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1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce organizes community cleanup day [story]
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LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Sept. 21: Online Watercolor Demonstration with Joseph Cibere
Thursday, Sep 10, 2020

Joseph Cibere will demonstrate his unique style of watercolor during a 1-day workshop presented by Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA) via Zoom Monday, Sept. 21, from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. SCAA President Charlotte Mullich will be acting as host. The demonstration is free. But registration...

SCAA Seeking Fine Art Submissions for Annual Competition
Tuesday, Aug 25, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic social distancing requirements, the 31st Santa Clarita Artists Association Art Classic will be held virtually via Zoom Saturday, Oct. 17, from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. The fine art submissions will be professionally adjudicated by two judges. Judges decisions are final....

Aug. 21: SCAA’s Fairy Tales and Folklore Virtual Art Reception
Thursday, Aug 20, 2020

Join the Santa Clarita Artists Association as they hold a virtual art reception for Fairy Tales and Folklore, Friday, Aug. 21, at 5:00 p.m. Meet the artists and bring your glass or snacks for the Zoom meeting. Artists will speak about their work and inspiration for Fairy Tales and Folklore. If you...

Aug. 28,29: Santa Clarita Artists Association’s Virtual Mixed Media/Collage Workshop
Tuesday, Jul 21, 2020

Join the Santa Clarita Artists Association for a virtual 2-Day Mixed Media / Collage Workshop with Kathy Leader, Friday, Aug. 28 – Saturday, Aug. 29, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Leader is a mixed media Los Angeles based artists, owner and teacher at The Art Process Studio. She has a degree...

Old Town Newhall Library Featuring Quarantine Art Challenge
Thursday, Jul 16, 2020

The Old Town Newhall Library is featuring the Quarantine Art Challenge, which began Tuesday and will continue through Friday, Oct. 9. The assignments were from the daily challenge words. A total of 19 artists are exhibiting with roughly 40 pieces. The artists from Santa Clarita Artists Association are...

SCAA’s ‘Art is Essential’ Shirt Fundraiser Underway
Tuesday, Jul 14, 2020

The Santa Clarita Artists Association is holding an Art is Essential t-shirt/sweatshirt fundraiser. This is one example of the available options. Many of Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA) fundraising events have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, SCAA has found a creative way...

‘Quarantine Art Challenge’ Exhibit to Open at Newhall Library July 14
Friday, Jul 3, 2020

The Old Town Newhall Library will exhibit works by Santa Clarita artists created during “The Quarantine Art Challenge” from July 14 to October 9. The assignments were from daily challenge words. Several Santa Clarita Artist Association members were selected. • “’Patience’...

July 1-31: ‘2 of Us’ Exhibit Featuring Artists Zony Gordon & Bonny Butler
Thursday, Jun 25, 2020

Two award-winning artists from the Santa Clarita Artists Association will be featured at the, “2 of Us,” exhibition from Wednesday, July 1 – Friday, July 31, at FastFrame Valencia. As the city of Santa Clarita starts opening to the community with caution and safety guidelines, Zony...

June 12: Santa Clarita Artists Association Virtual Reception
Thursday, Jun 11, 2020

The Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA) will hold its first virtual reception Friday from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. The reception titled, “National Identity,” will give you a chance to meet the artists and chat privately with them through a Zoom meeting of up to 100 people. A short...

June 15: Virginia Kamhi Demonstrates Pastel Painting at Barnes & Noble
Thursday, May 7, 2020

Virginia Kamhi will demonstrate pastel painting at the Monday, June 15, meeting of the Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA). This event, which will take place at 6:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, located at 23630 Valencia Blvd in Santa Clarita, is free and open to the public. Kamhi will discuss...

