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


LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
2 Western Stars Being Added to Newhall Walk
Thursday, Apr 14, 2016

The annual Walk of Western Stars inductees for 2016 have been announced and will be honored during the 23rd Annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union.  This year’s honorees are Johnny Crawford and Hal Needham.  The Stars recognizing the careers of these important...

Stuntman Diamond Farnsworth & Cowboy Poet Waddie Mitchell To Get Western Stars in Newhall
Monday, Mar 30, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will unveil two new inductees into the Walk of Western Stars as part of the 22nd Annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival. Legendary stuntman Diamond Farnsworth will be inducted with a ceremony on Thursday, April 16, 2015, followed...

McQueen, Bronson Inductees for Western Walk
Friday, Apr 11, 2014

[News Release] – The City of Santa Clarita invites Western enthusiasts to join members of the Santa Clarita City Council and the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce for the induction of film legends Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson into the Walk of Western Stars as part of the 21st Annual...

Film Legends McQueen and Bronson to be Inducted into Walk of Western Stars
Thursday, Apr 10, 2014

The City of Santa Clarita invites Western enthusiasts to join members of the Santa Clarita City Council and the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce for the induction of film legends Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson into the Walk of Western Stars as part of the 21st Annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival....

Festival Kicks Off Thursday with Senses, Western Walk, Couture
Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013

Stuart Hamblen Hundreds of cowboys and cowgirls will gather in Old Town Newhall dressed in their boots and Western gear for the “Saddle Up” SENSES block party, which is the first event to kick off the 20th Annual Cowboy Festival. The event will feature a mechanical bull, line dancing, live country...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Wednesday, Mar 28, 2012

In this episode: Homicide investigators are trying to identify a body found smoldering in an Agua Dulce dumpster Wednesday morning; Florida-based Lennar Corp.posted first-quarter net earnings Tuesday of $15 million (8 cents per share). Plus: County opens youth offender training center in Lancaster; the...

Glenn Ford and SCV Resident/Eastwood Editor Cox to Join Walk of Western Stars
Friday, Feb 24, 2012

Glenn Ford in “Heaven With a Barbed Wire Fence” (1939) | Click image for info The City of Santa Clarita will induct Western legends Joel Cox and Glenn Ford into the Walk of Western Stars this year as part of the 19th Annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival.  The induction ceremony is open to...

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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
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
The city of Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission recently met to receive an update from city staff about the status of the Pioneer Oil Refinery in Newhall.
Parks Commissioners Asked to Advise on Pioneer Oil Refinery’s Future
A judge’s ruling this week dealt a setback to the Tejon Ranch Co.’s proposed 19,000-unit Centennial development project in the upper northwest corner of Los Angeles County.
Judge Halts Centennial Development Project in Tejon Ranch
The California Community College Athletic Trainers Association has named longtime athletic trainer, and current College of the Canyons associate athletic director, Chad Peters its 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year.
Chad Peters Named CCCATA 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year
Los Angeles County Public Health on Friday confirmed 48 new deaths and 752 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,432 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 27,432 Total SCV Cases; County Nears 5 Million Administered Doses