The local chamber's membership declined from 2007 but the numbers are still "strong," said Charles Gill, chairman of the board for the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.
While fewer people are buying new cars in the face of a crippled economy, more auto owners are servicing the cars they own.
The Valley Industrial Association will host student teams presenting winning business projects at the next Valley Industrial Association luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Hyatt Valencia.
In an effort to create more affordable housing in the Santa Clarita Valley, the Valley Industrial Association is teaming up with the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce, city of Santa Clarita and Building Industry Association to host a panel discussion on initiating workforce housing for local employees.
Duswalt hosts seminar
Velocity Sports Performance hosts its inaugural Corporate Combine Challenge at 11 a.m. on Nov. 23 with all proceeds benefiting Special Olympics Santa Clarita Valley.
David Lee founded BioSolar in Santa Clarita about two years ago with an idea to replace the petroleum found in photovoltaic modules that are used in solar cells.
The Valencia branch of lender GMAC Financial Services will close its doors today.
Habitat for Humanity is a $1,000 richer thanks to a donation from Bank of Santa Clarita last week.
Valencia resident Kerry Carmody, chief executive of Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, was named regional chief operations officer for Providence Health & Services, California on Monday.
Linda Harris, owner and president of Valencia-based Jorgensen HR, was recently appointed secretary to the Board of Directors for the Los Angeles chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners.
For the month of September, Vino 100 Valencia will partner with AIDS Project Los Angeles to raise money for the nonprofit organization. The nonprofit, which helps people affected by HIV disease, will receive 10 percent of Vino 100 Valencia's sales of Hope Wine Merlot throughout the month. Vino 100 is located in the High Ridge Crossing Center at 28112 Newhall Ranch Road in Valencia and can be reached by calling (661) 294-6886.
The city of Santa Clarita will host an Enterprise Zone workshop today from 9 to 10 a.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall. The workshop will provide information about ways businesses in the city of Santa Clarita can reduce or eliminate their state income tax. The guest speaker will be Nojan Boloorchi, president of Tax Incentive Solutions. City Hall is located at 23920 Valencia Blvd. in Valencia. For more information, call (661) 286-4071.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station and city of Santa Clarita will host a class focusing on business crime prevention through environmental design in problem solving.The class will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 18 and will be held at the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce offices, 28460 Avenue Stanford Suite 100 in Valencia. The course is free and a lunch is provided. To RSVP or to learn more, e-mail AJRotell@lasd.org.
The 2008 California Retail Survey ranked the city of Santa Clarita among the "Top 25 City Retail Markets in California" based on analysis of 2006 annual retail sales volume.
Members said farewell to an outgoing chairman, and hello to the 2014 chairman of the board of directors at the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce's 90th annual installation ceremonies Friday night.
Santa Clarita Realtors installed incoming president Nancy Starczyk as President of the Southland Regional Association of Realtors, SCV Division, on Friday night.