California (e)Scape Challenge
Start the month off on the right foot by discovering public art as part of ARTober in Santa Clarita! Beginning Thursday, October 1, residents can take part in the California (e)Scape Challenge, the newest virtual escape room that challenges residents to solve puzzles related to art in Santa Clarita.
The latest Santa Clarita public art piece, “California Scape,” is due to be unveiled on Thursday, Oct. 15 and the artist has asked you to help get everything ready for the big event. Unfortunately, everything you need has been scattered around the City! Using clues to solve puzzles, your goal is to track down all the items and make it to the unveiling on time. Get started now.
Join us for our first Zoom bingo night live from home on Thursday, Oct. 8 at 6:00 p.m. Play four rounds of Bingo where winners will receive gift cards to local businesses. Sign up now.
Scarecrow Alley Competition
The City is looking for individuals, businesses and non-profit groups to participate in Scarecrow Alley, a new community scarecrow decorating competition! Participants are encouraged to create their own scarecrows, which will be displayed at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex for a public viewing on Saturday, October 31 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Participation is free and prizes will be awarded to the judges’ favorites! Submit an application to participate by Monday, Oct. 19. Sign up now.
Run Santa Clarita
You’ve spent hours outside this summer, racking up countless miles on off-street trails, sidewalks and paseos, but are all those miles just a number sitting in your fitness tracker? If so, now is your chance to turn your mileage into rewards by registering for the city of Santa Clarita’s Run Santa Clarita virtual race series! One weekend each in October, November and December are designated for Run Santa Clarita, where registrants will complete at least a 5K on a route of their choosing and submit their times. Each race you do earns a medal that can connect with the others to create one large overall event medal for your collection! Sign up now.
Many Mile Challenge
How many miles can you run before 2021? Every elementary school in the city of Santa Clarita is encouraged to participate and compete against one another to be the school with the most miles at the end of the challenge and win a pizza party at home. Students are invited to register and complete as many miles as possible to win individual prizes for reaching milestones. Sign up now.
Virtual 90’s Trivia Night
Jump around, remember to feed your Tomagotchi and find your collection of “Goosebumps” as you get ready to compete in the ultimate game of ‘90s Pop Culture trivia! Join the live event on Facebook by connecting with the city of Santa Clarita events page. The ‘90s Pop Culture trivia competition will take place on Saturday, Oct. 3 at 7:00 p.m. Sign up now.
Popular events from September are still available to complete:
Soundcheck, the music show which highlights SCV based musicians and their original music, will be showcasing the rock sounds of Luca and the ethereal melodies from Lilliana Villines, all in the beautiful, outdoor surroundings at the Rancho Camulos Museum, in this first episode of season three.
California lawmakers passed a record $267 billion budget bill Monday that boosts spending on programs designed to fight climate change, prevent wildfires, build affordable housing and stimulate the economy with direct payments to taxpayers.
Family, friends and members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department gathered at Fire Station 131 in Palmdale Tuesday morning for a ceremony to honor firefighter Tory Carlon, who was killed earlier this month.
Los Angeles County Fire Department officials announced plans this week for a private flag ceremony and memorial service — both of which will be livestreamed for the community to watch — in honor of the firefighter killed in the Station 81 shooting on June 1.
In an announcement released on Monday, Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, reported that he had secured $20 million in federal funding for the district to be included in pending legislation, with some of the money heading toward the Santa Clarita Valley if the bill is approved.
Demonstrating alongside the Hart District Teachers Association, members of the California School Employees Association Chapter 349 stood outside the district office last week in support of the ongoing negotiations concerning pay and benefits.
In the first four months of 2021, the District Attorney’s Office declined to file charges on 537 Santa Clarita Valley criminal cases — already 156% of the total number of declined cases for the entire previous year.
A virtual town hall Thursday brought together Los Angeles County Public Health officials to answer questions from the public about changes to coronavirus restrictions come Tuesday when California’s “blueprint for a safer economy” expires.