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Knight Bill Would Protect 70,000 Acres; Establish St. Francis Dam Monument • SCVNews, 7-22-2015.

Archaeologist Finds Rare St. Francis Dam Film Footage • KHTS AM-1220, 7-17-2015.

Fire-damaged Star Oil House, 24148 Pine St., to be Demolished • City Staff Report & Documents, June 2015.

1959 Hart Grad Bill Rice to Enter Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame by Leon Worden, 1-19-2015.

Santa Clarita Makes List of Top 10 True Western Towns • 12-9-2014

Towsley Loop Trail Named for Naturalist Don Mullally • KHTS AM-1220, 10-2-2014

Sunkist Growers Moving Headquarters to Valencia • 8-12-2014

News Story: CSUN Grad Student Memorializes Victims of 1928 St. Francis Dam Disaster • KHTS AM-1220, 8-6-2014

Mysterious Grave Marker Discovered, Agua Dulce-Acton Area • Police Report, Palmdale Sheriff's Station 8-4-2014.

Children's Dental Health Charity Closing Due to Reduced Need • 6-26-2014.

Magic Mountain: Colossus Coaster Closing • By Perry Smith, KHTS AM-1220, 6-3-2014.

Aug. 2: Historical Society to Host Q&A with 'Harvey Girls' Filmmaker •, 5-26-2014.

Santa Clarita History Buffs on Facebook: New Research Daily • by Dr. Alan Pollack, Heritage Junction Dispatch, July-August 2014.

TV Ghost Hunters Investigate Newhall Ranch House •, 3-23-2014.

Jan. 25: Reenactment of Author H.H. Jackson's Visit to Rancho Camulos •, 1-9-2014.

Gallery - Future Journeymen Paint 1920 Adobe at Rancho Camulos, Multiple Views, 11-23-2013.

LW2514 - L.A. Aqueduct Centennial Garden Opens at Mulholland Memorial Fountain, 10-23-2013.

Forgotten Casualties: CSUN Prof Hopes to Tell the Human Stories of St. Francis Dam Disaster CSUN 11-4-2013.

100 Mules Commemorate 100th Anniversary of L.A. Aqueduct •, 11-4-2013.

A Month of History at Santa Clarita Libraries, 11-4-2013.

Photo Gallery: Community Day at Vasquez Rocks Nature Center, 10-13-2013.

100 Mules Heading Toward Santa Clarita Valley, 10-8-2013.

Supervisors Approve New Disney|ABC Studios at Golden Oak Movie Ranch, 8-27-2013.

Sept. 7: Hemet's "Ramona" Players Perform at Camulos, 8-11-2013.

Rammed Earth Artwork at Vasquez Rocks Makes List of Nation's 50 Best Public Art Projects, 7-18-2013.

Powerhouse Fire: Gov. Brown Declares State of Emergency, 7-12-2013.

Neighbor Sends Work Crew Into Public Park, Alters Historic Placerita White Oil Seep, KHTS/ 7-11-2013.

Camulos Receives Funding to Archive Historical Papers, 6-18-2013.

LASD Honors Officer Who Was Shot to Death in Newhall – in 1909,, 5-29-2013

June 8: SCV Historical Society Hosts Flea Market, 5-28-2013

County Set to Adopt Historic Preservation Ordinance by Leon Worden ·, 5-27-2013

Melody Ranch Hosts Cowboy Festival Between Movie Shoots by Stephen K. Peeples ·, 4-14-2013

Construction Progressing on UCLA Film Archive in Valencia · 3-5-2013

Veluzat Movie Ranches Slated to Annex into City · 3-5-2013

LW2336 - DTSC Uses Bacteria to Rid Whittaker-Bermite of Perchlorate, 2013.

A New Owner for Placerita Oil Field on Sierra Highway, 2-21-2013.

Advertising Art of the Movies (Exhibit) at the Old Town Newhall Library, Feb.-April 2013.

March 16: St. Francis Dam Disaster Talk & Tour · 1-24-2013

Scott Newhall to Enter Calif. Newspaper Hall of Fame · 12-4-2012

CalArts to House Rare 'Mickey Mouse Club' Memorabilia · 11-29-2012

Council Revises Historic Preservation Ordinance · 11-28-2012

Oct. 13 LASD Event to Celebrate 100th Anniversary of Women on the Force · 10-11-2012

Grand Opening of Old Town Newhall Public Library · 9-29-2012

City Council Discusses Historic Preservation Ordinance (Video) · 9-25-2012

County Pound (aka Animal Control) Celebrates 75 Years · 9-24-2012

Academy, Pickford Foundation Partner to Keep Silent Era Alive AMPAS · 8-14-2012

Nature, History to Share Spotlight at New Vasquez Center by Katalin Szabolcsi · 6-21-2012

Agua Dulce Artifacts Passing from One Safekeeper to Another by Katalin Szabolcsi · 6-21-2012

Rodney King: What Really Happened? For 3 SCV Cops, Another Chapter Ends · by Leon Worden, 6-17-2012

