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1950 - Ex-Mrs. William S. Hart appears in court to challenge will that leaves Hart Park & Mansion to the public [story]
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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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Lulu Sanchez was named Big West Freshman Softball Player of the Week on Monday, Feb. 26.
CSUN’s Lulu Sanchez Earns Big West Freshman of the Week
The Master’s University released its spring 2024 magazine on Tuesday.
TMU Releases 2024 Spring Magazine
The city of Santa Clarita announced both dog parks at Central Park will be closed temporarily for renovations beginning Wednesday Feb. 28.
Central Park Dog Parks to Close Temporarily
It was a rematch of the five-set thriller from the NAIA semifinals last spring.
Mustangs Drop Five-Set Match to Lions
Southern California Edison has agreed to pay $80 million to settle a civil lawsuit by the U.S. Forest Service that blamed the utility's equipment for the massive Thomas Fire that tore through Southern California in late 2017.
SoCal Edison Agrees to Pay $80 million Over Thomas Fire
R. Martin “Marty” Chavez, a trailblazing entrepreneur who turned a Wall Street trading business into a software business and in the process revolutionized the way capital moves and works, will provide insights into the world of finance on Tuesday, March 12, as part of the Younes Nazarian Distinguished Speaker Series at California State University, Northridge.
Wall Street Trailblazer to Deliver CSUN Distinguished Speaker Lecture
The Los Angeles County Development Authority is excited to announce its new Home Ownership Program, HOP120.
New County Loan to Aid Moderate-Income, First Time Home Buyers
1950 - Ex-Mrs. William S. Hart appears in court to challenge will that leaves Hart Park & Mansion to the public [story]
Winifred Westover
The Master's University women's basketball team got to within one in the final quarter, but it was the Menlo Oaks that pulled away in the end to get the 67-60 win Saturday afternoon in The MacArthur Center.
Lady Mustangs Drop Regular Season Finale to Menlo Oaks 60-67
In honor of Black History Month, California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, is pleased to recognize several prominent Black community leaders and organizations who are making a difference across Senate District 21.
SCV Realtor Recognized Among Wilk’s Black History Month Spotlight
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond joined educators and members of the California Teachers Association Monday on the west steps of the California State Capitol to announce historic legislation—the Pregnancy Leave for Educators Act.
Landmark Legislation Announced for School Employees Paid Pregnancy Leave
The California Jaycee Foundation announced Monday Alexander Bonfiglio of Golden Valley High School is one of eight graduating high school seniors receiving a $1,000 Scholarship resulting from the annual competition completed in January 2024.
Santa Clarita Student Earns CA Jaycee Foundation Scholarship
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the list of nine productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Feb. 26 - Sunday, March 3.
Nine Productions Currently Filming in Santa Clarita
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 2 p.m.
COC Board to Consider Amendment to Purchase of 30,000-Square-Foot Tech Center
The regular meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will take place Tuesday, Feb. 27, with closed session beginning at 5:15p.m., followed immediately by public session at 6:30 p.m.
Saugus School Board to Consider Staff Reductions
Since City incorporation in 1987, public safety has remained a top priority for the city of Santa Clarita.
Ken Striplin | Time to Take a Heads Up! Mindset
The California Department of Transportation has scheduled lane closures on the northbound and southbound State Route 14 between Technology Drive in Palmdale and Avenue A in Lancaster, closing up to three lanes.
Caltrans Announces SR-14 Lane Closures
The Sierra Hillbillies is inviting the community to put on green and add shamrocks and leprechauns to its next monthly dance on Sunday, March 3, from 2 p.m to 5 p.m., at Valencia United Methodist Church.
March 3: Sierra Hillbillies Hosting Leprechaun’s Dance
It's the goal of every basketball team to cut down the nets.
Mustangs Capture Conference Title with Win Over Menlo Oaks 80-73
1923 - U.S. release of Charles Chaplin film "The Pilgrim," partially shot at Saugus Train Station & Newhall First Presbyterian Church [watch]
The Pilgrim
1936 - U.S. release of Silent Era's last feature, "Modern Times" with Charles Chaplin, partially shot in SCV [story]
Modern Times scene
1993 - Jury awards Newhall Land $2.3 million for "Valencia" trademark infringement by Palmer apartments at Valle del Oro, Newhall [story]
Palmer Guilty
Author and illustrator Vashti Harrison (Film/Video MFA 14) has been named the recipient of the 2024 Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children for her book "Big."
CalArtian Wins 2024 Caldecott Medal
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