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2014 - "Become Ocean" by John Luther Adams (CalArts BFA 1973) named winner of 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Music [story]
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Locals Get Their 29th Taste of the Town
Monday, May 8, 2017

Despite the threatening weather, more than 1,000 guests attended the 29th annual Taste of the Town event Sunday at Mann Biomedical Park in Valencia. The charity fundraiser for the Santa Clarita Child & Family Center featured more than 40 restaurants, bakeries, caterers and beverage purveyors who...

Aug. 18: Summer Bunco Bash Helps Child, Family Center
Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016

The Auxiliary of the Child & Family Center will host its Summer Bunco Bash on Thursday, Aug. 18. The event will feature fast-paced Bunco rolls with chances to win three championships. The lucky champions will go home with two tickets each to the Center’s Taste of the Town extravaganza next May. Auxiliary...

Locals Get a Taste of the Town
Monday, May 2, 2016

The crew of Kokolita’s passed out samples of cupcakes and empanadas. Photos: Michele E. Buttelman. The 28th annual Taste of the Town event attracted nearly 1,000 guests and volunteers – and more than 50 vendors – to benefit the Santa Clarita Child & Family Center on Sunday. The...

Chiquita Landfill Employees Donate Bikes to Nonprofits
Tuesday, Dec 22, 2015

Chiquita Canyon, a local business that is home to a 9.2 megawatt clean energy facility, helped make the holiday season a little brighter for children at the Child & Family Center, Help the Children and the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley on Tuesday. Dozens of bicycles that were assembled...

Oct. 18: Child & Family Center Kid Expo at GVHS
Friday, Oct 2, 2015

Sponsored by: 12th Annual Child & Family Center Kid Expo Sunday, October 18 – FREE ADMISSION Golden Valley High School, 11am – 4pm Booths almost Sold Out!!   Click here to see the full list of sponsors and exhibitors.   Take your picture with Cherry at Kid Expo! See...

Sept. 19: Santa Clarita Century for Child & Family Center
Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015

7th Annual Santa Clarita Century BIKES, BANDS, BBQ & BREW Saturday, September 19th  100 * 50 * 25 Mile Rides All New Routes!! Curt Sandoval We’re pleased to introduce, Curt Sandoval, sports anchor for ABC7 Eyewitness News, as the S.C. Century Honorary Chair.An avid cyclist and co-owner...

Ronald McDonald House $upports Child & Family Center
Monday, Jun 29, 2015

Child & Family Center has received a Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California Community Grant in the amount of $16,610 to purchase therapeutic equipment and toys for Child & Family’s Bright Beginnings Therapeutic Preschool as well as other programs which help young children...

Town Gets a Taste, Child & Family Center Gets Support
Monday, May 4, 2015

The 27th annual Taste of the Town, benefiting the Child & Family Center of Santa Clarita, returned Sunday to the Mann Biomedical Park in Valencia. The event offered guests food and libations from 52 exhibitors including restaurants, caterers, bakeries and beer and wine purveyors. More than 1,000...

Prepare Your Palate: May 3 Taste of the Town
Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015

More than 50 restaurants and caterers serve up all the food you can eat, all the wine & beer you can drink, plus top-notch entertainment, silent & live auctions in a beautiful garden setting.   Sunday, May 3, 2015 Reserved Seating Includes Pre-Event VIP Experience Noon-1 pm General Admission...

New Participants in This Year’s ‘Taste of the Town’
Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015

More than 40 restaurants and caterers serve up all the food you can eat, all the wine & beer you can drink, plus top-notch entertainment, silent & live auctions in a beautiful garden setting.   Sunday, May 3, 2015 Reserved Seating Includes VIP Experience Noon-1 pm General Admission 1:00 –...