City Opens Iron Horse Trailhead to Hundreds · by Austin Dave, 6-15-2012

Newhall | New Direction: A Redevelopment Story in the Making · City of Santa Clarita, 6-14-2012

Trailhead Sculpture Points Way to SCV History · by Hannah Taylor, 5-30-2012

Lyons Butcher Shop Closing; Landlord Eyes Restaurants · by Stephen K. Peeples, 5-30-2012

$1 Mil. for Upgrades to SCV Senior Center, Hart Park ·, 5-23-2012

Troop 2 Celebrates 90 Years of Scouting in SCV by Megan Mann · 5-23-2012

Interpretive Center Rising at Bandit’s Rocky Hideout by Katalin Szabolcsi · 5-9-2012

Video: Glenn Ford, Joel Cox Added to Newhall Walk of Western Stars · SCVTV, 4-19-2012

Castaic Lake Water Agency Turns 50 Next Week ·, 4-19-2012

County Agrees to Operate Placerita State Park for Next Half-Century ·, 3-20-2012

Oscar Winners' Props on Display in Hart Mansion · by Stephen K. Peeples, 3-10-2012

County Adding Land to Vasquez Rocks Park ·, 11-10-2011

Four Added To Western Walk Old Town Newhall Gazette, May-June 2006

Historic Pico Oil Town Needs Immediate Help by Darryl Manzer, 4-16-2006

Roberta Gillis, SCV Democratic Party Leader The Signal, 4-15-2006

LW0311 - Native American Reburial in Palmdale, 3-11-2006 (28 Views).

SCV Senior Center Turns 30 by Anne Marie Mills, 1-31-2006

Residents Get Lesson in Preserving Photographs by Kristopher Daams, 1-23-2006

George Harris, First Hart Principal, Dead at 95 by John Boston and Kristopher Daams, 1-9-2006

SCV Historical Society Celebrates 30th · The Signal, 12-12-2005

Henry Mayo Celebrates 30th Anniversary by Adam Clark · The Signal, 12-1-2005

Indian Museum in the Works for Newhall by Josh Premako · The Signal, 11-17-2005

Harry Carey Adobe Dedicated as County Park The Signal · 11-4-2005

Happy Birthday to CSO Well No. 4 by Duane Harte · The Signal, 9-26-2005

Historic Ridge Route Remains Closed by Tammy Marashlian · The Signal, 6-24-2005

DNA Links Ancient, Modern Indians by Judy O'Rourke · The Signal, 5-22-2005

Jack Williams, Stunt Double, Enjoys Newfound Tranquility by Stephen K. Peeples · The Signal, 4-25-2005

A Year After the Fire, Mentryville On the Mend by Adriana Hemans · The Signal, 11-19-2004

City Seeks Grant to Rejuvenate Pioneer Oil Refinery by Judy O'Rourke · The Signal, 10-2-2004

City Acts to Save Newhall's 'Pioneer' by Leon Worden · The Signal, 10-2-2004

Wm. J. "Pete" Knight, Sitting State Senator, 1929-2004 Multiple Obituaries · 5-9-2004

Sitzman's Mentryville Collection Comes Home by Patti Rasmussen · The Signal, 2-15-2004

SCV Historical Society e-Letter · Vol. 3 No. 3 (December 2003)

Original Furniture Sought For Leland Stanford Mansion Calif. Parks Department, 12-1-2003

James Guthrie, Last Saugus Stationmaster, Pays a Visit by Judy Mook · The Signal, 11-30-2003

Ruth Newhall Dead at 93 by Patti Rasmussen · The Signal, 11-25-2003

Ruth Newhall, 1910-2003 by Patricia Farrell Aidem · L.A. Daily News, 11-25-2003

Preservation Group Hammers City but Misses the Nail's Head Commentary by Leon Worden · The Signal, 11-13-2003

Grade is Out: City Gets 'F' for Preservation by Stacey Klein · The Signal, 11-13-2003

City Fails in Saving Landmarks by Susan Abram · L.A. Daily News, 11-13-2003 [CLICK HERE FOR OCTOBER 2003 FIRE COVERAGE]

SCV Historical Society e-Letter · Vol. 3 No. 2 (July 2003)

Historical Society Brings 'Friday Night Flickers' by Michele Buttelman · The Signal, 7-9-2003

'Historic' Agreement Reached on Needham Ranch Development Heritage Junction Dispatch · July 2003

Father Patrick Anthony Power, OLPH Pastor Emeritus by Patti Rasmussen · The Signal, 6-4-2003

Pioneer Refinery Addressed at Needham Ranch Hearing

James Gilmartin: Attorney, Democratic Candidate

Harte, SCVHS Board Member, Named Man of the Year

Plan to Preserve Carey Ranch Proceeding by Pearl Obispo · The Signal, 5-20-2003

Deal Reached to Preserve Carey Ranch by Pat Aidem · L.A. Daily News, 5-7-2003

Sides Meet to Decide Action on Carey Ranch by Pearl Obispo · The Signal, 5-7-2003

