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1992 - Dedication of Santa Clarita's first Metrolink station (Santa Clarita Station) [brochure]
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Supes to Authorize $1 Mil. for Flood Control Measures in Calgrove Fire Area
Friday, Aug 7, 2015

Board Agenda, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015: This action is to authorize the Chief Engineer of the Los Angeles County Flood Control District or her designee to proceed with installation of temporary postfire debris mitigation measures in the area burned by the June 2015 Calgrove Fire (Santa Clarita area) using...

Brown Releases 2006 Drought Relief Funding; Incl. Millions for Projects in L.A. County
Friday, Nov 7, 2014

The California Department of Water Resources has announced the award of $27.3 million in Prop 84 grant funding to be distributed across 14 drought relief projects within Los Angeles County. In all, the agency awarded $221 million to projects across the state. The 14 projects are part of the Greater Los...

Court: Locals Responsible for Stormwater Pollution Cleanup
Thursday, Aug 8, 2013

The County of Los Angeles is disappointed with an opinion issued today by the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that holds the County and the Los Angeles County Flood Control District responsible for stormwater and urban runoff pollution. The opinion comes just seven months after the U.S. Supreme Court...

Supes Send ‘Clean Beaches’ Measure Back for Total Overhaul; Antonovich Votes No
Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013

Citing unclear goals or a plan for the massive amount of revenue it would generate, county supervisors passed a resolution tabling the Clean Water, Clean Beaches proposal for 90 days Tuesday, with a 4-1 vote. The resolution aimed to put the proposal on the ballot for Los Angeles County taxpayers some...

Supes Set to Figure Fee for ‘Clean Beaches’
Monday, Mar 11, 2013

After months of discussion and protest, county supervisors are set to discuss the controversial Clean Water Clean Beaches Act on Tuesday. The measure would add $57 per year to the tax bill for most single family homeowners in Los Angeles, and sets no limits for businesses, schools and nonprofits. Santa...

Ride the Bus March 12 to Protest the ‘Clean Beaches’ Fee
Tuesday, Mar 5, 2013

Tell County What You Think About ‘Clean Beaches’ Fee (Video)
Friday, Feb 22, 2013

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is holding a second public hearing on the proposed Clean Water, Clean Beaches measure on Tuesday, March 12, at the at the Hall of Administration in Los Angeles. The Santa Clarita City Council has already unanimously voted to protest the fee on all parcels owned...

CLWA Might Add Voice to Storm Water Fee Fight
Monday, Feb 4, 2013

The Castaic Lake Water Agency might jump on the growing “Just Say No” bandwagon next week when its Water Resources Committee debates the county’s planned storm water cleanup fee. If the committee votes to oppose it – as the CLWA staff is recommending – then the decision would go...

Protests to ‘Clean Beaches’ Storm Water Fee Now Accepted Online
Thursday, Jan 31, 2013

Supervisor Don Knabe [Supv. Knabe] – Los Angeles County property owners will now be able to protest the Clean Water, Clean Beaches Measure online, thanks to a motion by Supervisor Don Knabe that was unanimously approved at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting. “It’s unbelievable that,...

Date Reset for Supes to Consider Double-Taxing for Flood Control
Monday, Jan 28, 2013

Editor’s note: Homeowners in the city of Santa Clarita already pay stormwater pollution prevention fees to the agency that provides flood control services within the city – the city of Santa Clarita. The county is considering levying a new stormwater pollution prevention fee called “Clean...

