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1948 - Agua Dulce Women's Club organized [timeline]
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Matadors Take First Place, $20K in Bull Ring New Venture Competition
Thursday, Apr 26, 2018

“Wheelchair Assist” — a business venture and senior design project created by a team of California State University, Northridge mechanical-engineering students — won first place and $20,000 at CSUN’s annual Bull Ring New Venture Competition that took place earlier this week. Designed for hospital...

California State University Decides Not to Increase 2018 Tuition
Friday, Apr 20, 2018

California State University will not increase tuition for the 2018-19 academic year, but will continue to fight for increased funding to meet its current needs, according to Chancellor Timothy P. White. White has determined that it is in California’s best interest for the state to provide sufficient...

CSU to Distribute $2.5 Million in Effort to Fight Student Hunger
Thursday, Mar 15, 2018

Thanks to Senate Bill 85 the California State University (CSU) announced the distribution of more than $2 million across its 23 universities to support student success and the CSU Basic Needs Initiative. Awards – ranging from $40,000 to $155,000 – will be dispersed directly to CSU campuses to expand...

CSUN Professor Nabs Outstanding Faculty Service Award
Thursday, Jan 25, 2018

Ivor Weiner, Ph.D. CSUN. Photo credit: CSU The California State University (CSU) will honor four faculty and one staff member for their outstanding commitment to student achievement and contributions in their fields with the Wang Family Excellence Awards. As part of their recognition, honorees will each...

CSU Chancellor: State Budget Proposal ‘Concerning, Surprising’
Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018

California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White weighed in on the $131.7 billion state budget for 2018-2019 proposed today by Gov. Jerry Brown, saying the budget underfunds the state university system. Here’s White’s statement: “The 2018-2019 budget proposal from the governor’s...

Nov. 25: CSUN Annual Powwow Celebrates Indigenous Culture
Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017

California State University, Northridge invites the public to attend the American Indian Student Association’s 34th annual Powwow on Saturday, Nov. 25. The free event — an American Indian social gathering where dances and songs are shared — will take place from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on the lawn in...

CSU, Staff Union Reach Tentative Agreement on Successor Contract
Friday, Oct 27, 2017

California State University and the California State University Employees Union have reached a tentative agreement on a successor contract, a new three-year collective bargaining agreement to run through June 30, 2020. CSUEU is the university’s largest staff union and represents more than 16,000 CSU...

Tentative Agreement Reached Between CSU, Faculty
Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017

The California State University (CSU) has reached a tentative agreement on an extension of the contract with its faculty represented by the California Faculty Association (CFA). The current collective bargaining agreement, which is set to expire on June 30, 2018, will be extended two years through June...

CSUN Creates a ‘Village’ to Support Student Success
Monday, Sep 25, 2017

Recognizing there is no single answer to ensuring students have the support they need to graduate, officials at California State University, Northridge have built a “village” — spearheaded by the Office of Student Success Innovations — to tap into a wide pool of campus talent to find creative...

CSUN Chancellor: No Changes Now in Sexual Misconduct Rules

CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White California State University, Northridge will continue to enforce existing guidelines regarding sexual misconduct even as the U.S. Department of Education withdraws its Title IX guidelines for revision, Chancellor Timothy P. White told students in a letter Friday. White’s...

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Are you ready for a “Partea”? Circle of Hope’s 17th Annual Tea Celebration will be held at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Saturday, Oct. 9, beginning at 11:00 a.m.
Oct. 9: Circle of Hope’s 17th Annual Tea Celebration
1948 - Agua Dulce Women's Club organized [timeline]
Women's Club
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission approved the installation and operation of a Verizon wireless communication facility that will expand wireless coverage in the city’s center. 
Verizon Wireless Facility Approved By Planning Commission
State Senator Scott Wilk is honoring four Hispanic community leaders to commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month. 
Wilk Honors Local Hispanic Community Leaders
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 41 new deaths and 1,750 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,403 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Nursing Facility Numbers See Decline; Santa Clarita Cases total: 35,403
College of the Canyons and the Santa Clarita Environmental Education Consortium, SCEEC, will virtually host the 2021 Green STEM Summit on Saturday, Oct. 9 with the purpose of introducing students to green careers.
COC’s Virtual Green STEM Summit Slated For October
The Angeles National Forest will end its forest closure order Wednesday at 11:59 pm, a week past the expiration of the California regional closure.
Angeles National Forest Ending Closure Order
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced a vision for ensuring that every California student will learn to read by third grade by the year 2026 during a virtual press conference on Tuesday
State Superintendent Seeks To Increase Literacy By Third Grade For All California Students
In an effort to keep adopted pets from returning to the shelter, the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control has launched a free online resource center to help pet owners who can no longer keep their pets.
Pets Get A Second Chance With New Rehoming Program
The population of the city of Santa Clarita grew by 22.9% between 2010 and 2020, according to U.S. Census data released Monday that will be used to redistrict boundaries for various political offices in California. 
Santa Clarita Population Has Grown Over 50,000 In Ten Years
A federal court handed international mining conglomerate Cemex a win last week in its decades-long battle to establish a mining operation in Soledad Canyon.    
Court Rules In Favor Of Cemex Over Bureau Of Land Management
The American Cancer Society Santa Clarita Valley held a Relay Rally at Westfield Valencia Town Center Saturday afternoon to raise awareness about its annual Relay for Life of the Santa Clarita Valley event on Saturday, Oct. 2. 
Community Gets Ready For Relay For Life With Local Relay Rally
1923 - Newhall Chamber of Commerce organizes community cleanup day [story]
cleanup day
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Tuesday confirmed 32 new deaths and 1,238 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,326 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. Additionally, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital officials confirmed one new death bringing the total deaths since the pandemic began to 167.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: Officials Confirm 167th Death at Henry Mayo; 35,326 Total SCV Cases
A gunshot victim was reported in Canyon Country Tuesday evening, prompting a response from both law enforcement and paramedics.
Man Surrenders After Report of Gunshot in Home
The Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark is hosting a series of special activities at “Last Sundays at the Landmark” with a special tribute in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month of the songs of Early California from the del Valle Family of Camulos, set for Sept. 26, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sept. 26: Rancho Camulos to Honor Hispanic Heritage Month During ‘Last Sundays at the Landmark’
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced Christian Raigosa with Kaiser Permanente to serve as the 2022 Chair of the Board of Directors.
SCV Chamber Announces New Chair of the Board
Members of the community are invited to provide their input on a draft plan for long-term management of local groundwater resources by Oct. 15.
Public Input Sought on Draft Groundwater Sustainability Plan
City of Santa Clarita Transit officials were forced to temporarily pause two trips on Monday after 20 employees, including bus drivers and call dispatchers, called out of work due to COVID-19-related reasons.
Santa Clarita Transit Cancels Bus Routes After 17 Bus Drivers Call Out of Work
1974 - COC's new Cougar Stadium opens for first game of football season; Harbor beats COC, 26-21 [story]
Cougar Stadium
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
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