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1837 - Trapper Peter LaBeck killed by grizzly bear at El Tejon [story]
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Application Window is Feb. 15-22 for Film Tax Credits
Monday, Feb 8, 2016

Upcoming Application Window: February 15-22, 2016   California Film and TV Tax Credit Program 2.0 _________________________ Application Window for TV Projects: Non-Transferable Tax Credits February 15 – 22, 2016 Application Window 1. Relocating TV Series 2. TV Projects (New TV Series,...

Assemblyman, Cohorts See Film Tax Credit At Work
Friday, Oct 16, 2015

Assemblyman Scott Wilk toured Santa Clarita Studios and other film locations Friday with fellow lawmakers to get a peek at a few sound stages and get a feel for the impact of California’s newest film and television tax incentives. Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, was a principal co-author and strong champion...

Application Window Now Open for Film Tax Credit
Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015

Application Window Now Open California Film and TV Tax Credit Program 2.0 July 13 – 25  – Application Window (For Non-independent Features and Independent Projects) The on-line Application portal is live through midnight on July 25th. TaxCredit.film.ca.gov   July Application...

Calif. Film Commission News: Tax Incentives Bring TV Biz to Golden State; more
Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015

Tax Credit Program 2.0 Update California’s newly-expanded Film & Television Tax Credit Program 2.0 launched without a hitch last month with the first application period for television projects.   A total of 11 projects were selected to receive $55.2 million in first-round credits...

New Regs for Expanded Film Tax Credit Program; Replaces Lottery System
Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015

Regulations developed by the California Film Commission to administer the state’s newly-expanded Film and TV Tax Credit Program have been approved by the Office of Administrative Law, the agency responsible for reviewing all state agency regulations. Available on the CFC website, the regulations outline...

TV Shows Shot in SCV Win Lottery for Tax Credits
Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014

Three television series that are based in Santa Clarita – “Switched at Birth,” “Justified” and “Franklin & Bash” – and fourth show that has filmed on location at COC a number of times – “Pretty Little Liars” – are among 26 film...

Don’t Close the Curtain on Film Tax Credit
Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013

This past Sunday, more than 1 billion people around the world tuned in to see A-list actors, directors and producers as they walked down the red carpet on their way into Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre for the 85th Academy Awards. The Academy Awards celebrate the best the film industry has to offer. When...

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1837 - Trapper Peter LaBeck killed by grizzly bear at El Tejon [story]
Peter LaBeck
1853 - Sarah Gifford, community leader and wife of Newhall's first railroad station agent, born in England [story]
Sarah Gifford
The Saugus-based Camp Scott was placed on a short list of potential future sites for the county’s violent youth and young adult offenders, officials said Friday.
Camp Scott Placed on Short List for Future Juvenile, Young Adult Offenders
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 24 new deaths and 1,229 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,615 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: FDA Announces Recommendation for Johnson & Johnson Booster Dose; SCV Cases Total 36,615
The Santa Clarita City Council unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday calling for more local control over zoning laws and land use.
City Approves Resolution Asking for More Local Land Use Zoning Control
After Colleen Shaffer was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999, she decided she wanted to help others who were on the same uncertain journey she was on — so she hosted a tea party in her backyard where supporters showed up for her and on behalf of cancer patients.
Circle of Hope Hosts 17th Annual Tea Party Fundraiser to Support Cancer Patients
Women and men gathered on top of Old Town Newhall’s parking structure Thursday for an evening of drinks and recognition of local leaders in the film industry as part of Zonta’s women’s film festival, Lunafest.
Zonta’s Lunafest Empowers Women Through Filmmaking
On Oct. 15, Princess Cruises marked the return to service of the cruise line’s third ship in the U.S. – Emerald Princess – departing from the Port of Los Angeles on a 15-day Panama Canal cruise to Ft. Lauderdale.
Emerald Princess Debuts as Fifth Princess Ship to Return to Cruise Vacation Service
Two out of five league games have been completed as the Foothill League inches closer to the CIF playoffs. The Saugus Centurions and the West Ranch Wildcats remain the only unbeaten teams, setting up for a showdown in the coming weeks, which may decide the Foothill League champion.
Week Nine Football Preview
Foothill League girls golfers tested their skills Wednesday at The Oaks Club at Valencia, which is considered one of the longer courses in the league, and the West Ranch Wildcats still prevailed, pulling some of their best numbers from the entire season.
West Ranch Girls Golf Wins Fifth League Match in a Row
In a red carpet event held at the Laemmle Theatres in Newhall, Square Zero Films filmmakers and NAACP Santa Clarita members celebrated the world premiere of the sports documentary “SCRUM.”
NAACP Santa Clarita, Square Zero Films Celebrate World Premiere of ‘SCRUM’
1939 - Second, larger OLPH Catholic Church dedicated on site of first (10th & Walnut, Newhall) [story]
OLPH
Princess is announcing plans for additional ships returning to service in the United States for February, March and April 2022 sailing from Los Angeles, Seattle, Vancouver and Ft. Lauderdale.
Princess Unveils Additional Return to Service Plans
People are often surprised when I tell them the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) cares for animals other than dogs and cats.
Marcia Mayeda | Animal Care, Control Not Just for Cats & Dogs
With a Red Flag Warning in effect this Friday, at 6:00 a.m., through Saturday, Oct. 16, at 8:00 p.m., the Los Angeles County Fire Department has implemented its augmented staffing plan by ordering additional staffing and pre-deployment of ground and aerial resources throughout the County.
LACoFD Announces Red Flag Warnings for Santa Clarita This Weekend
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 19 new deaths and 1,142 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,556 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 36,556; L.A. County Transmission Rate Remains High
More than half of Los Angeles County residents, including those in the Santa Clarita Valley, live in a community deemed highly exposed to impending and severe climate impacts, according to a study released Thursday by the County’s Chief Sustainability Office (CSO).
Study Shows Santa Clarita Community at High Risk of Extreme Climate Impacts
Santa Clarita sheriff’s deputies Estevan Perez and Carmen Gudiel enjoyed an afternoon of recognition for their dedication to public safety from leaders at the local and state level of government.
Two Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Deputies Recognized for Dedication to Public Safety
Special Needs Athletes & Peers (SNAP) Sports, will be holding a Skate-A-Thon fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 16, at The Cube Santa Clarita.
Oct. 16: Skate-A-Thon Benefiting SNAP Sports
A Stevenson Ranch Elementary School parent filed a $1 million lawsuit against the Newhall School District on Wednesday, alleging the district failed to properly address a multiyear issue of bullying involving his sons.
Parent Sues Newhall School District $1M for Alleged Bullying, Negligence
1980 - Phillies beat Royals in Game 1 of World Series; Hart grad Bob Walk is winning pitcher [story]
Bob Walk
A brush fire burned an acre in the Angeles National Forest on Wednesday, prompting a first-alarm brush response from firefighters.  
One Detained After Angeles National Forest Brush Fire
College of the Canyons will be doing its part to help address the labor shortage by hosting a hiring fest, Friday Oct 22 at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center
COC Hosts Local Hiring Fest To Help Combat Labor Shortage
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 16 new deaths and 742 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,446 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Cases In Homeless Population Declines; 36,495 Total SCV Cases
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