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Water Main Break to be Repaired by Friday Night
Friday, Jan 17, 2020

SCV Water Agency and its contractors have been repairing the water main break on Dickason Drive in Valencia since Thursday night, and plan to finish the project by Friday night, city officials say. “They were able to get water to Valencia High School this morning,” said Carrie Lujan, communications...

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...

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The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors today unanimously approved the Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement for the approximately 14-mile Burbank to Los Angeles project section.
High-Speed Rail Board Clears Final Environmental Hurdles to Advance Service into L.A.
Experience Helen Hunt Jackson’s January 23, 1882 visit to Rancho Camulos which inspired her to include this vestige of the Californio lifestyle as one of the settings for her novel Ramona. Reenactors will engage and delight you as they portray this event which forever changed the peaceful life at Rancho Camulos.
Jan. 29: Helen Hunt Jackson Returns to Rancho Camulos
1914 - Signal newspaper owner-editor Scott Newhall born in San Francisco [story]
Scott Newhall
Do you like comedy? Do you like music? Do you like getting root canals?
Impulse Hosting Comedy, Music Night
Coming off a first-place winning streak at competitions in New York and Washington, D.C., earlier in 2021, the CSUN Model United Nations team continues to accumulate achievements after scoring another first place finish with the Outstanding Delegation Award in the Northwest Model UN Conference, which took place Nov. 19-21 in Seattle.
Matadors Pull off Clean Sweep at Model UN Competitions
Freshman guard Monique Febles poured in a season-high 23 points as No. 6 College of the Canyons was able to outlast Antelope Valley College 68-62 at the Cougar Cage in the 2021-22 home opener. 
Lady Cougars Hold off AVC in Home Opener
Evelyn Ku, MSN, RN, has been named Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.
Evelyn Ku Named Henry Mayo’s VP, Chief Nursing Officer
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 102 additional deaths and 42,115 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 62, 566 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID Roundup: SCV Cases Top 62,000
The California Department of Transportation has rescheduled the Friday, Jan. 21 - Monday, Jan. 24 closure of the eastbound Interstate 210 in Sylmar.
Caltrans Reschedules I-210 Weekend Closure
1993 - Hart High grad Dee Dee Myers (1979) becomes first female White House press secretary [story]
Dee Dee Myers
California State University, Northridge was given two honors from the National Opera Association, officials said Tuesday. 
CSUN Productions Wins Honors From National Opera Association
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 59 additional deaths and 30,081 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 61,584 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Positivity Rates in Schools See Decline
Harbor Group International, LLC and Azure Partners, LLC  announced earlier this month, their joint venture for the acquisition of Jefferson Vista Canyon, a 480-unit, Class A apartment community in Santa Clarita.
International Property Management Group Acquires Local Apartment Community
The College of the Canyons Spring 2022 semester begins  Feb. 7, and those looking for the classes needed to upgrade their skills, or transfer to a four-year university, still have time to register. 
College of the Canyons: Now is the Time to Register for Spring Semester
A Santa Clarita man originally reported missing on Jan. 16 has been located, Sheriff officials said Wednesday. 
Missing Santa Clarita Man Found
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced that they will be hosting a free PPE drive which will provide KN95 masks, surgical masks and hand sanitizer to local chamber members.
SCV Chamber Announces Free PPE Drive For Members
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced the release of a Request for Proposals to solicit independent researchers to conduct the Aliso Canyon Disaster Health Research Study.
Public Health Calls For Independent Research Into Aliso Canyon Health Study
More than twenty years ago I led the animal control division for an agency in northern California, and at one point we received a series of complaints from students at a local community college regarding a fellow student’s emotional support animal (ESA).
Marcia Mayeda: Protecting Service Animals
1967 - Original airing of Star Trek "Arena" Episode: Kirk battles the Gorn commander (Saugus resident Bobby Clark) at Vasquez Rocks [watch]
Kirk vs. Gorn commander
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 45 additional deaths and 22,688 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 60,980 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday Covid Roundup: Omicron Continues to Surge as ICU Admissions Rise in LA County
Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is hiring. This summer, the department aims to hire over 250 new lifeguards to work at 30 aquatic facilities, all across L.A. County.
LA County Department of Parks, Recreation Seeks to Hire Over 250 Lifeguards
Due to L.A. County Department of Public Health restrictions and the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, the city of Santa Clarita "regretfully" is announcing the cancellation of the 2022 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, reported Santa Clarita PIO Carrie Lujan in a statement released to the press.
Santa Clarita 2022 Cowboy Festival Cancelled
With COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County at high levels, the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) will temporarily pause in-person services starting Tuesday, Jan. 18.
LA County DCBA Temporarily Pausing In-Person Services
Put your knowledge to the test with Winter Games Trivia on the second day of Winter Olympic Games Beijing 2022.
Feb. 3 Winter Games Trivia Contest at The Cube
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