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1920 - Warrant issued for actor Tom Mix to appear in Newhall Judge J.F. Powell's courtroom on reckless driving charge [story]
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Nov. 29: Last Chance to See Inside Out & Upside Down REDCAT Exhibition
Friday, Nov 27, 2020

This Sunday, Nov. 29, is the last day to see the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater’s virtual graphic design exhibition, Inside Out & Upside Down, showcasing CalArt posters from throughout the years. REDCAT celebrates 50 years of CalArts graphic design in Inside Out & Upside Down: Posters...

Jan. 23: ‘Human as Alien’ Lecture by CalArts Theorist in Residence
Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019

CalArts’ 2019 MA Aesthetics and Politics Theorist in Residence N. Katherine Hayles will present her lecture “Human as Alien: From Frankenstein to Ex Machina and Annihilation” at REDCAT in Downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 8:30 p.m. Using Dr. Frankenstein’s creature as...

CalArts’ REDCAT Unveils Fall-Winter 2018 Performance Schedule
Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018

REDCAT, CalArts’ downtown center for contemporary arts, has unveiled the schedule for its fall/winter 2018 season, which features a compelling range of performances and screenings from international and Los Angeles-based artists — including a number of CalArtians. One of the season’s opening...

‘Words, Planets’ by Laida Lertxundi Premieres at REDCAT
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

REDCAT presented the world premiere of “Words, Planets” (2017), a new 16mm film by CalArts alumna Laida Lertxundi (Film/Video MFA 07) on Tuesday night. The program, titled “Landscape Plus,” includes four additional works: “Footnotes To A House of Love” (2007), “Cry...

Renowned Theater Company The Wooster Group Returns to REDCAT This Week
Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018

New York City-based experimental theater company The Wooster Group returns to REDCAT in Downtown Los Angeles this week with its latest production, “A PINK CHAIR (In Place of a Fake Antique).” The ensemble takes on the work of visionary Polish artist, writer and stage director Tadeusz Kantor...

Jan. 29: CalArts’ Pia Borg Screens Films at REDCAT
Friday, Jan 26, 2018

CalArts Experimental Animation faculty Pia Borg presents several of her films at REDCAT in downtown Los Angeles on Monday, Jan. 29. Dubbed “Stranger Landscapes: Films by Pia Borg,” the screening starts off with Borg’s most recent work, “Silica” (2017), which was shown all over...

Jan. 13: Machine Project Print Sale, Wrap Party
Friday, Jan 12, 2018

Machine Project, the alternative artist-run space founded by CalArts alum Mark Allen (Art MFA 99), will host its final event — a celebratory goodbye party and commemorative print sale — in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, January 13 from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. The print sale includes Machine Project’s...

Jan. 11-21: REDCAT Hosts Pacific Standard Time Festival – Live Art LA/LA

REDCAT presents the “Pacific Standard Time Festival: Live Art LA/LA,” a celebration of art and performance featuring more than 75 performances staged by more than 200 Latin American and Latino artists at 25 different locations across Los Angeles From January 11-21. Organized by REDCAT in...

Dec. 15, 16: Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance Concert at REDCAT
Thursday, Dec 14, 2017

This Friday and Saturday (Dec. 15-16), The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance brings their annual Winter Dance Concert to the REDCAT stage. Featuring pieces by Dance Faculty Laurence Blake, Nina Flagg and Julie Bour, as well as guest choreographer Rauf ‘RubberLegz’ Yasit, this year’s collection...

Oct 16: ‘Double Vision’: Recent Films by Janie Geiser at REDCAT
Monday, Oct 16, 2017

CalArts School of Theater faculty Janie Geiser brings her collage film program “Double Vision” to REDCAT on Monday, Oct. 16 at 8:30 p.m. A collection of seven of her works, “Double Vision” explores the realm of waking dreams; she recontextualizes old photos, imagery, objects...

