More details about the cause of the Powerhouse Fire became available Monday, 14 months after the wildfire north of Santa Clarita destroyed nearly 30 homes and damaged 30 more.
The report was released by USDA Forest Service officials after receiving a Freedom of Information Act Request.
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[KHTS] – More than 100 Santa Clarita Valley residents and businesses have joined together in a lawsuit likely to seek at least $20 million from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power over last year’s Powerhouse Fire, an attorney said Tuesday.
A lawsuit brought forth by the law offices...
Although the Los Angeles County Powerhouse Fire SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center closed Thursday, residents, renters and businesses can still follow up by calling 1-800-659-2955, or by e-mailing at email@example.com or by visiting the SBA’s website at http://www.sba.gov/services/disasterassistance....
California residents and business owners affected by the Powerhouse Fire that occurred in Los Angeles County May 30 to June 11, 2013 are being provided low-interest federal disaster loans by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Under its’ own authority , SBA acted to declare a disater in...
Virgilio “Gil” Macion of the U.S. Small Business Administration (far left) , Michael Hooper of the Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management, Sonia Brown of the Cal EMA Southern Region, Francis Dominguez of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works and Theresa Gonzales of Cal EMA...
Shadowland Foundation is hosting a potluck picnic barbecue that’s open to the public to show the lake communities’ appreciation for firefighters who battled the recent Powerhouse Fire.
The event will be held at Freedom Ranch, 18832 Pine Canyon Road in Lake Hughes.
Shadowland Foundation is...
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In response to the impact of the Powerhouse Fire, Fifth District county Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich hosted a recovery workshop Tuesday for victims.
“The idea was to set up a one-stop shop to get questions answered,” said Anthony Akins, Los Angeles County Fire Inspector.
The Los Angeles County Office of the Assessor is urging property owners affected by the Powerhouse fire to contact local Assessor offices for information and assistance about tax relief for property damage of $10,000 or more. Structures may qualify for tax relief.
The Office of the Assessor has deployed...
UPDATE June 12: Powerhouse Fire Victim Workshop Draws a Crowd
Update June 10, 3 p.m., AM-1220 KHTS:
The Powerhouse fire, which has charred 30,274 acres since Thursday, May 30, was 98 percent contained by 6 a.m. Monday morning, according to Los Angeles County Fire Inspector Anthony Akins.
Officials from the Los Angeles County Fire Department and U.S. Forest Service will host a Fire Recovery Workshop on Tuesday, June 11, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The workshop will be held at the Hughes-Elizabeth Lakes Union Elementary School (HELUS) at 16633 Elizabeth Lake Road in Lake Hughes.
The Soraya, located at the California State University, Northridge campus, announced it is celebrating both its 10th Anniversary and its reopening with a special gift of five free concerts to welcome back and thank its loyal audience.
Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency board member BJ Atkins told The Signal Thursday he has delayed his plan to resign from the board, due to construction delays on a house he is building outside of the agency’s jurisdiction.
As the cleanup of close to 1,000 acres of contaminated soil and water at Whittaker-Bermite comes to a close, and while lawyers in bankruptcy court hundreds of miles from the site slice through litigation so that one day stores or homes can be built there, the land itself is reverting to the way it was long before the dynamite makers made a mess of it, where the deer — if not the antelope — and other critters play, marking a robust return of wildlife.
Newhall School District board members voted unanimously Tuesday to ask the California Department of Public Health to provide new face-covering guidance to give the district discretion over whether to make masks optional.
With the 2021 Tokyo Olympics getting underway, the final rosters are set and athletes across the country are ready to begin competition and represent the USA at today’s Opening Ceremony — including some of the Santa Clarita Valley’s own elite athletes.
The city of Santa Clarita is calling all Recycle Heroes! The city announced it is inviting residents to participate in a citywide social media contest where residents create their own TikTok video themed after the city’s Recycle Hero campaign, which encourages residents to recycle right.
Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose 5th District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, has authored a motion to create a Blue-Ribbon Commission on Homelessness that, if approved, will provide guidance and recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on reforms to solve the homelessness crisis throughout Los Angeles County.
The Child and Family Center of Santa Clarita was one of 63 nonprofits receiving part of the $750,000 in grant awards from the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture, as a part of the County's Community Impact Arts Grant (CIAG) program.
After several fires in the Santa Clarita Valley this past week, everyone from utility representatives to fire officials to meteorologists is reminding residents that, due to unusually dry weather during fire season, they should have their Ready! Set! Go! plans ready to go.
Mayor Bill Miranda spoke directly with the committee recommending the transfer of violent juvenile offenders to Camps Scott and Scudder on Wednesday, saying the move required more environmental impact reports and public outreach.