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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...

Feb. 27 – March 3: Santa Clarita Arts Calendar
Thursday, Feb 21, 2019

Here is the list of Santa Clarita arts-related events for Feb. 27 – March 3: Artist Reception – United by Art Newhall Community Center Wednesday, February 27, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. The newest exhibition in the Newhall Community Center showcases multicultural cartoon art prints from the pages...

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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