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1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
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Barger: Northlake Project Will Provide Relief to LA Housing Demand
Thursday, Sep 27, 2018

Editor’s Note: The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 to deny appeal (Supervisor Sheila Kuehl abstained) of proposed Northlake development project. By Nathan Solis LOS ANGELES (CN) – Environmentalists asked Los Angeles County officials on Tuesday to stop or modify a proposed housing...

Conservation Group’s Appeal of Northlake Project Denied
Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

This is a press release from Center for Biological Diversity, one of the losing appellants.   LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors gave the green light Tuesday to a sprawling housing development set to ruin 1,000 acres of critically important habitat for imperiled animals...

Sept. 25: County Hearings on Newhall Ranch, NorthLake Developments
Monday, Sep 24, 2018

Separate hearings in Los Angeles Superior Court and before the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will address a lawsuit and an appeal against the Newhall Ranch and NorthLake mixed-use developments, respectively, in the Santa Clarita Valley. On Tuesday morning, Supervisors are set to...

Environmental Group Appealing Proposed Northlake Project
Thursday, Aug 30, 2018

An L.A.-based environmental justice group is appealing the Los Angeles County Planning Commission’s approval of Northlake, a proposed 3,150-home development in Castaic. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will hear the appeal from Golden State Environmental Justice Alliance on Sept. 25....

Planning Commission Bumps NorthLake Approval Hearing to April 18
Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018

The Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission decided in its meeting Wednesday morning to continue its final approval hearing for the NorthLake Specific Plan Project to Wednesday, April 18. The Commissioners voted for the continuance to allow staff more time to complete evaluation of the project’s...

Feb. 21: Public Hearing on NorthLake Development Near Castaic
Monday, Feb 5, 2018

The Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission will hold a public hearing concerning the NorthLake Specific Plan mixed-use development on Wednesday, February 21 at 9 a.m. Interested persons may testify at the hearing in Room 150, Hall of Records, 320 West Temple Street, Los Angeles 90012. Room 150...

May 24: Hearing on the Rest of Northlake – 3,150 New Homes in Castaic
Thursday, May 4, 2017

Ever wonder what happened with the rest of the Northlake development in Castaic, which has been on the drawing boards since at least 1992, if not earlier? It could be coming – for real this time. L.A. County Regional Planning will hold a public hearing May 24 at NorthLake Hills Elementary School in...

2 Decades Later, 3,150-home Castaic Development Moving Forward
Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015

If you’ve been around town awhile, you might wonder what ever happened with the 4,000-home Northlake community that was supposed to be built between I-5 and Castaic Lake. After all, the county approved the project’s specific plan way back in 1992. A number of things happened. Some of the homes were...

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1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
Wayside
1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren
The Santa Clarita City Council will take a major step toward enhancing one of the city of Santa Clarita’s landmark amenities by holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the Central Park Buildout project on Monday, Dec. 6.
City Invites Community to Central Park Buildout Groundbreaking
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 17 new deaths and 1,942 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,281 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Cases Among People Experiencing Homelessness Declines for 2nd Month in a Row
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 7: Planning Commission Regular Meeting
The first cohort of the College of the Canyons Low Observable Technician Pathway graduated on Nov. 23. 2021 at a special ceremony held at the college’s culinary arts center.
COC’s First Low Observable Technician Pathway Cohort Graduates
The Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Community College District is undergoing the redistricting process, and community members will have the opportunity to comment on revised trustee area boundaries at two upcoming public hearings.
Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees Undergoing Redistricting
The California Highway Patrol joins the American Occupational Therapy Association in recognizing Dec. 6 through Dec. 10, 2021, as Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.
Dec. 6-10: 2021 Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
On Wednesday, Dec. 1, College of the Canyons held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Don Takeda Science Center, which is named in honor of longtime biology instructor Don Takeda, who retired in 2017.
COC Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Don Takeda Science Center
To help ring in the holiday season, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger hosted her annual party for foster youth served by the Department of Children and Family Services and their foster families at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Saturday, Dec. 4.
Supervisor Barger Hosts Annual Foster Youth Holiday Party at Six Flags
The Los Angeles County Lake Lifeguards begin the search for potential new lifeguard candidates with the Lake Lifeguard Test Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Castaic Aquatic Center.
Dec. 4: Lake Lifeguard Test Starts at the Castaic Aquatic Center
1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has received confirmation of its first case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant (B.1.1.529).
Thursday COVID Roundup: First Case of Omicron Detected in L.A. County
Andrew Ghassemi, senior vice president of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., is pleased to announce the recent sale of a Class-A office building in Valencia.
Spectrum Real Estate Closes on $3.5M Sale of Valencia Office Building
Metro Los Angeles celebrated the groundbreaking Wednesday for the I-5 North County Enhancements Project, which will improve the operations and safety of the I-5 freeway for motorists in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Interstate 5 Improvement Project Breaks Ground in Santa Clarita
Do you take the easy route with a bag and tissue paper because your wrapping job looks like a crumpled mess?
Learn How to Wrap Gifts Like a Pro Thanks to JCI Santa Clarita
Commercial driver’s licenses, learner’s permits, endorsements and special certificates expiring between March 2020 and February 2022, are automatically extended through Feb. 28, 2022, the California Department of Motor Vehicles announced Thursday.
DMV Extending Commercial Driver’s Licenses, Learner’s Permits
1972 - Five wounded in Vagos biker gang shooting at Curtis & JoAnne Darcy's Acton '49er Saloon [story]
Darcys 49er
We are in the home stretch of the holiday season. I hope you have made plans to safely celebrate with family and friends. I also want to encourage you to keep safety in mind when shopping for that perfect gift for your loved ones.
City Manager’s Monthly Message – December 2021
La Mesa Junior High 8th graders will soon be building water bottle rockets as part of their science program, thanks to funding from California Credit Union through its Fall 2021 Teacher Grant program.
La Mesa Teacher Wins Fall 2021 Teacher Grant
Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control is celebrating the 'Paw"lidays by offering the gift of a new furry friend. 
Adoption Fees Waived Through End of the Year
Santa Clarita Artists Association is pleased to showcase an oil painting demo by Sharon Weaver on Feb. 21, 2022.
Artists Association Presents Oil Painting Showcase With Sharon Weaver
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has once again begun collecting toys as part of the Annual Holiday Toy Drive.
Sheriff Station Seeks Donations For 2021 Holiday Toy Drive
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