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New Year, New County Librarian
Thursday, Dec 31, 2015

Skye Patrick The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is expected to appoint a new county librarian at the board’s first meeting of the new year. Skye Patrick is the director of libraries for Broward County, Fla., and has “a wide range of experience in many facets of library administration and...

March 14: Grand Opening of New Stevenson Ranch, Castaic Libraries
Thursday, Feb 26, 2015

Los Angeles County officials are planning to host grand openings in March for two county libraries in the Santa Clarita Valley on March 14. “These libraries will provide a vital resource for our Santa Clarita Valley communities, offering services and programs that educate, inform and improve the quality...

County Exercising Option to Buy Castaic Library Building
Thursday, Nov 21, 2013

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will consider exercising the county’s option to purchase the building that houses the Castaic Library, which is being expanded under a current lease agreement. The supervisors authorized an expansion of the  library last year. Located in a building at...

Supervisors Approve Lease for West Side Library
Tuesday, Sep 10, 2013

West side residents of the Santa Clarita Valley should have more access to books, once a new library goes in next May. A 12,000 square foot library to be located at the Valencia Marketplace Shopping Center at 25950 The Old Road was approved Tuesday at the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors meeting. “For...

County Plans to Rent Valencia Space for Stevenson Ranch Library
Friday, Sep 6, 2013

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will consider a proposed 8-year lease of a 12,000-square-foot space in the Valenica Marketplace for a library to serve the communities of Stevenson Ranch, Valencia-Westridge and Sunset-Pointe in Newhall. A report from county CEO William T. Fujioka...

County Library Launches Digital Magazine Service
Monday, Jul 15, 2013

[County Library] – The County of Los Angeles Public Library and the members of the Old Colony Library Network, in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books, the world’s largest independent producer of audio books, are pleased to announce the availability of Zinio for Libraries, a new edition...

‘Old Glory’ Park Possible Site for West Side Library
Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013

Pico Canyon Park is a viable location for a future library to serve Stevenson Ranch, according to documents from the County of Los Angeles Public Library system. The 20-acre park on Pico Canyon Road, home to the “Old Glory” oak tree that was moved there nearly a decade ago following a community effort...

Stevenson Ranch Library Site Up for Discussion
Thursday, Jan 31, 2013

Officials from the Los Angeles County Public Library have scheduled a community meeting to discuss the selection of a site for a future county library in the Stevenson Ranch area. The meeting will be held Wednesday, March 6, at 7 p.m. in the Stevenson Ranch Elementary School multipurpose room. The school...

County to ‘Privatize’ Janitorial Services at 15 Libraries
Thursday, Jan 3, 2013

County Librarian Margaret D. Todd is asking the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to approve an initial four-year contract with a janitorial firm for custodial services at 15 county libraries. Custodial services are currently performed by county employees who are members of the Service Employees...

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012

[LACo Public Library] – Lights! Camera! Survey? The County of Los Angeles Public Library wants your help in creating the ideal future library – with a game that enables you to participate as if you were a real Hollywood screenwriter. The County Library is seeking input from its customers and...

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1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]
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 State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond hosted a virtual webinar on Sept. 28 to update local educational agencies, including district and charter school administrators and classroom educators, on over $3.6 billion in block grants and other resources to promote financial education in California high schools.
State Superintendent Leads Webinar to Announce State Funds for Financial Literacy Funds to Train 1000 Teachers
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the city of Santa Clarita, today announced nominations to officially open for their annual ‘Salute to Patriots’ event.
Nominations to Honor Local Veterans at Chamber’s Annual Salute to Patriots Now Open
Supervisor Kathryn Barger honored the Republic of Artsakh’s Foreign Minister, David Babayan, by presenting a scroll at the Board of Supervisors' meeting to commemorate the alliance and solidarity between Los Angeles County and Artsakh. 
Supervisor Barger Honors Artsakh Foreign Minister at Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors’ Meeting
Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) announces his measure to bring much needed accountability to the state’s no-bid contracting policies has been signed into law. 
Wilk’s No-Bid Contract Accountability Act Signed into Law
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 13 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,353 new cases countywide and 36 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Santa Clarita Sees 36 New Cases
The Santa Clarita City Council officially approved an agreement with Kaiser Permanente for the healthcare provider to become the presenting sponsor of the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center.
Kaiser Permanente Named as Presenting Sponsor of the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center
The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation has taken immediate action to temporarily close Pico Canyon Park, in Stevenson Ranch, until further notice after an aggressive mountain lion was seen in the area.
County Parks and Recreation Temporarily Closes Pico Canyon
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Warning as high temperatures have been forecast for the following areas:
County Extends Heat Warning For Santa Clarita
The California High-Speed Rail Authority  is extending the public review period for the Palmdale to Burbank Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement an additional 30 days to Dec. 1, 2022.
High-Speed Rail Extends Public Comment Period for the Palmdale to Burbank Project Section
A motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger that called for the county to comply with the constitution and report back with non-custodial, secure mental health treatment facility models for incarcerated individuals who cannot be diverted was rejected by the Board of Supervisors. 
Barger Reacts to Outcome of Supervisors’ Vote on Providing Mental Health Services to Incarcerated Individuals
Santa Clarita residents are encouraged to use alternative modes of transportation during the upcoming Rideshare Week, beginning Oct. 3, lasting through Oct. 7.
Oct. 3: Santa Clarita Rideshare Weeks Encourages Alternate Forms Of Transport
1987 - Slender-horned spineflower listed in Federal Register as endangered species [story] Slender-horned spineflower
William S. Hart High School science teacher Paula Bae has been named Los Angeles County Teacher of the Year.
Hart Science Teacher Paula Bae Named L.A. County Teacher of the Year
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 12 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,288 new cases countywide and 44 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: 12 New Deaths, 1,288 New Cases in L.A. County
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion today authored by Supervisor Kathryn Barger that creates more awareness regarding suicide prevention in Los Angeles County.
Supes Proclaim September Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
California State Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced that Senate Bill 1089 (Turkey Divestment Extension Bill), a bill he authored, has been signed into law.
Wilk Authors Law to Extend Ban on State Investment in Turkey
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Museum will host the inaugural Haunted "Bones' Gulch" Halloween Attraction on Saturday nights Oct. 1-29. The final night of the attraction will be Sunday, Oct. 30. Proceeds go toward the LASD Museum.
Oct. 1-30: Bones Gulch Haunted Attraction to Benefit LASD Museum
Are you a Pickleball Player? Sign up for the Michael Hoefflin's Foundation Paddle for the Battle Pickleball fixed partner doubles tournament.
Oct. 1: MHF Paddle for the Battle Pickleball Tournament
Santa Clarita Valley resident Kevin Karzin was named a gold medalist during the Professional Photographers of America’s 2022 International Photographic Competition.
Karzin Nets Gold Medal in Int’l Photographic Competition
Sixty-three Hart District students have been selected as College Board National Recognition Program awardees.
Hart District Students Selected as College Board National Recognition Program Awardees
City of Santa Clarita Environmental Services will present a class on the importance of rainwater harvesting and proper installation and maintenance of rain barrels on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Oct. 8: Rain Barrel Class, Purchase Program
Jessi Swenning was not going to be stopped. The 5-11 middle blocker led The Master's University Lady Mustangs with 15 kills and five blocks, hitting .464 in the match, as Master's defeated the William Jessup Warriors 3-1 Saturday in the MacArthur Center for their third GSAC win in a row.
Make it Three in a Row for TMU Lady Mustangs
2014 - Towsley Canyon Loop Trail named for naturalist Don Mullally [story]
Don Mullally
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