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1946 - Open-casket service for William S. Hart at his Newhall home; Rudy Vallee sings "The Last Round-up" [story]


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CalArtian Easing LA’s Homeless Crisis One Bag at a Time
Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019

According to a recent report by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA), homelessness in LA County has climbed 12 percent over the past year, in a dramatic reversal from a four percent decline the previous year. Homelessness has been a persistent issue in California, stymied by the lack of...

CalArts Grad Opens New Solo Show in Toronto

This weekend, The Power Plant, a leading contemporary visual art gallery in Toronto, Canada, opens If you end up with the story you started with, then you’re not listening along the way, by artist Mario Pfeifer (Film/Video 09). The trilogy of video installations marks the Berlin-based artist’s...

CalArts Faculty to Perform in Apophenia Wolf Concert
Thursday, Jun 13, 2019

Benjamin Richter and Carmina Escobar, faculty of The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts, will perform in Ghost Ensemble’s upcoming concert Apophenia Wolf on Saturday, June 15, in New York City. The musical collective Ghost Ensemble, of which Richter is the artistic director, presents seven entrancing...

CalArts Alums Rack Up 2019 Tony Awards
Monday, Jun 10, 2019

On Sunday, theater luminaries were recognized at the 73rd annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Six CalArtians, including Mara Isaacs, Todd Sickafoose and Bob Mackie, joined a roster of distinguished winners. Mythologically-inspired production Hadestown, was the night’s big...

CalArts President Ravi S. Rajan Named to LA Business Journal’s 2019 LA500
Monday, May 20, 2019

For the second year in a row, CalArts President Ravi S. Rajan has been recognized in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2019 LA500, LABJ’s annual list of LA County’s 500 most influential business leaders. The LA500, published Monday, May 20, celebrates its fourth edition with a survey of LA’s...

Longtime CalArts Faculty Member James Benning Debuts Santa Barbara Exhibit
Thursday, May 16, 2019

The Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB) presents the West Coast solo debut of James Benning: Quilts, Cigarettes & Dirt (Portraits of America), which runs from Thursday, May 16 to Sunday, July 14. Curated by MCASB Executive Director and Chief Curator Abaseh Mirvali, the exhibition offers...

CalArts Center for Integrated Media Presents ‘Project Scream’
Monday, May 13, 2019

The Center for Integrated Media at CalArts is now presenting “Project Scream,” the latest initiative by CIM’s online project space viralnet-v4.net. Viralnet is a nonprofit curatorial initiative, archive and “imaginary studio” focused on media theory and social critique, as well as work...

CBS ’60 Minutes’ Spotlights CalArts Alum Mark Bradford

Reporter Anderson Cooper’s profile of artist Mark Bradford, a CalArts graduate who addresses socio-political themes in his abstract works, aired on CBS’ “60 Minutes” Sunday night. The transcript follows, with Cooper’s voiceover narration in italics. Introduction: Mark Bradford...

CalArts Character Animation Producers’ Show 2019 Screens 19 Films
Friday, May 10, 2019

The CalArts School of Film/Video hosted its annual Character Animation Producers’ Show at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater of the Motion Picture Academy of the Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills on Wednesday. The highly anticipated screening premiered 19 student films selected from 190 submissions to an...

CalArts 2019 Film/Video Showcase Continues at REDCAT
Wednesday, May 8, 2019

The annual CalArts School of Film/Video Showcase celebrates the culmination of student work from the past academic year, presenting a juried selection of special screenings from the School of Film/Video’s four programs: Character Animation, Experimental Animation, Film Directing and Program in...

