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State Auditor Ranks Santa Clarita Top 6 Percent of Fiscally Healthy Cities
Tuesday, Dec 15, 2020

The city of Santa Clarita was recently ranked in the top six percent of fiscally healthy cities by the California State Auditor. The California State Auditor’s website features an interactive dashboard that compares the fiscal health of over 450 cities based on 10 financial indicators. Santa Clarita...

City Manager: Santa Clarita in Good Financial Standing
Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020

While many cities in the Golden State are dealing with the struggle of funding pension and other post-employment benefits, Santa Clarita remains in good financial standing, and that is not by accident. Through the leadership of the Santa Clarita City Council and our professional City staff, Santa Clarita...

State Auditor: City Ranked in Top 5 Percent of Fiscally Healthy Cities
Tuesday, Dec 3, 2019

The city of Santa Clarita was ranked in the top five percent of fiscally healthy cities on a new interactive website posted by the California State Auditor that compares the fiscal health of 470 cities based on 10 financial indicators. Santa Clarita received a low-risk designation, and received perfect...

California Senate Passes Wilk Bill to Create Homeless Crisis Plan
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

SACRAMENTO – The California Senate on Wednesday unanimously approved Senate Bill 333, a measure to address California’s homeless crisis, according to Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita), the bill’s co-author with Assemblyman Tom Lackey (R-Palmdale). SB 333 would require the Homeless...

Audit Finds California Law Enforcement Underreport Hate Crimes
Friday, Jun 1, 2018

By Martin Macias Jr., Courthouse News Service LOS ANGELES (CN) – California law enforcement agencies fall short in identifying and reporting hate crimes, according to a state audit released Thursday. According to the California State Auditor, law enforcement officials at four audited agencies underreported...

Wilk Introduces Bill to Address State’s Ongoing Homeless Crisis
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

SACRAMENTO – On Tuesday, Senator Scott Wilk, R – Antelope Valley, announced that he has introduced legislation to address California’s ongoing homeless crisis. “The state of California must do more to solve our homeless crisis,” said Wilk. “This bill is the next step...

Wilk, Lackey PUC Water Rate Audit OK’d by Legislature
Friday, May 18, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, and Assemblyman Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale, today announced that their requested audit of the California Public Utilities Commission’s water rate-setting processes has been unanimously approved by the California Joint Legislative Audit Committee. The...

Audit Finds Inadequacies in State’s Efforts to Solve Homeless Problem
Monday, Apr 30, 2018

SACRAMENTO – On Monday, Senator Scott Wilk, R – Antelope Valley, announced that he has submitted a formal request to the Senate Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review to fully fund the California Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council. “The council is in a unique position to affect...

Audit on Homelessness Highlights Need for Improvement, Services
Thursday, Apr 19, 2018

California State Auditor released Thursday an audit requested by Senator Scott Wilk, R – Antelope Valley, last spring concerning homelessness in California and specifically the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority’s administration of public funds. The audit was particularly timely as homelessness...

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1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
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The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing Tuesday to further deliberate on the Sand Canyon Resort development.
Sand Canyon Resort Development Returns to Planning Commission
The CIF Southern Section and KAP7 International, Inc. announced a five-year partnership extension for KAP7 to be the official boys and girls water polo ball for all championship events.
KAP7, CIF-SS Announce Extension of Five-Year Ball Partnership
Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan that would spend about $1.5 billion of the state’s $75.7 billion surplus in grants of up to $25,000 to support small businesses, according to state officials this week.
Chamber Urges SCV to Support Newsom’s Aid to Small Businesses
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 17 new deaths and 583 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,842 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Studies Show Vaccine Appears to Be Effective Against Variants; 27,842 Total SCV Cases
Fourteen-year-old Andrew Jenofsky was the first in line to get his shot at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Thursday morning, as adolescents ages 12-15 were given the go-ahead to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
14-Year-Old First to Receive Pfizer Vaccine at Henry Mayo
Support for Israel was written across the signs and faces of approximately 100 demonstrators during a rally held on City Hall’s steps Thursday evening.
Approximately 100 SCV Residents Gather to Support Israel
The city of Santa Clarita received approximately 850 applications for its rental assistance program ahead of the program’s April 30 application deadline.
City Receives More Than 800 Rental Assistance Applications
Saddleback Butte State Park announced it is urgently searching for volunteers to become camp hosts beginning June 1.
Camp Hosts Needed at Saddleback Butte State Park, New Updates Announced for Mojave Area State Parks
Los Angeles County Public Health officials said it will review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly released guidance for fully vaccinated residents in order to make adjustments to the current County and state guidelines.
LA County to Review CDC’s Masking Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People
The city of Santa Clarita released an updated schedule for the Concerts in the Park series set to take place in July and August.
City Releases Updated Schedule for Concerts in the Park
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance Thursday indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Loosens Mask Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated People; SCV Cases Total 27,825
A total of 277 single-family homes changed owners during April in the Santa Clarita Valley as the as the tight inventory rose to its highest level in five months, though remained well below year-ago totals, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
SCV Median Home Price $795,000 Hits Record
After making numerous requests for correction for failure by the County Board of Supervisors to abide by various sections of the Brown Act, the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment was left with no option than to file a formal legal complaint.
SCOPE Files Legal Complaint Over L.A. County’s Failure to Abide by Brown Act
The case against a prominent Santa Clarita Valley Realtor who had been accused of a sexual assault stemming from a Las Vegas real estate conference last summer was dismissed, a court clerk confirmed Thursday.
Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case Against SCV Realtor Dismissed, L.A. County Case “Still Active”
Tommy's Boats - a national boat dealership brand with locations in Florida, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Michigan - announced a new location opening soon in Castaic.
May 19, May 20: Tommy’s Boats Grill & Chill Hiring Event
Foothill League coaches announced their choice for Player of the Year and their All-League teams recently.
Saugus High QB Named Foothill League Player of the Year
California Credit Union has awarded 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in its annual College Scholarship Program.
Valencia High Student Awarded California Credit Union Scholarship
Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda responded Tuesday to criticisms of the city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, which was formed as a result of last summer’s protests about issues involving race relations.
Mayor Taking Human Relations Roundtable Criticisms “Very Seriously”
1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall
Six days a week, Santa Clarita Grocery opens its warehouse to people in need.
Local Shop Donates Leftover Bagels To Help Families
As part of the $100 billion California Comeback Plan, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a $20 billion to transform California public schools into gateways of equity and opportunity.
Newsom Announces $20 Billion Investment to Public Schools
The LA County Development Authority have extended the deadline to register for elderly family housing sites from June to the end of the year. 
LACDA Extends Registration For Elderly Family Public Housing Sites, Including Valencia