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1888 - Olympian Jim Thorpe, "America's greatest athlete," born in Indian Territory (probably near Prague, Okla.); later in life, appeared in many B-Westerns shot in Placerita Canyon [story]
Jim Thorpe


LOCAL BUSINESS
Local EDC Involved in Push to Bolster Bioscience Cluster
Wednesday, Nov 11, 2015

Holly Schroeder Los Angeles County has launched an initiative to grow the region’s bioscience industry cluster. On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors selected the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation to lead a diverse coalition of bioscience-related stakeholders, including SCVEDC, in the...

2 More Patents for Local Medical Device Developer; Investors Sought
Monday, Jul 20, 2015

[Valencia, Calif.] – Valencia Technologies Corp., a medical device company that has created a tiny and inexpensive neurostimulator, announces the issuance of two additional patents by the U.S. Patent Office. The total number of patents issued to this clinical stage company is now nine. Valencia...

Local Biotech Announces Distribution Deal
Friday, Aug 9, 2013

Sanguine BioSciences, a Valencia-based biotechnology company enabling personalized medicine research, today announced a distribution partnership with AMS Biotechnology to make its products and services available to researchers in Europe. Sanguine collects and de-identifies biospecimen, medical history...

SCV Maker of Cardiac Alert System Celebrates Milestone
Thursday, Nov 29, 2012

Angel Medical Systems, an innovator in today’s cardiac medical device arena, recently celebrated the implant of the 600th patient with its AngelMed Guardian system. With the help of its manufacturing partner, Flextronics, Angel Medical Systems also achieved this milestone more than two months ahead...

SCV Biotech Reports Success in Arthritis Treatment Study
Monday, Nov 12, 2012

[SetPoint] – SetPoint Medical, a Valencia-based biomedical technology company developing neuromodulation therapies for inflammatory diseases, presented positive results from a first-in-human study using a neuromodulation device to treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA) Sunday at the American College of...

Thursday, Oct 4, 2012

[AB] – Advanced Bionics, the global leader in cochlear implant technology and a company of the Sonova Group, is proud to announce it has been awarded a total of five Stevie Awards from the Ninth Annual International Business Awards. The Stevie – derived from the Greek name Stephen, which...

Monday, May 14, 2012

Valencia-based Bioness Inc. today announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market a smaller leg cuff for use with the company’s L300(R) Foot Drop System. The L300 is a neuromodulation technology designed to treat foot drop, a condition which causes...

Monday, Apr 9, 2012

Valencia-based Bioness Inc. announced the initiation Monday of a study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the company’s StimRouter Neuromodulation System for those suffering from chronic peripheral nerve pain. This prospective, multi-center, randomized, double-blinded, partial crossover...

FDA Approves New Speech Enhancement Technology by Advanced Bionics
Monday, Mar 19, 2012

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given its approval of ClearVoice by Advanced Bionics of Valencia for use in adults, the company announced Monday. ClearVoice, first and only speech enhancement technology on the market, has already been approved for use in in Europe, Asia and Canada. Advanced...

Advanced Bionics OK’d to Sell Underwater Hearing Aid Worldwide [VIDEO]
Friday, Jan 6, 2012

[Advanced Bionics] – Valencia biotech firm Advanced Bionics said Friday it has received clearance from the European certification service TÜV Rheinland to distribute the world’s first and only swimmable, waterproof hearing aid in Europe. With approval already in hand from the U.S. Food and...

