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September 16: Harry Gamboa Jr.: ‘Chicano Male Unbonded’ Opens at The Autry
Friday, Sep 15, 2017

This fall, the Autry Museum of the American West presents “Harry Gamboa Jr.: Chicano Male Unbonded,” the first comprehensive exhibition of the artist, writer and CalArts faculty member. Featuring more than 90 black and white photographs set within Los Angeles’ distinct urban landscape,...

Andrea Pallaoro’s Latest Film Opens at Venice Film Festival

“Hannah,” the latest film from director, screenwriter and CalArts alum Andrea Pallaoro (Film/Video MFA 08) premiered at the 74th Venice International Film Festival on September 8, and the following day, the film’s lead Charlotte Rampling was awarded the prestigious Volpi Cup for Best...

Summer Highlights in for CalArts’ School of Critical Studies
Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017

Amanda Beech, dean of the CalArts School of Critical Studies, had a summer full of adventures in art and academia. Beech was in Singapore for the opening of “Propositions for a Stage: 24 Frames of a Beautiful Heaven,” a group exhibition at LaSalle College of the Arts that opened on July 28....

October 5-6: CalArts Hosts Immersive Realities Conference
Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017

CalArts will partner with the Themed Entertainment Association to host the 17th Annual Science + Art + Technology = Entertainment conference at the Valencia campus on October 5 and 6. This year’s theme is “Beyond the Screen: The Future of Immersive Realities.” With panels on storytelling,...

CalARTS Student Recipient of Princess Grace Film Award
Monday, Sep 11, 2017

‘Pallbearers’ concept photo. Courtesy of the artist. CalArts student Amanda Bonaiuto (Film/Video MFA 18) was named a 2017-2018 recipient of the Princess Grace Foundation (USA) Honorarium in Film. The foundation’s prestigious annual awards provide financial support and recognition to...

September 7: Molly Allis’ Interactive Art Opens at Occidental College
Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017

CalArts alum Molly Allis (Music/IM MFA 14) opens an interactive exhibition Thursday, September 7, at Occidental College‘s Weingart Gallery. In “A Child Was The One That Turned On The Switch,” Allis uses recycled materials to construct a playful game-based installation with theatrical...

Los Angeles Magazine Features Female Animators from CalARTS
Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017

Los Angeles Magazine recently published an in-depth feature on gender disparity in the animation industry and examined how CalArts’ animation programs are helping to redraw those gender lines. The magazine’s Robert Ito reported that while the animation student body at CalArts is 70 percent...

CalArts Productions Earn Raves at 70th Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Friday, Sep 1, 2017

The 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe – the largest arts festival in the world – drew its 70th annual celebration to a close on August 28. As the curtain fell on 3,398 shows in 300 venues across the capital city of Scotland, the CalArts Festival Theater and its three productions drew acclaim from international...

CalArts 101: 10 Things New Students Need to Know (2017 Edition)

New Student Orientation Week activities begin at CalArts on Sunday, September 3. For new BFA, MFA and transfer students, this is an exciting — but also possibly overwhelming — time for you. Each year, the 24700 blog team updates a list of 10 things to help new students get their bearings at CalArts. Here...

CalArts’ Alpert School of Music Dean David Rosenboom Wraps Busy Summer
Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017

David Rosenboom, Dean of The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts, has had busy summer traveling around the world to perform and lecture. On July 14, Rosenboom premiered “Nothingness is Unstable,” a 3D sound work made specifically for the New York Electronic Arts Festival in Brooklyn. Rosenboom...

