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Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Penny Dreadful,’ ‘Broken Vessels’
Monday, Feb 17, 2020

The city of Santa Clarita has released the list of productions filming this week in the Santa Clarita Valley, February 17-23, 2020. Television · “Goliath” · “Penny Dreadful” · “Germany’s Next Top Model” · “SWAT” · “NCIS” · “SEAL Team” Commercial · Vroom (MJZ) Features ·...

Nov. 23: SCV Youth Orchestra to Play ‘Music that Makes You Move’
Monday, Nov 18, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra collection of ensembles will perform “Music that Makes You Move” at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons on Saturday, November 23 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The family performance will feature five of SCVYO’s seven performance...

Nov. 28: Annual ‘Turkey Trot’ Run at COC Valencia

The College of the Canyons Athletics Department invites community members of all ages to run, walk or jog in the 11th annual Thanksgiving Day “Turkey Trot” event at COC on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, starting at 8:30 a.m. The annual event benefits the college’s cross country...

November 20 Meeting: Hart School District Governing Board

The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has published the agenda for the board’s November 20 meeting at 7 p.m. A closed session is set to start at 5:30 p.m. for conference with legal counsel about anticipated litigation, conferences with labor negotiators representing teachers’...

November 19 Meeting Agenda – LA County Supervisors

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has published the agenda for their Tuesday, November 19 meeting starting at 9:30 a.m. The meeting will be streamed live here. Among the agenda items, the Supervisors will consider Newhall Ranch Sanitation District of Los Angeles County recommendations (SD-1)...

Nov. 19: ‘White Man’s Trash’ Photo Exhibit to Open at The Main

Award-winning Native American photographer Peggy Fontenot will guest at the opening reception for her new solo exhibit, “White Man’s Trash,” at The Main in Old Town Newhall on Tuesday, November 19, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. “White Man’s Trash” gathers photos of the Thunder Mountain...

Herta Wins Firestone Grand Prix at Laguna Seca
Monday, Sep 23, 2019

IndyCar rookie sensation Colton Herta finished his roller-coaster rookie campaign in spectacular fashion — with a dominating victory in the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey Laguna Seca in Monterey, California on Sunday afternoon. Herta entered the weekend with the announcement that car owners Mike...

TMU’s Brooks Honored with National Award for Ethics
Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019

Master’s baseball coach Monte Brooks (pictured above) awoke to a text message from a former player on Tuesday. “Thanks for faithfully representing the Master,” Rob Avila, an NAIA All-American in 1999, typed out, attaching a link to an important announcement. Brooks was named an American...

JetHawks Blow 10-Run Lead; Lose to Storm in Extra Innings
Thursday, Aug 15, 2019

LANCASTER – The JetHawks snatched defeat from the jaws of victory Wednesday night at The Hangar, giving up 10 runs with two outs in the top of the ninth inning en route to a 14-13 loss in ten innings against the Lake Elsinore Storm. With one on and two outs in the ninth inning, 11 straight Storm batters...

Lakers Job Brings Master’s Alum Mike Penberthy Home
Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019

There were several reasons Mike Penberthy, a Master’s University alum, elected this summer to become an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Lakers. For one thing, the move reunited him with the team he won an NBA title with in the early 2000s. For another, he’d have the opportunity to coach...

