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City installs hydrogen fuel cell backup for traffic signals

News release  The city of Santa Clarita has taken a step forward in protecting public safety during power outages by installing a new hydrogen fuel cell backup power system at the intersection of Soledad Canyon Road and Whites Canyon Road in Canyon Country.   Such a system, which has been implemented by only a handful of public agencies across the country, keeps

Planning Commission approves ion-lithium battery project

The Santa Clarita Planning Commission approved an ion-lithium battery project Tuesday that is described as an effort to benefit the local community when wind events prompt power shutoffs.   While some residents expressed their

Council votes to pursue ownership of Hart Park

The Santa Clarita City Council voted 4-0 on Tuesday to ask Los Angeles County to consider transferring ownership of William S. Hart Park to city control.  Prior to the 4-0 vote — with

Aliso Canyon gas capacity increase approved

The California Public Utilities Commission unanimously voted 4-0 to approve an increase in the capacity at the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility to 41.16

City Council remains quiet on pending litigation

The Santa Clarita City Council held its second consecutive closed-door discussion Tuesday regarding threatened litigation surrounding the way in which the council’s elections are conducted, and once again emerged from the closed session without