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1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
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SCV Water Board Director BJ Atkins Announces Plans to Resign
Friday, Dec 25, 2020

Santa Clarita Valley Water Board Director BJ Atkins, whom voters re-elected in November, has confirmed he plans to resign as early as May. “I won’t (resign) until May or July,” he said in a phone interview Monday, adding that he is building a house and will relocate out of Division 3, the area...

SCV Water Wins 2 Prestigious Awards for Inaugural Budget
Monday, Mar 25, 2019

SCV Water’s FY 2018/19 Budget has been recognized, locally by the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers, and nationally by the Government Finance Officers Association, for meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting. “The budget provides us with the opportunity to be open,...

Officials Celebrate Passage of Water Bill
Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017

The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency, a culmination of years of negotiation, litigation and, ultimately, legislation, was the focus of a celebration Tuesday at the Newhall County Water District. Newhall County Water officials hosted the ceremony to celebrate the passage of S.B. 634, which is known as...

Next Step: Water Agency Officials to Share Merger Details
Monday, Oct 16, 2017

A new water district for the Santa Clarita Valley will become reality, thanks to Gov. Jerry Brown’s approval of Senate Bill 634 on Sunday. Maria Gutzeit Authored by Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita), the legislation reorganizes Newhall County Water District and Castaic Lake Water Agency into the Santa...

Water Agency Merger in Hands of Governor
Thursday, Sep 14, 2017

Senate Bill 634 by Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, easily cleared its final legislative hurdle today and is headed to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk for his decision. Wilk’s legislation would modernize water governance in the Santa Clarita Valley and create a new valley-wide water agency....

SCV Water Agency Merger Bill Clears Assembly
Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017

Sen. Scott Wilk Sacramento – Senate Bill 634, a measure to create a new valley-wide water district in the Santa Clarita Valley, was approved by the full Assembly, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced today. “Today we are one step closer to the finish line. SB 634 will provide residents...

Wilk SCV Water District Bill Cleared for Full Assembly Vote
Friday, Sep 1, 2017

Senate Bill 634, a measure to create a new valley-wide water district in the Santa Clarita Valley, has passed the Assembly Appropriations Committee and will head to the full Assembly for a floor vote, according to a news release from its author, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita. “Water is our...

Assembly Committee to Review SCV Water District Legislation
Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017

California’s Assembly Appropriations Committee plans to review the Santa Clarita Valley Water District bill, SB 634, on September 1, Assembly officials said Wednesday. Senate Bill 634 would reorganize the Castaic Lake Water Agency and the Newhall County Water District into the Santa Clarita Valley...

August 9: Wilk Water Update at ‘Good Morning SCV’ Breakfast
Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017

California Senator Scott Wilk will update the Santa Clarita Valley business community on developments in state and local water projects at the SCV Chamber of Commerce’s next “Good Morning SCV” breakfast at Tournament Players Club on August 9. Wilk will discuss the progress of local...

Water Agency Merger Bill Clears Assembly Panel
Thursday, Jun 29, 2017

Senate Bill 634, a measure to create a new water district in the Santa Clarita Valley, has unanimously cleared the Assembly Committee on Local Government, according to Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, who introduced the bill. This measure is the result of negotiations between the Castaic Lake Water...

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1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
Remi Nadeau
Volunteers are needed to help make fresh garland and vintage-style decorations for the Antelope Valley Indian Museum in preparation for Holidays on the Homestead.
Antelope Valley Indian Museum Looking for Volunteers to Decorate for the Holidays
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 29 new deaths and 2,073 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 38,955 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Releases Data from the Last 7 Days
Find something for everyone at the various events happening in Santa Clarita this holiday season including Six Flags Magic Mountain's magical winter experience, an international film festival and holiday shows.
City Highlights Activities for Holiday Fun in Santa Clarita
The city of Santa Clarita's Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold its Regular Meeting Thursday, Dec. 2, at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 2: Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission Regular Meeting
1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]
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The Antelope Valley Indian Museum announced it will host the 10th annual Holidays on the Homestead celebration on Saturday, Dec, 4 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Dec. 4: Antelope Valley Indian Museum Invites All to 10th Annual ‘Holidays on the Homestead’
Every November in honor of National Family Caregiver Month, Los Angeles County Department Of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS) recognizes the important role of Los Angeles County's caregivers who provide essential care, support and medical assistance to older and dependent adults.
WDACS Celebrates Caregivers in LA County
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health shared how to avoid foodborne illness, also known as food poisoning, with families celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday.
Public Health Shares Safe Food Preparation Tips for the Holidays
The Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management announced it will be on high alert due to the potential of very strong winds and fire weather conditions that will impact much of our County through Friday morning.
County Residents Urged to Stay Vigilant as Strong Winds, Fire Weather Forecasted
Just in time for this Thanksgiving holiday, Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc., in partnership with Christy Smith and Grocery Outlet, donated turkeys, mashed potatoes, corn, stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy, green beans and additional non-perishables for their annual Thanksgiving Dinner Event on Tuesday, Nov. 23.
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center Shares Thanksgiving Dinners to Families in Need
1875 - Vasquez lieutenant Clodoveo Chavez reportedly killed by bounty hunters in Arizona Territory [story]
Clodoveo Chavez story
The season of giving is here, and the Department of Public Social Services  is encouraging the public to consider sponsoring a family as part of its annual holiday Adopt-A-Family Program benefiting low-income families throughout the County of Los Angeles.
Social Services Urges Others to ‘Adopt-A-Family’
It’s time to clean our closets for charity and support the Flair Cleaners 19th Annual Holiday Clothing and Shoe Drive Nov. 26 through Dec. 31, 2021.
Flair Cleaners Holiday Clothing Drive Returns for 19th Year
Princess Cruises, the Santa Clarita based cruise line, is announcing new Oceanic destinations, including their longest ever World Cruise.
Princess Cruises Announces New Oceanic Cruises and Beyond
As part of an ongoing effort to help students recover from learning loss, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond will host a town hall to spotlight best practices and secure new ideas to support literacy and biliteracy goals.
State Superintendent to Highlight Best Practices to Support Literacy
The College of the Canyons music department will present its fall “Electronica Musique” show on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Black Box Theater.
COC Music Presents Fall Electronica Concert
2003 - Ruth Newhall, longtime co-owner/editor of The Signal, dies in Berkeley [story]
Ruth Newhall
College of the Canyons freshman Danielle Salcedo ran down history on Saturday, clocking a program-record time of 17.54.9 on the 5K course at Woodward Park to become the first California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Women’s Cross Country Individual State Champion in school history.
Danielle Salcedo First CCCAA Individual State Champ in COC Women’s XC History
Los Angeles County, in partnership with the National Development Council, announced that it has extended the application deadline for its small business rent relief grant project to Sunday, Nov. 28.
County Extends Application Deadline for Small Business Rent Relief Grant Project
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Tuesday 29 new deaths and 725 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 38,802 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: Public Health Notes Vaccination Disparities Among Children 5 to 11
The Los Angeles County Health Officer issued a Cold Weather Alert for the Santa Clarita Valley and Antelope Valley due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures with wind chill temperatures expected to be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
Nov. 24: Cold Weather Alert Issued for SCV, AV
The California Highway Patrol reminds everyone to put safety ahead of turkey and trimmings this Thanksgiving as it kicks off its annual Maximum Enforcement Period beginning Wednesday, Nov. 24 through Sunday, Nov. 28.
CHP to Kick off Maximum Enforcement Period During Thanksgiving Weekend
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