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1824 - Mexican soldiers track runaway Chumash slaves through the Santa Clarita Valley [story]
Chumash revolt

Latino Chamber 2015 Taxes Filed
Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce today announced the 2015 taxes for the former Latino Chamber of Commerce have been filed. “The taxes were prepared by a Certified Public Accountant and then reviewed and signed by the former treasurer of the Latino Chamber Board of Directors,” said John...

Sept. 24: Hispanic Heritage Gala CANCELED
Thursday, Aug 11, 2016

EVENT CANCELED     The SCV Chamber of Commerce’s Latino Business Alliance will present the 6th Annual Hispanic Heritage Gala on Sept. 24 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road. It’s an evening of entertainment,...

Around the 25th District with Rep. Steve Knight
Monday, Aug 8, 2016

Around the District   Congratulations Athletes! The four following outstanding athletes from California’s 25th Congressional District are currently in Rio competing in the 2016 Olympic Games.  Congratulations to Paul George from Palmdale, David Smith from Saugus, Anthony Ervin from Valencia,...

SCV Chamber Networking Opportunities, May 2015
Monday, May 4, 2015

SCV Chamber ~ Latino Business Alliance Networking Breakfast    May 5, 2015 Special Celebration! **Special Location for MAY Only! SCV Chamber of Commerce  Breakfast Caterer 27451 Tourney Rd., Suite 160 Santa Clarita CA 91355 Space is limited so please register on line.  Register...

SCV Latino Chamber Merging Into SCV Chamber
Thursday, Jan 22, 2015

Bill Miranda, CEO of the SCV Latino Chamber of Commerce, sent the following e-mail message to his membership Thursday. SCV Chamber President Terri Crain confirmed the news.   Bill Miranda I am happy to announce the merger of our chamber with the SCV Chamber of Commerce. This will make a stronger...

Traveling Smells
Sunday, Oct 19, 2014

Last month I returned from a short stay at a campground north of Santa Barbara. By the time all of us – I, along with Mr. Renly (my basset hound) in my RV (named Billy Bob), pulling my Jeep (Betty Boop) – got to Valencia Travel Village on Highway 126, I just was too tired to continue, so I pulled...

Latino Chamber Announces Nominees for Awards; McKeon to be Honored
Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon The Santa Clarita Valley Latino Chamber of Commerce’s upcoming gala is more than just an evening to honor local businesses, it’s a chance to honor a longtime elected official. In addition to business awards, there will be a special award presented to Congressman...

Latino Businesses Leaders to be Honored at Gala
Friday, Aug 22, 2014

Local business leaders are preparing for a night of celebration and awards at the fourth annual SCV Latino Chamber of Commerce gala, “Corazon: Heart of the Santa Clarita Valley,” Sept. 19 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, featuring keynote speaker Santa Clarita City Councilman Dante Acosta. Starting...

Ayala Joins Wilk Staff; Hough Now District Director
Monday, Jun 2, 2014

[KHTS] – Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced new staff changes in his local office Friday. Senior Field Representative Erik Richardson will be succeeded by Patsy Ayala. Richardson accepted a position as hospital account liaison for Apria Healthcare. His territory will include Oxnard...

SCV Latino Chamber Gala a Success
Monday, Sep 30, 2013

[Antonovich] – Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich joined the Santa Clarita Valley Latino Chamber in celebrating its third annual gala. Honorees included Santa Clarita Valley Latino Chamber CEO Bill Miranda and President of the Board Bob Pacheco. Established in 2010, the mission of the Santa Clarita...


