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1949 - Fatal crash of light plane in Haskell Canyon sparks 3,500-acre brush fire [story]
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Hill Continues Fight for Affordable Care Act
Thursday, Jul 11, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Amidst Trump administration attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a replacement plan, U.S. Rep. Katie Hill used a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing to show how devastating this would be to our fight against the opioid crisis. “When I speak to people in...

Hill Cosponsors Bill to Protect, Strengthen ACA Coverage
Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Katie Hill (D-Agua Dulce) has cosponsored sweeping new health care legislation that would lower Californian’s health insurance premiums, crack down on junk health insurance plans, strengthen protections for people with pre-existing conditions, and reverse this Administration’s...

Coalition Wins Injunction Halting Feds’ Attempt to Limit Birth Control Access
Monday, Jan 14, 2019

A coalition of 14 Attorneys General secured a preliminary injunction Friday blocking the Trump Administration’s attempt to deny millions of women and their families access to cost-free birth control guaranteed by the Affordable Care Act by allowing employers to interfere with their healthcare decisions. California...

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 AG Fights to Keep ACA Cost-Sharing Subsidies
Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO – In light of the Trump Administration’s abrupt refusal to make the October cost-sharing subsidy payments required by the Affordable Care Act, California’s Attorney General today filed a motion to compel the federal government to follow the law and pay the subsidies that millions...

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Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner was "wrong" to have returned to the field at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, to celebrate the team's Game 6 World Series victory over the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday night -- after he had tested positive for COVID-19.
MLB: Turner ‘Wrong’ to Take the Field After Positive COVID-19 Tests
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency has filed a lawsuit against 3M Company, Chemours, DuPont and several other companies for their roles in introducing toxic chemicals into the local water supply.
SCV Water Sues PFAS Makers Over Toxic Chemicals in Local Water
Saugus High School teacher Jim Klipfel, one of five California Teachers of the Year for 2021, has also been chosen to represent the state in the National Teacher of the Year competition in the spring.
California Names 2021 Teachers of the Year; Saugus High’s Klipfel to Nationals
Washington, Oregon and Nevada have joined California’s COVID-19 vaccine Scientific Safety Review Workgroup, which will independently review the safety and efficacy of any COVID-19 vaccine approved by the FDA for distribution.
Western States Join California’s COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Review
The Santa Clarita Public Library will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a variety of activities all November long.
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with Santa Clarita Library
The Los Angeles Dodgers won Game 6 of the 2020 World Series, besting Tampa Bay 3-1 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday night.
Dodgers Win 2020 World Series; Stadium Team Stores to Open Thursday
The Santa Clarita City Council celebrated the opening Tuesday for its newest “transit-friendly” facility at Vista Canyon in Canyon Country, alongside officials from Metrolink and Metro, or the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
City Council Holds Ribbon-Cutting for New Vista Canyon Structure, Metrolink Station
The Sulphur Springs Union School District governing board is set to discuss the reopening plan for the California State Preschool Programs during their virtual meeting Wednesday night.
Sulphur Springs to Discuss Preschool Reopening
Dr. Sharon Langenbeck, a longtime member of Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley, was installed as Zonta International President for the 2020-22 biennium on July 17, 2020.
SCV’s Sharon Langenbeck Installed as Zonta International President
1949 - Fatal crash of light plane in Haskell Canyon sparks 3,500-acre brush fire [story]
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The city of Santa Clarita celebrated not one but two milestones Tuesday at the Vista Canyon development.
City Celebrates New Vista Canyon Development with Groundbreaking, Ribbon-Cutting
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 29 new deaths and 1,586 new cases of COVID-19, including 7,185 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
L.A. County Public Health: Uptick in COVID-19 Cases ‘Cause for Concern’
Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH is issuing a Health Advisory for private gatherings and public celebrations advising Los Angeles County residents that the potential risk of COVID-19 transmission at such celebrations is high based on the increasing rate of COVID-19 community transmission in Los Angeles County.
Health Advisory Issued for Private Gatherings, Public Celebrations
Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a joint meeting with the Associated Student Government via Zoom video conferencing Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 1:30 p.m., followed by the adopted budget workshop.
Oct. 28: Santa Clarita Community College District Joint Virtual Meeting with ASG
College of the Canyons has been ranked nationally No. 22 and 26 in The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine for enrolling the largest number of Hispanic students and granting the most degrees, respectively.
COC Among Top 100 National Community Colleges for Hispanics
The Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee will hold a virtual meeting Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 9:00 a.m.
Oct. 28: Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee Virtual Meeting
Santa Clarita-based landscaping firm Stay Green Inc. is proud to announce it has been awarded three Bronze Awards of Excellence by the National Association of Landscape Professionals.
Santa Clarita-Based Stay Green Nationally Recognized for Excellence
Following recent clashes between Sheriff Alex Villanueva and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, the board is set to vote Tuesday on a motion aimed at removing the sheriff.
Supes Expected to Discuss Options for Removing Villanueva
In light of the impact the pandemic is having on Halloween, SCV Adventure Play Foundation is taking a new approach to a family-friendly Halloween hang time on Saturday, Oct. 31, from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
SCV Adventure Play Foundation to Host Virtual, Family-Friendly Haunted House
NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) has confirmed, for the first time, water on the sunlit surface of the Moon. This discovery indicates that water may be distributed across the lunar surface, and not limited to cold, shadowed places.
Hart Science Teacher on Initial NASA SOFIA Flight that Verified Water on Moon
A collision involving a car and a bicyclist occurred on the westbound side of Highway 126 and the eastbound side of Main Street in Piru, just after 5:45 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Collision Kills Bicyclist on Highway 126
SACRAMENTO – The California Highway Patrol is launching a new education and enforcement campaign to reduce the number of crashes caused by impaired drivers in California.
CHP Launches Campaign to Reduce Impaired Driving
Fire Chief Daryl L. Osby is pleased to announce that the Los Angeles County Fire Department's Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Program, California Task Force-2, will continue providing international urban search and rescue services as part of the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) disaster response efforts.
LACoFD Awarded USAID Agreement to Continue International Search & Rescue Efforts
1892 - Birth of Robert E. Callahan, owner of Mission Village in L.A. and Old West Trading Post on Sierra Highway [story]
Callahans Old West