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1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [story]
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LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Songwriter from SCV Signs Record Contract
Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016

Julia Michaels, Courtesy of Republic Records [Republic Records] – Former Santa Clarita resident and renowned songwriter, Julia Michaels, recently signed a solo deal with Republic Records. Michaels has been working vigorously behind the scenes for years, penning many multiplatinum hits. The renowned...

SCV Rock Beat: Senses, Summer Meltdown and St. Patrick’s Day Events
Thursday, Mar 17, 2016

Santa Clarita’s putting on the green Thursday night as Senses on Main celebrates this month’s Third Thursday with a St. Patrick’s Day-themed street party on Main Street in Old Town Newhall. Starting at 7 p.m., local Celtic rock quartet Ken O’Malley & The Twilight Lords will have dancers...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Master Chorale to Perform at COC
Friday, Mar 4, 2016

Rootsy Americana singer-songwriter Pat Nason and his Regular Crew bandmates Ed Pausic, Sue Blue Bull and Deborah Houston Cloer just premiered a new video clip for “Everything’s Gonna Be Different,” a key track from the group’s “All the Time in the World” album. The Crew shot the clip...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Golden Acrobats; more
Thursday, Oct 29, 2015

The world’s top Chinese acrobats tumble onto the main stage Friday night at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons. The Golden Dragon Acrobats combine breathtaking acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, and ancient and contemporary music. The troupe carries...

Humor And Hart At Silents Under The Stars
Friday, Aug 14, 2015

[KHTS] – Films featuring William S. Hart again found life on the big screen as the Friends of Hart Park presented the 20th Annual Silents Under the Stars fundraiser Saturday night in Newhall. The sold out event attracted nearly 200 guests and volunteers at Hart Hall to enjoy music by Mild Bill...

Hart Teacher to Star in Play at The Odyssey
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

A Hart High School theater arts teacher, who is also an actor, will be starring in an upcoming play at the Odyssey Theatre in Los Angeles. Brent Christensen will be starring in a new production, “Oedipus Machina,” opening at the Odyssey on May 30 and will run through July 26. Christensen has worked...

SCV Entertainment Beat: Rock Universe at Vincenzo’s, Helen Wheels at Town Center Drive, more
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Friday is “Rock Universe” night at Vincenzo’s on Lyons in Newhall. This week, the lineup features original material by local singer-songwriter Jessye Rian Jennings and progressive rock band Sovereign. Later, Sovereign keyboardist Dennis Atlas will debut his new Pink Floyd-Deep Purple tribute band,...

Masquerade Themed SENSES Coming to Old Town Newhall
Friday, May 15, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays@Newhall series, presented by Galpin Subaru, will feature mysterious masks and formal attire on Thursday, May 21, 2015 with a Masquerade block party on Main Street in Old Town Newhall for SENSES. From 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. residents’ spirits will come alive...

Hart District Students Walk Away with Two Cars at Giveaway
Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015

Watch the full video here. Not one, but two cars were given away to lucky William S. Hart Union High School District students at College of the Canyons on Tuesday night. “Well we wanted to go big this year,” said Dan Sterkel of Nissan of Valencia. “We wanted to do something for a student that does...

The Latest on the SCV Entertainment Beat
Friday, May 9, 2014

Friday is opening night for the award-winning “Rent: The Musical” at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons. The dramatic play’s become a pop culture phenomenon, with a modern-day love story set in New York City’s grungy East Village and soundtrack that rocks. Tickets...

