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1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
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July 31: Chancellor’s Circle Virtual Business Briefing to Discuss Recruitment & Employee Productivity
Tuesday, Jul 28, 2020

Join the Valley Industry Association for a special Chancellor’s Circle Virtual Business Briefing to address new challenges faced by business owners and human resource professionals, Friday, July 31, at 9:00 a.m. Panelists will discuss how to recruit top talent, tools to manage virtual interviews...

SCV Chamber Offering Business Resource Webinars
Saturday, Jul 11, 2020

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce is offering business resource webinars throughout the month of July. For more information or to register, see below.   Resilience Managing Your Mental Health Wellness During Uncertain Times When: Monday, July 13, at 11:00 a.m. Cost: Free During this...

Chamber Launches Virtual Luncheon Program
Tuesday, Apr 7, 2020

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday the launch of its new weekly “@Lunch With…” virtual lunchtime series, which is designed to bring the business community together for engaging and insightful conversations on current local issues and topics with recognized community...

Chamber Launches Industry & Tech Council
Thursday, Mar 5, 2020

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday the creation of a new Industry & Technology Council which will help bring together manufacturing, processing and technology companies with a strategic focus on pro-business advocacy for these business sectors. The Industry & Technology...

JCI Santa Clarita Announces January Events
Tuesday, Jan 7, 2020

Bruce Fortine JCI Santa Clarita always has some fun events for everyone to join. The start of the new year means a new board for the JCI Santa Clarita. We have two event this month for you to mix and mingle with our new board member and active members. JCI Chat N Chills are events that we host for everyone...

Chamber Appoints Brian Schlick Founding Chair of Small Business Council
Thursday, Oct 17, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday Brian Schlick, co-owner of Schlick Art & Photography, as Chair for the Small Business Council, which is set to bring together small business members to discuss issues and policies and support specific small business initiatives within...

July 25: ‘Christmas in July’ Joint Mixer with VIA, JCI Santa Clarita
Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019

Join Valley Industry Association (VIA) for its inaugural “Christmas in July” joint mixer with JCI Santa Clarita (the Jaycees) on Thursday, July 25, at 5:30 p.m. The event will take place at Wolf Creek Brewery, located at 25108 Rye Canyon Loop, Santa Clarita, 91355. Are you tired of the same...

June 18: VIA Luncheon Presents ‘The Truth About Your Company Culture’
Monday, Jun 10, 2019

The Valley Industry Association presents “The Truth About Your Company Culture… and what it’s really costing your business” at its monthly business luncheon on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 11:45 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive in Valencia. Celebrated speaker Jorge Lopez,...

Oct. 25: North LA County Defense Supply Chain Business Resource Event
Thursday, Sep 13, 2018

On Oct. 25, businesses in Santa Clarita Valley, Antelope Valley and surrounding areas will have the unique opportunity to meet resource partners at the Northern Los Angeles County Defense Supply Chain Business Resource Event. All businesses interested or already participating in government contracting...

Aug. 23: Valley Industry Association’s Hot August Nights Party
Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018

The Valley Industry Association will be holding its, “Hot August Nights Party,” on Thursday, Aug. 23, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for a night of fun, friends, and a little business. The event will be hosted by Fred Arnold and will take place at American Family Funding, located at 28368 Constellation...

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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
We are in the home stretch of the holiday season. I hope you have made plans to safely celebrate with family and friends. I also want to encourage you to keep safety in mind when shopping for that perfect gift for your loved ones.
City Manager’s Monthly Message – December 2021
La Mesa Junior High 8th graders will soon be building water bottle rockets as part of their science program, thanks to funding from California Credit Union through its Fall 2021 Teacher Grant program.
La Mesa Teacher Wins Fall 2021 Teacher Grant
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