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1993 - Federal govt. declares coastal California gnatcatcher (bird) a threatened species [story]
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Give the Woman a Mirror
Friday, Sep 25, 2015

California’s U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer is retiring at age 75. The departure hasn’t tempered her hate for her onetime opponent and now-presidential candidate Carly Fiorina. Last week, Boxer’s wrath was one colossal exposure of hypocrisy and bitterness. Boxer claimed the following about her then-“landslide”...

Feinstein, Boxer Endorse Pavley’s Climate Bills
Friday, Aug 28, 2015

Sen. Fran Pavley U.S. Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer came out in support of two major climate and clean energy bills that are before the state Legislature, SB 32 and SB 350, and sent an open letter to members of the California State Assembly. [Text follows]   Open Letter to the California...

Feinstein, Boxer Introduce Drought Relief Bill
Thursday, Jul 30, 2015

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. [Sen. Feinstein] – U.S. Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer (both D-Calif.) introduced the California Emergency Drought Relief Act on Thursday. The bill contains both short- and long-term provisions designed to help communities cope with the ongoing drought...

Boxer, Rand Paul Introduce New Highway Bill
Thursday, Apr 16, 2015

Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Rand Paul (R-KY) today introduced bipartisan legislation that would extend the Highway Trust Fund and create jobs. The Invest in Transportation Act of 2015 incentivizes companies to bring some of the estimated $2 trillion in foreign earnings that are being held overseas...

Feinstein Joins Effort to Preserve Berryessa as National Monument
Thursday, Feb 5, 2015

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., introduced the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument Act on Thursday. The legislation would designate the Berryessa Snow Mountain region as a National Monument to better...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, January 8, 2015
Thursday, Jan 8, 2015

Dozens of Einstein Academy parents showed up to a meeting Wednesday night to address asbestos contamination concerns. Senator Barbara Boxer says she will not run for reelection in 2016. The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department has added three new dogs to the team. Henry Mayo is getting a six-story, 160,000...

Feinstein Statement on Boxer’s Decision to Retire from Senate

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., released the following statement Thursday after Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., announced she won’t run for reelection: “It was 22 years ago this week when Barbara became a senator, and she has certainly left her mark. After I spoke with Barbara...

Boxer Urges National Monument Status for Nor Cal Mountain
Friday, Dec 26, 2014

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer [Sen. Boxer] – U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer recently urged the Obama Administration to use its executive authority to designate the Berryessa-Snow Mountain region as a National Monument. A public meeting about the future of the area is taking place in Napa today with federal,...

New Mexico Democrat Holding Up Cemex Bill; Deadline Monday
Sunday, Dec 14, 2014

After years of meetings in D.C. conference rooms, a seven-year partnership and about $12 million in effort, the Cemex bill — the city of Santa Clarita’s last hope for stopping a 56 million-ton sand-and-gravel mine from opening next door — is in jeopardy due to a New Mexico senator’s legislative...

City Awaits Senate Vote on Cemex Bill
Friday, Dec 12, 2014

[KHTS] – While the House’s passage of the Soledad Canyon Settlement Act, also known as H.R. 5472, was a big win for Santa Clarita and others opposed to SCV mining, those in support of the move aren’t yet in the clear. The next few days will be critical to the future of a bill to keep a massive...

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Santa Clarita Valley residents once again came together during the 2022 holiday season to raise money and donate items to charity, as approximately 2,500 riders joined Santa Clarita Transit’s Holiday Light Tour.
Holiday Light Tour Donates Money, Canned Food to Local Nonprofits
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]
Gnatcatcher
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
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