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1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]

Art Exhibits on Display at Canyon Country Library, Community Center
Friday, Sep 22, 2023

My Kind of Town, an art exhibit by Justin N. Kim, will be on display at the Canyon Country Community Center, 18410 Sierra Highway, Santa Clarita, CA 91351, now through Dec. 8. Kim is a Korean-born, abstract painter who currently lives and works in Los Angeles. He paints abstract color field paintings,...

Sept 28: City Hosts “Fake or Fatal: The Truth about Fentanyl” Symposium
Wednesday, Sep 20, 2023

According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, six out of 10 fake prescription pills contain a potentially fatal dose of fentanyl. In order to take a proactive approach to educating the community and youth in Santa Clarita about the ongoing opioid crisis, the city is proud to present the 2023 Parent...

Ken Striplin | Truth About Fentanyl
Monday, Sep 18, 2023

Fake and Fatal: The Truth About Fentanyl The escalating presence of fentanyl in our community and the number of drug-related deaths is steadily increasing every year and has raised deep concerns among parents, caregivers, first responders and community leaders. According to data from the Centers for...

Sept 13: City Cinemas in the Park Presents “Top Gun: Maverick”
Wednesday, Sep 13, 2023

City Cinemas in the Park will screen the film “Top Gun: Maverick” on Sept. 22 at 8:30 p.m. The film will be shown at the Canyon Country Community Center, located at 18410 Sierra Hwy, Santa Clarita, CA 91351. This film is rated PG-13. Gather with your friends and family for the first City...

Oct 29: Bark for Life Halloween Fundraiser Honors Canine Companions
Thursday, Sep 7, 2023

Celebrate a Happy Howl-o-ween with your dog at the American Cancer Society’s fundraiser, Bark for Life, presented by Relay For Life of the Santa Clarita Valley. The event is on Sunday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Canyon Country Community Center located at 18410 Sierra Hwy, Santa Clarita,...

Oct. 21: Circle of Hope’s 19th Annual Tea, ‘A Royal Tea’ Fundraiser
Friday, Aug 25, 2023

The Circle of Hope, Inc. Annual Tea is one of Santa Clarita Valley’s most anticipated fundraisers bringing awareness to breast cancer and raising funds to help those in the SCV fighting the disease. Circle of Hope’s 19th Annual Tea will be held on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. It promises...

Oct. 29: Bark For Life of SCV Benefits American Cancer Society
Thursday, Aug 10, 2023

Bark for Life of Santa Clarita Valley to benefit the American Cancer Society was such a success in March there will be another Bark For Life event held Sunday, Oct. 29 at the Canyon Country Community Center, 18410 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country, CA 91351. The event will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Day...

Aug. 11: Celebrate Native American Culture at Canyon Country Community Center
Thursday, Aug 3, 2023

“Celebrate” is a unique free cultural experience that brings the history and traditions of people and places from around the world to the Canyon Country Community Center every second Friday from April to September. The next Celebrate event will be held Friday, Aug. 11 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Come...

June 9: Celebrate Peru at Canyon Country Community Center
Monday, May 29, 2023

Celebrate is a unique cultural experience that brings the history and traditions of people and places from around the world to the Canyon Country Community Center every second Friday from April to September. The next Celebrate event will be held Friday, June 9 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Guests will “celebrate”...

SCVTV’s ‘Finding Art’ Wins Silver at 44th Annual Telly Awards
Thursday, May 25, 2023

The SCVTV production team is proud to announce that “Finding Art: ‘Circle Song’ Community Tile Wall” won a Silver award at the 44th Annual Telly Awards.  The piece, which can be viewed here, follows the process of artist Katy Krantz, who was selected to design a ceramic tile wall mural, located...

