2015 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival At-a-Glance, Everything a Festival-Goer Should Know

April 17, 2015

Santa Clarita City Council Awards and Recognitions: April 14th

April 17, 2015

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At Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, Mayor Marsha McLean and the Santa Clarita City Council recognized SCV Sheriff Volunteers Samuel Goldstein and Stephen North for saving a residents life while on duty.

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The Council also recognized the College of the Canyons’ Cross Country Team for winning the CCCAA 2014 State Championship.

Around Town: City Installs High Speed Rail Emergency Meeting Banner on Golden Valley Road Bridge

April 16, 2015

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The City of Santa Clarita recently installed a High Speed Rail Emergency Meeting banner on the Golden Valley Bridge over Soledad Canyon Road to get the word out about the upcoming emergency meeting happening on Monday, April 27, at 7 p.m. at the Canyon High School Gymnasium.

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The City is asking residents to share their voice and convince the California High Speed Rail Authority to consider an alternate route to bypass Santa Clarita.

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The current proposed routes would devastate two local schools, a church and the Sand Canyon and Canyon Country Communities.

For more information about the High Speed Rail Emergency Meeting in Santa Clarita, visit Santa-Clarita.com/HSR.

Head Down to Old Town Newhall for the ‘Country Throwdown’ Senses Block Party Tonight

April 16, 2015

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Get on your horse and ride down to the ‘Country Throwdown’ cowboy themed Senses block party happening tonight, April 16, from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. on Main Street in Old Town Newhall.

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There will be fun activities, food trucks, cowboy themed drinks and a live musical performance by Dawson’s Gang at the event.

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Local businesses will offer discounts and specials throughout the night at the block party.

For more information about the Senses and future events, visit ThursdaysAtNewhall.com.

Santa Clarita Residents Encouraged to Attend High Speed Rail Emergency Meeting on April 27

April 13, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita is encouraging community members to attend the High Speed Rail Emergency Meeting happening on Monday, April 27, at 7 p.m. at the Canyon High School Gymnasium.

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The California High Speed Rail Authority Project is a high speed rail system that will connect from San Francisco to Los Angeles at speeds up to 200 miles an hour.

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The project is currently on track to ravage the Sand Canyon neighborhood, Sulphur Springs Community School, Pinecrest Elementary School and Church of the Canyons.

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The Santa Clarita City Council has taken a formal position in support of an East Corridor direct alignment as the desired preferred alternative, as such alignment will bypass the City of Santa Clarita.

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For more information on the California High Speed Rail project in Santa Clarita, visit Santa-Clarita.com/HSR.

 

Around Town: Volunteers Help Make City’s Annual ‘Eggstravaganza’ Event Eggcelent

April 8, 2015

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On Saturday, April 4, more than 30 volunteers helped out at the City’s annual Eggstravaganza egg hunt event at Central Park.

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Before the egg hunt, 24 volunteers helped stuff thousands of eggs with donated gift certificates and goodies.

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At the event, seven volunteers helped by spreading the eggs over multiple fields at Central Park and helped monitor the fields during the egg hunt.

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Volunteers also helped spread more joy by assisting members of the Saugus Action Committee in handing out special prizes.

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For more information on volunteering in Santa Clarita, visit SantaClaritaVolunteers.com.

Around Town: New Shade Structure Over Begonias Lane Park Playground

April 7, 2015

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The City of Santa Clarita recently installed a new shade structure over the playground at the Begonias Lane Park. The new addition will keep kids cool as they enjoy the park’s fun play equipment.

For more information about the City’s parks, visit Santa-Clarita.com.

Around Town: Volunteers Help Paint Fallen Warriors Memorial Bridge

April 6, 2015
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Before

On Saturday, March 28, more than 40 volunteers teamed up with City staff to begin the first phase of painting the Fallen Warriors Memorial Bridge.

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Volunteers painted more than 1/4 mile of embossed City tree artwork along the eastbound bridge walls and bike trail.

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The project is 30 percent completed and work will resume in early May.

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After

For more information about improvement projects throughout Santa Clarita, visit SantaClarita2020.com. To volunteer for future projects in Santa Clarita, visit SantaClaritaVolunteers.com.

City Hall ‘First Floor Gallery’ Now Showcasing Art by College of the Canyons Students

April 3, 2015

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The City of Santa Clarita is now showcasing a new art exhibit entitled ‘Intersections,’ located in the First Floor Gallery at City Hall.

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Graphic and Multimedia Design students, from College of the Canyons, were asked to create a 2D illustration of how they perceived Santa Clarita’s identity.

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The ‘Intersections’ art gallery will be on display now through September 8 at City Hall.

For more information about Public Art in Santa Clarita, visit Arts.Santa-Clartia.com.

Have a ‘Hoppy Easter’ this Weekend with City’s Splash and Dash Egg Hunt and Eggstravaganza

April 3, 2015

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Let the hunt begin! Santa Clarita is holding its popular free egg hunt events happening this Saturday, April 4, at the City’s Aquatic Center and at Central Park. Both egg hunts are open to kids 10 & under.

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The Egg Scramble Egg Hunt at the City’s annual Eggstravaganza will take place Saturday, April 4, at 10 a.m. at Central Park. The event is free and open to the public.

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Bring your egg basket and swim trunks to the pool party at the 7th Annual Splash and Dash Egg Hunt! on Saturday, April 4, at 10 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center. The event is free to attend, but participants are encouraged to bring a canned or non-perishable food donation to benefit the SCV Food Pantry.

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For more information about arts and events in Santa Clarita, visit Arts.Santa-Clarita.com.

 


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