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1930 - Telephone switchboard operator Louise Gipe, heroine of the 1928 St. Francis Dam disaster, tries & fails to kill herself over an unrequited love [story]
Louise Gipe

Oct. 6: COC Hosting Manufacturing Day
Monday, Sep 26, 2022

College of the Canyons will host Manufacturing Day from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center. This nationwide event is held every year by colleges, businesses, and communities to provide a deeper understanding of modern manufacturing and opportunities available...

Woodward, GE Team Up on Large Engine Fuel Systems
Thursday, Jan 7, 2016

Woodward Inc., an international controls company with a plant in Valencia, and GE Aviation have announced the formal creation of the large engine fuel systems joint venture. Under terms of the agreements related to the joint venture, Woodward received $250 million Wednesday from GE Aviation in exchange...

Aerospace Manufacturer Posts 10% Higher Profit
Monday, Nov 19, 2012

Raytheon’s AIM-9x air-to-air missile in flight, with tail assembly manufactured by Woodward HRT of Valencia. Woodward Inc., parent company of Woodward HRT in Valencia (formerly Hydraulic Research-Textron), posted 10 percent higher year-over-year fourth-quarter profits (66 cents) on sales revenue...

SCV Firms to Build More Missile Parts for Seoul, Saudis
Friday, Mar 30, 2012

AIM-9x missile fired from an F/A-18C The U.S. Navy announced Friday that it is adding $97 million onto a previous contract with Raytheon Missile Systems of Tucson so the company can manufacture more tactical missiles for the governments of South Korea and Saudi Arabia. Subcontractors in Valencia will...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, Jan. 27, 2012
Friday, Jan 27, 2012

In this episode: Red Flag Warning in effect and coyotes on the prowl in SCV. Also: Board of Supervisors to consider tax-shift necessary for Copperstone community and future Soledad Canyon shopping center can annex into Santa Clarita; Pentagon cancels orders for Northrop Grumman’s Block 30 Global...

Monday, Jan 23, 2012

Woodward Inc., the Colorado parent of Valencia-based aerospace controls manufacturer Woodward HRT, posted 12-percent higher first-quarter revenues and 25-percent higher profits Monday, compared to year-ago figures. Systemwide profits for the quarter ending Dec. 31 rose to $46.4 million (40 cents per...

Monday, Jan 9, 2012

Santa Clarita aerospace contractor Woodward HRT has won a three-year, fixed-price contract valued at $9.5 million to supply actuators (motors used in flight control systems) to the U.S. Army, the Pentagon announced Monday. Woodward HRT was the only bider on the Pentagon contract, which is funded through...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, Dec. 30, 2011
Friday, Dec 30, 2011

In this episode: Sean Coen and Robert Hendricks, onetime Canyon High School football players, convicted of drug possession and fired from coaching jobs; New law toughens penalty for multiple DUIs and requires car seats for children up to age 8. Also: Saugus man tussles with deputies responding to domestic...

Pentagon Change Order Ups Ante for Valencia Firms
Thursday, Dec 29, 2011

AIM-9x missile fired from an F/A-18C The Pentagon is ordering more missiles from Raytheon, and that means more work – and more Defense Department dollars – are coming home to Valencia. The Navy announced Thursday it has awarded a $69 million modification to a Raytheon missile contract. Raytheon...


Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
1930 - Telephone switchboard operator Louise Gipe, heroine of the 1928 St. Francis Dam disaster, tries & fails to kill herself over an unrequited love [story]
Louise Gipe
Los Angeles County Sheriff Department’s Major Crimes Bureau Detectives worked closely with Century Station Detectives after learning of a serial robbery crew committing crimes throughout Los Angeles County. 
Serial Robbery Crew Arrested during In-Progress Robbery by Major Crimes Bureau
Join the Samuel Dixon Family Health Center for their second annual Cornhole Tournament fundraiser where all proceeds will support mental health services to anyone in need.
May 18: Samuel Dixon Family Health Center’s 2nd Annual Cornhole Tournament Fundraiser
California State University, Northridge will confer honorary doctorates on four alumni, all respected leaders in their fields, at the university’s commencement ceremonies next month.
CSUN to Confer Honorary Degrees on Business & Education Leaders, All Alumni
On Saturday, April 20, 2024 Valencia High School Theatre will host the 104th DTASC (Drama Teachers’ Association of Southern California) Shakespeare Festival.
April 20: 104th DTASC Shakespeare Festival at Valencia High School
The Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity, in partnership with Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell, launched the Commercial Acquisition Fund to provide capital to countywide non-profit organizations, helping acquire and revitalize commercial spaces within local communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.   
County Launches Commercial Acquisition Fund To Help Non-Profits
Supervisor Barger issued the following statement today, after the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to implement the Rental Housing Habitability Program
Barger Issues Statement on Newly Approved Rental Housing Habitability Program
The Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts will be holding a free Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Recycling event for Santa Clarita residents. 
April 16: Free Household Hazardous Waste Event At COC
The award-winning Valencia High School Theatre Arts proudly presents “The Outsiders” directed by Stephen Whelan.
April 24-27: Valencia High Theatre Presents ‘The Outsiders’
1962 - Walt Disney donates bison herd to Hart Park [story]
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit affirmed a $68.5 million judgment Monday for SCV Water for the cleanup of local groundwater contamination in its case against the Whittaker Corporation.
Federal Appeals Court Upholds SCV Water Judgment Against Whittaker
Angelo Aleman smacked a pair of home runs as College of the Canyons concluded its three-game series vs. Antelope Valley College with a 10-5 home victory at Mike Gillespie Field on Friday. 
Cougars Defeat Antelope Valley College 10-5
Castaic Union School District is thrilled to announce that Lara Frandzel has been selected to participate in the Teacher Innovator Institute at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C
Castaic Educator Selected for Smithsonian’s Teacher Innovator Institute
The city of Santa Clarita’s exciting Concerts in the Park series, presented by Logix Federal Credit Union, makes its highly anticipated return this summer for friends, families and neighbors to gather under the evening sky and enjoy free, live musical performances on Saturdays from July 6 to Aug. 24, at Central Park, located at 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road.
City Releases 2024 Concerts in the Park Lineup
The Master's University men's volleyball team left no doubt about it as they swept the OUAZ Spirit 25-22, 25-14, 25-22 in the season finale Saturday in The MacArthur Center.
Mustangs Capture First GSAC Season Title
Join the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District online for an engaging conversation with experts in the field as they discuss the latest advancements and future trends in vector control Monday, April 15, from 6 p.m to 7:30 p.m.
Register Now for Greater L.A. County Vector Control Fireside Chat
In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month in May, Child & Family Center is presenting a series of four seminars for parents and caregivers of children and teens.
Child & Family Center Offering Mental Health Seminar Series
The University Student Union at California State University, Northridge is helping Matadors keep their peace during finals season with Crunch Time.
Matadors Gearing Up for Finals at CSUN’s ‘Crunch Time’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has been notified by the California Department of Public Health of one case of measles in a non-Los Angeles County resident who traveled throughout Los Angeles County from Saturday, March 30 to Sunday, April 1.
L.A. County Sites Identified for Possible Measles Exposure
California Department of Transportation, along with Valencia-based C.A. Rasmussen, continues to make progress on the Wallis Annenberg Wildlife Crossing.
Wildlife Crossing Construction Prompts 101 Overnight Closures
The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival is expanding its 2024 Summer Season to include a weekend of performances at the MAIN in July by members of this summer’s youth Shakespeare Camp.
Youth Show Added to Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival
The 28th Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival makes its anticipated return to William S. Hart Park, located at 24141 Newhall Avenue, this upcoming weekend!
City Announces Cowboy Festival Road Closures
With the federal and state deadlines for filing and paying taxes approaching in three days, Los Angeles County is also renewing its focus on taxes, with a special focus on enhancing its property tax correction and reimbursement processes.
L.A. County Aims to Speed Up Property Tax Corrections