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1961 - First Mass celebrated at new Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (3rd building) in Newhall. Cardinal McIntyre attends [story]

Super Jazz Coming to West Ranch Saturday
Monday, May 12, 2014

[News Release] – On Saturday, West Ranch High School presents Super Jazz at the Ranch. Jazz bands from across the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas will converge at West Ranch High School for what promises to be an outstanding day of jazz. Top adjudicators that include active professional...

Downs Jazz Festival Returns Thursday to West Ranch
Saturday, Feb 1, 2014

The RK Downs Jazz Festival, will be held on Thursday, Feb. 6, hosted this year by West Ranch High School. Jazz ensembles from across the William. S. Hart Union High School District will take the stage beginning at 6 p.m. Also appearing, the GO Jazz Big Band, under the direction of Bob Babko, former music...

Feb. 7: West Ranch Swing Dance at Wiley Canyon School
Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014

The joint will be jumping at West Ranch High School Jazz Department’s inaugural Swing Dance, coming to the Wiley Canyon Elementary School MPR on Friday, Feb. 7, from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. For all you experienced hep cats, come cut a rug while you groove to the music of the outstanding Jazz ensembles,...

Dec. 9 & 14: Performances Feature West Ranch Jazz
Monday, Dec 3, 2012

Studio A Jazz Band at the Mall Sunday, Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. at Westfield Town Center Mall Come enjoy an afternoon of jazz, holiday and pop hits from the West Ranch High School Studio A Jazz Band. Performing in front of the food court entrance to the mall, what better way to spend an afternoon in December...

Glenn Miller Orchestra Brings Down the House at West Ranch
Sunday, Nov 11, 2012

The world-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra came to West Ranch High School on Nov. 7.  The concert was held for the benefit of the West Ranch High School Music Department. The orchestra was directed by Nick Hilscher and the vocalist was Eileen Burns. The band played to a packed house. Prior to the main...

Monday, May 14, 2012

This  Saturday, May 19, West Ranch High School is presenting Super Jazz at the Ranch, featuring jazz bands from across the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas. Top adjudicators that include active professional musicians and notable jazz educators, will be on hand to evaluate jazz ensembles from...

Friday, Feb 17, 2012

The annual R.K. Downs Jazz Festival  will swing on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at  West Ranch High School starting at 4 p.m. Featuring top jazz ensembles from William S. Hart Union High School District schools, the festival is hosted this year by West Ranch. In previous years, the event was held at COC. The...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012
Wednesday, Jan 25, 2012

In this episode: City to manage Santa Clarita’s redevelopment debt; Caltrans to close each side of Interstate 5 south of Santa Clarita starting Sunday. Also: County Board of Supervisors to take up One Valley One Vision General Plan; U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon reacts to President Obama’s...

Jan. 27: West Ranch High School Winter Jazz Concert
Friday, Jan 13, 2012

West Ranch High School Theater January 27 | 7:00 p.m.   The West Ranch High School Studio A Jazz Band, the West Ranch Lab Band, and the Wildcat Combo will perform at the West Ranch High School Winter Jazz Concert on Friday, Jan. 27. Featuring compositions by Gordon Goodwin, Dave Brubeck, Sammy Nestico,...

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1961 - First Mass celebrated at new Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (3rd building) in Newhall. Cardinal McIntyre attends [story]
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Aug. 16: Henry Mayo Hosts Diabetes Prevention Program
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L.A. County Public Health Urges Public to Protect Pet Birds from Bird Flu
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 3,995 new cases countywide and 112 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Moves to Medium Community Level
Marvel Comics’ best-known, tree-like sentient being, Groot, a character that became widely popular through the action comedy "Guardians of the Galaxy," gets his own animated show on Disney+ this week.
CalArts Alum Kirsten Lepore Brings ‘I am Groot’ to Disney+
Work along the I-5 corridor in Burbank continues and will include nighttime lane reductions and the closing of the Verdugo Avenue off-ramp during the week of Aug. 15 to Aug. 18.
I-5 Corridor Improvements Include Nighttime Lane Reductions
As part of his legislative package calling on accountability, transparency, and integrity in the state government's procurement process, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Senate Bill 1271 (SB 1271) passed out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Aug. 11.
Wilk’s Measure Increasing Transparency Passes Assembly Committee
The early portion of The Master's University women's soccer team's schedule in 2022 will have a national tournament-type feel.
TMU Women’s Soccer To Play Top Teams on Florida, Indiana Trips
Princess Cruises today announced updated COVID-19 protocols and guidelines, removing the vaccine requirement for most voyages of less than 16 days so that anyone can cruise and adjusting pre-travel testing requirements to make it less complicated.
Princess Cruises Removes Vaccine Requirement for Most Sailings
As the summer travel season wraps up, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reminds drivers to be responsible and never drive under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
Aug. 17-Sept. 5: LASD Will Increase End-of-Summer DUI Patrols, Checkpoints
Historically, California has been the most wildfire prone state in the United States. In 2021, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, reported over 4,000 fires that burned 60,507 acres across the state.
Ken Striplin | Keep Your Family, Home and Property Safe from Wildfires
The county of Los Angeles Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission is hosting a Special Hearing on Deputy Gangs in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Aug: 19 Special Hearing on L.A. County Sheriff’s Deputy Gangs
1944 - Newhall Refinery on Sierra Highway destroyed by fire (then rebuilt) [watch film]
As local students get ready to head back to class for the new school year, your Salvation Army Santa Clarita Corps wants to ensure they have the supplies and resources necessary for success.
Salvation Army Santa Clarita Hosting Back-to-School Drive
The Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark Presents: "Sundays at the Landmark" on Sunday, Aug. 28, with Dave Berg. He will present "Stories to Share.
Aug. 28: Author Dave Berg Presents ‘Stories to Share’ at Rancho Camulos
The WiSH Education Foundation's much-anticipated Cocktails on the Roof event is back for the community to enjoy on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Subaru of Valencia campus.
Nov. 19: Cocktails on the Roof Returns with ‘Share the Love’ Event
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is reminding residents that no one will ever call your home demanding payment for "outstanding warrants."
SCV Sheriff’s Station Warning Residents of Scam Calls
Carousel Ranch, in Agua Dulce, was presented with a $5,000 donation from the Logix Federal Credit Union Community Stars Foundation.
Logix Foundation Donates $5K to Carousel Ranch
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 107 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with a total of 15 new deaths and 4,345 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 107 New SCV Cases; No Additional Deaths
The California Department of Transportation announces overnight full closures of Interstate 210 in the San Fernando Valley for striping and staging of a temporary lane configuration for a paving project.
Caltrans Announces Full I-210 Closures
The Valencia High School Band and Color Guard will hold a Clothes 4 Cash clothing drive fundraiser every Tuesday, Aug. 16 to Sept. 13.
Valencia Band, Color Guard Holding Clothes 4 Cash Fundraiser
2018 - Big Oaks Lodge in Bouquet Canyon burns down [video]
Big Oaks Lodge
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Ocean Water Use Warning for Los Angeles County Beaches
The Michael Hoefflin Foundation is starting two tasty ways to support the non-profit's efforts Friday August 12.
Aug 12: Two Fundraisers To Support Michael Hoefflin Foundation