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2014 - "Become Ocean" by John Luther Adams (CalArts BFA 1973) named winner of 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Music [story]
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LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
July 7: Bon Jovi Tribute Band Opens Concerts in the Park Series
Thursday, Jul 5, 2018

This ain’t a show for the broken-hearted. Whether you’ve ever worked on the docks, in the diner all day, or just see a little bit of Tommy and Gina in yourself, you’ll know what it’s like to give love a bad name, when Wanted opens up Santa Clarita’s Concerts in the Park series, presented by...

July 7: Wanted Kicks Off 2018 Concerts in the Park Season
Friday, Mar 23, 2018

The city of Santa Clarita’s Concerts in the Park series, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union, kicks off its 2018 season with Bon Jovi tribute band Wanted on Saturday, July 7 starting at 7 p.m. Get ready to sing “Livin’ on a Prayer” at the top of your lungs as Wanted reproduces the style,...

Murder Warrant Issued for Suspect in Palmdale Triple Homicide
Thursday, Jan 25, 2018

Update as of 3:37 p.m.: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau Detectives have issued a Murder Warrant for James “Todd” Brown, who is wanted in the Triple Murder of a family in the unincorporated area of Los Angeles County near Palmdale. The victims were located on the 1100 block...

SCV Sheriff’s Detectives Seek Owner of Bike
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the owner of a bicycle. A “Bianchi” bicycle, white and red in color, was recovered on Thursday, April 29, 2017 around 3:30 p.m. on 15th Street, Newhall. If you are the owner of this bicycle, or if you know...

SCV Sheriffs Asking for Help in Identifying Person Wanted for Questioning
Thursday, Mar 30, 2017

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriffs are asking for the community’s help in identifying an individual wanted for questioning. On March 27, 2017, at approximately 11:45 p.m., the individual pictured, entered a local business in the 25400 block of The Old Road in the Santa Clarita Valley. The individual...

FBI Searching for Bank Robber Dubbed the ‘Whitewashed Bandit’
Monday, Feb 15, 2016

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station and the FBI are searching for a man who robbed multiple Southern California banks last week, including one in Valencia. A tweet sent out by the FBI Los Angeles addressed a man dressed in all white, dubbed the “Whitewashed Bandit,” and asked the...

County Supes Offer 20K Reward for Sex Offender
Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has offered a $20,000 reward in exchange for information leading to, locating, or apprehending a registered sex offender. 34-year-old Joseph Townsend is a white, 5’7, 170 pound man, with blue eyes and brown hair and is believed to be involved with child...

FBI, LASD Seek Man Wanted for Murder
Thursday, Feb 4, 2016

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has learned that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is actively looking for Robert Deshawn Grott, who may currently be in the Los Angeles area. Robert Grott Robert Grott, a 29-year- old black man, is wanted on a Washington State arrest warrant for murder....

SCV Sheriff’s Detective Seeks 2 for Questioning
Monday, Jun 8, 2015

On May 22, 2015 in the early afternoon, the above pictured individuals walked into a local business in the Santa Clarity Valley. One of them took three X Box 500 GB game systems valued at $400 each and placed them in a shopping cart. Both individuals then walked past all open registers making no attempt...

Police Seeking Two Palmdale Robbery Suspects
Thursday, May 21, 2015

 Palmdale Station Detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying two suspects wanted for robbery that occurred at a Walmart located at 37140 47th St. E, in the city of Palmdale. On Monday, May 4, 2015, at approximately 11:40 pm, two unknown suspects broke into a “cash cart” inside the...

