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1993 - Hart High grad Dee Dee Myers (1979) becomes first female White House press secretary [story]
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CDC: Evidence of Virus Found in Vacated Diamond Princess Cabins Up to 17 Days Later
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020

Clarification/Statement from Princess Cruises, 3/25/2020: The [original] headline saying the virus was “live” is actually incorrect. Princess Cruises volunteered to preserve select staterooms onboard Diamond Princess, known to have been occupied by positive cases. This testing was done in full collaboration...

Princess Parent Offers Cruise Ships as Temporary Hospitals
Monday, Mar 23, 2020

Carnival Corporation & plc, the parent company of Valencia, California-based Princess Cruises, has offered some of its cruise ships for use as temporary hospitals during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Select cruise ships from Princess Cruises and Carnival’s other global cruise line brands,...

Grand Princess Cruise Ship: 21 Test Positive for Coronavirus COVID-19
Friday, Mar 6, 2020

Twenty-one people aboard Princess Cruises‘ Grand Princess cruise ship off the coast of California have tested positive for coronavirus, officials announced late Friday afternoon. The U.S. Coast Guard had airdropped 46 test kits to the Grand Princess cruise ship on Thursday, said Vice President...

Coronavirus: Princess Cruises Temporarily Revises Cancellation Policy

Princess Cruises is temporarily modifying its cancellation policy for cruises and cruise tours departing through May 31, 2020, due to the evolving worldwide coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. The Valencia, California-based cruise line is implementing this revised policy to assist guests in making decisions...

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update: Goldmans Continue Recovery in Nebraska
Friday, Feb 28, 2020

Radio station KHTS/Santa Clarita co-owner and former Diamond Princess passenger Carl Goldman has been liberated from the bio-containment wing and moved to a quarantine dorm at Nebraska Medicine hospital, where he is recovering from a diagnosed case of coronavirus COVID-19. “No more monitors, no...

COVID-19 News: KHTS Santa Clarita Owners ‘Repatriated’ to U.S.
Monday, Feb 17, 2020

In the latest COVID-19 news, Carl Goldman and his wife Jeri Seratti-Goldman, owners of radio station KHTS in Santa Clarita and passengers on Princess Cruises’ Diamond Princess, are back in the U.S. and ensconced in a medical facility in Omaha, Nebraska, where Carl has been hospitalized. “They...

Coronavirus Update: 39 More Cases on Diamond Princess; Goldmans Still OK
Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020

The Japanese Ministry of Health has diagnosed another 39 cases of coronavirus among the people aboard Princess Cruises’ Diamond Princess, bringing the total to 175, the cruise line reported late Tuesday night. Carl and Jeri Goldman, owners of Santa Clarita radio station KHTS and passengers on the...

Diamond Princess Coronavirus Cases Hit 136; KHTS Owners Still OK
Monday, Feb 10, 2020

An additional 66 cases of coronavirus were confirmed by the Japanese Ministry of Health on people aboard the cruise ship Diamond Princess, now docked in an isolated area of Yokohama Harbor in Japan, Valencia, California-based Princess Cruises reported late Sunday night. The people newly diagnosed with...

Coronavirus: 63 People Test Positive on Diamond Princess, KHTS Owners in Quarantine
Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020

As of late Friday night, a total of 63 people aboard the Diamond Princess, now quarantined off the coast of Japan, had been diagnosed with coronavirus by the Japanese Ministry of Health, USA Today reported Saturday morning. Valencia, California-based cruise ship operator Princess Cruises reported two...

Diamond Princess Unveils New Upgrades
Monday, Feb 4, 2019

Princess Cruises guests aboard Diamond Princess will now enjoy a refreshed onboard atmosphere following an extensive 14-day, multimillion dollar dry dock in Singapore, continuing Princess Cruises “Come Back New Promise” commitment focused on investing more than $450 million across the global fleet. Enhanced...

