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1983 - U.S. release of John Carpenter's "Christine;" blew up fake gas station in Valencia [watch scene (R)]
Christine gas station explosion in Valencia

Classes Still Available at ARTree Despite Damage to Studio 1
Monday, Mar 27, 2023

ARTree Community Arts Center has given an update on its building. The update from the Center’s newsletter below. “We at ARTree are very frustrated that Studio 1 is still closed after a hit and run accident in December. No progress has been made on repairs, and we are waiting for our building...

Feb. 13: Artist Pete Morris Demonstrating ‘Watercolor on Mineral Paper’ at The MAIN
Monday, Jan 23, 2023

Artist Pete Morris will be demonstrating “Watercolor On Mineral Paper” Monday, Feb. 13, from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., at The MAIN Theater. Morris is an urban street painter and art teacher. The MAIN is located at 24266 Main Street in Newhall. This free demo is available to all. Morris...

Damage to Building Prompts Changes to ARTree’s Class Schedules
Monday, Jan 16, 2023

ARTree Community Arts Center has made some changes to its class schedule due to some building damage from a hit and run. All classes will be held in Studio 2 until repairs are completed for Studio 1. Studio 1 is closed to students and parents. We are proud to still offer 12 classes and two free monthly...

ARTree to Remain Open Despite Ongoing Repairs
Monday, Jan 9, 2023

A hit and run driver plowed through the back gate of ARTree Community Arts Center and hit the building on Dec. 19. Repairs will be occurring for the next few months. However,  the Center will remain open. Thank you for your patience. See below for a list of classes ARTree is offering. ARTree Community...

ARTree Winter, Spring Registration Now Open
Monday, Nov 14, 2022

ARTree Community Art Center has announced its winter and spring registration is now open. Scroll below for a list of classes available.   Events Have you already signed up for Flutterby on Saturday, Dec 3rd? Great, see you there! We are at capacity for...

ARTree Announces Upcoming Classes
Thursday, Aug 18, 2022

The ARTree Community Arts Center has announced upcoming classes. Scroll down for more information. Art-Journaling for Self-Love Meet Maria of Inantu Expressive Arts. Maria will lead a 7-week, morning class of art journaling beginning Sept 15. Relax and...

ARTree Announces New Classes
Thursday, May 12, 2022

The ARTree Community Arts Center has announced new, upcoming classes. The Art Center is located at 22508 6th St in Newhall. Scroll down to view the full list of classes. New Class: Landscape in Acrylic Starts Monday, June 6th at 6:30p with instructor Jose Barba. Ages 16+ Info Figurative...

ARTree Announces Free Upcoming Events
Thursday, Apr 28, 2022

ARTree Community Arts Center in Old Town Newhall announced its free, upcoming events. Click links below for more information. Flutterby Open Studio. Click [here] for more information or to register.                   Nest Healing Art Studio, May 10 Special...

Register Now for ARTree’s Seascape Painting Classes
Thursday, Mar 3, 2022

In ARTree’s seascape painting class, you will learn how to create a beautiful acrylic seascape suitable for framing. The class will follow a step by step process from selection of a reference photo, blending colors, shading and contrast, through finish and framing. The four part class will be held...

ARTree to Begin In-Person Instruction March 22
Tuesday, Feb 23, 2021

ARTree Community Arts Center is returning to some in-person instruction, beginning Monday, March 22. Classes will have a maximum of five students and masks will be required. In-person classes available will include Andy Warhol flower prints, cardboard creatures, origami butterflies and fantastic creature...

