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1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
White Star Garage

State Sets Meetings to Discuss 2030 Climate Action Targets
Friday, Jul 8, 2016

[ARB] – On Monday, July 11, the state’s Environmental Justice Advisory Committee will host the first in a series of meetings to provide residents with the opportunity to meet with local advocates and state officials to share concerns and provide input on addressing air pollution and how to...

Pavley Amends Bill Aiming to Strengthen State’s Climate Policy
Monday, Jun 13, 2016

Senator Fran Pavley has amended SB 32, a bill that drives California’s long story of climate leadership another step forward. In addition, Senator Pavley congratulated Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia on amending his AB 197, a critical measure to provide oversight, transparency and equity to the state’s...

Pavley’s Gas Injection Safety Bill Heads to Assembly Floor
Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016

The Assembly is scheduled to take up Senator Fran Pavley’s urgency legislation to ensure that safety precautions are strictly followed before gas injection can resume at Southern California Gas Co.’s Aliso Canyon storage reservoir. SB 380 requires that all 114 gas storage wells undergo two complementary...

Senate Natural Resources, Water Committee Approves Gas Storage Reform Bill
Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016

Sen. Fran Pavley The Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee approved a bill Tuesday to comprehensively reform well standards at natural gas storage facilities across California. The legislation is being considered in the wake of an uncontrolled leak at the Aliso Canyon facility which raged for...

Santa Clarita Earns Kudos for ‘Going Green’
Wednesday, Aug 5, 2015

[KHTS] – State Sen. Fran Pavley presented Santa Clarita city Mayor Marsha McLean with the Sustainability Award on Wednesday morning at the Transit Maintenance Facility. The Sustainability Award was given to McLean in recognition of the city’s extensive green efforts including sustainable building...

Pavley, Cohorts Introduce Bills to Fuel a Clean-Energy Economy
Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015

Several members from the California State Senate introduced a package of legislative proposals Tuesday intended to strengthen California’s leadership in powering a new clean-energy economy. The proposals include historic benchmarks for pollution reduction, energy efficiency, and petroleum use that...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015

A man accused in an allegedly violent Castaic home invasion pled not guilty at his preliminary arraignment on Tuesday. State Senator Fran Pavley will have membership to several Senate committees for the current legislative session in Sacramento. There’s a new sub sandwich place in town and it offers...

Pavley’s Pilot Jobs Program for Developmentally Disabled Gets Final OK
Thursday, Sep 18, 2014

Fran Pavley Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation by Senator Fran Pavley, D-Agoura Hills, on Thursday to increase job opportunities for Californians with developmental disabilities. Senate Bill 577 will create a pilot program offering community based vocational development services such as internships...

On-the-Job Training Bill Moves Ahead
Friday, Apr 4, 2014

[News Release] – The Senate Education Committee on Wednesday unanimously approved a bill by Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) to modernize apprenticeships to meet 21st century workforce needs, make this valuable on-the-job training available to more Californians and integrate programs into high...

Child-Protection Bill Advances in Senate
Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014

[News Release] – The Senate Public Safety Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved a bill by Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) to protect children from domestic abusers during court proceedings and after offenders are released from prison or jail. Senate Bill 910, sponsored by Los Angeles County...

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The city of Santa Clarita has announced a partial road closure for Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16 on the Copper Hill bridge. The westbound lanes on the Copper Hill Bridge will be closed for temporary striping, demolition and construction.
June 15-16: Partial Road Closure Copper Hill Bridge
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and the Santa Clarita Valley Station is calling all motivated youth aged 14-20 to become a member of the LASD Sheriff Explorer Program.
LASD Sheriff Explorer Program is Open to Youth 14-20
The Valley Industry Association will present its annual VIA Bash 2024 with the theme "Color My World", Friday, Oct. 18 with cocktails beginning at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia, CA 91355.
Oct. 18: ‘Color My World’ VIA Bash 2024
The Santa Clarita Valley School Food Services Agency has announced it is serving free meals to students under the Seamless Summer Option now through Aug. 2.
SCV School Food Services Agency Offers Free Summer Meals
The Santa Clarita Artists Association’s Gallery will showcase a free reception of the art show, "Rhythm & Soul" which will be held on Saturday, June 22, 5-8 p.m. located at the SCAA Gallery, 22508 6th St., Old Town Newhall, 91321.
June 22: SCAA Gallery to Host ‘Rhythm & Soul’ Reception
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, June 18, at 6 p.m., in City Hall's Council Chambers at 23920 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
June 18: Planning Commission Regular Meeting
A new Vallarta Supermarkets headquarters location will open in the Santa Clarita Valley.
New Vallarta Supermarkets Office Headquarters in SCV
1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
White Star Garage
It is disturbing and unfortunate that children ages one to four have the highest drowning rate.
Marsha McLean | Dive into Water Safety!
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Public Outreach and Legislation Committee will hold a meeting Thursday, June 20, at 5:30 p.m., in the Engineering Services Section Boardroom, 26521 Summit Circle in Santa Clarita.
June 20: SCV Water Public Outreach, Legislation Committee Meeting
Nycote Laboratories Corporation, a leading provider of advanced coatings solutions, is proud to announce a significant expansion with the purchase of a modern detached industrial building in Santa Clarita.
Nycote Labs Expands Operations with New Santa Clarita Headquarters
SCV Water, with the help of consultant A&N Technical Services, is set to develop SCV Water’s first Water Use Efficiency Strategic Plan.
SCV Water Developing Efficiency Plan to Aid Conservation Goals
Fonder-Salari, a Santa Clarita-based construction management firm, and Beverly Hills Unified School District as the distinguished Owner, have been recognized for their exemplary leadership in the modernization of the historic El Rodeo Elementary School.
Santa Clarita-Based Construction Firm Honored for Leadership
The Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade Committee has extended the deadline to enter the parade to Wednesday, June 19. The committee is seeking entries from the commumity for the 92nd Annual Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade.
June 19: Deadline to Enter SCV Fourth of July Parade
Dave Caldwell, the play-by-play voice of The Master's University athletic department for more than a decade and the school's sports information director for the last two, earned a significant distinction this month.
GSAC Names TMU’s Dave Caldwell Sports Information Director of the Year
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) — California lawmakers on Thursday passed the state budget for fiscal year 2024-25, meeting a key legislative deadline after months of facing a massive deficit
California Lawmakers Pass $293 Billion Budget
LOS ANGELES (CN) — California’s insurance commissioner on Wednesday said his office is pushing forward with regulatory reform, pointing to new requirements he said will lead to more policies in wildfire-prone areas.
State Insurance Commissioner Reveals Changes for Wildfire-Prone Areas
Longtime California State University, Northridge lecturer and pioneering civil rights activist, the Rev. James M. Lawson Jr., has died, at the age of 95.
CSUN Remembers Lecturer, Civil Rights Icon James M. Lawson
California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Thursday his school transparency measure, Senate Bill 1194 (SB 1194), was approved by the Assembly Education Committee.
Wilk’s Parent Council Transparency Bill Clears Education Committee
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health earned 21 Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties.
L.A. County Public Health Receives National Recognition
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