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Presently, convalescent plasma, remdesivir and IL-6 seem to improve patient status positively, and the government pays for experimental use. Apparently, if hospitals don’t use these treatments, they still get paid.
The Learning Curve | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
At a community vigil Friday, Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore, a Santa Clarita Valley resident, characterized police brutality and racism as viruses, but thousands of protesters who swarmed the vigil challenged the lack of accountability for officers who attacked peaceful protesters.
At LAPD-Sponsored Vigil, Protesters Confront Chief Moore
California will permit schools, bars, gyms, hotels and other facilities to reopen, and music, television and film production to resume with certain restrictions starting June 12 in locations that meet state criteria for COVID-19 containment and preparedness.
California Set to Reopen Schools, Bars, Gyms; Resume Film, TV, Music Production
1824 - Mexican soldiers track runaway Chumash slaves through the Santa Clarita Valley [story]
Chumash revolt
After hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets in Santa Clarita on Thursday, about 100 took a knee outside City Hall on Friday to support the Black Lives Matter movement in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minnesota.
Education Over Violence: Black Lives Matter Group Returns to SCV
L.A. County Public Health confirmed Friday 1,445 new cases of COVID-19 and 36 new deaths, including the 22nd death in the SCV since the pandemic began.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 131 New SCV Cases, Another Fatality
Access to bail will dramatically expand as the result of a decision this week by the Public Defender Ricardo Garcia and Alternate Public Defender Erika Anzoategui in partnership with The Bail Project.
L.A. County to Dramatically Expand Access to Bail
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on a national initiative to address inequality of opportunity, SCV Chamber officials said Friday.
SCV Chamber Joins National Initiative to Address Inequality of Opportunity
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold special and regular meetings at City Hall on Tuesday, June 9, and hear public comments from citizens virtually via Zoom.
June 9: Santa Clarita City Council Special, Regular Meetings
Earlier this month, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva furthered tensions with the county’s Board of Supervisors with his claims his department is understaffed and underfunded.
County Responds to Villanueva’s Claims About Budget, Staffing Issues
California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday called for new police crowd control procedures and the banning of a chokehold that stops the flow of blood to the brain.
Newsom Tells California Police to Stop Using Carotid Chokehold
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond will release the California Department of Education’s guidance document, “Stronger Together: A Guidebook for the Safe Reopening of California’s Public Schools,” on Monday, June 8.
June 8: Thurmond to Issue State Guidance for Schools Reopening
The Civilian Oversight Commission for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will host a virtual community listening session on Thursday, June 11, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
June 11: Virtual Town Hall with Sheriff’s Oversight Commission
As a teenager, my father took me to Metropolitan State Mental Hospital several times, not for admission, but to learn how mental health affected his clients. Knowing my interest in medicine, he felt it was an opportunity to put my feet in someone else’s shoes.
Hairline Difference | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
A rumored protest in the Santa Clarita Valley became a reality Thursday, as an estimated 800 people marched, loudly chanting George Floyd’s name and “Black Lives Matter,” only to conclude serenely outside the SCV Sheriff’s Station.
Hundreds Turn Out for Peaceful Protest March in Santa Clarita
Spearheading the many marches and messages through megaphones in the name of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement in the Santa Clarita Valley on Thursday were some of the community’s very own students.
SCV Students Lead Call for Change
Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit seek the public’s assistance in locating Hector Aguilera, a 64-year-old Hispanic man.
Detectives Seek Help to Find At-Risk Man Last Seen in Valencia
The Civilian Oversight Commission for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department issued a statement Thursday, in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis May 25 and subsequent protests nationwide including Los Angeles County and Santa Clarita.
LASD Civilian Oversight Commission Mourns Killing of George Floyd
1968 - Saugus resident Elizabeth Evans struck by bullet meant for Sen. Robert F. Kennedy [story]
Elizabeth Evans
William S. Hart Union High School District sent an email to parents regarding a social media post by a former Saugus High School volunteer football coach, in which "target practice" was mentioned in reference to the Santa Clarita protest Thursday.
Hart District Disavows Ties to Former Coach
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 1,469 new cases of COVID-19 and 44 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,874 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 117 more than reported Wednesday.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 119,807 Statewide, 1,874 SCV Cases
In light of the peaceful protests we have seen today in our City, and in consultation with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the City of Santa Clarita is rescinding the curfew for this evening. There will be no curfew tonight in #SantaClarita.
Update: City Rescinds Curfew
After several hundred protesters gathered for what had been a peaceful afternoon demonstration Thursday, law enforcement officials cleared a corner at Valencia Boulevard and McBean Parkway in response to a report of a possible safety hazard.
Hundreds of Protestors Gather in SCV; ‘Suspicious Package’ Investigated
As a youngster, “I had a dream” we would all have the same opportunity and be treated equality. A lot of work is still needed to make this dream a reality.
Violating Curfew | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio