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1873 - Santa Barbara lawyers Charles Fernald and J.T. Richards purchase Rancho San Francisco (75 square miles of SCV) for $33,000, or 69 cents an acre, in a sheriff's sale [story]
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LOCAL BUSINESS
Burbank Airport Has New Executive Director
Friday, Aug 19, 2016

The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority is pleased to announce that Frank R. Miller, A.A.E., has accepted an offer from TBI Airport Management, Inc. (TBI), the Airport Authority’s management firm, to oversee day-to-day operations as the Executive Director of the Hollywood Burbank Airport. TBI...

Airport Authority Gives Final OK for Burbank Terminal Replacement
Friday, Jul 15, 2016

On Monday, July 11, at a special meeting of the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority, the Airport Authority Commission voted 8-0, with one member absent, to: 1. Certify the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) on the replacement terminal project, adopt findings pursuant to the California Environmental...

Southwest to Fly Nonstop Burbank-Dallas in 2016
Friday, Dec 18, 2015

[Airport Authority] – At a press conference at the Burbank Bob Hope Airport, Southwest Airlines announced that it has launched new nonstop service between Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR) and Dallas Love Field (DAL), beginning June 5, 2016. Tickets for the new service became available for purchase...

Ex-Lockheed Burbank Property Could Become High-Speed Rail Station
Friday, Nov 6, 2015

The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority Commission announced that, through its real estate broker, Matthew Hargrove of CBRE Inc., it has entered into a $72,500,000 purchase and sale agreement with Southern California based Overton Moore Properties for the 59-acre “Trust Property” located...

Burbank Airport Sees First Passenger Uptick in 8 Years
Monday, Sep 21, 2015

For the first time since 2007, Burbank Bob Hope Airport’s passenger numbers have increased through the first half of the year, with the Airport serving 1,930,712 passengers from January through June 2015, a 2.2 percent increase over the 1,889,436 passengers served over the same period last year. Heading...

Burbank Airport Board Authorizes Sale of Ex-Lockheed Property
Thursday, Jun 18, 2015

The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority announced the commencement of a marketing program by its real estate broker, CBRE, to sell the 59-acre “Trust Property” located next to the Burbank Bob Hope Airport, west of Hollywood Way and south of San Fernando Road. “The Authority is confident...

Burbank Airport Reopening Lots, Adding Covered Parking
Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014

[Burbank Bob Hope Airport] – Bob Hope Airport parking customers who favor the often sold-out Lot E for its easy walk to the terminal will have a new choice on Nov. 17 when the Airport opens Covered Parking Lot G just south of Lot E, with a convenient pedestrian pathway to the terminal. Covered...

Burbank Airport Selling Bags, Booties for Your TSA Screening Convenience
Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014

Passengers traveling through Burbank Bob Hope Airport will soon be able to soft-shoe through terminal security checkpoints with “flightfeet,” a lightweight non-latex, non-skid footwear product that TSA will allow air travelers to wear through security checkpoint screenings while their shoes are going...

Antonovich Celebrates Opening of Intermodal Transit Center at Burbank Airport
Sunday, Jun 29, 2014

At a press conference at Bob Hope Airport, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich joined fellow Los Angeles County MTA Directors and other local officials to celebrate the opening of the Bob Hope Airport Regional Intermodal Transportation Center. “Thirty-six years after Senator Russell and I carried the...

Rail Stop Near Burbank Airport Should Help SCV Commuters
Monday, Feb 10, 2014

[KHTS] – Metrolink will soon add an additional stop on the Antelope Valley Line connecting the Santa Clarita Valley to the Burbank Airport. The Antelope Valley Line runs from Lancaster to Los Angeles, and stops in downtown Burbank. Currently the fastest route to the Bob Hope Airport for Metrolink...

