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National Parks Announces 2024 Entrance Fee-Free Days
Monday, Dec 4, 2023

During this festive season of joy and giving, the National Park Service presents the entrance fee-free dates for 2024. On these days, and throughout the year, all are invited to experience the magic and wonder of national parks. “National parks are places that awaken senses, inspire curiosity, encourage...

National Park Service Launches ‘My Park Story’ Podcast
Wednesday, Aug 23, 2023

The National Park Service is premiering a new podcast called “My Park Story” Wednesday about the stories of individuals who share unique connections to NPS in parks and in their communities. Volunteers, grant recipients, employees, park visitors and others will tell their stories on how the...

National Park Service Commemorates Women’s History Month
Thursday, Mar 9, 2017

Joshua Tree National Park in California is part of a multi-park commemoration of Women’s History Month by the National Park Service. From factory workers in Lowell, Massachusetts, to spies and nurses on Civil War battlefields, to national leaders like Eleanor Roosevelt, women continue to dramatically...

Ten Important African American Sites in National Parks You Might Not Know
Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017

From the bustling streets of Manhattan to the quiet wilderness of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the National Park Service preserves many pivotal, but lesser known, sites related to the African American experience. These places are among the dozens of national parks that convey stories of soldiers, educators,...

NPS Articulates Holistic Vision for National Park System
Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017

The National Park Service (NPS) released a plan on Wednesday to identify gaps in the current National Park System to better inform future decision-makers of options that more fully represent the nation’s natural and cultural resources, and the experiences of all Americans. “The National Park System...

National Park Service to Update Smoking Regulations to Include E-Cigarettes
Thursday, Jan 5, 2017

The National Park Service (NPS) today proposed revisions to the regulations that address smoking in national parks. The proposed revisions would change the regulation that defines smoking to include the use of electronic cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). The proposed...

National Park Service Celebrates Centennial Success, Looks Ahead to Building on Momentum of 2016
Monday, Dec 19, 2016

  On the heels of President Obama’s signing of the National Park Service Centennial Act, on Monday the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation unveiled an impressive summary of the agency’s accomplishments, achieved with its partners and unprecedented public engagement, during...

Got a 4th Grader? You Get Free Access to Fed Parks, Lands, Waters
Thursday, Sep 1, 2016

[Dept. of Interior] – As part of President Obama’s commitment to protect our nation’s unique outdoor spaces and ensure that every American has the opportunity to visit and enjoy them, on Thursday the Obama Administration launched the second year of the Every Kid in a Park program, which gives...

UCLA/NPS: L.A. Area is a Mecca for Mountain Lions
Thursday, Jul 21, 2016

Los Angeles is one of only two megacities — Mumbai, India, is the other — where large predatory cats live among us, and they’re closer to human development than you might think. Mountain lions are rarely seen, but they occasionally prowl near human habitats, according to a study by UCLA and the...

Feds Offering $28K to Count Birds in Santa Monica Mountains
Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s National Park Service issued notice of intent to award a cooperative agreement for monitoring avifauna at the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and Simi Hill in California. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $28,000. The...

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1851 - San Fernando-San Francisquito-Eliz. Lake Roads become public highways [story]
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1978 - Concert scene for "KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park" filmed at Magic Mountain [story]
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College of the Canyons baseball saw eight players recognized with All-Western State Conference (WSC), South Division honors. 
Eight COC Baseball Players Named to All-WSC Team
College of the Canyons softball was represented with four selections to the 2024 All-Western State Conference (WSC), South Division Team. 
Four Lady Cougs Earn All-WSC Softball Honors
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is holding its regular meeting in City Hall's Council Chambers Tuesday, May 21 at 6 p.m.
May 21: Planning Commission Continues Town Center Public Hearings
The city of Santa Clarita’s Communications division was recently recognized by the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) for their outreach efforts and impactful campaigns across special events, branding and social media presence in 2023.
City Earns State Communications, Outreach Awards
The Memorial Torch Relay Run was established in 1975 to honor the memory of the brave and dedicated peace officers in Los Angeles County who sacrificed their lives in the performance of their duties.
LASD Torch Relay Honors Ryan Clinkunbroomer, Fallen Heroes
Join ARTree Community Arts Center in building a cleaner, greener community by creating a mural made from thousands of recycled bottle caps!
June 1: ARTree Community Arts Center Bottle Cap Mural Project
The California Association of Public Information Officials recognized Kevin Strauss, Communications Manager for the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency with one of CAPIO's highest honors - the 2024 Communicator of the Year - during the 2024 awards dinner on May 14 in Indian Wells.
SCV Water’s Kevin Strauss Named CAPIO’s Communicator of the Year
Santa Clarita-based Lief Labs, a premier formulation and product development innovator and manufacturer of dietary supplements, is pleased to announced that the company's Lief Cares Donation Program donated 400 jars of Lief Cares Protein Powder nutritional supplements to the Valley Oasis Shelter, which provides services to men, women and children of all ages who are survivors of domestic violence.
Lief Labs’ Nonprofit Program Donates to Domestic Violence Survivors
Get ready Santa Clarita for an unforgettable morning of shopping, entertainment and support!
June 8: Saugus High School Music Program Rummage, Bake Sale
College of the Canyons football student-athlete Joshua Clark knows a thing or two about stepping up.
COC Grad Steps Up After Redshirt Year
The Samuel Dixon Family Health Center is excited to host its second annual Cornhole Tournament Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Lucky Luke Brewery.
May 18: Cornhole Tourney Benefiting Samuel Dixon Health Center
Palmdale Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are asking for the public’s help locating at-risk, missing juvenile, Brianna Covert.
LASD Seeking Help Locating At-Risk, Missing Agua Dulce Teen
The California Department of Transportation has scheduled lane closures on the northbound and southbound State Route 14 between Technology Drive in Palmdale and Avenue A in Lancaster, closing up to three lanes.
Caltrans Announces SR-14 Lane Closures
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is closely monitoring the ongoing multi-state outbreak of ­­H5N1 bird flu in wild birds, poultry and U.S. dairy cows.
L.A. County Monitoring Nationwide Bird Flu Outbreak
The California Department of Motor Vehicles now offers an improved online customer experience that is faster, easier and can be personalized.
DMV Simplifies Online Customer Services
1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
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The annual Summer Reading Program is back at the Santa Clarita Public Library. This year's theme is "Read, Renew, Repeat." During the seven-week summer program, residents are encouraged to read a variety of books and/or participate in crafts or activities.
Santa Clarita Summer Library Reading Program Seeks Volunteers
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has been notified of one case of measles in a non-Los Angeles County resident who traveled to Los Angeles International airport while infectious on May 9.
Public Health Confirms Measles Case in Los Angeles County
Mission Opera is looking for volunteers for front of the house at the performances of the "Merry Widow: Madonna" June 6-8.
Ushers Needed for Mission Opera’s ‘Merry Widow: Madonna’
The Old West Masonic Lodge #813 19310 Avenue of The Oaks, Newhall, CA 91321 will host dinner and meeting for those interested in learning about freemasonry and the history of the lodge.
June 4: Old West Masonic Lodge #813 Dinner Meeting
The Santa Clarita Master Chorale, under the direction of Musical Director Allan Robert Petker, will present "Seasons of Song" on Saturday, June 1 at 7 p.m.
June 1: Santa Clarita Master Chorale Presents ‘Seasons of Song’
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