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County Supervisors OK Pool Plan, Building Rehab

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Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved three agenda items Tuesday expected to bring changes to the Santa Clarita Valley. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The Castaic Sports Complex Phase II Olympic Size Pool Project was approved Tuesday and officials with the Department of Public Works are to begin designing the news plans. ...

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Castaic Lake Water Agency Awarded For Budget

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Castaic Lake Water Agency officials were awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its fiscal year 2014/15 budget by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. To receive the award, the budget document must be rated “proficient” in all four categories that demonstrate ...

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CORRECTION: CUSD To Address $4.1M Shortfall At Public Meetings

Castaic education officials know as well as anyone despite Proposition 30 taxing California residents a little bit more in order to fund schools, some smaller, less impoverished school districts actually are seeing less money.

Corrects date of the first special meeting as being held Tuesday, Feb. 3. The meeting is set to start with a presentation by a county-appointed fiscal-oversight adviser. One might notice the grass is growing a little longer at Castaic Union school sites. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. And next year, there will ...

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City Council To Name Mayor, Review Budget, Election

Santa Clarita City Council members Tuesday plan to name a new mayor, declare the results of a special election and adjust the budget.

Santa Clarita City Council members Tuesday plan to name a new mayor, declare the results of a special election and adjust the budget. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The special election was one Santa Clarita officials called in response to a referendum drive, which was initiated as opposition to the city’s billboard ...

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Annual Audit For The Newhall School District

Annual Audit For The Newhall School District

A positive annual audit is a point of pride for the business department in the Newhall School District, officials said in a news release. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. For the last nine years, the Newhall School District received flawless audits from external auditing firms, according to school officials. “We ...

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Court Officials Decry Budget, Say Delays Will Continue

Court Officials Decry Budget, Say Delays Will Continue

A county court official criticized California’s 2014-15 budget in response to its recent approval by Gov. Jerry Brown. And while the effects of past cuts are likely to continue, additional cuts aren't expected, an official said Monday. The courts don’t anticipate any further reduction of service, a court official said Monday. However, the new spending plan won’t allow for the restoration of “painful” self-inflicted budget cuts the courts have undergone over the last few years, said Mary Hearn, spokeswoman for Los Angeles County Superior Court. “Those were all very painful, but now we’re on solid footing,” Hearn said. “The amount allocated to the trial courts in the budget that was just signed won’t allow us to restore those cuts.”

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Castaic School District To Look At Elections, Lawsuit, Budget Tonight

Castaic School District To Look At Elections, Lawsuit, Budget Tonight

The Castaic Union School District is looking at a pair of separate legal actions at a special board meeting Monday night, district officials said. A lawsuit against another school district and the potential for changing the election of the governing board are two items of discussion on the agenda. The meeting was called to formally approve the district’s Local Control Accountability Plan, a state-mandated spending plan the school district reviewed at a public hearing on Thursday. The district will also be adopting a general fund budget of $21.5 million.

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Santa Clarita Valley Lawmakers Discuss California’s $156.4B Budget

Santa Clarita Valley Lawmakers Discuss California's $156.4B Budget

Santa Clarita Valley lawmakers discussed the last-minute budget approval that took place Sunday. The state’s Constitution set Sunday as a deadline for the spending plan’s approval. The plan doesn’t put enough money toward education, said Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, while Assemblyman Steve Fox, D-Palmdale, welcomed the job-creation aspects of the budget and its funding levels for veteran services.

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School Administrators, Teachers Union Split On Budget Reserve Bill

School Administrators, Teachers Union Split On Budget Reserve Bill

Santa Clarita Valley school district officials said Friday lawmakers were attaching an “irresponsible” bill to California's proposed budget by suggesting districts have a limit on their financial reserves. Proponents of the bill say it’s needed to make sure Proposition 30 funds are directed into the classroom. Administrators say the state is usurping local control. The state’s Legislature is expected to vote Sunday, the constitutional deadline to pass a budget.

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