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Homeowners, Nonprofits to See Record Savings on 2019-20 Taxes
Thursday, Aug 8, 2019

Homeowners and nonprofits across Los Angeles County will see record savings of $620 million on their 2019-20 property tax bills, Assessor Jeff Prang announced this week. “Growth in L.A. County property values means this year’s property taxes will deliver about $20 billion in essential funding for...

County Assessor’s Office Brings Home National Achievement Awards
Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019

Los Angeles County Assessor Jeff Prang and the Office of the Assessor have been named by the National Association of Counties (NACo) as the winners of two 2019 Achievement Awards for the development of cutting-edge information technology systems. To enhance accuracy and efficiency, Assessor IT experts...

Discovery of Historic Journals Offers Glimpse into LA County’s Past
Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019

In a small library, deep in the basement of the Los Angeles County Hall of Administration, Assessor Jeffrey Prang discovered 20 historic journals that will now become part of the collections at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM). Dating from 1934 to 1951, the red-covered journals...

New State Law Ensures Equal Property Tax Treatment for Domestic Partners
Friday, Oct 5, 2018

Assembly Bill 2663, which extends property tax relief to registered domestic partners who were previously denied equal treatment, is among the dozens of bills passed by the state legislature and recently signed by Governor Jerry Brown. AB 2663 was sponsored by Los Angeles County Assessor Jeff Prang...

County Assessor 2018 Data Reveal Strong RE Market, Record Tax Savings
Friday, Jul 27, 2018

Los Angeles County Assessor Jeff Prang has certified the 2018 Assessment Roll, which indicates growth in real estate and business property values and record-setting tax savings for homeowners, nonprofits and faith-based organizations. The roll value of $1.57 trillion (gross) and the $80 billion in business...

County Assessor Hosts Nonprofit Symposium
Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang, together with California State Board of Equalization Member Jerome E. Horton and Faith And Community Empowerment (FACE), hosted a Nonprofit Empowerment Symposium and Expo on Friday, June 29, at West Los Angeles College. Representatives of more...

County Assessor Warns Homeowners of Real Estate Scams, Bogus Mailings
Monday, Jun 25, 2018

Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang is alerting all property owners of increasing reports of deed scam solicitations and misleading mailings being sent across the county. Television and radio advertising that urges property owners to protect their homes from theft by unauthorized changes to deeds...

Supes Honor County Assessor; Achievement of Top Accreditation
Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors formally commended Assessor Jeffrey Prang today for pioneering innovation in assessment administration and for working to ensure excellence in service to the public – the combination of which has resulted in the Office of the Assessor...

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1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart
Due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for wind chill temperatures, the Los Angeles County Health Officer on Friday called a cold weather alert for the Antelope Valley and LA County mountain areas.
Wind Chill Cold Weather Alert Called for AV, Local Mountains
Every Thursday in Stevenson Ranch, one can see a classroom full of Pico Elementary special education children eagerly dancing their way down the street or gleefully visiting a grocery store en masse.
Pico Elementary Special Ed Classroom Gifted Field Trips, Stroller
Valencia-based nonprofit organization SNAP Sports is proud to announce a new partnership with Afterburn Fitness in Valencia to help train special-needs athletes for hockey festival competition.
SNAP Sports, Afterburn Fitness Team for Hockey Training
The city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station are teaming up for the latest iteration of the "Heads Up" traffic safety campaign, just in time for the year-end holidays.
City, Deputies Team for Holiday ‘Heads Up’ DUI Safety Campaign
The second of two robbery suspects who initially eluded deputies during containment of a Canyon Country neighborhood Tuesday afternoon has been arrested, sheriff’s officials said.
Second of 2 Robbery Suspects Arrested
Castaic Middle School KLAWS clubs in partnership with West Ranch High School and DFYinSCV will carol to the adoptable pets at the Castaic Animal Care & Control Center on Thursday, December 19, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Dec. 19: KLAWS Clubs to Carol for Shelter Pets Awaiting Adoption
Libbie McMahan scored half the points for her team in Saugus High School girls basketball’s 56-51 tournament win over Glendora at Sierra Canyon on Thursday night.
McMahan Scores 31 as Saugus Girls Hoops Beats Glendora
The Golden Valley High School Grizzly Band, Jazz Band and Color Guard have set a benefit event for Saugus High School at Tomato Joe's Pizza & Taps on Wednesday, December 11 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Dec. 11: Grizzlies to Stage Benefit for Saugus High at Tomato Joe’s
Although they might be training to become master chefs, no one is above having fun with a gingerbread house competition during the holiday season.
COC Culinary Institute Holds Annual Gingerbread House Competition
For each of the past six years, developers planning to build a senior condo complex near Towsley Canyon on The Old Road have asked regional planners for more time to keep the project alive, and on Tuesday they’ll ask again.
Planners to Weigh Extending Plan for Senior Condo Complex
With the new year just weeks away, the Santa Clarita City Council is set to nominate its new 2020 mayor on Tuesday.
Santa Clarita City Council to Appoint 2020 Mayor
1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
Wm. S. Hart
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Dec. 12, 6:30 p.m.
Dec. 12: Arts Commission Regular Meeting
A special meeting of the Engineering & Operations Committee is scheduled to meet on Monday, Dec. 9, at 5:30 p.m. at Summit Circle, located at 26521 Summit Circle, Santa Clarita, in the Training Room.
Dec. 9: SCV Water Engineering & Operations Committee Special Meeting
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents who are planning to visit Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers. Bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around these outlets after a rainfall.
Water Advisory Issued for Los Angeles County Beaches
OAKLAND — Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara issued a mandatory one-year moratorium Thursday on insurance companies non-renewing policyholders - helping at least 800,000 homes in wildfire disaster areas in Northern and Southern California.
Insurers Now Banned from Pulling Policies in CA’s Fire-Ravaged Areas
In what has become a Newhall tradition, Faith Community Church will welcome the neighborhood to celebrate Christmas with its 14th annual “Festividad for Christ” event.
Dec. 14: Annual “Festividad for Christ” at Faith Community Church
The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra (SCVYO) invites all young musicians to attend the next “Visiting Artists Program” workshop that will be taking place Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in Pico Canyon Hall at College of the Canyons.
Dec. 7: SCV Youth Orchestra’s “Visiting Artists Program” Workshop
As the community continues to process the Saugus High School tragedy and find comfort in one another, the Santa Clarita Public Library has come together with Homes4Families to offer Santa Clarita teens and tweens affected by the shooting a healing art program, titled “The Heart of Feeling: Emotions Hidden Inside.”
Dec. 11: “The Heart of Feeling” Healing Art Program at Santa Clarita Library
Four Santa Clarita Valley volleyball players were named to an All-CIF team, as announced by the CIF-Southern Section on Monday.
Volleyball Players from 3 SCV Schools Named ALL-CIF
Preparations are underway for the eighth annual SCV Charity Chili Cook-off, and organizers are looking for sponsors and chili cooker contestants.
Annual Charity Chili Cook-Off Looking for Sponsors, Contestants
The Newhall residential community is about to grow with the addition of nearly 100 condominiums after the Santa Clarita Planning Commission approved their construction on Tuesday.
Planning Commission Approves Condominium Project on Dockweiler Drive
A burning motor home seen fully engulfed in flames prompted a swift response by firefighters to a vacant lot in Castaic Wednesday afternoon.
Castaic RV Fire Prompts Quick Response