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1880 - Pico Oil Spring Mine Section 2 patented by R.F. Baker and Edward F. Beale [story]
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Aug. 15: Morning Bird Hike in Towsley Canyon
Monday, Aug 10, 2015

Join the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority on Saturday, Aug. 15, at 8 a.m. for an early morning bird hike at Ed Davis Park in Towsley Canyon. Ed Davis Park in Towsley Canyon is named for former State Senator Ed Davis, who championed the preservation of Towsley Canyon. The park offers...

May 16: MRCA Bird Hike in Towsley Canyon
Thursday, May 14, 2015

8am – Busy Birds of May Ed Davis Park in Towsley Canyon May is a busy month for birds; time for the youngsters to test their wings and leave the nest. Beginning birders are welcome. Binoculars optional. Meet at Towsley Canyon’s front parking lot. 2 hours.

April 18: Morning Bird Hike in Towsley
Monday, Apr 13, 2015

Saturday, April 18 at 8am – Early Morning Bird Hike [Ed Davis Park in Towsley Canyon] Spring is in full bloom and is the perfect time to discover which birds live and feed in our local mountains. Beginning birders are welcome. Binoculars optional for this easy walk. Meet at Towsley Canyon’s...

Newhall Family Honored with COC Silver Spur
Sunday, Apr 12, 2015

The descendants of Henry Mayo Newhall and their family foundation were the center of attention Saturday night at the Autry National Center in Los Angeles as they were honored by College of the Canyons and its foundation with the 2015 COC Silver Spur Award for Community Service. Now in its 25th year,...

March 21: Bird Hike in Towsley Canyon
Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015

8am – Friendly Flyers Ed Davis Park in Towsley Canyon Are there ways that we can be more “friendly” to the birds around us? Learn about our region’s birds and how our behavior can sometimes affect theirs. Beginners are welcome on this easy walk. Binoculars optional. Meet at Towsley...

Feb. 21: MRCA Bird Hike in Towsley Canyon
Monday, Feb 16, 2015

Winter Weather and Bird Behavior Saturday, Feb. 21, 8 a.m. Towsley Canyon   On the coldest days of the year, birds adapt to keep warm in many ways. Learn about some of the behavioral changes that take place. Beginners are welcome. Binoculars optional. Meet at Towsley Canyon’s front parking...

Jan. 17: MRCA Winter Bird Hike at Towsley
Thursday, Jan 15, 2015

Saturday, January 17, 2015, 8AM Up, Up, and Away Ed Davis Park in Towsley Canyon   Along with the weather changes, find out which birds leave our region, and which birds migrate in for a visit. Beginners are welcome on this easy walk. Binoculars optional. Meet at Towsley Canyon’s front parking...

Saturday: MRCA Bird Hike in Towsley Canyon
Monday, Dec 15, 2014

8am – Bird Holiday Habits / MRCA Ed Davis Park in Towsley Canyon   Right in time for many local holiday bird counting festivities, discover the variety of bird families around us, how they interact and their habitats. Beginners are welcome on this easy walk. Binoculars optional. Meet at...

Saturday: Autumn Bird Hike in Towsley Canyon
Thursday, Nov 13, 2014

Spotted towhee in Newhall. Photo: Leon Worden What’s Up in Autumn? Towsley Canyon SATURDAY, NOV. 15, 8AM MRCA Bird Hike   What birds will be discovered up in the autumn skies? Learn about which species live and pass through our region. Beginners are welcome. Binoculars optional. Meet at...

Oct. 18: MRCA Bird Hike in Santa Clarita Woodlands
Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014

8am, Fall’s Feathered Friends Santa Clarita Woodlands   Summer has officially ended and as the seasons change, discover how birds adapt to the weather in our local mountains. Beginners are welcome on this easy walk. Binoculars optional. Meet at Towsley Canyon’s front parking lot Saturday...

