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1941 - SCV's first real movie house, the American Theater, dedicated in Newhall [story]
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Court Ruling Favors SCV Sanitation District Wastewater Treatment Upgrades
Wednesday, Nov 27, 2019

In a recent ruling, the Los Angeles Superior Court denied a legal challenge to block implementation of the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District’s project to meet state‐mandated chloride (salt) limits on water discharged into the Santa Clara River from its Valencia and Saugus wastewater (sewage)...

Sanitation Board Pays More Than $160K in Extra Chloride-reduction Costs
Wednesday, Oct 2, 2019

Members of the local sanitation board approved $160,000 worth of extra work pursuing their four-year chloride compliance plan. On Monday, members of the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District board voted in favor of a recommendation to pay for the extra work. Construction of an ultraviolet disinfection...

Sanitation District Gets 3-Year Extension on Chloride Plan
Friday, May 10, 2019

State water regulators gave local sanitation officials three more years to carry out their plan to reduce the amount of chloride that ends up in the Santa Clara River. On Thursday, officials with the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District met with members of the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control...

Sanitation District Granted More Time to Reduce Chloride Discharged into Santa Clara River
Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019

In light of back-to-back lawsuits that stalled construction, state water regulators have granted the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District more time to complete its four-year plan to reduce the amount of chloride discharged into the Santa Clara River watershed. On March 12, the Los Angeles Regional...

SCV Sanitation District Green-Lights $87M Water Treatment Plant
Friday, Feb 1, 2019

Marking a major milestone in a process that’s taken 20 years, the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District of Los Angeles County Board of Directors has hired a contractor to build a new $87.3 million water treatment plant to remove salt and other contaminants from wastewater the city discharges...

Jan. 31: SCV Sanitation District Board of Directors Special Meeting
Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District’s Board of Directors will hold a special meeting on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. The meeting will be held at Santa Clarita City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita, CA 91355. To view the full details online, click [here].

Court Gives SCV Sanitation District Go-Ahead on Chloride Compliance Plan
Friday, Oct 27, 2017

The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District can move forward with its state-mandated chloride compliance plan to remove environmentally harmful salts from its wastewater, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday. In case #BS145869, Judge James C. Chalfant ruled to partially discharge a complaint...

SCV Sanitation District One Step Closer in Meeting State-Mandated Chloride Limit
Thursday, Aug 31, 2017

On Wednesday, the Santa Clarita Valley (SCV) Sanitation District’s Board of Directors certified the Final Recirculated Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District Chloride Compliance Project Environmental Impact Report – Separation of Recycled Water Project. This is the next step in complying with...

August 30: SCV Sanitation District Meeting
Monday, Aug 28, 2017

The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District holds an Adjourned Regular Meeting at Santa Clarita City Hall on Wednesday, August 30 starting at 6 p.m. Here is the complete agenda:

SCV Sanitation Board Finalizing EIR Due August 18
Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017

The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District Board of Directors has provided an update in its efforts to comply with the state-mandated chloride limit, including the next step in the process, which is finalizing the Recirculated EIR released for public comment in May. Background In October 2013, after...

