The Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority has announced that in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all parks, trails, and facilities that it owns or operates will be closed until further notice. This includes all parkland that is owned by the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy.
In the Santa...
The Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority has taken title to a significant donation of 226 acres of prime open space in north Los Angeles County near Castaic Lake, the authority announced Thursday.
The now permanently protected parkland is in the scenic canyon that separates the south and north-bound...
Hey, Hollywood. Please take notes and do something about this.
Since the days of silent pictures, you, Hollywood, have been using Mentryville as a back lot. Thanks to many of those old films, we know what the old town used to look like in the 1920s and ‘30s.
Today it just looks trashed.
No, it doesn’t...
Staff recommendation before the Board of Supervisors Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015:
Subject: Approval of the recommended actions will allocate an amount not to exceed $2,012,000 in Specified Excess Funds, available to the Fifth Supervisorial District, to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority...
Ed Davis Park in Towsley Canyon
Saturday, July 18, at 8 a.m.
Join the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority for a summer bird hike at Ed Davis Park in Towsley Canyon.
Ed Davis Park in Towsley Canyon is named for former State Senator Ed Davis, who championed the preservation...
Johnson Park in Pico Canyon
A proposal to move an at-risk youth program from East Canyon to Pico Canyon is expected to be sent back to the L.A. County Parks Department on Tuesday for further evaluation.
On June 2, when the Board of Supervisors delayed discussion of the proposal, it rescheduled the matter...
At the West Ranch Town Council meeting on Wednesday night, a group of maybe 40 folks listened to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority present its case to have an “at-risk youth” camp in Mentryville-Pico Canyon at the picnic grounds, aka Johnson Park. Did you know “at-risk youth”...
The L.A. County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to wait before deciding on a plan to move a gang-prevention program into the historic Mentryville park in Pico Canyon.
The delay will give the public an opportunity to weigh on the plan before the supervisors decide whether to approve the Mountains...
A proposal by a regional state agency to move a gang prevention program into the old oil town of Mentryville, a California Historical Landmark, has been scheduled for consideration by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, June 2 – but Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich is asking his...
[KHTS] – County officials are meeting next month to discuss a proposal to renovate a park in Mentryville, an oil boom “ghost town” and California State Historic Landmark west of Stevenson Ranch in Pico Canyon, into an at-risk youth facility.
A public meeting is scheduled to be held at the West...
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond will release the California Department of Education’s guidance document, “Stronger Together: A Guidebook for the Safe Reopening of California’s Public Schools,” on Monday, June 8.
As a teenager, my father took me to Metropolitan State Mental Hospital several times, not for admission, but to learn how mental health affected his clients. Knowing my interest in medicine, he felt it was an opportunity to put my feet in someone else’s shoes.
A rumored protest in the Santa Clarita Valley became a reality Thursday, as an estimated 800 people marched, loudly chanting George Floyd’s name and “Black Lives Matter,” only to conclude serenely outside the SCV Sheriff’s Station.
Spearheading the many marches and messages through megaphones in the name of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement in the Santa Clarita Valley on Thursday were some of the community’s very own students.
The Civilian Oversight Commission for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department issued a statement Thursday, in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis May 25 and subsequent protests nationwide including Los Angeles County and Santa Clarita.
William S. Hart Union High School District sent an email to parents regarding a social media post by a former Saugus High School volunteer football coach, in which "target practice" was mentioned in reference to the Santa Clarita protest Thursday.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 1,469 new cases of COVID-19 and 44 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,874 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 117 more than reported Wednesday.
In light of the peaceful protests we have seen today in our City, and in consultation with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the City of Santa Clarita is rescinding the curfew for this evening. There will be no curfew tonight in #SantaClarita.
After several hundred protesters gathered for what had been a peaceful afternoon demonstration Thursday, law enforcement officials cleared a corner at Valencia Boulevard and McBean Parkway in response to a report of a possible safety hazard.
In an emergency meeting at City Hall Wednesday afternoon, the Santa Clarita City Council unanimously adopted a resolution declaring a local emergency amid civil unrest in the Southern California region and set a 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew for the city Thursday night.
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