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1868 - Ravena post office (with one "n") established in Soledad Canyon [story]
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St. Francis Dam Memorial Act Clears Another Hurdle
Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018

The site of the St. Francis dam disaster in Saugus is one step closer to becoming a national memorial and monument. Senate Bill 1926/HR 2156 was unanimously adopted Tuesday morning by the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources with joint staff amendments. The committee’s decision is considered...

Oct. 25: North LA County Defense Supply Chain Business Resource Event
Thursday, Sep 13, 2018

On Oct. 25, businesses in Santa Clarita Valley, Antelope Valley and surrounding areas will have the unique opportunity to meet resource partners at the Northern Los Angeles County Defense Supply Chain Business Resource Event. All businesses interested or already participating in government contracting...

July 30: Reps. Knight, McCaul to Host Panels on Human Trafficking, Opioid Crisis
Friday, Jul 27, 2018

U.S. Representatives Steve Knight (R-CA) and Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, will host two roundtable discussions in Santa Clarita and Simi Valley on Monday, July 30. The focus of discussions will be federal-level efforts to combat human trafficking...

Panetta, Knight Introduce ‘No NATO Withdrawal Act’ in US House

U.S. Representatives Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) and Steve Knight (R-CA) have introduced H.R. 6530, the “No NATO Withdrawal Act,” which would reassert Congressional support for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the longest-standing and most successful military alliance in the world. The bipartisan...

Knight Supports Legislation Package to Combat Opioid Epidemic
Friday, Jun 15, 2018

Throughout the week of June 11, 2018, the House of Representatives voted to pass a package of legislation to help combat the rising nation-wide opioid epidemic. Representative Steve Knight (R-CA) voted in support of all the measures. H.R. 2851, the Stop the Importation and Trafficking of Synthetic Analogues...

Feds Grant $47M for I-5 HOV, Truck Lanes in SCV
Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority will receive a $47 million Infrastructure For Rebuilding America grant to relieve the traffic congestion on Interstate 5 in the Santa Clarita Valley, Representative Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) announced Tuesday night. According to the...

California ‘Jungle’ Primary Election Pretty Tame, Despite Hype

California Governor’s Mansion. | Photo: Lucy D’Mot Nick Cahill contributed to this report from Sacramento; Martin Macias Jr. from Los Angeles County; Nathan Solis from Orange County; Bianca Bruno from San Diego County; and Nicholas Iovino from San Francisco.   SACRAMENTO – After rampant...

Schiff, Knight Try to Jump-Start Rim of the Valley Preservation Act
Monday, May 28, 2018

To read the H.R. 4086 text as introduced, click here. To view the fact sheet about the legislation, click here. To view a map of the proposed expansion area, click here. In an effort to jump-start movement on H.R. 4086, the Rim of the Valley Corridor Preservation Act now stalled in committee in the...

Knight’s SECRET Security Clearances Act Signed Into Law
Friday, May 25, 2018

H.R. 3210, the Securely Expediting Clearances Through Reporting Transparency (SECRET) Act, introduced by Rep. Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) in July 2017, was signed into law by President Donald Trump on Tuesday, May 22. The SECRET Act will implement a variety of provisions to increase accountability...

Santa Clarita Cycling Bear Dedicated During National Bike Week
Monday, May 21, 2018

The Santa Clarita City Council hosted a dedication ceremony on Friday morning to celebrate a public art addition to one of the city’s busiest trails. The Santa Clarita Cycling Bear, by local artist Frank Rock, was installed earlier this month along the Chuck Pontius Commuter-Rail Trail adjacent to...

