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1987 - Ramona Chapel and Red Schoolhouse relocated to Heritage Junction [story]
Red Schoolhouse

SCV Water Board Director BJ Atkins Announces Plans to Resign
Friday, Dec 25, 2020

Santa Clarita Valley Water Board Director BJ Atkins, whom voters re-elected in November, has confirmed he plans to resign as early as May. “I won’t (resign) until May or July,” he said in a phone interview Monday, adding that he is building a house and will relocate out of Division 3, the area...

SCV Water Wins 2 Prestigious Awards for Inaugural Budget
Monday, Mar 25, 2019

SCV Water’s FY 2018/19 Budget has been recognized, locally by the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers, and nationally by the Government Finance Officers Association, for meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting. “The budget provides us with the opportunity to be open,...

June 23-24: Amateur Radio ‘Field Day’ Exercise
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Members of the Santa Clarita Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the national 24-hour Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, from June 23, 11:00 a.m. to June 24, 11:00 a.m. at the Castaic Lake Water Agency facility, located above Central Park at 27234 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, 91350. This...

SCV Water’s Valerie Pryor Accepts GM Position for Zone 7 Water Agency
Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018

Valerie Pryor, 2016 After almost 15 years with the agency, Assistant General Manager Valerie Pryor recently announced her resignation from SCV Water, effective April 20. Pryor has accepted a position as general manager of Zone 7 Water Agency (Alameda County Flood Control and Water Conservation District...

Officials: Whittaker-Bermite Site Cleanup to be Finished by End of 2018
Monday, Mar 12, 2018

Toxic chemicals in the soil on the 996-acre former Whittaker-Bermite munitions manufacturing site in Saugus will be cleaned up on all but about 10-15 acres by the end of 2018, officials in charge of the massive project promised in their latest update. The final months of one of the nation’s largest...

Dec. 12: CLWA Water Resources Committee Meeting
Monday, Dec 11, 2017

The next Castaic Lake Water Agency’s Water Resources Committee meeting is Tuesday, December 12 at 5:30 p.m. This meeting was rescheduled from December 6. The meeting will take place at the Santa Clarita Water Division, 26521 Summit Circle, Santa Clarita 91350. To view the complete meeting agenda,...

Dec. 14: CLWA’s Financial, Operations Committee Meeting
Thursday, Dec 7, 2017

The Castaic Lake Water Agency’s Financial and Operations Committee will hold a meeting Thursday, Dec. 14, at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will take place in the Training Room of Santa Clarita Water Division located at 26521 Summit Circle, Santa Clarita, 91350. To view the agenda online, click [HERE].

Dec. 11: No CLWA Budget and Rates Committee Meeting
Thursday, Nov 30, 2017

The Castaic Lake Water Agency Budget and Rates Committee meeting scheduled for Monday, December 11 at 5:30 p.m. in the Training Room of the Rio Vista Water Treatment Plant has been canceled, according to a notification from CLWA today. There will be no meeting in December.

Dec. 5: CLWA Planning, Engineering Committee Meeting
Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017

The Castaic Lake Water Agency Planning and Engineering Committee Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be in the Training Room at the Rio Vista Water Treatment Plant, located at 27234 Bouquet Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita, 91350. To view the agenda online, click [HERE].

CLWA Water Resources Committee Meeting Rescheduled for Dec. 12
Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017

The Castaic Lake Water Agency’s Water Resources Committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday, December 6 at 5:30 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Water Division located at 26521 Summit Circle, Santa Clarita 91350 has been canceled. The meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, December 12 at 5:30 p.m., also...

