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Water Resources Department Grants Drought Relief Funds

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California Department of Water Resources officials recently announced the award of $27.3 million in the Proposition 84 grant to be distributed among 14 drought relief projects in Los Angeles County. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. In all, the agency awarded $221 million to projects across the state. The 14 projects are part ...

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How Businesses Have Been Devastated, Helped By Santa Clarita Drought

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The corn stalks and sunflowers aren’t quite as tall. Sometimes, the dust is more plentiful than the pumpkins. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. “We did lose a lot of money to crop failure,”said Levi Lombardi, 20, who oversees farming at Lombardi Ranch, one of the Santa Clarita Valley’s most famous farms for ...

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Prop.1 Could Help Santa Clarita’s Water Issues

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A proposition on the November ballot could have money allocated specifically to help with water resources in the Santa Clarita Valley. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Prop. 1, officially titled Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014, is a statewide program intended on helping the dwindling water supply.  “There is ...

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LARC Ranch To Host Halloween Festival Oct. 26

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LARC Ranch officials are expected to host a Halloween festival Oct. 26 to raise money to deal with their costly water crisis. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. LARC Ranch is a residential facility for developmentally disabled adults. The fundraiser will feature food, games, music and fun for the whole family. “We’re planning ...

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Second Annual Green Up Conference Educates Community About Sustainability

College of the Canyons officials hosted their second annual Green Up: Community Action and Education conference Saturday to promote water and energy sustainability efforts. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Presented by SCV Family of Water Suppliers and Santa Clarita Environmental Education Consortium (SCEEC) officials, the event featured a variety of discussion panels, ...

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Drought Forces Robinson Ranch Golf Club To Adjust Schedule

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A Santa Clarita golf club is one of several businesses suffering from the drought in California, course officials said Tuesday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. “We are alternating course closure(s),” said Robinson Ranch Golf Club Director Rick Howard adding the course isn’t closing for good. “We have used a vast majority of our allocated ...

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Is Water Barrel Storage Really The Best Option For A Water Emergency?

Is Water Barrel Storage Really The Best Option For A Water Emergency?

The recent 6.0 earthquake in San Francisco has devastated families across the Bay Area, rupturing water lines and leaving several households without water for days. Though rescue agencies have reached out to those homes, limited resources make it vital that each household have their own emergency water supply. Of the many systems of water storage, large barrel storage has been ...

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Santa Clarita Representative Sponsors And Passes Three Bills Through Senate

Santa Clarita Representative Sponsors And Passes Three Bills Through Senate

A Santa Clarita Valley representative sponsored three bills that passed through the state Senate this week, including a wiretap bill, an effort to increase transparency and the first-ever attempt to protect groundwater supplies. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. “Groundwater is a critical source of fresh water for families, farmers and ...

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