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In an emergency meeting at City Hall Wednesday afternoon, the Santa Clarita City Council unanimously adopted a resolution declaring a local emergency amid civil unrest in the Southern California region and set a 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew for the city Thursday night.
City Council Declares Emergency, Sets 6 p.m. Curfew Thursday (Video)
Every day, Lianne McMahon is reminded of how proud her dad was of her when she looks at a handwritten note from him that she keeps framed in her room.
COC Nursing Student Overcomes Setbacks to Reach Graduation
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 1,155 new cases of COVID-19 and 46 new deaths due to the virus countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 11th COVID-19 fatality.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Another SCV Death, 76 New SCV Cases
The city of Santa Clarita and the city's Art Commission are recognizing the recent milestone of 2020 graduates in a virtual “Graduation Cap Showcase,” with a deadline for entries extended to Monday, June 8.
June 8: Deadline to Enter Cap in City’s Graduation Cap Showcase
The Hart High School Class of 2020 graduated Tuesday in two special ceremonies for Hart seniors: a drive-thru graduation in the morning and a follow-up virtual ceremony in the evening.
Hart Seniors Graduate in Drive-thru, Virtual Ceremonies
Los Angeles County officials have set a Wednesday curfew to be in effect countywide from 9 p.m. through Thursday at 5 a.m.
L.A. County Sets Wednesday Curfew at 9 p.m.
California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a proclamation Wednesday declaring a statewide General Election on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, and signed an executive order to ensure that Californians can exercise their right to vote in a safe, secure and accessible manner during the upcoming election.
Newsom Declares General Election, Orders Voting by Mail or In Person
Black church leaders in Los Angeles marched to LAPD headquarters Tuesday in a sign of unity with the community after several days of unrest across the nation and a day after peaceful protesters and clergy members were tear-gassed outside the White House.
Church Leaders Rally L.A. Crowd in Protest of Police Violence
Those who divide, threaten, insult and incite hate and animosity lack skill in leadership. When we work united as a team, we flourish. Divided, we fall.
Together As One | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
Due to extension of the closure of cruise ports in regions around the world and other factors impacting international travel, Princess Cruises is extending its cruise operations pause
Princess Cruises Extends Operations ‘Pause’ into Fall 2020
After serving the Santa Clarita Valley for 23 years as a Board member for the Newhall County Water District, Castaic Lake Water Agency and SCV Water, Tom Campbell resigned his position, effective May 27.
Campbell Exits SCV Water Board of Directors
Christo Vladimirov Javacheff, known for his environmental art pieces such as “The Umbrellas Japan-USA” installation in the Tejon Pass, died Sunday.
Christo, Artist Behind Umbrellas Project in Tejon Pass, Dies at 84
Desperate to patch a COVID-19-sized budget hole, the California Legislature is warming to the once-taboo subject of sports betting and has begun handicapping its potential tax windfall.
California Moves Closer to Legalizing Sports Betting
1855 - Ship leaves New York harbor bound for Tunis to acquire animals for the United States Camel Corps [story]
Camel Corps
The Valley Industry Association (VIA) will host a virtual State of the State presentation Tuesday, July 7, from 11:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., via Zoom.
July 7: VIA’s Virtual State of the State
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 1,202 new cases of COVID-19 and 60 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,681 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 79 more than reported Monday.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: 115,310 Cases Statewide, 1,681 SCV Cases
The William S. Hart Union High School District will hold a special (virtual) meeting on Wednesday, June 03, at 8:00 a.m.
June 3: Hart District Special (Virtual) Meeting
The Summer 2020 edition of Seasons magazine, the city of Santa Clarita’s quarterly recreation publication, is now online.
Seasons Summer 2020 Edition Now Online
Smart phone cameras are invaluable in documenting truth and facts, in case they might be disputed in the future. All of us, including police or looters, should be aware you might be captured on someone’s phone committing a crime.
You’re On Candid Camera | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
Westfield Valencia Town Center officials said Tuesday they’re moving back the mall’s reopening as a precaution due to protests throughout Los Angeles County following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Westfield Taking Precautions Amid Protests; Pushes Back Reopening
Los Angeles County has extended a curfew that will run Tuesday, June 2, at 6:00 p.m. through Wednesday, June 3 at 6:00 a.m.
L.A. County Extends Curfew
The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) has released a draft of its Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) for Los Angeles County.
County Seeking Public Comments on Draft Economic Development Strategy
The Valley Industry Association (VIA) is launching Breakfast Club, a member-exclusive program designed to provide a business coaching experience to working professionals delivered by industry experts and professional speakers on a wide range of topics.
VIA Launching Breakfast Club
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as temperatures topping 100 degrees Fahrenheit are forecasted for the Santa Clarita Valley through Wednesday.
Heat Alert Issued for SCV Through Wednesday