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December 4
1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren

Laurene Weste | Galactic Adventures at Family Literacy Festival
Thursday, Nov 30, 2023

Embark on a Galactic Adventure at the Family Literacy Festival “Reading can take you places you have never been before.” – Dr. Seuss Nestled in the hearts of our community, the Santa Clarita Public Library system holds an important place in the lives of our residents. Libraries are a cultural hub,...

City Unveils Upgrade to Public Library Website
Monday, Nov 27, 2023

The Santa Clarita Public Library is thrilled to unveil its newly redesigned website, residing under the same domain – SantaClaritaLibrary.com. This exciting development signifies a momentous leap toward providing the community with an enhanced digital library experience. The overhauled website...

Dec. 2: 16th Annual Family Literacy Festival
Tuesday, Nov 14, 2023

Embark on a stellar journey through the pages of imagination at the 16th Annual Family Literacy Festival will be held Saturday, Dec. 2, 10 a.m. t0 2 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Public Library, Old Town Newhall Branch, 24500 Main St., Santa Clarita, CA 91321. The event features a day filled with space...

Nov. 15: Green Eggs & Jam at Canyon Country Library
Friday, Nov 3, 2023

“Green Eggs & Jam” featuring Kristi Hanson and friends will be held Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Community Room at the Jo Anne Darcy Canyon Country Library, 18601 Soledad Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91351. The afternoon program for children ages 6-11 will...

Jason Gibbs | Kick Off Holiday Season at Light Up Main Street
Thursday, Nov 2, 2023

It’s Time for the Annual Light Up Main Street Celebration Light Up Main Street is one of my favorite annual traditions. It’s a fun-filled evening where we celebrate the holidays as a community. Families, friends and neighbors gather to witness the illumination of the majestic Christmas tree in front...

Get Ready to Read 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
Friday, Sep 15, 2023

The Santa Clarita Public Library has announced the release of a brand-new early literacy program, “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten.” Created with the littlest residents of Santa Clarita in mind, this program will help guide parents, caregivers and teachers towards supporting and teaching...

Santa Clarita Public Library Releases ‘Fall into Fun’ Lineup
Wednesday, Sep 6, 2023

The Santa Clarita Public Library has released its “Fall into Fun” lineup. Scroll down below for activities you and your whole family can enjoy. Word Up! Do you enjoy playing Scrabble? If you answered yes, visit the Valencia Branch in September to build upon the words of your fellow...

Donate Canned Food, Reduce Fines at Santa Clarita Public Library
Friday, Sep 1, 2023

Bring in canned food to donate and get your library fees waived! The Santa Clarita Public Library partners with Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit organizations to provide for those in need throughout the community with the annual Food For Fines campaign. Throughout September, residents are encouraged to...

Laurene Weste | Back to School Help at Santa Clarita Public Library
Thursday, Aug 31, 2023

Time for School at the Santa Clarita Public Library! “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis The amazing thing about humans is our capacity to learn. Each day, every one of us, can discover something new. Whether you’re starting high school, entering...

