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1864 - L.A. Star newspaper report: County supervisors have accepted Beale's Cut as complete [story]
Beale's Cut


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Wilk Readies for New Role in Assembly
Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Scott Wilk Wasting no time in getting ready to tackle California’s myriad challenges, Assemblyman-elect Scott Wilk already was leaving Wednesday for Sacramento and about seven days of training, after winning the 38th Assembly District seat. “I’m a longstanding member of this community,...

Headington Congratulates Wilk on Assembly Win

Photo courtesy of Edward Headington (pictured at left). Scott Wilk is at right. Edward Headington, the Democratic contender for 38th Assembly District, called Republican Scott Wilk on Wednesday to congratulate him on his victory. Headington issued the following statement (note: Headington refers to his...

The results are in.

Got Wilk? Yep, in the State Assembly

Scott Wilk College of the Canyons Trustee Scott Wilk is headed for the state Assembly, capturing 56.9 percent of the votes in his race against Edward Headington in California’s 38th District. Among his early priorities, Wilk said he wanted to find like-minded politicians on either side of the aisle...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, October 4, 2012
Thursday, Oct 4, 2012

In this episode: It’s the final stretch for our 38th District candidates, hear what they think is important in a televised candidates forum; One man is behind bars after deputies find drugs and a loaded firearm during a routine probation search. Also: Six local students spend the day on a traveling...

Wilk, Headington Face Off in Televised Forum (Video)

Candidates for the 38th Assembly District met for a light grilling by the media Thursday morning at the SCVTV Media Center. Republican Scott Wilk and Democrat Edward Headington gamely answered questions and even had a chance to question each other during the hour-long faceoff that will be aired on SCVTV,...

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012

College of the Canyons Associated Student Government will host a candidate Meet-and-Greet event Oct. 2 at the Canyon Country Campus, and Oct. 3 at the Valencia campus. Representatives from the campaigns of Lee Rogers for Congress, Edward Headington for Assembly and Jackie Lacey for District Attorney...

SCV Seniors Grill Political Candidates
Monday, Sep 24, 2012

From left: Moderator Josh Premako at podium; Edward Headington on microphone; Steven Knight, Star Moffatt and Dr. Lee Rogers. Pro-life. Pro-choice. Those stances became a concern for seniors at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center in Newhall when they held a candidates forum last Thursday night. If...

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012

[Senior Center] – Voters will have the opportunity to hear from candidates in the Nov. 6 election, during an open house and candidate forum at the Senior Center, Thursday, Sept. 20, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. To date, scheduled to speak and take questions are Lee Rogers, Democratic candidate for...

Wilk, Headington Add Endorsements
Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012

Scott Wilk [Scott Wilk for Assembly] – The California Small Business Association has endorsed College of the Canyons Board of Trustee Scott Wilk to replace Assemblyman Cameron Smyth for the 38th Assembly District seat. Smyth is vacating the seat due to term limits. “We believe that Scott Wilk’s...

