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1915 - Pioneer Juan Batista Suraco buried in a family graveyard, currently unmarked, in Bouquet Canyon near Benz Road [story]
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College Of The Canyons Announces Student Hiring Spree
Wednesday, Jul 14, 2021

This fall, College of the Canyons will be doing more than welcoming students back into classrooms, it will also be putting a lot of them on payroll. In preparation for the college’s expansion of on-campus instruction and activities, the Santa Clarita Community College District has allocated over $500,000...

L.A. County Now Hiring Pool Lifeguards for Summer Season
Tuesday, Mar 16, 2021

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation has kicked off its recruitment of Pool Lifeguards for the 2021 summer season. L.A. County Parks is looking for team members who are strong swimmers, can assist in maintaining a safe environment, provide surveillance of the pool, and teach swim...

L.A. County Parks Hiring Instructors for Summer 2021 Season
Tuesday, Mar 2, 2021

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.   Applications are now open for new and returning instructors to teach at L.A. County Parks for the Summer 2021 season.   As...

California Poppy Reserve Hiring Seasonal Park Aides
Thursday, Jan 2, 2020

Great Basin District is seeking to hire ten Visitor Services Park Aides for the 2020 spring Antelope Valley poppy season. The reporting location is the Antelope Valley CA Poppy Reserve, located at 15101 Lancaster Road, Lancaster, CA. 93536 (16 miles east of Hwy 14). These positions will work under the...

Family Promise of SCV Hiring Clinical Case, Volunteer Managers
Thursday, Jun 27, 2019

Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley is currently looking to fill two positions. Family Promise of SCV is a nonprofit whose mission is to help homeless and low-income families achieve sustainable independence. The current Clinical Case Manager will be leaving the organization after 18 months. Family...

State Parks Seeking Seasonal Workers, Camp Hosts, Actors
Tuesday, Feb 5, 2019

Several California State Parks are looking to hire seasonal workers, including park aides, camp hosts and actors. Here is the list of the parks and what positions they are looking to fill: Seasonal Visitor Services Park Aide Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve ($12.00 – $13.74/HOUR) Tehachapi...

Local Smart Transit Solutions Company Seeking New CEO
Monday, Jun 4, 2018

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND – Smart transit specialist and provider of Intelligent Transit Solutions, Connexionz Ltd, which has an office in Santa Clarita, announced that its CEO, Rhod Pickavance, was stepping down. Rhod Pickavance said, “After 8 years in the company and having successfully managed...

Hiring Fest Held by America’s Job Center to Help Residents Find Jobs
Friday, Feb 17, 2017

America’s Job Center of California invites resident to connect with new employers, find a new career path or get back into the workforce by attending the Hiring Fest on Friday, February 24, 2017, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the College of the Canyons University Center, located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon...

February Employment Events at America’s Job Center
Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017

Military Personnel Transitioning to the Civilian Workforce Tuesday, February 14 8:30am to 10:00am This one hour presentation is designed to assist veterans striving to enter the civilian workforce. Learn about online career resources, tools for discovering the right career path and ways to translate...

Sept. 30: Manufacturing Jobs Up for Grabs
Monday, Sep 26, 2016

On the last Friday of every month, America’s Job Center of California hosts a Hiring Fest featuring multiple employers. This month’s Hiring Fest will feature employers from the manufacturing field and will be held on Friday, Sept. 30, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the College of the Canyons University...

