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1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
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California Smoke Spotter 2.0 App Tracks Smoke Forecasts for SCV
Tuesday, Aug 23, 2022

California Air Resources Board releases California Smoke Spotter 2.0. The new app features will help users track wildfire smoke. Californians can now get wildfire alerts and smoke forecasts straight to their phones with the new version of the California Smoke Spotter mobile app. The update of this first-of-its-kind...

California Air Resource Board Introduces New Smoke Tracking App
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

The California Air Resource board has unveiled a new app for California residents to track prescribed fires and smoke in their area. The California Smoke Spotter app provides a comprehensive overview of the latest information on prescribed fires, projected smoke impacts, current air quality and educational...

California Auditor Demands CARB Prove Climate Programs Are Working
Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021

The California Air Resources Board or CARB is not doing enough to measure and analyze whether its transportation programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are effective, the state auditor said in a report issued Tuesday. State auditor Elaine Howle said the powerful California agency that regulates...

California Toughens Emissions Regulations on Ships, Big Rigs
Friday, Aug 28, 2020

SACRAMENTO — Calling for a crackdown of two major contributors to California’s notoriously hazy air, the state is moving forward with stringent new emissions regulations for the shipping and transportation industries. Aimed at cargo ships and heavy-duty diesel trucks, the California Air Resources...

California Calls for Transition to Zero-Emission Trucks by 2045
Friday, Jun 26, 2020

The California Air Resources Board on Thursday adopted a first-in-the-world rule requiring truck manufacturers to transition from diesel trucks and vans to electric zero-emission trucks beginning in 2024, so that by 2045, every new truck sold in the state will be zero-emission. This bold and timely move...

Aerial Survey Pinpoints Major Methane Emissions Sources
Friday, Nov 8, 2019

The high-tech efforts and important findings of the California Air Resources Board, California Energy Commission and NASA to pinpoint emissions of the climate super pollutant methane are detailed in an article published in the November 2019 issue of the journal Nature. The results will be used to help...

CARB OK’s $533M Plan for Clean Transportation Investments
Friday, Nov 1, 2019

The California Air Resources Board has approved a $533 million plan to fund clean car rebates, zero-emission transit and school buses, clean trucks, and other innovative, clean transportation and mobility pilot projects. The Fiscal Year 2019-20 Funding Plan for Clean Transportation Incentives, largely...

California Partners to Use Satellite Data to Combat Climate Change
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019

SACRAMENTO – California Governor Gavin Newsom, United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Action Michael R. Bloomberg, and Planet, a San Francisco-based earth imaging company, announced a new initiative on Wednesday to use satellite data to inform and accelerate climate protection. The coordinated effort,...

California, Automakers Reach Pact on Clean Emission Standards
Friday, Jul 26, 2019

SACRAMENTO – As the Trump administration prepares to roll back emission standards for light-duty cars and trucks, a consortium of automakers and California have agreed on a voluntary framework to reduce emissions that can serve as an alternative path forward for clean vehicle standards nationwide. Automakers...

CARB Serves $500K Tab to Anheuser-Busch
Monday, Jul 1, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Anheuser-Busch, LLC, has been fined $500,000 by the California Air Resources Board for violating the state’s air pollution laws. CARB launched an investigation in March 2015 and discovered that the St. Louis-based brewing company had failed to properly self-inspect 19 diesel trucks,...

