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May 21
1978 - St. Francis Dam site becomes a State Landmark [story]
state landmark dedication

May 14-June 18: ‘Something Rotten’ at the Canyon Theatre Guild
Friday, May 13, 2022

“Something Rotten: The Broadway Musical” (Rated PG) opens this weekend at Canyon Theatre Guild in Old Town Newhall. Opening night is Saturday May 14 at 8 p.m. with a free champagne and wine reception for ticket holders. It will run every weekend, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, until its...

May 7-8: CTG Holds Open Auditions for Musical ‘Oliver!’
Friday, Apr 29, 2022

The Canyon Theatre Guild will hold open auditions Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8 for performers of all ages for the upcoming show, Lionel Bart’s “Oliver!” Auditions will be held at the Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main St., in Old Town Newhall, in the White Building Studio. On Saturday...

April 24: Canyon Theatre Guild Welcomes Home The Edward Twins
Wednesday, Apr 20, 2022

The Canyon Theatre Guild is bringing the 70’s and 80’s back with a new show from Las Vegas’ number one impersonators. Anthony & Eddie Edwards use state of the art make-up to look and sound like the superstars of today and yesterday. All the favorite legendary Superstars come alive...

‘Little Women: The Musical’ Opens March 12 at CTG
Thursday, Mar 10, 2022

“Little Women: The Musical” will open on stage at the Canyon Theatre Guild March 12 with a free champagne opening. The musical will run through April 10. The play tells the story of the four March sisters­­, traditional Meg, aspiring writer Jo, timid Beth and romantic Amy, as they grow...

March 11: ‘Lilies of the Field’ Opens at Canyon Theatre Guild
Tuesday, Mar 8, 2022

“Lilies of the Field,” based on the classic novel by the same name, opens Friday, March 11, at the Canyon Theatre Guild, with a free champagne opening. The show runs through April 9. When traveling African American handyman, Homer Smith, stops by a farm in rural Arizona, he is welcomed by...

CTG Extends Run of ‘Clue: On Stage’
Friday, Feb 11, 2022

The Canyon Theatre Guild in Newhall is extending the run of “Clue: On Stage” to include an additional performance. Directed by Eduardo Arteaga, a theater graduate from California State University, Northridge, “Clue” is your chance to see all of your favorite characters come...

Canyon Theatre Guild to Offer After School Youth Theater Workshop
Tuesday, Feb 8, 2022

The Canyon Theatre Guild in Newhall will offer an after-school youth theater workshop Feb. 15 to April 28 for children ages 8 to 17. The program will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:45 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. The workshop will include a production of a new musical comedy “We are Monsters.” The...

Canyon Theatre Guild Debuts ‘Clue on Stage’
Tuesday, Jan 4, 2022

Join Miss Scarlet, Professor Plum and Colonel Mustard, as well as the other characters of the classic board game “Clue” at The Canyon Theater Guild in Newhall. Opening night is Saturday, Jan. 22 at 8 p.m. A comedy, based on the original board game that inspired the 1985 film cult classic,...

Canyon Theatre Guild Adds More Mamma Mia! Shows
Friday, Oct 29, 2021

Due to popular demand, the Canyon Theatre Guild announced its production of “Mamma Mia!” will be extended through Nov. 7. “Due to unprecedented demand, we are adding another weekend of shows,” said Executive and Artistic Director TimBen Boydston. “We would like to thank MTI New York...

Canyon Theatre Guild Returns with ‘Suite Surrender,’ ‘Pride and Prejudice’
Tuesday, Jul 20, 2021

Join the Canyon Theatre Guild for some much needed laughter and delight with the hysterical comedy farce, “Suite Surrender.” It’s 1942, and two of Hollywood’s biggest divas have descended upon the luxurious Palm Beach Royale Hotel — assistants, luggage, and legendary feud...

