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Santa Clarita News

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    SCV Mayor Gets Honorary Mention For Climate Protection

    Walmart joins U.S. Conference of Mayors to honor 2007 Mayor's Climate Protection Award Winners.

     Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT), in a joint sponsorship with the U.S. Conference of Mayors, announced the winners of the 2007 Mayors’ Climate Protection Awards. The inaugural awards recognize and honor mayors for their exceptional efforts to increase energy efficiency in their cities and help mitigate climate change. Receiving the first place honors were Mayors Martin Chavez of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Dan Coody of Fayetteville, Arkansas .

    Find The Fireworks And Independence Day Celebrations

    Many fun events are planned for Fourth of July in Santa Clarita.

     

    Our Youth, Our Future

    "At risk" teens participate in character building program. 

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    Established in February 2006 in the City of Santa Clarita, the VIDA Program or Vital Intervention and Directional Alternatives, is a 16-week program designed to assist "at-risk" youth between the ages of 12 and 17 by redirecting negative behavior into positive alternatives.

    I-5 Interchange Construction Update

    Contruction continues on Magic Mountain Parkway/I-5 Interchange.

    The construction of the storm drain box is over 80 percent complete. The general contractor, Security Paving Construction, is continuing constructing the box culvert, which crosses underneath Magic Mountain Parkway west of The Old Road. Please allow extra time when traveling through the area during peak park hours.  It is anticipated that construction of the box culvert will last another six to eight weeks.

      

    Fire Snarls Traffic On I-5

    Lebec Fire burns 50 acres

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    Big Rig Fire Closes North I-5

    Sig Alert Issued For Northbound Lanes

    Traffic on the 5 freeway was snarled Saturday afternoon due to a big rig fire. The fire occurred at approximately 3:15 pm on the northbound side of the I-5 freeway, south of Calgrove Boulevard.

    Thick smoke covered the freeway prompting CHP officials to issue a Sig Alert while Los Angeles County Fire personnel worked to extinguish the burning trailer. 

    As of 5 pm Saturday afternoon, 2 lanes were open northbound while crews continued to mop up. No injuries were reported.

     

    McKeon Sounds Off On Immigration Bill

    Buck McKeon speaks about the failed Senate Immigration Bill.“Today’s failed Senate bill proves the power of the American people.  The citizensof the 25th Congressional District made their views against amnesty pointedly clearto me, and obviously, this was a call made around the nation and to members of the

    Apple iPhone Arrives In Santa Clarita

    A Useful Tool or Fun Gadget?

    Written by Mike Dowler

    Friday, June 29, 2007

     

    A crowd of about 100 braved the summer heat Thursday and Friday to become the first Santa Clarita residents to own the coveted Apple iphone.

    The $600 price tag did not deter folks from gathering in front of the AT&T store on Valencia Blvd as early as 6 PM Thursday.

    The highly anticipated iphone, which went on sale across the country Friday, is the latest product by Apple. It is a cell phone, ipod, camera and Wi-Fi capable web browser all in one.

    Rudy Giuliani Gathers Support At Local Fundraiser

    Assemblyman Cameron Smyth hosted fundraiser for Presidential Candidate Rudy Giuliani