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1738 - Fr. Francisco Garcés born in Spain; came through SCV in 1776, found Tataviam fighting with Coastal Chumash, observed Santa Clara River flowing by night and dry by day despite the season being spring [story]
Garces statue

Ken Striplin | One Story One City
Monday, Mar 4, 2024

One Story One City Personally, and professionally, I have always been committed to a life of learning and a huge part of that is reading. Whether you are exploring a new book to expand your knowledge, learn a new skill or to simply let your imagination travel to a new world as you turn the pages, a life...

Mayor Cameron Smyth | “The Woman in the Castello”
Friday, Mar 1, 2024

Eccentric relatives, love, mystery, family secrets and maybe even murder. Get ready to get lost in this year’s book selection for the Santa Clarita Public Library’s One Story One City reading program. Each year, the Santa Clarita Public Library selects a book for the month of March to be the focal...

Bill Miranda | Santa Clarita Unveils One Story One City Selection
Friday, Feb 23, 2024

One Story One City One of my favorite passions is traveling, especially to exotic countries to explore different cultures and lifestyles – and if I can’t travel, I love to escape within the pages of a book. Get ready Santa Clarita and join me on this literary journey as the time has come to unveil...

AV Indian Museum Hosting Book Time at The Butte
Thursday, Feb 22, 2024

Antelope Valley Indian Museum SHP©2012, California State Parks Photo by Brian Baer Antelope Valley Indian Museum wants to invite its amazing local youth to a fun weekly reading sit-down at the Museum. Book Time at The Butte will take place every Sunday from 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Sessions will last...

Have Your Kids ‘Read to a Dog’ at Santa Clarita Public Library
Thursday, Feb 8, 2024

Foster your child’s love of reading with a ‘paws-itive’ activity and join the Santa Clarita Public Library for “Read to a Dog!” This ‘paw-pular’ program provides children in grades K-6 the opportunity to choose a book, meet a furry four-legged friend, practice reading aloud, increase...

June 8: Inaugural Santa Clarita Valley Book Festival
Thursday, Jan 11, 2024

The inaugural Santa Clarita Valley Book Festival is set to make its debut on June 8, at College of the Canyons, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The college is located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road in Santa Clarita. The SCV Book Festival is brought to you by the collaborative efforts of the Santa Clarita Valley...

Laurene Weste | Galactic Adventures at Family Literacy Festival
Thursday, Nov 30, 2023

Embark on a Galactic Adventure at the Family Literacy Festival “Reading can take you places you have never been before.” – Dr. Seuss Nestled in the hearts of our community, the Santa Clarita Public Library system holds an important place in the lives of our residents. Libraries are a cultural hub,...

Ken Striplin | Out-of-This-World Family Literacy Festival
Monday, Nov 20, 2023

Launch Into a Galactic World at the Family Literacy Festival “The more that you read, the more you will know” – Dr. Seuss Are you looking for a day full of out-of-this-world engaging activities, with a big dose of intergalactic information? Look no further than the 16th annual Family Literacy Festival....

Santa Clarita Public Library Releases ‘Fall into Fun’ Lineup
Wednesday, Sep 6, 2023

The Santa Clarita Public Library has released its “Fall into Fun” lineup. Scroll down below for activities you and your whole family can enjoy. Word Up! Do you enjoy playing Scrabble? If you answered yes, visit the Valencia Branch in September to build upon the words of your fellow...

Laurene Weste | Back to School Help at Santa Clarita Public Library
Thursday, Aug 31, 2023

Time for School at the Santa Clarita Public Library! “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis The amazing thing about humans is our capacity to learn. Each day, every one of us, can discover something new. Whether you’re starting high school, entering...

