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1971 - Fort Tejon added to National Register of Historic Places [story]
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Saugus High School to End Chinese Language Course
Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018

Saugus High School administrators have decided to discontinue the school’s Chinese-language program established 14 years ago, and some parents unhappy with the decision say they plan to speak up about it at the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board’s meeting Wednesday night. “We...

Oct. 19: CalArts’ Fantomas: Revenge of the Image Premieres in China
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017

CalArts Center for New Performance (CNP), the professional producing arm of California Institute of the Arts, opens Fantômas: Revenge of the Image at Wuzhen Theatre Festival in Wuzhen, China, on Oct. 19. Workshopped at CalArts last year, Fantômas is the first production to have its international world...

Princess Cruises’ New Majestic Princess Arrives in Shanghai
Monday, Jul 10, 2017

Shanghai, China – Princess Cruises’ Majestic Princess, the first new international luxury cruise liner tailor-made for China, has arrived in Shanghai to begin her maiden season, according to a news release from the Santa Clarita-based company. Yao Ming and Ye Li served as Naming Ambassadors and...

Princess Cruises’ Majestic Princess Arrives in China
Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017

Xiamen, China – Majestic Princess, the newest flagship in the Princess Cruises fleet, arrived in Xiamen, China, on Saturday after a 37-day journey along the “Silk Road Sea Route.” The ship’s arrival also marked the successful completion of the cultural programs and performances for guests...

Majestic Princess Begins Journey to China Along the Silk Road Sea Route
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Princess Cruises, the world’s largest premium cruise line, and the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (Friendship Association) officially began Majestic Princess’ journey from Rome to China which will feature a cultural exchange program themed “Telling the Chinese...

Supes Say ‘No’ on Animal Cruelty and Abuse
Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017

The County of Los Angeles is home to millions of pet loving families who are against animal abuse and suffering. In support of our furry constituents, Supervisors Hilda L. Solis, Sheila Kuehl, Janice Hahn, and Kathryn Barger passed a motion to advocate for the fair treatment of animals and oppose China’s...

Peril of Asian Moon Bears
Saturday, May 7, 2016

I’ve made six trips to China. During those trips I had the opportunity to admire moon bears in various zoos and presentations. I admired their strength and beauty. But there was another side to the moon bear trade that I was not exposed to until recently. It sickens me. Moon bears, along with other...

Don’t Soap Your Zisha
Sunday, Feb 7, 2016

I have long been enamored of the exceptional, hand-made Chinese teapots called YiXing Zisha. I became aware of them when I visited China on my first trip in 1981. I have since made six trips and have continued to collect them each time. I currently have 42 pots, each one with a unique design. Most of...

Princess Switches Sapphire’s Home Port to Shanghai
Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013

Sapphire Princess in Seattle, 2013 | Photo by Leon Worden Carnival Corporation & plc announced Wednesday it is introducing its Princess Cruises brand to China in 2014, naming Shanghai as home port for Sapphire Princess during a four-month season expected to carry 70,000 passengers. The new roundtrip...

Brown Commits to Expanding Trade with China’s Guangdong Province
Monday, Apr 15, 2013

On day six of California’s trade and investment mission to China, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. committed to building stronger ties with China’s most populous and economically productive province, Guangdong. In Guangdong’s capital city on Monday, Governor Brown spoke at a forum hosted by the American...

