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1898 - Birth of Mary S. Ruiz, eldest child of Enrique & Rosaria Ruiz of San Francisquito Canyon; all died in 1928 dam disaster [cemetery census]
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Small Business Saturday Paseo Banners Installed Across SCV Bridges
Thursday, Nov 21, 2019

The SCV Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday that five paseo bridge banners have been installed across Santa Clarita to promote Small Business Saturday and encourage residents to make a big impact by shopping small on Saturday, Nov. 30. “We are pleased to announce our efforts to promote Small Business...

Aug. 21: SCV Chamber ‘Business After Hours’ Mixer
Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce’s August “Business After Hours” mixer is set for the Oakmont of Valencia Assisted Living & Memory Care center in Valencia on Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. A recognized leader in retirement living, Oakmont’s newest...

March 2: SCV Junior Chamber’s 21st Annual Awards & Installation Banquet
Thursday, Feb 28, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley chapter of Junior Chamber International “The Jaycees” is looking forward to celebrating a successful 2018 and investing their 2019 board at their 2019 Annual Awards and Investiture Gala on Saturday, March 2. The gala this year is Old Hollywood Themed and members and supporters...

Jan. 25: SCV Chamber’s 95th Annual Awards, Installation Gala
Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold its 95th Annual Awards & Installation Gala, Friday, Jan. 25, starting with a reception at 6:00 p.m., followed by dinner at 7:00 p.m. The gala will be held at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, located at 24500 Town Center Dr, Valencia, 91355. The following...

SCV Chamber Names Winners of 2018 Business Awards
Monday, Dec 24, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of the 2018 Chamber Business Awards. The honorees are: * Business of the Year – Kaiser Permanente * Entrepreneurial Spirit – Scorpion * Rising Star – Heather Duncan and Daniel Leary of Three Leaves * Volunteer Service Award...

Realtor Nancy Starczyk Named 2019 SCV Chamber Board Chair
Thursday, Nov 15, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Nancy Starczyk as the 2019 Chair of the Board of Directors. A leader in the SCV business community, Starczyk has been an active public policy advocate and community volunteer for decades. Starczyk currently serves as the Regional Chair...

Oct. 22: SCV Chamber’s 34th Annual Oktoberfest Golf Tournament
Thursday, Sep 20, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce invites you to their 34th annual Oktoberfest Golf Tournament, sponsored by Chiquita Canyon. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. The event will take place Monday, Oct. 22, from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney...

Oct. 16: SCV Chamber to Host Business Healthcare Workshops
Friday, Sep 7, 2018

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a pair of healthcare workshops for local business executives, human resource directors and benefits managers at the Henry Mayo Center on Tuesday morning, Oct. 16, starting at 7:30 a.m. The “Workforce Wellness” and “Changes to the...

Sept. 8: Latino Business Alliance’s 7th Annual Hispanic Heritage Gala
Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018

Join the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Latino Business Alliance council, as they host their 7th Annual Hispanic Heritage Gala Black Tie event. This event awards individuals and businesses who are supporters of or work closely with the Latino Community in the Santa Clarita Valley. There...

June 27: Grand Opening Celebration Sweat Box Sauna Bar
Thursday, Jun 21, 2018

Join the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce and Sweat Box Sauna Bar as they celebrate the opening of their new location. Attendees will enjoy refreshments, hors d’oeuvres and lots of prizes including three free sweats and 1 Month Unlimited Membership. Sweat Box Sauna Bar 24510 Town Center...

