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1855 - Sanford & Cyrus Lyon establish Lyon's Station (for stagecoaches) near today's Sierra Hwy & Newhall Ave [story]
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LOCAL SCHOOL NEWS
Castaic Union School District Continues to See Test Score Growth
Friday, Nov 1, 2019

The smallest district in the Santa Clarita Valley in the total number of students and schools, the Castaic Union School District continued to see growth on its standardized test scores this past year. Officially known as California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress, or CAASPP, the state’s...

Saugus School District Sees Improvement in State Test Scores
Friday, Oct 18, 2019

Saugus Union School District officials discussed how they once again increased scores on the statewide assessment testing over the previous year, and also how to close achievement gaps found in certain students. Each year, K-12 students across the state take the California Assessment of Student Performance...

CAASPP Results: Hart District Students Maintaining Excellence
Monday, Oct 14, 2019

The California Department of Education recently released the student performance results for the 2018/19 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress, or CAASPP, which show William S. Hart Union High School District students continuing to outpace their peers county- and state-wide. The CAASPP...

Saugus Schools Continue Increase in English Language Arts, Math Scores
Thursday, Oct 10, 2019

School districts throughout the state are releasing their 2019 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) scores. For the Saugus Union School District (SUSD), it was another year of steady increases in both English Language Arts and Mathematics. “We are glad to see that our...

Newhall Students Outpace Averages on State Testing
Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019

Students in the Newhall School District once again have excelled in state testing on English language arts and math, posting scores well above the state averages in both of those key categories on the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress, or CAASPP. Sixty-nine percent of the Newhall...

Saugus School Officials Laud Students’ Academic Progress
Friday, Oct 5, 2018

The Saugus Union School District is proud to announce that students have continued increasing academically in both Language Arts and Math, as shown by results of the annual 2017-18 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress. “Our results show that 65 percent of our students in Grades...

Newhall District’s State Testing Results Shine Subject-wide
Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018

The Newhall School District is celebrating another year of high-achieving test scores in multiple disciplines, as it gears up for an open house event to help inform parents about their choices in local education. The most recent state testing results revealed 69 percent of Newhall’s matriculating sixth...

CAASPP Scores from SUSD Show Continued Academic Growth
Thursday, Oct 5, 2017

The Saugus Union School District reports continued academic student growth in both Language Arts and Math on the annual 2016-17 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP). “The State of California uses eight priorities in the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) to ensure...

Newhall School District’s CAASPP Scores Exceed Expectations
Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017

Newhall School District Superintendent Paul Cordeiro The California Department of Education has recently released results for its 2016-17 testing program under the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP). For the third consecutive year (and since CASPPP was introduced) the...

Hart District Students Outpace Peers in County and State
Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017

The California Department of Education today released the student performance results for the 2016/17 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress, with the data showing William S. Hart Union High School District students continuing to outpace their peers county- and state-wide. The CAASPP...

