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1949 - Fatal crash of light plane in Haskell Canyon sparks 3,500-acre brush fire [story]
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MannKind’s 2Q Loss Widens to 30 Mil. (7 Cents)
Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016

Valencia-based biotech MannKind Corp. reported financial results Monday for the second quarter and the six months ended June 30, 2016. For the second quarter ended June 30, 2016, total operating expenses were $19.1 million as compared to $24.1 million for the same quarter in 2015. Research and development...

MannKind Reaffirms Commitment to Afrezza; Plans Product Relaunch
Monday, Jun 13, 2016

Valencia-based MannKind Corp. announced results of two late-breaking posters and four additional analyses of Afrezza® (insulin human) Inhalation Powder, including three posters demonstrating a faster onset of action and a shorter duration than rapid-acting insulin analogs in patients with diabetes mellitus....

MannKind Regains Afrezza Marketing Rights
Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016

Valencia-based MannKind Corp. has assumed responsibility for the worldwide development and commercialization of Afrezza (insulin human) Inhalation Powder from Sanofi, effective Tuesday, in a transition that ensures patients will not experience any interruption in their treatment. Under terms of the transfer...

MannKind Marketing Deal Ends; Stock Nosedives, Sharks Circle
Wednesday, Jan 6, 2016

MannKind Corp. stock dipped below $1 Wednesday after the Valencia biomed announced the termination Tuesday of its marketing deal for Afrezza, MannKind’s inhalable insulin. MannKind’s deal with the European distributor Sanofi effectively ends July 4. Meantime the two companies will “promptly...

MannKind Narrows Loss, but Share Prices Fall
Thursday, May 7, 2015

Valencia-based MannKind Corp. lost “only” 8 cents per share in the first quarter of 2015, the company reported after the close of trading Thursday. It was 1 cent better than the prior quarter and 2 cents better than analysts expected, but Wall Street didn’t care as share prices of the...

SCV Biomed’s One-of-a-Kind Inhalable Insulin Hits U.S. Market
Tuesday, Feb 3, 2015

PARIS, France, and VALENCIA, Calif., Feb. 3, 2015 – Sanofi and Valencia-based MannKind Corp. announced Tuesday today that Afrezza (insulin human) Inhalation Powder, the only inhaled insulin, is now available by prescription in U.S. retail pharmacies nationwide. Afrezza is approved by the U.S. Food...

Mannkind of Valencia Cuts 3Q Loss Nearly in Half
Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014

Valencia-based MannKind Corp. reported financial results Tuesday for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. For the third quarter of 2014, total operating expenses were $38.3 million, compared to $44.8 million for the third quarter of 2013, a decrease of $6.5 million. Research and development (R&D)...

MannKind Gets FDA Approval for Diabetes Treatment
Friday, Jun 27, 2014

MannKind Corp. announced Friday afternoon that it has received long-sought-after FDA approval for its candidate diabetes treatment, Afrezza. The third time was the charm for the Valencia-based company and its revolutionary insulin powder. Delivered with a whistle-sized inhaler, it acts more rapidly than...

April 1 is Next Big Date for MannKind
Friday, Jan 10, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration is expected to review MannKind Corp.’s application April 1 and issue a ruling by April 15, the company announced Friday. The Valencia pharmaceutical developer has been trying since 2011 to convince the FDA to approve its invention, an inhalable form of insulin that...

MannKind’s Loss Widens as it Awaits FDA Approval
Thursday, Nov 7, 2013

Valencia-based diabetes drug developer MannKind Inc. lost $50.8 million in the third quarter of 2013 (17 cents per share), widening the gap from 2012’s third-quarter loss of $42.8 million (22 cents per share, with fewer shares outstanding). The company attributed much of the difference to a “non-cash...

