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1967 - Original airing of Star Trek "Arena" Episode: Kirk battles the Gorn commander (Saugus resident Bobby Clark) at Vasquez Rocks [watch]
Kirk vs. Gorn commander


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Jan. 28: VIA Luncheon ‘Impact of Domestic Terrorism on the Workplace’
Tuesday, Jan 14, 2020

The Valley Industry Association invites you to join them at their next luncheon Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 11:45 a.m., as they discuss the Impact of Domestic Terrorism on the Workplace. The event will take place at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, located at 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia, 91355. The Association...

Nov. 19: VIA Panel Discussion on Future of Aerospace
Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019

The Valley Industry Association is pleased to present a special panel discussion on the future of aerospace – Santa Clarita and beyond – at its Nov. 19 luncheon. Panelists will be Jonathan Waymire, Esq., Manager, B-2 Subcontracts, Northrop Grumman, Jason Gibbs, P.E., Deputy Director of West...

Oct. 15: LASD Captain Robert Lewis to Keynote VIA Luncheon
Thursday, Oct 3, 2019

As part of its monthly speakers series, the Valley Industry Association welcomes Captain Robert Lewis, L.A. County Sheriff’s Department Santa Clarita Valley Station, John Lecrivain, Operations Lieutenant with the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department, and Gloria Mercado-Fortine, president-elect with the...

Sept. 17: VIA Addresses Marijuana in the Workplace at Next Luncheon
Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019

The Valley Industry Association (VIA) invites you to join them at their next luncheon Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 11:45. The topic of this luncheon will be marijuana in the workplace and what California employers need to know. The luncheon will take place at Hyatt Regency Valencia, located at 24500 Town Center...

Aug. 20: VIA CEO Forum 2019
Thursday, Aug 8, 2019

The Valley Industry Association (VIA) invites you to join them Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 7:30 a.m., for the VIA CEO Forum 2019. Note: This event replaces VIA’s usual monthly luncheon meeting. The event will take place at the Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, located at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road,...

July 23: State of the State VIA Luncheon
Thursday, Jun 27, 2019

Join Valley Industry Association for its 2nd annual State of the State presentation on Tuesday, July 23, at 11:45 a.m. The luncheon will take place at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, located at 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia, 91355. Joining VIA will be the Honorable State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita,...

June 18: VIA Luncheon Presents ‘The Truth About Your Company Culture’
Monday, Jun 10, 2019

The Valley Industry Association presents “The Truth About Your Company Culture… and what it’s really costing your business” at its monthly business luncheon on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 11:45 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive in Valencia. Celebrated speaker Jorge Lopez,...

Feb. 19: VIA Luncheon Celebrates 100 Years of The Signal
Friday, Feb 8, 2019

On Feb. 7, 1919, the Mighty Signal’s first paper published. “It was the end of World War I and life, and invention, were erupting with a jubilant fierceness,” writes Time Ranger John Boston. For 100 years, The Signal has carried the banner of responsible community journalism in the Santa Clarita...

June 19: Valley Industry Association Luncheon Meeting
Thursday, May 24, 2018

The Valley Industry Association is pleased to host Jonathan Miller, Vice President of Clinical Support and Facility Planning, and Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and Sevan Stepanian, MD, Urology, fellowship-trained in minimally invasive and robotic surgery, as keynote speakers...

May 15: VIA Luncheon to Highlight SCV Water Agency
Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018

Launched Jan. 1, 2018, California’s newest water agency, SCV Water, is already making progress on commitments of enhanced efficiencies and financial savings. Join Valley Industry Association on May 15 to hear more about how SCV Water got here, and where they are going in regional water management. Speakers: Matt...

