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2014 - "Become Ocean" by John Luther Adams (CalArts BFA 1973) named winner of 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Music [story]
John Luther Adams

Rate Hike Could Pay for SCV Chloride Treatment
Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District officials introduced a rate-hike proposal to pay for chloride treatment the Santa Clarita Valley, which they’re hoping to have approved by June, district officials said Wednesday. At the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District board meeting,...

Sanitation District Adopts Chloride Plan
Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013

[KHTS] The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District governing board voted 3-0 to adopt a chloride plan expected to gradually increase the fees for district ratepayers. The move came after a pair of lengthy public hearings, hours of public comment and discussion and the withdrawal of support for a collaborative...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013

In this episode: Residents packed city hall Monday for a three-hour Sanitation District meeting to discuss treatment plans for our valley’s waste water; Renovation plans for a historic Newhall auditorium are almost complete, but district officials say they’re $744,000 short. Also: On Tuesday...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013

In this episode: Officials in Sacramento say Santa Clarita residents should have to foot the bill themselves to get the salt out of the local wastewater; Valencia resident and Castaic Lake Water Agency board member Jerry Gladbach has been awarded the 2013 Outstanding Commissioner Award by the California...

San District Issues Update on Chloride Plans
Monday, Aug 5, 2013

Water engineers are working on deadline for a plan to meet chloride-compliance standards, a Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District engineer said Monday. The district released a statement  Monday on the status of its efforts. “The SCV Sanitation District is dedicated to finding the most cost-effective...

Deadline Arrives for Chloride Comments
Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013

Click to enlarge Santa Clarita Sanitation District officials received hundreds of comments about its chloride treatment plans before the public-comment period closed Wednesday, said Basil Hewitt, engineer for the SCV Sanitation District. “When I checked about two weeks ago, we had at least 200 comments,...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, June 20, 2013
Thursday, Jun 20, 2013

In this episode: A Castaic man accused of killing his own dog and cat with a home-made spear is behind bars; The water solution still seems unclear in the Santa Clarita Valley, so Sanitation District officials are giving more time. Also: Veterans have given so much for our country, our community and...

San Board Extends Chloride EIR Response Time

The Board of Directors for the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District extended the public comment period for the chloride compliance plan by an additional 30 days. The comment period will now end July 24, said Sanitation District engineer Basil Hewitt. “(District staff) going to do our best to get...

June 19: Chloride Talk on Tap for San District Meeting
Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013

The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District board of directors will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m. at City Hall on Wednesday, where they will discuss whether or not to extend the public comment period for their chloride Environmental Impact Report. On June 10, Santa Clarita City Council sent a letter...

Council Wants 1 More Month to Weigh In on Chloride
Wednesday, Jun 5, 2013

At a special meeting on chloride levels Tuesday night, the Santa Clarita City Council voted unanimously to ask the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District for an extension on the public comment period. If the request is approved, the public comment period would end July 24, a 30-day extension of the...

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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
California Senate Bill 546, a measure to extend the state's "iFoster" cell phones and data program for foster youth, has passed out of the Senate Energy, Utilities, and Communications Committee with unanimous support, according to Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita).
Wilk’s Bill to Extend ‘iFoster’ Cell Phone Program for Foster Youth Moves Forward
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