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1990 - "Duplicates" premieres at L.A. Phil; concerto by CalArts Music School dean Mel Powell wins Pulitzer Prize [story]
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City Announces Second Annual Patriotic Pee-Wee Parade
Monday, May 24, 2021

Courtesy PhotoThe city of Santa Clarita announced its Second Annual Patriotic Pee-Wee Parade. Residents are encouraged to design and build a miniature parade float, then capture a photo of it to be shared in an online photo gallery. Pee-Wee parade float entries are due by Monday, June 28, 2021, at 11:59...

Santa Clarita City, Media Partners Announce Fourth of July Patriotic Tour
Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020

With bunting displayed on awnings and windowsills, American flags proudly waving along City streets and the unmistakable smells of barbecue and apple pie wafting through neighborhoods, the Fourth of July in Santa Clarita is a holiday with festivities that are not to be missed. Although the traditional...

Fourth of July Activities in Santa Clarita
Friday, Jul 1, 2016

Santa Clarita residents are invited to celebrate Independence Day with a series of patriotic events taking place throughout Santa Clarita on Monday, July 4, 2016. Starting the celebrations is the annual Independence Day 5K and 10K, presented by the Santa Clarita Runner’s Club. Runners of all fitness...

T-shirt and Jeans
Friday, Jul 3, 2015

I know the celebration of the birth of our nation is here. A couple of nearby cities are being extra stupid by allowing the sale of fireworks in the middle of one of the worst droughts we’ve experienced in many years. Maybe Forest Gump was right. “Stupid is as stupid does.” I’ve been getting...

Santa Clarita’s July 4 Lineup
Monday, Jun 29, 2015

Note: This is a press release from the city of Santa Clarita. Fireworks shows will also be held at Richard Rioux Park in Stevenson Ranch and at Six Flags Magic Mountain.   Santa Clarita residents are invited to celebrate Independence Day with a series of patriotic events taking place throughout...

Sign Up Now to Enter: SCV Fourth of July Parade
Saturday, May 30, 2015

File Photo: Canyon Theatre Guild entry | By Sunny Wise It’s that time again – time to gather the red, white and blue bunting, polish the car, build the floats, practice the music and the princess wave. The all-volunteer organizing team for the annual Santa Clarita Fourth of July parade is inviting...

Morning at the Parade
Saturday, Jul 5, 2014

I think the SCV Parade yesterday was fantastic. I had last marched in the parade in 1967. Things have changed just a little bit. First big change: We’re a city now. But isn’t it great that we’re still rural enough that two members of City Council were in a horse-drawn carriage, another was riding...

Santa Clarita Prepares for Fourth of July Parade
Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014

The Annual Santa Clarita Fourth of July Parade is almost here and will be drawing residents from all over the Santa Clarita Valley down to Main Street in Old Town Newhall for some patriotic fun for the whole family. Parade entries are now being accepted. Fees to enter the parade range from $35 to $150...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Tuesday, Jun 3, 2014

It’s election day. Polls will remain open until 8pm tonight. Results are expected to begin trickling in shortly after that and will be televised on SCVTV. The Santa Clarita Community College District is heading to trial Wednesday over a lawsuit alleging a violation of the California Voting Rights...

Longtime Community Volunteer Jim Stone Dies
Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014

Jim Stone, whose lifetime of service to country and community took him from the Korean War to being honored along with his wife, Bobby, as co-grand marshal of the 2012 Santa Clarita Fourth of July Parade, has died. He was in his mid-70s. “Both Jim and Bobby — I don’t think they have ever...

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State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced "A Trusted Space: Redirecting Grief to Growth", a film-based program to help address increasing mental health challenges faced by students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
State Superintendent Launches Statewide Mental Health Program
Symptoms of depression and anxiety have doubled during the pandemic for youth across the country, according to the United States Surgeon General
Feb 10: County Hosts Youth Mental Health Seminar
Los Angeles County Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Janice Hahn called Tuesday for a thorough assessment of the Department of Children and Family Services that will place a spotlight on how well the organization is guided by evidence-based decisions and data to deliver outcomes for its clients. 
Board of Supervisors Approve Assessment of County Children and Family Services
1990 - "Duplicates" premieres at L.A. Phil; concerto by CalArts Music School dean Mel Powell wins Pulitzer Prize [story]
Mel Powell
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley’s Empower Hour will be held virtually at noon, Saturday, Feb. 5 on Zoom.
Feb. 5: Zonta Club of SCV Hosts Virtual Empower Hour on Child Marriage
The Sierra Hillbillies Square Dance Club will kick off Super Bowl celebrations a week early at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6.
Feb. 6: Sierra Hillbillies Square Dance Club Hosting Super Sunday Tailgate Party
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported Tuesday one additional death from COVID-19 Monday, bringing the total number to 205 since the onset of the pandemic, confirmed spokesman Patrick Moody. Meanwhile, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 36 additional deaths and 18,822 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 65,938 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports One Death, Daily Cases, Hospitalizations Decline in L.A. County
Supervisor Kathryn Barger has voiced her strong opposition to a motion passed by the L.A. County Board of Supervisors to extend and expand emergency renter eviction protections through 2023.
Barger Opposes Extending Protections for Rent Nonpayment: ‘No Way’
The WiSH Education Foundation will offer a new Webinar Wednesday as part of it’s WiSH webinar year-round series for college bound students.
Feb. 9: WiSH Education Foundation Hosting Webinar on Athletic Recruiting
No. 6 College of the Canyons women’s basketball team won its fourth straight game 54-47 over West L.A. College at the Cougar Cage on Saturday, as Monique Febles finished with 17 points and LuLu Salloom pulled down 21 rebounds to keep COC in the win column.
No. 6 Lady Cougars Push Win Streak to Four, 54-47 Over West L.A.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission is looking for qualified applicants to fill the community represented role of Commissioner. Deadline for applications is Feb. 1.
L.A. Country Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission Seeks Applicants
Nominees for the 53rd NAACP Image Awards include CalArtians honored across several categories, including Outstanding Actor, Outstanding Animated Motion Picture, Outstanding Short Form (Animiated), Outstanding Children’s Program and Outstanding Animated Series.
CalArtians Among 2022 NAACP Image Award Nominees
Big Chicken, the star-powered chicken concept founded by legendary basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal, announced today it has signed a franchise agreement with chiropractor Dr. Pat Khaziran and his business partner and Southern California restaurateur Andy Gitipityapon to open a location in Valencia.
Big Chicken Franchise to Open Location in Valencia
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced an extension of unlimited access to myON digital books and daily news articles for students in California until Monday, Feb. 28, 2022.
Extension of Unlimited Renaissance Digital Reading Partnership Announced by State
1915 - Death of pre-Mentry oilman & San Francisquito vintner Ramon Perea [story]
Perea grave marker
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Jan. 25, beginning with a closed session at 5:00 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:00 p.m.
Jan. 25: Santa Clarita City Council Regular Meeting
Princess Cruises announced Monday Chef Rudi Sodamin will become its first head of culinary arts, effective immediately.
Rudi Sodamin Named Princess Cruises’ Culinary Arts Head
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
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported two additional deaths from COVID-19 Monday, bringing the total number to 204 since the onset of the pandemic, confirmed spokesman Patrick Moody. (One of those deaths was recorded Sunday).
Monday COVID Roundup: Two Additional Deaths at Henry Mayo, 204 to Date
Californians may now opt to receive vehicle registration renewal notices by email instead of a paper notice by traditional mail.
Californians Can Now Opt for Paperless Car Registration Notices
1888 - Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]
postal cover
1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson visits Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
HH Jackson
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]
Diseno map
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