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‘Visit Santa Clarita Website’ Offers a Wonderful World of Winter Activities

December 20, 2014
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Looking for some fun winter activities in Santa Clarita? Check out the Winter Activities List on the City’s award winning tourism website VisitSantaClarita.com.

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Check out the holiday lights in Old Town Newhall!

The list has several interesting and exciting activities for community members to enjoy, including: taking a stroll down one of the City’s many trails and paseos, stopping at one of the local wine bars, shopping in Old Town Newhall or taking the family ice skating in Santa Clarita.

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To see more information about fun activities and places to go in Santa Clarita, go to VisitSantaClarita.com.

Old Town Newhall Roundabout Named ‘Project of the Year’ by American Public Works Association

December 17, 2014
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Old Town Newhall Roundabout Assistant Engineer Joel Bareng and Project Manager Balvinder Sandhu accept the award on behalf of the City.

The Southern California Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) named the City of Santa Clarita’s Newhall Roundabout the “2014 Project of the Year.”  The APWA, which recognizes public agencies for their outstanding projects and programs, presented the award to the project team at the organization’s annual awards luncheon in Lakewood.   The project was also recognized as the “Project of the Year” by the APWA’s High Desert Branch at an event earlier this month.

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The Newhall Roundabout Project was completed in January 2014 and has greatly enhanced the walkability of Old Town Newhall by providing a pedestrian-friendly link between Hart Park, the Old Town Newhall Library and the businesses on Main Street.  The project has also enhanced safety in and around the area by allowing for a smoother transition of commuter traffic, emergency vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists traveling in and out of Old Town Newhall.

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APWA is the professional association of Public Works, which represents leaders throughout the United States and Canada. The Southern California Chapter covers Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties.

To learn more about the revitalization of Old Town Newhall or for more information about events and businesses in the area, visit OldTownNewhall.com.

Santa Clarita Business Incubator Grand Opening: VIDEO

November 20, 2014

This Week in Santa Clarita covered the grand opening of the City’s new Business Incubator located in Old Town Newhall.

Around Town: ‘Light Up Main Street’ in Old Town Newhall

November 19, 2014

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On Saturday, November 15, Main Street in Old Town Newhall was transformed into a winter wonderland as thousands of lights were illuminated by the Santa Clarita City Council as part of the City’s 2nd annual “Light Up Main Street” event, presented by PayForward.

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Santa and his merry elves joined in the festivities.

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The decorations on Main Street in Old Town Newhall will be up from now through the end of the year! Click here to view all the photos on the City’s Flickr page.

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Special thanks to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, the Valencia Auto Center, the Old Town Newhall Association and the thousands of attendees for their support.

For more information on future events in Old Town Newhall, visit OldTownNewhall.com.

Around Town: Old Town Newhall Library Hosts ‘Literacy and Arts Festival’

November 18, 2014

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On Saturday, November 15, hundreds of residents attended the 8th annual Literacy and Arts Festival, presented by the SCV Education Foundation, in partnership with the City of Santa Clarita, held at the Old Town Newhall Library.

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This event offered community members an opportunity to explore, play and create the different forms of arts and literacy.

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Festival goers also had the opportunity to participate in a bookmark contest and writing contest for a chance to win prizes.

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Guests were entertained by storytellers which included their favorite authors and performers.

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For more information about the Literacy and Arts Festival, visit Santa-Clarita.com.

Around Town: Santa Clarita Business Incubator Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

November 18, 2014

 

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Earlier this morning, Mayor Laurene Weste and the Santa Clarita City Council, in partnership with College of the Canyons, held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the City’s new Business Incubator located in Old Town Newhall.

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The facility will provide four to six Santa Clarita entrepreneurs in the creative and tech fields with the opportunity to lease low-cost office space in the City’s growing arts and entertainment district for up to three years.

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The Business Incubator will also provide the essential tools needed to launch and grow a start-up company.

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Pictured above, Mayor Weste poses with the first business owners to occupy the space.

For more information about the Santa Clarita Business Incubator, visit WorkSantaClarita.com.

Kick-off the Holiday Season with “Light Up Main Street” Happening Tonight at 6:30 p.m.

November 15, 2014

Main Street in Old Town Newhall will be transformed into a winter wonderland as thousands of lights, a 23-foot Holiday Tree, and a lighted Santa are illuminated as part of the City’s 2nd annual Light Up Main Street event tonight at 6:30 p.m.  

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Most businesses will be serving refreshments and offering special promotions.

Help kick off the holiday season at the official tree and street lighting ceremony and enjoy holiday music, a visit from Santa, and other free family-friendly activities.

For more information on the ‘Light Up Main Street’ event and future events in Old Town Newhall, visit OldTownNewhall.com.

‘Literacy and Arts’ Festival Coming to Old Town Newhall Library Tomorrow from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

November 14, 2014

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The City of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Public Library will host the Literacy and Arts Festival happening on tomorrow, November 15, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Old Town Newhall Library.

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This event offers community members an opportunity to explore, play and create the different forms of arts and literacy. Guests will be entertained by storytellers that include favorite authors and performers.

For more information about the Literacy and Arts Festival, visit Santa-Clarita.com.

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Later that night, join the Santa Clarita City Council when they ‘Light Up Main Street’ later on Saturday night at 6:30 p.m. 

For more information on events happening in Old Town Newhall, visit OldTownNewhall.com.

Newhall Community Center Offering Festive Fall Events: VIDEO

November 7, 2014

The Newhall Community Center has plenty of exciting activities for families throughout the fall season. Some of these events include:

  • Thanksgiving Dinner – Monday, November 24, from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. This annual event offers center families and community members alike, an opportunity to gather, and kick off the holiday season alongside friends and neighbors, while enjoying a traditional Thanksgiving dinner.  This event is sponsored by Parkway Motorcars.
  • Cocoa, Cookies and Caroling – Friday, December 19, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Join us for an evening of singing, merry making, and celebrating the magic of the holidays. Enjoy hot cocoa and take pictures with Santa Claus.  This free event is open to everyone.

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The Newhall Community Center offers a variety of specialty programs and opportunities including classes and programs for youth, active adults, organized sports, intergenerational programming, and community events.

For more information and future events happening at the Newhall Community Center, visit Santa-Clarita.com/NCC.

‘Light Up Main Street’ Returns to Old Town Newhall November 15: VIDEO

November 5, 2014

Main Street in Old Town Newhall will be transformed into a winter wonderland as thousands of lights, a 23-foot Holiday Tree, and a lighted Santa are illuminated as part of the City’s Light Up Main Street event on Saturday, November 15, at 6:30 p.m.  

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Help kick off the holiday season at the official tree and street lighting ceremony and enjoy holiday music, a visit from Santa, and other free family-friendly activities.

For more information about the event, visit OldTownNewhall.com.


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