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City’s ‘Concerts in the Park’ Sched. Adjusted Due to #SandFire
Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016

Due to unhealthy air quality concerns from the Sand Fire, the July 23 and July 30 Concerts in the Park were cancelled. However, the free concert series will resume this Saturday, Aug. 6. Concerts in the Park take place at Central Park, 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road. The remaining Concerts in the Park schedule...

Bike Valet Service Offered at Concerts in the Park
Monday, Jul 11, 2016

The Santa Clarita Valley Bike Coalition provides a complimentary bike valet service at every Concert in the Park to those who want to store their ride in a safe, supervised area. Read the full story [here].

SCV Entertainment Beat: Five Yard Dog, Visions of Mac
Thursday, Aug 27, 2015

On Friday night, progressive blues band Five Yard Dog takes the patio stage at Wolf Creek Brewery – not the restaurant – on Rye Canyon Loop in the Mann Biomedical Park. Spokesdog Doyle Smith promises we won’t hear butcher jobs of the same old blues standards. The band’s on from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.,...

Aug. 8: Sheriff, CHP to Participate in National Night Out, Concert in Park
Friday, Jul 31, 2015

[KHTS]-Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials will be participating with the city of Santa Clarita in “Concerts in the Park” on Saturday, Aug. 8. The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station as well as the Newhall CHP office will have displays and safety information out for public consumption...

SCV Entertainment Beat
Wednesday, Jul 8, 2015

If you dug the smokin’ set by Kelly’s Lot last Friday at the Valencia Jazz & Blues Festival, you have a couple chances to see more of bandleader Kelly Z coming up. Thursday night at Bergie’s, off Sand Canyon in Canyon Country, she and bandmate Perry Robinson will sit in with SCV Blues Society...

Tribute Band Lineup Announced for 2015 Park Concert Series
Monday, Jul 6, 2015

The city of Santa Clarita’s popular summer Concerts in the Park series is back for a 26th year with an eclectic line-up of all-new acts, including award-winning tribute bands highlighting some of the greats.  The free, annual concert series kicks off at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 11, 2015 in Central...

Hike, Swim, Read, Listen This Summer
Monday, Jun 1, 2015

Ken Striplin If you are wondering what there is to do in Santa Clarita this summer, the city of Santa Clarita has some great ideas. Whether you and your family enjoy swimming, hiking, bicycling, music, reading, shopping or dining, you can do it all right here at home. The city’s 70 miles of off-street...

Fun Times Ahead
Friday, May 1, 2015

Ken Striplin As we approach the summer months, it’s time to plan for outdoor outings and events. We hope you will make plans to enjoy the terrific programs and facilities right here in Santa Clarita. Whether it’s a swim program, free concert in the park or viewing an international cycling event,...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, August 28, 2014
Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

Officials with the “Thrill Capital of the World,” have announced plans for a world–record–breaking hybrid coaster. A couple of local girl scouts are making sure young Santa Clarita kids know how to stay safe around the water. The City of Santa Clarita will be helping residents and their pets...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Blues & Wumbloozo
Thursday, Jul 31, 2014

A smokin’ hot weekend of music is cooking in the Santa Clarita Valley, for those of us who don’t flee to the coast for the Ventura County Fair. Saturday at Rivendale Park in Towsley Canyon off the Old Road, you can help celebrate the second annual “International Blues Music Day.” The band lineup...

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Starting this weekend, live comedy is coming back to the Santa Clarita Valley.
J.R.’s Comedy Club Returns to Bring Laughs Back to SCV
During the second day of testimony during the preliminary hearing for Noel Fisher, the Stevenson Ranch resident and Grammy-winning producer arrested on suspicion of 26 counts of sexual assault and/or rape, the second victim to testify alleged that he grabbed her arm and forced her face down into the cushion of a car seat.
Woman Testifies Stevenson Ranch Grammy Winner Raped Her on Hollywood Street
After a state-appointed committee shared a controversial plan to realign the justice system, which would place all of L.A. County’s juvenile offenders in two local camps, local legislators shared their views on their votes for the bills that made the plan possible.
Legislators Explain Votes Leading to Juvenile Inmate Plan
In a ruling of “power versus space … two great pillars of environmental sustainability,” open space won this week, a win for city officials — at a $5 million price.
City Must Pay $5 Million if Solar Panels are Demolished
The Tuesday meeting agenda for the Santa Clarita City Council has been released by officials. Beginning June 22, City Council meetings will return to a fully in-person format.
June 22: First In-Person City Council Regular Meeting
L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger and Santa Clarita City Council members were surprised this week by news of a state-appointed committee’s plan to move juvenile offenders to a pair of facilities in Saugus.
Plan to Place Juvenile Inmates in Saugus Facilities Raises Concerns
The city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable released a statement recognizing Juneteenth, which commemorates the freeing of enslaved African Americans in the Southern states of the United States of America.
SCV Human Relations Roundtable Releases Statement Recognizing Juneteenth
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed nine new deaths and 253 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,101 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Urges Community to Celebrate Father’s Day, Juneteenth Safely; SCV Cases Total 28,101
College of the Canyons announced it will launch a first-of-its-kind Law Enforcement Technology program slated to begin in Fall 2021, that will focus on the emerging trends and potential applications for new technologies in criminal investigations and other law enforcement operations.
COC Launches New Law Enforcement Technology Program
The California Department of Public Health and the California Department of Technology announced today a new Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Record for Californians.
State Launches New Digital Tool for Easy Access to COVID-19 Vaccine Record
As part of the Old Town Newhall Specific Plan update, the city of Santa Clarita will host a walking tour and pop-up booth at the Old Town Newhall Farmers Market on Saturday, June 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
City Invites the Community to Family-Friendly Walking Tour of Old Town Newhall
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The Board of Directors approved a five-year schedule of changes to SCV Water’s rate structure on Tues, June 15
SCV Water Announces New Rate Changes And Charges
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast for the following areas.
Health Officer Issues Heat Alert To Last Through Saturday
The SCV Education Foundation awarded six Hart High School District seniors $10,000 scholarships.
SCV Education Foundation Announces 2021 Scholarship Winners
L.A. County Public Health confirmed today eight new deaths and 249 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,074 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: LA County Starts New Vaccine Sweepstakes; 28,074 Total SCV Cases
Santa Clarita Public Library is inviting kids to have fun in the sun with music, movement and bubbles, with the "Bubbles and Bops" event. 
SCV Public Library’s ‘Bubbles And Bops’ Adds More Days, Parks
SCV for Change is scheduled to host a Juneteenth event Saturday evening at Central Park featuring live music, a chalk art walk, tie dye station and raffle. 
Juneteenth Picnic Set For Saturday At Central Park
SCV Water’s quick and proactive response to removing per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals in its groundwater supply received top honors as the Best Environmental Project from the American Public Works Association (APWA) – High Desert Branch.
SCV Water Honored for PFAS Water Treatment Plant
I began working for my local veterinarian when I was in high school and remained at that job until I left for college.
Herd Immunity Isn’t Just For Humans I Marcia Mayeda
With restrictions easing in California and LA County, The Santa Clarita City Council is returning to fully in-person meetings starting with the meeting scheduled for Tues, June 22 at 6 p.m. 
City Council to Resume In-Person Public Participation
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission unanimously approved five single-story apartment units Tuesday for low-income single mothers and their children in Newhall.
Commission Approves Single Mother Housing
First responders, family and friends gathered Thursday to celebrate the life and service of firefighter Tory Carlon, who was shot and killed at Fire Station 81 in Agua Dulce June 1.
‘Your Legacy Will Live On’: Community Vigil Honors Firefighter Tory Carlon