A new charter school, Eagle Collegiate Academy, is coming to Acton after the state Board of Education approved the school’s petition earlier this month against the recommendation of local, county and state education officials.
Eagle Collegiate Academy is set to open its doors for the first time...
A grand jury in San Diego has indicted 11 people connected with 13 California charter schools, including Valiant Preparatory Academy, an online high school chartered by the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District, on multiple criminal charges.
Sean McManus, 46, Jason Schrock, 44, the CEO and president...
Larry H. Layton, a longtime board member of the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District (AADUSD) and founder of the Larry H. Layton School of Law, died of heart failure Saturday.
AAUSD has issued a statement on his passing:
Mr. Larry H. Layton had served on the Acton-Agua Dulce USD Board of Trustees...
For those who don’t know me, my name is Max Duran. I once held the position of trustee for the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District (AADUSD). Prior to that, I was a senior project manager, responsible for the construction of new schools and the modernization of existing schools for the Los...
In my last commentary (see footnote 1), I expressed concerns over the long-term fiscal health of the Acton Agua Dulce Unified School District, given its dependence on funds coming from the system of charters the district sponsored as a means of recovering from near insolvency two years ago.
This article is written in response to the commentary of Aug. 22 by Ken Pfalzgraf on SCVNews.com in regard to the Acton Agua Dulce Unified School District and its charter schools.
Pfalzgraf laid out a series of facts to support his apparent disagreement with the district’s charter school efforts; however,...
For the better part of five years, I have been a regular – and often the only – attendee of the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District (AADUSD) board of trustees meetings. In the past three years, I’ve watched the district go from teetering at fiscal insolvency to operating with an ample surplus,...
For most people in the Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys, Saturday was like most August days – hot, dry, uneventful. But for the communities of Acton and Agua Dulce, it was a day of joy and celebration … the culmination of more than a decade of work, support and hope that finally materialized...
[KHTS] – A Ventura law firm is representing a Palmdale family in a lawsuit accusing the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District of allowing a student to be physically attacked and bullied at Vasquez High School.
Kimberly Coverdill was a 13-year-old freshman at Vasquez High when...
Vasquez High school’s long-awaited new campus is well on its way to being completed, school officials said.
Pending board approval, all of the students will begin attending classes in the new buildings beginning in the fall, said Ty Devoe, Vasquez High’s principal, noting the groundbreaking was about...
While the announcement did not take place in a star-studded ballroom of a Beverly Hills hotel, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has awarded California State University, Northridge a total $80,000 to support the university’s film students, with $20,000 specifically designated to help students adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic
California will not allow Six Flags Magic Mountain and other large theme parks, such as Universal Studios and Disneyland, to reopen until their respective counties enter the least restrictive tier under the state’s metrics, officials announced Tuesday.
Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang released the 2020 Annual Report, reflecting growth and increases in the assessed value of all taxable real property and business personal property countywide. The report includes an updated ranking of the County’s 88 cities, including the highest valued cities and those with the highest percentage change from the prior year.
For the second year, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department personnel were given the opportunity to trade out their regular patches for pink ones for October, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday confirmed 1 new death and 923 new positive cases of COVID-19, as the Santa Clarita Valley counts 6,782 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 70 deaths from the virus since the World Health Organization declared the pandemic on March 11.
Festival of Trees, Santa Clarita’s premier kickoff to the holiday season and annual benefit for the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley, will continue in person and online this year from November 18-24.
SCV school districts have prepared the necessary paperwork to submit in-school waivers, which would allow lower grade levels to return to campus, but the higher grade levels will have to wait for the county to allow it.
Governor Gavin Newsom Monday named a group of nationally acclaimed California physician-scientists with expertise in immunization and public health to the state’s COVID-19 Scientific Safety Review Workgroup.
To reduce teen distracted driving, the California Highway Patrol has partnered with Impact Teen Drivers to teach positive habits and behaviors to our most vulnerable drivers through education and enforcement.
After 47 years in business, Maria’s Italian Deli in Newhall closed its doors under the operation of its second owners, but Maria Simione, who opened the business and still owns the property, said Saturday she’s hopeful for a new chapter.
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