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2004 - Last day in Sacramento for Sen. Pete Knight, who succumbs one month later to a sudden onset of leukemia [story]
Pete Knight

Hart Hall Exhibit to Celebrate Black History Month
Saturday, Feb 2, 2013

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation will recognize Black History Month locally with at art exhibit an Hart Park’s Hart Hall. “We Are Americans – A Celebration of Diverse Histories and Cultures” will feature panels of historical photography and commentary...

Bidding Opens in Bankruptcy Auction of B&R Gallery’s Artwork
Thursday, Dec 13, 2012

Tiger Group’s Remarketing Services division is auctioning more than 600 lithographs and prints, as well as over 200 figurines and sculptures – including works by internationally known artists such as Thomas Kinkade, Walt Disney, Judy Larson, J.D. Challenger and Pino Daeni – in an online...

COC to Exhibit Artwork by Stacie Jaye Meyer
Thursday, Sep 20, 2012

The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will be exhibiting the work of Los Angeles-based artist Stacie Jaye Meyer from Sept. 29 to Oct. 25. “Stacie is one of the most inspiring artists I know,” said Larry Hurst, director of the COC art gallery. “She is multi-talented and fearless. We will be presenting...

Oct. 20 Art Classic to Feature Noted Judges (Video)
Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012

The Santa Clarita Artists’ Association will host the 23rd annual Art Classic on Saturday, October 20th, from 2-5 pm at Hart Hall at Hart Park in Newhall.  A free public viewing will be on Sunday, Oct 21 from 10-4 pm. “The annual Art Classic Gala is our major fundraiser for the year,” said...

CalArts Dean Displays Work at Culver City Gallery
Sunday, Sep 9, 2012

Walking On Water, 2012, oil on canvas, 84 x 72 inches (213.4 x 182.9 cm) [DKG] – David Kordansky Gallery is very pleased to announce “In the Shadow of the Beast,” an exhibition of new paintings by Thomas Lawson, dean of the School of Art at California Institute of the Arts in Valencia. Consisting...

Artists Open Doors to New Town Center Space
Tuesday, Dec 13, 2011

The Santa Clarita Artists’ Association has a new place to call home. On Monday the SCAA hosted a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate their new storefront on Town Center Drive, next to Pottery Barn. The 1,500 square foot space allows the organization to showcase local art and...

SCV Artists Invite Public to New Gallery
Friday, Dec 9, 2011

A grand opening and ribbon cutting is planned Monday afternoon at the new home of the Santa Clarita Artists’ Association in the Westfield Valencia Town Center. The public is invited to come explore the artist’s new digs from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 24251 Town Center Drive, next to Pottery Barn. Wine...

