header image

[Sign Up Now] to Receive Our FREE Daily SCVTV-SCVNews Digest by E-Mail

Inside
Weather
Santa Clarita CA
Sunny
Sunny
77°F
 
Calendar
Today in
S.C.V. History
September 22
1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce organizes community cleanup day [story]
cleanup day


LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Tour of Blue Cloud Movie Ranch Now Part of Cowboy Festival Lineup
Thursday, Mar 21, 2019

Attendees at the 2019 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, presented by California Resources Corporation, will have a new opportunity to see some of the most iconic sets in recent film history. In partnership with Blue Cloud Movie Ranch, the Cowboy Festival has added a new event to its lineup – the Blue...

Cowboy Festival Volunteer Registration Now Open
Thursday, Mar 14, 2019

Roll up your sleeves and strap on your boots! The 26th Annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, presented by California Resources Corporation, is back in town and is searching for the best and brightest volunteers in these parts. Folks 10 years and older who think they have what it takes to help put on...

SCV Businesses Encouraged to Take Part in ‘Best in the West’ Challenge
Thursday, Mar 7, 2019

Calling all Santa Clarita businesses and organizations! The 26th Annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, presented by California Resources Corporation, is looking for one local group that can mount up and show it has what it takes to be the head honcho in the all-new Best in the West display challenge. The...

Oil Company Named Title Sponsor of 2019 Cowboy Festival
Thursday, Feb 21, 2019

The city of Santa Clarita is proud to announce a new community partnership with California Resources Corporation (CRC), the largest independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company, operating exclusively in California. CRC is the presenting sponsor of the 26th Annual Santa Clarita...

April 21: Waddie Mitchell at the Canyon Theatre Guild
Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018

Click [here] for tickets   Within Waddie Mitchell’s stories, which are told in a voice that is both timeless and familiar, are the common bonds we all share, moments both grand and commonplace, the humorous and the tragic, the life and death struggles and triumphs that we each recognize. The...

City Releases Cowboy Festival Road Closures, Parking Details

The 25th Annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, presented by Heritage Sierra Medical Group, returns to Old Town Newhall this weekend. Residents are encouraged to be prepared for road closures and plan transportation accordingly from Friday, April 20 to Sunday, April 22. The 2018 Cowboy Festival, taking...

April 21: Honey County Performs at Cowboy Festival
Thursday, Apr 12, 2018

Tickets for the event are $20 and can be purchased [here].   The Cowboy Festival will host ticketed performances of nationally known Western musicians and cowboy poets located at the Canyon Theatre Guild. This 280 seat theater is furnished with plush comfortable seats to make your viewing enjoyable....

Volunteers Needed for 25th Annual Cowboy Festival
Thursday, Mar 8, 2018

Calling all cowboys, cowgirls, wranglers and drovers. The 25th Annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival is in search of volunteers to help put on the wildest weekend in the West. Men, women and children 10 years and older are invited to saddle up and volunteer at activities taking place at William S. Hart...

City of Santa Clarita Thanks Volunteers during National Volunteer Week
Monday, Apr 24, 2017

As part of National Volunteer Week, which runs from April 23 to 29, 2017, the city of Santa Clarita thanks the thousands of volunteers who dedicate their time and energy to the community. In 2016, the city attracted 6,626 volunteers who logged a combined 63,455 hours at events and programs in the Santa...

Last Chance to get Tickets for 2017 Cowboy Festival Performances
Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017

Spectacular western, Americana, folk and country musical acts and special tour tickets are still available for the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, presented by Heritage Sierra Medical Group, but they are going quick. Performances at the new venue The MAIN, located at 24266 Main Street, and the Canyon...

