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1772 - Spanish Capt. Pedro Fages arrives; camps at Agua Dulce, Castaic, Lake Elizabeth, Lebec, Tejon [story]
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‘Innovate Santa Clarita’ Events to Promote Entrepreneurship in October
Tuesday, Oct 4, 2016

The City of Santa Clarita is home to companies, both large and small, that are revolutionizing the way business is done. From virtual reality advertising to handheld 3D mapping, Santa Clarita is an area known for innovation and will spend the next month celebrating it. The Santa Clarita Business Incubator...

City, COC Host 1-Hour Workshops for Busy Entrepreneurs
Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016

Some people are entrepreneurs or naturally entrepreneurial. The Entrepreneurship Series is an opportunity to explore the “entrepreneur in you.” The featured one-hour sessions on 9/22, 9/29, and 10/6, will highlight entrepreneurship as an option to generate income and cash flow, provide steps to start...

City’s Business Incubator Welcomes New 3D Mapping Startup
Monday, Sep 19, 2016

The City of Santa Clarita is excited to announce its newest entrepreneur in the Santa Clarita Business Incubator, 3D-SensIR Inc., a startup company bringing 3D mapping to the palm of your hand. Established in 2016, 3D-SensIR Inc., designs and builds handheld/mobile smart 3D camera systems that capture...

Internet Marketing Firm to Build HQ in SCV
Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016

Scorpion, one of the fastest growing website design and Internet marketing firms in North America serving legal, healthcare, franchise, and home service clients, has purchased a site on which to build their new corporate headquarters in the Santa Clarita Valley. Scorpion’s new headquarters will be...

Doing the Job
Friday, Sep 2, 2016

One of our top priorities at the City of Santa Clarita is a strong local economy, including attracting more jobs, working to assure a healthy business climate for businesses to prosper, and providing the necessary infrastructure for success. We appreciate our many partnerships working with the Santa...

Santa Clarita Economic Update | City Manager Ken Striplin
Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016

Exciting things are happening in Santa Clarita, including a Cheesecake Factory, new hotels, a Laemmle Theatre and more. Santa Clarita’s economy continues to strengthen. The holiday quarter Oct/Nov/Dec of 2015, saw its highest peak in the City’s history for total retail and restaurant sales in Santa...

Supervisors Vote to Create Trust Fund to Spur Job, Business Growth
Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015

Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas [Supv. Ridley-Thomas] – The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to create a County Economic Development Trust Fund to encourage business growth and create job opportunities, particularly for disadvantaged communities in unincorporated areas. On a motion by Supervisors...

City of Santa Clarita Business News
Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014

Creatively Putting Clients’ Best Foot Forward is what They Do! Learn More about Santa Clarita-based CGS What do big name brands like Gucci, FOX, Los Angeles Times, McDonalds and the NFL have in common? They trust their brand integrity to Santa Clarita-based Creative Graphic Services. The Santa...

Santa Clarita Economic Development News
Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014

AMS Fulfillment Uses Foreign Trade Zone Program to Save Clients Money and Serve Global Audience from Santa Clarita, California Today’s business climate is unlike any other in history.  Each day, millions of products are sold, processed, and shipped to clients around the globe.  For hundreds of companies...

June 18: Governor’s Econ. Development Director to Speak at VIA
Wednesday, Jun 5, 2013

Kish Rajan, director of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), is set to discuss California’s business climate, during the monthly Valley Industry Association keynote luncheon, Tuesday, June 18, at 11:45 a.m. at the Valencia Country Club. Rajan’s presentation will...

