Urban water-management plans are required by state law for every water agency that serves more than 3,000 hookups. The plans must be completed every five years, although this year, the Legislature allowed an extra six months to comply with the new rules that were added as part of the huge water bill passed in 2009.
In response to Jeff Dyer's May 23 comments relative to the claim that Rivas did not help enough with the poor Eastern European mother and her children who were begging on the street:
The Santa Clarita City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a 1.3-percent rise in citywide fees.
Susan Christopher, board member for Castaic Union School District, and Shelley Weinstein, board member for Sulphur Springs School District, have been named to the Los Angeles County School Trustees Association's board of directors for 2011-12.
Memorial bridge dedication
Golfers and guests gathered on the terrace at Robinson Ranch Golf Clubhouse on Monday to cheer as four fellow golfers tried their luck at a $100,000 shoot-out contest to wrap up the sixth annual Zonta Golf Tournament.
The email from a reader and would-be homebuyer was loaded with questions and summed up his frustration. It offered insight into an ongoing issue haunting the local housing market, jammed an exclamation point after each query: Blackmail? Extortion? Or bait and switch?
Staci Garcia, of Santa Clarita, was awarded Jaycee of the Quarter, for California by the Junior Chamber International.
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Poor old Newt Gingrich shot himself in the foot by saying he did not like "Obamacare" or "Ryancare." Boy, the Democrats just loved that, and the tea party Republicans are throwing him under a 100-car train.
Rioux Park walking group
Sheriff's deputies are investigating an attempted robbery in Canyon Country Monday afternoon.
Some local commuters who take the Metro 799 bus line to Los Angeles will soon have to adjust their afternoon travel routines.
The office of Assemblyman Jeff Gorell, who represents a portion of Castaic, is now accepting applications for interns. College or graduate students interested in state and local government and careers in public service are encouraged to apply. Internships are available in the Westlake Village District Office and the Sacramento Capitol Office. Part-time and full-time unpaid internships are available during the summer and throughout the school year. Applicants can call (805) 230-9167 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
J.R.'s Comedy Club hosted its second annual Celebrity Golf Classic to benefit the Santa Clarita Homeless Shelter on Monday at Robinson Ranch Golf Course.
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.