House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard P. “Buck” McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, released a statement in response to President Barack Obama’s pledge to eliminate the United States’ use of anti-personnel landmines on Tuesday, officials said.
Santa Clarita Valley Committee on Aging officials are hosting the Senior Center Golf Classic on Sept. 15 at Tournament Players Club Valencia in order to fundraise for the organization, said Linda Lieblang, associate executive director of the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center.
Students of the Newhall, Saugus Union, Sulphur Springs, Castaic Union and William S. Hart Union High school districts return to school this week and district officials offered some helpful tips for parents and students who are new to the Santa Clarita Valley or its public schools.
Steven Brooks, Stephen Daniels and Stacy Fortner have officially filed for candidacy for the Castaic Lake Water Agency’s upcoming November governing board election, according to CLWA officials. Brooks is scheduled to run against incumbent Ed Colley to represent division one, Daniels will challenge incumbent Robert DiPrimio to represent division two and Fortner is expected to run against incumbents Gary Martin and Tom Campbell for a seat as a member at large, according to the county officials. During the 2012 election, no incumbents were challenged, according to the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder's Office. The deadline to file was Aug. 8.
Southern California Edison, along with other electric utilities in Southern California including Pacific Gas & Electric and San Diego Gas & Electric are expected to raise monthly rates to maintain their profits in the face of the growth of rooftop solar installments, according to an article by The Desert Sun.