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1913 - Castaic Range War: Chromicle ally Billy Rose shoots, wounds landowner William W. Jenkins [story]
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EDC Covers Cost of New Job Provider’s Sewer Hookup
Friday, Jan 15, 2016

Holly Schroeder SCVEDC awarded Richard Photo Lab an Industry Cluster Attraction Incentive (ICAI) of $23,694 this week. Richard Photo Lab relocated to the Santa Clarita Valley in 2015. As a company in the Digital Media & Entertainment cluster, the company was eligible for the incentive. The Industry...

California’s Not So Bad
Thursday, Dec 17, 2015

Holly Schroeder I hear it every day: California is a tough place to do business. Some would say the worst. Sometimes I think we just believe the stories and reputation without thinking about it analytically. Data tells another story, or at least adds more perspective and insight than the oft-quoted soundbite. California...

Local EDC Involved in Push to Bolster Bioscience Cluster
Wednesday, Nov 11, 2015

Holly Schroeder Los Angeles County has launched an initiative to grow the region’s bioscience industry cluster. On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors selected the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation to lead a diverse coalition of bioscience-related stakeholders, including SCVEDC, in the...

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...

SCV Economic Snapshot
Thursday, Feb 6, 2014

Indicators, data and stats about the growth of the Santa Clarita Valley, from the SCV Economic Development Corp.   [OPEN IN NEW WINDOW]    

SCV Economic Development Snapshot, Dec. 2013
Monday, Jan 13, 2014

[CLICK HERE TO OPEN IN NEW WINDOW]   Indicators, data, statistics relating to the growth of our region.  

Get Earlybird Price Now for March 6 Economic & Real Estate Conference
Friday, Jan 3, 2014

Get your Outlook tickets before February and save with our Early Bird ticket prices. The 2014 Economic and Real Estate Conference will be held on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Valencia. The 2014 program will once again include a Keynote Forecast from Dr. Mark Schneipp, Executive Director...

SCV Economic & Real Estate Outlook Coming in March
Thursday, Nov 21, 2013

We are excited to let you know about the upcoming 2014 Economic and Real Estate Outlook Conference presented by the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation and the College of the Canyons. Like our highly successful 2013 conference, which drew an attendance of nearly 300 industry professionals,...

Peterson, Founding Head of EDC, Leaving for Las Vegas
Thursday, May 23, 2013

Jonas Peterson Jonas Peterson, who’s been president of the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. for the last three years, tendered his resignation as president and CEO last Monday. He will be taking an economic development job in Las Vegas. Peterson was the first president of the SCVEDC,...

Group Seeks $200K from City for Economic Development
Monday, Apr 8, 2013

The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. is asking the City Council for $200,000 Tuesday to support the organization’s continued efforts to attract business to Santa Clarita. “We’re designed to do four things really well – attract business, grow the ones we have, market Santa Clarita...

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1913 - Castaic Range War: Chromicle ally Billy Rose shoots, wounds landowner William W. Jenkins [story]
Bill Jenkins
1976 - Groundbreaking for new First Presbyterian Church in Newhall; former structure heavily damaged in 1971 earthquake [story]
First Presbyterian Church
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’