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1849 - Jayhawkers encounter Bennett-Arcan party in southern Utah; latter makes wrong decision, heads through Death Valley toward SCV [story]
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California Reports Cannabis Tax Revenue for First Quarter of 2020
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Sacramento – The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration reported tax revenue numbers Wednesday for cannabis sales for the first Quarter of 2020. As of May 15, California’s cannabis excise tax generated $68.3 million in revenue reported on the 1st Quarter 2020 returns due by April 30,...

State Reports 4Q 2019 Cannabis Tax Revenues Higher Than 2018
Friday, Mar 6, 2020

Sacramento – The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration reported cannabis tax revenues Friday for the 4th quarter of 2019 far exceeded revenue in the same period a year ago. As of February 18, 2020, California’s cannabis excise tax generated $84.4 million in revenue reported on the...

State Cannabis Tax Revenues Up in Q2 2019
Monday, Aug 26, 2019

Sacramento – The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration has reported increased tax revenue numbers for cannabis sales for the 2nd quarter of 2019 over the same period last year. As of August 16, the state’s cannabis excise tax generated $74.2 million in revenue reported on returns...

Cannabis Tax Revenue in First Quarter 2019 Nearly Doubles 1Q 2018
Friday, May 24, 2019

Sacramento – The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration reported tax revenue numbers Friday totaling $116.6 million for cannabis sales for the first quarter of 2019. This compares to the $60.9 million total the CDTFA reported for the first quarter of 2018. As of May 15, California’s...

April 1: New Sales, Use Tax Rates to Take Effect
Monday, Mar 11, 2019

Sacramento – The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration has notified seller’s permit holders that new sales and use tax rates will take effect beginning April 1. The new rates are the result of voter-approved initiatives. To find the correct rate for your home or business location,...

Cannabis Sales Generate $103M in Tax Revenue for 4Q 2018
Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

State tax revenue reported by the cannabis industry totaled $103.3 million for 4th quarter 2018 returns due by Jan. 31, 2019, according to numbers reported Tuesday by the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration. The total includes state cultivation, excise and sales taxes. It does not include...

California Sets New Use Tax Rules for In-State, Out-of-State Retailers
Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018

Beginning April 1, 2019, out-of-state retailers selling above certain thresholds into California will be required to collect state use taxes on their sales, the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration announced Tuesday. Tuesday’s Special Notices also impact in-state and out-of-state...

Sept. 12: Free Tax Seminar for Nonprofit, Exempt Organizations
Monday, Aug 27, 2018

The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration and the city of Santa Clarita will host a free tax seminar for nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations at The Centre on Wednesday, Sept. 12 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Topics will include: • Sales and Use Tax for Nonprofit Organizations • Employment...

Sept. 19: Free Sales Tax Class for Santa Clarita Restaurants

The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration will host a free “Sales and Use Tax for Restaurants” class on Wednesday, Sept. 19 starting at 9 a.m. The class is designed to walk restaurant owners and financial managers step-by-step through such topics as: • Tips and gratuity...

State Cannabis Tax Revenue Tops $60 Million in First Quarter 2018
Friday, May 11, 2018

Sacramento – The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration on Friday released revenue numbers for cannabis sales in the first quarter of 2018. Tax revenue from the cannabis industry totaled $60.9 million since January 1, 2018, which includes state cultivation, excise and sales taxes. It...

