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1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
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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...

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1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
Lang Station
With fire experts predicting a “dire” wildfire season ahead, two of the world’s largest firefighting helicopters joined the Southern California region’s wildfire-suppression arsenal Tuesday.
CH-47 Helitankers Join SoCal’s Firefighting Fleet
Nearly 18 months after the first health officer order was issued for COVID-19, California’s stay-at-home order will expire Tuesday as the economy fully reopens.
Economy Set to Reopen as California’s ‘Blueprint for a Safer Economy’ Expires
On Monday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed two new deaths and 135 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,053 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Public Health Urges Everyone to Get Fully Vaccinated Ahead of 4th of July; SCV Cases Total 28,053
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office has reported nine productions filming in the Santa Clarita Valley aka "Hollywood North" the week of Monday, June 14-20, 2021.
Filming This Week in SCV:  ‘Masha’s Game,’ ‘With Love,’ 7 More Productions
In the first four months of 2021, the District Attorney’s Office declined to file charges on 537 Santa Clarita Valley criminal cases — already 156% of the total number of declined cases for the entire previous year.
District Attorney Case Rejections on the Rise
Michelle Denise Dorsey’s life was celebrated by more than 200 people during a memorial service at Real Life Church in Valencia Saturday morning.
Hundreds Attend Memorial Service Celebrating Michelle Dorsey’s Life
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will consider Tuesday a transitional housing project on a vacant lot at 23652 Newhall Ave.
Planning Commission to Discuss Transitional Housing, Circle K Alcohol Sales Expansion
Many Santa Clarita Valley school districts plan to reject Centers for Disease Control (CDC) funding to provide comprehensive COVID-19-screening programs at SCV schools.
SCV School Districts Set to Reject COVID-19 Testing Funds
A virtual town hall Thursday brought together Los Angeles County Public Health officials to answer questions from the public about changes to coronavirus restrictions come Tuesday when California’s “blueprint for a safer economy” expires.
County Officials Answer Public’s Reopening Questions
1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]
White Star Garage
1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
Deed
1868 - Ravenna post office established in Soledad Canyon [story]
Ravenna depot
America’s Job Center of California is offering virtual career transition support sessions for displaced workers in Los Angeles County on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. via Zoom.
America’s Job Center to Offer Career Transition Support Sessions
As COVID-19 ravaged the nation, the hotel and hospitality industry were among the hardest hit, experiencing major losses in 2020.
SCV Hotels Bounce Back as Pandemic Winds Down
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast throughout the County including the Santa Clarita Valley.
High Heat Alert Issued Throughout L.A. County Starting Monday
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed five new deaths and 198 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,037 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19  Roundup: 28,037 Total SCV Cases; County MIS-C Cases in Children Plummet
California’s high-speed rail project got a much-needed boost Friday when the federal government agreed to restore nearly $1 billion in grant funding for the embattled infrastructure project.
State and Federal Government Restore Nearly $1 Billion in Funding to the High-Speed Rail Project
Hart High School’s show choir is once again hosting its Summer Show Choir Camp next month for students fifth grade and up.
Hart High School’s Summer Show Choir Camp to Return
Due to an excessive heat forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley, the city of Santa Clarita will have its three branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library open as cooling centers beginning Tuesday, June 15.
Cooling Centers to Open In Anticipation of Excessive Heat
State legislators had until June 4 to pass their bills out of the house in which they originated, and legislators representing the Santa Clarita Valley are reporting multiple bills on the move.
Local Legislators See Bills Move Forward
Although they are still awaiting the autopsy results, Los Angeles County Homicide Bureau detectives said they do not believe at this time that foul play resulted in a body being discovered near Castaic Lake on Tuesday.
No Foul Play Suspected in Castaic Lake Investigation
In an improvement from his critical, yet stable, status last week, the Los Angeles County Fire Department captain hospitalized at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is in “fair” condition, according to officials.
Hospital Officials Say Fire Captain Now in ‘Fair’ Condition
1956 - Bill Bonelli incorporates Solemint Water Co., his second of two predecessors of Santa Clarita Water Co. [story]
Bonelli