Category Archives: Newhall CA

New Changes For Old Town Newhall

The possibilities of new housing and art house theater coming to Newhall are getting closer to reality.

In a recent City Council meeting held in Santa Clarita, a 3-0 vote was cast to allow the city to begin negotiations with Laemmle Theaters to construct a

ArtSLAM takes place the 1st Thursday of every month in Old Town Newhall.
ArtSLAM takes place the 1st Thursday of every month in Old Town Newhall.

six screen “arthouse” theater in Old Town Newhall.

This is a big deal, considering the fact that the two Megaplexes in Santa Clarita (One at Westfield Valencia Town Center, the other located on Soledad in Canyon Country) mostly show blockbuster films. Otherwise, true arthouse cinema fans must go to either the San Fernando Valley or Los Angeles to see quality, smaller budget or independent films…or wait until they hit the streaming channels. The proposed theater will be located at the corner of Main Street and Lyons Avenue, across from the Old Town Newhall Library. read more

Where In Santa Clarita Should I Move? Part I: Newhall and Valencia

The SCV is made up of several different micro-communities. Which one is right for you?

Valencia? Stevenson Ranch? Castaic? Canyon Country? Newhall? Saugus? What about Acton and Agua Dulce?

Old Town Newhall
Overlooking Old Town Newhall from William S. Hart Park

Yes, there are many small communities within the city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley that, while bonded through cityhood, began as individual and distinct communities within the Santa Clarita Valley.

As a matter of fact, residents, when greeting each other for the first time, will usually acknowledge their residential community. “I live in Saugus.” “Oh really, I live in Valencia now, but used to live in Canyon Country.” read more

Santa Clarita One Of True West’s Top Western Towns

Nationally recognized publication places the SCV at number 10 of top western towns.

What goes through your mind when you think of a “western” town? Perhaps you’re taken back to visions of those old TV westerns such as Gunsmoke

William S. Hart Mansion
William S. Hart Mansion

or Bonanza. Or maybe you’re a diehard western fan with visions of a horse ranches and wide open spaces.

That being said, what does make a town a truly western town? According to True West magazine, there are several aspects of a town or city that they used to make their most recent list of Top True Western Towns For 2015. They ranked Santa Clarita at number 10. read more