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1945 - Acton Hotel, est. 1890, burns down; arson is suspected [story]
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California Leads Coalition to Appeal ACA Ruling in Texas v. U.S.
Friday, Jan 4, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Leading a coalition of 17 attorneys general, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a notice of appeal in Texas v. U.S. on Thursday defending the Affordable Care Act and the healthcare of millions of Americans. The filing moves the legal defense of the ACA to the Fifth Circuit...

California Leads Multistate Coalition Continuing to Defend ACA
Wednesday, Dec 26, 2018

Leading a coalition of 17 attorneys general, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a reply brief in Texas v. U.S. on Wednesday, defending the Affordable Care Act and the healthcare of millions of Americans. Becerra’s brief argues that the ACA remains the law, and details the harm that ending...

Supes Stand Behind Affordable Care Act
Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors braced for a fight over the Affordable Care Act, days after a federal district court decision in Texas v. United States found the landmark law to be invalid. The Board voted to support California Attorney General Xavier Becerra’s efforts to oppose the ruling,...

California Joins 12 States in Suing Feds Over ACA Cutbacks
Friday, Jul 27, 2018

California has joined 12 states in filing suit against the U.S. Department of Labor’s rule that removes critical consumer healthcare protections under the Affordable Care Act, calling the rule unlawful, according to a news release from Attorney General Xavier Becerra. The rule allows employers nationwide...

Becerra Files Brief to Protect Birth Control Access Under ACA
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

SACRAMENTO — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a legal brief on Wednesday defending the nationwide preliminary injunction California secured on December 21, 2017, protecting birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The preliminary injunction successfully blocked the...

CalArtian-Led Design Firm Campaign Promotes ACA Enrollment
Thursday, Nov 30, 2017

The Los Angeles-based design agency Kilter, co-founded and directed by CalArts alum Joseph Prichard (Art MFA 08), has launched a new pro-bono design campaign to promote open enrollment in the Affordable Care Act at healthcare.gov by December 15. The design agency has uploaded free artwork to their website,...

California, 17 More States Sue Trump Over Scrapping of ACA Subsidies
Friday, Oct 13, 2017

By Britain Eakin, Courthouse News WASHINGTON (CN) – California and 17 more states and Washington D.C. sued the Trump administration Friday over the president’s decision to scrap subsidies to health insurance companies that help cover the out-of-pocket medical costs of low-income Americans. The filing...

Education Summit Draws Affordable Care Act Repeal Protestors
Friday, Feb 10, 2017

About 150 protesters greeted state and federal legislators Thursday at College of the Canyons, where they were gathered to discuss educational priorities with local leaders. The protest outside the University Center was regarding the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), while inside the topics included...

ACA Supporters Take Message to Knight
Friday, Feb 3, 2017

Hundreds of local residents from throughout Santa Clarita, Antelope Valley, and Simi Valley showed up Wednesday at U.S. Rep. Steve Knight’s offices where they signed a petition and peacefully protested to urge him to keep and protect the Affordable Care Act. The community came together because the...

Samuel Dixon Centers Awarded $253K Through ACA
Friday, Sep 18, 2015

File photo Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced nearly $500 million this week in Affordable Care Act funding to support health centers nationwide in providing primary care services to those who need them most. The awards include approximately $350 million for 1,184 health centers...

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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.
SCV School Districts Cannot Fully Open Until County Gives OK
Los Angeles County has extended its Great Plates Delivered program for seniors and qualified older residents through Sunday, November 8.
L.A. County Extends ‘Great Plates’ Meals Delivery to Seniors to Nov. 8
Ten productions are filming in the Santa Clarita Valley the week of October 19-25, according to the city of Santa Clarita's Film Office.
Cameras Rolling on Ten Productions in SCV This Week
From packaging to logistics, a group of Global Prep Academy students set up a zero-cost, pandemic relief supply operation for homeless individuals and low-income families in the Santa Clarita Valley.
SCV Teens Provide Pandemic Relief Supplies to Low-Income, Homeless Residents
The city of Santa Clarita has been awarded the prestigious 25th Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement for 2020 from the National Procurement Institute Inc.
Santa Clarita Wins Award for Excellence in Procurement
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.
Maria’s Italian Deli Closes but Maria Hopes for New Chapter
The city of Santa Clarita received the District Transparency Certificate of Excellence by the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF) in recognition of its outstanding efforts to promote transparency and good governance
Santa Clarita Awarded Transparency Certificate of Excellence
1945 - Acton Hotel, est. 1890, burns down; arson is suspected [story]
Acton hotel fire
1876 - Southern Pacific begins subdividing town of Newhall (original location at Bouquet Junction) [story]
Campton store
1837 - Trapper Peter LaBeck killed by grizzly bear at El Tejon [story]
Peter LaBeck
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health encourages residents to get flu immunization as soon as possible, especially this year.
Get Flu Immunization Now, L.A. County Public Health Urges Residents
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 27 new deaths and 1,072 new positive cases of COVID-19, including 41 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Total 287K Cases in L.A. County, 6,734 in SCV
Governor Gavin Newsom announced Friday afternoon that the president has approved California’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration to bolster the state’s emergency response to wildfires across the state.
California Secures Presidential Major Disaster Declaration on Wildfires
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department detectives are seeking the public's help to identify an unmasked alleged criminal threats suspect accused of pulling a knife on a liquor store clerk.
Detectives Seek ID of Unmasked Criminal Threats Suspect
This year, October 11-17 marks National Veterinary Technician Week where we celebrate the critical and lifesaving work performed by our veterinary technicians.
L.A. County Animal Care Celebrates Veterinary Technicians
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present its 6th annual and first virtual Careers in Film Summit on Saturday, October 24 and Saturday, October 31.
Academy Offers 2-Day Virtual ‘Careers in Film Summit’ for Students
Following a legal demand from California officials, the state Republican Party said Friday it has agreed to remove unofficial drop boxes.
California GOP Agrees to Remove Unofficial Ballot Drop Boxes. Or Did They?
After two years of planning, the city of Santa Clarita unveiled “California Scape,” the latest public art project, Thursday at Fair Oaks Park in Canyon Country.
Santa Clarita Unveils Latest Public Art Project
Many of the more than 100 dogs rescued by Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control from a breeding operation during the recent Bobcat Fire are now available for adoption.
Dogs Rescued During Bobcat Fire Now Ready for Adoption
Santa Clarita City Council members approved Tuesday sending a letter to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in support of keeping indoor malls open while urging for consistent guidelines to help prevent further conditions that prevent businesses from full recovery.
City Council OK’s Letter to Supes on Keeping Indoor Malls Open
1853 - Sarah Gifford, community leader and wife of Newhall's first railroad station agent, born in England [story]
Sarah Gifford
A new model of studying the workplace culture is being created as a team from the Autonomy Research Center for STEAHM (ARCS) at California State University, Northridge collaborates virtually with staff at the NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) to create the laboratory of the future.
CSUN’s Autonomy Research Center, JPL Collaborate for Future Laboratory
After a fiery call for L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva’s resignation last month, the county’s Civilian Oversight Commission voted Thursday formally calling for him to step down.
Civilian Oversight Panel Formally Calls for Villanueva to Resign
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 24 new deaths and 1,233 new cases of COVID-19, including 6,693 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, while Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported 3 additional deaths bringing the hospital's COVID-19 deaths to 29.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports 3 Additional Deaths; 6,693 Total SCV Cases