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Where In Santa Clarita Should I Move? Part III: Castaic and Stevenson Ranch

How a once popular tourist spot became a lakeside bedroom community, and when is a ranch not a ranch?

In this article, we’ll talk about two very distinct Santa Clarita Valley communities that aren’t actually part of the City of Santa Clarita, BUT…They’re

Beale's Cut
Beale’s Cut was the only way to the San Fernando Valley in the 19th century.

still a very big part of the valley and the Santa Clarita experience.

Prior to the invention of the automobile, the Santa Clarita Valley was a fairly remote place to live. To get to the San Fernando Valley or Los Angeles, you had to squeeze your wagon through Beale’s Cut, and pay a fare to do so…not an easy trip! read more