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 Santa Clarita Planning Commission is set to further review the proposed 77-acre Sand Canyon Resort development and hear from the developer after commissioners ruled in November the project needed “some work.”
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The Los Angeles County Library, in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is set to host a series of free virtual workshops running every other week on Fridays from January through June.
The Los Angeles County Development Authority will launch the Small Business Stabilization Loan Program on Jan. 28 and will begin accepting applications to help small businesses prevent further job loss and business closures.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 262 new deaths, including an additional death at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, and 8,512 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, with 22,360 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
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Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose 5th District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, is supporting the effort by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to address concerns of communities throughout Los Angeles County, which continue to experience ongoing Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) initiated by Southern California Edison (Edison).
The William S. Hart Union High School is looking for two new members to serve on the Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee. These members will serve two-year terms with a maximum of three consecutive terms.