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Arts Symposium 2020 Takes on Virtual Platform
Thursday, Oct 1, 2020

Join The MAIN for the Arts Virtual Symposium 2020, as a part of the city of Santa Clarita’s “ARTober” celebration. The free symposium will offer workshops and panel discussions by the New Heights Artists Development Series, presented every Saturday in October. Each session will focus on Visual...

Dec. 12: Arts Commission Regular Meeting
Thursday, Dec 5, 2019

The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Dec. 12, 6:30 p.m. Items on the agenda include an update on the City’s arts marketing, a discussion on the Trailhead Art project and a report on the augmented reality mobile application. The meeting will take place in City...

June 13: Santa Clarita Arts Commission Regular Meeting
Monday, Jun 10, 2019

The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, June 13, at 6:30 p.m. Items on the agenda include an update on the Skate Park Art Project, an overview of the Newhallywood Silent Film Festival and a status on the Commission’s Work Plan. The meeting will take place in City...

Wilk Receives 2019 Legislative Arts Star Award
Friday, Apr 26, 2019

SACRAMENTO – California Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, has been named the 2019 Legislative Arts Star by Californians for the Arts, his office announced Friday. “It is an honor to receive this award,” Wilk said. “Santa Clarita has a vibrant art community so I am very aware...

July 18-20: Santa Clarita Arts Calendar
Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018

Here is the list of Santa Clarita arts-related events for July 18-20: July 18: Western Music Association Showcase at El Trocadero Steakhouse Time: 6:30 p.m. Musicians and cowboy poets perform stories and songs of the romantic Old West, contemporary music of the American West, and songs of the open range...

April 18-19: Santa Clarita Arts Calendar
Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018

Here is a list of Santa Clarita arts-related events for April 18 – 19: April 18, 2018: Western Music Association Showcase at El Trocadero Steakhouse Time: 6:30 p.m. Musicians and cowboy poets perform stories and songs of the romantic Old West, contemporary music of the American West, and songs...

March 24: Santa Clarita Youth Arts Showcase
Monday, Feb 26, 2018

The city of Santa Clarita is celebrating Youth Art Month by hosting the Santa Clarita Youth Arts Showcase on Saturday, March 24, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., located at The Centre. The free event gives students in the Santa Clarita Valley an opportunity to showcase their talent by performing or displaying...

March 1-3: Santa Clarita Arts Calendar

Here is a list of Santa Clarita arts-related events for Mar. 1 – 3: Mar. 1: A Conversation with Artist Larry Hurst at College of the Canyons at 2:00 p.m. College of the Canyons is hosting a special conversation with Larry Hurst, Los Angeles-based artist and former College of the Canyons Gallery...

Nov. 15-18: Santa Clarita Arts Calendar
Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017

Here is a list of Santa Clarita arts-related events for Nov. 15-18: Nov. 15: New Heights | Should I Create Art? at The MAIN Nov. 15 at 7:00 p.m. The City of Santa Clarita invites you to a free panel discussion for visual artists on how to overcome creative block. For a creative professional, a creative...

Nov. 15: New Heights Program Discussion, “Should I Create Art?”
Thursday, Nov 9, 2017

On Wednesday, Nov. 15, the public is invited to the free New Heights program: “Should I Create Art?” from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at The MAIN, located at 24266 Main Street in Old Town Newhall. Two successful artists will give their advice on how to overcome your creative block as an artist and...