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Hello Auto Group has announced its partnership with the Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative for the second annual Military Spouse Appreciation Event. This event, dedicated to honoring military spouses, will take place on Military Spouse Appreciation Day Friday, May 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Anthony Vince Nail Spa at 24250 Town Center Drive #140, Valencia, CA 91355.
May 10: Second Annual SCV Military Spouse Appreciation Event
The Santa Clarita Artists Association has announced the 2024 scholarship award recipients. These deserving individuals have shown excellence in their high school art education and shared their plans to continue their artistic endeavors.
SCAA Announces 2024 Scholarship Award Honorees
The Valley Industry Association of Santa Clarita is set to ignite innovation and transformation with its VIA Workforce Development Conference 2024 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Thursday, May 16. Jorge Marquez, chairman of the Los Angeles County Workforce Development Board, has been added to the list of speakers appearing at the event. He will serve as the opening speaker at the conference.
May 16: VIA Adds County Leader to Workforce Development Speakers List
The city of Santaw Clarita will host the Free To Be Me Festival for its third year at an exciting new location. On Sunday, May 5, from noon to 3 p.m., celebrate Santa Clarita’s special needs communities and their families at West Creek Park, 24247 Village Circle Drive, Valencia, CA 91354.
May 5: ‘Free to Be Me Festival’ at West Creek Park
The Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity and its regional partners have held the first of several upcoming rapid response events to urgently connect soon-to-be laid off local workers, impacted by the recent bankruptcy and closure of dozens of local 99 Cents Only Stores, to critical workforce services.
L.A. County Offers Help for Workers of 99 Cents Only Stores
Youth in Los Angeles County foster care as young as 13 can open their own checking and savings accounts without an adult co-owner through the Youth Access Banking program.
Foster Youth Access Banking Program Available in L.A. County
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, April 23 at 6 p.m. The council will meet at City Hall, City Council Chambers, Items on the agenda include: Measure H funding, awarding construction contracts for traffic improvements and updating criteria for speed hump installation or removal.
April 23: City Council to Discuss Measure H Funds, Traffic Improvements
Visit Vasquez Rock Natural Area and Nature Center for a Day at The Rocks, a family fun event and tribal celebration of the Village of Mapipinga. A Day at The Rocks will be held Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
April 27: Day at The Rocks Family Fun Event
Princess Cruises, headquartered in Valencia, and ship builder Fincantieri of Monfalcone, Italy have announced the mutual decision to postpone the delivery of the next Sphere Class ship, Star Princess.
Princess Cruises Postpones Delivery of Star Princess, Inaugural Cruises Cancelled
1880 - Pico Oil Spring Mine Section 2 patented by R.F. Baker and Edward F. Beale [story]
E.F. Beale
The Master's University men's golf team shot a 13-under 275 to finish second at the Golden State Athletic Conference Men's Golf Championships held at Briarwood Country Club in Sun City West, Ariz.
TMU Men’s Golf Places 2nd, Women 5th at GSAC Championships
Join local nonprofit Project Sebastian for an exhilarating day of racing and community support at its Rare Warrior 24 race on Saturday, June 1, at Heritage Park in the heart of Santa Clarita.
June 1: Rare Warrior 24 Race Benefiting Project Sebastian
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Station deputies will be taking part in the “DEA National Drug Take Back Day,” Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in front of the SCV Sheriff’s Station, located at 26201 Golden Valley Road.
April 27: Drug Take Back Day at SCV Sheriff’s Station
The College of the Canyons Center for Civic and Community Engagement—in collaboration with COC’s Golden Z Club—invites the community to attend the Nonprofit Community Resource Fair on Tuesday, April 30.
April 30: COC Hosts Nonprofit Community Resource Fair
College of the Canyons made quick work of visiting L.A. Valley College in a shortened 11-3 home victory that came on a day in which the program unveiled its newly named Michele Jenkins Softball Team Room during a pre-game dedication ceremony.
Lady Cougs Outslug L.A. Valley 11-3
For aspiring scientists at The Master’s University, taking up a student research project is no small commitment.
Retired Professor Continues to Mentor Aspiring TMU Scientists
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is warning residents not to use a Vietnamese herbal ointment called “Cao Bôi Trĩ Cây Thầu Dầu” (Castor Oil Hemorrhoid Extract) because it contains lead and can be fatal.
Public Health Urges Residents to Avoid Vietnamese Hemorrhoid Cream
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond hosted a California Apprenticeship Summit Wednesday to raise awareness of apprenticeship opportunities and career technical education pathways that connect California’s youth to high-wage, high-growth career opportunities.
State Apprenticeship Summit Connects Youth to High-Wage Opportunities
College of the Canyons student-athletes Nichole Muro (softball) and Angelo Aleman (baseball) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's and Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running April 8-13.
COC Names Nichole Muro, Angelo Aleman Athletes of the Week
California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Wednesday his bill improving transparency between parents and schools’ sexual education curricula passed out of the Senate Education Committee.
Wilk’s Sex Education Transparency Bill Clears Senate Committee
1945 - Actors Harry & Olive Carey sell Saugus ranch after 29 years; now Tesoro del Valle [story]
Carey Ranch
The 76.6-mile-long Antelope Valley Line has the third-highest ridership in Metrolink’s system with an estimated average of 9,000 passengers daily. However, the uneven terrain and single-tracking along the line in some areas forces trains to travel at a slower speed which results in an estimated travel time of approximately one hour between Santa Clarita and Union Station.
Metrolink to Hold Public Meetings on AV Line Capacity, Improvements
Team Dragon Eyes, affectionately known as TDE, is gearing up to host its highly anticipated Fifth Annual Dragonboat Festival race on Saturday, June 1 at Castaic Lake, Lower Lagoon.
June 1: Team Dragon Eyes to Host Fifth Annual Dragonboat Festival Race
This year marks the 20th year that the city of Santa Clarita has been hosting the annual Bike to Work Challenge. The community is invited to celebrate by riding a bike to work the week of May 13, and stopping by a pit stop on Thursday, May 16.
Party at the Pit Stop, City Paves Way for 20th Annual Bike to Work Challenge
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