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High-Speed Rail Authority to Release Draft EIR for First Segment into NorCal
Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020

SACRAMENTO – The California High-Speed Rail Authority is releasing the first project-level Draft Environmental Document for a project section in Northern California. The document, which covers the 90-mile extent of the 145-mile San Jose to Merced Project Section from Scott Boulevard in Santa Clara...

California Bullet-Train Agency Eyes Central Valley-Only Service, for Now
Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019

By Matthew Renda The California High-Speed Rail Authority indicated Tuesday it is likely to recommend approval of interim rail service connecting Central Valley cities before expanding the service to Los Angeles and San Francisco as funding becomes available. “Our early train operator has indicated...

President Demands Return of Federal Dollars Spent on Bullet Train
Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

By Nick Cahill SACRAMENTO – Adding to the long list of obstacles blocking California’s bullet train designs, the Trump administration announced Tuesday it was nixing $929 million in federal funding for a project meant to connect the state’s largest cities by high-speed rail. The Federal Railroad...

Nov. 15: High Speed Rail Board, Finance Committee Meetings
Monday, Nov 12, 2018

The next meeting of the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s Board of Directors is set for Thursday, Nov. 15, starting at 10 a.m. The meeting will take place in the Grand Ballroom at the Holiday Inn Burbank-Media Center, 150 E. Angeleno Ave., Burbank 91502. Among other agenda items, board members...

High-Speed Rail Authority, Metro to Fund Santa Fe Springs Overpass
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

SACRAMENTO – The California High-Speed Rail Authority and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced today the approval of a joint funding agreement that allocates $76.7 million in Proposition 1A bond funds toward the Rosecrans Avenue/Marquardt Avenue Grade Separation Project...

April 17: California High-Speed Rail Authority Board Meeting
Monday, Apr 9, 2018

The next meeting of the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s Board of Directors is set for downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 17, starting at 10 a.m. The meeting’s location will be the Metropolitan Water District Board Room at 700 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles 90012, next door to Union...

California Bullet Train Costs Soar to $77B; Opening Delayed to 2029
Sunday, Mar 11, 2018

By Matthew Renda, Courthouse News SACRAMENTO (CN) – California’s planned bullet train, one of the nation’s largest infrastructure projects, just got a lot more expensive and will take years longer to come to fruition. The cost of connecting Los Angeles to San Francisco by high-speed rail spiked...

High-Speed Rail Authority Issues Draft 2018 Plan, Seeks Public Comment
Friday, Mar 9, 2018

SACRAMENTO – With new leadership in place, the California High-Speed Rail Authority today released the Draft 2018 Business Plan that transparently acknowledges the project’s challenges and outlines a sensible path forward that will continue to put thousands of Californians to work building the nation’s...

State Lawmakers Order Audit of High Speed Rail Project
Friday, Feb 9, 2018

The California Legislature’s audit committee has voted unanimously to audit the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s budget and expenditures on a 119-mile stretch of the massive bullet train project. In a committee hearing in Sacramento January 30, the motion to order an audit passed by...

High-Speed Rail Moves Toward Choosing Palmdale to Burbank Route
Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has released a project section update for the Palmdale to Burbank line of the $10.6 billion project. The Authority is continuing its environmental review of the Palmdale to Burbank project section. In 2018, the Authority will continue working with our stakeholders...

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1945 - PFC Johnny Cordova of Castaic killed in action on Okinawa [story]
Johnny Cordova
The Board of Directors approved a five-year schedule of changes to SCV Water’s rate structure on Tues, June 15
SCV Water Announces New Rate Changes And Charges
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast for the following areas.
Health Officer Issues Heat Alert To Last Through Saturday
The SCV Education Foundation awarded six Hart High School District seniors $10,000 scholarships.
SCV Education Foundation Announces 2021 Scholarship Winners
L.A. County Public Health confirmed today eight new deaths and 249 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,074 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: LA County Starts New Vaccine Sweepstakes; 28,074 Total SCV Cases
Santa Clarita Public Library is inviting kids to have fun in the sun with music, movement and bubbles, with the "Bubbles and Bops" event. 
SCV Public Library’s ‘Bubbles And Bops’ Adds More Days, Parks
SCV for Change is scheduled to host a Juneteenth event Saturday evening at Central Park featuring live music, a chalk art walk, tie dye station and raffle. 
Juneteenth Picnic Set For Saturday At Central Park
SCV Water’s quick and proactive response to removing per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals in its groundwater supply received top honors as the Best Environmental Project from the American Public Works Association (APWA) – High Desert Branch.
SCV Water Honored for PFAS Water Treatment Plant
I began working for my local veterinarian when I was in high school and remained at that job until I left for college.
Herd Immunity Isn’t Just For Humans I Marcia Mayeda
With restrictions easing in California and LA County, The Santa Clarita City Council is returning to fully in-person meetings starting with the meeting scheduled for Tues, June 22 at 6 p.m. 
City Council to Resume In Person Public Participation
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission unanimously approved five single-story apartment units Tuesday for low-income single mothers and their children in Newhall.
Commission Approves Single Mother Housing
First responders, family and friends gathered Thursday to celebrate the life and service of firefighter Tory Carlon, who was shot and killed at Fire Station 81 in Agua Dulce June 1.
‘Your Legacy Will Live On’: Community Vigil Honors Firefighter Tory Carlon
1890 - 18-day murder trial of Castaic's W.C. Chormicle and W.A. Gardner ends in acquittal [story]
William Chormicle
The city of Santa Clarita’s tourism advisory board held its quarterly meeting Tuesday to hear updates on the city’s tourism advertising, special events and other economic development updates. 
City Tourism Board Hears Recent Economic Development Efforts
L.A. County Public Health confirmed today five new deaths and 226 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,068 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: LA County Updates Travel Guidelines; 28,068 Total SCV Cases
In a combination of extreme heat, low humidity, and record draught conditions Angeles National Forest fire danger level is being raised to "Very High" effective July 16. 
Angeles Forest Fire Danger Raised To Very High
As summer temps are rising The Cube, Ice and Entertainment Center is opening public skating sessions. 
The Cube Opens Public Ice Skating Sessions
The first annual "Cars Under the Stars" is coming to The Westfield Town Center for the benefit of the WiSh foundation. 
“Cars Under The Stars” Debuts In July
College of the Canyons will be the only community college in the state to offer a Low Observable, stealth, coatings application program, this fall.
College Of The Canyons: First In State To Launch Low Observable Training Program
Santa Clarita city officials announced Railroad Avenue will be getting the rehab treatment starting next week.
City to Refurbish Railroad Avenue
Governor Gavin Newsom visited Six Flags Magic Mountain Wednesday to celebrate the state’s reopening.
Newsom Visits Magic Mountain As State Reopens
Firefighters returned to the scene of an earlier balcony fire at a Newhall apartment complex Tuesday night after the fire reignited. 
Firefighters Put Out Second Fire at Newhall Apartment Complex
A man who was arrested in connection with an alleged road rage incident that ended with deputies using their tasers has reportedly been arrested five times since March 2020.
Suspect Connected to Road-Rage Investigation Arrested Five Times Since Last March
Homicide Investigators are continuing their investigation of the circumstance surrounding an unknown cause of death in Canyon Country, officials said Wednesday. 
LASD Update Info Regarding Body Found Near Camp Plenty Tuesday