Need High Speed Excitement this Weekend?

May 22, 2015

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On Saturday, May 23, Six Flags Magic Mountain will open its newly redesigned, Twisted Colossus.

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Unlike traditional coasters,Twisted Colossus is a unique, hybrid coaster — steel and wood.

For tickets and information, visit SixFlags.com/MagicMountain. For more information about lodging or tourism in Santa Clarita, go to VisitSantaClarita.com.

Around Town: Old Town Newhall Farmers Market

May 22, 2015

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Looking for something to do this weekend? Come check out the Old Town Newhall Farmers’ Market. The market brings a fresh approach to food shopping.

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Hours for this Saturday, May 23,  from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Newhall Community Center, located at 22421 Market Street. You will find the finest in fresh and seasonal fruits and vegetables.

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In addition to the fresh and delicious food available for purchase, the event will feature fun activities for the entire family.

For more information on the Farmers’ Market contact the City’s Arts and Events Office at (661) 250-3787.

Santa Clarita’s Popular Hometown Trolley Back for Another Summer of Fun!

May 21, 2015

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The Hometown Trolley is back for another fun summer season to visitors and residents of Santa Clarita. Hometown Trolley is a great way to experience the true sights and sounds of the City.

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The free summer trolley service will begin this Friday, May 22, through Sunday, August 30, and September 5 through 7.

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Transportation services run in the morning from some of Santa Clarita’s premier hotels to Six Flags Magic Mountain and Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, and in the evenings provides guests a ride back to their hotels.

Summer Trolley Map 2015

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For a complete Summer Trolley schedule or additional information about Santa Clarita, including details about annual events and year-round attractions, visit VisitSantaClarita.com or contact the Transit Customer Service line at (661) 294-1287.

Register for a Fun-Filled Summer Vacation with ‘Camp Clarita’

May 21, 2015

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The City of Santa Clarita’s Camp Clarita is currently accepting registration for the 2015 summer program. Online, mail-in and walk-in registration are being accepted for programs from June 15 through August 7.

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Wee Folks and Little Folks camps are half-day programs for kids 3-5, featuring a variety of activities such as arts, crafts, games, storytelling, music, dance and water play. All campers must be potty trained to participate.

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Junior Adventures Camp is an 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, camp for kids 3-5 in Newhall Park, which features age appropriate events including crafts, games, music, sensory activities, dramatic play and a special Friday event each week.

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Ranger and Explorer day camps are offered for children ages 5-8 and 9-12, respectively. These programs are available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, with extended care available from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at no additional cost.  In addition to daily fun-filled activities and swimming, Ranger and Explorer campers participate in weekly fieldtrips to a variety of locations throughout Southern California.

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Voyager Camp is offered for youth ages 12-15, and provides young teens with the opportunity to visit local hot spots each day, as well as participate in one overnight camping trip.

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The deadline to enroll is by 5 p.m. on the Wednesday prior to the week the program begins and will be based on availability. Walk-in registration is available at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex, located at 20850 Centre Pointe Parkway.

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For more information on the City’s Camp Clarita, visit CampClarita.com.

Now Hiring: Santa Clarita WorkSource Center to Host Job Recruitment for Six Flags Magic Mountain

May 20, 2015
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center is located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road.

The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center is located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road.

The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center is hosting a recruitment event on Friday, May 22, from 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. with Six Flags Magic Mountain.  The event will be held at the College of the Canyons University Center.

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The recruitment will provide information about employment opportunities with Accesso, a company that provides electronic, virtual queuing solutions to theme parks across the country including Six Flags Magic Mountain.

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Available positions include cashier and ride attendants to operate the Flash Pass, a virtual ride reservation system that electronically holds guests’ place in line reducing the amount of wait time for select rides.

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Interested applicants should bring a copy of their resume and a State issued ID such as a Driver’s License, and Social Security Card or passport to the recruitment.

For more information about recruitment events and services available through the Santa Clarita WorkSource Center, visit WorkSantaClarita.com or call (661) 799-WORK (9675).  

Masquerade! Paper Faces on Parade! Thursdays@Newhall ‘Senses’ Block Party Coming this Thursday to Old Town Newhall

May 20, 2015

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Thursdays@Newhall’s most popular event, Senses, returns with a Masquerade-themed block party, presented by Galpin Subaru, happening this Thursday, May 21, from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. on Main Street in Old Town Newhall.

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There will be fun themed activities, adult themed drinks, TheGrilledCheeseTruck and Recesstruck food trucks and a live musical performance by the 19-piece, 1930’s New Orleans Orchestra and Cabaret Show, Vaud and the Villians.

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Check out Thursdays@Newhall on Facebook and Twitter.  For more information about the event, visit Thursdays@Newhall.com.

We Need your Opinion! City Seeking Input on Saugus Library Center

May 19, 2015
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The City of Santa Clarita is seeking input from the community as part of the assessment for the proposed Saugus Library Center. The survey is nearing a close this Friday, May 22, so act quickly with your input. Community members are invited to provide thoughts and ideas on types of programs, technology or what they feel would best serve the public.

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The Saugus Library Center is part of the Santa Clarita 2020 Strategic plan.

For more information about other future projects planned for the City, visit SantaClarita2020.com. For more information about the Saugus Library Center, visit SantaClaritaLibrary.com.

Around Town: 2015 Bike to Work Day Challege

May 19, 2015

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On Thursday, May 14, the City of Santa Clarita held the 2015 Bike to Work Day Challenge in conjunction with LA Metro’s Bike to Work Week and the 2015 Amgen Tour of California.

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More than 25 businesses, with a total of 225 bike riders, participated in this year’s event.

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The winners for this year’s Bike to Work Day were:

  • Small Business – Hahn & Associates with 100 percent participation. Prize – $75 gift certificate to restaurant of choice and Juice It Up gift cards.
  • Medium Business – Newhall School District (Stevenson Ranch Elementary) with 13.5 percent participation. Prize – $150 gift certificate to restaurant of choice and Juice It Up gift cards
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Large Business – B&B Manufacturing with 15.8 percent participation. Prize – $250 gift certificate to restaurant of choice and Juice It Up gift cards

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For more information about future cycling events in Santa Clarita, visit BikeSantaClarita.com. For information about future green events in Santa Clarita, visit GreenSantaClarita.com.

2015 Amgen Tour of California’s Stage 5 Finish Recap: VIDEO

May 19, 2015

This Week in Santa Clarita covered the 2015 Amgen Tour of California’s Stage 5 Finish which took place in Santa Clarita on Thursday, May 14.

For more information on the Amgen Tour of California in Santa Clarita, visit SantaClaritaTourofCA.com.

City Invites Community Members to Third Public Workshop for Old Orchard Park Master Plan

May 18, 2015

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On Tuesday, May 18, at 6:30 p.m. in the Century room at City Hall, the City of Santa Clarita will reveal a draft master plan for Old Orchard Park.

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City staff and the consultant team from Pacific Coast Land Design will present the draft Master Plan which represents the culmination of input from two public workshops, several focus group meetings, site interviews, and responses to an online park user survey.

For more information on the Old Orchard Park Master Plan, visit SantaClarita2020.com.


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