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June 17: Second Annual Sugar Daddy Half Marathon
Monday, Apr 3, 2017

New Global Adventures is proud to officially announce the second  annual Sugar Daddy Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and Kids Fun Run coming to Santa Clarita on Saturday, June 17th, 2017. Celebrate Father’s Day by kicking off the weekend with a fun race taking you on a scenic tour through the beautiful Santa...

Street Closures Announced for Sunday’s Marathon
Monday, Oct 31, 2016

The City of Santa Clarita will host the 2016 Santa Clarita Marathon this Sunday, Nov. 6. The public can expect minor delays and rolling road and parking lot closures periodically from 2 a.m. to 2 p.m. to accommodate all races. Detours will be provided for major road closures. Residents are asked to...

Nov. 6: Students to Complete Final Mile Challenge
Friday, Oct 28, 2016

The 2016 Final Mile Challenge will conclude on Sunday, Nov. 6 when more than 1,600 students from five Santa Clarita schools will run the last mile of their 26.2 mile goal at the Santa Clarita Marathon. The Final Mile Challenge, presented by Kaiser Permanente, encourages students to set a goal, make...

October 15: Tour de Turtle, Turtle Trek Raising Funds to Bring Kids to Camp
Friday, Apr 29, 2016

Start sending in registrations and gearing up to join The Painted Turtle team for the annual bike ride and first annual “walk/run/roll” to benefit The Painted Turtle camp. All of the proceeds raised will go towards sending children living with serious medical conditions to The Painted Turtle. The...

June 18: Runners Young and Old Invited to Participate in Marathon
Monday, Apr 4, 2016

New Global Adventures officially announced the inaugural Sugar Daddy Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and Kids Fun Run coming to Santa Clarita on Saturday, June 18th, 2016. Celebrate Fathers Day by kicking off the weekend with a fun race taking you on a scenic tour through the beautiful Santa Clarita Valley. Runners...

Final Mile Challenge to Conclude During SCV Marathon
Wednesday, Oct 28, 2015

The 2015 Final Mile Challenge will conclude on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015, when more than 1,600 students from five Santa Clarita schools will run the last mile of their 26.2 mile goal at the Santa Clarita Marathon, presented by Parkway Motorcars. The Final Mile Challenge, presented by Kaiser Permanente, is...

Runners Run Against Hunger for Local Nonprofit
Sunday, Oct 25, 2015

 The Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry hosted its 22nd annual “Run Against Hunger 5K” at Central Park on Sunday. Over 300 runners attended to raise money for the SCV Food Pantry to fight help fight hunger. “We have this race to help fund our programs in the Santa Clarita Valley FoodPantry,” Belinda...

Things to Do: Fright Fest Cometh
Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015

SIX FLAGS MAGIC MOUNTAIN FRIGHT FEST SEPTEMBER 26, 27 OCTOBER 2-4, 9-11, 16-18, 23-25, 30, 31 NOVEMBER 1 FALL ACTIVITIES IN SANTA CLARITA SANTA CLARITA MARATHON NOVEMBER 7 & 8 BOOK YOUR HOTEL BEFORE THE DISCOUNTED OFFER ENDS! HOUSE...

Santa Clarita Marathon Just Around the Corner
Friday, Oct 10, 2014

The City of Santa Clarita is excited to welcome back the Santa Clarita Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 2. The racing events will include a marathon and a half marathon, presented by Parkway Motorcars, a 5K run presented by Boston Scientific, a two-person marathon relay, the Mayor’s Walk presented by The Walking...

Volunteers Needed for Nov. 2 Santa Clarita Marathon
Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014

How can you experience the excitement of the Santa Clarita Marathon – without breaking a sweat? Sign up to be a volunteer! Each year, thousands of residents team up to help put on the Santa Clarita Marathon, the largest running event in Santa Clarita. The Santa Clarita Marathon will race through...