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Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger has approved $140,000 in funding to the Santa Clarita Valley Boys & Girls Club through the county's Community Services Block Grant.
Barger to Allocate $140K in County Block Grant Funds to Boys & Girls Club of SCV
California public health officials this week lifted capacity limits on in-person services at places of worship from the state's reopening scheme, following a handful of Supreme Court decisions in favor of congregants challenging the state’s COVID-19 capacity limits.
California Lifts COVID Capacity Limits on Places of Worship
The Santa Clarita City Council on Tuesday night approved one-time funding of $100,000 for the relocation of Bridge to Home shelter services for people experiencing homelessness, and an additional loan not to exceed $110,000.
Santa Clarita City Council OK’s Funding for Bridge to Home Shelter Relocation
California Institute of the Arts, or CalArts, is leasing space at Newhall Crossings in Downtown Newhall to put its students’ artwork on display, officials with the Valencia arts college announced recently.
CalArtians’ Works on Display at Newhall Crossings
The Santa Clarita City Council unanimously approved Tuesday a Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital expansion plan, following a public hearing with protest from members of a local carpenters union and calls by community members to include a mental health care unit for children.
Santa Clarita City Council Approves Henry Mayo Expansion Plan
California Senate Bill 546, a measure to extend the state's "iFoster" cell phones and data program for foster youth, has passed out of the Senate Energy, Utilities, and Communications Committee with unanimous support, according to Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita).
Wilk’s Bill to Extend ‘iFoster’ Cell Phone Program for Foster Youth Moves Forward
2014 - "Become Ocean" by John Luther Adams (CalArts BFA 1973) named winner of 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Music [story]
John Luther Adams
College of the Canyons athletic programs returned to campus this week to begin outdoor team strength and conditioning activities, guided by a stringent return-to-campus procedural plan designed to ensure the health and safety of student-athletes, coaches and support staff.
Cougar Athletics Return to Campus
The organizers of high school athletics in Southern California announced Monday their plans to move forward with section championships for a number of outdoor sports.
CIF Announces Plans to Move Forward with Post-Season Play
If you watched NASA’s exciting Mars Perseverance rover landing on Feb. 18, you definitely won’t want to miss the College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus spring 2021 virtual Star Party on Friday, April 23.
April 23: COC Canyon Country Virtual Star Party
The city of Santa Clarita welcomes residents to dispose of their unwanted household hazardous and electronic waste at the FREE Household Hazardous/E-Waste Roundup on Saturday, April 17, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
April 17: Free Household Hazardous, E-Waste Roundup at COC
The Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative announced that it has reintroduced Food Pantry and Post Service Officer services at the Veteran Center.
Santa Clarita Veterans Collaborative Brings Back Food Pantry, PSO Services
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce continues with its Shop Local Campaign. It's a new month and that means it's time shop local, Santa Clarita.
SCV Chamber’s Shop Local Campaign Underway
Out of an abundance of caution, Los Angeles County is following the recommendation of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to pause the use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine after reports that six women between the ages of 18 and 48 developed unusual types of blood clots 6 to 13 days after receiving the vaccine.
L.A. County Follows FDA, CDC Recommendation Pausing Use of J&J Vaccine
After a roller coaster of a year, the Santa Clarita Valley’s skating community once again took to the ice to celebrate the grand opening of The Cube, the city of Santa Clarita’s newly rebranded ice rink.
Santa Clarita Celebrates The Cube Grand Opening
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 23 new deaths and 448 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,487 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Remains in Orange Tier; 27,487 Total SCV Cases
1935 - Gladys Carter convicted of manslaughter in fatal shooting of Frances Walker, of the Placerita Walkers [story]
Gladys Carter
Los Angeles County Public Health officials will modify the Health Officer Order on Thursday, April 15, to align with changes to the state Blueprint for a Safer Economy regarding indoor live events and performances, private events such as conferences, receptions and meetings, and private informal gatherings.
April 15: L.A. County to Modify Health Officer Order to Align with State
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Monday confirmed 3 new deaths and 411 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as cases in the Santa Clarita Valley now total 27,482 since the pandemic began.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Death Rate Higher for Men Than Women; SCV Cases Total 27,482
Show producers Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher, and Steven Soderbergh on Monday announced the all-star cast of presenters at the 93rd Oscars, which will air live on ABC on Sunday, April 25, at 5 p.m. PDT.
Academy Reveals All-Star Cast of Presenters for 93rd Oscars Telecast
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 10 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, April 12-18, 2021
Now Filming in SCV: ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘Good Trouble,” 8 More Productions
College of the Canyons and Palmdale Oasis Park Recreation Center will begin operating as Los Angeles County-operated COVID-19 vaccination sites in the northern part of the county starting Monday, April 19.
L.A. County to Open Vaccination Sites at COC, in Palmdale; Magic Mountain Site to Close
As of Monday, Los Angeles County residents may apply for financial help to cover funeral expenses through FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program.
FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program Open to L.A. County Residents
In a 5-4 ruling late Friday night, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that California can’t restrict home-based religious gatherings such as prayer meetings and Bible groups.
U.S. Supreme Court Blocks California Restriction on In-Home Religious Gatherings