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1970 - Gov. Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall's first "second" judge [story]
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LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
May 1-31: The MAIN Gallery Space Showcasing ‘Climate Change’ Exhibit
Thursday, Apr 27, 2017

LA artist Sart is bringing his gallery, “Climate Change,” to The MAIN gallery space from May 1 to 31. Sart, an LA based painter, muralist, and designer that specializes in abstract aerosol dreamscapes where he displays his technical skills and manipulation of aerosol paint. His paintings...

Local Artist’s Work Displayed at Newhall Library; Reception Next Week
Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016

A new art exhibit, “Everything in Between: The Art of Susan Staudt,” will be on display from Tuesday, Aug. 9, to Friday, Dec. 9, in the Community Room at the Old Town Newhall Library, 24500 Main Street. “Everything in Between” is a collection of art from Susan Staudt. The Santa Clarita artist...

June 6 Art Reception: Exhibit Honors Fallen Heroes
Wednesday, Jun 3, 2015

A free public reception will be held Saturday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Westfield Valencia Town Center to commemorate the opening of the “Portraits of the Fallen Memorial,” an art exhibit memorializing American military service members from California who sacrificed their lives while serving in...

May 14: Exhibit Reveals Local Artist’s Journey Through Breast Cancer
Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Elizabeth Rydall is a mother, teacher, artist, blogger and breast cancer survivor. Her journey is a mélange of discoveries, disappointments, victories, revelations and relationships. Her upcoming art show, “22 Months,” will feature paintings, sculptures and photographs that dive into the realities...

Pastel Artist’s Work on Display in Newhall
Friday, Jan 30, 2015

Jill Hackett’s one woman show, “Journeys in Pastel,” is now running and just extended to March 19, 2015 at the Canyon Theatre Guild at 24242 Main Street in Old Town Newhall.  Several pastel paintings of Pine Mountain Club and the Gorman area are on display, along with other prize winning work. Jill...

‘Dunes’ Artwork on Display at City Hall
Friday, Oct 10, 2014

A photographic exhibit called “Dunes” is now open at the Santa Clarita City Hall First Floor Gallery. The collection features submissions from different various photographers and will be open to the public through Oct. 24. City Hall is located at 23920 W. Valencia Blvd.  

Oct. 16: Meet the Artist Whose Work Hangs at CTG
Friday, Oct 3, 2014

An art exhibition began last week at Canyon Theater Guild featuring works of award-winning photographer Glen Glancy. An artist reception will be held Thursday, Oct. 16, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The public is invited to meet the artist and view the exhibit. Images will be on display for viewing now through...

New Things to Do, See in Santa Clarita
Saturday, Feb 1, 2014

Santa Clarita is an amazing place to call home. You don’t have to take my word for it. Last year Santa Clarita ranked among “America’s Top 100 Best Places to Live” by Livability.com based on economics, housing, education, amenities and infrastructure, among other items. Each day, city staff works...

Sam Erenberg Art Exhibit to Open at COC Gallery
Monday, Jan 27, 2014

Haida The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will present a series of Japanese inspired watercolor and oil paintings produced by renowned Southern California-based artist Sam Erenberg, as the first exhibition of the spring 2014 semester. Having enjoyed a long and successful career as an abstract artist,...

Call for Artists: City Hall Exhibit to Feature Shadows
Monday, Sep 30, 2013

From December 10, 2013 thru April 15, 2014 in the First Floor Gallery at Santa Clarita City Hall, there will be an exhibit titled “Shadows.” This exhibition will feature the work of artists that have captured the subject in a variety of media. If you have a painting(s), drawing, photograph, sculpture,...

