A Note From the Publishers-Decemeber 2007 There wouldn’t be as much “happy” in many of our holidays this season if it weren’t for the valiant efforts of the firefighters who came to our rescue in late October. Many of you undoubtedly thanked them in your own special ways — from sending thank you cards to offering nourishment to cheering for them at local events. Over a dozen local firefighters gathered for our cover photo so that we could recognize them as well. A big thank you goes out to all of our firefi ... Read More >>
When the blaze erupted in Canyon Country on the afternoon of October 21, firefighters were already doing their best to contain fires in Castaic and Malibu. The crews that initially responded worked 24- to 36-hour shifts for several days in what became an intense wind-driven fire, fueled by some of the driest vegetation in recorded history.
Valencia Teacher Named California Teacher of the Year Wal-Mart today announced that Cindy Pharis, an arts and reading teacher at Valencia High School in Valencia, has been named Teacher of the Year in California in the 12th annual Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club Teacher of the Year program. Pharis was honored at a special surprise ceremony at the school, and in her honor the school received a $10,000 grant from the Wal-Mart Foundation.
Make A Difference Day Supports Many More than 900 local volunteers participated in the seventh annual Make A Difference Day sponsored by the Volunteer Resource Center of SCV. Together they completed 36 projects throughout the valley, putting in a combined total of 4,000 hours of volunteer time. From planting to painting to placemat-making, there was something for everyone.
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Saugus High School
People Helping People In October, I had a firsthand opportunity to experience the love, warmth and passion that make Santa Clarita such a wonderful place to live and raise a family. You find out a lot about a community in times when they are under greatest adversity.
Message from the City Manager Ken Pulskamp Greetings. I hope you are enjoying your summer and are keeping cool. If you haven’t visited Central Park on Saturday night at 7 p.m. for our free Summer Concerts in the Park series, I encourage you to go! Every Saturday night this summer, you and your family can enjoy quality music in a comfortable, fun setting. This summer, we’ve got a great concert line up including Boogie Nights, Hotel California, Captain Cardiac and Coronaries and the Spazmatics, to name a... Read More >>
Own a Piece of SCV History For a limited time, interested community members may purchase a City of Santa Clarita 20th anniversary history book, “Celebrating 20 Years of Success.”
The books are professionally printed and bound and include a heavy paper, full color book jacket. The 118-page, limited edition book features a special dedication to the City’s founders, as well as hundreds of photographs chronicling the City’s first two decades.
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Specific route details for the 2008 Amgen Tour of California professional cycling race were revealed today by AEG, presenter of the third-annual event. A Tour de France-style cycling road race, the 2008 Amgen Tour of California will challenge the world’s top professional cycling teams to compete along a demanding 650-mile course from Palo Alto-Stanford University to Pasadena, Februa ... Read More >>
Organizers for the 2008 Amgen Tour of California today announced that volunteer opportunities for the professional cycling road race are now posted online at the official tour Web site,www.amgentourofcalifornia.com. Volunteers looking for an opportunity to participate in the third-annual, high-profile race can apply online for positions including, course mar... Read More >>
Valencia High School
Valencia Choir Hosts Annual Holiday Boutique On Saturday, December 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., choir students at Valencia High School will be hosting their annual Holiday Boutique to help raise monies for the Valencia High School Choral and Vocal Jazz Program. More than 30 vendors will be in attendance at this public boutique in the Valencia Multi-Purpose Room (MPR) selling holiday goods, crafts and treasures. Choral students will also be singing carols at the boutique and throughout the community.
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