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1941 - SCV's first real movie house, the American Theater, dedicated in Newhall [story]
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Bike to Work on May 19
Monday, May 2, 2016

The city of Santa Clarita is still accepting registration for the 13th Annual Bike to Work Day Challenge on Thursday, May 19. The Bike to Work Day Challenge is a friendly competition encouraging Santa Clarita businesses to rally their employees to bike to work on May 19, 2016. Businesses with the highest...

Hundreds Participate in Bike to Work Day
Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The 12th annual Bike to Work Day held on Thursday, May 14, 2015 was a big success with 25 local businesses joining the no-pollute commute. A total of 225 reported employees participated in the event. Winners of the Bike to Work challenge included Hahn & Associates in the small business category;...

May 14: Ride Your Bike to Win
Friday, May 1, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita is still accepting registration for the 12th Annual Bike to Work Day Challenge on Thursday, May 14 The Bike to Work Day Challenge is a friendly competition encouraging Santa Clarita businesses to rally their employees to bike to work on May 14, 2015. Businesses with the highest...

6 Signs of Spring in SCV
Saturday, Apr 5, 2014

Although Spring is less pronounced here in Southern California than it is in much of the country – particularly in Boston or New York where I lived prior to moving to the SCV – there still are tell-tale signs that it’s springtime, signs that are fairly specific to Santa Clarita. 1. Senses returns...

City Hosts 10th Annual Bike to Work Day Challenge
Tuesday, May 7, 2013

On Thursday, May 16, 2013, local employers of all sizes will take to the roads and trails as part of the City of Santa Clarita’s 10th Annual Bike to Work Day Challenge. Santa Clarita businesses joining this year’s no pollute commute include Boston Scientific, Princess Cruises, College of the Canyons,...

Friday, May 25, 2012

The City of Santa Clarita received top honors from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Ventura County Transportation Commission for its outstanding marketing achievement in ridesharing programs. “Every year, City staff and community members participate in Employee Rideshare...

Hundreds take the challenge on Bike to Work Day
Thursday, May 17, 2012

Vehicle traffic was a little lighter this morning as more than 150 people chose pedals with spokes, as opposed to putting the pedal to the metal of their cars to get to work. Bike To Work Day in Santa Clarita is part of Bike To Work Week, the biggest bicycle commute in California. Two intrepid KHTS...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

In this episode: SCV Sheriff’s Station Sees Dip in Cellphone-Use Tickets; Two critical closures on the I-5 Golden State Freeway this week. Also: Zonta Club of the SCV awards nearly $10,000 in grants and scholarships; Brain Twisters Trivia night helps raise funds for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society;...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, May 10, 2012
Thursday, May 10, 2012

In this episode: County supervisors could approve Phase 2 of Newhall Ranch Tuesday; 19 local schools are added to the California Business Education Excellence Honor Roll. Also: The Santa Clarita City Council will continue to pick its leader in December, but the public will get its say early during regular...

The City of Santa Clarita is calling on local businesses to rally their employees and compete in the 9th annual Bike to Work Day Challenge on Thursday, May 17. The Challenge takes place during Bike to Work Week, the biggest bicycle commute in California. Thousands of public and private employees across...

