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June 15: SCV Sanitation District Regular Meeting
Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District Board of Directors will hold its regular meeting Friday, June 15, at 11:30 a.m. The meeting will be hold at Santa Clarita City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita, 91355. To view the full details online, click [here].

June 14: City Council Economic Development Committee Meeting

The City Council Economic Development Committee will hold a meeting Thursday, June 14, at 11:30 a.m. The meeting will take place in the Century Room of Santa Clarita City Hall, 1st Floor, 23920 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita, 91355. To view the agenda online, click [here].

Road Rehab Returns to Streets of Santa Clarita
Monday, Jun 11, 2018

The city of Santa Clarita has begun its annual Road Rehab project which will include a slurry seal and overlay road treatment to improve city roadways and extend their life. The project will continue through the summer months. Residents are asked to be aware of work being done in and around their neighborhoods...

June 14: Greater LA County Vector Control District Regular Meeting

The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District will hold its regular meeting of the Board of Trustees on Thursday, June 14 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the District Office, located at 12545 Florence Ave., Santa Fe Springs 90670. To view the agenda online, click [here].

June 14: California Enterprise Development Authority Teleconference Meeting

The California Enterprise Development Authority will hold its next teleconference meeting on Thursday, June 14, at 10:30 a.m. Teleconference Phone Information: (712) 775-7031 – Conference Code: 183724# For more information, contact either Jason Crawford or Suzanne Carapella at the city of Santa...

June 12: Tourism Marketing District Advisory Board Meeting

The city of Santa Clarita Tourism Marketing District Advisory Board’s next Regular Meeting is set for Tuesday, June 12, in the Mural Room on the first floor of City Hall starting at 3 p.m. Among the agenda items are bike sharing, the Old Town Newhall Express trolley, recent and upcoming events,...

June 14: Santa Clarita Arts Commission Meeting

The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its next Regular Meeting on Thursday, June 14, starting at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at City Hall, in Council Chambers, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita 91355. Agenda items include an update on the 2019 Sidewalk Poetry program and...

June 12: Santa Clarita City Council Regular Meeting
Friday, Jun 8, 2018

The Santa Clarita City Council will hold its next regular meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, June 12, starting at 6 p.m. The meeting will take place in City Council Chambers located on the 1st Floor City Hall, 23920 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita 91355. Among other agenda items, the meeting includes a review...

Metrolink Rolls Late Night Trains from SCV to Dodgers Games

Metrolink is rolling out late-night train services to Los Angeles Dodgers home games on the San Bernardino and Antelope Valley lines on select Friday and Saturday nights. On May 11, 2018, the Metrolink Board of Directors approved special weekend Metrolink train services to Los Angeles Dodgers home games...

City Recognizes SCV Sheriff’s Station for Drop in Local Crime Rate
Thursday, Jun 7, 2018

With overall crime down in Santa Clarita through May 2018, the city of Santa Clarita hosted an appreciation event for Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station personnel on Thursday. The event took place at the Sheriff’s Station during breakfast and lunch, and also included professionals from the adjacent...