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1967 - Original airing of Star Trek "Arena" Episode: Kirk battles the Gorn commander (Saugus resident Bobby Clark) at Vasquez Rocks [watch]
Kirk vs. Gorn commander
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday confirmed 88 new deaths and 9,927 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported 7 new fatalities since Friday.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 7 Deaths at Henry Mayo Since Friday; SCV Cases Near 22,000
After Harleen Grewal became one of the 1 million Los Angelenos to be diagnosed with COVID-19, she realized there’s a better way for people to find out whether they have the virus, or whether they need to isolate because they potentially could make someone else sick.
SCV Husband-and-Wife Team Open Rapid COVID-19 Testing Company
The California Department of Public Health, in coordination with Santa Clara County and the University of California San Francisco, on Sunday announced that an L452R variant of COVID-19 is increasingly being identified by viral genomic sequencing in multiple counties across the state, including Los Angeles County.
COVID-19 Variant First Found in Other Countries, States Now in California
Seeking to support Los Angeles County's efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic and the tragic impact on its residents, Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Janice Hahn are calling for additional flexibility in the county's vaccination effort to include as many residents as possible and a process to begin vaccinating those 65 and older.
Barger, Hahn Call for Expanded COVID Vaccination Effort in L.A. County
As Americans celebrate the legacy of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his work to expand voting rights and representation, Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday formally submitted the appointment of Alex Padilla to become California’s first Latino U.S. Senator and the nomination of Assemblymember Dr. Shirley Weber to become the state’s first African American Secretary of State.
Newsom Formally Appoints Padilla a U.S. Senator; Nominates Weber as New Secretary of State
A federal class action filed Friday claims Bank of America failed to secure debit cards containing unemployment benefits for millions of Californians, leading to widespread fraud and making some cardholders unable to access needed funds during a pandemic.
Bank of America Sued for California Unemployment Fraud Scheme
The Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management will be on high alert Monday night due to the potential of extreme Santa Ana wind and fire weather conditions in much of the county late Monday night into early Wednesday.
L.A. County on High Alert for Strong Wind, Fire Weather Conditions
1899 - Martin & Richard Wood buy J.H. Tolfree's Saugus Eating House, rename it Saugus Cafe [story]
Saugus Cafe
1994, 4:31 a.m. - Magnitude 6.7 Northridge earthquake rocks Santa Clarita Valley [video]
bridge
1926 - Newhall Community Hospital, est. 1922, opens in larger, more modern hospital building at 6th & Spruce streets [story]
Newhall Community Hospital
The death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic surpassed 2 million on Friday and the World Health Organization warned the global health crisis may get even worse as people weary of restrictions let down their guard and contagious strains of the virus spread around the globe.
Pandemic Death Toll Hits 2 Million Worldwide
At least once a month, residents of the Cali Lake RV community, nestled in a quiet canyon off a rural part of Soledad Canyon Road, have had their power shut off due to Southern California Edison’s Public Safety Power Shutoffs.
Residents Mostly Impacted by Power Shutoffs Express Concern Over Ongoing Events
Late Friday afternoon, a group of parents and student-athletes gathered in front of the William S. Hart Union High School District office to urge the district to bring athletic-conditioning back to school campuses.
Parents, Student-Athletes Gather to Urge Hart District to Bring Athletics Back
A future open space trailhead in the Tesoro area will be named after a founding Santa Clarita city councilman, and a portion of land in Newhall after a family who has donated several acres of land to the city for open-space preservation.
City Council OKs Dedications in Tesoro Area, Newhall Pass Open Space
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 258 new deaths and 15,051 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with cases likely to reach over 1 million this weekend. In addition, the Santa Clarita Valley has reached 21,189 total cases.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Cases Near 1 Million Countywide; 258 New Deaths in County
Jim and Anita Lombardi of Federal Escrow, Inc. donated $50,000 to the Boys and Girls Club to help the organization continue providing COVID-19 relief services in the Santa Clarita Valley.
SCV Boys and Girls Club Receives $50,000 Financial Gift from Federal Escrow, Inc.
The Castaic Union School District governing board appointed a new president during its annual organizational board meeting last month.
CUSD Board Appoints Mayreen Burk as New Board President
The California Supreme Court declared Thursday that worker classification standards set forth in its Dynamex decision should apply retroactively to a labor class action from 15 years ago, as well as all non-final cases that predate the 2018 landmark ruling.
California High Court Makes Landmark Independent Contractor Ruling Retroactive
Los Angeles County officials announced five additional mass-vaccination sites set to open next week which include Six Flags Magic Mountain and California State University, Northridge.
Six Flags, CSUN Set to Open as Mass Vaccination Sites
Waste Management has extended its temporary residential green waste pick-up schedule for customers in Santa Clarita, with regular service anticipated to resume the week of Jan. 25.
Waste Management Extends Modified Green Waste Pick-Up Schedule
The College of the Canyons ‘Canyons Promise’ free tuition program for new students is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 year.
COC’s Canyons Promise Program Now Accepting 2021-22 Applications
The ice rink in Valencia, which the City acquired last year, is currently undergoing renovations prior to its highly anticipated grand reopening later this year.
Renovations for Highly Anticipated City-Owned Ice Rink Continue
The MAIN is set to host eight weeks of free virtual productions from around the world from Jan. 22 through March 12 via Zoom for the Stage on Screen Theatre Fest's International Edition of online theatre.
Jan. 22-March 12: The Main’s Stage On Screen Theatre Fest Goes International