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1928 - Little dam victim, thought unidentified & buried in SCV, actually ID'd & buried in Chatsworth [story]
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Castaic Union Secures Transportation Contract
Thursday, Nov 3, 2022

At a special meeting Wednesday evening, the governing board of the Castaic Union School District approved the agreement between CUSD and Student Transportation of America to facilitate transportation (two bus routes) for our general education students for the remainder of the 2022-2023 school year. ...

Northlake Hills Elementary to Remain Closed Friday for Fire Restoration
Thursday, Sep 1, 2022

Northlake Hills Elementary School in Castaic was closed Thursday due to the Route Fire. While the exterior was not damaged, the strong smell of smoke has prompted officials to keep the school closed Friday for fire restoration. Steve Doyle, superintendent of the Castaic Union School District, released...

Stephanie Sosa Named Castaic Middle School New Assistant Principal
Tuesday, Jun 28, 2022

Castaic Union School District is pleased to announce that effective July 1, 2022, Stephanie Sosa will join Castaic Middle School as the new Assistant Principal. Former Assistant Principal, Nicole Price, joined her new husband in North Dakota, where she will be the Principal of a K-12 public school. Sosa...

CUSD Announces Jene Fielder Scholarship Recipients
Monday, Apr 25, 2022

The Castaic Union School District is proud to announce the recipients of the Jene Fielder Trust Scholarships. We’re excited to share that we have awarded up to $9,000 in scholarships to nine past and/or present students of Castaic Middle School. Applications were reviewed by a panel including Castaic...

Castaic Union Holds Annual Organizational Meeting
Thursday, Dec 16, 2021

The Castaic Union School District Governing Board Members held their annual Organizational Meeting on Monday. At that meeting the Board Members elected officers and representatives of the Board for 2022, as follows: – Laura Pearson / President – John Richard / Clerk – Mayreen Burk...

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 –...

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Children's Bureau is one of the largest private, non-profit adoption agencies in California and one of the few that is nationally accredited by the Child Welfare League of America.
April 20: Attend Children’s Bureau’s Virtual Online Orientation
With the lifting of county, state and federal COVID-19 emergency orders, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health  continues to ensure easy access to free vaccines, boosters, tests and therapeutics.
Los Angeles County Promotes Sensible Strategies to Reduce Dangers Associated with COVID-19
Due to the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents that bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers after the rainfall. Individuals who enter the water in these areas could become ill. 
Ocean Water Quality Rain Advisory Extended To Saturday
The Santa Clarita Economic Development Corporation has an interactive, online tool that provides themed virtual tours of the amazing features our community has to offer. 
SCVEDC Highlights Virtual Tours
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger hosted an intimate reception honoring several local artists affiliated with Tierra del Sol, a non-profit organization based in Sunland that helps individuals with developmental disabilities hone their skills in the arts and discover career opportunities.   
Supervisor Barger Honors Local Artists During Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
1928 - Little dam victim, thought unidentified & buried in SCV, actually ID'd & buried in Chatsworth [story]
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In alignment with both the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the California Department of Public Health, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health will change to weekly reporting of COVID-19 case, hospitalization and death data. The last day of daily reporting will be today, Tuesday, March 28. Starting the week of April 3, COVID-19 data will be reported weekly.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: Two New SCV Deaths Bring Total to 553
California State Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) expressed frustration at the Senate Public Safety Committee’s failure to advance a bill he coauthored aimed at bringing accountability to the fentanyl crisis.
Wilk’s Co-Authored Fentanyl Bill Fails to Advance
Longtime festival favorites and thrilling newcomers highlight the performance schedule at the 27th Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, which will be held Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23, in Old Town Newhall.
The Stage is Set for Cowboy Festival Performers
Come to Placerita Nature Center Saturday, April 1 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and meet the Animal Ambassadors who live in the canyon. Learn what the animals eat, where they live, their physical attributes and much more.
April 1: Animal Shows Return to Placerita Canyon Nature Center
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees appointed Jerry Danielsen to fill Board Seat No. 4, effective immediately, at its March 22 meeting.
Santa Clarita Community College District Appoints Jerry Danielsen
A suspect who stole a California Highway Patrol vehicle in Castaic and led law enforcement on a high speed pursuit has died after he sustained injuries when he jumped out of the moving vehicle.
Suspect Dies After High  Speed Chase in Stolen CHP Vehicle Ends in AV
The California State University, Northridge David Nazarian College of Business and Economics invites the public to the eighth Annual Jeff Marine Bull Ring New Venture Competition on Thursday, April 20, from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
April 20: CSUN New Venture Competition
Artist and California Institute of the Arts faculty Shirley Tse has been named the recipient of the International Sculpture Center’s 2023 Outstanding Educator Award.
CalArts Instructor Shirley Tse Named Outstanding Educator
Los Angeles County’s declaration of a local public health emergency for COVID-19 ends on March 31. That means changes in some programs but many services will continue to be available to support L.A. County residents.
L.A. County COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Ends March 31
SNAP Sports, a nonprofit adaptive sports program for special needs athletes will hold a wine tasting fundraiser Wednesday, March 29 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Salt Creek Grille, 24415 Town Center Drive #115, Valencia, CA 91355.
March 29: SNAP Sports Fundraiser at Salt Creek
The Canyon Theatre Guild presents the musical "Disney's Newsies" now on stage in Old Town Newhall through April 30.
‘Disney’s Newsies’ at Canyon Theatre Guild
Calling all teens and tweens: The city of Santa Clarita Public Library presents FanFest. FanFest is back and will be held Friday, April 7 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Canyon Country Community Center, 18410 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country, CA 91351.
April 7: Teen FanFest at Canyon Country Community Center
1934 - Bouquet Canyon Reservoir, replacement for ill-fated St. Francis Dam & reservoir, begins to fill with water [story]
Bouquet Reservoir
The Master's University baseball team split its twin bill against San Diego Christian Saturday, but won the three-game series.
Mustangs, San Diego Christian Split Doubleheader
The Department of Beaches and Harbors’ Russell Walker W.A.T.E.R. (Water Awareness, Training, Education & Recreation) Youth Sailing Camp is back for Spring Break.
L.A. County’s Youth Sailing Camp Dates Announced
Cajun’s Aviation Dream will host a fundraiser on Saturday, April 22, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., at Lucky Luke Brewing Company at 25108 Rye Canyon Loop in Santa Clarita.
Cajun’s Aviation Dream Announces April Fundraisers
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, along with the help of Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Aero Bureau, are actively searching for a stolen vehicle suspect who fled on foot along the 24200 block of Oak Vale Drive in Valencia.
Stolen Vehicle Suspect Prompts Lockdown of Two SCV Schools
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