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1986 - COC board votes to allow Argentine cliff swallows to nest forever on sides of buildings [story]

L.A. County Parks Hosting Local Pride Events
Monday, Jun 12, 2023

This year, Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation is hosting its first department-wide Pride Month celebration through the month of June at 56 parks, including parks in the Santa Clarita Valley, in partnership with LGBTQ+ community-based organizations. These 2-hour programs hope to elevate inclusion...

L.A. County Parks Seeking ‘Our Youth at Work’ Employees
Thursday, Mar 30, 2023

Los Angeles County Parks is hiring. This Spring, we are looking to employ our local L.A. County Youth with an excellent entry level job that pays more than minimum wage ($16.04) and allows them to work at their local L.A. County Park, including Val Verde Park. Our Youth at Work employees assist in leading...

Oct. 28: Trick or Treat Village at L.A. County Parks in SCV
Monday, Oct 24, 2022

Join Los Angeles County Parks this Halloween season as they transform the parks into haunted houses of horror! The Trick or Treat Village will feature game booths, free candy, live concerts, costume contests and dances you do until the moon turns full! You can also expect movie nights, pumpkin carving...

L.A. County Allocates $9M for Further Park Projects
Thursday, Jul 14, 2022

The Los Angeles County Regional Park and Open Space District announced Thursday the allocation of over $9 million in Measure A grant funding for technical assistance services to 30 cities and the unincorporated portion of Los Angeles County that are in high and very high park-need areas. The funding...

Placerita Canyon, Vasquez Rocks Offering Summer Nature Programs
Monday, May 23, 2022

Visit Los Angeles County Parks this summer for fun in the sun, recreation and adventure. L.A. County is offering a variety of new, free and paid programs for youth and families, ranging from sports clinics and nature exploration programs to aquatics and overnight camping at the park. Make L.A. County...

Youth Baseball, Softball Return to L.A. County Parks
Thursday, Mar 17, 2022

Youth Baseball and Softball leagues are back! Led by L.A. County Parks recreation staff, youth all across L.A. County will have the chance to step up to bat this Spring. Whether your child is a seasoned player or will be taking their first swing this Spring, our Youth Leagues are designed to teach, instill...

May 14: Placerita Nature Center Hosting Open House
Monday, Mar 14, 2022

Click on photo to enlarge flyer. The Placerita Canyon Nature Center will hold an Open House Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Admission and parking is free. Activities include family hikes, crafts, panning for “Fools” Gold and animal presentations. The Nature Center is located...

L.A. County Launches Spring into Parks Program
Thursday, Apr 1, 2021

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is launching its Spring Into Parks program initiative with a variety of new options for youth and families to enjoy at no cost. With the support of the Board of Supervisors and partners, L.A. County Parks has created new curricula and service...

Registration Open for L.A. County Parks’ Online Classes
Thursday, Jan 14, 2021

L.A. County Parks can help you achieve your New Year’s goals while bringing L.A. vibes into virtual classes. No matter where you live or your budget, County Parks offer classes to get in shape, live a healthier lifestyle or learn a new hobby. Staying engaged and active has never been easier or safer....

Registration Now Open for L.A. County’s Girls Empowerment Virtual Conference
Wednesday, Sep 23, 2020

L.A. County Parks invites all girls ages 11-18 to join us for the 5th annual iMatter: Girls Empowerment Conference, an annual tradition that encourages girls to turn up the volume on their own voices and believe in a life of possibilities by building their confidence, exploring pathways to college, and...