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The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 16 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, May 23 - Sunday, May 29.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 16 Productions
To honor the memory of longtime community leader Charlotte Kleeman, a celebration of life will be held Friday, June 3, at the College of the Canyons University Center, located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road in Santa Clarita, beginning at 2 p.m.
June 3: Celebration of Life for Charlotte Kleeman
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board unanimously approved the appointment of Bryan Wilson as the new principal of Golden Oak Adult School.
Hart Appoints Bryan Wilson New Golden Oak Adult School Principal
College of the Canyons student Isabella Solorio is among 100 students from across the nation to have been selected as a 2022 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholar.
COC Student Named Prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholar
Visit newly opened MB2 Entertainment at the site of the former Mountasia on June 5 to support Carousel Ranch. Purchase a play card and a percentage of your purchase will benefit Carousel Ranch. Visit and have fun while donating to a worthwhile cause, the clients of Carousel Ranch and the equestrian therapy and vocational training programs.
June 5: Carousel Ranch Fundraiser at MB2 Entertainment
The city of Santa Clarita's Human Relations Roundtable speaker series “Community Voices” continued by celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month on Friday, May 20.
City’s “Community Voices” Series Recognizes AAPI Community
California Health and Human Services Agency Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly and Director of the California Department of Public Health and State Public Health Officer Dr. Tomás J. Aragón, issued a joint statement supporting the recommendation by the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunizations Practices and the Federal Food and Drug Administration to authorize use of a single booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5-11 at least five months after completing their primary series.
California Urges COVID Vaccine Boosters for Eligible Children, Adults
Visit Los Angeles County Parks this summer for fun in the sun, recreation and adventure.
Placerita Canyon, Vasquez Rocks Offering Summer Nature Programs
1941 - SCV's first real movie house, the American Theater, dedicated in Newhall [story]
American Theater
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a regular meeting Tuesday, May 24, beginning with a special/closed session at 5 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6 p.m.
May 24: City Council Meets to Authorize Garbage Collection Fee Increase
1865 - Discoverer Ramon Perea and partner sell Pico Canyon oil claim to Edward Beale & Robert Baker for $300 [story]
grave marker
1978 - St. Francis Dam site becomes a State Landmark [story]
state landmark dedication
With school ending and summer break just around the corner, the Santa Clarita Public Library has everything you need to keep your family busy and engaged with reading, crafts and outdoor programs.
Read Beyond the Beaten Path This Summer
Feeling the need to act, members of the Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Congregation Beth Shalom, NAACP Santa Clarita, Higher Vision Church and the Islamic Center of Santa Clarita Valley decided to gather with community members to mark and reflect on the May 14 shooting in Buffalo, N.Y.
May 22: Vigil of Prayer and Lament for a Hurting World at St. Stephen’s
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 10 new deaths throughout L.A. County and 3,180 new cases countywide.
Friday COVID Roundup: L.A. County Public Transit Masking Requirement is Extended
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is working with state and national partners on an international outbreak of monkeypox. On May 19 the Centers for Disease Control confirmed a case of monkeypox in the United States in Massachusetts.
L.A. County Public Health Reports International Outbreak of Monkeypox
The father/son legacy continues after 40 years at Valley Institute of Prosthetics and Orthotics established in 1982. The company serves the Central Valley and the Santa Clarita Valley with the highest quality orthotic and prosthetic devices for patients to regain functionality.
VIPO Prosthetic and Orthotic Company Celebrates 40 Years
The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control is aware of the public’s desire to visit our animal care centers without an appointment. In response Animal Care and Control is adopting new public visitation hours for unscheduled visits just in time for National Pet Adoption Weekend, May 20-22.
Castaic Animal Care Center Offers Walk-in Visits in Time for National Adoption Weekend
Join the fun this summer and sign up for a class at Los Angeles county Parks. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to learn something new, make new friends and discover new talents.
May 30: In-person, Virtual Summer Classes Begin at L.A. County Parks
In my early 20s I worked on a sheep farm in southern Illinois. The farm had about 1,000 sheep and two Great Pyrenees dogs to protect them.
Marcia Mayeda | Does Your Dog Act Its Breed?
The California Air Resources Board will host an open house of its new state-of-the-art “green” Southern California Headquarters, the Mary D. Nichols Campus, in Riverside on Saturday, May 21.
May 21: California Air Resources Hosts Open House for New SoCal Headquarters
College of the Canyons had three Women's Softball players spotlighted by the California Community College Fastpitch Coaches Association with Ashlynn Heck, Allyson Melgar and Lisa Motz selected to the All-Southern California Team.
Cougars Softball Heck, Melgar, Motz Earn All-Southern California Honors
Los Angeles County is hosting the first in-person Homeowners' Resource Fair for the public since the pandemic hit two years ago. The event will be held Saturday, May 21 9 a.m. to noon at the Huntington Park Community Center, 6925 Salt Lake Ave., Huntington Park, CA 90255.
May 21: 2022 L.A. County Homeowners’ Resource Fair
1946 - Cher, great-granddaughter of Placerita Canyon homesteader Frank Walker and onetime Placerita property owner, born in El Centro, Calif. [story]
Cher and grandma
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