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1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
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Create a Class at L.A. County Parks for Fall
Wednesday, Jun 28, 2023

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is recruiting instructors for the Fall season. They’re looking for highly talented independent instructors to bring valuable expertise to the community and provide an opportunity for others to learn new skills, stay active and have fun. To...

June 10: Annual Castaic Lake Dragon Boat Festival
Thursday, May 4, 2023

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is hosting the Fourth Annual Dragon Boat Festival at Castaic Lake, Saturday, June 10, with gates opening at 6:30 a.m. In 2022, the festival had about 500 paddlers in attendance from both the youth and adults. This year, the event is hoping for...

L.A. County Parks Opens Spring Classes For All
Wednesday, Apr 5, 2023

Spring has sprung, Time to get outdoors, connect with loved ones and learn something new. Each season County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation teams up with independent instructors all over the county to offer a variety of classes, ranging from arts and recreation to fitness, health and...

L.A. County’s Winter Wonderland Returns to Val Verde Park
Thursday, Dec 1, 2022

Snow days return to the southland as Los Angeles County Parks & Recreation reprises its popular Parks After Dark Winter Wonderland festivities at 34 L.A. County parks, including Val Verde Park, over three weekends in December. Parks & Recreation Snow Patrol teams will bring 40 tons of snow...

County Parks and Recreation Temporarily Closes Pico Canyon
Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation has taken immediate action to temporarily close Pico Canyon Park, in Stevenson Ranch, until further notice after an aggressive mountain lion was seen in the area. An active investigation led by Fish and Wildlife on an attack of a 7-year old child...

Infrastructure LA Unveils County Infrastructure Project Map
Wednesday, Jul 20, 2022

In an effort to help promote cross-sector collaboration, Infrastructure LA developed the Infrastructure Initiative Project Map. This map displays shovel ready infrastructure projects submitted by the Los Angeles County Departments of Public Works,  Internal Services, Beaches and Harbors, and Parks...

L.A. County Parks Announces Summer Programs
Thursday, May 12, 2022

Summer is just around the corner! Get ready to create lifelong memories with your family through L.A. County Parks activities, programs and events. From sports, recreation classes and aquatic programs for all ages to nature center offerings and overnight camping, there’s something for every body this...

Shakespeare in the Park Coming to Castaic Sports Complex
Monday, Apr 25, 2022

You can play at the park and see a play! The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is partnering with local theatre companies to host Shakespeare in the Park at locations across Los Angeles County, including Castaic. Save the date to catch a show at a park near you. Check out the calendar: Castaic...

Spring Jubilee Coming to Castaic Sports Complex, Val Verde Park
Monday, Apr 11, 2022

Join the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation for its Spring Jubilee! Attendees will enjoy holiday characters, arts and crafts, games, egg hunts, entertainment, music, and children’s story time. Head to your local park for springtime fun! Thursday, April 14, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. ...

County Unveils New Wildlife Mural at Vasquez Rocks
Monday, Jun 7, 2021

Los Angeles County officials gathered at Vasquez Rocks Monday morning for the unveiling of the county’s newest mural, which pays homage to local plant and animal species. “Vasquez Rocks Natural Area is fascinating and … one of the gems in L.A. County,” said county Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose...

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The Fourth Annual Win Place Home Cabaret Fundraiser will be held Saturday, June 22 from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. at Win Place Home, 16257 Lost Canyon Road, Canyon Country, CA, 91387.
June 22: Fourth Annual Win Place Home Cabaret Fundraiser
The city of Santa Clarita has announced a partial road closure for Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16 on the Copper Hill bridge. The westbound lanes on the Copper Hill Bridge will be closed for temporary striping, demolition and construction.
June 15-16: Partial Road Closure Copper Hill Bridge
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and the Santa Clarita Valley Station is calling all motivated youth aged 14-20 to become a member of the LASD Sheriff Explorer Program.
LASD Sheriff Explorer Program is Open to Youth 14-20
The Valley Industry Association will present its annual VIA Bash 2024 with the theme "Color My World", Friday, Oct. 18 with cocktails beginning at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia, CA 91355.
Oct. 18: ‘Color My World’ VIA Bash 2024
The Santa Clarita Valley School Food Services Agency has announced it is serving free meals to students under the Seamless Summer Option now through Aug. 2.
SCV School Food Services Agency Offers Free Summer Meals
The Santa Clarita Artists Association’s Gallery will showcase a free reception of the art show, "Rhythm & Soul" which will be held on Saturday, June 22, 5-8 p.m. located at the SCAA Gallery, 22508 6th St., Old Town Newhall, 91321.
June 22: SCAA Gallery to Host ‘Rhythm & Soul’ Reception
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, June 18, at 6 p.m., in City Hall's Council Chambers at 23920 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
June 18: Planning Commission Regular Meeting
A new Vallarta Supermarkets headquarters location will open in the Santa Clarita Valley.
New Vallarta Supermarkets Office Headquarters in SCV
1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
White Star Garage
It is disturbing and unfortunate that children ages one to four have the highest drowning rate.
Marsha McLean | Dive into Water Safety!
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Public Outreach and Legislation Committee will hold a meeting Thursday, June 20, at 5:30 p.m., in the Engineering Services Section Boardroom, 26521 Summit Circle in Santa Clarita.
June 20: SCV Water Public Outreach, Legislation Committee Meeting
Nycote Laboratories Corporation, a leading provider of advanced coatings solutions, is proud to announce a significant expansion with the purchase of a modern detached industrial building in Santa Clarita.
Nycote Labs Expands Operations with New Santa Clarita Headquarters
SCV Water, with the help of consultant A&N Technical Services, is set to develop SCV Water’s first Water Use Efficiency Strategic Plan.
SCV Water Developing Efficiency Plan to Aid Conservation Goals
Fonder-Salari, a Santa Clarita-based construction management firm, and Beverly Hills Unified School District as the distinguished Owner, have been recognized for their exemplary leadership in the modernization of the historic El Rodeo Elementary School.
Santa Clarita-Based Construction Firm Honored for Leadership
The Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade Committee has extended the deadline to enter the parade 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: Deadline to Enter SCV Fourth of July Parade
Dave Caldwell, the play-by-play voice of The Master's University athletic department for more than a decade and the school's sports information director for the last two, earned a significant distinction this month.
GSAC Names TMU’s Dave Caldwell Sports Information Director of the Year
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) — California lawmakers on Thursday passed the state budget for fiscal year 2024-25, meeting a key legislative deadline after months of facing a massive deficit
California Lawmakers Pass $293 Billion Budget
LOS ANGELES (CN) — California’s insurance commissioner on Wednesday said his office is pushing forward with regulatory reform, pointing to new requirements he said will lead to more policies in wildfire-prone areas.
State Insurance Commissioner Reveals Changes for Wildfire-Prone Areas
Longtime California State University, Northridge lecturer and pioneering civil rights activist, the Rev. James M. Lawson Jr., has died, at the age of 95.
CSUN Remembers Lecturer, Civil Rights Icon James M. Lawson
California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Thursday his school transparency measure, Senate Bill 1194 (SB 1194), was approved by the Assembly Education Committee.
Wilk’s Parent Council Transparency Bill Clears Education Committee
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health earned 21 Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties.
L.A. County Public Health Receives National Recognition
1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
Deed
SCV Water Agency will be holding their next regular board meeting next Tuesday on June 18. 
June 18: Regular Meeting of SCV Water Board
Fitch Ratings has raised the County's long-term issuer credit rating to AAA from AA+, garnering the highest possible credit rating available in the financial markets.
County Receives Highest Credit Rating From Two Major Ratings Agencies
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