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2003 - Actress & big cat rescuer Tippi Hedren of Acton inducted into Hollywood Walk of Fame [story]
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Amgen Cycle Race to Skip Santa Clarita in 2018
Friday, Oct 27, 2017

The Amgen Tour of California cycle race, which has included Santa Clarita as a host city for 13 stages since it began in 2006, will skip the city in 2018. Tour of California owner-presenter AEG released the list of host cities Thursday for next year’s race, which will cover more than 600 miles...

Rick Gould Retires as City’s Parks & Recreation Chief
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017

After 16 years as director of Parks, Recreation and Community Services for the city of Santa Clarita, Rick Gould announced Monday he’s retiring in mid-December. “Rick has played an important role in cultivating recreation, parks and community amenities for the city of Santa Clarita,”...

New Zealander Wins Amgen Tour; 3 Americans in Top 5
Saturday, May 20, 2017

  PASADENA, Calif. (May 20, 2017) – After cycling for seven days and 583 miles across California, Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s George Bennett (NZL) claimed the 2017 Amgen Tour of California race championship today in Pasadena with an overall time of 22 hours, 54 minutes and 38 seconds at America’s...

Amgen TOC 2017 UCI WorldTour Rosters Announced
Friday, May 12, 2017

Photo by Harry How|Getty ImagesAmgen Tour of California organizer AEG has announced rosters for the 2017 UCI WorldTour race, which will run May 14-20 over 583 miles of California terrain. Featuring 17 teams of eight cyclists representing 30 countries, the peloton will include eight World Champions, including...

Amgen Bike Race Returning to Santa Clarita (Video)
Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016

The city of Santa Clarita will host the Stage 4 Finish for the 2017 Amgen Tour of California, presented by AEG, on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Of the 2017 lineup of California Host Cities, the city of Santa Clarita has the distinction of having hosted the most stages in race history and 2017 will mark its...

Amgen Tour: Women’s Race Teams Announced
Wednesday, May 18, 2016

AEG has announced rosters for the Amgen Breakaway from Heart Disease Women’s Race Empowered with SRAM, which was selected as the first of only two U.S. events on the first-ever UCI Women’s WorldTour. One of the largest platforms in the world for women’s cycling, the race roster includes six of...

Local Road Closures for Amgen Tour May 16
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Monday, May 16, several street closures will be in effect throughout Santa Clarita for the 2016 Amgen Tour of California. Over 100 cyclists participating in the Amgen Tour of California will race into Old Town Newhall in Santa Clarita from South Pasadena for the Stage 2 Finish...

Amgen Tour: Route Details Announced
Thursday, Feb 20, 2014

Specific route details for the 2014 Amgen Tour of California professional cycling race were revealed today by AEG, presenter of the ninth annual event which will once again feature top professional teams and athletes from around the world.   The City of Santa Clarita returns as a host city for the...

First-time Race for Women During Amgen Tour
Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014

[AEG] – The 2014 Amgen Tour of California will feature more professional women’s racing than any previous race of its kind on U.S. soil when America’s largest cycling event hosts two days of action-packed competition. Invitations are now being extended to the world’s best women cyclists to...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Tuesday, May 14, 2013

In this episode: An exciting day in Santa Clarita as some of the worlds best cyclists rode into Santa Clarita from Palmdale during Stage 3 of the Amgen Tour of California; Santa Calrita will host the start of Stage 4 Wednesday; Amgen Tour traffic impacts expected Wednesday. Also: Governor Jerry Brown’s...

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The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board will take place Wednesday, Feb. 1, beginning with closed session at 6 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
Hart Board Scheduled to Discuss Proposed Teacher Pay Increase
Sulphur Springs Union School District will host the annual Many Families, One Community Event on Saturday, Feb. 25.
Sulphur Springs, Hart Districts Hosting Many Families One Community Event
Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity has joined business and community leaders to launch the Fair Chance Hiring Program, galvanizing the county’s business community to adopt Fair Chance hiring practices with the goal of getting 200 local businesses to commit to hiring system-impacted individuals this year.
L.A. County Launches Fair Chance Hiring Program
The regular board meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will be held Tuesday, Jan. 31, beginning with a closed session at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:30 p.m.
Jan. 31: SUSD Board Slated to Discuss Future Enrollment Projections
The Santa Clarita Valley Men of Harmony Barbershop Chorus will return on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, to deliver singing valentines after being unavailable during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Feb. 14: Local Barbershop Quartet to Deliver Singing Valentines
2003 - Actress & big cat rescuer Tippi Hedren of Acton inducted into Hollywood Walk of Fame [story]
Tippi Hedren
Three new educational videos greet visitors to the Placerita Nature Center to help them understand what they're seeing along the trails.
Educational Videos Unveiled at Placerita Nature Center
1945 - Local residents vote 1,184 to 7 (correct, seven) to create SCV high school district [story]

