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1938 - Great Flood of 1938 causes massive destruction and death across the greater Los Angeles region [story]
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LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Remo Stages 33rd Annual NAMM Drum Circle Friday
Thursday, Jan 21, 2016

For the 33rd year, Valencia-based drum and percussion manufacturer Remo Inc. will present the All-Industry NAMM Drum Circle, a free, open-to-the-public rhythmic jam session Friday at the annual National Association of Music Merchants trade show in Anaheim. Photo: Brandon Daniel The winter NAMM show packs...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, March 25, 2013
Thursday, Apr 25, 2013

In this episode: Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital’s army of more than 300 volunteers were honored Thursday; A 48-year old Valencia woman was found guilty in federal court today of defrauding Medicare; A Newhall teen faces charges of vandalizing about 160 locations in the Santa Clarita Valley. Also: Home...

Drum Line Competition at Nissan Car Giveaway Tonight at COC
Monday, Apr 22, 2013

Nissan of Valencia will be giving away $25,000 in scholarships, gift cards and one lucky student will be taking home a brand new 2013 Nissan Versa. Six local schools – Hart, Canyon, Saugus, Valencia, Golden Valley and West Ranch – will participate in a drum line competition, with the winning...

ABCs of the SCV: D is for Drums
Saturday, Jan 26, 2013

Wow! It’s already week four of the ABCs of the Santa Clarita Valley. We have had A for Animals, featuring details on various places in the Santa Clarita Valley to see animals; B for Bicycle Trails; and C for Central Park. This week, I decided to go for something I thought would be a bit unexpected:...

Guinness Book Rules Against ‘Rock the Rhythm’
Tuesday, Jul 17, 2012

Nearly all of Santa Clarita’s sixth- and seventh-graders celebrated the power of music and arts education on May 18 at Rock the Rhythm-Beat the Odds, a joint venture between College of the Canyons and Remo, Inc., which took place in Cougar Stadium. Unfortunately, despite having more than 7,000 students...

Release Your Inner Artist at Newhall J.A.M. Sessions
Wednesday, Jun 20, 2012

[L.A. County Arts Commission] – The Ford Theatres are expanding their popular J.A.M. (Jazzed and Motivated) Sessions to locations around L.A. County this summer. A series of 8 Thursday night J.A.M.s opens in Santa Clarita July 5 with interactive group drumming led by Chris Ramirez of Freedom Drum...

SCV Youngsters Getting Ready to Break World Drumming Record [Video]
Wednesday, Mar 14, 2012

Organizers of the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) at College of the Canyons “Rock the Rhythm, Beat the Odds” project have successfully implemented the initial stage of a hybrid music education program meant to showcase the importance of arts education, while bringing together more...

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Picture this…the sun has just set on another brisk spring day.
Santa Clarita City Manager’s Monthly Message – March 2021
1938 - Great Flood of 1938 causes massive destruction and death across the greater Los Angeles region [story]
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Santa Clarita Valley educators were next in line to receive their COVID-19 vaccine shots at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Monday, more than two months after the hospital received its first batch of vaccines for hospital frontline workers.
Henry Mayo Now Inoculating Educators with COVID-19 Vaccine
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Monday confirmed 32 new deaths and 987 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported two new deaths since Friday.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 2 New Deaths at Henry Mayo; Vaccine Eligibility Expands
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center at Bella Vida has announced its March 2021 lineup of outdoor drive-in events.
Bella Vida Senior Center Sets March Outdoor Drive-in Events
In partnership with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, the city of Santa Clarita will launch its “Guard That Auto” campaign this spring to combat an increase in grand theft auto over the past year.
Santa Clarita, Sheriff’s Station to Launch ‘Guard That Auto’ Anti-Theft Campaign
The Saugus High School academic decathlon team will advance to the state competition after placing in the top 10 in the county competition.
Saugus High Advances in State Academic Decathlon
Spring is upon us, and with it comes longer days, greener hillsides, and warmer temperatures that invite outdoor exploration.
Mayor’s March Message: Enjoy Spring in Santa Clarita
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the Santa Clarita Sister Cities program, invites local students to submit artwork, poetry, essays/creative writing, photographs, or music for the 2021 Sister Cities International Young Artists and Authors Showcase.
Young Artists Invited to Submit Works in 2021 Sister Cities International Showcase
In a rush to bring children back to California schools after a year of closed campuses, Governor Gavin Newsom and lawmakers said Monday the state will offer $2 billion to school districts willing to reopen next month.
Newsom, Lawmakers Cut Deal to Reopen California Schools by April
The race to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Los Angeles County despite vaccine shortages is cutthroat and most people don’t even know they’re in the competition.
COVID-19 Vaccine Shortages Highlight Health Inequities in L.A. County
The California Department of Motor Vehicles has learned of a text message phishing scam related to REAL ID and reminds customers that it will never ask for personal information related to driver’s license number, Social Security number, or financial information through email, text, or over the phone.
DMV Warns Customers of REAL ID Phishing Scam
1990 - President George H.W. Bush and Sheriff Sherman Block dedicate new North County Correctional Facility in Castaic [story]
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1890 - Jenkins ranch hands Dolores Cook and George Walton of Castaic slain by rival William Chormicle and W.A. Gardener [story]
Dolores Cook
1950 - Ex-Mrs. William S. Hart appears in court to challenge will that leaves Hart Park & Mansion to L.A. County [story]
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The Sand Canyon Resort project is scheduled to return before the Santa Clarita Planning Commission Tuesday with a series of revisions, following multiple concerns raised by both commissioners and residents.
Modified Sand Canyon Resort Project Up for Review
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 144 new deaths and 1,838 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 26,045 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 26,045; Nearly 2 Million Doses Administered in County
The Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles announced on Feb. 26 that Kenya Yarbrough will lead its newly-created and first-ever Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity, Access, and Advocacy Initiative.
Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles Launches First-Ever Diversity and Advocacy Department
The Valley Industry Association will welcome College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook as the keynote speaker for the March VIA Virtual Series taking place Tuesday, March 16, from 11:00 a.m to 12:15 p.m.
March 16: VIA Virtual Series with Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook
The city of Santa Clarita’s Planning Commission will hold a regular meeting virtually Tuesday, March 2, at 6:00 p.m.
March 2: Planning Commission Virtual Regular Meeting
The Child and Family Center's Domestic Violence Program is set to host its fourth annual "Night of Expression" art exhibit on Saturday, Feb. 27, in recognition of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.
Feb. 27: Child and Family Center to Host Virtual Teen Dating Violence Awareness Art Exhibit
California Department of Public Health officials announced on Feb. 26 that California is on track to create the capacity to administer 3 million vaccinations per week by March 1.
State on Track to Reach Capacity Goal of 3 Million Vaccines Per Week, Pending Available Supply
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is set to host events and classes in March to celebrate National Nutrition Month.
Henry Mayo to Host Events, Classes for National Nutrition Month
The college district received the best rating possible in an independent audit of its general obligation bond expenditures.
Independent Audit Finds College District in Full Compliance