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California State University, Northridge will be home to one of the 1,000 vote centers across Los Angeles County that are open to the county’s voters in the days before the Nov. 3 presidential election.
CSUN to Serve as L.A. County Vote Center Beginning Oct. 24
Los Angeles County residents who lost their home or sustained other losses due to the recent Bobcat Wildfire may now apply to receive federal assistance.
FEMA Application Now Open for L.A. County Residents Affected by Bobcat Fire
Los Angeles County Treasurer and Tax Collector Keith Knox and County Assessor Jeffrey Prang are alerting the public to a property tax scam under the guise of COVID-19 that has been reported to a District Office of the Assessor.
County Officials Warning Residents of COVID-19 Property Tax Scam
Los Angeles County is providing a second opportunity for financial assistance to businesses that have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and have been allowed to reopen by the State, but ordered to remain closed by the County of Los Angeles Health Officer Order as of Sept. 4, 2020.
L.A. County Announces Second Round of Funding for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 18 new deaths and 3,600 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, including 6,944 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley and a new fatality in the city of Santa Clarita.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 73rd SCV Death; Local Cases Up to 6,944
SCV Water is undertaking multiple planning efforts designed to effectively manage the water supply for our customers, ensuring they have access to reliable water today and tomorrow.
SCV Water Undertaking Multiple Planning Efforts to Enhance Water Reliability
With L.A. County’s Project Roomkey coming close to an end, Bridge to Home officials announced Thursday a new initiative to house more than two dozen local homeless individuals, but it will require help from the community
Bridge to Home’s New Initiative Pledges to House 30 Homeless People by January 5
Santa Clarita Artists Association will hold its last virtual oil workshop of the year on Sunday, Nov. 15, from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., with Rich Gallego, entitled, "Using a Modified Zorn Palette to Create Harmonious Landscapes."
Nov. 15: Last SCAA Virtual Oil Painting Workshop of 2020 with Rich Gallego
The Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center will host a virtual open house event on Friday, Oct. 30 for prospective students interested in earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree through the center’s partner institutions.
Oct. 30: Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center Virtual Open House
Santa Clarita homeless task force members are exploring options to start a local overnight parking program akin to those in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles.
SCV Homeless Task Force Exploring Overnight Parking Options
The William S. Hart Union High School District will likely not return to campus until January, Superintendent Mike Kuhlman said during the district’s governing board meeting Wednesday.
Hart District Looks to January Reopening
Los Angeles County Public Works and Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts will host a free Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Recycling Roundup, Saturday, Oct. 24, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., at Val Verde Park.
Oct. 24: Free Household Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Recycling Roundup
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced Thursday that the California Department of Education (CDE) will distribute 500,000 face masks donated by General Motors (GM) to schools in need across the state.
General Motors Donates 500,000 Face Masks to Aid California Schools
SACRAMENTO – California Climate Action Corps – the country's first statewide corps of its kind – is seeking applicants for its inaugural Fellows program.
California Seeking Applicants for Inaugural Climate Action Corps Fellows
1898 - Birth of Mary S. Ruiz, eldest child of Enrique & Rosaria Ruiz of San Francisquito Canyon; all died in 1928 dam disaster [cemetery census]
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The city of Santa Clarita has increased the frequency of street sweeping throughout all areas of the city through the end of January.
Santa Clarita Increases Street Sweeping Through January
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday confirmed 33 new deaths and 510 new positive cases of COVID-19, as the Santa Clarita Valley counts 6,809 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 72 deaths from the virus since the World Health Organization declared the pandemic on March 11.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: 6,809 Cases in SCV, 290,486 in L.A. County to Date
Fair Oaks Ranch Community School teacher Ken Newton has been named a recipient of a Fall 2020 Teacher Grant from the California Credit Union.
Fair Oaks Ranch’s Ken Newton Wins 2020 Teacher Grant from CCU
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Wednesday honored 18 student Academy Award winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 47th Student Academy Awards ceremony, held virtually for the first time
Medalists Revealed in 2020 Student Academy Awards
With only two weeks left before the November election, candidates Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, and Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, honed in on their priorities during a virtual forum Tuesday.
Congressional Candidates Talk COVID, Federal Aid, Assembly Bill 5
In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a special virtual program titled “ACCESSIBILITY/VISIBILITY: Breaking Down the Barriers for People with Disabilities in Media,” going live October 26 at 5 p.m.
Academy Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act
Air quality is unhealthy for sensitive groups and individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley and the East San Gabriel Valley Wednesday, October 21, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District.
Wednesday SCV Air Quality Unhealthy for Sensitive Individuals, Groups
Nearly 300,000 more Americans have died so far in 2020 than in a typical year, with the excess deaths including the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 plus deaths indirectly tied to the pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Protection said Tuesday.
COVID-19 Pandemic Blamed for 300K Excess Deaths in U.S.