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1855 - Sanford & Cyrus Lyon establish Lyon's Station (for stagecoaches) near today's Sierra Hwy & Newhall Ave [story]
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Assembly OK’s Wilk SCV Water Follow-Up Bill
Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019

SACRAMENTO – California Senator Scott Wilk, representing the 21st Senate District, announced that the Assembly has approved Senate Bill 387 (SB 387), follow-up legislation to SB 634 (Wilk), which created the SCV Water regional water district in 2017. “This measure will save taxpayers money...

Wilk SCV Water Bill Clears Appropriations Committee
Friday, May 10, 2019

SACRAMENTO — The California Senate’s Appropriations Committee has deemed the costs associated with follow-up legislation for the newly created SCV Water Agency are small enough that the bill can proceed through the legislative process without further review by the committee, Sen. Scott Wilk,...

SCV Water, Trades Council Team for Community Workforce Deal
Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018

Paving the way for greater local workforce participation and veteran employment opportunities, the SCV Water Board of Directors authorized a Community Workforce Agreement with the Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council at the water agency’s Sept. 18 board meeting. SB...

Officials Celebrate Passage of Water Bill
Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017

The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency, a culmination of years of negotiation, litigation and, ultimately, legislation, was the focus of a celebration Tuesday at the Newhall County Water District. Newhall County Water officials hosted the ceremony to celebrate the passage of S.B. 634, which is known as...

Water Agency Merger in Hands of Governor
Thursday, Sep 14, 2017

Senate Bill 634 by Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, easily cleared its final legislative hurdle today and is headed to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk for his decision. Wilk’s legislation would modernize water governance in the Santa Clarita Valley and create a new valley-wide water agency....

SCV Water Agency Merger Bill Clears Assembly
Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017

Sen. Scott Wilk Sacramento – Senate Bill 634, a measure to create a new valley-wide water district in the Santa Clarita Valley, was approved by the full Assembly, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced today. “Today we are one step closer to the finish line. SB 634 will provide residents...

Wilk SCV Water District Bill Cleared for Full Assembly Vote
Friday, Sep 1, 2017

Senate Bill 634, a measure to create a new valley-wide water district in the Santa Clarita Valley, has passed the Assembly Appropriations Committee and will head to the full Assembly for a floor vote, according to a news release from its author, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita. “Water is our...

Assembly Committee to Review SCV Water District Legislation
Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017

California’s Assembly Appropriations Committee plans to review the Santa Clarita Valley Water District bill, SB 634, on September 1, Assembly officials said Wednesday. Senate Bill 634 would reorganize the Castaic Lake Water Agency and the Newhall County Water District into the Santa Clarita Valley...

August 9: Wilk Water Update at ‘Good Morning SCV’ Breakfast
Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017

California Senator Scott Wilk will update the Santa Clarita Valley business community on developments in state and local water projects at the SCV Chamber of Commerce’s next “Good Morning SCV” breakfast at Tournament Players Club on August 9. Wilk will discuss the progress of local...

Measure to Create New SCV Water District Clears Assembly
Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017

Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley announces Senate Bill 634, a measure to create a new water district in the Santa Clarita Valley continues to move through the Assembly. Today it cleared the Assembly Committee on Water, Parks and Wildlife. “I am pleased to report we have been given the green...

