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1860 - Colonel Thomas F. Mitchell arrives in Soledad Canyon [story]
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Small SCV Gaming Business Asks for Community’s Help
Thursday, Apr 7, 2016

Tatum Games, LLC is a Santa Clarita-based gaming business that is asking for support to achieve a goal to finish development and architecture for a new era of collaborative mobile gaming. Our Kickstarter is currently live [here]. Join us now in the fight against “Heroes vs. Villains: The Rise...

Local Marketing Firm Awarded for Nonprofit Work
Saturday, Mar 21, 2015

Mellady Direct Marketing was honored to receive an award from the regional American Advertising Federation affiliate for its work on a 2014 nonprofit fundraising appeal campaign. The bronze award for the Integrated Campaign category was presented at Friday’s AdPros LA ADDYS Award luncheon at the Tournament...

LiveViewGPS Helps Companies Save Money By Putting the Brakes on Idling
Friday, Mar 20, 2015

Sometimes it can seem as though the cost of fuel keeps going up, and for companies with large fleets of vehicles that can be a costly situation. That’s just one of the reasons LiveViewGPS continues to improve its technology, with the addition for 2015 of new idling alerts that allow companies to trim...

$1.2B in Sales Take SCV Realtor to New Heights
Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015

With $1.2 billion in sales, more than $20 million in commission earned and more than 3,500 homes sold, Realtor Neal Weichel celebrated a historic moment recently as the only RE/MAX agent in Southern California to receive the Southland Regional Association of Realtor’s (SRAR) Icon award. SRAR represents...

No ‘Typical’ Day for SCV Private Investigator
Friday, Oct 31, 2014

[KHTS] – There is no such thing as a typical day in the life of a private investigator, according to longtime Santa Clarita Valley resident and PI Jonathan Kraut. Kraut, who currently works as a state-trained PI for Net Check Investigations, performs a variety of investigative tasks to uncover...

SCV Business Owners Attend Lawsuit Abuse Summit

[KHTS] – Dozens of Santa Clarita Valley business owners and Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, met in Valencia on Friday to discuss how to handle small business lawsuit abuse. The goal of California Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse, or CALA, representatives who led the workshop, was to educate...

Mulligan’s Pub Throwing in the (Bar) Towel After 40 Years
Thursday, Oct 30, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita’s Mulligan’s Restaurant and Bar is closing down Friday after more than 40 years, but they are going out with a bang. The Irish Pub will be hosting a big Halloween party, that will go from when they open at 11:30 a.m. to when they close at around 2 a.m. Saturday, according...

SCV Mom Creates American Girl Clothing Business
Thursday, Oct 23, 2014

[KHTS] – A Santa Clarita mom and former girl scout leader has created her own business by hand-making and selling earth-friendly American Girl doll clothing. Char Nathanson, 55, who has been sewing since she was 10 years old, founded American Planet in April of this year. “American Girl clothes...

Mission Valley Bank Reports Consistent Q2 Earnings
Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014

[KHTS] – Bank officials and Mission Valley Bancorp President and CEO Tamara Gurney announced the company’s year-to-date net income of $610,000 for the period ended June 30, 2014. Gurney stated, “Net income of $610,000 represents consistent earnings throughout the first half of the year. While net...

SoCal Edison Rep Named as 2015 VIA Chair
Tuesday, May 27, 2014

[News Release] – Anna Frutos-Sanchez, a respected executive with Southern California Edison, has been named the 2015 Chair of the Valley Industry Association Board of Directors. “We’re having a great year, and I’m looking forward to carrying that momentum into 2015,” said Frutos-Sanchez,...

