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Art Shows, Powwow, Country Concerts, Pet Fair Coming to Hart Park
Monday, Sep 24, 2018

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation will present an art show, a powwow, a series of country music concerts and a pet adoption fair at William S. Hart Regional Park in September and October. Here’s the calendar:   29th Annual SCAA Art Classic – Hart Hall Sept. 29...

County Parks & Recreation Recognized with Best of California Award
Thursday, Sep 20, 2018

The Center for Digital Government (CDG) has presented the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation with one of its Best of California Awards, which recognize state and local government organizations for innovative technology initiatives. CDG praised the department for its AI-Driven Video...

County Parks Department Launches Improved, More User-Friendly Website
Thursday, Sep 6, 2018

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation has launched a new and improved world-class website that is dynamic, mobile and user friendly. The new website provides a wealth of information to the public in a way that is both easily accessible and aesthetically pleasing. The development of...

Oct. 12: Goin’ Country at Hart to Feature Magnolia Drawl
Thursday, Aug 30, 2018

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation presents its latest “Recreation After Dark” event, “Goin’ Country at Hart.” The evening of music and dance will feature Magnolia Drawl and take place Friday, Oct. 12, from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., at William S. Hart Regional Park,...

6 County Pools Participating in ‘Pooches in the Pool’ Event on Labor Day
Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018

Want to give your dog a “cool” surprise, and provide your pooch with an experience they are sure to love and enjoy? Then bring your precious pooch and have them take a splash at any of six Los Angeles County pools during the happy “Pooches in the Pool” event taking place from 5:00 p.m. –...

July 28: Sue Rey & the Runarounds at Hart Park
Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation presents its latest Recreation After Dark at William S. Hart Regional Park in Newhall with an evening showcase of music and dance featuring the Sue Rey and the Runarounds. The event will take place Saturday, July 28, from 7:00 p.m. – 10 p.m. Those...

Fish & Wildlife Official: No Evidence of Bear Attack at Vasquez Rocks
Thursday, Jun 14, 2018

After an investigation of an alleged bear attack on the Pacific Crest Trail Thursday morning, which included a flyover by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, officials have confirmed no such attack occurred. Earlier in the day, Los Angeles County officials closed a portion of Vasquez...

County Parks to Provide Snacks, Lunches During Summer Food Service Program
Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture, the California Department of Education and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, will provide approximately 300,000 free snacks and lunches this summer to children...

County Announces 2018 Summer Pool Openings
Thursday, May 24, 2018

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation kicks off its public summer swim season beginning Saturday, June 2, 2018, with the opening of six swimming pools for free recreational swimming. Twenty more pools will open on Saturday, June 9, and two pools will open on Saturday, June 16. The...

Dec. 2: Castaic Lake Winter Magic, Lighted Boat Parade
Thursday, Nov 16, 2017

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Friends of Castaic Lake, will be hosting the 24th Annual Castaic Lake Winter Magic and Lighted Boat Parade, Saturday, Dec. 2nd at Paradise Cove, lower lagoon. Festivities begin at 2:00 p.m. and parade begins at 5:00 p.m. Event-goers...

