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Santa Clarita Teen To Compete In MasterChef Junior TV Show

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One teen from the Santa Clarita Valley is taking his talent from the frying pan to the television in the third season of MasterChef Junior. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Jimmy Warshawsky, known as The Chef Jimmy, is one of 19 contestants on the “cooking competition series” where kids between the ages ...

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‘The Book Of Life’ Director Visits CalArts For Special Screening

'The Book Of Life' Director Visits CalArts For Special Screening

“The Book of Life” Director, Animator and CalArts alumnus Jorge Gutierrez made a trip to the campus Dec. 11 to screen his new animated film that takes place during the Mexican holiday Dia De Los Muertos. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Gutierrez received a Film/Video MFA in 2000 from the university. The ...

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Dozens Attend Veterans Movie Night At Canyon Theatre Guild

Dozen Attend Veterans Movie Night At Canyon Theatre Guild

Dozens attended the Veterans Advocacy Network’s Veterans Movie Night in Santa Clarita Saturday evening. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox.  The event kicked off with a Win & Cheese Reception followed by a barbecue dinner provided by members of the Santa Clarita Elks Lodge. “It was a nice affair. We didn’t have as ...

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Film, TV Job Retention Act Takes First Step Forward In Assembly

Film, TV Job Retention Act Takes First Step Forward In Assembly

The Assembly’s Arts and Entertainment Committee unanimously passed the California Film and Television Job Retention Act on Tuesday in Sacramento, Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, said Tuesday.Assembly Bill 1839 is “about keeping families together and keeping jobs in California,” said Wilk, the bill’s principal co-author. “As a member of the Arts Committee, I will continue to be an advocate for this job saving measure that is vital for our economy.” The California Film and Television Job Retention and Promotion Act extends the incentive program for an additional five years; includes a 5 percent increase in the tax credit for filming done outside the Los Angeles Zone; offers a 25 percent credit for television shows relocating to California in the first year and modifies the requirement from 75 percent of production days having to occur in California to 75 percent of principal photography days having to occur in California, all in order to ensure more jobs are created here.

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