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1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]


LOCAL BUSINESS
Princess Cruises Offering “3 for Free” Sale
Thursday, Sep 7, 2017

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,...

September 15: VIA Sales Academy 2017 Sessions Begin
Monday, Sep 4, 2017

The Valley Industry Association launches its 2017 VIA Sales Academy on Friday, September 15, the first of eight 90-minute sessions for Santa Clarita Valley business owners and managers who seek to improve their success. The sessions take place at the College of the Canyons University Center on Fridays...

Sept. 6: CLWA Water Resources Committee Meeting
Thursday, Aug 31, 2017

The Castaic Lake Water Agency’s Water Resources Committee Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Water Division, 26521 Summitt Circle, Santa Clarita 91350. The full agenda for the meeting can be viewed below.

Sept. 9: HandsOn Santa Clarita; Day of Service, Remembrance

Stay Green Inc. is proud to announce its role as the presenting sponsor of HandsOn Santa Clarita: A Day of Service and Remembrance on Sept. 9 that honors those who were lost and those who rose in service after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. HandsOn Santa Clarita culminates with a day of volunteer...

SCV EDC Outlines 5 Big Deals for California Businesses
Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017

California has so much to offer – from the beach to the mountains, deserts to farm fields, and a vast array of industries, there’s something for everyone to love. And in the area of business incentives, there are so many opportunities to take advantage of. The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development...

Wilk Honors AV Florist as August Small Business of the Month
Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017

Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, honors Antelope Valley Florist as his August Small Business of the Month. Wilk presented AV Florist owner, Chris Spicher with a Senate certificate recognizing the honor at a reception. “Congratulations are in order to Chris Spicher and everyone in the Antelope...

Whole Foods to Drop Prices on Amazon Takeover
Sunday, Aug 27, 2017

Seattle, Wash. & Austin, Texas — Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods Market will close on Monday, August 28, and the two companies will together pursue the vision of making Whole Foods Market’s high-quality, natural and organic food affordable for everyone. As a down payment on that vision,...

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STOCKS OF LOCAL INTEREST
Bank Santa Clarita17.25  chart -1.15%
Biosolar, Inc.0.0427  chart +13.26%
Sierra Bancorp25.76  chart -0.39%
Cu Bancorp (ca)37.55  chart +0.13%
Flex Ltd. - Ordinary Shares16.66  chart -0.54%
Mission Vly Bcp Ca14.15  chart +0.00%
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated102.11  chart +0.55%
Tejon Ranch Co21.21  chart -1.03%
Us Energy Initiative0.0007  chart -12.50%
Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc.9.35  chart +1.63%

