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1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
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Waste Management Pledges to Plant 50,000 Trees in Honor of Earth Day
Tuesday, Apr 6, 2021

Waste Management of Santa Clarita team members are celebrating Earth Day every day by personally pledging to live more sustainably at home, at work and on the go. In honor of every pledge made, WM is partnering with the National Forest Foundation and Tree Canada to plant trees across North America. “We...

Waste Management, City Offer Several Drop-Off Locations to Recycle Holiday Trees
Tuesday, Dec 22, 2020

Waste Management and the city of Santa Clarita have established three convenient locations for residents to recycle their holiday trees in 2020. The locations offer residents an additional way to safely and quickly dispose of holiday trees, in addition to utilizing curbside pick-up services. Beginning...

Waste Management Urging Residents to Properly Dispose of Hazardous Waste
Thursday, Sep 17, 2020

Waste Management in Santa Clarita is encouraging community members to practice proper disposal of hazardous household materials in an effort to help prevent heat-related cart and collection truck fires while protecting the environment. “As more residents have taken to staying home during this time,...

Local Trash Haulers Offer Free Christmas Tree Recycling
Monday, Dec 23, 2019

The city of Santa Clarita has partnered with its local waste haulers, Waste Management and Burrtec Waste Industries, to offer free curbside Christmas tree recycling from December 26 through January 11. Single-family residents should place their trees at the curb on their regular collection day during...

Waste Management Reminds Customers of Thanksgiving Schedule
Thursday, Nov 21, 2019

Waste Management of Santa Clarita’s curbside residential trash and recycling and multifamily pick-up schedule will be delayed by one day beginning on Thursday, Nov. 28, and through the remainder of the week in observance of Thanksgiving. All local Waste Management operations will be closed on Thursday,...

Waste Management Issues Reminder for 4th of July Holiday Schedule
Thursday, Jun 20, 2019

Waste Management’s service for residential trash, recycling, and green waste pick-up, as well as bin service for multi-family customers will be delayed by one day for Thursday and Friday customers due to the observance of Independence Day. All Waste Management operations will be closed on Thursday,...

Waste Management Delays Services by 1 Day in Observance of Memorial Day
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Waste Management’s service for residential trash, recycling, and green waste pick-up, as well as commercial service will be delayed by one day throughout the week of May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. In addition, all Waste Management operations will be closed on Monday, May 27, with normal operations...

Waste Management Offers Eco-Friendly, Sustainable Outdoor Entertaining Tips
Tuesday, May 14, 2019

As temperatures rise and gatherings around the grill with friends and family to celebrate under the sun take off, Waste Management of Southern California offers five easy-to-follow green tips to make outdoor entertaining season more sustainable. “Whether celebrating a college grad, dad or any other...

Bulky Item Trash Pickup Free in City of Santa Clarita
Friday, May 3, 2019

Bulky trash items can be picked up or dropped off for free in the city of Santa Clarita, per an agreement between the city and its franchised waste hauler, Waste Management. Each residence that has active trash and recycling service with Waste Management, can dispose of large items for FREE by scheduling...

City, Waste Management Offer Bulky Items Trash Pickup
Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018

Do you ever find yourself with an item you want to get rid of, but it is not worthy of donation and is too big for your standard trash cart? It could be a couch, chair, mattress, bed frame, appliance, other furniture or electronic waste. Thanks to the agreement the city of Santa Clarita has with our...

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The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 15 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Dec. 6 - Sunday, Dec. 12
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 15 Productions
1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
Wm. S. Hart
1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
Wayside
1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren
The Santa Clarita City Council will take a major step toward enhancing one of the city of Santa Clarita’s landmark amenities by holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the Central Park Buildout project on Monday, Dec. 6.
City Invites Community to Central Park Buildout Groundbreaking
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 17 new deaths and 1,942 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,281 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Cases Among People Experiencing Homelessness Declines for 2nd Month in a Row
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 7: Planning Commission Regular Meeting
The first cohort of the College of the Canyons Low Observable Technician Pathway graduated on Nov. 23. 2021 at a special ceremony held at the college’s culinary arts center.
COC’s First Low Observable Technician Pathway Cohort Graduates
The Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Community College District is undergoing the redistricting process, and community members will have the opportunity to comment on revised trustee area boundaries at two upcoming public hearings.
Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees Undergoing Redistricting
The California Highway Patrol joins the American Occupational Therapy Association in recognizing Dec. 6 through Dec. 10, 2021, as Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.
Dec. 6-10: 2021 Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
On Wednesday, Dec. 1, College of the Canyons held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Don Takeda Science Center, which is named in honor of longtime biology instructor Don Takeda, who retired in 2017.
COC Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Don Takeda Science Center
To help ring in the holiday season, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger hosted her annual party for foster youth served by the Department of Children and Family Services and their foster families at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Saturday, Dec. 4.
Supervisor Barger Hosts Annual Foster Youth Holiday Party at Six Flags
The Los Angeles County Lake Lifeguards begin the search for potential new lifeguard candidates with the Lake Lifeguard Test Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Castaic Aquatic Center.
Dec. 4: Lake Lifeguard Test Starts at the Castaic Aquatic Center
1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has received confirmation of its first case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant (B.1.1.529).
Thursday COVID Roundup: First Case of Omicron Detected in L.A. County
Andrew Ghassemi, senior vice president of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., is pleased to announce the recent sale of a Class-A office building in Valencia.
Spectrum Real Estate Closes on $3.5M Sale of Valencia Office Building
Metro Los Angeles celebrated the groundbreaking Wednesday for the I-5 North County Enhancements Project, which will improve the operations and safety of the I-5 freeway for motorists in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Interstate 5 Improvement Project Breaks Ground in Santa Clarita
Do you take the easy route with a bag and tissue paper because your wrapping job looks like a crumpled mess?
Learn How to Wrap Gifts Like a Pro Thanks to JCI Santa Clarita
Commercial driver’s licenses, learner’s permits, endorsements and special certificates expiring between March 2020 and February 2022, are automatically extended through Feb. 28, 2022, the California Department of Motor Vehicles announced Thursday.
DMV Extending Commercial Driver’s Licenses, Learner’s Permits
1972 - Five wounded in Vagos biker gang shooting at Curtis & JoAnne Darcy's Acton '49er Saloon [story]
Darcys 49er
We are in the home stretch of the holiday season. I hope you have made plans to safely celebrate with family and friends. I also want to encourage you to keep safety in mind when shopping for that perfect gift for your loved ones.
City Manager’s Monthly Message – December 2021
La Mesa Junior High 8th graders will soon be building water bottle rockets as part of their science program, thanks to funding from California Credit Union through its Fall 2021 Teacher Grant program.
La Mesa Teacher Wins Fall 2021 Teacher Grant
Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control is celebrating the 'Paw"lidays by offering the gift of a new furry friend. 
Adoption Fees Waived Through End of the Year
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