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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

UCLA Art Dept. Announces Fall Events
Friday, Sep 13, 2013

Lari Pittman’s “thought-form of the beginning and of the ending of identity” (2012). Pittman will lecture at UCLA on Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m. | Cel-vinyl, spray enamel on canvas over wood panel | 102 x 88 inches (259.1 x 223.5 cm) | Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles © Lari...

Photography, Youth Art on Display at City Hall
Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013

The public is invited to join the Santa Clarita City Council, Arts Commission, and Arts and Events Office on Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at City Hall (23920 W. Valencia Blvd.) for a reception celebrating the newest exhibits in the First Floor Gallery, “Spring Prints: 2013 Santa Clarita...

OutWest Art Exhibit Spotlights Local Talent
Thursday, Sep 5, 2013

PHOTO GALLERY: [OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION]   ART EXHIBITION: YOU REAP WHAT YOU SOW, PART I September 5 – October 31   OPENING CELEBRATION Thursday, September 5 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. Ted Garcia Performs A Native American Blessing Ceremony OutWest Boutique and Cultural Center 22508...

Sept. 11: Pair of Art Contests Come Together at City Hall
Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013

The public is invited to join the City of Santa Clarita on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., at City Hall, for a reception celebrating the newest exhibits in the First Floor Gallery, “Spring Prints: 2013 Santa Clarita Valley Photographer’s Association Competition” and “An...

May 3: Deadline to Enter Work for Saugus School District Art Show
Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013

The Saugus Union School District will host its third annual Festival of the Arts on June 7 at Grace Baptist Church. Along with Honors Orchestra and Chorus, there will be artwork displayed and a poetry reading from each of the 15 schools. Three pieces of art will be selected – one from primary grades...

April 13-14: Arts & Crafts Fair at Hart Hall
Monday, Apr 8, 2013

2nd Annual Artisan Row Home Arts & Crafts Fair   Newhall, Ca- The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Friends of Hart Park is presenting the 2nd Annual Artisan Row Home Arts and Crafts Fair.   Who: County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and...

Artisans Sought for Hart Park Arts & Crafts Fair
Sunday, Mar 24, 2013

The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Friends of Hart Park is presenting the 2nd Annual Artisan Row Home Arts and Crafts Fair.   Who: County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation and  The Friends of Hart Park   What: The Parks and...

Artists: Submit Thurs.-Fri. to Exhibit in Weekend Hart Park Art Show
Wednesday, Oct 31, 2012

The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation in conjunction with the 19th Annual Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society’s Annual Rose Show is seeking artists to showcase their artwork. Contributing artists can display their creative works in any media, including: sculpture, photography,...

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2012

Thousands of pieces of student-created art went on display Tuesday during the Newhall School District’s annual Art Show at Valencia Valley Elementary. The district-wide showcase included artwork from every grade level in all 10 of the district’s schools. Each student submitted his or her...

Sunday, Jun 3, 2012

[NSD] – Thousands of pieces of student art from across the Newhall School District will be on display for public viewing Tuesday, June 5, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Valencia Valley School, 23601 Carrizo Drive, Valencia. NSD’s Visual Arts Program reaches two thousand fourth and fifth grade students...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
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]