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1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
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Ralphs, Food 4 Less to Hire Hundreds of New Employees
Friday, Apr 13, 2018

Need a job? Supermarket partners Ralphs and Food 4 Less are now hiring to fill more than 600 open positions in their Southern California supermarkets. “We have a variety of part-time positions that we need to fill in every Ralphs and Food 4 Less store in Southern California,” said Kendra...

Ralphs Pitches In to Aid Wildfire Victims
Monday, Dec 18, 2017

Ralphs Grocery Company will collect donations at check stands in all of its supermarkets to help the victims, families and communities in Southern California affected by the recent wildfires, the company announced today. Customers can support the relief efforts to bring aid to victims of the wildfires...

Antonovich Changes Road Name to Honor Ralphs Family
Monday, Jun 13, 2016

Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich changed the name of Peace Valley Road in Gorman to Ralphs Ranch Road on Monday in honor of the famous family that owned Gorman for 100 years beginning in the late 1800s. According to the motion by Antonovich, “Members of the unincorporated community of Gorman have requested...

May 14: Hiring Event at All Ralphs Grocery Stores
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Need a job? Ralphs Grocery Co. is hiring 400 people to fill open positions in its Southern California supermarkets. All Ralphs supermarkets will be holding hiring events on Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. “We have a wide variety of part-time positions that we need to fill in every Ralphs...

Ralphs, Food 4 Less Raising Funds for CHLA, Other Southland Chlidren’s Hospitals
Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016

Ralphs Grocery Co. is pleased to announce that it is raising funds to support children’s hospitals in Southern California. Ralphs customers and associates can support their local children’s hospital through the supermarket chain’s nonprofit arm, The Ralphs Fund, by donating their spare...

Ralphs Gives Over $6 Mil. to SoCal Charities
Thursday, Jan 21, 2016

[Ralphs] – Ralphs Grocery Co. believes in giving back to the communities its store serve. In keeping with its commitment of giving, the L.A.-based supermarket company announced Wednesday that it contributed more than $6 million to local communities and charitable causes in Southern California,...

Peace Valley Road to be Renamed for Ralphs Grocery Family
Thursday, Oct 1, 2015

Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich is asking his fellow supervisors for their vote to change the name of Peace Valley Road in Gorman to Ralphs Ranch Road in honor of the famous family that owned Gorman for 100 years beginning in the late 1800s. According to a motion by Antonovich, “Members of the unincorporated...

Ralphs to Close 1 of 2 Castaic Groceries
Monday, Jan 6, 2014

[KHTS] – A Ralphs grocery store in Castaic is set to close Friday, March 7. The store is located at 31970 Castaic Road. The future of the building and its employees has not yet been announced. “We will work to replace as many associates as possible in alternate stores.  I am not aware of what...

Give Up Your Gun, Get a Gift Card
Thursday, Jan 17, 2013

Sheriff Lee Baca and Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas will hold a press conference at a Ralphs grocery store in Compton on Monday to discuss the county’s new “Gifts for Guns” program. The program provides an opportunity for residents to surrender any firearm, safely and anonymously, to...

Thursday, Oct 6, 2011

The Kroger Co.  announced Thursday that Honoring Our Heroes, its campaign to celebrate and thank the men and women of the armed forces, raised $1.5 million to support the work of the USO, which this year marks its 70th anniversary. “We are forever grateful to our military men and women and their...

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1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
White Star Garage
1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
Deed
1868 - Ravenna post office established in Soledad Canyon [story]
Ravenna depot
America’s Job Center of California is offering virtual career transition support sessions for displaced workers in Los Angeles County on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. via Zoom.
America’s Job Center to Offer Career Transition Support Sessions
As COVID-19 ravaged the nation, the hotel and hospitality industry were among the hardest hit, experiencing major losses in 2020.
SCV Hotels Bounce Back as Pandemic Winds Down
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast throughout the County including the Santa Clarita Valley.
High Heat Alert Issued Throughout L.A. County Starting Monday
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed five new deaths and 198 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,037 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19  Roundup: 28,037 Total SCV Cases; County MIS-C Cases in Children Plummet
California’s high-speed rail project got a much-needed boost Friday when the federal government agreed to restore nearly $1 billion in grant funding for the embattled infrastructure project.
State and Federal Government Restore Nearly $1 Billion in Funding to the High-Speed Rail Project
Hart High School’s show choir is once again hosting its Summer Show Choir Camp next month for students fifth grade and up.
Hart High School’s Summer Show Choir Camp to Return
Due to an excessive heat forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley, the city of Santa Clarita will have its three branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library open as cooling centers beginning Tuesday, June 15.
Cooling Centers to Open In Anticipation of Excessive Heat
State legislators had until June 4 to pass their bills out of the house in which they originated, and legislators representing the Santa Clarita Valley are reporting multiple bills on the move.
Local Legislators See Bills Move Forward
Although they are still awaiting the autopsy results, Los Angeles County Homicide Bureau detectives said they do not believe at this time that foul play resulted in a body being discovered near Castaic Lake on Tuesday.
No Foul Play Suspected in Castaic Lake Investigation
In an improvement from his critical, yet stable, status last week, the Los Angeles County Fire Department captain hospitalized at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is in “fair” condition, according to officials.
Hospital Officials Say Fire Captain Now in ‘Fair’ Condition
1956 - Bill Bonelli incorporates Solemint Water Co., his second of two predecessors of Santa Clarita Water Co. [story]
Bonelli
For the past few years, Walmart Academies have focused on training our associates to succeed in their jobs and upskill for the future.
Registration Open for Walmart Santa Clarita’s Free Virtual Community Academy
Princess is introducing a new on-demand service that allows guests to call a crew member to their exact location to make an in-person request for assistance.
Princess Cruises Unveils New On-Demand Feature that Increases Personalized Service
Following its selection by the American Public Works Association’s (APWA) Southern California Chapter as a 2020 Project of the Year, the city of Santa Clarita’s Inclusive Play Area at Canyon Country Park was recently named the Innovative Design of the Year Project by the APWA’s High Desert Branch.
Canyon Country Park’s Inclusive Play Area Earns Award for Innovative Design
SCV Water’s 2021 Annual Water Quality Report is now available.
Annual SCV Water Quality Report Released
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying three robbery suspects who physically assaulted a Circle K clerk in Saugus in April.
Detectives Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Saugus Circle K Robbery Suspects
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 7 new deaths and 220 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,031 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,031; New Vaccination Sweepstakes Coming to L.A. County Friday
Thinking about a career move? Jumping back into the job market after a challenging year? With the end of the pandemic in sight, people may be wondering about their next job prospects, career choices, or what's next on the horizon.
June 21: JCI Santa Clarita Hosting Virtual Resume, Interview Workshop
In anticipation of the grand opening of their newest tenant, Bird Dog Arts, the Outlets at Tejon is pleased to announce, it will be hosting “Art at OAT.”
June 12: Outlets at Tejon Unveil Interactive Art Walls
More than 200 teachers gathered outside the William S. Hart Union High School District office ahead of Wednesday’s board meeting, sharing frustration over their salaries.
Hart Teachers Protest to Demand Pay Raise
The Saugus Union School District held groundbreaking events last week for a handful of new buildings coming to the Cedarcreek and Skyblue Mesa elementary schools.
Saugus Union Breaks Ground on New Cedarcreek, Skyblue Mesa Facilities