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TMU’s Penalbar Sets Sights on NAIA Nationals
Thursday, May 16, 2019

By: Mason Nesbitt, Sports Information Director At one point during last month’s Golden State Athletic Conference championship, someone asked Robert Penalber what he was shooting through 15-odd holes. The Master’s University senior didn’t know. “That’s a byproduct of staying...

Watson Signing Was 2 Years in the Making for TMU Swim
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Much has happened in the two years since Brandon Watson first visited Master’s and expressed interest in swimming for the Mustangs. TMU qualified four relays and two individuals for NAIA nationals in 2019, its first season, and has already added to a strong core of athletes with a flurry of signings. Now,...

Master’s Swim Signs Mid-Distance Freestyler Sara Barcelos

Sara Barcelos will help usher in a new stage in the building of The Master’s University swimming and diving program. Barcelos, a Fresno-area native and a recent Master’s signee, is expected to establish the Mustang women in mid-distance races. She primarily swims the 200- and 500-yard freestyle. “We’re...

TMU’s Harris, Pacheco Hit PR’s at Oxy Invite
Monday, May 13, 2019

By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director On more than one occasion this season, Master’s coach Zach Schroeder sat down with Justin Harris to discuss the junior’s most recent performance in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. They explored what went well, what went wrong and the level...

Mustangs Baseball Season Comes to an End as Team Misses NAIA Berth
Thursday, May 9, 2019

By: Mason Nesbitt, Sports Information Director The Master’s University baseball team did not hear its name called Thursday when the NAIA released its national tournament brackets on Facebook Live. The Mustangs were hoping to earn an at-large berth to the Opening Round after compiling a 34-17-1...

Mustangs Exit GSAC Tourney; Hoping for At-Large NAIA Berth
Thursday, May 2, 2019

IRVINE — Anthony Lepre became sure of something as he reviewed a slow-motion replay of one of his batting practice swings Wednesday in Irvine. “Yeah,” The Master’s University senior said, “I’m going to hit a tank today.” An hour later, Lepre drove a ball over the...

Mustangs Rally for Walk-Off Win at GSAC Tournament
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Game Recap By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director IRVINE — As Master’s prepared to open its conference tournament here this week, a former Major League Baseball player published a public service announcement. “To all my #MLB scouting friends, someone needs to give this kid a...

Master’s Baseball Falls in 12-Inning Thriller at GSAC Tourney

Game Recap by Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director IRVINE — Senior Aaron Shackelford said last week he was confident the Mustangs could produce 10 runs regardless of day, time or opponent. Master’s needed even more offense than that Monday in a game that lasted so long anyone present...

TMU’s Shackelford Named Player of the Year; Lepre, Winslow Are All-GSAC
Monday, Apr 29, 2019

By Mason Nesbitt, TMU Sports Information Director A couple of years ago, Anthony Lepre was playing for one of the best community college baseball teams in California, a program that just so happened to be across town from The Master’s University. Each fall, Lepre and his College of the Canyons...

TMU’s Ghiorso, Nalbandyan Win Titles on Day 2 of GSAC Finals

SANTA BARBARA — As she positioned herself at the starting line for Saturday’s 800 meters, Arianna Ghiorso (pictured above) was brimming with confidence. And why shouldn’t she be? The Master’s University freshman had already secured the Golden State Athletic Conference title in the...

