Residents of all ages are invited to grab their bikes and gear up for a free community bike ride at the City of Santa Clarita’s Hit the Trail event, presented by PayForward. The family-friendly event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 9, at Valencia Heritage Park, located at 24155 Newhall Ranch Road.
Participants will depart from Valencia Heritage Park at 10 a.m. sharp to enjoy a guided, non-competitive bicycle ride exploring the City’s trail system. There will be a full nine-mile route and a shorter four-mile route for those with younger children. The ride will conclude back at Valencia Heritage Park with family fun festivities featuring giveaways, tricycle races, free food from Jersey Mikes, a bike tune-up area and more.
The Amgen Tour of California Street Team will also be at the event with giveaways to get residents into the spirit of America’s greatest cycling race, which rolls into Santa Clarita on Thursday, May 14 for the Stage 5 Finish from Santa Barbara.
As the Amgen Tour of California makes its way to Santa Clarita, residents can join fellow cycling enthusiasts for the Amgen Tour of California Viewing Party at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13 at BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse, located at 24320 Town Center Drive. The FREE event will feature a recap of Stage 4 of the race, plus giveaways and items to be raffled off, including official signed riders jerseys. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. The viewing party will coincide with the live NBC Sports Network telecast. Times are subject to change.
The City Santa Clarita’s community cycling events continue with Bike to Work Day on Thursday, May 14. Held during LA Metro’s Bike to Work Week, the friendly, community competition challenges Santa Clarita businesses to get the most employees to bike to work. For more information or to register a business to participate, visit GreenSantaClarita.com.
The population of the city of Santa Clarita grew by 22.9% between 2010 and 2020, according to U.S. Census data released Monday that will be used to redistrict boundaries for various political offices in California.
City of Santa Clarita Transit officials were forced to temporarily pause two trips on Monday after 20 employees, including bus drivers and call dispatchers, called out of work due to COVID-19-related reasons.
1970 - Lagasse family helps save Mentryville buildings as Newhall and Malibu brush fires erupt & join into worst fire in SoCal history. Twelve fires over 10 days burn 525,000 acres, kill 13 people and destroy approx. 1,500 structures. [story]
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 32 new deaths and 1,238 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,524 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. Additionally, Public Health announced that eligible Los Angeles County residents can begin receiving their booster doses at any of the hundreds of sites offering the Pfizer vaccine.
Los Angeles County announced it is now administering Pfizer booster third doses after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle P. Walensky endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ recommendation for a booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in several population groups. The CDC also recommended a booster dose for those in high-risk occupational and institutional settings.
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital are once again urging those eligible to get vaccinated, as the hospital is experiencing a marked influx of COVID-19 patients, hospital spokesman Patrick Moody said Thursday.
A “significant amount of smoke” from the Windy and KNP Complex fires northeast of Bakersfield in the Sequoia National Forest have entered the Los Angeles area, according to a Thursday morning tweet from the U.S. National Weather Service Los Angeles.
College of the Canyons is continuing its tradition of inviting community groups to experience Cougar football during the 2021 season, with all healthcare workers and first responders invited to attend Saturday’s game vs. Palomar College free of charge.
The Santa Clarita chapter of the American Cancer Society is excited to announce its annual leading fundraiser of the year — Relay For Life - will take place on Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Westfield Town Center Mall, from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond proudly recognized Betty Reid Soskin, a pioneering Bay Area civil rights activist and the oldest living National Park Ranger serving in the United States, as an Ambassador to California Education on her 100th birthday.