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1946 - Open-casket service for William S. Hart at his Newhall home; Rudy Vallee sings "The Last Round-up" [story]
The Mustangs featured one male swimmer during their inaugural season in 2018-19, but that number has grown significantly this offseason, with the signing of five new recruits.
Alaska State Swim Champ Signs with TMU
Valencia Acura co-owners Don and Cheri Fleming announced the arrival of Turbo Earl Fleming, a 14-week old Shih Tzu puppy adopted by the Flemings earlier this month.
Valencia Acura Announces Arrival of Newest Official Canine Greeter
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce supports a proposed agreement by the city of Santa Clarita to lease dark fiber cables from Los Angeles to pilot a project to bring high-speed internet access to the City’s networks.
SCV Chamber Supports City’s Proposed High Speed Internet Lease
The California Enterprise Development Authority will hold a teleconference meeting Thursday, June 27, at 10:30 a.m.
June 27: California Enterprise Development Authority Teleconference Meeting
The Santa Clarita Community College District's Board of Trustees will hold a Budget Study Session/Tentative Budget Workshop & Business Meeting, Wednesday, June 26.
June 26: COC Board of Trustees Budget Study Session & Business Meeting
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers issued the following statement Tuesday regarding the extension of netting at Dodger Stadium:
Dodgers Release Statement Regarding Extension of Netting
July is, well, hot. We’re in the beginning of summer – the weather is getting warmer earlier in the day and is no longer cooling off as quickly at night. While it may be too hot to get out in your landscape and garden, SCV Water has free monthly gardening classes that will get you thinking about your landscape design and ways to sustain it through summer.
SCV Water’s July Gardening Classes to Feature Landscape Project, Sustainability
Princess Cruises announced Monday the leadership team for its newest ship, Enchanted Princess, a year before her debut. Captain Nick Nash and Captain Gennaro Arma will rotate as Captains of Enchanted Princess.
Princess Cruises Announces Leadership Team for Newest Ship
LOS ANGELES — The Center for Biological Diversity and Mountain Lion Foundation formally petitioned the California Fish and Game Commission Thursday to protect mountain lions under the California Endangered Species Act.
Conservation Groups Seek Protection for SoCal Mountain Lions
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) – The rabid popularity of college sports has enriched universities, coaches and the NCAA thanks to ticket sales and billion-dollar TV deals over the decades, and it shows no signs of slowing.
California Eyes College Athletes Accepting Endorsements
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works (Public Works) announced lane closures in Castaic on Tuesday.
Lane Closures in Castaic Tuesday Expected to Cause Delays
SAN BERNARDINO - The JetHawks put together their biggest ninth-inning comeback of the season on Monday night, rallying for six runs to beat the Inland Empire 66ers, 8-7, at San Manuel Stadium.
JetHawks Rally with 6 Runs in 9th-Inning Comeback
The Santa Clarita City Council will consider adopting its new budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year Tuesday, and hold public hearings related to special districts and open space.
City Council to Consider Adopting 2019-20 Budget
SACRAMENTO - State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Tuesday that Senate Bill 202 (SB 202), his "Doggie Donor Bill," has passed the Assembly Judiciary Committee. SB 202 allows for an improved, more humane method of collecting blood donations from animals.
Wilk’s Doggie Donor Bill Clears First Committee Hurdle
1859 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez escapes from prison while serving sentence for grand larceny in L.A. County; recaptured in August and sent to San Quentin [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Lancaster JetHawks came out on top, 9-8, over Rancho Cucamonga in a game that saw multiple lead changes in the late innings Sunday afternoon at The Hangar.
JetHawks Win in Late Innings Sunday, Take Series
Sean Bouchard went deep and drove in four runs on Saturday night, but the JetHawks fell to the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, 10-5, at The Hangar.
Another Big Game for Bouchard in JetHawks Loss
The Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee will hold its next public meeting Tuesday, June 25, starting at 4 p.m.
June 25 City Council Legislative Committee Meeting
The Los Angeles County City Selection Committee will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, June 26, starting at 1:00 p.m.
June 26: Los Angeles County City Selection Committee Special Meeting
The June 25 agendas for the Santa Clarita City Council's special and regular meetings have been released by officials.
June 25 Agendas – Santa Clarita City Council Meetings
Of all the parks and recreation agencies in the nation, the city of Santa Clarita's Jakes Way Neighborhood Program in Canyon Country has won the 2019 Innovation in Social Equity Award from the National Recreation and Parks Association.
City’s Jakes Way Program Wins Top National Award
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is assessing exposure on the West Side of Los Angeles by two county residents who recently traveled and became ill with measles shortly after returning home.
County Warns of Measles Exposure on LA’s West Side
The Lancaster JetHawks, playing as El Viento de Lancaster for the sixth time this year, took down Rancho Cucamonga, 13-7, at The Hangar Friday night.
El Viento Win Over Los Temblores Friday