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March 30
1993 - Federal govt. declares coastal California gnatcatcher (bird) a threatened species [story]

Feds to Stock Bouquet Creek with Endangered Fish
Thursday, Dec 17, 2015

Homeowners in upper Bouquet Canyon are being told all fish will be removed from Bouquet Creek, which will then be restocked with an endangered species. Jeffrey Vail, a U.S. Forest Service supervisor, sent a letter to Bouquet Canyon homeowners explaining that “partially armored threespine stickleback,...

Salvation Coming to Upper Bouquet Canyon
Thursday, Oct 8, 2015

Bouquet Creek in wetter times. Gov. Jerry Brown signed legisation Thursday that would begin to bring water back to the residents of Bouquet Canyon. Assembly Bill 353 by Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale, provides an environmental exemption — only the second of its kind in California history — that is needed...

Senate Says Yes to Making Bouquet Creek Flow
Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015

A bill to clean out the Bouquet Canyon creek in Santa Clarita to bring water flow back to the creek passed out of the Senate. Assembly Bill 353, authored by Assemblyman Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale, amends the Fish and Game Code to allow the implementation and maintenance of Los Angeles County’s Bouquet...

Bouquet Creek Bill Clears Assembly Committee
Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015

What Bouquet Creek is supposed to look like. [Supv. Antonovich] – Assembly Bill 35 by Assemblyman Tom Lackey amending the Fish and Game Code to allow the implementation and maintenance of Los Angeles County’s Bouquet Canyon Habitat Restoration Project passed through the Assembly Water, Parks...

Bouquet Creek Water Solution Still in the Works
Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015

As the drought in California continues, county and federal officials are working on getting water for Bouquet Canyon residents while maintaining a healthy habitat. About 40 comments were submitted during the public comment period for a proposed solution to the numerous conflicts that have arisen from...

Forest Service Seeks Input on Bouquet Creek Restoration
Friday, Jan 16, 2015

What Bouquet Creek is supposed to look like. [ANF] – Angeles National Forest officials are conducting an environmental analysis to consider a proposal to restore and improve riparian habitat, and to restore flow capacity to Bouquet Creek in Bouquet Canyon, north of the City of Santa Clarita. Officials...

County Might Move Road to Fix Bouquet Water Problem
Monday, Sep 15, 2014

[KHTS] – Los Angeles County Public Works officials are continuing the search for a solution to the dried-up wells and the flooded Bouquet Canyon Road by conducting research in the area and exploring the possibility of realigning the road. “The plan would be to have a road realignment, so...

Lifeboat for LARC
Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

I would like to say thank you to the Annenberg Foundation. It has stepped in to give a huge helping hand to a local and beloved nonprofit organization so it can continue to be of service to our community. The Los Angeles Residential Community (LARC) Ranch was founded in 1959 by a group of parents who...

At Least They’re Not Spineless
Sunday, Aug 17, 2014

Among the endangered species in the Santa Clarita Valley you will find the arroyo Southwestern toad, least Bell’s vireo and the unarmored threespine stickleback. The Southwestern pond turtle is threatened, but not yet listed. Today, we’ll be concentrating on the unarmored threespine stickleback....

Supes Declare Emergency; Hope State, Feds will Hasten Bouquet Solution
Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014

