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1954 - C-46 cargo plane crashes at Saugus Drunk Farm; Civil Air Patrol chaplains parachute to safety [story]

Riley Stauffer, Hart: Student Athlete of the Week
Friday, Nov 11, 2011

This week’s SCVTV/AMG & Associates Student-Athlete of the Week is Riley Stauffer from Hart.  Riley has a 4.0 GPA and looks at himself as the one responsible for his good academics. “For me it’s just that I have always felt that I had to do it,” Riley said.  “Nothing less was good enough...

Nick Nowakowski, West Ranch: Student Athlete of the Week
Sunday, Oct 30, 2011

This week’s SCVTV/AMG & Associates Student-Athlete of the Week is Nick Nowakowski of West Ranch. Nick has a cumulative GPA of 4.05. For him it’s about bettering his chances to get with a good college football program. “(Good academics) just goes along with football,” Nick...

Denley Rodriguez, Saugus: Student Athlete of the Week
Saturday, Oct 22, 2011

This week’s SCVTV/AMG & Associates Student-Athlete of the Week is Denley Rodriguez of Saugus.  Denley has a 3.44 cumulative GPA as a junior.  His focus is what lays ahead in life, and he knows the foundation starts now. “It sets up the rest of your future, where you’re going to...

Zach Moran, Valencia: Student Athlete of the Week
Friday, Oct 14, 2011

This week’s SCVTV/AMG & Associates Student-Athlete of the Week is Zach Moran from Valencia.  Zach carries a cumulative GPA of 3.7.  He was brought up to know there is a time to take care of responsibility and a time to have fun. “Balancing having fun and getting good grades is important,”...

Taylor McKnight, Golden Valley: Student Athlete of the Week
Monday, Oct 10, 2011

This week’s SCVTV/AMG & Associates Student-Athlete of the Week is Taylor McKnight of Golden Valley.  Taylor carries a 4.08 GPA and scored 1550 on his first attempt at the SAT.  As a football player he is realistic and knows as a 5-foot-7 offensive lineman his options increase due to his good...

Zane Patterson, Canyon: Student Athlete of the Week
Sunday, Sep 25, 2011

This week’s SCVTV/AMG & Associates Student-Athlete of the Week is Zane Patterson from Canyon High School. Zane has a 4.43 GPA and scored 1940 on the SAT. And despite his love for football, he knows the sport won’t be his livelihood. “Good grades are more important than football...

Ryan Gorman, Valencia: Student Athlete of the Week
Saturday, Sep 17, 2011

This week’s SCVTV/AMG & Associates Student-Athlete of the Week is Ryan Gorman from Valencia High School. Ryan has a cumulative GPA of 3.65 and an SAT score of 1710. He wants to continue to play football, and knows getting it done in the classroom has to happen first. “I want to get into...

Luke Maxfield, Hart: SCVTV/AMG Student Athlete of the Week
Sunday, Sep 11, 2011

This week’s SCVTV/AMG & Associates Student Athlete of the Week is Luke Maxfield from Hart. With a 4.08 GPA, Luke finds plenty of motivation to do well in the classroom from the football field. “You know, if you have something bad, like a 2.0 or something like that, there’s the danger...

