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Valladares Declines Legislator Pay Increase
Friday, Jul 9, 2021

Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares speaks during the Valley Industry Association’s fourth annual State of the State luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Valencia in Valencia on Friday, 062521. Dan Watson/The Signal Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares, R-Santa Clarita, recently announced she will not accept...

California Must Show Evidence Supporting Its COVID-Related Church Occupancy Cap
Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021

SAN DIEGO — South Bay United Pentecostal Church failed Monday during its fourth attempt to block California from restricting occupancy rates on in-person worship services more severely than COVID-19 pandemic standards set by the state for retail and grocery stores. But its attempt to block California’s...

Pediatric Experts: Vaccinating Kids Key to Ending COVID-19 Pandemic
Monday, Mar 15, 2021

There is a clear sense of hope when, a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the country’s top health officials announce that we are starting to turn a corner. Vaccination is steadily on the rise, and in new guidance, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has signed off on hanging out indoors...

Yes I Can Adapts to Virtual World with Guest Speaker Sessions
Monday, Feb 8, 2021

Jessika Grewe Glover’s career as a writer started with scribbling ideas on napkins, and through persistence and perseverance, she’s becoming a published author who’s ready to share the lessons of her experience with others who have similar aspirations. The Santa Clarita author is an upcoming guest...

Parents, Student-Athletes Gather to Urge Hart District to Bring Athletics Back
Friday, Jan 15, 2021

Late Friday afternoon, a group of parents and student-athletes gathered in front of the William S. Hart Union High School District office to urge the district to bring athletic-conditioning back to school campuses. Representing teams and schools from across the district, the group held signs on the street...

Dec. 2: DFY in SCV Parent Workshop on ‘A Zooming World’
Monday, Nov 30, 2020

To help equip parents for success during the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Santa Clarita and Education Consultant Renee Marshall are teaming up to bring the community another DFY in SCV virtual Parent Engagement Workshop on Wednesday, December 2, at 7 p.m. Titled “Balance Home and School in a Zooming...

SCV Senior Center Drive-Thru Dishes out Thanksgiving Feast to Hundreds
Friday, Nov 27, 2020

Hundreds of local, older adults could not break bread together this year for the annual Thanksgiving feast at the Bella Vida Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, but many still showed, some even dressed up for a drive-thru version Thursday. Vehicles zig-zagged through the large parking lot of the center...

Get Flu Immunization Now, L.A. County Public Health Urges Residents
Friday, Oct 16, 2020

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health encourages residents to get flu immunization as soon as possible, especially this year. Because it is highly likely that both influenza and COVID-19 will be present in L.A. County this year, it’s vital that we do all that we can to protect ourselves...

Newsom Signs Bill Expanding Earned Income Tax Credit
Friday, Sep 18, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed AB 1876, further expanding access to the California Earned Income Tax Credit to ensure all California tax filers, specifically undocumented ITIN filers who are otherwise eligible, may qualify for the CalEITC and the Young Child Tax Credit. In 2019,...

Supes Launch ‘Stay Housed L.A. County’ Legal Aid Program for Tenants
Monday, Sep 14, 2020

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Monday launched Stay Housed L.A. County, a countywide initiative to provide legal assistance and support for tenants facing eviction amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The launch included the release of StayHousedLA.org, a website connecting tenants with useful...

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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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