30 Reasons to LOVE your City!

30 Reasons to Love Your City

  1. 35 beautiful and well-maintained parks including the 130 acre Central Park
  2. Nearly 9,000 acres of preserved open space
  3. 85 miles of off-street trails
  4. Three libraries (with one more on the way in Saugus!)
  5. Three Metrolink Stations
  6. The Aquatic Center at the Sports Complex
  7. The Skate park at the Sports Complex
  8. Old Town Newhall (the Arts and Entertainment District)
  9. The Cross Valley Connector Road
  10. Our Sheriff and Fire departments (L.A. County)
  11. The Community Gardens at Central Park (80 gardens)
  12. Beautiful landscaped medians City-wide
  13. A locally-elected City Council that is accessible to the community
  14. A healthy 20% reserve fund
  15. A triple A credit rating from Standard and Poors
  16. A balanced and on-time budget every year
  17. Ranked as a top business friendly City in L.A. County
  18. Well-maintained City streets
  19. The annual Cowboy Festival
  20. The popular Marathon, half Marathon and Kid K every November
  21. Earth Arbor Day celebration in the park
  22. Keeping 100% of locally-generated tax dollars in our community
  23. Hundreds of free and low cost recreation and sports programs
  24. Recycling and green waste collection that reduces the amount of trash sent to landfills
  25. Success in preventing a new trash dump and a new aggregate mining project
  26. An urban forestry program that cares for thousands of trees
  27. A “Permit Center ” at City Hall to help streamline the process
  28. Graffiti is removed in just a few hours (call 25-CLEAN to report)
  29. School-based anti-drug education and programming that works
  30. The free Summer Concerts in the Park series at Central Park

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City’s 30th Anniversary!