LATEST TWEETS
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Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner was "wrong" to have returned to the field at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, to celebrate the team's Game 6 World Series victory over the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday night -- after he had tested positive for COVID-19.
MLB: Turner ‘Wrong’ to Take the Field After Positive COVID-19 Tests
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency has filed a lawsuit against 3M Company, Chemours, DuPont and several other companies for their roles in introducing toxic chemicals into the local water supply.
SCV Water Sues PFAS Makers Over Toxic Chemicals in Local Water
Saugus High School teacher Jim Klipfel, one of five California Teachers of the Year for 2021, has also been chosen to represent the state in the National Teacher of the Year competition in the spring.
California Names 2021 Teachers of the Year; Saugus High’s Klipfel to Nationals
Washington, Oregon and Nevada have joined California’s COVID-19 vaccine Scientific Safety Review Workgroup, which will independently review the safety and efficacy of any COVID-19 vaccine approved by the FDA for distribution.
Western States Join California’s COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Review
The Santa Clarita Public Library will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a variety of activities all November long.
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with Santa Clarita Library
The Los Angeles Dodgers won Game 6 of the 2020 World Series, besting Tampa Bay 3-1 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday night.
Dodgers Win 2020 World Series; Stadium Team Stores to Open Thursday
The Santa Clarita City Council celebrated the opening Tuesday for its newest “transit-friendly” facility at Vista Canyon in Canyon Country, alongside officials from Metrolink and Metro, or the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
City Council Holds Ribbon-Cutting for New Vista Canyon Structure, Metrolink Station
The Sulphur Springs Union School District governing board is set to discuss the reopening plan for the California State Preschool Programs during their virtual meeting Wednesday night.
Sulphur Springs to Discuss Preschool Reopening
Dr. Sharon Langenbeck, a longtime member of Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley, was installed as Zonta International President for the 2020-22 biennium on July 17, 2020.
SCV’s Sharon Langenbeck Installed as Zonta International President
1949 - Fatal crash of light plane in Haskell Canyon sparks 3,500-acre brush fire [story]
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The city of Santa Clarita celebrated not one but two milestones Tuesday at the Vista Canyon development.
City Celebrates New Vista Canyon Development with Groundbreaking, Ribbon-Cutting
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 29 new deaths and 1,586 new cases of COVID-19, including 7,185 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
L.A. County Public Health: Uptick in COVID-19 Cases ‘Cause for Concern’
Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH is issuing a Health Advisory for private gatherings and public celebrations advising Los Angeles County residents that the potential risk of COVID-19 transmission at such celebrations is high based on the increasing rate of COVID-19 community transmission in Los Angeles County.
Health Advisory Issued for Private Gatherings, Public Celebrations
Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a joint meeting with the Associated Student Government via Zoom video conferencing Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 1:30 p.m., followed by the adopted budget workshop.
Oct. 28: Santa Clarita Community College District Joint Virtual Meeting with ASG
College of the Canyons has been ranked nationally No. 22 and 26 in The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine for enrolling the largest number of Hispanic students and granting the most degrees, respectively.
COC Among Top 100 National Community Colleges for Hispanics
The Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee will hold a virtual meeting Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 9:00 a.m.
Oct. 28: Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee Virtual Meeting
Santa Clarita-based landscaping firm Stay Green Inc. is proud to announce it has been awarded three Bronze Awards of Excellence by the National Association of Landscape Professionals.
Santa Clarita-Based Stay Green Nationally Recognized for Excellence
Following recent clashes between Sheriff Alex Villanueva and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, the board is set to vote Tuesday on a motion aimed at removing the sheriff.
Supes Expected to Discuss Options for Removing Villanueva
In light of the impact the pandemic is having on Halloween, SCV Adventure Play Foundation is taking a new approach to a family-friendly Halloween hang time on Saturday, Oct. 31, from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
SCV Adventure Play Foundation to Host Virtual, Family-Friendly Haunted House
NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) has confirmed, for the first time, water on the sunlit surface of the Moon. This discovery indicates that water may be distributed across the lunar surface, and not limited to cold, shadowed places.
Hart Science Teacher on Initial NASA SOFIA Flight that Verified Water on Moon
A collision involving a car and a bicyclist occurred on the westbound side of Highway 126 and the eastbound side of Main Street in Piru, just after 5:45 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Collision Kills Bicyclist on Highway 126
SACRAMENTO – The California Highway Patrol is launching a new education and enforcement campaign to reduce the number of crashes caused by impaired drivers in California.
CHP Launches Campaign to Reduce Impaired Driving
Fire Chief Daryl L. Osby is pleased to announce that the Los Angeles County Fire Department's Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Program, California Task Force-2, will continue providing international urban search and rescue services as part of the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) disaster response efforts.
LACoFD Awarded USAID Agreement to Continue International Search & Rescue Efforts
1892 - Birth of Robert E. Callahan, owner of Mission Village in L.A. and Old West Trading Post on Sierra Highway [story]
Callahans Old West