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1971 - Community preview night (pre-grand opening), Magic Mountain [story]
opening night ticket to Magic Mountain

Hedren on Shambala’s Experience in #SandFire
Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016

Tippi Hedren | SCVTV File Photo Tippi Hedren sent out the following message Tuesday afternoon:   Know that the Shambala Preserve has not evacuated. We were asked to stay in place due to the professional knowledge gained over 40 years of work with the Big Cats and experience of the Shambala staff...

Tippi Turning 86; Aims to Raise $86K for Big Cats
Monday, Jan 18, 2016

The Shambala Preserve’s owner and operator, Tippi Hedren, is having a birthday and would love to receive a gift for the animals. She writes – Hi everybody I’m having a birthday on Jan. 19 and so many people have asked me, “What do you want for your birthday Tippi? Anything special?”...

Dec. 7: Winter Wonder Safari at Shambala (New Event)
Friday, Nov 14, 2014

[Roar Fdn./Shambala] – Do you like doing something new? Do you look forward to fresh, exciting ways to celebrate? Then you don’t want to miss Dec. 7 at Shambala. Since our Sunset Safaris have been such a roaring success (pun intended) over the last three years, we’ve decided to expand...

Replica Jungle Gym from ‘The Birds’ Installed at Shambala
Saturday, Oct 18, 2014

The company that builds the animal enclosures at Tippi Hedren’s Shambala Preserve in Acton has replicated the jungle gym from the 1963 Hitchcock film that made the actress famous – and set her on a path to self-sufficiency that has enabled her to rescue lions, tigers and other “big cats” from...

Stop Big-Cat Breeding
Thursday, Jul 17, 2014

The following is an open letter to Congress. The U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife held a hearing on the bill Wednesday.   The Captive Wildlife Safety Act, which passed unanimously and was signed into law by President Bush on December 19, 2003, is to stop the interstate traffic of big...

March 15: Tippi Leads Global March for Lions
Thursday, Mar 13, 2014

[Roar Fdn.] – Tippi Hedren, President of the Roar Foundation, the nonprofit financial support arm of the Shambala Preserve in Soledad Canyon, will be speaking on behalf of the captive bred and born big cats in the U.S. which has become a huge business. According to U.S. Fish & Wildlife it is...

‘Birds’ Babe Backs Buck Bill to Ban Big Cat Cruelty (Video)
Tuesday, Apr 3, 2012

Movie star Tippi Hedren (“The Birds,” “Marnie”) is still the main attraction at any event involving her Shambala Preserve in Acton despite the mane attraction of the 50 big cats she has rescued. On Monday she was promoting nascent federal legislation – that she influenced...

Sale of MJ’s Thriller Jacket Helps Tigers’ Acton Home
Sunday, Sep 4, 2011

Thriller and Sabu. Photo: Shambala. The red jacket Michael Jackson wore in his 1982 “Thriller” video sold at auction for $1.8 million, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Acton animal sanctuary where the late pop icon’s two tigers live. The tigers, Thriller and Sabu,...

