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May 9
Taking Steps to Find a Cure – Great Strides Walk – May 9

TakingStepstoFind2CF is a life threatening genetic disease that affects the lungs and digestive systems, and nearly 30,000 Americans live with cystic fibrosis (CF). In the 1950’s, those with CF were not expected to live past elementary school, but due to fundraising efforts throughout the years, progress has been made, allowing those living with the disease to live longer, but currently there still is no cure for CF.

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Cool Place
Classic California Pismo Beach

ClassicCaliforniaPismoBeach2Pismo Beach is located along the Central Coast of California half way between San Francisco and Los Angeles. This classic California beach town is famous for its historic pier, miles of beautiful white sand beaches, and a rich wine region only minute’s away. Many visitors who come to Pismo Beach are now calling it their Wine & Waves™ destination in California. Other notable activities include surfing waves, kayaking the coastline, riding the dunes on horseback or an ATV, shopping in town and

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May 17
Get “Back to the Cure” and Help Finish the Fight Against Cancer 2015 Relay For Life of The SCV

GetBacktotheCureandHelp1Join the American Cancer Society’s 2015 Relay For Life of The Santa Clarita Valley at Central Park, 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road in Santa Clarita from Saturday, May 16 at 9 a.m. to Sunday, May 17 at 9 a.m. and help finish the fight against cancer.
This year’s event theme is “Back to the Cure” celebrating 30 years of Relay For Life and the release of the movie “Back to the Future.” The event will celebrate all things that represent the 1980’s - music, style, fashion and Dr. Gordy Klatt

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June 27
Get Your Sweet Tooth Ready! 7th Annual Sweet Charity Cake Auction & Competition

GetYourSweetTooth1The Youth Project is proud to announce the 7th Annual Sweet Charity Cake Auction & Competition to be held on June 27, at Robinson Ranch Golf Club. Whitening Lightning and Gerard Cosmetics will kick it off, as the Fondant Sponsors for this unique and fun fundraising event, the first cake decorating competition of its kind in the Santa Clarita Valley.

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May 16, 17
Lilac Festival in Pine Mountain Club

LilacFestival1One of the best kept secrets in California remains the quaint “Aspen like” village of Pine Mountain Club (PMC). Located in the Los Padres National Forest at a little over one mile above sea level and nestled between Mt. Pinos and San Emegdio Mountain, Pine Mountain Club is remarkably easy to get to. Just a comfortable 55-minute drive north of Magic Mountain, those in the know often refer to PMC as “the nearby faraway place”.

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June 13
Wine in the Pines 2015

WineinthePines1Fine wine lovers; mark your calendars for Saturday, June 13, for the annual Pine Mountain Club “Wine in the Pines”, in the Pine Mountain Village Center, an easy 55-minute drive north of Magic Mountain.
For four hours, from noon to 4 p.m., you’ll be able to taste exciting wines from throughout California’s wine-growing regions, with dozens of premiere wineries to choose from. If you need a break from too much fine wine, then enjoy some cold craft beer including Santa Clarita’s favorite,

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August 28
Dancing With Our Stars Is Back for 2015!

DancingWithOurStars1After five successful fundraising competitions, we are at it again! Since its inception in 2009, Dancing With Our Stars has raised well over $850,000 for our local non-profit organizations.What an awesome testament to our community!
Don’t put those dancing shoes away because The Magazine of Santa Clarita and élite Magazine will be presenting the 6th annual Dancing With Our Stars, which will take place on Friday, August 28 at Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons.

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June 22
Hit the Greens for the Special Olympics!

HittheGreens1Same great Special Olympics Golf Tournament has just moved to Monday, June 22, and will be back at the beautiful TPC of Valencia. Our 2015 Golf Event Chair is John Lutz, California Highway Patrol. Our tournament check-in starts at 7 a.m., the Putting Contest starts at 7:30 a.m. and the shotgun start is at 9 a.m. Our Tournament will have a Putting Contest and many fun holes and chances to win prizes, including a chance to play a $10,000 putt. There will be many raffle items and silent auction and

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Ken Striplin
Message from the City Manager Ken Striplin

MessagefromtheCityManager1As we approach the summer months, it’s time to plan for outdoor outings and events. We hope that you will make plans to enjoy the terrific programs and facilities right here in Santa Clarita. Whether it’s a swim program, free concert in the park or viewing an international cycling event, we work hard to make your local experiences fun and memorable.

