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1822 - Surveyor Edward F. Beale born in Washington, D.C.; cut through Newhall Pass 40 years later, assembled 270,000-acre Tejon Ranch [story]
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LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
COC Art Gallery Featuring Mixed Media Work by Jessica Wimbley
Tuesday, Feb 4, 2020

The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will feature the mixed media work of artist Jessica Wimbley in her solo exhibition “Belle Jet and Cabinet Cards.” Running from Feb. 3 to March 26, the exhibition is a survey of works Wimbley has created over the past six years investigating how identity is constructed...

Sept. 28: Native Artist Rowan D. Harrison at AV Indian Museum
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019

The Antelope Valley Indian Museum State Historic Park will host Native artist Rowan D. Harrison on Saturday, September 28, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Harrison will share his art with museum visitors and answer their questions. Harrison (Navajo/Pueblo of Isleta) is a potter and painter. He coils and burnishes...

June 17: Retired Lawyer Turned Artist Julie Crouch Demonstrates Watercolor
Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019

Julie Crouch watercolor demo will be held on the Monday, June 17, meeting of the Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA). This event is free, open to the public and meets at 6:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd. “When I retired from practicing law in 2002, I started taking watercolor...

Feb. 18: Oil Painting Demo by Lynne Fearman
Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

An oil painting demo by Lynne Fearman will be held on Monday, Feb. 18, at the meeting of the Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA). This event is free, open to the public and meets at 6:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd. Using a palette of three colors and white, Fearman said,...

Canyon Theatre Guild Exhibit Features Award-Winning Artist Laurie Morgan
Thursday, Nov 29, 2018

Laurie Morgan presents a one-woman show at Canyon Theatre Guild from Nov. 23 to Jan. 17, 2019. An artist’s reception will be held, Sat. Dec. 8, from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The public is invited. The exhibit titled “Seasons Around the World” will include a selection of landscape, still life...

June 1-30: Drawings from Artist Mike Farrell at The MAIN
Thursday, May 18, 2017

The Art Exhibit at The MAIN will be featuring collected drawings from artist Mike Farrell from Thursday, June 1 to Friday, June 30. A reception for the gallery will be held on Thursday, June 15 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. A statement from Farrell: “As a largely self-taught artist who has been...

Academy Announces Key Dates for 90th Annual Oscars
Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017

The Academy and the ABC Television Network announced on Tuesday the key dates for the 90th Oscars. The Academy Awards presentation will air live on ABC on Oscar Sunday, March 4, 2018. Dates for the 91st, 92nd and 93rd Oscars presentations are set for February 24, 2019, February 23, 2020, and February...

March 29: New Heights Panel Looks into World of Booking Agents, Promoters
Thursday, Mar 9, 2017

A New Heights panel discussion will discuss what booking agents and promoters do and what they look for in artists they book. This free panel discussion will provide valuable insight into the world of the booking agent and the promoter. Panelists Maki Hsieh and Betty Elle will share with you what they...

Artwork of Rebecca Lee, Valencia 2016, Selected for National Tour
Friday, Sep 2, 2016

Valencia High School graduate Rebecca Lee’s artwork entitled “#FirstWorldProblems” has been selected for the Art.Write.Now. Tour 2016-17, a national traveling exhibition of the 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. A 2016 graduate at Valencia who is currently in the art program at the University...

Sand Canyon Artist Leaves Small Screen for Big Canvas
Thursday, Dec 25, 2014

[KHTS] – From the TV screen to the canvas, a Santa Clarita artist has turned her dreams into a business. Nancy Eckels of Sand Canyon says she has been an artistic person for her whole life, from being a director on “The Bold and the Beautiful” to working for herself as a professional abstract...