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Both classified staff and teachers in the William S. Hart Union High School District voiced their displeasure with the ongoing negotiations regarding employee pay during Wednesday night’s governing board meeting, saying morale is low across the board for site staff.
Hart District Teachers, Staff  Express Frustration Over Ongoing Labor Negotiations
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 12 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Sept. 20 - Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021:
Filming This Week in SCV: ‘Wipeout,’ ‘Star Trek Picard,’ ‘Prisoners of Earth,’ 11 Other Productions
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported an additional death Monday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths to 166 since the onset of the pandemic, hospital spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports 166th Death; SCV Cases Total 35,280
College of the Canyons, No. 6, remained unbeaten on Saturday with the Cougars' defense coming away with four turnovers — including three straight interceptions to end the game — to defeat No. 8 Fullerton College 22-17 at Nathan Shapell Stadium.
Cougars Remain Unbeaten with 22-17 Win Against Fullerton
WiSH hosted several very popular informational college webinars during the ’21-’22 academic year; this year they have expanded the program to meet the needs of all students considering college as an option.
WiSH Foundation Expanding College Webinar Series
Three local business leaders discussed the ways their organizations survived the COVID-19 pandemic during a panel discussion organized by the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. as part of its semi-annual Economic Outlook event held Friday morning at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons.
Area Business Leaders Discuss Challenges, Resilience During Pandemic
Hundreds of Santa Clarita residents convened on a large dirt lot behind a shopping center on Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country Saturday morning to join the annual effort of cleaning up the Santa Clara River.
Community Turns Out for Annual River Rally
Santa Clarita Valley residents awoke Monday morning to the smell and sight of smoke, but officials say the hazy air is being blown in from a fire north of the area.
Forest Service Says SCV Smoke Not from Local Fire
1954 - C-46 cargo plane crashes at Saugus Drunk Farm; Civil Air Patrol chaplains parachute to safety [story]
1863 - Gen. Edward F. Beale loans money to A.A. Hudson and Oliver P. Robbins to erect toll house in Newhall Pass [story]
toll house
1962 - Articles of incorporation filed for Golden State Memorial Hospital on Lyons Avenue [story]
Golden State Hospital
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed the first death due to the West Nile virus for the 2021 season in Los Angeles County. The patient, a resident of the eastern region of Los Angeles County, was hospitalized and died from WNV-associated neuro-invasive disease.
Public Health Confirms First West Nile Virus Death of 2021
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 25 new deaths and 1,823 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,090 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. Additionally, Public Health announced that the Los Angeles County Health Officer Order will be modified today to require vaccination verification or a negative test prior to entry to all mega-events and event venues by Oct. 7.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Health Officer Order on Vaccination Verification to be Issued in L.A. County; SCV Cases Total 35,090
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance Wednesday that would require developers of various types of residential, commercial and industrial projects to provide public art in private developments in the amount of 1% of the building valuation or pay 1% of the building valuation toward a public art fund.
Supervisors Approve Art Fee for Developments, Barger Abstains
The Santa Clarita City Council received a brief report Tuesday about Camps Scott and Scudder, two Saugus facilities recommended by the Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council’s Juvenile Justice Realignment Block Grant Ad-Hoc Subcommittee in May to become the new homes of violent juvenile offenders in Los Angeles County.
City Council Receives Update on Camps Scott, Scudder
A big-rig fire Friday afternoon rapidly grew to a 100-acre brush fire east of Interstate 5 at Vista del Lago Road.
100-Acre Fire Closes I-5 Ramps at Vista del Lago, 0% Contained
During Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 19 through 25, the California Highway Patrol will educate the public on the importance of ensuring children are riding in a properly fitted and installed child passenger safety seat.
CHP to Take Part in Safety Effort During Child Passenger Safety Week
The atmosphere on the outdoor patio of the Holiday Inn Express in Valencia was fun and lively during the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Latino Business Alliance’s Hispanic Heritage Month event Wednesday evening.
Latino Business Leaders Celebrate a Growing Community at Hispanic Heritage Month Event
In the same week Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials said they’ll be expanding the limitations on deputies drawing their AR-15’s in the field, some Santa Clarita Valley activists said they still want to see more changes to law enforcement policy
LASD to ‘Modify’ Rules for Deputies Drawing Weapons in the Field Following Inspector General’s Report
1879 - First official Newhall School building erected near Walnut & Ninth streets [story]
First Newhall School
CSUN President Erika D. Beck last week greeted the CSUN community — and welcomed students, faculty and staff returning to a partially reopened campus — in her annual Fall Welcome Address on Sept. 10.
CSUN President Sets Tone of Inspiration, Challenge in Welcome Address
One of the toughest decisions a pet owner can face is no longer being able to keep their beloved pet.
County Animal Care & Control Launches Resource for Rehoming Pets
Midway through the 2021 season, the Santa Clarita Christian Cardinals girls’ volleyball team finds itself ranked No. 1 in CIF Southern Section Division 8.
CIF-SS Ranks Santa Clarita Christian Girls Volleyball No. 1
If the teams are still having trouble figuring out their schemes, right now would be a very good time to turn it around: Foothill League competition starts next week.
SCV High School Football Week Five Preview