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1970 - Gov. Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall's first "second" judge [story]
Adrian Adams
NEW ORLEANS – The California State University, Northridge Men's and Women's Cross Country programs earned U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Teams for the 2022 NCAA Division I Cross Country season as announced by the USTFCCCA Thursday.
Matadors Cross Country Programs Named to All-Academic Teams
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency Board of Directors will now be meeting in-person for all Committee meetings.
Feb. 2: SCV Water Engineering, Operations Committee Regular Meeting
Friends of Placerita Canyon Natural Area invite the public to share in the grand opening of the new "Know Your Nature Center" on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 2 p.m.
Jan. 28: ‘Know Your Nature Center’ Grand Opening
Join Landmark Opera at Santa Clarita United Methodist Church as it presents Gilbert and Sullivan's famous operetta, "The Pirates of Penzance," Sunday, Feb. 5, at 2 p.m.
Feb. 5: Landmark Opera Presenting ‘Pirates of Penzance’
In Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation's latest episode, you’ll learn about DrinkPAK, a premier contract manufacturer of premium alcoholic and non-alcohol beverages based in Santa Clarita.
SCVEDC’s Latest Podcast Features DrinkPAK CEO Nate Patena
The College of the Canyons Sports Medicine Program and Valencia High School Medical Science Academy will host the 2023 Sports Medicine Professions Fair on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 10 a.m. - noon, at the college's Valencia campus.
Feb. 4: COC, Valencia High Partner to Host Sports Med Fair
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons will present "Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience" on Sunday, May 21. Two shows will be offered at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
May 21: Santa Clarita PAC Presents ‘Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience’
On Jan. 19, the Board of Directors for the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation approved long-time board member John Shaffery, managing partner of Poole Shaffery, to step into the role of Board co-chair as successor to Roger Seaver.
John Shaffery Named New SCVEDC Co-Chair
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station reminds Santa Clarita Valley residents that the past rain event may have created great riding trails, but riding off highway vehicles unauthorized on private property is considered trespassing.
Unauthorized Off Highway Vehicle Owners Reminded to Remain Off Private Property
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced a new partnership at a press event today between the California Department of Education and California Volunteers, Office of the Governor, to promote new pathways for California Volunteers service corps members — a group that includes 10,000 per year across all corps, including the California Climate Action Corps, AmeriCorps, #CaliforniansForAll Youth Jobs and #CaliforniansForAll College Corps — to become teachers in California classrooms.
State Schools Chief Unveils Plans to Recruit More Teachers
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 62 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with 23 additional deaths and 1,095 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 62 New SCV Cases
1990 - "Duplicates" premieres at L.A. Phil; concerto by CalArts Music School dean Mel Powell wins Pulitzer Prize [story]
Mel Powell
Nominations for the 2023 Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce Business Choice Awards is coming to a close soon.
Jan. 31: Deadline for Nominations for Chamber’s Business Choice Awards
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has issued beach closures for the following areas due to the release of approximately 64,000 gallons of untreated sewage:
Several Beaches Close Due to 64k Gallons of Sewage
The Santa Clarita Community College District’s Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee voted to accept the results of an independent audit confirming the district properly accounted for all bond expenditures in the 2021-22 fiscal year.  
Audit of COC Bond Spending Affirmed
Nominations for the yearly SCV Man & Woman of the Year are coming to a close, but there is still several days left to submit a nomination. 
Last Chance to Nominate 2023 SCV Man & Woman of the Year
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:
Ocean Water Use Warning For Jan. 25
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors passed Supervisors Lindsey P. Horvath’s and Hilda Solis' motion to extend COVID-19 eviction protections for renters and further the process of setting up rental assistance programs for renters and owners. 
Supervisors Extend Eviction Protections For County
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors asked the State of California to launch an investigation into natural gas utility bill spikes that County residents experienced this month and to develop a plan to prevent future spikes.
County Requests State Leaders Investigate Natural Gas Price Increase
With their striking orange wings laced with black lines and bordered with white dots, monarch butterflies and their annual migration south from the United States and Canada to California and Mexico have become the stuff of legend. But habitat loss threatens the future of not just the butterflies, but other pollinators essential to the nation’s ecosystems.
CSUN Student Receives Grant to Increase Habitat for Butterfly, Other Pollinators
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health today confirmed 22 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,254 new cases countywide and 20 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Santa Clarita Adds 20 Cases to Total Count
1915 - Death of pre-Mentry oilman & San Francisquito vintner Ramon Perea [story]
Perea grave marker
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion today by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and co-authored by Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell that establishes a $45M countywide relief fund for small property owners. The new rent relief program will benefit mom-and-pop property owners hardest hit by non-payment of rent.
Board of Supes to Bring $45M in Relief for Small Property Owners
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