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Knight for Congress | Statement from Dr. Lee Rogers
Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014

Lee Rogers, M.D. First, I want to thank all my staff and volunteers, who dedicated countless hours and sweat to this campaign. I am forever grateful. We’ve accomplished so much in the past 11 months, and none of it would have been possible without your hard work. To all the donors who invested in my...

Strickland, Knight Advance to November Showdown

Tony Strickland Voters in California’s 25th Congressional District made history Tuesday when they gave the go-ahead to Republicans Tony Strickland and Steve Knight. It’s the first time two members of the same party are lined up to fight each other for the seat in the general election. It’s a quirk...

Why I’m Voting Rogers
Sunday, Jun 1, 2014

It’s time… … to end partisan bickering. … to recognize we all want and need positive change. … to find common ground. … to partner and collaborate to solve real problems. … to stop wasting precious time repeating the same mistakes of the past. … to elect someone...

Calif. Dem Party Endorses Rogers for Congress; In Line for National Money
Monday, Mar 10, 2014

[Rogers Campaign] – Dr. Lee Rogers, candidate for Congress in California’s 25th Congressional District, received the endorsement Sunday of the California Democratic Party. The announcement came at the conclusion of the three-day 2014 California State Democratic Convention in Los Angeles. One...

SCV NewsBreak for January 16, 2014
Thursday, Jan 16, 2014

Ending months of speculation and rumors Congressman Buck McKeon announced his retirement Thursday. The filing period for potential candidates in the 2014 Santa Clarita City Council race is now closed; 13 candidates in the race for 3 seats. A woman charged with arson after a Castaic home was set...

Rogers, Democrat for 25th, Picks Up Congressional Endorsement
Monday, Dec 16, 2013

Lee Rogers, M.D. Dr. Lee Rogers, candidate for U.S. Congress in California’s 25th Congressional District, today announced the endorsement of Congressman Tony Cardenas, who represents the neighboring 29th Congressional District. “Lee Rogers is a diligent and hard-working leader on the health care...

Rogers Picks Up More Union Support in Bid for Congress
Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013

Dr. Lee Rogers [Rogers Campaign] – Dr. Lee Rogers, candidate for Congress in California’s 25th District, announced a major endorsement today from the Los Angeles / Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council. “We are endorsing Lee Rogers because his sensible approach to government...

Electrical Workers Union Endorses Rogers for Congress
Monday, Oct 21, 2013

Lee Rogers, M.D. [Lee Rogers] – Dr. Lee Rogers announced that he has picked up the endorsement of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 40 for his campaign for U.S. Congress in California’s 25th District. “We are excited to endorse Lee Rogers again for the 25th Congressional...

McKeon, Opponent Comment on Federal Government Shutdown
Tuesday, Oct 1, 2013

Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon, 9-30-2013: House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard P. “Buck” McKeon released the following statement about military pay and the potential of a government shutdown: “I am grateful to the Senate for passing Rep. Mike Coffman’s common...

McKeon, Rogers Could be Headed for Rematch
Monday, Jul 22, 2013

U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon It’s just under a year away from the June primary, but last year’s candidates for the 25th Congressional District are already creating a buzz. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon, R-California, is being challenged once again by Lee Rogers, a podiatrist from Simi...

