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City Inviting Children 6 & Under to Sign Up for First Library Card
Thursday, Sep 17, 2020

Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to launch the First Library Card Program for children in our community. The specially designed “First Library Cards” will be issued to children up to 6-years-old when they sign up for their first card. Get started today by emailing libraryinfo@santa-clarita.com...

Summer Reading Program Coming to Santa Clarita Public Library
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020

The Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to launch its 2020 Summer Reading Program, running from Monday, June 8 – Saturday, July 25. This year’s theme invites children, teens and adults to “Imagine Your Story,” by participating in a summer filled with reading challenges, virtual events,...

Santa Clarita Mayor’s Monthly Message – September 2019
Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019

Read to Succeed this School Year Did you know that children who read for enjoyment perform better in school, develop a broader vocabulary, have a larger base of general knowledge and a better understanding of other cultures? Researchers from Pearson have found that reading for pleasure is more likely...

Online Registration Now Open for City’s Summer Reading Program
Monday, Jun 4, 2018

The Santa Clarita Public Library’s annual Summer Reading Program is set to return June 11 – July 28. This year’s theme is “Reading Takes You Everywhere” and focuses on worldly topics such as travel, art and cultures from around the world. The program encourages children, teens and adults...

Feb. 10: Black Youth Guidance Forum at CSUN
Thursday, Feb 1, 2018

CSUN Department of Africana Studies professor Cedric Hackett. Photo credit: CSUN website The significant gap in literacy and reading between white students and students of color has roots in the income disparities between races. Statistics from Reading is Fundamental indicates that 50 percent of African-American,...

County Takes Part in Library Card Challenge
Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017

Los Angeles County Library is rolling out a new student card as part of the Library Card Challenge, a national effort to ensure that every child enrolled in school has access to the books and valuable learning resources of America’s public libraries. The Challenge was launched in 2015 by President...

Read on! Elementary Students Meet Their LASD e-Pals
Monday, May 29, 2017

After five months of communication in a program designed to encourage elementary-age school children to read and write, a group of students and their Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department correspondents finally met in person at George Washington Carver Elementary School on Friday, May 26. In an effort...

Literacy Fest STEAMs Into Newhall Library Saturday (Video)
Tuesday, Nov 10, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita, the Santa Clarita Public Library and the Friends of the Santa Clarita Public Library will join to host the free 9th Annual Family Literacy Festival on Saturday, Nov. 14. The event will showcase stories, theatrical productions, songs, dance and crafts from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....

Torlakson Sees Rise in Bi-Literacy
Thursday, Jul 17, 2014

Tom Torlakson Nearly 25,000 graduating high school students across California this summer have earned state recognition for achieving proficiency in multiple languages, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced Wednesday. California pioneered the “State Seal of Biliteracy,”...

June 10: Sign Up for Santa Clarita Library Summer Reading
Monday, Jun 3, 2013

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy new books at home or on vacation, and the Santa Clarita Public Library wants to help readers of all ages ‘dig in’ to reading this season as part of the 2013 “Reading is so Delicious” summer reading program.  Participation in the summer reading program is free,...

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1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [story]
Frontier Days
1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
Ed Harris
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday reported 24 new deaths and 4,544 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide, as officials called for tightened safety measures set to take effect on Monday.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Sees 106 New Cases; Countywide Surge Prompts More Restrictions
This Sunday, Nov. 29, is the last day to see the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater's virtual graphic design exhibition, Inside Out & Upside Down, showcasing CalArt posters from throughout the years.
Nov. 29: Last Chance to See Inside Out & Upside Down REDCAT Exhibition
As new COVID-19 cases remain at alarming levels and the number of people hospitalized continues to increase, a temporary Los Angeles County Health Officer Order will be issued to require additional safety measures across sectors.
L.A. County to Tighten Safety Measures Monday as COVID-19 Surges
The Valencia nonprofit Avenues Supported Living Services is seeking donations this Giving Tuesday after suffering greatly from the effects of COVID-19.
Nonprofit Avenues Supported Living Services Seeks Donations for Giving Tuesday
Musician-artist and CalArts graduate Julian Gross (Art '00) has earned a Grammy nomination in the Best Recording Package category for his art direction on "Healer," Grouplove’s latest release.
CalArts Alum Julian Gross Earns Grammy Nomination
Shoppers are being invited to join small businesses across the Santa Clarita Valley in participating in Small Business Saturday 2020 this weekend.
SCV Businesses Prepare for Small Business Saturday 2020
The Santa Clarita Valley has seen an increase in demand for COVID-19 testing, paralleling the trend in Los Angeles County and nationwide.
Demand for COVID-19 Testing Increases in SCV Amid Surge
Hundreds of local, older adults could not break bread together this year for the annual Thanksgiving feast at the Bella Vida Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, but many still showed, some even dressed up for a drive-thru version Thursday.
SCV Senior Center Drive-Thru Dishes out Thanksgiving Feast to Hundreds
1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
Remi Nadeau
Zonta International’s “16 days of Activism” is held annually from Nov. 25 - Dec. 10. Since 2016, Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley has participated in the annual "Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women" campaign in collaboration with the Child and Family Center.
Zonta Club Brings Awareness to Domestic Violence
On Monday, Nov. 30, College of the Canyons will host a virtual soft opening of its Multicultural Center, which will provide safe and brave spaces for historically minoritized and marginalized groups on campus with the goal of increased diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the college’s fabric.
Nov. 30: COC Multicultural Center Virtual Soft Opening
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health released the latest data on COVID-19 Thursday.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 383,275 Cases Countywide, 37 New Deaths; 9,352 Total SCV Cases
Travel through the seven levels of the Candy Cane Forest, past the sea of twirly-swirly gum drops and into a month of non-stop fun and entertainment with the city of Santa Clarita’s virtual events in December.
City Releases Holiday Virtual Events Line-Up
Power shutoffs commenced Thanksgiving Day in the Santa Clarita Valley, with Southern California Edison customers affected near the Agua Dulce area.
Agua Dulce Community Affected by SoCal Edison Power Shutoffs
While local health care officials have been asking for the community’s help in creating personal protective equipment since the onset of the pandemic, now the message is simpler: Abide by public health guidelines.
COVID-19 Surge Impacting Henry Mayo
Logix Federal Credit Union is supporting College of the Canyons Foundation’s Student Resource & Success Fund with its Double Your Dollars campaign.
Logix Encouraging Community to Take Part in COC’s  Double Your Dollars Campaign
1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]
Santa Clarita officials announced plans to file an amicus brief in support of an ongoing lawsuit to block Los Angeles County’s outdoor dining ban, which went into effect the day before Thanksgiving.
‘Draconian Behavior:’ City Council to Support Suit to Block Outdoor Dining Ban
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday reported 49 new deaths and 4,311 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide since Tuesday, including 96 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, as Henry Mayo on Wednesday afternoon reported its second death this week.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: 2nd Death at Henry Mayo This Week; SCV Cases Total 9,230
Santa Clarita’s new Volunteer Hub at SantaClaritaVolunteers.com is a one-stop-shop that connects area nonprofit organizations and volunteers.
Need Volunteers? Want to Be One? Check City’s Volunteer Hub
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau Critical Missing Person Unit detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Vlad Kravets.
Found: Vlad Kravets, Last Seen in Valencia; Detectives Sought Public’s Help
In response to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors' 3-2 vote Tuesday allowing further COVID-19-related closures to take effect Wednesday, Supervisor Kathryn Barger is calling for $10 million in federal CARES Act funding to be repurposed to aid impacted local businesses.
Barger Calls for $10M in CARES Act Funds for Businesses Hurt by COVID Restrictions