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1984 - NTSB revises probable cause of 1982 "Twilight Zone" deaths after director John Landis appeals [story]
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Costco Gas Main Break Prompts Evacuations, Road Closures
Tuesday, Sep 29, 2020

A gas main break at Costco in Canyon Country prompted evacuations and road closures Tuesday morning. Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel first responded to reports of a gas main break at Costco, located on the 18600 block of Via Princessa, just after 6 a.m., according to Supervisor Leslie Lua. “It’s...

Costco, Luxury Cinema Project Appeal Withdrawn
Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020

An attorney representing the Santa Clarita Safe and Strong Group that sought to block the Westfield Valencia Town Center’s Patios Connection project has withdrawn its appeal, according to city officials. Tal Finney, the attorney who filed the appeal with the city of Santa Clarita on Jan. 31, “has...

Planning Commission OKs Patios Connection Project at Town Center
Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020

Santa Clarita’s Planning Commission approved plans Tuesday for the proposed Patios Connection project at Westfield Valencia Town Center, which includes the city’s second Costco and several other new businesses. The Planning Commission unanimously approved the $100-million project and approximately...

Costco, Luxury Cinema Planned for Westfield Town Center
Thursday, Apr 11, 2019

Westfield Valencia Town Center officials announced a $100-million investment Wednesday to add features, including a new Costco, luxury cinema and fitness center, dramatically transforming the site of one of the mall’s original anchor stores. The Patios Connection project is a redevelopment of the...

Feb. 2: Val Verde Civic Association Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser
Friday, Feb 1, 2019

The annual Val Verde Civic Association Pancake Breakfast fundraiser is set for the Val Verde Park Clubhouse on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee and fresh fruit are on the menu, all for a suggested donation of $5 for adults and $3 for kids ages 11 and younger. There...

Knight Small Business Opportunity Act Introduced in Senate
Monday, Mar 19, 2018

The Small Business Investment Opportunity Act, sponsored by Rep. Steve Knight (R-CA) and passed by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2017, has been introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senators Jim Risch (R-ID) and Ben Cardin (D-MD), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Small Business...

Costco Agrees to Pay $335K in Fines for Refrigerant Leaks
Thursday, Sep 4, 2014

[USEPA] – Costco Wholesale Corp., one of the nation’s largest retailers, has agreed to cut its emissions of ozone-depleting and greenhouse gases from leaking refrigeration equipment at more than half of its stores nationwide. In the settlement announced Sept. 3 by the U.S. Environmental Protection...

Costco Recalls Frozen Berries for Hepatitis A; SoCal Consumers Sick
Monday, Jun 3, 2013

Costco recalled a brand of frozen berries that were linked to a Hepatitis A outbreak last Friday. The Food and Drug Administration is currently investigating the source of the outbreak. The brand of berries is linked to a five state outbreak is Townsend Farms Organic Anti-Oxidant Blend. The FDA and Center...

Thursday, Sep 1, 2011

The man hailed as the inventor of the Costco business model is leaving the company, Costco announced Wednesday. It said  CEO Jim Sinegal has informed the Costco board of his decision to leave effective Jan. 1. The board named company President Craig Jelinek as his successor. Sinegal joined the company...

