It is not only unfortunate, but also a disservice to the community that Lynne Plambeck's Environmentally Speaking column ("One Valley, One Vision: A closer look," Oct. 1) contains numerous inaccuracies.
Many of the proposed General Plan updates for both the city of Santa Clarita and surrounding areas are based on a projected huge population increase - more than double our current population - in the next decade. Such a projection will require densification and subsequent zoning changes that will increase property values for developers, but could destroy the quality of life in many neighborhoods.
SACRAMENTO - The California State Senate has passed Senate Bill 13xxx, giving approval for the Domestic Violence Program to take a $16.3 million loan from the Alternative and Renewal Fuel and Vehicle Technology Fund.
The city of Santa Clarita recently received the results of its SCV Food Pantry's 2009 Summer Food Drive.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. House Armed Services Committee Tuesday held a hearing with outside experts, including the former Vice Chief of Staff for the U.S. Army, to gather strategy recommendations for the war in Afghanistan.
The Valley Industrial Association will host a special forum at the Oct. business luncheon offering candidates for the William S. Hart Union High School District and Santa Clarita Community College District an opportunity to address members of the organization at the next business luncheon on Oct. 20, beginning at 11:45 a.m. at the Valencia Country Club.
This year, Macy's is partnering with Junior Achievement to help raise money to provide programs for students in Santa Clarita with a "Shop for a Cause" event Saturday, Oct. 17.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- Responding to the United Way's most recent report on homelessness, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich said, "The disinformation created by this study is a step backward in our effort to address the homelessness problem at its core. Fundamental reform of our state's dysfunctional mental health laws must be accomplished to effectively address homelessness.
On Saturday, Oct. 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the city of Santa Clarita invites residents of all ages to participate in a "Halloween Trick or Trunk" event.
SCV Mothers of Twins Club is holding their 8th annual holiday boutique on Saturday, Dec. 5 at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church.
Elizabeth Yost, a resident of Valencia and vice president of development for the Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel, will be honored as a recipient of the Distinguished Alumna Award from Southern Connecticut State University.
The Castaic Sports Complex will host a giant community festival with carnival rides, free live entertainment, a Battle of the Bands contest, food booths, arts and crafts booths, a Farmer's Market and a car show from Friday, Oct. 30 to Sunday, Nov. 1.
There is good reason the Hart High School Advanced Placement Program is nationally recognized. The school placed among the top 1,500 schools in the nation, according to "Newsweek" magazine, based on the percentage of students taking AP courses and exams.
One of the 200 bills signed late Sunday night by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was AB 110, authored by Assemblyman Cameron Smyth and supported by the city of Santa Clarita, to add Elsmere Canyon back into the Rim of the Valley corridor.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich today applauded Governor Schwarzenegger's decision to sign legislation requiring California nursing homes to post their five-star rating issued by the Federal Government's Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
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.