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1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
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Aug. 25: Valencia High Marching Band & Color Guard Mattress Fundraiser
Thursday, Aug 23, 2018

Come get a better night’s sleep and support the Valencia High School Marching Band & Color Guard Mattress Fundraiser. We will have over 28 styles of quality name-brand mattresses like Simmons Beautyrest on display at the High School MPR , priced UP to 50 percent off factory retail. This is one...

Santa Clarita Mayor’s Monthly Message – June 2017
Friday, Jun 2, 2017

The number 36.6 for how many miles you can ride on the Santa Clarita Transit Beach Bus, if you catch it at Canyon Country Park and ride it to the Santa Monica Pier. The Beach Bus is a fantastic way to beat our summer heat without having to battle the traffic and search for a parking space. The bus will...

Dec. 11: Fantastic Lane Winter Festival Comes to Town
Friday, Nov 11, 2016

The inaugural Fantastic Lane Winter Festival is coming to Santa Clarita on Sunday, Dec. 11, from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. A year-end holiday celebration for Santa Clarita Valley residents of all ages, the Fantastic Lane Winter Festival will take over the sprawling four-acre LIMS (Lifton Institute of Media...

Website Ranks Santa Clarita No. 1 Best Place to Retire
Friday, May 13, 2016

Santa Clarita was deemed “the perfect blend of refined living” in an online article that named it the No. 1 spot to retire in Southern California. The article from “Only in Your State,” a website devoted to helping readers discover things to do in all 50 states, evaluated the...

CLWA Refinances Debt for $5.9 Mil. Savings; Borrows for New Projects
Thursday, May 12, 2016

The Castaic Lake Water Agency successfully completed bond sales of $56.4 million to refund an outstanding bond series, and to supply new funds for important water infrastructure projects which will enhance water supply reliability throughout the Santa Clarita Valley. Present value savings for the refunding...

Man Arrested for Waving Around Replica Rifle in Canyon Country
Friday, Apr 29, 2016

Two men were arrested in Canyon Country after one was spotted by a bicyclist waving around a replica AR-15 rifle on a bike path Friday morning. The bicyclist called the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station around 10:30 a.m and reported seeing two men, one brandishing what appeared to be an AR-15...

Man Arrested After Alleged Kidnapping Near Agua Dulce
Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016

A man was arrested after allegedly kidnapping a 2-year-old girl at knifepoint outside of a home near Agua Dulce Monday night. The girl was taken to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital for evaluation, said Lt. Bryan Aguilera with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station. Read the full story [here].

Resident Held by Deputies After Allegedly Killing Intruder
Friday, Mar 11, 2016

LASD Update: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man that occurred on Friday, March 11, 2016. Homicide detectives have learned that on Friday, March 11, 2016, at approximately 9:10 p.m., Santa...

Student Who Made Online Threats Facing Assault Charges
Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016

An 11-year-old McGrath Elementary School student who was arrested in February after being suspended for allegedly bringing a knife to the school and later making an “unspecified threat” over social media will be going to trial. He is facing seven counts of assault with a deadly weapon and one count...

City Council Looking to Adopt Arts Master Plan
Monday, Mar 7, 2016

The Santa Clarita City Council will be looking to adopt the 2016 Arts Master Plan during its meeting Tuesday night. The arts plan has been in the works since 1997 and aims have the city of Santa Clarita “be recognized as a “city of the arts,” where the lives of residents, artists and visitors...

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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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