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1864 - L.A. Star newspaper report: County supervisors have accepted Beale's Cut as complete [story]
Beale's Cut
College of the Canyons proudly welcomes composer/lyricist, conductor, pianist and music producer Georgia Stitt to the School of Visual & Performing Arts’ Virtual Industry Insight Series on Wednesday, March 10.
Broadway Maestra Georgia Stitt to Speak at COC’s Virtual Insight Series
Valencia-based Lundgren Management was honored to be selected by the El Camino Community College District as one of three firms providing on-going construction management services for the next five years.
Valencia-Based Lundgren Management Inks 5-Year Deal with El Camino Community College District
It’s not how far you go…it’s what happens along the way! The Incredible Chase, the city of Santa Clarita’s socially distanced take on the hit CBS show “The Amazing Race,” is a brand-new competition taking place in May 2021.
City Looking for Teams to Compete in ‘The Incredible Chase’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 119 new deaths and 2,253 new cases of COVID-19, with 26,327 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 26,327; Public Health Advises Against Non-Essential Travel
For a three-day period starting Tuesday, the William S. Hart Union High School District football players took their first COVID-19 tests as part of the requirements for them to begin full-contact play.
Hart District Football Players Begin COVID-19 Testing, Full-Contact Play
Ken Farley, W. M. Keck Foundation professor of Geochemistry, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences and the project scientist for the Mars 2020 mission, continues the 2020–2021 Watson Lecture season with a talk about, “Perseverance on Mars," Wednesday, March 10, at 5:00 p.m., via Zoom.
Project Scientist for Mars Perseverance Continues Caltech’s Lecture Series
Los Angeles County Library is partnering with Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) to bring virtual arts programs to our communities, featuring LACMA teaching artists and staff.
L.A. County Library, LACMA Partner to Offer Virtual Arts Programs
Santa Clarita LLC, which owns the undeveloped 900-plus-acre Whittaker-Bermite site, recently filed for voluntary bankruptcy, and is working to sell it to a global industrial real estate company for possible commercial and residential development, officials said Wednesday.
Whittaker-Bermite Owner Files Bankruptcy, Selling Land
William S. Hart Union High School District governing board members Wednesday discussed a potential March 29 start date for junior high and high school in-person instruction, provided the number of L.A. County COVID-19 cases continues to decline.
Hart District Mulls Over Possible March 29 Return
The Santa Clarita Valley is now home to a new branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, following a recent vote from the association’s board of directors.
NAACP Branch Coming to Santa Clarita Valley
Because of 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 at and around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers after a rainfall.
Water Advisory Issued for Los Angeles County Beaches
This week, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced the kickoff for the “California Digital Divide Innovation Challenge,” a global competition that will award up to $1 million to the boldest, most revolutionary proposals to eliminate the digital divide and expand high-speed internet access to all Californians.
State Schools Chief Kicks Off ‘California Digital Divide Innovation Challenge’
1940 - NYC premiere of "The Marines Fly High" starring Lucille Ball, filmed in Placerita Canyon [story] Marines Fly High
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 116 new deaths and 1,759 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported its 144th fatality since the pandemic began.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: 144th Death at Henry Mayo; Decline in L.A. County Cases, Hospitalizations
Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark officials will host a virtual presentation commemorating the March 12, 1928, St. Francis Dam Disaster via Zoom on Friday, March 12, starting at 4 p.m.
March 12: St. Francis Dam Disaster Commemoration Event, Free on Zoom
California State University, Northridge is launching an interdisciplinary master’s degree in sustainability, set to begin fall 2022.
CSUN to Offer an Interdisciplinary Master’s Degree in Sustainability
Princess Cruises is extending the pause of its United Kingdom-based cruise vacations, sailing roundtrip from Southampton, through September 25, 2021, on Sky Princess, Regal Princess, and Island Princess.
Princess Cruises Extends Pause of Southampton Sailings Through Sept. 25
After a relatively dry February in California, water supply managers grow increasingly anxious as each dry, sunny day plunges the state deeper into drought.
Dry February Exacerbates Drought in California
The Biden-Harris Administration has approved California’s request to use Medicaid (Medi-Cal in California) funding to pay for voluntary COVID-19 testing for low-income students covered by the program, further supporting schools in underserved communities to reopen for in-person instruction.
Feds OK Medi-Cal to Fund COVID-19 Testing for Low-Income Students
Santa Clarita planning commissioners Tuesday sent the Sand Canyon resort proposal back to the drawing board amid continued concerns, focusing largely on emergency evacuations.
Sand Canyon Resort Sent Back to Drawing Board Amid Various Concerns
Sam Horn, president of Master’s University and Seminary for the past year, will be stepping down from his position, university officials said Monday.
Master’s University President Sam Horn to Step Down After 1 Year
Moving around California three decades from now will be safer, cleaner, and simpler with more transportation options under a plan Caltrans unveiled Wednesday.
Caltrans Unveils Vision for Future of Transportation
1882 - George Campton's Newhall general store explodes [story]
general store