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June 28
Wanted: Best Tri Tip in Town!

WantedBestTriTip1Do you think you have what it takes to take home the BBQ crown for best tri-tip in town? Champion of the Grill? BBQ Master? Well now is the time to show your stuff and put your tri-tip grillin’ reputation...on the grill! Come join Circle of Hope as they present the first annual Tri Tip Throwdown on Sunday, June 28. Kick off summer the right way from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Nissan of Valencia, located at 24111 Creekside Road in Valencia. Not only will it be a day of barbecue fun, but proceeds fr
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Calling All Moms
Mother’s Day Contest at Massage Envy Spa Santa Clarita

MothersDayContest1‘Tis the season for mom! Massage Envy Spa Santa Clarita is gearing up for Mother’s Day by granting five special mothers with well-deserved M.E. time! We’re looking for submissions to be entered to win a free massage or facial for the “mom” in your life. Kids, husbands, adult children, it’s time to nominate your mom!

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May 9
Take Steps to End Violence at the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®

TakeStepstoEndViolence1Come celebrate women at the Outlets at Tejon Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® event as it kicks off Mother’s Day Month in style, taking steps to end violence against women and children.  Be it rain or shine, grab your friends and family and participate in a fun way to support a serious cause on Saturday, May 9. It’s an event you won’t want to miss.
Register before May 9 for a discounted rate of $15. On-site registration fee will be $20 cash. All participants will receive an official event t-

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Ultimate Dining
Vote For Your Favorites and Win!

VoteForYourFavorites1There’s much to do and much to see in the Santa Clarita Valley, and certainly there is no shortage of places to dine as well. With the many places we have to choose from, we want to know which ones are your favorites!
It’s time to vote for the 5th Annual élite Ultimate Dining Awards. Who serves up your favorite cocktails? Who’s got the best sushi in town?

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Circle of Hope
Soroptimist International of SCV Receives a $4,000 Grant

SoroptimistInternational3Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley (SISCV) was again selected to receive a Soroptimist Club Grant for Women and Girls from Soroptimist International of the Americas. Soroptimist is an international volunteer organization for women whose mission is to improve the lives of women and girls in local communities and throughout the world. The $4,000 grant was awarded in support of expanding the club’s Comforts During Cancer project to women and families involved with Santa Clarita’s...
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On The Town
Fashion For a Cause

Brought back by popular demand for a fifth year, the Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita’s (SIGSCV) Fashion Show & Boutique had record attendance and profit, Event Chair Sandi Naba proudly states, “This year’s event was a huge success thanks to all of our sponsors, boutiques, vendors, supporters and the 2015 Fashion Show Committee.” 

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Brian O'Connor
The New Vice President of PR at Princess Cruises

TheNewVicePresident1On June 1, Brian O’Connor will take the role of vice president, public relations for Princess Cruises. O’Connor succeeds Julie Benson who will retire May 29, after 32 years of service. O’Connor will lead the team accountable for media relations, publicity, social media, community relations, ship introductions and special events and drive messaging for product and program launches. He will be responsible for issues management and crisis communications, and will also oversee the collaboratio

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May 16
Santa Clarita Valley to Draw in 600 Athletes for Regional Spring Games

SantaClaritaValleytoDraw1More than 600 Special Olympic athletes will compete for gold, silver, and bronze medals at Special Olympics Santa Clarita Regional Spring Games on Saturday, May 16. The games will feature athletes from Antelope Valley, Santa Barbara, Kern County-Bakersfield, Tri-Valley and Ventura County Regions. The public is invited to attend this free event and we are hoping to fill our stands who can cheer on the athletes as they compete in the sports of basketball, bocce and track. Basketball teams will inc

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On A Mission
Why Shop at Assistance League® Resale Store? Assistance League is on a Mission!