SCV Teachers Learn Local History by Patti Rasmussen · The Signal, 5-6-2003

Tesoro: Good Faith and the Treasure of the Valley · Signal Editorial, 5-4-2003

Tesoro Builder Cancels Preservation Deal by Pearl Obispo · The Signal, 4-30-2003

County May Tend Harry Carey Ranch By Naush Boghossian · L.A. Daily News, 4-29-2003

Rotarians Give History A Helping Hand · The Signal, 4-27-2003

SCV Historical Society e-Letter · Vol. 3 No. 1 (April/May 2003)

Phyllis Berman Named SCVHS Docent of the Year for 2002 · 4-9-2003

Tom Frew, Former Historical Society President, Given Key to the City · 4-8-2003

Survivors Remember St. Francis Dam Tragedy by Pearl Obispo · The Signal, 3-17-2003

Practice 'safety first' when exploring historic locations Editorial From The Signal, 3-11-2003

SCV Historical Society conducts 75th anniversary Dam tour by Patti Rasmussen · The Signal, 3-10-2003

Newhall Hardware Celebrating 55th by Brian Franks · The Signal, 8-13-2002

Psychics Investigate Heritage Junction by Liane Klein · The Signal, 8-12-2002

HS9007 - SBC Pacific Bell Donates $1,000 for Website Kiosk, 7-11-2002.

The (SCV) History Channel debuts by Christine Bitter · The Signal, 6-19-2002

LW060502 - Ruiz Cemetery Smolders in Fire (10 Images), 6-5-2002.

LW032402 - Society Participates in 2002 Cowboy Poetry Festival (5 Views).

LW022002 - 2001 Volunteer Recognition: Allan Howe & Philip Scorza.

City Council moves to protect history by Patti Shea · The Signal, 1-3-2002

1910 'Ramona' Film To Be Shown Jan. 16 · Heritage Junction Dispatch, January 2001

Hart Mansion's Decked Out for Christmas · Old Town Newhall News, 2001

LW2149 - Dedication of the Ramona Chapel (10 Views), 12-9-2001.

'Loophole' Allows Desecration of Prehistoric Site by Eric Thayer · The Signal, 11-22-2001

Bill Hart's Rug Collection Taken to the Cleaners by Stacey Klein · The Signal, 10-17-2001

LW2147 - Cheney Family Visits Mentryville After 63 Years (Multiple Views), 10-12-2001.

Tribal Council Moves Into Heritage Junction by Katalin Szabolcsi · The Signal, 10-10-2001

Runner's Ridge Route resolution becomes law by Patti Shea · The Signal, 10-4-2001

New Plaque Marks Mentryville's 125th by Stacey Klein · The Signal, 9-27-2001

Event Marks 125th Anniversary of Golden Spike by Amber Joy Blair · The Signal, 9-6-2001

Slide Show: Golden Spike Quasquicentennial (Multiple Photos), 9-5-2001.

Remarks at Lang's 125th Anniversary · by March Fong Eu, 9-5-2001

Dam Disaster to be Topic of Documentary by Amber Joy Blair · The Signal, 9-3-2001

Society Sets Up Fund for Scorza by Patti Rasmussen · The Signal, 8-29-2001

Producer Pushes St. Francis Dam Stamp · The Signal, 8-27-2001

Society Board Reviews Harry Carey Site Plan · 8-15-2001

Stevenson Donates Sink for Train Station · The Stevenson Ranch Signal, 8-3-2001

SCV Historical Society e-Letter · Vol. 1 No. 4 (Aug. 4, 2001)

Female Buffalo Born at Hart Park · The Signal, 7-31-2001

Boy Builds Outhouse as Eagle Scout Project · The Signal, 7-26-2001

Runner Bill Would Mark Ridge Route · The Signal, 7-24-2001

SCV Historical Society e-Letter · Vol. 1 No. 3 (July 2001)

Council Votes to Save Historic Signs · The Signal, 5-24-2001

Film industry pro tells how to preserve family histories 5-6-2001

Rancho Camulos Named National Historic Landmark · The Signal, 5-6-2001

SCV Historical Society e-Letter · Vol. 1 No. 2 (April 2001)

LW2104 - Paul T. Veluzat Honored in Congressional Record · 4-1-2001

LW2103 - Historical Society Hosts Friday Night Flickers, 3-30-2001.

LW2102 - Downtown Newhall Walk of Western Stars Inductees, 2001 (4 Views).

St. Francis Dam Disaster on Display at Valencia Library · March 2001

St. Francis Dam Disaster Tour · March 11, 2001

SCV Historical Society e-Letter · Vol. 1 No. 1 (March 2001)

Ramona Chapel Gets a Facelift · The Signal, 2-27-2001

Hart Buffalo Coats Saved From Infestation · The Signal, 2-26-2001

Baker Ranch Rodeo Featured in Films · The Signal, 2-25-2001

History Kids Need Photos for Second Book · The Signal, 2-24-2001

Stevenson Ranch Kids Tour Saugus Station · The Stevenson Ranch Signal, 2-23-2001

John Mann, Historical Society President · The Signal, 2-21-2001

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