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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...

LATEST TWEETS
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Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley will hold their third annual golf tournament beginning noon on Monday, Oct. 24.
Oct. 24: Family Promise SCV Annual Golf Tournament
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will open its first primary care practice on the hospital campus on Monday, Aug. 15.
Henry Mayo Opens First Primary Care Practice on Hospital Campus
Heads Up! The city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station urge parents to practice "safe pedestrian skills."
Parents Urged to Practice Back-to-School Safety
1849 - Eight-pound gold nugget found in San Feliciano Canyon (Val Verde/Piru area) [story]
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1986 - Canyon Country's Mitchell adobe demolished; components salvaged & later rebuilt at Heritage Junction [story]
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1961 - First Mass celebrated at new Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (3rd building) in Newhall. Cardinal McIntyre attends [story]
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Are you worried about getting diabetes? Have you been told that you have pre-diabetes? One out of three American adults has prediabetes.
Aug. 16: Henry Mayo Hosts Diabetes Prevention Program
Avian influenza refers to a family of influenza or flu viruses that commonly infect birds.
L.A. County Public Health Urges Public to Protect Pet Birds from Bird Flu
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 3,995 new cases countywide and 112 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Moves to Medium Community Level
Marvel Comics’ best-known, tree-like sentient being, Groot, a character that became widely popular through the action comedy "Guardians of the Galaxy," gets his own animated show on Disney+ this week.
CalArts Alum Kirsten Lepore Brings ‘I am Groot’ to Disney+
Work along the I-5 corridor in Burbank continues and will include nighttime lane reductions and the closing of the Verdugo Avenue off-ramp during the week of Aug. 15 to Aug. 18.
I-5 Corridor Improvements Include Nighttime Lane Reductions
As part of his legislative package calling on accountability, transparency, and integrity in the state government's procurement process, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Senate Bill 1271 (SB 1271) passed out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Aug. 11.
Wilk’s Measure Increasing Transparency Passes Assembly Committee
The early portion of The Master's University women's soccer team's schedule in 2022 will have a national tournament-type feel.
TMU Women’s Soccer To Play Top Teams on Florida, Indiana Trips
Princess Cruises today announced updated COVID-19 protocols and guidelines, removing the vaccine requirement for most voyages of less than 16 days so that anyone can cruise and adjusting pre-travel testing requirements to make it less complicated.
Princess Cruises Removes Vaccine Requirement for Most Sailings
As the summer travel season wraps up, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reminds drivers to be responsible and never drive under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
Aug. 17-Sept. 5: LASD Will Increase End-of-Summer DUI Patrols, Checkpoints
Historically, California has been the most wildfire prone state in the United States. In 2021, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, reported over 4,000 fires that burned 60,507 acres across the state.
Ken Striplin | Keep Your Family, Home and Property Safe from Wildfires
The county of Los Angeles Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission is hosting a Special Hearing on Deputy Gangs in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Aug: 19 Special Hearing on L.A. County Sheriff’s Deputy Gangs
1944 - Newhall Refinery on Sierra Highway destroyed by fire (then rebuilt) [watch film]
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As local students get ready to head back to class for the new school year, your Salvation Army Santa Clarita Corps wants to ensure they have the supplies and resources necessary for success.
Salvation Army Santa Clarita Hosting Back-to-School Drive
The Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark Presents: "Sundays at the Landmark" on Sunday, Aug. 28, with Dave Berg. He will present "Stories to Share.
Aug. 28: Author Dave Berg Presents ‘Stories to Share’ at Rancho Camulos
The WiSH Education Foundation's much-anticipated Cocktails on the Roof event is back for the community to enjoy on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Subaru of Valencia campus.
Nov. 19: Cocktails on the Roof Returns with ‘Share the Love’ Event
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is reminding residents that no one will ever call your home demanding payment for "outstanding warrants."
SCV Sheriff’s Station Warning Residents of Scam Calls
Carousel Ranch, in Agua Dulce, was presented with a $5,000 donation from the Logix Federal Credit Union Community Stars Foundation.
Logix Foundation Donates $5K to Carousel Ranch
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 107 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with a total of 15 new deaths and 4,345 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 107 New SCV Cases; No Additional Deaths
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