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1834 - Sinforosa, daughter of Narciso and Crisanta, born at Mission San Fernando; mom from Tejon, dad from Piru; believed to be last speaker of Tataviam language (died 1915) [record]
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Nov. 6: ‘Desperate Housewives’ Creator Marc Cherry to Teach COC Class
Friday, Nov 1, 2019

When College of the Canyons theatre students walk into Susan Hinshaw’s Scene Performance class on Wednesday, Nov. 6, they will find Marc Cherry (pictured above), creator of the hit television series “Desperate Housewives,” sitting in the director’s chair. Cherry will teach Hinshaw’s students...

April 26: COC Theatre to Premiere ‘Bright Star: A New Musical’
Monday, Apr 22, 2019

The College of the Canyons Theatre Department will present its production of “Bright Star: A New Musical” at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center from April 26 through May 5. Written and composed by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, the Tony Award-nominated musical of love and redemption is set...

Nov. 9-18: COC Theatre to Stage Shakespeare’s ‘Measure for Measure’
Thursday, Nov 1, 2018

The College of the Canyons theatre department will continue its season with a production of William Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure” opening Friday, Nov. 9. “Measure for Measure,” once seen as a raucous comedy, is now viewed through a contemporary lens where hypocritical moralists are juxtaposed...

Oct. 5-14: COC Theatre to Present ‘Our House’ at Black Box
Monday, Sep 24, 2018

The College of the Canyons theatre department will open its season with a production of “Our House,” running Oct. 5-14 at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center’s Black Box Theatre. “Our House” examines the ever-thinning line between news and entertainment. A network executive shifts...

Nov. 10-19: COC Theatre Presents ‘Kill Me Deadly’ at Black Box
Monday, Nov 6, 2017

The College of the Canyons theatre department will present its production of Bill Robens’ film noir “Kill Me Deadly” beginning Friday, Nov. 10, at the Black Box Theater. Originally produced at Hollywood’s Theatre of NOTE, the play is focused on the hard life of Charlie Nickels who works as a...

Oct. 6: COC Theatre’s ‘A Piece of My Heart’ Opens at Black Box
Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017

The College of the Canyons theatre department will present its production of Shirley Lauro’s “A Piece of My Heart” beginning Friday, Oct. 6, at the Black Box Theater. Directed by Erin McBride Africa, the play is based on the true stories of six women who were sent to Vietnam, an experience that...

COC Theatre Department Presents “Buzzer”
Friday, Mar 17, 2017

The College of the Canyons Theatre Department will present its production of “Buzzer,” a play written by Tracey Scott Wilson, beginning Friday, March 24 at the Black Box Theater. Directed by COC theatre instructor Susan Hinshaw, “Buzzer” focuses on the struggles and of an interracial couple,...

COC Theatre Department Announces Spring Audition Dates
Monday, Jan 30, 2017

The College of the Canyons theatre department will host two open audition dates for students and community members interested in roles for the college’s upcoming spring semester productions. The COC theatre department’s spring productions include “Buzzer” by Tom Stoppard, the Broadway hit musical...

