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1848 - SCV becomes part of the United States with the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo [treaty]
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo


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Photo Contest Open
Sunday, Aug 14, 2016

The Community Hiking Club is hosting an art and photo exhibit at King Gillette Ranch in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area to celebrate the National Park Service’s 100-year anniversary. Photos and paintings will be on display at King Gillette Ranch from Sept. 12-21. Are you an amateur...

SCV Community Hiking Club Sched., August 2016
Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016

SCHEDULE FOR AUGUST 2016 Saturday, August 6, 2016 – Beat the Heat:  Figure 8 from Trippet Ranch via the Musch Trail to Eagle Rock, to Hub Junction and back via Eagle junction Distance:  ~7 Miles total Gain: ~ 1300′ Hiking Time:  ~3.5 hours Rating: Moderate – (due to periodic elevation...

SCV Community Hiking Club News & Sched. for October 2015
Friday, Oct 2, 2015

Go take a hike.

Call of the Wild: SCV Community Hiking Club Sched. (Sept. 2015)
Saturday, Aug 29, 2015

Get out and explore the Santa Clarita Valley’s back country with the local Community Hiking Club.  

Giving Titanic Thanks
Sunday, May 31, 2015

The directors of the Community Hiking Club are a special, dedicated group of people. They work all year long to help us achieve our goals and ask for nothing in return. So, once a year, as executive director of the group, I try to do something special for them. This year, I created a themed dinner for...

Visit Carrizo Plain
Sunday, Mar 22, 2015

The Carrizo Plain National Monument was created in 2001 by President Bill Clinton. Carrizo Plain is about 100 miles north of Los Angeles near the oil-rich towns of Taft and Maricopa. In the Spring, there is usually an amazing assortment of flowers, and the entire plain is covered in all directions with...

Conquering The Beast
Saturday, Jun 21, 2014

Seven summers ago, I was in the final months of training for a 30-mile trail race I planned to do for my 30th birthday. Through my training and run, I was raising money for charity, as well. I was back in Northern California recently, amid some beautiful natural settings with a good friend who also came...

Stretch Your Legs
Saturday, Jun 14, 2014

Saturday morning and here you are on the computer, reading this. Just remember, I was writing it Friday night. The weather forecast shows it could be a great day to do some hiking because the morning should be cool, so you can get back home before the heat affects you. I’d like to suggest any of the...

Election Day Musings
Tuesday, Jun 3, 2014

If you haven’t cast your vote via mail, make sure you stop by and vote in person, I won’t presume to tell you how to vote, but I do hope you vote for someone you like, or think you like. Hey, it is an exciting election. There’s even one candidate for Congress who can’t vote for himself in...

Don’t Mix Beer and Snakes
Sunday, Jun 1, 2014

It’s the time of year when rattlesnakes start coming out and scaring the uninitiated hikers on the trail. If you know what to do, there’s no need to be nervous. The more you know, the better prepared you’ll be on the trail, and the less likely you’ll end up with a bite. All of the local rattlesnakes...

