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1983 - U.S. release of John Carpenter's "Christine;" blew up fake gas station in Valencia [watch scene (R)]
Christine gas station explosion in Valencia


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Dec. 15: SCV Water’s Public Outreach, Legislation Committee Meeting
Thursday, Dec 8, 2022

The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency’s Public Outreach and Legislation Committee is an in-person meeting and will take place Thursday, Dec. 15, at 5:30 p.m. However, the public may participate either by phone or virtually through Zoom Webinar. Please see the information sheet attached to the agenda...

Use Tax Rebate Program Helps Fund City Programs
Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022

Business’s that pay taxes may be eligible to direct a large portion of their Use Tax back to Santa Clarita’s general fund for public safety, parks, libraries, infrastructure and other city services and receive a cash rebate on a portion of the Use Tax remitted to the city. Businesses that participate...

Women’s Council of Realtors Installs New Governance Board
Monday, Dec 5, 2022

The Women’s Council of Realtors Santa Clarita Network installed their new Governance Board at Embassy Suites in Valencia on Friday. Mayor Laurene Weste delivered the keynote speech. Installed were Chuck Simons, president, Cindy Mason, president-elect, Cherrie Brown, first vice-president, Sara...

Dec. 10: Free Gardening Class Highlighting SCV Trees, Shrubs

Trees and shrubs provide clean air, add depth and dimension to the landscape, and enhance neighborhoods with colors and textures. Learn about the trees and shrubs that do well in the Santa Clarita Valley and insight into proper maintenance practices. Join SCV Water’s free virtual gardening class,...

Japan Reopens to International Cruise Ships, Princess Cruises Readies for Full Season
Friday, Dec 2, 2022

Following the recent decision by the Japanese government to allow the return of international cruise ships to the country, Princess Cruises has announced it will begin homeport sailing in Japan starting March 15, 2023. “The reopening of Japanese ports to the international cruise industry is an important...

Fonder-Salari Moves to New Office Space on The Old Road
Thursday, Dec 1, 2022

Fonder-Salari Program & Construction Management Construction Support Services has announced it is moving offices to a new building on Dec. 1. The company’s headquarters will remain in Santa Clarita, with additional space to accommodate growth. The new office will be located on the Old Road...

SCV Chamber Hosting 2023 Employment Law Update
Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday its 2023 Employment Law Update, scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, at the SCV Senior Center at Bella Vida. The Chamber is pleased to partner with Brian Koegle, Greenspoon Marder LLP, which is also the Title Sponsor for the program, as...

Dec. 13: VIA 2023 Board of Directors Installation

The Valley Industry Association invites you to join them at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 11:45 a.m., for the 2023 VIA Board of Directors Installation. VIA is pleased to announce that State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, will join the luncheon to offer comments...

WiSH Foundation Names Kia of Valencia Major Sponsor
Monday, Nov 28, 2022

Once again, Kia of Valencia steps up to make a difference for the over 22,000 students of the Hart District. Their generous sponsorship allows WiSH to support student programs for 7-12 grade public schools in the Santa Clarita Valley. K1a, in the Hello Auto Group, has a strong commitment to community...

Community Invited to The Cube’s Tree Lighting Ceremony

Join the city of Santa Clarita for the 2nd annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at The Cube – Ice and Entertainment Center, Powered by FivePoint | Valencia on Friday, Dec. 2, from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. The City Council will lead the community in the countdown before they flip the switch illuminating the stunning...

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1983 - U.S. release of John Carpenter's "Christine;" blew up fake gas station in Valencia [watch scene (R)]
Christine gas station explosion in Valencia
Jeff Prang was sworn in as the 27th Los Angeles County Assessor on Thursday at the Monterey Park City Hall.
Jeff Prang Sworn in as 27th L.A. County Assessor
On a night that Jordan Starr not only moved into fourth place all-time in career assists but also scored his 1,000th career point, The Master's University men's basketball team beat the Bethesda Flames 106-86 in a non-conference game at The MacArthur Center.
Mustangs Down Flames 106-86
The Master's University freshman Kylee Sears has become the first athlete from TMU to qualify for the being held this weekend in Austin, Texas.
TMU Freshman Kylee Sears Competing at USA Swimming’s Junior Nationals
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency’s Public Outreach and Legislation Committee is an in-person meeting and will take place Thursday, Dec. 15, at 5:30 p.m.
Dec. 15: SCV Water’s Public Outreach, Legislation Committee Meeting
Travis Preston, California Institute of the Arts School of Theater dean and CalArts Center for New Performance executive artistic director, has been named to the Artistic Committee of the Wuzhen Theatre Festival.
CalArts Artistic Director Named to Wuzhen Theatre Festival Committee
The holiday season provides time for connecting with loved ones, gift giving and sharing meals, but it’s also important to consider the impact that your activities might have on the environment.
SCV Residents Encouraged to Take Green Holiday Quiz
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 75 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with 17 additional deaths and 3,450 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: Countywide Cases Continue to Surge
1941 - Julius Dietzmann family of Castaic arrested as German enemy aliens [story]
Julius Dietzmann
Sheriff Robert Luna has appointed Jill Torres as interim Assistant Sheriff and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, overseeing budgeting and personnel for the Department.
Sheriff Luna Appoints Jill Torres as Interim Assistant Sheriff
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors initiated a plan on Dec. 6 to assess the County’s infrastructure in the face of the inevitable impacts of Climate Change on the region.
L.A. County Board Preparing, Protecting Communities From Flood Impacts of Climate Change
Business's that pay taxes may be eligible to direct a large portion of their Use Tax back to Santa Clarita’s general fund for public safety, parks, libraries, infrastructure and other city services and receive a cash rebate on a portion of the Use Tax remitted to the city. 
Use Tax Rebate Program Helps Fund City Programs
Supervisor Janice Hahn, on her first day as Chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, read a Native American land acknowledgement, marking a historic first for Los Angeles County.
Supervisors Make History with Their First Native American Land Acknowledgement
The Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations released its annual hate crime report for Los Angeles County in 2021, showing hate crimes have reached the highest level in 19 years.
LA County Hate Crimes Report Reveals Highest Level of Hate Crimes in 19 years
Three adult suspects were arrested Tuesday night on suspicion of possession of fentanyl with intent to sell the opioid after two other adults overdosed on the drug at Bouquet Canyon Park in Saugus, according to law enforcement officials.  
Deputies: Three Suspects Arrested on Suspicion of Possession of Fentanyl
Officials with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau are investigating a body found at Northbridge Park in Valencia, which was found in the middle of the basketball courts there Wednesday morning.
Detectives Investigating Body Found in Northbridge Park
The city of Santa Clarita welcomes the Tesoro Del Valle community as the newest area annexed into the city.
City Welcomes Newest Annexed Community: Tesoro Del Valle
iLEAD California Schools announced the appointment of its new CEO Amanda Fischer, who has contributed to the development of the organization and partner schools since 2018, when she joined as Executive Director of iLEAD California.
iLEAD Announces Appointment of New CEO
1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart
The Los Angeles County Health Officer is issuing a Cold Weather Alert in the Santa Clarita Valley Wednesday - Friday, due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures.
Cold Weather Alert Issued for SCV
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