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1888 - Acton post office established; Richard E. Nickel, postmaster [story]
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In an effort to increase the number of property owners participating in the County’s rental assistance programs, the Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) has launched a new business model which provides an enhanced customer service experience for property owners.
County Launches New Business Model to Benefit Property Owners
An Agua Dulce man accused of kidnapping a toddler at knifepoint was found not mentally fit to assist in his own legal defense by a judge Wednesday and committed to an institution.
Agua Dulce Man Accused of Kidnapping Toddler Found Legally Insane
The Los Angeles County Development Authority is opening its wait list for senior public housing site applications at seven locations in L.A. County.
County to Open Waitlist for SCV’s Orchard Arms Senior Housing
California State University, Northridge psychology professor Que-Lam Huynh has been named an “emerging scholar” by leading education magazine Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.
CSUN Professor Recognized as Emerging Scholar
College of the College dropped a 73-58 conference result to visiting Glendale College on Saturday night in the Cougar Cage.
Lady Cougars Drop Conference Game to Glendale 73-58
College of the Canyons notched its first conference win by way of a 79-69 final result at the Cougar Cage on Saturday.
Cougars Best Glendale in First Conference Win 79-69
The recent eruption of Taal Volcano in the Philippines last January 12 has forced many Filipino to flee their homes and move to evacuation centers. Those most affected are villagers in the hard-hit province of Batangas.
West Ranch Students Seeking Donations for Taal Volcano Victims
Santa Clarita Mayor Cameron Smyth will kick off this year’s SCV VegFest as the community heals and celebrates sustainability, healthy living and compassion.
May 16: SCV VegFest to Celebrate Sustainability, Compassion & Healthy Living
Having previously announced her plan to retire at the end of the 2019-20 school year, Vicki Engbrecht has moved up her retirement date as superintendent of the William S. Hart Union High School District to March 1.
Engbrecht to Retire Sooner Than Expected
On Friday, Jan. 17, Ray Leyva began his tenure as Interim Chief Probation Officer of the Los Angeles County Probation Department after being appointed to the position by the L.A. County Board of Supervisors on Jan. 7.
Ray Leyva Begins Tenure as County’s Interim Chief Probation Officer
Sheriff Alex Villanueva’s monthly media briefing on Wednesday took place at the Hall of Justice. It included lots of good news, as well as a glimpse at happier times in the life of a partner recently lost
Villanueva Discusses Promotions, Homeless Outreach at First 2020 Media Briefing
Santa Clarita is on its way to having a more accurate tally of its homeless population, according to community leaders and volunteers at Tuesday’s annual Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count.
Local Streets, Riverbeds Canvassed for Annual Homeless Count
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is requesting nominations from local, nonprofit organizations who would like to have their outstanding volunteer contributions recognized at Zonta’s Women In Service Recognition Luncheon event to be held Saturday, May 2, at Sand Canyon Country Club.
Zonta Club SCV Seeking ‘Women in Service’ Nominations
The California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees is beginning the search for a new president of California State University, Northridge (CSUN) to succeed Dr. Dianne F. Harrison, who is retiring in June 2020.
CSU to Begin Search for New CSUN President
CHP officers are investigating a fatal crash that took place early Thursday on the southbound lanes of Highway 14, north of Sierra Highway.
Driver Killed in State Route 14 Crash
While Saugus High students continue to pick up the pieces and heal from the deadly campus shooting that took place Nov. 14, Kiki Egetoe picked up a paintbrush.
Saugus High Senior Gifts Portraits of Shooting Victims to Parents
1882 - Author Helen Hunt Jackson arrives at Rancho Camulos; inspiration for "Ramona" novel [story]
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Valencia-based AMS Fulfillment has acquired EchoData Group, an exceptional fulfillment services company located in Pennsylvania and Delaware that has been in operation for 36 years, AMS Fulfillment announced Tuesday.
AMS Fulfillment Acquires EchoData Group
Kaiser Permanente celebrated the grand opening of its new Target Clinic at the Target Santa Clarita East store, located at 19105 Golden Valley Road in Canyon Country, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted last month by the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Kaiser Opens Target Clinic in Canyon Country for Members, Non-Members
The city of Santa Clarita has released the list of productions shooting in the Santa Clarita Valley the week of January 20-26, 2020.
Film, TV Productions Shooting in SCV: ‘Betrayed,’ ‘Lone Star,’ ‘Off the Grid’
Realtors in the Santa Clarita Valley assisted 2,347 single-family home sales during 2019, an increase of 4.5 percent over the prior year, while prices hit new highs and the inventory plunged, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Tuesday.
SCV Home Prices, Condo Prices Set Record Highs in 2019
The College of the Canyons "Canyons Promise" free tuition program for new students is now accepting applications for the 2020-21 school year.
COC’s Canyons Promise Program Now Accepting Applications
College of the Canyons and California State University, Northridge business accounting students are participating in the federal government’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, or VITA, clinic, providing free tax preparation and filing for low-to-moderate-income taxpayers.
COC, CSUN Students to Provide Free Tax Preparation