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Online Registration Now Available for Fall Kidz Play After School Program
Thursday, Sep 17, 2020

The city of Santa Clarita is excited to announce the Kidz Play After School program for fall 2020. The program was developed with guidance from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to provide recreational opportunities for children ages 5-12 during the fall at Santa Clarita Park. Children...

Nov. 7: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Commission Meeting
Monday, Nov 4, 2019

The city of Santa Clarita’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold its next regular meeting on Thursday, November 7, starting at 6 p.m. Items on the agenda include an overview2 of the city’s interactive “Seasons” brochure; an update on the Parks and Recreation...

City Manager’s Monthly Message – June 2018
Monday, Jun 4, 2018

This summer, help your kids break away from Fortnite and YouTube – by signing them up for fun recreational opportunities offered by the City. Instead of screen time, their days can be filled with sunshine, learning, activity, arts, culture and much more. To get you started on your summer calendar,...

ARTree Fall Events for Kids
Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017

Here is a sampling of the Fall Events going on at the ARTree: Junior Fall Sampler It may have the same name but the lessons are always different. This time even the teacher is different. If you were with us last fall then you know how much fun Ms. Terrie’s classes are. ARTree’s fall Junior Sampler...

July 25: Start of Fall Seasons Online Registration
Thursday, Jul 20, 2017

Residents in Santa Clarita can soon enroll in a number of specialized classes, recreational sports, youth programming and more for the fall season. Online registration for all classes will open on Tuesday, July 25, at 8:00 a.m. and walk-in registration for all offerings begins Monday, July 31, at 8:00...

Adult Sports Teams, Tournaments Sign-Ups Open
Thursday, Mar 16, 2017

The City of Santa Clarita is serving up fun and exercise this spring and summer with five adult sports leagues and tournaments the young at heart will not want to miss. Non-competitive and competitive team and tournament registrations are available at the Central Park Adult Sports Office, located at...

Spring Seasons Registration Open
Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017

Spring Seasons registration is just around the corner: be sure to check out your favorite classes and programs and reserve a spot by registering online or in person. Starting at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 14, online registration will be available at santa-clarita.com/Seasons. Walk-in registration...

Summer Camp Cancelled After Kids Left Out in Heat
Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016

Santa Clarita officials canceled a summer camp Tuesday after a camp supervisor allegedly left children in triple-digit heat, officials said. Julie Wolfe dropped off her 7-year-old son at one of several camps he attends over the summer, a Movies by Kids camp through the Seasons catalogue called “Minecraft...

Summer 2016 Seasons Magazine Coming to Residents
Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016

Online registration for the city of Santa Clarita’s summer art, education, sports, recreation, excursions and day camp classes begins on May 11, 2016, with online registration for aquatics classes opening at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. Community members interested in enrolling in a class are...

