The U.S. Navy announced Friday that it is adding $97 million onto a previous contract with Raytheon Missile Systems of Tucson so the company can manufacture more tactical missiles for the governments of South Korea and Saudi Arabia.
Subcontractors in Valencia will perform 5.71 percent of the work. Two local companies that do missile work for Raytheon are Woodward HRT (formerly Hydraulic Research-Textron), which builds the sophisticated tail fins for Raytheon’s AIM-9x missile; and specialty electronics manufacturer Cicoil LLC, which supplies a cable assembly.
Under the contract, administered by the Navy under the Foreign Military Sales Act, Saudi Arabia is spending $85.3 million on 120 AIM-9x missiles, 33 air training missiles, 120 optical target detectors and 47 containers.
Korea is buying 19 tactical missiles and five containers for $11.8 million.
The city of Santa Clarita's Planning Commissioners will consider extending the timeframe for a 90,900-square-foot business development on Sierra Highway and hear public comments on a proposed 375-unit residential development in Saugus at the commission's next meeting on Tuesday, June 2, starting at 6 p.m.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 1,824 new cases of COVID-19 and 50 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,306 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 122 more than reported Thursday.
The COVID-19 pandemic has required people to stay at home as much as possible. For those in abusive households, “Safer at Home” orders heightened the risk factors associated with child maltreatment, domestic violence and sexual assault.
The California State Senate rejected Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed budget cuts to sectors like education and health care Thursday, instead seeking to draw down more reserves, raise taxes on certain industries and borrow against the future to make up an estimated $54 billion shortfall.
Donaldson Company, Inc., based in Bloomington, Minnesota with operations also in Valencia, announced on Friday that its Board of Directors declared a regular cash dividend of 21.0 cents per share, payable June 30, 2020, to shareholders of record on June 15, 2020.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 1,094 new cases of COVID-19 and 48 new deaths due to the virus countywide, with a total of 1,184 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began.
(CN) — Millions are filing initial claims for unemployment insurance each week, but insured U.S. unemployment rate has fallen 2.6%, the Department of Labor reported Thursday. It’s the first decrease of the pandemic era.
Now implemented statewide, CalFresh Awareness Month in L.A. County has been recognized by the California Department of Social Services as a “best practice” to connect with diverse and hard to serve communities through strategic and culturally sensitive outreach.