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1950 - Ex-Mrs. William S. Hart appears in court to challenge will that leaves Hart Park & Mansion to the public [story]
Winifred Westover


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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...

LATEST TWEETS
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Lulu Sanchez was named Big West Freshman Softball Player of the Week on Monday, Feb. 26.
CSUN’s Lulu Sanchez Earns Big West Freshman of the Week
The Master’s University released its spring 2024 magazine on Tuesday.
TMU Releases 2024 Spring Magazine
The city of Santa Clarita announced both dog parks at Central Park will be closed temporarily for renovations beginning Wednesday Feb. 28.
Central Park Dog Parks to Close Temporarily
It was a rematch of the five-set thriller from the NAIA semifinals last spring.
Mustangs Drop Five-Set Match to Lions
Southern California Edison has agreed to pay $80 million to settle a civil lawsuit by the U.S. Forest Service that blamed the utility's equipment for the massive Thomas Fire that tore through Southern California in late 2017.
SoCal Edison Agrees to Pay $80 million Over Thomas Fire
R. Martin “Marty” Chavez, a trailblazing entrepreneur who turned a Wall Street trading business into a software business and in the process revolutionized the way capital moves and works, will provide insights into the world of finance on Tuesday, March 12, as part of the Younes Nazarian Distinguished Speaker Series at California State University, Northridge.
Wall Street Trailblazer to Deliver CSUN Distinguished Speaker Lecture
The Los Angeles County Development Authority is excited to announce its new Home Ownership Program, HOP120.
New County Loan to Aid Moderate-Income, First Time Home Buyers
1950 - Ex-Mrs. William S. Hart appears in court to challenge will that leaves Hart Park & Mansion to the public [story]
Winifred Westover
The Master's University women's basketball team got to within one in the final quarter, but it was the Menlo Oaks that pulled away in the end to get the 67-60 win Saturday afternoon in The MacArthur Center.
Lady Mustangs Drop Regular Season Finale to Menlo Oaks 60-67
In honor of Black History Month, California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, is pleased to recognize several prominent Black community leaders and organizations who are making a difference across Senate District 21.
SCV Realtor Recognized Among Wilk’s Black History Month Spotlight
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond joined educators and members of the California Teachers Association Monday on the west steps of the California State Capitol to announce historic legislation—the Pregnancy Leave for Educators Act.
Landmark Legislation Announced for School Employees Paid Pregnancy Leave
The California Jaycee Foundation announced Monday Alexander Bonfiglio of Golden Valley High School is one of eight graduating high school seniors receiving a $1,000 Scholarship resulting from the annual competition completed in January 2024.
Santa Clarita Student Earns CA Jaycee Foundation Scholarship
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the list of nine productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Feb. 26 - Sunday, March 3.
Nine Productions Currently Filming in Santa Clarita
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 2 p.m.
COC Board to Consider Amendment to Purchase of 30,000-Square-Foot Tech Center
The regular meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will take place Tuesday, Feb. 27, with closed session beginning at 5:15p.m., followed immediately by public session at 6:30 p.m.
Saugus School Board to Consider Staff Reductions
Since City incorporation in 1987, public safety has remained a top priority for the city of Santa Clarita.
Ken Striplin | Time to Take a Heads Up! Mindset
The California Department of Transportation has scheduled lane closures on the northbound and southbound State Route 14 between Technology Drive in Palmdale and Avenue A in Lancaster, closing up to three lanes.
Caltrans Announces SR-14 Lane Closures
The Sierra Hillbillies is inviting the community to put on green and add shamrocks and leprechauns to its next monthly dance on Sunday, March 3, from 2 p.m to 5 p.m., at Valencia United Methodist Church.
March 3: Sierra Hillbillies Hosting Leprechaun’s Dance
It's the goal of every basketball team to cut down the nets.
Mustangs Capture Conference Title with Win Over Menlo Oaks 80-73
1923 - U.S. release of Charles Chaplin film "The Pilgrim," partially shot at Saugus Train Station & Newhall First Presbyterian Church [watch]
The Pilgrim
1936 - U.S. release of Silent Era's last feature, "Modern Times" with Charles Chaplin, partially shot in SCV [story]
Modern Times scene
1993 - Jury awards Newhall Land $2.3 million for "Valencia" trademark infringement by Palmer apartments at Valle del Oro, Newhall [story]
Palmer Guilty
Author and illustrator Vashti Harrison (Film/Video MFA 14) has been named the recipient of the 2024 Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children for her book "Big."
CalArtian Wins 2024 Caldecott Medal
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