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1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
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CalArts Faculty to Perform in Apophenia Wolf Concert
Thursday, Jun 13, 2019

Benjamin Richter and Carmina Escobar, faculty of The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts, will perform in Ghost Ensemble’s upcoming concert Apophenia Wolf on Saturday, June 15, in New York City. The musical collective Ghost Ensemble, of which Richter is the artistic director, presents seven entrancing...

CalArts Student Among Winners of Young Performing Artists Competition
Thursday, Feb 28, 2019

Earlier this month, Yamaha announced the winners of its 2019 Yamaha Young Performing Artists (YYPA) Competition. One of those 11 outstanding musicians is Will Kjeer (Music BFA 19) – a jazz pianist, composer and current student in The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts. Kjeer, originally from Minnesota,...

Rosenboom to Exit as Dean, Join Faculty of Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts
Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018

David Rosenboom will step down as Dean and join the regular faculty of the Herb Alpert School of Music at California Institute of the Arts at the end of the spring 2020 semester. CalArts Provost Tracie Costantino sent the following note to share the news: Dear Faculty, Staff, and Students, It is with...

CalArts’ David Rosenboom to Perform Original Works in Buenos Aires
Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018

David Rosenboom, dean of CalArts’s Herb Alpert School of Music, will perform original works at the Center for Experiments at Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires on June 22. Rosenboom, whose music is well known for its imaginative application of new technologies. The multi-disciplinary composer and pianist...

CalArts Dean of Music to Perform Original Works in Argentina, Czech Republic
Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018

David Rosenboom’s music is well known for its imaginative application of new technologies. Rosenboom, the dean of CalArts’s Herb Alpert School of Music, is a multi-disciplinary composer and pianist, who has worked in interactive multi-media, new instrument technologies, and improvisation through...

Rapper Kurtis Blow Breaks it Down at CalArts’ Hip Hop Lab
Monday, May 7, 2018

It’s not every day a legendary rapper comes to campus to share the inner workings of his career that made him a star. Kurtis Walker, aka Kurtis Blow, spoke at The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts last week. As a special guest artist at CalArts’s Hip Hop Lab, Walker talked about his...

Rapper Kurtis Blow Is CalArts’ Visiting Artist for Music
Friday, Apr 20, 2018

The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts will host the legendary rapper Kurtis Walker, aka Kurtis Blow, as part of its visiting artist series, on Monday and Tuesday, April 23 and 24, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Throughout his career, Blow has released 15 albums. He is currently an ordained minister. In...

Jaap Blonk Shares Contemporary Vocal Techniques at CalArts
Friday, Apr 13, 2018

CalArts hosted self-taught composer, performer and poet Jaap Blonk as part of The Herb Alpert School of Music’s Visiting Artist Series on Tuesday, March 20. Blonk is currently in the United States as part of a six-week tour and was primed to share his talents with the students and guests in attendance. The...

CalArts’ Alpert School of Music Dean David Rosenboom Wraps Busy Summer
Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017

David Rosenboom, Dean of The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts, has had busy summer traveling around the world to perform and lecture. On July 14, Rosenboom premiered “Nothingness is Unstable,” a 3D sound work made specifically for the New York Electronic Arts Festival in Brooklyn. Rosenboom...

Herb Alpert’s Latest Album Tops Billboard Jazz Chart
Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017

“Music, Volume 1,” the latest album by platinum recording artist, music executive, philanthropist and CalArts’ School of Music namesake Herb Alpert, recently reached the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Albums chart. Released July 28, “Music, Volume 1” is Alpert’s...

