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1876 - California oil industry born as CSO No. 4 in Pico Canyon becomes state's first commercially productive oil well [story]
Pico No. 4


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Trinity Students Ready to Remember 9/11, Benghazi
Sunday, Sep 6, 2015

[Trinity Classical Academy] – Students, faculty, staff, friends and family members, led by students of Trinity Classical Academy’s Chapter of Young Americans for Freedom  will honor the 2,977 lives that were lost 14 years ago on Sept. 11, 2001, by placing an American flag for each loved one,...

Honest Outrage?
Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015

Looking at how the left consistently calls out the right about how it hates blacks and women and the LGBTQ community and how unacceptable it is that a baker won’t bake a cake for a same-sex couple – how is it they never have a strong word about their own? Take, for instance, something as heinous...

Not One Person Fired
Monday, May 12, 2014

When I was a kid (yes, when a tablet device was an Etch A Sketch) my Dad advised me to get a job with AT&T or Edison or the government. Why? Because they would be around forever and it’s nearly impossible to get fired, especially as a civil service or union member. Fast forward 30-some years only...

Christie’s Not Benghazi
Friday, Feb 7, 2014

Prudently setting priorities and adhering to them are essential to living a contented life. The acts provide for establishing parameters, setting goals and laying the pathways to tread. Absence of all of that breeds chaos; chaos wreaks havoc, and havoc erases focus. Responsible people work at positively...

Blue Cloud Movie Ranch Listed for Sale
Friday, Jan 24, 2014

Rene Veluzat’s world-famous Blue Cloud Movie Ranch in Saugus is on the market with an asking price of $7.5 million. Listed for sale Jan. 3, the ranch on Blue Cloud Road (off of Bouquet) has been home to numerous motion pictures and series including “Zero Dark Thirty,” “Iron Man”...

‘I Inhaled?’ He Never Stopped
Monday, Jul 29, 2013

In 2006, U.S. Sen. Barack Obama declared that he had “inhaled; that was the point.” In a moment of total, unadulterated truth, the now-president admitted to doing something illegal. Nonetheless, he told the truth and admitted to it – something it seems he has not been able to do in at least five...

McKeon Panel’s Subcommittee Hears Testimony on Benghazi
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2013

GEN Carter Ham (ret.) [HASC] – The Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations received testimony in a classified briefing from three key figures involved in the response to the attack on Americans in Benghazi. General Carter Ham (ret), former Commander, AFRICOM; Lieutenant Colonel...

America: Uninformed and Ill-informed
Friday, Jun 21, 2013

Often when the media majority is called out for having a liberal bent, many liberals and and a lot of Democrats scoff at the notion. The snorters might want to believe otherwise, but research says they are dead wrong. A study done in 1981 by S. Robert Lichter and Stanley Rothman, then professors with...

The Busiest News Week in Years
Thursday, May 23, 2013

When thinking about what to write in 700 words or less, my head almost exploded. No, really. Last week we had the Benghazi inquest; three women held captive for 10 years are set free; Jodi Arias was found guilty (will she see death? Stay tuned); and Dr. Gosnell’s trial abruptly ends when the defense...