WhyShopatAssistance1Assistance League Santa Clarita is on a mission to make a difference in the lives of families in our community. Our 100 percent, volunteer organization currently has several programs that directly help people right here in the SCV. The Assistance League Resale Store is the heart and soul of our fundraising efforts.

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Send Us a Picture
Show Us How You Celebrate the Fourth of July! Picture Contest Callout

ShowUsHowYouCelebrate1Whether it’s a block party with your neighbors or a small family gathering in the backyard, the Fourth of July is a time for barbeques, fireworks, and honoring our country.

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June 6
Beat the Heat, Take the Plunge!

BeattheHeat1On Saturday, June 6, the Polar Plunge is going from Polar to Solar! For a minimum of $50, you can run, walk, or dance into the wild waters of Six Flags Hurricane Harbor and support Special Olympics Santa Clarita & Tri-Valley by joining us at Polar Plunge and raise funds for local Special Olympics athletes. Castaic Lions Club provides a great pancake breakfast starting at 8 a.m. with registration.

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Henry Mayo
Supporting the Expansion of the Emergency Department

SupportingtheExpansion1You never know when you’re going to have a medical emergency. Emergency departments play a vital role in providing treatment for a broad spectrum of illnesses and injuries, some of which may be life threatening, and each year, millions of Americans visit the emergency room.
The Emergency Department at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. A designated Level II Trauma Center, the facility has expanded throughout the years, thanks in part to the fundraising effor

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Publishers
A Note from The Publishers - May 2015

ANotefrom1There’s much to do and much to see in the SCV this month, so get ready for a busy May!
Over the last decade we have seen a remarkable growth in population. Just as the city continues to grow, the need for updated services, state of the art equipment, and hospital expansion becomes more apparent.  Thanks to the generosity of community members and businesses who support events such as the Frontier Toyota/Henry Mayo Drive Safe Golf Classic, those needs can be met.  Now in its 42nd year, w

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May 16
It’s Time to Bid at Gentlemen for a Cause – May 16

ItsTimetoBidatGentlemen1The Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley is pleased to present the Fourth Annual Gentlemen for a Cause Fundraiser on Saturday, May 16, at the Tesoro Clubhouse in Valencia. Last year’s event raised thousands of dollars and this year will be no different. Monies raised from the evening will benefit Soroptimist Community Service Projects. Soroptimist is an international organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls in local communit

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May 2
The Domestic Violence Center Hosts Fairy Shelter Breakfast and Auction To Raise Awareness and Funds to Help Families

TheDomesticViolenceCenterHosts1Domestic Violence is not a fairy tale as every survivor will tell you. To help raise awareness about domestic violence and generate donations for local intervention, prevention and education services, come to the Domestic Violence Center of Santa Clarita Valley’s 3rd Annual Fairy Shelter Breakfast and Auction on Saturday, May 16, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at Hart Park. This event is for all ages.


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Winners
Winners Announced for 2015 “cArt aRt” Competition Entries Judged and Selected at City’s 2015 Earth Arbor Day Festival

WinnersAnnouncedfor1The City of Santa Clarita announced today the winners of the 2015 “cArt aRt” competition, held in conjunction with the City’s annual Earth Arbor Day Festival, held on Saturday, April 11. The creative contest prompts residents to transform ordinary recycling bins into extraordinary works of art for the chance to win cash prizes.


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Mary Folger Barrett
Why My Mother is Extraordinary Mother’s Day Contest Winner

WhyMyMother1Mother’s Day is the time to celebrate moms, grandmothers, aunts, and all of the other amazing women in your family. Moms truly make the world go around, offering us their unconditional love and never ending support in all of our endeavors. We would like to wish all our mothers a very Happy Mother’s Day!