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1984 - NTSB revises probable cause of 1982 "Twilight Zone" deaths after director John Landis appeals [story]
John Landis
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 19 new deaths, including the 74th death in the Santa Clarita Valley and 1,745 new cases of COVID-19, including 7,267 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 74th SCV Death; Local Cases Total 7,267
The city of Santa Clarita will be holding a public hearing at the Tuesday, Nov. 10, City Council meeting to consider the transfer of 32,230 square feet of vacant land, at no cost, to Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley (FPofSCV).
Nov. 10: Public Hearing to Consider Property Transfer to Family Promise
Are you ready to save the day and bring outlaws to justice in a virtual escape room? Are you and your family ready to test your knowledge on Tacos & Trivia Night?
City Announces November Virtual Events
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will present a public artist talk with Brooke Sauer to accompany her solo virtual exhibition “Out in the Blue” Monday, Nov. 9, at 2:30 p.m.
Nov. 9: COC Art Gallery Hosting Public Artist Talk with Brooke Sauer
The Santa Clarita Artists Association held its 31st Annual Art Classic virtually on Oct. 17, 2020.
SCAA Releases Art Classic 2020 Winners List
A gunshot victim survived his injuries and the suspect remained at large Thursday following a shooting near a liquor store in Canyon Country Wednesday night.
Suspect in Canyon Country Shooting Still at Large
Join the Santa Clarita Valley Groundwater Sustainability Agency (SCV-GSA) on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 4:00 p.m., to learn about and to provide input on plans to sustain our water supply.
Nov. 4: SCV Groundwater Sustainability Plan Online Workshop
The California State University Board of Trustees has appointed Erika D. Beck, Ph.D., to serve as president of California State University, Northridge. Beck currently serves as president of California State University Channel Islands.
CSUN Appoints Erika D. Beck as Next President
LASD Urges Community to Plan for Safer Halloween, Día de los Muertos Alternatives
LASD Urges Community to Plan for Safer Halloween, Día de los Muertos Alternatives
SACRAMENTO – Californians age 70 and older with a noncommercial driver’s license are now eligible to renew online or by mail, eliminating the need to visit a California Department of Motor Vehicles office.
Seniors Can Now Renew Driver’s Licenses Online
1932 - Highway 99 completed through Weldon Canyon, bypassing Ridge Route [story]
Hwy 99
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday confirmed 20 new deaths and 1,351 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, with 18 new cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Cases Near 1,200 Per Day, 18 New SCV Cases
Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner was "wrong" to have returned to the field at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, to celebrate the team's Game 6 World Series victory over the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday night -- after he had tested positive for COVID-19.
MLB: Turner ‘Wrong’ to Take the Field After Positive COVID-19 Tests
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency has filed a lawsuit against 3M Company, Chemours, DuPont and several other companies for their roles in introducing toxic chemicals into the local water supply.
SCV Water Sues PFAS Makers Over Toxic Chemicals in Local Water
Saugus High School teacher Jim Klipfel, one of five California Teachers of the Year for 2021, has also been chosen to represent the state in the National Teacher of the Year competition in the spring.
California Names 2021 Teachers of the Year; Saugus High’s Klipfel to Nationals
Washington, Oregon and Nevada have joined California’s COVID-19 vaccine Scientific Safety Review Workgroup, which will independently review the safety and efficacy of any COVID-19 vaccine approved by the FDA for distribution.
Western States Join California’s COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Review
The Santa Clarita Public Library will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a variety of activities all November long.
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with Santa Clarita Library
The Los Angeles Dodgers won Game 6 of the 2020 World Series, besting Tampa Bay 3-1 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday night.
Dodgers Win 2020 World Series; Stadium Team Stores to Open Thursday
The Santa Clarita City Council celebrated the opening Tuesday for its newest “transit-friendly” facility at Vista Canyon in Canyon Country, alongside officials from Metrolink and Metro, or the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
City Council Holds Ribbon-Cutting for New Vista Canyon Structure, Metrolink Station
The Sulphur Springs Union School District governing board is set to discuss the reopening plan for the California State Preschool Programs during their virtual meeting Wednesday night.
Sulphur Springs to Discuss Preschool Reopening
Dr. Sharon Langenbeck, a longtime member of Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley, was installed as Zonta International President for the 2020-22 biennium on July 17, 2020.
SCV’s Sharon Langenbeck Installed as Zonta International President
1949 - Fatal crash of light plane in Haskell Canyon sparks 3,500-acre brush fire [story]
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The city of Santa Clarita celebrated not one but two milestones Tuesday at the Vista Canyon development.
City Celebrates New Vista Canyon Development with Groundbreaking, Ribbon-Cutting