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1987 - Ramona Chapel and Red Schoolhouse relocated to Heritage Junction [story]
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Relief Passage Does Little to Keep Stock Market Afloat
Friday, Mar 27, 2020

MANHATTAN — Market losses returned Friday even after the House passed and President Trump signed the $2.2 trillion coronavirus COVID-19 relief package. The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened to a 3.5% loss, dropping more than 900 points in the late afternoon. By closing bell, the Dow fell to 21,621...

Senate, White House Reach $2 Trillion Stimulus Deal for COVID-19 Relief
Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020

WASHINGTON – After five days of negotiations, Senate leaders and the White House agreed on a roughly $2 trillion stimulus deal early Wednesday aimed at rescuing an economy ravaged by the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus by aiding businesses, workers and hospitals. “At last, we have a deal,” Senate...

Trump Expected to Sign $8.3B Coronavirus Spending Bill
Thursday, Mar 5, 2020

By Brandi Buchman WASHINGTON (CN) – The Senate voted 96-1 on Thursday to approve an $8.3 billion emergency aid package to combat the coronavirus outbreak, sending the measure to President Donald Trump’s desk. The president is expected to sign off on the package no later than Friday. The funding aimed...

Knight’s ‘No Hero Left Untreated Act’ Unanimously Passes House
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Tuesday, Representative Steve Knight’s (CA-25) bill, No Hero Left Untreated Act, passed unanimously from the House of Representatives and now heads to the Senate for consideration. Knight’s No Hero Left Untreated Act, H.R. 1162, would help veterans recover from post-traumatic stress (PTS), traumatic...

Wilk Urging Governor to Veto Transportation Legislation
Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017

Senator Scott Wilk Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, Monday urged Governor Jerry Brown to reconsider his support of legislation hiking the gas tax and veto Senate Bill 1. In early April, Democratic leaders in Sacramento pushed through the largest gas tax increase in state history bilking Californian’s...

Wilk Statement on Selection of New Senate Republican Leader-Elect
Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017

Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, released a statement on the selection of a new Senate Republican Leader-Elect. The statement is as follows: “Today, my colleagues and I in the Senate Republican Caucus have selected Patricia Bates, R-Laguna Niguel, as our new leader. “Senator Bates...

Wilk Measure Brings Sunshine to Trauma Funding in Antelope Valley
Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017

Senator Scott Wilk, R – Antelope Valley, announces the introduction of Senate Bill 792 (SB 792), a measure which will bring accountability and fairness to the distribution of Los Angeles County’s trauma funding, saying to L.A. County: “Antelope Valley lives matter too”. In the...

Linda McMahon Confirmed by Senate as SBA Administrator
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017

The U.S. Senate confirmed on Tuesday President Donald Trump’s nomination of Linda E. McMahon as the 25th Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration. “Small businesses are the engine of our national economy,” McMahon said upon her confirmation. “I will work to revitalize a spirit...

Schiff, Boxer Introduce Rim of the Valley Corridor Preservation Act
Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016

To view the fact sheet about the legislation, click here. To view a map of the proposed expansion area, click here. To read the bill text as introduced, click here. U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Burbank, and Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., announced their introduction of the Rim of the Valley Corridor Preservation...

Runner Legislation Shedding Light on Molestation Clears Senate
Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016

Senator Sharon Runner (R-Antelope Valley) announced today her legislation to provide necessary data on crimes against children passed off the Senate Floor. Senate Bill 1075 would require the California Department of Justice to include the number of recorded child molestation offenses in the “Crime...