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SCV Veterans Memorial Inc. and Eternal Valley Memorial Park will present the 36th annual Santa Clarita Valley Memorial Day Ceremony honoring fallen American heroes on Monday, May 27 at 10 a.m.
May 27: SCV Memorial Day Ceremony at Eternal Valley
The city of Santa Clarita and GreenSantaClarita.com will host a fun, free Eco Hero Show on Friday, June 21 from 11 a.m. to noon.
June 21: Free Eco Hero Show for Ages 5-12
For the second consecutive year, The Cube – Ice and Entertainment Center | Powered by FivePoint Valencia, will host a Memorial Day Weekend Hockey Tournament. This year’s tournament will feature 43 teams, from across California. Games will begin Thursday, May 23 and end Monday, May 27.
The Cube Hosts Memorial Day Weekend Hockey Tournament
The College of the Canyons track and field program had a combined 16 student-athletes from the men's and women's teams earn All-Western State Conference honors based on their individual performance at the WSC Championships earlier this month.
Cougar Track & Field Honored with 16 All-WSC Selections
While the first day of the NAIA Track and Field National Championships was mostly about the prelims, there were a few finals that saw The Master's University athletes do well.
TMU Athletes Compete at NAIA Track & Field Championships
The Master's University Men's Gold Jonathan Larson shot a 1-over 73 in the second round of the NAIA Men's Golf National Championships, giving him a two-day total of 5-over 149 to make the cut in Dalton, Ga.
TMU’s Larson Makes Cut at NAIA National Championships
Throughout American history, few occasions resonate with as much solemnity and reverence as Memorial Day. Originating in May of 1868, to commemorate the losses in the Civil War, this revered day serves as a reminder of the countless sacrifices made by generations of servicemen and women in defense of our freedom and democracy.
Laurene Weste | Honoring Our Fallen Heroes
The inauguaral Santa Clarita Valley Festival at College of the Canyons will be held Saturday, June 8, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
Volunteers Sought for Inaugural SCV Book Festival
California State Parks is honoring the service of veterans and active and reserve military members, by offering free admission to 143 participating state park units, including the Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve State Natural Reserve, Fort Tejon State Historic Park, Malibu Creek State Park and other Southern California locations, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27.
State Parks Offer Veterans, Military Free Admission on Memorial Day
The Santa Clarita Valley Media Collaborative's inaugural NextGen MediaMakers Festival was held Saturday, May 18 at the Canyon Country Community Center.
Inaugural NextGen MediaMakers Festival Celebrates Young Creatives
1941 - SCV's first real movie house, the American Theater, dedicated in Newhall [story]
American Theater
Representatives from The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health's Office of Violence Prevention today joined other members of the National Offices of Violence Prevention Network at an event hosted by the White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention.
Public Health Attends White House Event on Community Violence Intervention
Circle K will offer 40 cents off per gallon of fuel between 4 and 7 p.m. local time Thursday, May 23 during Circle K Fuel Day Pop-Up and 50% off on car washes all day at over 200 participating Circle K locations including Los Angeles.
May 23: Circle K Offers 40 Cents Off For Fuel Day Pop-up
Ditch the predictable and dive headfirst into the Liquid Courage Comedy Hour, Friday and Saturday, June 7 to 8 at 8 p.m. in Old Town Newhall.
June 7: The MAIN Hosts Two Female Lead Comedy Performances
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond today joined Assemblymember Chris Ward (D-San Diego) and Senator Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton), Chair of the California Legislative LGBTQ Caucus, along with teachers, parents, and LGBTQ+ advocates, to announce Assembly Bill (AB) 1955, the Support Academic Futures and Educators for Today’s Youth (SAFETY) Act, to ensure all students have a safe and supportive environment to learn regardless of gender identity. 
Legislators and LGBTQ+ Advocates Announce New SAFETY ACT
 Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) announced that his second school transparency bill, which mandates the California Department of Education to publish information on its website about the members selected for its Parent Advisory Council, was approved on the Senate Floor.
Wilk’s Parent Advisory Council Transparency Bill Passes Senate Floor
The Department of Motor Vehicles is making it so easy for Californians to take care of business as part of its customer-focused digital transformation that the DMV will no longer process simple transactions in offices that can easily be completed online or through other convenient options.
DMV Innovations Making it Easier than Ever to Skip Office Trip
California Nurses Association applauds the California Senate’s passage (31-8) of S.B. 1061, which would prohibit consumer reporting agencies from including medical debt on credit reports.
CNA Applauds State Senate’s Passage of S.B. 1061 Removing Medical Debt From Credit Reports
As Memorial Day weekend approaches and Californians gear up for summer festivities, the California Highway Patrol will implement a statewide traffic enforcement effort to help everyone reach their destination safely.
CHP Urges Everyone to ‘Buckle Up’ as Holiday Weekend Approaches
The Los Angeles County Animal Care Foundation is set to receive a $75,000 grant investment from the national nonprofit, Petco Love, in support of their lifesaving work for animals in Los Angeles County.
National Nonprofit Petco Love Invests in the Los Angeles County Animal Care Foundation to Save, Improve the Lives of Pets in L.A.
When Nicole Brooks leafed through the College of the Canyons Fall 2022 class schedule, a British Literature course caught her eye. 
From COC to the University of Cambridge
1865 - Discoverer Ramon Perea and partner sell Pico Canyon oil claim to Edward Beale & Robert Baker for $300 [story]
grave marker
The County of Los Angeles Fire Department’s urban search and rescue (USAR) team, known internationally as USA-2, successfully completed a 36-hour training exercise and evaluation by international experts last week at the Del Valle Regional Training Center in Castaic to continue deploying to disasters around the world.
LACoFD Hosts International Disaster Search, Rescue Training
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors appointed Edward Yen as the new executive officer Tuesday to oversee the administration of the Board of Supervisors.
Supes Appoint Edward Yen Executive Officer
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