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Nov. 2: Hike, Trail Talk with Christy Smith
Thursday, Oct 31, 2019

Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita) is pleased to invite neighbors in the 38th Assembly District to join her for a hike Nov. 2. Hosted in partnership with the Sierra Club Angeles Chapter, Santa Clarita Valley Group, the event is a chance for constituents to engage in conversation with the...

CSU Trustees Approve Tuition Increase
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017

The California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees today approved tuition increases for the fall 2017 term. Annual tuition for resident undergraduate students will increase by $270 and will generate $77.5 million in net revenue for student success initiatives including Graduation Initiative 2025....

Hike Santa Clarita: Join the Trail Ambassador Program
Friday, Sep 18, 2015

Hike Santa Clarita: Fall Fun in Open Space Fall brings cooler weather and perfect conditions to go on a hike through your favorite Open Space. Visit HikeSantaClarita.com today to plan your next hike. Wildwood Canyon Update: Out of the Ashes, Sprouts New Growth Wildwood Canyon Open Space trail –...

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...

City Wants Students to Take a Hike
Monday, Apr 7, 2014

[KHTS] – Junior high and high school students can go hiking over spring break during the city of Santa Clarita’s Teen Trailblazer Week. For the first time, the Newhall Community Center is offering a free series of supervised group hikes to Santa Clarita students 13- to 18-years-old from 1-5...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012

Saturday, Dec. 15th at 8am: Ed Davis Park at Towsley Canyon Wild Birds of Towsley Canyon We think autumn is one of the best times to be out and about in the park. The weather is idyllic, the colors exceptional, and of course the birds are busy preparing for winter. Beginning birders are welcome....

County to Allow Mountain Bikes on Placerita Canyon Trail
Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012

[LACo Parks & Rec] – Following two community meetings and the review of all comments, the County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation announced today that it will uphold the Trail Assessment recommendations for the Placerita Canyon Trail and the Vasquez Rocks Heritage Trail. The...

July 3: Moonlight Hike at Towsley Park
Wednesday, Jun 27, 2012

Photo by Sophia Wong Night Creatures’ Super Senses Tuesday, July 3rd at 8pm How do animals adapt to the night shift? Find out how as we explore Towsley Canyon by the light of a full moon. For Independence Day Eve, kids are encouraged to stay up past their bedtimes. Meet outside the front gate,...

April 7: Wildflower Hike in Whitney Canyon
Friday, Apr 6, 2012

The Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority is conducting a 2-hour, early morning wildflower hike Saturday, April 7, in Whitney Canyon, starting at 8 a.m. “Wildflowers aren’t only beautiful; they are also extremely useful, as native Americans have known for thousands of years. Learn...

Feb. 25: ‘Earliest Wildflowers’ Hike in Towsley Canyon
Sunday, Feb 19, 2012

Golden Currant | Photo by Wendy Langhans Saturday, February 25th at 10am   Wildflowers already? Volunteer Naturalist Wendy will lead you to these early season wildflowers for some unseasonable beauty on this easy walk. Meet in the parking lot at Ed Davis Park in Towsley Canyon, 2 hours.   Ed...

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After receiving athletic protocol updates from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), the Los Angeles Department of Public Health (LADPH) and California Interscholastic Federation (CIF), the William S. Hart Union High School District has put together a complete athletic program following all state and county guidelines.
Hart District Announces Outdoor Sports Practices, Competitions to Resume Immediately
The ability to transform data into information and insights that can elevate a business and influence decisions is at the core of the newest major being offered in California State University, Northridge’s David Nazarian College of Business and Economics.
CSUN Students Can Now Earn Degree in Business Analytics
Three teachers from the William S. Hart Union High School District have been named by NASA and the SETI Institute to fly on NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA).
NASA Selects Three Hart District Teachers for SOFIA Flight
Los Angeles County Parks is looking for highly-talented independent instructors to bring valuable expertise and learning to the community through the Contact Class Program.
L.A. County Parks Hiring Instructors for Summer 2021 Season
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 91 new deaths and 1,407 new cases of COVID-19, with 26,212 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total  26,212; L.A. County Remains in Most Restrictive Tier
The Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Commission will hold its study session virtually Thursday, March 4, at 6:00 p.m.
March 4: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Commission Study Session
After its cancelation last year due to the emergence of COVID-19, the College of the Canyons Scholarly Presentation will return this spring in a new virtual format.
COC’s Scholarly Presentations Return Virtually March 11
The Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to present Sidewalk Stories at the Old Town Newhall Library!
Old Town Newhall Library Now Offering Sidewalk Storytime
Santa Clarita Planning commissioners are expected to make a decision Tuesday regarding the proposed expansion of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital via multiple construction projects that include building a second inpatient tower.
Proposed Henry Mayo Expansion Project Back Before Planning Commission
Picture this…the sun has just set on another brisk spring day.
Santa Clarita City Manager’s Monthly Message – March 2021
1938 - Great Flood of 1938 causes massive destruction and death across the greater Los Angeles region [story]
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Santa Clarita Valley educators were next in line to receive their COVID-19 vaccine shots at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Monday, more than two months after the hospital received its first batch of vaccines for hospital frontline workers.
Henry Mayo Now Inoculating Educators with COVID-19 Vaccine
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Monday confirmed 32 new deaths and 987 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported two new deaths since Friday.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 2 New Deaths at Henry Mayo; Vaccine Eligibility Expands
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center at Bella Vida has announced its March 2021 lineup of outdoor drive-in events.
Bella Vida Senior Center Sets March Outdoor Drive-in Events
In partnership with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, the city of Santa Clarita will launch its “Guard That Auto” campaign this spring to combat an increase in grand theft auto over the past year.
Santa Clarita, Sheriff’s Station to Launch ‘Guard That Auto’ Anti-Theft Campaign
The Saugus High School academic decathlon team will advance to the state competition after placing in the top 10 in the county competition.
Saugus High Advances in State Academic Decathlon
Spring is upon us, and with it comes longer days, greener hillsides, and warmer temperatures that invite outdoor exploration.
Mayor’s March Message: Enjoy Spring in Santa Clarita
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the Santa Clarita Sister Cities program, invites local students to submit artwork, poetry, essays/creative writing, photographs, or music for the 2021 Sister Cities International Young Artists and Authors Showcase.
Young Artists Invited to Submit Works in 2021 Sister Cities International Showcase
In a rush to bring children back to California schools after a year of closed campuses, Governor Gavin Newsom and lawmakers said Monday the state will offer $2 billion to school districts willing to reopen next month.
Newsom, Lawmakers Cut Deal to Reopen California Schools by April
The race to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Los Angeles County despite vaccine shortages is cutthroat and most people don’t even know they’re in the competition.
COVID-19 Vaccine Shortages Highlight Health Inequities in L.A. County
The California Department of Motor Vehicles has learned of a text message phishing scam related to REAL ID and reminds customers that it will never ask for personal information related to driver’s license number, Social Security number, or financial information through email, text, or over the phone.
DMV Warns Customers of REAL ID Phishing Scam
1990 - President George H.W. Bush and Sheriff Sherman Block dedicate new North County Correctional Facility in Castaic [story]
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1890 - Jenkins ranch hands Dolores Cook and George Walton of Castaic slain by rival William Chormicle and W.A. Gardener [story]
Dolores Cook
1950 - Ex-Mrs. William S. Hart appears in court to challenge will that leaves Hart Park & Mansion to L.A. County [story]
Winifred Westover