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Central Park expansion contract, trash hauler agreements on city agenda

The Santa Clarita City Council is scheduled Tuesday to consider awarding a $9.7 million contract for the buildout of Central Park.  That item, and most others on Tuesday’s agenda, fall into the City Council’s consent calendar – the portion of the agenda containing several items and typically approved by one vote.  City staff recommended in a report to the City Council that it give the $9.77 million contract to Irvine-based Spectrum Construction Group Inc., which

Deputy D.A. files defamation lawsuit against Gascón

A Santa Clarita Valley-based deputy district attorney announced Tuesday he has filed a defamation lawsuit against Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón, alleging his boss has called him

Garcia telephone townhall covers concerns foreign, domestic

Questions at the Santa Clarita Valley telephone townhall hosted by Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, Friday afternoon covered a variety of issues, including Afghanistan, COVID-19, elections, domestic terrorism, homelessness,

Gubernatorial candidate stops in Castaic

Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Elder attended a recall Gov. Gavin Newsom rally in Castaic Monday leading up to the Sept. 14 recall election. He shared

Planning Commission meeting cancelled

The Santa Clarita Planning Commission cancelled its regular meeting scheduled for Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Santa Clarita City Hall.  “We forecast two meetings per month, but

Pico Canyon development gets supervisors’ approval

A 37-home single-family residential development planned for Stevenson Ranch received its final approval Tuesday when the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to deny an appeal that sought to overturn the project’s approval by

Food For Fines returns in September

News Release  Residents can donate non-perishable food items and toiletries to any of the city of Santa Clarita’s three library branches during the month of September to waive existing library fees through

Supervisors to hear Pico Canyon development appeal Tuesday

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will hear an appeal Tuesday for a 37-home development proposed for a 94.38-acre parcel of undeveloped land located southwest of Pico Canyon Road near Interstate 5, just east of Magnolia Lane.  The county Regional Planning

Three city employees test positive for COVID-19

Three city of Santa Clarita employees are under self-isolation after testing positive for COVID-19 earlier this month.  The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health recently posted on