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1963 - Leona Cox Community School breaks ground in Canyon Country [story]


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SCV Chamber News, 8-1-2014
Friday, Aug 1, 2014

Summer is winding down and vacations are coming to an end.  We here at the Chamber have been diligently working on providing the most value for your membership dollars. Here are a few items of interest:   Chamber Member database upgrade  By now most of you may have noticed our new chamber database....

New Online System for County Permits

From multimillion dollar construction projects to adding a room on a single-family home, submitting building plans to LA County Public Works is now just a click away. Public Works recently launched its electronic building plan check system to include unincorporated area communities within the Antelope...

‘Round Up’ Your Grocery Bill for Special Olympics
Thursday, Jul 31, 2014

Throughout the month of August, Vons and Pavilions shoppers will have the opportunity to support athletes of Special Olympics. Starting Aug. 1, shoppers in the Santa Clarita Valley will be given the choice to donate at checkout or round up their bill, supporting their local Special Olympics athletes. To...

Lane Closure Schedule, Gorman Area, Aug. 3-10

Closures for the I-5 Pavement Improvement Project Vista Del Lago Road to Kern County Line   Expect DELAYS on I-5 between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. At times, only ONE LANE will be open.   Gorman — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below during the...

CSU Admissions for Spring 2015 Open Friday
Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014

Many California State University campuses will begin accepting applications for admission to the spring 2015 term on Friday, Aug. 1.  The majority of students who apply for admission during the spring term are transfers from the California Community Colleges including those who have earned an Associate...

Sept. 13: Hoefflin Evening Under the Stars – Register Now

The Michael Hoefflin Foundation’s 21st annual “An Evening Under the Stars” Gala Dinner and Charity Auction is set for September 13, 2014. We are excited to announce a change in location bringing our signature event to the beautiful Robinson Ranch Golf Club. Spend the evening with us...

Cruise Line Orders Another New Sister Ship to Royal Princess

Valencia-based Princess Cruises, a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation & plc, announced Wednesday that it has reached an agreement with the Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri to build a new ship, which will  enter service in 2017. The as-yet unnamed 143,000-ton vessel, which will be built at an all-in...

Next Month: Animal Control Knocking on Doors in SCV to Check Licenses

Officers from the Department of Animal Care and Control will be conducting field licensing enforcement in the unincorporated areas of Valencia (zip code 91354), Saugus (zip code 91350 and 91390) and Canyon Country (zip code 91351 and 91387) beginning on Wednesday, Aug. 20. Field enforcement efforts are...

VA Plans to ‘Discipline’ Employees Who Fudged Data

The Department of Veterans Affairs proposed a series of disciplinary actions Tuesday against six employees at Department facilities in Cheyenne, Wyo., and Fort Collins, Colo.  These actions are a part of VA’s effort to rebuild the trust of America’s veterans. “Employees who have been found to...

Aug. 9: ‘Blessing of the Backpacks’ at St. Stephen’s
Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014

St. Stephen’s is pleased to sponsor its Back 2 School Bash and Blessing of the Backpacks event on Saturday, Aug. 9, beginning at 5:30 p.m. This fun event has become a tradition at St. Stephen’s and the whole SCV community is cordially invited to attend. Kids of all ages are welcome – be sure to...

