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City Votes to Change Ratings Process for Arts Grants Program
Thursday, Jan 16, 2020

Arts experts from outside the Santa Clarita Valley will have a say on who and how much grant funding local organizations can receive for community arts programs and services, following a divided vote by the City Council. On Tuesday, council members voted 4-1, with Councilwoman Marsha McLean casting...

Jan. 9: Santa Clarita Arts Commission Regular Meeting
Tuesday, Jan 7, 2020

The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting, Thursday, Jan. 9, at 6:30 p.m. Items on the agenda include a discussion of the 2020 Sidewalk Poetry Project and an update on 2020 Santa Clarita art exhibits. The meeting will take place at City Hall, in City Council Chambers, located at...

The MAIN’s 2020 Season to Kick Off with Wizardly Comedy PUFFS
Tuesday, Dec 17, 2019

The 2020 Season of Santa Clarita’s The MAIN Theater kicks off this January with the hottest new play in the country, the bewitching and hysterical PUFFS (or, Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic). For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School...

Feb. 9: Major Impact Theater’s Cupid’s Crush Dinner/Dance Fundraiser
Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019

Major Impact Theater (MIT) will host its third annual Cupid’s Crush dinner/dance fundraiser. The event benefits MIT, a nonprofit organization that provides theater production opportunities for adults with disabilities. Join MIT for the fun and festivities on Sunday, Feb. 09, 2020, at the Bella Vida...

Dec. 12: Arts Commission Regular Meeting
Thursday, Dec 5, 2019

The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Dec. 12, 6:30 p.m. Items on the agenda include an update on the City’s arts marketing, a discussion on the Trailhead Art project and a report on the augmented reality mobile application. The meeting will take place in City...

Artists Needed for ‘Artquinox’ Event in September
Thursday, Jul 18, 2019

Arts for Santa Clarita is looking for artists – musicians, actors, writers, visual artists and more – to participate in the next Artquinoxen event scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21, at Eureka Village, the home of SCV Adventure Play Foundation. An “Artquinox” is a small, ticketed art event that...

City to Launch Art Tank Discussion Series July 30
Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019

The city of Santa Clarita is launching a brand new art discussion series called Art Tank on July 30. Art Tank was created for artists from all backgrounds and levels of expertise in the Santa Clarita community. The new series gives artists the opportunity to connect, share, discuss and learn about critical...

‘This is America’ Art Exhibit Opens Friday
Thursday, Jul 4, 2019

“This is America,” a brand new Santa Clarita Artists Association exhibit, opens on Friday, July 5, with a free reception from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The exhibit will run until Sept. 1. “Artworks will feature various people, cultures, cities and landscapes found in America,” said...

Aug. 4: Artist’s Reception for Naomi Young
Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019

Local artist, Naomi Young, will showcase her vibrant and inspiring artwork in a new exhibit entitled “Portals” that features gateways, openings, doors and windows in acrylics, oil, pastel and watercolor. The solo art show will be on display in Canyon Theatre Guild’s Gallery from Aug. 1 –...

Canyon Theatre Guild Releases 2019-2020 Season
Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019

The Canyon Theatre Guild is very excited for the incredible lineup of shows in store for this very special season. The 2019-2020 Season will kick off our golden celebration of 50 years of performing live theatre throughout to the Santa Clarita Valley. Check out what’s to come: Playing at the Santa...

