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1954 - C-46 cargo plane crashes at Saugus Drunk Farm; Civil Air Patrol chaplains parachute to safety [story]
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Northlake Hills Elementary Begins Annual CHP Student Valet Training
Thursday, Sep 5, 2019

On Tuesday, students at Northlake Hills Elementary School in Castaic began their annual Student Valet training with the California Highway Patrol. Castaic Union School District believes that the Student Valet Drop-off Program helps create a safe environment for dropping off students, develops leadership...

Saugus Union’s Board President Completes Masters in Governance Program

Julie Olsen, governing board president of the Saugus Union School District (SUSD), recently completed the California School Boards Association (CSBA) Masters in Governance (MIG) program, demonstrating her commitment to professional development in the service of students. MIG graduates complete 35 hours...

Hart District High Schools Host Back-to-School Night
Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019

For high schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District, except Bowman, Tuesday night marked Back-to-School Night. And for Castaic High School, it was another first for the new school. Walking around during the event were parents, siblings and district staff being guided by Castaic High’s...

Sept. 7: Pancake Breakfast Benefiting Golden Valley High’s Band & Color Guard
Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019

The Golden Valley High School Band & Color Guard is hosting a community pancake breakfast fundraiser to help fund them through competition season. The event will take place Saturday, Sept. 7, from 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., in the GVHS cafeteria, located at 27151 Robert C. Lee Parkway. The...

Books and Battles Blends Gaming, Math, Creativity
Monday, Sep 2, 2019

With the school day concluded, teenage patrons of the Old Town Newhall Library rushed to the Teen Zone section to participate in the latest “Books & Battles” session. Books & Battles is the Santa Clarita Library’s tabletop and role-playing game group for high school students. In addition...

Sept. 4 Meeting Agenda: Hart District Governing Board

The next regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board is set for Wednesday, Sept. 4, with an open session beginning at 7 p.m. In a closed session starting at 6 p.m., board members will review personnel settlements and potential legal cases, and confer with labor negotiators...

Nutritionists Weigh in on Back-to-School Snacks

With the new school year recently kicking off, diet and nutrition experts both around the country and in Santa Clarita are reminding parents of the importance of sending their students off to school with both breakfast and healthy snacks. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently noted, according to...

Newhall School District Lauded for Positive Behavior Programs

The Newhall School District was recognized last week by a statewide coalition for the district’s positive behavior intervention and support programs. Positive behavior intervention and support programs involve teaching students positive behaviors and then rewarding them for exemplifying those...

NSD Favors Firm for New Facility Master Plan
Friday, Aug 30, 2019

The Newhall School District governing board is moving forward with SIM-PBK as the possible architecture firm in charge of developing the district’s newest facility master plan. Board members heard from three finalist firms Wednesday night and afterward selected SIM-PBK at their quote of approximately...

Newhall School District to Staff: ‘Welcome Back’
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019

Newhall School District administrators brought together 10 school sites’ worth of district teachers and classified staff for a “welcome back” event filled with prizes, recognitions and emotional moments. Superintendent Jeff Pelzel addressed hundreds of district staff Tuesday in the Newhall Family...

