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1972 - Five wounded in Vagos biker gang shooting at Curtis & JoAnne Darcy's Acton '49er Saloon [story]
Darcys 49er

Bill Miranda | Completion of Central Park Buildout Project
Thursday, Oct 5, 2023

Central Park is Back and Better than Ever! The wait is officially over — the highly anticipated Central Park Buildout Project is almost complete! We are now just days away from the Oct. 17 ribbon cutting ceremony, and we are excited to welcome residents and visitors to this new addition to our beloved...

Sept. 7: Parks, Recreation Commission Regular Meeting
Thursday, Aug 31, 2023

The Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Sept. 7, at 6 p.m., in Council Chambers at City Hall. The Commission is scheduled to discuss updates on the City’s parks planning projects. The full agenda is available below. Parks,...

Message from City Manager | Maintaining, Renovating Parks City-Wide
Monday, Aug 7, 2023

Maintaining and Renovating Our Parks Our city of Santa Clarita takes great pride in being an active, thriving community with a wide range of recreational opportunities. Thanks to the leadership of our City Council, Santa Clarita now boasts 37 parks, more than 13,000 acres of open space and more than...

Ken Striplin | New Additions to Central Park Underway
Friday, Jul 14, 2023

Santa Clarita offers an array of remarkable amenities that truly set us apart from other communities. One in particular, that I continue to proudly emphasize, is our exceptional parks system which enriches the lives of our residents with an impressive collection of 37 picturesque parks thoughtfully dispersed...

Community Invited to West Creek Park’s Inclusive Play Area Ribbon Cutting
Thursday, Jan 5, 2023

The second of its kind in the City of Santa Clarita, a new Inclusive Play Area at West Creek Park, is set to welcome parkgoers of all ages! The Santa Clarita City Council invites community members to a special ribbon-cutting ceremony for the City’s newest addition on Thursday, Jan. 12, at 9:30 a.m.,...

June 2: Parks, Recreation, Community Services Commission Regular Meeting
Monday, May 30, 2022

The Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission regular meeting will be held Thursday, June 2 in the City Council Chambers at Santa Clarita City Hall, 23920 Valencia Blvd., 1st Floor, Santa Clarita, CA 91355. The commission will receive a presentation on the master plan for the...

Verdi’s Aida Coming to Newhall Park
Thursday, May 5, 2022

Click on photo to enlarge flyer. Back by popular demand, LA Opera will resume its annual live simulcasts at three locations this year, including Newhall Park. On Saturday, June 4, at 7:30 p.m., LA Opera’s production of Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida will be transmitted live in high-definition video...

Public Feedback Encouraged for Inclusive West Creek Playground
Thursday, Feb 24, 2022

Since the opening of the inclusive play area at Canyon Country Park in 2020, the city of Santa Clarita has explored options to build a second location for families to explore and enjoy. Residents are invited to attend a hybrid community meeting on Tuesday, March 1, at 6 p.m. to review a concept design...

Public Access to Hart District Tennis Courts Opens for Limited Time
Tuesday, Feb 8, 2022

To enlarge photo, click on picture. In partnership with the William S. Hart Union High School District and local high schools, the city of Santa Clarita is proud to announce that tennis courts at four campuses are now open to the public on weekdays through the end of May 2022. Residents will be able...

City, Hart District Partner to Offer Public Additional Access to Tennis Courts
Thursday, Jul 15, 2021

In a partnership to expand access to recreational facilities for Santa Clarita residents, the city of Santa Clarita and the William S. Hart Union High School District are proud to announce tennis courts at four high schools are open to the public on weekdays through the end of July. Residents will be...

