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1990 - "Duplicates" premieres at L.A. Phil; concerto by CalArts Music School dean Mel Powell wins Pulitzer Prize [story]
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Knight Makes House Armed Services Committee
Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014

Congressman-elect Steve Knight hasn’t yet taken his House seat, but when he does, he’ll be a member of the House Armed Services Committee – just like his predecessor. “I am truly honored to be a part of this committee,” Knight stated on his Facebook page. “As I promised, I will...

McKeon: Obama Turned Blind Eye to Putin’s Violations
Friday, Aug 1, 2014

Rep. Buck McKeon [HASC] – House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard P. “Buck” McKeon (R-CA) made the following statement about President Obama’s admission that the Russian government is cheating on the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty: “It took two years...

McKeon Panel’s Subcommittee Hears Testimony on Benghazi
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2013

GEN Carter Ham (ret.) [HASC] – The Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations received testimony in a classified briefing from three key figures involved in the response to the attack on Americans in Benghazi. General Carter Ham (ret), former Commander, AFRICOM; Lieutenant Colonel...

McKeon: Obama Shouldn’t Broker New Treaty While Russia Cheats
Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013

U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon [Rep. McKeon] – House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard P. “Buck” McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, responded to President Obama’s remarks in Berlin in the following statement: “The President’s desire to negotiate a new round...

McKeon Panel OK’s Annual Defense Bill
Thursday, Jun 6, 2013

U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon The House Armed Services Committee today passed H.R. 1960, The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 by a vote of 59-2. The NDAA is expected to be considered by the full House next week. Rep. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon (R-Santa Clarita),...

McKeon Makes Appointment to New Military Rape Review Panel
Tuesday, May 7, 2013

SECDEF Chuck Hagel announces the appointees to the new panel Tuesday. [HASC] – House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard P. “Buck” McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) today announced his nomination of Holly O’Grady Cook to the independent panel established by the FY2013 National Defense...

U.S. Must Secure Its Gains in Afghanistan
Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013

The war in Afghanistan is fast approaching an inflection point. This year, NATO military forces will transition from combat operations to a narrower mission limited to counter terrorism and training and assisting the Afghan security forces. In spite of the incredible achievements coalition and Afghan...

McKeon on Deployment of Missile Interceptors in Alaska
Friday, Mar 15, 2013

U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon Rep. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee commented Friday on the decision to place fourteen new missile defense interceptors in Alaska. Four years ago, the Administration determined that the missile threat...

McKeon, Boxer Issue Statements on House GOP Budget
Thursday, Mar 14, 2013

U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon U.S. Rep. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement regarding the official House Republican Budget: “To budget is to govern. Chairman Ryan was able to craft a budget...

Forced Budget Cuts a Disaster for Military
Thursday, Feb 21, 2013

U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon During the third and final presidential debate last October, President Obama made a promise to the American people. Sequestration, a package of forced budget cuts, “is not something I proposed,” he said. “It will not happen.” What a difference...

