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Sept 28: City Hosts “Fake or Fatal: The Truth about Fentanyl” Symposium
Wednesday, Sep 20, 2023

According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, six out of 10 fake prescription pills contain a potentially fatal dose of fentanyl. In order to take a proactive approach to educating the community and youth in Santa Clarita about the ongoing opioid crisis, the city is proud to present the 2023 Parent...

Ken Striplin | Truth About Fentanyl
Monday, Sep 18, 2023

Fake and Fatal: The Truth About Fentanyl The escalating presence of fentanyl in our community and the number of drug-related deaths is steadily increasing every year and has raised deep concerns among parents, caregivers, first responders and community leaders. According to data from the Centers for...

Jason Gibbs | Fake and Fatal, the Truth about Fentanyl
Friday, Sep 1, 2023

Last year in our nation, we hit a tragic new high of the most drug overdoses on record according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2022, a staggering 109,680 people died from drug overdoses as the fentanyl crisis continues to deepen. Here in Santa Clarita, 31 individuals fell victim...

Sept. 23: Learn About the Dangers of Prescription Pill Abuse
Thursday, Sep 15, 2022

The city of Santa Clarita is proud to present the 2022 Parent Resource Symposium titled “Chasing the High.” Parents, guardians, teachers and youth are invited to attend the free event on Friday, Sept. 23, at Santa Clarita City Hall. The event will commence with a Parent Resource Fair at 5:30 p.m....

Ken Striplin | Back to School with DFYinSCV!
Friday, Aug 26, 2022

According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse, in 2021, the leading cause of death for people ages 18 to 45 was fentanyl overdoses. As frightening as this number is, this statistic shows just how important it is to be proactive when it comes to talking to our children and teens about alcohol and...

Sept. 23: Parent Resource Symposium ‘Chasing the High’
Monday, Aug 22, 2022

The city of Santa Clarita will present a parent resource symposium “Chasing the High” Friday, Sept. 23, at 5:30 p.m. The event will be held at Santa Clarita City Hall, City Council Chambers, 23920 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita, 91355. The meeting will feature speakers from the Los Angles...

Upcoming Parent Symposium To Show Dangers Of Social Media
Wednesday, Sep 15, 2021

The city of Santa Clarita is presenting the 2021 Parent Resource Symposium, titled “Social Media: The New Gateway Drug” later this month. Parents, guardians and Santa Clarita youth are invited to attend the event on Wednesday, Sept 22, at Santa Clarita City Hall. The event will commence with a Parent...

City to Present Virtual Parent Symposium on Dangers of Teen Vaping
Thursday, Sep 17, 2020

The city of Santa Clarita presents the virtual 2020 Parent Resource Symposium, titled Teen Vaping: The Story of Toxic Smoke. Residents are invited to watch the symposium virtually via Zoom or the City’s Facebook Live on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 6:00 p.m. Throughout the event, participants will hear...

City Manager Ken Striplin: The Dangers of Vaping
Monday, Nov 4, 2019

At the beginning of the school year, we gathered medical experts, deputies, educators, addiction counselors and more, to share with parents and students the dangers of vaping. The theme of this year’s Parent Resource Symposium was “Head in the Clouds: Truth about Vaping,” and it was definitely...

Sept. 11: ‘Truth About Vaping’ Symposium at City Hall
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station will conduct a vaping symposium for parents entitled “Head in the Clouds: The Truth about Vaping” at City Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 11, starting at 6 p.m. Here’s more of the story from the station’s social media: “YOU reached...

