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1914 - Signal newspaper owner-editor Scott Newhall born in San Francisco [story]
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NextSCV, Westfield Valencia Town Center to Host Job Fair
Wednesday, May 6, 2020

NextSCV, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce’s young professional council, will partner with Westfield Valencia Town Center to host a community-wide job fair, pending Los Angeles County’s guidelines for social distancing and gatherings. The job fair will take place at Valencia Town Center...

SCV Students Display Art Exhibit on Mall Community Wall
Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020

Students from Rio Norte Junior High School unveiled their artwork for display on the community wall at Westfield Valencia Town Center on Friday evening. Titled the Support Art For Expression, or SAFE, exhibition, the students from Daryl Bibicoff’s visual arts class created art pieces to display on...

Planning Commission OKs Patios Connection Project at Town Center
Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020

Santa Clarita’s Planning Commission approved plans Tuesday for the proposed Patios Connection project at Westfield Valencia Town Center, which includes the city’s second Costco and several other new businesses. The Planning Commission unanimously approved the $100-million project and approximately...

Nov. 22-24: Festival of Trees Benefiting Boys & Girls Club SCV
Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019

Mark your calendars and support Santa Clarita’s children and teens at Festival of Trees. This year’s event will be held at Westfield Valencia Town Center, Friday Nov. 22 – Sunday, Nov.24. Held the weekend before Thanksgiving, Festival of Trees is Santa Clarita’s kick-off to the holiday season....

Macy’s Town Center to Add Potbelly Sandwich Shop
Monday, Oct 21, 2019

Potbelly Sandwich Shop will open a location at the Macy’s department store at Westfield Valencia Town Center as part of a multi-store franchise agreement. “This franchise agreement marks a major milestone in our multi-unit franchise growth,” said Peter Ortiz, vice president of franchise...

Slater’s 50-50 Burgers Coming to Town Center in 2020
Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019

Slater’s 50/50 restaurant is set to open in early 2020 in the former Sisley space, Westfield Valencia Town Center management announced Wednesday. With 11 other full-service restaurants, Slater’s 50/50 is “dedicated to a passion for Burgers, Bacon and Beer,” according to a news release. While...

Fox Sports West Staff, NFL Players from Hart to Take Part in Burrito Bowl
Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019

Come see linemen from each of Santa Clarita’s six high school varsity teams race against time and each other to eat a four foot burrito on Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., on Town Center Drive at Westfield Valencia Town Center. The annual event benefits each school’s football,...

July 26: Kelly’s Lot to Play Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert
Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019

Americana/R&B/blues band Kelly’s Lot will celebrate the release of a new CD when they topline the Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series show on Town Center Drive outside the Westfield Valencia Town Center mall on Friday, July 26, from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Admission is free for all ages for...

Sept. 6: ‘Cocktails on the Roof’ Fundraiser
Monday, Jul 22, 2019

Tickets are on sale and sponsorships are still available for the nonprofit WiSH Foundation’s fifth annual “Cocktails on the Roof” fundraiser for Hart District schools at the Westfield Valencia Town Center Mall on Friday, Sept. 6. Hosted by Santa Clarita Magazine and Westfield Valencia...

July 24: NextSCV Presentation, ‘Relevant Retail’
Thursday, Jul 18, 2019

As the retail industry continues to rapidly evolve, join Westfield Valencia Town Center Senior General Manager, Corrine Barchanowicz, as she provides insights into how a multi-national company like Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is implementing changes at our local shopping center to elevate the retail shopping...

