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1986 - COC board votes to allow Argentine cliff swallows to nest forever on sides of buildings [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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Los Angeles County Fifth District Supervisor Kathryn Barger issued a statement in support of the Los Angeles County Chief Executive Officer’s presentation of a $45.4 billion budget for the forthcoming 2024-25 fiscal year.
Kathryn Barger | Statement in Support of $45.4B County Budget
In a celebration held Tuesday, April 23 at the Port of Barcelona, award-winning actress and performer Hannah Waddingham officially welcomed the newest and most innovative Princess Cruises ship, Sun Princess, serving as godmother during a star-studded naming ceremony.
Hannah Waddingham Officially Christens Sun Princess
Six comprehensive high schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District which includes Canyon, Golden Valley, Hart, Saugus, Valencia and West Ranch have been ranked among the top public high schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report.
Hart District High Schools Recognized Best in Nation
College of the Canyons will offer four summer sessions running from June 3 through Aug. 17, giving students a variety of options in both class format and scheduling designed to help them achieve their educational goals, from launching a new career to transferring to a four-year university.
COC Offers Four Summer Sessions for Flexible Learning Options
California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced his measure to combat illegal dumping, by increasing penalties and closing a loophole which has enabled the problem for years, was approved in the Senate Public Safety Committee.
Wilk’s Illegal Dumping Bill Approved by Committee
Super Jazz at the Ranch, a daylong jazz festival hosted by West Ranch High School, is happening Saturday, May 18. Music will fill the air as performers from throughout the region showcase their talents.
May 18: Super Jazz Festival at West Ranch High School
California State Assemblywoman Pilar Schiavo, D-Chatsworth, has presented The Healthy Homework Act (AB 2999) to the Assembly Education Committee.
Schiavo Presents Healthy Homework Act to Prioritize Mental, Physical Health
The city of Santa Clarita has notified the public that the playground at West Creek Park, 24247 Village Circle Drive, Valencia, CA 91354, is currently closed for repairs on the rubberized surface.
West Creek Park Playground Closed for Repairs
The Santa Clarita Valley Media Collaborative invites local creatives, media industry professionals, students, parents, teachers and others to celebrate the next generation of media makers participating in the inaugural NextGen MediaMakers Festival on Saturday, May 18 from 2-5 p.m. at the Canyon Country Community Center.
May 18: NextGen MediaMakers Festival Invites Creatives, Students, Experts to Celebrate Media
1986 - COC board votes to allow Argentine cliff swallows to nest forever on sides of buildings [story]
As Volunteer Appreciation Week approaches, the County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control wishes to extend heartfelt gratitude to all its dedicated volunteers who tirelessly contribute to DACC's mission of advancing the well-being of animals and people in the County.
DACC Pays Recognition to Volunteers
The Canyon Country Farmers Market will be celebrating their two-year anniversary Wednesday, April 24.
April 24: Canyon Country Farmer’s Market Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary
The Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Auxiliary presented a $35,000 check Monday to the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Foundation for the foundation’s Patient Tower Capital Campaign.
Henry Mayo Auxiliary Fulfills $600K Patient Tower Pledge
The Acton/Agua Dulce Arts Council has announced a call for entries for "Creature Feature," a juried art exhibition, with a theme of any living creature.
Entries Needed for ‘Creature Feature’ Art Show
The Acton/Agua Dulce Arts Council has announced a call for entries for a juried exhibit open to all photographers, both professional and amateur.
Acton/Agua Dulce Arts Council Announces Call for Photographers
Recently I had the opportunity, along with spcaLA President Madeline Bernstein and Inland Valley Humane Society & SPCA President Nikole Bresciani, to meet with NBC 4 reporter Kathy Vara to discuss the current challenges facing animal sheltering organizations.
Marcia Mayeda | Current Challenges in Animal Sheltering
As city manager for 12 years now and a longtime resident of Santa Clarita, I am always proud to see how our community continues to grow.
Ken Striplin | Visit Skyline Ranch Park – Santa Clarita’s Newest Amenity
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the list of six productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, April 22 - Sunday, April 28.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes Six Productions
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is recognizing its valued volunteers during National Volunteer Week April 21-27.
Henry Mayo Celebrating National Volunteer Week
The regular meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will take place Tuesday, April 23, with closed session beginning at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by public session at 6:30 p.m.
April 23: Saugus Union to Discuss 2023/24 Personnel Report
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a self-evaluation workshop Wednesday, April 24, beginning at 2 p.m.
April 24: COC Board of Trustees’ Self-Evaluation Workshop
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy, who was severely injured in October after an explosion and fire at a Pitchess Detention Center mobile shooting range, died Saturday, LASD announced Sunday.
LASD Deputy Dies Months After Pitchess Shooting Range Explosion