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2014 - Towsley Canyon Loop Trail named for naturalist Don Mullally [story]
Don Mullally
1876 - California oil industry born as CSO No. 4 in Pico Canyon becomes state's first commercially productive oil well [story]
Pico No. 4
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 34 new deaths and 1,401 new cases of COVID-19, with 6,048 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, while Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 24th COVID-related death to date.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 24th Death at Henry Mayo; SCV Surpasses 6,000 Total Cases
Air quality in the Santa Clarita Valley will be unhealthy for sensitive groups/individuals Saturday, Sept. 26, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) forecast.
Air Quality Advisory Issued for SCV
With temperatures in parts of Los Angeles County expected to rise into the triple digits, various public facilities located throughout the County, including Stevenson Ranch Library, will serve as Emergency Cooling Centers.
Stevenson Ranch Library to Serve as Emergency Cooling Center
The 2020 census is underway and it is your civic duty to participate, but beware of scammers using this opportunity to steal your personal information.
Residents Warned of 2020 Census Scam
The Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold a virtual study session via Zoom, Thursday, Oct 1, at 4:00 p.m.
Oct. 1: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Commission Study Session
Foster youth in Santa Clarita have a new, dedicated place to study and receive homework help and tutoring. The local Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) organization has created The Study Place in response to the transition to online learning due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
FYI Debuts New ‘Study Place’ for Local Foster Youth to Support Online Learning
As part of State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond’s Education to End Hate initiative, California school districts and charter schools have begun applying for mini-grants now available to support educator training in the areas of anti-racism and bias.
Thurmond Announces Mini Grants Available to Provide Anti-Racism, Anti-Bias Educator Training
A crash involving multiple motorcycles Friday afternoon prompted a SigAlert on the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 in the Stevenson Ranch area, according to first responders.
Multi-Motorycle Crash Prompts SigAlert on SB I-5
With the 2020 SCV Walk to End Alzheimer’s quickly approaching on Saturday, October 3, the planning committee and the California Southland Chapter Alzheimer’s Association would like to update everyone regarding the Walk Day events.
Oct. 3: 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s Presents Hybrid Event, Drive-By ‘Promise Flower’ Display
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), is proud to announce it has received $40,000 from the Walt Disney Company to provide increased access to youth sports, play opportunities and physical activity for kids and families and is launching a new Pop-Up and Play Mobile Recreation Program.
City Receives Funding to Support Youth Sports, Access to Play
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert for the Santa Clarita Valley beginning Sunday, Sept. 27 - Wednesday, Sept. 30.
Heat Alert Issued for SCV Beginning Sunday
Economic development services for arts-oriented small businesses, galleries and more are on the priority list for the 2021 Arts Commission Work Plan, a report Santa Clarita City Council members reviewed Tuesday.
City Council Reviews Priority List for 2021 Arts Commission Work Plan
The USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region announces that current closure orders and fire prohibitions in California have been extended.
Forest Service Extends Closures at Angeles, Los Padres National Forests
SCV Water's Engineering and Operations Committee is scheduled to meet via teleconference on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 1: SCV Water’s Engineering & Operations Committee Teleconference Meeting
Valencia High Principal Pete Getz sent an alert out to the school’s families on Wednesday evening, regarding a report of a possible on-campus threat.
Possible On-Campus Threat Shuts Down Valencia High School
A former Cougar News reporter and College of the Canyons student was arrested in Kentucky Wednesday night while covering the Louisville protests that erupted after a grand jury’s decision not to issue a murder indictment against the officers in the Breonna Taylor case.
Former COC Student Reporter Arrested While Covering Louisville Protests
1970 - Lagasse family helps save Mentryville buildings as Newhall and Malibu brush fires erupt & join into worst fire in SoCal history. Twelve fires over 10 days burn 525,000 acres, kill 13 people and destroy approx. 1,500 structures. [story]
Clampitt fire
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 39 new deaths and 1,165 new cases of COVID-19, with 5,933 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 790,640 Cases Statewide, 5,933 SCV Cases
The Pac-12 CEO Group announced Thursday that based upon updated Pac-12 COVID-19 Medical Advisory Committee recommendations that take into account material changes to testing capabilities, the prevalence of COVID-19 and cardiac issues, along with updated state and local health official guidance, the Conference will resume its football, basketball and winter sport seasons.
Pac-12 to Resume Football, Basketball, Winter Sports Seasons
One of Zach Schroeder's greatest strengths as The Master's University's men's and women's cross country coach is his ability to map out an athlete's season in advance and then adjust on the fly, fine-tuning workouts so the runner performs best in the season's biggest moments. 
Mustangs Cross Country Adjusting to 2020 Scheduling Changes
When Scott Schauer opened the Santa Clarita Soccer Center nearly 26 years ago, he did it for a love of the sport.
Santa Clarita Soccer Center Says Goodbye
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a Canyon Country man on suspicion of annoying or molesting a child with priors.
Canyon Country Man Arrested on Suspicion of Child Molestation