Archive for June, 2012

City Launches New ‘CPR Anytime’ Partnership: VIDEO

June 29, 2012

Frank Ferry was joined by public officials, from Los Angeles County Fire and the American Heart Association, to announce the City of Santa Clarita’s participation in a new public health program, Family & Friends® CPR Anytime®.  

L.A. County Fire Medical Director Dr. Franklin Pratt and American Heart Association Community CPR Manager Sylvia Beanes joined Mayor Frank Ferry and City of Santa Clarita Junior Lifeguards to launch the life saving program.

SCV Historical Society Hosts ‘Wild West Days’ this Weekend

June 29, 2012

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The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society is hosting SCV Wild West Days this Saturday and Sunday, June 30 and July 1, at Heritage Junction in William S. Hart Park from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

There will fun activities for the whole family, chuckwagon food, live music and entertainment. Admission is only $15 dollars and children under 5 enter for free.

For more information about the SCV Wild West Days, visit

Around Town: City Seal Mounted on Old Town Newhall Library

June 29, 2012

Earlier this morning, workers placed up the new City sign on the chimney of the Old Town Newhall Library facing Main Street.

The Old Town Newhall Library will open in September 29, 2012. Click here to check out the live webcam of the construction on the Old Town Newhall Library.

2012 Santa Clarita 4th of July Parade and Fireworks Show: VIDEO

June 29, 2012

This Week in Santa Clarita previews whats happening on July 4th, including the Fireworks Show at the Westfield Valencia Town Center.

Around Town: Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station 40th Anniversary and Memorial Garden Rededication

June 28, 2012

Cpt. Paul Becker spoke to local dignitaries about the importance of the SCV Sheriff Station.

Earlier this afternoon, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station held a 40th Anniversary ceremony and a rededication of the Memorial Garden.

Mayor Frank Ferry and the Santa Clarita City Council were at the ceremony to thank all of the local sheriffs for their dedication to Santa Clarita.

The Memorial Garden is a tribute to all of the fallen sheriffs in Santa Clarita.

L-R:  Mayor Pro Tem Bob Kellar, Councilmember TimBen Boydston, Mayor Frank Ferry, former Mayor George Pederson and Captain Paul Becker

For more information about the Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station, visit

Around Town: Lyons/I-5 Interchange Beautification Project Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

June 28, 2012

Earlier this morning, the Mayor Frank Ferry and the Santa Clarita City Council held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Lyons/I-5 Interchange Beautification Project.

L-R: Darin Seegmiller (City’s Landscape Maintenance District), Mayor Ferry, City Manager Ken Pulskamp and Assistant City Manager Ken Striplin.

To see all of the photos from the ribbon cutting ceremony, go to the City’s page.

2012 Youth in Government Recap: VIDEO

June 28, 2012

This Week In Santa Clarita covers the 2012 Youth In Government program. Special correspondent Olivia Doty was on hand with the scoop.

Santa Clarita City Council Community Recognitions: June 26th

June 27, 2012

At last nights City Council Meeting, Mayor Frank Ferry and the Santa Clarita City Council recognized local residents for their accomplishments in helping to make Santa Clarita a better place.

The Santa Clarita City Council recognized Drake Hugo, member of Boy Scout Troop 2222, for planning and fundraising the Central Park Fitness Island project.

The City Council also recognized the volunteer dentists who participate in the Foundation for Children’s Dental Health in Santa Clarita.

Around Town: The Great American Camp Out at Central Park

June 26, 2012

On Saturday, June 23, the City of Santa Clarita held an fun outdoor event called the Great American Camp Out at Central Park.

Families participated in activities like arts and crafts, star gazing and outdoor sports.

Celebrate Elsmere Canyon Acquisition with City Council July 14

June 25, 2012

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Residents are invited to attend the Elsmere Canyon Celebration on Saturday, July 14, at 9 a.m. Celebrate the acquisition of Elsmere Canyon and meet the volunteers who helped prevent the canyon area from becoming a dump.

Enjoy a brief hike with members of the City Council and also recieve a commemorateive Save Elsmere Canyon t-shirt courtesy of the S.C.V. Canyons Preservation Committee (while supplies last).

For more information about the Elsmere Canyon Celebration, call the City of Santa Clarita at (661) 255-4939.


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