The Whittaker Bermite Citizens’ Advisory Group (CAG) will meet Wednesday, March 5. The meeting will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Santa Clarita United Methodist Church at 26640 Bouquet Canyon Road (at Espuella Road).
The CAG is a group of community members who are concerned about the clean-up of the Whittaker Bermite property. Chemicals originating from the property have migrated off the property and are being detected in the local water supply as well as in the air and soil.
The Whittaker Bermite Citizens’ Advisory Group meets three times a year to hear reports from the state agencies involved in the clean-up. The Department of Toxic Substance Control and the California Department of Public Health are frequent participants at the meetings.
The meeting is open to all members of the community. It gives members of the community the opportunity to raise concerns and have their questions answered.
For more information contact CAG president Rick Drew at 661-298-5570.
Spring is near! As the seasons change, the American Red Cross is reminding the public that the need for blood doesn’t take a break. Blood and platelets remain at risk of running low this month. Donors are crucial to helping the Red Cross avoid a blood shortage in the weeks to come.
On March 21, 2023, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion adopting a plan for the County Probation Department’s halls and camps, specifically as it relates to establishing Secure Youth Treatment Facilities following the transfer of juvenile serious offenders from state to county custody.
Already a two-time All-State selection, College of the Canyons sophomore LuLu Salloom has been named a 2023 Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Two-Year College Coaches' All-American Honorable Mention honoree, just the second player in program history to receive such an honor.
College of the Canyons, ranked No. 13, split a non-conference doubleheader vs. No. 10 Fullerton College on Saturday, taking the opener at Whitten Field in shutout fashion behind pitcher Allyson Melgar's big game before seeing the Hornets come away ahead in the late afternoon affair.
College of the Canyons student-athletes Alyssa Hamilton (women's swim) and Alexander Moores (men's golf) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running March 13-18.
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will meet in open session for a joint business meeting with the Associated Student Government Wednesday, March 22, at 3:30 p.m., in the University Center, Room 301 on the Valencia campus of College of the Canyons.
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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday no new deaths and 40 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with 35 additional deaths and 1,238 new cases countywide.
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