LATEST TWEETS
Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
You’ve spent hours outside this summer, racking up countless miles on off-street trails, sidewalks and paseos, but are all those miles just a number sitting in your fitness tracker?
Registration Now Open for City’s ‘Run Santa Clarita’ Virtual Race Series
Students in the Newhall School District are expected to be able to continue virtual learning online this week after a ransomware attack on student and staff technology forced a pause in instruction.
Newhall Schools Expected to Resume Virtual Lessons After Ransomware Attack
Yair Haimoff, SIOR, Andrew Ghassemi and Matt Sreden, commercial real estate brokers with Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., are pleased to have represented the seller in the sale of approximately 6,077 SF high-image office condo in Valencia.
SCV Real Estate Firm Representing Seller of Rye Canyon Pointe Office Unit
1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce organizes community cleanup day [story]
cleanup day
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday confirmed 16 new deaths and 652 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with the SCV total coming to 5,829 confirmed cases and 57 deaths.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 261,446 Cases Countywide, 16 New Deaths; 5,829 Total Cases in SCV
The California Animal Welfare Association announced Monday the launch of the state’s first Certified Animal Control Officer program along with the inaugural group of certified officers.
California Animal Welfare Association Announces First Class of Certified Animal Control Officers
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a regular meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, September 22, starting at 6 p.m.
Sept. 22: City Council Regular Meeting
Princess Cruises announced the sale of two of its ships, Sun Princess and Sea Princess, to undisclosed buyers on Monday. The sale of these vessels is in line with parent company Carnival Corporation’s plan to accelerate the removal of less efficient ships from its fleet.
Princess Cruises Sells Two Ships, Plan for New Ship Delivery
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a study session with the Santa Clarita Arts Commission at City Hall on Tuesday, September 22, starting at 5 p.m.
Sept. 22: Santa Clarita City Council, Arts Commission Study Session
The Bobcat Fire, burning to the southeast of the Santa Clarita Valley, has scorched 105,345 acres as of Monday, with local resources joining in the effort to put out the blaze.
UPDATE: Bobcat Fire grows to 105K acres, 15% contained
The drive to close the digital divide in a region with the nation’s largest school-age population gained momentum today when the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a proposal from LACOE to allocate $12.8 million in federal coronavirus relief funds to purchase computer devices and internet connectivity for students in need.
Supes Approve Funding to Address Digital Divide in County Schools
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond on Monday announced a new, multifaceted “Education to End Hate” initiative designed to empower educators and students to confront the hate, bigotry, and racism rising in communities across the state and nation.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Launches New Initiative to Combat Bias, Bigotry, Racism
A virtual conversation between internationally recognized artist and sculptor Beatriz Cortez, a professor of Central American studies at California State University, Northridge, and curator Erin Christovale will launch ConSortiUm, a collaborative project of art museums and galleries from the California State University (CSU) system, on Thursday, Sept. 24.
A Discussion with CSUN Professor, Artist to Launch ConSortiUm
The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation (LA County Parks) received confirmation by Fire officials that the Nature Center at the Devil's Punchbowl Natural Area burned by the Bobcat Fire. The area is still considered a hotspot and not safe. The facility will be closed until further notice.
Bobcat Fire Burns Devil’s Punchbowl Nature Center
As the Bobcat Fire continued to threaten communities in the Antelope Valley, colleagues and friends raised funds for L.A. County Sheriff’s Deputy Josh Stamsek, who reportedly lost his home in the blaze, which had burned nearly 100,000 acres as of Sunday.
Sheriff’s Deputy Loses Home in Bobcat Fire
EDUCAUSE, the nonprofit higher education information technology association, awarded former California State University, Northridge Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Hilary J. Baker with its 2020 Community Leadership Award.
Former CSUN VP for Information Technology/CIO Receives EDUCAUSE Community Leadership Award
The Valley Industry Association is hosting the 2020 CEO Forum on Zoom on September 29, 2020, featuring the Santa Clarita Valley's top executives and decision-makers who will collaborate to identify common business and community issues, while developing solutions.
Sept. 29: VIA Hosts 2020 CEO Forum in Virtual Format
SCV Water customers can save water and money through a free virtual home check-up. These check-ups will look at indoor and outdoor water use and are designed to help water users identify problems, leaks, and opportunities to increase water efficiency.
SCV Water Offers Free Virtual Home Check-Ups
The Affordable Housing Committee of the Community Task Force on Homelessness is reaching out to Santa Clarita Valley landlords and property owners in hopes of better understanding hesitancies in accepting tenants with rental assistance vouchers.
Landlords, Property Owners Encouraged to Complete Survey on Affordable Rental Housing
The Santa Clarita Film Office has released the list of television productions currently taking place around the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Sept. 21 - Sunday, Sept. 27.
‘NCIS’, ‘Goliath’, Commercials Filming This Week in Santa Clarita
“You’re the Best” is back, virtually! The MAIN is thrilled to have six new contestants showcasing their talents in this fun-filled online show.
Watch, Vote for the Winner of The MAIN’s Latest Edition of ‘You’re the Best’
1974 - COC's new Cougar Stadium opens for first game of football season; Harbor beats COC, 26-21 [story]
Cougar Stadium
1954 - C-46 cargo plane crashes at Saugus Drunk Farm; Civil Air Patrol chaplains parachute to safety [story]
chaplains
Assembly Bill 1457, authored by Assembly Members Cervantes and Reyes, and supported by Santa Clarita’s Senator Scott Wilk, Assemblyman Tom Lackey and Assemblywoman Christy Smith, represents an important step forward in jumpstarting California’s economic recovery.
AB 1457 Will Boost Recovery | Commentary by Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook