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1935 - Gladys Carter convicted of manslaughter in fatal shooting of Frances Walker, of the Placerita Walkers [story]
Gladys Carter

Saugus High Band Program to Hold 4 Fundraisers at Vincenzo’s
Thursday, Feb 21, 2019

The Saugus High School Band Program will hold four separate fundraising nights over the next few months at the Vincenzo’s Saugus location. The events will take place on each of the following Wednesday evenings: February 27 March 20 April 24 May 22 The band will play from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m....

July 26: Skip Spiro Jazz-Blues Big Band Honors Dirk Fischer
Monday, May 29, 2017

Skip Spiro’s 10-piece Jazz/Blues Project will play a special concert in tribute to Dirk Fischer, the legendary College of the Canyons music department chief and jazz composer-arranger, at Vincenzo’s in Newhall on Wednesday, July 26 starting at 7 p.m. Led by Spiro, a trumpet player and alumnus...

Aug. 18: Bilingual Rockers Perform at Vincenzo’s Newhall
Thursday, Aug 4, 2016

Fresh on the heels of their debut full-length album, “Bunny,” L.A.-based rock band Allison Iraheta + Halo Circus will be performing a free, all-ages show at Vincenzo’s Pizza (24504 Lyons Ave., Newhall) on Thursday, Aug. 18, at 8 p.m. Bilingual rock band Allison Iraheta + Halo Circus...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Rock Universe at Vincenzo’s; New CD from Sara Niemietz
Thursday, Sep 24, 2015

It’s “Rock Universe” night Friday at Vincenzo’s on Lyons Avenue in Newhall. The show’s theme is prog, funk and folk, and the lineup includes local whiz-kid guitarist Roger Atlas. Roger and his keyboard-playing younger brother Dennis blew us away on SCVTV’s “House Blend” a few years ago....

Dec. 14: A Bluesy Christmas Fundraiser at Vincenzo’s Newhall
Thursday, Dec 5, 2013

The Santa Clarita Valley Blues Society invites you to our Winter Fundraiser & Christmas Party on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Vincenzo’s Pizza, 24504 1/2 Lyons Ave., Newhall. For your entertainment, we are featuring our recent “Battle of the Blues Bands” Winners and...

Meridian Performs Sunday at Vincenzo’s
Wednesday, Feb 15, 2012

Venita Louise The cover band Meridian will perform Sunday, Feb. 19, at Vincenzo’s Pizza in Newhall from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Meridian features Venita Louise on lead vocals, Russ Stacey on bass and BJ Saidi on keyboard. They’ve got a repertoire of more than 100 songs and have recently added titles...

Meridian Performs Sunday at Vincenzo’s
Sunday, Jan 15, 2012

Venita Louise The cover band Meridian will perform Sunday, Jan. 15, at Vincenzo’s Pizza in Newhall from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Meridian features Venita Louise on lead vocals, Russ Stacey on bass and BJ Saidi on keyboard. They’ve got a repertoire of more than 100 songs and have recently added titles...

Monday, Dec 12, 2011

The Saugus High School Instrumental Music Program is back for another season of monthly jazz nights at Vincenzo’s Pizza in Saugus. The series kicks off Wednesday, Dec. 14, with the Saugus High School Jazz Ensemble. The group’s 23 talented musicians will perform a variety of music from jazz...

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College of the Canyons athletic programs returned to campus this week to begin outdoor team strength and conditioning activities, guided by a stringent return-to-campus procedural plan designed to ensure the health and safety of student-athletes, coaches and support staff.
Cougar Athletics Return to Campus
If you watched NASA’s exciting Mars Perseverance rover landing on Feb. 18, you definitely won’t want to miss the College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus spring 2021 virtual Star Party on Friday, April 23.
April 23: COC Canyon Country Virtual Star Party
The city of Santa Clarita welcomes residents to dispose of their unwanted household hazardous and electronic waste at the FREE Household Hazardous/E-Waste Roundup on Saturday, April 17, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
April 17: Free Household Hazardous, E-Waste Roundup at COC
The Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative announced that it has reintroduced Food Pantry and Post Service Officer services at the Veteran Center.
Santa Clarita Veterans Collaborative Brings Back Food Pantry, PSO Services
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce continues with its Shop Local Campaign. It's a new month and that means it's time shop local, Santa Clarita.
SCV Chamber’s Shop Local Campaign Underway
Out of an abundance of caution, Los Angeles County is following the recommendation of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to pause the use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine after reports that six women between the ages of 18 and 48 developed unusual types of blood clots 6 to 13 days after receiving the vaccine.
L.A. County Follows FDA, CDC Recommendation Pausing Use of J&J Vaccine
After a roller coaster of a year, the Santa Clarita Valley’s skating community once again took to the ice to celebrate the grand opening of The Cube, the city of Santa Clarita’s newly rebranded ice rink.
Santa Clarita Celebrates The Cube Grand Opening
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 23 new deaths and 448 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,487 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Remains in Orange Tier; 27,487 Total SCV Cases
1935 - Gladys Carter convicted of manslaughter in fatal shooting of Frances Walker, of the Placerita Walkers [story]
Gladys Carter
Los Angeles County Public Health officials will modify the Health Officer Order on Thursday, April 15, to align with changes to the state Blueprint for a Safer Economy regarding indoor live events and performances, private events such as conferences, receptions and meetings, and private informal gatherings.
April 15: L.A. County to Modify Health Officer Order to Align with State
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Monday confirmed 3 new deaths and 411 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as cases in the Santa Clarita Valley now total 27,482 since the pandemic began.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Death Rate Higher for Men Than Women; SCV Cases Total 27,482
Show producers Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher, and Steven Soderbergh on Monday announced the all-star cast of presenters at the 93rd Oscars, which will air live on ABC on Sunday, April 25, at 5 p.m. PDT.
Academy Reveals All-Star Cast of Presenters for 93rd Oscars Telecast
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 10 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, April 12-18, 2021
Now Filming in SCV: ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘Good Trouble,” 8 More Productions
College of the Canyons and Palmdale Oasis Park Recreation Center will begin operating as Los Angeles County-operated COVID-19 vaccination sites in the northern part of the county starting Monday, April 19.
L.A. County to Open Vaccination Sites at COC, in Palmdale; Magic Mountain Site to Close
As of Monday, Los Angeles County residents may apply for financial help to cover funeral expenses through FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program.
FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program Open to L.A. County Residents
In a 5-4 ruling late Friday night, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that California can’t restrict home-based religious gatherings such as prayer meetings and Bible groups.
U.S. Supreme Court Blocks California Restriction on In-Home Religious Gatherings
A consulting firm hired by the city to evaluate the feasibility of establishing a city public health department in Santa Clarita did “not find a compelling case to change the basic structure of public health regulation” in Santa Clarita, according to a 17-page report published Friday as part of the Santa Clarita City Council’s Tuesday meeting agenda.
Report: No Compelling Case for Santa Clarita City Public Health Department
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will present to the Santa Clarita City Council Tuesday a hospital expansion plan to increase facilities by 200,000 square feet.
City Council to Weigh Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Expansion Plan
The Santa Clarita Valley's COVID-19 vaccination rate has increased by about 5%, as 37% of residents 16 and older have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, according to data through April 4 published by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
SCV COVID-19 Vaccination Rate Increases to 37%
1738 - Fr. Francisco Garcés born in Spain; came through SCV in 1776, found Tataviam fighting with Coastal Chumash, observed Santa Clara River flowing by night and dry by day despite the season being spring [story]
Garces statue
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