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Supes Authorize New Downtown Jail, Diversion Program
Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015

After more than 10 years of discussion and two independent studies, the Board of Supervisors approved a new downtown jail and also created an innovative diversion program. “Approving the jail plan is a step forward and avoids further delays in treatment services for inmates with medical, mental health...

Antonovich Pet of the Week (9-1-2015): Sadie

At Tuesday’s meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Mayor Michael D. Antonovich presented Sadie, a 2-month-old Chihuahua mix, as his pet of the week. Sadie is one of many pets available for adoption at a county animal shelter near you. For information about adopting a pet, call the...

County Approves Water Pact with Israel

To identify solutions to the drought-related water crisis, the Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Mayor Michael D. Antonovich and Supervisor Sheila Kuehl establishing a formal relationship with the State of Israel to exchange research and information on water conservation, reclamation and management. “This...

Valencia Mom Files Emergency Petition in Death-with-Dignity Suit

A dying single mom from the Santa Clarita Valley, Christy O’Donnell, filed an emergency petition Thursday asking a San Diego state appellate court to rule an 1874 state law that prohibits assisted suicide does not apply to doctors who offer medical aid in dying to terminally ill adults. O’Donnell,...

Wanted: Info on Dog Attacker(s); Reward: $25K

The Board of Supervisors has approved a motion by Mayor Michael D. Antonovich offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and-or conviction of a suspect(s) in connection with the heinous chemical attacks of dogs. According to the Department of Animal Care and Control, several burned...

Silent Death for Wilk Bill That Would Have Helped COC

A bill by Assemblyman Scott Wilk that would have provided funding for high school PE classes taught at College of the Canyons was held past the deadline in the Senate Appropriations Committee and is considered dead, Wilk announced Tuesday. AB 542, sponsored by COC, would have exempted Early College...

Every Kid in an Park: 4th Graders Get In Free

[NPS, Sept. 1] – As part of President Obama’s commitment to protect our nation’s unique outdoor spaces and ensure that every American has the opportunity to visit and enjoy them, on Tuesday the Obama Administration formally launched the new Every Kid in a Park program. Starting today, fourth...

Varjavand Joins Board of California United Bank
Monday, Aug 31, 2015

CU Bancorp, the parent company of wholly owned California United Bank, today announced that Kaveh Varjavand has been appointed to serve as a director of CU Bancorp and its subsidiary, California United Bank, effective Sept. 1. “We are very pleased to welcome Kaveh to the Boards of CU Bancorp and California...

Chipotle Sued for Saying Its Menu is GMO-Free

[San Francisco, Aug. 31] – Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP filed a federal class action lawsuit against Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. on behalf of all California consumers who purchased food products from Chipotle between April 27, 2015, and the present. The lawsuit alleges that Chipotle’s...

SCV Chamber This Week (8-31-2015)

SCV Chamber Latino Business Alliance Networking Breakfast Tuesday, Septmeber 1, 2015 Time: 8:00 am – 9:30 am Margarita’s Mexican Grill 23320 Valencia Blvd. Valencia, Ca 91355   Link to Registration SCV Speaks Toastmasters Club Meeting Tuesday, September...