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1834 - Sinforosa, daughter of Narciso and Crisanta, born at Mission San Fernando; mom from Tejon, dad from Piru; believed to be last speaker of Tataviam language (died 1915) [record]
Piru
The Office of Inspector General Max Huntsman has issued a report entitled Fourth Report Back on Meeting the Sheriff's Department's Obligations Under Senate Bill 1421.
Inspector General Issues New Report on LASD
All eight eligible Providence hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange counties, including Holy Cross in Mission Hills, have earned high ratings from U.S. News & World Report, including two that ranked nationally for orthopedics care and one for rehabilitation.
Holy Cross, SoCal Providence Hospitals Highly Ranked by U.S. News
The Small Business Development Center at College of the Canyons will offer an inperson class "SBDC As A Resource" on Wednesday, July 24, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
July 24: Learn About the SBDC at COC
Steven Nassif, a native of the Santa Clarita Valley, wrote and directed "Homecoming" which will premiere at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 20 at the Lumiere Music Hall, 9036 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.
July 20: SCV Native Releases First Feature Film
Following outcry from LGBTQ+ students and families whose local districts enacted “forced outing” policies over the past year, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond today celebrated the signage of AB 1955: Support Academic Futures and Educators for Today’s Youth Act (SAFETY Act) into law by Governor Gavin Newsom.
Newsom Signs AB 1955 SAFETY Act to Protect Rights of LGBTQ+ Students
As families across the country prepare for the upcoming school year, The Salvation Army in Santa Clarita has announced its continued partnership with the Toyota Lexus Minority Owners Dealership Association to provide school backpacks to families in need.
Salvation Army Opens Registration for School Backpack Giveaway
SCVi, a TK-12 tuition-free public charter school in Castaic has announced an Ice Cream Social event on Friday, July 26, 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the school campus.
July 26: SCVi Hosts Ice Cream Social for Families
On Tuesday, July 16, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the Tenant Right to Counsel Ordinance, which will provide free legal representation to eligible tenants facing eviction in unincorporated Los Angeles County beginning in January of 2025.
Supes Approve Tenant Right to Counsel Ordinance
The WiSH Education Foundation, which benefits students in the William S. Hart Union School District, has announced that its Wednesday Webinar series for the coming '24-'25 school year is being expanded to eight webinars.
WiSH Webinar Series Expands for College Bound Students, Families
Join the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce at the Business After Hours Mixer, alongside other business leaders from the Santa Clarita Valley, for an exclusive networking event at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Aug. 21: SCV Chamber After Hours Mixer at Henry Mayo
Mission Opera has announced the fundraising gala, "An Evening of Elegance," will be held Saturday, Aug 3.
Aug. 3: ‘Evening of Elegance’ Fundraising Gala to Benefit Mission Opera
The SENSES Block Party on Thursday, July 18 will feature the theme "The SENSES Games."
July 18: The SENSES Games in Old Town Newhall
The Nest Healing Art Studio at ARTree in Old Town Newhall is a free community workshop consisting of an hour of mindful, judgement free, art-making.
Nest Healing Art Studio Looks to Expand
1925 - Actor Harry Carey files patent on the original 160-acre Saugus homestead he'd purchased in 1916 (now Tesoro Del Valle) [story]
Harry Carey
Registration for the 29th annual River Rally Cleanup and Environmental Expo is officially open. This is an opportunity for Santa Clarita volunteers of all ages to help clean up a portion of the Santa Clara River, one of the last natural, free-flowing river systems in Southern California.
Registration Now Open for Annual River Rally Cleanup
Don’t miss the Santa Clarita Artists Association’s annual Art Classic Gala - the largest celebration of fine arts in the Santa Clarita Valley - Sept. 28, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., at The Center.
Sept. 28: SCAA Hosting 34th Annual Art Classic
Jhoanna Serrano left the Philippines for the United States at just 18 years old, hoping to give her then-2-year-old daughter, Jean Pauline, a better future.
CSUN Honors Mother’s Sacrifices with New Scholarship
The Master’s University Chorale, one of the school’s marquee music performance ensembles, toured through Texas this summer.
TMU School of Music Sends Chorale on Texas Tour
Saugus High School Instrumental Music Booster Club is inviting the community to help those in need with its Clothes for Cash continues Saturday, July 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saugus High Music Club Clothes for Cash Campaign Continues
In celebration of a new partnership with Chef Tony Gemignani, the 13-time World Pizza Champion and the undisputed greatest pizza maker in modern history, Princess Cruises, recognized for the Best Pizza at Sea, established a new Guinness World Records Title Monday for “World’s Largest Pizza Party” at multiple venues aboard its fleet of Love Boats with hungry guests devouring more than 60,000 slices of fresh-from-the-oven pizza prepared by the line’s master chefs.
Princess Cruises’ Pizza Party Sets New Guinness World Record
The GSAC has announced several changes that go beyond the new schools that have joined the conference.
GSAC Ushers In New Era
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has released the list of six productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, July 15 - Sunday, July 21.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes Six Productions
Santa Clarita consistently earns recognition as one of the best places to live in the nation, boasting a high quality of life, strong safety record and a business-friendly atmosphere.
Ken Striplin | 2024 Public Opinion Poll
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