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1888 - Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]
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1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson visits Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
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The COVID-19 crisis has trashed recycling efforts and instead generated an increase in plastic waste, according to a recent study, but Los Angeles County restaurants could soon be required to make adjustments related to disposable food ware in an effort to reduce waste.
Jan. 26: Board of Supervisors to Consider Restaurant Requirement Aimed at Curbing Waste
Despite signs that California’s latest and most damaging wave of the pandemic is subsiding, the state nonetheless sets a one-day record of 764 deaths on Friday.
COVID Death Rate Soars to New Daily Record in California
Claims of excessive force, retaliation, and other misconduct by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be probed during a C, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Friday.
California Attorney General Launches Civil Rights Probe of L.A. Sheriff’s Department
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 256 new deaths and 9,277 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported it's 107th death.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 3 New Deaths at Henry Mayo; L.A. County Hospitalizations Decreased by 8%
When Dr. John Scaramella, a dental surgeon, moved to the Santa Clarita Valley in 1978, there were only 18 others in his field.
SCV Dental Surgeon Sells Practice After More than 40 Years
The Los Angeles County Library, in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is set to host a series of free virtual workshops running every other week on Fridays from January through June.
L.A. County Library to Host Virtual Art Programs in Partnership with LACMA
The temporary residential green waste pick-up schedule will continue through Jan. 29 for customers in Santa Clarita after Waste Management requested an additional week for its modified schedule.
Waste Management Extends Modified Green Waste Pick-Up Schedule an Additional Week
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a virtual regular meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, January 26, starting at 6 p.m.
Jan. 26: City Council Virtual Regular Meeting
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has approved the recommendation to name Julian Gomez as the assistant principal of Bowman High School.
Hart District Names Julian Gomez Assistant Principal
The Los Angeles County Development Authority will launch the Small Business Stabilization Loan Program on Jan. 28 and will begin accepting applications to help small businesses prevent further job loss and business closures.
L.A. County to Launch Small Business Stabilization Loan Program
The William S. Hart Union High School District governing board voted 3-1 Wednesday night to let athletic conditioning return to district campuses Jan. 27.
Hart District Votes 3-1 to Allow Return of Athletic Conditioning to Campuses
1839 - Gov. Juan B. Alvarado gives most of SCV to Mexican Army Lt. Antonio del Valle. [story]
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Join the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency (SCV Water) on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., to learn about and provide input on its Water Shortage Contingency Plan (WSCP).
SCV Water Encouraging Public to Provide Input on Contingency Plan
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 262 new deaths, including an additional death at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, and 8,512 new cases of confirmed COVID-19 countywide, with 22,360 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Additional Death at Henry Mayo; 22,360 Total SCV Cases
SACRAMENTO – California State Epidemiologist Dr. Erica Pan issued the following statement Thursday advising providers that they can immediately resume the administration of lot 41L20A of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, which was temporarily paused on Sunday due to possible allergic reactions.
State Says Moderna Vaccine Administration Can Resume Immediately
As winds began to die down in the Santa Clarita Valley, firefighters were able to increase containment on the Towsley Fire to 53% Thursday.
Firefighters Reach 53% Containment on Towsley Fire
Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose 5th District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, is supporting the effort by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to address concerns of communities throughout Los Angeles County, which continue to experience ongoing Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) initiated by Southern California Edison (Edison).
Barger Supports Efforts in Limiting Power Shutoffs; Public Hearing Set
Single Mothers Outreach (SMO) is proud to announce “Survivor” as the theme for the 11th annual Empowering HeArts fundraising gala set to take place virtually on Saturday, Aug. 7.
Nominations Open for Annual Empowering HeArts Awards
The College of the Canyons School of Personal and Professional Learning was presented an Honorable Mention award by the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges’ 2021 Exemplary Program Award.
COC Recognized for Personal, Professional Learning Program
The William S. Hart Union High School is looking for two new members to serve on the Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee. These members will serve two-year terms with a maximum of three consecutive terms.
Hart Seeking Members for Citizens’ Oversight Committee
Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruises announced Thursday the sale of Pacific Princess to an undisclosed buyer.
Princess Cruises Announces Sale of Pacific Princess to Undisclosed Buyer
After a dayslong wind event hit the Santa Clarita Valley, most area residents power had been restored by Thursday morning.
SoCal Edison Restores Power to Most SCV Residents