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2014 - "Become Ocean" by John Luther Adams (CalArts BFA 1973) named winner of 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Music [story]
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Sewer Board Shares Latest Steps Toward Chloride Compliance
Thursday, Aug 4, 2016

The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District released the following information Thursday about its efforts to comply with the state-mandated limit on chloride (salt) in the treated wastewater (sewage) discharged by all homes and businesses connected to the Santa Clarita Valley’s sewer system.   Synopsis The...

March 23: Sewer Board to Decertify, Recertify Chloride Compliance Plan
Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016

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Judge Tosses Chloride Plan, But Staff Predicts No Delay
Friday, Mar 11, 2016

A Superior Court judge has invalidated the environmental documents and overturned all approvals relating to the removal of chloride from the Santa Clara River. On Wednesday, Judge James C. Chalfant granted a judgment in favor of the citizens’ group Affordable Clean Water Alliance, which sued the SCV...

Coming Soon: Enviro Report on Chloride Trucking Plan
Thursday, Nov 12, 2015

The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District is set to release an environmental impact report for the new chloride compliance plan to possibly truck brine out of the community to a water treatment plant in Carson. The environmental impact report, or EIR, is set to be released on Tuesday, Nov. 17. A...

New Law Gets Sanitation Districts Out of Sewers-only, Into Storm Drains
Friday, Oct 9, 2015

[LACo Sanitation Districts] – Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 485 by Senator Ed Hernandez (D-Azusa) on Friday. When the bill goes into effect on January 1, 2016, SB 485 will allow the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County to manage and treat stormwater and dry weather urban runoff...

Brown Signs Wilk Bill Requiring SCV Sewer Board to Meet in SCV
Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Monday by Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, that requires the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District to hold board meetings within the district. “This is a huge win for the ratepayers,” Wilk said. “No longer will citizens have to make a 90 minute trip to...

Sewer Board Moving Forward with Brine Removal Plan
Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015

Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District Board members are moving forward with a plan to truck brine out of the community to comply with state-mandated chloride compliance. Last week, a notice of preparation for an environmental review was released for a new chloride compliance plan. Board members voted...

Don’t Want Deep-Well Injection? Here’s the Alternative
Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015

[SCV Sanitation District] – The the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District is still working to implement a project to comply with a State-mandated limit on the level of chloride in the treated wastewater discharged by the District’s two water reclamation plants. A public notice regarding the...

Final Leg for Bill Requiring SCV Sewer Board to Meet in SCV
Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015

Assemblyman Scott Wilk Assemblyman Scott Wilk’s legislation requiring the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District to hold regular and special meetings within the boundaries of the district when making policy decisions related to total allowable pollutant levels passed both houses of the Legislature...

1 Step Closer: Wilk Bill Requiring SCV Sewer Board to Meet in SCV
Thursday, Aug 20, 2015

Assemblyman Scott Wilk’s bill requiring the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District to hold its board meetings within the boundaries of the district as it relates to addressing pollutant levels passed unanimously out of the Senate Appropriations Committee. “Ratepayers should have the ability to...