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1992 - Dedication of Santa Clarita's first Metrolink station (Santa Clarita Station) [brochure]
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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 23 new deaths and 2,773 new positive cases of COVID-19, including 56 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 296,821 L.A. County Cases, 7,000 in SCV
California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday announced a major injection of new Homekey funding made possible by the Legislature to expand and support the state program, helping thousands of families experiencing or at risk of homelessness find permanent, long-term housing solutions.
Sixth Round of ‘Homekey’ Funding Includes $24M for L.A. County
The Santa Clarita City Council has posted its agenda for a regular meeting in Council Chambers at City Hall on Tuesday, October 27.
Oct. 27 Meeting Agenda: Santa Clarita City Council
The city of Santa Clarita has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.
City of Santa Clarita Earns National Financial Reporting Award
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will host a National Drug Takeback Day event on Saturday, October 24, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Oct. 24: SCV Sheriff’s Station to Host Drug Takeback Day
City of Santa Clarita officials delivered the 2020 State of the City event Thursday in true COVID-19-era format: virtually, while shining a light on local essential workers who have toiled tirelessly since the onset of the pandemic.
Santa Clarita 2020 ‘State of the City’ Highlights Resilience Amid Challenges
Governor Gavin Newsom has announced the retirement of California Highway Patrol Commissioner Warren Stanley, and the appointment of Deputy Commissioner Amanda Ray to succeed Stanley.
CHP’s Stanley to Retire; Governor Names Amanda Ray New Commissioner
A new state law set to take effect in January requires employers to provide notice of workplace COVID-19 exposure, and Santa Clarita Valley business leaders are urging local businesses to review their health and safety procedures now.
COVID-19 Exposure: SCV Business Leaders Weigh in on AB 685
A Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputy arrested a woman and a male parolee on felony drug and weapons charges in Valencia earlier this week.
Parolee, Woman Arrested in Valencia on Felony Drug, Weapon Charges
1888 - 8:15 a.m.: Newhall's luxurious Southern Hotel burns to the ground [story]
Southern Hotel
California State University, Northridge will be home to one of the 1,000 vote centers across Los Angeles County that are open to the county’s voters in the days before the Nov. 3 presidential election.
CSUN to Serve as L.A. County Vote Center Beginning Oct. 24
Los Angeles County residents who lost their home or sustained other losses due to the recent Bobcat Wildfire may now apply to receive federal assistance.
FEMA Application Now Open for L.A. County Residents Affected by Bobcat Fire
Los Angeles County Treasurer and Tax Collector Keith Knox and County Assessor Jeffrey Prang are alerting the public to a property tax scam under the guise of COVID-19 that has been reported to a District Office of the Assessor.
County Officials Warning Residents of COVID-19 Property Tax Scam
Los Angeles County is providing a second opportunity for financial assistance to businesses that have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and have been allowed to reopen by the State, but ordered to remain closed by the County of Los Angeles Health Officer Order as of Sept. 4, 2020.
L.A. County Announces Second Round of Funding for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 18 new deaths and 3,600 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, including 6,944 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley and a new fatality in the city of Santa Clarita.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 73rd SCV Death; Local Cases Up to 6,944
SCV Water is undertaking multiple planning efforts designed to effectively manage the water supply for our customers, ensuring they have access to reliable water today and tomorrow.
SCV Water Undertaking Multiple Planning Efforts to Enhance Water Reliability
With L.A. County’s Project Roomkey coming close to an end, Bridge to Home officials announced Thursday a new initiative to house more than two dozen local homeless individuals, but it will require help from the community
Bridge to Home’s New Initiative Pledges to House 30 Homeless People by January 5
Santa Clarita Artists Association will hold its last virtual oil workshop of the year on Sunday, Nov. 15, from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., with Rich Gallego, entitled, "Using a Modified Zorn Palette to Create Harmonious Landscapes."
Nov. 15: Last SCAA Virtual Oil Painting Workshop of 2020 with Rich Gallego
The Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center will host a virtual open house event on Friday, Oct. 30 for prospective students interested in earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree through the center’s partner institutions.
Oct. 30: Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center Virtual Open House
Santa Clarita homeless task force members are exploring options to start a local overnight parking program akin to those in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles.
SCV Homeless Task Force Exploring Overnight Parking Options
The William S. Hart Union High School District will likely not return to campus until January, Superintendent Mike Kuhlman said during the district’s governing board meeting Wednesday.
Hart District Looks to January Reopening
Los Angeles County Public Works and Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts will host a free Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Recycling Roundup, Saturday, Oct. 24, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., at Val Verde Park.
Oct. 24: Free Household Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Recycling Roundup
California theme parks are considering legal action to receive permission to reopen, following state guidelines announced Tuesday that keep venues such as Six Flags Magic Mountain closed for an unknown amount of time.
California Theme Parks Consider Legal Action Over State’s Reopening Plan