1992 year – Opening of the first Metrolink station in Santa Clarita (Santa Clarita Station) [brochure]
1888 year – 8:15 a.m.: The luxury southern Newhall Hotel burns to the ground [story]
1898 year – Birth of Mary C. Ruiz, eldest child of Enrique and Rosaria Ruiz of San Francisquito Canyon; all died in the 1928 dam disaster [cemetery census]
The Center for Children and Families announced on Friday, October 21, that the Board of Directors has selected Nicky Buckstead as its new CEO, replacing Dr. Joan Ashoff, who has held the position since 2014.
There is nothing better than seeing the pure joy on hundreds of children’s faces as they spend a day playing and exploring! On Thursday, October 20th, I was delighted to host a special day for foster youth and local families at the Kidspace Children’s Museum.
The Los Angeles County Health Department confirmed 14 new deaths in Los Angeles County, 1,017 new cases countywide and 30 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The city of Santa Clarita was recently ranked in the top five percent of financially soundest cities in the state of California.
Finish The Ride and Finish The Run – Halloween will be Sunday, October 30th from 7am to 2pm at Valencia Heritage Park, 24155 Newhall Ranch Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91354.
Friends of Castaic Lake and Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation presents “Haunted Hike, Don’t be afraid of the dark, be afraid of what’s inside!” Oct. 21-23 at Castaic Lake Lagoon.
The William S. Hart High School Regiment is once again hosting the Rampage, one of the largest events of its kind in Southern California. Hart High is celebrating its 38th annual Hart Rampage Marching Band Tournament and Field Show at College of the Canyons Cougar Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 5, beginning at 10:45 a.m.
Charter College has served the Santa Clarita area for more than 25 years and has expanded its programs to adults who have not completed a high school diploma or GED.
The Friends of Castaic Lake and Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation are pleased to present the Castaic Lake Halloween Haunt Spooktacular at Castaic Lagoon October 21-23.
No. 18 College of the Canyons women’s volleyball club won its 21st straight set, marking its seventh straight victory, with a 3-0 victory over visiting Antelope Valley College at the Cougar Cage on Wednesday, October 19th. The number of sets was 25-15, 25-18, 25-14.
2007 year – Buckwheat fire burns 38,356 acres, destroys 21 homes in Canyon Country and Agua Dulce [story]
The Los Angeles County Sanitation District will host a free Val Verde household hazardous waste and e-waste recycling event on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Student Reporting Labs (SRL), the journalism education program of WETA and PBS NewsHour, will premiere a new half-hour special, We the Young People: Moments of Truth, on the 2022 US midterm elections on Tuesday, November 1 at 8:00. EST a week before Election Day.
The American Cancer Society’s Santa Clarita Relay For Life invites you to join them for their “YUM-raising” holiday fundraiser with See’s Irresistible Candies.
Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day aims to spread awareness of local businesses and support continued growth in the business community.
College of the Canyons women’s soccer sophomore Lauryn Bailey scored a pair of penalty goals to help the 18th-ranked Cougars close out the first round of conference play with a 3-1 home victory over Santa Monica College on Oct. 18.
Eighteen employees were honored as Employees of the Year at the William C. Hart Union High School District Board of Trustees meeting Wednesday night.
Filmmaker Magazine’s annual 25 Emerging Faces of Independent Film was recently released, including Cal Institute of the Arts graduate Lucy Kerr (Film/Video Arts 2020) and student Chenliang Zhu (Film/Video 2023) on the 2022 list.
The College of the Canyons School of Visual and Performing Arts will host the Jack Oka and Victoria Horn Oka Scholarship on Tuesday, October 25 at 5:30 pm at the Santa Clarita Center for the Performing Arts.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed one more death and 43 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley on Thursday, for a total of 14 additional deaths and 1,233 new cases countywide.