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1978 - St. Francis Dam site becomes a State Landmark [story]
state landmark dedication
With school ending and summer break just around the corner, the Santa Clarita Public Library has everything you need to keep your family busy and engaged with reading, crafts and outdoor programs.
Read Beyond the Beaten Path This Summer
Feeling the need to act, members of the Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Congregation Beth Shalom, NAACP Santa Clarita, Higher Vision Church and the Islamic Center of Santa Clarita Valley decided to gather with community members to mark and reflect on the May 14 shooting in Buffalo, N.Y.
May 22: Vigil of Prayer and Lament for a Hurting World at St. Stephen’s
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 10 new deaths throughout L.A. County and 3,180 new cases countywide.
Friday COVID Roundup: L.A. County Public Transit Masking Requirement is Extended
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is working with state and national partners on an international outbreak of monkeypox. On May 19 the Centers for Disease Control confirmed a case of monkeypox in the United States in Massachusetts.
L.A. County Public Health Reports International Outbreak of Monkeypox
The father/son legacy continues after 40 years at Valley Institute of Prosthetics and Orthotics established in 1982. The company serves the Central Valley and the Santa Clarita Valley with the highest quality orthotic and prosthetic devices for patients to regain functionality.
VIPO Prosthetic and Orthotic Company Celebrates 40 Years
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a regular meeting Tuesday, May 24, beginning with a special/closed session at 5 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6 p.m.
May 24: City Council Meets to Authorize Garbage Collection Fee Increase
The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control is aware of the public’s desire to visit our animal care centers without an appointment. In response Animal Care and Control is adopting new public visitation hours for unscheduled visits just in time for National Pet Adoption Weekend, May 20-22.
Castaic Animal Care Center Offers Walk-in Visits in Time for National Adoption Weekend
Join the fun this summer and sign up for a class at Los Angeles county Parks. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to learn something new, make new friends and discover new talents.
May 30: In-person, Virtual Summer Classes Begin at L.A. County Parks
In my early 20s I worked on a sheep farm in southern Illinois. The farm had about 1,000 sheep and two Great Pyrenees dogs to protect them.
Marcia Mayeda | Does Your Dog Act Its Breed?
The California Air Resources Board will host an open house of its new state-of-the-art “green” Southern California Headquarters, the Mary D. Nichols Campus, in Riverside on Saturday, May 21.
May 21: California Air Resources Hosts Open House for New SoCal Headquarters
College of the Canyons had three Women's Softball players spotlighted by the California Community College Fastpitch Coaches Association with Ashlynn Heck, Allyson Melgar and Lisa Motz selected to the All-Southern California Team.
Cougars Softball Heck, Melgar, Motz Earn All-Southern California Honors
Los Angeles County is hosting the first in-person Homeowners' Resource Fair for the public since the pandemic hit two years ago. The event will be held Saturday, May 21 9 a.m. to noon at the Huntington Park Community Center, 6925 Salt Lake Ave., Huntington Park, CA 90255.
May 21: 2022 L.A. County Homeowners’ Resource Fair
1946 - Cher, great-granddaughter of Placerita Canyon homesteader Frank Walker and onetime Placerita property owner, born in El Centro, Calif. [story]
Cher and grandma
The California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section announced its All-Foothill League teams representing the Santa Clarita Valley.
All CIF-SS Foothill League Spring Sports Teams Announced
Free business training webinars are available from the College of the Canyons Small Business Development Corporation. The SBDC is the Small Business Administration's largest service program and provides high quality business and economic development assistance to small businesses and entrepreneurs. It provides no-cost business advising and low-cost training to existing and new businesses.
May 25: COC SBDC Hosting Free Webinars to Help Grow Your Business
The city of Santa Clarita has released a list of arts-related events happening in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Santa Clarita Arts Calendar: Civic Art RFQ, Call for Textile Fiber Art, more
Charlotte Kaup Kleeman, 1996 Santa Clarita Valley Woman of the Year, died Thursday, May 19, 2022 in Valencia. She was 85.
Longtime Community Leader Charlotte Kleeman Dies at 85
After a more than a two-year wait, the Free to Be Me Music Festival will make its much-anticipated debut at the Canyon Country Community Center, located at 18410 Sierra Highway, on Sunday, June 12, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
City’s Long-Awaited ‘Free to Be Me’ Music Festival Debuting June 12
The 37th Women in Service Celebration was hosted by the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley on Saturday, May 14. The event honored 19 women who have worked tirelessly to improve the lives of women and girls in the SCV. The honorees were nominated by SCV nonprofits.
Zonta SCV Names Alison Lindemann Recipient of Carmen Sarro Award
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday nine additional deaths and 4,725 new positive cases countywide, with 164 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 164 New SCV Cases, 4,725 New Cases Countywide
The Fil-Am Association of Santa Clarita Valley will host the "A Black Tie Gala" on July 23 at 7 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, located at 24500 Town Center Drive.
July 23: SCV Fil-Am Association Hosts Black Tie Gala
College of the Canyons is sending two Cougars to the California Community College Athletic Association State Championship meet after their respective performances at the Southern California Championships hosted by Moorpark College on May 13.
Two Cougars Track, Field Standouts Advance to State Championship
1851 - San Fernando-San Francisquito-Eliz. Lake Roads become public highways [story]