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The Water Resources and Watershed Committee is scheduled to meet via teleconference on Wednesday, May 12, at 5:30 p.m.
May 12: Water Resources and Watershed Committee Teleconference Meeting
The California Interscholastic Federation has renewed a multi-year agreement with GoFan as the official digital ticketing partner to provide touchless, digital ticketing solutions to high schools and state-wide post season play across California.
CIF, GoFan Reach Multi-Year Agreement that Includes Post-Season Play
The County of Los Angeles announced Thursday that it has distributed 23 million units of free PPE through its joint effort with PPE Unite to protect 433,000 employees at small businesses across the County.
L.A. County Announces Distribution of 23 Million Units of PPE
The Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) has launched its annual CalFresh Awareness Month campaign to publicize the CalFresh Nutrition Program and acknowledge community partners throughout the month of May for helping to raise public awareness year-round.
Annual CalFresh Awareness Month Underway
The Santa Clarita City Council convened Tuesday evening to hear an overview of the city’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
Striplin Presents Balanced Budget Which Includes $300K Surplus
This summer Mission Opera is happy to present a live outdoor operetta in one-act on June 5, 6, 12, and 13, in Santa Clarita.
Mission Opera to Present Live Outdoor Operetta, “Le 66”
The William S. Hart Union High School District is looking for one new member to serve on the Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee.
Hart District Seeking Oversight Committee Member
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department will present “The Addams Family Quarantined Concert Version,” a live virtual musical production based on the eponymous beloved television series on May 7-9.
May 7-9: COC Theatre Presents, “The Addams Family Quarantined Concert Version”
Santa Clarita Valley public junior high and high school students will remain in the blended learning model — two days a week of in-person instruction — for the remainder of the year, William S. Hart Union High School District officials announced Wednesday night.
Hart District Announces Blended Learning Format to Continue for Remainder of Year
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 19 new deaths and 414 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,744 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: Reopenings Expand in L.A. County as Transmission Remains Low; SCV Cases Total 27,744
1971 - Fort Tejon added to National Register of Historic Places [story]
Fort Tejon
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 21 new deaths and 287 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with Santa Clarita cases totaling 27,744.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Health Officer Order Updates Effective Thursday; SCV Cases Total 27,744
During their first in-person meeting of the year, William S. Hart Union High School District governing board members are planning to hear public comments under a new format Wednesday, as well as discuss a potential decrease to the number of units seniors need to graduate in light of COVID-19.  
Hart Governing Board Returns to In-Person Meetings, Set to Discuss Reducing Credits for Graduation
For the second time since his arrest, Michelle Dorsey’s estranged husband — who is accused of having killed his wife in her Saugus home last month — had a continuation of his arraignment.  
Arraignment Continued for Estranged Husband Accused of Murdering Michelle Dorsey
After a year of virtual learning, the Santa Clarita Youth Orchestra's spring semester will host its grand finale, a virtual concert fundraiser, to help recoup losses during the pandemic.
SCV Youth Orchestra To Hold Virtual Concert Fundraiser
The California Highway Patrol is reminding cyclists and motorists to share the road and remember traffic safety saves lives during this years National Bicycle Safety month all May.
CHP Emphasizes Bicycling Safety Is Shared Responsibility
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department announced a live virtual production of "The Addams Family Quarantined Concert Version", based on the eponymous television series. 
COC Theatre Presents “Addams Family Quarantine Concert Version”
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital revealed a new addition to their leadership staff, bringing more than 30 years of medical experience to the hospital. 
Henry Mayo Announces New VP And Chief Medical Officer
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is once again hosting their monthly free catalytic converter etching event, adding more dates and locations to have a converter etched. 
May’s Free Catalytic Converter Etching Adds Additional Location
The annual Bike to Work challenge is once again rolling into town for a week long going green challenge, starting next week. The challenge will begin Monday May 10 and go through Friday May 14. 
City Promotes Week-Long Bike To Work Challenge To Go Green
The William S Hart Education Foundation announced events will be returning this year and into 2022, starting with their new Cars under the Stars event. 
WiSH Education Foundation Announces New Events
The annual State of the County will be held in-person at Six Flags Magic Mountain, the Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday. The SCV Chamber and Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s office have been working to create an event to celebrate the reopening of our economy which will include remarks by the Supervisor and full access to rides at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Six Flags To Host State Of The County Event
1828 - Soledad Canyon settler John Lang born in Herkimer County, N.Y. [story]
Lang
The city of Santa Clarita’s Public Works Department was once again recognized by statewide organizations as a pair of 2020 capital improvement projects were honored by the Outstanding Local Streets and Roads Awards Program.
Santa Clarita Public Works Recognized for Streets Projects