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1932 - Robert Poore wins the greased pole climbing contest and $2.50 at Newhall's July 4th celebration [story]
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LOCAL BUSINESS
L.A. County Launches New Website For Jobseekers And Businesses
Wednesday, Sep 15, 2021

The Los Angeles County Department of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services is pleased to announce the launch of a new website that links jobseekers and businesses to free workforce development services available through the County’s network of America’s Job Centers of California. AJCCs...

Stay Green Inc. Among Top 100 Landscape Firms Recognized
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Top 100 poster for Lawn and Landscape Stay Green Inc. has been placed in Lawn and Landscaping Magazine’s top 100 landscaping companies in North America. “This is a tremendous accomplishment for our team,” said Stay Green CEO Chris Angelo. “We’re a family-owned business, and our entire team...

SCV Chamber Of Commerce Thanks First Responders and Raises Money For Local Businesses
Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce has raised over $40,000 in their First Responder Gratitude Campaign, buying gift cards from chamber member businesses to give to local first responders, and infuse money back into the economy. The Campaign, with Lead Sponsor, Sand Canyon Country Club who matched...

VIA Cancels Upcoming Events Out of ‘Extreme Caution’ for COVID-19
Friday, Mar 13, 2020

The Valley Industry Association announced cancellations of upcoming events in March and the beginning of April. In an email sent to members, CEO/President of VIA Kathy Norris said: “With respect to the health and safety of our membership, business leaders and citizens of the Santa Clarita Valley,...

Nov. 6: Cybercrime Experts to Host Forum for SCV Businesses, Chamber
Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce leaders will host a cybersecurity forum, “Take Control Before It Controls You” on Wednesday, November 6, 2019. The Forum will bring nationally renowned experts from the cyber realm to provide practical steps on how to protect your company from the crippling...

Payless Closing All 2,100 Stores
Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019

Payless ShoeSource joins the line of retail chains soon to close down in the United States. The Kansas-based company has announced it will close its 2,100 stores across the nation and Puerto Rico, including both Santa Clarita Valley stores, located in Canyon Country and Stevenson Ranch. The company...

Smart & Final Overall Sales Increased 2.8% Over Last Year
Thursday, Nov 15, 2018

Smart & Final Stores, Inc., the value-oriented food and everyday staples retailer, reported Wednesday financial results for the fiscal third quarter ended Oct. 7, 2018. Third Quarter Highlights: – Net sales increased 2.8% to $1,497.7 million with a comparable store sales increase of 0.6% –...

Los Angeles on Short List of Amazon’s HQ2
Thursday, Jan 18, 2018

SEATTLE – Amazon reviewed 238 proposals from across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico to host HQ2, the company’s second headquarters in North America. On Thursday, Amazon announced it has chosen the following 20 metropolitan areas to move to the next phase of the process (in alphabetical order): –...

Chamber’s Emerging Leaders Series Resumes Wednesday
Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017

Here are the upcoming times and dates for the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce Emerging Leaders Series: August 23 | 5:30 P.M. TPC and The Oaks Grille Hear from TPC general manager, Troy Hooper, and La Quinta Inn & Suites general manager, Sue Nevius, for an engaging conversation about the...

Aug. 16: Chamber Tech Mixer
Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017

Business After Hours Mixer Hosted by TPC. It’s time for the SCV Chamber to upgrade our technology to better serve our members. And we need your help! Come enjoy live music at our monthly mixer as we raise funds to pay for necessary technology upgrades including new computers, new member software...

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1932 - Robert Poore wins the greased pole climbing contest and $2.50 at Newhall's July 4th celebration [story]
4th of July Parade
1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
Hart-Wyatt Earp
1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
Sanford Lyon
1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
Ygnacio del Valle
1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
Loncie Tucker
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