What do you do to recover from last weekend’s Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival?
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Main Street on Old Town Newhall Saturday starting at 11 a.m.! There’ll be comidables fabulosos plus Zumba, a big Mariachi band, Folkloricos dancers, kids’ activities and lots more family-friendly fun. See the Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Main Street Facebook event page for more info.
Local blues fans will celebrate the 7th annual SCV Blues Festival Saturday, starting at 1l a.m. at Heritage Junction in Newhall. Co-sponsors are the SCV Blues Society and the SCV Historical Society. Bands include Fortune, Foothill Blues Review, New Blues Revolution, B. Rad Blues Band, Ain’t Nothin’ Like This Band, Lookin’ For Trouble Blues Band, Jim Gustin & Truth Jones, and “House Blend” stars Wumbloozo. Check out the 7th Annual Santa Clarita Valley Blues Festival Facebook event page for more details.
Saturday you can also head west on Highway 126 for the annual Ventura Beach Party. It starts Saturday and into the night. There’s oceanside fun for kids of all ages, lots of great food and music by headliners including my old friend Martha Davis and The Motels and The Surfaris of “Wipeout” and “Surfer Joe” fame. Rumor has it Los Lobos will play a surprise set. Get all the ticket and times info from on the Ventura Beach Party Facebook event page.
On a programming note, don’t miss reggae-rockers PapaFish in a special encore edition of SCVTV’s “House Blend” hosted by yours truly Saturday night. The band rocked Summer Meltdown last weekend for the fourth year in a row. You can catch the PapaFish telecast and stream at 10 on Saturday night, right here on SCVTV and streaming online at www.scvtv.com.
You’ll find lots more local entertainment news 24/7 at HometownStation.com, SCVNews.com and my blog, stephenkpeeples.com. That’s what’s bumpin’ on the SCV Entertainment Beat.
After a more than a two-year wait, the Free to Be Me Music Festival will make its much-anticipated debut at the Canyon Country Community Center, located at 18410 Sierra Highway, on Sunday, June 12, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The Los Angeles County Development Authority is pleased to announce that it has been awarded more than $1 million in grants from the California Public Utilities Commission, through the Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing Program, which provides financial incentives for installing energy efficient systems on multifamily affordable housing throughout the State.
As the nation observes Memorial Day and honors those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country, travel to gatherings with family and friends will dramatically increase vehicles on roadways during the holiday weekend.
After the shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station will be working with all SCV School districts to ensure added safety through the remaining school year.
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board unanimously approved the appointment of Bryan Wilson as the new principal of Golden Oak Adult School. He takes over for Donna Manfredi who announced her retirement in March.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday nine new deaths and 3,589 new positive cases in Los Angeles County and 100 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to 32,095, county case totals to 2,945,669 and Santa Clarita Valley case totals to 76,205 since March of 2020.
Science students from The Master’s University gained valuable hands-on experience and bolstered their resumes for graduate school last month when they presented original research at the West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research conference in San Diego.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has released a new report, "Mortality in Los Angeles County, 2020: Provisional Report." The report compares the provisional number of deaths and associated death rates and leading causes of death among L.A. County residents in 2020 with what was reported in 2019.
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with Frontier Toyota, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, is proud to sponsor the 2022 White Ribbon Campaign in the Santa Clarita Valley.
As aerospace and defense contracts started dwindling at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Donald Volkmann, owner of VP Manufacturing in Canyon Country, made the difficult decision to close in August 2020 after 33 years in the aerospace manufacturing business.
The California Department of Public Health, working with Sacramento County Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is investigating its first suspected case of monkeypox infection in Sacramento County in a person who recently traveled abroad.
Animation Career Review, an online resource site for those researching careers in animation, game design, graphic design, digital art, and related fields, has recognized California Institute of the Arts in six categories in its 2022 Graphic Design School Rankings, including two top spots for schools in California and the West Coast.
The College of the Canyons men's basketball program invites girls and boys from third to eighth grade to participate in the 2022 Howard Fisher's Cougar Basketball Camp, with two sessions beginning in June.