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1970 - Gov. Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall's first "second" judge [story]
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CalArts Artistic Director Named to Wuzhen Theatre Festival Committee
Thursday, Dec 8, 2022

Travis Preston, California Institute of the Arts School of Theater dean and CalArts Center for New Performance executive artistic director, has been named to the Artistic Committee of the Wuzhen Theatre Festival. The Wuzhen Theatre Festival is an annual theater event in the ancient water town of Wuzhen,...

Saugus High School to End Chinese Language Course
Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018

Saugus High School administrators have decided to discontinue the school’s Chinese-language program established 14 years ago, and some parents unhappy with the decision say they plan to speak up about it at the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board’s meeting Wednesday night. “We...

Oct. 19: CalArts’ Fantomas: Revenge of the Image Premieres in China
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017

CalArts Center for New Performance (CNP), the professional producing arm of California Institute of the Arts, opens Fantômas: Revenge of the Image at Wuzhen Theatre Festival in Wuzhen, China, on Oct. 19. Workshopped at CalArts last year, Fantômas is the first production to have its international world...

Princess Cruises’ New Majestic Princess Arrives in Shanghai
Monday, Jul 10, 2017

Shanghai, China – Princess Cruises’ Majestic Princess, the first new international luxury cruise liner tailor-made for China, has arrived in Shanghai to begin her maiden season, according to a news release from the Santa Clarita-based company. Yao Ming and Ye Li served as Naming Ambassadors and...

Princess Cruises’ Majestic Princess Arrives in China
Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017

Xiamen, China – Majestic Princess, the newest flagship in the Princess Cruises fleet, arrived in Xiamen, China, on Saturday after a 37-day journey along the “Silk Road Sea Route.” The ship’s arrival also marked the successful completion of the cultural programs and performances for guests...

Majestic Princess Begins Journey to China Along the Silk Road Sea Route
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Princess Cruises, the world’s largest premium cruise line, and the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (Friendship Association) officially began Majestic Princess’ journey from Rome to China which will feature a cultural exchange program themed “Telling the Chinese...

Supes Say ‘No’ on Animal Cruelty and Abuse
Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017

The County of Los Angeles is home to millions of pet loving families who are against animal abuse and suffering. In support of our furry constituents, Supervisors Hilda L. Solis, Sheila Kuehl, Janice Hahn, and Kathryn Barger passed a motion to advocate for the fair treatment of animals and oppose China’s...

Peril of Asian Moon Bears
Saturday, May 7, 2016

I’ve made six trips to China. During those trips I had the opportunity to admire moon bears in various zoos and presentations. I admired their strength and beauty. But there was another side to the moon bear trade that I was not exposed to until recently. It sickens me. Moon bears, along with other...

Don’t Soap Your Zisha
Sunday, Feb 7, 2016

I have long been enamored of the exceptional, hand-made Chinese teapots called YiXing Zisha. I became aware of them when I visited China on my first trip in 1981. I have since made six trips and have continued to collect them each time. I currently have 42 pots, each one with a unique design. Most of...

Princess Switches Sapphire’s Home Port to Shanghai
Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013

Sapphire Princess in Seattle, 2013 | Photo by Leon Worden Carnival Corporation & plc announced Wednesday it is introducing its Princess Cruises brand to China in 2014, naming Shanghai as home port for Sapphire Princess during a four-month season expected to carry 70,000 passengers. The new roundtrip...

