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1983 - U.S. release of John Carpenter's "Christine;" blew up fake gas station in Valencia [watch scene (R)]
Christine gas station explosion in Valencia


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30-Day Comment Period Opens for SCV Water’s Water Shortage Contingency Plan Draft
Friday, Mar 12, 2021

SCV Water has released the draft Water Shortage Contingency Plan and Ordinance for public review and comment as part of its efforts to ensure adequate long-term water quality and supplies. The 30-day public comment period will be from March 12 to April 12. The draft plan and ordinance are available...

SCV Water Offers Free Virtual Home Check-Ups
Monday, Sep 21, 2020

SCV Water customers can save water and money through a free virtual home check-up. These check-ups will look at indoor and outdoor water use and are designed to help water users identify problems, leaks, and opportunities to increase water efficiency. “As we continue to respond to the long-term effects...

Checking the Rearview Mirror: SCV Water’s 2nd Year | Commentary by Bill Cooper
Monday, Jan 27, 2020

As you drive, it’s a good idea to check your surroundings frequently. It helps you make good decisions, anticipate issues, check your blind spots, and make course corrections to keep you on route to your destination. It’s also helpful to check your mirrors, too. So, as we begin our third...

Water Service, Communications Top List of Customer Satisfaction Survey
Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019

SCV residents have spoken. A majority are satisfied with the water service they receive and feel that SCV Water provides them with accurate and reliable information. “In our first year of service, 80% of our customers who participated in the survey were satisfied with the overall service they received,...

Beach Water Use Advisory Extended Until Friday
Wednesday, Feb 6, 2019

Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents who are planning to visit Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers. Bacteria, chemicals, debris,...

California Closes 2018 with Another Dry Year
Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019

By Matthew Renda (CN) – As the Golden State moves into 2019, it will close the book on an abnormally dry year with hopes that a few rain storms can stave off the prospect of another drought. Two consecutive years of devastating wildfires killing dozens of residents, causing billions in property damage...

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...

New Agency Gives City, County a Say in Groundwater Management
Monday, Aug 6, 2018

The city of Santa Clarita and county of Los Angeles will have shared responsibility for groundwater management under a state law that the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency is preparing to implement fully Tuesday. The city, county, Water Works District 36 (Val Verde) and SCV Water will be the members...

Aug. 2: SCV Water’s Engineering, Operations Committee Meeting
Thursday, Jul 26, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency will hold its Engineering and Operations Committee meeting on Aug. 2, at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will take place in the Training Room of the Rio Vista Water Treatment Plant, located at 27234 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, 91350. To view the agenda online, click...

Supes Move Forward with Efforts to Improve Local Water Supply, Quality
Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018

The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to move forward with a comprehensive plan to increase local water supply and improve water quality. Known as the Safe Clean Water Program, the plan would fund projects and programs that capture, clean, and conserve stormwater, increasing local water supplies,...

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1983 - U.S. release of John Carpenter's "Christine;" blew up fake gas station in Valencia [watch scene (R)]
Christine gas station explosion in Valencia
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health  has received confirmation of a fourth case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant (B.1.1.529).
L.A. County Reports Local Transmission of Omicron Variant
Children’s Bureau is now offering two virtual ways for individuals and or couples to learn how to help children in foster care while reunifying with birth families or how to provide legal permanency by adoption.
Children’s Bureau Needs Foster Families for Local Children
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 15 new deaths and 1,772 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,463 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Public Health Urges All To Vaccinate For Holidays
With the holiday season underway and people visiting family and friends, the California Department of Public Health is urging Californians to get the influenza vaccine to protect your health, and the health of others, during this flu season.
CDPH Urging Californians to Get Their Flu Shots
California State University, Northridge President Erika D. Beck has announced the appointment of Nichole Ipach as CSUN’s new vice president for university relations and advancement.
CSUN Announces New VP for University Relations, Advancement
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced that California community-based organizations will be able to apply for grants to address the social isolation experienced by students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
State Superintendent Addresses Student Social Isolation
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the Santa Clarita Sister Cities Program, invites local students to submit artwork, poetry, essays and creative writing, photographs or music for the 2022 Young Artists and Authors Showcase.
City Seeks Student Art Submissions for 2022 Sister Cities Young Artists, Authors Showcase
After more than a five-year grant application process, SCV Water secured a $3.93 million grant from the State Water Resources Control Board to construct a permanent water supply for Los Angeles Residential Community and Lily of the Valley Mobile Village.
SCV Water Granted $3.93M to Supply Water for LARC, Lily of the Valley
1941 - Julius Dietzmann family of Castaic arrested as German enemy aliens [story]
Julius Dietzmann
The Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative announced that the Santa Clarita Elks Lodge #2379 has donated $2,000 worth of Walmart and Lowe’s gift cards to the SCVSC.
SCV Elks Lodge 2379 Donates Gift Cards to Veterans
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Dec. 9, at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 9: Arts Commission Regular Meeting
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Tuesday 15 new deaths and 941 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,492 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: Public Health Releases the Latest Updates from the Last 7 Days
In an unprecedented decision spurred by the state’s extreme drought conditions, the California Department of Water Resources announced a 0% initial allocation from the State Water Project for the upcoming year.
State Will Not Allocate California Water Project Supplies for 2022
California State University, Northridge will launch programs in fall 2022 that will expedite the process for getting a credential for those who are interested in teaching history and social science in middle or high school.
CSUN to Offer Accelerated Credential Program for Aspiring History Teachers
Academy of the Canyons, the middle college high school in the William S. Hart Union High School District, has been named by Niche as the number 16 ranked high school in the State of California.
Academy of the Canyons, Hart District Rank in Top 20
1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart
The Santa Clarita City Council officially broke ground Monday at Central Park on a key project which will enhance the crown jewel of the city of Santa Clarita’s parks system.
City Officially Breaks Ground on Central Park Buildout
The city of Santa Clarita’s Arts Division is excited to welcome “Creative Faces” to the First Floor Gallery at Santa Clarita City Hall.
Residents Encouraged to Explore ‘Creative Faces’ at City Hall
The city of Santa Clarita is encouraging interested and qualified residents to apply for an open commissioner position on the City’s Arts Commission.
City Accepting Applications for Arts Commissioner
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society is seeking donations to replace the original brass, 6-chime train whistle, which was stolen years ago from the Historical Society's vintage 1900 Southern Pacific locomotive.
Historical Society Seeking Donations for Stolen Train Whistle
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported three additional deaths from COVID-19 over the weekend, spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed Monday, bringing the total to 184 deaths since the onset of the pandemic.
Monday COVID Roundup: Three Additional Deaths at Henry Mayo
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has received confirmation of an additional case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant.
Additional Omicron Case in L.A. County; New Travel Restrictions in Effect
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 15 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Dec. 6 - Sunday, Dec. 12
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 15 Productions
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