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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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1880 - Pico Oil Spring Mine Section 2 patented by R.F. Baker and Edward F. Beale [story]
E.F. Beale
The Master's University men's golf team shot a 13-under 275 to finish second at the Golden State Athletic Conference Men's Golf Championships held at Briarwood Country Club in Sun City West, Ariz.
TMU Men’s Golf Places 2nd, Women 5th at GSAC Championships
Join local nonprofit Project Sebastian for an exhilarating day of racing and community support at its Rare Warrior 24 race on Saturday, June 1, at Heritage Park in the heart of Santa Clarita.
June 1: Rare Warrior 24 Race Benefiting Project Sebastian
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Station deputies will be taking part in the “DEA National Drug Take Back Day,” Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in front of the SCV Sheriff’s Station, located at 26201 Golden Valley Road.
April 27: Drug Take Back Day at SCV Sheriff’s Station
The College of the Canyons Center for Civic and Community Engagement—in collaboration with COC’s Golden Z Club—invites the community to attend the Nonprofit Community Resource Fair on Tuesday, April 30.
April 30: COC Hosts Nonprofit Community Resource Fair
College of the Canyons made quick work of visiting L.A. Valley College in a shortened 11-3 home victory that came on a day in which the program unveiled its newly named Michele Jenkins Softball Team Room during a pre-game dedication ceremony.
Lady Cougs Outslug L.A. Valley 11-3
For aspiring scientists at The Master’s University, taking up a student research project is no small commitment.
Retired Professor Continues to Mentor Aspiring TMU Scientists
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is warning residents not to use a Vietnamese herbal ointment called “Cao Bôi Trĩ Cây Thầu Dầu” (Castor Oil Hemorrhoid Extract) because it contains lead and can be fatal.
Public Health Urges Residents to Avoid Vietnamese Hemorrhoid Cream
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond hosted a California Apprenticeship Summit Wednesday to raise awareness of apprenticeship opportunities and career technical education pathways that connect California’s youth to high-wage, high-growth career opportunities.
State Apprenticeship Summit Connects Youth to High-Wage Opportunities
College of the Canyons student-athletes Nichole Muro (softball) and Angelo Aleman (baseball) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's and Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running April 8-13.
COC Names Nichole Muro, Angelo Aleman Athletes of the Week
California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Wednesday his bill improving transparency between parents and schools’ sexual education curricula passed out of the Senate Education Committee.
Wilk’s Sex Education Transparency Bill Clears Senate Committee
1945 - Actors Harry & Olive Carey sell Saugus ranch after 29 years; now Tesoro del Valle [story]
Carey Ranch
The 76.6-mile-long Antelope Valley Line has the third-highest ridership in Metrolink’s system with an estimated average of 9,000 passengers daily. However, the uneven terrain and single-tracking along the line in some areas forces trains to travel at a slower speed which results in an estimated travel time of approximately one hour between Santa Clarita and Union Station.
Metrolink to Hold Public Meetings on AV Line Capacity, Improvements
Team Dragon Eyes, affectionately known as TDE, is gearing up to host its highly anticipated Fifth Annual Dragonboat Festival race on Saturday, June 1 at Castaic Lake, Lower Lagoon.
June 1: Team Dragon Eyes to Host Fifth Annual Dragonboat Festival Race
This year marks the 20th year that the city of Santa Clarita has been hosting the annual Bike to Work Challenge. The community is invited to celebrate by riding a bike to work the week of May 13, and stopping by a pit stop on Thursday, May 16.
Party at the Pit Stop, City Paves Way for 20th Annual Bike to Work Challenge
Ready to take control of your financial future? Join the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs Center for Financial Empowerment for the next installment in the Lunch & Learn Financial Capability Month webinar series, "Understanding Credit.
Online Financial Workshops with County DCBA
The Santa Clarita Valley Concert Band will perform a "Starry Might" concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday May 4. The concert, under the direction of Tim Durand, will be held at the Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main St., Newhall, CA 91321.
May 4: SCV Concert Band Presents ‘Starry Night’ at CTG
After a record-setting 2023 combatting organized retail crime, the California Highway Patrol continues to aggressively disrupt and dismantle illegal operations throughout California.
CHP Continues Organized Retail Crime Crackdown, Recovers $4.2M in Goods
Celebrate Earth Day on Monday, April 22 with California State Parks at any of the 280 unique park units across the state. State Parks has numerous Earth Day-themed events planned. They include in-person activities such as guided walks and hikes, workdays and a bioblitz, as well as virtual programming with a live dive broadcast exploring the hidden world of the ocean.
April 22: Celebrate Earth Day at California State Parks
1930 - Telephone switchboard operator Louise Gipe, heroine of the 1928 St. Francis Dam disaster, tries & fails to kill herself over an unrequited love [story]
Louise Gipe
Los Angeles County Sheriff Department’s Major Crimes Bureau Detectives worked closely with Century Station Detectives after learning of a serial robbery crew committing crimes throughout Los Angeles County. 
Serial Robbery Crew Arrested
Join the Samuel Dixon Family Health Center for their second annual Cornhole Tournament fundraiser where all proceeds will support mental health services to anyone in need.
May 18: Samuel Dixon Cornhole Tournament Fundraiser
California State University, Northridge will confer honorary doctorates on four alumni, all respected leaders in their fields, at the university’s commencement ceremonies next month.
CSUN to Confer Honorary Degrees on Business & Education Leaders, All Alumni
On Saturday, April 20, 2024 Valencia High School Theatre will host the 104th DTASC (Drama Teachers’ Association of Southern California) Shakespeare Festival.
April 20: 104th DTASC Shakespeare Festival at Valencia High School
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