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1987 - Ramona Chapel and Red Schoolhouse relocated to Heritage Junction [story]
Red Schoolhouse
1835 - Outlaw and Rocks/Park/High School namesake Tiburcio Vasquez born in Monterey, Calif. [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
Nearly 100 people gathered in front of the highly anticipated Laemmle 7 in Newhall to officially open the theater to the Santa Clarita Valley community.
Laemmle Officially Opens in Old Town Newhall
The city of Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission recently met to receive an update from city staff about the status of the Pioneer Oil Refinery in Newhall.
Parks Commissioners Asked to Advise on Pioneer Oil Refinery’s Future
A judge’s ruling this week dealt a setback to the Tejon Ranch Co.’s proposed 19,000-unit Centennial development project in the upper northwest corner of Los Angeles County.
Judge Halts Centennial Development Project in Tejon Ranch
The California Community College Athletic Trainers Association has named longtime athletic trainer, and current College of the Canyons associate athletic director, Chad Peters its 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year.
Chad Peters Named CCCATA 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year
Los Angeles County Public Health on Friday confirmed 48 new deaths and 752 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,432 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 27,432 Total SCV Cases; County Nears 5 Million Administered Doses
The Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee briefly met Thursday morning to recommend that the City Council oppose four pieces of state legislation that would expand the state’s land-use authority.
Council Committee Recommends Opposition to State Land-Use Bills
In an effort to provide kids across the Santa Clarita Valley with a safe place to play and learn over spring break while parents are working, the Boys & Girls Club of SCV holds an annual camp.
Boys & Girls Club Holds Spring Break Camp
In recognition of public safety dispatchers' services, the California Highway Patrol joins other law enforcement agencies to recognize National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week on April 11-17, 2021.
CHP to Honor Public Safety Dispatchers During National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
Officials in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be hosting a virtual community discussion on child abuse prevention April 20.
L.A. County Sheriffs to Host Child Abuse Prevention Seminar
1937 - Pioneer aviator E.B. Christopher and passenger killed in crash of light plane on Ridge Route near Gorman [story]
wreckage
CBRE announced the sale of a state-of-the-art 24,164 square-foot industrial facility to Tera McHugh and John McHugh, owners of Versatile Systems, Inc.
Valencia Industrial Building Sold to Versatile Systems
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and accompanying public health restrictions in place for large events and community gatherings, as well as past participation numbers, the city of Santa Clarita has evaluated several components of the annual Santa Clarita Marathon and is making a necessary change to the event.
City Postpones 2021 Marathon, Event Permanently Moved to February
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 52 new deaths and 710 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,417 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Hospitalizations Remain Under 600; SCV Cases Total 27,417
Because of the economic downturn brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, some pet owners may have delayed purchasing their annual pet licenses and are now subject to late penalty fees.
Animal Care & Control Temporarily Waives Pet Licensing Fees
College of the Canyons will welcome José Rivera, award-winning playwright and the first Puerto Rican screenwriter to be nominated for an Oscar, to the School of Visual & Performing Arts’ Virtual Industry Insight Series on Monday, April 12.
COC Virtual Industry Insight Series Welcomes Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter José Rivera
Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA) will spotlight contemporary artist Alex Schaeffer in a virtual oil demo on Monday, April 19, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
April 19: Virtual Oil Demo by Artist Alex Schaeffer
Spectrum Commercial Real Estate advisors Yair Haimoff, SIOR, Randy Cude, and Matt Sreden represented the seller in the sale of a 23,817-square-foot professional office building in a prime Valencia location.
Avenue Kearny Building Sells for $6 Million
Following stakeholder planning meetings over the course of a year and a public survey period in January, the city of Santa Clarita’s 2021 Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP) draft update enters the next phase in the approval and adoption process.
Residents Can Now Review Santa Clarita’s 2021 Hazard Mitigation Draft Plan
Cassie Gratton knows how to open a Laemmle theater. The general manager of the Newhall Laemmle, which will open its doors with a ribbon-cutting this Friday, also helped to open Laemmle’s Glendale and Claremont locations.
After Several Delays, Laemmle Newhall Opens Friday
The California Department of Transportation announced that new High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV, or carpool) lanes are open to motorists on Northbound and Southbound Interstate 5 between the Ventura Freeway (State Route 134) interchange in Los Angeles and Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank.
CalTrans Announces Opening of New I-5 Carpool Lanes
1874 - Work completed at Lyon's Station (now Eternal Valley) on first version of Pioneer Oil Refinery [story]
Pioneer Oil Refinery