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1915 - Pioneer Juan Batista Suraco buried in a family graveyard, currently unmarked, in Bouquet Canyon near Benz Road [story]
Suraco family
1864 - Walker/Reynier family patriarch Jean Joseph Reynier, then 15, arrives in Sand Canyon from France; eventually homesteads 1,200 acres [story]
Joseph Reynier
The Soraya, located at the California State University, Northridge campus, announced it is celebrating both its 10th Anniversary and its reopening with a special gift of five free concerts to welcome back and thank its loyal audience.
The Soraya Celebrates 10th Anniversary, Reopening with 5 Free Concerts
Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency board member BJ Atkins told The Signal Thursday he has delayed his plan to resign from the board, due to construction delays on a house he is building outside of the agency’s jurisdiction.
Atkins Delays Resigning from SCV Water Board
As the cleanup of close to 1,000 acres of contaminated soil and water at Whittaker-Bermite comes to a close, and while lawyers in bankruptcy court hundreds of miles from the site slice through litigation so that one day stores or homes can be built there, the land itself is reverting to the way it was long before the dynamite makers made a mess of it, where the deer — if not the antelope — and other critters play, marking a robust return of wildlife.
Cleanup of Whittaker-Bermite Land Completed, Land Remains Up in the Air
The city of Santa Clarita and Canyon View Estates have proposed two differing judgments in court filings this month on the matter of a solar panel system at the Canyon Country mobile home park.
City, Canyon View Estates Diverge on Solar Panel System Removal
Newhall School District board members voted unanimously Tuesday to ask the California Department of Public Health to provide new face-covering guidance to give the district discretion over whether to make masks optional.
Newhall School District Votes to Ask CDPH for More Leniency on Mask Policies
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed seven new deaths and 3,058 new cases of COVID-19, marking the third day in a row with more than 2,500 cases reported in a day.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: County Reports Over 3,000 New COVID-19 Cases for First Time Since February 13; Henry Mayo Reports Highest Hospitalizations since March
With the 2021 Tokyo Olympics getting underway, the final rosters are set and athletes across the country are ready to begin competition and represent the USA at today’s Opening Ceremony — including some of the Santa Clarita Valley’s own elite athletes.
Final Rosters for Tokyo Olympics Include a Handful of SCV Athletes
To kick off its return to service in the U.S., Princess Cruises and Holland America Line held a celebration at the Port of Seattle on Friday, July 23.
Princess Cruises and Holland America Line Kick Off Return To Service In the U.S. From Port Of Seattle
The city of Santa Clarita is calling all Recycle Heroes! The city announced it is inviting residents to participate in a citywide social media contest where residents create their own TikTok video themed after the city’s Recycle Hero campaign, which encourages residents to recycle right.
City Announces Recycle Hero TikTok Social Media Contest
1982 - Vic Morrow & two child actors killed in helicopter crash at Indian Dunes during filming of "Twilight Zone: The Movie" [story]
Twilight Zone Movie
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 13 new deaths and 2,767 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 29,192 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Sees Surge in Delta Variant; SCV Cases Total 29,192
Green Santa Clarita is excited to launch a newly redesigned website filled with valuable resources and programming for Santa Clarita residents and businesses looking to live more sustainably.
Green Santa Clarita’s Redesigned Website Offers Sustainability Resources
CSUN has named Trent Johnson Interim Head Men's Basketball Coach, the university announced Tuesday.
CSUN Names Trent Johnson Interim Head Men’s Basketball Coach
Los Angeles County Waterworks Districts will begin work to replace a water main in the unincorporated community of Val Verde (District No. 36).
Val Verde Residents Warned of Traffic Delays Due to Upcoming Water Main Project
Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose 5th District includes the Santa Clarita Valley, has authored a motion to create a Blue-Ribbon Commission on Homelessness that, if approved, will provide guidance and recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on reforms to solve the homelessness crisis throughout Los Angeles County.
Barger Proposes Blue-Ribbon Commission on L.A. County’s Homelessness
The Child and Family Center of Santa Clarita was one of 63 nonprofits receiving part of the $750,000 in grant awards from the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture, as a part of the County's Community Impact Arts Grant (CIAG) program.
Child & Family Center Receives L.A. County Arts and Culture Grant
After several fires in the Santa Clarita Valley this past week, everyone from utility representatives to fire officials to meteorologists is reminding residents that, due to unusually dry weather during fire season, they should have their Ready! Set! Go! plans ready to go.
Residents Reminded of Wildfire Action Plan as Officials Brace for Fire Season
A Los Angeles County Fire Department captain was arrested on suspicion of assault following an altercation in Stevenson Ranch earlier this month.
LACoFD Fire Captain Arrested on Suspicion of Assault After Stevenson Ranch Altercation
Mayor Bill Miranda spoke directly with the committee recommending the transfer of violent juvenile offenders to Camps Scott and Scudder on Wednesday, saying the move required more environmental impact reports and public outreach.
Miranda Tells Camps Scott, Scudder Committee More EIRs, Public Outreach Required
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond hosted Wednesday the first American Indian Education Oversight Committee (AIEOC) meeting since 2017.
State Schools Chief Hosts First American Indian Education Oversight Committee Meeting Since 2017
2000 - Historic Larinan house in Pico Canyon burns down [story]
Larinan house burning
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital announced that Logix Federal Credit Union will continue to sponsor the hospital's Foundation Palliative Care Teddy Bear program. 
Henry Mayo And Logix Announces Continued Partnership In Palliative Care Teddy Bear Program