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Ken Striplin | Benefits of Cycling
Monday, May 13, 2024

Embrace the Benefits of Cycling There is no better time to pump up your tires and take your bicycle for a spin. Our City boasts an extensive network of trails, allowing you to safely pedal most anywhere you need to go – be it work, running errands or to enjoy one of our City’s 38 parks. This coming...

Ken Striplin | Hit the Trails During Santa Clarita Bike Challenge
Thursday, May 2, 2024

Hit the Trails and Get Active with the Santa Clarita Bike Challenge! With spring in full effect, now is the best time to hit the trails and enjoy the natural scenery of Santa Clarita. And there’s no better motivation to get and get active than a challenge. In the spirit of promoting healthy living...

Laurene Weste: Trail Etiquette in 2024
Thursday, Jan 4, 2024

Safe Trails in the New Year As we step into the new year, I find myself eagerly anticipating the adventures that lie ahead. As a long-time resident and former parks commissioner of the city of Santa Clarita, I have always been captivated by the simple joy of hiking and embracing the great outdoors. Our...

Hit the Trails for the 2023 Bike Santa Clarita Challenge
Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Lace up your shoes and grab your helmet as you explore the trails. The city of Santa Clarita is excited to announce the 2023 Bike Santa Clarita Challenge. The city invites all residents to explore the over 100 miles of trails that Santa Clarita has to offer, whether riding along bike paths, enjoying...

Bike to Work Challenge Returns to Santa Clarita
Thursday, May 4, 2023

Click on photo to enlarge flyer. The city of Santa Clarita’s annual Bike to Work Challenge takes place Monday, May 15 through Friday, May 19, with pit stops available on May 18 only. Businesses and their employees can participate in the week-long challenge by taking the pledge to join the no-pollute...

Hit the Trails for National Bike Month
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Bill MirandaFor years, the city of Santa Clarita has been recognized as a Bicycle Friendly Community by The League of American Bicyclists. We are proud to offer cyclists more than 100 miles of off-street trails to ride throughout the Santa Clarita Valley. During the month of May, we encourage you to...

Message From the City Manager: Stay Active by Hiking, Biking in Santa Clarita
Monday, May 9, 2022

When was the last time you enjoyed the great outdoors in Santa Clarita? With over 80 miles of scenic hiking trails and more than 126 miles of beautiful off-street trails to enjoy, our city is not short on outdoor activities that can get you moving. There’s never been a better time to reconnect with...

Santa Clarita Mayor’s Monthly Message – May 2022
Monday, May 2, 2022

Explore Santa Clarita on Two Wheels This month, I challenge you to get where you need to go in Santa Clarita on two wheels. Did you know that you can travel almost anywhere in our City on the protected trails and paseos? That means whether you are heading to work, to the Farmer’s Market or to your...

Annual Bike to Work Challenge Set to Begin May 16
Friday, Apr 22, 2022

The city of Santa Clarita invites local businesses and their employees to participate in the annual Bike to Work Challenge! This week-long challenge begins Monday, May 16, through Friday, May 20. On Thursday, May 19, five pit stops will be available to participants with free refreshments and giveaways....

City Promotes Week-Long Bike To Work Challenge To Go Green
Wednesday, May 5, 2021

The annual Bike to Work challenge is once again rolling into town for a week-long going green challenge. The challenge will begin Monday, May 10 and go through Friday, May 14. Residents are encouraged to take the online pledge at GreenSantaClarita.com to be entered into a raffle for free prizes. The...

