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1990 - President George H.W. Bush and Sheriff Sherman Block dedicate new North County Correctional Facility in Castaic [story]
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LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
SCV Arts Upcoming Events
Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017

Arts events upcoming in the Santa Clarita Valley in February. Feb 1, 2017: Just Drawing at ARTree Community Arts Center Feb 01, 2017 06:00 pm Come to the ARTree Community Arts Center for an unsupervised chance to draw at your leisure using objects and models. Just bring a pencil and paper. View on site...

Nov. 25: Canyon Theatre Guild to Feature Modern Day Christmas Carol
Thursday, Nov 10, 2016

This holiday season, in a captivating adaptation of Charles Dickens a Christmas Carol at the Canyon Theatre Guild, a modern Valencia family travels back in time with Grandpa. The wise, older gentleman tells his demanding and difficult grandchildren a tale about a crotchety old miser from 19th century...

SCV Shakespeare Fest to Continue Providing Free Performances to Schools
Thursday, Feb 4, 2016

The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival has received a grant from the city of Santa Clarita which will allow the program to bring free performances to local schools. The grant, one of 28 Arts and Community Services grants awarded by the City Council, is in support of the Shakespeare’s performances in...

Council to Divide $155,000 Among Arts, Service Groups
Monday, Jan 25, 2016

The Santa Clarita City Council will decide Tuesday whether to approve a list of recipients of this year’s community services and arts grants totaling more than $155,000. The city awards money each year out of its parks and recreation budget to organizations that compete for it through an application...

City to Review Laemmle Theater Project
Friday, Jul 31, 2015

[KHTS] -The city of Santa Clarita’s Oversight Board (successor to the Redevelopment Agency) will be reviewing the proposed Laemmle Theater project as well as the apartment units and parking structure projects planned for Old Town Newhall. The city of Santa Clarita and Laemmle Theatres entered into...

ArtTree Brings Animator to Speaker Series
Friday, May 22, 2015

The ArtTree Speaker Series is back and featuring animator, Javier Barboza, next Thursday at the Old Town Newhall Library. Artists often bring multiple elements to their work. Javier Barboza applies elements of graffiti, sign language, hand-drawings and iconic images to his mixed-media process of 3-D...

SCV Performing Arts Enthusiasts Invited to Fringe Festival
Monday, May 18, 2015

[KHTS] – Anyone with an admiration of the performing arts is invited to attend the 2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival, an open-access artistic celebration featuring hundreds of productions by local, national and international arts companies and independent performers with all levels of experience. Attendees...

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Santa Clarita Valley educators were next in line to receive their COVID-19 vaccine shots at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Monday, more than two months after the hospital received its first batch of vaccines for hospital frontline workers.
Henry Mayo Now Inoculating Educators with COVID-19 Vaccine
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center at Bella Vida has announced its March 2021 lineup of outdoor drive-in events.
Bella Vida Senior Center Sets March Outdoor Drive-in Events
In partnership with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, the city of Santa Clarita will launch its “Guard That Auto” campaign this spring to combat an increase in grand theft auto over the past year.
Santa Clarita, Sheriff’s Station to Launch ‘Guard That Auto’ Anti-Theft Campaign
The Saugus High School academic decathlon team will advance to the state competition after placing in the top 10 in the county competition.
Saugus High Advances in State Academic Decathlon
Spring is upon us, and with it comes longer days, greener hillsides, and warmer temperatures that invite outdoor exploration.
Mayor’s March Message: Enjoy Spring in Santa Clarita
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the Santa Clarita Sister Cities program, invites local students to submit artwork, poetry, essays/creative writing, photographs, or music for the 2021 Sister Cities International Young Artists and Authors Showcase.
Young Artists Invited to Submit Works in 2021 Sister Cities International Showcase
In a rush to bring children back to California schools after a year of closed campuses, Governor Gavin Newsom and lawmakers said Monday the state will offer $2 billion to school districts willing to reopen next month.
Newsom, Lawmakers Cut Deal to Reopen California Schools by April
The race to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Los Angeles County despite vaccine shortages is cutthroat and most people don’t even know they’re in the competition.
COVID-19 Vaccine Shortages Highlight Health Inequities in L.A. County
The California Department of Motor Vehicles has learned of a text message phishing scam related to REAL ID and reminds customers that it will never ask for personal information related to driver’s license number, Social Security number, or financial information through email, text, or over the phone.
DMV Warns Customers of REAL ID Phishing Scam
1990 - President George H.W. Bush and Sheriff Sherman Block dedicate new North County Correctional Facility in Castaic [story]
ribbon cutting
1890 - Jenkins ranch hands Dolores Cook and George Walton of Castaic slain by rival William Chormicle and W.A. Gardener [story]
Dolores Cook
1950 - Ex-Mrs. William S. Hart appears in court to challenge will that leaves Hart Park & Mansion to L.A. County [story]
Winifred Westover
The Sand Canyon Resort project is scheduled to return before the Santa Clarita Planning Commission Tuesday with a series of revisions, following multiple concerns raised by both commissioners and residents.
Modified Sand Canyon Resort Project Up for Review
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 144 new deaths and 1,838 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 26,045 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 26,045; Nearly 2 Million Doses Administered in County
The Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles announced on Feb. 26 that Kenya Yarbrough will lead its newly-created and first-ever Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity, Access, and Advocacy Initiative.
Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles Launches First-Ever Diversity and Advocacy Department
The Valley Industry Association will welcome College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook as the keynote speaker for the March VIA Virtual Series taking place Tuesday, March 16, from 11:00 a.m to 12:15 p.m.
March 16: VIA Virtual Series with Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook
The city of Santa Clarita’s Planning Commission will hold a regular meeting virtually Tuesday, March 2, at 6:00 p.m.
March 2: Planning Commission Virtual Regular Meeting
The Child and Family Center's Domestic Violence Program is set to host its fourth annual "Night of Expression" art exhibit on Saturday, Feb. 27, in recognition of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.
Feb. 27: Child and Family Center to Host Virtual Teen Dating Violence Awareness Art Exhibit
California Department of Public Health officials announced on Feb. 26 that California is on track to create the capacity to administer 3 million vaccinations per week by March 1.
State on Track to Reach Capacity Goal of 3 Million Vaccines Per Week, Pending Available Supply
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is set to host events and classes in March to celebrate National Nutrition Month.
Henry Mayo to Host Events, Classes for National Nutrition Month
The college district received the best rating possible in an independent audit of its general obligation bond expenditures.
Independent Audit Finds College District in Full Compliance
After being shuttered for almost a year due to pandemic restrictions, Mountasia Family Fun Center has been purchased by MB2 Group.
MB2 Group Purchases Mountasia Family Fun Center
The California Department of Motor Vehicles announced a new round of extensions for commercial driver’s licenses expiring through May 31 that will help commercial drivers focus on delivering essential products and supplies during the COVID-19 emergency.
DMV Extends Expiring Commercial Driver’s Licenses Through May
1923 - U.S. release of Charles Chaplin film "The Pilgrim," partially shot at Saugus Train Station & Newhall First Presbyterian Church [watch]
The Pilgrim