Part 1: The Housing Crunch
First in a Series by Stephen K. Peeples
Imagine, if you will, a city with the population of Northridge dropped into the backyard of Stevenson Ranch, Six Flags Magic Mountain and Val Verde, and just over a ridge from the Chiquita Canyon Landfill.
But it’s no scene from “The Twilight Zone.”
That’s what’s about to happen, as a massive 21,500-unit mixed-use development called Newhall Ranch is built in the Santa Clarita Valley, along a six-mile stretch of open space off Highway 126 west of Interstate 5 in the northwest corner of unincorporated Los Angeles County. Continue reading “Newhall Ranch: SCV Boon or Boondoggle?”