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1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
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Oct. 14: Battle of the Bands, Road to Memphis
Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017

Get ready for an afternoon of fabulous music, as seven bands put on their best show. The prize is a chance for the winner to stand on the stage in Memphis and let the world see what they are made of. Each is determined to play in Memphis, but they will first compete at the American Legion hall in Newhall...

Nov. 4: SCV Concert Band to Perform “A Night at the Movies”

The Santa Clarita Valley Concert Band will present “A Night at the Movies” on Saturday, Nov. 4 at 7:00 p.m. The program (subject to change) will include selections from Harry Potter, The Lion King, The Sound of Music, Star Wars, and much more. Make this an evening for the entire family. Tickets...

SCV Residents Recall Night of Terror in Vegas
Monday, Oct 2, 2017

A three-day country music event turned into hell on earth Sunday night in Las Vegas as a gunman opened fire on hundreds of music fans, killing at least 50 and injuring more than 400. Santa Clarita concertgoers at the Route 91 Harvest Festival recounted their night of terror as rapid-fire gunshots were...

Concert Series Devoted Entirely to CalARTS Alum
Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017

John Luther Adams (Photo: John Luther Adams Festival via Facebook)The largest-ever concert series devoted entirely to the music of renowned composer John Luther Adams (Music BFA 73) takes place this week (July 26-July 30). Hosted by SFJAZZ, the festival takes place in several venues in San Francisco,...

June 16: Opening Night of Jazz and Blues at Valencia Town Center
Thursday, Jun 1, 2017

No more wondering what to do on Friday nights because Friday, June 16th will be opening night as the sounds of live Jazz and Blues bands once again fill Town Center Drive in Valencia. This will be the 18th year that the Valencia Jazz & Blues will feature regional, national and international entertainers...

Saugus High Seniors Win First Rod Bennett Scholarships
Monday, May 29, 2017

Saugus High School graduating seniors James Klipfel and Diego Rumer hold their Rod Bennett Memorial Scholarship Fund certificates, awarded at Saugus High May 16. Photo: Stephen K. Peeples. Saugus High School graduating seniors James Klipfel and Diego Rumer received the first two Rod Bennett Memorial Scholarship...

June 25: Motown in Town 2 at the Hyatt
Thursday, May 25, 2017

Motown in Town is back on Sunday, June 25 from 5:00 to 10:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia. Enjoy a live concert celebrating the music of The Temptations, Jackson Five, Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder and many more. You can also catch a beautiful art show, called “The Art of Motown,”...

COC Graduating Music Student Receives $21,000 Scholarship
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

College of the Canyons music student Justin Horwitz is one step close to his goal of becoming a music director thanks to a $21,000 transfer scholarship to Rider University in New Jersey. Unaware that the university offered talent scholarships, the 22-year-old was surprised by the scholarship offer, which...

June 3: ‘Hart of the West’ to Feature Classic Rock ‘n Roll Band
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation and William S. Hart Park presents “Hart of the West,” a music in the park talent showcase. The event will feature the classic rock ‘n roll band “Ba*Co*Ra*Do”. Admission is free to the public. The event will take...

May 21: Free Classical Music Concert from Santa Clarita Philharmonic
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

The Santa Clarita Philharmonic Spring Concert is a free classical music concert and will feature a special performance from the “Student Concerto Competition” winner. The concert will be at the Hart High School Auditorium on Sunday, May 21 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Join the Philharmonic...

