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1982 - Vic Morrow & two child actors killed in helicopter crash at Indian Dunes during filming of "Twilight Zone: The Movie" [story]
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Discrimination Study Shows Impacts on Health, Substance Abuse
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019

A new discrimination study by California State University, Northridge child and adolescent development professor Virginia Huynh suggests that the impact from an individual’s experiences of discrimination can spill over into their family life, including depression among teenagers and increased marijuana...

Matadors Senior Named Big West Co-Pitcher of the Week
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

NORTHRIDGE – Senior Isaiah Nunez’ five-hit shutout over Cal State Fullerton has earned the left hander Big West Co-Pitcher of the Week honors, the league office announced on Monday. In his final collegiate start, Nunez blanked the Titans last Thursday in a 1-0 victory. Tossing 126 pitches,...

CSUN Joins “Start by Believing” Campaign to Help End Sexual Violence

“Start by Believing.” They are three simple words, but can make the difference for a survivor of sexual assault when he or she comes forward to report the attack. They are words that Katherine Lorenz, an assistant professor of criminology and justice studies at California State University, Northridge,...

Matadors Track Team Heads to Sacramento for West Regionals
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

NORTHRIDGE – With the programs’ most qualifiers since 2017, the CSUN men’s and women’s track and field teams are getting ready to compete in the 2019 NCAA Division I West Regional this weekend at Sacramento State. Men: Bashiru Abdullahi – At the Big West Championships. Abdullahi,...

CSUN Gifted with $218K to Create Endowment for Art Scholarships

To honor California State University, Northridge alumna Virginia Orndorff and her passion of the arts, her husband Chris Orndorff donated $218,000 to create an endowment for art student scholarships. The Virginia A. Orndorff Prize for scholarships will support students for their exemplary efforts in...

CSUN, Ed Asner Family Center Partner to Train Autism Therapists
Thursday, May 16, 2019

There are only a handful of therapists in Los Angeles who specialized in working with individuals with autism. California State University, Northridge is partnering with The Ed Asner Family Center to change that. Officials with CSUN’s Mitchell Family Counseling Clinic and Family Focus Resource Center...

Grammy Winner Patti Austin to Perform at CSUN’s Teenage Drama Workshop
Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Grammy Award-winning artist Patti Austin, known for her R&B, pop and jazz music, will perform at a benefit concert to support California State University, Northridge’s Teenage Drama Workshop (TADW) later this month. The Scholarship Benefit Concert will take place on Friday, May 24 at 7:30 p.m....

Matadors Close Homestand Against Cal Baptist
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

NORTHRIDGE – CSUN Baseball (19-26) hosts its final non-conference game of the season on Tuesday afternoon as the Matadors take on California Baptist at 3:00 p.m. A video stream of the game will be available on the CSUN Sports Network presented by Dignity Health with Ross Porter on the call. Probable...

CSUN Readies for 2019 Commencement Ceremonies

In an all-time record for the university, 11,627 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree candidates are eligible to graduate from California State University, Northridge this year. CSUN’s graduation celebration begins the evening of Saturday, May 11, with the university’s Honors Convocation,...

Matadors Open Up 3-Game Series with UCSB Friday
Thursday, May 2, 2019

NORTHRIDGE – CSUN Baseball (19-23, 6-9 BWC) opens up a three-game series with No. 8 UC Santa Barbara this weekend at Matador Field. The series opens Friday at 3:00 p.m., and continues Saturday and Sunday with start times set for 1:00 p.m. each day. Audio broadcasts are available for all three...

