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November 16, 1995 | DANICA KIRKA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The City Council has moved closer to annexing 969 acres, unanimously voting to accept a non-binding agreement that lays the ground rules for the expansion. Tuesday's vote affects a tract of uninhabited land located north of the city, between Magic Mountain Parkway, the Valencia Industrial Center, Newhall Ranch Road, Bouquet Canyon Road and Valencia Boulevard.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 13, 1996 | JOHN M. GONZALES, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The City Council has taken a major step toward the largest industrial land annexation in Santa Clarita's eight-year history, voting to take over a 377-acre tract on which Lockheed Martin Corp. plans to expand an existing facility. City planners project the site on the north end of Rye Canyon Road will be home to about 10,500 jobs in 10 to 20 years, when the proposed buildings are fully occupied.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 28, 1994 | DOUGLAS ALGER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
City officials, concerned about economic and environmental effects of an 860,000-square-foot shopping center proposed for just outside Santa Clarita, have acted to retain the option of annexing the site. The City Council on Tuesday night adopted a formula showing that revenue from the Valencia Marketplace would be offset by the cost of providing more sheriff's deputies and other services for the center.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 16, 1995 | DANICA KIRKA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The City Council has moved closer to annexing 969 acres, unanimously voting to accept a non-binding agreement that lays the ground rules for the expansion. Tuesday's vote affects a tract of uninhabited land located north of the city, between Magic Mountain Parkway, the Valencia Industrial Center, Newhall Ranch Road, Bouquet Canyon Road and Valencia Boulevard.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 8, 1992 | TRACEY KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Residents of outlying communities in the Santa Clarita Valley want to be included in the city of Santa Clarita's sphere of influence, according to poll results released Tuesday that contradict those of an earlier survey. City officials will use the latest poll results to bolster their bid to extend their influence over a 160-square-mile area that includes Castaic, Val Verde and Stevenson Ranch, city spokeswoman Gail Foy said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 9, 1992 | HUGO MARTIN
More than 60% of the households in the Copper Hill neighborhood north of Santa Clarita have signed a petition in support of becoming the eighth area annexed into the city, city officials said Friday. Of the 721 households in the area, 456 supported the annexation, 23 opposed it and 242 had no response to the petition, which was circulated by residents favoring the annexation. The petition is not required but is used to measure public opinion.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 14, 1991 | AMY PYLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Opponents verbally carved away section after section of the territory that the city of Santa Clarita covets during a public hearing Wednesday before the Los Angeles County Local Agency Formation Commission. Santa Clarita officials have asked LAFCO to approve a 160-square-mile sphere of influence--a chunk of land the size of San Jose--around the 43-square-mile city.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 24, 1991 | TRACEY KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Santa Clarita City Council remains determined to extend its influence over communities in the northern Santa Clarita Valley and will conduct another survey to measure residents' opinions of the idea. To give the city time to conduct the survey, the council voted 4 to 0 Tuesday to ask the Local Agency Formation Commission to postpone a Nov. 13 public hearing on the city's request to establish a 160-square-mile sphere of influence.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 22, 1988
The city of Santa Clarita, less than a year old, Friday launched its first attempt to annex nearby unincorporated land, and officials promised that more attempts will soon follow. City officials hope to annex the Pinetree and Timberlane neighborhoods, 2.3 square miles near the interchange connecting Soledad Canyon Road and the Antelope Valley Freeway. More than 5,000 people live in the area.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 16, 1991 | TRACEY KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A proposed 1,880-unit housing and commercial development east of the Antelope Valley Freeway in Santa Clarita should be significantly reduced in size because it would inevitably cause traffic jams, according to an environmental report released Monday. Santa Fe Development Corp. of Sacramento wants to build the residential and commercial complex on 1,296 acres of unincorporated Los Angeles County land between the freeway and Placerita Canyon and Sand Canyon roads.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 8, 1995 | DOUGLAS ALGER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Hoping they've learned a lesson from two prior tries, officials here will soon reappear before Los Angeles County's boundary-setting agency in a bid to extend Santa Clarita's influence over several square miles of unincorporated land in the surrounding valley. City officials last week began talks with staff from the Local Agency Formation Commission, or LAFCO, about expanding Santa Clarita's "sphere of influence."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 22, 1994 | DOUGLAS ALGER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Some 920 Los Angeles County residents north of the Saugus community have petitioned the Santa Clarita City Council to have their area become part of the city of Santa Clarita. Organizers of the effort collected signatures showing about 61% of the 1,500 households in the neighborhood--along Seco Canyon Road, north of Copper Hill Drive--favor annexation, enough to demonstrate community support for the move.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 28, 1994 | DOUGLAS ALGER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
City officials, concerned about economic and environmental effects of an 860,000-square-foot shopping center proposed for just outside Santa Clarita, have acted to retain the option of annexing the site. The City Council on Tuesday night adopted a formula showing that revenue from the Valencia Marketplace would be offset by the cost of providing more sheriff's deputies and other services for the center.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 12, 1993 | DOUGLAS ALGER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The party will be a year late for Copper Hill residents, but no one seems to mind. Los Angeles' Local Agency Formation Commission on Wednesday approved annexation of the 210-acre community in northern Saugus, the last major hurdle for residents who have been working for about 20 months to become part of Santa Clarita. Organizers of the annexation drive wanted to become part of Santa Clarita by the city's fifth birthday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 5, 1993 | JONATHAN GAW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
SANTA CLARITA-Copper Hill residents want to become part of the city of Santa Clarita. The city is more than happy to welcome them into their municipality. But more than a year has passed and residents of the 210-acre area directly north of the city are a bit vexed by the stalled attempts to be annexed. "I just don't know what the problem is," said Marla Stark, one of the leaders of the community's movement to join the city. "We did our part.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 27, 1992 | JEFF PRUGH
A meeting of property owners and residents of the Mountainview area near Canyon Country will be held tonight to discuss pros and cons of possible annexation to Santa Clarita, city officials have announced. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Mountainview Park, situated on Seco Canyon Road north of Copperhill Drive. This is the second meeting addressing annexation, which has been proposed by some residents, city officials said. Residents are invited to ask questions and to express concerns.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 27, 1992 | JEFF PRUGH
A meeting of property owners and residents of the Mountainview area near Canyon Country will be held tonight to discuss pros and cons of possible annexation to Santa Clarita, city officials have announced. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Mountainview Park, situated on Seco Canyon Road north of Copperhill Drive. This is the second meeting addressing annexation, which has been proposed by some residents, city officials said. Residents are invited to ask questions and to express concerns.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 21, 1992 | JIM HERRON ZAMORA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As Santa Clarita hopes to have a say in the development of the 160-square-mile area surrounding its borders, major developers contend that the four-year-old municipality needs to grow up before expanding its influence beyond the city limits.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 27, 1992 | TRACEY KAPLAN
Citing the need for local planning and more law enforcement, residents of the Seco Canyon area are considering annexing to the city of Santa Clarita. Beginning this weekend, residents of the area north of Copperhill Drive will mount a petition drive to gauge support for joining the city, said Santa Clarita spokeswoman Gail Foy. The 500-acre area includes about 1,600 houses, she said. If the area joins the city, it will be the 10th to do so since Santa Clarita was incorporated in 1987.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 9, 1992 | HUGO MARTIN
More than 60% of the households in the Copper Hill neighborhood north of Santa Clarita have signed a petition in support of becoming the eighth area annexed into the city, city officials said Friday. Of the 721 households in the area, 456 supported the annexation, 23 opposed it and 242 had no response to the petition, which was circulated by residents favoring the annexation. The petition is not required but is used to measure public opinion.
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