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1978 - Concert scene for "KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park" filmed at Magic Mountain [story]
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Costco Still Seeks Second Location in SCV
Friday, May 7, 2021

After plans fell through for a $100 million mall expansion that would have brought a second Costco to the Santa Clarita Valley, representatives from the big box retailer reached out to city officials to see if they could still make a second location a reality. Santa Clarita officials confirmed Thursday...

UVDI’s UV-C Technology Used in New Disinfecting Robot
Friday, Apr 2, 2021

The Badger UV Disinfect robot disinfecting high-risk pathogens commonly found in grocery, food-service and retail environments. Courtesy UltraViolet Devices Inc. partnered with Badger Technologies to equip the Badger UV Disinfect robot with its advanced UV-C technology to create an autonomous disinfecting...

County OK’s Immediate Reopening of Retail, Worship
Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Los Angeles County gave the green light Tuesday to the immediate reopening of retail establishments countywide, as well as in-person worship. Additionally, the county will petition Gov. Gavin Newsom Wednesday to approve the reopening of in-person dining and beauty salons. Following Tuesday’s Santa...

July 24: NextSCV Presentation, ‘Relevant Retail’
Thursday, Jul 18, 2019

As the retail industry continues to rapidly evolve, join Westfield Valencia Town Center Senior General Manager, Corrine Barchanowicz, as she provides insights into how a multi-national company like Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is implementing changes at our local shopping center to elevate the retail shopping...

Smart & Final Overall Sales Increased 2.8% Over Last Year
Thursday, Nov 15, 2018

Smart & Final Stores, Inc., the value-oriented food and everyday staples retailer, reported Wednesday financial results for the fiscal third quarter ended Oct. 7, 2018. Third Quarter Highlights: – Net sales increased 2.8% to $1,497.7 million with a comparable store sales increase of 0.6% –...

Sears Files for Bankruptcy
Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018

By Lorraine Bailey (CN) – Sears, once a powerhouse of American retail, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday and said it will close 142 stores amid mounting debt. Sears Holding Corp., which owns Sears and K-Mart stores, finally succumbed to its massive debt burden when it was unable to make a $134...

Out of 480 Cities, City Ranks 21st in Retail
Thursday, Sep 29, 2016

The California Retail Survey, which compares retail sales activity for each of California’s 58 counties and 480 cities, ranked the city of Santa Clarita 21st in retail sales in the recently released 2016 California Retail Survey. Santa Clarita was ranked higher than Beverly Hills, Burbank, and Pasadena...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013

In this episode: The City of Santa Clarita has been ranked 22 among the “Top 100 Retail Markets of California Cities,” based on annual retail sales growth; Local home prices returned to pre-recession levels in August. Also: Winners in the Vietnam War essay contest are announced;The Sheila R. Veloz...

Survey: Santa Clarita is State’s 22nd Biggest Retail Market Area

Click to connect The recently released 2013 California Retail Survey ranked the City of Santa Clarita 22 among the “Top 100 Retail Markets of California Cities,” based on annual retail sales growth in the last five years. The City of Santa Clarita was one of only 26 cities with a retail market above...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Wednesday, May 29, 2013

In this episode: Los Angeles County firefighters battles a slow-moving brush fire near Interstate 5 and Parker Road Wednesday morning; The City of Santa Clarita has been ranked among the top 50 local markets with annual retail sales in excess of $1 billion. Also: A Palmdale man suspected of a broad-daylight...

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Logix Federal Credit Union announced Tuesday that its nonprofit foundation, Logix Community Stars, distributed $100,000 this month to four local nonprofit organizations, including Circle of Hope in Santa Clarita.
Logix’s Nonprofit Foundation Shares $100,000 with Local Charities
The estranged husband accused of killing Michelle Dorsey, 39, in her Saugus home pleaded no contest to five felony charges Monday.
Dorsey Pleads No Contest to Killing Estranged Wife
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting virtually Tuesday, May 18, at 6:00 p.m.
Proposed Sand Canyon Resort Back Before Planning Commission
The Lancaster man who pleaded guilty last month to the 2016 murder of Sgt. Steven Owen was sentenced to life without parole on Monday.
Lancaster Man Gets Life Without Parole for 2016 Killing of Sgt. Steve Owen
While the COVID-19 pandemic halted plans for a relay run, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies still gathered Thursday at Jake Kuredjian Park in Stevenson Ranch to honor fallen officers with a Memorial Torch Run.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Honors Fallen Officers at Memorial Torch Relay
1978 - Concert scene for "KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park" filmed at Magic Mountain [story]
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May is National Foster Care Month, a time to acknowledge the families and professionals who help children and youth in foster care each day.
SCV Helping Organizations Mark National Foster Care Month
U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced the establishment of the COVID-19 Fraud Enforcement Task Force on Monday, May 17, to enhance enforcement efforts against COVID-19 related fraud.
Attorney General Announces Task Force to Combat COVID-19 Fraud
Funds will start flowing to millions of kids and their families beginning July 15 courtesy of the newly expanded Child Tax Credit, the White House announced Monday.
Families to Receive Child Tax Credits Starting July 15
Sheriff’s Department officials are asking the public to stay clear of Castaic Lake on Tuesday morning due to an active shooter drill that’s being conducted there.
LASD Hosting Active Shooter Drill at Castaic Lake
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed that the State and L.A. County will be keeping the current masking guidance until June 15 to remain in alignment with the L.A. County Health Officer Order of May 3.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Masking Requirements to Remain in LA County; 27,858 Total Cases in SCV
Los Angeles police have arrested a man suspected of igniting a wildfire that has so far burned over 1,300 acres and spurred mandatory evacuations as fire crews battled the blaze in steep, brush-filled terrain in a canyon community west of the city.
Arson Suspect in Custody as Crews Battle LA Wildfire
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported 9 productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, May 17-23, 2021
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘Good Trouble,’ 7 More Productions
A new report published by the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture and Claremont Graduate University’s Center for Business and Management of the Arts revealed disparities between earnings of L.A. County arts administrators that identify as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color and their White counterparts.
New Report Highlights Income Disparities in Entry-Level Arts Organization Staff in LA County
Santa Clarita Valley’s six school districts could receive a little over $7.5 million from Los Angeles County to provide comprehensive COVID-19 screening programs at SCV schools.
CDC Funding to Support COVID-19 Testing at Schools
1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain
1938 - Brand-new Lockheed transport plane crashes in Agua Dulce; all 9 perish including 2 infants [story]
plane crash
1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
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The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing Tuesday to further deliberate on the Sand Canyon Resort development.
Sand Canyon Resort Development Returns to Planning Commission
The CIF Southern Section and KAP7 International, Inc. announced a five-year partnership extension for KAP7 to be the official boys and girls water polo ball for all championship events.
KAP7, CIF-SS Announce Extension of Five-Year Ball Partnership
Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan that would spend about $1.5 billion of the state’s $75.7 billion surplus in grants of up to $25,000 to support small businesses, according to state officials this week.
Chamber Urges SCV to Support Newsom’s Aid to Small Businesses
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 17 new deaths and 583 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,842 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Studies Show Vaccine Appears to Be Effective Against Variants; 27,842 Total SCV Cases
Fourteen-year-old Andrew Jenofsky was the first in line to get his shot at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Thursday morning, as adolescents ages 12-15 were given the go-ahead to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
14-Year-Old First to Receive Pfizer Vaccine at Henry Mayo
Support for Israel was written across the signs and faces of approximately 100 demonstrators during a rally held on City Hall’s steps Thursday evening.
Approximately 100 SCV Residents Gather to Support Israel