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1970 - Gov. Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall's first "second" judge [story]
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Wilk ‘Learning Acceleration’ Bill Heads To State Assembly
Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021

State Senator Scott Wilk announced that Senate Bill 545 has made it out of the senate Appropriations Committee and has received unanimous support on the senate floor. “Supporting our young people is a strategic investment in our future and the right thing to do for the thousands of children impacted...

Ronald Reagan Day Named Amid Assembly Floor Bickering
Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018

SACRAMENTO – On Monday, Assemblyman Dante Acosta (R-Santa Clarita) led the effort to pass ACR 245 which would name June 5, Ronald Reagan Day in memory of the 2004 passing of the late president: “The purpose of this resolution is to memorialize the life and work of a former governor and president,...

Runner Decries Bill to Strip Agency Authority
Friday, Jun 16, 2017

Board of Equalization Vice Chair George Runner issued a statement Thursday in response to legislation passed by the State Senate and Assembly that would strip the Board of its authority to hear taxpayer appeals as well as other regulatory functions. The statement is as follows: “Contrary to its...

Acosta Named to Several Committees
Friday, Jan 20, 2017

Assemblyman Dante Acosta, R-Santa Clarita, has announced his committee appointments including his selection to serve as Vice Chair of the Committee on Natural Resources. “I am honored to be selected for a leadership role in a policy committee that is important to the 38th Assembly District, and appreciate...

State Assembly Rejects Transparency, Votes to Allow Govt. to Copyright Public Records
Thursday, Jun 2, 2016

(CN) — The California Assembly on Thursday voted overwhelmingly in favor of a bill giving the state a copyright claim on public records, overriding vigorous opposition from California newspapers and Internet businesses. In the legislative body dominated by Democrats, AB 2880 passed by 58-1 despite...

Wilk’s Nonprofit Aid Bill Moves Ahead
Wednesday, Apr 2, 2014

[KHTS] – A bill introduced by Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R- Santa Clarita, aimed at helping nonprofit groups made it through the Higher Education Committee on Tuesday, according to officials from Wilk’s office. The California Community College Civic Center bill would allow nonprofit groups...

Gorell Named Republican Outreach Chair
Thursday, May 3, 2012

Assemblyman Jeff Gorell Assemblyman Jeff Gorell has been appointed as Outreach Chair on the Assembly Republican Leadership Team by Assembly Republican Leader Connie Conway. “It’s an honor to be chosen for this new position,” Gorell said. “Assembly Republicans have proposed some reasonable and...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, April 30, 2012
Monday, Apr 30, 2012

In this episode: Candidates for Assembly and Congress trade punches over hot-button issues during a televised forum; Time is running out for the Santa Clarita Valley to stop development of the CEMEX Sand and Gravel Mine. Also:  Sheriff’s deputy receives concussion from weekend accident; Los Angeles...

Wednesday, Mar 21, 2012

The Associated Student Government at College of the Canyons is inviting all students and community members to a public candidate forum of the four individuals seeking election to California’s 38th Assembly District seat this November. The ASG-sponsored candidate forum will take place Tuesday, March...

Wilk, Kellar, Boydston Top GOP-Organized Straw Poll
Monday, Mar 12, 2012

Scott Wilk far outdistanced his opponents for Assembly while Bob Kellar and TimBen Boydston finished well ahead of their three challengers for City Council in a nonpartisan straw poll conducted over the weekend by Santa Clarita Valley Republican Assembly. The elder of the two chartered Republican Assembly...

