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1925 - Actor Harry Carey files patent on the original 160-acre Saugus homestead he'd purchased in 1916 (now Tesoro Del Valle) [story]
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July 18: Inaugural Meeting for Santa Clarita Aerospace, Defense Consortium
Wednesday, Jul 12, 2023

The Aerospace and Defense Consortium is a collaborative effort to bring together local Santa Clarita Valley aerospace and defense companies and leaders for the purposes of mutual support, engagement, and advocacy. The ADC supports the SCV Aerospace and Defense community through industry promotion, business...

Palmdale Airpark Announces New Hours
Thursday, Mar 9, 2023

The Joe Davies Heritage Airpark, located at 2001 E Avenue P in Palmdale, will have new operating hours beginning Friday. The park will be open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., for self-guided tours. The Joe Davies Heritage Airpark, dedicated in 2008, is a family-friendly, unique...

Jan. 23: Next Point Bearing Group Open House
Tuesday, Jan 14, 2020

To help local manufacturers and business owners, Next Point Bearing Group is hosting an Open House event, scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 23rd, at their Valencia office. Next Point Bearing Group is a Valencia-based supplier that holds one of the largest inventories of miniature precision bearings and bearings...

Nov. 19: VIA Panel Discussion on Future of Aerospace
Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019

The Valley Industry Association is pleased to present a special panel discussion on the future of aerospace – Santa Clarita and beyond – at its Nov. 19 luncheon. Panelists will be Jonathan Waymire, Esq., Manager, B-2 Subcontracts, Northrop Grumman, Jason Gibbs, P.E., Deputy Director of West...

Hill Supports Passage of Defense Bill
Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – In preparation for next week’s full House Armed Services Committee markup of the FY20 National Defense Authorization Act, U.S. Rep. Katie Hill, D-Agua Dulce, released the following statement Wednesday on the Tactical Air and Land and the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee...

Dec. 7: iLEAD Schools to Host ‘Mission 2019 – DreamUp to Space’
Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018

iLEAD Schools, a network of free, public charter schools across California, the Midwest and Hawaii, will host “Mission 2019 – DreamUp to Space!”, a Space & Innovation Expo featuring student aerospace projects. The second annual event will be held from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. on Dec. 7...

Friends of Oviatt Library Honor Twins with Award for Nonfiction
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Co-Authors of “Early Burbank,” Erin and Jamie Schonauer. Photo Credit: CSUN Friends of the Oviatt Website. California State University, Northridge’s Friends of the Oviatt Library will present identical twins Erin K. Schonauer and Jamie C. Schonauer with the San Fernando Valley Award for Nonfiction...

SCV High-Tech Plastics Firm Bought Out by Ducommun
Monday, Apr 23, 2018

Aerospace, defense and industrial markets manufacturing firm Ducommun Incorporated has completed the acquisition of Certified Thermoplastics Co., LLC, based in Santa Clarita, for an undisclosed price. Founded in 1978, Certified Thermoplastics is a leader in precision profile extrusions and extruded assemblies...

Boeing to Invest in SCV Aerospace, Defense Company Gamma Alloys
Friday, Nov 10, 2017

Boeing will invest in Santa Clarita Valley-based Gamma Alloys, a leader in aluminum alloys focused on developing advanced metal-matrix composites for use in aerospace, automotive and other industries, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation. This investment by Boeing HorizonX...

Knight Co-Sponsors ‘Women in Aerospace Education Act’
Monday, Nov 6, 2017

(Washington, DC) – Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) and Representative Elizabeth Esty (CT-05) introduced bipartisan legislation today designed to strengthen the American aerospace industry by enhancing K-12 education initiatives to promote more female participation in science, technology, engineering...

