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1941 - SCV's first real movie house, the American Theater, dedicated in Newhall [story]
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June 26: Celebration 2018 Grad Ceremony for High-Achieving Foster Youth
Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018

One hundred fifty college-bound young adults, many of them the first in their families to attend college, including one student who is College of the Canyons-bound, will proudly take center stage and be honored for their success on Tuesday, June 26, as part of the 30th annual “Celebration 2018: Honoring...

Scholarships Still Available Through Santa Clarita Artists Association
Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018

An important focus of the Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA) is fostering a future in visual art. SCAA’s mission is to promote art in the Santa Clarita Valley by “Making Visual Art visible.” The association’s community outreach programs help with this endeavor, and are always...

Carousel Ranch Seeks to Fund Scholarships for Wait-List Students
Thursday, Feb 22, 2018

Carousel Ranch Raising Funds for “Carousel Wishes and Valentine Kisses” Annual Giving Campaign Carousel Ranch, a place where children with special needs discover and experience some of their greatest achievements through equestrian therapy and vocational training programs, is reaching out to the...

Women’s Group Receives Grant that Supports Educational Programs
Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018

The American Association of the University Women was recently granted $7,000 in scholarships for seven young women from the Santa Clarita Valley to attend the organization’s Tech Trek science and math camp. The grant from the PPG Foundation was made on behalf of PPG’s aerospace business,...

STEM Students Encouraged to Apply for Edison Scholars Program
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017

High school seniors whose dream is to make a difference in the world by majoring in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) are invited to apply for Edison International’s $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program. Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison (SCE), is...

Feb. 1: Submit Application to Edison International’s  $1.2 Million Scholarship Program
Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017

High school seniors driven to make a difference through science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) still have time to apply for Edison International’s $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program. Each year, Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison, helps students dream...

McKeon Presents Check for $10K to Support COC Scholarship
Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016

College of the Canyons recently hosted U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon for a special on-campus reception to officially endow the new McKeon Scholars Award annual student scholarship fund. At the event, McKeon took the podium to speak on the many benefits of civic engagement programs and the importance...

COC Announces 2 New Scholarships in Kathy Fortine’s Name
Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016

The College of the Canyons has established two new student scholarships to honor the memory of producer and director Kathleen Fortine who died Feb. 19 at age 56. According to the COC Foundation, the Kathleen Fortine Memorial Endowed Scholarships for Music and Television will be awarded to students...

March 30: Deadline for Zonta Club Scholarship
Friday, Feb 19, 2016

Virginia Wrage The Zonta Club of the Santa Clarita Valley is now accepting applications for the Virginia Wrage Memorial Fund Scholarship. The scholarship is for women over the age of 40 and aims to assist those going through unexpected challenges. The deadline to apply is March 30, 2016 and the awards...

COC Mother of 4, Nursing Student Awarded Scholarship
Friday, Nov 20, 2015

College of the Canyons student Carmit Cohen has been awarded a 2015 Phi Theta Kappa Frank Lanza Memorial Scholarship in recognition of her academic success, civic engagement and dedication to establishing a career in the healthcare industry. The PTK Frank Lanza Memorial Scholarship annually honors students...

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1941 - SCV's first real movie house, the American Theater, dedicated in Newhall [story]
American Theater
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a regular meeting Tuesday, May 24, beginning with a special/closed session at 5 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6 p.m.
May 24: City Council Meets to Authorize Garbage Collection Fee Increase
1865 - Discoverer Ramon Perea and partner sell Pico Canyon oil claim to Edward Beale & Robert Baker for $300 [story]
grave marker
1978 - St. Francis Dam site becomes a State Landmark [story]
state landmark dedication
With school ending and summer break just around the corner, the Santa Clarita Public Library has everything you need to keep your family busy and engaged with reading, crafts and outdoor programs.
Read Beyond the Beaten Path This Summer
Feeling the need to act, members of the Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Congregation Beth Shalom, NAACP Santa Clarita, Higher Vision Church and the Islamic Center of Santa Clarita Valley decided to gather with community members to mark and reflect on the May 14 shooting in Buffalo, N.Y.
May 22: Vigil of Prayer and Lament for a Hurting World at St. Stephen’s
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 10 new deaths throughout L.A. County and 3,180 new cases countywide.
Friday COVID Roundup: L.A. County Public Transit Masking Requirement is Extended
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is working with state and national partners on an international outbreak of monkeypox. On May 19 the Centers for Disease Control confirmed a case of monkeypox in the United States in Massachusetts.
L.A. County Public Health Reports International Outbreak of Monkeypox
The father/son legacy continues after 40 years at Valley Institute of Prosthetics and Orthotics established in 1982. The company serves the Central Valley and the Santa Clarita Valley with the highest quality orthotic and prosthetic devices for patients to regain functionality.
VIPO Prosthetic and Orthotic Company Celebrates 40 Years
The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control is aware of the public’s desire to visit our animal care centers without an appointment. In response Animal Care and Control is adopting new public visitation hours for unscheduled visits just in time for National Pet Adoption Weekend, May 20-22.
Castaic Animal Care Center Offers Walk-in Visits in Time for National Adoption Weekend
Join the fun this summer and sign up for a class at Los Angeles county Parks. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to learn something new, make new friends and discover new talents.
May 30: In-person, Virtual Summer Classes Begin at L.A. County Parks
In my early 20s I worked on a sheep farm in southern Illinois. The farm had about 1,000 sheep and two Great Pyrenees dogs to protect them.
Marcia Mayeda | Does Your Dog Act Its Breed?
The California Air Resources Board will host an open house of its new state-of-the-art “green” Southern California Headquarters, the Mary D. Nichols Campus, in Riverside on Saturday, May 21.
May 21: California Air Resources Hosts Open House for New SoCal Headquarters
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: Civic Art RFQ, Call for Textile Fiber Art, more
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
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