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1987 - Ramona Chapel and Red Schoolhouse relocated to Heritage Junction [story]
Red Schoolhouse
1835 - Outlaw and Rocks/Park/High School namesake Tiburcio Vasquez born in Monterey, Calif. [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
Nearly 100 people gathered in front of the highly anticipated Laemmle 7 in Newhall to officially open the theater to the Santa Clarita Valley community.
Laemmle Officially Opens in Old Town Newhall
The city of Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission recently met to receive an update from city staff about the status of the Pioneer Oil Refinery in Newhall.
Parks Commissioners Asked to Advise on Pioneer Oil Refinery’s Future
A judge’s ruling this week dealt a setback to the Tejon Ranch Co.’s proposed 19,000-unit Centennial development project in the upper northwest corner of Los Angeles County.
Judge Halts Centennial Development Project in Tejon Ranch
The California Community College Athletic Trainers Association has named longtime athletic trainer, and current College of the Canyons associate athletic director, Chad Peters its 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year.
Chad Peters Named CCCATA 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year
Los Angeles County Public Health on Friday confirmed 48 new deaths and 752 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,432 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 27,432 Total SCV Cases; County Nears 5 Million Administered Doses
The Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee briefly met Thursday morning to recommend that the City Council oppose four pieces of state legislation that would expand the state’s land-use authority.
Council Committee Recommends Opposition to State Land-Use Bills
In an effort to provide kids across the Santa Clarita Valley with a safe place to play and learn over spring break while parents are working, the Boys & Girls Club of SCV holds an annual camp.
Boys & Girls Club Holds Spring Break Camp
In recognition of public safety dispatchers' services, the California Highway Patrol joins other law enforcement agencies to recognize National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week on April 11-17, 2021.
CHP to Honor Public Safety Dispatchers During National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
Officials in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be hosting a virtual community discussion on child abuse prevention April 20.
L.A. County Sheriffs to Host Child Abuse Prevention Seminar
1937 - Pioneer aviator E.B. Christopher and passenger killed in crash of light plane on Ridge Route near Gorman [story]
CBRE announced the sale of a state-of-the-art 24,164 square-foot industrial facility to Tera McHugh and John McHugh, owners of Versatile Systems, Inc.
Valencia Industrial Building Sold to Versatile Systems
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and accompanying public health restrictions in place for large events and community gatherings, as well as past participation numbers, the city of Santa Clarita has evaluated several components of the annual Santa Clarita Marathon and is making a necessary change to the event.
City Postpones 2021 Marathon, Event Permanently Moved to February
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 52 new deaths and 710 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,417 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Hospitalizations Remain Under 600; SCV Cases Total 27,417
Because of the economic downturn brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, some pet owners may have delayed purchasing their annual pet licenses and are now subject to late penalty fees.
Animal Care & Control Temporarily Waives Pet Licensing Fees
College of the Canyons will welcome José Rivera, award-winning playwright and the first Puerto Rican screenwriter to be nominated for an Oscar, to the School of Visual & Performing Arts’ Virtual Industry Insight Series on Monday, April 12.
COC Virtual Industry Insight Series Welcomes Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter José Rivera
Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA) will spotlight contemporary artist Alex Schaeffer in a virtual oil demo on Monday, April 19, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
April 19: Virtual Oil Demo by Artist Alex Schaeffer
Spectrum Commercial Real Estate advisors Yair Haimoff, SIOR, Randy Cude, and Matt Sreden represented the seller in the sale of a 23,817-square-foot professional office building in a prime Valencia location.
Avenue Kearny Building Sells for $6 Million
Following stakeholder planning meetings over the course of a year and a public survey period in January, the city of Santa Clarita’s 2021 Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP) draft update enters the next phase in the approval and adoption process.
Residents Can Now Review Santa Clarita’s 2021 Hazard Mitigation Draft Plan
Cassie Gratton knows how to open a Laemmle theater. The general manager of the Newhall Laemmle, which will open its doors with a ribbon-cutting this Friday, also helped to open Laemmle’s Glendale and Claremont locations.
After Several Delays, Laemmle Newhall Opens Friday
The California Department of Transportation announced that new High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV, or carpool) lanes are open to motorists on Northbound and Southbound Interstate 5 between the Ventura Freeway (State Route 134) interchange in Los Angeles and Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank.
CalTrans Announces Opening of New I-5 Carpool Lanes
1874 - Work completed at Lyon's Station (now Eternal Valley) on first version of Pioneer Oil Refinery [story]
Pioneer Oil Refinery