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1769 - Portolá party sets out from San Diego; first Europeans to "discover" Santa Clarita Valley 3½ weeks later [story]
Gaspar de Portola

California Sues to Block Kroger, Albertsons Merger
Tuesday, Feb 27, 2024

California Attorney General Rob Bonta, the Federal Trade Commission, and a bipartisan coalition of states, announced Monday the filing of a lawsuit that challenges the proposed merger of Kroger and Albertsons. Kroger and Albertsons are the two largest national supermarket chains in the country and this...

Kroger Will Buy Albertsons in $24.6 billion Merger
Friday, Oct 14, 2022

Kroger (NYSE: KR) and Albertsons Companies, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that they have entered into an agreement under which the companies, each with iconic brands and deep roots in their local communities, will merge to create a national footprint and unite around Kroger’s Purpose to Feed...

Albertsons-Vons Recalling Certain Reser’s Refrigerated Salads
Thursday, Apr 14, 2016

In cooperation with Reser’s Fine Foods’ voluntary recall of refrigerated salads that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, Albertsons and Safeway stores are voluntarily recalling several refrigerated salad products supplied by Reser’s. Reser’s was notified by a supplier...

2 of 4 Local Albertsons Grocery Stores to Close
Sunday, Jan 19, 2014

[KHTS] – Albertsons grocery stores have had a presence in the Santa Clarita Valley for more than 25 years, but two of the four local stores will be closing on or around Feb. 20, said an Albertsons spokeswoman on Wednesday. The Albertsons on The Old Road in Valencia and on Soledad Canyon Road in...

SCV NewsBreak for January 15, 2014
Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014

Sources say McKeon won’t seek another term. A Castaic teenager on his skateboard was killed Tuesday evening in Valencia. City officials are in talks with attorneys suing the city over an alleged California Voting Rights Act violation. Two Santa Clarita Albertsons stores will be closing up...

Thursday, Jun 14, 2012

Hoopsters in Val Verde are in for a treat. Thanks to a $5,000 donation from Albertson’s supermarkets and Coca-Cola’s Sprite brand, the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation will be repairing and resurfacing the basketball court at Val Verde Park. The county applied in March...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, April 26, 2012
Thursday, Apr 26, 2012

In this episode: Valencia high school senior Michael Fernicola named Hart District Outstanding Student of the Year; U.S. Senate passes bill to save hundreds of postal processing centers and post offices. Also: Local agencies team up to fund water management plan;Sammy Choy fundraiser Saturday at Albertsons...

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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
Santa Clarita Shakespeare will present a free production of the William Shakespeare comedy "All's Well That Ends Well" at the Newhall Family Theatre Aug. 2-4.
Aug. 2-4: Free Shakespeare ‘All’s Well That Ends Well’
The MAIN in Old Town Newhall will present the Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival annual summer production which includes “An Evening of Absurdity” and “Papá está en la Atlántida” (“Our Dad is in Atlantis”).
Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival at The MAIN
Timothy Andrew Nemeckay, 64, of Park City, Utah, was sentenced on July 10 to 12 months and one day imprisonment, and 24 months supervised release. In September 2023, Nemeckay admitted to wire fraud, which involved misappropriating approximately $1.7 million from investors investing in the development of a brewery and restaurant in Park City, Utah and Santa Clarita.
Fraudster Solicited Funds for Fake Santa Clarita Brewery
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works has issued a traffic advisory for residents of Stevenson Ranch.
Traffic Advisory: Road Construction in Stevenson Ranch
The Valley Industry Association will host its annual CEO Forum on Friday, Aug. 23, 8:30-11 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia. Cost to attend is $50 for VIA members and $60 for non-members.
Aug 23: VIA to Host CEO Forum
The City of Santa Clarita has announced the upcoming exhibition, “Symphony of Colors,” featuring the works of Santa Clarita Valley contemporary impressionist artist Zony Gordon.
Zony Gordon Art Exhibit at Old Town Newhall Library
1900 - Pacific Telephone & Telegraph establishes Newhall exchange; SCV gets first phone [story]
old telephone
After meeting in closed session on Wednesday, July 10, the Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees announced its unanimous decision to place Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook on administrative leave, effective Monday, July 15.
Dianne Van Hook Placed on Administrative Leave
Santa Clarita is known, not only for its scenic open spaces and family-friendly community, but also for its commitment to nurturing the arts and fostering a thriving, dynamic environment where creativity can flourish.
Bill Miranda | Creativity in Every Corner
Join the Valley Industry Association Friday, Aug. 2, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., where an update on the Valencia Town Center will be presented.
Aug. 2: VIA Hosting Valencia Town Center Update
Calling all dog lovers! The 2024 Santa Clarita Valley Walk to End Alzheimer's announced its search for a dog mascot.
Walk to End Alzheimer’s Announces Dog Mascot Contest
Sagittarius Ponderosa, written by MJ Kaufman and directed by Skylar Reede, will begin its run at The MAIN beginning Aug. 23 to Sept. 1.
‘Sagittarius Ponderosa’ Coming to The MAIN