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1883 - Heirs of Henry Mayo Newhall incorporate The Newhall Land and Farming Co. [story]
NLF stock certificate

Mission Valley Bank Announces Record Quarter
Monday, May 4, 2015

President & CEO Tamara Gurney of Mission Valley Bancorp (parent company of Mission Valley Bank) ) reports first quarter earnings of $533,000 – the strongest first quarter in the history of the Bank. “I am pleased to report that Mission Valley Bancorp is off to a solid start for 2015 reporting...

Mission Valley Bank Reports Consistent Q2 Earnings
Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014

[KHTS] – Bank officials and Mission Valley Bancorp President and CEO Tamara Gurney announced the company’s year-to-date net income of $610,000 for the period ended June 30, 2014. Gurney stated, “Net income of $610,000 represents consistent earnings throughout the first half of the year. While net...

Record First Quarter for Mission Valley Bank
Tuesday, May 13, 2014

[KHTS] – Mission Valley Bancorp, the community oriented bank with three location in Sun Valley and Santa Clarita Valley, reported record earnings for the first quarter of 2014. The bank earned $360,000 through March 31, said President and CEO Tamara Gurney, which is up by 13.4 percent last year’s...

Mission Valley Bank’s YTD Profits Up 240%
Friday, Nov 22, 2013

Mission Valley Bancorp CEO Tamara Gurney announced this week that the company achieved record third quarter year-to-date net earnings of $1,195,000 for the period ended September 30, 2013, up more than 240% from September 30, 2012. “I am pleased to report that 2013 continues to be a strong year...

Mission Valley Bank Posts Record 2Q Profits
Monday, Jul 22, 2013

Sun Valley-based Mission Valley Bancorp CEO Tamara Gurney announced Monday that the company achieved record second quarter earnings of $947,000 (after provision for income taxes), up more than 20-fold from June 30, 2012. President and CEO Tamara Gurney stated, “I am pleased to report that 2013 continues...

Mission Valley CEO Named President of Indie Bankers Group
Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013

Tamara Gurney, president and CEO of Mission Valley Bank, has been selected as the California Independent Bankers’ 2013 incoming president. “With more than 33 years in banking, Tamara is a natural leader whose great wealth of experience in community banking will be a valuable asset in leading...

March 16: SCVi Charter School Dinner Honors MVB Manager
Thursday, Jan 31, 2013

Marti Heinbaugh [MVB] – Marti Heinbaugh, regional manager for Mission Valley Bank, will be honored during the “Vision in Education Dinner” on March 16 at the Hyatt Regency in Valencia. The event is hosted by Santa Clarita Valley International Charter School (SCVi), a tuition-free public charter...

SCV Chamber Announces Finalists for Business Awards
Thursday, Dec 13, 2012

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced the finalists Thursday for its annual business awards. Five finalists were selected from among the nominees in each of four categories. Winners will be announced at the chamber’s 2013 installation dinner Jan. 18 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia...

Valencia Football MVP Now VP at Mission Valley Bank
Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012

Caleb Willis Tamara Gurney, president and chief executive officer of Mission Valley Bank welcomes Caleb Willis to the bank’s Valencia office as Vice President and Relationship Manager. “Caleb has spent the majority of the past 10 years building a tremendous reputation throughout the SBA Lending community. ...

Mission Valley Bank Hosting Blood Drives for Henry Mayo, Providence
Friday, Sep 7, 2012

Tom Arredondo with the Providence Holy Cross Blood Mobile prepares to draw blood from Mission Valley Bank customer Gary Moore. [MVB] – Mission Valley Bank will host two community blood drives on Friday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its Centre Pointe branch location, 26415 Carl Boyer Drive...

