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LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
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...

Feb. 5: Artist Reception for Skye Amber Sweet
Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018

Enjoy light appetizers, live music and meet the artist Skye Amber Sweet, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 6:00 p.m. at Old Town Newhall Library, during an artist reception for her exhibit, “Embracing Growth.” Sweet’s art exemplifies her passion to make a difference in the world in public spaces, as she...

Nov. 14: ‘Memory | Mythology’ Art Exhibit at The MAIN
Monday, Nov 5, 2018

Starting Wednesday, November 14, the art gallery at The MAIN in Old Town Newhall will feature “Memory | Mythology,” an art exhibition showcasing ink drawings, collages and fiber installations by artist Theresa Knopf. The exhibition will be on display through Friday, Dec. 7. The public is invited...

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1980 - Phillies beat Royals in Game 1 of World Series; Hart grad Bob Walk is winning pitcher [story]
1876 - Town of Newhall founded at Bouquet Junction (moved 2 years later to present location) [story]
Campton store
1915 - Name of Surrey post office & town changed (back) to Saugus [story]
Surrey Inn
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc. has announced the unfortunate cancellation of its 17th Annual Duck Dash - Rubber Ducky Festival on Saturday due to the rapidly growing fires and poor air quality.
Dixon Center Cancels Duck Dash-Rubber Ducky Festival
Santa Clarita Valley residents awoke Friday morning to news of the Saddleridge Fire, one of the most destructive Santa Ana wind-swept fires in recent memory.
Saddleridge Flames Lick at 5, 14 Freeways Friday
The South Coast Air Quality Management District advised Friday afternoon that smoke from Saddleridge Fire has caused unhealthy air quality that affects portions of the Santa Clarita Valley.
Saddleridge Fire Prompts Smoke Advisory for SCV
The city of Santa Clarita website's emergency page is keeping local residents up to date on school and road closures and other impacts of the Saddleridge Fire.
City Emergency Page Tracks SCV Impacts of Saddleridge Fire
As firefighters continued to battle the Saddleridge Fire from Sylmar to Reseda, a brush fire sparked by a car fire in the Newhall Pass diverted some of their attention on Sierra Highway close to where Highway 14 and Interstate 5 meet.
Car Fire in Newhall Pass Friday Morning Sparks Response
The wind-blown Saddleridge fire quickly grew from 15-20 acres to more than 4,700 acres — with zero percent containment — Thursday night into Friday morning, prompting evacuations in the Sylmar, Granada Hills and Porter Ranch areas as an unknown number of homes burned overnight.
Saddleridge Fire Hops I-5 South of SCV; 1 Killed in SFV
California began a new water year Oct. 1 with significantly more water in storage than the previous year thanks to above-average snow and precipitation.
Water Year 2020 Begins with Robust Reservoir Storage
While the Saddleridge Fire is not directly endangering SCV residents as of noon Friday, the wind-blown blaze has far-reaching local effects.
SCV Residents Feel Effects of Wind-Blown Blaze
1885 - Birth of Hortense Reynier, future bride of Placerita Canyon pioneer Frank Walker [story]
Hortense Walker
Demonstrating its commitment to exceeding customer expectations, Valencia Acura has been certified in the J.D. Power 2019 Dealer of Excellence Program, which recognizes a select number of vehicle dealerships throughout the United States that provide exceptional customer service.
Valencia Acura Certified in J.D. Power 2019 Dealer of Excellence Program
School districts throughout the state are releasing their 2019 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) scores. For the Saugus Union School District (SUSD), it was another year of steady increases in both English Language Arts and Mathematics.
Saugus Schools Continue Increase in English Language Arts, Math Scores
BAKERSFIELD — College of the Canyons extended its streak of first place tourney finishes to six and sophomore Haruka Koda earned medalist honors as the Cougars topped the field once again at the Western State Conference (WSC) event hosted by Bakersfield College on Wednesday.
Lady Cougars Extend Streak of 1st Place Tourney Finishes to 6
Superior Life Support, the national leader in CPR instructor trainings with the American Heart Association, announced immediate availability for the first 180 seats in their free breakout event: Free Lunch & Learn Workshop: How to Save Lives, Empower the Next Generation in Life-Saving Skills while Earning a Great Income, too.
Nov. 23: Superior Life Support’s Free Lunch & CPR Workshop
On Monday, Nov 18, the Ninth Annual Topping Brothers Golf Tournament will be held at the Oaks Club Valencia.
Nov. 18: Annual Topping Brothers Golf Tournament Benefiting Autism Speaks
SACRAMENTO — Assemblywoman Christy Smith is pleased to announce that her Assembly Bill (AB) 629 was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom this week as part of the package of bills he signed addressing public safety and supporting victims of crime.
Smith’s Human Trafficking Victims Compensation Bill Signed into Law
Santa Ana winds swept into the Santa Clarita Valley Thursday morning, sending at least two trees onto local roadways as Southern California Edison enacted a series of intentional power outages to reduce fire danger.
Strong Santa Anas Topple Trees Throughout SCV
The 6th Annual Cancer Survivor Celebration of SCV, which raises money for the local nonprofit Circle of Hope, Inc., will take place on Sunday, Oct. 20, from 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. at The Residence Inn by Marriott.
Oct. 20: Cancer Survivor Celebration Benefiting Circle of Hope
The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra (SCVYO) will be performing live at Logix Federal Credit Union’s new Bridgeport Marketplace branch Grand Opening event on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Santa Clarita Youth Orchestra to Perform at Logix Grand Opening Event
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc. is proud to announce that the city of Santa Clarita officially proclaimed Oct. 12, 2019 as Rubber Ducky Festival Day.
Oct. 12: Annual Dixon Duck Dash
Southern California Edison (SCE) recently advised that forecast fire weather conditions in Santa Clarita may lead to a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) of electrical lines Thursday, Oct. 10, and Friday, Oct. 11.
Residents Reminded of Safety Measures Ahead of Possible Power Outage
Blue Star Ranch, serving our nation’s veterans, is seeking more volunteers to help the organization serve more veterans with free Equine Assisted Therapy for PTSD, anxiety, depression and other mental health issues.
Blue Star Ranch Still in Need of Volunteers to Help Serve Veterans