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1772 - Spanish Capt. Pedro Fages arrives; camps at Agua Dulce, Castaic, Lake Elizabeth, Lebec, Tejon [story]
Pedro Fages
Following months of renovations and preparation for a grand reopening, the city of Santa Clarita-owned ice rink has a new name and brand, The Cube - Ice and Entertainment Center.
City Reveals New Name of City-Owned Ice Rink
On Friday, the California Department of Public Health released updates to the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy reopening framework focused on activities that can be conducted outdoors with consistent masking which will take effect April 1.
State Updates Blueprint, Outdoor Activities and Theme Parks Set to Reopen
The Newhall School District announced Friday the implementation of the first Junior Kindergarten program in the Santa Clarita Valley which will offer students who turn five years old between July 1 and Sept. 1 the opportunity to enroll in school and enjoy the benefits that both Transitional Kindergarten (TK) and Traditional Kindergarten currently provide.
Newhall School District Announces First Junior Kindergarten Program in SCV
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 144 new deaths and 2,110 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 26,403 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Vaccine Allocation to Increase Next Week; SCV Cases Total 26,403
The SCV Adventure Play Foundation is set to host its virtual Spring Thing Fling fundraiser on the first day of spring, Saturday, March 20.
SCV Adventure Play Foundation to Host Virtual Spring Thing Fling Fundraiser
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating Missing Person Debbie Phipps.
LASD Investigators Seek Help Locating Missing Person Last Seen In Canyon Country
Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, has sponsored a new bill that would prohibit the use of federal funds to pay for California’s high-speed rail project, a section of which could run along Highway 14 in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Garcia Sponsors Bill to Defund CA’s High-Speed Rail Project
Santa Clarita City Council members are set to discuss in a closed session Tuesday their ongoing legal battle with property owner Canyon View Limited over the 2.5 acres of solar panels on a Canyon Country hillside.
City Council to Reconvene Over Solar Panel Litigation
1864 - L.A. Star newspaper report: County supervisors have accepted Beale's Cut as complete [story]
Beale's Cut
College of the Canyons proudly welcomes composer/lyricist, conductor, pianist and music producer Georgia Stitt to the School of Visual & Performing Arts’ Virtual Industry Insight Series on Wednesday, March 10.
Broadway Maestra Georgia Stitt to Speak at COC’s Virtual Insight Series
Valencia-based Lundgren Management was honored to be selected by the El Camino Community College District as one of three firms providing on-going construction management services for the next five years.
Valencia-Based Lundgren Management Inks 5-Year Deal with El Camino Community College District
It’s not how far you go…it’s what happens along the way! The Incredible Chase, the city of Santa Clarita’s socially distanced take on the hit CBS show “The Amazing Race,” is a brand-new competition taking place in May 2021.
City Looking for Teams to Compete in ‘The Incredible Chase’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 119 new deaths and 2,253 new cases of COVID-19, with 26,327 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 26,327; Public Health Advises Against Non-Essential Travel
For a three-day period starting Tuesday, the William S. Hart Union High School District football players took their first COVID-19 tests as part of the requirements for them to begin full-contact play.
Hart District Football Players Begin COVID-19 Testing, Full-Contact Play
Ken Farley, W. M. Keck Foundation professor of Geochemistry, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences and the project scientist for the Mars 2020 mission, continues the 2020–2021 Watson Lecture season with a talk about, “Perseverance on Mars," Wednesday, March 10, at 5:00 p.m., via Zoom.
Project Scientist for Mars Perseverance Continues Caltech’s Lecture Series
Los Angeles County Library is partnering with Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) to bring virtual arts programs to our communities, featuring LACMA teaching artists and staff.
L.A. County Library, LACMA Partner to Offer Virtual Arts Programs
Santa Clarita LLC, which owns the undeveloped 900-plus-acre Whittaker-Bermite site, recently filed for voluntary bankruptcy, and is working to sell it to a global industrial real estate company for possible commercial and residential development, officials said Wednesday.
Whittaker-Bermite Owner Files Bankruptcy, Selling Land
William S. Hart Union High School District governing board members Wednesday discussed a potential March 29 start date for junior high and high school in-person instruction, provided the number of L.A. County COVID-19 cases continues to decline.
Hart District Mulls Over Possible March 29 Return
The Santa Clarita Valley is now home to a new branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, following a recent vote from the association’s board of directors.
NAACP Branch Coming to Santa Clarita Valley
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents that bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers after a rainfall.
Water Advisory Issued for Los Angeles County Beaches
This week, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced the kickoff for the “California Digital Divide Innovation Challenge,” a global competition that will award up to $1 million to the boldest, most revolutionary proposals to eliminate the digital divide and expand high-speed internet access to all Californians.
State Schools Chief Kicks Off ‘California Digital Divide Innovation Challenge’
1940 - NYC premiere of "The Marines Fly High" starring Lucille Ball, filmed in Placerita Canyon [story] Marines Fly High
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 116 new deaths and 1,759 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported its 144th fatality since the pandemic began.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: 144th Death at Henry Mayo; Decline in L.A. County Cases, Hospitalizations