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1978 - Concert scene for "KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park" filmed at Magic Mountain [story]
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Lentini Honored with Veteran of the Year Award
Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016

Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R- Santa Clarita, honored Jim Lentini of Santa Clarita as the 38th Assembly District’s “Veteran of the Year” for 2016. “Without the sacrifice of Mr. Lentini and all those who serve our country, Americans would not enjoy the freedoms we value on a daily basis,” said Wilk....

SCVTV, KHTS, COC Cougar News Host Candidate Forums
Sunday, May 1, 2016

Democratic and Republican candidates for the 25th Congressional District, 21st State Senate District and 38th Assembly District participated in candidate forums Saturday at the SCVTV Media Center in Newhall. The forums will be televised Wednesday on SCVTV, repeating several times during the weeks...

Wilk Bill to Give Up State Copyright Clears Committee
Friday, Apr 15, 2016

Assemblyman Scott Wilk A bill to ensure that state publications produced at taxpayer expense belong to the public and can be freely copied, shared or distributed cleared the Assembly Committee on Accountability and Administrative Review. Assembly Bill 1648, was authored by Assemblyman Scott Wilk. “The...

Assemblyman Scott Wilk: Leg Update, April 2016
Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016

Aliso Canyon Legislative Bill Package AB 1902: Increasing the Statute of Limitations for Individuals Seeking Legal Action Extends the statute of limitations, from 2 to 3 years, for anyone wanting to seek legal action. Applies to residents who lived within 12 miles of the SoCalGas Aliso Canyon Facility...

DOA: Wilk Bill to Give Porter Ranch Residents More Time
Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016

Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, presented Assembly Bill 1902 on Tuesday to extend the statute of limitations for someone to file a civil action suit based upon exposure to methane, benzene, mercaptan, or any other hazardous or toxic materials resulting from the Aliso Canyon gas leak. The measure...

Wilk Bill Would Hike Pupil Funding for Districts that Combat Truancy
Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016

Assemblyman Scott Wilk Assemblyman Scott Wilk has introduced Assembly Bill 2587, which would allow a school district that reached an Average Daily Attendance (ADA) of 94 percent or higher to collect reimbursement at the 100 percent level. Under current law the state distributes funding to school districts...

Wilk Bill Would Subject Planned Cemex Mine to Today’s Enviro Regs
Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016

Soledad Canyon mining area | Photo: SAFE Action for the Environment Assemblyman Scott Wilk on Tuesday introduced AB 1986, which would reopen the permitting process of Cemex’s proposed mega-mine. “Cemex’s mega mine would be larger than Irwindale and would wreak havoc on our environment and quality...

Wilk Bill to Ballotize Swap of Train Funds for Water
Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016

Assemblyman Scott Wilk introduced Assembly Bill 1866 on Wednesday to allow voters to cancel the High-Speed Rail Project and redirect those funds to vital water projects such as storage and conveyance, as well as desalination. “The $68 billion Bullet Train is the largest public works project in the...

Wilk Gets Perfect Score for Small Business Voting Record

Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced he received a 100 percent voting record from the National Federation of Independent Business for his efforts to protect and promote small business in 2015. “Small businesses are and will continue to be the backbone of our state’s economy,” Wilk...

Plugging the Leak
Thursday, Jan 28, 2016

I testified before two Senate committees Thursday as a co-author of Senate Bill 380 by Sen. Fran Pavley, D-Agoura Hills, to require an immediate moratorium on natural gas injection and restrict production of gas through vintage wells at the Aliso Canyon gas storage facility. SB 380 will establish a moratorium...

