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Wilk Named California Senate Republican Leader-Elect
Wednesday, Jan 20, 2021

SACRAMENTO – California Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) was unanimously selected as Senate Republican Leader-elect, Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) announced Wednesday. Leader Grove will continue to work with Senator Wilk and Senate pro Tem Toni Atkins as a productive member...

Wilk ‘Glad to Fail’ COVID-19 Test
Monday, Aug 31, 2020

Sacramento – Senator Scott Wilk’s (R-Santa Clarita) COVID-19 test results confirm he was not infected with the virus last week in Sacramento, he announced Sunday. “This is one test I was glad to fail,” said Wilk, who represents California’s 21st Senate District. “It...

Wilk, GOP Senators Under COVID-19 Quarantine
Friday, Aug 28, 2020

State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, and almost all Republican California senators were abruptly required to vote remotely after one of their colleagues tested positive for COVID-19. The move comes after Sen. Brian Jones, R-Santee, received news Wednesday that he had tested positive for the virus,...

Applications Now Available for Capital Fellows Program
Thursday, Jan 16, 2020

Senator Scott Wilk with 2020 Senate Fellow Israel Sotelo. SACRAMENTO – State Sen. Scott Wilk has announced applications for the 2020-2021 California Senate Fellows Program are available. The deadline to apply is Monday, Feb. 3. “My office has been assigned a Fellow three years in a row. The...

California Takes First Step Toward Legal Sports Betting
Friday, Jan 10, 2020

In 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a federal ban on sports betting in most states. Since that landmark decision, several states have jumped willingly into the sports gambling industry, freed of the traditional views of gambling as morally dubious and hungry for potential large tax windfalls. To...

Senate Resolution Sets May 2019 as Prader-Willi Syndrome Awareness Month
Monday, May 13, 2019

SACRAMENTO — The California Senate has unanimously approved Senate Resolution 28, establishing May 2019 as Prader-Willi Syndrome Awareness Month in the state, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Monday. “Kiran Dong, an energetic and precocious 8-year-old from Valencia, was selected...

Wilk Transparency Bill Clears Key Senate Committee
Monday, Apr 8, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Senate Bill 53 (SB 53), a measure that would add transparency to California government at all levels, has cleared the Senate Appropriations Committee by a vote of 6-0, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, representing the 21st Senate District and author of the bill, said Monday. “Californians...

Wilk, Lackey Lauded for Crossing the Aisle
Friday, Mar 8, 2019

California Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) and Assemblyman Tom Lackey (R-Palmdale) have been named two of California’s most bipartisan lawmakers, based on the percentage of bills they’ve authored with a member of the opposite party. CalMatters’ Ben Christopher reported Tuesday that both Wilk...

Wilk Appointed to State Allocation Board, Rules Committee
Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019

SACRAMENTO – California Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, has been appointed to the State Allocation Board, the board responsible for appropriating school facility dollars to school districts, and to the Senate’s Joint Committee on Rules. “I am honored to be appointed to the State...

Applications for Senate Fellows Program Now Available
Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019

Sacramento – Senator Scott Wilk, 21st Senate District, announces applications for the 2019-20 California Senate Fellows Program are available. The deadline to apply is Monday, Feb. 11. “The Senate Fellows program is a great entryway into countless career opportunities,” stated Senator...

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1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
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The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing Tuesday to further deliberate on the Sand Canyon Resort development.
Sand Canyon Resort Development Returns to Planning Commission
The CIF Southern Section and KAP7 International, Inc. announced a five-year partnership extension for KAP7 to be the official boys and girls water polo ball for all championship events.
KAP7, CIF-SS Announce Extension of Five-Year Ball Partnership
Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan that would spend about $1.5 billion of the state’s $75.7 billion surplus in grants of up to $25,000 to support small businesses, according to state officials this week.
Chamber Urges SCV to Support Newsom’s Aid to Small Businesses
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 17 new deaths and 583 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,842 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Studies Show Vaccine Appears to Be Effective Against Variants; 27,842 Total SCV Cases
Fourteen-year-old Andrew Jenofsky was the first in line to get his shot at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Thursday morning, as adolescents ages 12-15 were given the go-ahead to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
14-Year-Old First to Receive Pfizer Vaccine at Henry Mayo
Support for Israel was written across the signs and faces of approximately 100 demonstrators during a rally held on City Hall’s steps Thursday evening.
Approximately 100 SCV Residents Gather to Support Israel
The city of Santa Clarita received approximately 850 applications for its rental assistance program ahead of the program’s April 30 application deadline.
City Receives More Than 800 Rental Assistance Applications
Saddleback Butte State Park announced it is urgently searching for volunteers to become camp hosts beginning June 1.
Camp Hosts Needed at Saddleback Butte State Park, New Updates Announced for Mojave Area State Parks
Los Angeles County Public Health officials said it will review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly released guidance for fully vaccinated residents in order to make adjustments to the current County and state guidelines.
LA County to Review CDC’s Masking Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People
The city of Santa Clarita released an updated schedule for the Concerts in the Park series set to take place in July and August.
City Releases Updated Schedule for Concerts in the Park
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance Thursday indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Loosens Mask Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated People; SCV Cases Total 27,825
A total of 277 single-family homes changed owners during April in the Santa Clarita Valley as the as the tight inventory rose to its highest level in five months, though remained well below year-ago totals, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
SCV Median Home Price $795,000 Hits Record
After making numerous requests for correction for failure by the County Board of Supervisors to abide by various sections of the Brown Act, the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment was left with no option than to file a formal legal complaint.
SCOPE Files Legal Complaint Over L.A. County’s Failure to Abide by Brown Act
The case against a prominent Santa Clarita Valley Realtor who had been accused of a sexual assault stemming from a Las Vegas real estate conference last summer was dismissed, a court clerk confirmed Thursday.
Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case Against SCV Realtor Dismissed, L.A. County Case “Still Active”
Tommy's Boats - a national boat dealership brand with locations in Florida, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Michigan - announced a new location opening soon in Castaic.
May 19, May 20: Tommy’s Boats Grill & Chill Hiring Event
Foothill League coaches announced their choice for Player of the Year and their All-League teams recently.
Saugus High QB Named Foothill League Player of the Year
California Credit Union has awarded 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in its annual College Scholarship Program.
Valencia High Student Awarded California Credit Union Scholarship
Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda responded Tuesday to criticisms of the city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, which was formed as a result of last summer’s protests about issues involving race relations.
Mayor Taking Human Relations Roundtable Criticisms “Very Seriously”
1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall
Six days a week, Santa Clarita Grocery opens its warehouse to people in need.
Local Shop Donates Leftover Bagels To Help Families
As part of the $100 billion California Comeback Plan, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a $20 billion to transform California public schools into gateways of equity and opportunity.
Newsom Announces $20 Billion Investment to Public Schools
The LA County Development Authority have extended the deadline to register for elderly family housing sites from June to the end of the year. 
LACDA Extends Registration For Elderly Family Public Housing Sites, Including Valencia