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1974 - COC's new Cougar Stadium opens for first game of football season; Harbor beats COC, 26-21 [story]


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SCVEDC’s 10 Characteristics of a Successful Startup
Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017

There is no single path to startup success. If such a yellow brick road existed, laid bright and obvious to entrepreneurs of all stripes, thriving in this competitive market would become as simple as stepping into a pair of ruby slippers. The best that entrepreneurs can hope for in 2017 is to learn what...

State Sees Increase in Housing Market
Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

California’s housing market defied gravity as existing home sales and median home price registered increases on both a monthly and an annual basis in August, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said Monday. Closed escrow sales of existing, single-family detached homes in California...

October 12: SCV Chamber Moves to New Office
Monday, Sep 18, 2017

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will move from its present location at City Hall to new office space at 28494 Westinghouse Place, Suite 114, Valencia 91355, on October 12. “I couldn’t be more proud of the Chamber and everyone who has been involved this year to ensure the Chamber is...

S&P Upgrades SCWD’s Bond Rating to AA+
Monday, Sep 11, 2017

The world’s leading provider of credit ratings has upgraded the Santa Clarita Water Division’s long-term bond rating from AA to AA+, reflecting favorable findings by S&P Global after a review of the finances, operations and policies of SCWD and its parent agency, the Castaic Lake Water Agency....

Curtiss-Wright’s Santa Clarita Plant to Build Rugged Airborne Mission Computer
Friday, Sep 8, 2017

Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division today announced it was selected by a leading prime contractor to provide Curtiss-Wright’s innovative rugged airborne processing system technology for use on a defense platform. Curtiss-Wright will manufacture the products covered by this agreement...

Sept. 19: LASD’s Capt. Robert Lewis Keynote Speaker at VIA Luncheon
Thursday, Sep 7, 2017

The Valley Industry Association invites you to join them on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 11:45 a.m. Valencia Country Club 27330 No. Tourney Road, Valencia Click here to RSVP: https://via.org/Calendar/EventDetails.aspx?id=924 Members & Sponsored Guests: Reserve by September 14th, pay $45 After...

Princess Cruises Offering “3 for Free” Sale

Princess Cruises is offering a special deal during the “3 for Free” cruise sale for guests booking select six to 60-day cruises and cruisetours sailing from Summer 2018 to Spring 2019. And for the first time, all guests in the stateroom are eligible for the onboard spending money credit, allowing...

Academy Swim Club Back-to-School Special

Academy Swim Club is holding a Back-to-School Special. Bring in a friend, or refer one, to enroll in swim lessons and both of you will receive a free, private lesson. All new swimmers also get their first lesson free – a 25 minute private assessment lesson which allows club instructors to assess...

MannKind Completes Relocation of Corporate Headquarters
Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017

Photo Credit: MannKind Corp. MannKind, which is currently commercializing Afrezza® (insulin human) inhalation powder, moved from Valencia, California to be in an area well known for its biopharmaceutical talent and to offer greater convenience to its current employees. “MannKind is a dynamic, fast-moving...

Seco Canyon Village Sold to Private Exchange Buyer Based in Beverly Hills

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally-recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that President Ed Hanley and Executive Vice President Kevin Fryman represented the buyer and seller in the sale of Seco Canyon Village,...

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STOCKS OF LOCAL INTEREST
Bank Santa Clarita17.45  chart +0.00%
Biosolar, Inc.0.0377  chart -10.24%
Sierra Bancorp25.81  chart +0.94%
Cu Bancorp (ca)37.45  chart +0.13%
Flex Ltd. - Ordinary Shares16.75  chart +0.00%
Mission Vly Bcp Ca14.15  chart +0.00%
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated100.79  chart -0.99%
Tejon Ranch Co21.5933  chart +0.76%
Us Energy Initiative0.0007  chart -12.50%
Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc.9.10  chart +0.55%

