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1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
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Boeing Protest Falls Short; Next-Gen Bombers Will be Built in Palmdale, Not St. Louis
Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016

Note: The Pentagon announced in October that Northrop Grumman had won the design-build contract for 100 next-generation long-range strike bombers. The contract is estimated to be worth about $80 billion. Northrop Grumman beat out a consortium of Boeing and Lockheed Martin. Boeing has been building bombers...

Northrop Grumman Delivers Structure for NASA’s Webb Telescope
Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015

Northrop Grumman Corp. delivered on schedule the telescope structure for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Aug. 24 to Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, paving the way for the integration of the 18 hexagonal mirrors that will help scientists observe the formation of the first stars...

Caltech, Northrop Grumman Team Up to Develop Space-based Solar Power System
Monday, Apr 20, 2015

Northrop Grumman Corporation has signed a sponsored research agreement with the California Institute of Technology for the development of the Space Solar Power Initiative.  Under the terms of the agreement, Northrop Grumman will provide up to $17.5 million to the initiative over three years. Working...

$10 Mil. Gift for Caltech’s Division of Physics, Math, Astronomy
Monday, Mar 16, 2015

The Kent and Joyce Kresa Leadership Chair for Caltech’s Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy will give the division chair the ability to respond swiftly when singular opportunities arise. The unrestricted $10 million endowment for PMA, one of Caltech’s six academic divisions, is...

Northrop  Grumman Donates $10K to Boys and Girls Club
Friday, May 10, 2013

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems representatives presented a $10,000 to the Boys and Girls Club Friday. Longtime club supporter Congressman Buck McKeon and NGAS President Tom Vice presented the award to Jim Ventress, chief professional officer at the Boys and Girls Club in front of children eager to...

Thursday, Feb 23, 2012

[Northrop Grumman] – Applications are now available for Northrop Grumman Corp.’s annual Engineering Scholars competition, which will provide a total of $20,000 in college scholarships to local high school seniors interested in studying engineering. Two individual scholarships of $10,000 –...

Pentagon Cancels Orders for 3G Global Hawks
Friday, Jan 27, 2012

Northrop Grumman's Global Hawk Block 30 aircraft The Pentagon is cancelling orders for Northrop Grumman’s third-generation Global Hawk Block 30 surveillance aircraft, the company said Thursday. The company continues to deliver Block 40 planes, which have additional sensor capabilities and other...

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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
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
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