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1972 - Five wounded in Vagos biker gang shooting at Curtis & JoAnne Darcy's Acton '49er Saloon [story]
Darcys 49er
When Danny Trejo was released from prison in 1969 after stints for crimes including armed robbery and drug dealing, and before he became one of today’s most recognizable actors, he returned to the neighborhood he grew up in and stole from.
Actor Danny Trejo Encourages CSUN Students to Help Others
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board will be held Wednesday, Dec. 6, beginning with closed session at 5 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
Dec. 6: Hart District Regular Board Meeting
Broadway’s master songman, Mandy Patinkin, accompanied by Adam Ben-David on piano, will bring his newest theatre concert “Mandy Patinkin in Concert: BEING ALIVE,” to the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons for one performance only on Thursday, March 21, 2024, at 7 p.m.
March 21: Mandy Patinkin Coming to PAC
As the new Commissioner of Athletics, this is the first opportunity I have had to witness and participate in the planning and implementation of the championship events held every year by the CIF Southern Section.
CIF-SS Commissioner Mike West | Fall Championship Round-up
Join the city of Santa Clarita Friday, Dec. 8, for part of your lunch break to test your knowledge about Green Santa Clarita programs and events.
Dec. 8: Green Santa Clarita Trivia
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency will hold an Engineering and Operations Committee meeting Thursday, Dec. 7, at 5:30 p.m.
Dec. 7: SCV Water Engineering, Operations Committee Meeting
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health will join in commemorating the 35th annual World AIDS Day Friday, with the theme “World AIDS Day 35: Remember and Commit.”
L.A. County Recognizing World AIDS Day
The Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m., on the First Floor of City Hall in Council Chambers.
Dec. 7: Parks & Rec to Discuss Winter Season Programming
Mission Opera is presenting its fourth annual ‘Winter Holidays of the World’ - a free concert for residents of Santa Clarita featuring a celebration of international winter holidays through music and dance, Friday, Dec. 8, at 7:30 p.m., at Santa Clarita United Methodist Church.
Dec. 8: Mission Opera’s Annual ‘Winter Holidays of the World’
The Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity launched the Shop Local LA County Holiday Campaign earlier this week, encouraging County residents to sign the #ShopLocalLA Pledge and participate in the newly announced holiday sweepstakes, “Shop Local Sweeps”, for an opportunity to win gift cards to their favorite small businesses in their own neighborhoods.
L.A. County Launches Shop Local Holiday Campaign
The holiday season holds a special place in our hearts as we get to spend time with loved ones.
Jason Gibbs | Give Back this Holiday Season
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the following Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters due to bacterial levels exceeding health standards when last tested.
Ocean Water Advisory Continues for L.A. County Beaches
The California Department of Transportation has scheduled Lane Closures on the northbound and southbound Antelope Valley Freeway / 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 confirmed Thursday 86 new cases and two additional deaths from COVID-19 in the Santa Clarita Valley within the last week.
Weekly COVID-19 Roundup: Protect Yourself from Winter Viruses
1929 - Saugus train robber Thomas Vernon apprehended in Pawnee, Okla. [story]
Tom Vernon
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency regular board meeting will be held Tuesday, Dec. 5, at 6 p.m. at the Rio Vista Water Treatment Plant boardroom, 27234 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91350.
Dec. 5: SCV Water Regular Board Meeting
The holiday season is off to a roaring start for Princess Cruises as the brand experienced its most prolific sales period ever for the week of Thanksgiving including Black Friday and Cyber Monday (Nov. 20-27).
Princess Cruises Sets Thanksgiving Week Booking Record
California State Parks and the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians (Tribe) signed a historic agreement Thursday to formalize their cooperation and collaboration in the management and protection of natural and cultural resources and interpretation for state parks within the Tribe’s ancestral lands.
Tataviam Tribe, State Parks Ink Historic Agreement
Calling all Los Angeles Kings fans – in coordination with the “2023 We Are All Kings Rink Tour”, The Cube – Ice and Entertainment Center | Powered by FivePoint Valencia is excited to host 2-3 current Kings players this Saturday, Dec. 2, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Dec. 2: L.A. Kings Coming to The Cube
“Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women” is championed by Zonta Clubs worldwide. The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley joins the annual awareness and educational campaign which takes place during the United Nations 16 days of Activism from Nov. 25 through Dec. 10.
Zonta SCV Joins U.N.’s 16 Days of Activism
The Baker Family Foundation is proud to announce the re-launch of “The Big Idea SCV,” an entrepreneurial pitch contest for high school students grades 9 - 12, and college students between ages 18 - 25.
Dec. 1: Registration Opens for ‘The Big Idea SCV’ Re-Launch
Nestled in the hearts of our community, the Santa Clarita Public Library system holds an important place in the lives of our residents.
Laurene Weste | Galactic Adventures at Family Literacy Festival
The countdown to holiday magic has officially begun.
Dec. 2: Santa Snow Bash at Tejon Outlets