LATEST TWEETS
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SCV Water Agency will be holding their next regular board meeting next Tuesday on June 18. 
June 18: Regular Meeting of SCV Water Board
Fitch Ratings has raised the County's long-term issuer credit rating to AAA from AA+, garnering the highest possible credit rating available in the financial markets.
County Receives Highest Credit Rating From Two Major Ratings Agencies
SCV Water is proud to announce it has received the prestigious Distinguished Budget Presentation award for its FY 2023/24 & FY 2024/25 Biennial Budget from the Government Finance Officers Association .
SCV Water Honored by Government Finance Officers Association
Summer is right around the corner and the Santa Clarita Public Library has launched its highly anticipated Summer Reading Program through July 27.
Renew Your Love of Reading at the Santa Clarita Public Library’s Summer Reading Program
With the stigma around mental health shifting, conversations about therapy are becoming increasingly popular. However, those who seek mental health counseling know finding a therapist or an ideal therapy approach isn’t always easy. 
CSUN Prof Gives TEDx Talk on Creating a Unified Framework for Psychotherapy
Welcome to this edition of Pilar's Pocketbook. This week, has crucial information to help navigate tax filings and ensure entitled benefits are received.
Pilar Schiavo | Pilar’s Pocketbook Tax Filing Help
Santa Clarita resident and retired William S. Hart High School Baseball Coach Jim Ozella announced his first book was published this spring.
Retired Hart High School Baseball Coach Jim Ozella Releases Book
Making Lawn & Landscape Magazine’s Top 100 List based on a company’s previous year’s revenue is no small feat, yet commercial landscaping design, build and maintenance company Stay Green keeps receiving this top industry honor year after year, placing this family-run business on the map in this nationwide competition.
Stay Green Landscaping Firm Makes Lawn & Landscape Top 100
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control  is pleased to announce the second Heart to Home Super Pet Adoption Event taking place at William S Hart Regional Park in Santa Clarita on June 15 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
June 15:  Super Pet Adoption Event at William S. Hart Regional Park
1868 - Ravena post office (with one "n") established in Soledad Canyon [story]
Ravenna depot
Three award winning local Santa Clarita Valley artists, Harriette Knight, Patty Haft and Georgette Arison invite the public to an opening reception of a visually stimulating art show called "Eye Candy" on Saturday, Aug. 3, from 5-8 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Artists Association Gallery in Old Town Newhall.
Aug. 2-11: ‘Eye Candy’ at SCAA Gallery in Old Town Newhall
Two Santa Clarita Valley schools will launch new programs, thanks to funding from California Credit Union Foundation through its Spring 2024 Teacher Grant program. As part of its commitment to help educators create innovative learning opportunities for their students, the Foundation provided 10 grants of $500 each to underwrite class projects in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.
California Credit Union Foundation Awards Grants to Two SCV Teachers
In a communication sent on Tuesday, June 4 to Steve Cassulo, District Manager of Waste Connections, the operator of the Chiquita Canyon Landfill, the landfill operators were notified they are in violation of the federal Clean Air Act by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
EPA Issues Violation of Clean Air Act to Chiquita Canyon Landfill
Dive into the world of water pollution at the Old Town Newhall Library, Makerspace, 24500 Main St., Newhall, CA 91321 on Wednesday, June 12, from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
June 12: Teen Summer EnviroScape Program
The city of Santa Clarita is scheduled to begin construction on the Traffic and Pedestrian Circulation and Safety Improvements Project.
City to Begin Traffic, Pedestrian Safety Improvements Project
Join the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce for the 2024 Business Expo on Thursday, June 27, 4-8 p.m.
June 27: SCV Chamber 2024 Business Expo
The Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade Committee is seeking entries for the 92nd Annual Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade. Deadline for businesses, individuals and groups to enter the parade lineup without a late fee has been extended to Wednesday, June 19.
Fourth of July Parade Entry Extended to June 19
As part of its commitment to restoring local groundwater reliability the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency will soon begin construction of a new treatment facility to remove per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances and restore three wells to service that are currently offline due to PFAS detection. The proposed facility will also remove volatile organic compounds from two additional wells.
SCV Water to Construct PFAS, VOC Treatment Project in Saugus
The Los Angeles County Community Advisory Committee Meeting for the Chiquita Canyom Landfill will meet Tuesday, June 11 6-8 p.m. at the Castaic Library, 27971 Sloan Canyon Road, Castaic, CA 91384.
June 11: Chiquita Canyon Landfill Community Advisory Committee Meets
1956 - Bill Bonelli incorporates Solemint Water Co., his second of two predecessors of Santa Clarita Water Company [story]
Bonelli
For the month of June 10% of proceeds from the sale of each The LOCAL Pub & Grill Charity Ale, Charity Burger or Charity Cocktail will be given back to Blue Star Ranch, an all-volunteer Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit that serves U.S. veterans with free equine assisted therapy.
Blue Star Ranch Fundraiser at The Local Pub & Grill
College of the Canyons sophomore Flora Peugnet has committed to continue her academic and athletic career at Towson University, following a stellar two-year stay with the Cougars.
COC Standout Flora Peugnet Heading to Towson University
Mukeni "Michael" Masimango has chosen The Master's University to continue his soccer career.
Masimango Commits to TMU Men’s Soccer
As World Blood Donor Day approaches on June 14, the American Red Cross stresses that blood and platelet donors are critically needed right now to combat a drastic shortfall in donations over the last several weeks.
June 14: World Blood Donor Day
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