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1986 - COC board votes to allow Argentine cliff swallows to nest forever on sides of buildings [story]
As Volunteer Appreciation Week approaches, the County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control wishes to extend heartfelt gratitude to all its dedicated volunteers who tirelessly contribute to DACC's mission of advancing the well-being of animals and people in the County.
DACC Pays Recognition to Volunteers
The Canyon Country Farmers Market will be celebrating their two-year anniversary Wednesday, April 24.
April 24: Canyon Country Farmer’s Market Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary
The Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Auxiliary presented a $35,000 check Monday to the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Foundation for the foundation’s Patient Tower Capital Campaign.
Henry Mayo Auxiliary Fulfills $600K Patient Tower Pledge
The Acton/Agua Dulce Arts Council has announced a call for entries for "Creature Feature," a juried art exhibition, with a theme of any living creature.
Entries Needed for ‘Creature Feature’ Art Show
The Acton/Agua Dulce Arts Council has announced a call for entries for a juried exhibit open to all photographers, both professional and amateur.
Acton/Agua Dulce Arts Council Announces Call for Photographers
Recently I had the opportunity, along with spcaLA President Madeline Bernstein and Inland Valley Humane Society & SPCA President Nikole Bresciani, to meet with NBC 4 reporter Kathy Vara to discuss the current challenges facing animal sheltering organizations.
Marcia Mayeda | Current Challenges in Animal Sheltering
As city manager for 12 years now and a longtime resident of Santa Clarita, I am always proud to see how our community continues to grow.
Ken Striplin | Visit Skyline Ranch Park – Santa Clarita’s Newest Amenity
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the list of six productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, April 22 - Sunday, April 28.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes Six Productions
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is recognizing its valued volunteers during National Volunteer Week April 21-27.
Henry Mayo Celebrating National Volunteer Week
The regular meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will take place Tuesday, April 23, with closed session beginning at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by public session at 6:30 p.m.
April 23: Saugus Union to Discuss 2023/24 Personnel Report
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a self-evaluation workshop Wednesday, April 24, beginning at 2 p.m.
April 24: COC Board of Trustees’ Self-Evaluation Workshop
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy, who was severely injured in October after an explosion and fire at a Pitchess Detention Center mobile shooting range, died Saturday, LASD announced Sunday.
LASD Deputy Dies Months After Pitchess Shooting Range Explosion
1974 - Gov. Ronald Reagan speaks at dedication of COC's first permanent building, the William G. Bonelli Instructional Resource Center [story]
Ronald Reagan
1994 - Sand Canyon homeowner Eddie Murray sets MLB record for switch-hit home runs in games (11 times) [story]
Eddie Murray
1874 - First train out of L.A. to reach new town of San Fernando; Newhall 2 years later [story]
train tunnel
Hello Auto Group has announced its partnership with the Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative for the second annual Military Spouse Appreciation Event. This event, dedicated to honoring military spouses, will take place on Military Spouse Appreciation Day Friday, May 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Anthony Vince Nail Spa at 24250 Town Center Drive #140, Valencia, CA 91355.
May 10: Second Annual SCV Military Spouse Appreciation Event
The Santa Clarita Artists Association has announced the 2024 scholarship award recipients. These deserving individuals have shown excellence in their high school art education and shared their plans to continue their artistic endeavors.
SCAA Announces 2024 Scholarship Award Honorees
The Valley Industry Association of Santa Clarita is set to ignite innovation and transformation with its VIA Workforce Development Conference 2024 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Thursday, May 16. Jorge Marquez, chairman of the Los Angeles County Workforce Development Board, has been added to the list of speakers appearing at the event. He will serve as the opening speaker at the conference.
May 16: VIA Adds County Leader to Workforce Development Speakers List
The city of Santaw Clarita will host the Free To Be Me Festival for its third year at an exciting new location. On Sunday, May 5, from noon to 3 p.m., celebrate Santa Clarita’s special needs communities and their families at West Creek Park, 24247 Village Circle Drive, Valencia, CA 91354.
May 5: ‘Free to Be Me Festival’ at West Creek Park
The Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity and its regional partners have held the first of several upcoming rapid response events to urgently connect soon-to-be laid off local workers, impacted by the recent bankruptcy and closure of dozens of local 99 Cents Only Stores, to critical workforce services.
L.A. County Offers Help for Workers of 99 Cents Only Stores
Youth in Los Angeles County foster care as young as 13 can open their own checking and savings accounts without an adult co-owner through the Youth Access Banking program.
Foster Youth Access Banking Program Available in L.A. County