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1970 - Lagasse family helps save Mentryville buildings as Newhall and Malibu brush fires erupt & join into worst fire in SoCal history. Twelve fires over 10 days burn 525,000 acres, kill 13 people and destroy approx. 1,500 structures. [story]


As it wraps up 2017 and looks forward to 2018, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced eight new additions to its board of directors next year.

It is the largest appointment of new directors at one-time to the Board in more than a decade.

The Chamber welcomes following business leaders to the 2018 Board:
Jeffrey Forest – College of the Canyons, Economic Development Division
Kevin Holmes, CPA – Martini Iosue & Akpovi
Pam Ingram – Re/Max
Jill Mellady – Mellady Direct Marketing
Liz Seelman – Southern California Edison
Dennis Sugasawara – OPES Financial Solutions
Karina Winkler – Best Western Valencia Inn
Randy Winter – Randal G. Winter Construction

The 2018 Board will be led by Chairman-Elect, Troy Hooper, General Manager of Tournament Players Club (TPC) Valencia.

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