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The city of Santa Clarita on Friday announced the 16 community members selected to be part of the revamped Human Relations Roundtable.
City Names 16 Community Members to Human Relations Roundtable
Citing COVID-19 related health and safety concerns posed to student-athletes, coaches, and support staff, College of the Canyons teams will not participate in the upcoming California Community College Athletic Association Spring I 2021 season.
COC Nixes Competing in Delayed Fall Sports Season
The Santa Clarita City Council will swear in two Council members and choose the new mayor for 2021 in a special meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, December 8, starting at 5 p.m.
Dec. 8: Santa Clarita to Swear in New City Council Members, Choose Mayor
Cheryl Anne “Cheri” Fleming, 69, of Valencia, passed away from natural causes on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, following a brief illness resulting from a brain aneurysm.
Dec. 11: Services for Community Leader Cheri Fleming to be Live-Streamed
Los Angeles County launched a new COVID-19 home test collection program Friday which allows certain county residents to do free testing from the comfort of their own homes.
L.A. County Launches COVID-19 Home Test Collection Pilot
As a vaccine for COVID-19 edges closer, 60% of Americans say they will take it when it becomes available but a full 21% say they will not, the Pew Research Center reported Thursday.
Vaccine Trust Is Up, Pew Finds, Along With Attitudes on Masks
The Los Angeles County Development Authority is working to swiftly resolve technical issues that have temporarily downed the "Keep L.A. County Dining" program application portal, which saw a surge of thousands of applicants.
Applicants Surge Crashes ‘Keep L.A. County Dining’ Portal
1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health again confirms the highest daily number of new cases and people hospitalized with COVID-19.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Cases, Hospitalizations Continue to Surge; 10,201 Total SCV Cases
Are your plants growing slower than you would like? Feeling a little frustrated? The health of your plants depends on the soil they’re planted in and the fertilizer you use to help them grow!
SCV Water Takes On Proper Soils, Fertilizers at Next Virtual Gardening Class
After imposing a temporary ban on outdoor dining, Los Angeles County health officials have to prove in court how it poses a significant risk for COVID-19 transmission, according to a county judge’s ruling Wednesday.
L.A. County Ordered to Provide Proof Outdoor Dining Poses COVID-19 Risks
Some Santa Clarita Valley residents were without power Thursday morning, while others remained under consideration for power shut-offs amid Red Flag conditions.
Red Flag Conditions Prompt SCV Power-Shutoffs
The Los Angeles County Probation Department is the recipient of a one-year, $356,615.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to monitor high-risk, repeat DUI offenders.
County Probation Receives Grant to Monitor High-Risk DUI Offenders
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a new regional stay-at-home order Thursday, aimed at getting residents to stay home as much as possible in areas hardest hit by the COVID-19 surge for at least three weeks, with L.A. County on track to be placed under the order in the coming days.
New Regional Stay-at-Home Order Issued for California
JCI Santa Clarita, a premier young professional organization in the community, is partnering with our local WiSH Education Foundation to present the First Annual Virtual WiSH Run starting Friday, Jan. 1 - Saturday, Jan 9.
JCI Santa Clarita, WiSH Foundation Partner for Inaugural Virtual WiSH Run
(CN) — Real estate developers who promised to fund a nonprofit dedicated to preserving 90% of a 270,000-acre property north of Los Angeles are violating a 12-year-old pact by cutting their quarterly conservation payments, environmental groups claim in a new lawsuit.
Tejon Ranch Accused of Violating Pact to Fund Conservation
The city of Santa Clarita encourages interested residents to apply for several positions serving on the Arts Commission; the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission; the Planning Commission; and the Open Space Preservation District Financial Accountability and Audit Panel (FAAP).
Santa Clarita Seeking Local Residents for Appointment Vacancies
GreenPal, an app that connects homeowners with local, vetted lawn care professionals, is launching this week in Santa Clarita.
GreenPal Lawn Mowing App Launches in Santa Clarita
The Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation (SCVEF) is pleased to announce that they will be hosting a virtual Teacher Tribute on Friday, Dec. 4, at 4:00 p.m.
Dec. 4: SCV Education Foundation’s Virtual Teacher Tribute
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H.C. Needham
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday reported 40 new deaths and 5,987 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide, as the total number of Santa Clarita Valley residents diagnosed with the virus topped 10,000.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Record Hospitalizations in L.A. County; SCV Total Cases Top 10K
In response to the current surge of COVID-19 cases, the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is suspending in-person outdoor programs in accordance with the county's Nov. 30 "Safer At Home" Health Officer Order to stop the spread of COVID-19.
L.A. County Parks Halt In-Person Outdoor Programs Due to COVID-19 Surge
The California Interscholastic Federation or CIF has postponed youth sports competitions including championship events until at least Jan. 1, due to the surge in COVID-19 cases statewide.
CIF Postpones Education-Based Athletics into 2021
California Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) and more than 50 other lawmakers are demanding answers from Bank of America surrounding the state Employment Development Department’s latest problem: the freezing and draining of unemployment benefits in EDD accounts.
Lawmakers Demand Answers from Bank of America on Draining of EDD Accounts