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1961 - First Mass celebrated at new Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (3rd building) in Newhall. Cardinal McIntyre attends [story]
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May 14: Irrigation Basics for a Sustainable Landscape Class
Monday, May 9, 2022

Even though the mega-drought is here, you can still effectively irrigate your landscape. Join the free virtual gardening class, Irrigation Basics for a Sustainable Landscape, on Sat., May 14, at 9 a.m. This class focuses on drip irrigation, its uses, components, and how to install a drip system in your...

City Offers Fire Prevention Tips To Keep Santa Clarita Safe
Wednesday, Oct 6, 2021

Written For Green Santa Clarita  We love to keep our landscaping looking it’s best – whether you are trimming grass, pruning branches or maintaining a home garden, neat landscaping adds value to a sustainable lifestyle. But if left unkept, dry leaves and mulch can easily turn into kindling during...

Learn About Perennials & Natives at SCV Water’s October Gardening Class
Monday, Oct 4, 2021

Want to find beauty in your yard year after year? Learn how to landscape using perennials and native plants! Perennials are plants that live two or more years. Both perennials and native plants are well suited for your landscape and thrive in the SCV climate. Join SCV Water for its free virtual gardening...

Learn Basics of Sustainable Landscaping at SCV Water’s Virtual Gardening Class
Thursday, Jan 28, 2021

Thinking about starting your landscape project? SCV Water will show you how. Learn about the basic elements included in sustainable landscaping, including ways to preserve natural resources, be water-wise, and still have a landscape that meets your needs. Join SCV Water for its free virtual gardening...

State Health Officials OK Reopening of Some Office Workspaces, Museums
Wednesday, May 13, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Office workspaces where teleworking is not possible, outdoor museums and limited personal services such as car washes, dog-grooming and landscaping have been OK’d by health officials for reopening statewide as part of Stage 2, with protections to limit the spread of COVID-19 as California...

SCV Water Springs Forward with March Gardening Classes
Thursday, Feb 27, 2020

March is all about spring. We “spring” forward with daylight savings time March 8, and the first day of spring is March 19. March is also a great month to start thinking about preparing your landscape so it will blossom. Let SCV Water help you get started with our free March class offerings. Not...

Local Landscaping Firm, Stay Green, Among North America’s Top 100
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Stay Green Inc., a Santa Clarita-based landscape industry leader, is continuing its string of listings among Lawn and Landscape Magazine’s Top 100 landscaping companies in North America. “This is a tremendous accomplishment for our team,” said Stay Green CEO Chris Angelo. “We’re a family-owned...

Castaic Residents Voice Concerns Over Hillcrest Parkway Maintenance
Thursday, Jul 20, 2017

Castaic residents heard from county planners Wednesday at the Castaic Area Town Council meeting, with a focus on solutions for concerns about the Hillcrest Parkway landscape. Read complete story [here].

Which Plants Are Drought Tolerant? Find Out from CLWA
Monday, Aug 29, 2016

The Castaic Lake Water Agency has expanded its online resources by adding a new plant resource guide that is designed to help property owners identify plants that will thrive in the local environment while beautifying landscapes, too. The site, santaclaritaplants.clwa.org, provides visual references...

Santa Clarita Contractor Receives Statewide Honors
Tuesday, Dec 15, 2015

The California Landscape Contractors Association, or CLCA, a non-profit trade organization of licensed and landscape-related contractors, presented Trophy Awards to San Fernando Valley, Ventura and Los Angeles county landscape contractors during its annual convention recently. For San Fernando Valley: ·...

