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City Wins Awards for Investment Policy, Financial Reporting
Monday, Sep 26, 2016

The City of Santa Clarita has received the Certificate of Excellence Award from the Association of Public Treasurers of United States and Canada for its Fiscal Year 2016-17 Investment Policy and the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers...

Budget Highlights
Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016

The City Council recently adopted our new 2016-17 annual operating and capital improvement program budget, and I want to share a few highlights with you. This year’s budget is our largest ever at $220 million. We pride ourselves on having a 100-percent track record for a balanced and on-time budget...

City Manager Delivers 2015-16 Budget Proposal
Tuesday, May 5, 2015

City Manager Ken Striplin presented the 2015-16 budget proposal at Tuesday night’s joint study session of the Santa Clarita City Council and commissions.   [OPEN IN NEW WINDOW]

Council Gives Preliminary Nod to $191.5 Mil. Budget
Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita City Council members voted unanimously to approve a draft of the city’s $191.5 million budget for 2014-15. The budget, the result of a six-month process, accounts for a 6 percent increase over last year’s budget, including a $460,000 operating surplus, City Manager Ken...

What’s in Store for 2014-15
Tuesday, Jun 3, 2014

Ken Striplin A big work effort at City Hall is the annual City budget. For the last several months, the city has been working on the new budget for fiscal year 2014-15, which goes into effect July 1, once it is voted upon by the City Council. You will be pleased to note that our city has a 100-percent...

What’s Going On Around Town? | Message from the City Manager
Thursday, Aug 1, 2013

Ken Striplin Our city is thriving. We are seeing increases in the housing market and decreases in both our crime rate and our unemployment rate. Your city continues to invest in the community with major projects that are improving traffic flow, beautifying the city, and adding more amenities. In Valencia,...

City Council to Tackle Annual Budget
Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013

The City Council will conduct the public hearing on the proposed fiscal year 2013-2014 Annual Operating Budget and Capital Improvement Program, and schedule the budget for adoption at the June 25 meeting. “The budget is on time and it is balanced,” Mayor Bob Kellar said. The fiscal year 2013...

Budgeting a Tight Ship
Saturday, Jun 1, 2013

Ken Striplin On July 1, our new city budget goes into effect for fiscal year 2013-14. As in past years, the new budget is balanced, on-time, and includes a 17 percent reserve. The City’s annual budget reflects the priorities of our City Council, including public safety, preserving open space, maintaining...

City Officials Take First Crack at 2013-14 Budget
Wednesday, Feb 6, 2013

City officials started their look into the spending picture for their annual budgeting process, and some revenues are nearly back where they were before the recession, City Manager Ken Striplin said Tuesday. Figures given during a planning session at City Hall reported that sales tax revenues, which...

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