After six months of crunching numbers, writing grant proposals and negotiating with state agencies, Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District officials have released a proposed rate increase for local residents to foot the bill for removing salt from wastewater dumped into the Santa Clara River.
A discussion about term limits for Santa Clarita City Council members nearly made it to the agenda for the council's next meeting.
The Santa Clarita City Council took a strong stand Tuesday against a state Assembly bill that would force all cities in California with at least 100,000 residents to break themselves into districts, eliminating at-large elections except in smaller cities.
Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District officials will tackle the topic of chloride removal from local wastewater Monday night during a meeting at Santa Clarita City Hall.
About 35 Santa Clarita Valley residents waved signs reading "Stop digital billboards" and "Say no to electronic billboards" Tuesday in front of City Hall as the City Council prepared to vote on the contentious billboard issue.
Santa Clarita City Council members voted 3-1 Tuesday night to take up the issue of billboards at their March 25 meeting after county transit officials did an about-face on the question of legal responsibility.
The Santa Clarita City Council announced tonight it has reached a settlement agreement in the California Voting Rights Act lawsuit aimed at addressing the suit's claims without creating districts in the city.
Frank Ferry, the longtime educator whose 16 years of service on the Santa Clarita City Council are drawing to a close, announced Thursday he is leaving education and planning a career as an attorney and consultant.
It's unanimous: In light of the current drought, Santa Clarita Valley residents need to reduce their water consumption by 20 percent.
It was Feb. 7, 1919, when the first issue of The Signal appeared.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District lost a bid Friday to have the costs of removing chloride from the Santa Clara River declared an unfunded mandate that would be subject to state reimbursement.
The "aah-oooh-gah" of a 1931 Ford Model A horn sounded over the arrival bells of a Metrolink train Thursday as a small parade of vintage cars made the first circle around the controversial Newhall roundabout, opened following a brief ceremony in front of William S. Hart Park.
It's not just dry. It's hot.
Extra firefighters and extra equipment were rolled out in the Santa Clarita Valley Thursday due in part to the Colby Fire in Glendora.
John S. Fuller, a longtime Santa Clarita Valley resident who helped found Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital and the Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA, and who guided California Institute of the Arts through its recovery from the Northridge earthquake, died on Friday. He was 80.
Saying they don't like the decision any more than the handful of people who complained about it, Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District directors voted Monday night to increase local sewage rates to pay for a chloride-removal system.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District introduced an ordinance Monday night to raise sewage rates so it can build a salt-removal treatment plant for the valley's wastewater.
The Santa Clarita Valley's latest bid to reduce salt in the Santa Clara River comes to a head Monday with a public hearing on a rate increase to fund a $130 million treatment system necessary, sanitation officials say, to meet state water quality standards.
The Castaic Aquatic Center has been open only a year, but already county parks officials and Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich are talking about Phase 2: an Olympic-sized pool for the Santa Clarita Valley swimming center.
Santa Clarita Valley residents will receive mailed notices within the next few weeks about proposed rate hikes in their sewage fees following a vote by the local Sanitation District board Wednesday night.
College of the Canyons' Canyon Country campus hosts its SpringStar Party from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Friday at the campus' Carl A. Rasmussen Amphitheater.
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