Homeowners in Castaic’s Hillcrest community “just said no” to a fee increase the county Parks Department said it needed to maintain landscaping in public rights-of-way at current levels.
In May the Board of Supervisors set a Proposition 218 hearing for June 24. Under Proposition 218, property owners...
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will consider adopting a report Tuesday and an ordinance to levy the annual fees for its three separate Lighting and Landscape Maintenance Districts in the Santa Clarita Valley.
In a separate action, the board is scheduled to add LNR’s Entrada project...
The Santa Clarita City Council adopted a resolution Tuesday effecting voter-approved changes to the city’s landscape maintenance district.
While one spoke in favor, three members of the public questioned the process the city used to add 5,957 parcels to its landscape maintenance district. Now 87...
Property owners in Santa Clarita have voted to approve changes to their landscape maintenance district rates and boundaries, according to a city staff report published Thursday.
Weighted by the proportional share of money they’d pay, 56 percent of the ballots (representing $1,145,974 in assessments)...
Santa Clarita residents will have to wait another day or two to learn whether they’ve voted to change their property tax rates for municipal landscape maintenance.
The City Council held a hearing Tuesday night to take some final public testimony before the city clerk tabulated ballots – but...
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday on a staff proposal to change the city’s landscape maintenance district rates and boundaries.
Landscape maintenance districts, or “LMDs,” are mechanisms to pay for the upkeep of common-area landscaping and hardscape such as roadway...
Construction began in early June on a major refurbishment project for the center medians along Soledad Canyon Road from Shadow Pines, proceeding west to Luther Drive. The Soledad Refurbishment Project covers 4.5 miles of landscape and irrigation improvements to the center medians in an effort to improve...
The city of Santa Clarita is planning to reset its Landscape Maintenance Districts, which have grown unwieldy from an administrative standpoint as new areas have been added to the city since incorporation in 1987.
In June the City Council voted to send ballots to approximately 15,000 property owners...
L.A. County Board of Supervisors Chair Kathryn Barger proclaimed a state of emergency in the county Sunday, as the sheriff sets a 6 p.m. curfew countywide to address widespread unrest following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Sunday 1,379 new cases of COVID-19 and 25 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,547 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 89 more than Saturday.
Using diluted bleach on a cloth wipe, I clean all sinks, counters, knobs, buttons, light switches, ground phones, faucets, remote controls, keyboards, mouse and table tops. Takes me five minutes. Everyone should be doing this.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Saturday 2,112 new cases of COVID-19 and 48 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,458 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 152 more than reported Friday.
One morning, it was pea-soup foggy as I thumped across an aged railroad trestle while the sun rose, casting stick-like tree shadows across my path. Momentarily entranced by the scene, I suddenly realized I was running through a swarm of small flies.
WASHINGTON (CN) — Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the liberal wing of the Supreme Court in a late-night ruling Friday declining to block California’s restrictions on reopening places of worship amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Los Angeles County Treasurer and Tax Collector is in the process of mailing Notices of Delinquency to property owners who have not paid their property taxes in full for the 2019-20 tax year. Delinquent taxes from the 2019-20 tax year will default if payment is not received by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time or postmarked by the United States Postal Service before midnight on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.
The city of Santa Clarita's Planning Commissioners will consider extending the timeframe for a 90,900-square-foot business development on Sierra Highway and hear public comments on a proposed 375-unit residential development in Saugus at the commission's next meeting on Tuesday, June 2, starting at 6 p.m.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 1,824 new cases of COVID-19 and 50 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,306 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 122 more than reported Thursday.
The COVID-19 pandemic has required people to stay at home as much as possible. For those in abusive households, “Safer at Home” orders heightened the risk factors associated with child maltreatment, domestic violence and sexual assault.
The California State Senate rejected Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed budget cuts to sectors like education and health care Thursday, instead seeking to draw down more reserves, raise taxes on certain industries and borrow against the future to make up an estimated $54 billion shortfall.
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