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Everything old is new again and that’s what’s happening at Hart Park in Newhall. Heritage Junction, where eight historic buildings and a steam engine and caboose are on display to the public, has officially been renamed “Santa Clarita History Center” and a new logo designed and adopted.
Heritage Junction Renamed Santa Clarita History Center
TreePeople in partnership with the Old Town Newhall Farmers Market and the Fernandeno Tataviam Band of Mission Indians will be giving away full size fruit trees including lemon, lime, orange, guava, pomegranate and peach on Saturday, Jan. 28.
Jan. 28: Free Fruit Tree Giveaway at Old Town Newhall Farmers Market
Ready to lose your thirsty turf lawn? The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency will show you where to start! Learn how to remove your lawn and transform it into a beautiful, sustainable landscape. Join our free virtual landscape and gardening workshop, Strategies for Replacing your Lawn, on Saturday, Feb. 4, at 9 a.m.
Feb. 4: Free Workshop ‘Strategies for Replacing Your Lawn’
The Southern California Veterans Study is seeking the input from Veterans living in Los Angeles, Orange or San Diego counties.
Southern California Veterans Study Seeks SoCal Veteran Input
Two California Institute of the Arts alums, Antoine Hunter aka Purple Fire Crow (Dance 2002) and Kite (Music BFA 2014), were among the 45 United States Artists Fellows announced on Tuesday, Jan. 24 who will receive $50,000 unrestricted cash awards.
CalArts Alums Named 2023 United States Artists Fellows
Anyone who has lived in another city will tell you that the events we put on in Santa Clarita are second to none. As we look ahead to the warm weather and sunshine afforded by the arrival of spring, now is a wonderful time to add some of the marquee city of Santa Clarita events to your 2023 calendar.
Ken Striplin | Fun, Family Events Just Around the Corner
1970 - Gov. Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall's first "second" judge [story]
Adrian Adams
NEW ORLEANS – The California State University, Northridge Men's and Women's Cross Country programs earned U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Teams for the 2022 NCAA Division I Cross Country season as announced by the USTFCCCA Thursday.
Matadors Cross Country Programs Named to All-Academic Teams
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency Board of Directors will now be meeting in-person for all Committee meetings.
Feb. 2: SCV Water Engineering, Operations Committee Regular Meeting
Friends of Placerita Canyon Natural Area invite the public to share in the grand opening of the new "Know Your Nature Center" on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 2 p.m.
Jan. 28: ‘Know Your Nature Center’ Grand Opening
Join Landmark Opera at Santa Clarita United Methodist Church as it presents Gilbert and Sullivan's famous operetta, "The Pirates of Penzance," Sunday, Feb. 5, at 2 p.m.
Feb. 5: Landmark Opera Presenting ‘Pirates of Penzance’
In Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation's latest episode, you’ll learn about DrinkPAK, a premier contract manufacturer of premium alcoholic and non-alcohol beverages based in Santa Clarita.
SCVEDC’s Latest Podcast Features DrinkPAK CEO Nate Patena
The College of the Canyons Sports Medicine Program and Valencia High School Medical Science Academy will host the 2023 Sports Medicine Professions Fair on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 10 a.m. - noon, at the college's Valencia campus.
Feb. 4: COC, Valencia High Partner to Host Sports Med Fair
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons will present "Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience" on Sunday, May 21. Two shows will be offered at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
May 21: Santa Clarita PAC Presents ‘Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience’
On Jan. 19, the Board of Directors for the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation approved long-time board member John Shaffery, managing partner of Poole Shaffery, to step into the role of Board co-chair as successor to Roger Seaver.
John Shaffery Named New SCVEDC Co-Chair
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station reminds Santa Clarita Valley residents that the past rain event may have created great riding trails, but riding off highway vehicles unauthorized on private property is considered trespassing.
Unauthorized Off Highway Vehicle Owners Reminded to Remain Off Private Property
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced a new partnership at a press event today between the California Department of Education and California Volunteers, Office of the Governor, to promote new pathways for California Volunteers service corps members — a group that includes 10,000 per year across all corps, including the California Climate Action Corps, AmeriCorps, #CaliforniansForAll Youth Jobs and #CaliforniansForAll College Corps — to become teachers in California classrooms.
State Schools Chief Unveils Plans to Recruit More Teachers
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 62 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with 23 additional deaths and 1,095 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 62 New SCV Cases
1990 - "Duplicates" premieres at L.A. Phil; concerto by CalArts Music School dean Mel Powell wins Pulitzer Prize [story]
Mel Powell
Nominations for the 2023 Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce Business Choice Awards is coming to a close soon.
Jan. 31: Deadline for Nominations for Chamber’s Business Choice Awards
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has issued beach closures for the following areas due to the release of approximately 64,000 gallons of untreated sewage:
Several Beaches Close Due to 64k Gallons of Sewage
The Santa Clarita Community College District’s Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee voted to accept the results of an independent audit confirming the district properly accounted for all bond expenditures in the 2021-22 fiscal year.  
Audit of COC Bond Spending Affirmed
Nominations for the yearly SCV Man & Woman of the Year are coming to a close, but there is still several days left to submit a nomination. 
Last Chance to Nominate 2023 SCV Man & Woman of the Year
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:
Ocean Water Use Warning For Jan. 25
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