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1875 - John F. Powell, an Irish immigrant, becomes Justice of the Peace [story]
John F. Powell
Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced the introduction of Senate Joint Resolution 5, urging the federal government to immediately pass a correction to the Social Security formula to protect benefits for millions of Americans who turned 60 during the pandemic.
Wilk Introduces Resolution Urging Congress to Amend the Social Security Average Wage Index
The Santa Clarita City Council will consider allocating a little over $3.5 million in federal funding intended to support low- and moderate-income residents with decent and affordable housing and economic opportunities.
City Council to Consider Federal Funds in Support of Future Local Affordable Housing
The owners of Maria’s Italian Deli in Newhall, past and present, celebrated the restaurant’s reopening Wednesday, following last year’s announcement it would be closing its doors after 47 years.
Maria’s Italian Deli Celebrates Reopening Under New Owners
After publicly expressing their support for hosting live graduations earlier this year, William S. Hart Union High School District officials outlined their proposed plans for the Class of 2021 ceremonies during their Wednesday night governing board meeting.
Hart District Outlines Plans for Live Graduations
After plans fell through for a $100 million mall expansion that would have brought a second Costco to the Santa Clarita Valley, representatives from the big box retailer reached out to city officials to see if they could still make a second location a reality.
Costco Still Seeks Second Location in SCV
Nurses Week is underway and the Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN) is calling on registered nurse volunteers to assist with Covid-19 vaccinations at the Kedren Community Health Center in partnership with International Medical Corps.
RNRN Calls on Nurse Volunteers to Administer Covid-19 Vaccine Doses
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced it will begin a phased reopening of jail visitations at the Century Regional Detention Facility starting on Mother’s Day weekend, with all other locations predicted to reopen in June.
May 8: LASD Announce Jail Visitations to Resume at Century Regional Detention Facility
Calling all high school and college seniors – the city of Santa Clarita Arts and Events Division is seeking 2021 graduates to exhibit their 2021 graduation caps in a virtual gallery.
June 1: Deadline Set to Enter City’s Virtual Graduation Cap Photo Exhibition
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 16 new deaths and 421 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,766 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Daily Hospitalizations Hit New Low in LA County; 27,766 Total SCV Cases
The L.A. County Financial Navigators program, operated by the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs’ Center for Financial Empowerment in partnership with Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund, announced it is currently providing L.A. residents with free assistance to help them deal with the financial challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Financial Navigators Program Set to Help County Residents Facing COVID-19 Hardships
The city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable voiced strong support for the removal of the race-based “Indians” mascot at Hart High School in an open letter to the William S. Hart District School Board in alignment with the recently released statement of the Fernandeno Tataviam Band of Mission Indians.
SCV Human Relations Roundtable Releases Statement Supporting the Replacement of HHS Mascot
1861 - Andres Pico and partners granted state franchise to build toll road and cut 50-foot-deep cleft through (Newhall) Pass; they failed; Beale later succeeded [story]
Andres Pico
The Water Resources and Watershed Committee is scheduled to meet via teleconference on Wednesday, May 12, at 5:30 p.m.
May 12: Water Resources and Watershed Committee Teleconference Meeting
The California Interscholastic Federation has renewed a multi-year agreement with GoFan as the official digital ticketing partner to provide touchless, digital ticketing solutions to high schools and state-wide post season play across California.
CIF, GoFan Reach Multi-Year Agreement that Includes Post-Season Play
The County of Los Angeles announced Thursday that it has distributed 23 million units of free PPE through its joint effort with PPE Unite to protect 433,000 employees at small businesses across the County.
L.A. County Announces Distribution of 23 Million Units of PPE
The Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) has launched its annual CalFresh Awareness Month campaign to publicize the CalFresh Nutrition Program and acknowledge community partners throughout the month of May for helping to raise public awareness year-round.
Annual CalFresh Awareness Month Underway
The Santa Clarita City Council convened Tuesday evening to hear an overview of the city’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
Striplin Presents Balanced Budget Which Includes $300K Surplus
This summer Mission Opera is happy to present a live outdoor operetta in one-act on June 5, 6, 12, and 13, in Santa Clarita.
Mission Opera to Present Live Outdoor Operetta, “Le 66”
The William S. Hart Union High School District is looking for one new member to serve on the Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee.
Hart District Seeking Oversight Committee Member
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department will present “The Addams Family Quarantined Concert Version,” a live virtual musical production based on the eponymous beloved television series on May 7-9.
May 7-9: COC Theatre Presents, “The Addams Family Quarantined Concert Version”
Santa Clarita Valley public junior high and high school students will remain in the blended learning model — two days a week of in-person instruction — for the remainder of the year, William S. Hart Union High School District officials announced Wednesday night.
Hart District Announces Blended Learning Format to Continue for Remainder of Year
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 19 new deaths and 414 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,744 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Reopenings Expand in L.A. County as Transmission Remains Low; SCV Cases Total 27,744
1971 - Fort Tejon added to National Register of Historic Places [story]
Fort Tejon