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2004 - Last day in Sacramento for Sen. Pete Knight, who succumbs one month later to a sudden onset of leukemia [story]
Pete Knight

Coming Soon: Enviro Report on Chloride Trucking Plan
Thursday, Nov 12, 2015

The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District is set to release an environmental impact report for the new chloride compliance plan to possibly truck brine out of the community to a water treatment plant in Carson. The environmental impact report, or EIR, is set to be released on Tuesday, Nov. 17. A...

Sewer Board Moving Forward with Brine Removal Plan
Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015

Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District Board members are moving forward with a plan to truck brine out of the community to comply with state-mandated chloride compliance. Last week, a notice of preparation for an environmental review was released for a new chloride compliance plan. Board members voted...

Don’t Want Deep-Well Injection? Here’s the Alternative
Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015

[SCV Sanitation District] – The the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District is still working to implement a project to comply with a State-mandated limit on the level of chloride in the treated wastewater discharged by the District’s two water reclamation plants. A public notice regarding the...

Sanitation District Approves Proposal To Truck Out Chloride
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District board members approved a proposal for what staffers are calling their only viable option to attain chloride compliance in the Santa Clarita Valley — trucking brine out of the valley. The three board members unanimously OK’ed the plan at Wednesday night’s...

Wilk’s Sewer Board Meeting Bill Heads to Senate
Thursday, May 7, 2015

Scott Wilk Assemblyman Scott Wilk’s Assembly Bill 951, which would require the Santa Clarita Sanitation District to hold its Board meetings within the Sanitation District boundaries, passed unanimously off the Assembly floor Thursday morning. AB 951 is a result of the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality...

Bill Requiring Sewer Board to Meet Locally Clears 1st Step
Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015

A bill by Assemblyman Scott Wilk that would require the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District to hold meetings within the Santa Clarita Valley passed unanimously out of the Assembly Local Government Committee. “The people have a right to redress their government. Requiring ratepayers to drive over...

Deep Wells, Deep Controversy
Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015

Over the past several weeks, there has been a lot of media attention about the SCV Sanitation District’s chloride compliance project. In addition to the already strict timeline that must be adhered to, another challenge has been thrown at the Sanitation District: the deep well injection site. In October...

State Earthquake Agency Replies to Wilk Re: Deep Well Injection
Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015

Assemblyman Scott Wilk [Scott Wilk] – Assemblyman Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, recently sent a letter to the California Earthquake Authority asking them to address questions he received from constituents regarding implications of the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District’s decision to use the deep...

Wilk Letter to Quake Officials Questions Deep Well Plan
Monday, Mar 23, 2015

A Santa Clarita Valley legislator questioned state officials on the safety of the deep well injection plan Monday, in response to residents’ concerns about property value and seismic activity. “These are questions that are floating out in the community, and they ought to be addressed,” said Assemblyman...

Back to Drawing Board for Chloride Cleanup Plan
Thursday, Mar 12, 2015

After 13 years of public discussion, SCV Sanitation District officials are once again “starting over” in their search for a new deep well site following a protest Wednesday from a Westside crowd wanting the county agency to look for a whole new plan. “The board clearly directed us to go identify...

