The Mission Community Police Council is gearing up for the Race for Youth, a fundraiser for the Mission Community Police Station. Arif Halaby, of Total Financial Solutions, served with the LAPD for nearly 11 years and is now on the board of the council.
Five local water utilities reported that Santa Clarita Valley ground water meets state standards for safe drinking. The report also addressed perchlorate levels. The chemical has been in the news recently because it affects the thyroid gland.
The staff with Henry Mayo's Lactation Program believe that breastfeeding is the best choice for both mother and baby. Through their Baby-Friendly designation and lactation services, they encourage new mothers establish this unique bond with their infants.
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will receive more than $160,000 from Los Angeles County. Every four years, they renew their contract with the county to provide services like adult day care, home safety assessment and in-home assistance for seniors.
Drug smugglers are using liquid meth to hide the drug from border patrol agents, but the substance--at least in liquid form--has not shown up in Santa Clarita. Meth use is on the rise though, according to Cary Quashen of ACTION Family Counseling.
A Santa Clarita resident and director of IT Security at Trident USA Health Services, was recently named Cybersecurity Leader of the Year by the Los Angeles Business Journal, during their annual CIO Awards.