Apple Inc.154.115  chart -1.25%
At&t Inc.38.23  chart -0.52%
Autonation, Inc.46.85  chart +0.11%
Best Buy Co., Inc.53.635  chart +1.99%
Big Lots, Inc.49.325  chart +0.62%
Barnes & Noble, Inc.7.125  chart +0.35%
Brady Corporation36.55  chart +0.00%
Boston Scientific Corporation28.88  chart +0.14%
Brookfield Asset Management Inc40.70  chart +0.15%
Cbre Group Inc Class A37.20  chart +0.19%
Carnival Corporation64.55  chart +0.11%
Comcast Corporation37.555  chart +0.25%
Costco Wholesale Corporation161.55  chart -0.80%
Curtiss-wright Corporation103.60  chart -0.06%
Cvs Health Corporation79.52  chart -1.46%
Cemex, S.a.b. De C.v. Sponsored9.30  chart -0.43%
D.r. Horton, Inc.36.80  chart -0.67%
Walt Disney Company (the)99.36  chart +0.15%
Edison International79.04  chart -0.06%
Hyatt Hotels Corporation Class 61.06  chart +0.13%
Home Depot, Inc. (the)159.15  chart +0.30%
Kb Home20.75  chart +0.19%
Kroger Company (the)20.2647  chart -2.57%
Lennar Corporation Class A50.47  chart +0.02%
Laboratory Corporation Of Ameri152.78  chart -0.89%
Lowe's Companies, Inc.77.97  chart +0.08%
Mannkind Corporation1.95  chart -1.52%
Marriott International107.71  chart +0.02%
Mcdonald's Corporation159.34  chart -0.34%
Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group,6.43  chart +1.10%
Netflix, Inc.188.50  chart +1.61%
Office Depot, Inc.4.335  chart +0.81%
Rite Aid Corporation2.41  chart -1.23%
Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc.30.04  chart +0.54%
Regal Entertainment Group Class16.11  chart +1.45%
Ross Stores, Inc.60.94  chart +0.03%
Republic Services, Inc.66.34  chart -0.38%
Starbucks Corporation54.99  chart -0.29%
Smart & Final Stores, Inc.7.225  chart -2.36%
Sears Holdings Corporation7.13  chart -1.11%
Six Flags Entertainment Corpora57.55  chart +1.41%
Sonova N164.40  chart -1.32%
Staples, Inc.10.25  chart +0.10%
Sunpower Corporation7.56  chart -3.82%
Target Corporation58.58  chart -1.15%
Time Warner Cable Inc209.56  chart -0.21%
Ulta Beauty, Inc.221.915  chart -0.86%
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.77.92  chart -1.17%
Waste Connections, Inc.70.21  chart -0.13%
Whole Foods Market, Inc.41.99  chart +0.00%
Waste Management, Inc.78.43  chart +0.05%
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.79.91  chart -0.73%
Woodward, Inc.74.78  chart +0.01%
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There is a common insect that most people are not aware of because you never see it. It is mostly active underground. However, if you know what you are looking for, its traps are in many places and are very obvious.
You Won’t See Them | Commentary by Evelyne Vandersande
1974 - COC's new Cougar Stadium opens for first game of football season; Harbor beats COC, 26-21 [story]
A “fabulist” coming-of-age novel about a queer mixed-race boy in the bayous of Louisiana, written by California State University, Northridge English professor Martin Pousson, has won the 2017 PEN Center USA Fiction Award.
CSUN’s Martin Pousson Wins PEN’s Literary Award for Fiction
Public notification that the Santa Clarita Community College District (College of the Canyons) Early Childhood Education Center on the Valencia campus is participating in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program.
COC Valencia Participates in USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program
Public notification that the Santa Clarita Community College District (College of the Canyons) Early Childhood Education Centers are participating in the United States Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program.
COC Canyon Country Participates in USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program
The Santa Clarita Valley Service Center has moved from its previous location in Newhall to a new location in the Santa Clarita Plaza, and will host a grand opening celebration Thursday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sept. 21: SCV Service Center Grand Opening, Resource Fair
The Los Angeles County Fire Department’s Urban Search and Rescue Team, known internationally as USA-2, has been deployed to Mexico to assist with the aftermath of a 7.1 magnitude earthquake near Mexico City.
L.A. County Fire Sends Search and Rescue Team to Mexico
The city of Santa Clarita invites nonprofit organizations interested in learning more about the city's 2018 Community Services and Arts Grants Program to a meeting on Wednesday, September 27 at 12 p.m.
Sept. 27: Info Session for Nonprofits Seeking City Grants
The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation has published an ebook free to entrepreneurs titled '10 Characteristics of a Successful Startup.'
SCVEDC’s 10 Characteristics of a Successful Startup
A Lebec woman charged with murder and kidnapping the children of her half-sister was sentenced 13 years in state prison on Tuesday.
Murder, Kidnapping Suspect Pleads Guilty, Gets 13-Year Sentence
Crime Prevention Unit deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station conducted probation searches in several locations Wednesday, and arrested two people for outstanding warrants.
SCV Deputies Arrest 2 in Neenach Probation Search
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station wrote 48 citations during Tuesday's bicycle and pedestrian safety operation in Newhall.
SCV Deputies Write 48 Citations in Bike-Pedestrian Operation
