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1848 - SCV becomes part of the United States with the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo [treaty]
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo


LOCAL SCHOOL NEWS
iLEAD Announces Appointment of New CEO
Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022

iLEAD California Schools announced the appointment of its new CEO Amanda Fischer, who has contributed to the development of the organization and partner schools since 2018, when she joined as Executive Director of iLEAD California. A respected educational leader with more than 20 years of experience,...

Mini Grants to Address Equity Now Available to Educators
Friday, Dec 18, 2020

SACRAMENTO — California school districts and charter schools can now apply for mini grants to address equity and opportunity gaps in student learning said State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond on Wednesday. Announced earlier this month as part of its ongoing efforts to address the...

Hart District Extends SCVi Charter’s Petition to 2025
Thursday, Nov 21, 2019

The William S. Hart Union High School District’s board renewed Santa Clarita Valley International’s charter school petition Wednesday night despite district staff stating the school did not qualify for renewal under traditional California Education Code. Charter schools are required by the state...

Aug. 15: SCVi’s Prospective Family Night
Tuesday, Aug 6, 2019

SCVi, iLEAD’s founding school, a free public charter school serving learners in grades TK through 12, will welcome students, parents and interested members of the community to its Prospective Family Night at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 15, at the Shakespeare Theatre on campus, located at 28060 Hasley...

Poll Finds Californians Split on Charter Schools
Thursday, Apr 25, 2019

By Nathan Solis LOS ANGELES (CN) – Reaching a consensus on how to teach California’s children is a tricky problem depending on whom you ask. According to a new study released Wednesday from the Public Policy Institute of California, some see a solution through charter schools while others cannot...

Smith Submits Bill to Increase Charter Transparency
Thursday, Feb 28, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Christy Smith (D- Santa Clarita) introduced AB 1507 on Monday, which would close a loophole in current law which allows charter schools to operate outside of its authorizing district. “I am proud to author AB 1507 which restores the right of individual districts to have...

Weste to be Honored with ‘Vision in Education’ Award
Monday, Feb 4, 2019

Santa Clarita Mayor Laurene Weste, Dec. 12, 2017. | Photo: Stephen K. Peeples iLEAD Schools and SCVi, iLEAD’s founding school, will honor Santa Clarita City Councilmember Laurene Weste with its “Vision in Education” award at its annual benefit dinner March 9. The award recognizes a community leader...

Agua Dulce Charter School Selected for $475K Grant
Thursday, Dec 13, 2018

iLEAD Agua Dulce, a free public charter school serving grades TK through 6, has been selected to receive a $475,000 grant to bolster its acclaimed project-based and social-emotional learning programs, the school announced Thursday. The grant, which is allocated and administered by the Federal Public...

Nov. 14, 15: SCVi’s Prospective Family Meetings
Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018

SCVi, iLEAD’s founding school serving learners in grades TK through 12, will welcome students, parents and interested members of the community to two Prospective Family Meetings Wednesday and Thursday. The first event, Prospective Family Night, will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Nov. 14 at the school’s...

Einstein Academy to Close Charter Schools
Thursday, Apr 19, 2018

Parents from Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts, and Sciences were notified Wednesday that Einstein will surrender its charters from the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District and shutter its campuses. The letter from Einstein CEO Maggie Ford acknowledged a number of issues that contributed...

