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1974 - Gov. Ronald Reagan speaks at dedication of COC's first permanent building, the William G. Bonelli Instructional Resource Center [story]
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LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
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...

Town Center to Feature Liang Zhang Solo Art Exhibit
Tuesday, Jul 7, 2020

The city of Santa Clarita’s Arts and Events division is excited to announce a new solo art exhibit in the Town Center Art Space at Westfield Valencia Mall. The latest exhibit is to feature seven unique sculptures and installations created by the artist Liang Zhang. The show will run from Wednesday,...

SCV Artists to Hold ‘Two of Us’ Exhibit at Fast Frame Gallery
Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019

Artist Zony Gorden. Santa Clarita’s local artists Zony Gordon and Bonny Butler will be the featured artists at the “Two of Us” art exhibition featuring latest Watercolor & Mixed Media artworks. The art show will be held at the Fast Frame Gallery in Valencia starting Aug. 1-31. A wine reception...

July 13: ‘SNAP!’ Art Reception
Thursday, Jul 11, 2019

Join the city of Santa Clarita on Saturday, July 13, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., at the Town Center Art Space at Westfield Valencia Town Center, for a reception celebrating the newest art installation “SNAP!” The exhibit, which will be on display through Nov. 1, 2019, features artwork by the...

June 26: ‘Quilts for All’ Community Art Reception at City Hall
Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019

Works created by various artists from The Santa Clarita Valley Quilt Guild will soon grace the walls of the First Floor Gallery at City Hall in the newest exhibit starting this week called “Quilts for All.” The exhibit will be on display starting June 11 – Oct. 10. The community is invited...

ARTree News: Spring, Summer Schedule Announced; ARTree Founder Retires
Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019

The ARTree has released the schedule for its Spring & Summer classes. The local nonprofit also announced ARTree President and board member has retired from his position to pursue his own artistic endeavors. Late Spring & Summer classes: Junior Sampler – ARTree has another round of weekly...

23rd Annual Student Art Exhibition at COC Begins May 6

The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will present the 23rd Annual Student Art Exhibition, an eclectic collection of art work created by the college’s talented student artists. The 23rd Annual Student Art Exhibition will run from Tuesday, May 6, through Thursday, May 30. A reception for the artists...

April 28: Annual Spring Art Festival at Le Chene
Thursday, Apr 4, 2019

On Sunday, April 28, the members of the Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA) will be holding a “Spring Art Festival” in the gardens of Le Chene French Cuisine, located at 12625 Sierra Highway in Agua Dulce, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This will be the 7th Art Festival at this beautiful location....

City Seeking Public Input for Skate Park Art Project
Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019

The city of Santa Clarita is skating forward with the Santa Clarita Skate Park Public Art Project, which will create a permanent public art piece at the park. The City is asking for community input through an online survey to help determine the look and specific location for the design. The survey can...

Feb. 8: Artist’s Reception for Charlotte Mullich
Thursday, Dec 20, 2018

The public is invited to an artist’s reception at the Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main Street, Newhall, on Friday Feb. 8, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. as award-winning local artist and art instructor, Charlotte Mullich presents a one-woman show from Jan. 25 – Feb. 24. The exhibit titled...