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1983 - U.S. release of John Carpenter's "Christine;" blew up fake gas station in Valencia [watch scene (R)]
Christine gas station explosion in Valencia
The annual organizational meeting and regular board meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will be held Tuesday, Dec. 12, beginning with a closed session at 5:30 p.m. followed by the open public session at 6:30 p.m.
Dec. 12: Saugus School Board to Elect New Officers
In what has become a Newhall Christmas tradition, Faith Community Church looks forward to welcoming hundreds of neighbors to the church campus for this year’s “Festividad for Christ” event.
Dec. 16: 18th Annual ‘Festividad for Christ’ Neighborhood Christmas
The regular and organizational meetings of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board will be held Wednesday, Dec. 13, beginning at 7 p.m.
Dec. 13: Hart Board to Elect New Officers
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has added a new tool to help keep you and your family safe during the current flu, COVID-19 and RSV respiratory illness season.
Public Health Adds New Resp-Watch Survillance Report
The time for holiday cheer is here! Enjoy all the free festivities at your local Los Angeles County park this season, complete with toys, music, games, crafts, caroling and snow at select locations.
Dec. 16: Holiday in the Park, Castaic Sports Complex, Rioux Park
The Valencia Town Center mall will be spreading Christmas cheer for all to hear this season. Enjoy the sounds of season with strolling carolers throughout December.
Carolers at Valencia Town Center Bring Holiday Cheer
The Agua Dulce Women's Club held the 29th Annual Parade of Tables on Saturday, Dec. 2. Procceds from the fundrasing event will benefit local schools, scholarships and philanthropic activities, as well as the Agua Dulce Women’s Club and it’s programs.
Agua Dulce Women’s Club Parade of Tables
The Santa Clarita city council will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Dec. 12. The council will first meet in special meeting at 5 p.m. for the annual city council reorganization where a new mayor will take up the gavel and a new mayor pro tem will be elected.
Dec. 12: City Council Meets for Annual Council Reorganization
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency welcomed the news that the California Department of Water Resources has taken a major step forward to make the state's water system more resilient to climate change and natural disasters while protecting and enhancing the environment in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
SCV Water Expresses Support for Delta Conveyance Project
The National Weather Service has issued the potential for Red Flag fire weather conditions for Los Angeles County Saturday, Dec. 9, to Sunday, Dec. 10.
National Weather Service Issues Red Flag Warning for L.A. County
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 217 new laboratory confirmed cases and two additional deaths from COVID-19 in the Santa Clarita Valley within the last week.
Weekly COVID-19 Roundup: New Data Dashboards Monitor Transmission
Ken & Joe’s "Season of Giving Winter Charity Event" will be held Saturday, Dec. 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the dealership's location at 21618 Golden Triangle Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91350.
Dec. 16: Ken & Joe’s Season of Giving Winter Charity Event
Do you have a love for history and hockey? If you do, head over to The Cube—Ice and Entertainment Center, Powered by FivePoint Valencia for the “United by Hockey” Mobile Museum on Wednesday, Dec. 13, from 3 – 9 p.m.
NHL’s ‘United By Hockey’ Mobile Museum Visits Santa Clarita
The Ridge Route Preservation Organization was cleared by the Angeles National Forest to repair potholes along the north section of the Old Ridge Route from the 138 to the Tumble Inn.
Ridge Route Preservation Organization Begins Pothole Project
As Los Angeles county residents start preparing for holiday festivities L.A.County Public Health urges everyone to consider getting the newly updated COVID-19 vaccine to protect against severe illness this winter virus season. It is recommended for everyone 6 months and older.
Public Health Recommends Newly Updated COVID Vaccine
The South Coast Air Quality Management District recently issued two Notices of Violations to Chiquita Canyon Landfill. One Notices of Violation was issued for the landfill’s failure to maintain the leachate collection and storage system in good operating condition, failure to report the breakdown of equipment and other permit condition violations. The other Notices of Violation was issued for failure to submit a landfill excavation plan.
AQMD Issues More Notices of Violation to Chiquita Canyon Landfill
The Federal Railroad Administration announced a $500,000 grant award from the Corridor Identification and Development Program to the High Desert Corridor Joint Powers Agency.
High Desert Corridor Project Awarded $500K Grant
1941 - Julius Dietzmann family of Castaic arrested as German enemy aliens [story]
Julius Dietzmann
Each year the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation, in collaboration with economist Dr. Mark Schniepp, releases the Economic Outlook Book.
SCVEDC’s 2023 Economic Outlook Book Now Available
The Master's University will host its acclaimed Winter 5K run on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2024, starting at 9 a.m.
Start 2024 at TMU’s Winter 5K
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m., in Council Chambers at City Hall.
Dec. 14: Santa Clarita Arts Commission Regular Meeting
The Castaic Union School District Governing Board will hold its regular/organizational meeting Monday, Dec. 11, at 6 p.m.
Dec. 11: CUSD Regular/Organizational Board Meeting
A Southern California Edison Electric System Upgrade on Lyons Avenue will begin on Monday, Dec. 11.
City Announces Lyons Avenue Lane Closures