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LiveWorkSCV – New Jobs Resource for Local Employers
Monday, Jul 22, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation is offering a new jobs resource for SCV companies — LiveWorkSCV.com, a comprehensive, highly visible job board that matches SCV career opportunities with SCV residents who want a job closer to home. The SCV is home to many top employers...

Job Skills Training, Construction Projects, StartUp Grind Part of SCVEDC Lineup
Thursday, Jun 27, 2019

Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation will be hosting the following events for job skills training, real estate developers and StartUp Grind: New Job Skills Training Courses Offered in SCV The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation is partnering with College of the Canyons...

SCV Keeps Winning: Santa Clarita Named No. 24 Healthiest U.S. City
Friday, Feb 15, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley has been in the news quite a lot lately — and for good reason. Those of us who call the SCV home already know it’s a great place to live and work, but others are taking notice as well. Some of the accolades we’ve earned over the years include being the Third...

Oct. 25: North LA County Defense Supply Chain Business Resource Event
Thursday, Sep 13, 2018

On Oct. 25, businesses in Santa Clarita Valley, Antelope Valley and surrounding areas will have the unique opportunity to meet resource partners at the Northern Los Angeles County Defense Supply Chain Business Resource Event. All businesses interested or already participating in government contracting...

Applications Now Open for 2018-2019 CA Competes Tax Credit
Sunday, Aug 5, 2018

Santa Clarita Valley business owners may apply now through Aug. 20 for the 2018-2019 California Competes Tax Credit. The California Competes Tax Credit is an income tax credit designed to support the growth of high-quality jobs in California, available to businesses who want to come to, stay in, or...

JSB Development Debuts Vista Canyon’s Mixed Use Structure
Thursday, Jun 14, 2018

On Thursday, June 7, JSB Development showcased the first of Vista Canyon’s mixed use retail/office structures in an introduction to the SCV commercial brokerage community. The well-attended luncheon event included a tour of the retail/office building and a unique opportunity to view the development...

SCVEDC Recognizes Pharmavite’s Move as ‘Transaction of the Year’
Thursday, May 3, 2018

Last week, the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation (SCVEDC) talked about power brokers and the major impact they have on the communities they work with. Recently, it honored the area’s power brokers where SCVEDC revealed the transaction that had the biggest, most positive impact...

May 3: CalArts, SCV Business Community for a Digital Arts Expo
Monday, Apr 2, 2018

California Institute of the Arts, a world-class art institute in Santa Clarita, will team with the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation, the Santa Clarita Valley Business Journal and Pitch Globally Media for CalArts’ annual Digital Arts Expo at the college on Thursday, May 3. These...

SCVEDC’s Top 10 Benefits of Living Close to Work
Friday, Mar 23, 2018

Think about how long your workday is. If you’re counting the hours from the minute you sit down at your desk, you’re doing it wrong. Your workday really starts the second you leave your home and lasts until you’re back through your front door. Yes, you may only spend eight or nine hours in the...

Don Fleming, SCVEDC Chair Emeritus, Honored by City Council
Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018

Don Fleming, general manager of Valencia Acura and co-chairman of the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation, was honored by the Santa Clarita City Council on Jan. 23 as a founding member of the corporation and for his contributions to the community. Earlier this month, Fleming was named...

