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Jason Gibbs | It’s Time for Dodger Baseball!
Thursday, May 16, 2024

“Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too.” – Yogi Berra April has always been one of my favorite months because year after year, it’s the sign that baseball is officially back. As a longtime Dodger fan, I have fond memories of piling into the family Volkswagen...

Jason Gibbs | Explore the World at Celebrate!
Thursday, Apr 11, 2024

Explore the World at Celebrate! Have you ever wanted to journey to another country to experience an array of new and unique cultures and customs? Well, you can do that and more by simply traveling to the Canyon Country Community Center, located at 18410 Sierra Highway, for the anticipated return of the...

Jason Gibbs | Santa Clarita Gearing Up for Summer Fun
Thursday, Mar 7, 2024

Summer Fun with the City! As the warmer months approach, our community centers, pools and parks across the city are gearing up for an exciting season of summer camps and recreational programming for everyone. Whether it is the nostalgic smell of sunscreen and chlorine at the pool, the cheers during a...

Jason Gibbs | ‘The Big I Do’ Couples Need Your Votes
Thursday, Feb 1, 2024

Love on the Horizon: Your Vote Matters! I am thrilled to share some exciting news that hits close to the heart – a celebration of love like no other this upcoming Valentine’s Day. Steeped in romance, this day holds a special place for so many couples, invoking beautiful memories of their own wedding...

Jason Gibbs | Start 2024 Off Right
Thursday, Dec 28, 2023

Start the New Year Off Right There’s no better way to start the new year than with a New Year’s resolution. Resolutions help us grow, force us to step out of our comfort zone and allow us to develop healthier habits. The hardest part about a New Year’s resolution is getting started. Often, our...

Dec. 25-31: One Production Filming in Santa Clarita
Friday, Dec 22, 2023

The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the name of the one production currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Dec. 25 – Sunday, Dec. 31. The production filming locally, “Family Business,” will be for television. The city of Santa Clarita saw an increase...

Cameron Smyth Takes Up Gavel as Santa Clarita Mayor for Fifth Time
Friday, Dec 15, 2023

The Santa Clarita City Council meeting held on Tuesday, Dec. 12 celebrated outgoing Mayor Jason Gibbs as he gave up the gavel to Mayor Pro Tem Cameron Smyth. Smyth was unanimously elected mayor of Santa Clarita for the fifth time. The annual city council reorganization was held after numerous presentations...

Jason Gibbs | Happy Thanksgiving from Santa Clarita
Thursday, Nov 23, 2023

Happy Thanksgiving from the city of Santa Clarita “Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other.” – Randy Pausch It is the time of year when we celebrate an entire holiday focused on showing gratitude and giving thanks. Between enjoying the turkey,...

Jason Gibbs | Kick Off Holiday Season at Light Up Main Street
Thursday, Nov 2, 2023

It’s Time for the Annual Light Up Main Street Celebration Light Up Main Street is one of my favorite annual traditions. It’s a fun-filled evening where we celebrate the holidays as a community. Families, friends and neighbors gather to witness the illumination of the majestic Christmas tree in front...

Valencia Auto Dealers Surpass $100M in Sales Tax Revenue to Santa Clarita
Tuesday, Oct 31, 2023

The city of Santa Clarita and the Valencia Auto Center are pleased to announce that car sales and leases from Santa Clarita auto dealers have resulted in nearly $110-million in sales tax revenue since 2007. These funds are reinvested in the city, in the form of parks, road maintenance, new amenities,...