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1848 - SCV becomes part of the United States with the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo [treaty]
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
The College of the Canyons seeks qualified individuals to serve on the Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee for a three-year term.
COC Seeks New Members for Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee
The L.A. County Department of Economic Opportunity announced the launch of their new Economic Opportunity Grant program for microbusinesses. 
More Than $54m in Grants Now Open for L.A. County’s Microbusinesses
Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, along with his California Senate Republican colleagues, is urging the California Public Utilities Commission to immediately disburse a state credit to provide customers with relief on their high natural gas bills.
Senator Wilk Urges State Action to Reduce Burdens on High Natural Gas Bills
The Santa Clarita Sheriff's Station is officially out of all auto-theft protection clubs for giveaway.
UPDATE: Auto-Theft Prevention Clubs No Longer Available
February is American Heart Month and Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is kicking off the month by highlighting several milestones of the hospital’s Roberta G. Veloz Cardiovascular Center.
Henry Mayo Kicks off American Heart Month by Recognizing a Year of Milestones
Spring is close, but February often brings unpredictable winter weather that can cause blood drive cancellations and make it difficult for donors to make it to their appointments safely. 
American Red Cross February Blood Drives in Santa Clarita
The CIF-SS is looking for an exceptional individual to become Commissioner of Athletics on or about July 5.
CIF Southern Section Seeking New Commissioner of Athletics
The College of the Canyons Athletics Department has announced its 2023 Hall of Fame class of inductees with the next Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony taking place under a reimagined event format on Wednesday, March 29 at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center.
College of the Canyons Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees Announced
The Santa Clarita Valley Teacher Recruitment Fair will take place on Saturday, March 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Rancho Pico Junior High School.
March 11: Santa Clarita Valley School Districts Holds Teacher Recruitment
Santa Clarita regularly tops lists as one of the safest cities in the country. This reputation is well-earned thanks to the hardworking men and women of our Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station and the vigilance of our residents.
Message from the City Manager Ken Striplin | Maintaining Reputation as a Safe City
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health today confirmed 13 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,625 new cases countywide and 38 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Santa Clarita Counts 38 New Cases
2015 - SCV native & 2007 Valencia High grad Shane Vereen's game-leading 11 catches help the New England Patriots defeat the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX [story]
Shane Vereen
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health today confirmed 56 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 2,946 new cases countywide and 70 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley since Saturday. Monday's COVID report from Los Angeles County Department of Public Health was delayed and included in today's reporting.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: One Additional Death Increases SCV Total to 540
The SCV Senior Center Celebrity Waiter co-chairs Melanie Meyer and Bonnie Teaford are proud to announce the theme for this year’s event will be “Springtime in Paris.”
April 29: SCV Senior Center Celebrity Waiter 2023
The William S. Hart Union High School District is proud to announce that it has received a $240,000 grant from the Commission on Teacher Credentialing to assist classified employees in their pursuit of a teaching credential.
Hart District Awarded $240,000 for Teacher Credentialing Program
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station will be giving away “The Club,” an auto theft prevention device, primarily for Santa Clarita Valley residents who own Kias or Hyundais. These vehicles are commonly stolen and by giving out Clubs, deputies hope to prevent vehicle theft and help #GuardThatAuto.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Giving Away Free Auto-Theft Prevention Clubs
The Free to Be Me Festival will be held Saturday, March 11, noon to 3 p.m. at the Canyon Country Community Center, 18410 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country, CA 91351.
March 11: Free to Be Me Festival at Canyon Country Community Center
The Santa Clarita Artists Association Plein Air Monthly Meet-Up will be held Friday, Feb. 17, 9 a.m. to noon at the Placerita Nature Center, 19152 Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall, CA 91321.
Feb. 17: SCAA Plein Air Monthly Meet-Up Open to the Public
The Baker Family Foundation and the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation have announced the launch of “The Big Idea SCV,” an entrepreneurial pitch contest for youths between the ages of 16-22. Young adults in the Santa Clarita Valley are invited to participate and “pitch” their business idea, product or service.
Baker Family Foundation, SCVEDC Launch ‘The Big Idea SCV’
A strong fourth quarter resulted in Santa Clarita Transit reporting its highest ridership figures since 2019. Santa Clarita Transit buses served a total of 2,290,658 riders in 2022, an increase of 38.6% from the year before.
Santa Clarita Transit Ridership for Total, Local Routes Near Pre-Pandemic Numbers
As I look back on 2022 and reflect on the progress we have made in our community, I could not be prouder. Last year we cut the ribbon on the city’s 36th park, Vista Canyon, which offers residents pickleball courts, a new playground and the historic Mitchell River House.
Cameron Smyth | Recharge in Our Open Space!
The Master's University baseball team scored 19 runs on 19 hits to win both games of a doubleheader Saturday, Jan. 28 against Bethesda 9-6 and 10-1 at Lou Herwaldt Stadium.
TMU Baseball Wins Both Games of Doubleheader
The nonprofit Fostering Youth Independence is seeking “Allies” to support Santa Clarita Valley youth who are aging out of the Los Angeles County foster care system.
FYI Seeks Volunteer Allies to be Paired with SCV Foster Youth
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