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Wilk’s EDD Fraud Prevention Measure Clears Second Hurdle
Friday, Mar 26, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Senator Scott Wilk, representing the 21st Senate District, announced Senate Bill 58 (SB 58), which would put the state’s Employment Development Department on a path to tackling fraud in benefit claims, has passed the Senate Committee on Judiciary. This legislation would require the...

Wilk Introduces Measure to Allow Added Layer of Public Input on Large Projects
Friday, Feb 19, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Senator Scott Wilk, representing the 21st Senate District, has introduced Senate Bill 520 co-authored by Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares, R-Santa Clarita. The measure would give the public a second opportunity to weigh in on large projects approved more than 30 years ago before those...

Unemployment: Wilk Urges Governor to Hit ‘Start,’ Not ‘Pause’ on EDD
Monday, Sep 28, 2020

Sacramento – Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, advocating for the thousands of constituents still in the queue waiting for their unemployment benefits, is urging Governor Gavin Newsom to rethink a two-week pause on new EDD claims. “We learned last week that the Employment Development Department...

Wilk Intro’s Bill to Re-Open Protest Period on Cemex Megamine
Monday, Jan 6, 2020

SACRAMENTO – In his first order of business for the 2020 legislative session, Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) has introduced Senate Bill 797, a measure that would give the public the opportunity to weigh in before the Cemex megamine can proceed. “I have been committed to stopping this...

New Wilk Hemp Bill Clears Assembly Agriculture
Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Senate Bill 153 (SB 153), a measure to ensure California is well-positioned to begin the cultivation of industrial hemp, has unanimously cleared the Assembly Committee on Agriculture, Senator Scott Wilk, D-Santa Clarita, announced Wednesday. “The cultivation of industrial hemp...

California Senate Passes Wilk Bill to Create Homeless Crisis Plan
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

SACRAMENTO – The California Senate on Wednesday unanimously approved Senate Bill 333, a measure to address California’s homeless crisis, according to Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita), the bill’s co-author with Assemblyman Tom Lackey (R-Palmdale). SB 333 would require the Homeless...

Wilk Animal Bill Includes Mandatory Mental Health Assessment for Abusers
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

SACRAMENTO – The State Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 580 on Tuesday, the Animal Cruelty & Violence Intervention Act of 2019, introduced by State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, to change the way California handles animal abuse offenders. “Animal abuse crimes are serious and...

Wilk ‘Doggy Donor’ Bill Clears Key Senate Committee
Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Senate Bill 202, the Doggy Donor bill, has cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee, according to the bill’s author, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, representing the 21st Senate District. “Every day, pets turn up in the veterinarian’s office in need of blood,”...

Wilk Measure to Create Pilot Program for Foster Youth Passes Policy Committee
Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Tuesday the Senate Committee on Human Serves unanimously approved Senate Bill 219 (SB 219), a measure that will create a pilot program for foster youth to receive grants for extracurricular and enrichment activities. “This past weekend,...

Wilk Names Pet Supply Santa Clarita February’s Small Business of the Month
Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Senator Scott Wilk, representing the 21st Senate District, joined community members, local businesses, customers, family and friends to honor Chris and Kathi Hoeflich owners of Pet Supply Santa Clarita. Wilk recognized Pet Supply as his 21st Senate District Small Business of the Month...

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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