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Supervisors take step to ban gas-powered leaf blowers

News release   The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors moved toward banning gas-powered leaf blowers in unincorporated communities and incentivizing the adoption of alternative equipment, a move that aims to protect the environment, improve public health and eliminate noise pollution.   The motion introduced by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn was unanimously approved Tuesday by

Protecting the SCV’s open spaces

As legislation to expand the Rim of the Valley corridor works its way through Congress, local conservationists are working to continue protecting the areas they

Aliso Canyon gas capacity increase approved

The California Public Utilities Commission unanimously voted 4-0 to approve an increase in the capacity at the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility to 41.16

Construction on Castaic Dam moving forward

Construction is underway at Castaic Lake, as officials from the California Department of Water Resources work to make seismic improvements on Castaic Dam’s tower access

LARC pipeline moving forward

After years of trucking in water, LARC Ranch residents are finally set to get a permanent water supply via a pipeline being built with the

SCV kids take gardening to space

Santa Clarita Valley residents Hutch and Sophia Siegen, sixth- and fifth-grade students at iLEAD Schools, are taking their science experiment out of this world.   While participating in iLEAD’s DreamUp