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You’re invited to attend the Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library “Half-Price Huge Book Sale” event at the Valencia Library on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for a chance to discover some great summer reads at a bargain price.
Aug. 17: Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library Book Sale
Get ready for Queen Nation to rock your world on Saturday, July 27. The Queen tribute band will perform during this year’s Concerts in the Park series, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union.
Queen Tribute Band to Rock You at Concerts in the Park
College of the Canyons is the only community college selected to participate in the Bringing Theory to Practice’s (BTtoP) Partnerships for Listening and Action by Communities and Educators (PLACE) initiative, a collaborative network of academic-community partnerships focused on civic-engagement and public-humanities work.
COC Only Community College Selected to Participate in PLACE Initiative
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Advisory for Wednesday, July 24, as high temperatures (over 100 degrees Fahrenheit) have been forecast for the following areas: - Santa Clarita Valley - San Fernando Valley - San Gabriel Valley
Heat Advisory Issued for SCV Wednesday
HazMat crews were called to the suspected illegal dumping of a corrosive material in Castaic on Tuesday morning.
HazMat Crews Respond to Possible Corrosive Material in Castaic
The SCV Chamber is proud to announce it will host a Current Affairs Forum with special guest, U.S. Rep. Katie Hill, D-Agua Dulce.
July 30: Current Affairs Forum with U.S. Rep. Katie Hill
The California Enterprise Development Authority will hold a teleconference meeting Thursday, July 25, at 10:30 a.m.
July 25: California Enterprise Development Authority Teleconference Meeting
(CN) – Concentrations of fine particulate matter in U.S. skies lead to thousands of deaths annually and have shortened life expectancy despite efforts to curb pollution, a study found Tuesday.
Air Pollution Linked to LA County’s Largest Drop in Life Expectancy
Downtown Newhall’s brightest new star, the Newhall Press Room wine bar and restaurant, was recently presented with a very enviable honor: Wine Spectator magazine’s Award of Excellence.
Newhall Press Room Honored with Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence
U.S. Air Force Airman Lean Lukas G. Aguilar graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Saugus High Alumnus Graduates from Basic Military Training
Palmdale Sheriff’s Station deputies patrolling Monday night responded quickly to sounds of gunshots in an Acton neighborhood and discovered a resident shooting at a snake.
Deputies Respond to Rattlesnake-Related Gunshots in Acton
1982 - Vic Morrow & two child actors killed in helicopter crash at Indian Dunes during filming of "Twilight Zone: The Movie" [story]
Twilight Zone Movie
Veronica Alvarez, Ed.D., began her tenure last week as CalArts' new director of the Community Arts Partnership Program, or CAP, which offers free after-school and school-based arts programs for youth ages 4-18.
Alvarez Brings Arts Education, Commitment to Social Justice to CAP
The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation is offering a new jobs resource for SCV companies -- LiveWorkSCV.com, a comprehensive, highly visible job board that matches SCV career opportunities with SCV residents who want a job closer to home.
LiveWorkSCV – New Jobs Resource for Local Employers
FBI agents searched the headquarters of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power on Monday morning as part of an ongoing investigation.
FBI Raids Los Angeles DWP, City Attorney Offices
Tickets are on sale and sponsorships are still available for the nonprofit WiSH Foundation's fifth annual "Cocktails on the Roof" fundraiser for Hart District schools at the Westfield Valencia Town Center Mall on Friday, Sept. 6.
Sept. 6: ‘Cocktails on the Roof’ Fundraiser
Taylor Snyder (pictured above) blasted a three-run home run in the fifth inning to help the JetHawks to a 7-2 win over the San Jose Giants on Monday afternoon at Excite Ballpark.
Snyder Homers, JetHawks Topple Giants Monday
Amar A. Singh, a Los Angeles man, was arrested Friday on suspicion of child cruelty for allegedly kicking the 2-year-old son of his friends while attending a party at the couple's Canyon Country residence.
Family Friend Accused of Kicking Couple’s Toddler
The Placerita Canyon Nature Center opened its doors to Nikki Dail on Sunday to talk about her travels through Belize.
NCA Board Member Talks About Her Journey Through Belize
A shoplifting suspect was also arrested on a felony drug possession charge after deputies allegedly discovered narcotics on him at the Sheriff’s Station.
Shoplifting Suspect Charged with Felony Drug Possession
The city of Santa Clarita and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works will co-host a pair of advanced Smart Gardening Workshops at two local Santa Clarita Library branches in August and September.
City Libraries to Host Smart Gardening Workshops
Taylor Snyder went deep in his second straight game, and Lucas Gilbreath set a season-high for strikeouts, but the JetHawks fell to the San Jose Giants, 4-3, on Sunday evening in San Jose.
Gilbreath Strikeouts Hit Season High in JetHawks Loss
TV series, reality shows and music videos are among the productions now filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka “Hollywood North” the week of July 22-28.
Now Filming in SCV: TV Series, Reality Shows, Music Videos
The First Peoples Fund and the Pukúu Cultural Community Services coordinated to bring the two-day Native Artist Professional Development Training course for indigenous artists to California Institute of the Arts on Friday and Saturday.
Indigenous Artists Receive Professional Training at CalArts