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1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart

Ken Striplin | Santa Clarita’s Inaugural Pet Adoption Week
Monday, Nov 13, 2023

Take Part in the City’s First Pet Adoption Week With over 100 miles of trails, thousands of acres of open space and 37 parks located throughout the City, Santa Clarita is not just perfect for families, but also for our four-legged family members. As a pet-friendly City, our community cares for our...

Nov. 13-18: Santa Clarita Pet Adoption Week
Friday, Nov 3, 2023

The city of Santa Clarita is excited to host its inaugural Pet Adoption Week. From Nov. 13-18, the city will cover all adoption fees for residents adopting an animal from the Castaic Animal Care Center, located at 31044 Charlie Canyon Road in Castaic, CA 91384. Throughout the week, the city’s social...

Laurene Weste | Adopting New Family Member at Castaic Animal Care Center
Thursday, Sep 28, 2023

Adopt Your New Family Member at the Castaic Animal Care Center! “Saving one dog will not change the world, but surely for that one dog, the world will change forever.” – Karen Davison Throughout my life, I have always fought for and raised rescue animals, both big and small. From the donkeys whom...

June 17: Super Pet Adoption Event at Hart Park
Thursday, Jun 8, 2023

The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control is pleased to announce the highly anticipated Heart to Home Super Pet Adoption event will be held at William S Hart Regional Park in Santa Clarita on Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. This event offers a unique opportunity for prospective...

Marcia Mayeda | Exotic Pets Equal Poor Consequences
Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Since the days of Noah some people have been particularly drawn to owning exotic animals. While Noah was ordered to amass his collection to save animals from a flood, these days people obtain unusual pets for different reasons. Some are attracted to the animals’ appearances, others to the novelty and...

L.A. County Animal Care Center May Cat Adoption Special

A special cat adoption promotion is happening now at Los Angeles County Animal Care Centers. During the May Flowers promotion, all cats are just $15 during the month of May. If you have room in your heart and your home, consider adopting a pet. Centers are open for drop-ins every day from 2 p.m. to...

Marcia Mayeda | Got Kittens?
Thursday, Jun 16, 2022

Got Kittens? My first cat was a beautiful black and white cat named Murphy. Murphy was born at the home of the “cat lady” who lived down the block and fed dozens of cats, with no sterilization plan in place to reduce their population growth. Murphy was first taken in as a kitten by our neighbors,...

Adoption Fees Waived Through End of the Year
Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021

Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control is celebrating the ‘Paw”lidays by offering the gift of a new furry friend. From now until the end of the year all Adoption fees will be waived for dogs in care for 10 days or longer and for all cats. This includes the adoption, microchip, spay and...

Valencia Acura, Castaic Animal Center Host Pet Adoption Event
Wednesday, Nov 17, 2021

Valencia Acura, in partnership with the L.A. County Castaic Animal Care Center, is hosting a pet adoption event for the first time since the pandemic began on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. The adoption event will be held at Valencia Acura located at 23955 Creekside RD, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. “We are excited...

L.A. County Celebrating International Artist Day with ‘Pawcasso Day’
Thursday, Oct 7, 2021

Los Angeles County Animal Care & Control will have an exciting event coming up that you do not want to miss. In recognition of International Artist Day, DACC will be hosting “Pawcasso Day” where selected dogs will create their own paintings. The dogs and their paintings will then be...

