February 23, 2019
  • 10:00 am College of the Canyons seeks community input on college programs
  • 7:00 am Local residents rally against Trump’s national emergency declaration
  • 10:00 am County supervisors vote down Mira Loma women’s prison plan
  • 9:00 am The best places for soup during a rainy week in Santa Clarita
  • 7:00 am Representative Katie Hill holds community swearing-in at Saugus High School

I find myself craving soup more than any other dish, regardless of the season. I’m not just talking about a chilly gazpacho in 110-degree heat, either: even during a Santa Clarita summer, nothing seems to hit the spot for me like a giant bowl of liquid goodness. But on those days when I order soup […]

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The Old Town Junction's New York Steak dish is garnished with carrots and mushrooms. Chad Kampbell / The Proclaimer

On a sparkly Monday evening just before Christmas, colorful lights deck Newhall’s Main Street and the blocks-long row of restaurants that fill it. It is on this blossoming boulevard that Santa Clarita’s latest contender for your dining dollar has chosen to stage its home base. The Old Town Junction appears on the corner of Market […]

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Local arts advocacy nonprofit Arts for Santa Clarita is seeking submissions for its first poetry contest. Formed in 2017, Arts for Santa Clarita seeks to enrich the Santa Clarita community by supporting arts programming, facilities, education and advocacy. This year, Arts for Santa Clarita is launching its first poetry contest to raise awareness of local […]

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Santa Clarita is one of 20 cities receiving new grant funds from the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative and United Way of Greater Los Angeles to help implement the next phase of its plan to address and prevent homelessness.

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Crime rates are the lowest on record in Santa Clarita history, mirroring historic lows in crime across the state.

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The local chapter of Project Linus hosts a "Make-a-Blanket Day" twice a year. Photo courtesy of Project Linus SCV / AV / Sylmar.

The Project Linus Santa Clarita Valley / Antelope Valley / Sylmar chapter lost over 200 blankets and $6000 dollars’ worth of supplies in a storage facility fire on Jan. 7.

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Photo by Melanie Dunea, courtesy of Kevin Young.

Kevin Young, an award-winning poet and poetry editor for The New Yorker, has been selected as the California Institute of the Arts 2019 Katie Jacobson Writer-in-Residence. Young is also the director of the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem. 

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It can take a hot minute for even the best-financed and most fastidiously managed restaurant to find its footing after opening. That much was in stark evidence last Friday, barely three days after Tomato Joe’s opened its first vegan-friendly Pizza & Taps location in Canyon Country.

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The City of Santa Clarita Arts and Events division is seeking entries for an upcoming exhibit that will feature art within the theme of “Traditions and Connections.”

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Photo courtesy of Piccola Trattoria.

In the Santa Clarita Valley, our eating options continue to proliferate nearly as fast as the new housing developments; and our own food journalism grows along with it.

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