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Gov. Signs Pavley’s Crime Victim Restitution Bill
Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016

To end uncertainty in the collection of victim restitution from convicted offenders that resulted from public safety realignment, Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed a bill by Senator Fran Pavley that will both ensure restitution is collected from the accounts of county jail inmates and that funds aren’t...

Brown Signs Pavley Bill for Natural Gas Storage Safety
Monday, Sep 26, 2016

Responding to lessons learned from the massive Aliso Canyon natural gas leak, Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a bill by Senator Fran Pavley to establish proactive safety standards for natural gas storage wells. Among provisions in SB 887 are requirements for continuous monitoring for leaks, regular...

SB32 Caps 14-Year Leg Career
Friday, Sep 16, 2016

Fran Pavley The 2016 legislative year – the 14th and final year I was privileged to represent Los Angeles and Ventura County residents in the Assembly and Senate – ended with a resounding and historic commitment to California’s clean-energy future. Most significant was the passage of...

Brown Signs Pavley, Garcia ‘Green’ Bills Into Law (Video)
Thursday, Sep 8, 2016

Sen. Fran Pavley [Sen. Pavley] – State Sen. Fran Pavley on Thursday heralded Gov. Jerry Brown’s signing of historic climate legislation, saying the governor’s action will ensure California stays on course to clean the air and build a robust clean-energy economy for the 21st century. “With...

Legislature OK’s Pavley Bill Allowing State Parks Partnerships
Monday, Aug 29, 2016

[Sen. Pavley] – Advancing the vision of a private blue-ribbon commission to reinvigorate the California state park experience for generations to come, the Legislature has sent to Gov. Jerry Brown a bill to enable the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into partnership with a nonprofit...

Lawmakers OK Pavley Bill Requiring Health Plans to Cover Year’s Supply of Birth Control Pills
Friday, Aug 26, 2016

[Sen. Pavley] – Women in California will have more reliable and effective access to birth control under a bill approved by the Senate on Friday and sent to Gov. Jerry Brown. SB 999, by Senator Fran Pavley, would require public and private health plans to cover the dispensation of hormonal birth...

Pavley’s Natural Gas Storage Safety Bill Goes to Governor

[Sen. Pavley] – Responding to lessons learned from the massive Aliso Canyon natural gas leak, the Senate on Friday sent to Gov. Jerry Brown a bill to establish proactive safety standards for natural gas storage wells. Among other provisions in SB 887 by Senator Fran Pavley are requirements for ...

Assembly OK’s Pavley’s SB32, Extension of AB32 Climate Bill
Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016

Fran Pavley [Sen. Pavley] – Asserting California’s long-term commitment to a clean-energy future, the Assembly on Monday voted to establish in law a target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030. In approving SB 32 by Sen. Fran Pavley, the Assembly acted...

Pavley Applauds Passage of Pollution Reduction Bill

The Senate on Monday approved a bill to ensure California’s climate policies are transparent, accountable and focused on equitably benefiting Californians who live in disadvantage communities that have been hardest hit by climate pollution. Presented to the Senate by Sen. Fran Pavley, AB 197 by Assemblyman...

News from State Sen. Fran Pavley
Monday, Jul 11, 2016

Legislation aimed at gas leak and renewable energy storage My SB 886 would encourage energy providers and consumers to increase the use of energy storage systems that would store power generated by renewable resources such as solar. June was a long and busy month in the Legislature. After completing...

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As the holidays fast approach, Gov. Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health are coming under fire for their newly released Thanksgiving guidelines on private gatherings, which come with strict restrictions aimed at decreasing the transmission of COVID-19.
State Criticized for Restrictive Thanksgiving Guidelines
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday confirmed 8 new deaths and 861 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, with 136 new cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since Friday.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Passes 300K Cases; 7,136 Total in SCV
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a special meeting at City Hall on Tuesday, October 27, starting at 5:30 p.m., to address anticipated litigation related to the long-proposed Porta Bella residential-commercial development on the Whittaker-Bermite property in the center of the city.
Oct. 27: Special City Council Meeting on Whittaker-Bermite Default Letter
The city of Santa Clarita on Monday began an expansion project at the Trek Bike Park of Santa Clarita adjacent to the Santa Clarita Sports Complex.
Santa Clarita Trek Bike Park Expansion Underway
Officials at the Newhall School District submitted reopening waivers for TK-2 grade to return to in-person instruction and provided parents with an update on the ransomware attack during an engagement night Wednesday.
NSD Submits Reopening Waivers, Discusses Ransomware Attack
Three College of the Canyons architecture and interior design students have been selected to participate in the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Los Angeles 2x8 Student Competition, Exhibition and Scholarship program.
COC Students Chosen for Architecture, Interior Design Exhibit
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 16 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley the week of Monday, Oct. 26.
16 Productions Filming the Week of Oct. 26 in SCV
Celebrating First Responders Day on Wednesday, October 28, Firehouse Subs restaurants nationwide and in Santa Clarita will invite customers to help raise funds for the nonprofit Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.
Oct. 28: First Responders Day Fundraiser Set by Firehouse Subs
College of the Canyons proudly welcomes Eric Whitacre as the first featured guest in the School of Visual & Performing Arts Industry Insight Series on Monday, Oct. 26 starting at 7 p.m.
Oct. 26: COC Launches Industry Insight Series with Grammy Winner Eric Whitacre
Southern California Edison officials announced Monday the possibility of power shut-offs for some of its customers, including many in the Santa Clarita Valley, amid Red Flag warnings and “damaging wind gusts.”
SCE Calls Power Shut-off Warning for SCV
The Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations put out its annual numbers on hate crimes for 2019 on Friday, which noted while countywide reports remain on the rise over the past half-dozen years, they declined again for the reporting area that includes the Santa Clarita Valley.
County Data on Hate Crimes Show Dip in Local Reports
1970 - Permanent COC Valencia campus dedicated [story]
COC
1898 - Newhall pioneer Henry Clay Wiley (Wiley Canyon) dies in Los Angeles [story]
HC Wiley
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