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New Year’s Day Hikes at Saddleback Butte, Red Rock Canyon
Monday, Dec 30, 2019

Resolve to start your 2020 with an invigorating First Day Hike at Saddleback Butte State Park or Red Rock Canyon State Park on Wednesday, January 1, part of America’s State Parks’ First Day Hikes initiative in all 50 states. The weather is expected to be cold but clear. America’s State Parks...

Nov. 29: ‘Green Friday’ Hike at Red Rock Canyon State Park
Wednesday, Nov 27, 2019

For “Green Friday” the day after Thanksgiving, Red Rock Canyon State Park is offering a challenging guided 7.5-mile hike through the unique and beautiful rocky and sandy terrain of Hagen Canyon, Whistler Ridge, Red Rooster and Mushroom Rock Wash, including a short stretch of serious rock scrambling....

Oct. 26: Talk on Fossils of the Western Mojave at Red Rock Canyon
Friday, Oct 25, 2019

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the California Desert Protection Act, Red Rock Canyon State Park officials will present a talk on fossils of the Western Mojave by noted Paleontologist Dr. Xiaoming Wang on Saturday, October 26 at 7 p.m. Dr. Wang, Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology from the Natural...

Red Rock Canyon Fall Interpretive Programs Underway
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019

Red Rock Canyon State Park has set its schedule of Saturday interpretive programs for fall 2019. Red Rock Canyon State Park’s visitor center is currently open Fridays and Sundays from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturdays 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. The modern visitor center features colorful displays...

May State Parks Events, Wildflower Updates Announced
Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019

Wildflower update: The poppies and many other wildflowers have faded down to a few patches due to the recent heat, but some flowers such as the grape soda lupine and beavertail cactus are in full bloom. The Jane S. Pinheiro Interpretive Center will be open through Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12. For...

Red Rock Canyon State Park Sets April Campfire, Nature Walk Schedule
Friday, Apr 5, 2019

Red Rock Canyon State Park officials have set their schedule of events for April 2019. Visitors can learn about natural and cultural history and the unique features of Red Rock Canyon State Park on guided walks and talks with knowledgeable docents. The visitor center is located off Highway 14 22 miles...

April 6: ‘Poppy Trot Fun Run’ at AV Poppy Reserve

The High Desert Runners Club will host an 8 a.m. run on up to eight miles of trails at the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve on Saturday, April 6. Runners will have a one-hour time limit to pick up tickets at as many of the cans along the route as you can get to and enjoy the spring wildflowers...

Kick Off 2019 with First Day Hikes at State Parks
Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019

Make a New Year’s resolution to your health and happiness by kicking off 2019 with an invigorating First Day Hike at Saddleback Butte State Park or Red Rock Canyon State Park, as part of America’s State Parks First Day Hikes initiative in all 50 states. America’s State Parks First Day Hikes...

Nov. 23: ‘Green Friday’ Hike at Red Rock Canyon State Park
Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018

REI is bringing back #OptOutside to give Americans an alternative to stress and consumerism on “Black” Friday, Nov. 23. The outdoor co-op is asking every lover of the outdoors to invite someone else to choose the outdoors over fighting it out in the aisles. For “Green” Friday, Red Rock Canyon...

Red Rock Canyon State Park Sets November Walks, Talks, Slide Show
Friday, Nov 16, 2018

Red Rock Canyon State Park officials have set their schedule of interpretive events for the second half of November. The park is 25 miles northeast of Mojave on Highway 14, where the southernmost tip of the Sierra Nevada converge with the El Paso Range. Sat., Nov 17 and Sat. Nov. 24: Docent-led Nature...

