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1868 - Ravenna post office established in Soledad Canyon [story]
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CalArts Faculty, Students Win Writers Grants from Warhol Foundation
Monday, Dec 10, 2018

CalArts faculty and students are among the 2018 Arts Writers Grant Program recipients from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. Among the 21 grantees for the foundation’s 2018 cycle announced Monday, Dec. 3 are Ashley Hunt, CalArts School of Art faculty; and alumni Bradford Nordeen (Art...

Oct. 27: CalArts Faculty, Students Collaborate on Dance Performance ‘US and THEM’
Friday, Oct 26, 2018

The Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects in Culver City will host a free closing party and performance of “US and THEM” by Hayv Kahraman as part of the artist’s exhibition “Silence is Gold” on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. With choreography by Ariel Osterweis, faculty in The...

Cinema Legacy AFI Fest to Include Films from CalArts Faculty
Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018

The Cinema Legacy program at AFI Fest (Nov. 9-15) celebrates film history and features screenings of recently restored classic and lesser-known films. This year’s lineup is dedicated to female filmmakers and includes two films from CalArts faculty: Drylongso (1998) by Cauleen Smith and Queen of Diamonds...

CalArts Faculty Brigette Barrager Wins Christopher Award
Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018

CalArts alumna and faculty member Brigette Barrager (BFA Film/Video 07) was awarded the Christopher Award for Distinguished Achievement for her illustration of “Pocket Full of Colors.” The book by Amy Guglielmo and Jacqueline Tourville introduces readers to trailblazing illustrator, designer...

April 21: ‘Parallel Storms’: Works by Janie Geiser at Track 16 Gallery
Monday, Apr 16, 2018

A reception will be held for “Parallel Storms: Works by Janie Geiser,” a new exhibition of work by the multidisciplinary artist and CalArts faculty member, at Track 16 Gallery in Los Angeles on Saturday, April 21, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The exhibition features a mix of video projections,...

Dec. 7: CalArts’ Francesa Penzani Previews New Film, ‘Double Up’
Monday, Dec 4, 2017

This Thursday, look for the flashing lights outside the Bijou Theater at 4 p.m. and join Francesa Penzani (Dance-IM MFA 99), faculty member of The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance at CalArts, for a first look at her newest dance film, “Double Up.” The preview is free and open to the public. Penzani’s...

CalArts Faculty Member Presents Own Film at Vienna International Film Festival
Thursday, Nov 2, 2017

On Oct. 26-27, respected filmmaker and CalArts Program in Film/Video faculty James Benning screened his latest film, Readers, at the 2017 Viennale in Vienna, Austria. Known for challenging viewers’ expectations of the cinematic experience, Benning’s film focuses on the often unobserved human...

Martine Syms, Cauleen Smith to Join CalArts School of Art Faculty
Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017

In line with the interdisciplinary spirit of CalArts are two new additions to the School of Art faculty: Martine Syms, who will begin teaching at CalArts in September, and Cauleen Smith, who will join the Institute in January 2018. Both artists bend the traditional visual art world with film-based practices. Syms,...

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1868 - Ravenna post office established in Soledad Canyon [story]
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America’s Job Center of California is offering virtual career transition support sessions for displaced workers in Los Angeles County on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. via Zoom.
America’s Job Center to Offer Career Transition Support Sessions
As COVID-19 ravaged the nation, the hotel and hospitality industry were among the hardest hit, experiencing major losses in 2020.
SCV Hotels Bounce Back as Pandemic Winds Down
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast throughout the County including the Santa Clarita Valley.
High Heat Alert Issued Throughout L.A. County Starting Monday
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed five new deaths and 198 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,037 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19  Roundup: 28,037 Total SCV Cases; County MIS-C Cases in Children Plummet
California’s high-speed rail project got a much-needed boost Friday when the federal government agreed to restore nearly $1 billion in grant funding for the embattled infrastructure project.
State and Federal Government Restore Nearly $1 Billion in Funding to the High-Speed Rail Project
Hart High School’s show choir is once again hosting its Summer Show Choir Camp next month for students fifth grade and up.
Hart High School’s Summer Show Choir Camp to Return
Due to an excessive heat forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley, the city of Santa Clarita will have its three branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library open as cooling centers beginning Tuesday, June 15.
Cooling Centers to Open In Anticipation of Excessive Heat
State legislators had until June 4 to pass their bills out of the house in which they originated, and legislators representing the Santa Clarita Valley are reporting multiple bills on the move.
Local Legislators See Bills Move Forward
Although they are still awaiting the autopsy results, Los Angeles County Homicide Bureau detectives said they do not believe at this time that foul play resulted in a body being discovered near Castaic Lake on Tuesday.
No Foul Play Suspected in Castaic Lake Investigation
In an improvement from his critical, yet stable, status last week, the Los Angeles County Fire Department captain hospitalized at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is in “fair” condition, according to officials.
Hospital Officials Say Fire Captain Now in ‘Fair’ Condition
1956 - Bill Bonelli incorporates Solemint Water Co., his second of two predecessors of Santa Clarita Water Co. [story]
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For the past few years, Walmart Academies have focused on training our associates to succeed in their jobs and upskill for the future.
Registration Open for Walmart Santa Clarita’s Free Virtual Community Academy
Princess is introducing a new on-demand service that allows guests to call a crew member to their exact location to make an in-person request for assistance.
Princess Cruises Unveils New On-Demand Feature that Increases Personalized Service
Following its selection by the American Public Works Association’s (APWA) Southern California Chapter as a 2020 Project of the Year, the city of Santa Clarita’s Inclusive Play Area at Canyon Country Park was recently named the Innovative Design of the Year Project by the APWA’s High Desert Branch.
Canyon Country Park’s Inclusive Play Area Earns Award for Innovative Design
SCV Water’s 2021 Annual Water Quality Report is now available.
Annual SCV Water Quality Report Released
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying three robbery suspects who physically assaulted a Circle K clerk in Saugus in April.
Detectives Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Saugus Circle K Robbery Suspects
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 7 new deaths and 220 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,031 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,031; New Vaccination Sweepstakes Coming to L.A. County Friday
Thinking about a career move? Jumping back into the job market after a challenging year? With the end of the pandemic in sight, people may be wondering about their next job prospects, career choices, or what's next on the horizon.
June 21: JCI Santa Clarita Hosting Virtual Resume, Interview Workshop
In anticipation of the grand opening of their newest tenant, Bird Dog Arts, the Outlets at Tejon is pleased to announce, it will be hosting “Art at OAT.”
June 12: Outlets at Tejon Unveil Interactive Art Walls
More than 200 teachers gathered outside the William S. Hart Union High School District office ahead of Wednesday’s board meeting, sharing frustration over their salaries.
Hart Teachers Protest to Demand Pay Raise
The Saugus Union School District held groundbreaking events last week for a handful of new buildings coming to the Cedarcreek and Skyblue Mesa elementary schools.
Saugus Union Breaks Ground on New Cedarcreek, Skyblue Mesa Facilities
1910 - Trick roper Montie Montana of Agua Dulce born in North Dakota as Owen Harlan Mickel [story]
Montie Montana
The City of Santa Clarita is excited to announce the return of the Spirit of America Fireworks Spectacular, which will headline Fourth of July festivities in the city after the COVID-19 pandemic forced its cancellation in 2020.
“Spirit Of America” Fireworks Show Returns