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TreePeople in partnership with the Old Town Newhall Farmers Market and the Fernandeno Tataviam Band of Mission Indians will be giving away full size fruit trees including lemon, lime, orange, guava, pomegranate and peach on Saturday, Jan. 28.
Jan. 28: Free Fruit Tree Giveaway at Old Town Newhall Farmers Market
Ready to lose your thirsty turf lawn? The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency will show you where to start! Learn how to remove your lawn and transform it into a beautiful, sustainable landscape. Join our free virtual landscape and gardening workshop, Strategies for Replacing your Lawn, on Saturday, Feb. 4, at 9 a.m.
Feb. 4: Free Workshop ‘Strategies for Replacing Your Lawn’
The Southern California Veterans Study is seeking the input from Veterans living in Los Angeles, Orange or San Diego counties.
Southern California Veterans Study Seeks SoCal Veteran Input
Two California Institute of the Arts alums, Antoine Hunter aka Purple Fire Crow (Dance 2002) and Kite (Music BFA 2014), were among the 45 United States Artists Fellows announced on Tuesday, Jan. 24 who will receive $50,000 unrestricted cash awards.
CalArts Alums Named 2023 United States Artists Fellows
Anyone who has lived in another city will tell you that the events we put on in Santa Clarita are second to none. As we look ahead to the warm weather and sunshine afforded by the arrival of spring, now is a wonderful time to add some of the marquee city of Santa Clarita events to your 2023 calendar.
Ken Striplin | Fun, Family Events Just Around the Corner
1970 - Gov. Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall's first "second" judge [story]
Adrian Adams
NEW ORLEANS – The California State University, Northridge Men's and Women's Cross Country programs earned U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Teams for the 2022 NCAA Division I Cross Country season as announced by the USTFCCCA Thursday.
Matadors Cross Country Programs Named to All-Academic Teams
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency Board of Directors will now be meeting in-person for all Committee meetings.
Feb. 2: SCV Water Engineering, Operations Committee Regular Meeting
Friends of Placerita Canyon Natural Area invite the public to share in the grand opening of the new "Know Your Nature Center" on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 2 p.m.
Jan. 28: ‘Know Your Nature Center’ Grand Opening
Join Landmark Opera at Santa Clarita United Methodist Church as it presents Gilbert and Sullivan's famous operetta, "The Pirates of Penzance," Sunday, Feb. 5, at 2 p.m.
Feb. 5: Landmark Opera Presenting ‘Pirates of Penzance’
In Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation's latest episode, you’ll learn about DrinkPAK, a premier contract manufacturer of premium alcoholic and non-alcohol beverages based in Santa Clarita.
SCVEDC’s Latest Podcast Features DrinkPAK CEO Nate Patena
The College of the Canyons Sports Medicine Program and Valencia High School Medical Science Academy will host the 2023 Sports Medicine Professions Fair on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 10 a.m. - noon, at the college's Valencia campus.
Feb. 4: COC, Valencia High Partner to Host Sports Med Fair
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons will present "Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience" on Sunday, May 21. Two shows will be offered at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
May 21: Santa Clarita PAC Presents ‘Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience’
On Jan. 19, the Board of Directors for the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation approved long-time board member John Shaffery, managing partner of Poole Shaffery, to step into the role of Board co-chair as successor to Roger Seaver.
John Shaffery Named New SCVEDC Co-Chair
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station reminds Santa Clarita Valley residents that the past rain event may have created great riding trails, but riding off highway vehicles unauthorized on private property is considered trespassing.
Unauthorized Off Highway Vehicle Owners Reminded to Remain Off Private Property
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced a new partnership at a press event today between the California Department of Education and California Volunteers, Office of the Governor, to promote new pathways for California Volunteers service corps members — a group that includes 10,000 per year across all corps, including the California Climate Action Corps, AmeriCorps, #CaliforniansForAll Youth Jobs and #CaliforniansForAll College Corps — to become teachers in California classrooms.
State Schools Chief Unveils Plans to Recruit More Teachers
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 62 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with 23 additional deaths and 1,095 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 62 New SCV Cases
1990 - "Duplicates" premieres at L.A. Phil; concerto by CalArts Music School dean Mel Powell wins Pulitzer Prize [story]
Mel Powell
Nominations for the 2023 Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce Business Choice Awards is coming to a close soon.
Jan. 31: Deadline for Nominations for Chamber’s Business Choice Awards
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has issued beach closures for the following areas due to the release of approximately 64,000 gallons of untreated sewage:
Several Beaches Close Due to 64k Gallons of Sewage
The Santa Clarita Community College District’s Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee voted to accept the results of an independent audit confirming the district properly accounted for all bond expenditures in the 2021-22 fiscal year.  
Audit of COC Bond Spending Affirmed
Nominations for the yearly SCV Man & Woman of the Year are coming to a close, but there is still several days left to submit a nomination. 
Last Chance to Nominate 2023 SCV Man & Woman of the Year
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:
Ocean Water Use Warning For Jan. 25
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors passed Supervisors Lindsey P. Horvath’s and Hilda Solis' motion to extend COVID-19 eviction protections for renters and further the process of setting up rental assistance programs for renters and owners. 
Supervisors Extend Eviction Protections For County
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