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Newhall Crossings Featuring Works by CalArtians
Tuesday, May 4, 2021

By Danielle Gallegos For The Signal California Institute of the Arts, or CalArts, is leasing space in Downtown Newhall to put its students’ artwork on display, officials with the Valencia arts college announced recently. The agreement at Newhall Crossings, which is set to be on display until the...

Soul’s Oscar Victory Marks CalArtians’ 12th Win in Best Animated Feature
Thursday, Apr 29, 2021

With Sunday night’s win for Soul (Pixar), the Best Animated Feature Oscar has now gone to alumni of the California Institute of the Arts’ (CalArts) renowned animation programs 12 times. Since the category was introduced at the Academy Awards 20 years ago, the majority of winning films have been...

CalArts’ Early Years Subject of Exhibition in Germany
Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019

The Kestner Gesellschaft presents Where Art Might Happen: The Early Years of CalArts, an exhibition dedicated to the institute’s infancy running from Friday, Aug. 30 – Sunday, Nov. 10 in Hanover, Germany. Founded in 1916, the art association houses a collection of salient contemporary works...

CalArts Faculty to Perform in Apophenia Wolf Concert
Thursday, Jun 13, 2019

Benjamin Richter and Carmina Escobar, faculty of The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts, will perform in Ghost Ensemble’s upcoming concert Apophenia Wolf on Saturday, June 15, in New York City. The musical collective Ghost Ensemble, of which Richter is the artistic director, presents seven entrancing...

CalArts Alums Rack Up 2019 Tony Awards
Monday, Jun 10, 2019

On Sunday, theater luminaries were recognized at the 73rd annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Six CalArtians, including Mara Isaacs, Todd Sickafoose and Bob Mackie, joined a roster of distinguished winners. Mythologically-inspired production Hadestown, was the night’s big...

CalArts Alums, Faculty to Perform at LA Dance Festival
Thursday, Apr 11, 2019

CalArtians are among the esteemed Los Angeles-based dance talent performing at the 7th annual Los Angeles Dance Festival (LADF), which runs throughout the month of April. Festival Curator Deborah Brockus invites followers of LA’s modern dance scene to an expansive array of performances, community dance...

CalArts Alum to Perform with Grammy-Winning Pianist Gloria Cheng
Thursday, Feb 21, 2019

On Saturday, Feb. 23, CalArts alum and composer Danny Wood (Music BFA 13) performs in concert, opening for Grammy-winning pianist Gloria Cheng. The evening performance takes place in a private residence in Los Angeles and features a beautifully restored Louis XV Steinway B piano. The concert is a reprisal...

CalArtians Participate in Marathon Reading at El Cid

In the after-hours of Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 3, a group of CalArts students gathered at El Cid in the Silver Lake neighborhood of L.A. for several hours of poetry and prose readings. Organized by Steph Smith (Critical Studies MFA 20) with the help of Jess Wolford (Critical Studies MFA 19), the event...

Three CalArtians Awarded CCF Fellowship for Visual Artists
Wednesday, Feb 6, 2019

Among the 18 artists who were recently awarded a California Community Foundation (CCF) Fellowship for Visual Artists, three are CalArtians: Rosha Yaghmai (MFA 07 Art), Kang Seung Lee (MFA 15 Art) and Mara De Luca (MFA 04 Art). The Fellowship for Visual Artists was launched with a large contribution from...

Jan. 25-31: CalArtians Featured at 2019 Slamdance Festival
Wednesday, Dec 26, 2018

The annual Slamdance Film Festival returns to Park City, Utah, from Jan. 25-31, 2019. With world premieres and a heavy focus on new and emerging artists, the festival serves as a showcase curated by filmmakers for filmmakers. This year, a number of CalArtians are represented throughout the festival program. In...

