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1970 - Permanent COC Valencia campus dedicated [story]
COC dedication ceremony program


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Zonta’s Lunafest Empowers Women Through Filmmaking
Friday, Oct 15, 2021

Women and men gathered on top of Old Town Newhall’s parking structure Thursday for an evening of drinks and recognition of local leaders in the film industry as part of Zonta’s women’s film festival, Lunafest. “We identified this need in Santa Clarita, were women who wanted to get in the film...

Newsom Signs Bipartisan Bill Expanding State’s Film/TV Tax Credit
Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021

Gov. Gavin Newsom was recently in Los Angeles to sign bipartisan legislation that expands California’s film/TV tax credit program with an additional $330 million over two years, including $150 million targeted specifically at promoting new soundstage development and workforce diversity. The soundstage...

Academy Adds Seven New Members to Science & Technology Council
Thursday, Nov 19, 2020

Linda Borgeson, Lois Burwell, Teri E.Dorman, Greg Hedgepath, Ujwal Nirgudkar, Helena Packer and Amy Vincent have accepted invitations to join the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing the Council’s 2020–2021 membership roster to 25. Borgeson is...

‘Royal Flush,’ ‘Murder for Hire,’ Walmart Commercial Now Filming in SCV
Thursday, Jun 27, 2019

The city of Santa Clarita has released the list of what is currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, June 24 – Sunday, June 30. Filming this week includes: – “Royal Flush” – Television – “Recreations #2” – Television show (reality) –...

David Lynch, Geena Davis to be Honored at Academy’s 2019 Governors Awards
Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019

Writer, Director, Producer David Lynch. Photo credit IMDb. The Academy announced Monday that its Board of Governors voted to present Honorary Awards to David Lynch, Wes Studi and Lina Wertmüller, and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Geena Davis. The four Oscar statuettes will be presented at...

Academy’s 2019 Grant Recipients to Shed New Light on Film Industry History
Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019

Allyson Nadia Field and Mindy Johnson have been named 2019 Academy Film Scholars by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Their respective book projects explore the impact of minstrelsy on early American film and the vital accomplishments of women in the formation of early animation. The...

Academy Museum Admission Free to Kids Under 18 after Lucas Family Foundation Grant
Thursday, Apr 18, 2019

Kerry Brougher, Director of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, announced Thursday the George Lucas Family Foundation has provided a transformative grant in support of the Academy Museum’s educational mission. The Academy Museum will use the funds to create an endowment underwriting free admission...

Academy Announces Producers, Director for 91st Oscars
Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018

Oscar-winning producer Donna Gigliotti will produce the 91st Oscars, and Emmy-winning director Glenn Weiss will co-produce and direct the show, Academy President John Bailey announced Monday. The Oscars will air live on the ABC Television Network and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, Feb. 24,...

New Members Added to Academy’s Science & Technology Council
Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

David Ayer, Rod Bogart, Theo Gluck, Leslie Iwerks, Colette Mullenhoff and Jeff Taylor have accepted invitations to join the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing the Council’s 2018–2019 membership roster to 25. Ayer is a director, producer and...

Currently Filming in SCV: NCIS, Reality High, Scare PewDiePie 2
Monday, Nov 7, 2016

Feature films, TV shows and internet videos are currently being filmed in Santa Clarita this week. Filming this week (11/7/16-11/13/16) includes: · The Darkness Within – Feature · Reality High – Feature · The Lovers – Feature · “NCIS” – Television · “Ultimate Beastmaster” –...

