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    Wilk Kicks Off COC Board Campaign

    Appointed last year, Scott Wilk is getting an early start for the election

    ImageGetting an early start, a fundraiser was held for Scott Wilk, who will be running for a spot on the College of the Canyons Board of Trustees.

    The publicly elected position is one Wilk is already serving, although he came to his seat by way of special circumstances.

    DUI Checkpoint Tonight

    Some delays will be experienced in an undisclosed location

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    2007 Valley Industrial Association Winners Chosen

    Many attend VIA Bash to see recipients receive their award 

    The Valley Industrial Association (VIA) announced the recipients of this year’s annual VIA awards at their signature event, the VIA Bash, on June 22, 2007.  This year’s recipients were Randy Moberg with LBW Insurance and Financial Services awarded Volunteer of the Year, The Loose Goose awarded Rising Star, College of the Canyons awarded Business of the Year, and a special Lifetime Achievement recognition awarded to Connie Worden-Roberts.

     

    Young Guitarist Highlights Blues Concert

    The LEXUS of Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series

    Friday, June 29th, 7:00 - 9:30 pm on Town Center Drive at McBean Pkwy. The concerts take place in the street just outside of the Hyatt in Valencia.

    Great music, food & beverages (beer and wine for the adults), activities for the kids, and admission is free!

    This Friday night, the Castaic Lake Water District
    “Taking Pride in Serving Excellent Quality Water to the SCV”
    presents...Gino Matteo

    The Greenbelt, Part 3

    An editorial by Wendy Langhans, Interpretive Naturalist, looks at the future of Elsmere Canyon

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    Where we see flowers insects see a local 7-11 store

    Elsmere Canyon is the wrong place to build estates
     

    UPDATE: Big Brush Fire Off I-14 Out

    Brush fire near freeway put out, no connection to oil refinery

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    At 9:15,  a brush fire was reported on the 14 Freeway at San Fernando Road.

     

    Although the exact cause is unknown, the blaze did start on the road side.

     

    Emergency vehicles rushed to the scene, and several helicopters dropped water on the blaze.  

     

    Illegal Signs Pop Up All Over Valley

    City continues to responds to illegal signs

     

    Blood And Platelets Desperately Needed To Save One Life

    City of Hope Patient Joseph Farah has had leukemia once, and now its back

     

    In late October 2006, Joseph was diagnosed with leukemia, and recentally, he had a relapse. 

     

    Trying to put the cancer in remission, Joseph recently was admitted for one dose of chemo.  His wife, Stephanie Farah is used to the uncertainty of recovery.  "You can never tell when leukemia is in remission, you never know."  It was supposed to target his bone marrow, but instead he contracted an infection. 

     

    LA County Welfare Costs Exceed $35 Million

    Total Annual Cost of Illegals on Taxpayers Exceeds $1 Billion

    A new report show illegal aliens and their families in Los Angeles County collected over $35 million in welfare and food stamp allocations in May, announced Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.

     

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    Mission Valley Bank Expands To Center Pointe

    Bank adds second location in Santa Clarita. 

     

     

    Tamara Gurney, President and CEO of Mission Valley Bank, has announced plans to open a new, full service banking office in the Centre Pointe area of the Santa Clarita Valley. "We are excited about the location of this new branch and believe that the selected site is centrally located in the heart of Centre Pointe, allowing us to provide yet another convenient location to serve our clients throughout the Santa Clarita Valley."