[KHTS] – Residents up Bouquet Canyon have been watching their wells go dry in recent months, and they’re hoping to see the process to clean Bouquet Creek move faster now that the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors declared a local state of emergency. The board passed Supervisor Michael...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
Political activist and renowned scholar Dr. Angela Davis will speak at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center Saturday, April 15, at 3 p.m.
‘An Afternoon with Dr. Angela Davis’ Coming to PAC
Deborah Anderson, Los Angeles County Library’s assistant director of Education and Engagement, has been selected to receive the prestigious 2023 Sullivan Award for Public Library Administrators Supporting Services to Children.
L.A. County Library’s Deborah Anderson Wins Prestigious Sullivan Award
1993 - Federal govt. declares coastal California gnatcatcher (bird) a threatened species [story]
The CSUN men’s and women’s track and field teams head to the West Coast Relays this week.
CSUN Track and Field Travels to West Coast Relays
Los Angeles County Treasurer and Tax Collector, reminds property owners that the second installment of the 2022-23 Annual Secured Property Taxes becomes delinquent
County Treasurer Reminds Property Owners of Upcoming Delinquency Date
Castaic Union School District is now accepting applications for our Measure QS Citizens’ Oversight Committee.
Castaic Union School District is Seeking New Members for  Measure QS Citizens’ Oversight Committee
Sen. Scott Wilk’s (R-Santa Clarita) legislation to equip schools with life-saving trauma kits unanimously cleared the Senate Education Committee.
Wilk’s Measure to Equip Classrooms with Trauma Kits Clears First Hurdle
Children's Bureau is one of the largest private, non-profit adoption agencies in California and one of the few that is nationally accredited by the Child Welfare League of America.
April 20: Attend Children’s Bureau’s Virtual Online Orientation
With the lifting of county, state and federal COVID-19 emergency orders, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health  continues to ensure easy access to free vaccines, boosters, tests and therapeutics.
Los Angeles County Promotes Sensible Strategies to Reduce Dangers Associated with COVID-19
Due to the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents that bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers after the rainfall. Individuals who enter the water in these areas could become ill. 
Ocean Water Quality Rain Advisory Extended To Saturday
The Santa Clarita Economic Development Corporation has an interactive, online tool that provides themed virtual tours of the amazing features our community has to offer. 
SCVEDC Highlights Virtual Tours
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger hosted an intimate reception honoring several local artists affiliated with Tierra del Sol, a non-profit organization based in Sunland that helps individuals with developmental disabilities hone their skills in the arts and discover career opportunities.   
Supervisor Barger Honors Artists During Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
1928 - Little dam victim, thought unidentified & buried in SCV, actually ID'd & buried in Chatsworth [story]
Newhall Cowboys
In alignment with both the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the California Department of Public Health, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health will change to weekly reporting of COVID-19 case, hospitalization and death data. The last day of daily reporting will be today, Tuesday, March 28. Starting the week of April 3, COVID-19 data will be reported weekly.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: Two New SCV Deaths Bring Total to 553
California State Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) expressed frustration at the Senate Public Safety Committee’s failure to advance a bill he coauthored aimed at bringing accountability to the fentanyl crisis.
Wilk’s Co-Authored Fentanyl Bill Fails to Advance
Longtime festival favorites and thrilling newcomers highlight the performance schedule at the 27th Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, which will be held Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23, in Old Town Newhall.
The Stage is Set for Cowboy Festival Performers
Come to Placerita Nature Center Saturday, April 1 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and meet the Animal Ambassadors who live in the canyon. Learn what the animals eat, where they live, their physical attributes and much more.
April 1: Animal Shows Return to Placerita Canyon Nature Center
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees appointed Jerry Danielsen to fill Board Seat No. 4, effective immediately, at its March 22 meeting.
Santa Clarita Community College District Appoints Jerry Danielsen
A suspect who stole a California Highway Patrol vehicle in Castaic and led law enforcement on a high speed pursuit has died after he sustained injuries when he jumped out of the moving vehicle.
Suspect Dies After High  Speed Chase in Stolen CHP Vehicle Ends in AV
The California State University, Northridge David Nazarian College of Business and Economics invites the public to the eighth Annual Jeff Marine Bull Ring New Venture Competition on Thursday, April 20, from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
April 20: CSUN New Venture Competition
Artist and California Institute of the Arts faculty Shirley Tse has been named the recipient of the International Sculpture Center’s 2023 Outstanding Educator Award.
CalArts Instructor Shirley Tse Named Outstanding Educator
Los Angeles County’s declaration of a local public health emergency for COVID-19 ends on March 31. That means changes in some programs but many services will continue to be available to support L.A. County residents.
L.A. County COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Ends March 31
SNAP Sports, a nonprofit adaptive sports program for special needs athletes will hold a wine tasting fundraiser Wednesday, March 29 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Salt Creek Grille, 24415 Town Center Drive #115, Valencia, CA 91355.
March 29: SNAP Sports Fundraiser at Salt Creek
The Canyon Theatre Guild presents the musical "Disney's Newsies" now on stage in Old Town Newhall through April 30.
‘Disney’s Newsies’ at Canyon Theatre Guild