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1971 - Fort Tejon added to National Register of Historic Places [story]
Fort Tejon
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 21 new deaths and 287 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with Santa Clarita cases totaling 27,744.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Health Officer Order Updates Effective Thursday; SCV Cases Total 27,744
During their first in-person meeting of the year, William S. Hart Union High School District governing board members are planning to hear public comments under a new format Wednesday, as well as discuss a potential decrease to the number of units seniors need to graduate in light of COVID-19.  
Hart Governing Board Returns to In-Person Meetings, Set to Discuss Reducing Credits for Graduation
For the second time since his arrest, Michelle Dorsey’s estranged husband — who is accused of having killed his wife in her Saugus home last month — had a continuation of his arraignment.  
Arraignment Continued for Estranged Husband Accused of Murdering Michelle Dorsey
After a year of virtual learning, the Santa Clarita Youth Orchestra's spring semester will host its grand finale, a virtual concert fundraiser, to help recoup losses during the pandemic.
SCV Youth Orchestra To Hold Virtual Concert Fundraiser
The California Highway Patrol is reminding cyclists and motorists to share the road and remember traffic safety saves lives during this years National Bicycle Safety month all May.
CHP Emphasizes Bicycling Safety Is Shared Responsibility
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department announced a live virtual production of "The Addams Family Quarantined Concert Version", based on the eponymous television series. 
COC Theatre Presents “Addams Family Quarantine Concert Version”
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital revealed a new addition to their leadership staff, bringing more than 30 years of medical experience to the hospital. 
Henry Mayo Announces New VP And Chief Medical Officer
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is once again hosting their monthly free catalytic converter etching event, adding more dates and locations to have a converter etched. 
May’s Free Catalytic Converter Etching Adds Additional Location
The annual Bike to Work challenge is once again rolling into town for a week long going green challenge, starting next week. The challenge will begin Monday May 10 and go through Friday May 14. 
City Promotes Week-Long Bike To Work Challenge To Go Green
The William S Hart Education Foundation announced events will be returning this year and into 2022, starting with their new Cars under the Stars event. 
WiSH Education Foundation Announces New Events
The annual State of the County will be held in-person at Six Flags Magic Mountain, the Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday. The SCV Chamber and Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s office have been working to create an event to celebrate the reopening of our economy which will include remarks by the Supervisor and full access to rides at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Six Flags To Host State Of The County Event
1828 - Soledad Canyon settler John Lang born in Herkimer County, N.Y. [story]
Lang
The city of Santa Clarita’s Public Works Department was once again recognized by statewide organizations as a pair of 2020 capital improvement projects were honored by the Outstanding Local Streets and Roads Awards Program.
Santa Clarita Public Works Recognized for Streets Projects
The Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Commission will hold its regular meeting virtually Thursday, May 6, at 6:00 p.m.
May 6: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Virtual Regular Meeting
Have your fundraising efforts fallen flat? Need help raising money for your organization? Join JCI Santa Clarita for an interactive conversation about nonprofit fundraising with fundraising experts and JCI members Michelle Rey and Mallory Staley.
May 18: JCI Santa Clarita Hosting Fundraising Workshop
Los Angeles County’s continually declining COVID-19 metrics have met the threshold to move into the least-restrictive, yellow tier this week, allowing for more business reopenings starting Thursday.
Reopenings Expected Thursday as L.A. County Moves to Least-Restrictive Yellow Tier
Los Angeles County has met the threshold for the least restrictive yellow tier in the State's Blueprint for a Safer Economy.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Setting Up Higher Capacity Limits; SCV Cases Total 27,737
L.A. County Library has received a $20,000 grant from Edison International to develop a new virtual Nature Exploration series about the wonders of our natural world—from what we can discover in our own backyards, to what we can learn from scientists and environmental studies professionals.
L.A. County Library Awarded $20K Edison International Grant for New Virtual Nature Series
California Institute of the Arts, or CalArts, is leasing space in Downtown Newhall to put its students’ artwork on display, officials with the Valencia arts college announced recently.
Newhall Crossings Featuring Works by CalArtians
No business is immune from the unthinkable. Workplace violence is an increasingly important topic for organizations of all types.
May 18: VIA Virtual Series to Present Active Shooter Awareness Training
Trammell Crow Company and Clarion Partners, LLC. announce that DrinkPAK, LLC., the premier West Coast alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage manufacturer, has signed two additional leases at The Center at Needham Ranch in Santa Clarita.
DrinkPAK’s Needham Ranch Footprint Now Spans More than 572,000 Square Feet
A mother convicted of murdering her four children after purposefully burning down their Santa Clarita Valley home more than 20 years ago had the death penalty in her case reversed Monday.
Death Penalty Overturned for Santa Clarita Mom Who Killed Her 4 Daughters
(CN) — Looking to create a flood of new outdoor recreation opportunities in California’s majestic redwood forests and foothills, the state’s new U.S. Senator Alex Padilla on Monday unveiled plans to protect over 1 million acres of undeveloped federal land.
Padilla Unveils Public Lands Expansion