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1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]
Throughout my life, I have always fought for and raised rescue animals, both big and small.
Laurene Weste | Adopting New Family Member at Castaic Animal Care Center
The Metro Board of Directors approved schedule changes, public safety resources and additional trains to the Metrolink Antelope Valley Line (AVL) Thursday.
Metro Approves Additional AVL Trains
The SCVEDC is excited to announce that it was recently honored for excellence in economic development by the International Economic Development Council in two distinct categories.
SCVEDC Earns Two International Awards of Excellence
The 2023 Wildcat Classic Marching Band Competition will take place on Saturday, Oct., 14 at Valencia High School.
Oct. 14: Annual Wildcat Classic Marching Band Competition
Interstate 5 in the Castaic area in northern Los Angeles County will be reduced from four lanes to two lanes in the northbound or southbound direction between 5 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 2-4, Caltrans announced Thursday.
Caltrans Announces I-5 Castaic Area Lane Closures
College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook received the rarely-awarded O – C (pronounced “oh bar see”) award from FivePoint at a community celebration event held to celebrate her 35 years of leadership at COC.
Van Hook Receives Prestigious O – C Award
Children’s Bureau is seeking foster families and now offers two virtual ways for individuals and/or couples to learn how to help children in foster care while reunifying with birth families or how to provide legal permanency by adoption.
Oct. 19: Foster Care, Adoption Virtual Orientation
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is proud to announce that the club has won top honors within Zonta International’s Add Your Voice Campaign for installing the largest number of new members throughout the Zonta world in 2023.
Zonta’s Add Your Voice Campaign Earns International Recognition
California State University, Northridge is the No. 2 public university in California and the No. 12 public university in the nation, according to the Wall Street Journal/College Pulse 2024 Best Colleges in the U.S. ranking.
WSJ Ranks CSUN No. 2 Public University in State, No. 12 Nationally
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed eight health care bills that heighten protections for those who provide abortion care, expand the health care workforce and protect information about reproductive health care.
California Expands Reproductive Health Protections
In a week that saw her lead The Master's University to a pair of three-set wins, Timberlie Miller has been named the NAIA Setter of the Week.
TMU’s Timberlie Miller Named NAIA Setter of the Week
1987 - Slender-horned spineflower listed in Federal Register as endangered species [story] Slender-horned spineflower
 The Los Angeles County Department of Education livestreamed their Career Technical Education meeting from the state-of-the-art video studio at Castaic High School.
Castaic High Hosts County Office of Education CTE Livestream
Celebrating the fall season, Canyon Theatre Guild recently opened Ken Ludwig’s The Gods of Comedy, running through Oct. 29.
The Gods of Comedy Runs at Canyon Theatre Guild Through Oct. 29
Wallet Hub recently complete their survey of the best and worst cities for women, ranking SCV as the number 5 city among those it surveyed.
Santa Clarita Ranks Top Five Cities for Women
The Department of Water Resources urges people to avoid physical contact with water at Castaic Lake in Los Angeles County until further notice due to the presence of blue-green algae.
Warning of Algae Bloom Issued for Castaic Lake
Bring family and friends and volunteer for the city of Santa Clarita’s Canyon Country Community Day on Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
Oct 7: City Seeks Volunteers for Canyon Country Community Day
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion introduced by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and co-authored by Supervisor Lindsey P. Horvath that will examine how the County can support the film production industry and keep it anchored in the region.
Board of Supervisors Unanimously Approve Motion to Deliver Long Term Support for Film Industry
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 136 new cases and no additional deaths from COVID-19 in the Santa Clarita Valley within the last week.
Weekly COVID Roundup: COVID-19 Still Impact People 65+
Former California poet laureate Dana Gioia will explore “The Enchantment of Poetry” on Thursday, Oct. 5, as part of the Gohstand Reading Room Biennial Lecture Series at California State University, Northridge’s University Library.
Oct 5: CSUN Library Explores ‘The Enchantment of Poetry’ with Dana Gioia
2014 - Towsley Canyon Loop Trail named for naturalist Don Mullally [story]
Don Mullally
Join the Los Angeles county Department of Economic Opportunity and the Department of Public Health for town halls throughout Los Angeles County to provide feedback on a potential new law that will allow residents to legally operate a minature restaurant in their home kitchen, or a Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operation, also known as MEHKOs.
Town Halls Scheduled to Discuss Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operations