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1978 - Concert scene for "KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park" filmed at Magic Mountain [story]
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College of the Canyons baseball saw eight players recognized with All-Western State Conference (WSC), South Division honors. 
Eight COC Baseball Players Named to All-WSC Team
College of the Canyons softball was represented with four selections to the 2024 All-Western State Conference (WSC), South Division Team. 
Four Lady Cougs Earn All-WSC Softball Honors
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is holding its regular meeting in City Hall's Council Chambers Tuesday, May 21 at 6 p.m.
May 21: Planning Commission Continues Town Center Public Hearings
The city of Santa Clarita’s Communications division was recently recognized by the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) for their outreach efforts and impactful campaigns across special events, branding and social media presence in 2023.
City Earns State Communications, Outreach Awards
The Memorial Torch Relay Run was established in 1975 to honor the memory of the brave and dedicated peace officers in Los Angeles County who sacrificed their lives in the performance of their duties.
LASD Torch Relay Honors Ryan Clinkunbroomer, Fallen Heroes
Join ARTree Community Arts Center in building a cleaner, greener community by creating a mural made from thousands of recycled bottle caps!
June 1: ARTree Community Arts Center Bottle Cap Mural Project
The California Association of Public Information Officials recognized Kevin Strauss, Communications Manager for the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency with one of CAPIO's highest honors - the 2024 Communicator of the Year - during the 2024 awards dinner on May 14 in Indian Wells.
SCV Water’s Kevin Strauss Named CAPIO’s Communicator of the Year
Santa Clarita-based Lief Labs, a premier formulation and product development innovator and manufacturer of dietary supplements, is pleased to announced that the company's Lief Cares Donation Program donated 400 jars of Lief Cares Protein Powder nutritional supplements to the Valley Oasis Shelter, which provides services to men, women and children of all ages who are survivors of domestic violence.
Lief Labs’ Nonprofit Program Donates to Domestic Violence Survivors
Get ready Santa Clarita for an unforgettable morning of shopping, entertainment and support!
June 8: Saugus High School Music Program Rummage, Bake Sale
College of the Canyons football student-athlete Joshua Clark knows a thing or two about stepping up.
COC Grad Steps Up After Redshirt Year
The Samuel Dixon Family Health Center is excited to host its second annual Cornhole Tournament Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Lucky Luke Brewery.
May 18: Cornhole Tourney Benefiting Samuel Dixon Health Center
Palmdale Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are asking for the public’s help locating at-risk, missing juvenile, Brianna Covert.
LASD Seeking Help Locating At-Risk, Missing Agua Dulce Teen
The California Department of Transportation has scheduled lane closures on the northbound and southbound State Route 14 between Technology Drive in Palmdale and Avenue A in Lancaster, closing up to three lanes.
Caltrans Announces SR-14 Lane Closures
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is closely monitoring the ongoing multi-state outbreak of ­­H5N1 bird flu in wild birds, poultry and U.S. dairy cows.
L.A. County Monitoring Nationwide Bird Flu Outbreak
The California Department of Motor Vehicles now offers an improved online customer experience that is faster, easier and can be personalized.
DMV Simplifies Online Customer Services
1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain
The annual Summer Reading Program is back at the Santa Clarita Public Library. This year's theme is "Read, Renew, Repeat." During the seven-week summer program, residents are encouraged to read a variety of books and/or participate in crafts or activities.
Santa Clarita Summer Library Reading Program Seeks Volunteers
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has been notified of one case of measles in a non-Los Angeles County resident who traveled to Los Angeles International airport while infectious on May 9.
Public Health Confirms Measles Case in Los Angeles County
Mission Opera is looking for volunteers for front of the house at the performances of the "Merry Widow: Madonna" June 6-8.
Ushers Needed for Mission Opera’s ‘Merry Widow: Madonna’
The Old West Masonic Lodge #813 19310 Avenue of The Oaks, Newhall, CA 91321 will host dinner and meeting for those interested in learning about freemasonry and the history of the lodge.
June 4: Old West Masonic Lodge #813 Dinner Meeting
The Santa Clarita Master Chorale, under the direction of Musical Director Allan Robert Petker, will present "Seasons of Song" on Saturday, June 1 at 7 p.m.
June 1: Santa Clarita Master Chorale Presents ‘Seasons of Song’
Online registration will begin May 21-22 for classes offered by the city of Santa Clarita Parks and Recreation Department.
May 21-22: Registration for City Seasons Summer Programs Begins
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