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1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce organized; Albert Swall elected president [story]
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Army, EPA Seek State Input on Redefining ‘Waters of U.S.’
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

[USEPA] – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army sent a letter to governors Tuesday soliciting input from states on a new definition of protected waters that is in line with a Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s opinion in the 2006 Rapanos v. United States case. Scalia’s...

Tally: River Ralliers Netted 13,500 Pounds of Trash
Thursday, Sep 24, 2015

More than 1,200 volunteers collected 13,500 pounds of trash Saturday when they participated in the 21st Annual Santa Clara River Rally, according to figures from the city of Santa Clarita. The event included an Environmental Expo with 20-plus vendors sharing environmental tips. Participants went through...

Aug. 15: Interfaith Event to Focus on Santa Clara River
Saturday, Aug 1, 2015

Religion and the environment come together Aug. 15 with an interfaith outreach event called “Take Me To The River: Caring for Creation Starts at Home.” The event will be held on August 15, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the St. Clare Church in Renehan Hall. Representatives from six different faith communities...

River Friend Receives Environmental Award from Ventura Supervisors
Thursday, Apr 23, 2015

Ron Bottorff, founder of Friends of the Santa Clara River, was one of five environmental leaders honored Tuesday by the Ventura County Board of Supervisors with a 2015 Earth Day Award. In a statement, the county said the following about Bottorff: “Mr. Bottorff founded Friends of the Santa Clara River...

Three Local Men Take A Journey Down the Santa Clara River
Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015

A group of local hikers recently took on the challenge of hiking all 83 miles of the Santa Clara River. Denny Truger, Robert Grzesiak, and Ron Nichols met at the Placerita Canyon Nature Center, where they are all docents, and have been hiking together for years. Grzesiak moved to the Santa Clarita valley...

20th Annual River Rally Draws About 1,600
Sunday, Sep 21, 2014

[KHTS] – About 1,600 Santa Clarita Valley residents attended the 20th annual River Rally and Environmental Expo event at the Santa Clara Riverbed on Saturday. Participants spent the morning cleaning up the riverbed just off Wiley Canyon Road near the Via Princessa Bridge in Newhall and browsing...

Canyon Country Man Behind Bars for Attempted Murder
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

A homeless man was arrested Tuesday night for allegedly stabbing another man during an altercation in Canyon Country. Dale Lovera, 52, of Canyon Country, was arrested on attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon, criminal threats and battery related to fight that occurred Tuesday night in the Santa...

County Plans New Study of SCV River Flooding
Thursday, Nov 29, 2012

Truck stuck in the mud on Sierra Highway when the Mint Canyon Creek overflowed (part of the Santa Clara River Watershed) during the El Nino weather event of February 1998. Photo by Gary Thornhill/SCVHistory.com. Sure it looks dry most of the time, but it’s a desert stream, after all, and sometimes...

Monday, Sep 10, 2012

The City of Santa Clarita will host the 18th annual River Rally Clean-up and Environmental Expo on Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The river clean-up event will involve removing trash from the Santa Clara River at 18386 Soledad Canyon Road, between Whites Canyon and the State...

