Under Proposition 218, the owner of record for a parcel that is subject to the proposed increase can submit a written protest against the proposed rate increases to the District at or before the time set for the public hearing. If a majority of affected property owners submit written protests, the proposed rate increases will not go into effect.
Two Newhall men were arrested for attempting to steal $345 in clothing from a Valencia department store according to sheriff's reports.
County supervisors Tuesday set aside $32,400 to remove graffiti in Acton, Agua Dulce, Fair Oaks Ranch, Sand Canyon and Vasquez Rocks.
County supervisors Tuesday set aside $1.3 million to repair water-damaged roofs, walls, floors and balconies in the William S. Hart Ranch and Museum.
Los Angeles County supervisors Tuesday approved plans to build a $13 million aquatics building at the Castaic Sports Complex.
Dangling at the end of your rope isn't the kind of thing that makes for much fun. This past Sunday, that's exactly how 10 boat guests and I found ourselves, as my boat twisted and pulled against wind and waves, dead in the water, forced-anchored without power a mile offshore from Channel Islands Harbor.
We took our grandson Seth to the Reagan Library yesterday. He was fascinated with the 1/100-scale model of the White House. The docent was explaining to us that all of the rooms had been updated with replicas of the furniture, carpets and wall coverings that President and Mrs. Obama had made.
Bananas aren't just for breakfast or lunch anymore. By grilling this popular fruit, you can add a whole new flavor dimension to a dinner-time recipe and turn a basic dessert into something wow.
Few things can kick-start a day better than the inane prattling of a Steve Lunetta column. OK, nothing beats the rantings of Betty Arenson, but that is a topic for another day. Lunetta delivers again with "The cultural tie that binds us together" (July 12). If we can believe Mr. Lunetta, and I do, invited a young, African exchange student and characterizes her political views as "claptrap." I guess Lunetta's melting pot only goes so far.
Your recent article ("City takes look at libraries," July 14) provided an inaccurate picture of the benefits and costs of county library service, including a grossly inaccurate cost for overhead.
I'd like to thank Assemblyman Cameron Smyth for his July 13 column ("What we've got here is failure to communicate"), which hit the nail on the head.
If you own a business and want to make more money, improve your cash flow, keep your current clients and attract more clients, this column is for you.
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I am writing to express my opinion about the cross-valley connector. I am very appreciative, because my family and I must go across town constantly. It is not only an immense timesaver, but it also makes the gas bill that much smaller.
Editor's note: We asked our newspaper, website and Facebook readers to tell us about their experiences in the Jan. 17, 1994, Northridge earthquake. Here's what they said.
Recently, the community of Santa Clarita has been buzzing over potential billboard removals and the possibility of sign ordinance changes. It began when the Metro Group, who owns the land on which the billboards in question reside, approached the city with a proposal to remove every billboard in the Metro (railroad) right-of-way, within the Soledad Canyon Road and Railroad Avenue corridors, in the center of the city. This amounts to the permanent removal of 118 billboards on 62 structures along the Metro right-of-way in exchange for a change to the current sign ordinance that would allow them to build three ...
The demand for public transportation continues to increase as Americans enjoy the freedoms provided by commuter buses and railways.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.