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1980 - Phillies beat Royals in Game 1 of World Series; Hart grad Bob Walk is winning pitcher [story]
1876 - Town of Newhall founded at Bouquet Junction (moved 2 years later to present location) [story]
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1915 - Name of Surrey post office & town changed (back) to Saugus [story]
Surrey Inn
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc. has announced the unfortunate cancellation of its 17th Annual Duck Dash - Rubber Ducky Festival on Saturday due to the rapidly growing fires and poor air quality.
Dixon Center Cancels Duck Dash-Rubber Ducky Festival
Santa Clarita Valley residents awoke Friday morning to news of the Saddleridge Fire, one of the most destructive Santa Ana wind-swept fires in recent memory.
Saddleridge Flames Lick at 5, 14 Freeways Friday
The South Coast Air Quality Management District advised Friday afternoon that smoke from Saddleridge Fire has caused unhealthy air quality that affects portions of the Santa Clarita Valley.
Saddleridge Fire Prompts Smoke Advisory for SCV
The city of Santa Clarita website's emergency page is keeping local residents up to date on school and road closures and other impacts of the Saddleridge Fire.
City Emergency Page Tracks SCV Impacts of Saddleridge Fire
As firefighters continued to battle the Saddleridge Fire from Sylmar to Reseda, a brush fire sparked by a car fire in the Newhall Pass diverted some of their attention on Sierra Highway close to where Highway 14 and Interstate 5 meet.
Car Fire in Newhall Pass Friday Morning Sparks Response
The wind-blown Saddleridge fire quickly grew from 15-20 acres to more than 4,700 acres — with zero percent containment — Thursday night into Friday morning, prompting evacuations in the Sylmar, Granada Hills and Porter Ranch areas as an unknown number of homes burned overnight.
Saddleridge Fire Hops I-5 South of SCV; 1 Killed in SFV
California began a new water year Oct. 1 with significantly more water in storage than the previous year thanks to above-average snow and precipitation.
Water Year 2020 Begins with Robust Reservoir Storage
While the Saddleridge Fire is not directly endangering SCV residents as of noon Friday, the wind-blown blaze has far-reaching local effects.
SCV Residents Feel Effects of Wind-Blown Blaze
1885 - Birth of Hortense Reynier, future bride of Placerita Canyon pioneer Frank Walker [story]
Hortense Walker
Demonstrating its commitment to exceeding customer expectations, Valencia Acura has been certified in the J.D. Power 2019 Dealer of Excellence Program, which recognizes a select number of vehicle dealerships throughout the United States that provide exceptional customer service.
Valencia Acura Certified in J.D. Power 2019 Dealer of Excellence Program
School districts throughout the state are releasing their 2019 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) scores. For the Saugus Union School District (SUSD), it was another year of steady increases in both English Language Arts and Mathematics.
Saugus Schools Continue Increase in English Language Arts, Math Scores
BAKERSFIELD — College of the Canyons extended its streak of first place tourney finishes to six and sophomore Haruka Koda earned medalist honors as the Cougars topped the field once again at the Western State Conference (WSC) event hosted by Bakersfield College on Wednesday.
Lady Cougars Extend Streak of 1st Place Tourney Finishes to 6
Superior Life Support, the national leader in CPR instructor trainings with the American Heart Association, announced immediate availability for the first 180 seats in their free breakout event: Free Lunch & Learn Workshop: How to Save Lives, Empower the Next Generation in Life-Saving Skills while Earning a Great Income, too.
Nov. 23: Superior Life Support’s Free Lunch & CPR Workshop
On Monday, Nov 18, the Ninth Annual Topping Brothers Golf Tournament will be held at the Oaks Club Valencia.
Nov. 18: Annual Topping Brothers Golf Tournament Benefiting Autism Speaks
SACRAMENTO — Assemblywoman Christy Smith is pleased to announce that her Assembly Bill (AB) 629 was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom this week as part of the package of bills he signed addressing public safety and supporting victims of crime.
Smith’s Human Trafficking Victims Compensation Bill Signed into Law
Santa Ana winds swept into the Santa Clarita Valley Thursday morning, sending at least two trees onto local roadways as Southern California Edison enacted a series of intentional power outages to reduce fire danger.
Strong Santa Anas Topple Trees Throughout SCV
The 6th Annual Cancer Survivor Celebration of SCV, which raises money for the local nonprofit Circle of Hope, Inc., will take place on Sunday, Oct. 20, from 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. at The Residence Inn by Marriott.
Oct. 20: Cancer Survivor Celebration Benefiting Circle of Hope
The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra (SCVYO) will be performing live at Logix Federal Credit Union’s new Bridgeport Marketplace branch Grand Opening event on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Santa Clarita Youth Orchestra to Perform at Logix Grand Opening Event
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc. is proud to announce that the city of Santa Clarita officially proclaimed Oct. 12, 2019 as Rubber Ducky Festival Day.
Oct. 12: Annual Dixon Duck Dash
Southern California Edison (SCE) recently advised that forecast fire weather conditions in Santa Clarita may lead to a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) of electrical lines Thursday, Oct. 10, and Friday, Oct. 11.
Residents Reminded of Safety Measures Ahead of Possible Power Outage
Blue Star Ranch, serving our nation’s veterans, is seeking more volunteers to help the organization serve more veterans with free Equine Assisted Therapy for PTSD, anxiety, depression and other mental health issues.
Blue Star Ranch Still in Need of Volunteers to Help Serve Veterans