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2004 - Last day in Sacramento for Sen. Pete Knight, who succumbs one month later to a sudden onset of leukemia [story]
Pete Knight
With the end of countywide COVID-19 emergency declarations on March 31, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Heal is aligning county safety measures with federal and state COVID-19 guidance, while continuing to require a few common-sense measures at worksites, educational institutions and healthcare facilities to reduce COVID-19-related disruptions and protect the people at highest risk of severe illness.
Public Health Issues COVID Guidance for Schools, Worksites, Healthcare
Vasquez Rocks Natural Area will host a Day at the Rocks family-friendly open house event on Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
April 29: Day at the Rocks Open House Event
Want to try your hand at gardening but don’t have much space? Learn how to start your garden in a small space. Be creative and add vegetables and lush greenery to your patio. Join the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency's free virtual landscape and gardening workshop, "Small Space Gardening," on Saturday, April 8, at 9 a.m.
April 8: SCV Water Hosts Free Small Space Gardening Class
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station 2023 Baker to Vegas Team is competing in the 120 mile Baker to Las Vegas Challenge Cup Relay which starts in Baker, Calif. on Saturday, April 1 and ends in Las Vegas, Nev. on Sunday, April 2.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Competes in Baker to Las Vegas Relay
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority reminds drivers in the Santa Clarita Valley the I-5 North County Enhancements Project will continue with work on SR-14 to Magic Mountain Parkway and SR-126 to Parker Road planned for the week of April 3 to April 9.
April 3-9: I-5 North County Enhancements Project
Join Impulse Music Co. for another Impulse Rock Show on Saturday, April 1 at 6 p.m.
April 1: Impulse Music Rock Show
As you make your way down Main Street in Old Town Newhall, the sight of buffalo soldiers, the smell of an old cast iron Dutch ovens cooking peach cobbler and the sound of cowboy boots clacking against the wooden slats of the sidewalks will instantly transport you to the early days of the West.
Immerse Yourself in Rich Western Heritage at 2023 Cowboy Festival
California State Assemblywoman Pilar Schiavo announced that four of her key bills advanced out of committee unanimously and with bipartisan support.
Schiavo’s Bills Advance Out of Committee
The Rio Norte Junior High School Concert Band, Concert Choir and Vocal Jazz Ensemble, "The Jazz Hawks," secured top awards at the recent Music in the Parks Festival held at Knotts Berry Farm in Buena Park.
Rio Norte Concert Band, Vocal Jazz Ensemble Capture Top Awards
The California Department of Transportation advises motorists that all lanes on Southbound Interstate 5 will be closed on Saturday night, April 1 and Sunday night, April 2, as crews work to limit damage from a landslide in Castaic after a recent series of powerful storms and intense rainfall.
All SB I-5 Lanes Closed Overnight on Weekend to Repair Landslide
1870 - George Gleason & partners apply for patent on gold lode in Soledad Canyon [story]
gold mining
March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb.
Message from County Health Services Director Dr. Christina Ghaly
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency will hold an Engineering and Operations Committee meeting Thursday, April 6, at 5:30 p.m.
April 6: SCV Water Engineering, Operations Committee Meeting
Get ready "fore" some Topgolf Thursday, April 20, at 6 p.m., benefiting the local nonprofit The Painted Turtle.
April 20: Topgolf Fundraiser Benefits The Painted Turtle
Detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Fraud and Cyber Crimes Bureau are asking for the public's help identifying theft suspects.
Detectives Seek Help in Identifying Theft Suspects
Los Angeles County Parks is hiring. This Spring, we are looking to employ our local L.A. County Youth with an excellent entry level job that pays more than minimum wage ($16.04) and allows them to work at their local L.A. County Park, including Val Verde Park.
L.A. County Parks Seeking ‘Our Youth at Work’ Employees
Since the passing of the proposal to add Girls Flag Football as a CIF-approved sport, there has been a flurry of activity taking place.
CIF-SS Commissioner Gives Update on Girls Flag Football
The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services announced that the last day of operations for the COVID-19 PCR testing centers will be Friday, March 31.
L.A. County Health Services Closing PCR Testing Centers
Santa Clarita Valley residents once again came together during the 2022 holiday season to raise money and donate items to charity, as approximately 2,500 riders joined Santa Clarita Transit’s Holiday Light Tour.
Holiday Light Tour Donates Money, Canned Food to Local Nonprofits
Political activist and renowned scholar Dr. Angela Davis will speak at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center Saturday, April 15, at 3 p.m.
‘An Afternoon with Dr. Angela Davis’ Coming to PAC
Deborah Anderson, Los Angeles County Library’s assistant director of Education and Engagement, has been selected to receive the prestigious 2023 Sullivan Award for Public Library Administrators Supporting Services to Children.
L.A. County Library’s Deborah Anderson Wins Prestigious Sullivan Award
In alignment with both the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the California Department of Public Health, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health will change to weekly reporting of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths data beginning April 6.
Thursday COVID Roundup for Hart District, State
1993 - Federal govt. declares coastal California gnatcatcher (bird) a threatened species [story]