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May 13: SCV Water Resources & Watershed Committee Special Meeting
Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019

A Special Meeting of the Water Resources and Watershed Committee, originally scheduled for May 8, will now take place on Monday, May 13. The meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m. in the Training Room of Summit Circle (formerly referred to as the Santa Clarita Water Division) located at 26521 Summit Circle,...

April 4: SCV Water’s Engineering & Operations Committee Meeting
Thursday, Mar 28, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency will hold its Engineering and Operations Committee meeting Tuesday, April 4, at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Rio Vista Water Treatment Plant Training Room, located at 27234 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, 91350. Items on the agenda include a discussion...

May 4: SCV Water’s Annual Open House; Vendors Needed
Thursday, Mar 14, 2019

To celebrate California’s Water Awareness month, SCV Water will hold its annual Open House on Saturday, May 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Central Park and at its conservation garden and patio located above the park. This free event is for all SCV residents and provides information and tips on water-saving...

March 21: SCV Water Public Outreach & Legislation Committee Meeting

The SCV Water Agency Public Outreach & Legislation Committee will be holding a meeting Thursday, March 21, at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will take place in the Training Room of Santa Clarita Water Division, located at 26521 Summit Circle, Santa Clarita, 91350. Among the items on the agenda include an...

March 7: SCV Water Agency’s Engineering & Operations Committee Meeting
Thursday, Feb 28, 2019

The Engineering and Operations Committee of the SCV Water Agency is scheduled to meet on Thursday, March 7, at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Rio Vista Water Treatment Plant, located at 27234 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, 91350 in the Training Room. Items on the agenda include a...

SCV Water to Discuss Reducing Board Size
Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019

Members of the SCV Water Agency board, who found themselves saying goodbye to two of their fellow directors this past year, have called a special meeting Tuesday to talk about obtaining permission to reduce the size of the board should there be any more attrition. On Tuesday, the SCV Water board of directors...

SCV Water Board Holds Public Workshop
Friday, Feb 8, 2019

Maintaining a diverse and resilient water supply, protecting the watershed, and fostering transparent and “plain language” communication with customers were among the goals put forth by the SCV Water’s Board of Directors at a two-day strategic planning public workshop recently. Directors and management...

SCV Water Re-Elects Cooper as President; Gutzeit, Martin to Serve as VPs
Thursday, Feb 7, 2019

William Cooper, SCV Water Agency President The SCV Water Board of Directors selected its leadership Tuesday at its regular Board meeting. William Cooper was re-appointed by his colleagues to serve as SCV Water’s president. Maria Gutzeit and Gary Martin were appointed to serve as vice presidents. The...

Nov. 15: SCV Water Agency Public Outreach, Legislative Committee Meeting
Thursday, Nov 15, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency’s Public Outreach and Legislative Committee will be meeting tonight, at 5:30 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Water Division Training Room, located at 26521 Summit Circle, Santa Clarita, 91350. Items on the agenda include a discussion on Municipal Water Leader Magazine...

Report Projects Adequate Supplies to Meet 2018 SCV Water Demands
Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018

Due to a diverse water supply portfolio and continued water use efficiency efforts, the SCV is projected to have more than adequate supplies to meet all water demands in 2018. This is according to the 2017 SCV Water Report just released. Now in its twentieth year, the report provides a snapshot of where...

