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1769 - Fr. Juan Crespi, en route to San Francisco Bay with the Portolá expedition, names the Santa Clara River Valley (SCV) for St. Clare [story]
Fr. Crespi cenotaph


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Sept. 8: Advisory Panel to Address Chiquita Canyon Landfill Violations Notices
Wednesday, Aug 26, 2020

At its next meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 8, the Los Angeles County Community Advisory Committee for Chiquita Canyon Landfill will address Notices of Violations of the landfill’s Conditional Use Permit and air quality standards for surrounding communities. A review by the L.A. County Department of...

Naturalist Mullally Dead at 90; Credited With Saving Open Space
Monday, Jan 13, 2020

Biologist and naturalist Don Mullally, whose work was crucial in keeping a landfill out of Towsley Canyon, died Sunday, January 5. He was 90. Mullally spent much of his life documenting the wildlife and ecological landscape of the Santa Susana Mountains, designated Significant Ecological Area 20 by the...

Court: Chiquita Landfill Must Comply with CUP, Pay County $12 Mil.
Friday, Jul 20, 2018

The L.A. County Superior Court on July 17 sided with Los Angeles County and dismissed a portion of Chiquita Canyon LLC’s complaint, which challenged 13 conditions of the county’s conditional use permit governing how the landfill operates, Supervisor Kathryn Barger announced Friday. The court...

Jan. 9: Public Comment Period for Chiquita Canyon Landfill Expansion Ends
Monday, Jan 9, 2017

The period for public comment on the Chiquita Canyon Landfill Expansion is closing on January 9, 2017. Comments for this project are to be sent to Richard Claghorn, from the Department of Regional Planning, through email at rclaghorn@planning.lacounty.gov, by fax to (213) 626-0434, or postmarked by...

12 Years Later, County Still Working on Closure of Pitchess Landfill
Thursday, Oct 1, 2015

The Board of Supervisors will consider authorizing the Sseriff to execute and implement a contract amendment to the existing consultant services agreement with Tetra Tech BAS for design and construction administration for the Sheriff Department’s Pitchess Detention Center (PDC) Class III Landfill...

Expansion Opponents Request Public Hearing
Tuesday, Jan 6, 2015

Click to enlarge Activists from three Santa Clarita Valley groups attended Tuesday’s Los Angeles Board of Supervisors meeting to ask for another public hearing on the Environmental Impact Report for the expansion of the Chiquita Canyon landfill. During the public commentary multiple community members...

New Landfills, Anyone? Meeting in SCV Thursday
Monday, Jul 14, 2014

It’s time to update L.A. County’s “siting element” – the 15-year plan that directs the county’s handling of solid waste, including the creation and expansion of landfills, if necessary. The county will conduct a public scoping meeting Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m....

Trash Rates in City Likely to Rise by 4.31%
Monday, May 27, 2013

City residents will pay 4.31 percent more and businesses will pay 4.4 percent more for trash service beginning July 1 – mostly to pay for new waste diversion programs – if the Santa Clarita City Council OK’s new trash rates Tuesday. State law requires municipalities to divert trash from landfills,...

Homeless Shelter or Trash Sorting Facility? Can’t Have Both in Same Place
Friday, Feb 8, 2013

Santa Clarita’s homeless population might be able to keep its wintertime home on Drayton Street for  three more years – as long as the property isn’t needed for access to a future trash-sorting facility. On Tuesday the Santa Clarita City Council will decide whether to approve a three-year...

Public Has More Time on Local Landfill Expansion
Tuesday, Jan 3, 2012

The public will have more time to tell the county what it thinks an environmental review of a proposed landfill expansion in Val Verde should cover. The Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning sent out letters Dec. 27 stating it is extending the comment period on a “notice of preparation”...

