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Santa Clarita News

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    Smyth Goes to Bat For Santa Clarita With First State Bill

    Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, took the oath of office as the new representative for the 38th Assembly District at the state Capitol on Monday, and immediately went to work by introducing legislation to bring Santa Clarita’s fight against the proposed Cemex mine to the state level.Smyth introduced Assembly Bill 47 to initiate the process as specific provisions will be added to the bill when the legislative session begins in January.

    Board Approves Antonovich Plan to Expand Trails

    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved Mayor Michael D. Antonovich’s plan to provide increased  access for equestrians, hikers, and cyclists.“Working with the Department of Parks and Recreation, the Department of Regional Planning, town councils in Acton, Agua Dulce, Castaic-Val Verde, and West Ranch and the City of Santa Clarita, we have a comprehensive plan to improve and expand our trail system that is supported by equestrians, hikers, trail enthusiasts and property-owners,” said Mayor Antonovich.  

    Sheriff Toy Drive Brings Hundreds, May Run Out of Toys

    In what one could classify as a resounding success, the Sheriff’s Toy Drive is now facing a problem. Many local area schools and residents donated toys by the box full, and yesterday, the toys started being distributed.

    Low Riders of the Trail

    With their shiny black paint job, raised rear suspension and nocturnal habits, these darkling beetles resemble something you’d see cruising the streets at night.  But don’t be fooled – come too close for a better look and you’re likely to receive a nasty-smelling surprise.  Because you’ve come across a STINKBUG! In the spring and summer, these beetles are what we call crepuscular, that is, active at twilight, night and dawn. 

    Veterans Historical Plaza Christmas Tree Lighting!

    The Blue Star Mothers of the Canyons and the Prayer Angels will be hosting a Christmas tree lighting ceremony at 5 p.m. this Saturday, December 9th at the Veterans' Historical Plaza in Old Town Newhall.
    Speakers include Assemblyman Cameron Smyth and Mayor Laurene Weste.

    The Blue Star Mothers is an organization dedicated to troops overseas.

    Santa Clarita to Host Cultural Night

    Friday, December 8, 2006 the City of Santa Clarita will host a community cultural night designed to showcase the rich cultural tapestry of Santa Clarita with dance and food from the hours of 6 to 8 p.m. The event will be held at the City of Santa Clarita Community Center , located at 22421 Market Street in Newhall. The event is free of charge. For further information about the event, one may contact Cynthia Llerenas at (661) 259-2489.

    Wrench Thrown in Council Appointment Plan

    The very plan that gave 15 applicants a chance to be a city councilman has now seemed to change mid stream. Originally, the plan called for three public panels to conduct interviews, and then rate their top five candidates. Those top five would then be interviewed by the city council at a special meeting on Wednesday, which went on last night.Now, here’s where it gets interesting. If the council could not reach a decision on the top 5 candidates, then another meeting would be held on Friday to interview the applicants that were ranked 6th through 10th.

    Video Detailing Devastating Impacts Of Cemex Released

    The potentially negative, and even dangerous, environmental and public health impacts of a proposed 69-million ton mega-mine in Los Angeles County are detailed in a new video produced by the community most impacted by the proposed project.

    Zonta Prepares Tribute For Carl And Jeri Goldman

    Tonight the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita will host a tribute dinner for Carl and Jeri Goldman. The dinner is the primary fundraiser for Zonta, and it will serve as a time where the Goldman’s contributions to the people of Santa Clarita can be recognized.

    Governor Schwarzenegger Announces Six Enterprise Zones In L.A. County

    23 Statewide to Spur Job Growth, Economic Development
    Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces Six Enterprise Zones in Los Angeles County, 23 Statewide to Spur Job Growth, Economic Development

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