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1849 - Jayhawkers encounter Bennett-Arcan party in southern Utah; latter makes wrong decision, heads through Death Valley toward SCV [story]
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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].


Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
The Second Annual Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Golf Tournament fundraiser will be held Monday, Nov. 7 at the Valencia Country Club.
Nov. 7: Second Annual SCV Sheriff’s Station Golf Tourney
College of the Canyons freshman Carla Menendez tied with two others for medalist honors, leading the Cougars to a fifth straight conference victory at Antelope Valley Country Club on Wednesday, Oct. 5.
Cougars Continue Conference Win Streak, Menendez Medals Again
Want to find beauty in your yard year after year? Learn how to landscape using perennials and natives. They are plants that live for two or more years and are well suited for your landscape and the Santa Clarita Valley climate. Join the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency's free virtual gardening class, "Perennials and Natives for the SCV," on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 9 a.m.
Oct. 15: SCV Water Free Gardening Class SCV Perennials, Natives
The California Highway Patrol will implement a yearlong federal grant to help save lives and reduce the risk associated with riding a motorcycle.
CHP Receives Grant to Increase Safety for Motorcyclists
The Santa Clarita Valley Potters will be "abandoning" art throughout the Santa Clarita Valley Oct. 10-21. Residents are encouraged to join the Abandoned Art SCV Facebook page to find clues on where the hidden ceramics can be found in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Oct. 10-23: SCV Potters Abandoned Art, Fall Sale
1849 - Jayhawkers encounter Bennett-Arcan party in southern Utah; latter makes wrong decision, heads through Death Valley toward SCV [story]
William Manly
California State University, Northridge’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is hosting the first annual BikeFest on Sunday, Oct. 23.
CSUN’s College of Social, Behavioral Sciences Hosting Inaugural BikeFest
California State University, Northridge continues Fall women's tennis action this weekend as the Matadors travel to the Long Beach State Tournament.
CSUN Women’s Tennis Heads to Long Beach State Tourney
Denise Redmond, executive director of Carousel Ranch announced that she will step down from the position as of Jan. 1, 2023.
Denise Redmond Stepping Down from Carousel Ranch
A woman was reportedly found dead Thursday inside a clothing collection box on the 24800 block of Orchard Village Road in Newhall, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Woman Found Dead in Newhall Clothing Collection Box
The College of the Canyons softball program is inviting youth players from across the region to participate in the 2022 COC Softball Youth Skills Clinic, with three dates running in October.
Lady Cougars Softball Program Hosting Youth Skills Clinic
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) — Following federal pressure to reduce how much water it takes from the Colorado River, California on Wednesday announced a plan to cut its consumption annually by 400,000 acre-feet. 
California Announces Plan to Cut Imports of Colorado River Water
If you don’t have your REAL ID yet, there is no need to be frightened. Add it to your bag of treats this month and be prepared for federal enforcement beginning May 3, 2
DMV Reminding Californians REAL ID Enforcement Begins in Seven Months
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday two additional COVID-19 deaths and 68 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with a total of 12 deaths and 1,822 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 68 New SCV Cases; Two Additional Deaths
2000 - Movie stuntman Richard Farnsworth, 2000 Newhall Walk of Western Stars inductee, and Dr. Robert Rockwell, first COC president, die on the same day [Farnsworth story] [Rockwell story]
Jack Rhead's goal in the 84th minute sent CSUN past Sacramento State 2-1 in Big West men's soccer action Wednesday afternoon at Hornet Soccer Field.
Rhead Scores in the 84th Minute to Lift CSUN Past Sacramento State 2-1
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 10 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,058 new cases countywide and 30 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Santa Clarita Tops 91k Total Cases
College of the Canyons has received a $1.37 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Child Care Assistance Means Parents In School program to directly benefit the college’s Early Childhood Education Center. 
COC Receives $1.37 Million Grant to Support Early Childhood Education Center
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital's Girl Talk: A Women’s Health Series will be returning on Thursday, Oct. 13.
Oct. 13: Henry Mayo’s Women’s Health Education Series Returns
Valencia-based Landscape Development Inc. announced that its maintenance division, Enhanced Landscape Management LLC, has completed the asset purchase of Ventura, CA based, The Groundskeeper, Inc..
Valencia-Based Landscape Development Further Expands Its Footprint in SoCal
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today awarded $144 million in Safe Clean Water funding, including 24 new infrastructure projects, 17 scientific studies, and various watershed area resources designed to increase the region’s water resiliency.
Supervisors Approve $144 million in Safe Clean Water Funding
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn that directed the County’s Internal Services Department to equitably identify internet broadband demonstration sites across all five of the County’s Supervisorial Districts.  
L.A. County Board of Supervisors Approve Digital Equity Motion
Vice-Chairman of the Public Safety Committee Assemblyman Tom Lackey announced Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1406 into law.
Governor Newsom Signs Assemblyman Lackey’s Bill to Prevent Inadvertent Fatal Shootings