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1876 - Town of Newhall founded at Bouquet Junction (moved 2 years later to present location) [story]
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Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc. has announced the unfortunate cancellation of its 17th Annual Duck Dash - Rubber Ducky Festival on Saturday due to the rapidly growing fires and poor air quality.
Dixon Center Cancels Duck Dash-Rubber Ducky Festival
Santa Clarita Valley residents awoke Friday morning to news of the Saddleridge Fire, one of the most destructive Santa Ana wind-swept fires in recent memory.
Saddleridge Flames Lick at 5, 14 Freeways Friday
The South Coast Air Quality Management District advised Friday afternoon that smoke from Saddleridge Fire has caused unhealthy air quality that affects portions of the Santa Clarita Valley.
Saddleridge Fire Prompts Smoke Advisory for SCV
The city of Santa Clarita website's emergency page is keeping local residents up to date on school and road closures and other impacts of the Saddleridge Fire.
City Emergency Page Tracks SCV Impacts of Saddleridge Fire
As firefighters continued to battle the Saddleridge Fire from Sylmar to Reseda, a brush fire sparked by a car fire in the Newhall Pass diverted some of their attention on Sierra Highway close to where Highway 14 and Interstate 5 meet.
Car Fire in Newhall Pass Friday Morning Sparks Response
The wind-blown Saddleridge fire quickly grew from 15-20 acres to more than 4,700 acres — with zero percent containment — Thursday night into Friday morning, prompting evacuations in the Sylmar, Granada Hills and Porter Ranch areas as an unknown number of homes burned overnight.
Saddleridge Fire Hops I-5 South of SCV; 1 Killed in SFV
California began a new water year Oct. 1 with significantly more water in storage than the previous year thanks to above-average snow and precipitation.
Water Year 2020 Begins with Robust Reservoir Storage
While the Saddleridge Fire is not directly endangering SCV residents as of noon Friday, the wind-blown blaze has far-reaching local effects.
SCV Residents Feel Effects of Wind-Blown Blaze
1885 - Birth of Hortense Reynier, future bride of Placerita Canyon pioneer Frank Walker [story]
Hortense Walker
Demonstrating its commitment to exceeding customer expectations, Valencia Acura has been certified in the J.D. Power 2019 Dealer of Excellence Program, which recognizes a select number of vehicle dealerships throughout the United States that provide exceptional customer service.
Valencia Acura Certified in J.D. Power 2019 Dealer of Excellence Program
School districts throughout the state are releasing their 2019 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) scores. For the Saugus Union School District (SUSD), it was another year of steady increases in both English Language Arts and Mathematics.
Saugus Schools Continue Increase in English Language Arts, Math Scores
BAKERSFIELD — College of the Canyons extended its streak of first place tourney finishes to six and sophomore Haruka Koda earned medalist honors as the Cougars topped the field once again at the Western State Conference (WSC) event hosted by Bakersfield College on Wednesday.
Lady Cougars Extend Streak of 1st Place Tourney Finishes to 6
Superior Life Support, the national leader in CPR instructor trainings with the American Heart Association, announced immediate availability for the first 180 seats in their free breakout event: Free Lunch & Learn Workshop: How to Save Lives, Empower the Next Generation in Life-Saving Skills while Earning a Great Income, too.
Nov. 23: Superior Life Support’s Free Lunch & CPR Workshop
On Monday, Nov 18, the Ninth Annual Topping Brothers Golf Tournament will be held at the Oaks Club Valencia.
Nov. 18: Annual Topping Brothers Golf Tournament Benefiting Autism Speaks
SACRAMENTO — Assemblywoman Christy Smith is pleased to announce that her Assembly Bill (AB) 629 was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom this week as part of the package of bills he signed addressing public safety and supporting victims of crime.
Smith’s Human Trafficking Victims Compensation Bill Signed into Law
Santa Ana winds swept into the Santa Clarita Valley Thursday morning, sending at least two trees onto local roadways as Southern California Edison enacted a series of intentional power outages to reduce fire danger.
Strong Santa Anas Topple Trees Throughout SCV
The 6th Annual Cancer Survivor Celebration of SCV, which raises money for the local nonprofit Circle of Hope, Inc., will take place on Sunday, Oct. 20, from 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. at The Residence Inn by Marriott.
Oct. 20: Cancer Survivor Celebration Benefiting Circle of Hope
The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra (SCVYO) will be performing live at Logix Federal Credit Union’s new Bridgeport Marketplace branch Grand Opening event on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Santa Clarita Youth Orchestra to Perform at Logix Grand Opening Event
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc. is proud to announce that the city of Santa Clarita officially proclaimed Oct. 12, 2019 as Rubber Ducky Festival Day.
Oct. 12: Annual Dixon Duck Dash
Southern California Edison (SCE) recently advised that forecast fire weather conditions in Santa Clarita may lead to a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) of electrical lines Thursday, Oct. 10, and Friday, Oct. 11.
Residents Reminded of Safety Measures Ahead of Possible Power Outage
Blue Star Ranch, serving our nation’s veterans, is seeking more volunteers to help the organization serve more veterans with free Equine Assisted Therapy for PTSD, anxiety, depression and other mental health issues.
Blue Star Ranch Still in Need of Volunteers to Help Serve Veterans