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1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce organizes community cleanup day [story]
cleanup day

Apply Now for County Arts, Nonprofit Org. Grants
Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission announces 2017-18 applications are open for two distinct grant opportunities: * Organizational Grant Program (OGP) Providing Los Angeles County nonprofit arts organizations support to address priority needs and ensures cultural services for the diverse communities...

Oct. 1: County Workshop for Artists in Santa Clarita
Thursday, Aug 25, 2016

Arts Tune-Up is a free half-day mini-conference for artists and arts administrators to network and establish new connections with one another, while learning about current trends in the field. Participants have the opportunity to engage in three roundtable sessions led by seasoned practitioners, addressing...

Report: Volunteers Donate 6 Mil. Hours Annually to L.A. County’s Nonprofit Arts Groups
Friday, Nov 13, 2015

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission released the third report in a series exploring workers in arts nonprofits in the region.  A significant finding in this release – Volunteers in Nonprofit Arts Organizations in LA County – shows how many people give their time to support the arts across the...

Funding Window Open for Arts Groups Needing (Next) Summer Interns
Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015

Applications now open for Los Angeles County nonprofit arts organizations interested in hiring college undergraduate interns through the Los Angeles County Arts Internship Program. The deadline to apply is Nov. 4, 2015. Program guidelines and eligibility requirements can be found at lacountyarts.org/internships. The...

Application Period Open for County Arts Grants
Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015

Applications are available for the 2016-17 Organizational Grant Program. The program provides Los Angeles County nonprofit arts organizations support to address priority needs and ensures cultural services for the diverse communities that comprise Los Angeles County.  Guidelines and application are...

Add Your Name to County Arts Roster of Musicians
Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission is now accepting applications for the Musicians Roster, the only comprehensive online directory of professional music groups in the region. Music ensembles based in Los Angeles County are encouraged to apply. The deadline is Oct. 2, 2015. Program guidelines and...

Castaic, Saugus Schools Getting Money for Arts
Thursday, Aug 6, 2015

ARTS FOR ALL 2015-16 ADVANCEMENT GRANT RECIPIENTS Castaic Union School District: $16,400 to support the expansion of the elementary music program, to grow student attendance at performances and to partner with the Kennedy Center for teacher professional development. Saugus Union School District: $20,200...

L.A. County Arts Commission Programming in SCV
Wednesday, Jul 8, 2015

You Are Invited! Join the Ford Theatres and Los Angeles County Arts Commission on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. for a conversation regarding opportunities available to performing artists and producers located at the Santa Clarita Activities Center. The evening is a perfect opportunity for you...

County Arts Commission Sponsors Free Concerts
Thursday, Jun 25, 2015

Free family-friendly concerts are taking place throughout Los Angeles County this summer, with funding provided by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. Two of the concerts are scheduled locally in July and September.             Buyepongo Saturday, July 11, 7:30pm Rivendale...

County to Clean Both County, City Storm Drain Catch Basins
Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015

Supervisors also approved a plan Tuesday to clean out areas of the Santa Clara River, which runs through the Santa Clarita Valley, as part of the Department of Public Works Catch Basin Cleanout 2015. The cleanout will occur in various cities and unincorporated communities throughout Los Angeles county,...

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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]
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
1863 - Gen. Edward F. Beale loans money to A.A. Hudson and Oliver P. Robbins to erect toll house in Newhall Pass [story]
toll house
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at her family home in Washington of complications from pancreatic cancer, the high court said. She was 87.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dead at 87
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 22 new deaths and 1,281 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, including 25 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, where Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 23rd COVID death.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 57th SCV Resident Dies; Cases Tally Up to 5,762