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1868 - Ravenna post office established in Soledad Canyon [story]
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LOCAL SCHOOL NEWS
Castaic Union School District Welcomes New Northlake Hills Principal
Friday, May 28, 2021

Lisa Loscos was appointed as the new Northlake Hills Elementary School principal on May 27, 2021 after a unanimous decision by the Board of Trustees at Castaic Union School District.The Board of Trustees at Castaic Union School District unanimously approved the appointment of its new principal, Lisa...

Castaic Union Students Return to Campus for In-Person Learning
Tuesday, Feb 23, 2021

Castaic Union School District (CUSD) was excited to welcome their Transitional Kindergarten-2nd grade students back to in-person instruction on Monday at Castaic Elementary, Live Oak Elementary, and Northlake Hills Elementary schools. “It was wonderful to see the students with their new school...

CUSD Board Appoints Mayreen Burk as New Board President
Friday, Jan 15, 2021

The Castaic Union School District governing board appointed a new president during its annual organizational board meeting last month. The board voted to appoint Mayreen Burk, representative for Trustee Area E, as CUSD board president for the 2021 year, which was previously held by Fred Malcomb, representative...

Castaic Union Selects Mayreen Burk New Board President
Tuesday, Jan 5, 2021

It is with great pleasure that the Castaic Union School District Board of Trustees announces they have selected Mayreen Burk as the new School Board President, effective Dec. 14, 2020. Burk, a native of California, moved to Castaic in 2007 with her husband Jonathan and their three children. She has...

Castaic Union Announces 2021 Board Officers, Representatives
Thursday, Dec 17, 2020

Castaic School Board Members held their Annual Organizational Meeting on Monday, Dec. 14. At that meeting, the Board members elected officers and representatives of the Board for 2021, as follows: Mayreen Burk – President Laura Pearson  – Clerk Fred Malcomb – Member Janene Maxon –...

CUSD Selects New Director of Student Support Services
Friday, Jul 10, 2020

The Castaic Union School District (CUSD) announced they have selected Nicole Moynihan as their new Director of Student Support Services, effective July 1, 2020. Nicole was a Special Education teacher for ten years before accepting a position as the Program Specialist for the Palmdale School District....

Castaic Elementary Readies for 2020 Math Field Day
Tuesday, Feb 4, 2020

Castaic Union School District is excited to announce that Math Field Day is coming to Castaic Elementary School this spring. Math Field Day is designed as an enrichment activity to promote mathematical reasoning, teamwork, and a balanced mathematics curriculum for all students in upper elementary school....

Dec. 7: Pocock Brewing Beer Festival Benefiting SCV Schools
Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019

Pocock Brewing Company is inviting everyone, 21-years-old and over, to the 4th Anniversary Beer Festival on Dec. 7, to benefit the Castaic Education Foundation and the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation. This year’s festival will feature over 20 breweries, live bands, and food trucks. The Beer...

Korean Classical Music & Dance Company Comes to Northlake Hills Elementary
Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019

Castaic Union School District and The Music Center announced Tuesday the upcoming Korean Classical Music & Dance Company performance at Northlake Hills Elementary on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 8:15 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. As part of the school’s continuing efforts to enrich its curriculum and its students’...

Castaic Union School District Continues to See Test Score Growth
Friday, Nov 1, 2019

The smallest district in the Santa Clarita Valley in the total number of students and schools, the Castaic Union School District continued to see growth on its standardized test scores this past year. Officially known as California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress, or CAASPP, the state’s...

