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1890 - Jenkins ranch hands Dolores Cook and George Walton of Castaic slain by rival William Chormicle and W.A. Gardener [story]
Dolores Cook


FINANCIAL REPORTS OF LOCAL INTEREST
Valencia Developer FivePoint Posts Pre-COVID19 Earnings
Monday, Mar 23, 2020

Five Point Holdings, LLC (NYSE:FPH), an owner and developer of large mixed-use, master-planned communities in California (including Valencia), reported its fourth quarter and year-end 2019 results. Emile Haddad, Chairman and CEO, said, “The end of last year marked an inflection point for our company...

Bank of Santa Clarita Posts Record Profits
Friday, Apr 28, 2017

Bank of Santa Clarita (BSCA) announced that it again has achieved a record level of earnings during the first quarter of 2017. The Bank reported net earnings of $454,000, an improvement of 88% over the Bank’s first quarter 2016 earnings, and the greatest quarterly net earnings in the Bank’s history. The...

Mission Valley Bank Posts 29% Jump in 2Q Profits
Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016

Mission Valley Bancorp announced Tuesday the company’s year to date net income of $1,603,000 for the period ended June 30, 2016 – the strongest 2nd quarter close in the history of the company. President and CEO Tamara Gurney stated, “As Mission Valley marks our 15th year of operation, I am very...

Bank of Santa Clarita Posts 25% Higher Profit on 14% Loan Growth
Thursday, Jul 21, 2016

Bank of Santa Clarita announced continuing significant growth in loans Thursday for the second quarter of 2016, as total loans grew to $209.5 million, a growth of 14 percent in the first half of 2016. Moreover, the Bank noted that from June 30, 2015 to June 30, 2016, its loan portfolio had increased...

D.R. Horton Meets Expectations with 13% Higher Profits

Fiscal 2016 Third Quarter Highlights – comparisons to the same period in the prior year: * Net income increased 13% to $249.8 million, or $0.66 per diluted share * Pre-tax income increased 13% to $378.6 million * Pre-tax profit margin improved 40 basis points to 11.7% * Net sales orders increased...

Netflix Misses Own 2Q Subscriber Growth Target
Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016

Letter to shareholders, July 18, 2016: We grew by 1.7m members in Q2 finishing with over 83 million members. This is below our forecast of 2.5m net new members and our prior year Q2 net additions of 3.3m. We are growing, but not as fast as we would like or have been. Disrupting a big market can be bumpy,...

Lennar Posts Its Highest 2Q Profits Since 2006
Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016

Highlights: * Net earnings of $218.5 million, or $0.95 per diluted share, compared to net earnings of $183.0 million, or $0.79 per diluted share * Deliveries of 6,724 homes – up 12% * New orders of 7,962 homes – up 10%; new orders dollar value of $2.9 billion – up 11% * Backlog of 9,014 homes –...

End of Large Contract Takes Bite Out of Wesco’s 2Q Sales, Profits
Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc., the world’s leading provider of comprehensive supply chain management services to the global aerospace industry, announced results for its fiscal 2016 second quarter. Fiscal 2016 Second Quarter Highlights * Net sales of $376.7 million, down 2.3 percent * Net sales...

Smart & Final Posts Higher Earnings, Same-Store Sales
Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016

Grocery chain Smart & Final Stores Inc. reported financial results for the 13-week and 53-week periods ended Jan. 3, 2016.   Full Year Highlights: * Net sales increased 12.4% to $3.97 billion * Comparable store sales growth of 4.5% * Net income of $38.3 million, or $0.50 per diluted share *...

Flex Beats Street with Best-Ever Profits
Thursday, Jan 28, 2016

Flextronics International Ltd. (aka Flex), the global manufacturing and supply-chain company that acquired Valencia electronics manufacturer Stellar Microelectronics in 2012, posted its best-ever quarterly earnings Thursday of 35 cents per share, beating analysts’ expecations of 30 cents. Revenues...

