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Wednesday COVID Roundup: SCV Totals Almost 89k Cases
Wednesday, Aug 24, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 3,860 new cases countywide and 85 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to 33,060, county case totals to 3,390,012 and Santa Clarita Valley case totals...

Wednesday COVID Roundup: County Reports Two Additional Deaths For SCV
Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 4,514 new cases countywide and 92 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to 32,888, county case totals to 3,342,851 and Santa Clarita Valley case totals...

Wednesday COVID Roundup: Student Cases See Rise As Graduations Begin
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 10 additional deaths and 4,384 new cases Wednesday countywide. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to 32,055, county case totals to 2,922,210 and Santa Clarita Valley case totals to 75,461 since March of 2020. SCV death totals...

Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Vaccination Proof For Bars and More Begins Thursday; Cases Total 36,172 in SCV
Wednesday, Oct 6, 2021

Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 31 new deaths and 1,479 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 36,172 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, and Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital confirming one additional death. Of the 31 new deaths reported today, five people who passed...

Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Case Rate in L.A. Decreases In Non-School Settings; SCV Cases Total 34,443
Wednesday, Sep 8, 2021

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 49 new deaths and 2,006 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 34,443 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. Of the 49 new deaths reported today, 10 people who passed away were over the age of 80, 13 people who died were between...

Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Henry Mayo Reports One Additional COVID Death; SCV total 32,151 Cases
Wednesday, Aug 18, 2021

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital has confirmed an additional COVID related death Wednesday, bringing the complete total to 155 since the start of the pandemic, according to Patrick Moody, the hospital’s director of public relations. **More Information regarding Henry Mayo Continues below** The Los Angeles...

Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: LA County Has Sixth Straight Day Of Over 1000 New Cases; SCV Cases Total 28,658
Wednesday, Jul 14, 2021

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday nine new deaths and 1,315 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,658 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. To date, Public Health identified 1,261,068 positive cases of COVID-19 across all areas of L.A. County and a total of 24,563 deaths....

Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: LA County Updates Travel Guidelines; 28,068 Total SCV Cases
Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021

L.A. County Public Health confirmed today five new deaths and 226 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,068 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. Of the five new deaths reported today, two people that passed away were over the age of 80, one person who died was between the ages of 65 and 79, and...

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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
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a heat warning as high temperatures have been forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley Monday through Tuesday.
Excessive Heat Warning Issued for SCV
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