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2002 - "Legacy: Santa Clarita's Living History" series debuts on SCVTV with "Placerita Gold" episode [watch]
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1960 - SCV switches to Direct Dial, All-Number Calling [story]
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Starting this weekend, live comedy is coming back to the Santa Clarita Valley.
J.R.’s Comedy Club Returns to Bring Laughs Back to SCV
During the second day of testimony during the preliminary hearing for Noel Fisher, the Stevenson Ranch resident and Grammy-winning producer arrested on suspicion of 26 counts of sexual assault and/or rape, the second victim to testify alleged that he grabbed her arm and forced her face down into the cushion of a car seat.
Woman Testifies Stevenson Ranch Grammy Winner Raped Her on Hollywood Street
After a state-appointed committee shared a controversial plan to realign the justice system, which would place all of L.A. County’s juvenile offenders in two local camps, local legislators shared their views on their votes for the bills that made the plan possible.
Legislators Explain Votes Leading to Juvenile Inmate Plan
In a ruling of “power versus space … two great pillars of environmental sustainability,” open space won this week, a win for city officials — at a $5 million price.
City Must Pay $5 Million if Solar Panels are Demolished
The Tuesday meeting agenda for the Santa Clarita City Council has been released by officials. Beginning June 22, City Council meetings will return to a fully in-person format.
June 22: First In-Person City Council Regular Meeting
L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger and Santa Clarita City Council members were surprised this week by news of a state-appointed committee’s plan to move juvenile offenders to a pair of facilities in Saugus.
Plan to Place Juvenile Inmates in Saugus Facilities Raises Concerns
The city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable released a statement recognizing Juneteenth, which commemorates the freeing of enslaved African Americans in the Southern states of the United States of America.
SCV Human Relations Roundtable Releases Statement Recognizing Juneteenth
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed nine new deaths and 253 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,101 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Urges Community to Celebrate Father’s Day, Juneteenth Safely; SCV Cases Total 28,101
College of the Canyons announced it will launch a first-of-its-kind Law Enforcement Technology program slated to begin in Fall 2021, that will focus on the emerging trends and potential applications for new technologies in criminal investigations and other law enforcement operations.
COC Launches New Law Enforcement Technology Program
The California Department of Public Health and the California Department of Technology announced today a new Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Record for Californians.
State Launches New Digital Tool for Easy Access to COVID-19 Vaccine Record
As part of the Old Town Newhall Specific Plan update, the city of Santa Clarita will host a walking tour and pop-up booth at the Old Town Newhall Farmers Market on Saturday, June 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
City Invites the Community to Family-Friendly Walking Tour of Old Town Newhall
1945 - PFC Johnny Cordova of Castaic killed in action on Okinawa [story]
Johnny Cordova
The Board of Directors approved a five-year schedule of changes to SCV Water’s rate structure on Tues, June 15
SCV Water Announces New Rate Changes And Charges
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast for the following areas.
Health Officer Issues Heat Alert To Last Through Saturday
The SCV Education Foundation awarded six Hart High School District seniors $10,000 scholarships.
SCV Education Foundation Announces 2021 Scholarship Winners
L.A. County Public Health confirmed today eight new deaths and 249 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,074 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: LA County Starts New Vaccine Sweepstakes; 28,074 Total SCV Cases
Santa Clarita Public Library is inviting kids to have fun in the sun with music, movement and bubbles, with the "Bubbles and Bops" event. 
SCV Public Library’s ‘Bubbles And Bops’ Adds More Days, Parks
SCV for Change is scheduled to host a Juneteenth event Saturday evening at Central Park featuring live music, a chalk art walk, tie dye station and raffle. 
Juneteenth Picnic Set For Saturday At Central Park
SCV Water’s quick and proactive response to removing per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals in its groundwater supply received top honors as the Best Environmental Project from the American Public Works Association (APWA) – High Desert Branch.
SCV Water Honored for PFAS Water Treatment Plant
I began working for my local veterinarian when I was in high school and remained at that job until I left for college.
Herd Immunity Isn’t Just For Humans I Marcia Mayeda
With restrictions easing in California and LA County, The Santa Clarita City Council is returning to fully in-person meetings starting with the meeting scheduled for Tues, June 22 at 6 p.m. 
City Council to Resume In-Person Public Participation
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission unanimously approved five single-story apartment units Tuesday for low-income single mothers and their children in Newhall.
Commission Approves Single Mother Housing