City of Santa Clarita holds Hit the Trail event, inviting families to ride local bike trails

The City of Santa Clarita held its Hit the Trail event on Saturday, May 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bridgeport Park, encouraging residents to bike Santa Clarita’s local trails.

When wildlife meets suburbs: Bear spotted in two neighborhoods

The bear was first seen on Saturday by residents of Shadow Pines, but was spotted the next morning sleeping in a tree behind the building complex. 

California mask mandates to be eased starting June 15

Last month, state health officials announced that June 15 was the target date for California to fully reopen.

California’s population sees decline for the first time in state’s history

California lost above 189,000 residents, bringing the population to just below 39.5 million, according to California’s Department of Finance. Santa Clarita, which was also seeing steady growth in the population, saw a small decline in the past year. 

County’s transition to yellow tier expands capacity for local businesses

With Los Angeles County officially entering the yellow tier for COVID-19 guidelines over a week ago, Santa Clarita saw an increase in capacity modifications within Six Flags theme parks as well as other nonessential businesses.

Local shop donates leftover bagels to help families

The charity has a variety of foods available to Santa Clarita residents who use its service. Fresh milk and eggs, vegetables, canned foods, cereal and baked goods are some of the items that can be found in the warehouse.

COC not requiring the COVID-19 vaccine for students and staff to return to campus in the fall

With plans to reopen in the fall, College of the Canyons public information officer Eric Harnish announced that the COVID-19 vaccine will not be required for students, faculty, and staff attendance for the fall semester. 

Republican-led campaign reaches enough signatures for Gavin Newsom recall election

On April 26, the California Secretary of State, Shirley Weber, confirmed that elected officials verified more than 1.6 million validated signatures, passing the minimum requirement of 1.5 million.

Michelle Dorsey’s murder prompts domestic violence discussion from Santa Clarita City Council

Following the murder of Michelle Dorsey and District Attorney George Gascon’s decision to not seek life in prison for her assailant, the Santa Clarita City Council discussed domestic violence across the Santa Clarita Valley in their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday. 

With COVID-19 restrictions lifting, professional baseball scouts adapt to new way of scouting

MLB sports activities on pause. With this, there were no practices, games or any in-person interaction actively taking place.