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Santa Clarita Mayor’s Monthly Message – September 2020
Tuesday, Sep 1, 2020

You can be a Recycle Hero! As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to drag on, many of us are spending more time at home. This means more eating at home, more projects at home, more cleaning at home and all of that equals more trash at home. According to CNBC, garbage and other waste in residential areas...

Burrtec Waste to Continue Uninterrupted Service
Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020

Burrtec Waste is committed to continue serving customers throughout Southern California during the COVID-19 pandemic. “As a community partner in the region, we will maintain trash and recycling collection every day,” said Cole Burr, the company’s President and CEO. As an essential public service...

Waste Management Reminds Customers of Thanksgiving Schedule
Thursday, Nov 21, 2019

Waste Management of Santa Clarita’s curbside residential trash and recycling and multifamily pick-up schedule will be delayed by one day beginning on Thursday, Nov. 28, and through the remainder of the week in observance of Thanksgiving. All local Waste Management operations will be closed on Thursday,...

Aug. 24: Free Household Hazardous/E-Waste Roundup
Thursday, Aug 22, 2019

Santa Clarita residents are invited to bring their unwanted household hazardous and electronic waste to the free Household Hazardous/E-Waste Roundup on Saturday, Aug. 24. This event will take place at the Via Princessa Metrolink Station, located at 19201 Via Princessa, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The...

Free Your Recyclables from Plastic Bags
Friday, Aug 2, 2019

The city of Santa Clarita urges residents to free their recyclables from plastic bags before disposal in recycling containers. Plastic bags don’t belong in your recycling container. They not only prevent items from being recycled but can also damage recycling equipment. By recycling properly, you help...

Sept. 22: Annual River Rally Cleanup & Environmental Expo
Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018

The city of Santa Clarita will host the 24th Annual River Rally Cleanup and Environmental Expo on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. This year, the river cleanup event will begin along Wiley Canyon Road, off the Via Princessa Bridge and east of Orchard Village Road. Residents and...

Dec. 19: Free Green Shopping Bag Giveaway at Mall, Libraries
Thursday, Dec 11, 2014

A Day With a Bag – Get your bag and get shopping! Residents are invited to join thousands of shoppers throughout the City of Santa Clarita by giving up one-time use shopping bags in favor of reusable bags as part of “A Day With a Bag” on Friday, Dec 19. Currently, Californians use more than 19...

EPA Issues Final Rule on Hazardous Materials Recycling
Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014

[EPA] – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today finalized new safeguards that promote responsible recycling of hazardous secondary materials and demonstrate a significant step forward in promoting recycling innovation, resulting in both resource conservation and economic benefits,...

Nov. 15: Participate in ‘America Recycles’ Day
Thursday, Nov 6, 2014

America Recycles Day is a program to “Keep America Beautiful” and it’s the only nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. ARD inspires residents to recycle more and recycle right every day of the year.   This year, ARD is Saturday, November...

July 11: Learn Why It’s Good Business to Recycle
Sunday, Jun 29, 2014

Lunch & Learn Friday, July 11, 11:45 a.m. Hosted By: City of Santa Clarita “Recycling Market Development Zone” The City of Santa Clarita RMDZ program combines recycling with economic development by providing low interest loans and technical assistance to qualified businesses. ~What is...

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1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain
1938 - Brand-new Lockheed transport plane crashes in Agua Dulce; all 9 perish including 2 infants [story]
plane crash
1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
COC
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing Tuesday to further deliberate on the Sand Canyon Resort development.
Sand Canyon Resort Development Returns to Planning Commission
The CIF Southern Section and KAP7 International, Inc. announced a five-year partnership extension for KAP7 to be the official boys and girls water polo ball for all championship events.
KAP7, CIF-SS Announce Extension of Five-Year Ball Partnership
Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan that would spend about $1.5 billion of the state’s $75.7 billion surplus in grants of up to $25,000 to support small businesses, according to state officials this week.
Chamber Urges SCV to Support Newsom’s Aid to Small Businesses
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 17 new deaths and 583 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,842 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Studies Show Vaccine Appears to Be Effective Against Variants; 27,842 Total SCV Cases
Fourteen-year-old Andrew Jenofsky was the first in line to get his shot at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Thursday morning, as adolescents ages 12-15 were given the go-ahead to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
14-Year-Old First to Receive Pfizer Vaccine at Henry Mayo
Support for Israel was written across the signs and faces of approximately 100 demonstrators during a rally held on City Hall’s steps Thursday evening.
Approximately 100 SCV Residents Gather to Support Israel
The city of Santa Clarita received approximately 850 applications for its rental assistance program ahead of the program’s April 30 application deadline.
City Receives More Than 800 Rental Assistance Applications
Saddleback Butte State Park announced it is urgently searching for volunteers to become camp hosts beginning June 1.
Camp Hosts Needed at Saddleback Butte State Park, New Updates Announced for Mojave Area State Parks
Los Angeles County Public Health officials said it will review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly released guidance for fully vaccinated residents in order to make adjustments to the current County and state guidelines.
LA County to Review CDC’s Masking Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People
The city of Santa Clarita released an updated schedule for the Concerts in the Park series set to take place in July and August.
City Releases Updated Schedule for Concerts in the Park
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance Thursday indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Loosens Mask Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated People; SCV Cases Total 27,825
A total of 277 single-family homes changed owners during April in the Santa Clarita Valley as the as the tight inventory rose to its highest level in five months, though remained well below year-ago totals, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
SCV Median Home Price $795,000 Hits Record
After making numerous requests for correction for failure by the County Board of Supervisors to abide by various sections of the Brown Act, the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment was left with no option than to file a formal legal complaint.
SCOPE Files Legal Complaint Over L.A. County’s Failure to Abide by Brown Act
The case against a prominent Santa Clarita Valley Realtor who had been accused of a sexual assault stemming from a Las Vegas real estate conference last summer was dismissed, a court clerk confirmed Thursday.
Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case Against SCV Realtor Dismissed, L.A. County Case “Still Active”
Tommy's Boats - a national boat dealership brand with locations in Florida, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Michigan - announced a new location opening soon in Castaic.
May 19, May 20: Tommy’s Boats Grill & Chill Hiring Event
Foothill League coaches announced their choice for Player of the Year and their All-League teams recently.
Saugus High QB Named Foothill League Player of the Year
California Credit Union has awarded 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in its annual College Scholarship Program.
Valencia High Student Awarded California Credit Union Scholarship
Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda responded Tuesday to criticisms of the city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, which was formed as a result of last summer’s protests about issues involving race relations.
Mayor Taking Human Relations Roundtable Criticisms “Very Seriously”
1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall
Six days a week, Santa Clarita Grocery opens its warehouse to people in need.
Local Shop Donates Leftover Bagels To Help Families