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NEW ORLEANS – The California State University, Northridge Men's and Women's Cross Country programs earned U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Teams for the 2022 NCAA Division I Cross Country season as announced by the USTFCCCA Thursday.
Matadors Cross Country Programs Named to All-Academic Teams
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency Board of Directors will now be meeting in-person for all Committee meetings.
Feb. 2: SCV Water Engineering, Operations Committee Regular Meeting
Friends of Placerita Canyon Natural Area invite the public to share in the grand opening of the new "Know Your Nature Center" on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 2 p.m.
Jan. 28: ‘Know Your Nature Center’ Grand Opening
Join Landmark Opera at Santa Clarita United Methodist Church as it presents Gilbert and Sullivan's famous operetta, "The Pirates of Penzance," Sunday, Feb. 5, at 2 p.m.
Feb. 5: Landmark Opera Presenting ‘Pirates of Penzance’
In Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation's latest episode, you’ll learn about DrinkPAK, a premier contract manufacturer of premium alcoholic and non-alcohol beverages based in Santa Clarita.
SCVEDC’s Latest Podcast Features DrinkPAK CEO Nate Patena
The College of the Canyons Sports Medicine Program and Valencia High School Medical Science Academy will host the 2023 Sports Medicine Professions Fair on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 10 a.m. - noon, at the college's Valencia campus.
Feb. 4: COC, Valencia High Partner to Host Sports Med Fair
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons will present "Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience" on Sunday, May 21. Two shows will be offered at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
May 21: Santa Clarita PAC Presents ‘Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience’
On Jan. 19, the Board of Directors for the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation approved long-time board member John Shaffery, managing partner of Poole Shaffery, to step into the role of Board co-chair as successor to Roger Seaver.
John Shaffery Named New SCVEDC Co-Chair
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station reminds Santa Clarita Valley residents that the past rain event may have created great riding trails, but riding off highway vehicles unauthorized on private property is considered trespassing.
Unauthorized Off Highway Vehicle Owners Reminded to Remain Off Private Property
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced a new partnership at a press event today between the California Department of Education and California Volunteers, Office of the Governor, to promote new pathways for California Volunteers service corps members — a group that includes 10,000 per year across all corps, including the California Climate Action Corps, AmeriCorps, #CaliforniansForAll Youth Jobs and #CaliforniansForAll College Corps — to become teachers in California classrooms.
State Schools Chief Unveils Plans to Recruit More Teachers
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 62 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with 23 additional deaths and 1,095 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 62 New SCV Cases
1990 - "Duplicates" premieres at L.A. Phil; concerto by CalArts Music School dean Mel Powell wins Pulitzer Prize [story]
Mel Powell
Nominations for the 2023 Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce Business Choice Awards is coming to a close soon.
Jan. 31: Deadline for Nominations for Chamber’s Business Choice Awards
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has issued beach closures for the following areas due to the release of approximately 64,000 gallons of untreated sewage:
Several Beaches Close Due to 64k Gallons of Sewage
The Santa Clarita Community College District’s Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee voted to accept the results of an independent audit confirming the district properly accounted for all bond expenditures in the 2021-22 fiscal year.  
Audit of COC Bond Spending Affirmed
Nominations for the yearly SCV Man & Woman of the Year are coming to a close, but there is still several days left to submit a nomination. 
Last Chance to Nominate 2023 SCV Man & Woman of the Year
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:
Ocean Water Use Warning For Jan. 25
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors passed Supervisors Lindsey P. Horvath’s and Hilda Solis' motion to extend COVID-19 eviction protections for renters and further the process of setting up rental assistance programs for renters and owners. 
Supervisors Extend Eviction Protections For County
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors asked the State of California to launch an investigation into natural gas utility bill spikes that County residents experienced this month and to develop a plan to prevent future spikes.
County Requests State Leaders Investigate Natural Gas Price Increase
With their striking orange wings laced with black lines and bordered with white dots, monarch butterflies and their annual migration south from the United States and Canada to California and Mexico have become the stuff of legend. But habitat loss threatens the future of not just the butterflies, but other pollinators essential to the nation’s ecosystems.
CSUN Student Receives Grant to Increase Habitat for Butterfly, Other Pollinators
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health today confirmed 22 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,254 new cases countywide and 20 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Santa Clarita Adds 20 Cases to Total Count
1915 - Death of pre-Mentry oilman & San Francisquito vintner Ramon Perea [story]
Perea grave marker
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion today by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and co-authored by Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell that establishes a $45M countywide relief fund for small property owners. The new rent relief program will benefit mom-and-pop property owners hardest hit by non-payment of rent.
Board of Supes to Bring $45M in Relief for Small Property Owners
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health today confirmed 20 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 919 new cases countywide and 118 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: 20 New COVID Deaths, 919 New Cases in County
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