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1948 - Agua Dulce Women's Club organized [timeline]
The governing boards of College of the Canyons and the William S. Hart Union School District are scheduled to discuss plans for a new Academy of the Canyons-style campus at the future Castaic High School when they sit down for their annual joint meeting Sept. 27.
COC, Hart Planning ‘North Academy’ at Castaic High School
The League of California Cities, with representatives from cities statewide including Santa Clarita, is calling for Gov. Jerry Brown to veto SB 649, which if enacted would allow the wireless industry to install new 5G equipment with little input from local jurisdictions.
League of California Cities Urges Governor to Veto 5G Wireless Equipment Bill
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, an off-duty LAPD officer and Canyon Country resident, died Thursday evening after a collision in Porter Ranch. Plus, check out all the exciting events happening this weekend. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Friday, September 22, 2017
The new pedestrian bridge crossing McBean Parkway is expected to be open in time for weekend foot traffic.
New Pedestrian Bridge on McBean Parkway Set to Reopen Saturday
The Child and Family Center will begin providing outpatient substance use treatment services for adolescents and young adults with primary substance use disorders under the California Drug MediCal Program starting Tuesday, October 3.
Oct. 3: Child and Family Center Begins Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment
College of the Canyons and the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will host a caregivers' workshop at the Senior Center in Newhall on Saturday, September 30 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Sept. 30: COC, Senior Center Host Caregiver Workshop
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is strongly opposing the proposed Graham-Cassidy healthcare legislation, saying it would undermine the well-being of the county’s most vulnerable populations and burden taxpayers with heavier costs for years to come.
Supes Say Graham-Cassidy Bill Threatens Health of Millions of LA County Residents
The intersection of Soledad Canyon Road and Bouquet Canyon Road will be under construction from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Friday night, September 29 and Saturday morning, September 30.
Sept. 29-30: Soledad and Bouquet Canyon Repaving
College of the Canyons launched its First-Year Promise program this fall, and to ensure the future of the FYP program, which offers full-time freshman students waived tuition and fees during their first year of study, the COC Foundation has committed to fundraising $500,000 over the next two years.
COC Foundation Launches ‘First-Year Promise’ Fundraising Campaign
Road rehab on major arterial roads and intersections in the city of Santa Clarita continues into October.
Santa Clarita Road Rehab Drives into October
More than 60 Air Force senior leaders convened on Friday to discuss the Air Force’s aircrew crisis, which has left the service more than 1,500 pilots short of its requirements.
Short by 1,500 Pilots, Air Force Leaders Address Aircrew Crisis
The Santa Clarita Valley has five major industry clusters and the SCV Economic Development Corporation targets its economic development efforts to support and expand them.
Five Growing Industry Clusters in the Santa Clarita Valley
In the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Veterans Affairs Department VA announced Friday that it continues to provide vital health care and other support to displaced Veterans in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
VA Aids Veterans in Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands After Hurricanes Irma and Maria
Gatorade made misleading “anti-water statements” while pushing the benefits of its sports drinks in a video game marketed to teenagers, according to a settlement announced Thursday by California’s attorney general.
California Fines Gatorade $300K for ‘Anti-Water’ Ad Campaign
John Gasparyan, an off-duty Los Angeles Police Department officer and Canyon Country resident, died when his motorcycle crashed in Porter Ranch around 6:50 p.m. Thursday.
LAPD Officer from Canyon Country Dead in Motorcycle Crash
A former Los Angeles County probation officer was sentenced after pleading guilty to inappropriately touching two girls at a youth camp, the county District Attorney’s Office has announced.
Ex-Probation Officer Gets 364 Days for Sexual Assault
1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]
The most prestigious recognition for government assessment agencies has been awarded to the Office of the Assessor in Los Angeles County.
County Awarded Prestigious Government Assessment Award
The Dodgers, who have clinched a postseason berth for the fifth consecutive year, return home tomorrow to open their final homestand of the regular season against the San Francisco Giants (Sept. 22-24) and San Diego Padres (Sept. 25-27).
Dodgers Back Home Friday; Last Homestand of 2017 Season
Auditions for the the upcoming Canyon Theater Guild's production of A Christmas Story are just around the corner.
Sept. 30-Oct. 1: Christmas Story Auditions at CTG
Now that the formerly great state of California is a sanctuary, I’ve got to compare that action with the actions in the early 1860s of the Confederate States of America. They decided what laws they wanted to follow and what ones they didn’t.
No Home for Me | Commentary by Darryl Manzer
Santa Clarita Valley residents have known the family-owned Italian restaurant, Sisley Kitchen, since 1993 when their doors first opened at the top of Valencia Town Center Drive in Westfield Valencia.
Renovations Complete at Sisley Kitchen
The Women's Soccer team will be finishing up their non-conference matches this weekend.
Sept. 22-24: CSUN Athletics Roundup
David Wolfram will demonstrate pastel-over-watercolor painting at the Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA) meeting on Monday evening, Nov. 20 at 6:30 pm. This event is free, open to the public and meets at Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd.
Nov. 20: Pastel-Over-Watercolor Demonstration at SCAA Meeting
Beginning October 1, all 23 California State University (CSU) campuses will accept applications for admission to the fall 2018 term.
Oct. 1: CSU Accepting Fall 2018 Applications
College of the Canyons launched its First-Year Promise (FYP) program this fall, and to ensure the future of the FYP program, which offers full-time freshman students waived tuition and fees during their first year of study, the COC Foundation has committed to fundraising $500,000 over the next two years
COC First-Year Promise Fundraising Campaign Underway
The city of Santa Clarita is inviting our younger residents to take part in the 30th anniversary celebration.
City Launches ’30 Things for 30 Years’ Contest; Students Invited to Take Part
California State University, Northridge’s Friends of the Oviatt Library welcomes members of the community to nominate their favorite stories about the San Fernando Valley for consideration of the San Fernando Valley Award for Non-Fiction.
CSUN Library Group Invites Community to Nominate Favorite San Fernando Valley Story
The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced sellouts for all seven potential postseason home games in the Division Series and League Championship Series just hours after tickets went on sale to the public at 10:00 a.m. It’s believed to be the quickest that the club has sold out of postseason tickets in Dodger Stadium history.
Dodgers NLDS, NLCS Tickets Already Sold Out
Sales of existing single-family homes increased 7.4 percent throughout Santa Clarita during August while the median price of homes that changed owners rose 6.6 percent, the Southland Regional Association of REALTORS® reported today.
Increase in SCV August Home Sales, Prices
Mountainview Elementary School parents were greeted with a voicemail Thursday morning informing them of a break-in on campus believed to have occurred the night before.
Vandals Trash Library, Computers, Classrooms at Mountainview
Hans' family did not know too much about his childhood or the country he had grown up in. About all the family knew was that Hans and his wife were born in Germany but had lived in this small Minnesota town for the last 60 years or more.
Lesson from History | Commentary by John Windsor
A gang sweep targeting Newhall 13, a well known Santa Clarita criminal organization, netted three arrests Thursday.
Three Arrests Made in Newhall 13 Gang Sweep
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is proud to announce the launch of our new LASD Facebook Español.
LASD Facebook Español Now Online