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1971 - Community preview night (pre-grand opening), Magic Mountain [story]
opening night ticket to Magic Mountain
Volunteer to help on Tuesday, May 30 at the Trek Bike Park of Santa Clarita to help maintain the park and keep it safe for users.
May 30: Volunteers Sought for Trek Bike Park Workday
ARTree Community Art Center is a non-profit arts center located in Newhall offering several new opportunities this summer to make art.
ARTree Community Art Center Offers Summer, Fall Classes
In a thrilling finish, The Master's University's Davis Boggess out-kicked St. Mary's Emad Bashir-Mohammed to win the 10K title at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics National Track & Field Outdoor Championships in Marion, Ind. on Wednesday, May 24.
TMU Men’s Track Star Boggess Wins 10K National Championship
Caltrans has announced that it was awarded $7.7 million in federal Advanced Transportation Technology and Innovation grant funding to support the Southern California Mobility Wallet, an innovative way to improve access to transportation through a seamless payment system.
Caltrans Awarded $7.7M Advanced Technology Grant
The College of the Canyons Athletic Department honored 115 Cougar student-athletes who will be graduating and/or transferring this semester while also naming six Student-Athlete Academic Excellence Award Winners during the department's annual end of the year celebratory dinner.
COC Athletics Honors 2023 Graduating Class
American Sports Entertainment Company and the Los Angeles Kings, collectively referred to as JV Ice at The Cube, are seeking proposals for the operation of multi-use space at The Cube – Ice and Entertainment Center, Powered by FivePoint Valencia (The Cube), located at 27745 Smyth Drive in Santa Clarita.
The Cube Seeks Pro Shop Partner
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the eight productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, May 29 - Sunday, June 4.
Eight Productions Filming in Santa Clarita May 29-June 4
The Canyon Theatre Guild will offer an opening night reception for Jones Hope Wooten’s comedy "Last Round Up of the Guacamole Queens" on Saturday, May 27 at 8 p.m. Opening night will feature a free wine and champagne reception for ticket holders. The show will run Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in rotation with the comedy Ken Ludwig's "A Comedy of Tenors" through June 24.
‘Last Round Up of the Guacamole Queens’ Opening Night Reception
College of the Canyons will honor its 2023 graduating class during the college’s 54th annual commencement celebration with two commencement ceremonies which will include a morning and evening ceremony.
COC Honors Class of 2023 with Two Commencement Ceremonies
Join deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station for a Tip-A-Cop fundraiser to benefit Special Olympics on May 31 at Slaters 50/50 in Valencia.
May 31: SCV Sheriff’s Tip-A-Cop Special Olympics Fundraiser at Slaters 50/50
1956 - Placerita Canyon State Park dedicated [story]
Oak of the Golden Dream
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a special meeting Tuesday, May 30, at 6 p.m., on the first floor of City Hall in Council Chambers.
May 30: Public Hearing on District Election Ordinance
The SCVTV production team is proud to announce that “Finding Art: ‘Circle Song’ Community Tile Wall” won a Silver award at the 44th Annual Telly Awards.  The piece follows the process of artist Katy Krantz, who was selected to design a ceramic tile wall mural, located at the new Canyon Country Community Center. The art piece, titled “Circle Song,” was inspired by the local natural landscape and the history of quilting. 
SCVTV’s ‘Finding Art’ Wins Silver at 44th Annual Telly Awards
SACRAMENTO – California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Thursday his legislation to equip classrooms with life-saving trauma kits unanimously passed out of the State Senate.
Wilk’s Classroom Trauma Kits Measure Headed to Assembly
Nearly 40 participants in the Yes I Can, Unity Through Music & Education program for individuals with disabilities will receive Career Skills Certificates recognizing completion of dozens of courses through College of the Canyons’ School of Personal & Professional Learning.
Career Skills Certificates to be Awarded to ‘Yes I Can’ Students
The inaugural “Jeep Night 2023”, a fundraising event benefiting the Golden Valley High School Band programs, sponsored by the Southern California Jeep Junkies, will be held at Route 66 Classic Grill restaurant in Canyon Country, Sept. 16, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Sept. 16: Jeep Night 2023 Benefiting GVHS Band
College of the Canyons all-conference goalkeeper Kylie Yuzon will continue her soccer career at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) after committing to the Toros program earlier this spring.
COC Goalie Kylie Yuzon Commits to Dominguez Hills
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating at-risk missing person Mihir Narayanan, a.k.a. “Mimi”.
Update: Missing, At-Risk Stevenson Ranch Man Found
Child & Family Center recently received the “Community Impact Award” from the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health Substance Abuse Prevention and Control.
Community Impact Award Presented to Child & Family Center
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reminds everyone taking a trip to visit friends or family over the Memorial Day Weekend to always buckle up and keep children in child safety seats.
LASD Reminding Commuters to ‘Click It or Ticket’
SACRAMENTO—State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond provided testimony at a joint hearing of the California Assembly Select Committees on Fentanyl, Opioid Addiction and Overdose Prevention; Public Safety; and Health to share updates on efforts he and the California Department of Education have undertaken to address the ongoing opioid crisis that has claimed the lives of over 6,800 Californians in 2021 alone.
Thurmond Pledges to Tackle Fentanyl Crisis in Schools
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 53 new cases and two new deaths from COVID-19 in the Santa Clarita Valley within the last week.
Weekly COVID-19 Roundup: Two New SCV Deaths; 53 New Local Cases
1966 - Mustang Drive-In theater opens on Soledad Canyon Road [story]
Mustang Drive-In