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    Temperatures Expected To Reach Triple Digits In Santa Clarita

    Triple-digit temperatures are expected for the coming week starting on Wednesday, weather officials said.  

    Chiquita Canyon Expansion Project Open For Public Comment

    Chiquita Canyon officials are looking to expand their landfill west of Santa Clarita city limits, and the project is currently open for public comment befor a county hearing Aug. 24. The 639-acre landfill site, which is owned by Waste Connections and permitted for about 257 acres of waste, is looking to double its daily disposal limits, set aside of land for a potential conversion technology site, improve its entrance and support facilities and extend the life of the landfill, to name a few of the project’s goals. The landfill is located outside city of Santa Clarita limits about three miles west of the intersection of Interstate 5 and Highway 126. The proposed project will increase the permitted waste footprint within the existing property line by approximately 143 acres by extending it slightly south toward the existing landfill entrance and to the north and east.

    Samuel Dixon Announces New CEO For SCV Family Health Care Centers

    Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers officials announced a new CEO for their Santa Clarita Valley health care centers, officials said Monday.

    County System Can't Handle Cumulative Voting, Local November Elections

    Despite Santa Clarita Valley governing boards’ approval of election changes in response to California Voting Rights Act concerns, an outdated county system won’t be able to handle the changes for at least another four years, officials said. “Our current voting system both the devices we use at the polls and, more importantly, the tabulations system we use... can not run a cumulative voting system,” said Efrain Escobedo, governmental and legislative affairs manager for the Los Angeles County’s Registrar-Recorder’s Office. “It’s just the limitations of the technology,” he said, referring to a voting system created in the late 1960s.

    Both Sides Of Immigration Reform Amnesty Hold Protests In Valencia

    Protesters for and against immigration reform amnesty and the recent border surge gathered on opposite sides of the Valencia Boulevard I-5 overpass for simultaneous demonstrations on Saturday.Protesters against immigration reform amnesty.

    Santa Clarita Jobless Rate Improves To 5 Percent

    Courtesy Leon Worden | SCVNews.com

    Santa Clarita’s year-over-year jobless rate keeps getting better.

    Ninth Annual Leaders Of Character Recognition Dinner

    The Boy Scouts of America, Bill Hart District officials will honor six Santa Clarita Valley residents this October with the annual Leaders of Character award due to their contributions to the community and examples of character.


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    Protesters Against Immigration Reform Amnesty To Demonstrate In Valencia

    Protesters against immigration reform amnesty and border surge are set to demonstrate in several hundred cities across the United States, including Santa Clarita, according to a news release.

    City Of Santa Clarita Receives Award For Purchasing Policies

    The National Procurement Institute recently awarded Santa Clarita with the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award for 2014 in recognition of the city’s purchasing policies and practices.