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1738 - Fr. Francisco Garcés born in Spain; came through SCV in 1776, found Tataviam fighting with Coastal Chumash, observed Santa Clara River flowing by night and dry by day despite the season being spring [story]
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LOCAL BUSINESS
SCV CEO Named Forbes 30 Under 30 Honoree
Thursday, Feb 4, 2016

[Rayton Solar]- Rayton Solar is proud to announce its CEO and Santa Clarita resident, Andrew Yakub, was named a 2016 Forbes 30 Under 30 honoree in the energy category. Yakub was recognized for his work at Rayton Solar, creators of the most cost-effective renewable energy, where he has developed the technology...

SCV Law Firm Promotes Attorney to Partner
Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016

Sam Price [Poole & Shaffery] A full-service business law firm with a statewide practice in Santa Clarita announced that attorney Samuel R.W. Price has been promoted to partner in the firm. Price has been with Poole & Shaffery since 2010, and is currently president of the Santa Clarita Valley...

Knight Hosts Small Business Workshop, Expo
Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015

[KHTS] – U.S. Rep. Steve Knight hosted a Small Business Workshop and Expo Tuesday for Santa Clarita Valley entrepreneurs looking to expand their business by introducing them to government officials and featuring key speakers who have succeeded in their fields. “(This expo) gives you information...

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...

SCV Businesses React to Ongoing Drought Conditions
Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014

[KHTS] – The corn stalks and sunflowers aren’t quite as tall. Sometimes, the dust is more plentiful than the pumpkins. Lombardi Ranch several years ago. Image courtesy of Robert Schwemmer “We did lose a lot of money to crop failure,” said Levi Lombardi, 20, who oversees farming at Lombardi...

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...

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The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, April 16, at 6 p.m. in City Council Chambers at City Hall, 23920 Valencia Blvd. 1st Floor, Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
April 16: Planning Commission to Discuss Town Center Specific Plan
Hundreds of residents joined the Santa Clarita City Council and dignitaries on Saturday, Aprl 6, for the grand opening of the city’s newest amenity, Skyline Ranch Park. Marking the 38th park in the community, the 10.5-acre park offers activities for everyone.
Santa Clarita Opens 38th Park, Skyline Ranch Park
The Saugus Union School District is seeking qualified, interested individuals to serve on the district’s Asset Management Advisory Committee.
SUSD Seeks Applicants for Asset Management Advisory Committee
Take a magic carpet ride through the enchanting countries of the Middle East to experience an eclectic combination of music and dance from Egypt, Israel, Iran, Turkey, Lebanon, Emirates and more. Desert Dreams, An Evening of Dance and Music will appear on stage at The MAIN in Old Town Newhall Thursday, May 2 at 8 p.m.
May 2: Desert Dreams, An Evening of Dance, Music
Los Angeles County Fifth District Supervisor Kathryn Barger successfully introduced a motion during this week’s Board of Supervisors meeting to recognize a newly established non-profit organization, DarkSky LA County, for their local work to preserve natural darkness and diminish the impact of artificial light locally.
Barger Recognizes Dark Sky LA County for Preserving Dark Skies
The Valley Industry Association of Santa Clarita is set to ignite innovation and transformation with its VIA Workforce Development Conference 2024 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Thursday, May 16.
May 16: VIA Workforce Development Conference
The Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons will host an in-person Open House event from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24 to preview academic programs offered by partner institutions, including University of La Verne and National University and showcase the facility’s rental spaces.
April 24: University Center at COC to Host Open House
The US Frontline Collective Golf Classic will be held Monday, April 29 at the Sand Canyon Country Club. Noon shotgun start.
April 29: US Frontline Collective Golf Classic
The Triumph Foundation's 11th Annual Wheelchair Sports Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, April 27-28 at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex Gymnasium. Triumph Foundation hosts this free event to introduce wheelchair sports to people that are newly injured, Veterans, children and others with disabilities.
April 27-28: Triump Foundation 11th Annual Wheelchair Sports Festival
The College of the Canyons Foundation will host its Second Annual 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, April 27 in the Valencia Campus West PE (WPEK) building.
April 27:  COC Foundation 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
The Science Talks Series at College of the Canyons will offer a Garden Walk at the Canyon Country Campus on Friday, April 26 at 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
April 26: Science Talks Garden Walk at COC Canyon Country Campus
1738 - Fr. Francisco Garcés born in Spain; came through SCV in 1776, found Tataviam fighting with Coastal Chumash, observed Santa Clara River flowing by night and dry by day despite the season being spring [story]
Garces statue
Have you ever wanted to journey to another country to experience an array of new and unique cultures and customs?
Jason Gibbs | Explore the World at Celebrate!
With a birdie on the final hole, Jonathan Larson won the The Master's University Spring Invitational and lifted The Master's men's team to an 11-stroke victory at the Crystalaire Country Club in Llano, Calif. Tuesday.
Larson Lifts Mustangs to Victory at Spring Invitational
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) — A bill that would allow California poll workers and voters to sue over election intimidation is advancing through the Legislature after a Wednesday vote.
Bill Allowing California Poll Workers to Sue Over Intimidation Advances
College of the Canyons moved its win streak to four games after taking down visiting Antelope Valley College by a 14-12 final score in a back-and-forth game at Mike Gillespie Field on Tuesday.
Cougars Survive Slugfest Against AVC 14-12
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency regular board meeting will be held Tuesday, April 16, at 6 p.m.
April 16: SCV Water Public Hearing on Mandatory Recycled Water Ordinance
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency’s Public Outreach and Legislation Committee is holding an in-person meeting Thursday, April 18, at 5:30 p.m.
April 18: SCV Water Public Outreach, Legislation Committee Meeting
Offering a look into Los Angeles through his eyes, photographer and director Estevan Oriol will talk about his journey as an artist and his photography during a visit next week to California State University, Northridge. 
Celebrated Photographer Estevan Oriol to Speak at CSUN
Join the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce Wednesday, April 17, for an unforgettable evening of networking and fun at Sand Canyon Country Club, located in the picturesque foothills of the Angeles National Forest.
April 17: SCV Chamber After Hours Mixer
California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Thursday his bill to help reduce overcrowding at animal shelters across the state, by expanding access to low and no-cost spay/neuter services, was approved in the Senate Education Committee.
Wilk’s Animal Shelter Overcrowding Bill Clears First Hurdle
City of Santa Clarita residents are invited to register for the Neighborhood Cleanup taking place on Saturday, April 27, and join the City in removing litter from their local neighborhoods.
Pre-Register Now for 2024 Neighborhood Cleanup Day
College of the Canyons student-athletes Nicole Lerma (women's swim and dive) and Domenik Cervantes (baseball) have been named the COC Athletic Department's Women's and Men's Student-Athletes of the Week for the period running April 1-6.
COC Names Nicole Lerma, Domenik Cervantes Athletes of the Week
In celebration of Earth Day, Los Angeles County Beaches and Harbors is partnering with Heal the Bay to host Kids Beach Cleanup event at Dockweiler Beach on Saturday, April 13, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., rain or shine.  
April 13: L.A. County’s Kids Beach Cleanup
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