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1738 - Fr. Francisco Garcés born in Spain; came through SCV in 1776, found Tataviam fighting with Coastal Chumash, observed Santa Clara River flowing by night and dry by day despite the season being spring [story]
Garces statue
Have you ever wanted to journey to another country to experience an array of new and unique cultures and customs?
Jason Gibbs | Explore the World at Celebrate!
With a birdie on the final hole, Jonathan Larson won the The Master's University Spring Invitational and lifted The Master's men's team to an 11-stroke victory at the Crystalaire Country Club in Llano, Calif. Tuesday.
Larson Lifts Mustangs to Victory at Spring Invitational
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) — A bill that would allow California poll workers and voters to sue over election intimidation is advancing through the Legislature after a Wednesday vote.
Bill Allowing California Poll Workers to Sue Over Intimidation Advances
College of the Canyons moved its win streak to four games after taking down visiting Antelope Valley College by a 14-12 final score in a back-and-forth game at Mike Gillespie Field on Tuesday.
Cougars Survive Slugfest Against AVC 14-12
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency regular board meeting will be held Tuesday, April 16, at 6 p.m.
April 16: SCV Water Public Hearing on Mandatory Recycled Water Ordinance
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency’s Public Outreach and Legislation Committee is holding an in-person meeting Thursday, April 18, at 5:30 p.m.
April 18: SCV Water Public Outreach, Legislation Committee Meeting
Offering a look into Los Angeles through his eyes, photographer and director Estevan Oriol will talk about his journey as an artist and his photography during a visit next week to California State University, Northridge. 
Celebrated Photographer Estevan Oriol to Speak at CSUN
Join the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce Wednesday, April 17, for an unforgettable evening of networking and fun at Sand Canyon Country Club, located in the picturesque foothills of the Angeles National Forest.
April 17: SCV Chamber After Hours Mixer
California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Thursday his bill to help reduce overcrowding at animal shelters across the state, by expanding access to low and no-cost spay/neuter services, was approved in the Senate Education Committee.
Wilk’s Animal Shelter Overcrowding Bill Clears First Hurdle
City of Santa Clarita residents are invited to register for the Neighborhood Cleanup taking place on Saturday, April 27, and join the City in removing litter from their local neighborhoods.
Pre-Register Now for 2024 Neighborhood Cleanup Day
College of the Canyons student-athletes Nicole Lerma (women's swim and dive) and Domenik Cervantes (baseball) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's and Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running April 1-6.
COC Names Nicole Lerma, Domenik Cervantes Athletes of the Week
In celebration of Earth Day, Los Angeles County Beaches and Harbors is partnering with Heal the Bay to host Kids Beach Cleanup event at Dockweiler Beach on Saturday, April 13, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., rain or shine.  
April 13: L.A. County’s Kids Beach Cleanup
1987 - Ramona Chapel and Red Schoolhouse relocated to Santa Clarita History Center in Hart Park [story]
Red Schoolhouse
The city of Santa Clarita hosting several art exhibits, as well as seeking artists for an upcoming gallery.
Call for Art, Upcoming Arts Exhibitions
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:
Ocean Water Warning for April 10
Circle K will offer 40 cents off per gallon of fuel between 4 and 7 p.m. local time Thursday, April 11 during Circle K Fuel Day Pop-Up and 50% off on car washes all day at over 200 participating Circle K locations including Los Angeles.
April 11: Spring into Savings with 40 Cents Off Gas at Circle K
This third study by SMU DataArts analyzing the demographic makeup of the arts and cultural workforce in L.A. County finds a significant shift toward greater racial and ethnic diversity since 2019, particularly at the leadership level.
County Releases Data on Arts and Culture Workforce
The William S. Hart Union High School District is proud to announce that Nicole Jolicoeur, Rio Norte Junior High School Special Education Teacher, has been selected as the 2024/25 Hart District Teacher of the Year.
Nicole Jolicoeur Selected As 2024/25 Hart District Teacher of the Year
The SCV Aerospace & Defense Forum is partnering with ITT Aerospace to hold a networking breakfast and site tour of their Valencia facility.
April 16: SCV Aerospace & Defense Forum to host ITT Aerospace Tour
The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation has released their Q4 2023 Economic Snapshot. 
SCVEDC Releases Economic Snapshot for Q4 2023
The Golden Valley High School Performing Arts Department presents cult favorite Little Shop of Horrors, a musical about a flower shop in a rough and rundown neighborhood that is taken over by a flesh-eating plant from outer space.
April 17: Golden Valley Presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion introduced by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and co-authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis to commemorate the 109th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide by proclaiming April 24, 2024 as Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day. 
April 24: Supes Proclaim Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day
1909 - Oil Pioneer Wallace L. Hardison killed in collision with train [story]
Wallace Hardison