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LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Town Center Art Space: Call for Artists
Monday, Aug 1, 2016

CALL SUMMARY: The City of Santa Clarita Arts and Events Office (AEO) and the Santa Clarita Arts Commission (SCAC) are seeking artists or artist teams to design and display art exhibits of various types at the Westfield Valencia Town Center Art Space. This is an opportunity for artists located in Los...

Call for Artists: For First Floor Gallery at City Hall
Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015

The city of Santa Clarita’s Arts and Events Office is seeking art for an upcoming exhibit titled “A Foot in the Door: Abstract Art and Meaning.”  This exhibition will present works of abstract art, and provide the viewer with context about each piece. Artists will be asked to write a short...

Call for Artists: For Abstract Exhibit at City Hall
Thursday, Sep 3, 2015

A Foot in the Door: Abstract Art and Meaning First Floor Gallery Exhibit   The City of Santa Clarita Arts & Events Office is seeking art entries for an exhibit that will feature abstract art in the First Floor Gallery at City Hall. This opportunity is for artists located in L.A. County. Titled...

Call for Artists: For Mall & City Hall Art Spaces
Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Arts Commission are seeking exhibit proposals from Los Angeles County artists or artist teams for the Westfield Valencia Town Center Art Space, and abstract art pieces for the First Floor Gallery at City Hall. Artists or artist teams are invited to submit...

Call for Artists: For Town Center Art Space
Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita Arts and Events Office and the Santa Clarita Arts Commission are seeking artists or artist teams to design and display art exhibits of various types at the Westfield Valencia Town Center Art Space. This is an opportunity for artists located in Los Angeles County.   PROJECT...

Artists: Find Out How to Show at City Events in Newhall
Monday, Feb 2, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita’s popular Thursdays@Newhall series returns to Old Town Newhall, on March 5.  Several new and returning events will be held on Thursday nights from March through October, including ArtSLAM with JAM Sessions on the first Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Opportunities are available...

Artists Invited to Create Piece for Valencia Library
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013

The City of Santa Clarita announces a call to artists for a public art opportunity to create a new, outdoor piece for the Santa Clarita Public Library. Through a selection process, an artist or a team of artists will be selected to create and install artwork for the entrance of the Valencia Library....

Call for Artists: To Design Canyon Country Bike Racks
Thursday, Jun 20, 2013

New bike racks in front of City Hall were designed by local artist Shuko Nielsen. The City of Santa Clarita invites artists or a team of artists to design two artistic and functional bike racks for the Canyon County Community Center, located at 18792 Flying Tiger Drive.  Artists must submit a proposal...

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1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
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The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing Tuesday to further deliberate on the Sand Canyon Resort development.
Sand Canyon Resort Development Returns to Planning Commission
The CIF Southern Section and KAP7 International, Inc. announced a five-year partnership extension for KAP7 to be the official boys and girls water polo ball for all championship events.
KAP7, CIF-SS Announce Extension of Five-Year Ball Partnership
Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan that would spend about $1.5 billion of the state’s $75.7 billion surplus in grants of up to $25,000 to support small businesses, according to state officials this week.
Chamber Urges SCV to Support Newsom’s Aid to Small Businesses
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 17 new deaths and 583 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,842 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Studies Show Vaccine Appears to Be Effective Against Variants; 27,842 Total SCV Cases
Fourteen-year-old Andrew Jenofsky was the first in line to get his shot at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Thursday morning, as adolescents ages 12-15 were given the go-ahead to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
14-Year-Old First to Receive Pfizer Vaccine at Henry Mayo
Support for Israel was written across the signs and faces of approximately 100 demonstrators during a rally held on City Hall’s steps Thursday evening.
Approximately 100 SCV Residents Gather to Support Israel
The city of Santa Clarita received approximately 850 applications for its rental assistance program ahead of the program’s April 30 application deadline.
City Receives More Than 800 Rental Assistance Applications
Saddleback Butte State Park announced it is urgently searching for volunteers to become camp hosts beginning June 1.
Camp Hosts Needed at Saddleback Butte State Park, New Updates Announced for Mojave Area State Parks
Los Angeles County Public Health officials said it will review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly released guidance for fully vaccinated residents in order to make adjustments to the current County and state guidelines.
LA County to Review CDC’s Masking Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People
The city of Santa Clarita released an updated schedule for the Concerts in the Park series set to take place in July and August.
City Releases Updated Schedule for Concerts in the Park
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance Thursday indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Loosens Mask Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated People; SCV Cases Total 27,825
A total of 277 single-family homes changed owners during April in the Santa Clarita Valley as the as the tight inventory rose to its highest level in five months, though remained well below year-ago totals, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
SCV Median Home Price $795,000 Hits Record
After making numerous requests for correction for failure by the County Board of Supervisors to abide by various sections of the Brown Act, the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment was left with no option than to file a formal legal complaint.
SCOPE Files Legal Complaint Over L.A. County’s Failure to Abide by Brown Act
The case against a prominent Santa Clarita Valley Realtor who had been accused of a sexual assault stemming from a Las Vegas real estate conference last summer was dismissed, a court clerk confirmed Thursday.
Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case Against SCV Realtor Dismissed, L.A. County Case “Still Active”
Tommy's Boats - a national boat dealership brand with locations in Florida, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Michigan - announced a new location opening soon in Castaic.
May 19, May 20: Tommy’s Boats Grill & Chill Hiring Event
Foothill League coaches announced their choice for Player of the Year and their All-League teams recently.
Saugus High QB Named Foothill League Player of the Year
California Credit Union has awarded 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in its annual College Scholarship Program.
Valencia High Student Awarded California Credit Union Scholarship
Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda responded Tuesday to criticisms of the city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, which was formed as a result of last summer’s protests about issues involving race relations.
Mayor Taking Human Relations Roundtable Criticisms “Very Seriously”
1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall
Six days a week, Santa Clarita Grocery opens its warehouse to people in need.
Local Shop Donates Leftover Bagels To Help Families
As part of the $100 billion California Comeback Plan, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a $20 billion to transform California public schools into gateways of equity and opportunity.
Newsom Announces $20 Billion Investment to Public Schools
The LA County Development Authority have extended the deadline to register for elderly family housing sites from June to the end of the year. 
LACDA Extends Registration For Elderly Family Public Housing Sites, Including Valencia