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New Things to Do, See in Santa Clarita
Saturday, Feb 1, 2014

Santa Clarita is an amazing place to call home. You don’t have to take my word for it. Last year Santa Clarita ranked among “America’s Top 100 Best Places to Live” by Livability.com based on economics, housing, education, amenities and infrastructure, among other items. Each day, city staff works...

Council, Commission to Put Heads Together on Public Art
Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita City Council members moved to table the decision on three art pieces Tuesday during their meeting at City Hall over concerns about the Arts Commission’s choices. City officials were slated to move on three decisions related to about $45,000 in art pieces that the Santa...

Artist Selected for Valencia Library Parking Lot Piece
Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013

[KHTS] – The Santa Clarita Arts Commission approved the final artist selection to create a public art piece to be implemented in the Valencia Public Library on Oct. 10, city officials said. Emma Anna from Australia is expected to create the public sculpture intended to celebrate the Valencia Public...

Aug. 2-18: ‘Art in Touch’ Exhibit on Town Center Drive
Friday, Aug 2, 2013

Art exhibits typically showcase visual components, but the “Art in Touch” traveling exhibit now on display in Santa Clarita features tactile and interactive art that’s meant to be touched. From Friday, August 2, through Sunday, August 18,  the exhibit will be open to the public on Town Center...

Call to Artists: For Piece at Magic Mtn/5 Freeway
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013

CALL SUMMARY The City of Santa Clarita is seeking an artist (or team of artists) to provide for the design and construction of a community entry art piece along Magic Mountain Parkway and the exit from the 5 Freeway (North). The artwork will be situated prominently on a large wall at intersection of...

Calling All Artists: Got Something Funny to Exhibit?

This just in from Jeff Barber, Arts & Events supervisor at the City of Santa Clarita: “I will be presenting a show beginning on December 1, 2013 that will feature humor in art. “‘Sure to Bring a Smile: Humor in Art’ will be exhibited in the First Floor Gallery at City Hall. ...

Call for Artists: To Design Canyon Country Bike Racks
Thursday, Jun 20, 2013

New bike racks in front of City Hall were designed by local artist Shuko Nielsen. The City of Santa Clarita invites artists or a team of artists to design two artistic and functional bike racks for the Canyon County Community Center, located at 18792 Flying Tiger Drive.  Artists must submit a proposal...

City Seeks $ponsors for Newhall Roundabout Art Piece
Monday, Mar 18, 2013

The City of Santa Clarita is offering community members an opportunity to be part of Old Town Newhall’s heritage as a sponsor for the new iconic, public art project, which will be featured inside the Newhall Roundabout at the intersection of Main Street. The area will be adorned with sizeable boulders...

Farmers Market, Inaugural Art Slam Tonight in Newhall
Thursday, Mar 7, 2013

THE OLD TOWN NEWHALL FARMERS MARKET WAS CANCELED IN OCTOBER 2013. Tonight marks the beginning of a season of events, Thursdays@Newhall, and the return of the Farmers Market in Old Town Newhall. Both the Farmers Market and Art Slam will happen rain or shine. The weekly Farmers Market returns tonight,...

Valencia Town Center Art Space Goes NOMAD (Video)
Saturday, Jan 19, 2013

New life has found its way to the Westfield Valencia Town Center by way of a new art exhibit. The city of Santa Clarita and NOMAD, a visual arts program, united Saturday to unveil “Art Making for Change: NOMAD LAB.” The showcase, located on the upper level of the mall near the Sears patio entrance,...

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1914 - Rev. Wolcott H. Evans, the future "pastor of the disaster," named pastor of Newhall's First Presbyterian Church [story]
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1932 - Robert Poore wins the greased pole climbing contest and $2.50 at Newhall's July 4th celebration [story]
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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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1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
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