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1987 - Slender-horned spineflower listed in Federal Register as endangered species [story] Slender-horned spineflower

Oct. 4: Official Opening of Wider SR14/Golden Valley Road Bridge
Wednesday, Sep 7, 2016

On Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 10 a.m., the City of Santa Clarita will be hosting a public ribbon cutting event to celebrate the completion of the Golden Valley Road Bridge Widening Project and a dedication ceremony of the Connie Worden-Roberts Memorial Bridge. The event will be held near the Golden Valley Road...

Wilk, Runner Get Final OK for Worden-Roberts Bridge Name
Friday, Sep 4, 2015

[KHTS] – Assemblyman Scott Wilk’s bill to name the Golden Valley Road bridge over State Route 14 in the city of Santa Clarita as the “Connie Worden-Roberts Memorial Bridge” has cleared both houses of the Legislature unanimously. Assembly Concurrent Resolution 89 establishes the name and...

Bill to Name Bridge for Worden-Roberts Clears Senate Panel
Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015

Connie Worden-Roberts | Photo by Gary Choppe A legislative effort by Assemblyman Scott Wilk and Sen. Sharon Runner to name the Golden Valley Road bridge over the 14 Freeway in honor of Connie Worden-Roberts has gotten the OK from the Senate Transportation Committee. Assembly Concurrent Resolution 89...

Wilk, Runner Bill Would Name GV Bridge for Worden-Roberts
Monday, Jul 6, 2015

Assemblyman Scott Wilk Assemblyman Scott Wilk has introduced legislation to name the Golden Valley Road Bridge over State Route 14 in the city of Santa Clarita the “Connie Worden-Roberts Memorial Bridge.” State Sen. Sharon Runner is a principal co-author. “Connie Worden-Roberts demonstrated extraordinary...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The Santa Clarita Sheriff’s deputies are now looking for three men wanted in connection with a Canyon Country murder last week. The SCV Sanitation District has announced new plans that would aim to abandon deep well injections. The Santa Clarita City Council approved a motion that will honor one of...

Council Votes to Name Freeway Bridge for ‘Road Warrior’
Tuesday, May 12, 2015

[KHTS] – The Santa Clarita City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday to honor one of the city’s founders posthumously. On a motion by Councilman TimBen Boydston, seconded by Councilwoman Laurene Weste, the council approved Mayor Pro-tem Bob Kellar’s proposal to name the Golden Valley Road bridge over...

Big Shoes
Monday, Aug 18, 2014

Retirement and term limits are going to be making our part of Los Angeles County a little more interesting for the next two years. Soon we won’t have Howard “Buck” McKeon, and not long after Mr. Antonovich will term out. We may never be the same. But the real loss is someone never elected, save...

Services for Worden-Roberts Aug. 23 at Eternal Valley
Friday, Aug 15, 2014

Connie Worden-Roberts | Photo by Gary Choppe Funeral services for Connie Worden-Roberts will be held Saturday, Aug. 23, at 2 p.m. at Eternal Valley Memorial Park, family members announced. A longtime Santa Clarita Valley resident praised for decades of community building and her key role in the city’s...

City Co-Founder Connie Worden-Roberts Dies at 83
Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014

[KHTS] – A longtime Santa Clarita Valley woman praised for decades of community building and her key role in the city’s formation, Connie Worden-Roberts died Tuesday at 5:50 p.m. in Canyon Country from a months-long illness, according to family members. She was 83. Nearly 100 longtime Santa...

