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1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]

Forest Service Seeks Public Comment on Rowher, Drinkwater Flats Management Plan
Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019

The Angeles National Forest (ANF) is requesting public comment on a draft Management Plan for the long-term development and operations of the Rowher Flat/ Drinkwater Flat Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Area, located north of Santa Clarita. Public comments are also requested on a draft Proposed Action for...

Know the Signs
Thursday, Nov 19, 2015

I recently had a conversation with somebody who has driven and ridden in off-road vehicle areas maintained by the Bureau of Land Management for more than 20 years. This person was confident he knew and understood the rules that applied to various types of OHV areas. But as our discussion progressed,...

March 3-April 6: Public Can Comment on OHV Management in Angeles Forest
Thursday, Feb 26, 2015

A public comment period is set for March 3 to April 6 about Angeles National Forest grant requests to the state for about $814,000 to help manage the forest’s Off-Highway Vehicle areas. The Forest’s draft applications to the state Department of Parks and Recreation will be posted at www.ohv.parks.ca.gov...

Man Killed in Crash at Rowher Flats OHV Park
Sunday, Mar 30, 2014

[KHTS] – A 44-year-old Santa Clarita man was killed Saturday in an off-roading accident west of Sierra Highway, according to a news release from the California Highway Patrol. The deceased man, Jin Ahn Jeong, was traveling northbound up a steep hillside in the Rowher Flats Off-Highway-Vehicle area,...

County Getting $130k for OHV Enforcement This Year
Thursday, Oct 3, 2013

Erosion following illegal OHV use at Red Rock Canyon State Park (Photo: CA Parks) The Sheriff’s Department is set to receive $129,779 this fiscal year to pay for the enforcement of off-road vehicle laws, primarily in the Angeles National Forest. The county receives the funding each year from the...

Public Can Weigh In on Forest Service Management of OHV Areas
Monday, Mar 4, 2013

A public comment period is open from March 5 to April 1 about an Angeles National Forest grant request to the state for about $426,000 to help manage the forest’s Off-Highway Vehicle areas. The Forest’s draft application to the state Department of Parks and Recreation will be posted at www.ohv.parks.ca.gov...

SCV Sheriff’s Off Road Team Celebrates 12 Years
Saturday, Jan 5, 2013

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has a specialized enforcement team which is unique in the law enforcement community. Created in 2001 in response to hundreds of complaints annually of illegal off-highway vehicle activity, the Off Road Enforcement Team is made up of three sergeants and eight...

State Again Funding OHV Enforcement in SCV, AV
Thursday, Nov 8, 2012

Erosion following illegal OHV use at Red Rock Canyon State Park (Photo: CA Parks) For the ninth year, the state of California is providing more than $100,000 to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department to protect the environment in the Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys from off-road vehicles...

Wednesday, Feb 29, 2012

The USDA Forest Service is getting ready to apply for funding from the state of California to provide more services for off-highway vehicles in the Angeles National Forest and to restore habitat impacted by illegal OHV use – and the Forest Service wants to know what you think. According to a statement,...