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CalArts School of Art faculty member Shirley Tse will represent Hong Kong at the 2019 Venice Biennale in Venice, Italy, happening now through November 2019.
CalArts’ Shirley Tse to Represent Hong Kong at Venice Biennale
University administrators are falling short in their responsibilities to swiftly hold accountable staff and faculty named in sexual violence complaints and align disciplinary policies with federal guidelines, according to a state audit released Thursday of three University of California campuses.
UCLA, 2 More UC Campuses Faulted for Sex Misconduct Process
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is proud to announce commitments from four additional industry partners – AMC Networks, Moving Picture Institute, Telsey + Company, and Xperi – to participate in Academy Gold, an entertainment industry-wide internship enhancement and mentorship program for students and young professionals from underrepresented communities.
Academy Launches Summer ‘Gold’ Diversity Internships
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in their meeting Tuesday will consider a motion urging California to create an emblem program for licensed cannabis stores so consumers will know which stores are legal.
Supes Propose Statewide Cannabis Store Licensing Program
The JetHawks began the second half of the 2018 season with a win, beating Inland Empire, 7-5, at The Hangar Thursday night.
JetHawks Start Strong in Second Half, Beat IE 7-5
After four weeks of spirited voting, USA Today announced Friday that readers have voted Six Flags Magic Mountain the winner of the 2018 Best Theme Park contest.
USA Today: Six Flags Magic Mountain No. 1 Theme Park
The next meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is set for Tuesday, June 26, starting at 9:30 a.m.
June 26: LA County Board of Supervisors Meeting
The state of California has a list of more than 10,000 known individuals in illegal possession of firearms, but has not provided adequate resources for law enforcement to recover their weapons, Assemblyman Dante Acosta (R-Santa Clarita) said in a statement Friday.
After Firearms Raid, Acosta Calls for More Law Enforcement Funding
A voter-approved ballot measure aimed at reducing California’s prison population and ending racial disparities in the war on drugs has produced most of the cost-saving, equity-focused results it promised, with some exceptions, according to a study published Thursday.
Study: Prop. 47 Decreased Racial Disparities in Drug Arrests
A Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputy reportedly clocked a Las Vegas woman driving 93 miles an hour near the Saugus Speedway and arrested her on charges of excessive speed and reckless driving late Wednesday night.
Nevada Woman Arrested for Speeding, Reckless Driving in Saugus
1972 - Vasquez Rocks added to National Register of Historic Places [list]
The ARTree still has openings for next week's Junior Arts Sampler and "I Made That!" pastel classes.
ARTree Summer Classes Still Available
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold a study session, Monday, June 25, at 6:30 p.m.
June 25: Arts Commission Study Session
The California Enterprise Development Authority will hold a teleconference meeting, Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.
June 28: California Enterprise Development Authority Teleconference Meeting
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a special meeting Tuesday, June 26, at 5:30 p.m.
June 26: Santa Clarita City Council Special Meeting
Firefighters are battling a brush fire at the Sunshine Canyon Landfill that started around 3:00 p.m. Thursday.
Firefighters Battling 1-2 Acre Fire Near Newhall Pass
Glenn Frankel and Keri Walsh have been named 2018 Academy Film Scholars by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Academy Honors 2018 Film Scholars
Join the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce and Sweat Box Sauna Bar as they celebrate the opening of their new location.
June 27: Grand Opening Celebration Sweat Box Sauna Bar
Fresh Mustang connections to Major League Baseball didn't end with the draft earlier this month. Master's graduate David Sheaffer, who transferred before his final collegiate season to pursue an international MBA program, signed a free agent contract with the Seattle Mariners on June 10.
TMU Alum Signs with Seattle Mariners
There are spots still available on the Saugus Spartans Football program for kids between the ages of 6-8 years old.
Spots Still Open on Saugus Spartans Football Program
An already extremely tight inventory bumped into rising interest rates to further complicate home sales during May in the Santa Clarita Valley, which saw drops in home and condominium closed escrows compared to a year ago, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
SCV Home, Condo Sales Drop Amid Tight Inventory, Rising Interest Rates
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are looking for a male suspect who stole a tip jar from a local coffee shop. Details below are from the Facebook page of the SCV Sheriff's Station:
Detectives Seek Public’s Help in Nabbing Tip Jar Thief
Adoption is a meaningful way for individuals and couples to fulfill their dream of parenting. There are approximately 64,000 children in foster care in California.
July 28: Children’s Bureau Foster Care, Adoption Information Meeting
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation on Friday, June 22, in the city of Santa Clarita in an effort to lower deaths and injuries.
LASD to Conduct Specialized Motorcycle Safety Operation
LOS ANGELES – According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District, air quality will be unhealthy for all individuals in Santa Clarita Valley and for sensitive individuals in East San Gabriel Valley area tomorrow, Friday, June 22.
Air Quality Advisory Issued for SCV
1941 - Ernie Hickson buys out Trem Carr's interest in their Monogram movie ranch, renames it "Placeritos" (later called Melody). [story]
CalArts alumna and faculty member Brigette Barrager (BFA Film/Video 07) was awarded the Christopher Award for Distinguished Achievement for her illustration of "Pocket Full of Colors."
CalArts Faculty Brigette Barrager Wins Christopher Award
"Window Lace," the first exhibit by CalArts students to be presented at the Westfield Valencia Town Center Mall, is now open on the mall's first floor across from H&M and will be on display through the end of summer 2018.
CalArts Opens its First Art Exhibit at Westfield Valencia Mall
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that Jennifer Todd has won the runoff election for the open Producers Branch seat on the 2018–19 Board of Governors.
Producer Jennifer Todd Voted to Academy Board of Governors
California's median home price reached a new high in May, while home sales retreated both on a monthly and annual basis, wiping out most of the gains posted for the year, the California Association of Realtors said Tuesday.
California Median Home Price Hits Record High, Sales Drop in May
In an effort to transform California’s relationship to energy markets in the western region of the country, lawmakers on Tuesday advanced a bill that would merge California into a regional energy market.
California’s Controversial Energy-Grid Bill Advances
Santa Clarita-based SOS Entertainment has been named the 38th Assembly District’s Business of the Year, Assemblyman Dante Acosta (R-Santa Clarita) announced Wednesday.
SOS Entertainment Named 38th Assembly District Business of the Year
Tickets are now on sale for “A Doll’s House,” “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” and “Harold and Maude,” three theater productions to be presented in June and July at The Main in Old Town Newhall.
Tickets on Sale for 3 New Theater Productions at The Main
Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced on Wednesday the fifth ballot counting update for the Statewide Direct Primary Election.
Fifth Election Results Update for June 5 Primary Election
Los Angeles County has engaged information technology leader IBM Security Services to conduct an independent review and evaluation of the systems and procedures used in the production and printing of voter rosters for the June 5 Statewide Direct Primary Election.
L.A. County Selects IBM Security Services to Review Voter Roster Error
The Assembly Committee on Public Safety unanimously passed Senate Bill 1024, the Animal Cruelty & Violence Intervention Act of 2018, introduced by Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, to change the way California handles animal abuse offenders, Wilk announced Wednesday.
Wilk Animal Offender Bill Passes Assembly Public Safety Committee