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Santa Clarita Inclusive Play Area Named a ‘Project of the Year’
Friday, Nov 20, 2020

The American Public Works Association’s Southern California Chapter has recognized the Inclusive Play Area at Santa Clarita’s Canyon Country Park as one of its 2020 Projects of the Year. Opened in January 2020 as a first-of-its-kind amenity in the Santa Clarita Valley, Canyon Country Park’s...

Santa Clarita City Manager’s Monthly Message – March 2020
Tuesday, Mar 3, 2020

Explore the City’s 34 Parks From sports fields and swimming pools, to dog parks and play areas – the city of Santa Clarita has 34 parks available for activities, organized sports, picnics, gatherings and simply enjoying the picturesque natural environment our City offers. Earlier this year, the...

Hundreds Gather for Inclusive Play Area Opening
Monday, Jan 27, 2020

Canyon Country Park was alive with the sounds of laughter at the grand opening event for the city of Santa Clarita’s first Inclusive Play Area on Saturday, January 25. The Santa Clarita City Council welcomed hundreds of children, parents and community members to the event, which included an official...

City Council OK’s Guards for Parks, More Sheriff’s Station Funds
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019

The Santa Clarita City Council returned Tuesday after its summer hiatus, unanimously approving additional funding for a million-dollar playground and the new Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, as well as a contract for unarmed security services for parks. Council members approved a three-year...

May 30: Public Meetings on Inclusive Play Area at Canyon Country Park
Friday, May 17, 2019

The city of Santa Clarita will host two additional public meetings for residents to have the opportunity to provide feedback on the proposed plan to build an inclusive play area at Canyon Country Park. The first meeting will take place on Thursday, May 30 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. The second meeting is...

April 16: Proposed Canyon Country Park Inclusive Play Area Public Meeting
Thursday, Apr 11, 2019

Photo by Kay Turner Waggoner via Facebook.The city of Santa Clarita will hold a public meeting for residents to give ideas and feedback about the proposed inclusive play area at Canyon Country Park. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, April 16, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the East Community Room...

March 28: Parks, Recreation, Community Services Special Meeting
Monday, Mar 25, 2019

The Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold a special meeting on Thursday, March 28, starting at 8:30 a.m. The Commissioners will participate in site visits of the Primetime Preschool Program at Canyon Country Park and to check out the programming now taking place...

City’s First Inclusive Play Area Coming to Canyon Country Park
Thursday, Feb 14, 2019

Photo by Kay Turner Waggoner via Facebook. The city of Santa Clarita’s first inclusive play area is coming to Canyon Country Park, following the City Council’s approval of a contract to begin the project at its meeting on February 12, 2019. The play area, which will include elements that welcome...

City Updates Ball Fields in Santa Clarita Parks
Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018

The city of Santa Clarita recently completed a series of updates to baseball and softball fields at a number of city parks, resulting in safety enhancements and visual upgrades that will benefit players at these facilities. Staff members from the city’s Parks division and Adult Sports office collaborated...

Aug. 31: “Friends” Yarn Bomb; Seeking Crocheters
Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017

Photo credit: Forge Ahead Arts Facebook Page  Forge Ahead Arts is looking for crocheters to help create a small yarnbomb project in celebration of Artober. The “Friends” sculpture in Canyon Country park will be adorned with colorful yarn accoutrements. The piece is relatively small,...

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1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall
Six days a week, Santa Clarita Grocery opens its warehouse to people in need.
Local Shop Donates Leftover Bagels To Help Families
As part of the $100 billion California Comeback Plan, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a $20 billion to transform California public schools into gateways of equity and opportunity.
Newsom Announces $20 Billion Investment to Public Schools
The LA County Development Authority have extended the deadline to register for elderly family housing sites from June to the end of the year. 
LACDA Extends Registration For Elderly Family Public Housing Sites, Including Valencia
Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, affirmed the recommendation by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, FDA, to expand the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents 12 to 15 years of age.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Announces Vaccinations for 12-15 Year Olds; SCV Cases Total 27,814
Los Angeles County with PPE unite is giving small businesses 30 days of free PPE, to help these businesses stay open and operating during the Pandemic.
LA County To Assist Businesses With PPE
A troop of local Girl Scouts is set to host a silver-medal fundraiser for the Dorsey family this coming Saturday, pairing item donations with purchases at Firehouse Subs.  
Girl Scouts To Hold Fundraiser For Dorsey Family
Los Angeles County received the fourth largest allocation of emergency housing vouchers for those in desperate need of housing assistance, the LA County Development Authority announced Wednesday. 
LA County Receives Emergency Housing Vouchers
Two men accused of committing crimes in the Santa Clarita Valley were sentenced in court this week.
Man Accused Of Killing 6 In Gorman Crash Pleads No Contest; Man Sentenced For Child, Domestic Abuse
This year's College of the Canyons graduates will have the opportunity to celebrate offline with an in-person graduation experience.
College Of The Canyons Announces ‘Grad Walks’ Plans
A new independent record store, Gray Skull Vinyl, has opened in Canyon Country, where local music fans and collectors have suffered without one for years.
New Indie Record Store, Gray Skull Vinyl, Opens in Canyon Country
1958 - Juvenile probation Camp Joseph Scott opens at site of former New Era School in Bouquet Canyon [story]
Camp Joseph Scott
A Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputy injured in a severe crash last month was discharged from the Henry Mayo Newhall hospital on Tuesday, according to station officials
SCV Deputy Injured In Head-On Collision Leaves Hospital
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 18 new deaths and 224 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,807 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Metrics Remain Stable; SCV Cases Total 27,807
The County of Los Angeles Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and Higher Ground Los Angeles are teaming up with Carry The Load, a nonprofit organization that originated to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day and now honors fallen service members, first responders, and their families.
County’s Military & Veterans Affairs Department Partners with Carry the Load
In response to an influx of illegal and increasingly dangerous fireworks, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger sent letters to federal law enforcement agencies to ask for their help and collaboration to stop this alarming trend.
Barger Looks to Federal Agencies to Curb Rise in Illegal Fireworks
With summer and warmer temperatures around the corner, the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control reminds all pet owners to prepare for wildfire season.
Animal Care & Control Reminds Pet Owners to Prepare for Wildfire Season
Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley invites you to the 49th Annual Benefit Auction, Bubbles and Bids.
June 5: Virtual Bubbles and Bids Auction Benefiting Boys & Girls Club SCV
Two deputies that work closely with the Santa Clarita Valley community were recognized by Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger during a ceremony at the SCV Sheriff’s Station on Monday.
Barger Recognizes Two Santa Clarita Valley Deputies
One person has been taken into custody on suspicion of firing upon sheriff’s deputies with a pellet gun in Canyon Country on Monday.
One Suspect Taken Into Custody for Reportedly Shooting Deputies With Pellet Gun
1920 - Warrant issued for actor Tom Mix to appear in Newhall Judge J.F. Powell's courtroom on reckless driving charge [story]
Tom Mix
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed four new deaths and 179 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,798 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: County Reaches 24,000 Deaths; SCV Cases Total 27,798
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 10 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, May 10-16, 2021.
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Good Trouble,’ ‘For All Mankind,’ ‘The Terminal List,’ 5 More Productions
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized emergency use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12-15 Monday.
Children Age 12-15 OK’ed for COVID-19 Vaccine