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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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1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
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1868 - Ravenna post office established in Soledad Canyon [story]
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America’s Job Center of California is offering virtual career transition support sessions for displaced workers in Los Angeles County on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. via Zoom.
America’s Job Center to Offer Career Transition Support Sessions
As COVID-19 ravaged the nation, the hotel and hospitality industry were among the hardest hit, experiencing major losses in 2020.
SCV Hotels Bounce Back as Pandemic Winds Down
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast throughout the County including the Santa Clarita Valley.
High Heat Alert Issued Throughout L.A. County Starting Monday
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed five new deaths and 198 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,037 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19  Roundup: 28,037 Total SCV Cases; County MIS-C Cases in Children Plummet
California’s high-speed rail project got a much-needed boost Friday when the federal government agreed to restore nearly $1 billion in grant funding for the embattled infrastructure project.
State and Federal Government Restore Nearly $1 Billion in Funding to the High-Speed Rail Project
Hart High School’s show choir is once again hosting its Summer Show Choir Camp next month for students fifth grade and up.
Hart High School’s Summer Show Choir Camp to Return
Due to an excessive heat forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley, the city of Santa Clarita will have its three branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library open as cooling centers beginning Tuesday, June 15.
Cooling Centers to Open In Anticipation of Excessive Heat
State legislators had until June 4 to pass their bills out of the house in which they originated, and legislators representing the Santa Clarita Valley are reporting multiple bills on the move.
Local Legislators See Bills Move Forward
Although they are still awaiting the autopsy results, Los Angeles County Homicide Bureau detectives said they do not believe at this time that foul play resulted in a body being discovered near Castaic Lake on Tuesday.
No Foul Play Suspected in Castaic Lake Investigation
In an improvement from his critical, yet stable, status last week, the Los Angeles County Fire Department captain hospitalized at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is in “fair” condition, according to officials.
Hospital Officials Say Fire Captain Now in ‘Fair’ Condition
1956 - Bill Bonelli incorporates Solemint Water Co., his second of two predecessors of Santa Clarita Water Co. [story]
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For the past few years, Walmart Academies have focused on training our associates to succeed in their jobs and upskill for the future.
Registration Open for Walmart Santa Clarita’s Free Virtual Community Academy
Princess is introducing a new on-demand service that allows guests to call a crew member to their exact location to make an in-person request for assistance.
Princess Cruises Unveils New On-Demand Feature that Increases Personalized Service
Following its selection by the American Public Works Association’s (APWA) Southern California Chapter as a 2020 Project of the Year, the city of Santa Clarita’s Inclusive Play Area at Canyon Country Park was recently named the Innovative Design of the Year Project by the APWA’s High Desert Branch.
Canyon Country Park’s Inclusive Play Area Earns Award for Innovative Design
SCV Water’s 2021 Annual Water Quality Report is now available.
Annual SCV Water Quality Report Released
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying three robbery suspects who physically assaulted a Circle K clerk in Saugus in April.
Detectives Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Saugus Circle K Robbery Suspects
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 7 new deaths and 220 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,031 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,031; New Vaccination Sweepstakes Coming to L.A. County Friday
Thinking about a career move? Jumping back into the job market after a challenging year? With the end of the pandemic in sight, people may be wondering about their next job prospects, career choices, or what's next on the horizon.
June 21: JCI Santa Clarita Hosting Virtual Resume, Interview Workshop
In anticipation of the grand opening of their newest tenant, Bird Dog Arts, the Outlets at Tejon is pleased to announce, it will be hosting “Art at OAT.”
June 12: Outlets at Tejon Unveil Interactive Art Walls
More than 200 teachers gathered outside the William S. Hart Union High School District office ahead of Wednesday’s board meeting, sharing frustration over their salaries.
Hart Teachers Protest to Demand Pay Raise
The Saugus Union School District held groundbreaking events last week for a handful of new buildings coming to the Cedarcreek and Skyblue Mesa elementary schools.
Saugus Union Breaks Ground on New Cedarcreek, Skyblue Mesa Facilities
1910 - Trick roper Montie Montana of Agua Dulce born in North Dakota as Owen Harlan Mickel [story]
Montie Montana