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1822 - Surveyor Edward F. Beale born in Washington, D.C.; cut through Newhall Pass 40 years later, assembled 270,000-acre Tejon Ranch [story]
Edward Beale
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,417 new cases countywide and 25 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: L.A. County Remains in Low Community Level for Third Week
Carousel Ranch, a place where children with special needs discover and experience some of their greatest achievements through equestrian therapy and vocational training programs will celebrate its 26th anniversary this year.
Carousel Ranch ‘Carousel Wishes, Valentine Kisses’ Campaign
One of my favorite aspects of the Fifth District is how many beautiful outdoor areas we have to enjoy.
Kathryn Barger | Keeping up with Kathryn
The city of Santa Clarita has announced that as part of the median modification work taking place at Orchard Village Road and Wiley Canyon Road, additional lane closures are required on Saturday, Feb. 4 for street grinding and paving.
Feb. 4: Additional Lane Closures Required Wiley Canyon/Orchard Village Roads
The California Public Utilities Commission has voted to accelerate the timeframe in which residential energy customers will receive a Climate Credit on their bills in order to provide much needed support to customers experiencing unusually high natural gas bills this winter.
SCV Utility Customers to Receive Accelerated Climate Credit
The Relay For Life of Santa Clarita Valley benefiting the American Cancer Society invites you to join their Spring “YUMraising” event with See’s Candy.
Relay for Life SCV See’s Candy Fundraiser Benefits American Cancer Society
"Mind Over Marijuana" is the California Department of Public Health’s new educational campaign to inform youth about the dangers of underage cannabis use, and how it can impact their social and emotional wellbeing later in life.
CDPH Launches Youth Cannabis Prevention Initiative
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency was recently awarded a $5 million grant under the United States Bureau of Reclamation’s WaterSmart Drought Response Program funded through President Joe Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
SCV Water Awarded $5 Million for Regional Drought Resiliency Project
For the fourth consecutive year, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center has been named among America’s 50 Best Hospitals, which recognizes excellence and outstanding patient outcomes.
Holy Cross Among America’s 50 Best Hospitals
The Santa Clarita Artists Association has issued a "call to artists" to participate in its "Colors of the Rainbow" gallery show which will be held March 3 to April 8.
Feb. 16: Entry Deadline SCAA Gallery Show ‘Colors of the Rainbow’
1998 - As disbelief about El Niño was starting to set in, the first of a month-long succession of devastating storms hits [story]
winter storm
The Master's men's and women's track & field teams traveled to Claremont, Calif. Saturday for the CMS Outdoor Indoor Distances Meet and came away with school records, personal bests and national championship qualifications.
Mustangs Open Track & Field Season on High Note
College of the Canyons won its second straight conference contest 64-55 over visiting Bakersfield College on Wednesday, as Jonah El-Farra and Andrew Henderson combined to put the Cougars over the top.
Cougs Win Second Straight Game with Victory Over Bakersfield 64-55
As schools throughout California struggle to secure funding to keep music and arts education afloat, Oksana Kolesnikova, an immigrant and internationally acclaimed pianist, is making sure students throughout Los Angeles County, including Santa Clarita, can experience the proven benefits that music and other extracurricular activities have to offer.
Acclaimed Pianist Offering Local After-School Enrichment Programs
SCV Water, in partnership with the Association of California Water Agencies, is pleased to introduce the Edward G. “Jerry” Gladbach Scholarship.
SCV Water, ACWA Partner to Establish Jerry Gladbach Scholarship
Kevin A. Klockenga has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.
Henry Mayo Names Kevin Klockenga New President, CEO
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with Santa Clarita Sister Cities, invites local students to submit original artwork, poetry, essays/creative writing, photographs or music for the 2023 Young Artists and Authors Showcase.
City Accepting Entries for Sister Cities Young Artists, Authors Showcase
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency’s Water Resources and Watershed Committee is holding an in-person meeting Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 5:30 p.m.
Feb. 8: SCV Water Resources, Watershed Committee Meeting
Producer Fred Blanco brings "The Great Wildcat Jackson" to The MAIN Friday, Feb. 17-Sunday, Feb. 19
‘The Great Wildcat Jackson’ Coming to The MAIN
Child & Family Center presents its 34th annual Taste of the Town on Sunday, May 7.
Taste of the Town Tickets Benefiting Child & Family Center On Sale Now
State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Thursday he has been asked to serve as vice chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Wilk to Serve as Vice Chair of Senate Judiciary Committee
As we step into the month of love, let's take a moment to reflect on the progress we made in January!
Message from JCI Santa Clarita President Cindy Curtis
The month of February is probably best known for the holiday of love, which falls on Feb. 14.
Monthly Message from City Manager | Say ‘I Do’ at City Hall – February 2023
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