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1988 - Saugus Speedway owners demolish historic Bonelli Ranch House [story]
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Wilk to Serve as Vice Chair of Senate Judiciary Committee
Thursday, Feb 2, 2023

File photo. California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Thursday, Feb. 2, he has been asked to serve as vice chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee. He was originally appointed to the Committee last month. “It is an honor to be elevated by the Pro Tem to serve as the vice chair of...

Senator Wilk Urges State Action to Reduce Burdens on High Natural Gas Bills
Wednesday, Feb 1, 2023

California State Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, along with his California Senate Republican colleagues, is urging the California Public Utilities Commission to immediately disburse a state credit to provide customers with relief on their high natural gas bills. “Gas bills are two or three times...

Wilk to Co-Chair Legislative Problems Solvers Caucus
Friday, Jan 13, 2023

California State Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, representing the 21st Senate District, announced he will co-chair the Legislative Problem Solvers Caucus with Senator Josh Newman, D-Fullerton. The caucus was created by a group of legislators committed to working together to find legislative solutions...

Chamber Announces Honorees, Opens Business Choice Awards Nominations
Tuesday, Jan 10, 2023

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce honorees for the Lifetime Achievement Award and Cheri Fleming Heart of the Community Award which will be presented at the Chamber’s Centennial Celebration on Feb. 23. The Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to California State...

The Old Town Junction Named Wilk’s Small Business of the Month
Monday, Dec 12, 2022

Photo courtesy: Sen. Wilk’s office. Sen. Scott Wilk (left) and honoree Chef Daniel Otto. State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, recognizes The Old Town Junction, operated by well-known Santa Clarita Valley top chef Daniel Otto, as December’s Small Business of the Month for the 21st Senate District. “Chef...

Dec. 13: VIA 2023 Board of Directors Installation
Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022

The Valley Industry Association invites you to join them at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 11:45 a.m., for the 2023 VIA Board of Directors Installation. VIA is pleased to announce that State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, will join the luncheon to offer comments...

Wilk’s No-Bid Contract Accountability Act Signed into Law
Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022

Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) announced his measure to bring accountability to the state’s no-bid contracting policies has been signed into law. Senate Bill 1271 (SB 1271) will allow legislators to review the performance of firms awarded no-bid contracts prior to the contract’s renewal. “This...

Wilk Authors Law to Extend Ban on State Investment in Turkey
Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022

SACRAMENTO – California State Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced that Senate Bill 1089 (Turkey Divestment Extension Bill), a bill he authored, has been signed into law. California’s current law, enacted in 2019, requires California’s public employee retirement systems divest from...

Wilk’s Accountability Measure Heads to Governor’s Desk
Wednesday, Aug 31, 2022

Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) announces that Senate Bill 1271 has passed the Legislature and is now on its way to the governor where he can sign it into law. SB 1271 protects Californians’ right to hold their government, and its use of tax dollars, accountable by adding much needed accountability...

Wilk Recognizes Black-Owned Job Creators for Black Business Month
Tuesday, Aug 23, 2022

SACRAMENTO – In celebration of Black Business Month, Senate Republican Leader Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita is recognizing four black-owned businesses from the 21st Senate District: Belizean Jamaican Cuisine, Morgan’s Naturals, TaxTackTics and CTM Connections. “Recognizing local job creators during...

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It was the most anticipated event on the campus.
Stanford Hands TMU Volleyball First Loss of Season
After a three-year hiatus, the Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society will commemorate the 95th anniversary of the second-worst disaster in California history by bringing back its renowned St. Francis Dam lecture and bus tour/hike at the dam site in San Francisquito Canyon on Saturday, March 11, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
After Three-Year Hiatus, St. Francis Dam Tour Returns
Ethan Igbanugo's basket with 34 seconds remaining would prove to be the game winner as CSUN Men's Basketball knocked off first-place UC Santa Barbara 72-67 on Saturday at Premier America Credit Union Arena.
CSUN Knocks Off First-Place UCSB 72-67
The College of the Canyons football program is hosting its first Super Bowl Saturday Football Camp for youth players on Saturday, Feb. 11, at Cougar Stadium. 
COC to Kick Off Super Bowl Weekend with Inaugural Youth Football Camp
College of the Canyons student-athletes Allyson Melgar (softball) and Ryan Camacho (baseball) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's & Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running Jan. 30 to Feb. 4.
COC Names Melgar, Camacho Athletes of the Week
Blue Star Ranch, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting post-combat veterans with post traumatic stress disorder, is looking for another therapy team to join its ranks.
Blue Star Ranch Seeking to Expand Therapy Team
California Credit Union invites all Santa Clarita Valley teachers who have a dream class project idea to apply for a credit union grant through its bi-annual Teacher Grant program.
SCV Teachers Encouraged to Apply for California Credit Union Grant
This semester’s Black History Month at California State University, Northridge will focus on the theme of Black Resistance.
CSUN Announces Black History Month Lineup
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 12 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Feb. 6 – Sunday, Feb. 12.
‘CSI,’ ‘S.W.A.T.’ Among 12 Productions Currently Filming in SCV
The Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors is seeking young artists for its annual Can the Trash! Clean Beach Poster Contest.
L.A. County Seeking Young Artists for Clean Beach Poster Contest
Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, will open at 26557 Golden Valley Road in Santa Clarita Wednesday.
Jersey Mike’s Holds Grand Opening, Fundraiser at Golden Valley Road Location
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a business meeting Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 5 p.m., in the University Center, Room 301 on the Valencia campus of College of the Canyons.
Feb. 8: COC Board of Trustees Business Meeting
The Los Angeles County health officer issued a Cold Weather Alert in the Santa Clarita Valley Monday through Tuesday due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures.
Cold Weather Alert Issued for SCV
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Feb. 9, at 6 p.m., in Council Chambers at City Hall.
Feb. 9: Santa Clarita Arts Commission Regular Meeting
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday no additional deaths and 62 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with 30 additional deaths and 2,201 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: 62 New SCV Cases
The California Department of Transportation and the California Office of Traffic Safety unveiled Monday Safety Sam as their new safety cone mascot.
Caltrans Introduces Safety Sam to Promote Traffic Safety
1988 - Saugus Speedway owners demolish historic Bonelli Ranch House [story]
Bonelli House
1921 - After leasing since 1918, William S. Hart purchases the Horseshoe Ranch in Newhall from Babcock Smith [story]
Hart ranch
1822 - Surveyor Edward F. Beale born in Washington, D.C.; cut through Newhall Pass 40 years later, assembled 270,000-acre Tejon Ranch [story]
Edward Beale
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,417 new cases countywide and 25 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: L.A. County Remains in Low Community Level for Third Week
Carousel Ranch, a place where children with special needs discover and experience some of their greatest achievements through equestrian therapy and vocational training programs will celebrate its 26th anniversary this year.
Carousel Ranch ‘Carousel Wishes, Valentine Kisses’ Campaign
One of my favorite aspects of the Fifth District is how many beautiful outdoor areas we have to enjoy.
Kathryn Barger | Keeping up with Kathryn
The city of Santa Clarita has announced that as part of the median modification work taking place at Orchard Village Road and Wiley Canyon Road, additional lane closures are required on Saturday, Feb. 4 for street grinding and paving.
Feb. 4: Additional Lane Closures Required Wiley Canyon/Orchard Village Roads
The California Public Utilities Commission has voted to accelerate the timeframe in which residential energy customers will receive a Climate Credit on their bills in order to provide much needed support to customers experiencing unusually high natural gas bills this winter.
SCV Utility Customers to Receive Accelerated Climate Credit
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