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1978 - Concert scene for "KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park" filmed at Magic Mountain [story]
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Stay Green Wins 9 Landscaping Awards
Monday, Jul 8, 2013

Everything’s coming up roses at Stay Green Inc., where the company is celebrating its recent honors at the San Fernando Valley chapter of the California Landscape Contractors Association’s (CLCA) 54th annual Landscape Beautification Awards, for the 43-year-old landscape company’s work in Los Angeles...

Stay Green Landscaping Pledges $25K for College Scholarships
Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013

Stay Green Inc. has made a major pledge to support academic excellence in the green landscape industry by becoming an ambassador for the Professional Landcare Network Academic Excellence Foundation (PLANET AEF). Stay Green President and CEO Chris Angelo said the PLANET AEF affiliation, in which Stay...

Stay Green, CLWA Team Up to Cut HOA’s Water Bills
Friday, Mar 8, 2013

Built in the early 1980s, The Oaks at Newhall neighborhood comprises 93 homes on property dotted by about 600 historic oak trees. In addition, the land was blanketed by landscaping that guzzles water. So when Stay Green Inc. and the Castaic Lake Water Agency recently implemented a plan to reduce water...

Stay Green Receives Pavley’s ‘Sustainability’ Award
Friday, Feb 15, 2013

Stay Green CEO Chris Angelo (left) and founder Richard Angelo (right) with Kara Seward,  district director for Sen. Fran Pavley, at Stay Green’s Santa Clarita headquarters. Stay Green Inc. was the proud first recipient in the Santa Clarita Valley of Sen. Fran Pavley’s monthly sustainability award,...

Angelo to Deliver ‘State of the Chamber’ Speech Thursday
Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012

Chris Angelo Chamber Chairman Chris Angelo will recap the past year’s achievements of the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce and take a look ahead to the organization’s future Thursday during the 2012 State of the Chamber Annual Membership Luncheon. “We’re very proud of all that our Chamber...

Stay Green Launches Design-Build Service
Friday, Jul 27, 2012

Stay Green Inc. is expanding upon its role as a landscape industry leader with the addition of new landscape Design/Build Services geared toward maximizing efficiency and sustainability without compromising the beauty of customers’ landscapes. “This is the next logical step forward for us as we strive...

Stay Green Landscaping Goes Even Greener
Tuesday, Jul 17, 2012

Stay Green Inc. walks the walk when it comes to sustainability — and now the award-winning landscaping company is driving the drive, too, by replacing higher-mileage pickup trucks with fuel-efficient Ford Fusions. Working in cooperation with Enterprise Fleet Management, a full-service fleet management...

SCV Chamber Chair Creates Panel of Past Leaders
Monday, Apr 16, 2012

Chris Angelo The past chairs of the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce are uniting to form a new advisory group that will tap into their collective wisdom and experience, keeping them engaged to help the Chamber accomplish its goals even after they’ve finished serving on the organization’s...

Stay Green Landscaping Wins Industry Awards
Thursday, Jan 19, 2012

Chris Angelo Stay Green Inc. of Santa Clarita has won a pair of awards in the California Landscape Contractors Association’s prestigious Trophy Awards competition, in which the judges recognized Stay Green’s excellence in categories for public landscaped areas and large commercial landscape maintenance. “We’re...

Family-owned Landscaping Firm Expands with Takeover
Tuesday, Jan 17, 2012

Chris Angelo Stay Green Inc., a family-owned and operated landscape services company based in Santa Clarita, announced Tuesday it has acquired Wurzel Landscape, a Studio City-based commercial landscape maintenance company founded by Marc Wurzel in 1975. Effective immediately, the acquired operations...

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Logix Federal Credit Union announced Tuesday that its nonprofit foundation, Logix Community Stars, distributed $100,000 this month to four local nonprofit organizations, including Circle of Hope in Santa Clarita.
Logix’s Nonprofit Foundation Shares $100,000 with Local Charities
The estranged husband accused of killing Michelle Dorsey, 39, in her Saugus home pleaded no contest to five felony charges Monday.
Dorsey Pleads No Contest to Killing Estranged Wife
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting virtually Tuesday, May 18, at 6:00 p.m.
Proposed Sand Canyon Resort Back Before Planning Commission
The Lancaster man who pleaded guilty last month to the 2016 murder of Sgt. Steven Owen was sentenced to life without parole on Monday.
Lancaster Man Gets Life Without Parole for 2016 Killing of Sgt. Steve Owen
While the COVID-19 pandemic halted plans for a relay run, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies still gathered Thursday at Jake Kuredjian Park in Stevenson Ranch to honor fallen officers with a Memorial Torch Run.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Honors Fallen Officers at Memorial Torch Relay
1978 - Concert scene for "KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park" filmed at Magic Mountain [story]
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May is National Foster Care Month, a time to acknowledge the families and professionals who help children and youth in foster care each day.
SCV Helping Organizations Mark National Foster Care Month
U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced the establishment of the COVID-19 Fraud Enforcement Task Force on Monday, May 17, to enhance enforcement efforts against COVID-19 related fraud.
Attorney General Announces Task Force to Combat COVID-19 Fraud
Funds will start flowing to millions of kids and their families beginning July 15 courtesy of the newly expanded Child Tax Credit, the White House announced Monday.
Families to Receive Child Tax Credits Starting July 15
Sheriff’s Department officials are asking the public to stay clear of Castaic Lake on Tuesday morning due to an active shooter drill that’s being conducted there.
LASD Hosting Active Shooter Drill at Castaic Lake
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed that the State and L.A. County will be keeping the current masking guidance until June 15 to remain in alignment with the L.A. County Health Officer Order of May 3.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Masking Requirements to Remain in LA County; 27,858 Total Cases in SCV
Los Angeles police have arrested a man suspected of igniting a wildfire that has so far burned over 1,300 acres and spurred mandatory evacuations as fire crews battled the blaze in steep, brush-filled terrain in a canyon community west of the city.
Arson Suspect in Custody as Crews Battle LA Wildfire
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 9 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, May 17-23, 2021
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘Good Trouble,’ 7 More Productions
A new report published by the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture and Claremont Graduate University’s Center for Business and Management of the Arts revealed disparities between earnings of L.A. County arts administrators that identify as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color and their White counterparts.
New Report Highlights Income Disparities in Entry-Level Arts Organization Staff in LA County
Santa Clarita Valley’s six school districts could receive a little over $7.5 million from Los Angeles County to provide comprehensive COVID-19 screening programs at SCV schools.
CDC Funding to Support COVID-19 Testing at Schools
1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain
1938 - Brand-new Lockheed transport plane crashes in Agua Dulce; all 9 perish including 2 infants [story]
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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