Apple Inc.151.89  chart -0.98%
At&t Inc.38.59  chart +0.97%
Autonation, Inc.47.36  chart +0.89%
Best Buy Co., Inc.53.90  chart -0.09%
Big Lots, Inc.49.51  chart +0.43%
Barnes & Noble, Inc.7.25  chart +3.57%
Brady Corporation36.80  chart +0.96%
Boston Scientific Corporation28.85  chart +0.31%
Brookfield Asset Management Inc40.64  chart -0.17%
Cbre Group Inc Class A37.18  chart -0.03%
Carnival Corporation64.33  chart -0.19%
Comcast Corporation38.10  chart +1.68%
Costco Wholesale Corporation161.29  chart -0.12%
Curtiss-wright Corporation104.34  chart +0.61%
Cvs Health Corporation79.63  chart +0.09%
Cemex, S.a.b. De C.v. Sponsored9.35  chart +0.11%
D.r. Horton, Inc.36.90  chart +0.11%
Walt Disney Company (the)98.60  chart -0.29%
Edison International78.28  chart -0.48%
Hyatt Hotels Corporation Class 61.29  chart +0.15%
Home Depot, Inc. (the)159.97  chart +0.49%
Kb Home20.88  chart +0.48%
Kroger Company (the)20.15  chart -0.35%
Lennar Corporation Class A50.28  chart -0.42%
Laboratory Corporation Of Ameri155.07  chart +0.77%
Lowe's Companies, Inc.78.23  chart +0.24%
Mannkind Corporation1.98  chart +2.06%
Marriott International107.88  chart +0.29%
Mcdonald's Corporation158.91  chart -0.08%
Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group,6.48  chart +0.62%
Netflix, Inc.187.35  chart -0.76%
Office Depot, Inc.4.37  chart +1.86%
Rite Aid Corporation2.39  chart -1.24%
Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc.29.51  chart -1.57%
Regal Entertainment Group Class16.61  chart +2.22%
Ross Stores, Inc.60.89  chart -0.03%
Republic Services, Inc.66.26  chart +0.17%
Starbucks Corporation55.09  chart +0.15%
Smart & Final Stores, Inc.7.30  chart +2.10%
Sears Holdings Corporation7.11  chart +0.85%
Six Flags Entertainment Corpora58.96  chart +1.97%
Sonova N164.00  chart -0.30%
Staples, Inc.10.25  chart +0.10%
Sunpower Corporation7.64  chart +3.66%
Target Corporation58.99  chart +1.13%
Time Warner Cable Inc209.56  chart -0.21%
Ulta Beauty, Inc.219.17  chart -0.26%
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.78.41  chart +0.27%
Waste Connections, Inc.69.86  chart -0.20%
Whole Foods Market, Inc.41.99  chart +0.00%
Waste Management, Inc.78.20  chart -0.10%
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.79.53  chart -0.60%
Woodward, Inc.75.95  chart +1.56%
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The intersection of Soledad Canyon Road and Bouquet Canyon Road will be under construction from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Friday night, September 29 and Saturday morning, September 30.
Sept. 29-30: Soledad and Bouquet Canyon Repaving
College of the Canyons launched its First-Year Promise program this fall, and to ensure the future of the FYP program, which offers full-time freshman students waived tuition and fees during their first year of study, the COC Foundation has committed to fundraising $500,000 over the next two years.
COC Foundation Launches ‘First-Year Promise’ Fundraising Campaign
Road rehab on major arterial roads and intersections in the city of Santa Clarita continues into October.
Santa Clarita Road Rehab Drives into October
The Santa Clarita Valley has five major industry clusters and the SCV Economic Development Corporation targets its economic development efforts to support and expand them.
Five Growing Industry Clusters in the Santa Clarita Valley
Gatorade made misleading “anti-water statements” while pushing the benefits of its sports drinks in a video game marketed to teenagers, according to a settlement announced Thursday by California’s attorney general.
California Fines Gatorade $300K for ‘Anti-Water’ Ad Campaign
John Gasparyan, an off-duty Los Angeles Police Department officer and Canyon Country resident, died when his motorcycle crashed in Porter Ranch around 6:50 p.m. Thursday.
LAPD Officer from Canyon Country Dead in Motorcycle Crash
A former Los Angeles County probation officer was sentenced after pleading guilty to inappropriately touching two girls at a youth camp, the county District Attorney’s Office has announced.
Ex-Probation Officer Gets 364 Days for Sexual Assault
1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]
The most prestigious recognition for government assessment agencies has been awarded to the Office of the Assessor in Los Angeles County.
County Awarded Prestigious Government Assessment Award
The Dodgers, who have clinched a postseason berth for the fifth consecutive year, return home tomorrow to open their final homestand of the regular season against the San Francisco Giants (Sept. 22-24) and San Diego Padres (Sept. 25-27).
Dodgers Back Home Friday; Last Homestand of 2017 Season
Auditions for the the upcoming Canyon Theater Guild's production of A Christmas Story are just around the corner.