California Governor Jerry Brown has until October 15 to sign bills passed at the end of the just-concluded legislative session, including measures authored by Assemblyman Dante Acosta (R-Santa Clarita).
Brown Signs Acosta Motorcycle License Law; Other Bills Await Action
Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruises has presented its first donation from the Princess Animal Welfare Sponsor to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in the amount of $25,000.
Princess Cruises Donates $25K to Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valleys has become one with its sister organization Homes 4 Families, and the new organization continues its mission to build affordable housing for veterans.
Habitat SFV-SCV Changes Name to Homes 4 Families
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced today that Patricia Espinosa, Michael Bloomberg and Anand Mahindra will co-chair the Global Climate Action Summit from September 12-14, 2018 in San Francisco.
Brown Names Co-Chairs of 2018 California Global Climate Action Summit
The Master’s University men’s golf team finished tied for sixth out of 12 teams overall with a 3-over 579 at the CA State Intercollegiate in Ventura Monday.
Master’s Men’s Golfers Middle at Cal State Intercollegiate Match
After dropping the night’s opening set, the Master’s volleyball team slammed down the pedal and refused to let up, beating the University of Antelope Valley 3-1 Tuesday night.
TMU Volleyball Team Sends UAV Pioneers Packing
California’s largest irrigation district on Tuesday rejected funding a contentious $17-billion water project that would replumb the West Coast’s largest estuary.
Major Water District Throws Wrench Into California’s Water Tunnels Plan
California State University, Northridge’s College of Engineering and Computer Science and the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics will co-host the fifth annual Art of Innovation Conference on Friday, Oct. 13 from 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Oct. 13: CSUN ‘Art of Innovation’ Conference Peers Into Future
Tickets are now on sale for James Hand with the Carolyn Sills Combo on Saturday, September 30 and INCENDIO in Concert! on Saturday, October 7, both groups appearing at The MAIN in Old Town Newhall.
Tickets on Sale for Upcoming Shows at The Main
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today filed suit against the Trump Administration over its plan to begin construction of border wall projects in San Diego and Imperial Counties.
California AG Sues Feds Over Proposed Border Wall
State schools chief Tom Torlakson, AG Xavier Becerra and Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg will lead a 'Beyond Safe Havens' panel discussion on Friday on how to help students and parents fearful about federal immigration policies.
Sept. 22: ‘Beyond Safe Havens’ Conference on Schools and Immigration
1954 - C-46 cargo plane crashes at Saugus Drunk Farm; Civil Air Patrol chaplains parachute to safety [story]
On the heels of releasing its draft environmental impact report (EIR) for the Lyons Avenue and Dockweiler Drive extension, the city of Santa Clarita is setting its sights on an alternative that would leave Lyons Avenue alone and filter traffic to Railroad Avenue via 13th Street.
City Eyeing Alternative to Lyons Extension
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger is hosting the inaugural Santa Clarita Valley Transportation Summit.
Sept. 21: Santa Clarita Valley Transportation Summit
Preview of Santa Clarita arts-related events for Sept. 18-24.
Sept. 18-24: Santa Clarita Arts Calendar
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson strongly encourages sixteen- and seventeen-year-old students to pre-register to vote with the beginning of High School Voter Education Weeks from September 18–29.
Sept. 18-29: High School Voter Education Weeks
No. 20 College of the Canyons will host No. 11 Long Beach City College at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at Cougar Stadium.
Sept. 23: Cougars Football Hosts Long Beach City College
College of the Canyons hosted its annual Western State Conference (WSC) tournament a on Monday, coming away with a second place finish behind conference leader Santa Barbara City College at El Cariso Golf Course in Sylmar.
Cougars Golf Takes Second Place at COC Annual Tournament
A potential water rate hike prompted Santa Clarita Water Division officials to call for a public meeting Tuesday evening for its Budget and Rates Committee.
SCWD to Discuss Possible Water Rate Hike at Public Meeting
California State University, Northridge art history professor and archeologist Owen Doonan was honored earlier this year by the Explorers Club — an international multidisciplinary professional society that helps advance field research and preserve exploration — for his international excavations in Turkey and a related exhibition, “Stone Sounds: Echoes from 4000 Years at Sinop Kale.”
CSUN Professor Honored by Explorer’s Club
The California State University has selected 23 students, one from each campus, to receive the 2017 CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement.
CSUN Mechanical Engineering Student One of 23 Recognized by CSU
A group of Newhall School District parents upset the elementary school calendar doesn’t match up to the high school one plan to attend this week’s board meeting, continuing a “walk-out” threat.
NSD Parents Upset Over School’s Calendar; Threaten Walk-Out