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1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
Sanford Lyon

Cleanup of Whittaker-Bermite Land Completed, Land Remains Up in the Air
Friday, Jul 23, 2021

By Jim Holt Senior Investigative Reporter for The Signal As the cleanup of close to 1,000 acres of contaminated soil and water at Whittaker-Bermite comes to a close, and while lawyers in bankruptcy court hundreds of miles from the site slice through litigation so that one day stores or homes can be...

State Moves to Issue Land-Use Restrictions Amid Whittaker-Bermite Cleanup Report
Friday, Nov 6, 2020

The California Department of Toxic Substances Control is developing land use draft agreements that break down what can and cannot be done in areas that will be restricted in the nearly 1,000 acres on the former Whittaker-Bermite site following the completion of its cleanup, officials said Wednesday....

Bottler of Crystal Geyser Fined $5M in Hazardous Wastewater Case
Friday, Jan 10, 2020

LOS ANGELES – The company that produces the Crystal Geyser Natural Alpine Spring Water brand pleaded guilty Thursday to federal charges of illegally storing and transporting hazardous waste created from filtering arsenic out of spring water at its facility in Olancha, California. CG Roxane, LLC pleaded...

Whittaker-Bermite Soil Cleanup Complete, Officials Report
Monday, Jul 15, 2019

After more than a decade, the Whittaker-Bermite cleanup reached a significant milestone this month as soil remediation efforts in contaminated areas are now complete, according to officials close to the matter. The nearly 1,000 acres in the Santa Clarita Valley’s center core is clear of toxic material...

July 17: VIA Luncheon to Focus on Future of Whittaker-Bermite Site
Friday, Jun 29, 2018

The Valley Industry Association will focus on the future of the Whittaker-Bermite “donut hole” of open space in the center of Santa Clarita at its next luncheon, set for the Valencia Country Club Tuesday, July 17 starting at 11:45 a.m. Speakers-presenters at the “Whittaker-Bermite Santa...

Home Depot to Pay More than $27 Million for Violating State’s Hazardous Waste Laws
Thursday, Mar 8, 2018

SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Thursday a $27,840,000 settlement with Home Depot U.S.A. (Home Depot) to resolve allegations that its California stores and facilities unlawfully disposed of hazardous waste – including waste batteries, aerosol cans, paints, and electronic...

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1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
Sanford Lyon
1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
Ygnacio del Valle
1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
Loncie Tucker