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You’ve spent hours outside this summer, racking up countless miles on off-street trails, sidewalks and paseos, but are all those miles just a number sitting in your fitness tracker?
Registration Now Open for City’s ‘Run Santa Clarita’ Virtual Race Series
Students in the Newhall School District are expected to be able to continue virtual learning online this week after a ransomware attack on student and staff technology forced a pause in instruction.
Newhall Schools Expected to Resume Virtual Lessons After Ransomware Attack
Yair Haimoff, SIOR, Andrew Ghassemi and Matt Sreden, commercial real estate brokers with Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., are pleased to have represented the seller in the sale of approximately 6,077 SF high-image office condo in Valencia.
SCV Real Estate Firm Representing Seller of Rye Canyon Pointe Office Unit
1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce organizes community cleanup day [story]
cleanup day
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday confirmed 16 new deaths and 652 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with the SCV total coming to 5,829 confirmed cases and 57 deaths.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 261,446 Cases Countywide, 16 New Deaths; 5,829 Total Cases in SCV
The California Animal Welfare Association announced Monday the launch of the state’s first Certified Animal Control Officer program along with the inaugural group of certified officers.
California Animal Welfare Association Announces First Class of Certified Animal Control Officers
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a regular meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, September 22, starting at 6 p.m.
Sept. 22: City Council Regular Meeting
Princess Cruises announced the sale of two of its ships, Sun Princess and Sea Princess, to undisclosed buyers on Monday. The sale of these vessels is in line with parent company Carnival Corporation’s plan to accelerate the removal of less efficient ships from its fleet.
Princess Cruises Sells Two Ships, Plan for New Ship Delivery
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a study session with the Santa Clarita Arts Commission at City Hall on Tuesday, September 22, starting at 5 p.m.
Sept. 22: Santa Clarita City Council, Arts Commission Study Session
The Bobcat Fire, burning to the southeast of the Santa Clarita Valley, has scorched 105,345 acres as of Monday, with local resources joining in the effort to put out the blaze.
UPDATE: Bobcat Fire grows to 105K acres, 15% contained
The drive to close the digital divide in a region with the nation’s largest school-age population gained momentum today when the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a proposal from LACOE to allocate $12.8 million in federal coronavirus relief funds to purchase computer devices and internet connectivity for students in need.
Supes Approve Funding to Address Digital Divide in County Schools
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond on Monday announced a new, multifaceted “Education to End Hate” initiative designed to empower educators and students to confront the hate, bigotry, and racism rising in communities across the state and nation.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Launches New Initiative to Combat Bias, Bigotry, Racism
A virtual conversation between internationally recognized artist and sculptor Beatriz Cortez, a professor of Central American studies at California State University, Northridge, and curator Erin Christovale will launch ConSortiUm, a collaborative project of art museums and galleries from the California State University (CSU) system, on Thursday, Sept. 24.
A Discussion with CSUN Professor, Artist to Launch ConSortiUm
The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation (LA County Parks) received confirmation by Fire officials that the Nature Center at the Devil's Punchbowl Natural Area burned by the Bobcat Fire. The area is still considered a hotspot and not safe. The facility will be closed until further notice.
Bobcat Fire Burns Devil’s Punchbowl Nature Center
As the Bobcat Fire continued to threaten communities in the Antelope Valley, colleagues and friends raised funds for L.A. County Sheriff’s Deputy Josh Stamsek, who reportedly lost his home in the blaze, which had burned nearly 100,000 acres as of Sunday.
Sheriff’s Deputy Loses Home in Bobcat Fire
EDUCAUSE, the nonprofit higher education information technology association, awarded former California State University, Northridge Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Hilary J. Baker with its 2020 Community Leadership Award.
Former CSUN VP for Information Technology/CIO Receives EDUCAUSE Community Leadership Award
The Valley Industry Association is hosting the 2020 CEO Forum on Zoom on September 29, 2020, featuring the Santa Clarita Valley's top executives and decision-makers who will collaborate to identify common business and community issues, while developing solutions.
Sept. 29: VIA Hosts 2020 CEO Forum in Virtual Format
SCV Water customers can save water and money through a free virtual home check-up. These check-ups will look at indoor and outdoor water use and are designed to help water users identify problems, leaks, and opportunities to increase water efficiency.
SCV Water Offers Free Virtual Home Check-Ups
The Affordable Housing Committee of the Community Task Force on Homelessness is reaching out to Santa Clarita Valley landlords and property owners in hopes of better understanding hesitancies in accepting tenants with rental assistance vouchers.
Landlords, Property Owners Encouraged to Complete Survey on Affordable Rental Housing
The Santa Clarita Film Office has released the list of television productions currently taking place around the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Sept. 21 - Sunday, Sept. 27.
‘NCIS’, ‘Goliath’, Commercials Filming This Week in Santa Clarita
“You’re the Best” is back, virtually! The MAIN is thrilled to have six new contestants showcasing their talents in this fun-filled online show.
Watch, Vote for the Winner of The MAIN’s Latest Edition of ‘You’re the Best’
1974 - COC's new Cougar Stadium opens for first game of football season; Harbor beats COC, 26-21 [story]
Cougar Stadium
1954 - C-46 cargo plane crashes at Saugus Drunk Farm; Civil Air Patrol chaplains parachute to safety [story]
chaplains
Assembly Bill 1457, authored by Assembly Members Cervantes and Reyes, and supported by Santa Clarita’s Senator Scott Wilk, Assemblyman Tom Lackey and Assemblywoman Christy Smith, represents an important step forward in jumpstarting California’s economic recovery.
AB 1457 Will Boost Recovery | Commentary by Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook