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2003 - Ruth Newhall, longtime co-owner/editor of The Signal, dies in Berkeley [story]
Ruth Newhall

Environmental Groups File Complaint Against Newhall Ranch Water Plan
Friday, Aug 18, 2017

The Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment and Friends of the Santa Clara River filed a complaint in Los Angeles Superior Court Thursday regarding the approved plan to provide water to the Newhall Ranch development set to break ground in 2018. The local environmental organizations...

Lennar Posts Its Highest 2Q Profits Since 2006
Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016

Highlights: * Net earnings of $218.5 million, or $0.95 per diluted share, compared to net earnings of $183.0 million, or $0.79 per diluted share * Deliveries of 6,724 homes – up 12% * New orders of 7,962 homes – up 10%; new orders dollar value of $2.9 billion – up 11% * Backlog of 9,014 homes –...

Lennar Reports 25% Higher 1Q Profit on Surging Home Sales
Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016

* Net earnings of $144.1 million, or $0.63 per diluted share, compared to net earnings of $115.0 million, or $0.50 per diluted share * Deliveries of 4,832 homes – up 12% * New orders of 5,794 homes – up 10%; new orders dollar value of $2.1 billion – up 15% * Backlog of 7,670 homes – up 13%; backlog...

Lennar Beats Street; Profits, Prices, Orders, Deliveries Up
Thursday, Sep 24, 2015

Highlights: * Net earnings of $223.3 million, or $0.96 per diluted share, compared to net earnings of $177.8 million, or $0.78 per diluted share * Deliveries of 6,318 homes – up 16% * New orders of 6,495 homes – up 10%; new orders dollar value of $2.3 billion – up 20% * Backlog of 8,250 homes –...

Feb. 9: ‘Awesome’ Festival Planned for Opening of 2 Lennar Communities
Wednesday, Feb 6, 2013

[Lennar] – “Experience Awesome” as Valencia unveils two neighborhoods by Lennar: Mosaic in West Hills and Toscana in West Creek. The grand opening celebrates six brand new model homes with an Italian street festival Saturday, Feb. 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Get ready for a day packed with fun...

Lennar Stock Hits 52-Week High
Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012

Shares of Lennar Corp. increased Tuesday by 74 cents (1.9 percent) to $39.54, topping the company’s previous 52-week high of $39.33. The nationwide homebuilder’s stock has risen 89.9 percent this year. Locally, the Florida-based homebuilder is marketing seven new-home communities in the Santa...

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012

Shares of the major U.S. home builders rose more than 5 percent Wednesday following the news that home prices rose nationally for the fourth consecutive month in July and maintained their strength in August. The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices showed a 1.5 percent price improvement in July over...

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012

Up, up, up. The third quarter of 2012 was kind to Lennar Corp. as the Florida-based homebuilder’s year-over-year profits quadrupled to 40 cents per share ($87.1 million) from 11 cents ($20.7 million) one year earlier. “Our third quarter reflects solid profitability in all of our business segments,”...

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

[Lennar Corp.] – Home builder Lennar Corp. said Tuesday it is ready to bring its “Next Gen” home-within-a-home to Lexington at River Village in Valencia on May 5. Lennar has already seen tremendous interest from the public since they introduced this concept in other areas and is beyond...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Wednesday, Mar 28, 2012

