenwriting Alum Now Launches Navy Jets
Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017

Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Dalmacio has spent much of the past five years on an aircraft carrier at sea, catapulting fighter jets into the sky. Until the United States Navy’s USS Dwight D. Eisenhower returned to port this summer for maintenance and upgrades, Dalmacio ’11 (Screenwriting) served...

Boy Scouts Local Chapter to Honor Veterans at Annual Fundraiser
Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017

The Boy Scouts of America Santa Clarita chapter is pairing with the Veterans Services Collaborative to add a unique twist to its annual fundraiser. Every year, the local service organization hosts its Leaders of Character dinner, as a thank you to honor business leaders, nonprofit leaders and members...

Saugus HS ‘Wall of Honor’ Pays Tribute to Alumni Veterans
Friday, Nov 11, 2016

Over 500 people watched as Saugus High School students, faculty, and alumni unveiled the newest feature of its campus: a 20 foot long and 16 foot high “Wall of Honor” that pays tribute to the 225 veterans from Saugus High School and the three graduates who died during Operation Iraqi Freedom. The...

Nov. 11: Veterans Day Events Around Santa Clarita
Thursday, Nov 10, 2016

There are several events happening around the Santa Clarita Valley for Veterans Day. Saugus High School to Unveil Wall of Honor DATE: Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 at 9 a.m. WHERE: Saugus High School, located at 21900 Centurion Way, Saugus, CA WHAT: The Wall of Honor pays tribute to the 225 Saugus High School...

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1899 - Martin & Richard Wood buy J.H. Tolfree's Saugus Eating House, rename it Saugus Cafe [story]
Saugus Cafe
1994, 4:31 a.m. - Magnitude 6.7 Northridge earthquake rocks Santa Clarita Valley [video]
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1926 - Newhall Community Hospital, est. 1922, opens in larger, more modern hospital building at 6th & Spruce streets [story]
Newhall Community Hospital
The death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic surpassed 2 million on Friday and the World Health Organization warned the global health crisis may get even worse as people weary of restrictions let down their guard and contagious strains of the virus spread around the globe.
Pandemic Death Toll Hits 2 Million Worldwide
At least once a month, residents of the Cali Lake RV community, nestled in a quiet canyon off a rural part of Soledad Canyon Road, have had their power shut off due to Southern California Edison’s Public Safety Power Shutoffs.
Residents Mostly Impacted by Power Shutoffs Express Concern Over Ongoing Events
Late Friday afternoon, a group of parents and student-athletes gathered in front of the William S. Hart Union High School District office to urge the district to bring athletic-conditioning back to school campuses.
Parents, Student-Athletes Gather to Urge Hart District to Bring Athletics Back
A future open space trailhead in the Tesoro area will be named after a founding Santa Clarita city councilman, and a portion of land in Newhall after a family who has donated several acres of land to the city for open-space preservation.
City Council OKs Dedications in Tesoro Area, Newhall Pass Open Space
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 258 new deaths and 15,051 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with cases likely to reach over 1 million this weekend. In addition, the Santa Clarita Valley has reached 21,189 total cases.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Cases Near 1 Million Countywide; 258 New Deaths in County
Jim and Anita Lombardi of Federal Escrow, Inc. donated $50,000 to the Boys and Girls Club to help the organization continue providing COVID-19 relief services in the Santa Clarita Valley.
SCV Boys and Girls Club Receives $50,000 Financial Gift from Federal Escrow, Inc.
The Castaic Union School District governing board appointed a new president during its annual organizational board meeting last month.
CUSD Board Appoints Mayreen Burk as New Board President
The California Supreme Court declared Thursday that worker classification standards set forth in its Dynamex decision should apply retroactively to a labor class action from 15 years ago, as well as all non-final cases that predate the 2018 landmark ruling.
California High Court Makes Landmark Independent Contractor Ruling Retroactive
Los Angeles County officials announced five additional mass-vaccination sites set to open next week which include Six Flags Magic Mountain and California State University, Northridge.
Six Flags, CSUN Set to Open as Mass Vaccination Sites
Waste Management has extended its temporary residential green waste pick-up schedule for customers in Santa Clarita, with regular service anticipated to resume the week of Jan. 25.
Waste Management Extends Modified Green Waste Pick-Up Schedule
The College of the Canyons ‘Canyons Promise’ free tuition program for new students is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 year.
COC’s Canyons Promise Program Now Accepting 2021-22 Applications
The ice rink in Valencia, which the City acquired last year, is currently undergoing renovations prior to its highly anticipated grand reopening later this year.
Renovations for Highly Anticipated City-Owned Ice Rink Continue
The MAIN is set to host eight weeks of free virtual productions from around the world from Jan. 22 through March 12 via Zoom for the Stage on Screen Theatre Fest's International Edition of online theatre.
Jan. 22-March 12: The Main’s Stage On Screen Theatre Fest Goes International
1875 - Henry Mayo Newhall buys western half of the Santa Clarita Valley for $2 an acre [story]
Henry M. Newhall
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 287 new deaths and 17,323 new cases of COVID-19, with 20,918 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: County Surpasses 13,000 Deaths; SCV Cases Total 20,918
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital announced Thursday the opening of its COVID-19 vaccine-distribution site, with the goal of vaccinating nearly 500 people a day.
Henry Mayo Announces Opening of COVID-19 Vaccine-Distribution Site
L.A. County Parks can help you achieve your New Year’s goals while bringing L.A. vibes into virtual classes.
Registration Open for L.A. County Parks’ Online Classes
Join the Santa Clarita Artists Association's first meeting of 2021, which will take place virtually Monday, Jan. 18, at 6:30 p.m.
Jan. 18: Artist Virginia Kamhi to Demonstrate Pastel Techniques
Get ready to get your game on Sunday, March 14, as Soroptimist International of Valencia presents their annual fundraiser to benefit the Soroptimist’s Dream Programs: Live Your Dream and Dream It, Be It.
March 14: ‘Games for a Cause’ Benefiting Soroptimist’s Dream Program
As the COVID-19 surge has continued to overwhelm hospitals over the past couple of months, it has also dramatically impacted the mortuaries where many of the pandemic’s victims end up.
Eternal Valley Struggles to Keep Up With Demand as COVID-19 Surges
The William S. Hart Union High School District governing board voted 4-1 to suspend small cohorts returning to campus through Feb. 8.
Hart District Votes 4-1 to Suspend Return to Campus Until February