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1970 - Gov. Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall's first "second" judge [story]
Adrian Adams

Santa Clarita Worth More than Glendale, Less Than Beverly Hills
Monday, Sep 21, 2015

Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang released the 2015 Annual Report on Monday. The Annual Report includes the assessed value of all taxable real property and business personal property in the County, along with detailed data on the different elements that make up the 2015 Assessment Roll. This...

Taxable Property in L.A. County Worth 6% More This Year
Thursday, Jul 16, 2015

Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang  released the 2015 Los Angeles County Assessment Roll on Thursday. The Assessment Roll reflects the value of all taxable property in Los Angeles County. This is Assessor Prang’s first Assessment Roll produced since taking office last December. The 2015 Assessment...

Supes OK Funds to Upgrade Assessor’s Technology
Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015

[LACo Assessor] – The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved more than $12.7 million Tuesday as the first installment to replace the County Assessor’s antiquated technology systems. This systems upgrade is the primary initiative undertaken by newly elected Los Angeles County...

County Assessor’s ‘Mobile Mansions’ Bill Clears Senate Panel
Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015

After Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang testified in support of Senate Bill 434 (Allen) on Tuesday, the California State Senate Transportation and Housing Committee passed the bill unanimously. SB 434 would close a loophole in property assessment that currently allows a multi-million dollar structure...

County Assessor Hosting Training Program
Saturday, Mar 28, 2015

Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang announced a regional effort to recruit applicants for the Appraiser Trainee/Real Property program. The Appraiser Trainee program is a one-year program designed to prepare candidates for a career in property assessment with the Los Angeles County Office of the...

L.A. County Assessor Revamps Website
Friday, Mar 13, 2015

Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang unveiled a newly redesigned website Friday with several tools to make it easier for visitors to access services offered by the Assessor’s Office. The new and improved website features a completely overhauled layout, an enhanced and easier-to-navigate design,...

Kreimann Returns to Assessor’s Office as Chief Deputy
Monday, Jan 26, 2015

Santos Kreimann Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang appointed Santos H. Kreimann as Chief Deputy Assessor on Monday. The appointment marks the return of Kreimann to the Office of the Assessor, which he temporarily headed in 2012. “Santos is an exceptional leader who contributed significantly...

L.A. County Now ‘Worth’ $1.13 Trillion, Up Nearly 5% on Year
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013

Los Angeles County Chief Deputy Assessor Santos Kreimann released the 2013 Los Angeles County Assessment Roll on Wednesday.  The assessment roll reflects the value of all taxable property in Los Angeles County in accordance with the California Constitution. The 2013 Assessment Roll reflects a 4.66 percent...

Powerhouse Fire: Tax Relief Available for Damaged Properties
Monday, Jun 10, 2013

The Los Angeles County Office of the Assessor is urging property owners affected by the Powerhouse fire to contact local Assessor offices for information and assistance about tax relief for property damage of $10,000 or more.  Structures may qualify for tax relief. The Office of the Assessor has deployed...

Council to Consider Buying Tax-Defaulted Land
Monday, Mar 11, 2013

The Santa Clarita City Council will consider notifying the county of its intent to purchase 62 acres of vacant land, to be added to the city’s 7,200 acres of open space, when the council meets Tuesday. Two of the parcels, totaling 52 acres, are adjacent to the city’s Golden Valley Open Space...

