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1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [story]
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Wells Fargo Awards CSUN Tax Clinic $50K to Continue Assisting Low-Income Taxpayers
Tuesday, Apr 21, 2020

For millions of low-income taxpayers, filing tax returns adds another level of anxiety on how to manage the added expense with their current cost of bills and rent. Wells Fargo (WSF) is trying to relieve that stress from low-income taxpayers by awarding California State University, Northridge $50,000...

Banks OK Mortgage Grace Period as 1 Million Californians File Jobless Claims
Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020

SACRAMENTO – California Gov. Gavin Newsom delivered a dose of good news for homeowners on Wednesday, announcing the nation’s largest banks will voluntarily freeze mortgage payments for 90 days on families mired in the COVID-19 crisis. Newsom said the agreement is the result of weeks of negotiations...

June 19: SCV Chamber to Open First Pop-Up Expo for SCV Businesses
Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host its first “POP-UP Biz Expo,” a new concept to help SCV businesses promote their products and services, on the California Institute of the Arts campus in Valencia on Wednesday, June 19, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Expo will take place throughout...

Suspected ‘Faux Badge Bandit’ Commits Suicide
Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018

FBI officials believe a Santa Clarita bank robbery suspect, dubbed the “Faux Badge Bandit,” is the same individual who killed himself following a Goleta bank hold up last Friday. The following information is from the social media account of the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department: The...

Wells Fargo Donates $50K to CSUN’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Clinic
Thursday, Apr 12, 2018

Wells Fargo (WSF) has given California State University, Northridge a $50,000 to help expand the university’s income tax preparation assistance program for low-income families and individuals. The money will support the operations of CSUN’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Clinic. This will...

March 20: Wolf Creek to Host 6th Annual SCV Charity Chili Cook-off
Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018

The 6th Annual Santa Clarita Valley Charity Chili Cook-off at Wolf Creek Brewery on Tuesday night, March 20 will benefit the WiSH Education Foundation for Hart District students. More than 40 of the SCV’s best chili cookers will serve their secret recipes, and hungry attendees will get to vote for...

SCV 2018 Economic Outlook Conference Tickets, Sponsorships Open
Friday, Dec 15, 2017

Sponsorships are now open for the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation and College of the Canyons’ 2018 Economic Outlook Conference, set for Thursday, March 8, 2018, at a location to be announced shortly. Featured economists will share an in-depth forecast of our national and local...

Lyons Avenue Wells Fargo Robbed Second Time in Months
Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017

A bank robbery reported at the Wells Fargo on Lyons Avenue and Wiley Canyon Road is under investigation Monday, officials said. A call went out regarding a man matching the description of a serial bandit law enforcement officials are calling the “Seasoned Bandit.” The robbery was reported at 4:05...

Wells Fargo to Pay $142 Mil in Fines; Critics Say Not Enough
Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – A federal judge has tentatively approved a $142 million deal to resolve claims over Wells Fargo’s unauthorized account scandal, despite objections that it lets the bank off easy. The class action settlement in Jabbari v. Wells Fargo would release the bank from liability for opening...

SCV Deputies, FBI Investigate Robbery at Wells Fargo on Lyons
Monday, Jun 12, 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation officials have joined deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station looking into a bank robbery reported at the Wells Fargo branch at Lyons and Wiley Canyon Road in Newhall. The incident was reported at 2:38 p.m. Monday. The robbery suspect was a white male...

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1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [story]
Frontier Days
1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
Ed Harris
1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
Remi Nadeau
Volunteers are needed to help make fresh garland and vintage-style decorations for the Antelope Valley Indian Museum in preparation for Holidays on the Homestead.
Antelope Valley Indian Museum Looking for Volunteers to Decorate for the Holidays
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 29 new deaths and 2,073 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 38,955 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Releases Data from the Last 7 Days
Find something for everyone at the various events happening in Santa Clarita this holiday season including Six Flags Magic Mountain's magical winter experience, an international film festival and holiday shows.
City Highlights Activities for Holiday Fun in Santa Clarita
The city of Santa Clarita's Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission will hold its Regular Meeting Thursday, Dec. 2, at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 2: Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission Regular Meeting
1916 - A score of Wobblies bust up Newhall Jail after commandeering SP freight train [story]
Wobblies logo
The Antelope Valley Indian Museum announced it will host the 10th annual Holidays on the Homestead celebration on Saturday, Dec, 4 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Dec. 4: Antelope Valley Indian Museum Invites All to 10th Annual ‘Holidays on the Homestead’
Every November in honor of National Family Caregiver Month, Los Angeles County Department Of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS) recognizes the important role of Los Angeles County's caregivers who provide essential care, support and medical assistance to older and dependent adults.
WDACS Celebrates Caregivers in LA County
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health shared how to avoid foodborne illness, also known as food poisoning, with families celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday.
Public Health Shares Safe Food Preparation Tips for the Holidays
The Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management announced it will be on high alert due to the potential of very strong winds and fire weather conditions that will impact much of our County through Friday morning.
County Residents Urged to Stay Vigilant as Strong Winds, Fire Weather Forecasted
Just in time for this Thanksgiving holiday, Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc., in partnership with Christy Smith and Grocery Outlet, donated turkeys, mashed potatoes, corn, stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy, green beans and additional non-perishables for their annual Thanksgiving Dinner Event on Tuesday, Nov. 23.
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center Shares Thanksgiving Dinners to Families in Need
1875 - Vasquez lieutenant Clodoveo Chavez reportedly killed by bounty hunters in Arizona Territory [story]
Clodoveo Chavez story
The season of giving is here, and the Department of Public Social Services  is encouraging the public to consider sponsoring a family as part of its annual holiday Adopt-A-Family Program benefiting low-income families throughout the County of Los Angeles.
Social Services Urges Others to ‘Adopt-A-Family’
It’s time to clean our closets for charity and support the Flair Cleaners 19th Annual Holiday Clothing and Shoe Drive Nov. 26 through Dec. 31, 2021.
Flair Cleaners Holiday Clothing Drive Returns for 19th Year
Princess Cruises, the Santa Clarita based cruise line, is announcing new Oceanic destinations, including their longest ever World Cruise.
Princess Cruises Announces New Oceanic Cruises, Plus More
As part of an ongoing effort to help students recover from learning loss, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond will host a town hall to spotlight best practices and secure new ideas to support literacy and biliteracy goals.
State Superintendent to Highlight Best Practices to Support Literacy
The College of the Canyons music department will present its fall “Electronica Musique” show on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Black Box Theater.
COC Music Presents Fall Electronica Concert
2003 - Ruth Newhall, longtime co-owner/editor of The Signal, dies in Berkeley [story]
Ruth Newhall
College of the Canyons freshman Danielle Salcedo ran down history on Saturday, clocking a program-record time of 17.54.9 on the 5K course at Woodward Park to become the first California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Women’s Cross Country Individual State Champion in school history.
Danielle Salcedo First CCCAA Individual State Champ in COC Women’s XC History
Los Angeles County, in partnership with the National Development Council, announced that it has extended the application deadline for its small business rent relief grant project to Sunday, Nov. 28.
County Extends Application Deadline for Small Business Rent Relief Grant Project
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Tuesday 29 new deaths and 725 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 38,802 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: Public Health Notes Vaccination Disparities Among Children 5 to 11
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