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SCV Chamber News, 8-1-2014
From multimillion dollar construction projects to adding a room on a single-family home, submitting building plans to LA County Public Works is now just a click away.
New Online System for County Permits
There were around 50 folks who gave testimony as to why they didn’t want the landfill to expand, and three who were in favor of it. Also there was some good news: The public comment period has been extended another 30 days to Sept. 23.
Smelly Elephant
As we begin our new fiscal year at City Hall, I am pleased to share with you a number of projects and programs we have planned for the coming year.
Tennis, Transit and Trolleys
The death penalty debate will be everlasting. There are those who believe in the ultimate punishment and those who do not, and neither side can understand the other’s mindset.
Too Long to Die?
1963 - Leona Cox Community School breaks ground in Canyon Country [story]
If you are out and about in the Old Town Newhall area, you’ve probably noticed the former Newhall Library on 9th Street is receiving some much-needed updates. What you might not know is that inside the building, the city is working to create space for a first-ever business incubator.
Bookish Incubator
The 2014 Santa Clarita High School Football Preview Show, presented by Nissan of Valencia, will premiere Friday night at 9 pm on SCVTV, Santa Clarita's only local television channel.
SCVTV’s Football Preview to Premiere Friday
Learn how local water officials are dealing with the drought; plus more local news headlines in this episode of SCV NewsBreak, presented by SCVTV and AM 1220 KHTS.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, July 31, 2014
Studies show excellent teachers increase earning capacity for their students individually - and not coincidentally, ineffective teachers negatively impact earning capacity - but when multiplied by the number of students educated over the course of even one good teacher’s career, that increased capacity can contribute millions to our state’s economy
Teaching for the Future | Assemblyman Scott Wilk
Throughout the month of August, Vons and Pavilions shoppers will have the opportunity to support athletes of Special Olympics.
‘Round Up’ Your Grocery Bill for Special Olympics
Saturday at Rivendale Park in Towsley Canyon off the Old Road, you can help celebrate the second annual “International Blues Music Day.” The band lineup features the Chris Banta Blues Band, Toni Dodd & Southbound Blues, Chuck Strong & SRBQ, Fortune, and Michael Stanton.
SCV Entertainment Beat: Blues & Wumbloozo
Santa Clarita Valley water officials have drafted a Water Action Plan that would restrict lawn-watering and car washing, in order to comply with a state mandate during the drought.
Water Utilities Preparing to Impose Restrictions
The City of Santa Clarita will host the Pills Kill: Prescription to Addiction Symposium on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Activities Center located at 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway.
Aug. 27: Prescription to Addiction: Pills Kill
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, in conjunction with the city of Santa Clarita, is kicking off National Night on Saturday, Aug. 2, at 4 p.m. at Central Park. The station will provide the public with the latest information on crime prevention and safety.
Aug. 2: National Night Out Event Precedes Concert in Park
Less than a day before he was set to go to trial, Yale Yurman, 71, of Valencia, accepted a 12-year prison sentence for allegations he filmed Santa Clarita Valley children without permission
Sex Offender Short-circuits Trial with Plea Bargain
The California Voting Rights Act has promoted a great deal of legal action and policy discussion throughout the state. The Hart Board took this proactive step to avoid a potential legal challenge and to honor the law’s intention, which is to ensure that underrepresented groups are not denied the opportunity to elect candidates and pass measures of their choice.
The Move to District Elections | Superintendent Rob Challinor
Closures for the I-5 Pavement Improvement Project, Vista Del Lago Road to Kern County Line.
Lane Closure Schedule, Gorman Area, Aug. 3-10
Saugus, Zone 4 Update Public Safety & Crime Prevention Information Snapshot: 07/14/2014 - 07/20/2014
Weekly Crime Blotter: Saugus
Canyon Country West, Zone 7 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Snapshot for the week of 07/21/2014 to 07/27/2014
Weekly Crime Blotter: Canyon Country-West
Valencia, Zone 5 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Snapshot for the week of 07/21/2014 to 07/27/2014
Weekly Crime Blotter: Valencia
Newhall, Zone 6 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Info Week of 07/21/14 through 07/27/2014
Weekly Crime Blotter: Newhall
Canyon Country East, Zone 8 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information. Snapshot 07/21/2014 – 07/27/2014
Crime Blotter: Rape Arrest in Canyon Country-East
The VVCAC members are the folks who act as liaison between the Chiquita Canyon Landfill company and the community of Val Verde. So if those folks are deciding how the money being given to the community by the landfill company will be spent, how come not all of the VVCAC members live in Val Verde?
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