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1850 - Death Valley '49er William Robinson dies in Soledad Canyon from drinking too much cool water [story]
Leaving Death Valley
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,123 new cases countywide and 29 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: L.A. County Remains in Low Community Level
Teams from the city of Santa Clarita, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, Los Angeles County Fire Department and loanDepot competed on Wednesday, Jan. 25 in the Magic Mountain Sky Tower Challenge.
L.A. County Fire Wins Magic Mountain Sky Tower Challenge
Friends of the Children – Los Angeles presented Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger with the "Power of One" award at their inaugural Women's Leadership Breakfast held Friday, Jan. 27 at The California Club. Barger was selected to receive the award for her work and dedication to supporting and safeguarding children in Los Angeles County, especially those within the foster care system.
Barger Tapped by Friends of the Children L.A. for ‘Power of One’ Award
The Santa Clarita Artists Association has announced its new Board of Directors for 2023.
Santa Clarita Artists Association Announces 2023 Board
The North County I-5 Enhancements Project has announced that Santa Clarita Valley residents should prepare for a variety of lane reductions and road closures for the week of Jan. 27-Feb. 3.
Jan. 27-Feb. 3: Portions of The Old Road Closed for I-5 Enhancements Project
Everything old is new again and that’s what’s happening at Hart Park in Newhall. Heritage Junction, where eight historic buildings and a steam engine and caboose are on display to the public, has officially been renamed “Santa Clarita History Center” and a new logo designed and adopted.
Heritage Junction Renamed Santa Clarita History Center
TreePeople in partnership with the Old Town Newhall Farmers Market and the Fernandeno Tataviam Band of Mission Indians will be giving away full size fruit trees including lemon, lime, orange, guava, pomegranate and peach on Saturday, Jan. 28.
Jan. 28: Free Fruit Tree Giveaway at Old Town Newhall Farmers Market
Ready to lose your thirsty turf lawn? The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency will show you where to start! Learn how to remove your lawn and transform it into a beautiful, sustainable landscape. Join our free virtual landscape and gardening workshop, Strategies for Replacing your Lawn, on Saturday, Feb. 4, at 9 a.m.
Feb. 4: Free Workshop ‘Strategies for Replacing Your Lawn’
The Southern California Veterans Study is seeking the input from Veterans living in Los Angeles, Orange or San Diego counties.
Southern California Veterans Study Seeks SoCal Veteran Input
Two California Institute of the Arts alums, Antoine Hunter aka Purple Fire Crow (Dance 2002) and Kite (Music BFA 2014), were among the 45 United States Artists Fellows announced on Tuesday, Jan. 24 who will receive $50,000 unrestricted cash awards.
CalArts Alums Named 2023 United States Artists Fellows
Anyone who has lived in another city will tell you that the events we put on in Santa Clarita are second to none. As we look ahead to the warm weather and sunshine afforded by the arrival of spring, now is a wonderful time to add some of the marquee city of Santa Clarita events to your 2023 calendar.
Ken Striplin | Fun, Family Events Just Around the Corner
1970 - Gov. Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall's first "second" judge [story]
Adrian Adams
NEW ORLEANS – The California State University, Northridge Men's and Women's Cross Country programs earned U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Teams for the 2022 NCAA Division I Cross Country season as announced by the USTFCCCA Thursday.
Matadors Cross Country Programs Named to All-Academic Teams
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency Board of Directors will now be meeting in-person for all Committee meetings.
Feb. 2: SCV Water Engineering, Operations Committee Regular Meeting
Friends of Placerita Canyon Natural Area invite the public to share in the grand opening of the new "Know Your Nature Center" on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 2 p.m.
Jan. 28: ‘Know Your Nature Center’ Grand Opening
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