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1946 - Cher, great-granddaughter of Placerita Canyon homesteader Frank Walker and onetime Placerita property owner, born in El Centro, Calif. [story]
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Dec. 19-20: ‘The Nutcracker’ Comes to the PAC
Monday, Dec 14, 2015

The Santa Clarita Ballet Company will be performing “The Nutcracker” this month, with public shows for the community and private shows for students of the Newhall School District. Performances will be held at different times in the afternoon and evening on Saturday, Dec. 19 and Sunday, Dec. 20 at...

County Arts Grants Up for Approval
Friday, Jun 26, 2015

The Board of Supervisors will consider approving more than $4.5 million in funding for 184 nonprofit arts groups across the county, including a few local ones. Every other year, qualifying 501c3 nonprofit arts organizations apply for 2-year grants from the L.A. County Arts Commission. The commission...

June 13: Local Ballet Co. to Stage ‘Little Mermaid’ at COC
Saturday, May 30, 2015

Santa Clarita Ballet Company will debut its original production of Little Mermaid on Saturday, June 13 at the College of the Canyons Performing Arts Center during 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. showings. This year, the senior cast of dancers is comprised of graduating ballerinas who exemplify extraordinary...

Outreach Program Introduces Fourth Graders to Ballet
Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014

More than 1,200 Santa Clarita fourth graders are going to the ballet this week.  The Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons is hosting the Santa Clarita Ballet Nutcracker Outreach Program, now in its 14th year. “We wanted to expose them number one to quality dance and give them a real theater...

$90K in Donations Collected for Local Arts Groups
Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012

TPC/West Ranch Art & Wine Gala officials presented $90,000 in donations to local charities at the Valencia Wine Co. on Tuesday. The money was raised last September at a wine gala fundraiser for local arts organizations. “We saw an opportunity to get together and raise money for all these community...

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College of the Canyons had three Women's Softball players spotlighted by the California Community College Fastpitch Coaches Association with Ashlynn Heck, Allyson Melgar and Lisa Motz selected to the All-Southern California Team.
Cougars Softball Heck, Melgar, Motz Earn All-Southern California Honors
Los Angeles County is hosting the first in-person Homeowners' Resource Fair for the public since the pandemic hit two years ago. The event will be held Saturday, May 21 9 a.m. to noon at the Huntington Park Community Center, 6925 Salt Lake Ave., Huntington Park, CA 90255.
May 21: 2022 L.A. County Homeowners’ Resource Fair
1946 - Cher, great-granddaughter of Placerita Canyon homesteader Frank Walker and onetime Placerita property owner, born in El Centro, Calif. [story]
Cher and grandma
The California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section announced its All-Foothill League teams representing the Santa Clarita Valley.
All CIF-SS Foothill League Spring Sports Teams Announced
Free business training webinars are available from the College of the Canyons Small Business Development Corporation. The SBDC is the Small Business Administration's largest service program and provides high quality business and economic development assistance to small businesses and entrepreneurs. It provides no-cost business advising and low-cost training to existing and new businesses.
May 25: COC SBDC Hosting Free Webinars to Help Grow Your Business
The city of Santa Clarita has released a list of arts-related events happening in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Santa Clarita Arts Calendar
Charlotte Kaup Kleeman, 1996 Santa Clarita Valley Woman of the Year, died Thursday, May 19, 2022 in Valencia. She was 85.
Longtime Community Leader Charlotte Kleeman Dies at 85
After a more than a two-year wait, the Free to Be Me Music Festival will make its much-anticipated debut at the Canyon Country Community Center, located at 18410 Sierra Highway, on Sunday, June 12, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
City’s Long-Awaited ‘Free to Be Me’ Music Festival Debuting June 12
The 37th Women in Service Celebration was hosted by the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley on Saturday, May 14. The event honored 19 women who have worked tirelessly to improve the lives of women and girls in the SCV. The honorees were nominated by SCV nonprofits.
Zonta SCV Names Alison Lindemann Recipient of Carmen Sarro Award
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday nine additional deaths and 4,725 new positive cases countywide, with 164 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 164 New SCV Cases, 4,725 New Cases Countywide
The Fil-Am Association of Santa Clarita Valley will host the "A Black Tie Gala" on July 23 at 7 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, located at 24500 Town Center Drive.
July 23: SCV Fil-Am Association Hosts Black Tie Gala
College of the Canyons is sending two Cougars to the California Community College Athletic Association State Championship meet after their respective performances at the Southern California Championships hosted by Moorpark College on May 13.
Two Cougars Track, Field Standouts Advance to State Championship
1851 - San Fernando-San Francisquito-Eliz. Lake Roads become public highways [story]
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The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reminds everyone taking a trip to visit friends or family over the Memorial Day Weekend to always buckle up and keep children in child safety seats.
LASD Reminds Drivers To ‘Click it or Ticket’ Over Memorial Day Weekend
Best Best & Krieger LLP, in partnership with the Association of California Water Agencies, has selected Santa Clarita high school senior Shelby Negosian as the inaugural recipient of the Arthur L. Littleworth Best Best & Krieger Diversity Scholarship.
Saugus High Senior Awarded Inaugural Arthur L. Littleworth Best Best & Krieger Diversity Scholarship
SCV Water’s 2022 Annual Consumer Confidence Report is now available.
SCV Water Releases Annual Consumer Confidence Report
The California Department of Public Health and OptumServe are upgrading testing sites across the state to provide both testing and treatment for individuals who test positive and qualify for COVID-19 treatment.
California Streamlines Access to COVID-19 Testing, Treatment
PFLAG SCV, Queer SCV, and the SCV LGBTQ Center, three local non-profits, have collaborated for SCV Pride Week, June 4 through June 11, 2022.
June 4: Three Local Non-Profits Start Santa Clarita’s First LGBTQ+ Pride Week
As Los Angeles County prepares to intensify and refocus its efforts to fight homelessness, the Board of Supervisors approved a $532.6-million spending plan that significantly expands permanent and interim housing solutions and increases funding for local cities in the coming fiscal year, which begins July 1.
Board of Supervisors Approves $532.6M Homelessness Spending Plan
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion Tuesday authored by Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Sheila Kuehl that aims to decrease the number of veteran decedents by suicide.
L.A. County Supervisors Tackle Veteran Suicide Prevention
Sign-up to volunteer today for the city of Santa Clarita’s 1st Graffiti Removal Day on Saturday, June 4, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (locations TBD).
June 4: Join City’s First Graffiti Removal Day
When Jammal Yarbrough accepted a summer internship with TE Connectivity in Pennsylvania, he was quick to ask if he would be able to attend his College of the Canyons on graduation on June 3 to receive his associate degree in electrical engineering. 
Graduating Electrical Engineering Student Is Ready for Take Off
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 10 additional deaths and 4,384 new cases Wednesday countywide.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Student Cases See Rise As Graduations Begin
1978 - Concert scene for "KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park" filmed at Magic Mountain [story]
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