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County Minimum Wage Hike Now in Effect
Friday, Jul 1, 2016

The new law that requires businesses in unincorporated parts of Los Angeles County to pay their employees a minimum wage of $10.50 an hour goes into effect today. Under the law, businesses with 26 or more employees must pay a minimum wage of $10.50 an hour to workers who work at least two hours in a...

County Min. Wage Goes Up Friday
Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016

For nearly 40 years, the County of Los Angeles Department of Consumer Affairs was our local consumer protection agency. As director of the department since 2012, it was my job to make sure all consumers in L.A. County were treated fairly under the law. However, Los Angeles County is only at its strongest...

June 30: County to Hold Consumer Affairs Resource Fair
Friday, Jun 17, 2016

The county of Los Angeles Department of Consumer and Business Affairs will hold a resource fair on Thursday, June 30 at East Los Angeles College. The event will introduce businesses to departments and agencies involved in the Small Business Initiative; a five-year Countywide initiative designed to help...

Calif. Minimum Wage Hike Signed Into Law
Monday, Apr 4, 2016

[Gov. Brown] – Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. joined supporters from across the state Monday in Los Angeles to sign landmark legislation that makes California the first state in the nation to commit to raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour statewide. “This is about economic justice, it’s...

Brown to Sign Minimum Wage Hike Into Law Monday
Friday, Apr 1, 2016

File photo [Gov. Brown] – Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. will join supporters from across the state on Monday in Los Angeles to sign landmark legislation SB 3, passed by both houses of the Legislature Wednesday, that makes California the first state in the nation to commit to raising the minimum wage...

Brown Agrees to Phased Minimum Wage Hike Starting Jan. 1
Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016

File photo [Gov. Brown] – Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. joined legislators and labor leaders Monday to announce a landmark agreement that makes California – already the state with the highest minimum wage, at $10 – the first state in the nation to commit to raising the minimum wage to $15...

Closing the Gap
Friday, Mar 18, 2016

On March 9, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce hosted a 5th District Supervisor’s Candidate Forum. They had seven candidates who are running in this coming June 7 primary election: Kathryn Barger, Elan Carr, Mitch Englander, Bob Huff, Ara Najarian, Darrell Park and Billy Malone. This district...

State Needs to Help
Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016

According to the Los Angeles Department of Health, there has been a growing amount of homelessness over the last few years due to the long recession that is slowly turning around. Health Department figures show that in 2013, the homeless population was 35,524, while in 2015 it was 41,174 people in Los...

Jan. 1: Calif. Minimum Wage Goes to $10
Monday, Dec 28, 2015

The Department of Industrial Relations reminds California’s employers and workers that effective Jan. 1, 2016, the state’s minimum wage will increase to $10 per hour. “This increase in the minimum wage is California’s second increase in 18 months. Those earning minimum wage will...

Union Touts Public Support for Its Statewide $15 Minimum Wage Initiative
Thursday, Sep 3, 2015

[SEIU-UHW] – The campaign to gradually raise California’s minimum wage a dollar a year until it reaches $15 an hour in 2021 is proving so popular with voters that organizers behind a statewide ballot initiative announced Thursday they have collected 109,000 signatures – or more than a...

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The city of Santa Clarita is encouraging interested and qualified residents to apply for an open commissioner position on the City’s Arts Commission.
City Accepting Applications for Arts Commissioner
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society is seeking donations to replace the original brass, 6-chime train whistle, which was stolen years ago from the Historical Society's vintage 1900 Southern Pacific locomotive.
Historical Society Seeking Donations for Stolen Train Whistle
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has received confirmation of an additional case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant.
Additional Omicron Case in L.A. County; New Travel Restrictions in Effect
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 15 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Dec. 6 - Sunday, Dec. 12
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 15 Productions
1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
Wm. S. Hart
1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
Wayside
1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren
The Santa Clarita City Council will take a major step toward enhancing one of the city of Santa Clarita’s landmark amenities by holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the Central Park Buildout project on Monday, Dec. 6.
City Invites Community to Central Park Buildout Groundbreaking
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 17 new deaths and 1,942 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,281 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Cases Among People Experiencing Homelessness Declines for 2nd Month in a Row
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 7: Planning Commission Regular Meeting
The first cohort of the College of the Canyons Low Observable Technician Pathway graduated on Nov. 23. 2021 at a special ceremony held at the college’s culinary arts center.
COC’s First Low Observable Technician Pathway Cohort Graduates
The Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Community College District is undergoing the redistricting process, and community members will have the opportunity to comment on revised trustee area boundaries at two upcoming public hearings.
Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees Undergoing Redistricting
The California Highway Patrol joins the American Occupational Therapy Association in recognizing Dec. 6 through Dec. 10, 2021, as Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.
Dec. 6-10: 2021 Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
On Wednesday, Dec. 1, College of the Canyons held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Don Takeda Science Center, which is named in honor of longtime biology instructor Don Takeda, who retired in 2017.
COC Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Don Takeda Science Center
To help ring in the holiday season, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger hosted her annual party for foster youth served by the Department of Children and Family Services and their foster families at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Saturday, Dec. 4.
Supervisor Barger Hosts Annual Foster Youth Holiday Party at Six Flags
The Los Angeles County Lake Lifeguards begin the search for potential new lifeguard candidates with the Lake Lifeguard Test Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Castaic Aquatic Center.
Dec. 4: Lake Lifeguard Test Starts at the Castaic Aquatic Center
1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has received confirmation of its first case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant (B.1.1.529).
Thursday COVID Roundup: First Case of Omicron Detected in L.A. County
Andrew Ghassemi, senior vice president of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., is pleased to announce the recent sale of a Class-A office building in Valencia.
Spectrum Real Estate Closes on $3.5M Sale of Valencia Office Building
Metro Los Angeles celebrated the groundbreaking Wednesday for the I-5 North County Enhancements Project, which will improve the operations and safety of the I-5 freeway for motorists in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Interstate 5 Improvement Project Breaks Ground in Santa Clarita
Do you take the easy route with a bag and tissue paper because your wrapping job looks like a crumpled mess?
Learn How to Wrap Gifts Like a Pro Thanks to JCI Santa Clarita
Commercial driver’s licenses, learner’s permits, endorsements and special certificates expiring between March 2020 and February 2022, are automatically extended through Feb. 28, 2022, the California Department of Motor Vehicles announced Thursday.
DMV Extending Commercial Driver’s Licenses, Learner’s Permits
1972 - Five wounded in Vagos biker gang shooting at Curtis & JoAnne Darcy's Acton '49er Saloon [story]
Darcys 49er
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