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April 17: Golden Valley Presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2024

The Golden Valley High School Performing Arts Department presents cult favorite “Little Shop of Horrors,” a musical about a flower shop in a rough and rundown neighborhood that is taken over by a flesh-eating plant from outer space. The production will take place in the Golden Valley High...

Live Theatre Returns With Phoenix Festival
Wednesday, Jun 23, 2021

With pandemic restrictions lifted live theatre performances are returning with this year’s Phoenix Festival. For 30 years live Shakespeare has been a tradition in the community, and with last year’s COVID restrictions, many performances were held virtually. The Phoenix Festival is a celebration...

New Nonprofit ‘Eclipse Theatre’ Bringing the Entertainment with Greek-Themed Parodies, Sketches
Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Eclipse Theatre is a new nonprofit to Santa Clarita that has brought local actors and creators together virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic to entertain the community with Greek-themed parodies and sketches. The theatre group “understands in this time of uncertainty that the arts community...

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...

Lady Luck Smiles on the Canyon Theatre Guild with ‘Guys and Dolls’
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

This month at the Canyon Theatre Guild, “Guys and Dolls” sends you back in time to the Broadway of the 1940’s, a world populated by eccentrics, nightclub performers, non-conformists, gamesters and Salvation Army do-gooders. It is a world where a fly-by-night gambler attempts to woo...

CalArts Alumna Earns Tony Nomination
Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Tony Award nominations were announced last Tuesday (May 2), with CalArts alumna Condola Rashad (Theater BFA 08) earning a nod for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for A Doll’s House, Part 2. Rashad joins her fellow castmates Laurie Metcalf, Chris Cooper and Jayne...

May 13: ‘Comedians of the Canyons’ to Perform Evening of Improv
Monday, May 8, 2017

If laughter is said to be the best medicine, the improv show put on by Comedians of the Canyons, a College of the Canyons student improv troupe, is bound to leave audience members feeling revitalized. Comprised entirely of students enrolled in the college’s advanced improvisational performance theatre...

Musical Theater Grows Younger in Santa Clarita
Monday, Apr 17, 2017

The original youth Sci-Fi adventure “Somewhere Beyond the Sky” to be performed at Newhall’s Canyon Theatre Guild on May 6, 2017 for one night only. Santa Clarita’s Canyon Theatre Guild, located in Old Town Newhall, has been entertaining and edifying audiences since 1970. A vigorous fundraising...

COC Theatre Department Presents “Buzzer”
Friday, Mar 17, 2017

The College of the Canyons Theatre Department will present its production of “Buzzer,” a play written by Tracey Scott Wilson, beginning Friday, March 24 at the Black Box Theater. Directed by COC theatre instructor Susan Hinshaw, “Buzzer” focuses on the struggles and of an interracial couple,...

March 24-25: Two Opening Nights for Two CTG Productions
Friday, Mar 10, 2017

Two terrific, classic comedies are coming up just around the corner, and the Canyon Theater Guild does not want you to miss out on their special opening night performances. First up is “The Curious Savage,” opening Friday, March 24 at 8 p.m., with a complimentary wine and champagne reception...