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1978 - Concert scene for "KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park" filmed at Magic Mountain [story]
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Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division, a trusted leading supplier of rugged systems for aerospace and defense with a facility in Santa Clarita, will be a sponsor of the Santa Clarita-to-Pasadena leg of the Amgen Tour of California on Saturday, May 18.
Curtiss-Wright to Sponsor Santa Clarita-to-Pasadena Leg of Amgen Race
The city of Santa Clarita will host two additional public meetings on Thursday, May 30, for residents to have the opportunity to provide feedback on the proposed plan to build an inclusive play area at Canyon Country Park.
May 30: Public Meetings on Inclusive Play Area at Canyon Country Park
The next meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is set for Tuesday, May 21, starting at 9:30 a.m.
May 21: LA County Board of Supervisors Meeting
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will consider approval of Verizon's request to build a new wireless communications facility at Copper Hill Road and San Francisquito Canyon Road at its next regular meeting on Tuesday, May 21, starting at 6 p.m.
May 21: Santa Clarita Planning Commission to Consider Wireless, Jobs Boost
The seventh inning turned out to be the difference Thursday night, as Rancho Cucamonga scored four unearned runs en route to a 7-2 win over the JetHawks at The Hangar.
Lancaster Loses Series Finale to Quakes
LA County Animal Care and Control will participate in Best Friends NKLA's Super Adoption event at Warner Park in Woodland Hills on Saturday and Sunday, May 18-19, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
May 18-19: NKLA, County Animal Care Team for Super Pet Adoption Fair
Congresswoman and LGBT Equality Caucus Co-chair Katie Hill voted Thursday in support of the Equality Act, H.R. 5, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives in a bipartisan vote of 236-173.
Hill, House Pass Equality Act Protecting LGBTQ Americans
The Los Angeles County Probation Department’s 2018 Annual Report was released Friday.
LA County Probation Dept. Issues Annual Report
U.S. Rep. Katie Hill celebrated National Police Week by working across the aisle on a law enforcement legislative agenda, commemorative Special Order Hour on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, and bipartisan press conference addressing a new bill to support police.
Hill Commemorates National Police Week, Fallen CHP Officer
Not even the weather could stop The WiSH Education Foundation's "Wine on the Roof" fundraising event at the Westfield Valencia Town Center mall Thursday night.
WiSH Education Foundation Hosts 2nd Annual ‘Wine on the Roof’
The California Department of Transportation will continue nightly lane closures next week on portions of State Route 14 for a $6.6 million pavement rehabilitation project to improve the condition of the lanes and create a smoother ride for motorists.
May 20-25: Nightly Roadwork on Highway 14 to Roll On
The Trump administration said Thursday it would pull nearly a billion dollars in federal funding for California’s much-maligned high-speed rail project, terminating an agreement that previously awarded the Golden State another $2.5 billion for the plan.
Feds Cancel Nearly $1 Billion for California High-Speed Train
The California Senate Appropriations Committee has given the green light to measures by Sen. Scott Wilk addressing foster youth enrichment grants, homelessness and treatment/probation for individuals convicted of animal abuse.
Wilk Measures on Homelessness, Animal Abuse, Foster Youth Head to Vote
In another setback for groups fighting to stem California’s housing crisis, a proposal meant to spur new apartments near popular transit centers died silently in committee Thursday.
Transit-Friendly Housing Bill Shelved in Sacramento
Catholic bishops in California have announced the establishment of a new compensation program that will be available to any person who has been sexually abused as a minor by diocesan priests of the participating dioceses, no matter when that abuse might have occurred.
California Catholic Dioceses Announce New Compensation Program for Sex Abuse Victims
1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
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Here is the list of Santa Clarita arts-related events for Friday, May 17 - Wednesday, June 5:
May 17-June 5: Santa Clarita Arts Calendar
At one point during last month's Golden State Athletic Conference championship, someone asked Robert Penalber what he was shooting through 15-odd holes.
TMU’s Penalbar Sets Sights on NAIA Nationals
LANCASTER – The University of Antelope Valley is pleased to welcome Nicole Brouillard as the new head coach for its women's volleyball program.
Nicole Brouillard Named UAV’s New Head Women’s Volleyball Coach
Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn secured $700,000 of Measure H funds Tuesday to hire and train 22 peer navigators who will be stationed at every community college in Los Angeles County.
Measure H Funds to Go Toward Peer Navigators for Homeless College Students
There are only a handful of therapists in Los Angeles who specialized in working with individuals with autism.
CSUN, Ed Asner Family Center Partner to Train Autism Therapists
The 2nd Annual Yoga Kula Festival will take place Saturday, June 1, from 7:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Yoga Kula Festival to Benefit Hart Park, Bridge to Home, SCV Youth Project
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
Longtime CalArts Faculty Member James Benning Debuts Santa Barbara Exhibit
LANCASTER – The Rancho Cucamonga Quakes were too much for Lancaster to handle Wednesday night, as the JetHawks fell, 18-8, at The Hangar.
Quakes Prove Too Much for JetHawks
LOS ANGELES – Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents who are planning to visit Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
Advisory Issued for All Los Angeles County Beaches
The city of Santa Clarita has been recognized by the Construction Management Association of America’s (CMAA) Southern California chapter with a 2019 Project Achievement Award for the City’s 2017-18 Annual Overlay and Slurry Seal program.
City Lauded for Annual Overlay & Slurry Seal Program
A panel of judges has selected the recipes, including one from Newhall resident Merry Graham, that will be represented in the sixth National Festival of Breads, sponsored by Red Star Yeast, King Arthur Flour and Kansas Wheat. The baking competition will be held June 8, 2019, in Manhattan, Kansas.
Newhall Resident Selected as Finalist for National Bread Competition
After 36 years as an established, trusted community leader in the core areas of housing, community development, and economic development, the Community Development Commission/Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles (CDC/HACoLA) is excited to announce that it has rebranded itself as the Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA).
County’s Housing Authority Rebranded to Better Serve Residents, Partners
SACRAMENTO - State Sen. Scott Wilk, representing the 21st Senate District, announces that Senate Bill 153 (SB 153), a measure to ensure California is well positioned to begin the cultivation of industrial hemp, has cleared the Senate Appropriations Committee and will now go to the floor for consideration.
Wilk Measure Expanding CA’s Industrial Hemp Heads to Senate Floor
RIVERSIDE — The Cougars track & field program is sending three student-athletes to the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) State Championship meet this weekend.
Cougars Track & Field Sends 3 Student-Athletes to State Championships
The rainy morning commute has caused two separate collisions near the Newhall Avenue exit and northbound Highway 14.
Rain Triggers Separate Collisions Near Newhall Avenue Exit
SACRAMENTO - State Assemblywoman Christy Smith, Chair of the Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management, facilitated an Informational Hearing on Tuesday
Smith Facilitates Hearing on Wildfire Preparedness
Medical examiners identified the body of a man found deceased at the Placerita Canyon Nature Center on Wednesday.
Medical Examiners Identify Santa Clarita Man Found Dead at Nature Center
The Valencia High School Music Department invites audiences to experience the many exhilarating performances at the annual Spring Concert on Wednesday, May 22nd at the VHS theater at 7:00 p.m.
May 22: Valencia High Music Department’s Spring Concert