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1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
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BioSolar Rebrands as NewHydrogen Inc., Places $5M Private Offering
Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021

BioSolar, Inc. (OTC: BSRC), a Santa Clarita-based developer of green energy technologies, announced Sunday that it has entered into a securities purchase agreement with a single institutional investor to purchase in a private placement offering 83,333,334 shares of common stock (or common stock equivalents...

SCV Battery Developer Announces Successful Tests
Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BioSolar, Inc. (“BioSolar” or the “Company”), a developer of breakthrough energy storage technology and materials, today announced successful internal tests of a proprietary additive that can improve the performance of silicon anodes in general. Silicon (Si) is one of...

BioSolar Signs Development Deal with Top Battery
Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. — BioSolar, Inc. (“BioSolar” or the “Company”), a developer of breakthrough energy storage technology and materials, has announced that the Company has executed a joint development agreement with Top Battery Co., Ltd. (“Top Battery”), a...

BioSolar Begins Engineering Phase of New Anode for Lithium-Ion Batteries
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

BioSolar, Inc. (OTCQB:BSRC)(“BioSolar” or the “Company”), a developer of breakthrough energy storage technology and materials, announced Tuesday that the Company has commenced the engineering phase of its silicon (Si) alloy anode material technology development, a milestone achievement...

SCV Firm Developing High-Energy Battery Anode
Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016

Santa Clarita-based BioSolar Inc., a developer of breakthrough energy storage technology and materials, announced Tuesday it has initiated a new program for the development of a high energy anode for current and next generation lithium batteries. While this anode is an independent technology, the Company...

Nanotech Professor to Lead Local Firm’s Super Battery Research
Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016

Santa Clarita-based BioSolar Inc., a developer of breakthrough energy storage technology and materials, announced Tuesday that the company has entered into a new sponsored research agreement with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University to strengthen the engineering development efforts...

Local Battery Developer Files Another Patent
Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016

Santa Clarita-based BioSolar Inc., a developer of breakthrough energy storage technology and materials, announced that it has jointly filed an additional international patent application with the University of California, Santa Barbara, for “High Capacity Cathode for Use in Supercapacitors and...

SCV-based Battery Developer & Partner UCSB File for Patents
Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016

Santa Clarita-based BioSolar Inc., developer of breakthrough energy storage technology and materials, announced Tuesday that it has jointly filed national phase patent applications in the U.S., Canada, and Japan with the University of California, Santa Barbara (“UCSB”) for “a multicomponent-approach...

SCV Firm Says It’s Developing a Breakthrough Battery
Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015

Canyon Country-based BioSolar Inc., developer of breakthrough energy storage technology and materials, announced Tuesday that the company is developing a breakthrough technology to significantly increase the capacity, lower the cost and extend the life of lithium-ion batteries. Based on the company’s...

Tuesday, Jul 31, 2012

[BioSolar] – BioSolar Inc., the Canyon Country-based developer of a breakthrough technology to produce bio-based materials from renewable plant sources that reduce the cost of photovoltaic (PV) solar modules, today announced that it has completed all technical UL certifications necessary to begin...

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1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart
The Los Angeles County Health Officer is issuing a Cold Weather Alert in the Santa Clarita Valley Wednesday - Friday, due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures.
Cold Weather Alert Issued for SCV
Faith Community Church plans to welcome hundreds of its Newhall neighbors to celebrate Christmas at its annual “Festividad for Christ” event Saturday, Dec. 17, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Dec. 17: Faith Community Church’s Annual ‘Festividad for Christ’
Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation is collaborating with the Los Angeles Clippers and Jr. Clippers to provide our participants additional benefits, including youth basketball at the Castaic Sports Complex.
Youth Basketball Returns to Castaic Sports Complex
For the past 35 years, Canyon Theatre Guild has entertained the community with their annual holiday show.
Canyon Theatre Guild Presenting Broadway Musical ‘White Christmas’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is warning parents and caregivers about the potential health risks associated with several recalled children’s toys, clothes, and other products.
Public Health Warning Parents of Children’s Products Recall Due to Lead
Sheriff Robert Luna arrived Monday at the Hall of Justice and held his first news conference on the front steps.
Sheriff Robert Luna Sworn Into Office
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose Fifth District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, announced Tuesday she will provide up to $1 million in discretionary funding to boost law enforcement services in unincorporated areas in her district.
Barger Dedicates $1M in Discretionary Funds to Help Deter Holiday Crime
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday no additional deaths and 81 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with 10 additional deaths and 3,125 new cases countywide.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: 81 New SCV Cases
1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
Wm. S. Hart
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center at Bella Vida is launching its Annual Appeal Campaign to raise much needed funds for the Center.
SCV Senior Center Announces Annual Appeal Campaign Launch
Community members are invited to enjoy "All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914," a play based on a true story when camaraderie prevailed on the battlefield in 1914.
Dec. 7: ‘All is Calm’ at The Soraya on CSUN Campus
Nearly 14.8 million Californians now have a REAL ID – an increase of 198,814 from the previous month – according to Department of Motor Vehicles data.
Homeland Security Extends REAL ID Deadline Another Two Years
The Salvation Army Santa Clarita Valley Corps is asking the community to consider taking part in their Adopt a Family and Adopt a Senior Programs this holiday season.
Salvation Army Seeks Donations for Adopt a Family, Senior Programs
The Women's Council of Realtors Santa Clarita Network installed their new Governance Board at Embassy Suites in Valencia on Friday.
Women’s Council of Realtors Installs New Governance Board
The city of Santa Clarita is pleased to announce that informational meetings have been scheduled for those organizations interested in applying for 2023-24 Community Development Block Grant fundin
City Announces Community Development Block Grant Now Available
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a business meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the University Center, UCEN Room 301 on the Valencia campus of College of the Canyons.
Dec. 7: COC Board of Trustees Business Meeting
Trees and shrubs provide clean air, add depth and dimension to the landscape, and enhance neighborhoods with colors and textures.
Dec. 10: Free Gardening Class Highlighting SCV Trees, Shrubs
Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit Finally Family Homes is seeking donations to ensure college-aged foster youth are remembered for the holidays.
Finally Family Homes Seeking Donations for Holiday Gift Drive
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday one additional death and 253 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with 29 additional deaths and 10,089 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: SCV Cases Top 94,000; Deaths Rise to 518
1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
Wayside
1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren
1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society is looking for your ideas and opinions in deciding what to feature in the museum being installed in the Pardee House at Heritage Junction in Newhall.
Help SCV Historical Society Create a Museum at the Pardee House
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