Sept. 30-Oct. 1: Christmas Story Auditions at CTG
Now that the formerly great state of California is a sanctuary, I’ve got to compare that action with the actions in the early 1860s of the Confederate States of America. They decided what laws they wanted to follow and what ones they didn’t.
No Home for Me | Commentary by Darryl Manzer
Santa Clarita Valley residents have known the family-owned Italian restaurant, Sisley Kitchen, since 1993 when their doors first opened at the top of Valencia Town Center Drive in Westfield Valencia.
Renovations Complete at Sisley Kitchen
The Women's Soccer team will be finishing up their non-conference matches this weekend.
Sept. 22-24: CSUN Athletics Roundup
David Wolfram will demonstrate pastel-over-watercolor painting at the Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA) meeting on Monday evening, Nov. 20 at 6:30 pm. This event is free, open to the public and meets at Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd.
Nov. 20: Pastel-Over-Watercolor Demonstration at SCAA Meeting
Beginning October 1, all 23 California State University (CSU) campuses will accept applications for admission to the fall 2018 term.
Oct. 1: CSU Accepting Fall 2018 Applications
College of the Canyons launched its First-Year Promise (FYP) program this fall, and to ensure the future of the FYP program, which offers full-time freshman students waived tuition and fees during their first year of study, the COC Foundation has committed to fundraising $500,000 over the next two years
COC First-Year Promise Fundraising Campaign Underway
The city of Santa Clarita is inviting our younger residents to take part in the 30th anniversary celebration.
City Launches, “30 Things for 30 Years” Contest, Students Invited to Take Part
California State University, Northridge’s Friends of the Oviatt Library welcomes members of the community to nominate their favorite stories about the San Fernando Valley for consideration of the San Fernando Valley Award for Non-Fiction.
CSUN Library Group Invites Community to Nominate Favorite San Fernando Valley Story
The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced sellouts for all seven potential postseason home games in the Division Series and League Championship Series just hours after tickets went on sale to the public at 10:00 a.m. It’s believed to be the quickest that the club has sold out of postseason tickets in Dodger Stadium history.
Dodgers NLDS, NLCS Tickets Already Sold Out
Sales of existing single-family homes increased 7.4 percent throughout Santa Clarita during August while the median price of homes that changed owners rose 6.6 percent, the Southland Regional Association of REALTORS® reported today.
Increase in SCV August Home Sales, Prices
Mountainview Elementary School parents were greeted with a voicemail Thursday morning informing them of a break-in on campus believed to have occurred the night before.
Vandals Trash Library, Computers, Classrooms at Mountainview
Hans' family did not know too much about his childhood or the country he had grown up in. About all the family knew was that Hans and his wife were born in Germany but had lived in this small Minnesota town for the last 60 years or more.
Lesson from History | Commentary by John Windsor
A gang sweep targeting Newhall 13, a well known Santa Clarita criminal organization, netted three arrests Thursday.
Three Arrests Made in Newhall 13 Gang Sweep
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is proud to announce the launch of our new LASD Facebook Español.
LASD Facebook Español Now Online
Autumn Gratitude, Santa Clarita Artists Association's new show will be open on Sept 28th and run to November 4th, with a free artists’ reception on Friday October 6th, 5 to 9 pm.
SCAA’s Newest Show, “Autumn Gratitude,” Opens
September is for seniors. Businesses around Santa Clarita are taking part in the following SCV Senior Center New Building Campaign events and asking the community to show support.
SCV Businesses Holding End-of-Month Events to Support New Senior Center
Kaiser Permanente Panorama City Medical Center will kick-off its no-cost flu shot clinics this Saturday, September 23, 2017 in the Atrium of Medical Offices 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Kaiser Permanente to Hold Flu Shot Clinics Saturday
Starting September 23, Santa Clarita residents can get a flu shot at no cost — no appointment needed.
Sept. 23: SCV Flu Shots
The College of the Canyons Athletics department is inviting all staff and students associated with a Santa Clarita Valley school district or campus to attend Saturday's Cougar football game free of charge.
Sept. 23: COC Football Game Free to SCV School District Staff, Students
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