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1938 - Great Flood of 1938 causes massive destruction and death across the greater Los Angeles region [story]

City’s Cart Art Contest Deadline Pushed Back to April 17
Thursday, Apr 11, 2019

The popular cArt aRT Contest will be returning to the City of Santa Clarita’s free Earth Arbor Day Festival on Saturday, April 27, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The cArt aRT Contest is an art competition where participants use recycled materials and craft supplies to transform ordinary trash carts...

April 27: Santa Clarita Earth-Arbor Day Festival at Central Park
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019

The city of Santa Clarita’s annual Earth Arbor Day Festival, sponsored by the SCV Family of Water Suppliers, will make its much-anticipated return to Central Park on Saturday, April 27. The free festival, which focuses on protecting the environment, is held in conjunction with worldwide Earth Day and...

City Names 2018 ‘cArt aRt’ Winners at Earth-Arbor Day Festival
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

The city of Santa Clarita has named the winners of the 2018 “cArt aRt” competition, held in conjunction with the city’s annual Earth Arbor Day Festival at Central Park on April 28. The creative contest prompted residents to transform ordinary trash or recycling carts into extraordinary works of...

City Extends Deadline for ‘cArt aRt’ Entries
Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018

Get ready to let your creative juices flow as you take an ordinary trash can and change it into a work of art. The deadline for community members to enter the 2018 Earth Arbor Day “cArt aRt” competition has been extended to April 18. The competition allows entrants to transform everyday curbside...

City Encourages Community to Take Part in Earth Arbor Day
Thursday, Mar 8, 2018

From 2017: “UP for Recycling!” The Santa Clarita City Council invites community members to transform everyday curbside recycling carts into imaginative art pieces for the 2018 Earth Arbor Day “cArt aRt” competition. Get ready to let your creative juices flow as you take an ordinary trash can...

Winners of Earth-Arbor Day ‘cArt aRT’ Competition Named
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The city of Santa Clarita announced Tuesday the winners of the 2017 “cArt aRt” competition, held in conjunction with the City’s annual Earth Arbor Day Festival, held April 29 through 30, 2017. The creative contest prompts residents to transform ordinary trash or recycling carts into extraordinary...

City Announces Winners of ‘cArt aRt’ Competition
Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016

The city of Santa Clarita announced today the winners of the 2016 “cArt aRt” competition that was held in conjunction with the annual Earth Arbor Day Festival. The creative contest prompts residents to transform ordinary recycling bins into extraordinary works of art for the chance to win cash prizes. Contestants...

cArt aRt Competition Returns for Earth Arbor Day
Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016

The City of Santa Clarita invites community members to transform everyday outside recycling carts into imaginative art pieces for the 2016 Earth Arbor Day cArt aRt Competition. Residents must complete an entry form by April 1 to receive their free recycling cart from Waste Management to participate in...

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1938 - Great Flood of 1938 causes massive destruction and death across the greater Los Angeles region [story]
A strong fourth quarter turned a close game into The Master's University favor as the women's basketball team defeated the Hope International Royals 75-61 Thursday night in the first round of the GSAC Championship Tournament being played in Atherton, Calif.
Lady Mustangs Move on to GSAC Tourney Semis
The city of Santa Clarita is inviting artists to submit artwork to be considered for upcoming exhibitions.
City Seeking Artists, Artwork for Upcoming Exhibitions
MONTEREY PARK — No. 20 College of the Canyons suffered a 93-78 loss at No. 13 East L.A. College in the opening round of the 3C2A Southern California Regional Playoffs on Wednesday to see its season come to a close.
Season Ends for Lady Cougs Basketball
Eccentric relatives, love, mystery, family secrets and maybe even murder.
Mayor Cameron Smyth | “The Woman in the Castello”
VENTURA — College of the Canyons bounced back into the win column in a big way with a shortened 16-1 road victory at Ventura College on Tuesday, snapping a four-game losing streak in the process.
Lady Cougs Snap Four-Game Losing Streak
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a study session Wednesday, March 6, at 5 p.m., to discuss the proposed Sunridge development by Urban West, which would be located at the site commonly known as the Whittaker-Bermite property.
6,550 New Homes Planned for Center of City
California Institute of the Arts alum and School of Film/Video special faculty Nelson Carlos De Los Santos Arias (Film/Video MFA 14) won the Silver Bear for Best Director at the 2024 Berlin Film Festival (Berlinale) on Feb. 24 for his feature film, "Pepe."
CalArts Alum Wins Silver Bear Best Director at Berlin Film Festival
Applications are now available for California Credit Union’s Summer Internship Program for local high school seniors and college students.
Applications Now Available for CA Credit Union’s Summer Internship
The William S. Hart Union High School District will host its annual Honor Band Concert Saturday, March 2, at 6:30 p.m., at the Hart High School Auditorium.
March 2: Annual Hart District Honor Band Concert
Light snow fell Thursday as state workers began the third snow survey of the season.
Upcoming Storm Could Boost California Snowpack Above Normal
1990 - President George H.W. Bush and Sheriff Sherman Block dedicate new North County Correctional Facility in Castaic [story]
ribbon cutting
The Master's University announced Kaleb Lowery was named co-Player of the Year in the conference and Ty Harper was named All-Golden State Athletic Conference in men's basketball for the 2023-24 season.
TMU’s Lowery Earns Co-Player of the Year; Harper Named All-GSAC
College of the Canyons student-athletes Aaliyah Garcia (women's basketball) and Jerome Hughes (men's track & field) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running Feb. 19-24.
COC Names Aaliyah Garcia, Jerome Hughes Athletes of the Week
SCV Water invites the community to learn more about the Agency’s 5-year Strategic Plan through a special virtual presentation on Monday, March 25, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
March 25: SCV Water Five-Year Strategic Plan Webinar
Rancho Pico and Rio Norte Junior High schools were named among the 293 middle and high schools that have been selected for the prestigious 2024 California Distinguished Schools Program, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced Thursday.
Rancho Pico, Rio Norte Named Among California Distinguished Schools
Santa Clarita Symphony Orchestra is preparing for an outstanding year in 2024.
Santa Clarita Symphony Orchestra Announces New Venue, Performances
The Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station Off-Highway Vehicle Team was created nearly 20 years ago to help address off-highway vehicle violations.
Public Encouraged to Comment, Review Off-Highway Vehicle Grant
As we travel onward into 2024, our City continues to remain resilient and steadfast in its commitment to meeting our residents’ needs and preserving our exceptional quality of life.
Marsha McLean | Santa Clarita’s Reliable Transit Alternatives
This week, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a motion introduced by Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose Fifth District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, and co-authored by Supervisor  Lindsey P. Horvath that mobilizes the County’s advocacy on behalf of homeowners who are struggling to get or keep their insurance coverage due to wildfire threat. 
Supes Seek Investigation of Home Insurance Providers’ Policies
SCV Water was recently awarded a $2 million grant under the Bureau of Reclamation’s FY 2023 WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grant Program.
SCV Water’s New $2M Grant to Support Conservation Programs
The California Department of Transportation has scheduled lane closures on the northbound and southbound State Route 14 between Technology Drive in Palmdale and Avenue A in Lancaster, closing up to three lanes.
Caltrans Announces Another Round of SR-14 Lane Closures
1964 - Lifelong SCV resident Harry S. Chacanaca dies; buried at Ruiz Cemetery [cemetery census]
grave marker
Circle K will offer 40 cents off per gallon of fuel between 4 and 7 p.m. local time Thursday, Feb. 29 during Circle K Fuel Day Pop-Up
Feb. 29: Leap Day Celebration with 40 Cents Off Gas at Circle K