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1849 - Jayhawkers encounter Bennett-Arcan party in southern Utah; latter makes wrong decision, heads through Death Valley toward SCV [story]
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Filming Costs to Increase in California State Parks
Tuesday, Aug 2, 2022

The California Film Commission has issued a production alert regarding filming fee increases in California State Parks effective Sept. 1, 2022. The review and monitor fees charged for film permits by State Parks will increase for applications submitted on or after September 1, 2022. This is the first...

Newsom Signs Bipartisan Bill Expanding State’s Film/TV Tax Credit
Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021

Gov. Gavin Newsom was recently in Los Angeles to sign bipartisan legislation that expands California’s film/TV tax credit program with an additional $330 million over two years, including $150 million targeted specifically at promoting new soundstage development and workforce diversity. The soundstage...

Janice Hahn Appointed to California Film Commission
Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019

California Governor Gavin Newsom appointed Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn to the California Film Commission on Tuesday. “California is the world’s leader in motion picture, television and commercial production, thanks to the creativity and hard work of people across our State,” Hahn...

McLean, Smith, Execs Take ‘Film Information Tour’
Friday, Jul 26, 2019

Mayor Marsha McLean joined California State Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita), State of California Film Commission Executive Director Colleen Bell and Deputy Director Eve Honthaner for a Santa Clarita “film information tour” on Wednesday. McLean and the Santa Clarita City Council...

Newsom Appoints Colleen Bell Executive Director of California Film Commission
Thursday, Jun 27, 2019

Colleen Bell, former US Ambassador to Hungary and producer at Bell-Phillip Television Productions, was appointed executive director of the California Film Commission by Governor Gavin Newsom on May 23. She was administered the oath of office by the Governor on June 18 at the State Capitol. The California...

Report Shows Film, TV Tax Credit Program Boosts Industry Growth
Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018

The effectiveness of California’s Film & TV Tax Credit Program 2.0 in retaining and attracting in-state production has been affirmed in an annual progress report recently released by the California Film Commission. The report provides comprehensive data through year-three of the expanded tax credit...

State Film Officials Detail Benefits of Film, TV Tax Incentive Program
Monday, Jul 2, 2018

Senate Bill 871, the California Film & Television Job Retention and Promotion Act, was signed into law by Governor Brown on June 27, 2018. The California Film Commission will develop regulations, program guidelines and other procedures to administer the newly extended tax credit program (Program...

CFC Releases Annual Report; State Entertainment Production Remains Competitive
Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017

The California Film Commission (CFC) issues an annual report to provide the legislature, state government staff, and the public with an assessment of the Program’s economic impact to the state, as well as statistical information and insights into California’s entertainment production industry....

CA Film Commission News: 2017 Film in California Conference
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

DATE: May 16, 2017 2017 Film In California Conference    Saturday, May 20th | CBS Studio Center in Studio City  10 am-6 pm Produced by the California Film Commission (CFC) & Film Liaisons in California Statewide (FLICS) Presented by ABC Studios & The Walt Disney...

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College of the Canyons freshman Carla Menendez tied with two others for medalist honors, leading the Cougars to a fifth straight conference victory at Antelope Valley Country Club on Wednesday, Oct. 5.
Cougars Continue Conference Win Streak, Menendez Medals Again
Want to find beauty in your yard year after year? Learn how to landscape using perennials and natives. They are plants that live for two or more years and are well suited for your landscape and the Santa Clarita Valley climate. Join the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency's free virtual gardening class, "Perennials and Natives for the SCV," on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 9 a.m.
Oct. 15: SCV Water Free Gardening Class SCV Perennials, Natives
The California Highway Patrol will implement a yearlong federal grant to help save lives and reduce the risk associated with riding a motorcycle.
CHP Receives Grant to Increase Safety for Motorcyclists
The Santa Clarita Valley Potters will be "abandoning" art throughout the Santa Clarita Valley Oct. 10-21. Residents are encouraged to join the Abandoned Art SCV Facebook page to find clues on where the hidden ceramics can be found in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Oct. 10-23: SCV Potters Abandoned Art, Fall Sale
1849 - Jayhawkers encounter Bennett-Arcan party in southern Utah; latter makes wrong decision, heads through Death Valley toward SCV [story]
William Manly
California State University, Northridge’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is hosting the first annual BikeFest on Sunday, Oct. 23.
CSUN’s College of Social, Behavioral Sciences Hosting Inaugural BikeFest
California State University, Northridge continues Fall women's tennis action this weekend as the Matadors travel to the Long Beach State Tournament.
CSUN Women’s Tennis Heads to Long Beach State Tourney
Denise Redmond, executive director of Carousel Ranch announced that she will step down from the position as of Jan. 1, 2023.
Denise Redmond Stepping Down from Carousel Ranch
A woman was reportedly found dead Thursday inside a clothing collection box on the 24800 block of Orchard Village Road in Newhall, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Woman Found Dead in Newhall Clothing Collection Box
The College of the Canyons softball program is inviting youth players from across the region to participate in the 2022 COC Softball Youth Skills Clinic, with three dates running in October.
Lady Cougars Softball Program Hosting Youth Skills Clinic
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) — Following federal pressure to reduce how much water it takes from the Colorado River, California on Wednesday announced a plan to cut its consumption annually by 400,000 acre-feet. 
California Announces Plan to Cut Imports of Colorado River Water
If you don’t have your REAL ID yet, there is no need to be frightened. Add it to your bag of treats this month and be prepared for federal enforcement beginning May 3, 2
DMV Reminding Californians REAL ID Enforcement Begins in Seven Months
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday two additional COVID-19 deaths and 68 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with a total of 12 deaths and 1,822 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 68 New SCV Cases; Two Additional Deaths
2000 - Movie stuntman Richard Farnsworth, 2000 Newhall Walk of Western Stars inductee, and Dr. Robert Rockwell, first COC president, die on the same day [Farnsworth story] [Rockwell story]
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Jack Rhead's goal in the 84th minute sent CSUN past Sacramento State 2-1 in Big West men's soccer action Wednesday afternoon at Hornet Soccer Field.
Rhead Scores in the 84th Minute to Lift CSUN Past Sacramento State 2-1
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 10 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,058 new cases countywide and 30 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Santa Clarita Tops 91k Total Cases
College of the Canyons has received a $1.37 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Child Care Assistance Means Parents In School program to directly benefit the college’s Early Childhood Education Center. 
COC Receives $1.37 Million Grant to Support Early Childhood Education Center
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital's Girl Talk: A Women’s Health Series will be returning on Thursday, Oct. 13.
Oct. 13: Henry Mayo’s Women’s Health Education Series Returns
Valencia-based Landscape Development Inc. announced that its maintenance division, Enhanced Landscape Management LLC, has completed the asset purchase of Ventura, CA based, The Groundskeeper, Inc..
Valencia-Based Landscape Development Further Expands Its Footprint in SoCal
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today awarded $144 million in Safe Clean Water funding, including 24 new infrastructure projects, 17 scientific studies, and various watershed area resources designed to increase the region’s water resiliency.
Supervisors Approve $144 million in Safe Clean Water Funding
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn that directed the County’s Internal Services Department to equitably identify internet broadband demonstration sites across all five of the County’s Supervisorial Districts.  
L.A. County Board of Supervisors Approve Digital Equity Motion
Vice-Chairman of the Public Safety Committee Assemblyman Tom Lackey announced Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1406 into law.
Governor Newsom Signs Assemblyman Lackey’s Bill to Prevent Inadvertent Fatal Shootings
1970 - College of the Canyons' first on-campus classes held in portable buildings located just south of future Cougar Stadium [story]
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