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Obama Admin. Vows ‘Robust Implementation’ of Indian Child Welfare Act
Monday, Apr 4, 2016

[U.S. Interior Dept., April 4] – In keeping with President Obama’s commitment to supporting Indian families and fostering resilient, thriving tribal communities through his all-of-government approach, acting Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Lawrence S. Roberts announced Monday that the Departments...

BIA: L.A. County Leads State in Multi-family Home Construction
Thursday, May 10, 2012

[BIASC] – Boosted by a major increase in apartment construction, statewide housing starts continued on an upward path during February and March, the California Building Industry Association reported Thursday. The statistics are the last building permit data to be compiled by the Construction Industry...

Thursday, Apr 5, 2012

[BIASC] – Residential and commercial building professionals can learn how to comply with green building standards enacted by Los Angeles County and the state by attending one in a series of free training sessions sponsored by the County in April and May. The three-hour sessions will provide a comprehensive...

SoCal Building Industry Group Names New CEO
Monday, Mar 12, 2012

[BIASC] – Southern California’s largest homebuilding trade association has named veteran planning and government affairs professional David W. Shepherd as its new CEO. Shepherd, 46, will begin his duties with the Building Industry Association of Southern California on April 2. In making the announcement,...

L.A. County: Fewer New-Home Permits Issued in January
Thursday, Feb 23, 2012

[BIASC] – The new year brought in a mixed bag of housing production around Southern California, with three counties seeing sharp increases compared to January 2011 and three others reporting significant declines, the Building Industry Association of Southern California reported Thursday. But according...

Numbers Small, but SCV, AV Lead County in Single-Family Building Permits for November
Thursday, Dec 22, 2011

[BIASC] – The first phase of the long-delayed Blvd6200 complex in Hollywood next to the Pantages Theater accounted for the bulk of new housing permits issued in Los Angeles and Ventura counties in November, the Los Angeles/Ventura Chapter of the Building Industry Association of Southern California...

BIA: L.A. County’s New-Home Sales Prices Hit New Low in October
Tuesday, Dec 20, 2011

[BIASC] – While the number of new homes that closed escrow in October in Los Angeles County rebounded slightly from September, the median price was the lowest recorded in the past two years, the local chapter of the Building Industry Association of Southern California reported Tuesday. A total...

SCV New-Home Prices Up, but Sales Nearly Nil
Monday, Nov 21, 2011

The median price of a new home in Santa Clarita rose 4.7 percent in September to $475,000 from $453,600 a month earlier – unchanged from $475,000 a year ago. But only nine homes closed escrow during September, a drop of 67 percent on the month and 53 percent year-over-year. The SCV was at par in that...

Local BIA Names Standard Pacific ‘Builder of Year’
Friday, Nov 18, 2011

[Building Industry Assn.] – Standard Pacific Homes has been named Builder of the Year for Los Angeles and Ventura counties, the local chapter of the Building Industry Association of Southern California announced Friday. The award was presented at the chapter’s annual installation and awards event...

Single-Family Home Construction On Pace to Hit All-Time Low; Builders Focus on Apartments
Tuesday, Oct 25, 2011

[Building Industry Assn. of L.A.-Ventura] – Building permits issued throughout Los Angeles County in September reflected the relative strength of apartment construction and the historic weakness in the single-family market statewide, the Los Angeles/Ventura Chapter of the Building Industry Association...