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1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
SCV Water Agency will be holding their next regular board meeting next Tuesday on June 18. 
June 18: Regular Meeting of SCV Water Board
Fitch Ratings has raised the County's long-term issuer credit rating to AAA from AA+, garnering the highest possible credit rating available in the financial markets.
County Receives Highest Credit Rating From Two Major Ratings Agencies
SCV Water is proud to announce it has received the prestigious Distinguished Budget Presentation award for its FY 2023/24 & FY 2024/25 Biennial Budget from the Government Finance Officers Association .
SCV Water Honored by Government Finance Officers Association
Summer is right around the corner and the Santa Clarita Public Library has launched its highly anticipated Summer Reading Program through July 27.
Renew Your Love of Reading at the Santa Clarita Public Library’s Summer Reading Program
With the stigma around mental health shifting, conversations about therapy are becoming increasingly popular. However, those who seek mental health counseling know finding a therapist or an ideal therapy approach isn’t always easy. 
CSUN Prof Gives TEDx Talk on Creating a Unified Framework for Psychotherapy
Welcome to this edition of Pilar's Pocketbook. This week, has crucial information to help navigate tax filings and ensure entitled benefits are received.
Pilar Schiavo | Pilar’s Pocketbook Tax Filing Help
Santa Clarita resident and retired William S. Hart High School Baseball Coach Jim Ozella announced his first book was published this spring.
Retired Hart High School Baseball Coach Jim Ozella Releases Book
Making Lawn & Landscape Magazine’s Top 100 List based on a company’s previous year’s revenue is no small feat, yet commercial landscaping design, build and maintenance company Stay Green keeps receiving this top industry honor year after year, placing this family-run business on the map in this nationwide competition.
Stay Green Landscaping Firm Makes Lawn & Landscape Top 100
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control  is pleased to announce the second Heart to Home Super Pet Adoption Event taking place at William S Hart Regional Park in Santa Clarita on June 15 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
June 15:  Super Pet Adoption Event at William S. Hart Regional Park
1868 - Ravena post office (with one "n") established in Soledad Canyon [story]
Ravenna depot
Three award winning local Santa Clarita Valley artists, Harriette Knight, Patty Haft and Georgette Arison invite the public to an opening reception of a visually stimulating art show called "Eye Candy" on Saturday, Aug. 3, from 5-8 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Artists Association Gallery in Old Town Newhall.
Aug. 2-11: ‘Eye Candy’ at SCAA Gallery in Old Town Newhall
Two Santa Clarita Valley schools will launch new programs, thanks to funding from California Credit Union Foundation through its Spring 2024 Teacher Grant program. As part of its commitment to help educators create innovative learning opportunities for their students, the Foundation provided 10 grants of $500 each to underwrite class projects in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.
California Credit Union Foundation Awards Grants to Two SCV Teachers
In a communication sent on Tuesday, June 4 to Steve Cassulo, District Manager of Waste Connections, the operator of the Chiquita Canyon Landfill, the landfill operators were notified they are in violation of the federal Clean Air Act by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
EPA Issues Violation of Clean Air Act to Chiquita Canyon Landfill
Dive into the world of water pollution at the Old Town Newhall Library, Makerspace, 24500 Main St., Newhall, CA 91321 on Wednesday, June 12, from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
June 12: Teen Summer EnviroScape Program
The city of Santa Clarita is scheduled to begin construction on the Traffic and Pedestrian Circulation and Safety Improvements Project.
City to Begin Traffic, Pedestrian Safety Improvements Project
Join the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce for the 2024 Business Expo on Thursday, June 27, 4-8 p.m.
June 27: SCV Chamber 2024 Business Expo
The Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade Committee is seeking entries for the 92nd Annual Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade. Deadline for businesses, individuals and groups to enter the parade lineup without a late fee has been extended to Wednesday, June 19.
Fourth of July Parade Entry Extended to June 19
As part of its commitment to restoring local groundwater reliability the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency will soon begin construction of a new treatment facility to remove per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances and restore three wells to service that are currently offline due to PFAS detection. The proposed facility will also remove volatile organic compounds from two additional wells.
SCV Water to Construct PFAS, VOC Treatment Project in Saugus
The Los Angeles County Community Advisory Committee Meeting for the Chiquita Canyom Landfill will meet Tuesday, June 11 6-8 p.m. at the Castaic Library, 27971 Sloan Canyon Road, Castaic, CA 91384.
June 11: Chiquita Canyon Landfill Community Advisory Committee Meets
1956 - Bill Bonelli incorporates Solemint Water Co., his second of two predecessors of Santa Clarita Water Company [story]
For the month of June 10% of proceeds from the sale of each The LOCAL Pub & Grill Charity Ale, Charity Burger or Charity Cocktail will be given back to Blue Star Ranch, an all-volunteer Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit that serves U.S. veterans with free equine assisted therapy.
Blue Star Ranch Fundraiser at The Local Pub & Grill
College of the Canyons sophomore Flora Peugnet has committed to continue her academic and athletic career at Towson University, following a stellar two-year stay with the Cougars.
COC Standout Flora Peugnet Heading to Towson University
Mukeni "Michael" Masimango has chosen The Master's University to continue his soccer career.
Masimango Commits to TMU Men’s Soccer