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1993 - Jury awards Newhall Land $2.3 million for "Valencia" trademark infringement by Palmer apartments at Valle del Oro, Newhall [story]
Palmer Guilty


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Youth Essay Contest Honors Dr. Maya Angelou
Friday, May 30, 2014

The Sheriff’s Youth Foundation (SYF) in its partnership with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is hosting an essay contest to honor the great life and teachings of Dr. Maya Angelou. The contest, which is open to youth ages 7 to 17 years who reside in the County of Los Angeles, welcomes...

Dixon Health Centers Unveil Winners of Essay, Poster Contest
Thursday, Nov 7, 2013

Ed “Papa Duck” Bolden (center) presents a check for a $200 classroom grant to James Foster Elementary School teacher Shauna Booth (left) with principal Dr. Deborah Bohn in attendance. Booth was the winning teacher in Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers’ annual rubber ducky school essay...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday July 31, 2013
Wednesday, Jul 31, 2013

In this episode: The Santa Clarita Valley has 1/3 of the 15 rabies cases reported in L.A. County since May; The largest traveling replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall is coming to Santa Clarita for four days in September. Also: A Palmdale Sheriff’s Station deputy from Valencia will be back in court...

April 19: Deadline to Enter Art-Essay Contest for Cash Prizes
Monday, Apr 15, 2013

The City of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the Santa Clarita Valley International Program (SCVIP), is inviting local teen artists and authors to submit artwork, poetry, or essays as part of the Sister Cities Young Artists and Young Authors Showcase contest, which is themed “The Power of Exchange.” Sponsored...

Hey, Teens: Write a Poem About Your Favorite Teacher
Thursday, Feb 14, 2013

All students at Hart School District schools are encouraged to enter the Barnes & Noble “My Favorite Teacher” contest by writing essays, poems or thank you letters that share how their teacher has influenced their life and why they appreciate and admire their teacher. The winning teacher will...

Dixon Names Winning Duckfest Writers, Poster Artists
Friday, Nov 9, 2012

Winners from the “Gotta Regatta!” creative essay writing and poster contest were announced Friday. Students from throughout the Santa Clarita Valley participated in the contest, which was sponsored by the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers Inc. One winner from each participating school was selected...

Kids: Bite Back Against Mosquitoes, Win Fabulous Prizes
Thursday, Sep 27, 2012

The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District, in partnership with the Mobile Science and Vector Education Foundation announces two opportunities for local students to win prizes while expressing themselves creatively through their original works. Submissions are now being accepted for the 4th...

SCV-based Medical Supplier Announces 12th Annual Caregiver Story Contest
Wednesday, Sep 5, 2012

Howard R. cares for his daughter in Boulder, Colo. [SHC] – Valencia-based Shield HealthCare, a leading provider of medical supplies for care at home, announces its 12th annual story contest on “What Makes Caregiving Rewarding?” The story contest is designed to recognize and provide...

Friday, Aug 24, 2012

The City of Santa Clarita Public Library invites young artists and poets to participate in the On the Wings of Books! art and poetry contests in celebration of the opening of the new Old Town Newhall Library branch on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 10:30 a.m.  The theme On the Wings of Books! underscores the...

Master’s Student Bests 10,500 Others to Win National Art-Essay Contest
Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Stevenson Ranch resident Cari Logston, a student at The Master’s College in Placerita Canyon, has won a nationwide art and essay contest put on by Church Hill Classics, a Connecticut company that manufactures frames for college diplomas. The company announced last week that Logston’s entry was...