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1860 - Colonel Thomas F. Mitchell arrives in Soledad Canyon [story]
T.F. Mitchell
Nestled near the eastern edge of California State University, Northridge campus, as the California Towhee softly calls, sits an often-overlooked environmental gem in the heart of the San Fernando Valley - CSUN’s Botanic Garden.
CSUN’s Botanical Garden a Hidden Gem in Middle of SFV
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 16 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, May 23 - Sunday, May 29.
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 16 Productions
To honor the memory of longtime community leader Charlotte Kleeman, a celebration of life will be held Friday, June 3, at the College of the Canyons University Center, located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road in Santa Clarita, beginning at 2 p.m.
June 3: Celebration of Life for Charlotte Kleeman
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board unanimously approved the appointment of Bryan Wilson as the new principal of Golden Oak Adult School.
Hart Appoints Bryan Wilson New Golden Oak Adult School Principal
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 5,152 new positive cases Saturday, 4,750 new cases Sunday, and 2,476 new cases Monday countywide, with four additional deaths and 790 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID Roundup: 790 New SCV Cases; SCV Deaths Total 474
College of the Canyons student Isabella Solorio is among 100 students from across the nation to have been selected as a 2022 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholar.
COC Student Named Prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholar
Visit newly opened MB2 Entertainment at the site of the former Mountasia on June 5 to support Carousel Ranch. Purchase a play card and a percentage of your purchase will benefit Carousel Ranch. Visit and have fun while donating to a worthwhile cause, the clients of Carousel Ranch and the equestrian therapy and vocational training programs.
June 5: Carousel Ranch Fundraiser at MB2 Entertainment
The city of Santa Clarita's Human Relations Roundtable speaker series “Community Voices” continued by celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month on Friday, May 20.
City’s “Community Voices” Series Recognizes AAPI Community
California Health and Human Services Agency Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly and Director of the California Department of Public Health and State Public Health Officer Dr. Tomás J. Aragón, issued a joint statement supporting the recommendation by the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunizations Practices and the Federal Food and Drug Administration to authorize use of a single booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5-11 at least five months after completing their primary series.
California Urges COVID Vaccine Boosters for Eligible Children, Adults
Visit Los Angeles County Parks this summer for fun in the sun, recreation and adventure.
Placerita Canyon, Vasquez Rocks Offering Summer Nature Programs
Did you know that trash, chemicals and other pollutants that are left on the ground can wash through the City’s storm drain system and into the Santa Clara River?
City Offering Tips on Preventing Pesticide Pollution in Local Waterway
1941 - SCV's first real movie house, the American Theater, dedicated in Newhall [story]
American Theater
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold a regular meeting Tuesday, May 24, beginning with a special/closed session at 5 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6 p.m.
May 24: City Council Meets to Authorize Garbage Collection Fee Increase
1865 - Discoverer Ramon Perea and partner sell Pico Canyon oil claim to Edward Beale & Robert Baker for $300 [story]
grave marker
1978 - St. Francis Dam site becomes a State Landmark [story]
state landmark dedication
With school ending and summer break just around the corner, the Santa Clarita Public Library has everything you need to keep your family busy and engaged with reading, crafts and outdoor programs.
Read Beyond the Beaten Path This Summer
Feeling the need to act, members of the Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Congregation Beth Shalom, NAACP Santa Clarita, Higher Vision Church and the Islamic Center of Santa Clarita Valley decided to gather with community members to mark and reflect on the May 14 shooting in Buffalo, N.Y.
May 22: Vigil of Prayer and Lament for a Hurting World at St. Stephen’s
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 10 new deaths throughout L.A. County and 3,180 new cases countywide.
Friday COVID Roundup: L.A. County Public Transit Masking Requirement is Extended
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is working with state and national partners on an international outbreak of monkeypox. On May 19 the Centers for Disease Control confirmed a case of monkeypox in the United States in Massachusetts.
L.A. County Public Health Reports International Outbreak of Monkeypox
The father/son legacy continues after 40 years at Valley Institute of Prosthetics and Orthotics established in 1982. The company serves the Central Valley and the Santa Clarita Valley with the highest quality orthotic and prosthetic devices for patients to regain functionality.
VIPO Prosthetic and Orthotic Company Celebrates 40 Years
The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control is aware of the public’s desire to visit our animal care centers without an appointment. In response Animal Care and Control is adopting new public visitation hours for unscheduled visits just in time for National Pet Adoption Weekend, May 20-22.
Castaic Animal Care Center Offers Walk-in Visits in Time for National Adoption Weekend
Join the fun this summer and sign up for a class at Los Angeles county Parks. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to learn something new, make new friends and discover new talents.
May 30: In-person, Virtual Summer Classes Begin at L.A. County Parks
In my early 20s I worked on a sheep farm in southern Illinois. The farm had about 1,000 sheep and two Great Pyrenees dogs to protect them.
Marcia Mayeda | Does Your Dog Act Its Breed?
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