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1772 - Spanish Capt. Pedro Fages arrives; camps at Agua Dulce, Castaic, Lake Elizabeth, Lebec, Tejon [story]
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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...

May 27: Manufacturing Industry Hiring Fest at America’s Job Center
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

  The America’s Job Center of California in Santa Clarita–formerly the WorkSource Center–will host its monthly Hiring Fest from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 27, 2016 at the College of the Canyons University Center, located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road. The Hiring Fest will...

Veteran Hiring Fest to be Held at COC University Center
Friday, Nov 20, 2015

The Santa Clarita Worksource and America’s Job Center of California will be hosting a Veteran Hiring Fest on Friday, Nov. 20, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the College of the Canyons University Center in Suite 258. The Veteran Hiring Fest will include over 100 job position from top companies like: Aflac, Allied...

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1772 - Spanish Capt. Pedro Fages arrives; camps at Agua Dulce, Castaic, Lake Elizabeth, Lebec, Tejon [story]
Pedro Fages
Following months of renovations and preparation for a grand reopening, the city of Santa Clarita-owned ice rink has a new name and brand, The Cube - Ice and Entertainment Center.
City Reveals New Name of City-Owned Ice Rink
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 144 new deaths and 2,110 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 26,403 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Vaccine Allocation to Increase Next Week; SCV Cases Total 26,403
On Friday, the California Department of Public Health released updates to the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy reopening framework focused on activities that can be conducted outdoors with consistent masking which will take effect April 1.
State Updates Blueprint, Outdoor Activities and Theme Parks Set to Reopen
The Newhall School District announced Friday the implementation of the first Junior Kindergarten program in the Santa Clarita Valley which will offer students who turn five years old between July 1 and Sept. 1 the opportunity to enroll in school and enjoy the benefits that both Transitional Kindergarten (TK) and Traditional Kindergarten currently provide.
Newhall School District Announces First Junior Kindergarten Program in SCV
The SCV Adventure Play Foundation is set to host its virtual Spring Thing Fling fundraiser on the first day of spring, Saturday, March 20.
SCV Adventure Play Foundation to Host Virtual Spring Thing Fling Fundraiser
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating Missing Person Debbie Phipps.
LASD Investigators Seek Help Locating Missing Person Last Seen In Canyon Country
Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, has sponsored a new bill that would prohibit the use of federal funds to pay for California’s high-speed rail project, a section of which could run along Highway 14 in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Garcia Sponsors Bill to Defund CA’s High-Speed Rail Project
Santa Clarita City Council members are set to discuss in a closed session Tuesday their ongoing legal battle with property owner Canyon View Limited over the 2.5 acres of solar panels on a Canyon Country hillside.
City Council to Reconvene Over Solar Panel Litigation
1864 - L.A. Star newspaper report: County supervisors have accepted Beale's Cut as complete [story]
Beale's Cut
College of the Canyons proudly welcomes composer/lyricist, conductor, pianist and music producer Georgia Stitt to the School of Visual & Performing Arts’ Virtual Industry Insight Series on Wednesday, March 10.
Broadway Maestra Georgia Stitt to Speak at COC’s Virtual Insight Series
Valencia-based Lundgren Management was honored to be selected by the El Camino Community College District as one of three firms providing on-going construction management services for the next five years.
Valencia-Based Lundgren Management Inks 5-Year Deal with El Camino Community College District
It’s not how far you go…it’s what happens along the way! The Incredible Chase, the city of Santa Clarita’s socially distanced take on the hit CBS show “The Amazing Race,” is a brand-new competition taking place in May 2021.
City Looking for Teams to Compete in ‘The Incredible Chase’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 119 new deaths and 2,253 new cases of COVID-19, with 26,327 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 26,327; Public Health Advises Against Non-Essential Travel
For a three-day period starting Tuesday, the William S. Hart Union High School District football players took their first COVID-19 tests as part of the requirements for them to begin full-contact play.
Hart District Football Players Begin COVID-19 Testing, Full-Contact Play
Ken Farley, W. M. Keck Foundation professor of Geochemistry, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences and the project scientist for the Mars 2020 mission, continues the 2020–2021 Watson Lecture season with a talk about, “Perseverance on Mars," Wednesday, March 10, at 5:00 p.m., via Zoom.
Project Scientist for Mars Perseverance Continues Caltech’s Lecture Series
Los Angeles County Library is partnering with Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) to bring virtual arts programs to our communities, featuring LACMA teaching artists and staff.
L.A. County Library, LACMA Partner to Offer Virtual Arts Programs
Santa Clarita LLC, which owns the undeveloped 900-plus-acre Whittaker-Bermite site, recently filed for voluntary bankruptcy, and is working to sell it to a global industrial real estate company for possible commercial and residential development, officials said Wednesday.
Whittaker-Bermite Owner Files Bankruptcy, Selling Land
William S. Hart Union High School District governing board members Wednesday discussed a potential March 29 start date for junior high and high school in-person instruction, provided the number of L.A. County COVID-19 cases continues to decline.
Hart District Mulls Over Possible March 29 Return
The Santa Clarita Valley is now home to a new branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, following a recent vote from the association’s board of directors.
NAACP Branch Coming to Santa Clarita Valley
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents that bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers after a rainfall.
Water Advisory Issued for Los Angeles County Beaches
This week, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced the kickoff for the “California Digital Divide Innovation Challenge,” a global competition that will award up to $1 million to the boldest, most revolutionary proposals to eliminate the digital divide and expand high-speed internet access to all Californians.
State Schools Chief Kicks Off ‘California Digital Divide Innovation Challenge’
1940 - NYC premiere of "The Marines Fly High" starring Lucille Ball, filmed in Placerita Canyon [story] Marines Fly High
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 116 new deaths and 1,759 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported its 144th fatality since the pandemic began.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: 144th Death at Henry Mayo; Decline in L.A. County Cases, Hospitalizations