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1920 - Warrant issued for actor Tom Mix to appear in Newhall Judge J.F. Powell's courtroom on reckless driving charge [story]
Tom Mix
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed four new deaths and 179 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,798 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: County Reaches 24,000 Deaths; SCV Cases Total 27,798
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 10 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, May 10-16, 2021.
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Good Trouble,’ ‘For All Mankind,’ ‘The Terminal List,’ 5 More Productions
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized emergency use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12-15 Monday.
Children Age 12-15 OK’ed for COVID-19 Vaccine
Starting Wednesday, May 12, 2021, eligible households will be able to enroll in the Emergency Broadband Benefit program which sets out to help households struggling to pay for internet service during the pandemic.
May 12: Enrollment for Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Opens this Week
The Tom & Ethel Bradley Center at California State University, Northridge has received a $350,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to digitize some of the approximately 22,000 images in its Farmworker Movement Collection that tell the story and document efforts to unionize farmworkers in the 1960s and early 1970s.
CSUN Receives NEH Grant to Digitize its Farmworker Movement Collection
Saugus Union School District board members discussed a back-to-school update for the 2021-22 school year during the regular board meeting Wednesday.
SUSD Discusses Full-Time Instruction, Distance Learning for Next Year
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor has announced plans to reopen on Saturday, with a number of COVID-19 safety measures in place.
Hurricane Harbor Plans to Reopen May 15
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday he’d be expanding the state’s economic stimulus program to middle-income families that make up to $75,000.
Newsom Expands State Stimulus Program, Unveils $100 Billion Recovery Plan
Warmer weather and winds are set to return to the Santa Clarita Valley Tuesday, bringing with them elevated fire weather conditions.
Winds Set to Bring Elevated Fire Weather to SCV
America’s Job Center of California announced it will host a job recruitment on Thursday, May 13 for various positions for Aerotek in Palmdale, Santa Clarita, and Lancaster.
America’s Job Center to Hold Virtual Job Recruitment for Aerotek
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating At-Risk Missing Person Christopher William Conrad.
Investigators Seek Help Locating At-Risk Missing Person Christopher ‘Chris’ Conrad
1877 - Newhall School District formed, upon petition of J.F. Powell and 47 others [story]
Newhall School kids
1990 - Gene Autry's elderly horse, Champion, put to sleep; buried at Melody Ranch [story]
Champion
1875 - John F. Powell, an Irish immigrant, becomes Justice of the Peace [story]
John F. Powell
Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced the introduction of Senate Joint Resolution 5, urging the federal government to immediately pass a correction to the Social Security formula to protect benefits for millions of Americans who turned 60 during the pandemic.
Wilk Introduces Resolution Urging Congress to Amend the Social Security Average Wage Index
The Santa Clarita City Council will consider allocating a little over $3.5 million in federal funding intended to support low- and moderate-income residents with decent and affordable housing and economic opportunities.
City Council to Consider Federal Funds in Support of Future Local Affordable Housing
The owners of Maria’s Italian Deli in Newhall, past and present, celebrated the restaurant’s reopening Wednesday, following last year’s announcement it would be closing its doors after 47 years.
Maria’s Italian Deli Celebrates Reopening Under New Owners
After publicly expressing their support for hosting live graduations earlier this year, William S. Hart Union High School District officials outlined their proposed plans for the Class of 2021 ceremonies during their Wednesday night governing board meeting.
Hart District Outlines Plans for Live Graduations
After plans fell through for a $100 million mall expansion that would have brought a second Costco to the Santa Clarita Valley, representatives from the big box retailer reached out to city officials to see if they could still make a second location a reality.
Costco Still Seeks Second Location in SCV
Nurses Week is underway and the Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN) is calling on registered nurse volunteers to assist with Covid-19 vaccinations at the Kedren Community Health Center in partnership with International Medical Corps.
RNRN Calls on Nurse Volunteers to Administer Covid-19 Vaccine Doses
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced it will begin a phased reopening of jail visitations at the Century Regional Detention Facility starting on Mother’s Day weekend, with all other locations predicted to reopen in June.
May 8: LASD Announce Jail Visitations to Resume at Century Regional Detention Facility
Calling all high school and college seniors – the city of Santa Clarita Arts and Events Division is seeking 2021 graduates to exhibit their 2021 graduation caps in a virtual gallery.
June 1: Deadline Set to Enter City’s Virtual Graduation Cap Photo Exhibition
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 16 new deaths and 421 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,766 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Daily Hospitalizations Hit New Low in LA County; 27,766 Total SCV Cases