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1987 - Ramona Chapel and Red Schoolhouse relocated to Heritage Junction [story]
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SCV Chamber of Commerce Cancels, Postpones Upcoming Events
Friday, Mar 13, 2020

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced the cancellation or postponing of their events through March 31 due to concerns about COVID-19. The SCV Chamber of Commerce said the following to members in an email: “Your health and well-being are of critical importance to us. Given the current...

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...

SCV Chamber Lobbies Against New Housing Fee
Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors was poised Tuesday to impose a massive new housing fee on new home production to support countywide arts programming. The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce testified against the new fee, citing the historic housing crisis facing LA County and supported...

June 20: Business After Hours Social at Ashley Furniture
Friday, Jun 15, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Business After Hours Social at Ashley Furniture on Wednesday, June 20 at 5:30 p.m. Attendees will be able to network and socialize with fellow Chamber of Commerce members and non-members. Each attendee will receive a 50 percent off voucher for...

COC’s Van Hook Joins SCV Chamber Board to Launch Chamber Institute
Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017

Dr. Dianne Van Hook, Chancellor of College of the Canyons, will join the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors in 2018. In this role on the Chamber Board, Van Hook will become the founding chair of The Chamber Institute, which will develop an executive-level think tank focused on...

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...

Seventh Annual Patriots Lunch Honorees Announced
Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the city of Santa Clarita, has officially announced the honorees for this year’s luncheon. Conflicts dating back from World War II up until Operation Enduring Freedom, the nominating committee has narrowed it down to these individuals...

Upcoming SCV Chamber of Commerce Events
Monday, Apr 10, 2017

SCV Chamber Government Affairs / Transportation Committee                                                                                                                             Tuesday, April 11, 2017 10:30AM – 12:00PM Location: William...

Upcoming SCV Chamber of Commerce Events
Monday, Apr 3, 2017

SCV Chamber Latino Business Alliance Networking Breakfast Guest Speaker, City Councilmember, Bill Miranda     Tuesday, April 4, 2017 8:00am-9:00am College of the Canyons 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Room 223 Santa Clarita, CA 91355 Register now to receive your  Parking Pass Register...

April 4: Latino Business Alliance Networking Breakfast
Friday, Mar 31, 2017

The Latino Business Alliance is offering a Networking Breakfast on April 4, where attendees will have the unique opportunity o network with other like-minded business people. City Councilmember Bill Miranda will also be in attendance, giving a city update to attendees. The breakfast is a unique opportunity...

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1987 - Ramona Chapel and Red Schoolhouse relocated to Heritage Junction [story]
Red Schoolhouse
1835 - Outlaw and Rocks/Park/High School namesake Tiburcio Vasquez born in Monterey, Calif. [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
Nearly 100 people gathered in front of the highly anticipated Laemmle 7 in Newhall to officially open the theater to the Santa Clarita Valley community.
Laemmle Officially Opens in Old Town Newhall
The city of Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission recently met to receive an update from city staff about the status of the Pioneer Oil Refinery in Newhall.
Parks Commissioners Asked to Advise on Pioneer Oil Refinery’s Future
A judge’s ruling this week dealt a setback to the Tejon Ranch Co.’s proposed 19,000-unit Centennial development project in the upper northwest corner of Los Angeles County.
Judge Halts Centennial Development Project in Tejon Ranch
The California Community College Athletic Trainers Association has named longtime athletic trainer, and current College of the Canyons associate athletic director, Chad Peters its 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year.
Chad Peters Named CCCATA 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year
Los Angeles County Public Health on Friday confirmed 48 new deaths and 752 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,432 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 27,432 Total SCV Cases; County Nears 5 Million Administered Doses
The Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee briefly met Thursday morning to recommend that the City Council oppose four pieces of state legislation that would expand the state’s land-use authority.
Council Committee Recommends Opposition to State Land-Use Bills
In an effort to provide kids across the Santa Clarita Valley with a safe place to play and learn over spring break while parents are working, the Boys & Girls Club of SCV holds an annual camp.
Boys & Girls Club Holds Spring Break Camp
In recognition of public safety dispatchers' services, the California Highway Patrol joins other law enforcement agencies to recognize National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week on April 11-17, 2021.
CHP to Honor Public Safety Dispatchers During National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
Officials in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be hosting a virtual community discussion on child abuse prevention April 20.
L.A. County Sheriffs to Host Child Abuse Prevention Seminar
1937 - Pioneer aviator E.B. Christopher and passenger killed in crash of light plane on Ridge Route near Gorman [story]
wreckage
CBRE announced the sale of a state-of-the-art 24,164 square-foot industrial facility to Tera McHugh and John McHugh, owners of Versatile Systems, Inc.
Valencia Industrial Building Sold to Versatile Systems
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and accompanying public health restrictions in place for large events and community gatherings, as well as past participation numbers, the city of Santa Clarita has evaluated several components of the annual Santa Clarita Marathon and is making a necessary change to the event.
City Postpones 2021 Marathon, Event Permanently Moved to February
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 52 new deaths and 710 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,417 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Hospitalizations Remain Under 600; SCV Cases Total 27,417
Because of the economic downturn brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, some pet owners may have delayed purchasing their annual pet licenses and are now subject to late penalty fees.
Animal Care & Control Temporarily Waives Pet Licensing Fees
College of the Canyons will welcome José Rivera, award-winning playwright and the first Puerto Rican screenwriter to be nominated for an Oscar, to the School of Visual & Performing Arts’ Virtual Industry Insight Series on Monday, April 12.
COC Virtual Industry Insight Series Welcomes Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter José Rivera
Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA) will spotlight contemporary artist Alex Schaeffer in a virtual oil demo on Monday, April 19, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
April 19: Virtual Oil Demo by Artist Alex Schaeffer
Spectrum Commercial Real Estate advisors Yair Haimoff, SIOR, Randy Cude, and Matt Sreden represented the seller in the sale of a 23,817-square-foot professional office building in a prime Valencia location.
Avenue Kearny Building Sells for $6 Million
Following stakeholder planning meetings over the course of a year and a public survey period in January, the city of Santa Clarita’s 2021 Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP) draft update enters the next phase in the approval and adoption process.
Residents Can Now Review Santa Clarita’s 2021 Hazard Mitigation Draft Plan
Cassie Gratton knows how to open a Laemmle theater. The general manager of the Newhall Laemmle, which will open its doors with a ribbon-cutting this Friday, also helped to open Laemmle’s Glendale and Claremont locations.
After Several Delays, Laemmle Newhall Opens Friday
The California Department of Transportation announced that new High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV, or carpool) lanes are open to motorists on Northbound and Southbound Interstate 5 between the Ventura Freeway (State Route 134) interchange in Los Angeles and Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank.
CalTrans Announces Opening of New I-5 Carpool Lanes
1874 - Work completed at Lyon's Station (now Eternal Valley) on first version of Pioneer Oil Refinery [story]
Pioneer Oil Refinery