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1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
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May 7-15: Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library Spring Bag Sale
Tuesday, May 3, 2022

The Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library are hosting a Spring Bag Sale event at the Valencia, Canyon Country and Newhall branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library, during normal operating hours from Saturday, May 7 to Sunday, May 15. Fill a book bag with any item in the bookstore including books,...

Message From the City Manager: Discover Art in Santa Clarita

Did you know that there are dozens of public art spaces in Santa Clarita and eight city galleries? The next time you visit your local library, community center, the Westfield Valencia Town Center, the MAIN or City Hall, make sure you check out the art on display. This month, there is a unique exhibit...

April 21: Meet Author J.R. Sanders at Old Town Newhall Library
Tuesday, Apr 19, 2022

Are you a fan of old Western history and crime? On Thursday, April 21, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Old Town Newhall Library, you are invited to a free event with J.R. Sanders, a local author who has stories based in Santa Clarita. If you love your Santa Clarita, you will enjoy reading this exciting...

Step Into Nature at the New Valencia Library Art Exhibit
Friday, Apr 1, 2022

Walk into the woods at the city of Santa Clarita’s new art exhibit located above the Children’s Area at the Valencia Branch of the Santa Clarita Public Library. This art exhibit will be on display for an entire year, from March 2022 through March 2023. Five artists were selected to create original...

‘The Nature Fix’ Kicks Off One Story One City Program
Tuesday, Mar 1, 2022

The Santa Clarita Public Library’s 2022 One Story One City program officially kicks off Tuesday! Throughout March, residents are encouraged to take part in fun activities, events and programming in celebration of “The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative” by Florence...

Santa Clarita Mayor’s Monthly Message – March 2022

What’s in store for the month of March? Being in touch with nature and preserving our beautiful environment is crucial for our well-being and the wildlife surrounding our City. Santa Clarita residents have the luxury of walking a few steps outside their doors and exploring a large variety of outdoor...

Find ‘Beauty in the Detail’ at City’s Newest Art Exhibit
Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022

View artwork from local artist Charlotte Mullich at the Valencia Branch of the Santa Clarita Public Library From Feb. 16 to May 8. The city of Santa Clarita has announced the re-opening of the art exhibition space at the Valencia Branch of the Santa Clarita Public Library, 23743 West Valencia Blvd.,...

‘You’ve Got a Friend’ Campaign Spotlights Santa Clarita Library
Thursday, Feb 10, 2022

Did you know that you have an abundance of City friends and resources waiting for you at the Santa Clarita Public Library? The city of Santa Clarita’s You’ve Got a Friend at City Hall campaign is excited to give residents a fun and insightful look at the Library this February, which also happens...

‘One Story One City’ Program Returns in March to Santa Clarita Public Library
Monday, Jan 31, 2022

The Santa Clarita Public Library is thrilled to announce that “One Story One City” will return in March 2022, with a new book selection, “The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Heathier, and More Creative” by prize-winning author Florence Williams. The One Story One City program...

Santa Clarita Public Library Offers Chromebook Lending
Tuesday, Jan 4, 2022

The Santa Clarita Public Library has a new Chromebook and Hotspot Lending Program. Library patrons in good standing can check out a kit that includes a Chromebook, WiFi hotspot, charging cords and a carrying case for up to two weeks. All equipment was provided by the California State Library and funded...