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1963 - Leona Cox Community School breaks ground in Canyon Country [story]
Leona Cox
1939 - Recording artist, music promoter and longtime Sand Canyon resident Cliffie Stone marries singer Dorothy Darling in Hollywood [story]
Cliffie Stone
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday five new deaths and 3,606 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,884 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,884; L.A. County Continues Efforts Vaccinating Homeless
SACRAMENTO (CN) — California voters are anxious about the intensifying drought and dwindling water supply and nearly 80% believe climate change is fueling the fast start to the wildfire season, according to a statewide poll released Wednesday.
New Poll Finds Water Shortages, Drought are Californians’ Biggest Environmental Concerns
With a heavy heart, Gibbon Conservation Center announced that Chris Roderick, long-time GCC Board Member, passed away on July 24, 2021.
Longtime Gibbon Center Board Member Chris Roderick Dies at 74
College of the Canyons has received a $74,707 Campus as a Living Lab (CALL) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide opportunities for underrepresented community college students to engage in undergraduate research focusing on native bees.
COC Awarded Nearly $75K Grant for Bee Research
The city of Santa Clarita is excited to host “Moments of Zen” as the latest art exhibition featured in City Hall’s First Floor Gallery, located at 23920 Valencia Boulevard.
Community Encouraged to Explore City Hall’s ‘Moments of Zen’ Art Exhibit
Local nonprofit Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) held its fifth annual Back to School Bash, where students received backpacks and school supplies for the upcoming semester, and for the first time also featured a career fair featuring eleven speakers from the FYI community who explained their jobs and career qualifications.
SCV Nonprofit Holds Annual Back to School Bash for Foster Youth
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health continues cautioning residents who are planning to visit several Los Angeles County beaches, including beaches near Hyperion, to be careful of swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
Public Health Extends Water Use Warning for L.A. County Beaches
Los Angeles County is holding a free, drive-thru Household Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Recycling Collection on Saturday, July 31, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., at the Via Princessa Metrolink Station.
July 31: Free Drive-Thru Household Hazardous, E-Waste Roundup
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond hosted a webinar on Thursday for local educational agencies (LEAs) and education partners to lead a discussion on how schools can use new state and federal funding to invest in strategies that will facilitate a safe and impactful return to in-person learning.
Health, Education Experts Address Ways to Invest New Funding into Safe In-Person Learning
1869 - The Del Valle family's then-1,340 acre Rancho Camulos is legally separated (partitioned) from the Rancho San Francisco land grant [story]
Rancho Camulos
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 17 new deaths, including one in the Santa Clarita Valley and 3,248 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,772 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 29,772; L.A. County Stresses Importance of Vaccines Against Delta Variant
With the reinstatement of in-person instruction this Fall, the Outlets at Tejon is excited to help students, teachers, and parents with all their back-to-school shopping.
Tejon Outlets Kickoff Back-to-School Shopping with Steep Discounts, Secret Gifter
The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture (Arts and Culture) has announced Leticia Rhi Buckley has joined its Arts Commission, L.A. County’s longstanding advisory body for the arts.
Leticia Buckley Joins L.A. County’s Arts Commission
Yair Haimoff, SIOR, and Andrew Ghassemi of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, are pleased to have represented the seller in the recent sale of this ±4,828-square-foot office/flex condo in a prime Valencia location.
Valencia-Based Spectrum Real Estate Closes on Discovery Gateway Office/Flex Condo
More than 2,400 Saugus homes were impacted by a power outage that began shortly after midnight Thursday morning.
Equipment Failure Cause of Saugus Power Outage
As the Santa Clarita Public Library takes a programming break to prepare for Fall programming in September, residents are reminded to take advantage of the wide variety of services and online resources available.
Santa Clarita Public Library Gearing Up for Fall Programming
Trent Norkus is excited to join TMU Men's Volleyball and play alongside his older brother Brett, a starting middle blocker for the Mustangs.
TMU Men’s Volleyball Adding Another Norkus to Roster
The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) is proud to announce the launch of its new website.
L.A. County Development Authority’s New Website Goes Live
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has extended a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley through Sunday, Aug. 1.
SCV Heat Alert Extended Until Sunday
Following a year of cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Santa Clarita’s wildly popular SENSES block parties will make their triumphant return to Main Street in Old Town Newhall.
SENSES Block Parties Returning to Old Town Newhall
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is cautioning residents who are planning to visit several Los Angeles County beaches near Dockweiler and El Segundo to be careful of swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
Water Use Warning Issued for L.A. County Beaches
1983 - U.S. release of "National Lampoon's Vacation;" Magic Mountain is Walley World [story]
Chevy Chase and Magic Mountain crew