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This Fire Prevention Week Oct. 9-15, the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region urges everyone to practice their two-minute home fire escape plan and test their smoke alarms to stay safe from the nation’s most frequent disaster.
Oct. 7-15: Fire Prevention Week Urges Home Fire Drills
The Second Annual Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Golf Tournament fundraiser will be held Monday, Nov. 7 at the Valencia Country Club.
Nov. 7: Second Annual SCV Sheriff’s Station Golf Tourney
College of the Canyons freshman Carla Menendez tied with two others for medalist honors, leading the Cougars to a fifth straight conference victory at Antelope Valley Country Club on Wednesday, Oct. 5.
Cougars Continue Conference Win Streak, Menendez Medals Again
Want to find beauty in your yard year after year? Learn how to landscape using perennials and natives. They are plants that live for two or more years and are well suited for your landscape and the Santa Clarita Valley climate. Join the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency's free virtual gardening class, "Perennials and Natives for the SCV," on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 9 a.m.
Oct. 15: SCV Water Free Gardening Class SCV Perennials, Natives
The California Highway Patrol will implement a yearlong federal grant to help save lives and reduce the risk associated with riding a motorcycle.
CHP Receives Grant to Increase Safety for Motorcyclists
The Santa Clarita Valley Potters will be "abandoning" art throughout the Santa Clarita Valley Oct. 10-21. Residents are encouraged to join the Abandoned Art SCV Facebook page to find clues on where the hidden ceramics can be found in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Oct. 10-23: SCV Potters Abandoned Art, Fall Sale
1849 - Jayhawkers encounter Bennett-Arcan party in southern Utah; latter makes wrong decision, heads through Death Valley toward SCV [story]
William Manly
California State University, Northridge’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is hosting the first annual BikeFest on Sunday, Oct. 23.
CSUN’s College of Social, Behavioral Sciences Hosting Inaugural BikeFest
California State University, Northridge continues Fall women's tennis action this weekend as the Matadors travel to the Long Beach State Tournament.
CSUN Women’s Tennis Heads to Long Beach State Tourney
Denise Redmond, executive director of Carousel Ranch announced that she will step down from the position as of Jan. 1, 2023.
Denise Redmond Stepping Down from Carousel Ranch
A woman was reportedly found dead Thursday inside a clothing collection box on the 24800 block of Orchard Village Road in Newhall, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Woman Found Dead in Newhall Clothing Collection Box
The College of the Canyons softball program is inviting youth players from across the region to participate in the 2022 COC Softball Youth Skills Clinic, with three dates running in October.
Lady Cougars Softball Program Hosting Youth Skills Clinic
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) — Following federal pressure to reduce how much water it takes from the Colorado River, California on Wednesday announced a plan to cut its consumption annually by 400,000 acre-feet. 
California Announces Plan to Cut Imports of Colorado River Water
If you don’t have your REAL ID yet, there is no need to be frightened. Add it to your bag of treats this month and be prepared for federal enforcement beginning May 3, 2
DMV Reminding Californians REAL ID Enforcement Begins in Seven Months
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday two additional COVID-19 deaths and 68 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with a total of 12 deaths and 1,822 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 68 New SCV Cases; Two Additional Deaths
2000 - Movie stuntman Richard Farnsworth, 2000 Newhall Walk of Western Stars inductee, and Dr. Robert Rockwell, first COC president, die on the same day [Farnsworth story] [Rockwell story]
Farnsworth-Rockwell
Jack Rhead's goal in the 84th minute sent CSUN past Sacramento State 2-1 in Big West men's soccer action Wednesday afternoon at Hornet Soccer Field.
Rhead Scores in the 84th Minute to Lift CSUN Past Sacramento State 2-1
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 10 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,058 new cases countywide and 30 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Santa Clarita Tops 91k Total Cases
College of the Canyons has received a $1.37 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Child Care Assistance Means Parents In School program to directly benefit the college’s Early Childhood Education Center. 
COC Receives $1.37 Million Grant to Support Early Childhood Education Center
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital's Girl Talk: A Women’s Health Series will be returning on Thursday, Oct. 13.
Oct. 13: Henry Mayo’s Women’s Health Education Series Returns
Valencia-based Landscape Development Inc. announced that its maintenance division, Enhanced Landscape Management LLC, has completed the asset purchase of Ventura, CA based, The Groundskeeper, Inc..
Valencia-Based Landscape Development Further Expands Its Footprint in SoCal
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today awarded $144 million in Safe Clean Water funding, including 24 new infrastructure projects, 17 scientific studies, and various watershed area resources designed to increase the region’s water resiliency.
Supervisors Approve $144 million in Safe Clean Water Funding
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn that directed the County’s Internal Services Department to equitably identify internet broadband demonstration sites across all five of the County’s Supervisorial Districts.  
L.A. County Board of Supervisors Approve Digital Equity Motion
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