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1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
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Report: Education, Business Leaders Working Together Key to Ensuring SoCal’s Economic Future
Tuesday, Nov 3, 2020

Business and education leaders are going to have to work together to ensure that Southern California has the skilled workforce it needs to maintain its global reputation as the home of innovative business and technology leaders, according to a report recently released by the Los Angeles County Economic...

Nov. 2-16: 4th Annual Innovate Santa Clarita Campaign Events
Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018

Santa Clarita will kick off its 4th annual Innovate Santa Clarita series in November with a digital campaign and a two-week series of events celebrating creativity, innovation and the spirit of entrepreneurship. Recently named one of the “5 Emerging LA and OC Tech Areas to Watch in 2018” by Built...

Santa Clarita 1 of 5 Finalists for County’s Most Business-Friendly City (LAEDC)
Friday, Sep 23, 2016

The City of Santa Clarita has been announced as one of the finalists for The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation’s (LAEDC) 2016 Most Business-Friendly City in Los Angeles County Award. Santa Clarita is joined by Compton, Downey, Lakewood and Long Beach as finalists in the population...

LAEDC Hosts Roundtable with Mayor Kellar at Boston Scientific
Friday, May 13, 2016

By Chen Yao, Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp.   The Los Angeles Economic Development Corp. organized an intimate round table discussion May 11 with Santa Clarita Mayor Bob Kellar at SCV-based Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corp. The 20 or so guests also heard from top executives...

Santa Clarita a Finalist for County’s Most Business-Friendly City
Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015

The City of Santa Clarita has been announced as one of the finalists for The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation’s 2015 Most Business-Friendly City in Los Angeles County Award. Santa Clarita is joined by Bellflower, Carson, Lakewood, Palmdale and Pasadena as finalists in the population...

Santa Clarita Named Finalist for Most Business-Friendly City in L.A. County
Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) today announced the finalists for its 2014 Most Business-Friendly City in Los Angeles County Award. The cities of Bellflower, Glendale, Lakewood, Palmdale and Santa Clarita are finalists for the population 65,000 and over category, and the...

County Economist Discusses Impact of Going Over Cliff
Friday, Dec 7, 2012

Robert Kleinhenz Los Angeles County’s chief economist talked Friday about the potential impact of the fiscal cliff if the United States were to take the plunge, while discussing the state of the county’s economy. The overall economic outlook is a positive one, said Robert Kleinhenz of the Kyser...

SCV Could Weather Disruption in State Water Supply, Officials Say
Thursday, Nov 29, 2012

A 66-page report from the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp. detailed the massive impact that could take place if local water supplies are impacted, but local water officials were quick to allay concern. “Part of the reason (the LAEDC conducted the study) is to keep the populace aware that...

L.A. Economist Says High Gas Prices Won’t Derail Recovery
Monday, Feb 27, 2012

If gas prices over $4 per gallon aren’t pumping you up about the state of the economy, Kimberly Ritter-Martinez, associate economist with the Los Angeles Economic Development Corp., says don’t pay too much attention to those doomsayer headlines. “I’ve seen headlines where they say ‘Higher gas...

LAEDC: Economic Recovery Will be Slow, Painful
Wednesday, Feb 15, 2012

The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp. has taken a line from Buzz Lightyear with the release of their 2012-2013 Annual Forecast: Emerging Opportunities and New Challenges in 2012 and Beyond. Chief Economist Dr. Robert Kleinhenz, Associate Economists Kimberly Ritter-Martinez, and Ferdinando...