LATEST TWEETS
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For the second year, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department personnel were given the opportunity to trade out their regular patches for pink ones for October, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Personnel Take Part in Pink Patch Project
Air quality in the Santa Clarita Valley will be unhealthy for sensitive groups/individuals Tuesday, Oct. 20, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District forecast.
Air Quality Advisory Issued for SCV
1873 - Santa Barbara lawyers Charles Fernald and J.T. Richards purchase Rancho San Francisco (75 square miles of SCV) for $33,000, or 69 cents an acre, in a sheriff's sale [story]
souvenir title report
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday confirmed 1 new death and 923 new positive cases of COVID-19, as the Santa Clarita Valley counts 6,782 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 70 deaths from the virus since the World Health Organization declared the pandemic on March 11.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Nearly 300K Cases in L.A. County, 6,782 in SCV So Far
The Santa Clarita Valley YMCA will host a UCLA Health blood drive at 26147 McBean Parkway in Valencia on Tuesday from noon to 5 p.m.
Oct. 20: YMCA to Host UCLA Blood Drive in Valencia
Festival of Trees, Santa Clarita’s premier kickoff to the holiday season and annual benefit for the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley, will continue in person and online this year from November 18-24.
Nov. 18-24: Festival of Trees, Lights Gala to Benefit SCV Boys & Girls Club
SCV school districts have prepared the necessary paperwork to submit in-school waivers, which would allow lower grade levels to return to campus, but the higher grade levels will have to wait for the county to allow it.
SCV School Districts Cannot Fully Open Until County Gives OK
Governor Gavin Newsom Monday named a group of nationally acclaimed California physician-scientists with expertise in immunization and public health to the state’s COVID-19 Scientific Safety Review Workgroup.
Scientific Safety Review Workgroup to Advise State on COVID-19 Vaccines
Los Angeles County has extended its Great Plates Delivered program for seniors and qualified older residents through Sunday, November 8.
L.A. County Extends ‘Great Plates’ Meals Delivery to Seniors to Nov. 8
Ten productions are filming in the Santa Clarita Valley the week of October 19-25, according to the city of Santa Clarita's Film Office.
Cameras Rolling on Ten Productions in SCV This Week
From packaging to logistics, a group of Global Prep Academy students set up a zero-cost, pandemic relief supply operation for homeless individuals and low-income families in the Santa Clarita Valley.
SCV Teens Provide Pandemic Relief Supplies to Low-Income, Homeless Residents
The city of Santa Clarita has been awarded the prestigious 25th Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement for 2020 from the National Procurement Institute Inc.
Santa Clarita Wins Award for Excellence in Procurement
To reduce teen distracted driving, the California Highway Patrol has partnered with Impact Teen Drivers to teach positive habits and behaviors to our most vulnerable drivers through education and enforcement.
CHP to Focus on Reducing Teen Distracted Driving
After 47 years in business, Maria’s Italian Deli in Newhall closed its doors under the operation of its second owners, but Maria Simione, who opened the business and still owns the property, said Saturday she’s hopeful for a new chapter.
Maria’s Italian Deli Closes but Maria Hopes for New Chapter
The city of Santa Clarita received the District Transparency Certificate of Excellence by the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF) in recognition of its outstanding efforts to promote transparency and good governance
Santa Clarita Awarded Transparency Certificate of Excellence
1945 - Acton Hotel, est. 1890, burns down; arson is suspected [story]
Acton hotel fire
1876 - Southern Pacific begins subdividing town of Newhall (original location at Bouquet Junction) [story]
Campton store
1837 - Trapper Peter LaBeck killed by grizzly bear at El Tejon [story]
Peter LaBeck
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health encourages residents to get flu immunization as soon as possible, especially this year.
Get Flu Immunization Now, L.A. County Public Health Urges Residents
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 27 new deaths and 1,072 new positive cases of COVID-19, including 41 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Total 287K Cases in L.A. County, 6,734 in SCV
Governor Gavin Newsom announced Friday afternoon that the president has approved California’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration to bolster the state’s emergency response to wildfires across the state.
California Secures Presidential Major Disaster Declaration on Wildfires
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department detectives are seeking the public's help to identify an unmasked alleged criminal threats suspect accused of pulling a knife on a liquor store clerk.
Detectives Seek ID of Unmasked Criminal Threats Suspect
This year, October 11-17 marks National Veterinary Technician Week where we celebrate the critical and lifesaving work performed by our veterinary technicians.
L.A. County Animal Care Celebrates Veterinary Technicians
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present its 6th annual and first virtual Careers in Film Summit on Saturday, October 24 and Saturday, October 31.
Academy Offers 2-Day Virtual ‘Careers in Film Summit’ for Students