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2003 - Actress & big cat rescuer Tippi Hedren of Acton inducted into Hollywood Walk of Fame [story]
Tippi Hedren

SCV Chamber of Commerce Upcoming Events
Wednesday, Jan 18, 2023

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will have a number of upcoming forums and events geared to equip and help SCV businesses navigate some of the important issues facing the business community this year. Please review the below and click on the links to find out more and register for each event....

Feb. 7: Chamber Presents Fourth Annual Health, Wellness Forum – Mental Health
Tuesday, Jan 17, 2023

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will present the Fourth Annual Health & Wellness Forum – Mental Health on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 7:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. The forum will be held at The Cube Santa Clarita, 27745 Smyth Drive, Valencia, CA 91355. Mental health is an important topic...

Advanced Bionics to Pay Over $12 Million for Alleged False Claims for Cochlear Implant Processors

Advanced Bionics LLC, a Valencia, California-based manufacturer of cochlear implant system devices, has agreed to pay more than $12 million to resolve allegations that it misled federal health care programs regarding the radio-frequency emissions generated by some of its cochlear implant processors....

U.S. Bancorp Completes Acquisition of Union Bank on West Coast
Friday, Jan 13, 2023

Union Bank, with branches in Newhall and Valencia, has been acquired by U.S Bancorp. U.S. Bancorp announced Dec. 1 that it has completed the acquisition of MUFG Union Bank’s core regional banking franchise from Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. The transaction will bring Union Bank branches across...

Jan. 19: SCV Water Public Outreach, Legislation Committee Meeting
Thursday, Jan 12, 2023

The Santa Clarita Valley Water Public Outreach and Legislation Committee will hold a meeting Thursday, Jan. 19, at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Engineering Services Section Boardroom located at 26521 Summit Circle in Santa Clarita. The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency’s Public Outreach...

Feb. 18: JCI Santa Clarita Awards Installation, Sweetheart Ball

JCI Santa Clarita will be awarding JCI Members for their efforts in 2022 at the local chapter’s awards and installations Sweetheart Ball Saturday, Feb. 18, from 6 p.m. – 11 p.m., at the Summit HOA Clubhouse in Santa Clarita. All are welcome. Dress code should be dress to impress. The Jaycees...

Santa Clarita 2022 Home, Condo Sales See Decline, Listing Increase
Wednesday, Jan 11, 2023

Local REALTORS facilitated the close of escrow on 3,286 homes and condominiums during 2022 even as interest rates on home loans increased, which triggered a sharp rise in the number of active listings to the highest level in three years, the Southland Regional Association of REALTORS reported today. The...

2023 SCV Minimum Wage Changes

The Santa Clarita Valley is in an especially unique situation in that the city of Santa Clarita and the County of Los Angeles have two different minimum wage increase schedules which has caused confusion and challenges for many of our local employers and residents alike. The city increases its wages...

Jan. 26: VIA After Five at Salt Creek Grille
Tuesday, Jan 10, 2023

Kick off 2023 with the Valley Industry Association at one of the most popular VIA events, by members for members. If you are looking for a great way to connect with other businesses attend the VIA After Five event on Thursday, Jan. 26 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Salt Creek Grille, 24415 Town Center...

Chamber Announces Honorees, Opens Business Choice Awards Nominations

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce honorees for the Lifetime Achievement Award and Cheri Fleming Heart of the Community Award which will be presented at the Chamber’s Centennial Celebration on Feb. 23. The Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to California State...


