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1868 - Ravena post office (with one "n") established in Soledad Canyon [story]
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California Joins Multistate Suit Against Feds’ Reversal of Nutrition Standards in Schools
Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019

SACRAMENTO – California on Wednesday joined a multistate lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s reversal of school meal nutrition standards that protect the health and well-being of students around the country. In the complaint, the coalition argues the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s...

USDA Recognizes State’s Summer Food Service Program
Thursday, Dec 21, 2017

SACRAMENTO—State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today recognized eight California Summer Food Service Sponsors who received a 2017 Summer Sunshine Award by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). “The Summer Food Service Program enables children to receive free healthy and...

CSUN Receives $1M from USDA to Support Future Dietitians
Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded California State University, Northridge’s College of Health and Human Development a $1 million, four-year grant to support undergraduate and graduate students and enhance their education experience as they prepare for careers as registered dietitians. The...

COC Valencia Participates in USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program
Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017

The Santa Clarita Community College District (College of the Canyons) Early Childhood Education Centers participate in the United States Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program. To ensure access to the program by children within our community, the college is required to notify...

June 12: Kick-Off to Summer Food Service Program at 50 LA County Parks
Thursday, Jun 8, 2017

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture, the California Department of Education and the Department of Public Health, will provide approximately 225,000 free snacks and lunches this summer to children at 50 county parks...

Pacific Southwest Region Begins Hiring for 2017 Field Season
Friday, Jan 6, 2017

The Pacific Southwest Region of the USDA Forest Service announced today it will be advertising over 1,500 temporary positions throughout the national forests in California beginning Jan. 9. Temporary positions are available in a variety of exciting and rewarding occupations such as fire, trails, forestry,...

Do You Code? School Lunch Program Might Need You
Monday, Feb 8, 2016

What do Usability.gov, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and you have in common?  The opportunity to spur innovation and impact the future of digital design in government and beyond. USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service recently launched theE.A.T. School Lunch UX Challenge, an online hackathon that...

COC Early Childhood Center Participates in USDA Low-Cost Meal Program
Monday, Sep 28, 2015

The Santa Clarita Community College District announces participation in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program. The program is available without charge to all enrolled children at the Center for Early Childhood Education, 17200 Sierra Hwy., Canyon Country. The U.S....

Sochi Travelers: Don’t Bring Food Home from Russia
Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014

[USDA] – As the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia approach, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) wants to remind U.S. travelers attending the games to check with us before bringing agricultural products back home. To protect American agriculture...

Farm Service Businesses Eligible for Federal Loans
Wednesday, Jan 2, 2013

Small businesses in 30 of California’s 58 counties, including Ventura and Los Angeles, may be eligible for federal disaster relief if they do business with farmers. In December the U.S. Department of Agriculture declared six California counties (Amador, Merced, San Luis Obispo, Sonoma, Ventura...

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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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