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1888 - Olympian Jim Thorpe, "America's greatest athlete," born in Indian Territory (probably near Prague, Okla.); later in life, appeared in many B-Westerns shot in Placerita Canyon [story]
Jim Thorpe
Several months ago, a student paused before class to ask Julie Larson, Ph.D., how she was feeling about her upcoming retirement. She laughed.
TMU Communications Professor Retiring After ‘A Marvelous 40 Years’
MARION, Ind. -- Caleb Pouliot came less than two inches from claiming his third national title in two years on the final day of the 2024 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Track & Field National Championships in Marion, Ind.
Pouliot Comes Up Short in Quest for Third National Title
The award-winning documentary “SPELLERS,” the crew of which included alumni of The Master’s University and a TMU faculty member, is now available to watch for free on YouTube.
Award-Winning Documentary by TMU Alumni Now on YouTube
On May 21, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve a recommendation submitted by Supervisors Kathryn Barger, whose Fifth District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, and Lindsey Horvath instructing the L.A. County Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (MVA) to take the lead on future collaboration and coordination with the state and federal Departments of Veterans Affairs.
Veteran Peer Access Merges with Military Affairs Department
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s revised budget has helped some of the Golden State’s budget woes, though financial problems continue to loom on the horizon, the state Legislative Analyst’s Office said Friday.
State’s Fiscal Watchdog Sees Positive Signs in Reducing Deficit
Jonathan Larson started the final round of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Men's Golf Championships tied for ninth, but a 9-over 81 dropped him to T27 on the final day of competition.
TMU’s Larson Struggles in NAIA Championships’ Final Round
The community is invited to come tour Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark and enjoy the harmonies of the Blue Plate Special Barbershop Quartet Sunday, June 2.
June 2: Blue Plate Special Barbershop Quartet at Rancho Camulos
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has been notified of one case of measles in a non-Los Angeles County resident who traveled to Los Angeles International (LAX) airport while infectious on May 19, 2024.  
Measles Case Confirmed in L.A. County
As the summer approaches, the Santa Clarita Public Library offers our community the opportunity to embrace the power of reading.
Ken Striplin | 2024 Summer Reading Program
Commencement season at California State University, Northridge never fails to disappoint, and 2024 has been no exception: Eight joyous ceremonies kicked off May 11 with Honors Convocation, and continued May 17-20 as graduates from eight colleges crossed the stage.
Matadors Celebrate 2024 Commencement
1971 - Community preview night (pre-grand opening), Magic Mountain [story]
opening night ticket to Magic Mountain
1956 - Placerita Canyon State Park dedicated [story]
Oak of the Golden Dream
1966 - Mustang Drive-In theater opens on Soledad Canyon Road [story]
Mustang Drive-In
ARTree invites the Santa Clarita Valley community to be a part of this recycled bottlecap art project. Families can participate in the making of the mural at the Old Town Newhall Branch of the Santa Clarita Library on June 1, from 2:30-4 p.m.
June 1: Be Part of the Bottlecap Recycled Art Project
Children’s Bureau is seeking foster families and now offers two virtual ways for individuals and/or couples to learn how to help children in foster care while reunifying with birth families or how to provide legal permanency by adoption.
June 20: Foster Families Sought, Attend a Virtual Orientation
As part of the I-5 North County Enhancements Project, OHLA-USA will be extending the existing southbound Calgrove Boulevard off ramp.
Calgrove SB Off Ramp Nighttime Closure May 29-June 28
The public is invited to celebrate the third annual California State Parks Week, June 12-16. This year’s theme: “This is Where You Live” will offer more than 200 events presented by California State Parks, Save the Redwoods League, Parks California and California State Parks Foundation.
Celebrate Third Annual California State Parks Week June 12-16
The NAACP Santa Clarita will host its Annual Juneteenth Celebration over two days, June 14-15. Day one will feature an adults only game night mixer and day two will feature a family celebration at Central Park.
June 14-15: NAACP Santa Clarita Junteenth Two-Day Celebration
Santa Clarita Ballet will present "The Wizard of Oz" on the main stage of the Santa Clarita Perfomring Arts Center at College of the Canyons on Saturday and Sunday June 8-9 at 2 p.m.
June 8-9: Santa Clarita Ballet Performs ‘The Wizard of Oz’
The Remo Music Center is dedicated to providing an atmosphere where people from all walks of life, of all ages, with or without a musical background, can experience making music with others in a welcoming, friendly, non-challenging environment and experience the benefit and joys of making music.
Free Kids, Family Drum Circle at Remo Music Center
After years of hard and heartfelt work, Bridge to Home celebrated the opening of their permanent year-round shelter in Santa Clarita on May 21.
Kathryn Barger | Keeping Up With Kathryn
Volunteer Cabin Counselors at The Painted Turtle Camp are being sought for June 8 - July 30. The mission of The Painted Turtle, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is to provide a year-round, life-changing environment and authentic camp experience for children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses.
Painted Turtle Volunteer Cabin Counselors Sought
The city of Santa Clarita invites volunteers to join the Wildland Weekend Warriors in planting and watering plants in Golden Valley or Elsmere Canyon Open Space, or Taylor Trailhead to feed the local pollinators and wildlife. For this project, volunteers should bring work gloves. A long-handled shovel is optional, but helpful.
Wildland Weed Warriors Sought for Open Space Areas
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