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The Master's University senior Dylan Bielanski made it four consecutive matches with a point Thursday afternoon when his second-half goal added some insurance in a 2-0 victory over Marymount California University men's soccer at TMU.
Mustangs Score in Each Half, Shut out Marymount California
The Master's University's Stephen Pacheco, named the NAIA Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week, has been focusing lately on Proverbs 21:31.
TMU’s Stephen Pacheco Named NAIA Runner of the Week
John Reveles, convicted last month of vehicular manslaughter in the crash that killed his 7-year-old daughter, Sophia Bella Cano Reveles, and David John Kelly, a 75-year-old man from Green Valley, was sentenced to 364 days in jail.
Reveles Sentenced to 364 Days for Vehicular Manslaughter
The effort Eric Martin and Luke Brueckner exerted over the summer didn't take long to pay off in the fall.
Practice Pays Off for Martin, Brueckner in TMU Golf Season Opener
College of the Canyons was able to stop a four-game skid with an exciting come-from-behind victory over No. 12 state-ranked Moorpark College on Wednesday.
Volleyball: Cougars Rally for 3-1 Victory Over Moorpark
College of the Canyons' men's soccer team struck first and eventually played to a 1-1 draw vs. visiting No. 5 Fresno City College.
Cougars Strike First, Draw with No. 5 Fresno City
"Beware the Dark Realm," a free, award-winning walk-through haunted house in Santa Clarita, will open its castle doors for five spooktacular nights during the 2019 Halloween season, starting Saturday, October 12 and open 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. each night.
Oct. 12: ‘Beware the Dark Realm’ Halloween Haunt to Open Gates
As part of its 50th Anniversary year of service to the Santa Clarita Valley, College of the Canyons invites the community to a special Homecoming Celebration on Saturday, September 28 at Cougar Stadium in Valencia.
COC Invites Community to 50th Homecoming Sept. 28
Air quality monitors at the Chiquita Canyon Landfill are expected to be up and running by late November or early December, according to Los Angeles County planning officials.
Air Quality Monitors at Chiquita Canyon Landfill Due Late November
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed 11 additional mosquito samples positive for West Nile virus, or WNV.
11 More Mosquito Samples Test Positive for WNV
The city of Santa Clarita will host the fourth annual Gran Fondo community cycling race, presented by Santa Clarita Velo, on Saturday, September 28, beginning at 7 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex, 20850 Centre Point Parkway.
Sept. 28: Gran Fondo Community Cycling Race
California will become the first state to require smog tests for heavy-duty diesel trucks and tractor-trailers under legislation signed Friday by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Smog Tests for Big Rigs and Diesel Trucks Coming to California
Congresswoman Katie Hill (D-Agua Dulce) sent a bicameral letter to President Trump on Friday signed by 45 members of the California Democratic delegation, including Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris, condemning the administration’s recent threat to criminalize individuals experiencing homelessness across California and putting forth evidence-based and effective solutions.
Katie Hill Leads Reply to Trump’s California Homelessness Statements
Escalating a battle over states’ rights and against climate change, California and 22 other states filed a federal lawsuit Friday against the Trump administration for revoking a Clean Air Act waiver that allowed the Golden State to set emissions rules that are stricter than the federal government.
California-Led Coalition Sues Trump Over Clean Air Act Waiver
If Idaho native Lacey Borland could describe what Cali Lake RV Resort in Agua Dulce offered her and her family, she would say: “home.”
RV Resort Residents Concerned After Violation Notice
Residents can now walk down Santa Clarita sidewalks and find poetic inspirations laid out in front of them, literally, thanks to the city's Sidewalk Poetry project.
Santa Clarita Unveils 2019 Sidewalk Poetry Project
Two women from neighboring valleys were booked on burglary charges Thursday morning following a break-in at a Canyon Country storage facility, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station officials reported.
Out-of-Towners Busted on Burglary Charges in Canyon Country
The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors has concurred with staff recommendations for the Preferred Alternatives for the high-speed rail routes in Northern California.
High-Speed Rail Board Adopts Preferred Alternatives in NoCal
1954 - C-46 cargo plane crashes at Saugus Drunk Farm; Civil Air Patrol chaplains parachute to safety [story]
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West Ranch improved to 4-0 with a 44-21 win over Royal High School of Simi Valley.
Photo Gallery: West Ranch Still Undefeated Thanks to Decisive Win Against Simi
LOS ANGELES - Supervisor Kathryn Barger applauded California Treasurer Fiona Ma and members of the California Debt Limit Allocation Committee for their decision to approve $300 million in private activity, tax-exempt bonds to XpressWest (now Virgin Trains USA) for their proposed high speed rail line that will connect Las Vegas to Victorville.
Barger Lauds State Approval of Private Funds for Vegas-to-Victorville Rail Line
A second case of whooping cough has been reported in a Santa Clarita Valley school, this time at Valencia High, according to officials.
Second SCV Student Reported to Have Whooping Cough
The Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative is partnering with Heritage Sierra Medical Group of Santa Clarita to offer free flu vaccinations to veterans, active military and their families, Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9:00 a.m. - noon, at the Veterans Center
Sept. 28: Veteran Services Collaborative to Offer Free Flu Vaccines to Veterans
The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation’s William S. Hart Regional Park, in cooperation with the Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society, presents the “Wild West Celebration of Roses.”
Nov. 2: SCV Rose Society’s ‘Wild West Celebration of Roses’