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1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]

How to File for Unemployment, Disability, Family Leave
Wednesday, Mar 18, 2020

With thousands of Los Angeles County residents suddenly unemployed or underemployed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the county Department of Public Social Services is providing links to file for unemployment insurance, disability, and paid family leave. IF YOU HAVE HAD YOUR HOURS CUT, BEEN FURLOUGHED,...

CSUN Alum Gets National Attention for Integrated Employment
Tuesday, May 19, 2015

CSUN psychology alumnus Santa Perez ’89 will be representing Nevada nationally on the new Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities — a key provision of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. Photo by Santa Perez CSUN psychology...

Santa Clarita Joblessness Falls to 4.5% in December
Friday, Jan 23, 2015

Santa Clarita’s unemployment rate fell to 4.5 percent in December, representing a decline of nearly 2 full points in two years. The year-ago jobless rate in Santa Clarita was 5.3 percent, and 6.2 percent the year before that. Across the county, where the year-over-year jobless rate improved to 7.9...

5.9% Unemployment? Not
Monday, Oct 6, 2014

Government math takes on many forms. I think it’s the basis for Common Core math. In Common Core, 2 plus 2 plus 2 doesn’t always equal 6. Just like 18 percent of employable people in the U.S. equals a 5.9-percent unemployment rate. The 5.9-percent number is usually arrived at simply by looking at...

Employment Picture Brightens
Wednesday, Mar 12, 2014

Santa Clarita’s jobless rate fell to 5.5 percent in January, according to data released this month by the state. Year-over-year, Santa Clarita’s jobless rate improved by 1.2 percent. Across Los Angeles County, joblessness fell to 8.9 percent in January from 10.3 percent in January 2013; California’s...

SCV Jobless Rate Falls Nearly 1 Full Point
Friday, Jan 24, 2014

Santa Clarita’s December unemployment rate fell by nearly 1 full point on the year, coming in at 5.3 percent versus 6.2 percent in December 2012. It was also a 0.4-point improvement on the month, compared to November 2013’s rate of 5.7 percent. All of Los Angeles County showed similar results,...

Government Math 101a
Monday, Jan 13, 2014

No wonder our kids need remedial reading and math upon entering college in many states, and also why we are No. 47 in the world in math. The way the government works, numbers are not from another world, but from another dimension (insert “Twilight Zone” theme here). Just amazing. Nancy Pelosi says:...

Sept. 6 Luncheon Topic: Common Mistakes that Get Employers Sued
Sunday, Aug 25, 2013

Lunch & Learn   Friday, September 6, 2013, 11:45 a.m. Hosted By:    Myers, Widders, Gibson, Jones & Feingold, LLP     “The Most Common Mistakes that Employers Make that Get Them Sued“ This seminar will cover the most common mistakes employers make that increase their odds...

SCV Jobless Rate Improves Over Year to 6.6%
Friday, Aug 16, 2013

Santa Clarita’s unemployment rate stood at 6.6 percent in July, a 0.7-point improvement over the same period last year. It was the second consecutive month of increase after dipping to 5.6 percent in May. It’s a typical summertime phenomenon as educators file for unemployment benefits while...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, July 18, 2013
Thursday, Jul 18, 2013

In this episode: Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives have released the name of a suspect they’re looking for in connection with Valencia garage thefts that occurred in April; A saugus family is without their dog tonight because it’s being quarantined for observation after it was...

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1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing Tuesday to further deliberate on the Sand Canyon Resort development.
Sand Canyon Resort Development Returns to Planning Commission
The CIF Southern Section and KAP7 International, Inc. announced a five-year partnership extension for KAP7 to be the official boys and girls water polo ball for all championship events.
KAP7, CIF-SS Announce Extension of Five-Year Ball Partnership
Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan that would spend about $1.5 billion of the state’s $75.7 billion surplus in grants of up to $25,000 to support small businesses, according to state officials this week.
Chamber Urges SCV to Support Newsom’s Aid to Small Businesses
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 17 new deaths and 583 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,842 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Studies Show Vaccine Appears to Be Effective Against Variants; 27,842 Total SCV Cases
Fourteen-year-old Andrew Jenofsky was the first in line to get his shot at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Thursday morning, as adolescents ages 12-15 were given the go-ahead to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
14-Year-Old First to Receive Pfizer Vaccine at Henry Mayo
Support for Israel was written across the signs and faces of approximately 100 demonstrators during a rally held on City Hall’s steps Thursday evening.
Approximately 100 SCV Residents Gather to Support Israel
The city of Santa Clarita received approximately 850 applications for its rental assistance program ahead of the program’s April 30 application deadline.
City Receives More Than 800 Rental Assistance Applications
Saddleback Butte State Park announced it is urgently searching for volunteers to become camp hosts beginning June 1.
Camp Hosts Needed at Saddleback Butte State Park, New Updates Announced for Mojave Area State Parks
Los Angeles County Public Health officials said it will review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly released guidance for fully vaccinated residents in order to make adjustments to the current County and state guidelines.
LA County to Review CDC’s Masking Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People
The city of Santa Clarita released an updated schedule for the Concerts in the Park series set to take place in July and August.
City Releases Updated Schedule for Concerts in the Park
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance Thursday indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Loosens Mask Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated People; SCV Cases Total 27,825
A total of 277 single-family homes changed owners during April in the Santa Clarita Valley as the as the tight inventory rose to its highest level in five months, though remained well below year-ago totals, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
SCV Median Home Price $795,000 Hits Record
After making numerous requests for correction for failure by the County Board of Supervisors to abide by various sections of the Brown Act, the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment was left with no option than to file a formal legal complaint.
SCOPE Files Legal Complaint Over L.A. County’s Failure to Abide by Brown Act
The case against a prominent Santa Clarita Valley Realtor who had been accused of a sexual assault stemming from a Las Vegas real estate conference last summer was dismissed, a court clerk confirmed Thursday.
Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case Against SCV Realtor Dismissed, L.A. County Case “Still Active”
Tommy's Boats - a national boat dealership brand with locations in Florida, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Michigan - announced a new location opening soon in Castaic.
May 19, May 20: Tommy’s Boats Grill & Chill Hiring Event
Foothill League coaches announced their choice for Player of the Year and their All-League teams recently.
Saugus High QB Named Foothill League Player of the Year
California Credit Union has awarded 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in its annual College Scholarship Program.
Valencia High Student Awarded California Credit Union Scholarship
Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda responded Tuesday to criticisms of the city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, which was formed as a result of last summer’s protests about issues involving race relations.
Mayor Taking Human Relations Roundtable Criticisms “Very Seriously”
1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall
Six days a week, Santa Clarita Grocery opens its warehouse to people in need.
Local Shop Donates Leftover Bagels To Help Families
As part of the $100 billion California Comeback Plan, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a $20 billion to transform California public schools into gateways of equity and opportunity.
Newsom Announces $20 Billion Investment to Public Schools
The LA County Development Authority have extended the deadline to register for elderly family housing sites from June to the end of the year. 
LACDA Extends Registration For Elderly Family Public Housing Sites, Including Valencia