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1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]

Nov. 30: Ribbon-Cutting to Dedicate River Village Trailhead
Friday, Nov 17, 2017

The city of Santa Clarita will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to dedicate the new River Village Trailhead at Bouquet Canyon Road and Newhall Ranch Road on Thursday, November 30 at 10 a.m. The public is invited. The trailhead connects visitors to the 11-mile long Santa Clara River Trail, which is the...

Nov. 8: CLWA Financial and Operations Committee Meeting
Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017

The Castaic Lake Water Agency’s Financial and Operations Committee has rescheduled its November 9 meeting. The meeting will now take place on Wednesday, November 8, at 5:30 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Water Division, 26521 Summit Circle, Santa Clarita 91350. The agenda is posted in its entirety below.

Nov. 1: Water Resources Committee Meeting
Thursday, Oct 26, 2017

A meeting of the Water Resources Committee is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Santa Clarita Water Division located at 26521 Summit Circle, Santa Clarita, 91350 in the Training Room. To view the agenda online click [HERE].

Next Step: Water Agency Officials to Share Merger Details
Monday, Oct 16, 2017

A new water district for the Santa Clarita Valley will become reality, thanks to Gov. Jerry Brown’s approval of Senate Bill 634 on Sunday. Maria Gutzeit Authored by Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita), the legislation reorganizes Newhall County Water District and Castaic Lake Water Agency into the Santa...

Oct. 17: CLWA Budget and Rates Committee Meeting
Friday, Oct 13, 2017

The Castaic Lake Water Agency’s Budget and Rates Committee is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, October 17 at 5:30 p.m. Committee members will conduct a review of 2017 Facility Capacity Fee Study (proposed 2018 Facility Capacity Fees). They will also recommend approval of annual resolution of intent...

Oct. 16: SCV Groundwater Sustainability Agency Meeting
Thursday, Oct 12, 2017

The Board of Directors of the Santa Clarita Valley Groundwater Sustainability Agency will hold a public meeting Monday, Oct. 16, at 2:00 P.M. The meeting will be held at Santa Clarita City Hall, Century Room, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita, 91355. To view the agenda online, click [here]. To...

Castaic Lake Water Agency Executes $50.7M Bond Sale
Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017

The Castaic Lake Water Agency on Wednesday successfully completed a bond sale of $50.7 million to refund two outstanding bond series, the Santa Clarita Water Division 2010B Certificates of Participation and the 2011A Revenue Bonds. Present value savings for the bonds are estimated to be $6.1 million...

Special Needs, Disadvantaged Children Enjoy a Day at the Lake
Monday, Oct 9, 2017

C.A.S.T. for Kids is back, and that’s a very good thing, judging by the smiles on the faces of the ninety special needs and disadvantaged children, families and volunteers who participated in a day of boating and fishing Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 at Castaic Lake. “What a thrill it was for all of us...

Oct. 12: CLWA Financial & Operations Committee Agenda
Friday, Oct 6, 2017

The Castaic Lake Water Agency’s Financial and Operations Committee is scheduled to meet on Thursday, October 12 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will take place in the Training Room at the Santa Clarita Water Division, located at 26521 Summit Circle, Santa Clarita 91350. The dissolution of the Santa Clarita...

Oct. 3: CLWA Planning, Engineering Committee Meeting
Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017

Castaic Lake Water Agency’s Planning and Engineering Committee is scheduled to meet Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 5:30 p.m. in the Training Room at the Rio Vista Water Treatment Plant. To view the agenda online, click [here].


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1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
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