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Park officials have announced Los Angeles County regional parks and natural areas, which include William S. Hart Park, Placerita Nature Center and Vasquez Rocks, will now be closed Mondays and Tuesdays due to staffing reductions.
SCV Regional Parks, Natural Areas to Reduce Operating Hours
At the direction of the Department of Public Health, all Los Angeles County beaches will be closed this weekend, resulting in the closure of all lifeguard towers.
Beaches in L.A., Ventura Counties to Close for Holiday Weekend
The city of Santa Clarita has changed the language of its Code Enforcement’s mission statement -- by omitting a portion stating that issues are addressed using the "broken windows" theory -- to reflect what officials said is a more accurate reflection of operations.
City Changes Code Enforcement Mission Statement Regarding ‘Broken Windows’ Theory
In a multiagency partnership, several Santa Clarita Valley nonprofits were able to receive enough food donations to allow them to serve thousands of local families in need.
Acts of Kindness: Enough Food Donations to Last the Summer
When Simon Mee, owner of Newhall Refinery, heard that officials were ordering bars and wineries to close once again, he wondered if SCV restaurants would be next.
SCV Restaurants in ‘Survival Mode’ Amid Ever-Changing COVID-19 Restrictions
A music teacher who taught in schools throughout Southern California, including Santa Clarita, pleaded guilty to one federal count of producing child pornography and six state counts of lewd acts with a child under the age of 14.
Music Teacher Charged with Sex Acts Upon Children, Child Porn Pleads Guilty
1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 2,204 new cases of COVID-19 and 55 new deaths due to the virus countywide, with a total of 3,239 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: California Surpasses 240,000 Cases, 3,239 Cases in SCV
The SCV Senior Center’s popular lunch service for seniors in the Santa Clarita Valley held a special “Drive Thru Celebration” for the Fourth of July.
Bella Vida Holds Special ‘Drive-Thru Celebration’ for Fourth of July
College of the Canyons All-State middle linebacker Charles Ike, one of the most prodigious tacklers in the program's proud history, has signed with Idaho State University after a notable two-year run as one of the Cougars' top defensive playmakers.
COC’s All-State Linebacker Charles Ike Commits to Idaho State
As we continue to adapt business practices in this challenging environment, SCV Water remains deeply committed to the safety of our customers, community, and employees as we continue to do our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
In-Person Assistance, Payment Plans Now Available at SCV Water
Los Angeles County leaders are urging residents to stay home this 4th of July holiday weekend to slow the spread of COVID-19 and ensure the healthcare system is not overwhelmed.
County Leaders Urge Residents to Stay Home 4th of July Weekend, Slow COVID-19 Spread
Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel were called to the scene of a brush fire in Stevenson Ranch on Thursday.
Twain Fire in Stevenson Ranch Held to 3 Acres, Forward Progress Stopped
Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau Missing Person Unit are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Ashley Bebe Nichole, a 26-year-old Black female, who was last seen on the 17700 block of Birkewood Court in Santa Clarita, on Tuesday, June 2, at 3:10 a.m.
LASD Seek Public’s Help in Locating Missing Santa Clarita Woman
The city of Santa Clarita wants to know how your internet service is performing. Local businesses and residents alike are encouraged to complete the City’s new Speed Test Survey available at speedup.santa-clarita.com.
Santa Clarita Residents Encouraged to Take Internet Speed Test Survey
It seems like many things in our lives have been flipped upside down in the past few months. However, work continues, as planned, on the two major projects within our Santa Clarita 2020 Strategic Plan. Throughout the Safer at Home order, construction projects continued to progress.
Message from City Manager Ken Striplin
The fast-spreading Rowher Fire in Agua Dulce reached about 625 acres overnight, with approximately 50% containment, according to Maria Grycan, a spokeswoman for the L.A. County Fire Department.
Rowher Fire in Agua Dulce at 50% Containment, Reaches 625 Acres Overnight
JCI Santa Clarita, an organization that teaches skills development to young professionals, is partnering with a charcuterie professional to offer a local Zoom workshop to the Santa Clarita Valley.
July 11: JCI to Host Charcuterie Board Virtual Training Workshop
SACRAMENTO - State Sen. Scott Wilk announced Thursday he and legislative colleagues are calling for an audit of the California Employment Development Department (EDD) to clarify what is causing the inexcusable delays in distributing unemployment benefits to people whom, in some cases, applied months ago.
Wilk Calls for Audit of California Unemployment Agency
The MAIN is excited to present another virtual “10 by 10 Variety Night” to the Santa Clarita community. The show is back tonight, July 2, at 7:00 p.m., with ten fun and engaging performances.
10 by 10 Variety Night Returns Virtually
LOS ANGELES – According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) forecast, air quality will be unhealthy in the Santa Clarita Valley for sensitive groups and individuals Friday, July 3.
Air Quality Advisory Issued for SCV
The Fourth of July is one of the busiest times for the County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC).
Animal Care & Control Offering Tips to Protect Pets During Fourth of July
An operation conducted by the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Career Offender — Burglary, Robbery, Assault (COBRA) team netted 23 arrests Tuesday.
SCV Sheriff’s COBRA Operation Nets Felony Arrests
1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
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