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1876 - California oil industry born as CSO No. 4 in Pico Canyon becomes state's first commercially productive oil well [story]
Pico No. 4
1970 - Lagasse family helps save Mentryville buildings as Newhall and Malibu brush fires erupt & join into worst fire in SoCal history. Twelve fires over 10 days burn 525,000 acres, kill 13 people and destroy approx. 1,500 structures. [story]
Clampitt fire
After news reports detailing sexual assault allegations against a Newhall massage therapist on Sept. 2, a half-dozen additional victims have come forward, according to sheriff’s investigators.
Additional Victims Come Forward in Newhall Massage Therapist Sexual Assault Investigation
Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, welcomed news of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s veto of Assembly Bill 616 on Wednesday.
Newsom Vetoes Agricultural Worker Union Elections Bill Opposed by Wilk
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 32 new deaths and 1,238 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,524 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. Additionally, Public Health announced that eligible Los Angeles County residents can begin receiving their booster doses at any of the hundreds of sites offering the Pfizer vaccine.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: County Announces Pfizer Booster Available to Eligible Residents; 35,524 Total SCV Cases
Yair Haimoff, SIOR and Randy Cude of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., are pleased to announce a recent 71,874-square-foot ground lease located in Valencia, CA.
Spectrum CRE Completes Ground Lease with Tenant In-N-Out Burgers
Los Angeles County announced it is now administering Pfizer booster third doses after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle P. Walensky endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ recommendation for a booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in several population groups. The CDC also recommended a booster dose for those in high-risk occupational and institutional settings.
County Begins Administering Pfizer Booster to Eligible Residents
1855 - Sanford & Cyrus Lyon establish Lyon's Station (for stagecoaches) near today's Sierra Hwy & Newhall Ave [story]
Sanford Lyon
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital are once again urging those eligible to get vaccinated, as the hospital is experiencing a marked influx of COVID-19 patients, hospital spokesman Patrick Moody said Thursday.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Hospital Admittance Up 50%; SCV Cases Total 35,477
A “significant amount of smoke” from the Windy and KNP Complex fires northeast of Bakersfield in the Sequoia National Forest have entered the Los Angeles area, according to a Thursday morning tweet from the U.S. National Weather Service Los Angeles.
Hazy SCV Skies from Sequoia Forest Fires
Spookiness is on its way to Main Street in Old Town Newhall.
Scarecrow Alley Coming to Old Town Newhall
The Chiquita Canyon Landfill Technical Advisory Committee met Wednesday afternoon to discuss updates at the Val Verde landfill.
Chiquita Canyon Landfill Health Report Nearing Final Process
Following a record-breaking event in 2020 – Soup for the Soul will once again be presented virtually in 2021.
Tickets Now on Sale for Bridge to Home’s 2021 Soup for the Soul Virtual Fundraiser
The city of Santa Clarita’s annual Evening of Remembrance event will occur on Wednesday, Sept. 29, beginning with a Walk of Remembrance at 6:15 p.m., followed by the program at 6:45 p.m.
Community Invited to Annual Evening of Remembrance
College of the Canyons is continuing its tradition of inviting community groups to experience Cougar football during the 2021 season, with all healthcare workers and first responders invited to attend Saturday’s game vs. Palomar College free of charge.
Cougars Football Continuing with Community Invite Tradition
The Santa Clarita chapter of the American Cancer Society is excited to announce its annual leading fundraiser of the year — Relay For Life - will take place on Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Westfield Town Center Mall, from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Oct. 2: American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life
At least one person was reported wounded in a shooting in Newhall Wednesday night, prompting a response from law enforcement and medical personnel.
Newhall Shooting Sends One Person to Hospital
Are you ready for a “Partea”? Circle of Hope’s 17th Annual Tea Celebration will be held at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Saturday, Oct. 9, beginning at 11:00 a.m.
Oct. 9: Circle of Hope’s 17th Annual Tea Celebration
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond proudly recognized Betty Reid Soskin, a pioneering Bay Area civil rights activist and the oldest living National Park Ranger serving in the United States, as an Ambassador to California Education on her 100th birthday.
Betty Reid Soskin Named California’s Newest Education Ambassador
The Mojave Area California State Parks  recently announced status updates for public use.
Status Updates Released for Mojave Area State Parks
1948 - Agua Dulce Women's Club organized [timeline]
Women's Club
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission approved the installation and operation of a Verizon wireless communication facility that will expand wireless coverage in the city’s center. 
Verizon Wireless Facility Approved By Planning Commission
State Senator Scott Wilk is honoring four Hispanic community leaders to commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month. 
Wilk Honors Local Hispanic Community Leaders
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 41 new deaths and 1,750 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,403 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Nursing Facility Numbers See Decline; Santa Clarita Cases total: 35,403
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