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1883 - Heirs of Henry Mayo Newhall incorporate The Newhall Land and Farming Co. [story]
NLF stock certificate
L.A. County Board of Supervisors Chair Kathryn Barger proclaimed a state of emergency in the county Sunday, as the sheriff sets a 6 p.m. curfew countywide to address widespread unrest following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25.
Barger Calls State of Emergency, Sheriff Sets 6 p.m.-6 a.m. Curfew Countywide
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Sunday 1,379 new cases of COVID-19 and 25 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,547 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 89 more than Saturday.
Sunday COVID-19 Roundup: 110,583 Cases Statewide, 1,547 SCV Cases
Using diluted bleach on a cloth wipe, I clean all sinks, counters, knobs, buttons, light switches, ground phones, faucets, remote controls, keyboards, mouse and table tops. Takes me five minutes. Everyone should be doing this.
The Morning Routine | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
The governor approved L.A. city and county’s request to deploy members of the National Guard to assist Los Angeles and neighboring communities.
Newsom Calls State of Emergency in L.A. County, Deploys National Guard
1891 - Reverend F.D. Seward opens the new First Presbyterian Church in Newhall [story]
First Presbyterian Church
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Saturday 2,112 new cases of COVID-19 and 48 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,458 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 152 more than reported Friday.
Saturday COVID-19 Roundup: 106,878 Cases Statewide, 1,458 SCV Cases
A crowd of several hundred gathered Saturday in Santa Clarita to protest police violence as part of a nationwide reaction to several high-profile deaths in recent months.
Crowds Gather in Santa Clarita to Protest Police Brutality
One morning, it was pea-soup foggy as I thumped across an aged railroad trestle while the sun rose, casting stick-like tree shadows across my path. Momentarily entranced by the scene, I suddenly realized I was running through a swarm of small flies.
Horde of the Flies | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
WASHINGTON (CN) — Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the liberal wing of the Supreme Court in a late-night ruling Friday declining to block California’s restrictions on reopening places of worship amid the coronavirus pandemic.
SCOTUS Rules California Churches Not Exempt from COVID-19 Restrictions
As fire season in Los Angeles grows closer, Angeles National Forest officials are reminding visitors to pay attention to the fire use restrictions in place before visiting the national forest.
Forest Service Reminding Visitors to Adhere to Fire Use Restrictions
The Los Angeles County Treasurer and Tax Collector is in the process of mailing Notices of Delinquency to property owners who have not paid their property taxes in full for the 2019-20 tax year.  Delinquent taxes from the 2019-20 tax year will default if payment is not received by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time or postmarked by the United States Postal Service before midnight on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.
County Reminding Property Owners of Property Tax Default Deadline
2013 - Powerhouse Fire breaks out in San Francisquito Canyon; will destroy 30 homes & 28 outbuildings [story]
Powerhouse Fire
The city of Santa Clarita's Planning Commissioners will consider extending the timeframe for a 90,900-square-foot business development on Sierra Highway and hear public comments on a proposed 375-unit residential development in Saugus at the commission's next meeting on Tuesday, June 2, starting at 6 p.m.
June 2: City Planners to Ponder Project Time Extension; 375-Unit Saugus Development
For the 60 soon-to-be graduates of the College of the Canyons Registered Nurse Class of 2020, entry into the world of nursing will be baptism by fire.
COC Registered Nurse Grads to Join Frontline of COVID-19 Battle
California Department of Public Health officials gave Los Angeles County the OK Friday to reopen restaurants for in-person dining and allow barbershops and hair salons to resume offering services.
State OK’s L.A. County In-Person Dining, Opening of Hair Salons, Barbershops
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 1,824 new cases of COVID-19 and 50 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,306 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 122 more than reported Thursday.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 103,886 Cases Statewide, 1,306 Cases in SCV
California will enter the next phase of reopening its economy, but decisions will be left up to individual counties, Governor Gavin Newsom said Friday.
Newsom: Future Reopening of Economy Will Be Left to Counties
CVS Health has opened additional COVID-19 test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations, including the Canyon Country location at 26861 Sierra Highway.
CVS Health Offers COVID-19 Testing at Canyon Country Drive-Thru
During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is hard to sort through true and false claims promoted by researchers that could be for profit and even harm the public.
Manipulating Covid Data for Profit | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
Artist, writer, educator and CalArts alum Audrey Chan (Art MFA 07) has been named the first-ever resident artist by the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California.
CalArts Alum Audrey Chan Named Inaugural ACLU SoCal Artist in Residence
CSUN’s Class of 2019-2020 worked too hard — and overcame too many challenges — not to celebrate the completion of this chapter in their academic journey, at least virtually.
CSUN Celebrates Class of 2019-2020 (Video)
The COVID-19 pandemic has required people to stay at home as much as possible. For those in abusive households, “Safer at Home” orders heightened the risk factors associated with child maltreatment, domestic violence and sexual assault.
Unsafe at Home: CSUN’s Strength United Supports Survivors of Abuse, Assault
The Valley Industry Association aka VIA will launch a member-exclusive online business coaching program, called "Breakfast Club," on Friday, June 5, from 8 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
June 5: VIA to Launch ‘Breakfast Club’ Business Coaching Sessions