In honor of Memorial Day, Santa Clarita City Hall will be closed on Monday, May 27. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, May 28.
All branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library will be closed on Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day.
The City of Santa Clarita is replacing old, worn pull box lids with newer “City-fied” versions.
These new lids are polymer concrete lids that will last longer than the conventional concrete lids that chip and break easier.
The City of Santa Clarita recently replaced all 10 of the City boundary signs which were beginning to show wear.
The City of Santa Clarita recently installed a new entry monument sign on the north side of Bouquet Canyon Road. The new monument sign and area includes a new water meter, backflow, and irrigation controller, oak trees, native plants, and a walkway for pedestrians.
For more information on future projects in the City of Santa Clarita, visit Santa-Clarita.com.
Thousands of residents flocked to the Westfield Valencia Town Center to watch the exciting Stage 3 Finish and Stage 4 Start of the 2013 Amgen Tour of California in Santa Clarita.
Santa Clarita residents had the opportunity to get autographs from riders at the Stage 4 Start.
Mayor Bob Kellar presented Stage 3 winner Peter Sagan with the California Bear painted by a local Santa Clarita artist.
Councilmember Marsha McLean, Mayor Kellar and Mayor Pro Tem Laurene Weste on the winners stage at the Stage 3 Finish.
Check out all of the photos from the event at the City’s Flickr page.
Congratulations to Cannondale Pro Cycling’s Peter Sagan (SVK), ORICA GreenEDGE’s Michael Matthews (AUS), and Team Garmin-Sharp’s Tyler Farrar (Wenatchee, Wash.) for placing at the Amgen Tour of California’s Stage 3 Finish in Santa Clarita.
Job seekers interested in industrial, clerical or transportation work are invited to attend a free recruitment event at the Santa Clarita WorkSource Center on Friday, May 31, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with Staffmark. The event will be held at College of the Canyons, University Center Suite 250 located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road. All job seekers are encouraged to arrive on or before 9 a.m., allowing time to park and sign-in.
The recruitment will provide information about full-time employment opportunities with Staffmark, a commercial staffing company dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and business solutions for customers. Multiple positions are immediately available including: quality inspectors, packers, janitorial, forklift operators, and machine operators.
Job seekers are encouraged to dress to impress, have multiple copies of their resume, and bring a State ID such as Driver’s License, and Social Security Card or Passport to the recruitment. Onsite interviews, background checks, and drug screenings may be conducted for those applicants who best meet the qualifications of the employer. Candidates should be prepared to stay until 4:30 p.m.
For more information on the Santa Clarita WorkSource Center or to register for this recruitment event, visit WorkSantaClarita.com or call (661) 799-WORK (9675).
On Thursday, May 16, the City of Santa Clarita held the 2013 Bike to Work Day Challenge in conjunction with LA Metro’s Bike to Work Week.
Overall, 28 business teams, totaling 210 employees, participated in this year’s event.
The winners for this year’s Bike to Work Day were:
Chik-Fil-A helped out at the City Hall pit stop by providing water and healthy snacks to cyclists.
For more information about future green events and fun activities in Santa Clarita, visit GreenSantaClarita.com.
The Santa Clarita Public Library invites community members to join Bill Miranda, CEO of the Santa Clarita Valley Latino Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, May 30, at 6 p.m. as he presents “Hablando de Negocious: Talking Business,” a program to help business owners better understand and embrace the Latino Marketplace. The presentation is free and will be held in the Community Room at the Old Town Newhall Library, located at 24500 Main Street.
Miranda’s presentation will address topics such as; how best to communicate with the Latino customer base; how attracting Latino customers can help grow your business, increase sales and improve profits; demographics of the Latino market; and how Latinos are the fastest growing purchasing population segment in the United States.
As a Santa Clarita Valley community leader, Miranda is a member of the College of the Canyons Chancellor’s Circle and on the advisory board of Single Mothers Outreach of Santa Clarita. Miranda previously served as a counselor with the Small Business Development Center, where he counseled hundreds of business owners about starting, growing and operating successful companies. Miranda continues to be a motivational speaker and trainer, teaching leadership skills to thousands of entrepreneurs throughout the world.
On Thursday, May 30, the Santa Clarita WorkSource Center will host a recruitment event from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to identify qualified candidates to fill part-time caregiver positions in Santa Clarita.
Caregiver job duties include assisting adults with developmental disabilities with personal hygiene and during daily activities such as volunteering, employment shadowing, and recreational outings. Candidates must be willing and able to assist with lifting clients (in and out of wheelchairs, etc.).
Qualified candidates will have a high school diploma and/or two years of experience in supporting individuals with disabilities, one year or more of experience as a caregiver or certified nursing assistant, have a reliable vehicle and current auto insurance, negative TB test or clean x-ray within the last 12 months, read/write/speak English proficiently, have a California state ID or Driver’s License and valid social security card.
Onsite interviews and background checks may be conducted for those applicants that best meet the qualifications of the employers.
For more information on the Santa Clarita WorkSource Center or these recruitment events, visit WorkSantaClarita.com or call (661) 799-WORK (9675).