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This weeks Edition of Pilar's Pocketbook focuses on ways to help reduce fees and pay for piling parking tickets. 
Pilar’s Pocketbook: Reduce Parking Ticket Fees
Kick off summer right with a Tiki Party Beer Fest over at Lucky Luke Santa Clarita on Friday, June 21.
June 21: Kick off the Summer with Lucky Luke’s Tiki Party Beer Fest
Bring the family and enjoy a day at Valencia Town Center on Saturday, June 22 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with an exciting lineup of cars, coffee and cuisine.
June 22: Cars, Coffee, Cuisine, Crafts at Valencia Town Center
See how the Advanced Technology Center is helping train the next class of skilled technicians with a tour of the facility. 
June 25: Take a Tour of COC’s Advanced Technology Center
Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are asking for the public’s help locating At Risk Missing Person Justin Matthew Lederer. 
LASD is Asking for the Public’s Help Locating Missing Person Justin Matthew Lederer
The L.A. Library Summer Discovery Program is on a roll. For those that haven't signed up for the celebration of reading and exploration for all ages yet, join online, or head to the local library to grab a game card and activity idea list.
L.A. County Library Summer Discovery Program Already on a Roll
WalletHub compared more than 180 of the largest cities in the U.S. based on the latest data on consumers’ finances from TransUnion and the Federal Reserve, adjusted for inflation. Below, you can find a handful of highlights from the report. 
WalletHub: Santa Clarita Ranks First among the Cities with the Highest Credit Card Debts
1960 - SCV switches to Direct Dial, All-Number Calling [story]
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The ARTree Community Arts Center will host a Botanical Drawing Workshop 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1 at the center's Studio 2, 22508 6th St., Santa Clarita, CA 91321.
Aug 1: ARTree Botanical Drawing Workshop
Create a superhero identity at the ARTree Summer Superhero Art Camp from July 22- July 26 at ARTree Community Arts Center, ARTree Studio 1 22508 6th St., Santa Clarita, CA 91321.
ARTree Summer Superhero Art Camp
Join the city of Santa Clarita for a special ribbon-cutting ceremony, marking the grand opening of Needham Ranch Parkway on Monday, June 24, at 9:30 a.m.
June 24: Needham Ranch Parkway Grand Opening
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) reports that the fast moving Post Fire that broke out in Gorman on Saturday, June 15 around 1:47 p.m. has reached 15,690 acres and is now 24% contained. This latest update was issued at 4 p.m.
Post Fire: Red Flag Conditions Continue to Hamper Efforts
The Graffiti Beautification Workday city of Santa Clarita: Volunteer Engagement Program is seeking volunteers for Wednesday July 24 and Wednesday, July 31, 8-11 a.m.
Graffiti Beautification Workday Volunteers Sought
Nick Payne's "Constellations" will run June 27-30, at The MAIN, 24266 Main St., Old Town Newhall, CA 91321.
The MAIN presents ‘Constellations’ by Nick Payne
The Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade Committee has extended the deadline to enter the parade without a late fee to Wednesday, June 19. The committee is seeking entries from the commumity for the 92nd Annual Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade.
June 19: Last Chance to Enter SCV Fourth of July Parade Without Late Fee
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency will host a free gardening workshop on Saturday, July 13 9-11 a.m. "Selecting the Perfect Plants for SCV Landscapes" workshop will elevate your landscaping game.
July 13: ‘Select the Perfect Plants’ Workshop
Celebrate the longest day of the year at the Summer Solstice SENSE Block Party, Thursday, June 20, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. on Main Street in Old Town Newhall.
June 20: Summer Solstice Senses Block Party
The California Department of Foresty and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) reports that the fast moving Post Fire that broke out in Gorman on Saturday, June 15 around 1:47 p.m. has reached 15,611 acres and is now 24% contained.
Post Fire 24 Percent Contained CAL FIRE Reports
1945 - PFC Johnny Cordova of Castaic killed in action on Okinawa [story]
Johnny Cordova
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide investigators are responding to a shooting death investigation on the 22900 block of Lyons Avenue, near the Department of Motor Vehicles office in Newhall. The incident was reported on Monday, June 17, at approximately 7:35 p.m.
BREAKING NEWS: LASD Responds to Shooting Death on Lyons Avenue
Manny Herrera has signed his National Letter of Intent to continue his baseball career at The Master's University.
Manny Herrera Signs with TMU Baseball
The Youth Concerto Competition sponsored by the Santa Clarita Symphony Orchestra is open to performers in the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas, and will result in a concert in October by the winning soloist performing live with the SCSO. 
Youth Concerto Competition Deadline Extended
Runners of all ages are invited to support the College of the Canyons cross country and track & field programs by participating in the 49th Annual Cross Country Summer Series sponsored by Fleet Feet on Thursday evenings from July 11 to Aug. 15, 2024.
Registration Now Open for Annual COC Cross Country Summer Series
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is alerting residents and health care providers about a concerning increase in mpox cases, with 10 new cases reported in Los Angeles County in the past two weeks up from an average of less than two cases per week during the preceding several weeks.
Public Health Announces Rise in L.A. County Mpox Cases
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