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1890 - 18-day murder trial of Castaic's W.C. Chormicle and W.A. Gardner ends in acquittal [story]
William Chormicle


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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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The Post Fire, which broke out near Gorman Saturday afternoon, grew to 14,625 acres, with 8% containment over the weekend, according to officials from the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
UPDATE: Post Fire Grows to 14,625 Acres, 8% Containment
1890 - 18-day murder trial of Castaic's W.C. Chormicle and W.A. Gardner ends in acquittal [story]
William Chormicle
CALFIRE reports that the Post Fire that broke out in Gorman on Saturday, June 15 around 1:47 p.m. has now reached 11,000 acres.
Post Fire Now 14,625 Acres, 8 Percent Contained
1876 - D.G. Scofield forms California Star Oil Works, hires Alex Mentry to drill in Pico Canyon [story]
Pico oil rigs
1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
Lang Station
The Acton Agua Dulce Arts Council is calling for entries for its upcoming “Endless Summer” exhibit at the TAADAA Art Gallery, located in Acton.
Acton Agua Dulce Arts Council Issues Call for Entries
Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit Fostering Youth Independence recently held a “Celebration of Everything,” its annual event appreciating the many volunteers who make such a difference in the lives of Santa Clarita Valley foster youth and celebrating 18 youth for education milestones.
FYI Holds Annual ‘Celebration of Everything’
Between Feb. 19 and Feb. 20 the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health experienced a phishing attack in which a hacker was able to gain log-in credentials of 53 Public Health employees through a phishing email, compromising the personal information of more than 200,000 individuals.
Public Health Responds to Privacy Breach
As the Santa Clarita Valley officially welcome hot summer weather, the city of Santa Clarita, county of Los Angeles and public safety officials are urging residents to keep their families, pets and properties safe from wildfires this season.
June 21: Summer Fire Risks Highlighted at Safety Press Conference
The Fourth Annual Win Place Home Cabaret Fundraiser will be held Saturday, June 22 from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. at Win Place Home, 16257 Lost Canyon Road, Canyon Country, CA, 91387.
June 22: Fourth Annual Win Place Home Cabaret Fundraiser
The city of Santa Clarita has announced a partial road closure for Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16 on the Copper Hill bridge. The westbound lanes on the Copper Hill Bridge will be closed for temporary striping, demolition and construction.
June 15-16: Partial Road Closure Copper Hill Bridge
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and the Santa Clarita Valley Station is calling all motivated youth aged 14-20 to become a member of the LASD Sheriff Explorer Program.
LASD Sheriff Explorer Program is Open to Youth 14-20
The Valley Industry Association will present its annual VIA Bash 2024 with the theme "Color My World", Friday, Oct. 18 with cocktails beginning at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia, CA 91355.
Oct. 18: ‘Color My World’ VIA Bash 2024
The Santa Clarita Valley School Food Services Agency has announced it is serving free meals to students under the Seamless Summer Option now through Aug. 2.
SCV School Food Services Agency Offers Free Summer Meals
The Santa Clarita Artists Association’s Gallery will showcase a free reception of the art show, "Rhythm & Soul" which will be held on Saturday, June 22, 5-8 p.m. located at the SCAA Gallery, 22508 6th St., Old Town Newhall, 91321.
June 22: SCAA Gallery to Host ‘Rhythm & Soul’ Reception
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, June 18, at 6 p.m., in City Hall's Council Chambers at 23920 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
June 18: Planning Commission Regular Meeting
A new Vallarta Supermarkets headquarters location will open in the Santa Clarita Valley.
New Vallarta Supermarkets Office Headquarters in SCV
1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
White Star Garage
It is disturbing and unfortunate that children ages one to four have the highest drowning rate.
Marsha McLean | Dive into Water Safety!
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Public Outreach and Legislation Committee will hold a meeting Thursday, June 20, at 5:30 p.m., in the Engineering Services Section Boardroom, 26521 Summit Circle in Santa Clarita.
June 20: SCV Water Public Outreach, Legislation Committee Meeting
Nycote Laboratories Corporation, a leading provider of advanced coatings solutions, is proud to announce a significant expansion with the purchase of a modern detached industrial building in Santa Clarita.
Nycote Labs Expands Operations with New Santa Clarita Headquarters
SCV Water, with the help of consultant A&N Technical Services, is set to develop SCV Water’s first Water Use Efficiency Strategic Plan.
SCV Water Developing Efficiency Plan to Aid Conservation Goals
Fonder-Salari, a Santa Clarita-based construction management firm, and Beverly Hills Unified School District as the distinguished Owner, have been recognized for their exemplary leadership in the modernization of the historic El Rodeo Elementary School.
Santa Clarita-Based Construction Firm Honored for Leadership
The Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade Committee has extended the deadline to enter the parade to Wednesday, June 19. The committee is seeking entries from the commumity for the 92nd Annual Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade.
June 19: Deadline to Enter SCV Fourth of July Parade
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