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1952 - 7.5-magnitude Kern County earthquake devastates Tehachapi; damage spread from San Diego to Las Vegas [story]
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Jan. 24: Employment Law Update Over Lunch
Friday, Jan 17, 2014

Lunch & Learn   Friday, January 24, 2014, 11:45am Hosted By:    Myers, Widders, Gibson, Jones & Feingold, LLP     “2014 Employment Law Update“ Topics Include: The New Minimum Wage and Its Impact Off the Clock Work Recovery of Attorney’s Fees in Litigation Time Off...

A Gift from Uncle Sam
Friday, Dec 27, 2013

Carl Kanowsky, Esq. Sometimes it seems like the different branches of government are about as skilled in communicating as those twin baby boys in the YouTube video titled “Talking Twin Babies.” (You should check it out. It’s hilarious.) Everybody’s doing a lot of talking and finger-pointing,...

Facebook and the Hiring Process
Friday, Dec 6, 2013

Carl Kanowsky, Esq. Joan applied for the receptionist job at Imagoner Funeral Home. She was tired of her job at Tilted Hooters and wanted something not as exhausting – and a job where people looked at her eyes, not elsewhere. Joe Curious, manager at Imagoner, received Joan’s resume while looking...

Employee’s Car, Employer’s Problem? | Commentary by Carl Kanowsky, Esq.
Friday, Nov 8, 2013

Carl Kanowsky, Esq. Let me pose a hypothetical situation. Suppose you are an employer with some employees. Some of your employees drive their cars to work and rarely use those same cars to do some errand or other business-related function for you. Suppose further that one of these same employees is leaving...

Common Mistakes Employers Make
Friday, Oct 25, 2013

Carl Kanowsky, Esq. With all of the press and publicity over sensational cases like Rep. Anthony Weiner (unfortunate last name, that) and Wal-Mart, you’d think employers across the United States would have learned from the boneheaded mistakes of their predecessors. To be honest, there has been some...

Employment Contracts Keep Lawyers Employed
Friday, Mar 22, 2013

Carl Kanowsky, Esq. Thank God we have appellate courts. Without them causing confusion and misdirection, we employment attorneys might have to get some real work. Two cases that came down at the end of 2011 illustrate what I mean by befuddling interpretations of the law. If you’re an employee, one...

Feb. 19: Employment Law Update at VIA Luncheon
Thursday, Jan 31, 2013

David Poole Keeping up with all the changes in California employment law can be a daunting task for most business owners. However, failure to comply with all of the requirements can result in substantial costs – sometimes into the hundreds of thousands of dollars – for your business. Make sure you’re...

Why Did Michigan Go Right-To-Work?
Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012

Michigan used to be one of the heaviest unionized manufacturing states in the country. In the intervening years since it boasted 26 percent union membership (1998), jobs have left the state faster than the number of union households has declined. In fact, Michigan has the auspicious title of the leading...

Social Media and Employers: The New Reality
Friday, Nov 30, 2012

Carl Kanowsky, Esq. George came in for an interview at Hard Bodies, a combo auto body repair/dance revue studio.  Mary, head of human resources, checked out George’s qualifications for both aspects of the job.  In her own words, “He looked good.” After he left, she called some of his past employers. ...

Dec. 7: Koegle to Discuss Employment Law at COC Chancellor’s Circle Breakfast
Tuesday, Nov 27, 2012

Brian Koegle With an eye toward the fast approaching new year, local attorney Brian E. Koegle will present an up-to-date overview of the ever-changing laws that affect “Doing Business in California,” during the fall 2012 College of the Canyons Chancellor’s Circle Breakfast Briefing. The presentation...

