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1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
Wm. S. Hart


FINANCIAL REPORTS OF LOCAL INTEREST
Waste Management Earnings Beat Street, Revenues Dip, Shares Hit All-time High
Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015

Waste Management share prices hit an all-time high Tuesday ($54.49) on the news that its earnings beat Wall Street estimates by 8 cents per share on slightly lower fourth-quarter sales revenues ($3.44 billion versus $3.49 billion one year earlier).   Houston, Feb. 17 – Waste Management, Inc....

Trash Rates in City Likely to Rise by 4.31%
Monday, May 27, 2013

City residents will pay 4.31 percent more and businesses will pay 4.4 percent more for trash service beginning July 1 – mostly to pay for new waste diversion programs – if the Santa Clarita City Council OK’s new trash rates Tuesday. State law requires municipalities to divert trash from landfills,...

Study Shows Santa Clarita Trash Rates are Ultra Low
Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012

In a recent study conducted by the Hilton Farnkopf & Hobson, the City of Santa Clarita, in partnership with Waste Management, ranked as having the lowest commercial collection rate and the 27th lowest for residential rate in Los Angeles County. The solid waste rate and services survey was used to...

City, Hauler Offer Discount for Super Recyclers
Tuesday, Dec 27, 2011

Waste Management customers in Santa Clarita can trade in their regular trash can for a smaller one and pay less. There is an easy way Santa Clarita residents can start recycling more and save money at the same time. The City has partnered with Waste Management to offer residents the new “Super...

Trash Truck Contents Catch Fire in Northbridge
Monday, Dec 19, 2011

Photo by Elliott Cohen for SCVNews.com Fire fighters from Station 111 on Seco Canyon Road were called to a small fire inside a Waste Management trash truck Monday afternoon. Green waste was smoldering inside the truck in the 27500 block of Weston Drive in the Valencia Northbridge tract. Firefighters...

Thursday, Oct 27, 2011

Trash collector Waste Management Inc. posted third-quarter profits Thursday of $272 million (58 cents per share), an 11 percent improvement from $244 million (51 cents) a year earlier. Results would have been stronger if not for $14 million in asset impairments, a $5 million accounting-related charge...

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1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
Wm. S. Hart
1938 - Supervisors award construction contract for jail at Wayside Farms in Castaic (later called Pitchess Detention Center). [story]
Wayside
1962- Actress and future Soledad Canyon big-cat rescuer Tippi Hedren, "Hitchcock's New Grace Kelly," makes cover of Look magazine for upcoming thriller, "The Birds" [story]
Tippi Hedren
The Santa Clarita City Council will take a major step toward enhancing one of the city of Santa Clarita’s landmark amenities by holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the Central Park Buildout project on Monday, Dec. 6.
City Invites Community to Central Park Buildout Groundbreaking
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 17 new deaths and 1,942 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,281 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: Cases Among People Experiencing Homelessness Declines for 2nd Month in a Row
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 7: Planning Commission Regular Meeting
The first cohort of the College of the Canyons Low Observable Technician Pathway graduated on Nov. 23. 2021 at a special ceremony held at the college’s culinary arts center.
COC’s First Low Observable Technician Pathway Cohort Graduates
The Board of Trustees of the Santa Clarita Community College District is undergoing the redistricting process, and community members will have the opportunity to comment on revised trustee area boundaries at two upcoming public hearings.
Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees Undergoing Redistricting
The California Highway Patrol joins the American Occupational Therapy Association in recognizing Dec. 6 through Dec. 10, 2021, as Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.
Dec. 6-10: 2021 Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
On Wednesday, Dec. 1, College of the Canyons held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Don Takeda Science Center, which is named in honor of longtime biology instructor Don Takeda, who retired in 2017.
COC Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Don Takeda Science Center
To help ring in the holiday season, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger hosted her annual party for foster youth served by the Department of Children and Family Services and their foster families at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Saturday, Dec. 4.
Supervisor Barger Hosts Annual Foster Youth Holiday Party at Six Flags
The Los Angeles County Lake Lifeguards begin the search for potential new lifeguard candidates with the Lake Lifeguard Test Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Castaic Aquatic Center.
Dec. 4: Lake Lifeguard Test Starts at the Castaic Aquatic Center
1887 - Prohibitionist Henry Needham purchases land in Newhall, attempts to establish "dry" colony [story]
H.C. Needham
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has received confirmation of its first case of COVID-19 with mutations consistent with the new Omicron variant (B.1.1.529).
Thursday COVID Roundup: First Case of Omicron Detected in L.A. County
Andrew Ghassemi, senior vice president of Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., is pleased to announce the recent sale of a Class-A office building in Valencia.
Spectrum Real Estate Closes on $3.5M Sale of Valencia Office Building
Metro Los Angeles celebrated the groundbreaking Wednesday for the I-5 North County Enhancements Project, which will improve the operations and safety of the I-5 freeway for motorists in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Interstate 5 Improvement Project Breaks Ground in Santa Clarita
Do you take the easy route with a bag and tissue paper because your wrapping job looks like a crumpled mess?
Learn How to Wrap Gifts Like a Pro Thanks to JCI Santa Clarita
Commercial driver’s licenses, learner’s permits, endorsements and special certificates expiring between March 2020 and February 2022, are automatically extended through Feb. 28, 2022, the California Department of Motor Vehicles announced Thursday.
DMV Extending Commercial Driver’s Licenses, Learner’s Permits
1972 - Five wounded in Vagos biker gang shooting at Curtis & JoAnne Darcy's Acton '49er Saloon [story]
Darcys 49er
We are in the home stretch of the holiday season. I hope you have made plans to safely celebrate with family and friends. I also want to encourage you to keep safety in mind when shopping for that perfect gift for your loved ones.
City Manager’s Monthly Message – December 2021
La Mesa Junior High 8th graders will soon be building water bottle rockets as part of their science program, thanks to funding from California Credit Union through its Fall 2021 Teacher Grant program.
La Mesa Teacher Wins Fall 2021 Teacher Grant
Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control is celebrating the 'Paw"lidays by offering the gift of a new furry friend. 
Adoption Fees Waived Through End of the Year
Santa Clarita Artists Association is pleased to showcase an oil painting demo by Sharon Weaver on Feb. 21, 2022.
Artists Association Presents Oil Painting Showcase With Sharon Weaver
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