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LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
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...

‘Dressing Up is Fun’ Exhibit Now Showcasing at Newhall Community Center
Thursday, Oct 18, 2018

Decorated with fun embellishments such as puffy paint, tulle fabric, feathers and even bubble wrap, artist Georgette Arison’s mixed-media art in “Dressing Up is Fun,” the newest art exhibit at the Newhall Community Center, uses unconventional methods to showcase costume design. The art exhibit...

Abandoned Art Project SCV to Begin Oct. 15
Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018

If you like the excitement of finding treasures, then ARTober is the month for you. Beginning Oct. 15, students and members at Newhall’s Ceramic Artist Studio, Inc. (CASI) will once again be leaving pieces of their ceramic art at random public places in SCV, for unsuspecting people in the community...

Santa Clarita Artists Association Announces Winners of Annual Competition
Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018

Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA) held its 29th Annual Art Classic fine arts competition at Hart Hall, William S. Hart Park in Newhall, on Sept. 29, 2018. The following artists took home awards in the following categories: Best of Show: Gary Friedman for watercolor, “Take Me Home, Skippy” 1st...

May 15 – June 15: Moncho1929 Exhibit
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Starting Tuesday, May 15, the art gallery at The MAIN in Old Town Newhall will showcase “Moncho1929,” an art exhibition showcasing acrylic paintings by artist Moncho. The exhibition will be on display through Friday, June 15. An art reception for “Moncho1929” will take place on Thursday, May...

City Invites Artists to Submit Donut-Themed Artwork For City Hall Display
Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018

The City is seeking art that features, highlights or uses donuts as a design element for an upcoming exhibition titled “Donuts.” This exhibition will be displayed in conjunction with the City’s annual exhibits program in the First Floor Gallery at Santa Clarita City Hall from June 5, 2018 to July...

March 6: Solo Exhibit ‘Metamorphosis’ by Paige Bridges
Thursday, Mar 1, 2018

Starting Tuesday, March 6, the art gallery at The MAIN in Old Town Newhall will showcase “Metamorphosis,” an art exhibition featuring repurposed, mixed media artwork by artist Paige Bridges. The exhibition will be on display through Friday, Mar. 30, and is available for viewing during all events...

“The Golden Oaks of Santa Clarita” Art Exhibit to Begin Thursday
Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018

The community is invited to “The Golden Oaks of Santa Clarita,” an art exhibit by artist Brad Sergi celebrating the beautiful oak trees that have blanketed Santa Clarita for centuries. The art exhibit which features works created using a method of combined photography, digital painting and painting...

Jan. 10: “Zen Space” Art Reception at Town Center
Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018

The newest exhibit at the Westfield Valencia Town Center Art Space, “Zen Space” by artist BiJian Fan, reminds visitors to take a moment in their busy lives to breathe deeply and be mindful. The exhibit features a display of cutting-edge paper sculptures influenced by paper art traditions from China....

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1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
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The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing Tuesday to further deliberate on the Sand Canyon Resort development.
Sand Canyon Resort Development Returns to Planning Commission
The CIF Southern Section and KAP7 International, Inc. announced a five-year partnership extension for KAP7 to be the official boys and girls water polo ball for all championship events.
KAP7, CIF-SS Announce Extension of Five-Year Ball Partnership
Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan that would spend about $1.5 billion of the state’s $75.7 billion surplus in grants of up to $25,000 to support small businesses, according to state officials this week.
Chamber Urges SCV to Support Newsom’s Aid to Small Businesses
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 17 new deaths and 583 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,842 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Studies Show Vaccine Appears to Be Effective Against Variants; 27,842 Total SCV Cases
Fourteen-year-old Andrew Jenofsky was the first in line to get his shot at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Thursday morning, as adolescents ages 12-15 were given the go-ahead to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
14-Year-Old First to Receive Pfizer Vaccine at Henry Mayo
Support for Israel was written across the signs and faces of approximately 100 demonstrators during a rally held on City Hall’s steps Thursday evening.
Approximately 100 SCV Residents Gather to Support Israel
The city of Santa Clarita received approximately 850 applications for its rental assistance program ahead of the program’s April 30 application deadline.
City Receives More Than 800 Rental Assistance Applications
Saddleback Butte State Park announced it is urgently searching for volunteers to become camp hosts beginning June 1.
Camp Hosts Needed at Saddleback Butte State Park, New Updates Announced for Mojave Area State Parks
Los Angeles County Public Health officials said it will review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly released guidance for fully vaccinated residents in order to make adjustments to the current County and state guidelines.
LA County to Review CDC’s Masking Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People
The city of Santa Clarita released an updated schedule for the Concerts in the Park series set to take place in July and August.
City Releases Updated Schedule for Concerts in the Park
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance Thursday indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Loosens Mask Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated People; SCV Cases Total 27,825
A total of 277 single-family homes changed owners during April in the Santa Clarita Valley as the as the tight inventory rose to its highest level in five months, though remained well below year-ago totals, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
SCV Median Home Price $795,000 Hits Record
After making numerous requests for correction for failure by the County Board of Supervisors to abide by various sections of the Brown Act, the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment was left with no option than to file a formal legal complaint.
SCOPE Files Legal Complaint Over L.A. County’s Failure to Abide by Brown Act
The case against a prominent Santa Clarita Valley Realtor who had been accused of a sexual assault stemming from a Las Vegas real estate conference last summer was dismissed, a court clerk confirmed Thursday.
Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case Against SCV Realtor Dismissed, L.A. County Case “Still Active”
Tommy's Boats - a national boat dealership brand with locations in Florida, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Michigan - announced a new location opening soon in Castaic.
May 19, May 20: Tommy’s Boats Grill & Chill Hiring Event
Foothill League coaches announced their choice for Player of the Year and their All-League teams recently.
Saugus High QB Named Foothill League Player of the Year
California Credit Union has awarded 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in its annual College Scholarship Program.
Valencia High Student Awarded California Credit Union Scholarship
Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda responded Tuesday to criticisms of the city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, which was formed as a result of last summer’s protests about issues involving race relations.
Mayor Taking Human Relations Roundtable Criticisms “Very Seriously”
1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall
Six days a week, Santa Clarita Grocery opens its warehouse to people in need.
Local Shop Donates Leftover Bagels To Help Families
As part of the $100 billion California Comeback Plan, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a $20 billion to transform California public schools into gateways of equity and opportunity.
Newsom Announces $20 Billion Investment to Public Schools
The LA County Development Authority have extended the deadline to register for elderly family housing sites from June to the end of the year. 
LACDA Extends Registration For Elderly Family Public Housing Sites, Including Valencia