Meet the Candidates-February 2008 On April 8, 2008, Santa Clarita residents will get an opportunity to elect two City Council Members. This election will fill two seats on the City Council for a four-year term. The new Council members will be sworn into office on April 22, 2008. The elected City Council Members serve as our governing body that guides the progress of Santa Clarita into the future. The City Council is responsible for the creation of policies, which are expressed through the passage of ... Read More >>
Liz Seipel, CEO of Child & Family Center Announces Retirement After 32 years of service, Liz Seipel, CEO of Santa Clarita’s Child & Family Center, today publicly announced her plan to retire on June 30, 2008. Seipel co-founded the Center in 1976 along with Carol Gelsinger, who retired in September 2006, and Katie Clark who moved out of the area in the agency’s infancy. Together, the three saw a need to assist children with emotional, learning and behavioral problems by helping their parents learn better ways to parent them. Hence the ... Read More >>
This month we are getting ready for the Amgen Tour of California
professional bicycle race, which will come to Santa Clarita on
Saturday, February 23 and Sunday February 24. The world’s top
professional cycling teams will race through the streets of Santa
Clarita, finishing one leg of the race on Saturday
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A world-class field of 17 domestic and international cycling teams set to compete in the 2008 Amgen Tour of California was announced by AEG, owners and presenters of the upcoming cycling road race. Team CSC, the world’s number-one ranked cycling team; 2007 Amgen Tour of California winner Levi Leipheimer’s new team, Astana; and Health Net presented by Maxxis, winner of ... Read More >>
Leadership Award Presented to Cheri Fleming On a cold day in December, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, the Arthritis Foundation, Southern California Chapter presented its Beverly Twiggs Kennedy Award to volunteer and resident of Santa Clarita, Cheri Fleming. The Beverly Twigg Kennedy Leadership Award is given to outstanding Arthritis Foundation volunteers who exemplify similar qualities of persistence, strength and dedication that the late volunteer Twigg Kennedy displayed. Cheri Fleming embodies all these qualit... Read More >>
100 Years of Marriage
Celebrating 100 Years of Marriage On Saturday, February 16, Santa Clarita residents Barbara “Bobbie” and John Stephens will host a party to celebrate 100 years of marriage with over one hundred of their family and friends. It will be night filled with dinner, dancing and the celebration of love.
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Canyon Theatre Gulid
100-Acre Wood Comes Alive The Canyon Theatre Guild’s family offering this winter season is the popular, “Winnie-The-Pooh.” Under the direction of Tamarah Ashton-Coombs, this enchanting production will feature lush scenery and some puppet characters as well as humans/animals.
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“Art For the Sky” is coming to North Park Elementary. Oregon based conceptual artist, Daniel Dancer, will be leading an interactive one-week learning adventure that intertwines art to math, science and history in a most unusual way. The week will culminate in the students becoming a living painting called “Ride Like the Wind.” This giant painting will only make sense once viewed from the sk... Read More >>
Who, When, Where, What and Why
Who, When, Where, What and Why Who Can Vote?
Anyone who is 18 years of age or older and is a citizen of the United States or a naturalized citizen can vote. You can register to vote by filling out an Affidavit of Registration at least 15 days prior to Election Day.
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A Note From the Publishers-February 2008 When we think of great love stories, there are many that come to mind. It is February, the month of love, and while we were ready to begin this editorial with romantic sentiments, we were inundated with calls and emails informing us of the horrendous events that occurred at an abandoned Lancaster animal compound in January.
The Amgen Tour of California-A Tale of Two Cities Our Cover Story The Amgen Tour of California races into Santa Clarita this February for a full weekend of events surrounding world class cycling competition. The 700-mile, eight-day stage race, modeled after the Tour de France and considered to be the most important and popular race held on U.S. soil, will take the world’s top professional cycling teams from Palo Alto-Stanford University all the way to Pasadena from February 17 to 24.
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Santa Clarita Mall
Westfield Valencia Town Center Expansion Brings More of the Good Life to Santa Clarita Westfield Valencia Town Center broke ground January 19th on its new expansion project that will create the premier shopping destination in north Los Angeles County. The expansion will add 234,500 square-feet for 40 world-class retailers and will transform the current facility to an open-air center featuring lush landscaping, breathtaking water features, a community fireplace and elegant patios.
February Features "Five for Fun and Philanthropy" Series at The Canyon Theater Guild The Canyon Theatre Guild is continuing its series of one-weekend productions begun in January. The CTG has opened its doors to other non-profit performing arts groups with no home of their own in which to perform. Each weekend brings a new production on Friday and Saturday evening at 8 p.m. Ticket prices are $10 for each show and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to a local non-profit organization. The first weekend’s production of the radio comedy/drama, &l... Read More >>
Single Mothers Outreach
Single Mothers Outreach Still Connecting The 2007 holiday season was one of generous giving here in the Santa Clarita Valley. Once again, our community demonstrated its commitment to support and care for each other in many ways. The Single Mothers Outreach Adopt-A-Family program connects single-parent families with other families able to make the holidays a little bit brighter. One mom had been sharing expenses with her sister, but when her sister recently passed away, this mom not only had to find ways to make it on ... Read More >>