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2003 - Ruth Newhall, longtime co-owner/editor of The Signal, dies in Berkeley [story]
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Feb. 23: Quest Toastmasters Present ‘It’s Okay to be Different’
Monday, Jan 23, 2017

Quest Toastmasters of Santa Clarita is presenting a seminar called “It’s Okay to be Different!” at the Valencia Public Library on Thursday, Feb. 23 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Speakers will discuss their physical, emotional, and mental differences, and how they have succeeded in their...

Sept. 29: Quest Toastmasters to Host Anti-Bullying Boot Camp
Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016

One-in-four students have experienced some form of bullying in schools across the country in 2015 according to the National Center for Educational Statistics and it is estimated that many more simply never come forward or admit to being bullied. Bullying in all of its forms is occurring every day in...

Runner School Anti-Bullying Bill Passes First Test
Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016

Sen. Sharon Runner An anti-bullying bill introduced by Senator Sharon Runner, R-Lancaster, directed at the state’s public schools was approved by the state’s Senate Education Committee Wednesday. The bill, known as SB 1411, would require every public grade school in California post a standardized,...

Sequoia Goes Orange to Unite Against Bullying
Wednesday, Oct 28, 2015

Sequoia Charter School’s students and staff united under brightly-colored orange attire Wednesday to send message of hope, support, and unity against bullying on Unity Day. Sequoia joined schools and communities across the country to support the theme, “Together against bullying –...

Deputies Investigate Another Incident of Cyber-bullying
Friday, Sep 19, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are looking into another digital school-bullying incident, this time at Rio Norte Junior High School, according to officials. A student was sent a strange and threatening post online and notified his parents, who contacted Sheriff’s Station...

SCV Descendant of ’12 Years a Slave’ Author Devoted to Fight Against Bullying
Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014

[KHTS] – Director Steve McQueen’s “12 Years a Slave,” winner of three Academy Awards including Best Picture, hits closer to home for Santa Clarita resident Michelle Linzy than for most people. Michelle and her daughters Sierra and Milan Linzy are direct descendants of Solomon Northup, the...

Local Author’s Novel About Bullying Available from City Libraries
Monday, Feb 3, 2014

[RLS Ventures] – Branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library, including Valencia, Canyon Country and Newhall, have added “My Life at the Bottom of the Food Chain” to their collections. Local author Rich Samuels’ book is a darkly funny novel middle grade novel about Alexander, a 13-year-old...

Feb. 17: Anti-Bullying Expert to Speak in SCV
Friday, Jan 11, 2013

James Gavsie Renowned anti-bullying speaker James Gavsie will speak Sunday, Feb. 17, at noon at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street in Newhall. Gavsie, a mixed martial arts instructor, has more than 20 years experience as an instructor and coach to people of all ages and life circumstances and...

Seco Official Hopes to Raise Bullying Awareness
Monday, Dec 3, 2012

Arroyo Seco Junior High Adviser Brandy Brown remembers getting teased when she was an Arroyo Seco student, and she doesn’t want it to happen to anyone else. “When I became an Associated Student Body adviser, I wanted to make that my big thing, my pet project,” she said, regarding an...

SCV Teen Co-stars in Anti-Bullying Play
Thursday, May 10, 2012

Santa Clarita junior high school student Regina Bryant is a co-star in the all-youth cast of a powerful anti-bullying play that’s been performed this spring at schools and for youth groups around Southern California, and will be staged one final time for the public at the La Mirada Theater for...

