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1882 - George Campton's Newhall general store explodes [story]
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Dec. 2: Employment Law Update at COC Chancellor’s Circle Breakfast
Thursday, Sep 29, 2016

Chancellor’s Circle Breakfast Briefing When:  Friday, December 2, 2016 Time:  7:30 a.m. Breakfast – 8:15 a.m. Presentation Presented by:  Brian F. Koegle, Attorney at Law, Poole and Shaffery, LLP Where: Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road Santa Clarita, CA...

Oct. 14: What Your Business Needs to Know About Obamacare, Employment Law
Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015

Learn from a panel of experts about the new Affordable Care Act regulations and changes in employment law that will affect your business. The annual Employment Law Update from the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce is coming Wednesday, Oct. 14, to the Hyatt Valencia. See flier for more info.  

New Sick Leave Rules Take Immediate Effect | By Steven P. Lee, Esq.
Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015

On July 13, 2015, the California Legislature passed Assembly Bill 304, which provides several key amendments to the recently enacted statewide paid sick leave law, the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014. Passed as emergency legislation, these amendments became effective immediately and...

May 8: Learn About the State’s New ‘Healthy Workplace’ Law
Friday, Apr 17, 2015

Friday, May 8, 2015 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. (Check-in at 11:45 a.m.) Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Effective July 1, 2015, AB 1522, better known as the “Healthy Workplace, Healthy Family Act of 2014,” requires that nearly all California employers,...

Feb. 17: VIA Hosting Annual Employment Law Update
Monday, Feb 2, 2015

The Valley Industry Association Invites you to join us on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 – 11:45 a.m. Valencia Country Club 27330 No. Tourney Road, Valencia Click here to RSVP:   http://via.org/Calendar/EventDetails.aspx?id=577   Members & Sponsored Guests: Reserve by Thursday, February 12,...

Feb. 6: Attorneys to Host Free Employment Law Seminar
Thursday, Jan 15, 2015

SANTA CLARITA: Friday, February 6, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (lunch included)    Location: Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce  27451 Tourney Road, Suite 160, Santa Clarita, CA 91355 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER (Santa Clarita)  TOPICS: California’s New Mandatory Paid Sick...

So You Want to Run a Restaurant?
Friday, Mar 7, 2014

Carl Kanowsky, Esq. You have to wonder: Do folks who own restaurants feel they have a target on their back? I’ll explain. Restaurants are big business. As reported in a University of Central Florida study, “sccording to the National Restaurant Association (2009), total revenues for the restaurant...

They Can’t Noncompete
Friday, Feb 14, 2014

Carl Kanowsky, Esq. Craig Murphy, CEO of Propel Inc., a Minnesota company, came in to see me recently. He was thinking of expanding the company’s territory to include California. He had gotten favorable reviews of many of Propel’s products, including Whirl-A-Hurl. You see, Propel makes this great...

More Mistakes Employers Make
Friday, Feb 7, 2014

Carl Kanowsky, Esq. A few weeks ago, I wrote about some missteps that employers seem to repeat. I’ve got a few more to share. Contrary to what you might expect, these mistakes are made by employers of all sizes, even ones with sophisticated personnel departments. It seems that often, the motivating...

Feb. 13: HR Professionals Brush Up on Employment Law
Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014

Brian Koegle Is your business up to date on all of the latest changes to the federal and state employment laws? If not, or if you simply need a review of the latest changes, then join District 12 of the Professionals in Human Resources Association for a breakfast meeting on Thursday, Feb. 13. Check-in/Breakfast...

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1882 - George Campton's Newhall general store explodes [story]
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After receiving athletic protocol updates from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), the Los Angeles Department of Public Health (LADPH) and California Interscholastic Federation (CIF), the William S. Hart Union High School District has put together a complete athletic program following all state and county guidelines.
Hart District Announces Outdoor Sports Practices, Competitions to Resume Immediately
The ability to transform data into information and insights that can elevate a business and influence decisions is at the core of the newest major being offered in California State University, Northridge’s David Nazarian College of Business and Economics.
CSUN Students Can Now Earn Degree in Business Analytics
Three teachers from the William S. Hart Union High School District have been named by NASA and the SETI Institute to fly on NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA).
NASA Selects Three Hart District Teachers for SOFIA Flight
Los Angeles County Parks is looking for highly-talented independent instructors to bring valuable expertise and learning to the community through the Contact Class Program.
L.A. County Parks Hiring Instructors for Summer 2021 Season
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 91 new deaths and 1,407 new cases of COVID-19, with 26,212 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total  26,212; L.A. County Remains in Most Restrictive Tier
The Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Commission will hold its study session virtually Thursday, March 4, at 6:00 p.m.
March 4: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Commission Study Session
After its cancelation last year due to the emergence of COVID-19, the College of the Canyons Scholarly Presentation will return this spring in a new virtual format.
COC’s Scholarly Presentations Return Virtually March 11
The Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to present Sidewalk Stories at the Old Town Newhall Library!
Old Town Newhall Library Now Offering Sidewalk Storytime
Santa Clarita Planning commissioners are expected to make a decision Tuesday regarding the proposed expansion of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital via multiple construction projects that include building a second inpatient tower.
Proposed Henry Mayo Expansion Project Back Before Planning Commission
Picture this…the sun has just set on another brisk spring day.
Santa Clarita City Manager’s Monthly Message – March 2021
1938 - Great Flood of 1938 causes massive destruction and death across the greater Los Angeles region [story]
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Santa Clarita Valley educators were next in line to receive their COVID-19 vaccine shots at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Monday, more than two months after the hospital received its first batch of vaccines for hospital frontline workers.
Henry Mayo Now Inoculating Educators with COVID-19 Vaccine
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Monday confirmed 32 new deaths and 987 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported two new deaths since Friday.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 2 New Deaths at Henry Mayo; Vaccine Eligibility Expands
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center at Bella Vida has announced its March 2021 lineup of outdoor drive-in events.
Bella Vida Senior Center Sets March Outdoor Drive-in Events
In partnership with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, the city of Santa Clarita will launch its “Guard That Auto” campaign this spring to combat an increase in grand theft auto over the past year.
Santa Clarita, Sheriff’s Station to Launch ‘Guard That Auto’ Anti-Theft Campaign
The Saugus High School academic decathlon team will advance to the state competition after placing in the top 10 in the county competition.
Saugus High Advances in State Academic Decathlon
Spring is upon us, and with it comes longer days, greener hillsides, and warmer temperatures that invite outdoor exploration.
Mayor’s March Message: Enjoy Spring in Santa Clarita
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the Santa Clarita Sister Cities program, invites local students to submit artwork, poetry, essays/creative writing, photographs, or music for the 2021 Sister Cities International Young Artists and Authors Showcase.
Young Artists Invited to Submit Works in 2021 Sister Cities International Showcase
In a rush to bring children back to California schools after a year of closed campuses, Governor Gavin Newsom and lawmakers said Monday the state will offer $2 billion to school districts willing to reopen next month.
Newsom, Lawmakers Cut Deal to Reopen California Schools by April
The race to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Los Angeles County despite vaccine shortages is cutthroat and most people don’t even know they’re in the competition.
COVID-19 Vaccine Shortages Highlight Health Inequities in L.A. County
The California Department of Motor Vehicles has learned of a text message phishing scam related to REAL ID and reminds customers that it will never ask for personal information related to driver’s license number, Social Security number, or financial information through email, text, or over the phone.
DMV Warns Customers of REAL ID Phishing Scam
1990 - President George H.W. Bush and Sheriff Sherman Block dedicate new North County Correctional Facility in Castaic [story]
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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