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California lawmakers passed a record $267 billion budget bill Monday that boosts spending on programs designed to fight climate change, prevent wildfires, build affordable housing and stimulate the economy with direct payments to taxpayers.
California Lawmakers Send $267 Billion Budget to Newsom’s Desk
Family, friends and members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department gathered at Fire Station 131 in Palmdale Tuesday morning for a ceremony to honor firefighter Tory Carlon, who was killed earlier this month.
Flag Ceremony Honors Fallen Firefighter Tory Carlon
Medical examiners identified a body found across the street from the Castaic Lagoon as that of Marlon Francisco Menjivartorres, 35, of Castaic.
Coroner Identifies Body Found Near Castaic Lake
Los Angeles County Fire Department officials announced plans this week for a private flag ceremony and memorial service — both of which will be livestreamed for the community to watch — in honor of the firefighter killed in the Station 81 shooting on June 1.
Flag Ceremony, Memorial Service Planned for Firefighter Killed in Station 81 Shooting
In an announcement released on Monday, Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, reported that he had secured $20 million in federal funding for the district to be included in pending legislation, with some of the money heading toward the Santa Clarita Valley if the bill is approved.
Garcia Announces $20 Million Planned for Transportation Services in District
Demonstrating alongside the Hart District Teachers Association, members of the California School Employees Association Chapter 349 stood outside the district office last week in support of the ongoing negotiations concerning pay and benefits.
Hart District Classified Staff Negotiating Increase in Pay, Benefits
1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
Lang Station
With fire experts predicting a “dire” wildfire season ahead, two of the world’s largest firefighting helicopters joined the Southern California region’s wildfire-suppression arsenal Tuesday.
CH-47 Helitankers Join SoCal’s Firefighting Fleet
Nearly 18 months after the first health officer order was issued for COVID-19, California’s stay-at-home order will expire Tuesday as the economy fully reopens.
Economy Set to Reopen as California’s ‘Blueprint for a Safer Economy’ Expires
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed two new deaths and 135 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,053 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Urges Everyone to Get Fully Vaccinated Ahead of 4th of July; SCV Cases Total 28,053
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported nine productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, June 14-20, 2021.
Filming This Week in SCV:  ‘Masha’s Game,’ ‘With Love,’ 7 More Productions
In the first four months of 2021, the District Attorney’s Office declined to file charges on 537 Santa Clarita Valley criminal cases — already 156% of the total number of declined cases for the entire previous year.
District Attorney Case Rejections on the Rise
Michelle Denise Dorsey’s life was celebrated by more than 200 people during a memorial service at Real Life Church in Valencia Saturday morning.
Hundreds Attend Memorial Service Celebrating Michelle Dorsey’s Life
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will consider Tuesday a transitional housing project on a vacant lot at 23652 Newhall Ave.
Planning Commission to Discuss Transitional Housing, Circle K Alcohol Sales Expansion
Many Santa Clarita Valley school districts plan to reject Centers for Disease Control (CDC) funding to provide comprehensive COVID-19-screening programs at SCV schools.
SCV School Districts Set to Reject COVID-19 Testing Funds
A virtual town hall Thursday brought together Los Angeles County Public Health officials to answer questions from the public about changes to coronavirus restrictions come Tuesday when California’s “blueprint for a safer economy” expires.
County Officials Answer Public’s Reopening Questions
1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
White Star Garage
1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
Deed
1868 - Ravenna post office established in Soledad Canyon [story]
Ravenna depot
America’s Job Center of California is offering virtual career transition support sessions for displaced workers in Los Angeles County on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. via Zoom.
America’s Job Center to Offer Career Transition Support Sessions
As COVID-19 ravaged the nation, the hotel and hospitality industry were among the hardest hit, experiencing major losses in 2020.
SCV Hotels Bounce Back as Pandemic Winds Down
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast throughout the County including the Santa Clarita Valley.
High Heat Alert Issued Throughout L.A. County Starting Monday
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed five new deaths and 198 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,037 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19  Roundup: 28,037 Total SCV Cases; County MIS-C Cases in Children Plummet
California’s high-speed rail project got a much-needed boost Friday when the federal government agreed to restore nearly $1 billion in grant funding for the embattled infrastructure project.
State and Federal Government Restore Nearly $1 Billion in Funding to the High-Speed Rail Project