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2003 - Ruth Newhall, longtime co-owner/editor of The Signal, dies in Berkeley [story]
Ruth Newhall
The SCV Chamber of Commerce announced their participation as a Neighborhood Champion during the 11th annual Small Business Saturday on Nov. 28, 2020, to help encourage residents to support small businesses.
SCV Chamber of Commerce Participates in Small Business Saturday
Advantage Media Services, Inc. has partnered with the Val Verde Sheriff's Youth Activity League for the tenth year in a row to help give families in need a Thanksgiving meal through YAL's 'Adopt a Family' program.
AMS Fulfillment Employees ‘Adopt a Family’ for Thanksgiving
Los Angeles County is offering a number of resources to help families and seniors with meal assistance during the holiday season.
L.A. County Offering Meal Assistance to Families and Seniors
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday reported 8 new deaths and the county's highest-ever daily number of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 -- 6,124 since Sunday -- as unincorporated Canyon Country recorded its first COVID fatality over the weekend.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Over Weekend, SCV Sees 436 New Cases, 1 New Death
The city of Santa Clarita is calling for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to justify the new Health Officer Order update that bans outdoor dining for at least the next three weeks starting Wednesday.
Santa Clarita Officials Call for Hearing on L.A. County Outdoor Dining Ban
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold special and regular meetings at City Hall on Tuesday, November 24, and hear public comments from citizens virtually via Zoom.
November 24: Santa Clarita City Council Special, Regular Meetings
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger will oppose the county Department of Public Health’s decision to prohibit outdoor dining and further restrictions including another "Safer at Home" order, she said in a statement Monday morning.
Barger Opposes Additional COVID-19 Restrictions on Businesses
Los Angeles County Public Health Department officials on Sunday reported the county’s five-day average COVID-19 case rate had reached more than 4,000, prompting another tightening of pandemic safeguards and restrictions, including restricting dining at restaurants, breweries, wineries and bars.
L.A. County to Prohibit Dining as COVID-19 Numbers Keep Climbing
Researchers who correctly forecasted the growth of COVID-19 infections over the summer issued a warning Monday that cases could nearly double by Inauguration Day, January 20, when presumptive President-elect Joe Biden is to be sworn into office.
Forecast: COVID-19 Cases Could Double by Inauguration Day
The California Retailers Association released a safe holiday shopping video with guidelines and best practices to help employees and consumers be safe during the holiday season.
California Retailers Association Releases Safe Holiday Shopping Video
Los Angeles County supervisors are expected to conduct a public hearing Tuesday for the proposed development of nearly 140 homes next to Castaic High School.
Nov. 24: Public Hearing on Housing Project Near Castaic High School
To encourage safe travel during the Thanksgiving holiday, the California Highway Patrol will enact a Maximum Enforcement Period beginning at 6:01 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, and continuing through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 29.
CHP Sets Thanksgiving Holiday Maximum Enforcement Period
1931 - Fall Roundup held at Hoot Gibson's Saugus Rodeo [story]
rodeo
1843 - Rancho Castec (Lebec-Tejon area) granted to French immigrant Jose Covarrubias [story]
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1967 - Local voters approve formation of community college and elect COC's first five-member board - Dr. William G. Bonelli Jr., Bruce Fortine, Sheila Dyer, Peter Huntsinger, Edward Muhl [story]
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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday reported 35 new deaths and 4,272 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 357,451 Cases in L.A. County, 8,634 Cases in SCV
The families of Gracie Muehlberger and Dominic Blackwell, the two students who died during the Saugus High School shooting filed wrongful death lawsuits Monday against the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Muelhberger, Blackwell Families File Wrongful Death Lawsuits Against Hart District
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department’s recorded production of “Woyzeck” is available to stream online for free now through Saturday, Dec. 12.
COC Theatre’s Production of ‘Woyzeck’ Now Streaming
City of Santa Clarita and Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation officials said Friday that 149 small businesses within the SCV have been approved to receive one-time COVID relief grants of up to $5,000 per business as reimbursement for COVID-related expenses.
Santa Clarita, SCVEDC Award COVID Relief Grants to Small Businesses
Valencia, California-based Princess Cruises is extending its pause in global sailing operations in response to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “Framework for Conditional Sailing Order” pertaining to the resumption of U.S. cruise operations.
Princess Cruises Extends Sailing Operations Pause into 2021
The American Public Works Association’s Southern California Chapter has recognized the Inclusive Play Area at Santa Clarita's Canyon Country Park as one of its 2020 'Projects of the Year.'
Santa Clarita Inclusive Play Area Named a ‘Project of the Year’
The Newhall School District has decided to allow preschool reopenings, giving their preschool program director the green light to reopen three preschool sites.
Newhall School District OK’s Preschool Reopenings
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to worsen across the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday asked Americans to stay home for Thanksgiving and only celebrate with people they live with.
Health Officials Urge Americans to Stay Home for Thanksgiving