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LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
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...

Tickets Now Available for The MAIN’s June Line-Up

June is the perfect month to check out shows at The MAIN, located at 24266 Main Street, in Old Town Newhall. Tickets are now on sale for a variety of theatre, comedy and music shows. Adult beverages will also be available for purchase at select shows, in addition to concessions. The 10 by 10 Variety...

May 3 – 9: Santa Clarita Arts Calendar
Thursday, May 2, 2019

Here is a list of Santa Clarita arts-related events for the week of Friday, May 3 – Thursday, May 9: CalArts World Music and Dance Festival 2019 California Institute of the Arts Friday, May 3, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Saturday, May 4, Noon to 10:00 p.m. Sunday, May 5, Noon to 10:00 p.m. The 2019...

Local Artist Laurie Morgan to Hold One-Woman Show Beginning in June

The public is invited to attend Laurie Morgan’s solo art show, Castles, Cottages and Countryside, at FastFrame throughout the month of June. There will be an artist’s reception Saturday, June 8 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The exhibit, “Castles, Cottages and Countryside,” includes...

March 14: Santa Clarita Arts Commission Regular Meeting
Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019

The city of Santa Clarita’s Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, March 14, at 6:30 p.m. Items on the agenda include an overview of the 2020 Sidewalk Poetry art project and a review of the 2019 Arts Grants program. The meeting will take place in City Council Chambers at City...

Feb. 28: Hyatt Regency Valencia to Showcase Work of Local Artists
Thursday, Feb 28, 2019

Hyatt Regency Valencia has opened its facility to the local artists of the Santa Clarita Artists Association to display fine art in the newly remodeled hotel and restaurant. The reception will be held Thursday, Feb. 28, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. “Santa Clarita Artist Association members’ art...

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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