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1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
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Costco Still Seeks Second Location in SCV
Friday, May 7, 2021

After plans fell through for a $100 million mall expansion that would have brought a second Costco to the Santa Clarita Valley, representatives from the big box retailer reached out to city officials to see if they could still make a second location a reality. Santa Clarita officials confirmed Thursday...

May 7: Circle of Hope Invites Community to Drive-In Movie Experience
Monday, Apr 26, 2021

Santa Clarita community members are invited to attend Circle of Hope’s “Starry Night Cinema” drive-in movie experience on Friday, May 7 which will feature the movie “Back to the Future.” This event is hosted by Westfield at the Valencia Town Center Mall and will be held...

Westfield Taking Precautions Amid Protests; Pushes Back Reopening
Tuesday, Jun 2, 2020

Westfield Valencia Town Center officials said Tuesday they’re moving back the mall’s reopening as a precaution due to protests throughout Los Angeles County following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. An announcement on the mall’s website did not have a new date for reopening as of 2:30...

July 12: Jim Gibson to Groove at Valencia Jazz & Blues
Friday, Jul 12, 2019

The Valencia Jazz & Blues Summer Concert Series continues Friday, July 12, with singer-guitarist and series favorite Jim Gibson live on Town Center Drive at the Westfield Valencia Town Center Mall. Gibson delivers a soulful and intimate performance. His gravelly vocals have a raw and heartfelt southern...

March 9: House of Bounce Grand Re-Opening at Valencia Town Center
Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019

Due to unforeseen delays, House of Bounce at Westfield Valencia Town Center has rescheduled its Grand Re-Opening, which was originally slated for March 2, to Saturday, March 9, at 9:30 a.m. The event will include face paintings, balloon artists and door prizes. Santa Clarita Councilman Bill Miranda...

Westfield Releases Renderings for New Town Center Renovations
Thursday, Jan 24, 2019

Inspired by the elevated ambience enjoyed at the property’s highly successful outdoor Patios district and along Town Center Drive, the new interior renovation will focus on enhancing the customer experience with new flooring, lighting, landscaping and furniture throughout, upgraded restrooms, and a...

French Real Estate Firm Buys Westfield in $16-Billion Deal
Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017

Paris, Amsterdam, Sydney – Unibail-Rodamco SE (“Unibail-Rodamco”) and Westfield Corporation (“Westfield”) announced Tuesday that Unibail- Rodamco has entered into an agreement to acquire Westfield to create the world’s premier developer and operator of flagship shopping destinations (the...

LAX Terminal 2 Reopens with Westfield Makeover (Video)
Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016

A key milestone in Westfield’s transformation of five terminals at Los Angeles International Airport was unveiled Tuesday with the grand opening of the new Terminal 2, which joins Tom Bradley International Terminal as a world-class hub for global travelers. Westfield – which designs, funds, builds...

Posters at Valencia Mall to Warn Against Leaving Pets in Cars
Thursday, Jul 23, 2015

[District Atty] – With summer underway, Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey is reminding pet owners of the deadly consequences and legal penalties of leaving animals unattended in vehicles. “As temperatures rise, leaving pets alone in vehicles is not only cruel, it’s a crime,”...

Shelter Hope Pet Shop to Open Third Location in Valencia
Friday, Apr 3, 2015

Westfield Valencia Town Center in Santa Clarita, California was selected as the third location for a non-profit humane pet shop, “Shelter Hope Pet Shop”. Shelter Hope Pet Shop is a volunteer-based organization that opens and operates pet stores in busy mall locations, and is dedicated to...

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1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart
The Santa Clarita City Council officially broke ground Monday at Central Park on a key project which will enhance the crown jewel of the city of Santa Clarita’s parks system.
City Officially Breaks Ground on Central Park Buildout
The city of Santa Clarita’s Arts Division is excited to welcome “Creative Faces” to the First Floor Gallery at Santa Clarita City Hall.
Residents Encouraged to Explore ‘Creative Faces’ at City Hall
The city of Santa Clarita is encouraging interested and qualified residents to apply for an open commissioner position on the City’s Arts Commission.
City Accepting Applications for Arts Commissioner
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society is seeking donations to replace the original brass, 6-chime train whistle, which was stolen years ago from the Historical Society's vintage 1900 Southern Pacific locomotive.
Historical Society Seeking Donations for Stolen Train Whistle
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported three additional deaths from COVID-19 over the weekend, spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed Monday, bringing the total to 184 deaths since the onset of the pandemic.
Monday COVID Roundup: Three Additional Deaths at Henry Mayo
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has received confirmation of an additional case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant.
Additional Omicron Case in L.A. County; New Travel Restrictions in Effect
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 15 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Dec. 6 - Sunday, Dec. 12
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 15 Productions
1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
Wm. S. Hart
1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
Wayside
1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren
The Santa Clarita City Council will take a major step toward enhancing one of the city of Santa Clarita’s landmark amenities by holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the Central Park Buildout project on Monday, Dec. 6.
City Invites Community to Central Park Buildout Groundbreaking
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 17 new deaths and 1,942 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,281 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Cases Among People Experiencing Homelessness Declines for 2nd Month in a Row
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 7: Planning Commission Regular Meeting
The first cohort of the College of the Canyons Low Observable Technician Pathway graduated on Nov. 23. 2021 at a special ceremony held at the college’s culinary arts center.
COC’s First Low Observable Technician Pathway Cohort Graduates
The Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Community College District is undergoing the redistricting process, and community members will have the opportunity to comment on revised trustee area boundaries at two upcoming public hearings.
Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees Undergoing Redistricting
The California Highway Patrol joins the American Occupational Therapy Association in recognizing Dec. 6 through Dec. 10, 2021, as Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.
Dec. 6-10: 2021 Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
On Wednesday, Dec. 1, College of the Canyons held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Don Takeda Science Center, which is named in honor of longtime biology instructor Don Takeda, who retired in 2017.
COC Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Don Takeda Science Center
To help ring in the holiday season, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger hosted her annual party for foster youth served by the Department of Children and Family Services and their foster families at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Saturday, Dec. 4.
Supervisor Barger Hosts Annual Foster Youth Holiday Party at Six Flags
The Los Angeles County Lake Lifeguards begin the search for potential new lifeguard candidates with the Lake Lifeguard Test Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Castaic Aquatic Center.
Dec. 4: Lake Lifeguard Test Starts at the Castaic Aquatic Center
1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has received confirmation of its first case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant (B.1.1.529).
Thursday COVID Roundup: First Case of Omicron Detected in L.A. County
Andrew Ghassemi, senior vice president of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., is pleased to announce the recent sale of a Class-A office building in Valencia.
Spectrum Real Estate Closes on $3.5M Sale of Valencia Office Building
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