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1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [story]
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LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
SCV Entertainment Beat: ’40s Music Friday at the PAC; more
Thursday, Oct 22, 2015

The California Alliance for Jazz recently honored the College of the Canyons Studio Jazz Ensemble as 2015 State Champions, and for the second year in a row. On Friday night at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center, COC’s big band and student Jazz Lab bands will flash back to the ‘40s. The special...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Narwhals and Newhall
Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015

Marie Wise-Hawkins There’s so much going on this weekend, you’d need to be eight people to catch it all. And SCVTV “House Blend” stars – everyone mentioned here – are all over the place. Thursday night, The Narwhals play the House of Blues in West Hollywood. That’s also Cowboy Night at...

L.A. Man Gets 7 Years for Stabbing Outside VU Bar
Friday, Jan 9, 2015

A judge sentenced a Los Angeles man to seven years in prison for the stabbings of two people outside The VU Bar and Lounge in Newhall, District Attorney officials said Friday. Kevin James King, 38, of Los Angeles, pleaded no contest to two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with an allegation of...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Rockers are Getting Their ‘Ghoul’ On
Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014

It’s the weekend before Halloween, and local rockers are getting on their ghoul. Saturday night, the Vu Bar and Lounge in Newhall will throw a funk-disco-rock ’n’ roll Retro Halloween bash. The party starts at 9 p.m. with deejays mixing it up. Then Dr. Funkenstein and his band will get freaky live...

Biker Gang Member Arrested for Murder Attempt
Tuesday, Jun 3, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials arrested a suspected member of the Vagos biker gang Monday morning, in connection with a pair of weekend stabbings in April outside The Vu bar in Newhall. Kevin James King, 38, of Los Angeles, was arrested around 9:40 a.m. at his home,...

Stabbing at Newhall Bar Sends Two to Hospital
Saturday, Apr 19, 2014

Charges against Arvizu have been dropped.  Read more here. [KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are investigating a Newhall stabbing that took place around 12:50 a.m. Saturday outside the VU Bar and Lounge, officials said. Robert Arvizu, a 47-year-old Newhall man, allegedly...

SCV Entertainment Beat
Thursday, Nov 28, 2013

Thanksgiving weekend is ON. If you’d rather party than shop Thanksgiving night, head over to the Vu Bar & Lounge in Newhall. The Vu’s Thanksgiving Shenanigans start at 8 p.m., and beers are just a dollar. DJ Shadow will spin the jams all night long, and they promise special guests. Call 255-7833...

SCV Entertainment Beat
Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013

Friday night, it’s an international rockabilly rave-up at The Vu Bar & Lounge in Newhall. The lineup features InaZuma and Rad Rat from Japan, and local bands The Nightmares and Hard Six. You’ll be seeing Hard Six on SCVTV’s House Blend, hosted by yours truly, in a couple of weeks. Meanwhile,...

Chili Champs and Cowboys Ride Into Old Town Newhall
Wednesday, Jun 13, 2012

Bring your appetite to Old Town Newhall on Saturday for a full day of homemade chili and cowboy tunes. The Vu Bar & Lounge in Newhall is hosting the Broken Tail Chili Cook-off Fundraiser to benefit St. Bonnie’s Sanctuary, a no-kill animal shelter in Canyon Country. St. Bonnie’s Sanctuary is operated...

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

It’s for better or for worse as far as newly opened St. Bonnie’s Sanctuary is concerned. This no-kill shelter in Canyon Country, built by the Lange Foundation, rescues animals that have been overlooked at other shelters or have been removed from abusive situations. Through care at the shelter, animals...

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Looking for ways to add a little green into your landscape?
SCV Water’s Upcoming Gardening Class to Highlight Trees, Shrubs
Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Robbery-Homicide Division searched the Chiquita Canyon Landfill Monday to investigate the disappearance of Heidi Planck, who was reported missing by her ex-husband on Oct. 20, 2021.
Homicide Detectives Search Chiquita Canyon for Missing Woman
Circle of Hope is joining the national day of generosity, #GivingTuesday, on Dec. 1.
Circle of Hope Taking Part in Giving Tuesday
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital’s Community Education Department is again offering the Prevent T2 National Diabetes Prevention Program, a lifestyle change program that helps those who are at risk of developing diabetes reduce their blood sugar, lose weight, and reverse prediabetes. 
Diabetes Prevention Program Returning to Henry Mayo
1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [story]
Frontier Days
1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
Ed Harris
1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
Remi Nadeau
Volunteers are needed to help make fresh garland and vintage-style decorations for the Antelope Valley Indian Museum in preparation for Holidays on the Homestead.
Antelope Valley Indian Museum Looking for Volunteers to Decorate for the Holidays
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 29 new deaths and 2,073 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 38,955 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Releases Data from the Last 7 Days
Find something for everyone at the various events happening in Santa Clarita this holiday season including Six Flags Magic Mountain's magical winter experience, an international film festival and holiday shows.
City Highlights Activities for Holiday Fun in Santa Clarita
The city of Santa Clarita's Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold its Regular Meeting Thursday, Dec. 2, at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 2: Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission Regular Meeting
1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]
Wobblies logo
The Antelope Valley Indian Museum announced it will host the 10th annual Holidays on the Homestead celebration on Saturday, Dec, 4 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Dec. 4: Antelope Valley Indian Museum Invites All to 10th Annual ‘Holidays on the Homestead’
Every November in honor of National Family Caregiver Month, Los Angeles County Department Of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS) recognizes the important role of Los Angeles County's caregivers who provide essential care, support and medical assistance to older and dependent adults.
WDACS Celebrates Caregivers in LA County
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health shared how to avoid foodborne illness, also known as food poisoning, with families celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday.
Public Health Shares Safe Food Preparation Tips for the Holidays
The Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management announced it will be on high alert due to the potential of very strong winds and fire weather conditions that will impact much of our County through Friday morning.
County Residents Urged to Stay Vigilant as Strong Winds, Fire Weather Forecasted
Just in time for this Thanksgiving holiday, Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc., in partnership with Christy Smith and Grocery Outlet, donated turkeys, mashed potatoes, corn, stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy, green beans and additional non-perishables for their annual Thanksgiving Dinner Event on Tuesday, Nov. 23.
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center Shares Thanksgiving Dinners to Families in Need
1875 - Vasquez lieutenant Clodoveo Chavez reportedly killed by bounty hunters in Arizona Territory [story]
Clodoveo Chavez story
The season of giving is here, and the Department of Public Social Services  is encouraging the public to consider sponsoring a family as part of its annual holiday Adopt-A-Family Program benefiting low-income families throughout the County of Los Angeles.
Social Services Urges Others to ‘Adopt-A-Family’
It’s time to clean our closets for charity and support the Flair Cleaners 19th Annual Holiday Clothing and Shoe Drive Nov. 26 through Dec. 31, 2021.
Flair Cleaners Holiday Clothing Drive Returns for 19th Year
Princess Cruises, the Santa Clarita based cruise line, is announcing new Oceanic destinations, including their longest ever World Cruise.
Princess Cruises Announces New Oceanic Cruises, Plus More
As part of an ongoing effort to help students recover from learning loss, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond will host a town hall to spotlight best practices and secure new ideas to support literacy and biliteracy goals.
State Superintendent to Highlight Best Practices to Support Literacy
The College of the Canyons music department will present its fall “Electronica Musique” show on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Black Box Theater.
COC Music Presents Fall Electronica Concert
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