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June 14
1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
White Star Garage

Marcia Mayeda | A Pawsitive Work Environment
Wednesday, Aug 16, 2023

The Covid pandemic rewrote the social contract between employer and employee, creating new opportunities for work scheduling and locations. Employees discovered the benefits of working from home, achieving a better work-life balance by avoiding long commutes and other stressors associated with working...

Deadline Extended for Expired P-EBT Benefits
Monday, Aug 7, 2023

The California Department of Social Services has extended the timeframe for families to request the reissuance of expunged CalFresh benefits on their Pandemic EBT (P-EBT 2.0) cards to Aug. 18, 2023. P-EBT is a federal program that gives eligible families food benefits, in addition to free or reduced-price...

State Superintendent Launches Webinar Series Helping Schools Target Billions in State Funding
Wednesday, Oct 12, 2022

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond hosted the first in what will be a series of virtual webinars on Oct. 11 to update local educational agencies, including district and charter school administrators and classroom educators, on learning acceleration and ways schools are using billions...

CA Weekly Monkeypox Update for Sept. 7
Wednesday, Sep 7, 2022

Today, the California Department of Public Health provided a weekly update on the state’s monkeypox outbreak and response. Cases -California has reported 4,140 probable and confirmed MPX cases. -Cases have been reported in 40 local health jurisdictions. -Complete case data is available on the state’s...

California Weekly Monkeypox Update
Wednesday, Aug 31, 2022

The California Department of Public Health  provided a weekly update on the state’s monkeypox outbreak and response. Cases -California has reported 3,624 probable and confirmed MPX cases. -Cases have been reported in 38 local health jurisdictions. -Complete case data is available on the state’s...

L.A. County Reports Second Presumed Case of Monkeypox
Wednesday, Jun 8, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has identified a second case of presumed monkeypox infection in Los Angeles County. The patient is an adult resident who has history of recent travel. They are symptomatic but doing well and isolating away from others. Public Health is continuing to...

CSUN: Educating During the Pandemic
Wednesday, Mar 30, 2022

Virtual learning was a futuristic thought pre-pandemic, but after the past two years, it has become an essential and almost dominant tool. As many have experienced at nearly every grade level, from kindergarten through higher education, the Zoom classroom has become integrated into their education, but...

L.A. Public Health Reports Three Additional Omicron Cases
Wednesday, Dec 15, 2021

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has received confirmation of three additional cases of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant (B.1.1.529). Two of the three newly infected individuals did not travel; the third person recently traveled domestically.  All three...

College Of The Canyons Sees Small Decrease In Enrollment
Wednesday, Sep 1, 2021

Following a national trend for community colleges, College of the Canyons’ enrollment numbers are down about 12% from the same point in the semester last fall, according to college officials. Nationally, the figure is about 11.3% this year. College officials cited the “uncertainty of the pandemic...

Consumer Federation of America Announces Nation’s Top 10 Consumer Complaints Made in 2020
Monday, Jul 26, 2021

Pandemic-related problems were among the top ten complaints made to state and local consumer agencies in 2020, according to an annual survey by the Consumer Federation of America. They also topped the lists of worst, fastest-growing and new complaints. “COVID-19 generated complaints about everything...