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Impulse Hosting Comedy, Music Night
Coming off a first-place winning streak at competitions in New York and Washington, D.C., earlier in 2021, the CSUN Model United Nations team continues to accumulate achievements after scoring another first place finish with the Outstanding Delegation Award in the Northwest Model UN Conference, which took place Nov. 19-21 in Seattle.
Matadors Pull off Clean Sweep at Model UN Competitions
Freshman guard Monique Febles poured in a season-high 23 points as No. 6 College of the Canyons was able to outlast Antelope Valley College 68-62 at the Cougar Cage in the 2021-22 home opener. 
Lady Cougars Hold off AVC in Home Opener
Evelyn Ku, MSN, RN, has been named Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.
Evelyn Ku Named Henry Mayo’s VP, Chief Nursing Officer
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 102 additional deaths and 42,115 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 62, 566 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID Roundup: SCV Cases Top 62,000
The California Department of Transportation has rescheduled the Friday, Jan. 21 - Monday, Jan. 24 closure of the eastbound Interstate 210 in Sylmar.
Caltrans Reschedules I-210 Weekend Closure
1993 - Hart High grad Dee Dee Myers (1979) becomes first female White House press secretary [story]
Dee Dee Myers
California State University, Northridge was given two honors from the National Opera Association, officials said Tuesday. 
CSUN Productions Wins Honors From National Opera Association
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 59 additional deaths and 30,081 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 61,584 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Positivity Rates in Schools See Decline
Harbor Group International, LLC and Azure Partners, LLC  announced earlier this month, their joint venture for the acquisition of Jefferson Vista Canyon, a 480-unit, Class A apartment community in Santa Clarita.
International Property Management Group Acquires Local Apartment Community
The College of the Canyons Spring 2022 semester begins  Feb. 7, and those looking for the classes needed to upgrade their skills, or transfer to a four-year university, still have time to register. 
College of the Canyons: Now is the Time to Register for Spring Semester
A Santa Clarita man originally reported missing on Jan. 16 has been located, Sheriff officials said Wednesday. 
Missing Santa Clarita Man Found
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced that they will be hosting a free PPE drive which will provide KN95 masks, surgical masks and hand sanitizer to local chamber members.
SCV Chamber Announces Free PPE Drive For Members
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced the release of a Request for Proposals to solicit independent researchers to conduct the Aliso Canyon Disaster Health Research Study.
Public Health Calls For Independent Research Into Aliso Canyon Health Study
More than twenty years ago I led the animal control division for an agency in northern California, and at one point we received a series of complaints from students at a local community college regarding a fellow student’s emotional support animal (ESA).
Marcia Mayeda: Protecting Service Animals
1967 - Original airing of Star Trek "Arena" Episode: Kirk battles the Gorn commander (Saugus resident Bobby Clark) at Vasquez Rocks [watch]
Kirk vs. Gorn commander
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 45 additional deaths and 22,688 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 60,980 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday Covid Roundup: Omicron Continues to Surge as ICU Admissions Rise in LA County
Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is hiring. This summer, the department aims to hire over 250 new lifeguards to work at 30 aquatic facilities, all across L.A. County.
LA County Department of Parks, Recreation Seeks to Hire Over 250 Lifeguards
Due to L.A. County Department of Public Health restrictions and the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, the city of Santa Clarita "regretfully" is announcing the cancellation of the 2022 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, reported Santa Clarita PIO Carrie Lujan in a statement released to the press.
Santa Clarita 2022 Cowboy Festival Cancelled
With COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County at high levels, the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) will temporarily pause in-person services starting Tuesday, Jan. 18.
LA County DCBA Temporarily Pausing In-Person Services
Put your knowledge to the test with Winter Games Trivia on the second day of Winter Olympic Games Beijing 2022.
Feb. 3 Winter Games Trivia Contest at The Cube
The Santa Clarita Community College District’s Independent Citizens Bond Oversight Committee voted to accept the results of an independent audit confirming the district properly accounted for all bond expenditures in the 2020-21 fiscal year.
COC Citizens Oversight Committee Affirms Audits of College Bond Spending
Fred Gruchalla, a veteran of the Vietnam War, received the 2020-2021 Veteran of the Year Award from the Van Nuys/Reseda Elks Lodge 2790 on Jan. 10.
Fred Gruchalla, Veterans’ Advocate, Named Veteran of the Year
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is now accepting applications for the annual Virginia Wrage Memorial Fund Scholarship. Deadline is March 30, 2022.
Zonta SCV Accepting Applications for Wrage Scholarship
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