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Study: Santa Clarita 12th Hardest-Working City in USA
Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019

Santa Clarita is the 12th hardest-working city in the United States, according to a new Census-based survey by Kempler Industries, a Chicago-based industrial machinery seller. To rank the hardest-working cities in America, Kempler analyzed the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau for nearly 200 cities...

Cesar Millan Teams with Happy Again Pet

Happy Again Pet, the highest quality collagen supplement specifically formulated to improve the joint health of dogs, announced Tuesday a partnership with pet behaviorist and Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan. Millan, whose Dog Psychology Center I is based in Saugus, is an equity partner in Happy Again, one...

Princess Cruises Expands Wi-Fi at Sea
Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019

Princess Cruises, the world’s largest international premium cruise line, continues its expansion of MedallionNet, the best Wi-Fi at sea, giving more guests the opportunity to enjoy the fast, affordable, reliable and unlimited Internet service. In 2020 MedallionNet expands to Grand Princess (February...

Chamber to Launch ‘Retail Walks’ Program in October

The SCV Chamber is pleased to announce the launch of its new Retail Walks program, which will allow our businesses and elected leaders to directly engage and meet with local retail owners across the Santa Clarita Valley. “The SCV Chamber has been working to formulate our new Retail Walk program, which...

Realtors: California Housing Affordability Dips in Q2
Friday, Aug 9, 2019

Higher prices negated the lowest interest rates in more than a year and reduced home affordability for Californians in the second quarter of 2019, the California Association of Realtors, or C.A.R., said Wednesday. The percentage of home buyers who could afford to purchase a median-priced, existing single-family...

Wesco Aircraft OK’s $1.9B Merger with U.K. Company

Valencia-based Wesco Aircraft announced Friday it entered into a “definitive merger agreement” to be acquired by an affiliate of Platinum Equity for an estimated $1.9 billion. The global company, which touts itself as a leading distributor and provider of comprehensive supply-chain management services...

Aug. 20: VIA CEO Forum 2019
Thursday, Aug 8, 2019

The Valley Industry Association (VIA) invites you to join them Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 7:30 a.m., for the VIA CEO Forum 2019. Note: This event replaces VIA’s usual monthly luncheon meeting. The event will take place at the Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road,...

Princess Cruises Attempts to Set World Record for Largest Vow Renewal at Sea

Cue “The Love Boat” theme song. Princess Cruises – the international premium cruise line known for its legacy of romance and adventure declared Wednesday it will attempt to host the largest renewal of vows ceremony at sea in hopes to set a world record onboard a Valentine’s Day cruise. Gavin...

AmerisourceBergen Announces Shut Down of Valencia Distribution Center

AmerisourceBergen’s Valencia distribution center is set to shut down in the fall and lay off approximately 100 employees, according to officials. The facility, which is located at 24903 Avenue Kearny, supplies to multiple hospitals across the region and is one of 25 pharmaceutical distribution centers...

Aug. 21: SCV Chamber ‘Business After Hours’ Mixer
Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce’s August “Business After Hours” mixer is set for the Oakmont of Valencia Assisted Living & Memory Care center in Valencia on Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. A recognized leader in retirement living, Oakmont’s newest...

