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1955 - Actor and nightclub owner Ace Cain incorporates the Rocky Springs Country Club in Sand Canyon [story]
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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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Did your child miss the Spring auditions for the Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra? There is no need to worry; seats are still available. The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra will be holding another round of auditions on Saturday, February 22nd at College of the Canyons.
Spring Semester Begins for the Santa Clarita Youth Orchestra , Seats Still Available
Antelope Valley Indian Museum is seeking actors age 8 to 18 for the museum’s annual outdoor play based on a traditional California Indian story. Rehearsals are every Tuesday afternoon from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. The performance will be the evening of Saturday, May 2.
Youth Actors Needed for Performance  at Antelope Valley Indian Museum State Historic Park
The SCV Education Foundation has announced its "Page Turners 2020 Campaign", where over the next two months they will be striving to fundraise and gather support for Page Turners, a program The Foundation piloted last year.
SCV Education Foundation Launches ‘Page Turners 2020 Campaign’
1955 - Actor and nightclub owner Ace Cain incorporates the Rocky Springs Country Club in Sand Canyon [story]
Ace Cain
A Big Band, a charismatic international jazz group from Northamptonshire, England, will perform a mixture of styles from Gordon Goodwin, Alan Baylock and Van Morrison to Radiohead at the Valencia High School Theater on Tuesday, February 18 at 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 18: A Big Band to Swing in Free Concert at Valencia High
The California Enterprise Development Authority, or CEDA, will hold a Teleconference Meeting on Thursday, February 20 at 10:30 a.m.
February 20: CEDA Teleconference Meeting
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold a study session at City Hall on Tuesday, February 18, starting at 6:30 p.m.
February 18: Santa Clarita Arts Commission Study Session
The army of Santa Clarita volunteers is looking for new recruits to help out during special events coming up in March and April.
Santa Clarita Volunteers Seek New Recruits for Spring Events
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has its Wednesday, February 19 agenda for a closed session starting at 5:30 p.m., followed by a regular meeting at 7 p.m.
February 19 Agenda: Hart District Board Regular Meeting
The city of Santa Clarita has released the list of productions filming this week in the Santa Clarita Valley, February 17-23, 2020.
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Penny Dreadful,’ ‘Broken Vessels’
The city of Santa Clarita's Planning Commission has released the February 18 agenda for its next regular meeting at City Hall starting at 6 p.m.
Planning Commission February 18 Agenda: Proposed Master’s University Subdivision
After more than three decades of helping Castaic students, Janene Maxon, assistant superintendent of educational services for the Castaic Union School District, announced her plans to retire this summer.
Janene Maxon to Retire as Castaic Schools Assistant Superintendent
To shed light on the creative industry in Newhall, the Newhallywood Silent Film festival debuted last weekend by showcasing different silent films alongside a variety of workshops.
Newhallywood Silent Film Festival Debuts in Newhall
COVID-19 news: Carl Goldman and his wife Jeri Seratti-Goldman, owners of radio station KHTS in Santa Clarita and passengers on Princess Cruises' Diamond Princess, are back in the U.S. and ensconced in a medical facility in Omaha, Nebraska, where Carl has been hospitalized.
COVID-19 News: KHTS Santa Clarita Owners ‘Repatriated’ to U.S.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a report of a person fatally shot around 5:30 p.m. Saturday on the 26300 block of Rainbow Glen Drive in Newhall.
Man Fatally Shot in Newhall ID’d; Deputies Investigating
1949 - Short-lived oil drilling operation on Newhall's Arcadia Street ends [story]
Arcadia Street rig
2000 - Rancho Camulos designated a National Historic Landmark [story]
Rancho Camulos
1939 - Los Angeles premiere of John Ford's "Stagecoach"; approx. 7 seconds shot in SCV [Watch Clip]
Stagecoach
The Trump administration is deploying tactical units of border patrol agents as part of a stepped-up arrest operation in so-called "sanctuary cities" across the United States, including Los Angeles, the New York Times reported Friday evening.
Villanueva Rips Feds’ Deployment of Border Patrol Agents in LA County
The city of Santa Clarita has received a petition from a Walnut Creek attorney on behalf of a group of voters to comply with the California Voting Rights Act, alleging the local government’s at-large election system dilutes the votes of Latino residents.
Santa Clarita Faced with Potential Lawsuit Over At-large Election System
The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation received a significant recognition this week from the California Association for Local Economic Development and has been honored with an Award of Excellence in their Programs Category for SCVEDC's LiveWorkSCV.com job board.
SCVEDC Receives CALED Award of Excellence
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey and Code for America said Thursday that nearly 66,000 marijuana convictions eligible for relief under Proposition 64 will be dismissed as part of their cutting-edge partnership.
LA County to Dismiss 66,000 Marijuana Convictions