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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 Los Angeles County Beaches
The Michael Hoefflin Foundation is starting two tasty ways to support the non-profit's efforts Friday August 12.
Aug 12: Two Fundraisers To Support Michael Hoefflin Foundation
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 4,514 new cases countywide and 92 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: County Reports Two Additional Deaths For SCV
During the upcoming Aug 9. meeting, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors are set to proclaim this August as Student Debt Awareness Month. 
County To Proclaim Aug. 2022 Student Loan Debt Awareness Month
Valley Industry Association is planning their next Bash, as they honor businesses of distinction.
Nov 4: VIA Midnight In Morocco Celebrates Local Businesses
The SCVEDC would like to congratulate everyone who made this years list of most influential leaders in the region, including our their President & CEO, Holly Schroeder.
Valley 200 List Recognizes SCVEDC BOD Members, CEO
The city of Santa Clarita welcomes residents to dispose of their used tires at the free tire collection event on Saturday, Aug. 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
Aug 27: Santa Clarita to Host Free Tire Collection Event
1769 - Fr. Juan Crespi, en route to San Francisco Bay with the Portolá expedition, names the Santa Clara River Valley (SCV) for St. Clare [story]
Fr. Crespi cenotaph
Lila Littlejohn, a veteran journalist, journalism teacher and former editor of The Signal, died Sunday morning peacefully in her sleep at her home in Florida, according to family.
Former Signal Editor Lila Littlejohn Dies at 68
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 13 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 2,335 new cases countywide and 53 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: County Cases Decline to 2,335 with 13 New Deaths
On Tuesday, Aug. 9, the county of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors approved a resolution placing the Cannabis Tax Measure on the Nov. 8, 2022 election ballot for approval by voters.
Supes Approve Cannabis Tax Measure for November Election
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency has extended the deadline to apply for appointment to fill a vacancy on the Board of Directors.
Deadline Extended by SCV Water to Fill Board Vacancy, Applicants Sought
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley celebrates Women in Film with the "Lundafest 2022" screening on Thursday, Oct. 6 at the Canyon Theater Guild in Newhall.
Oct. 6: Zonta Club of SCV Presents ‘Lunafest’
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is hosting “Let’s Get Back to Screening!” a symposium for medical professionals and members of the public that will focus on the importance of early cancer detection.
Sept. 10: Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital to Host Cancer Screening Symposium
Residents throughout the city of Santa Clarita regularly take advantage of the miles of paved off-street trails available for walking, running and cycling safely without having to worry about the hazards posed by vehicle traffic.
Aug. 24: Residents Invited to Public Meeting for Bouquet Canyon Trail Project
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed 28 additional mosquito samples that tested positive for West Nile virus.
Vector Control Confirms 28 Additional Positive West Nile Virus Samples
Head Coach Annett Davis could not have asked for a better schedule in terms of preparing The Master's University women's volleyball team for the challenges posed by the Golden State Athletic Conference and, hopefully, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics nationals.
TMU Women’s Volleyball To Face Road Tests Early in 2022
California Credit Union encourages Santa Clarita Valley teachers who have an innovative class project idea to apply for a credit union grant through its biannual Teacher Grant program.
SCV Teachers Urged to Apply for California Credit Union Teacher Grants
Single Mothers Outreach has announced “Building Hope” as the theme for the 12th annual Empowering HeArts fundraising gala, set to take place on 6 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Santa Clarita Community Center.
Oct. 28: Single Mothers Outreach 12th Annual Empowering HeArts Gala
1919 - Charles Kingsburry (Kingsburry House at Heritage Junction) arrives in Newhall to work on Power House No. 1 construction in San Francisquito Canyon [story]
Charles Kingsburry
Raising the Curtain Foundation invites all Santa Clarita Valley students in grades 4-6 to participate in a free theater workshop on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Newhall Family Theatre for the Performing Arts.
Raising the Curtain Hosting Free Theater Workshop for Local Students
The California State University, Northridge Softball team will host the first Gary Torgeson Golf Tournament Saturday, Sept. 3, at Los Robles Golf Course in Thousand Oaks.
CSUN Softball Hosting Inaugural Gary Torgeson Golf Tournament
The Master's University has hired Dave Caldwell as its next sports information director.  
TMU Names Dave Caldwell New Sports Information Director
Stop by Impulse Music Co. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at 6 p.m., to enjoy live music from local bands: Lady Fingers, Rowdy P, The Martian Sunset and Sleeve of Steve.
Lady Fingers, Rowdy P Among Bands Performing at Impulse Music
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