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1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
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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...

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1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
Lang Station
With fire experts predicting a “dire” wildfire season ahead, two of the world’s largest firefighting helicopters joined the Southern California region’s wildfire-suppression arsenal Tuesday.
CH-47 Helitankers Join SoCal’s Firefighting Fleet
Nearly 18 months after the first health officer order was issued for COVID-19, California’s stay-at-home order will expire Tuesday as the economy fully reopens.
Economy Set to Reopen as California’s ‘Blueprint for a Safer Economy’ Expires
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed two new deaths and 135 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,053 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Urges Everyone to Get Fully Vaccinated Ahead of 4th of July; SCV Cases Total 28,053
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported nine productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, June 14-20, 2021.
Filming This Week in SCV:  ‘Masha’s Game,’ ‘With Love,’ 7 More Productions
In the first four months of 2021, the District Attorney’s Office declined to file charges on 537 Santa Clarita Valley criminal cases — already 156% of the total number of declined cases for the entire previous year.
District Attorney Case Rejections on the Rise
Michelle Denise Dorsey’s life was celebrated by more than 200 people during a memorial service at Real Life Church in Valencia Saturday morning.
Hundreds Attend Memorial Service Celebrating Michelle Dorsey’s Life
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will consider Tuesday a transitional housing project on a vacant lot at 23652 Newhall Ave.
Planning Commission to Discuss Transitional Housing, Circle K Alcohol Sales Expansion
Many Santa Clarita Valley school districts plan to reject Centers for Disease Control (CDC) funding to provide comprehensive COVID-19-screening programs at SCV schools.
SCV School Districts Set to Reject COVID-19 Testing Funds
A virtual town hall Thursday brought together Los Angeles County Public Health officials to answer questions from the public about changes to coronavirus restrictions come Tuesday when California’s “blueprint for a safer economy” expires.
County Officials Answer Public’s Reopening Questions
1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
White Star Garage
1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
Deed
1868 - Ravenna post office established in Soledad Canyon [story]
Ravenna depot
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]
Bonelli