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1925 - Actor Harry Carey files patent on the original 160-acre Saugus homestead he'd purchased in 1916 (now Tesoro Del Valle) [story]
Harry Carey
Registration for the 29th annual River Rally Cleanup and Environmental Expo is officially open. This is an opportunity for Santa Clarita volunteers of all ages to help clean up a portion of the Santa Clara River, one of the last natural, free-flowing river systems in Southern California.
Registration Now Open for Annual River Rally Cleanup
Don’t miss the Santa Clarita Artists Association’s annual Art Classic Gala - the largest celebration of fine arts in the Santa Clarita Valley - Sept. 28, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., at The Center.
Sept. 28: SCAA Hosting 34th Annual Art Classic
Jhoanna Serrano left the Philippines for the United States at just 18 years old, hoping to give her then-2-year-old daughter, Jean Pauline, a better future.
CSUN Honors Mother’s Sacrifices with New Scholarship
The Master’s University Chorale, one of the school’s marquee music performance ensembles, toured through Texas this summer.
TMU School of Music Sends Chorale on Texas Tour
Saugus High School Instrumental Music Booster Club is inviting the community to help those in need with its Clothes for Cash continues Saturday, July 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saugus High Music Club Clothes for Cash Campaign Continues
In celebration of a new partnership with Chef Tony Gemignani, the 13-time World Pizza Champion and the undisputed greatest pizza maker in modern history, Princess Cruises, recognized for the Best Pizza at Sea, established a new Guinness World Records Title Monday for “World’s Largest Pizza Party” at multiple venues aboard its fleet of Love Boats with hungry guests devouring more than 60,000 slices of fresh-from-the-oven pizza prepared by the line’s master chefs.
Princess Cruises’ Pizza Party Sets New Guinness World Record
The GSAC has announced several changes that go beyond the new schools that have joined the conference.
GSAC Ushers In New Era
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has released the list of six productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, July 15 - Sunday, July 21.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes Six Productions
Santa Clarita consistently earns recognition as one of the best places to live in the nation, boasting a high quality of life, strong safety record and a business-friendly atmosphere.
Ken Striplin | 2024 Public Opinion Poll
During its annual business meeting in June, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Santa Clarita passed a resolution regarding Chiquita Canyon Landfill.  
Local Congregation Urges Protection from Chiquita Canyon Landfill
1891 - R.E. Nickel publishes area's first newspaper, The Acton Rooster [story]
Acton Rooster
1769 - Portolá party sets out from San Diego; first Europeans to "discover" Santa Clarita Valley 3½ weeks later [story]
Gaspar de Portola
1884 - Hardison & Stewart start drilling Star No. 1 oil well in Pico Canyon; later form Union Oil Co. [story]
Lyman Stewart
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board will be held Wednesday, June 5, beginning with closed session at 6 p.m., followed immediately by the public session at 7 p.m.
July 17: Hart Governing Board Regular Meeting
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, July 16, at 6 p.m., in City Hall's Council Chambers to hold a public hearing on the development proposal for the Riverview project, which is slated for the Saugus Speedway property.
July 16: Planning Commission Public Hearing on Speedway Property
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with SCVTV, has released the fourth episode of "Santa Clarita Spotlight," a Shop Local series dedicated to promoting and celebrating the diverse range of local businesses within the city. If you’re looking to shake up your workout routine tune in to the latest episode.
Santa Clarita Spotlight to Highlight Fitness
Valencia Marketplace’s annual free summer concerts will be held Friday evenings 6-8 p.m.
Free Summer Sunset Concerts at Valencia Marketplace
With a 5-0 vote Tuesday night, the Santa Clarita City Council unanimously approved an agreement with the County of Los Angeles to transfer ownership of William S. Hart Park to the city.
City OK’s Formal Plan to Take Over Hart Park
Child & Family Center will present its annual Purple Walk Domestic Violence Awareness 5K on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 8-11 a.m.
Oct. 12: Child & Family Center Purple Walk Domestic Violence Awareness 5K
The Placerita Canyon Nature Center Associates will present the monthly Community Nature Education Series program on Sunday, July 21 at 2 p.m.
July 21: Placerita Canyon Community Nature Education Series
A portion of the parking lot at Santa Clarita City Hall is closed due to the installation of solar panels to enhance energy efficiency.
Visitor Parking at City Hall Relocated
The city of Santa Clarita has shared the results of the 2024 Public Opinion Poll. Results reveal high levels of community satisfaction and highlight the key issues that matter most to residents.
Santa Clarita 2024 Public Opinion Poll Highlights
The city of Santa Clarita annual Road Rehab Program has begun and motorists are advised that overlay work will continue on Whites Canyon Road between Delight Street and Soledad Canyon Road.
Road Rehab Continues on Whites Canyon Road
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