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    Canyon Country Man Accused Of Hiring Hitman To Kill Wife

    A Canyon Country man is being held without bail after being implicated in a murder for hire plot against his wife by a Sheriff's Department investigation

    SCV Housing Project For Veterans Receives Final Approval


    Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys received the final green light from Santa Clarita City Council members Tuesday night to build its 87-home Habitat “Enriched” Neighborhood for veterans and their families.

    Change Your Clock/ Change Your Batteries

    As we change our clocks one hour forward on Sunday, the Los Angeles County Fire Department would like to remind you to also change the batteries in every smoke and carbon monoxide detector device in your home.

    “Having a working smoke detector in your home clearly increases your chances of survival during a fire,” says Fire Captain Tom Richards.

    “The device may alert members of your family while you are asleep, giving you the extra critical seconds for survival.”

    Historic Newhall Schoolhouse Left Off Santa Clarita Historic List, Razed

    A Santa Clarita official said no City Council action or Planning Commission approval was necessary to save a 101-year-old schoolhouse in Newhall

    Santa Clarita Valley Sewer Officials OK Rate Hike

    Santa Clarita Valley sewer officials approved a rate hike for local ratepayers Monday as what officials called the most “cost-effective solution” to solve a state-mandated chloride limit. The state’s Regional Water Quality Control Board set a limit for the amount of chloride, or salt, that can be in the water sent from local treatment plants to downstream users in Ventura County. “Theres nothing here that I’m comfortable with, but I will say this -- there is no choice,” said Santa Clarita Mayor Laurene Weste, who holds one of three spots on the county board that approved the rate hike, at Monday's hearing. “There is no choice but to find a way to get the lowest cost to the ratepayer.”

    The Life Of Your Silk Comforter: How To Make The Fabric Last Longer

    Silk comforters are the new love of zillions of people who believe in the goodness of organic. The recent wave that has been catching the fancy of innumerable people of late has spread pretty quickly, especially in Santa Clarita.

    Boy & Girls Club Of SCV Leader Sandra Silva To Leave Organization

    Boys & Girls Club of the Santa Clarita Valley official confirmed Sandra Silva, who was to assume the role of recently retired longtime leader Jim Ventress, is leaving the organization.

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    Santa Clarita Valley Sewer Rate Hike Expected To Be OK'dTonight

    Santa Clarita Valley sewer officials are expected to approve a sewer rate hike tonight at Santa Clarita City Hall. The rate hike is to pay for wastewater treatment needed due to a much-debated state-mandated chloride level in the water discharged downstream to Ventura County by the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District.

    Santa Clarita Planners OK Senior Living Home, Cellphone Facilities

    Santa Clarita planners approved four items for the city’s future at the Planning Commission meeting this week, including two cellphone facilities, a second-hand store and a senior-living facility. All items were approved on a 4-0 vote, with Commissioner Tim Burkhart absent. The Oakmont of Santa Clarita is expected to be located south of Newhall Ranch Road, between West Rye Canyon Road and Vanderbilt Way, in Santa Clarita.