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2004 - Last day in Sacramento for Sen. Pete Knight, who succumbs one month later to a sudden onset of leukemia [story]
Pete Knight
With the end of countywide COVID-19 emergency declarations on March 31, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Heal is aligning county safety measures with federal and state COVID-19 guidance, while continuing to require a few common-sense measures at worksites, educational institutions and healthcare facilities to reduce COVID-19-related disruptions and protect the people at highest risk of severe illness.
Public Health Issues COVID Guidance for Schools, Worksites, Healthcare
Vasquez Rocks Natural Area will host a Day at the Rocks family-friendly open house event on Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
April 29: Day at the Rocks Open House Event
Want to try your hand at gardening but don’t have much space? Learn how to start your garden in a small space. Be creative and add vegetables and lush greenery to your patio. Join the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency's free virtual landscape and gardening workshop, "Small Space Gardening," on Saturday, April 8, at 9 a.m.
April 8: SCV Water Hosts Free Small Space Gardening Class
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station 2023 Baker to Vegas Team is competing in the 120 mile Baker to Las Vegas Challenge Cup Relay which starts in Baker, Calif. on Saturday, April 1 and ends in Las Vegas, Nev. on Sunday, April 2.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Competes in Baker to Las Vegas Relay
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority reminds drivers in the Santa Clarita Valley the I-5 North County Enhancements Project will continue with work on SR-14 to Magic Mountain Parkway and SR-126 to Parker Road planned for the week of April 3 to April 9.
April 3-9: I-5 North County Enhancements Project
Join Impulse Music Co. for another Impulse Rock Show on Saturday, April 1 at 6 p.m.
April 1: Impulse Music Rock Show
As you make your way down Main Street in Old Town Newhall, the sight of buffalo soldiers, the smell of an old cast iron Dutch ovens cooking peach cobbler and the sound of cowboy boots clacking against the wooden slats of the sidewalks will instantly transport you to the early days of the West.
Immerse Yourself in Rich Western Heritage at 2023 Cowboy Festival
California State Assemblywoman Pilar Schiavo announced that four of her key bills advanced out of committee unanimously and with bipartisan support.
Schiavo’s Bills Advance Out of Committee
The Rio Norte Junior High School Concert Band, Concert Choir and Vocal Jazz Ensemble, "The Jazz Hawks," secured top awards at the recent Music in the Parks Festival held at Knotts Berry Farm in Buena Park.
Rio Norte Concert Band, Vocal Jazz Ensemble Capture Top Awards
The California Department of Transportation advises motorists that all lanes on Southbound Interstate 5 will be closed on Saturday night, April 1 and Sunday night, April 2, as crews work to limit damage from a landslide in Castaic after a recent series of powerful storms and intense rainfall.
All SB I-5 Lanes Closed Overnight on Weekend to Repair Landslide
1870 - George Gleason & partners apply for patent on gold lode in Soledad Canyon [story]
gold mining
March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb.
Message from County Health Services Director Dr. Christina Ghaly
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency will hold an Engineering and Operations Committee meeting Thursday, April 6, at 5:30 p.m.
April 6: SCV Water Engineering, Operations Committee Meeting
Get ready "fore" some Topgolf Thursday, April 20, at 6 p.m., benefiting the local nonprofit The Painted Turtle.
April 20: Topgolf Fundraiser Benefits The Painted Turtle
Detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Fraud and Cyber Crimes Bureau are asking for the public's help identifying theft suspects.
Detectives Seek Help in Identifying Theft Suspects
Los Angeles County Parks is hiring. This Spring, we are looking to employ our local L.A. County Youth with an excellent entry level job that pays more than minimum wage ($16.04) and allows them to work at their local L.A. County Park, including Val Verde Park.
L.A. County Parks Seeking ‘Our Youth at Work’ Employees
Since the passing of the proposal to add Girls Flag Football as a CIF-approved sport, there has been a flurry of activity taking place.
CIF-SS Commissioner Gives Update on Girls Flag Football
The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services announced that the last day of operations for the COVID-19 PCR testing centers will be Friday, March 31.
L.A. County Health Services Closing PCR Testing Centers
Santa Clarita Valley residents once again came together during the 2022 holiday season to raise money and donate items to charity, as approximately 2,500 riders joined Santa Clarita Transit’s Holiday Light Tour.
Holiday Light Tour Donates Money, Canned Food to Local Nonprofits
Political activist and renowned scholar Dr. Angela Davis will speak at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center Saturday, April 15, at 3 p.m.
‘An Afternoon with Dr. Angela Davis’ Coming to PAC
Deborah Anderson, Los Angeles County Library’s assistant director of Education and Engagement, has been selected to receive the prestigious 2023 Sullivan Award for Public Library Administrators Supporting Services to Children.
L.A. County Library’s Deborah Anderson Wins Prestigious Sullivan Award
In alignment with both the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the California Department of Public Health, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health will change to weekly reporting of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths data beginning April 6.
Thursday COVID Roundup for Hart District, State
1993 - Federal govt. declares coastal California gnatcatcher (bird) a threatened species [story]