Archive for May 8th, 2012

Acton Fire Update

May 8, 2012

ACTON FIRE UPDATE  (This post will be updated as new information comes in.)

MAY 9, 2012  (FINAL UPDATE)

From L.A. County Fire Dept:

100% containment was reached at 11 pm Tuesday, May 8.

MAY 8, 2012—8:15 P.M(UPDATE)

From Metrolink:

  • All trains are making their way to Lancaster with no restrictions.
  • There are still passengers traveling into Los Angeles Union Station via bus.
  • There should be no issues for tomorrow’s Metrolink service from today’s disruption.

There will be no further updates from Metrolink this evening. 

MAY 8, 2012— 8 P.M. (UPDATE)

From L.A. County Fire Dept:

  • Acres Burned – 126
  • Containment – 40%
  • Personnel responding: 385 ( Los Angeles County Fire, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and Angeles National Forest).

Structures Burned or Damaged:

  • 1 – Mobile Home
  • 1 – Outbuilding
  • 2 – Vehicles (1) truck, (1) sedan
  • 2 – Semi trailers

Evacuation Center: No evacuees on site at this time


Last Day to Purchase Tickets for SCV Dodger Day is This Thursday, May 10, at Noon

May 8, 2012

The last day to purchase discounted tickets for the 35th Annual Santa Clarita Dodger Day is Thursday, May 10, at noon.  The Los Angeles Dodgers will take on the defending World Champion St. Louis Cardinals; both teams are in first place in their respective divisions.

The game will take place on Saturday, May 19, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the  Santa Clarita Aquatic Center.

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For more information about the 35th Annual Santa Clarita Dodger Day, visit SCVDodgerDay.com.

Around Town: Beautification Project Now Completed at Lyons/I-5 Interchange

May 8, 2012

The City of Santa Clarita has recently completed the Lyons/I-5 Interchange Beautification Project. The beautification project began in late November. The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a special ribbon cutting ceremony on June 28 at 10 a.m.

As travelers can now see, the on and off ramps now have newly planted trees, shrubs and different landscaping around the project area.

Click here to see This Week in Santa Clarita’s coverage of the beautification project construction in early March.

City Invites Residents to Join Wildlife Ecologist in Discussion of Mountain Lions May 15

May 8, 2012

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The City of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clara River Watershed Conservancy are inviting residents to come join National Park Service wildlife ecologist, Dr. Seth Riley, in a discussion about Lions in the Landscape, happening Tuesday, May 17, at 7 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Activities Center.

Come listen to Dr. Riley discuss his decade long research of the mountain lion in the Santa Monica Mountains, he’ll discuss how large landscapes are important to help preserve these beautiful animals.

For more information visit the City’s new hiking and trails website at HikeSantaClarita.com.

Online Registration for City Aquatics Classes Opens Today, All Other Classes Open Online Wednesday

May 8, 2012

Click image for the Summer Season’s catalog.

The City of Santa Clarita’s Summer Seasons catalog offers residents summer art, education, sports, recreation, excursions and day camp classes throughout the summer season. Online registration for summer aquatic classes is now open. Online registration for all other classes starts tomorrow, May 9, at 8 a.m.

Residents who want to mail-in their registration can do so on Monday, May 14. Open registration and walk-in registration begins on Monday, May 21. Community members interested in enrolling in a class are encouraged to use the City’s online system, which offers a fast and convenient registration process.

To view an online copy of SEASONS magazine, visit Santa-Clarita.com/Seasons. Hardcopies are also available at the Santa Clarita Public Libraries, City Hall and the Santa Clarita Sports Complex.


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