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1888 - Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]
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New Home of Oviatt Library Map Collection Unveiled
Thursday, Nov 7, 2019

The Oviatt Library Map Collection at California State University, Northridge provides access to thousands of flat maps, atlases and reference materials, as well as study and consultation space and a public geographic information system (GIS). The collection is now open in room OV26, located on the garden...

Nov. 5: Author of ‘Hollywood Spies’ to Speak, Sign Book at CSUN
Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018

Laura Rosenzweig The Delmar T. Oviatt Library at California State University, Northridge is partnering with CSUN’s Jewish Studies Interdisciplinary Program to host a book discussion and signing by Laura Rosenzweig, author of “Hollywood’s Spies: The Undercover Surveillance of Nazis in Los Angeles,”...

CSUN Brings Back Summer Movie Fest
Thursday, Jun 7, 2018

Summer activities should offer exciting, fun and welcoming opportunities to cool off. Thanks to California State University, Northridge’s Associated Students (AS), moviegoers can experience free entertainment in a relaxing environment on the lawn in front of the Delmar T. Oviatt Library. Starting June...

CSUN Readies for 2018 Commencement Ceremonies
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Thousands will be cheering later this month as more than 11,500 graduating students walk across the stage in front of California State University, Northridge’s iconic Delmar T. Oviatt Library as CSUN celebrates its 2018 commencement. An estimated 11,538 — including bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral...

El Salvador’s History on Display at CSUN’s Oviatt Library
Thursday, Apr 5, 2018

Venezuelan author, journalist, radio maker and museum director Carlos Henríquez Consalvi will host a presentation at CSUN.Photo credit: Oviatt Library When a country is terrorized by war, its people and history are sometimes forgotten. In an effort to preserve El Salvador’s historic memory, Carlos...

February: CSUN to Celebrate Black History Month with Series of Events
Monday, Jan 29, 2018

In honor of Black History Month in February, California State University, Northridge’s festivities will officially kick off with Africana studies professor Aimee Glocke’s lecture, “Is the Black Aesthetic Dead? Posting the Black Aesthetic in the Era of Trap Music, Twerking and The Black Panther,”...

Oct. 4: CSUN Screens Documentary of Female Technology Entrepreneurs
Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017

California State University, Northridge’s Delmar T. Oviatt Library and the Bonita J. Campbell Women in Science and Engineering Endowment — an organization that encourages women to build careers in the fields of science and engineering — invites the public to a one-time screening documentary about...

CSUN’s Oviatt Library Awards Inaugural Fiction Award to Antoine Wilson
Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017

Author of “Panorama City” and recipient of San Fernando Valley Award for Fiction, Antoine Wilson. Photo taken by Ward Robinson. Novelist Antoine Wilson has been named the recipient of California State University, Northridge’s inaugural San Fernando Valley Award for Fiction. The honor was created...

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The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 11 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Jan. 24 - Sunday, Jan. 30.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 11 Productions
1888 - Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]
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1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson visits Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
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Los Angeles County Assessor Jeff Prang announced a corroborative effort with County Public Health officials that will include free COVID-19 vaccinations, booster shots, and PCR testing at three District Offices on Monday Jan. 24, Wednesday Jan. 26 and Sunday Jan. 30.
Free COVID PCR Testing, Vaccines Offered at L.A. County Assessor Offices
1839 - Gov. Juan B. Alvarado gives most of SCV to Mexican Army Lt. Antonio del Valle. [story]
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The Castaic Union School District is proud to announce that the Jene Fielder Trust Scholarship Program is now accepting applications. The program is open to past and present students of Castaic Middle School.
Castaic Union School District Announces Jene Fielder Trust Scholarship Program
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control will teams up with Best Friends Animal Society to encourage county residents to “Live Large” with Adopt a Big Dog Special Discounts for large dogs through Jan. 31.
L.A. County Animal Care & Control Offers Big Dog Adoption Discounts
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 65 additional deaths and 43,091 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 63,320 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Additional COVID Death Reported at Henry Mayo
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Gwendolyn Delgado as the newest assistant principal at Golden Valley High School.
Dr. Gwendolyn Delgado Named Newest Assistant Principal at Golden Valley High School
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita is holding a "Yum-Raiser" for Valentine’s Day. Safely and easily send boxes of chocolate for delivery to your friends and family from See’s Candies.
Zonta Club of SCV Holds Online Sees Candies ‘Yum-Raiser’
A job fair will be held to recruit for a variety of positions at America’s Job Center of California for North Los Angeles County Regional Center on Thursday, Jan. 27 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Jan. 27 Job Recruitment Fair for North Los Angeles County Regional Center
A musical fundraiser to benefit the Saugus Dance program at Saugus High School will be held 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22 at the Smokehouse on Main, 24255 Main St., Newhall, CA 91355.
Jan. 22: Dark Desert Highway, Smokehouse on Main Hosting Fundraiser for Saugus Dance
Starting Monday, Jan. 24, crews will begin construction of a new curb, gutter and sidewalk along portions of the east side of Sierra Highway, north of Soledad Canyon Road.
Lane, Road Closures Begin Monday for Sierra Highway Sidewalk Construction
The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors today unanimously approved the Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement for the approximately 14-mile Burbank to Los Angeles project section.
High-Speed Rail Board Clears Final Environmental Hurdles to Advance Service into L.A.
Experience Helen Hunt Jackson’s January 23, 1882 visit to Rancho Camulos which inspired her to include this vestige of the Californio lifestyle as one of the settings for her novel Ramona. Reenactors will engage and delight you as they portray this event which forever changed the peaceful life at Rancho Camulos.
Jan. 29: Helen Hunt Jackson Returns to Rancho Camulos
1914 - Signal newspaper owner-editor Scott Newhall born in San Francisco [story]
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Do you like comedy? Do you like music? Do you like getting root canals?
Impulse Hosting Comedy, Music Night
Coming off a first-place winning streak at competitions in New York and Washington, D.C., earlier in 2021, the CSUN Model United Nations team continues to accumulate achievements after scoring another first place finish with the Outstanding Delegation Award in the Northwest Model UN Conference, which took place Nov. 19-21 in Seattle.
Matadors Pull off Clean Sweep at Model UN Competitions
Freshman guard Monique Febles poured in a season-high 23 points as No. 6 College of the Canyons was able to outlast Antelope Valley College 68-62 at the Cougar Cage in the 2021-22 home opener. 
Lady Cougars Hold off AVC in Home Opener
Evelyn Ku, MSN, RN, has been named Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.
Evelyn Ku Named Henry Mayo’s VP, Chief Nursing Officer
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 102 additional deaths and 42,115 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 62, 566 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID Roundup: SCV Cases Top 62,000
The California Department of Transportation has rescheduled the Friday, Jan. 21 - Monday, Jan. 24 closure of the eastbound Interstate 210 in Sylmar.
Caltrans Reschedules I-210 Weekend Closure
1993 - Hart High grad Dee Dee Myers (1979) becomes first female White House press secretary [story]
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California State University, Northridge was given two honors from the National Opera Association, officials said Tuesday. 
CSUN Productions Wins Honors From National Opera Association
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