This Week in Santa Clarita covers the Youth Sports Clippers Day happening Saturday, February 26.
Archive for January, 2011
Following a regional trend, the City of Santa Clarita saw a dip in its Part I crime rate for 2010, with reductions over the previous year in homicide, assault, robbery, burglary, larceny, grand theft auto, and arson.
Santa Clarita’s crime rate was down 13.3% for Part I, or serious crimes, which includes a dramatic 75% decrease in homicides and a 50% decrease in arson. Violent crime was down 12.2%. Burglary dropped 18.6% and grand theft auto dropped 25.7%. The City’s full year overall Part I crime rate fell to 179 per every 10,000 population, a number not seen in 23 years of incorporation. Read more here…
This Week in Santa Clarita covers the Santa Clarita Community Center in Old Town Newhall.
This Week in Santa Clarita covers the installation of eco-friendly street lights being placed all over the city.
This Week In Santa Clarita gets the story behind the City’s innovative and successful teen diversion program, Community Court.
Monday January 17, 2011 is the 17 year anniversary of the Northridge Earthquake, which had devastating effects and caused over 27 million dollars in damage throughout the City of Santa Clarita. The priority objectives of the City during a disaster are to protect lives, property and the environment. The City of Santa Clarita maintains emergency operations response plans and procedures for various types of disasters and emergencies. The plans are developed to strengthen the City’s ability to prepare, mitigate, respond and recover from disasters.
In the event of an emergency, the City utilizes numerous means of communication to keep residents updated. The Emergency Notification System is a regional notification system that is capable of sending notifications via landlines, cell phones, (voice & text) and email. The system utilizes the regions 911 database, and is able to contact landline telephones whether listed or unlisted. You may register additional telephone numbers, such as cell phones, or an internet service (Voice over IP (VoIP) with the City at www.santa-clarita.com .
Residents of the City of Santa and those in neighboring communities can receive information receive emergency information via text message, and also email and web, by registering for the City’s eAlerts – Emergency Texting at www.santa-clarita.com/nixle.
See City Manager Ken Pulskamp on SCVTV’s Newsmaker of the Week. SCVTV programming can be seen on Time Warner Cable Channel 20, AT&T U-Verse 99/Santa Clarita, and at SCVTV.com
See Mayor Marsha McLean on SCVTV’s Newsmaker of the Week. SCVTV programming can be seen on Time Warner Cable Channel 20, AT&T U-Verse 99/Santa Clarita, and at SCVTV.com