City Honors Longtime Community Volunteer With Key to City
Monday, May 19, 2014

[KHTS] – Celebrating more than four decades of community involvement, nearly 100 longtime Santa Claritaresidents and officials gathered Friday at Hart Park to honor Connie Worden-Roberts with a Lifetime of Service Tribute. Several, including Santa Clarita Mayor Laurene Weste, who presented...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
Throughout my life, I have always fought for and raised rescue animals, both big and small.
Laurene Weste | Adopting New Family Member at Castaic Animal Care Center
The Metro Board of Directors approved schedule changes, public safety resources and additional trains to the Metrolink Antelope Valley Line (AVL) Thursday.
Metro Approves Additional AVL Trains
The SCVEDC is excited to announce that it was recently honored for excellence in economic development by the International Economic Development Council in two distinct categories.
SCVEDC Earns Two International Awards of Excellence
The 2023 Wildcat Classic Marching Band Competition will take place on Saturday, Oct., 14 at Valencia High School.
Oct. 14: Annual Wildcat Classic Marching Band Competition
Interstate 5 in the Castaic area in northern Los Angeles County will be reduced from four lanes to two lanes in the northbound or southbound direction between 5 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 2-4, Caltrans announced Thursday.
Caltrans Announces I-5 Castaic Area Lane Closures
College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook received the rarely-awarded O – C (pronounced “oh bar see”) award from FivePoint at a community celebration event held to celebrate her 35 years of leadership at COC.
Van Hook Receives Prestigious O – C Award
Children’s Bureau is seeking foster families and now offers two virtual ways for individuals and/or couples to learn how to help children in foster care while reunifying with birth families or how to provide legal permanency by adoption.
Oct. 19: Foster Care, Adoption Virtual Orientation
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is proud to announce that the club has won top honors within Zonta International’s Add Your Voice Campaign for installing the largest number of new members throughout the Zonta world in 2023.
Zonta’s Add Your Voice Campaign Earns International Recognition
California State University, Northridge is the No. 2 public university in California and the No. 12 public university in the nation, according to the Wall Street Journal/College Pulse 2024 Best Colleges in the U.S. ranking.
WSJ Ranks CSUN No. 2 Public University in State, No. 12 Nationally
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed eight health care bills that heighten protections for those who provide abortion care, expand the health care workforce and protect information about reproductive health care.
California Expands Reproductive Health Protections
In a week that saw her lead The Master's University to a pair of three-set wins, Timberlie Miller has been named the NAIA Setter of the Week.
TMU’s Timberlie Miller Named NAIA Setter of the Week
1987 - Slender-horned spineflower listed in Federal Register as endangered species [story] Slender-horned spineflower
 The Los Angeles County Department of Education livestreamed their Career Technical Education meeting from the state-of-the-art video studio at Castaic High School.
Castaic High Hosts County Office of Education CTE Livestream
Celebrating the fall season, Canyon Theatre Guild recently opened Ken Ludwig’s The Gods of Comedy, running through Oct. 29.
The Gods of Comedy Runs at Canyon Theatre Guild Through Oct. 29
Wallet Hub recently complete their survey of the best and worst cities for women, ranking SCV as the number 5 city among those it surveyed.
Santa Clarita Ranks Top Five Cities for Women
The Department of Water Resources urges people to avoid physical contact with water at Castaic Lake in Los Angeles County until further notice due to the presence of blue-green algae.
Warning of Algae Bloom Issued for Castaic Lake
Bring family and friends and volunteer for the city of Santa Clarita’s Canyon Country Community Day on Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
Oct 7: City Seeks Volunteers for Canyon Country Community Day
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion introduced by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and co-authored by Supervisor Lindsey P. Horvath that will examine how the County can support the film production industry and keep it anchored in the region.
Board of Supervisors Unanimously Approve Motion to Deliver Long Term Support for Film Industry
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 136 new cases and no additional deaths from COVID-19 in the Santa Clarita Valley within the last week.
Weekly COVID Roundup: COVID-19 Still Impact People 65+
Former California poet laureate Dana Gioia will explore “The Enchantment of Poetry” on Thursday, Oct. 5, as part of the Gohstand Reading Room Biennial Lecture Series at California State University, Northridge’s University Library.
Oct 5: CSUN Library Explores ‘The Enchantment of Poetry’ with Dana Gioia
2014 - Towsley Canyon Loop Trail named for naturalist Don Mullally [story]
Don Mullally
Join the Los Angeles county Department of Economic Opportunity and the Department of Public Health for town halls throughout Los Angeles County to provide feedback on a potential new law that will allow residents to legally operate a minature restaurant in their home kitchen, or a Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operation, also known as MEHKOs.
Town Halls Scheduled to Discuss Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operations
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger has issued a statement to share her perspective on the Los Angeles Superior Court’s new bail policy that will be effective Oct. 1.
Kathryn Barger | Statement on Superior Court’s New Bail Policy