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1890 - Jenkins ranch hands Dolores Cook and George Walton of Castaic slain by rival William Chormicle and W.A. Gardener [story]
Dolores Cook
1950 - Ex-Mrs. William S. Hart appears in court to challenge will that leaves Hart Park & Mansion to L.A. County [story]
Winifred Westover
The Sand Canyon Resort project is scheduled to return before the Santa Clarita Planning Commission Tuesday with a series of revisions, following multiple concerns raised by both commissioners and residents.
Modified Sand Canyon Resort Project Up for Review
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 144 new deaths and 1,838 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 26,045 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 26,045; Nearly 2 Million Doses Administered in County
The Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles announced on Feb. 26 that Kenya Yarbrough will lead its newly-created and first-ever Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity, Access, and Advocacy Initiative.
Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles Launches First-Ever Diversity and Advocacy Department
The Valley Industry Association will welcome College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook as the keynote speaker for the March VIA Virtual Series taking place Tuesday, March 16, from 11:00 a.m to 12:15 p.m.
March 16: VIA Virtual Series with Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook
The city of Santa Clarita’s Planning Commission will hold a regular meeting virtually Tuesday, March 2, at 6:00 p.m.
March 2: Planning Commission Virtual Regular Meeting
The Child and Family Center's Domestic Violence Program is set to host its fourth annual "Night of Expression" art exhibit on Saturday, Feb. 27, in recognition of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.
Feb. 27: Child and Family Center to Host Virtual Teen Dating Violence Awareness Art Exhibit
California Department of Public Health officials announced on Feb. 26 that California is on track to create the capacity to administer 3 million vaccinations per week by March 1.
State on Track to Reach Capacity Goal of 3 Million Vaccines Per Week, Pending Available Supply
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is set to host events and classes in March to celebrate National Nutrition Month.
Henry Mayo to Host Events, Classes for National Nutrition Month
The college district received the best rating possible in an independent audit of its general obligation bond expenditures.
Independent Audit Finds College District in Full Compliance
After being shuttered for almost a year due to pandemic restrictions, Mountasia Family Fun Center has been purchased by MB2 Group.
MB2 Group Purchases Mountasia Family Fun Center
The California Department of Motor Vehicles announced a new round of extensions for commercial driver’s licenses expiring through May 31 that will help commercial drivers focus on delivering essential products and supplies during the COVID-19 emergency.
DMV Extends Expiring Commercial Driver’s Licenses Through May
1923 - U.S. release of Charles Chaplin film "The Pilgrim," partially shot at Saugus Train Station & Newhall First Presbyterian Church [watch]
The Pilgrim
Fry's Electronics, the consumer electronics retailer, announced Wednesday that it is going out of business after nearly 36 years.
Fry’s Electronics Closing All Its Stores
The Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) announced Thursday the upcoming launch of the Los Angeles Online Dispute Resolution (LA-ODR) program, in collaboration with the Superior Court of California, Los Angeles County and its Dispute Resolution Program (DRP), and the Center for Conflict Resolution.
L.A. County Launches Program to Help Litigants Settle Cases Online
A former manager of the Valencia COVID-19 testing lab is being sued by the operator for breaching her contract after she accused the company of poor performance.
PerkinElmer Suing Whistleblower for Breach of Contract
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 132 new deaths and 2,072 new cases of COVID-19, with 25,990 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Nearing 26,000; L.A. County Reaches 100 MIS-C Cases in Children
Three hundred sixty-six feature films are eligible for the 2020 Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today.
Academy Announces 366 Feature Films Eligible for 2020 Best Picture Oscar
Hannah Cumming is exactly the type of player Master's women's soccer head coach Curtis Lewis appreciates.
Hannah Cumming Signs with TMU
Santa Clarita City Council members declined Tuesday to administer $6.8 million in state rental assistance funds for eligible residents who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and let the state handle those dollars but approved creating a program for them with $6.3 million from the federal government.
Rental Aid Program Coming to Eligible Santa Clarita Residents Impacted by Pandemic
The Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee will hold a special meeting virtually Friday, Feb. 26, at 2:00 p.m. 
Feb. 26: City Council Legislative Committee Virtual Special Meeting
As Los Angelenos envision their future — whether it’s housing, parks or wellness — there is much they can learn from the past.
CSUN Collaborates with Tataviam, Indigenous Communities to Create Virtual, Ecological History Map
Flair Cleaners, Southern California’s leading eco-friendly dry cleaner, is hosting its 6th Annual Flair Cares Food Drive, Hang Up Hunger, through March 31
Annual Flair Cares Food Drive Underway