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1956 - Placerita Canyon State Park dedicated [story]
Oak of the Golden Dream
1966 - Mustang Drive-In theater opens on Soledad Canyon Road [story]
Mustang Drive-In
ARTree invites the Santa Clarita Valley community to be a part of this recycled bottlecap art project. Families can participate in the making of the mural at the Old Town Newhall Branch of the Santa Clarita Library on June 1, from 2:30-4 p.m.
June 1: Be Part of the Bottlecap Recycled Art Project
Children’s Bureau is seeking foster families and now offers two virtual ways for individuals and/or couples to learn how to help children in foster care while reunifying with birth families or how to provide legal permanency by adoption.
June 20: Foster Families Sought, Attend a Virtual Orientation
As part of the I-5 North County Enhancements Project, OHLA-USA will be extending the existing southbound Calgrove Boulevard off ramp.
Calgrove SB Off Ramp Nighttime Closure May 29-June 28
The public is invited to celebrate the third annual California State Parks Week, June 12-16. This year’s theme: “This is Where You Live” will offer more than 200 events presented by California State Parks, Save the Redwoods League, Parks California and California State Parks Foundation.
Celebrate Third Annual California State Parks Week June 12-16
The NAACP Santa Clarita will host its Annual Juneteenth Celebration over two days, June 14-15. Day one will feature an adults only game night mixer and day two will feature a family celebration at Central Park.
June 14-15: NAACP Santa Clarita Junteenth Two-Day Celebration
Santa Clarita Ballet will present "The Wizard of Oz" on the main stage of the Santa Clarita Perfomring Arts Center at College of the Canyons on Saturday and Sunday June 8-9 at 2 p.m.
June 8-9: Santa Clarita Ballet Performs ‘The Wizard of Oz’
The Remo Music Center is dedicated to providing an atmosphere where people from all walks of life, of all ages, with or without a musical background, can experience making music with others in a welcoming, friendly, non-challenging environment and experience the benefit and joys of making music.
Free Kids, Family Drum Circle at Remo Music Center
After years of hard and heartfelt work, Bridge to Home celebrated the opening of their permanent year-round shelter in Santa Clarita on May 21.
Kathryn Barger | Keeping Up With Kathryn
Volunteer Cabin Counselors at The Painted Turtle Camp are being sought for June 8 - July 30. The mission of The Painted Turtle, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is to provide a year-round, life-changing environment and authentic camp experience for children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses.
Painted Turtle Volunteer Cabin Counselors Sought
The city of Santa Clarita invites volunteers to join the Wildland Weekend Warriors in planting and watering plants in Golden Valley or Elsmere Canyon Open Space, or Taylor Trailhead to feed the local pollinators and wildlife. For this project, volunteers should bring work gloves. A long-handled shovel is optional, but helpful.
Wildland Weed Warriors Sought for Open Space Areas
California State Assemblywoman Pilar Schiavo, (D-Chatsworth) announced that all of her bills on the Assembly floor have passed with all but one receiving bipartisan support, and are now moving forward for consideration in the Senate.
Schiavo’s Legislative Package Advances to Senate
California State Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) has announced that his bill to make wildfire settlement payments tax free was approved unanimously on the Senate floor.
Wilk’s Bill to Make Wildfire Settlements Tax Free Clears Senate
A free scrap tire collection event will be held Saturday, June 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Via Princessa Metrolink Station, 19201 Via Princessa, Santa Clarita, CA 91321.
June 22: Free Scrap Tire Collection Event
Los Angeles County Assessor Jeff Prang is reaching out to disabled veterans throughout L.A County to remind them that they may qualify for a significant property tax savings.
Disabled Vets Can Qualify for Property Tax Savings
The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation 2024 Economic Outlook Forecast event will be held Friday, Sept. 27 the Santa Clarita Perfomring Arts Center at College of the Canyons.
May 31: Last Day for Early Bird Tickets to SCVEDC 2024 Economic Outlook
The Master's women's 4x800 relay team got to stand on the podium after an eighth-place finish, and several individuals qualified for event finals, at the NAIA Track & Field National Championships.
TMU Women’s Relay Team Earns a Podium
A City Wide Revival led by Eriona Grabocka of Eriona Grabocka Ministries will be held Friday, May 31 at Cougar Stadium Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
May 31: City Wide Revival at Cougar Stadium
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, May 28 at 6 p.m. that will discuss road work projects, development projects, state legislation and a Public Hearing regarding an amendment to the Tourism Marketing District Ordinance that would update the benefit zone to include newly constructed hotels
May 28: City Council to Discuss Development, Roads, Legislation
1860 - Colonel Thomas F. Mitchell arrives in Soledad Canyon [story]
T.F. Mitchell
The Society Comedy Troupe Improv Night: April Foolsish Show will appear on stage at The MAIN in Old Town Newhall on Saturday, June 1 at 8 p.m.
June 1: Society Comedy Troupe Improv Night at The MAIN
"Splash in the Water" at Castaic Lake is a free boating and water safety event for children ages 7 to 14. Presented by California State University, Northridge, and Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation. The program runs on Fridays now throuogh Aug. 9.
‘Splash in the Water’ at Castaic Lake
"The Play That Goes Wrong" will open 8 p.m. Saturday, May 25 at the Canyon Theatre Guild in Old Town Newhall. The opening night performance will also feature a free wine and champagne reception for ticket holders.
May 25-June 29: ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ at CTG
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