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1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society is looking for your ideas and opinions in deciding what to feature in the museum being installed in the Pardee House at Heritage Junction in Newhall.
Help SCV Historical Society Create a Museum at the Pardee House
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 14 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 4,744 new cases countywide and 131 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Cases Rise, Indoor Masking Urged
Four years ago, against all odds, I became the 33rd Sheriff of Los Angeles County. And as Sheriff, I promised that I would Reform, Rebuild and Restore the greatest and largest Sheriff’s Department in the nation. Four years later, I am proud to say that with the support of the sworn and professional staff, together we were able to meet challenges head on, and deliver on that promise.
LASD Sheriff Alex Villanueva Delivers Farewell Address
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District's Governing Board will take place Wednesday, Dec. 7, beginning with a closed session at 5:45 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
Dec. 7: Hart Board to Discuss Policy on Flags, Banners at School Events
Following the recent decision by the Japanese government to allow the return of international cruise ships to the country, Princess Cruises has announced it will begin homeport sailing in Japan starting March 15, 2023.
Japan Reopens to International Cruise Ships, Princess Cruises Readies for Full Season
The weather is cooler, holiday lights are shining and the New Year is just around the corner. This is a special time of year to reconnect with family and friends, and there are many opportunities for holiday celebrations right here in Santa Clarita.
Message from the City Manager Ken Striplin | Happy Holidays
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public’s help locating an At-Risk, Missing Person, Trent Michael Boser. He is a 47-year-old male white adult who was last seen on Friday, Dec. 2, 2022 at 12:21 a.m., near the 31000 block of Ridge Route Road, in the city of Castaic.
LASD Seeks Public’s Help to Locate Missing Castaic Man
What a difference healthy bodies make. After being decimated with the flu in the last two games, The Master's University's men's basketball team got healthy in a big way defeating Westmont 71-60 Wednesday night Nov. 30 in The MacArthur Center.
TMU Men’s Basketball Produces Defensive Gem to Beat Westmont
Los Angeles County Treasurer and Tax Collector Keith Knox reminds property owners that the first installment of the 2022-23 Annual Secured Property Taxes becomes delinquent if not received by 5 p.m. Pacific Time or United States Postal Service (USPS) postmarked on or before Monday, Dec. 12. This is two days later than the traditional delinquency date of Dec. 10, as this date falls on a Saturday in 2022.
Dec. 12: Last Day to Pay First Installment of 22-23 Property Taxes
Lead singer Peter Noone is a multi-talented entertainer, who has been delighting audiences nearly all his life. At the age of 15, Noone achieved international fame as “Herman’s Hermits”, lead singer of the legendary 1960's pop band Herman’s Hermits.
Jan. 28: Tickets on Sale for Herman’s Hermits at The Canyon Santa Clarita
The Los Angeles County Health Officer is issuing a Cold Weather Alert due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures. Wind chill temperatures are expected to be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
LAC Health Officer Issues Cold Weather Alert for SCV
1972 - Five wounded in Vagos biker gang shooting at Curtis & JoAnne Darcy's Acton '49er Saloon [story]
Darcys 49er
College of the Canyons received the 2022 Institutional Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility Champion Award from the Association of Human Resource Officers/Equal Employment Officers.
COC Receives Award for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility
College of the Canyons sophomore Lauryn Bailey has been named a California Community College Soccer Coaches Association All-State and All-SoCal Region First-Team selection in addition to earning Western State Conference, South Division Offensive Player of the Year honors, leading a class of 11 Lady Cougars that earned postseason awards.
COC’s Lauryn Bailey Earns Conference POY, All-Region, All-State Honors
College of the Canyons is headed back to the California Community College Athletic Association State Championship tournament for a second straight year, and the fifth time in program history, after upsetting No. 2 Irvine Valley College 3-1 on Saturday. Set scores were 25-17, 25-22, 15-25, 28-26.
COC Women’s Volleyball Heading to CCCAA State Championship
Fonder-Salari Program & Construction Management Construction Support Services has announced it is moving offices to a new building on Dec. 1.
Fonder-Salari Moves to New Office Space on The Old Road
California State University, Northridge will celebrate the opening of its Hollywood Foreign Press Association/Golden Globes Film Poster Art Exhibition on Sunday, Dec. 4. 
CSUN to Celebrate Opening of Golden Globes Film Poster Collection
Snow days return to the southland as Los Angeles County Parks & Recreation reprises its popular Parks After Dark Winter Wonderland festivities at 34 L.A. County parks, including Val Verde Park, over three weekends in December.
L.A. County’s Winter Wonderland Returns to Val Verde Park
Grab a cozy coat and your holiday spirit and join Santa Clarita Transit for the annual Holiday Light Tour!
Santa Clarita Transit Gearing Up for Holiday Light Tour
The Painted Turtle Camp in Lake Hughes is a place where children with serious medical conditions can just be kids. All campers attend Painted Turtle Camp free of charge.
Painted Turtle Donations from Giving Tuesday Surpass Match Challenge
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