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The city of Santa Clarita has announced a partial road closure for Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16 on the Copper Hill bridge. The westbound lanes on the Copper Hill Bridge will be closed for temporary striping, demolition and construction.
June 15-16: Partial Road Closure Copper Hill Bridge
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and the Santa Clarita Valley Station is calling all motivated youth aged 14-20 to become a member of the LASD Sheriff Explorer Program.
LASD Sheriff Explorer Program is Open to Youth 14-20
The Valley Industry Association will present its annual VIA Bash 2024 with the theme "Color My World", Friday, Oct. 18 with cocktails beginning at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia, CA 91355.
Oct. 18: ‘Color My World’ VIA Bash 2024
The Santa Clarita Valley School Food Services Agency has announced it is serving free meals to students under the Seamless Summer Option now through Aug. 2.
SCV School Food Services Agency Offers Free Summer Meals
The Santa Clarita Artists Association’s Gallery will showcase a free reception of the art show, "Rhythm & Soul" which will be held on Saturday, June 22, 5-8 p.m. located at the SCAA Gallery, 22508 6th St., Old Town Newhall, 91321.
June 22: SCAA Gallery to Host ‘Rhythm & Soul’ Reception
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, June 18, at 6 p.m., in City Hall's Council Chambers at 23920 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
June 18: Planning Commission Regular Meeting
A new Vallarta Supermarkets headquarters location will open in the Santa Clarita Valley.
New Vallarta Supermarkets Office Headquarters in SCV
1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
White Star Garage
It is disturbing and unfortunate that children ages one to four have the highest drowning rate.
Marsha McLean | Dive into Water Safety!
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Public Outreach and Legislation Committee will hold a meeting Thursday, June 20, at 5:30 p.m., in the Engineering Services Section Boardroom, 26521 Summit Circle in Santa Clarita.
June 20: SCV Water Public Outreach, Legislation Committee Meeting
Nycote Laboratories Corporation, a leading provider of advanced coatings solutions, is proud to announce a significant expansion with the purchase of a modern detached industrial building in Santa Clarita.
Nycote Labs Expands Operations with New Santa Clarita Headquarters
SCV Water, with the help of consultant A&N Technical Services, is set to develop SCV Water’s first Water Use Efficiency Strategic Plan.
SCV Water Developing Efficiency Plan to Aid Conservation Goals
Fonder-Salari, a Santa Clarita-based construction management firm, and Beverly Hills Unified School District as the distinguished Owner, have been recognized for their exemplary leadership in the modernization of the historic El Rodeo Elementary School.
Santa Clarita-Based Construction Firm Honored for Leadership
The Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade Committee has extended the deadline to enter the parade to Wednesday, June 19. The committee is seeking entries from the commumity for the 92nd Annual Santa Clarita Valley Fourth of July Parade.
June 19: Deadline to Enter SCV Fourth of July Parade
Dave Caldwell, the play-by-play voice of The Master's University athletic department for more than a decade and the school's sports information director for the last two, earned a significant distinction this month.
GSAC Names TMU’s Dave Caldwell Sports Information Director of the Year
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) — California lawmakers on Thursday passed the state budget for fiscal year 2024-25, meeting a key legislative deadline after months of facing a massive deficit
California Lawmakers Pass $293 Billion Budget
LOS ANGELES (CN) — California’s insurance commissioner on Wednesday said his office is pushing forward with regulatory reform, pointing to new requirements he said will lead to more policies in wildfire-prone areas.
State Insurance Commissioner Reveals Changes for Wildfire-Prone Areas
Longtime California State University, Northridge lecturer and pioneering civil rights activist, the Rev. James M. Lawson Jr., has died, at the age of 95.
CSUN Remembers Lecturer, Civil Rights Icon James M. Lawson
California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Thursday his school transparency measure, Senate Bill 1194 (SB 1194), was approved by the Assembly Education Committee.
Wilk’s Parent Council Transparency Bill Clears Education Committee
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health earned 21 Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties.
L.A. County Public Health Receives National Recognition
1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
SCV Water Agency will be holding their next regular board meeting next Tuesday on June 18. 
June 18: Regular Meeting of SCV Water Board
Fitch Ratings has raised the County's long-term issuer credit rating to AAA from AA+, garnering the highest possible credit rating available in the financial markets.
County Receives Highest Credit Rating From Two Major Ratings Agencies
SCV Water is proud to announce it has received the prestigious Distinguished Budget Presentation award for its FY 2023/24 & FY 2024/25 Biennial Budget from the Government Finance Officers Association .
SCV Water Honored by Government Finance Officers Association