LATEST TWEETS
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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 39 new deaths and 1,165 new cases of COVID-19, with 5,933 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 790,640 Cases Statewide, 5,933 SCV Cases
The Pac-12 CEO Group announced Thursday that based upon updated Pac-12 COVID-19 Medical Advisory Committee recommendations that take into account material changes to testing capabilities, the prevalence of COVID-19 and cardiac issues, along with updated state and local health official guidance, the Conference will resume its football, basketball and winter sport seasons.
Pac-12 to Resume Football, Basketball, Winter Sports Seasons
One of Zach Schroeder's greatest strengths as The Master's University's men's and women's cross country coach is his ability to map out an athlete's season in advance and then adjust on the fly, fine-tuning workouts so the runner performs best in the season's biggest moments. 
Mustangs Cross Country Adjusting to 2020 Scheduling Changes
When Scott Schauer opened the Santa Clarita Soccer Center nearly 26 years ago, he did it for a love of the sport.
Santa Clarita Soccer Center Says Goodbye
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a Canyon Country man on suspicion of annoying or molesting a child with priors.
Canyon Country Man Arrested on Suspicion of Child Molestation
Air quality will be unhealthy in the Santa Clarita Valley for sensitive groups/individuals Friday, Sept. 25, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) forecast.
SCV Air Quality Unhealthy for Sensitive Individuals Friday
California Highway Patrol officers seized about 100 pounds of marijuana in five different trash bags after a traffic stop in Interstate 5 early Thursday morning.
CHP Newhall Seizes 100 Pounds of Marijuana
For Anthony Lawson, a junior at California State University, Northridge majoring in psychology, among the benefits of receiving one of the California State University’s top student honors, is the opportunity it presents to share his family’s story and to remind others that, regardless of the obstacles they face, they have the strength to persevere and succeed.
CSUN Psychology Student Named 2020 Reed Scholar (Video)
Santa Clarita-based landscaping firm Stay Green Inc. has been recognized in a national, industry-wide competition, bringing home awards for its employee safety practices.
Santa Clarita-Based Stay Green Recognized Nationally for Employee Safety
Update as of 1:45 p.m.: Thanks to the assistance from the media and public, the family of this unknown patient was located and reunited with their loved one.
UPDATE: L.A. County Announces Unidentified Patient Reunited with Family
Part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Academy Aperture 2025 equity and inclusion initiative, “Academy Dialogues: It Starts With Us” is a new series of virtual panels, with conversations about race, ethnicity, gender, history, opportunity and the art of filmmaking.
Academy’s Newest Dialogue Tackles Representation in Casting
(CN) — Californians will decide the fate of two ballot measures this November that could significantly expand voting rights for some 50,000 parolees and hundreds of thousands of 17-year-olds.
California Ballot Measures Could Expand Voting Rights for Parolees, 17-Year-Olds
Saugus Union School District governing board members voted recently to start the paperwork to submit a waiver request to allow in-person classes once L.A. County Public Health officials approve.
Saugus Union Begins School Waiver Process
Santa Clarita City Council members approved the issuance of $15 million in bonds to finance the costs of buying a 93,000-square-foot ice rink, as well as approved funding for the Committee on Aging and extended a three-year lease for The Main.
City Council OKs $14.2M Ice Rink Bonds, The MAIN Lease Extended
Investigators with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public’s help locating at-risk missing person David Scott Sasser from Santa Clarita.
LASD Seeks Public’s Help Locating At-Risk Santa Clarita Man Last Seen in Las Vegas
Ahead of a statewide ban on all flavored-tobacco products, local law enforcement, education and health experts opened Wednesday a virtual discussion surrounding the dangers of teen vaping and urged parents to take action.
Parents Urged to Open Dialogue With Teens About Vaping Dangers
1855 - Sanford & Cyrus Lyon establish Lyon's Station (for stagecoaches) near today's Sierra Hwy & Newhall Ave [story]
Sanford Lyon
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 31 new deaths and 1,265 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with a total of 5,892 cases in the SCV.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Progress in Key Indicators Countywide; 5,892 Total SCV Cases
One person died Wednesday in Castaic after a vehicle fell off the southbound side of Interstate 5, plunging 400 feet down below.
Motorist Killed After Car Plunges 400 Feet Off Interstate 5
L.A. County Parks invites all girls ages 11-18 to join us for the 5th annual iMatter: Girls Empowerment Conference, an annual tradition that encourages girls to turn up the volume on their own voices and believe in a life of possibilities by building their confidence, exploring pathways to college, and expanding their career goals.
Registration Now Open for L.A. County’s Girls Empowerment Virtual Conference
Begin your journey towards completing the Run Santa Clarita virtual race series, compete against your friends and family on Bingo Night and celebrate the start of ARTober as the city of Santa Clarita stages new online and virtual events in October.
City Staging New Virtual October Events
Yair Haimoff, SIOR, Andrew Ghassemi and Matt Sreden, commercial real estate brokers with Spectrum Commercial Real Estate, Inc., are pleased to have represented the seller and buyer in the off-market sale of Valencia Atrium, an institutional quality Class-A, three-story, office building located in Valencia.
Santa Clarita-Based Spectrum Real Estate Closes $15M Valencia Atrium Sale
SACRAMENTO, (CN) — Rekindling the state’s fight against climate change after a spate of monumental wildfires have left Californians breathing ash and smoke for weeks, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday outlawed the sale of new gas and diesel cars starting in 2035.
California Banning New Gas, Diesel Vehicle Sales by 2035
Now is the time to get involved in the first-ever virtual Soup for the Soul, coming up on Saturday, Dec. 5, at 6:30 p.m. and Help our Neighbors Build a Bridge to Home this Holiday Season.
Annual Soup for the Soul Fundraiser to Kick-Off Virtually