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1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
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SCV Water Agency will be holding their next regular board meeting next Tuesday on June 18. 
June 18: Regular Meeting of SCV Water Board
Fitch Ratings has raised the County's long-term issuer credit rating to AAA from AA+, garnering the highest possible credit rating available in the financial markets.
County Receives Highest Credit Rating From Two Major Ratings Agencies
SCV Water is proud to announce it has received the prestigious Distinguished Budget Presentation award for its FY 2023/24 & FY 2024/25 Biennial Budget from the Government Finance Officers Association .
SCV Water Honored by Government Finance Officers Association
Summer is right around the corner and the Santa Clarita Public Library has launched its highly anticipated Summer Reading Program through July 27.
Renew Your Love of Reading at the Santa Clarita Public Library’s Summer Reading Program
With the stigma around mental health shifting, conversations about therapy are becoming increasingly popular. However, those who seek mental health counseling know finding a therapist or an ideal therapy approach isn’t always easy. 
CSUN Prof Gives TEDx Talk on Creating a Unified Framework for Psychotherapy
Welcome to this edition of Pilar's Pocketbook. This week, has crucial information to help navigate tax filings and ensure entitled benefits are received.
Pilar Schiavo | Pilar’s Pocketbook Tax Filing Help
Santa Clarita resident and retired William S. Hart High School Baseball Coach Jim Ozella announced his first book was published this spring.
Retired Hart High School Baseball Coach Jim Ozella Releases Book
Making Lawn & Landscape Magazine’s Top 100 List based on a company’s previous year’s revenue is no small feat, yet commercial landscaping design, build and maintenance company Stay Green keeps receiving this top industry honor year after year, placing this family-run business on the map in this nationwide competition.
Stay Green Landscaping Firm Makes Lawn & Landscape Top 100
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control  is pleased to announce the second Heart to Home Super Pet Adoption Event taking place at William S Hart Regional Park in Santa Clarita on June 15 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
June 15:  Super Pet Adoption Event at William S. Hart Regional Park
1868 - Ravena post office (with one "n") established in Soledad Canyon [story]
Ravenna depot
Three award winning local Santa Clarita Valley artists, Harriette Knight, Patty Haft and Georgette Arison invite the public to an opening reception of a visually stimulating art show called "Eye Candy" on Saturday, Aug. 3, from 5-8 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Artists Association Gallery in Old Town Newhall.
Aug. 2-11: ‘Eye Candy’ at SCAA Gallery in Old Town Newhall
Two Santa Clarita Valley schools will launch new programs, thanks to funding from California Credit Union Foundation through its Spring 2024 Teacher Grant program. As part of its commitment to help educators create innovative learning opportunities for their students, the Foundation provided 10 grants of $500 each to underwrite class projects in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.
California Credit Union Foundation Awards Grants to Two SCV Teachers
In a communication sent on Tuesday, June 4 to Steve Cassulo, District Manager of Waste Connections, the operator of the Chiquita Canyon Landfill, the landfill operators were notified they are in violation of the federal Clean Air Act by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
EPA Issues Violation of Clean Air Act to Chiquita Canyon Landfill
Dive into the world of water pollution at the Old Town Newhall Library, Makerspace, 24500 Main St., Newhall, CA 91321 on Wednesday, June 12, from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
June 12: Teen Summer EnviroScape Program
The city of Santa Clarita is scheduled to begin construction on the Traffic and Pedestrian Circulation and Safety Improvements Project.
City to Begin Traffic, Pedestrian Safety Improvements Project
Join the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce for the 2024 Business Expo on Thursday, June 27, 4-8 p.m.
June 27: SCV Chamber 2024 Business Expo
The Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade Committee is seeking entries for the 92nd Annual Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade. Deadline for businesses, individuals and groups to enter the parade lineup without a late fee has been extended to Wednesday, June 19.
Fourth of July Parade Entry Extended to June 19
As part of its commitment to restoring local groundwater reliability the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency will soon begin construction of a new treatment facility to remove per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances and restore three wells to service that are currently offline due to PFAS detection. The proposed facility will also remove volatile organic compounds from two additional wells.
SCV Water to Construct PFAS, VOC Treatment Project in Saugus
The Los Angeles County Community Advisory Committee Meeting for the Chiquita Canyom Landfill will meet Tuesday, June 11 6-8 p.m. at the Castaic Library, 27971 Sloan Canyon Road, Castaic, CA 91384.
June 11: Chiquita Canyon Landfill Community Advisory Committee Meets
1956 - Bill Bonelli incorporates Solemint Water Co., his second of two predecessors of Santa Clarita Water Company [story]
Bonelli
For the month of June 10% of proceeds from the sale of each The LOCAL Pub & Grill Charity Ale, Charity Burger or Charity Cocktail will be given back to Blue Star Ranch, an all-volunteer Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit that serves U.S. veterans with free equine assisted therapy.
Blue Star Ranch Fundraiser at The Local Pub & Grill
College of the Canyons sophomore Flora Peugnet has committed to continue her academic and athletic career at Towson University, following a stellar two-year stay with the Cougars.
COC Standout Flora Peugnet Heading to Towson University
Mukeni "Michael" Masimango has chosen The Master's University to continue his soccer career.
Masimango Commits to TMU Men’s Soccer
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