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1868 - Ravenna post office established in Soledad Canyon [story]
Ravenna depot
America’s Job Center of California is offering virtual career transition support sessions for displaced workers in Los Angeles County on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. via Zoom.
America’s Job Center to Offer Career Transition Support Sessions
As COVID-19 ravaged the nation, the hotel and hospitality industry were among the hardest hit, experiencing major losses in 2020.
SCV Hotels Bounce Back as Pandemic Winds Down
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast throughout the County including the Santa Clarita Valley.
High Heat Alert Issued Throughout L.A. County Starting Monday
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed five new deaths and 198 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 28,037 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19  Roundup: 28,037 Total SCV Cases; County MIS-C Cases in Children Plummet
California’s high-speed rail project got a much-needed boost Friday when the federal government agreed to restore nearly $1 billion in grant funding for the embattled infrastructure project.
State and Federal Government Restore Nearly $1 Billion in Funding to the High-Speed Rail Project
Hart High School’s show choir is once again hosting its Summer Show Choir Camp next month for students fifth grade and up.
Hart High School’s Summer Show Choir Camp to Return
Due to an excessive heat forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley, the city of Santa Clarita will have its three branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library open as cooling centers beginning Tuesday, June 15.
Cooling Centers to Open In Anticipation of Excessive Heat
State legislators had until June 4 to pass their bills out of the house in which they originated, and legislators representing the Santa Clarita Valley are reporting multiple bills on the move.
Local Legislators See Bills Move Forward
Although they are still awaiting the autopsy results, Los Angeles County Homicide Bureau detectives said they do not believe at this time that foul play resulted in a body being discovered near Castaic Lake on Tuesday.
No Foul Play Suspected in Castaic Lake Investigation
In an improvement from his critical, yet stable, status last week, the Los Angeles County Fire Department captain hospitalized at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is in “fair” condition, according to officials.
Hospital Officials Say Fire Captain Now in ‘Fair’ Condition
1956 - Bill Bonelli incorporates Solemint Water Co., his second of two predecessors of Santa Clarita Water Co. [story]
Bonelli
For the past few years, Walmart Academies have focused on training our associates to succeed in their jobs and upskill for the future.
Registration Open for Walmart Santa Clarita’s Free Virtual Community Academy
Princess is introducing a new on-demand service that allows guests to call a crew member to their exact location to make an in-person request for assistance.
Princess Cruises Unveils New On-Demand Feature that Increases Personalized Service
Following its selection by the American Public Works Association’s (APWA) Southern California Chapter as a 2020 Project of the Year, the city of Santa Clarita’s Inclusive Play Area at Canyon Country Park was recently named the Innovative Design of the Year Project by the APWA’s High Desert Branch.
Canyon Country Park’s Inclusive Play Area Earns Award for Innovative Design
SCV Water’s 2021 Annual Water Quality Report is now available.
Annual SCV Water Quality Report Released
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying three robbery suspects who physically assaulted a Circle K clerk in Saugus in April.
Detectives Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Saugus Circle K Robbery Suspects
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 7 new deaths and 220 new cases of COVID-19, with 28,031 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 28,031; New Vaccination Sweepstakes Coming to L.A. County Friday
Thinking about a career move? Jumping back into the job market after a challenging year? With the end of the pandemic in sight, people may be wondering about their next job prospects, career choices, or what's next on the horizon.
June 21: JCI Santa Clarita Hosting Virtual Resume, Interview Workshop
In anticipation of the grand opening of their newest tenant, Bird Dog Arts, the Outlets at Tejon is pleased to announce, it will be hosting “Art at OAT.”
June 12: Outlets at Tejon Unveil Interactive Art Walls
More than 200 teachers gathered outside the William S. Hart Union High School District office ahead of Wednesday’s board meeting, sharing frustration over their salaries.
Hart Teachers Protest to Demand Pay Raise
The Saugus Union School District held groundbreaking events last week for a handful of new buildings coming to the Cedarcreek and Skyblue Mesa elementary schools.
Saugus Union Breaks Ground on New Cedarcreek, Skyblue Mesa Facilities
1910 - Trick roper Montie Montana of Agua Dulce born in North Dakota as Owen Harlan Mickel [story]
Montie Montana
The City of Santa Clarita is excited to announce the return of the Spirit of America Fireworks Spectacular, which will headline Fourth of July festivities in the city after the COVID-19 pandemic forced its cancellation in 2020.
“Spirit Of America” Fireworks Show Returns