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1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [story]
Frontier Days
1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
Ed Harris
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday reported 24 new deaths and 4,544 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide, as officials called for tightened safety measures set to take effect on Monday.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Sees 106 New Cases; Countywide Surge Prompts More Restrictions
This Sunday, Nov. 29, is the last day to see the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater's virtual graphic design exhibition, Inside Out & Upside Down, showcasing CalArt posters from throughout the years.
Nov. 29: Last Chance to See Inside Out & Upside Down REDCAT Exhibition
As new COVID-19 cases remain at alarming levels and the number of people hospitalized continues to increase, a temporary Los Angeles County Health Officer Order will be issued to require additional safety measures across sectors.
L.A. County to Tighten Safety Measures Monday as COVID-19 Surges
The Valencia nonprofit Avenues Supported Living Services is seeking donations this Giving Tuesday after suffering greatly from the effects of COVID-19.
Nonprofit Avenues Supported Living Services Seeks Donations for Giving Tuesday
Musician-artist and CalArts graduate Julian Gross (Art '00) has earned a Grammy nomination in the Best Recording Package category for his art direction on "Healer," Grouplove’s latest release.
CalArts Alum Julian Gross Earns Grammy Nomination
Shoppers are being invited to join small businesses across the Santa Clarita Valley in participating in Small Business Saturday 2020 this weekend.
SCV Businesses Prepare for Small Business Saturday 2020
The Santa Clarita Valley has seen an increase in demand for COVID-19 testing, paralleling the trend in Los Angeles County and nationwide.
Demand for COVID-19 Testing Increases in SCV Amid Surge
Hundreds of local, older adults could not break bread together this year for the annual Thanksgiving feast at the Bella Vida Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, but many still showed, some even dressed up for a drive-thru version Thursday.
SCV Senior Center Drive-Thru Dishes out Thanksgiving Feast to Hundreds
1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
Remi Nadeau
Zonta International’s “16 days of Activism” is held annually from Nov. 25 - Dec. 10. Since 2016, Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley has participated in the annual "Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women" campaign in collaboration with the Child and Family Center.
Zonta Club Brings Awareness to Domestic Violence
On Monday, Nov. 30, College of the Canyons will host a virtual soft opening of its Multicultural Center, which will provide safe and brave spaces for historically minoritized and marginalized groups on campus with the goal of increased diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the college’s fabric.
Nov. 30: COC Multicultural Center Virtual Soft Opening
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health released the latest data on COVID-19 Thursday.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 383,275 Cases Countywide, 37 New Deaths; 9,352 Total SCV Cases
Travel through the seven levels of the Candy Cane Forest, past the sea of twirly-swirly gum drops and into a month of non-stop fun and entertainment with the city of Santa Clarita’s virtual events in December.
City Releases Holiday Virtual Events Line-Up
Power shutoffs commenced Thanksgiving Day in the Santa Clarita Valley, with Southern California Edison customers affected near the Agua Dulce area.
Agua Dulce Community Affected by SoCal Edison Power Shutoffs
While local health care officials have been asking for the community’s help in creating personal protective equipment since the onset of the pandemic, now the message is simpler: Abide by public health guidelines.
COVID-19 Surge Impacting Henry Mayo
Logix Federal Credit Union is supporting College of the Canyons Foundation’s Student Resource & Success Fund with its Double Your Dollars campaign.
Logix Encouraging Community to Take Part in COC’s  Double Your Dollars Campaign
1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]
Santa Clarita officials announced plans to file an amicus brief in support of an ongoing lawsuit to block Los Angeles County’s outdoor dining ban, which went into effect the day before Thanksgiving.
‘Draconian Behavior:’ City Council to Support Suit to Block Outdoor Dining Ban
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday reported 49 new deaths and 4,311 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide since Tuesday, including 96 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, as Henry Mayo on Wednesday afternoon reported its second death this week.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: 2nd Death at Henry Mayo This Week; SCV Cases Total 9,230
Santa Clarita’s new Volunteer Hub at SantaClaritaVolunteers.com is a one-stop-shop that connects area nonprofit organizations and volunteers.
Need Volunteers? Want to Be One? Check City’s Volunteer Hub
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau Critical Missing Person Unit detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Vlad Kravets.
Found: Vlad Kravets, Last Seen in Valencia; Detectives Sought Public’s Help
In response to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors' 3-2 vote Tuesday allowing further COVID-19-related closures to take effect Wednesday, Supervisor Kathryn Barger is calling for $10 million in federal CARES Act funding to be repurposed to aid impacted local businesses.
Barger Calls for $10M in CARES Act Funds for Businesses Hurt by COVID Restrictions