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June 20
Children of All Ages, Sponsors, Exhibitors Invited to Touch-A-Truck

ChildrenofAllAges1In a community calendar full of fund-raising walks, auctions, dinners and golf tournaments, the SCV Senior Center has come up with a totally new idea for the third year—the third annual Touch-A-Truck event.
What child, or adult for that matter, wouldn’t want to climb on a fire engine, turn on a Sheriff’s or CHP vehicle siren or take a photo with a favorite movie vehicle? That’s the premise behind Touch-A-Truck, coming Saturday, June 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Central Park on Bouquet Canyon Road.


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May 17
Disco Fever Comes to Valencia!

DiscoFeverComes2At a time when bell bottom pants and flowered mini-skirts are coming back as strong fashion trends this 2015, can disco music be far behind!
Santa Clarita will welcome an exciting event called “Disco Fever Live”, a Dinner show and dancing featuring the country’s leading disco band “The Disco Kings” and special guests on Sunday, May 17, from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Valencia benefitting the Circle of Hope.


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May 17
Amgen Tour of California Returns to Santa Clarita Thursday, May 14

AmgenTourofCalifornia1Hit the Trail Community Bike Ride among other cycling related events in May.
The City of Santa Clarita returns as a host city for the Amgen Tour of California on Thursday, May 14, for the Stage 5 Finish, presented by Visit California. Regarded as the largest and most prestigious cycling event in America, 52 California cities have hosted the race throughout the past nine editions. For the 10th anniversary, the start of the 2015 Amgen Tour of California will take place in Sacramento, the state’s

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May 2
Aiming to Help Kids Stay Active SCV Family YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day®

AimingtoHelpKids1On Saturday, May 2, the Santa Clarita Valley YMCA is holding a community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active at Heritage Park in Valencia. YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day®, is an initiative to improve health and well being for kids and families. This year, Healthy Kid’s Day will feature activities such as rock wall climbing wall, inflatable obstacle course, games, a scholastic book fair, crafts, dance and martial arts demos to motivate and teach families how to develop

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City of SC
Got Ants?

GotAnts1This is the time of year when those pesky little insects invade our homes and businesses in an orderly, single-file line that somehow turns into a full-blown attack. When that little army does invade, there are safe alternatives to pesticides that are better to use around our family and pets, and also better for our surroundings.


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May 10
Women Love NorthPark! Special Mother’s Day Service Sunday, May 10

WomenLoveNorthPark1Sunday, May 10 is a special day at NorthPark! On Mother’s Day, we celebrate the rich blessing the women in our lives are to us. Since the Bible teaches that women are the crown of creation and God’s ultimate masterpiece, it’s only fitting they receive special honor on this special day. There’s a unique message designed to encourage and uplift, music that will inspire and inflate the spirit and good, soul-satisfying connection will abound! We even have a small gift for all the women who a

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May 31
Defying Gravity with Stephen Schwartz and the SC Master Chorale

DefyingGravity1Grammy award winning Broadway film composer Stephen Schwartz has etched his name in Broadway history as well as on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and this month will be gracing the stage at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons.
Come join the community on May 31, as the Santa Clarita Master Chorale and the College of the Canyons will present Defying Gravity, with Stephen Schwartz. The performance will begin at 4 p.m. and will be celebrating Stephen’s incredible music c

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On The Town
Honoring Our Hometown Hero

Hundreds gathered at Hyatt Regency Valencia to honor New York Giants running back and Super Bowl Champion Shane Vereen at the SCV Chamber of Commerce luncheon. 


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Rest in Peace
In Memory of Dana Delmatoff Cop

InMemoryofDana1After a long battle with cancer, Santa Clarita resident and friend Dana Cop passed away on Sunday, April 12. Dana was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer at the age of 41. A mother to her three children, wife to Peter and friend to many, Dana also served as chairman of the Board of Directors for the SCV Chamber of Commerce in 2011 along with serving on the board for the YMCA.


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Marsha McLean
Message from Mayor McLean

MessagefromMayor1One of the most important things we do here at the City is to provide a safe, clean, healthy environment for you and your family. This involves many things including law enforcement, land use planning, financial management, care and maintenance of our City streets, trails, parks, sidewalks and open space, as well as providing educational and informational opportunities you and your family need.


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