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1952 - 7.5-magnitude Kern County earthquake devastates Tehachapi; damage spread from San Diego to Las Vegas [story]
quake map
2001 - Then-Assemblyman George Runner introduces legislation to memorialize the historic Ridge Route. Enacted Oct. 4. [story]
Ridge Route
Each year, since 1959, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors funds the production of a free holiday celebration at The Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Dec. 24.
Apply to Appear in 65th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration
Caltrans announces the northbound Interstate 5 will be reduced to one or two lanes overnights Monday, July 22 through Friday, July 26 from Lake Hughes Road to two miles north of Templin Highway (near the Whitaker Sand Shed) north of Castaic for paving work.
Northbound I-5 Lanes Reduced Overnights in Castaic Area
The Santa Clarita Master Chorale, Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra and the Child & Family Center have all earned grants from the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture.
Master Chorale, SCYA, Child & Family Center Earn County Art Grants
Santa Clarita Public Libraries will host Tin Can art craft events at all three of the Santa Clarita branches July 23-25 at 5:30-6:30 p.m.
July 23-25: Tin Can Art Craft Events at Santa Clarita Library Branches
Sign up to volunteer today for the city of Santa Clarita’s Third Annual Graffiti Removal Day on Saturday, Aug. 3, 8-11 a.m. at Soledad Canyon Road and Camp Plenty.
Aug. 3: Third Annual Graffiti Removal Day
The Canyon County Community Center will host "Celebrate," an events series that celebrates cultures, customs and culinary wonders on Friday, Aug. 9, from 6-9 p.m.
Aug. 9: Celebrate Japanese Culture at Canyon Country Community Center
The Valencia Public Library will host a Teens DIY craft event for journals Thursday, July 25 from 3:30- 4:30 p.m. at 23743 Valencia Blvd, Valencia, CA 91355.
July 25: Teen DIY Craft Journal Event at Valencia Public Library
The city of Santa Clarita will present “Textura,” an original paintings and mosaic work exhibition by local artist Naomi Young.
‘Textura’ Exhibition by Naomi Young at The MAIN
Join Amazing Dog Rescue at PetSmart to meet the cutest, most amazing, fluffy friends searching for their forever homes, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Sunday, July 21.
July 21: Amazing Dog Adoption Event at Petsmart
Every day ​115 lives are taken by Metastatic Breast Cancer in the United States. The Met Gala SCV is part of a nationwide effort by METAvivor, a volunteer-led, non-profit organization. We exclusively fund Metastatic Breast Cancer research through rigorous scientific peer-review.
Sept. 21: Met Gala SCV Seeks Sponsors
Did you know that the summer season is the busiest intake time for Animal Care Centers? It’s also the best time to add a new furry friend to your family.
July 27: Santa Clarita Will Waive Animal Adoption Fees
Tim Williams, a lifelong resident of Val Verde and member of the Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society Advisory Board, is working to make sure his community and its storied past is not forgotten.
Val Verde Historical Society Seeks New Members
The California Department of Transportation has announced emergency repairs on State Route 126 to clear the shoulder and roadway of mudslide/debris, clear and clean drainage systems, repair damaged slopes and place erosion control.
SR-126 Highway Debris Removal, Emergency Repairs Project
1915 - Ince, Griffith, Sennett form Triangle Film Corp.; it produces & distributes early William S. Hart films [story]
Triangle Films
In celebration of Zonta leadership in the Santa Clarita Valley, ten past presidents of the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley hosted the Installation of Officers and Directors for the 2024-2026 biennium on Monday, May 20 at the beautiful patio of Salt Creek Grille in Valencia.
Zonta SCV Installs 2024-2026 Leadership
Summer is here! With the season in full swing and kids starting their school break, the city of Santa Clarita welcomes youth to one of its most popular and long-standing programs:
Marsha McLean | Santa Clarita Community Centers’ Summer Camps
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued an excessive heat warning for the Santa Clarita Valley Friday, July 19 through Wednesday, July 24 as triple digit temperatures have been forecast.
Excessive Heat Advisory Issued for SCV
Toby Lite, a middle infielder from Saugus High School has signed his national letter of intent to play baseball at The Master's University.
Saugus High Infielder Toby Lite Signs with TMU Baseball
The Outlets at Tejon are helping kids get ready for the new school year with its Back-to-School Bonanza happening Saturday, Aug. 3, beginning at 1 p.m.
Aug. 3: Back-to-School Bonanza at Tejon Outlets
Every summer, The Master’s University sends students across the world to partner with missionaries, pastors, and church planters in sharing the gospel and serving local bodies of believers.
TMU’s 2024 Global Outreach Team Travels the World
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is asking for the public's help in identifying grand theft suspects in a crime that occurred in Valencia.
LASD Asking for Public’s Help in Identifying Grand Theft Suspects
The Sierra Hillbillies Square and Round Dance club invites the community to a "Back to the Beach" themed square dance Sunday, Aug. 4, from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., at Valencia United Methodist Church.
Aug. 4: Sierra Hillbillies Hosting ‘Back to the Beach’ Square Dance
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