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2014 - "Become Ocean" by John Luther Adams (CalArts BFA 1973) named winner of 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Music [story]
John Luther Adams
A special meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board will be held 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17. It will be followed by the regular meeting of the Hart Board at 7 p.m.
April 17: Hart District to Choose Search Firm, Offer Hart Mascot Presentation
1935 - Gladys Carter convicted of manslaughter in fatal shooting of Frances Walker, of the Placerita Walkers [story]
Gladys Carter
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, April 16, at 6 p.m. in City Council Chambers at City Hall, 23920 Valencia Blvd. 1st Floor, Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
April 16: Planning Commission to Discuss Town Center Specific Plan
Hundreds of residents joined the Santa Clarita City Council and dignitaries on Saturday, Aprl 6, for the grand opening of the city’s newest amenity, Skyline Ranch Park. Marking the 38th park in the community, the 10.5-acre park offers activities for everyone.
Santa Clarita Opens 38th Park, Skyline Ranch Park
The Saugus Union School District is seeking qualified, interested individuals to serve on the district’s Asset Management Advisory Committee.
SUSD Seeks Applicants for Asset Management Advisory Committee
Take a magic carpet ride through the enchanting countries of the Middle East to experience an eclectic combination of music and dance from Egypt, Israel, Iran, Turkey, Lebanon, Emirates and more. Desert Dreams, An Evening of Dance and Music will appear on stage at The MAIN in Old Town Newhall Thursday, May 2 at 8 p.m.
May 2: Desert Dreams, An Evening of Dance, Music
Los Angeles County Fifth District Supervisor Kathryn Barger successfully introduced a motion during this week’s Board of Supervisors meeting to recognize a newly established non-profit organization, DarkSky LA County, for their local work to preserve natural darkness and diminish the impact of artificial light locally.
Barger Recognizes Dark Sky LA County for Preserving Dark Skies
The Valley Industry Association of Santa Clarita is set to ignite innovation and transformation with its VIA Workforce Development Conference 2024 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Thursday, May 16.
May 16: VIA Workforce Development Conference
The Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons will host an in-person Open House event from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24 to preview academic programs offered by partner institutions, including University of La Verne and National University and showcase the facility’s rental spaces.
April 24: University Center at COC to Host Open House
The US Frontline Collective Golf Classic will be held Monday, April 29 at the Sand Canyon Country Club. Noon shotgun start.
April 29: US Frontline Collective Golf Classic
The Triumph Foundation's 11th Annual Wheelchair Sports Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, April 27-28 at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex Gymnasium. Triumph Foundation hosts this free event to introduce wheelchair sports to people that are newly injured, Veterans, children and others with disabilities.
April 27-28: Triump Foundation 11th Annual Wheelchair Sports Festival
The College of the Canyons Foundation will host its Second Annual 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, April 27 in the Valencia Campus West PE (WPEK) building.
April 27:  COC Foundation 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
The Science Talks Series at College of the Canyons will offer a Garden Walk at the Canyon Country Campus on Friday, April 26 at 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
April 26: Science Talks Garden Walk at COC Canyon Country Campus
1738 - Fr. Francisco Garcés born in Spain; came through SCV in 1776, found Tataviam fighting with Coastal Chumash, observed Santa Clara River flowing by night and dry by day despite the season being spring [story]
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Have you ever wanted to journey to another country to experience an array of new and unique cultures and customs?
Jason Gibbs | Explore the World at Celebrate!
With a birdie on the final hole, Jonathan Larson won the The Master's University Spring Invitational and lifted The Master's men's team to an 11-stroke victory at the Crystalaire Country Club in Llano, Calif. Tuesday.
Larson Lifts Mustangs to Victory at Spring Invitational
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) — A bill that would allow California poll workers and voters to sue over election intimidation is advancing through the Legislature after a Wednesday vote.
Bill Allowing California Poll Workers to Sue Over Intimidation Advances
College of the Canyons moved its win streak to four games after taking down visiting Antelope Valley College by a 14-12 final score in a back-and-forth game at Mike Gillespie Field on Tuesday.
Cougars Survive Slugfest Against AVC 14-12
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency regular board meeting will be held Tuesday, April 16, at 6 p.m.
April 16: SCV Water Public Hearing on Mandatory Recycled Water Ordinance
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency’s Public Outreach and Legislation Committee is holding an in-person meeting Thursday, April 18, at 5:30 p.m.
April 18: SCV Water Public Outreach, Legislation Committee Meeting
Offering a look into Los Angeles through his eyes, photographer and director Estevan Oriol will talk about his journey as an artist and his photography during a visit next week to California State University, Northridge. 
Celebrated Photographer Estevan Oriol to Speak at CSUN
Join the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce Wednesday, April 17, for an unforgettable evening of networking and fun at Sand Canyon Country Club, located in the picturesque foothills of the Angeles National Forest.
April 17: SCV Chamber After Hours Mixer
California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Thursday his bill to help reduce overcrowding at animal shelters across the state, by expanding access to low and no-cost spay/neuter services, was approved in the Senate Education Committee.
Wilk’s Animal Shelter Overcrowding Bill Clears First Hurdle
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