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1961 - First Mass celebrated at new Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (3rd building) in Newhall. Cardinal McIntyre attends [story]
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Are you worried about getting diabetes? Have you been told that you have pre-diabetes? One out of three American adults has prediabetes.
Aug. 16: Henry Mayo Hosts Diabetes Prevention Program
Avian influenza refers to a family of influenza or flu viruses that commonly infect birds.
L.A. County Public Health Urges Public to Protect Pet Birds from Bird Flu
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 3,995 new cases countywide and 112 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Moves to Medium Community Level
Marvel Comics’ best-known, tree-like sentient being, Groot, a character that became widely popular through the action comedy "Guardians of the Galaxy," gets his own animated show on Disney+ this week.
CalArts Alum Kirsten Lepore Brings ‘I am Groot’ to Disney+
Work along the I-5 corridor in Burbank continues and will include nighttime lane reductions and the closing of the Verdugo Avenue off-ramp during the week of Aug. 15 to Aug. 18.
I-5 Corridor Improvements Include Nighttime Lane Reductions
As part of his legislative package calling on accountability, transparency, and integrity in the state government's procurement process, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Senate Bill 1271 (SB 1271) passed out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Aug. 11.
Wilk’s Measure Increasing Transparency Passes Assembly Committee
The early portion of The Master's University women's soccer team's schedule in 2022 will have a national tournament-type feel.
TMU Women’s Soccer To Play Top Teams on Florida, Indiana Trips
Princess Cruises today announced updated COVID-19 protocols and guidelines, removing the vaccine requirement for most voyages of less than 16 days so that anyone can cruise and adjusting pre-travel testing requirements to make it less complicated.
Princess Cruises Removes Vaccine Requirement for Most Sailings
As the summer travel season wraps up, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reminds drivers to be responsible and never drive under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
Aug. 17-Sept. 5: LASD Will Increase End-of-Summer DUI Patrols, Checkpoints
Historically, California has been the most wildfire prone state in the United States. In 2021, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, reported over 4,000 fires that burned 60,507 acres across the state.
Ken Striplin | Keep Your Family, Home and Property Safe from Wildfires
The county of Los Angeles Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission is hosting a Special Hearing on Deputy Gangs in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Aug: 19 Special Hearing on L.A. County Sheriff’s Deputy Gangs
1944 - Newhall Refinery on Sierra Highway destroyed by fire (then rebuilt) [watch film]
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As local students get ready to head back to class for the new school year, your Salvation Army Santa Clarita Corps wants to ensure they have the supplies and resources necessary for success.
Salvation Army Santa Clarita Hosting Back-to-School Drive
The Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark Presents: "Sundays at the Landmark" on Sunday, Aug. 28, with Dave Berg. He will present "Stories to Share.
Aug. 28: Author Dave Berg Presents ‘Stories to Share’ at Rancho Camulos
The WiSH Education Foundation's much-anticipated Cocktails on the Roof event is back for the community to enjoy on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Subaru of Valencia campus.
Nov. 19: Cocktails on the Roof Returns with ‘Share the Love’ Event
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is reminding residents that no one will ever call your home demanding payment for "outstanding warrants."
SCV Sheriff’s Station Warning Residents of Scam Calls
Carousel Ranch, in Agua Dulce, was presented with a $5,000 donation from the Logix Federal Credit Union Community Stars Foundation.
Logix Foundation Donates $5K to Carousel Ranch
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 107 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with a total of 15 new deaths and 4,345 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 107 New SCV Cases; No Additional Deaths
The California Department of Transportation announces overnight full closures of Interstate 210 in the San Fernando Valley for striping and staging of a temporary lane configuration for a paving project.
Caltrans Announces Full I-210 Closures
The Valencia High School Band and Color Guard will hold a Clothes 4 Cash clothing drive fundraiser every Tuesday, Aug. 16 to Sept. 13.
Valencia Band, Color Guard Holding Clothes 4 Cash Fundraiser
2018 - Big Oaks Lodge in Bouquet Canyon burns down [video]
Big Oaks Lodge
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:
Ocean Water Use Warning for Los Angeles County Beaches
The Michael Hoefflin Foundation is starting two tasty ways to support the non-profit's efforts Friday August 12.
Aug 12: Two Fundraisers To Support Michael Hoefflin Foundation
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