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1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
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Nov. 29: McKeon Leadership Forum at Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center
Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018

General (retired) Jack Keane studio portrait. Photo by Delane Rouse/DC Corporate Headshots. College of the Canyons, the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. and U.S. Rep. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon (Ret.) will present the Fourth Annual McKeon Leadership Forum, with a special keynote presentation...

Lambourne, Longtime SCV Political Aide, Succumbs to ALS
Sunday, Mar 25, 2018

Linda Lambourne Updated with memorial information Linda Lambourne, a longtime aide to U.S. Representative Howard P. “Buck” McKeon and Assemblyman Scott Wilk, and a Santa Clarita Valley community leader, died Friday morning after a two-year battle with ALS, her daughter said in a Facebook post Friday...

Nov. 30: McKeon Leadership Forum Presents Gen. Richard A. Cody
Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017

The McKeon Leadership Forum is a speaker series that promotes civic engagement and reminds every citizen that a healthy democracy requires personal involvement. Whether it’s exercising the right to vote, making time to volunteer, or even running for office, every resident has an opportunity to provide...

Santa Clarita Leaders Pay Tribute to City Pioneer Jo Anne Darcy
Monday, Oct 30, 2017

The Santa Clarita Valley community is mourning the passing of city pioneer Jo Anne Darcy. Friends and colleagues were both saddened by her death, and grateful for her innumerable contributions to the quality of life SCV residents enjoy. Read more about her life and times [here]. Los Angeles County Supervisor...

Man On a Mission: Soldier’s ‘Avoidable’ Death Spurs Gold Star Dad to Action
Wednesday, Dec 7, 2011

Rudy Acosta was a Santa Clarita boy through and through. Born at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, he attended Santa Clarita Christian School and enlisted in the Army as a medic. He wanted to save lives and become a surgeon. He shipped off to Afghanistan in the summer of 2010. When he came back home...

McKeon, Panetta Issue Statements on Supercommittee’s Failure
Monday, Nov 21, 2011

U.S. Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon Statement by U.S. Rep. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, on sequestration: “It appears that the joint select committee will not meet their deadline to avoid sequestration. The men and women on that...

Thursday, Sep 15, 2011

U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon released a video statement Thursday (viewable above) calling for support of a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. In his written remarks, McKeon said: “Fifteen years ago, the BBA passed the House with bipartisan support, only to lose by...

National Defense: McKeon Worried About Slipping Into Pre-9/11 Mindset

The House Armed Services Committee met Tuesday to receive testimony on The Future of National Defense and the U.S. Military Ten Years After 9/11: Perspectives from Outside Experts. HASC Chairman Howard P. “Buck” McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, made the following statement: “As our nation marked the ten-year...

McKeon Press Deputy Moves to Private Sector
Friday, Aug 26, 2011

Lindsey Mask, communications director to U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon for more than five years, has taken a new job with a K Street public relations firm. The word came at the close of business Friday in Washington, D.C., in the form of an automated reply to an e-mail sent earlier in the day. “After...

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1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
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1868 - Ravenna post office established in Soledad Canyon [story]
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America’s Job Center of California is offering virtual career transition support sessions for displaced workers in Los Angeles County on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. via Zoom.
America’s Job Center to Offer Career Transition Support Sessions
As COVID-19 ravaged the nation, the hotel and hospitality industry were among the hardest hit, experiencing major losses in 2020.
SCV Hotels Bounce Back as Pandemic Winds Down
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast throughout the County including the Santa Clarita Valley.
High Heat Alert Issued Throughout L.A. County Starting Monday
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed five new deaths and 198 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,037 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19  Roundup: 28,037 Total SCV Cases; County MIS-C Cases in Children Plummet
California’s high-speed rail project got a much-needed boost Friday when the federal government agreed to restore nearly $1 billion in grant funding for the embattled infrastructure project.
State and Federal Government Restore Nearly $1 Billion in Funding to the High-Speed Rail Project
Hart High School’s show choir is once again hosting its Summer Show Choir Camp next month for students fifth grade and up.
Hart High School’s Summer Show Choir Camp to Return
Due to an excessive heat forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley, the city of Santa Clarita will have its three branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library open as cooling centers beginning Tuesday, June 15.
Cooling Centers to Open In Anticipation of Excessive Heat
State legislators had until June 4 to pass their bills out of the house in which they originated, and legislators representing the Santa Clarita Valley are reporting multiple bills on the move.
Local Legislators See Bills Move Forward
Although they are still awaiting the autopsy results, Los Angeles County Homicide Bureau detectives said they do not believe at this time that foul play resulted in a body being discovered near Castaic Lake on Tuesday.
No Foul Play Suspected in Castaic Lake Investigation
In an improvement from his critical, yet stable, status last week, the Los Angeles County Fire Department captain hospitalized at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is in “fair” condition, according to officials.
Hospital Officials Say Fire Captain Now in ‘Fair’ Condition
1956 - Bill Bonelli incorporates Solemint Water Co., his second of two predecessors of Santa Clarita Water Co. [story]
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For the past few years, Walmart Academies have focused on training our associates to succeed in their jobs and upskill for the future.
Registration Open for Walmart Santa Clarita’s Free Virtual Community Academy
Princess is introducing a new on-demand service that allows guests to call a crew member to their exact location to make an in-person request for assistance.
Princess Cruises Unveils New On-Demand Feature that Increases Personalized Service
Following its selection by the American Public Works Association’s (APWA) Southern California Chapter as a 2020 Project of the Year, the city of Santa Clarita’s Inclusive Play Area at Canyon Country Park was recently named the Innovative Design of the Year Project by the APWA’s High Desert Branch.
Canyon Country Park’s Inclusive Play Area Earns Award for Innovative Design
SCV Water’s 2021 Annual Water Quality Report is now available.
Annual SCV Water Quality Report Released
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying three robbery suspects who physically assaulted a Circle K clerk in Saugus in April.
Detectives Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Saugus Circle K Robbery Suspects
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 7 new deaths and 220 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,031 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,031; New Vaccination Sweepstakes Coming to L.A. County Friday
Thinking about a career move? Jumping back into the job market after a challenging year? With the end of the pandemic in sight, people may be wondering about their next job prospects, career choices, or what's next on the horizon.
June 21: JCI Santa Clarita Hosting Virtual Resume, Interview Workshop
In anticipation of the grand opening of their newest tenant, Bird Dog Arts, the Outlets at Tejon is pleased to announce, it will be hosting “Art at OAT.”
June 12: Outlets at Tejon Unveil Interactive Art Walls
More than 200 teachers gathered outside the William S. Hart Union High School District office ahead of Wednesday’s board meeting, sharing frustration over their salaries.
Hart Teachers Protest to Demand Pay Raise
The Saugus Union School District held groundbreaking events last week for a handful of new buildings coming to the Cedarcreek and Skyblue Mesa elementary schools.
Saugus Union Breaks Ground on New Cedarcreek, Skyblue Mesa Facilities
1910 - Trick roper Montie Montana of Agua Dulce born in North Dakota as Owen Harlan Mickel [story]
Montie Montana