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1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
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Knight Leads Effort to Install F-35 Technology Meant to Save Lives
Thursday, Nov 9, 2017

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Steve Knight (R-CA) is leading an effort to install Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System (Auto-GCAS) into future models of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. In a letter written to Defense Secretary James Mattis, Rep. Knight notes that the technology is ready...

June 1: Knight Town Hall Meeting to be Held at Canyon H.S.
Monday, May 29, 2017

Congressman Steve Knight will be holding a Town Hall Meeting on June 1 at Canyon High School. The event is open to all residents of California’s 25th Congressional District. However, due to space and safety restrictions, the first 300 attendees in line will be admitted on a first-come, first-served...

Knight’s ‘No Hero Left Untreated Act’ Unanimously Passes House
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Tuesday, Representative Steve Knight’s (CA-25) bill, No Hero Left Untreated Act, passed unanimously from the House of Representatives and now heads to the Senate for consideration. Knight’s No Hero Left Untreated Act, H.R. 1162, would help veterans recover from post-traumatic stress (PTS), traumatic...

Knight Introduces Bipartisan Measure to Help Nursing Mothers at Airports
Friday, May 12, 2017

Rep. Knight (CA-25) introduced a bipartisan measure ahead of Mother’s Day that would improve access to lactation rooms in airports for breastfeeding mothers along with U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (IL), Deb Fischer (NE), and Claire McCaskill (MO). The Friendly Access for Mothers Act (FAM Act) would...

Knight Calls on VA to Fix Veterans Crisis Hotline
Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017

Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) joined a bipartisan effort Tuesday to urge the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to investigate and address ongoing problems with the Veterans Crisis Line program. The Veterans Crisis Line is a valuable resource intended to provide around-the-clock crisis intervention...

Knight Authors Bill to Support Women Entrepreneurs
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017

Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) introduced a bipartisan bill on Wednesday that would assist women start and grow their own small businesses. This legislation would improve federal program for female small business owners. The Women’s Business Centers Improvements Act of 2017 would make changes...

Knight Urges State of Emergency for Flood Recovery in Letter to Pres. Trump
Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017

Representative Steve Knight, CA-25, wrote a letter to President Trump on Monday urging him to declare a federal emergency in order to address threats to public safety caused by recent rainstorms and flooding. The request comes after a series of severe storms in Southern California that caused flooding,...

Knight Releases Statement on Pres. Trump’s Executive Order
Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017

Congressman Steve Knight, R-Santa Clarita, released a statement regarding President Trump’s recent Executive Order restricting travel from Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, Yemen and Iraq. His statement is posted in its entirety below: “As a member of the Houses Armed Services Committee, no...

Knight Selected for Congressional Committees
Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017

Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) announced Friday that he will serve on three Committees in the 115th Congress, each with a direct tie to the communities in California’s 25th Congressional District. Congressman Knight will focus on local interests in Congress. Knight was selected to serve on the...

Knight Sworn In to Congress for Second Term
Tuesday, Jan 3, 2017

Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) was sworn into the 115th United States Congress on Tuesday afternoon. The ceremonial swearing-in was conducted by House Speaker Paul Ryan (WI-1) following the oath of office on the Floor of the House of Representatives. Rep. Knight was joined by his wife, Lily, and...

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1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
White Star Garage
1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
Deed
1868 - Ravenna post office established in Soledad Canyon [story]
Ravenna depot
America’s Job Center of California is offering virtual career transition support sessions for displaced workers in Los Angeles County on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. via Zoom.
America’s Job Center to Offer Career Transition Support Sessions
As COVID-19 ravaged the nation, the hotel and hospitality industry were among the hardest hit, experiencing major losses in 2020.
SCV Hotels Bounce Back as Pandemic Winds Down
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast throughout the County including the Santa Clarita Valley.
High Heat Alert Issued Throughout L.A. County Starting Monday
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed five new deaths and 198 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,037 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19  Roundup: 28,037 Total SCV Cases; County MIS-C Cases in Children Plummet
California’s high-speed rail project got a much-needed boost Friday when the federal government agreed to restore nearly $1 billion in grant funding for the embattled infrastructure project.
State and Federal Government Restore Nearly $1 Billion in Funding to the High-Speed Rail Project
Hart High School’s show choir is once again hosting its Summer Show Choir Camp next month for students fifth grade and up.
Hart High School’s Summer Show Choir Camp to Return
Due to an excessive heat forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley, the city of Santa Clarita will have its three branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library open as cooling centers beginning Tuesday, June 15.
Cooling Centers to Open In Anticipation of Excessive Heat
State legislators had until June 4 to pass their bills out of the house in which they originated, and legislators representing the Santa Clarita Valley are reporting multiple bills on the move.
Local Legislators See Bills Move Forward
Although they are still awaiting the autopsy results, Los Angeles County Homicide Bureau detectives said they do not believe at this time that foul play resulted in a body being discovered near Castaic Lake on Tuesday.
No Foul Play Suspected in Castaic Lake Investigation
In an improvement from his critical, yet stable, status last week, the Los Angeles County Fire Department captain hospitalized at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is in “fair” condition, according to officials.
Hospital Officials Say Fire Captain Now in ‘Fair’ Condition
1956 - Bill Bonelli incorporates Solemint Water Co., his second of two predecessors of Santa Clarita Water Co. [story]
Bonelli
For the past few years, Walmart Academies have focused on training our associates to succeed in their jobs and upskill for the future.
Registration Open for Walmart Santa Clarita’s Free Virtual Community Academy
Princess is introducing a new on-demand service that allows guests to call a crew member to their exact location to make an in-person request for assistance.
Princess Cruises Unveils New On-Demand Feature that Increases Personalized Service
Following its selection by the American Public Works Association’s (APWA) Southern California Chapter as a 2020 Project of the Year, the city of Santa Clarita’s Inclusive Play Area at Canyon Country Park was recently named the Innovative Design of the Year Project by the APWA’s High Desert Branch.
Canyon Country Park’s Inclusive Play Area Earns Award for Innovative Design
SCV Water’s 2021 Annual Water Quality Report is now available.
Annual SCV Water Quality Report Released
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying three robbery suspects who physically assaulted a Circle K clerk in Saugus in April.
Detectives Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Saugus Circle K Robbery Suspects
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 7 new deaths and 220 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,031 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,031; New Vaccination Sweepstakes Coming to L.A. County Friday
Thinking about a career move? Jumping back into the job market after a challenging year? With the end of the pandemic in sight, people may be wondering about their next job prospects, career choices, or what's next on the horizon.
June 21: JCI Santa Clarita Hosting Virtual Resume, Interview Workshop
In anticipation of the grand opening of their newest tenant, Bird Dog Arts, the Outlets at Tejon is pleased to announce, it will be hosting “Art at OAT.”
June 12: Outlets at Tejon Unveil Interactive Art Walls
More than 200 teachers gathered outside the William S. Hart Union High School District office ahead of Wednesday’s board meeting, sharing frustration over their salaries.
Hart Teachers Protest to Demand Pay Raise
The Saugus Union School District held groundbreaking events last week for a handful of new buildings coming to the Cedarcreek and Skyblue Mesa elementary schools.
Saugus Union Breaks Ground on New Cedarcreek, Skyblue Mesa Facilities