LATEST TWEETS
Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
College of the Canyons won its second straight conference contest 64-55 over visiting Bakersfield College on Wednesday, as Jonah El-Farra and Andrew Henderson combined to put the Cougars over the top.
Cougs Win Second Straight Game with Victory Over Bakersfield 64-55
As schools throughout California struggle to secure funding to keep music and arts education afloat, Oksana Kolesnikova, an immigrant and internationally acclaimed pianist, is making sure students throughout Los Angeles County, including Santa Clarita, can experience the proven benefits that music and other extracurricular activities have to offer.
Acclaimed Pianist Offering Local After-School Enrichment Programs
SCV Water, in partnership with the Association of California Water Agencies, is pleased to introduce the Edward G. “Jerry” Gladbach Scholarship.
SCV Water, ACWA Partner to Establish Jerry Gladbach Scholarship
Kevin A. Klockenga has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.
Henry Mayo Names Kevin Klockenga New President, CEO
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with Santa Clarita Sister Cities, invites local students to submit original artwork, poetry, essays/creative writing, photographs or music for the 2023 Young Artists and Authors Showcase.
City Accepting Entries for Sister Cities Young Artists, Authors Showcase
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency’s Water Resources and Watershed Committee is holding an in-person meeting Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 5:30 p.m.
Feb. 8: SCV Water Resources, Watershed Committee Meeting
Producer Fred Blanco brings "The Great Wildcat Jackson" to The MAIN Friday, Feb. 17-Sunday, Feb. 19
‘The Great Wildcat Jackson’ Coming to The MAIN
Child & Family Center presents its 34th annual Taste of the Town on Sunday, May 7.
Taste of the Town Tickets Benefiting Child & Family Center On Sale Now
State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Thursday he has been asked to serve as vice chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Wilk to Serve as Vice Chair of Senate Judiciary Committee
As we step into the month of love, let's take a moment to reflect on the progress we made in January!
Message from JCI Santa Clarita President Cindy Curtis
The month of February is probably best known for the holiday of love, which falls on Feb. 14.
Monthly Message from City Manager | Say ‘I Do’ at City Hall – February 2023
As you may be aware, the city of Santa Clarita awarded a new Waste Collection Services Franchise Agreement to Burrtec Waste Industries, with the new agreement becoming effective July 1, 2023 which includes all single-family, multi-family and commercial properties in the City.
City Reminding Residents of Upcoming Waste Services Changes
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no additional deaths and 31 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with 14 additional deaths and 1,354 new cases countywide.
Thursday COVID Roundup: 31 New SCV Cases
1848 - SCV becomes part of the United States with the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo [treaty]
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
The College of the Canyons seeks qualified individuals to serve on the Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee for a three-year term.
COC Seeks New Members for Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee
The L.A. County Department of Economic Opportunity announced the launch of their new Economic Opportunity Grant program for microbusinesses. 
More Than $54m in Grants Now Open for L.A. County’s Microbusinesses
Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, along with his California Senate Republican colleagues, is urging the California Public Utilities Commission to immediately disburse a state credit to provide customers with relief on their high natural gas bills.
Senator Wilk Urges State Action to Reduce Burdens on High Natural Gas Bills
The Santa Clarita Sheriff's Station is officially out of all auto-theft protection clubs for giveaway.
UPDATE: Auto-Theft Prevention Clubs No Longer Available
February is American Heart Month and Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is kicking off the month by highlighting several milestones of the hospital’s Roberta G. Veloz Cardiovascular Center.
Henry Mayo Kicks off American Heart Month by Recognizing a Year of Milestones
Spring is close, but February often brings unpredictable winter weather that can cause blood drive cancellations and make it difficult for donors to make it to their appointments safely. 
American Red Cross February Blood Drives in Santa Clarita
The CIF-SS is looking for an exceptional individual to become Commissioner of Athletics on or about July 5.
CIF Southern Section Seeking New Commissioner of Athletics
The College of the Canyons Athletics Department has announced its 2023 Hall of Fame class of inductees with the next Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony taking place under a reimagined event format on Wednesday, March 29 at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center.
Perlman, Low Announced as 2023 COC Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees
The Santa Clarita Valley Teacher Recruitment Fair will take place on Saturday, March 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Rancho Pico Junior High School.
March 11: Santa Clarita Valley School Districts Holds Teacher Recruitment
Santa Clarita regularly tops lists as one of the safest cities in the country. This reputation is well-earned thanks to the hardworking men and women of our Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station and the vigilance of our residents.
Message from Santa Clarita Mayor | Maintaining Reputation as a Safe City
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