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LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
DFYIT Presents ‘Art of Saying No’ Exhibit
Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016

A new art exhibit presented by DFYIT will be on display from Thursday, Aug. 11, to Thursday, Nov. 10, in the First Floor Gallery at City Hall, 23920 Valencia Boulevard. “The Art of Saying No” is an artistic interpretation of what it means to live a drug free lifestyle by DFYIT members. From photographs...

COC to Highlight Student Art in 20th Annual Exhibition
Friday, Apr 15, 2016

The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will present the 20th Annual Student Art Exhibition highlighting a diverse range of work created by the college’s talented student artists. The 20th Annual COC Student Art Exhibition will run from Tuesday, April 26, through Tuesday, May 24. An artist’s reception...

COC Art Gallery Presents Faculty Members’ Work
Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016

As the first exhibition of the spring 2016 semester, the College of the Canyons Art Gallery will present “Art-Work: Selections from the Visual Arts Faculty” beginning Tuesday, Feb. 16. Highlighting a diverse range of work created by the college’s talented faculty, the exhibition will include examples...

Call for Artists: For Abstract Exhibit at City Hall
Thursday, Sep 3, 2015

A Foot in the Door: Abstract Art and Meaning First Floor Gallery Exhibit   The City of Santa Clarita Arts & Events Office is seeking art entries for an exhibit that will feature abstract art in the First Floor Gallery at City Hall. This opportunity is for artists located in L.A. County. Titled...

CSUN to Exhibit Work of Graphic Artist Jack Kirby
Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015

California State University, Northridge is facing an apocalypse. Bionic men, gods, mutants, talking animals and superheroes — fighting to save the world or end it all — will manifest at the CSUN Art Galleries from Aug. 24 to Oct. 10, 2015. The exhibition “Comic Book Apocalypse: The Graphic World...

Desert Storm Veteran’s Artwork On Display at Town Center Mall
Tuesday, Feb 3, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita unveiled a new art exhibit, “Zoology, works by LT Mustardseed,” on Jan. 27. The exhibit will be displayed through May 8 in the Town Center Art Space at the Westfield Valencia Town Center, located at 24201 Valencia Boulevard. Lieutenant Mustardseed is a Desert Storm Veteran...

Nationally Renowned Artist Coming to COC
Thursday, Aug 14, 2014

The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will present a collection of works by nationally renowned, Los Angeles-based public artist May Sun, as the first exhibition of the college’s upcoming 45th Anniversary year. Having been exhibited both nationally and internationally, Sun’s work is primarily based...

Exhibit Features Artwork by City Staffers
Thursday, Jun 12, 2014

The City of Santa Clarita is showcasing two brand new art exhibits entitled “After Hours: Creative Pursuits of City Staff” and “The Souls of Hope Project” now on display in the First Floor Gallery at City Hall. “The After Hours: Creative Pursuits of City Staff” is an exhibit featuring pieces...

First Floor of City Hall Cloaked in Shadows
Sunday, Dec 22, 2013

The City of Santa Clarita is showcasing a new art exhibit entitled “Shadow in Art,” now on display in the First Floor Gallery at City Hall through April 15. For more information about the City’s public art galleries, visit the Arts and Events page at Santa-Clarita.com.  

April 24: Reception Tonight for Elsmere Art Exhibit
Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013

The First Floor Gallery exhibit at Santa Clarita City Hall celebrates Santa Clarita’s thousands of acres of preserved open space and features oil and water color paintings as well as photographs depicting the natural beauty found in and around Santa Clarita. The event will be held Wednesday, April...

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1850 - Death Valley '49er William Robinson dies in Soledad Canyon from drinking too much cool water [story]
Leaving Death Valley
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,123 new cases countywide and 29 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: L.A. County Remains in Low Community Level
Teams from the city of Santa Clarita, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, Los Angeles County Fire Department and loanDepot competed on Wednesday, Jan. 25 in the Magic Mountain Sky Tower Challenge.
L.A. County Fire Wins Magic Mountain Sky Tower Challenge
Friends of the Children – Los Angeles presented Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger with the "Power of One" award at their inaugural Women's Leadership Breakfast held Friday, Jan. 27 at The California Club. Barger was selected to receive the award for her work and dedication to supporting and safeguarding children in Los Angeles County, especially those within the foster care system.
Barger Tapped by Friends of the Children L.A. for ‘Power of One’ Award
The Santa Clarita Artists Association has announced its new Board of Directors for 2023.
Santa Clarita Artists Association Announces 2023 Board
The North County I-5 Enhancements Project has announced that Santa Clarita Valley residents should prepare for a variety of lane reductions and road closures for the week of Jan. 27-Feb. 3.
Jan. 27-Feb. 3: Portions of The Old Road Closed for I-5 Enhancements Project
Everything old is new again and that’s what’s happening at Hart Park in Newhall. Heritage Junction, where eight historic buildings and a steam engine and caboose are on display to the public, has officially been renamed “Santa Clarita History Center” and a new logo designed and adopted.
Heritage Junction Renamed Santa Clarita History Center
TreePeople in partnership with the Old Town Newhall Farmers Market and the Fernandeno Tataviam Band of Mission Indians will be giving away full size fruit trees including lemon, lime, orange, guava, pomegranate and peach on Saturday, Jan. 28.
Jan. 28: Free Fruit Tree Giveaway at Old Town Newhall Farmers Market
Ready to lose your thirsty turf lawn? The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency will show you where to start! Learn how to remove your lawn and transform it into a beautiful, sustainable landscape. Join our free virtual landscape and gardening workshop, Strategies for Replacing your Lawn, on Saturday, Feb. 4, at 9 a.m.
Feb. 4: Free Workshop ‘Strategies for Replacing Your Lawn’
The Southern California Veterans Study is seeking the input from Veterans living in Los Angeles, Orange or San Diego counties.
Southern California Veterans Study Seeks SoCal Veteran Input
Two California Institute of the Arts alums, Antoine Hunter aka Purple Fire Crow (Dance 2002) and Kite (Music BFA 2014), were among the 45 United States Artists Fellows announced on Tuesday, Jan. 24 who will receive $50,000 unrestricted cash awards.
CalArts Alums Named 2023 United States Artists Fellows
Anyone who has lived in another city will tell you that the events we put on in Santa Clarita are second to none. As we look ahead to the warm weather and sunshine afforded by the arrival of spring, now is a wonderful time to add some of the marquee city of Santa Clarita events to your 2023 calendar.
Ken Striplin | Fun, Family Events Just Around the Corner
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
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