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1888 - 8:15 a.m.: Newhall's luxurious Southern Hotel burns to the ground [story]
Southern Hotel
On Saturday, Oct. 23, SCV Sheriff Station J-Team deputies will be hosting a "Drug Take Back Day" between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in front of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Oct. 23: SCV Sheriff’s Station Hosting “Drug Take Back Day”
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 15 new deaths and 1,227 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,989 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: County Begins Administering COVID Vaccine Boosters for All Three FDA-Approved Vaccines to Residents; SCV Cases Total 36,989
As you walk along the River Village Park Trail at Duane R. Harte Park, you can now enjoy nature and a story at the same time.
Santa Clarita Public Library Debuts ‘Trail Tales’ Literary Adventure at Duane R. Harte Park
The total number of anti-Asian hate crimes within Los Angeles County rose 76% in 2020, according to a report released Wednesday.
L.A. County Anti-Asian Hate Crimes See 76% Increase in 2020
Residents in unincorporated Los Angeles County were told Thursday to ignore a recent notice concerning home registry from the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs, according to officials in Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s office.
County ‘Rental Property’ Notice Sparks Homeowner Confusion
Classified employees within the Saugus Unified School District are now showing their COVID-19 vaccination verification or undergoing weekly testing to work in the office.
Classified School Workers Undergo COVID-19 Vaccine Verification
Californians age 70 and older may continue to renew their driver’s licenses online or by mail through Dec. 31, 2022. Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed legislation to extend this temporary rule.
Californians 70 and Older Can Renew Driver’s Licenses Online Through 2022
Six Flags Magic Mountain, the undisputed “Thrill Capital of the World,” in partnership with Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment and DC, today unveiled plans to add yet another record-breaking coaster—WONDER WOMAN™ Flight of Courage—to its unparalleled thrill ride lineup.
Six Flags Magic Mountain Announces Record 20th Coaster WONDER WOMAN Flight of Courage
Smells of Filipino food wafted outside the Newhall Community Center as a welcome for attendees of the Fil-Am Association of Santa Clarita Valley, “Pistahan at Bayanihan” (Festivities and Community) Cultural Festival.
Community Leaders Celebrate Filipino Culture, History
Cincinnati Reds pitcher Hunter Greene is returning to his former home of Stevenson Ranch Saturday to meet local kids and give out free baseball cleats.
SCV Native, Cincinnati Reds Pitcher Hunter Greene Offering Free Cleats for Local Kids
1898 - Birth of Mary S. Ruiz, eldest child of Enrique & Rosaria Ruiz of San Francisquito Canyon; all died in 1928 dam disaster [cemetery census]
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Senate Republican Leader Scott Wilk, (R-Santa Clarita), delivered a second letter Thursday to ensure accountability on a state-funded COVID-19 testing lab.
Wilk Demands Newsom Admin to Halt Auto-Renew Of No-Bid Contract for Valencia Testing Lab
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 27 new deaths and 1,167 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,924 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 36,924; L.A. County Ready to Administer Additional Boosters
Aglaia Mortcheva has spent over 20 years working in animation, from Comedy Central to Nickelodeon and FOX, and is eager to share her insights on turning cartoons into characters people care about as a professor in California State University, Northridge’s animation program in the Department of Art.
CSUN Welcomes Longtime Nickelodeon Animator as Art Department Professor
The city of Santa Clarita’s Volunteer Engagement Program is pleased to partner with the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Nonprofit Council and the SCV Nonprofit Leaders Network for the 2021 Nonprofit Symposium.
City Inviting Area Nonprofits to 2021 Nonprofit Symposium
The end of the season approaches as the Santa Clarita Valley football teams are officially over halfway done with league play.
Week Nine Foothill League Roundup for Trinity, Santa Clarita Christian, Castaic
After a year of virtual celebrations, the only zooming that will be done at the College of the Canyons Fall 2021 Science Talk Star Party will be through actual telescopes.
Oct. 29: COC’s Fall Star Party Returns to Canyon Country Campus
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted 17 students, including Sujin Kim from California Institute of the Arts, winners of the 48th Student Academy Awards competition.
CalArtian Among 17 Winners of Student Academy Awards
Seventeen employees were honored as the Classified Employees of the Year Wednesday night at the William S. Hart Union High School District’s governing board meeting.
Hart Governing Board Recognizes Classified Employees of the Year
Hundreds of Santa Clarita teens gathered on Sunday, Oct. 17, to join actor-influencer Eric Artell in kicking off the “ASMD Baby Food Challenge,” a social media challenge created to raise awareness for local toddler Damian Markham and Wylder Nation Foundation. 
Baby Food Challenge Kicks Off Locally for Terminally-Ill SCV Toddler
2007 - Buckweed fire chars 38,356 acres, destroys 21 homes in Canyon Country and Agua Dulce [story]
Buckweed Fire
Family Promise Santa Clarita in partnership with Williams Homes, And HomeAid LA, will break ground on their new local resource center. 
Family Promise To Break Ground On New Resource Center
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 31 new deaths and 1,267 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,859 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Urges Vaccines for Sports Viewing; 36,859 Total SCV Cases
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