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We're 30 and Thriving!

30 Reasons to LOVE your City!

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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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