In this episode: Homicide investigators are trying to identify a body found smoldering in an Agua Dulce dumpster Wednesday morning; Florida-based Lennar Corp.posted first-quarter net earnings Tuesday of $15 million (8 cents per share). Plus: County opens youth offender training center in Lancaster; the...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
2003 - Ruth Newhall, longtime co-owner/editor of The Signal, dies in Berkeley [story]
Ruth Newhall
The SCV Chamber of Commerce announced their participation as a Neighborhood Champion during the 11th annual Small Business Saturday on Nov. 28, 2020, to help encourage residents to support small businesses.
SCV Chamber of Commerce Participates in Small Business Saturday
Advantage Media Services, Inc. has partnered with the Val Verde Sheriff's Youth Activity League for the tenth year in a row to help give families in need a Thanksgiving meal through YAL's 'Adopt a Family' program.
AMS Fulfillment Employees ‘Adopt a Family’ for Thanksgiving
Los Angeles County is offering a number of resources to help families and seniors with meal assistance during the holiday season.
L.A. County Offering Meal Assistance to Families and Seniors
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday reported 8 new deaths and the county's highest-ever daily number of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 -- 6,124 since Sunday -- as unincorporated Canyon Country recorded its first COVID fatality over the weekend.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Over Weekend, SCV Sees 436 New Cases, 1 New Death
The city of Santa Clarita is calling for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to justify the new Health Officer Order update that bans outdoor dining for at least the next three weeks starting Wednesday.
Santa Clarita Officials Call for Hearing on L.A. County Outdoor Dining Ban
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold special and regular meetings at City Hall on Tuesday, November 24, and hear public comments from citizens virtually via Zoom.
November 24: Santa Clarita City Council Special, Regular Meetings
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger will oppose the county Department of Public Health’s decision to prohibit outdoor dining and further restrictions including another "Safer at Home" order, she said in a statement Monday morning.
Barger Opposes Additional COVID-19 Restrictions on Businesses
Los Angeles County Public Health Department officials on Sunday reported the county’s five-day average COVID-19 case rate had reached more than 4,000, prompting another tightening of pandemic safeguards and restrictions, including restricting dining at restaurants, breweries, wineries and bars.
L.A. County to Prohibit Dining as COVID-19 Numbers Keep Climbing
Researchers who correctly forecasted the growth of COVID-19 infections over the summer issued a warning Monday that cases could nearly double by Inauguration Day, January 20, when presumptive President-elect Joe Biden is to be sworn into office.
Forecast: COVID-19 Cases Could Double by Inauguration Day
The California Retailers Association released a safe holiday shopping video with guidelines and best practices to help employees and consumers be safe during the holiday season.
California Retailers Association Releases Safe Holiday Shopping Video
Los Angeles County supervisors are expected to conduct a public hearing Tuesday for the proposed development of nearly 140 homes next to Castaic High School.
Nov. 24: Public Hearing on Housing Project Near Castaic High School
To encourage safe travel during the Thanksgiving holiday, the California Highway Patrol will enact a Maximum Enforcement Period beginning at 6:01 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, and continuing through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 29.
CHP Sets Thanksgiving Holiday Maximum Enforcement Period
1931 - Fall Roundup held at Hoot Gibson's Saugus Rodeo [story]
1843 - Rancho Castec (Lebec-Tejon area) granted to French immigrant Jose Covarrubias [story]
1967 - Local voters approve formation of community college and elect COC's first five-member board - Dr. William G. Bonelli Jr., Bruce Fortine, Sheila Dyer, Peter Huntsinger, Edward Muhl [story]
COC board
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday reported 35 new deaths and 4,272 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 357,451 Cases in L.A. County, 8,634 Cases in SCV
The families of Gracie Muehlberger and Dominic Blackwell, the two students who died during the Saugus High School shooting filed wrongful death lawsuits Monday against the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Muelhberger, Blackwell Families File Wrongful Death Lawsuits Against Hart District
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department’s recorded production of “Woyzeck” is available to stream online for free now through Saturday, Dec. 12.
COC Theatre’s Production of ‘Woyzeck’ Now Streaming
City of Santa Clarita and Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation officials said Friday that 149 small businesses within the SCV have been approved to receive one-time COVID relief grants of up to $5,000 per business as reimbursement for COVID-related expenses.
Santa Clarita, SCVEDC Award COVID Relief Grants to Small Businesses
Valencia, California-based Princess Cruises is extending its pause in global sailing operations in response to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “Framework for Conditional Sailing Order” pertaining to the resumption of U.S. cruise operations.
Princess Cruises Extends Sailing Operations Pause into 2021
The American Public Works Association’s Southern California Chapter has recognized the Inclusive Play Area at Santa Clarita's Canyon Country Park as one of its 2020 'Projects of the Year.'
Santa Clarita Inclusive Play Area Named a ‘Project of the Year’
The Newhall School District has decided to allow preschool reopenings, giving their preschool program director the green light to reopen three preschool sites.
Newhall School District OK’s Preschool Reopenings
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to worsen across the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday asked Americans to stay home for Thanksgiving and only celebrate with people they live with.
Health Officials Urge Americans to Stay Home for Thanksgiving