25th Annual Art Classic Art Exhibit Featured at City Hall’s First Floor Gallery

November 24, 2014

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The City of Santa Clarita is currently showcasing the 25th Annual Art Classic, presented by the Santa Clarita Artists Association, located in the First Floor Gallery at City Hall.

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This year’s exhibit features art in a variety of mediums including sculptures, oil paintings, photography, graphic art, watercolors and acrylics.

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For more information about Public Art in Santa Clarita, visit Santa-Clartia.com.

Around Town: Youth Sports 2014 Fall Volleyball Championships

November 24, 2014

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On Saturday, November 15, the Youth Sports 2014 Fall Volleyball Championships concluded with three very competitive and exciting Volleyball matches at the Valencia High School Gymnasium.

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The competition was fierce.

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The players ran out through a balloon tunnel while their names and the names of their teams and coaches were announced.

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Even “Cory the Sportsmanship Squirrel” showed up to watch the action.

For more information about the City’s Youth Sports Program, visit Santa-Clarita.com/YouthSports.

Holiday Safety Tips from the Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Department: VIDEO

November 21, 2014

This Week in Santa Clarita covers holiday safety tips with Sheriff’s Deputy Josh Dubin.

City Staff Art Exhibit Makes Debut at the Newhall Community Center

November 21, 2014

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The Newhall Community Center is now featuring an art exhibit entitled “After Hours: Creative Pursuits of City Staff”.

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The display was first featured in the First Floor Gallery at City Hall, and has now traveled to the community center, where patrons of all ages will be able to enoy it now, through Monday, January 5.

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For more information about public art exhibits throughout the City, visit Santa-Clarita.com.

Around Town: Community Court Teens Remove 1/4 Mile of Graffiti Tags on South Fork Trail

November 20, 2014

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Saturday, November 15, fourteen teens assigned to the City’s Community Court program began phase II of the South Fork graffiti beautification project.

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Teens repainted a  ¼ mile of patchwork paint on a retaining wall along the South Fork Trail from the Wiley Canyon Bridge heading North on bike trail towards Magic Mtn. Pkwy in Valencia.

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The Community Court participants will work on this project through June of 2015.

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For more information about the City’s Community Court Program, visit Santa-Clarita.com.

Santa Clarita Business Incubator Grand Opening: VIDEO

November 20, 2014

This Week in Santa Clarita covered the grand opening of the City’s new Business Incubator located in Old Town Newhall.

Around Town: Canyon Country Community Center Hosts ‘Big Band Dance’

November 19, 2014

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On Thursday, November 13, approximately 80 residents jumped and jived the night away to a swinging live band at the Canyon Country Community Center.

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For future events happening at the Canyon Country Community Center, visit Santa-Clarita.com/CCCC.

Around Town: ‘Light Up Main Street’ in Old Town Newhall

November 19, 2014

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On Saturday, November 15, Main Street in Old Town Newhall was transformed into a winter wonderland as thousands of lights were illuminated by the Santa Clarita City Council as part of the City’s 2nd annual “Light Up Main Street” event, presented by PayForward.

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Santa and his merry elves joined in the festivities.

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The decorations on Main Street in Old Town Newhall will be up from now through the end of the year! Click here to view all the photos on the City’s Flickr page.

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Special thanks to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, the Valencia Auto Center, the Old Town Newhall Association and the thousands of attendees for their support.

For more information on future events in Old Town Newhall, visit OldTownNewhall.com.

Around Town: Old Town Newhall Library Hosts ‘Literacy and Arts Festival’

November 18, 2014

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On Saturday, November 15, hundreds of residents attended the 8th annual Literacy and Arts Festival, presented by the SCV Education Foundation, in partnership with the City of Santa Clarita, held at the Old Town Newhall Library.

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This event offered community members an opportunity to explore, play and create the different forms of arts and literacy.

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Festival goers also had the opportunity to participate in a bookmark contest and writing contest for a chance to win prizes.

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Guests were entertained by storytellers which included their favorite authors and performers.

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For more information about the Literacy and Arts Festival, visit Santa-Clarita.com.

Around Town: Santa Clarita Business Incubator Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

November 18, 2014

 

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Earlier this morning, Mayor Laurene Weste and the Santa Clarita City Council, in partnership with College of the Canyons, held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the City’s new Business Incubator located in Old Town Newhall.

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The facility will provide four to six Santa Clarita entrepreneurs in the creative and tech fields with the opportunity to lease low-cost office space in the City’s growing arts and entertainment district for up to three years.

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The Business Incubator will also provide the essential tools needed to launch and grow a start-up company.

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Pictured above, Mayor Weste poses with the first business owners to occupy the space.

For more information about the Santa Clarita Business Incubator, visit WorkSantaClarita.com.


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