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1929 - Saugus train robber Thomas Vernon apprehended in Pawnee, Okla. [story]
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LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
The Soraya to Celebrate Composer Richard Rodgers
Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018

Billy Porter. Photo by Ron Cadiz for Sony Music Entertainment. From Oklahoma! to The Sound of Music, American composer Richard Rodgers forever changed the face of Broadway musicals, giving them stories and making them oh, so hum-able. Now, The Soraya will present two special events that celebrate...

March 29: Angela Bassett Joins Kathleen Battle at The Soraya
Thursday, Mar 15, 2018

Left: Angela Bassett. Photo by D’Andre Michael. Kathleen Battle. Courtesy of CAMI. Academy Award-nominee, Angela Bassett will join Kathleen Battle as a guest narrator in Battle’s program Underground Railroad: A Spiritual Journey accompanied by pianist Joel Martin and the LA-based choir, The Albert...

Feb. 9: Step Afrika! at The Soraya
Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018

Step Afrika!, the first professional dance company in the world dedicated to the tradition of stepping, brings its latest piece, The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence, to The Soraya for its company debut on Feb. 9 at 8:00 p.m. Based in Washington, D.C, Step Afrika! is rooted in the African tradition...

Nov. 19: La Belle, Lost in the World of the Automaton at VPAC
Thursday, Nov 2, 2017

Portland Oregon’s Imago Theatre company brings their visionary family show La Belle, Lost in the World of the Automaton to the Plaza del Sol Performance Hall on Nov. 19 at 3:00pm. The Oregonian said of the show, “La Belle is a non-stop eye-popper. It’s all wow factor.” This telling of Beauty...

Cheech Marin, Horatio Sanz Headline VPAC Events
Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017

Valley Performing Arts Center (The Soraya) brings laughter to the stage with two shows from icons of comedy. CSUN Alum Cheech Marin (Up in Smoke, Jane the Virgin) hosts an evening of comedy for the 3rd annual CSUN alumni performance on September 28; Horatio Sanz (Saturday Night Live) will lead the Upright...

VPAC Announces Concerts for the 2016 Holiday Season
Friday, Nov 11, 2016

Valley Performing Arts Center is bringing the holidays to the Great Hall with a cornucopia of musical attractions this December. From Vienna to Mexico to New York City to Ireland, these worldly offerings are sure to ignite the holiday spirit. “This seasonal line-up represents holiday traditions from...

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For years, the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation has provided support to community’s schools, teachers and students through literacy programs, events, scholarships, grants and more.
Ten Reasons to Support the SCV Education Foundation on Giving Tuesday
It has been a true honor and a pleasure to serve as the Mayor of Santa Clarita this year.
Mayor and City Manager Give Final Month Message For 2021
The holidays are here and Santa Clarita transit is welcoming residents and visitors to join them on a Holiday Light Tour. 
Take A Seasonal Journey On The Holiday Light Tour
1929 - Saugus train robber Thomas Vernon apprehended in Pawnee, Okla. [story]
Tom Vernon
Join the Valley Industry Association Friday, Dec. 17, at 11:45 a.m., for its 2022 Board Installation Luncheon.
Wilk to Preside Over VIA’s 2022 Board Installation Luncheon
The Los Angeles County Animal Care Foundation combats animal cruelty by paying for officer training, equipment, and supplies to enforce animal cruelty laws, rescue abused and neglected animals, and support prosecution of animal abusers.
County Animal Care, Control Seeking ‘Giving Tuesday’ Donations
The William S. Hart Union High School District has been awarded the National Empowered Seal for its commitment to whole-child education by EVERFI.
EVERFI Awards Hart District National Empowered Seal
Now that the Thanksgiving weekend has passed, I would like to reflect on what I am thankful for.
Message from CIF-SS Commissioner | ‘I am Thankful’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 28 new deaths and 843 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,094 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: SCV Nearing 40,000 Total Cases
2013 - Actor Paul Walker ("Fast & Furious" movies) dies in a fiery car crash in the Valencia Industrial Center. [story]
Paul Walker
The city of Santa Clarita is holding virtual meeting regarding the Santa Clarita Arts/Culture and Veterans Center Needs Assessment on Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 1: City’s Arts/Culture, Veterans Center Needs Assessment Meeting
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 14 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Nov. 29 - Sunday, Dec. 5
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 14 Productions
Looking for ways to add a little green into your landscape?
SCV Water’s Upcoming Gardening Class to Highlight Trees, Shrubs
Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Robbery-Homicide Division searched the Chiquita Canyon Landfill Monday to investigate the disappearance of Heidi Planck, who was reported missing by her ex-husband on Oct. 20, 2021.
Homicide Detectives Search Chiquita Canyon for Missing Woman
Circle of Hope is joining the national day of generosity, #GivingTuesday, on Dec. 1.
Circle of Hope Taking Part in Giving Tuesday
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday 10 new deaths and 794 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,063 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID Roundup: SCV Tops 39,000 Total Cases
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital’s Community Education Department is again offering the Prevent T2 National Diabetes Prevention Program, a lifestyle change program that helps those who are at risk of developing diabetes reduce their blood sugar, lose weight, and reverse prediabetes. 
Diabetes Prevention Program Returning to Henry Mayo
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
1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
Remi Nadeau
Volunteers are needed to help make fresh garland and vintage-style decorations for the Antelope Valley Indian Museum in preparation for Holidays on the Homestead.
Antelope Valley Indian Museum Looking for Volunteers to Decorate for the Holidays
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 29 new deaths and 2,073 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 38,955 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Releases Data from the Last 7 Days
Find something for everyone at the various events happening in Santa Clarita this holiday season including Six Flags Magic Mountain's magical winter experience, an international film festival and holiday shows.
City Highlights Activities for Holiday Fun in Santa Clarita
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