The Halfway House Cafe – Santa Clarita’s backlot

by David Perez, Staff Writer 1,388 views0

The Halfway House Café on Sierra Highway is a classic American diner situated approximately halfway between Los Angeles and Palmdale.

Open since 1931, the café offers rustic decor, Old-fashioned cooking, and plenty of history to go along with your meal.

Not only do hundreds of visitors flock to the Halfway House for a good breakfast but hundreds of other patrons in the Television, Film, and Arts industry visit the café to use the location as a set for Commercials and Movies.

The ‘Halfway House’ looks like a traditional country diner but could be confused for a Hollywood set. Walking into the cafe the scenery transports you to the time of Model A Fords, 10 cent gasoline, and classic westerns.

The café has been filmed hundreds of times since the 1960’s.

David Perez, Staff Writer

David Perez is a new media journalist, who currently works for KHTS AM 1220, the Santa Clarita Valleys only radio station. He graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Theatre Arts from Cal. State Univ. Northridge after spending his senior year studying abroad at the University of Hull in Yorkshire, England in 2011. David started writing for Cougar News after taking a Media Entertainment Arts class in 2012.

In his free time David enjoys traveling, swing dancing, playing the ukulele and acting.

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