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1920 - Actress Maureen O'Hara born in Ireland; 1961 "Parent Trap" uses Disney Golden Oak Ranch [story]
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If The Master's University women's volleyball team was looking for an opportunity to fold to Rocky Mountain on Thursday, it had options.
TMU Women’s Volleyball Takes Down No. 13 Rocky Mountain
The Master's University men's basketball team has signed Sam Boone, an NCAA Division 2 transfer who will add to the squad's frontcourt depth.
TMU Men’s Basketball Signs Sam Boone, NCAA D2 Transfer
A Canyon Country woman stands accused of going after a family member with a chainsaw, albeit one that was turned off, after two failed attempts to hit her intended victim with steak knives she allegedly threw.
Woman Accused of Throwing Knives, Wielding Chainsaw
Master's head coach Dan Waldeck hopes Stephanie Soares brings "immense confidence and drive" back with her after she played with the Brazilian women's national team at the Pan American Games in Peru last week.
TMU’s Stephanie Soares Wins Gold at Pan American Games
One thing volleyball player Jane Cisar appreciates about The Master's University head coach Allan Vince is his recruiting philosophy.
Vince Earns 100th Win at TMU Women’s Volleyball Coach
At nationals last year, The Master's University women's volleyball team learned what it would take to make a deep post-season run.
2019 TMU Women’s Volleyball Preview
Proving just how necessary Narcan has become in saving the lives of SCV heroin addicts, local sheriff’s deputies dispatched Thursday for an unresponsive man feared dead in the bathroom of a Stevenson Ranch restaurant watched signs of life return to the man after paramedics administered the drug.
Narcan 2 Years Later: Still Saving SCV Lives
Dante Acosta, former state assemblyman, former Santa Clarita City Council member and a director of the Santa Clarita Valley Water agency board, is moving to Texas to begin a position as district director of the U.S. Small Business Administration for the El Paso region.
Acosta Resigns from SCV Water, Moving to El Paso
Bridge to Home, the primary homeless services provider in the Santa Clarita Valley, invites the community to its premier annual fundraiser, "Soup for the Soul – Sera in Italia," at the Bella Vida senior center in Canyon Country on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 6 p.m.
Oct. 12: Bridge to Home ‘Soup for the Soul’ Fundraiser
A six-run first inning for the Lake Elsinore Storm was too much for the JetHawks Thursday, as Lancaster lost 13-8 at The Hangar.
Lake Elsinore Storm Start Too Strong for JetHawks
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department detectives seek the public’s assistance in locating Willie Paul Davis, a 70-year-old Valencia resident.
Missing: Willie Paul Davis of Valencia
Five people were hurt, two seriously, in a multi-vehicle pileup on Interstate 5 in Castaic early Friday morning, according to county fire department and CHP authorities.
Five Hurt in Early Morning Castaic Pileup
The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control will join Los Angeles television stations NBC4 and Telemundo 52 in a "Clear the Shelter" pet adoption campaign on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Aug. 17: ‘Clear the Shelters’ with Pet Adoption Discounts
Two parolees from Bakersfield arrested in Valencia last week were arraigned on multiple charges including burglary on Monday, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station reported Wednesday.
Burglary Suspects Arrested After Mall Chase Are Arraigned
Painting it as an economic threat and a cruel attack on immigrants, California sued Friday to stop the Trump administration’s new "public charge rule" that allows the government to deny green cards to people relying on some forms of public assistance.
California Sues to Block Feds’ ‘Public Charge Rule’ for Green Cards
Friday air quality is unhealthy for sensitive individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley, according to the latest South Coast Air Quality Management District forecast.
Friday Air Quality Unhealthy for Sensitive People
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station's COBRA Unit detained two juveniles and one adult during a gang suppression operation on Monday.
SCV Deputies Tag 3 Suspected Gang Members in Newhall
1956 - Battle of Palmdale rages over the skies of Santa Clarita [story]
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A vegetation fire near Valencia Boulevard and Interstate 5 prompted the evacuation of College of the Canyons’ Early Childhood Education Center Thursday afternoon.
Vegetation Fire Prompts Evacuation of COC’s Childhood Education Center
Would you like for a family member or caregiver to be able to call Medicare on your behalf? Would you like a way to store all your health records in one place online, so you can quickly share them with a new doctor or other healthcare provider? How about an easy way to print a new Medicare card if you lose yours? You can do all that and more by creating a free, secure MyMedicare.gov account.
Create a Personal Medicare Account | Commentary by Greg Dill
The Transfer Rules Committee held their culminating meeting Wednesday.
Message from CIF Southern Section Commissioner of Athletics
The second bond issuance of Measure E, the Santa Clarita Community College District general obligation bonds, were sold on Aug. 7, yielding $85 million to assist College of the Canyons in building out the Canyon Country campus and upgrading the Valencia campus.
Second Bond Issuance of Measure E General Obligation Bonds Yields $85M
Boys and Girls Club Alumni, Kacey Umanzor and Nikola Macovksi, have been awarded scholarships to attend College of the Canyons this fall by the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley.
Boys & Girls Club Announces 2019 College Scholarship Recipients