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1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain
The Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Valley Community College District will meet Wednesday, May 18, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., for a Board Self-Evaluation Workshop.
May 18: COC Board Self-Evaluation Workshop
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District's Governing Board will take place Wednesday, May 18, beginning at 7 p.m. The board will meet in closed session at 4:30 p.m.
May 18: Annual Retirement Recognition to Precede Hart Board Meeting
Premier Workspaces, one of the largest privately-owned executive suites, coworking, and shared workspace companies in the United States, with a unit in Santa Clarita, is proud to celebrate their 20th anniversary.
Premier Workspaces Celebrating 20 Year Anniversary
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the nine productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, May 16 - Sunday, May 22.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes Nine Productions
Join ghost hunter Marie Mason to explore Paranormal Investigation: Tools, Tactics, and Tales at the Rancho Camulos Museum Sunday, May 22, at 1:30 p.m.
May 22: Explore Paranormal Investigation at Rancho Camulos
College of the Canyons softball was represented with two selections on the 2022 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) California JC All-American Team with slugger Ashlynn Heck and pitcher/utility player Allyson Melgar included in the group of 26 honorees from across the state.
COC Softball’s Heck, Melgar Named to NFCA All-American Team
Parks are not just good for your physical health, but your mental health. Join the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation and Why We Rise for Parks at Sunset to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month. Green spaces, physical activity and social connectivity play a powerful role in overall well-being.
L.A. County ‘Parks at Sunset’ Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month
Impulse Music Co. is hosting a Music and Comedy Night Saturday, May 21, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
May 21: Impulse Music Hosting Music, Comedy Night
After serving in the position on an interim basis for the past year, Dr. Abner Chou has assumed the role of full-time president of The Master’s University and Seminary.
Dr. Abner Chou Assumes Full-Time Role as TMU President
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 15 additional deaths and 3,489 new positive cases Saturday, 2,707 new cases Sunday and 1,941 new cases Monday countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: Residents Encouraged to Layer Safety Precautions
1938 - Brand-new Lockheed transport plane crashes in Agua Dulce; all 9 perish including 2 infants [story]
plane crash
1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
COC
In-person high school graduations will be held at all William S. Hart Union High School District schools. Graduations start May 20 and end June 3.
William S. Hart High School District Announces Graduation Dates
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed six new deaths throughout L.A. County, 4,025 new cases countywide, with 151 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to 32,022, county case totals to 2,907,721 and Santa Clarita Valley case totals to 74,979, with 470 total SCV deaths from COVID-19 since March of 2020.
Friday COVID Roundup: High Transmission Across L.A. County, Most Cases Since Feb. 18
The American Red Cross has a critical need for blood donations, and the city of Santa Clarita is urging residents to make a life-saving appointment.
Critical Need for Blood Donations, City Will Host Blood Drives
Baseball season is officially back! As a Southern California native, I grew up as an avid Dodger fan and I continue that tradition whenever I take my family to a game. There is no feeling that compares to entering Dodger Stadium and hearing the sound of cheering fans and the smell of fresh-cut grass and of course, Dodger Dogs!
It’s Time for Dodger Baseball at 43rd Santa Clarita Dodger Day
Running from June 6 through Aug. 13, College of the Canyons will be offering a robust summer schedule of four sessions to continue assisting students with reaching their goals during this unprecedented time.
Registration Underway at COC for 2022 Summer Classes
This month, the city shines the spotlight on the friendly staff in the Building and Safety Division. May is Building and Safety Month and the 2022 theme is “Safety for All: Codes in Action.” This month builds awareness about the importance of building codes in ensuring safety in the spaces in which we live, work and learn.
You’ve Got a Friend in City Hall: Building, Safety Division
The California Institute of the Arts Board of Trustees have awarded 14 admired, acclaimed and longtime faculty members emeritus status in recognition of their contributions to CalArts.
CalArts Board of Trustees Confer Emeritus Status Upon Faculty
The College of the Canyons Baseball team saw eight cougars receive All-Western State Conference, South Division honors for the 2022 season.
Cougars Baseball Have Eight Selected to All-WSC Team
"Something Rotten: The Broadway Musical (Rated PG) opens this weekend at Canyon Theatre Guild in Old Town Newhall. Opening night is Saturday May 14 at 8 p.m. with a free champagne and wine reception for ticket holders. It will run every weekend, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, until its scheduled closing on June 18.
May 14-June 18: ‘Something Rotten’ at the Canyon Theatre Guild
Diné artist, composer and California Institute of the Arts alum Raven Chacon (Music MFA 2004) was awarded the 2022 Pulitzer Prize in Music for "Voiceless Mass." Diné means "the people" in the Navajo language. Chacon is the first Native American to win the Pulitzer Prize for music.
CalArts Alum Raven Chacon Wins 2022 Pulitzer Prize in Music
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