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The Santa Clarita City Council will be holding a Budget Committee meeting virtually Monday, April 26, at 2:00 p.m.
April 26: Santa Clarita City Council Budget Committee Virtual Meeting
If you received the unimaginable news that your child had cancer, would you know where to turn? For families in the Santa Clarita and surrounding valleys, the Michael Hoefflin Foundation for Children’s Cancer has been the go-to advocate providing resources and care for over 26 years.
Michael Hoefflin Foundation Hosting Move4MHF Virtual Fundraiser
The city of Santa Clarita’s Concerts in the Park series, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union, is scheduled to return this summer after a year off in 2020.
City Announces Return of Concerts in the Park
Santa Clarita Valley Water customers will receive a notice in the mail next week about proposed water rate changes over the next five years.
Proposed Rate Changes Coming to SCV Water Customers
A 75,000-pound semi-truck carrying paper products overturned, causing closure of the outer most lane of northbound Interstate 5 at State Route 126 Thursday morning, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Peter Nicholson.
Overturned Truck Prompts SIG Alert at I-5, SR-126 Freeways
LOS ANGELES (CN) — A day after a federal judge ordered the city and county of Los Angeles to take widespread action to quickly eradicate homelessness and audit the response to the crisis — including by ponying up $1 billion in an impound account within a week — attorneys for the city and county announced they will appeal the order as likely unlawful.
L.A. County Appealing $1 Billion Order to House Skid Row Homeless
SACRAMENTO — The California Department of Education (CDE) released Thursday K–12 public school enrollment data for the 2020–21 academic year.
Findings Show Overall California K-12 Enrollment Down
SACRAMENTO – State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Thursday that Senate Bill 546 (SB 546), which provides “LifeLine” phones to foster youth, recently passed out of the Senate Human Services Committee with unanimous support.
Wilk’s Foster Youth LifeLine Bill Clears Human Services Committee
1974 - Gov. Ronald Reagan speaks at dedication of COC's first permanent building, the William G. Bonelli Instructional Resource Center [story]
Ronald Reagan
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 35 new deaths and 439 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,612 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 27,612; Public Health Encourages Safety Measures,Vaccinations to Reduce Risk of Getting COVID-19
Castaic Middle School (CMS) has been recognized as a 2021 School to Watch (STW) by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform in association with the California League of Schools, California Department of Education, and California Middle Grades Alliance.
Castaic Middle School Recognized for Academic Excellence
Castaic Lake is one of three freshwater lakes in Los Angeles County that will reopen for the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation Junior Lake Lifeguard Program this summer.
County Reopens Junior Lake Lifeguard Program at Castaic Lake
Caltrans District 7 Maintenance crews will be out in force across Los Angeles and Ventura counties to mark Earth Day on Thursday, April 22.
Caltrans to Celebrate Earth Day 2021 with Litter Clean-Up
Applications are now open for the 2021-22 CREATIVE Connection program, a nine-month leadership training and fellowship program designed for professionals interested in serving on nonprofit boards to develop and grow as leaders through board service training and field experience with a nonprofit.
Applications Open for 2021-22 ‘CREATIVE Connection’ Program
Detectives and loved ones described the charges filed Monday by the District Attorney’s Office against James “Matthew” Dorsey — the estranged husband accused of stabbing his wife to death in Saugus last week — as a “miscarriage of justice.”
Family, Detectives Call Saugus Murder Charges a ‘Miscarriage of Justice’
For the 93rd Oscars®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is partnering with Facebook Inc. for an interactive, real-time virtual experience across multiple platforms, giving viewers an opportunity to engage with creators and fellow fans, watch live interviews with Oscar® winners, and get an exclusive glimpse behind the scenes of this year’s show.
93rd Oscars® to Include Interactive Digital Partnership With Facebook
CSUN concludes the 2021 women's tennis regular season Wednesday when the Matadors host Cal State Fullerton. Coverage on BigWest.tv begins at 2 p.m.
CSUN Hosts Cal State Fullerton In Regular Season Finale Wednesday
American Sports Entertainment Company (ASEC), along with the LA Kings and the City of Santa Clarita, is seeking proposals for the operation of retail and restaurant spaces at The Cube – Ice and Entertainment Center, located at 27745 Smyth Drive.
The Cube Seeks Pro Shop, Restaurant Partners
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is announcing that this week, everyone living or working in L.A. County 16 and older can receive the vaccine at the new Palmdale and Lancaster vaccination sites without setting up an appointment ahead of time.
No Appointments Needed This Week at New COVID-19 Vaccination Sites in Palmdale, Lancaster
1994 - Valencia Mercedes co-owner Eddie Murray sets MLB record for switch-hit home runs in games (11 times) [story]
Eddie Murray
College of the Canyons proudly welcomes highly esteemed songwriters for Broadway and film, Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty, to the School of Visual & Performing Arts’ Virtual Industry Insight Series on Tuesday, April 27.
April 27: COC Presents an Evening with Songwriters Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty
Los Angeles County’s $36.2 billion Recommended Budget, focused on expanding and sustaining extensive safety net services, will be presented to the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, by Chief Executive Officer Fesia Davenport.
L.A. County Unveils 2021-22 $36.2 Billion Proposed Budget
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 33 new deaths and 360 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,595 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Remains in Orange Tier; SCV Cases Total 27,595
As the inventory of homes listed for sale during March in Santa Clarita fell 38.3 percent, sales of homes and condominiums took off, with the condo median price setting a record, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Tuesday.
Median Price of SCV Condominiums Sets Record