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SCV Schools to Host Concert to Help Refugees
Tuesday, Dec 8, 2015

Albert Einstein Academy is teaming up with Valencia High School and the Gervais School of Performing Arts to host a Student Arts Concert to raise money for UNICEF to support Syrian refugee children. The event will be held on Dec. 12, 2015, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Valencia High School Theater, located...

Acton-Einstein 90210?
Monday, Apr 27, 2015

Preface: I am an Acton resident and Acton Agua Dulce Unified School District (AADUSD) school board observer. My last piece [here] gave readers an inside look at the struggles one has in breaching the wall of attorneys that the school district has set up to keep its future course secret as it invades...

Einstein Kids Create Music Video Inspired by Pandas Int’l
Friday, Mar 20, 2015

(From the Panda’s International Website) The 6th grade language arts class at Albert Einstein Academy Elementary School were recently involved in a novel study of a book called The One and Only Ivan. The production was part of the Science, Technology, Engineering Art and Math, or STEAM, program which focuses...

Why Acton-Agua Dulce Provides School Choice
Friday, Feb 6, 2015

Education is vital in the cultivation of our children’s minds and, if done correctly, will prepare them for the 21st century world. To ensure the success of its students in an interconnected world economy, the Acton–Agua Dulce Unified School District has been unafraid to embrace expanded educational...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Wednesday, Feb 4, 2015

The Los Angeles Police Department’s Sexually Exploited Child Unit, Juvenile Division is investigating a staff member at Albert Einstein Academy. The Newhall man who led Santa Clarita deputies on an hours-long standoff on Monday night is being charged with seven new counts. An olympic-sized pool is...

SCV NewsBreak for Friday, December 5, 2014
Friday, Dec 5, 2014

Acton-Agua Dulce school district officials heard both sides from parents, administrators and Santa Clarita school board members Thursday regarding a charter school petition that’s before them now. The Santa Clarita Post Office in Valencia will be open on Sundays for the next couple of weeks....

City Council Denies Einstein Academy Valencia Site
Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita City Council members denied an appeal Tuesday by Einstein Academy to open another charter school location, amid concerns about the site and the school’s application process. Council members voted 3-1 Tuesday, with one abstention from Mayor Laurene Weste, andCouncilwoman...

City Staff Recommends Council OK Another Albert Einstein Location
Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita City Council members are set to look at another potential Einstein Academy location Tuesday, and this time with city staffers recommending city approval. Santa Clarita officials staffers are recommending City Council OK a site for 250 students on site off Rye Canyon Road...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, October 9, 2014
Thursday, Oct 9, 2014

The Newhall School District claimed victory in court today in their lawsuit against Einstein Academy and the Acton Agua Dulce school district, but so did Einstein Academy. A Santa Clarita family is praying for their 16-year-old son’s recovery after he was seriously injured in a motocross crash in Rialto. A...

Albert Einstein Academy Welcomes Students to a New Campus
Friday, Aug 22, 2014

Photo courtesy of Einstein Academy [KHTS] Albert Einstein Academy for the Letters, Arts and Sciences officials hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for their elementary school at a former Pinecrest school site in Santa Clarita this week. Einstein Academy’s efforts to open an elementary school have managed...

LATEST TWEETS
Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday confirmed 20 new deaths and 1,351 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, with 18 new cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Cases Near 1,200 Per Day, 18 New SCV Cases
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