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1987 - Ramona Chapel and Red Schoolhouse relocated to Heritage Junction [story]
Red Schoolhouse
1835 - Outlaw and Rocks/Park/High School namesake Tiburcio Vasquez born in Monterey, Calif. [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
Nearly 100 people gathered in front of the highly anticipated Laemmle 7 in Newhall to officially open the theater to the Santa Clarita Valley community.
Laemmle Officially Opens in Old Town Newhall
The city of Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission recently met to receive an update from city staff about the status of the Pioneer Oil Refinery in Newhall.
Parks Commissioners Asked to Advise on Pioneer Oil Refinery’s Future
A judge’s ruling this week dealt a setback to the Tejon Ranch Co.’s proposed 19,000-unit Centennial development project in the upper northwest corner of Los Angeles County.
Judge Halts Centennial Development Project in Tejon Ranch
The California Community College Athletic Trainers Association has named longtime athletic trainer, and current College of the Canyons associate athletic director, Chad Peters its 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year.
Chad Peters Named CCCATA 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year
Los Angeles County Public Health on Friday confirmed 48 new deaths and 752 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,432 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 27,432 Total SCV Cases; County Nears 5 Million Administered Doses
The Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee briefly met Thursday morning to recommend that the City Council oppose four pieces of state legislation that would expand the state’s land-use authority.
Council Committee Recommends Opposition to State Land-Use Bills
In an effort to provide kids across the Santa Clarita Valley with a safe place to play and learn over spring break while parents are working, the Boys & Girls Club of SCV holds an annual camp.
Boys & Girls Club Holds Spring Break Camp
In recognition of public safety dispatchers' services, the California Highway Patrol joins other law enforcement agencies to recognize National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week on April 11-17, 2021.
CHP to Honor Public Safety Dispatchers During National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
Officials in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be hosting a virtual community discussion on child abuse prevention April 20.
L.A. County Sheriffs to Host Child Abuse Prevention Seminar
1937 - Pioneer aviator E.B. Christopher and passenger killed in crash of light plane on Ridge Route near Gorman [story]
wreckage
CBRE announced the sale of a state-of-the-art 24,164 square-foot industrial facility to Tera McHugh and John McHugh, owners of Versatile Systems, Inc.
Valencia Industrial Building Sold to Versatile Systems
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and accompanying public health restrictions in place for large events and community gatherings, as well as past participation numbers, the city of Santa Clarita has evaluated several components of the annual Santa Clarita Marathon and is making a necessary change to the event.
City Postpones 2021 Marathon, Event Permanently Moved to February
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 52 new deaths and 710 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,417 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Hospitalizations Remain Under 600; SCV Cases Total 27,417
Because of the economic downturn brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, some pet owners may have delayed purchasing their annual pet licenses and are now subject to late penalty fees.
Animal Care & Control Temporarily Waives Pet Licensing Fees
College of the Canyons will welcome José Rivera, award-winning playwright and the first Puerto Rican screenwriter to be nominated for an Oscar, to the School of Visual & Performing Arts’ Virtual Industry Insight Series on Monday, April 12.
COC Virtual Industry Insight Series Welcomes Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter José Rivera
Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA) will spotlight contemporary artist Alex Schaeffer in a virtual oil demo on Monday, April 19, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
April 19: Virtual Oil Demo by Artist Alex Schaeffer
Spectrum Commercial Real Estate advisors Yair Haimoff, SIOR, Randy Cude, and Matt Sreden represented the seller in the sale of a 23,817-square-foot professional office building in a prime Valencia location.
Avenue Kearny Building Sells for $6 Million
Following stakeholder planning meetings over the course of a year and a public survey period in January, the city of Santa Clarita’s 2021 Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP) draft update enters the next phase in the approval and adoption process.
Residents Can Now Review Santa Clarita’s 2021 Hazard Mitigation Draft Plan
Cassie Gratton knows how to open a Laemmle theater. The general manager of the Newhall Laemmle, which will open its doors with a ribbon-cutting this Friday, also helped to open Laemmle’s Glendale and Claremont locations.
After Several Delays, Laemmle Newhall Opens Friday
The California Department of Transportation announced that new High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV, or carpool) lanes are open to motorists on Northbound and Southbound Interstate 5 between the Ventura Freeway (State Route 134) interchange in Los Angeles and Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank.
CalTrans Announces Opening of New I-5 Carpool Lanes
1874 - Work completed at Lyon's Station (now Eternal Valley) on first version of Pioneer Oil Refinery [story]
Pioneer Oil Refinery