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Each year the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation, in collaboration with economist Dr. Mark Schniepp, releases the Economic Outlook Book.
SCVEDC’s 2023 Economic Outlook Book Now Available
The Master's University will host its acclaimed Winter 5K run on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2024, starting at 9 a.m.
Start 2024 at TMU’s Winter 5K
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m., in Council Chambers at City Hall.
Dec. 14: Santa Clarita Arts Commission Regular Meeting
The Castaic Union School District Governing Board will hold its regular/organizational meeting Monday, Dec. 11, at 6 p.m.
Dec. 11: CUSD Regular/Organizational Board Meeting
A Southern California Edison Electric System Upgrade on Lyons Avenue will begin on Monday, Dec. 11.
City Announces Lyons Avenue Lane Closures
The California Transportation Commission allocated $8 million Thursday from the California State Transportation Agency’s Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program to the High Desert Corridor Joint Powers Agency.
High-Speed Rail Corridor Project Awarded $8M Grant
What a year it has been – from ribbon cuttings and new amenities to summer events and fall programming, it is wonderful to see how busy our community has been throughout 2023.
Cameron Smyth | Skate at The Cube’s Christmas Tree this Holiday Season
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board unanimously approved the appointment of Lori Gambero as the new principal at Arroyo Seco Junior High School.
Lori Gambero Appointed New Arroyo Seco Junior High Principal
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center is thrilled to announce the receipt of a generous $30,000 grant from the Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation dedicated to bolstering mental health services within our community.
Samuel Dixon Awarded $30K Grant from Henry Mayo Foundation
December is finally here and we're excited to share the highlights from our event-filled November.
Cindy Curtis | JCI Santa Clarita November Recap
WASHINGTON (CN) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced new partnerships with Native American tribes to manage federal lands, promote bison conservation and support animal harvesting and meat processing.
USDA, Native Tribes Partner to Manage Federal Lands
California State University, Northridge finals season is a time when the coffee’s on (’round the clock), and study guides and late nights multiply across campus.
Matadors Gearing Up for Finals
1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart
With the passage of the Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics  Act, awareness of airborne hazards faced by veterans in Southwest Asia (SWA), including Iraq and Afghanistan, has grown significantly.
Veterans and Airborne Hazards: Awareness and Action
Learning Post Academy, the William S. Hart Union High School District’s outstanding independent study school, will hold informational meetings via Zoom for interested parents and students on Tuesday, Dec. 12, at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Dec.12: Learning Post Academy Holds Informational Meetings
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland today announced that the National Park Service will collaborate with Tribes across the nation on a new theme study that will focus on the Indian Reorganization Period to help broaden the understanding of an important chapter in American history.
NPS to Collaborate with Tribes on Study of Native American History
The travel exploration series, "On A Quest: with Jaswant," is set to captivate audiences at the Santa Clarita International Film Festival on Dec. 10. 
Dec. 10: “On A Quest: with Jaswant” Screens at SCIFF
Join Assemblywoman Pilar Schiavo as they gather the community and faith leaders from across Assembly District 40 to share a seasonal message of togetherness while we celebrate the holiday season.
Dec. 11: Assemblywoman Schiavo Hosts Community Holiday Gathering
Spread the holiday at Gilchrist Farm’s Holiday Hoedown festivities which include holiday parades, Santa visits, petting zoo, caroling, wagon rides, handmade holiday food and treats and holiday crafts.
Spend the Holidays With Gilchrist Farms
As people make travel plans to celebrate with family and friends this year, the American Red Cross asks donors to set aside time to give blood or platelets for patients waiting for care over the holidays.
Give Blood, Platelets Ahead of Busy Holiday Weeks
1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
Wm. S. Hart
California State Parks has announced recommendations to the National Park Service for $35.6 million in Land and Water Conservation Fund grants for 16 local park projects. Funding would provide public agencies with the ability to acquire land and/or develop recreational amenities such as playgrounds, sports fields and courts, exercise stations, dog and skate parks.
Via Princessa Park Receives Recommendation for $6M in LWC Funds
Become a docent at Placerita Canyon Natural Area. New docent classes begin on Tuesday, Jan. 9. Classes will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon.
Jan. 9: Docent Classes Begin at Placerita Canyon Natural Area
The 15th Annual Greetings with Gratitude drive has begun and we need your support. All donations must be purchased or delivered by Dec. 10.
Annual Greetings With Gratitude Drive Seeks Help