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The Santa Clarita City Council on Tuesday night approved one-time funding of $100,000 for the relocation of Bridge to Home shelter services for people experiencing homelessness, and an additional loan not to exceed $110,000.
Santa Clarita City Council OK’s Funding for Bridge to Home Shelter Relocation
California Institute of the Arts, or CalArts, is leasing space at Newhall Crossings in Downtown Newhall to put its students’ artwork on display, officials with the Valencia arts college announced recently.
CalArtians’ Works on Display at Newhall Crossings
The Santa Clarita City Council unanimously approved Tuesday a Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital expansion plan, following a public hearing with protest from members of a local carpenters union and calls by community members to include a mental health care unit for children.
Santa Clarita City Council Approves Henry Mayo Expansion Plan
2014 - "Become Ocean" by John Luther Adams (CalArts BFA 1973) named winner of 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Music [story]
John Luther Adams
College of the Canyons athletic programs returned to campus this week to begin outdoor team strength and conditioning activities, guided by a stringent return-to-campus procedural plan designed to ensure the health and safety of student-athletes, coaches and support staff.
Cougar Athletics Return to Campus
The organizers of high school athletics in Southern California announced Monday their plans to move forward with section championships for a number of outdoor sports.
CIF Announces Plans to Move Forward with Post-Season Play
If you watched NASA’s exciting Mars Perseverance rover landing on Feb. 18, you definitely won’t want to miss the College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus spring 2021 virtual Star Party on Friday, April 23.
April 23: COC Canyon Country Virtual Star Party
The city of Santa Clarita welcomes residents to dispose of their unwanted household hazardous and electronic waste at the FREE Household Hazardous/E-Waste Roundup on Saturday, April 17, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
April 17: Free Household Hazardous, E-Waste Roundup at COC
The Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative announced that it has reintroduced Food Pantry and Post Service Officer services at the Veteran Center.
Santa Clarita Veterans Collaborative Brings Back Food Pantry, PSO Services
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce continues with its Shop Local Campaign. It's a new month and that means it's time shop local, Santa Clarita.
SCV Chamber’s Shop Local Campaign Underway
Out of an abundance of caution, Los Angeles County is following the recommendation of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to pause the use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine after reports that six women between the ages of 18 and 48 developed unusual types of blood clots 6 to 13 days after receiving the vaccine.
L.A. County Follows FDA, CDC Recommendation Pausing Use of J&J Vaccine
After a roller coaster of a year, the Santa Clarita Valley’s skating community once again took to the ice to celebrate the grand opening of The Cube, the city of Santa Clarita’s newly rebranded ice rink.
Santa Clarita Celebrates The Cube Grand Opening
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 23 new deaths and 448 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,487 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Remains in Orange Tier; 27,487 Total SCV Cases
1935 - Gladys Carter convicted of manslaughter in fatal shooting of Frances Walker, of the Placerita Walkers [story]
Gladys Carter
Los Angeles County Public Health officials will modify the Health Officer Order on Thursday, April 15, to align with changes to the state Blueprint for a Safer Economy regarding indoor live events and performances, private events such as conferences, receptions and meetings, and private informal gatherings.
April 15: L.A. County to Modify Health Officer Order to Align with State
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Monday confirmed 3 new deaths and 411 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as cases in the Santa Clarita Valley now total 27,482 since the pandemic began.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Death Rate Higher for Men Than Women; SCV Cases Total 27,482
Show producers Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher, and Steven Soderbergh on Monday announced the all-star cast of presenters at the 93rd Oscars, which will air live on ABC on Sunday, April 25, at 5 p.m. PDT.
Academy Reveals All-Star Cast of Presenters for 93rd Oscars Telecast
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 10 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, April 12-18, 2021
Now Filming in SCV: ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘Good Trouble,” 8 More Productions
College of the Canyons and Palmdale Oasis Park Recreation Center will begin operating as Los Angeles County-operated COVID-19 vaccination sites in the northern part of the county starting Monday, April 19.
L.A. County to Open Vaccination Sites at COC, in Palmdale; Magic Mountain Site to Close
As of Monday, Los Angeles County residents may apply for financial help to cover funeral expenses through FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program.
FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program Open to L.A. County Residents
In a 5-4 ruling late Friday night, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that California can’t restrict home-based religious gatherings such as prayer meetings and Bible groups.
U.S. Supreme Court Blocks California Restriction on In-Home Religious Gatherings
A consulting firm hired by the city to evaluate the feasibility of establishing a city public health department in Santa Clarita did “not find a compelling case to change the basic structure of public health regulation” in Santa Clarita, according to a 17-page report published Friday as part of the Santa Clarita City Council’s Tuesday meeting agenda.
Report: No Compelling Case for Santa Clarita City Public Health Department
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will present to the Santa Clarita City Council Tuesday a hospital expansion plan to increase facilities by 200,000 square feet.
City Council to Weigh Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Expansion Plan
The Santa Clarita Valley's COVID-19 vaccination rate has increased by about 5%, as 37% of residents 16 and older have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, according to data through April 4 published by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
SCV COVID-19 Vaccination Rate Increases to 37%