Message from City Manager | Early Childhood Literacy
Monday, Aug 14, 2023

Read 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten! Early childhood literacy is a critical foundation for a child’s intellectual, emotional and social development. Recognizing the significance of fostering a love for books and reading in young children, the Santa Clarita Public Library has proudly launched the 1,000...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
College of the Canyons has received a $500,00 grant from the California Workforce Development Board to develop High Road Training Partnerships with regional industry partners.
COC Awarded $500K Training Grant
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 today.
SCV Blood Donors Urgently Needed
Yair Haimoff, managing director SIOR of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., is pleased to announce the recent sale of four medical office condos located at 27335 Tourney Road in Valencia for a purchase price of $3.4 million.
Valencia Medical Office Condos Sell for $3.4M
One of my favorite new holiday traditions is taking my family to a day out on the ice at The Cube – Ice and Entertainment Center, Powered by FivePoint Valencia, especially during the holiday season.
Ken Striplin | Holiday Season at The Cube
The city of Santa Clarita is pleased to announce that MV Transportation and the union that represents the bus drivers came to an agreement on Sunday, ending the strike.
Santa Clarita Bus Strike Over
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the list of six productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Dec. 4 - Sunday, Dec. 10.
‘NCIS,’ ‘CSI: Vegas’ Among Six Productions Filming in SCV
The Canyon Theatre Guild’s production of "Elf The Musical," based on the New Line Cinema movie of the same name, opened Friday, Nov. 24 and will run until Dec. 23rd, including added shows on Sunday Dec. 3 and Thursday Dec. 14.
Canyon Theatre Guild Presents ‘Elf: The Musical’
1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren
1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham
1972 - Five wounded in Vagos biker gang shooting at Curtis & JoAnne Darcy's Acton '49er Saloon [story]
Darcys 49er
When Danny Trejo was released from prison in 1969 after stints for crimes including armed robbery and drug dealing, and before he became one of today’s most recognizable actors, he returned to the neighborhood he grew up in and stole from.
Actor Danny Trejo Encourages CSUN Students to Help Others
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board will be held Wednesday, Dec. 6, beginning with closed session at 5 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
Dec. 6: Hart District Regular Board Meeting
Broadway’s master songman, Mandy Patinkin, accompanied by Adam Ben-David on piano, will bring his newest theatre concert “Mandy Patinkin in Concert: BEING ALIVE,” to the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons for one performance only on Thursday, March 21, 2024, at 7 p.m.
March 21: Mandy Patinkin Coming to PAC
As the new Commissioner of Athletics, this is the first opportunity I have had to witness and participate in the planning and implementation of the championship events held every year by the CIF Southern Section.
CIF-SS Commissioner Mike West | Fall Championship Round-up
Join the city of Santa Clarita Friday, Dec. 8, for part of your lunch break to test your knowledge about Green Santa Clarita programs and events.
Dec. 8: Green Santa Clarita Trivia
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency will hold an Engineering and Operations Committee meeting Thursday, Dec. 7, at 5:30 p.m.
Dec. 7: SCV Water Engineering, Operations Committee Meeting
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health will join in commemorating the 35th annual World AIDS Day Friday, with the theme “World AIDS Day 35: Remember and Commit.”
L.A. County Recognizing World AIDS Day
The Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m., on the First Floor of City Hall in Council Chambers.
Dec. 7: Parks & Rec to Discuss Winter Season Programming
Mission Opera is presenting its fourth annual ‘Winter Holidays of the World’ - a free concert for residents of Santa Clarita featuring a celebration of international winter holidays through music and dance, Friday, Dec. 8, at 7:30 p.m., at Santa Clarita United Methodist Church.
Dec. 8: Mission Opera’s Annual ‘Winter Holidays of the World’
The Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity launched the Shop Local LA County Holiday Campaign earlier this week, encouraging County residents to sign the #ShopLocalLA Pledge and participate in the newly announced holiday sweepstakes, “Shop Local Sweeps”, for an opportunity to win gift cards to their favorite small businesses in their own neighborhoods.
L.A. County Launches Shop Local Holiday Campaign
The holiday season holds a special place in our hearts as we get to spend time with loved ones.
Jason Gibbs | Give Back this Holiday Season
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the following Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters due to bacterial levels exceeding health standards when last tested.
Ocean Water Advisory Continues for L.A. County Beaches
The California Department of Transportation has scheduled Lane Closures on the northbound and southbound Antelope Valley Freeway / State Route 14 between Technology Drive in Palmdale and Avenue A in Lancaster, closing up to three lanes.
Caltrans Announces SR-14 Lane Closures
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 86 new cases and two additional deaths from COVID-19 in the Santa Clarita Valley within the last week.
Weekly COVID-19 Roundup: Protect Yourself from Winter Viruses