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1928 - L.A. City makes first payment on death & disability claim arising from St. Francis Dam disaster [report]
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A Death Cafe Coffee, Cake and Conversation will be held Tuesday, Aug. 6, 630-8:30 p.m. in the Milk and Honey Room at the North Oaks Church of Christ.
Aug. 6: Death Cafe Coffee, Cake, Conversation
The Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library is hosting a “Summer Bag Sale” event at the Valencia, Canyon Country and Newhall branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library, during normal operating hours from Saturday, Aug. 3 to Sunday, Aug. 11.
Aug. 3-11: Friends of the Library Summer Bag Sale
Ryan Mathiesen, the power-hitting, power-throwing pitcher/third baseman for The Master's University baseball team, has been chosen by the Houston Astros in the 14th round of the MLB Draft.
TMU’s Mathiesen Drafted by Astros in 14th Round
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees for the 76th Annual Emmy Awards on Wednesday, July 17 at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles. Several California Institute of the Arts alums were recognized for excellence in television across 118 categories.
CalArtians Earn 2024 Emmy Award Nominations
The WiSH Education Foundation Cocktails on the Roof fundraiser will be held Friday, Sept. 6, 7-10 p.m. to benefit student programs in the William S. Hart Union School District.
Sept. 6: Cocktails on the Roof Benefits Hart District Student Programs
The California Competes Tax Credit application periods, amounts available, and committee meeting dates for fiscal year 2024-2025 have been posted here. 
July 22: CalCompetes Tax Credit Applications Begin
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:
Ocean Water Warning for July 17
Providence has molded a promise, know me, care for me, ease my way, from ­­­its centuries-old mission of outreach to those most in need.
Providence Earns National Award for Health Equity Program
For the 30th year in a row, the city of Santa Clarita has received an Investment Policy Certificate of Excellence Award from the Association of Public Treasurers of the United States and Canada for its Investment Policy.
Santa Clarita Receives Nationally Acclaimed Finance Award For 30th Year
ARTree Community Art Center has released their schedule for the upcoming fall 2024 season. 
ARTree Releases Fall 2024 Class Schedule
The SCV Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to introduce an exciting new initiative from that's designed to revolutionize the way you do business: SCV Business Hub.
SCV Chamber Announces the SCV Business Hub
Businesses that pay use tax may be eligible to direct a large portion of Use Tax back to Santa Clarita’s general fund for public safety, parks, libraries, infrastructure and other city services and receive a cash rebate on a portion of the Use Tax remitted to the City. 
SCVEDC: Santa Clarita Use Tax Rebate Program
1834 - Sinforosa, daughter of Narciso and Crisanta, born at Mission San Fernando; mom from Tejon, dad from Piru; believed to be last speaker of Tataviam language (died 1915) [record]
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The Office of Inspector General Max Huntsman has issued a report entitled Fourth Report Back on Meeting the Sheriff's Department's Obligations Under Senate Bill 1421.
Inspector General Issues New Report on LASD
All eight eligible Providence hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange counties, including Holy Cross in Mission Hills, have earned high ratings from U.S. News & World Report, including two that ranked nationally for orthopedics care and one for rehabilitation.
Holy Cross, SoCal Providence Hospitals Highly Ranked by U.S. News
The Small Business Development Center at College of the Canyons will offer an inperson class "SBDC As A Resource" on Wednesday, July 24, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
July 24: Learn About the SBDC at COC
Steven Nassif, a native of the Santa Clarita Valley, wrote and directed "Homecoming" which will premiere at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 20 at the Lumiere Music Hall, 9036 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.
July 20: SCV Native Releases First Feature Film
Following outcry from LGBTQ+ students and families whose local districts enacted “forced outing” policies over the past year, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond today celebrated the signage of AB 1955: Support Academic Futures and Educators for Today’s Youth Act (SAFETY Act) into law by Governor Gavin Newsom.
Newsom Signs AB 1955 SAFETY Act to Protect Rights of LGBTQ+ Students
As families across the country prepare for the upcoming school year, The Salvation Army in Santa Clarita has announced its continued partnership with the Toyota Lexus Minority Owners Dealership Association to provide school backpacks to families in need.
Salvation Army Opens Registration for School Backpack Giveaway
SCVi, a TK-12 tuition-free public charter school in Castaic has announced an Ice Cream Social event on Friday, July 26, 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the school campus.
July 26: SCVi Hosts Ice Cream Social for Families
On Tuesday, July 16, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the Tenant Right to Counsel Ordinance, which will provide free legal representation to eligible tenants facing eviction in unincorporated Los Angeles County beginning in January of 2025.
Supes Approve Tenant Right to Counsel Ordinance
The WiSH Education Foundation, which benefits students in the William S. Hart Union School District, has announced that its Wednesday Webinar series for the coming '24-'25 school year is being expanded to eight webinars.
WiSH Webinar Series Expands for College Bound Students, Families
Join the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce at the Business After Hours Mixer, alongside other business leaders from the Santa Clarita Valley, for an exclusive networking event at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Aug. 21: SCV Chamber After Hours Mixer at Henry Mayo
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