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Three Santa Clarita music educators were recognized Saturday, Jan. 21, for their contributions to music education at the 2023 Southern California School Band & Orchestra Association Winter Conference.
School Band Association Recognizes Hart District Music Teachers
A workshop about “Basics of Filing Taxes and Family Law Issues,” hosted by Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley, will help participants “learn about filing taxes – whether you file your own or not” and “Family Law issues - divorce, child custody, and support.”
Feb. 18: Zonta’s Upcoming Workshop to Highlight Filing Taxes, Family Law Issues
Mission Valley Bancorp announced Monday a net income of $4.8 million, or $1.45 per diluted share, for the year ended Dec. 31, 2022, compared to net income of $5.0 million, or $1.50 per diluted share, for the year ended Dec. 31, 2021.
Mission Valley Bank Announces Record Loan Growth, Cash Dividend
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the nine productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Jan. 30 – Sunday, Feb. 5.
‘NCIS,’ ‘CSI: Vegas’ Among Nine Productions Currently Filming in SCV
California State University, Northridge film students, along with faculty and alumni have produced a public service announcement to address the ongoing fentanyl crisis and educate the public about the dangers of fentanyl pills.
CSUN, Law Enforcement Partner to Produce Fentanyl PSA
In 2019, Valencia High School student, Pedro Roman, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
Feb. 4: Pedro Roman Memorial Blood Drive
Registration is now open for Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley’s second poker night fundraiser, “All In for Family Promise.” The event will take place on Friday, March 3, at the Canyon Country Community Center.
March 3: Family Promise Hosting Poker Tourney, Sip & Paint Fundraiser
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board will take place Wednesday, Feb. 1, beginning with closed session at 6 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
Feb. 1: Hart Board Scheduled to Discuss Proposed Teacher Pay Increase
Sulphur Springs Union School District will host the annual Many Families, One Community Event on Saturday, Feb. 25.
Sulphur Springs, Hart Districts Hosting Many Families One Community Event
Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity has joined business and community leaders to launch the Fair Chance Hiring Program, galvanizing the county’s business community to adopt Fair Chance hiring practices with the goal of getting 200 local businesses to commit to hiring system-impacted individuals this year.
L.A. County Launches Fair Chance Hiring Program
The regular board meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will be held Tuesday, Jan. 31, beginning with a closed session at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:30 p.m.
Jan. 31: SUSD Board Slated to Discuss Future Enrollment Projections
The Santa Clarita Valley Men of Harmony Barbershop Chorus will return on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, to deliver singing valentines after being unavailable during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Feb. 14: Local Barbershop Quartet to Deliver Singing Valentines
The Los Angeles County Health Officer is issuing a Cold Weather Alert for the Santa Clarita Valley Tuesday through Thursday due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures.
Cold Weather Alert Issued for SCV
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents that bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains, creeks and rivers after a rainfall.
Recent Rainfall Prompts Ocean Water Advisory for All L.A. County Beaches
The California Transportation Commission allocated over $988 million Friday to repair and improve transportation infrastructure throughout the state.
California Invests Nearly $1 Billion for Transportation Improvements
2003 - Actress & big cat rescuer Tippi Hedren of Acton inducted into Hollywood Walk of Fame [story]
Tippi Hedren
Three new educational videos greet visitors to the Placerita Nature Center to help them understand what they're seeing along the trails.
Educational Videos Unveiled at Placerita Nature Center
1945 - Local residents vote 1,184 to 7 (correct, seven) to create SCV high school district [story]

1850 - Death Valley '49er William Robinson dies in Soledad Canyon from drinking too much cool water [story]
Leaving Death Valley
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,123 new cases countywide and 29 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: L.A. County Remains in Low Community Level
Teams from the city of Santa Clarita, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, Los Angeles County Fire Department and loanDepot competed on Wednesday, Jan. 25 in the Magic Mountain Sky Tower Challenge.
L.A. County Fire Wins Magic Mountain Sky Tower Challenge
Friends of the Children – Los Angeles presented Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger with the "Power of One" award at their inaugural Women's Leadership Breakfast held Friday, Jan. 27 at The California Club. Barger was selected to receive the award for her work and dedication to supporting and safeguarding children in Los Angeles County, especially those within the foster care system.
Barger Tapped by Friends of the Children L.A. for ‘Power of One’ Award
The Santa Clarita Artists Association has announced its new Board of Directors for 2023.
Santa Clarita Artists Association Announces 2023 Board
The North County I-5 Enhancements Project has announced that Santa Clarita Valley residents should prepare for a variety of lane reductions and road closures for the week of Jan. 27-Feb. 3.
Jan. 27-Feb. 3: Portions of The Old Road Closed for I-5 Enhancements Project