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1970 - Gov. Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall's first "second" judge [story]
Adrian Adams
NEW ORLEANS – The California State University, Northridge Men's and Women's Cross Country programs earned U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Teams for the 2022 NCAA Division I Cross Country season as announced by the USTFCCCA Thursday.
Matadors Cross Country Programs Named to All-Academic Teams
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency Board of Directors will now be meeting in-person for all Committee meetings.
Feb. 2: SCV Water Engineering, Operations Committee Regular Meeting
Friends of Placerita Canyon Natural Area invite the public to share in the grand opening of the new "Know Your Nature Center" on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 2 p.m.
Jan. 28: ‘Know Your Nature Center’ Grand Opening
Join Landmark Opera at Santa Clarita United Methodist Church as it presents Gilbert and Sullivan's famous operetta, "The Pirates of Penzance," Sunday, Feb. 5, at 2 p.m.
Feb. 5: Landmark Opera Presenting ‘Pirates of Penzance’
In Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation's latest episode, you’ll learn about DrinkPAK, a premier contract manufacturer of premium alcoholic and non-alcohol beverages based in Santa Clarita.
SCVEDC’s Latest Podcast Features DrinkPAK CEO Nate Patena
The College of the Canyons Sports Medicine Program and Valencia High School Medical Science Academy will host the 2023 Sports Medicine Professions Fair on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 10 a.m. - noon, at the college's Valencia campus.
Feb. 4: COC, Valencia High Partner to Host Sports Med Fair
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons will present "Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience" on Sunday, May 21. Two shows will be offered at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
May 21: Santa Clarita PAC Presents ‘Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience’
On Jan. 19, the Board of Directors for the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation approved long-time board member John Shaffery, managing partner of Poole Shaffery, to step into the role of Board co-chair as successor to Roger Seaver.
John Shaffery Named New SCVEDC Co-Chair
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station reminds Santa Clarita Valley residents that the past rain event may have created great riding trails, but riding off highway vehicles unauthorized on private property is considered trespassing.
Unauthorized Off Highway Vehicle Owners Reminded to Remain Off Private Property
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced a new partnership at a press event today between the California Department of Education and California Volunteers, Office of the Governor, to promote new pathways for California Volunteers service corps members — a group that includes 10,000 per year across all corps, including the California Climate Action Corps, AmeriCorps, #CaliforniansForAll Youth Jobs and #CaliforniansForAll College Corps — to become teachers in California classrooms.
State Schools Chief Unveils Plans to Recruit More Teachers
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 62 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with 23 additional deaths and 1,095 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 62 New SCV Cases
1990 - "Duplicates" premieres at L.A. Phil; concerto by CalArts Music School dean Mel Powell wins Pulitzer Prize [story]
Mel Powell
Nominations for the 2023 Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce Business Choice Awards is coming to a close soon.
Jan. 31: Deadline for Nominations for Chamber’s Business Choice Awards
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has issued beach closures for the following areas due to the release of approximately 64,000 gallons of untreated sewage:
Several Beaches Close Due to 64k Gallons of Sewage
The Santa Clarita Community College District’s Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee voted to accept the results of an independent audit confirming the district properly accounted for all bond expenditures in the 2021-22 fiscal year.  
Audit of COC Bond Spending Affirmed
Nominations for the yearly SCV Man & Woman of the Year are coming to a close, but there is still several days left to submit a nomination. 
Last Chance to Nominate 2023 SCV Man & Woman of the Year
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters:
Ocean Water Use Warning For Jan. 25
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors passed Supervisors Lindsey P. Horvath’s and Hilda Solis' motion to extend COVID-19 eviction protections for renters and further the process of setting up rental assistance programs for renters and owners. 
Supervisors Extend Eviction Protections For County
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors asked the State of California to launch an investigation into natural gas utility bill spikes that County residents experienced this month and to develop a plan to prevent future spikes.
County Requests State Leaders Investigate Natural Gas Price Increase
With their striking orange wings laced with black lines and bordered with white dots, monarch butterflies and their annual migration south from the United States and Canada to California and Mexico have become the stuff of legend. But habitat loss threatens the future of not just the butterflies, but other pollinators essential to the nation’s ecosystems.
CSUN Student Receives Grant to Increase Habitat for Butterfly, Other Pollinators
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health today confirmed 22 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,254 new cases countywide and 20 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Santa Clarita Adds 20 Cases to Total Count
1915 - Death of pre-Mentry oilman & San Francisquito vintner Ramon Perea [story]
Perea grave marker
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion today by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and co-authored by Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell that establishes a $45M countywide relief fund for small property owners. The new rent relief program will benefit mom-and-pop property owners hardest hit by non-payment of rent.
Board of Supes to Bring $45M in Relief for Small Property Owners