The valley and the settlement later became known as "little Santa Clara," "Santa Clarita", in the Spanish diminutive , to distinguish it from the Northern Californian city of Santa Clara  and its accompanying Mission Santa Clara. Approval history[ edit ] Newhall Ranch has been in planning for decades, facing legal actions, environmental concerns, and repeated investor changes. Beale's Cut was constructed in through what is now known as the Newhall Pass.
In , Francisco Lopez made the first documented discovery of gold in California, when it was still part of Mexico. Mentryville's Pico Number 4 oil well in was the first commercially successful oil well in the western United States. About AD , the Tataviam arrived, numbering around 2, at their zenith. Many villages also have a neighborhood watch program in force.
The Santa Clarita Valley has been settled for centuries before European settlement. The proposal passed by a margin of two to one in that year's general election. Electricity was temporarily shut off for the entire valley, and schools were closed.
The 48,acre Mission Village, with 4, homes, is currently under construction and will have a " downtown style" mixed-use center. Community Edit Valencia's residential areas are separated into villages, each with its own lifestyle see List of Valencia, California residential villages. Community[ edit ] Valencia's residential areas are separated into villages, each with its own lifestyle see List of Valencia, California residential villages. He founded the H. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife certified the environmental impact report in after changes had been made addressing the Supreme Court's concerns. The Newhall Ranch development broke ground in and the company FivePoint is currently developing the first village Mission Village.
Beale's Cut was constructed in through what is now known as the Newhall Pass. Many villages also have a neighborhood watch program in force. The region was not widely referred to as Santa Clarita until the s; before this it was unofficially referred to as the "Newhall-Saugus area" and the "Bonelli tract.
ZIP code is for post office boxes and has no information for population or median income. The Santa Clara River passes through the city from east to west; it is usually dry and flows only after episodes of heavy rainfall. He also sold the railroad part of the land, upon which the company built the town of Newhall.