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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 39 new deaths and 1,165 new cases of COVID-19, with 5,933 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 790,640 Cases Statewide, 5,933 SCV Cases
The Pac-12 CEO Group announced Thursday that based upon updated Pac-12 COVID-19 Medical Advisory Committee recommendations that take into account material changes to testing capabilities, the prevalence of COVID-19 and cardiac issues, along with updated state and local health official guidance, the Conference will resume its football, basketball and winter sport seasons.
Pac-12 to Resume Football, Basketball, Winter Sports Seasons
One of Zach Schroeder's greatest strengths as The Master's University's men's and women's cross country coach is his ability to map out an athlete's season in advance and then adjust on the fly, fine-tuning workouts so the runner performs best in the season's biggest moments. 
Mustangs Cross Country Adjusting to 2020 Scheduling Changes
When Scott Schauer opened the Santa Clarita Soccer Center nearly 26 years ago, he did it for a love of the sport.
Santa Clarita Soccer Center Says Goodbye
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a Canyon Country man on suspicion of annoying or molesting a child with priors.
Canyon Country Man Arrested on Suspicion of Child Molestation
Air quality will be unhealthy in the Santa Clarita Valley for sensitive groups/individuals Friday, Sept. 25, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) forecast.
SCV Air Quality Unhealthy for Sensitive Individuals Friday
California Highway Patrol officers seized about 100 pounds of marijuana in five different trash bags after a traffic stop in Interstate 5 early Thursday morning.
CHP Newhall Seizes 100 Pounds of Marijuana
For Anthony Lawson, a junior at California State University, Northridge majoring in psychology, among the benefits of receiving one of the California State University’s top student honors, is the opportunity it presents to share his family’s story and to remind others that, regardless of the obstacles they face, they have the strength to persevere and succeed.
CSUN Psychology Student Named 2020 Reed Scholar (Video)
Santa Clarita-based landscaping firm Stay Green Inc. has been recognized in a national, industry-wide competition, bringing home awards for its employee safety practices.
Santa Clarita-Based Stay Green Recognized Nationally for Employee Safety
Update as of 1:45 p.m.: Thanks to the assistance from the media and public, the family of this unknown patient was located and reunited with their loved one.
UPDATE: L.A. County Announces Unidentified Patient Reunited with Family
Part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Academy Aperture 2025 equity and inclusion initiative, “Academy Dialogues: It Starts With Us” is a new series of virtual panels, with conversations about race, ethnicity, gender, history, opportunity and the art of filmmaking.
Academy’s Newest Dialogue Tackles Representation in Casting
(CN) — Californians will decide the fate of two ballot measures this November that could significantly expand voting rights for some 50,000 parolees and hundreds of thousands of 17-year-olds.
California Ballot Measures Could Expand Voting Rights for Parolees, 17-Year-Olds
Saugus Union School District governing board members voted recently to start the paperwork to submit a waiver request to allow in-person classes once L.A. County Public Health officials approve.
Saugus Union Begins School Waiver Process
Santa Clarita City Council members approved the issuance of $15 million in bonds to finance the costs of buying a 93,000-square-foot ice rink, as well as approved funding for the Committee on Aging and extended a three-year lease for The Main.
City Council OKs $14.2M Ice Rink Bonds, The MAIN Lease Extended
Investigators with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public’s help locating at-risk missing person David Scott Sasser from Santa Clarita.
LASD Seeks Public’s Help Locating At-Risk Santa Clarita Man Last Seen in Las Vegas
Ahead of a statewide ban on all flavored-tobacco products, local law enforcement, education and health experts opened Wednesday a virtual discussion surrounding the dangers of teen vaping and urged parents to take action.
Parents Urged to Open Dialogue With Teens About Vaping Dangers
1855 - Sanford & Cyrus Lyon establish Lyon's Station (for stagecoaches) near today's Sierra Hwy & Newhall Ave [story]
Sanford Lyon
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 31 new deaths and 1,265 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with a total of 5,892 cases in the SCV.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Progress in Key Indicators Countywide; 5,892 Total SCV Cases
One person died Wednesday in Castaic after a vehicle fell off the southbound side of Interstate 5, plunging 400 feet down below.
Motorist Killed After Car Plunges 400 Feet Off Interstate 5
L.A. County Parks invites all girls ages 11-18 to join us for the 5th annual iMatter: Girls Empowerment Conference, an annual tradition that encourages girls to turn up the volume on their own voices and believe in a life of possibilities by building their confidence, exploring pathways to college, and expanding their career goals.
Registration Now Open for L.A. County’s Girls Empowerment Virtual Conference
Begin your journey towards completing the Run Santa Clarita virtual race series, compete against your friends and family on Bingo Night and celebrate the start of ARTober as the city of Santa Clarita stages new online and virtual events in October.
City Staging New Virtual October Events
Yair Haimoff, SIOR, Andrew Ghassemi and Matt Sreden, commercial real estate brokers with Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., are pleased to have represented the seller and buyer in the off-market sale of Valencia Atrium, an institutional quality Class-A, three-story, office building located in Valencia.
Santa Clarita-Based Spectrum Real Estate Closes $15M Valencia Atrium Sale
SACRAMENTO, (CN) — Rekindling the state’s fight against climate change after a spate of monumental wildfires have left Californians breathing ash and smoke for weeks, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday outlawed the sale of new gas and diesel cars starting in 2035.
California Banning New Gas, Diesel Vehicle Sales by 2035
Now is the time to get involved in the first-ever virtual Soup for the Soul, coming up on Saturday, Dec. 5, at 6:30 p.m. and Help our Neighbors Build a Bridge to Home this Holiday Season.
Annual Soup for the Soul Fundraiser to Kick-Off Virtually