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Experience Helen Hunt Jackson’s January 23, 1882 visit to Rancho Camulos which inspired her to include this vestige of the Californio lifestyle as one of the settings for her novel Ramona. Reenactors will engage and delight you as they portray this event which forever changed the peaceful life at Rancho Camulos.
Jan. 29: Helen Hunt Jackson Returns to Rancho Camulos
1914 - Signal newspaper owner-editor Scott Newhall born in San Francisco [story]
Scott Newhall
Do you like comedy? Do you like music? Do you like getting root canals?
Impulse Hosting Comedy, Music Night
Coming off a first-place winning streak at competitions in New York and Washington, D.C., earlier in 2021, the CSUN Model United Nations team continues to accumulate achievements after scoring another first place finish with the Outstanding Delegation Award in the Northwest Model UN Conference, which took place Nov. 19-21 in Seattle.
Matadors Pull off Clean Sweep at Model UN Competitions
Freshman guard Monique Febles poured in a season-high 23 points as No. 6 College of the Canyons was able to outlast Antelope Valley College 68-62 at the Cougar Cage in the 2021-22 home opener. 
Lady Cougars Hold off AVC in Home Opener
Evelyn Ku, MSN, RN, has been named Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.
Evelyn Ku Named Henry Mayo’s VP, Chief Nursing Officer
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 102 additional deaths and 42,115 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 62, 566 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID Roundup: SCV Cases Top 62,000
The California Department of Transportation has rescheduled the Friday, Jan. 21 - Monday, Jan. 24 closure of the eastbound Interstate 210 in Sylmar.
Caltrans Reschedules I-210 Weekend Closure
1993 - Hart High grad Dee Dee Myers (1979) becomes first female White House press secretary [story]
Dee Dee Myers
California State University, Northridge was given two honors from the National Opera Association, officials said Tuesday. 
CSUN Productions Wins Honors From National Opera Association
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 59 additional deaths and 30,081 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 61,584 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Positivity Rates in Schools See Decline
Harbor Group International, LLC and Azure Partners, LLC  announced earlier this month, their joint venture for the acquisition of Jefferson Vista Canyon, a 480-unit, Class A apartment community in Santa Clarita.
International Property Management Group Acquires Local Apartment Community
The College of the Canyons Spring 2022 semester begins  Feb. 7, and those looking for the classes needed to upgrade their skills, or transfer to a four-year university, still have time to register. 
College of the Canyons: Now is the Time to Register for Spring Semester
A Santa Clarita man originally reported missing on Jan. 16 has been located, Sheriff officials said Wednesday. 
Missing Santa Clarita Man Found
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced that they will be hosting a free PPE drive which will provide KN95 masks, surgical masks and hand sanitizer to local chamber members.
SCV Chamber Announces Free PPE Drive For Members
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced the release of a Request for Proposals to solicit independent researchers to conduct the Aliso Canyon Disaster Health Research Study.
Public Health Calls For Independent Research Into Aliso Canyon Health Study
More than twenty years ago I led the animal control division for an agency in northern California, and at one point we received a series of complaints from students at a local community college regarding a fellow student’s emotional support animal (ESA).
Marcia Mayeda: Protecting Service Animals
1967 - Original airing of Star Trek "Arena" Episode: Kirk battles the Gorn commander (Saugus resident Bobby Clark) at Vasquez Rocks [watch]
Kirk vs. Gorn commander
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 45 additional deaths and 22,688 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 60,980 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday Covid Roundup: Omicron Continues to Surge as ICU Admissions Rise in LA County
Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is hiring. This summer, the department aims to hire over 250 new lifeguards to work at 30 aquatic facilities, all across L.A. County.
LA County Department of Parks, Recreation Seeks to Hire Over 250 Lifeguards
Due to L.A. County Department of Public Health restrictions and the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, the city of Santa Clarita "regretfully" is announcing the cancellation of the 2022 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, reported Santa Clarita PIO Carrie Lujan in a statement released to the press.
Santa Clarita 2022 Cowboy Festival Cancelled
With COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County at high levels, the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) will temporarily pause in-person services starting Tuesday, Jan. 18.
LA County DCBA Temporarily Pausing In-Person Services
Put your knowledge to the test with Winter Games Trivia on the second day of Winter Olympic Games Beijing 2022.
Feb. 3 Winter Games Trivia Contest at The Cube
The Santa Clarita Community College District’s Independent Citizens Bond Oversight Committee voted to accept the results of an independent audit confirming the district properly accounted for all bond expenditures in the 2020-21 fiscal year.
COC Citizens Oversight Committee Affirms Audits of College Bond Spending
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