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Throughout the Santa Clarita Valley and beyond, haunters are getting ready for a spooktacular Halloween, setting up garages and front yards as haunted houses, each unique and special in its own way.
Club Fear to Celebrate its Final Year in SCV
Saugus High School’s Young Americans Foundation Club was joined by other students and staff Sunday for a 5K to support the Wounded Warriors Project.
Saugus High Club Raises Money for Wounded Warriors Project
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 20 new deaths and 827 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 37,178 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: Public Health Urges Those Eligible to Get Booster
Valencia High School parents were alerted by school administrators Tuesday night that 33 positive COVID-19 cases had been diagnosed on the Vikings campus within the last week.
33 COVID Cases Reported at Valencia High School
Known by students at Canyon High School as the biggest club on campus, the Eco Chicos Environmental Club is doing what it can to change the world one piece of trash at a time.
Eco Chicos Club Helps Promote Environmental Change
Construction is underway at Castaic Lake, as officials from the California Department of Water Resources work to make seismic improvements on Castaic Dam’s tower access bridge.
Construction on Castaic Dam Moving Forward
The office of state Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, is hosting a virtual Keeping the Keys workshop with the Automobile Club of Southern California for older drivers Friday.
Oct. 29: Workshop Scheduled for Senior Drivers
Following about an inch of rain in the Santa Clarita Valley on Monday, depending on where you were standing, sunny skies are forecasted for the area for the rest of the week, according to officials at the National Weather Service.
Sunny Skies Forecasted for the SCV
1970 - Permanent COC Valencia campus dedicated [story]
COC dedication ceremony program
No. 3 College of the Canyons overcame a slow start to eventually find its rhythm and flex its muscle in a 34-14 conference win over No. 15 Allan Hancock College on Saturday at Cougar Stadium.
No. 3 Canyons Remains Undefeated with 34-14 Victory Over No. 15 Allan Hancock
Saugus handily won Friday night’s matchup of the Foothill League’s two best teams thanks to its suffocating defense, beating West Ranch 42-8 at College of the Canyons.
Cents Clinch Share of Foothill League Title After Decisive Win Over Wildcats
Artists Day returns to Rancho Camulos Museum on Friday, Nov. 12, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Nov. 12: Rancho Camulos Museum Fall Artists Days
Keith Mowry, owner of Bob’s Country Meats in Canyon Country, died Friday night due to complications from surgery and infection doctors were unable to remove.
Bob’s Country Meats Owner Dies from Health Complications
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital on Monday announced an additional death, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths since the onset of the pandemic to 177, spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 177th Death at Henry Mayo
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents that bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers after a rainfall.
L.A. County Issues Beach Water Advisory
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the seven productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Oct. 25 - Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021:
Filming This Week in SCV Includes One Feature & Six TV Shows, Including ‘This Is Us’
The National Weather Service is forecasting a large storm system in Los Angeles County beginning early Monday. County officials have issued a No Phase Flow Forecast for all communities in the region.
L.A. County Residents Urged to Prepare for Flood Risk
1898 - Newhall pioneer Henry Clay Wiley (Wiley Canyon) dies in Los Angeles [story]
HC Wiley obituary
1992 - Dedication of Santa Clarita's first Metrolink station (Santa Clarita Station) [brochure]
Santa Clarita Metrolink grand opening brochure
1888 - 8:15 a.m.: Newhall's luxurious Southern Hotel burns to the ground [story]
Southern Hotel
On Saturday, Oct. 23, SCV Sheriff Station J-Team deputies will be hosting a "Drug Take Back Day" between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in front of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Oct. 23: SCV Sheriff’s Station Hosting “Drug Take Back Day”
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 15 new deaths and 1,227 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,989 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: County Begins Administering COVID Vaccine Boosters for All Three FDA-Approved Vaccines to Residents; SCV Cases Total 36,989
As you walk along the River Village Park Trail at Duane R. Harte Park, you can now enjoy nature and a story at the same time.
Santa Clarita Public Library Debuts ‘Trail Tales’ Literary Adventure at Duane R. Harte Park
The total number of anti-Asian hate crimes within Los Angeles County rose 76% in 2020, according to a report released Wednesday.
L.A. County Anti-Asian Hate Crimes See 76% Increase in 2020
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