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In the wake of the Canadian Transport Ministry’s Interim Order extending the closure of Canadian ports and waters to passenger vessels, Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruises has found it necessary to cancel three voyages:
Princess Cancels 3 Cruises as Canadian Ports Remain Closed
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to extend its eviction moratorium through June 30, 2021.
L.A. County Extends Eviction Moratorium through June 30
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s motion to explore ways to protect and support the rights of crime victims was unanimously approved by the Board of Supervisors Tuesday.
Supes Unanimously OK Barger Motion to Protect, Support Crime Victims
Programs at the Castaic Lake Recreation Area and pool are set to return after the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a motion to restore the budget for the county's Department of Parks and Recreation.
Castaic Lake, Pool Programs to Return as Supes Restore Parks & Rec Funding
The city of Santa Clarita has awarded a contract to the Los Angeles Kings and American Sports Entertainment Company (ASEC) for the operation of the city-owned ice rink, located at 27745 Smyth Drive in Valencia.
L.A. Kings, ASEC to Operate Former Ice Station Valencia Rink
The California Air Resources Board or CARB is not doing enough to measure and analyze whether its transportation programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are effective, the state auditor said in a report issued Tuesday.
California Auditor Demands CARB Prove Climate Programs Are Working
California Governor Gavin Newsom Tuesday signed into law a comprehensive six-bill relief package of immediate actions to speed needed relief to individuals, families, and businesses suffering the most significant economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Newsom Signs 6-Bill COVID-19 Relief Package to Aid Hard-Hit Californians
1993 - Jury awards Newhall Land $2.3 million for "Valencia" trademark infringement by Palmer apartments at Valle del Oro, Newhall [story]
Palmer Guilty
Grocery and drug store workers are set to get “hero pay” after the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the urgency ordinance during Tuesday’s regular meeting.
Supes Vote 4-1 in Favor of ‘Hero Pay’
Typically, sustainable landscapes preserve natural resources and are environmentally friendly.
SCV Water’s Virtual Gardening Class to Feature Sustainable Landscaping
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 157 new deaths and 2,091 new cases of confirmed COVID-19, with 25,793 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Tops 20,000 Deaths; SCV Cases Total 25,793
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is offering Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Awards to outstanding young women.
Zonta SCV Accepting Award Applications for Young Women in Public Affairs
The Santa Clarita City Council Public Safety Committee will hold a virtual meeting Wednesday, Feb 24, at 10:30 a.m.
Feb. 24: City Council Public Safety Committee Virtual Meeting
Maria’s Italian Deli in Newhall has plans to reopen in April, following the announcement it would be closing its doors after 47 years in business last year.
Maria’s Italian Deli Announces Plans to Reopen
ARTree Community Arts Center is returning to some in-person instruction, beginning Monday, March 22.
ARTree to Begin In-Person Instruction March 22
Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose 5th District represents the Santa Clarita Valley, will introduce a motion Tuesday asking the Board of Supervisors to send a five-signature letter in support of Assembly Bill 420, a bipartisan bill by Assembly members Sharon Quirk-Silva and Suzette Martinez Valladares.
Barger Introduces Motion Supporting Reopening of Theme Parks
Love is in the air and so is the smell of delicious food for this romance-themed episode of The MAIN’s virtual series, “Food Sessions,” as it returns with another mouthwatering episode this Thursday, Feb. 25, at 7:00 p.m.
‘Food Sessions’ Returns with Romance-Themed Virtual Episode
Castaic Union School District (CUSD) was excited to welcome their Transitional Kindergarten-2nd grade students back to in-person instruction on Monday at Castaic Elementary, Live Oak Elementary, and Northlake Hills Elementary schools.
Castaic Union Students Return to Campus for In-Person Learning
Students in grades seven through 12 can’t yet return to school in Los Angeles County, but William S. Hart Union High School District board members want county and state officials to prioritize the vaccination of educators to prepare for reopening.
Hart District Urges State, County Officials to Prioritize Vaccinations for Educators
Three toddlers were sent to the hospital after a car drove into a school building in Saugus Monday afternoon.
Multiple Children Airlifted to Hospital after Car Crashes into Saugus School Building
1998 - Worst day of record-setting 1997-98 El Nino storm season [story]
El Nino
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Monday confirmed 21 new deaths and 943 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, while Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported two new deaths, bringing the hospital's total up to 140 deaths since the pandemic began.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 2 New Deaths at Henry Mayo; New L.A. County Cases Decline
Helping our students stay on track to complete their goals remains our top priority. To that end, we are offering a wide variety of classes this spring designed to do just that.
Zoom Over to COC This Spring | Commentary by Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook
At Tuesday’s Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Kathryn Barger will introduce a motion, coauthored by Chair Hilda L. Solis, that looks to identify commercial property across the county that could be repurposed for critically needed temporary housing for people experiencing homelessness as well as for longterm affordable housing.
Barger, Solis Push to Repurpose Commercial Property for Homeless Housing