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City of Santa Clarita residents can pre-order up to two rain barrels per household, for the lifetime of the program, by visiting the website.
Mar. 16: Rain Barrel Purchase Program Returns For Santa Clarita
Following the resounding success of the second annual “The Big I Do” wedding on Valentine's Day, the city of Santa Clarita is proud to announce the launch of the first-ever Cowboy Festival Wedding.
Apr. 20: Santa Clarita Hosts First-Ever Cowboy Festival Wedding
1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce organized; Albert Swall elected president [story]
Albert Swall
WeWil Collaborative, Women Empowering Women in Leadership, will host the Second Annual International Women's Day Celebration on March 8.
March 8: WeWil Collaborative Presents Int’l Women’s Day Celebration
California State Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) has announced he is co-authoring the Cost of Living Reduction Act, Senate Bill 1326 (Jones), which would repeal a 2022 law authorizing an income-based charge on electrical bills.
Wilk Coauthors Bill to Pull Plug on Income-Based Electricity Charges
The Office of Inspector General Max Huntsman, Inspector General, has issued a report entitled Report Card On Sheriff's Department's Reforms 2019 to 2023.
Inspector General Issues Report Card on LASD Reforms
The "Science Talks Series Presents" continues at the Canyon Country Campus of College of the Canyons on Friday, April 12 from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. with a Star Party and Science Showcase.
April 12: COC Star Party at Canyon Country Campus
The Northampton School for Boys Big Band and Folk Ensemble Tour Concert will perform a free concert Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Valencia High School Theater.
Feb. 21: Visiting UK Band Performs at Valencia High
Heroes of Color and the William S. Hart Union School District have partnered to create the “Jr. ARTrepreneurs” program. A program that equips students at Hart High, Saugus High, Castaic High and La Mesa Junior High with the essential tools to thrive as artists and entrepreneurs and also to cultivate invaluable life skills that extend far beyond the canvas.
Jr. Artrepreneurs Hart District Student Art Exhibit
California is experiencing an unusually high number of invasive fruit fly detections this season. The California Department of Food and Agricultural, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture and County Agricultural Commissioners, has initiated local regulatory measures to eradicate and prevent the statewide spread of Queensland Fruit Fly, Tau Fly, Mediterranean Fruit Fly and Oriental Fruit Fly.
SCV Residents Urged to Inspect Gardens, Don’t Move Fruit
An ocean water rain advisory for all Los Angeles County beaches is in effect Until Friday, Feb. 23 at 5 a.m.
Public Health Issues Ocean Water Quality Rain Advisory
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the list of 12 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Feb. 19- Sunday, Feb. 25.
Feb. 19-25: 12 Productions Filming This Week in SCV
While Valentine’s Day may have passed, the spirit of love continues to flourish throughout February, especially here at Henry Mayo Hospital, where we're dedicated to celebrating matters of the heart in more ways than one! Beyond the chocolates and flowers, we're focusing on maintaining heart health for ourselves and our loved ones.
Marlee Lauffer | Celebrate Matters of the Heart
The city of Santa Clarita filed a stipulation on Friday, Feb. 16 with the county of Los Angeles to resolve the lawsuit against the county regarding Camp Scott, mutually agreeing that the county will comply with the California Environmental Quality Act review prior to authorizing any plan to use Camp Scott for any probation juvenile population.
City Resolves Camp Scott Lawsuit Against L.A. County
1906 - L.A. County accepts Mr. H.C. Register's bid to build (Old) Newhall Jail for $2,237 [story]
Old Newhall Jail
Four days in the pool have netted several program records and several NAIA national championship qualifiers at the Pacific Collegiate Swimming and Diving Conference Championships held in Monterey Park, Calif.
Mustangs Break Records, Net National Qualifiers at PCSC
The Master's University baseball team banged out three solo home runs, three doubles and a triple to get a 16-1 win over the Providence Christian Sea Beggars Saturday afternoon at Lou Herwaldt Stadium.
Mustangs Pummel Sea Beggars 16-1
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency regular board meeting will be held Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 6 p.m., at the Rio Vista Water Treatment Plant boardroom, located at 27234 Bouquet Canyon Road in Santa Clarita.
Feb. 20: SCV Water Board Regular Meeting
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board will be held Wednesday, Feb. 21, beginning with closed session at 5:15 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
Feb. 21: Hart District Board Scheduled to Discuss Possible Layoffs
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall.
Feb. 20: Santa Clarita Planning Commission Regular Meeting
As the seasons transition and spring begins to warm up our Valley, it’s the perfect time for residents to get outdoors and get active.
Ken Striplin | Spring Into Sports in Santa Clarita!
Valencia teen, Alessandro Concas, continues to prove that you are never too young to make a difference and inspire others.
Valencia Teen Announces Book Signing for Kids Sci-Fi Series
California State University, Northridge Vocal Jazz Director Erin Bentlage reached a huge milestone in her career when she took home a Grammy Award at the 66th annual show in Los Angeles on Feb. 4.
CSUN Vocal Jazz Director Takes Home Grammy
Ken and Joe's Powersports Dealership, which is located at 21618 Golden Triangle Road in Santa Clarita, is thrilled to announce a special Pet Adoption Event taking place on March 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
March 16: Ken and Joe’s Powersports’ Pet Adoption Day
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