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After more than 10 years of discussion and two independent studies, the Board of Supervisors approved a new downtown jail and also created an innovative diversion program.
Supes Authorize New Downtown Jail, Diversion Program
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, a local woman who was declared missing last week a=was found safe and sound. Plus, Newhall Land and SCOPE will meet in front of California Supreme Court. Also, your 5 day weather report. Click the link to see those stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, September 1, 2015
At Tuesday’s meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Mayor Michael D. Antonovich presented Sadie, a 2-month-old Chihuahua mix, as his pet of the week.
Antonovich Pet of the Week (9-1-2015): Sadie
To identify solutions to the drought-related water crisis, the Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Mayor Michael D. Antonovich and Supervisor Sheila Kuehl establishing a formal relationship with the State of Israel to exchange research and information on water conservation, reclamation and management.
County Approves Water Pact with Israel
Following the Old Town Newhall Specific Plan, which was created after extensive outreach to and input from the community, the city is interested in finding a development partner to build a mixed-use project, anchored by an art-house movie theater, on the former redevelopment block property across from the Newhall Library.
A New Day for Newhall | City Manager Ken Striplin
A dying single mom from the Santa Clarita Valley, Christy O’Donnell, filed an emergency petition Thursday asking a San Diego state appellate court to rule an 1874 state law that prohibits assisted suicide does not apply to doctors who offer medical aid in dying to terminally ill adults.
Valencia Mom Files Emergency Petition in Death-with-Dignity Suit
On Tuesday, September 1, 2015, Detectives made affirmative identification of Kristin Ghilardi based on several public sightings of her at different local businesses in the Ventura and Northridge areas. Kristin did not appear to be in distress and appeared to be doing fine. Detectives have determined that Kristin left the Santa Clarita area voluntarily.
Woman No Longer Missing; Safe & Sound
During the construction, the northbound State Route 14 will be subject to closures from midnight to 6 a.m. and the southbound State Route 14 will be subject to closures from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. from Sept. 8-11, and Sept. 15-17. Both directions of the State Route 14 will never be closed at the same time.
This Month: Nightly SR-14 Closures for Golden Valley Bridge Widening
Your city works hard to plan and implement workshops and programs that are family-friendly, informative and great contributors to our amazingly high quality of life.
September in Santa Clarita | Message from Mayor Marsha McLean
The Board of Supervisors has approved a motion by Mayor Michael D. Antonovich offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect(s) in connection with the heinous chemical attacks of dogs.
Wanted: Info on Dog Attacker(s); Reward: $25K
The water efficiency project accomplished the removal of approximately 55,000 square feet of water-thirsty fescue grass and has replaced it with water friendly, drought-resistant shrubs and mulch.
City Completes Low-water Landscaping at Bus Yard
Santa Clarita will host the 21st annual River Rally Cleanup and Environmental Expo on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Registration closes Sept. 16.
Sept. 19: River Rally Returns
A bill by Assemblyman Scott Wilk that would have provided funding for high school PE classes taught at College of the Canyons was held past the deadline in the Senate Appropriations Committee and is considered dead
Silent Death for Wilk Bill That Would Have Helped COC
Arguments about California Fish and Wildlife permits for the 21,000-home Newhall Ranch project are scheduled to be heard by the California Supreme Court on Wednesday.
Cal High Court to Hear SCOPE Suit Against Newhall Ranch
Shahram Hosseinian, 32, of Valencia, pleaded not guilty to two counts of sending or bringing obscene matter into the state for sale and possession of child or youth pornography, said Ricardo Santiago, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.
Valencia Man Refutes Kiddie Porn Charge
As part of President Obama’s commitment to protect our nation’s unique outdoor spaces and ensure that every American has the opportunity to visit and enjoy them, on Tuesday the Obama Administration formally launched the new Every Kid in a Park program.
Every Kid in an Park: 4th Graders Get In Free
Carousel Ranch may have seen its biggest "Heart of the West" fundraiser in years on Saturday as more than 600 guests were treated to dinner, an auction, casino games - and a demonstration of the work the organization does to improve the strength, balance and self-esteem of physically and mentally disabled children and young adults.
Western Themed Event Nets About $300K for Therapy Ranch
1887 - Town of Saugus founded; Saugus and Castaic train stations open [story]
Saugus
Founded in 2005, California United Bank provides a full range of financial services, including credit and deposit products, cash management, and internet banking to businesses, non-profits, entrepreneurs, professionals and investors throughout Southern California from its headquarters office in Downtown Los Angeles and additional full-service offices in the San Fernando Valley, the Santa Clarita Valley, the Conejo Valley, Simi Valley, Los Angeles, South Bay, Orange County and the Inland Empire.
Varjavand Joins Board of California United Bank
The lawsuit alleges that Chipotle's marketing and advertising campaign that claims its menu does not contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is actually deceptive and misleading to consumers because many of Chipotle's menu items actually do contain GMOs.
Chipotle Sued for Saying Its Menu is GMO-Free
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, Carousel Ranch held it's annual fundraiser on Saturday night for the first time at the ranch. Plus, after years of hard work Vasquez High School dedicated its new campus. Click the link to see those stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Monday, August 31, 2015
A Santa Clarita teen who became paralyzed from the waist down after a motorcycle crash nearly a year ago is beginning to walk again with the help of a wearable robotic exoskeleton.
Paralyzed Teen Learning to Walk Again with Help of Robotics
What's up at the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce this week.
SCV Chamber This Week (8-31-2015)
If enacted, the new alcohol ordinance has the potential to stay and, possibly, reduce the number of liquor stores in zip codes 93550 and 93552. This is important because of the correlation between alcohol outlet density and the high rates of violent crime in both of these zip codes. Among other things, it will ban the sale of alco-pops, malt beverages with very high alcohol content packaged in a manner to attract youth consumption.
Palmdale Council Expected to Clamp Down on Alcohol Sales