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1993 - Hart High grad Dee Dee Myers (1979) becomes first female White House press secretary [story]
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Holy Cross, CHLA Partner to Provide Neonatal Intensive Care
Monday, Aug 1, 2016

Timur Azhibekov, M.D. Providence Holy Cross Medical Center is partnering with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to raise the level of care provided to the most fragile newborns in the medical center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, bringing world class NICU care to the northern San Fernando and Santa...

Medicare-Medicaid Rates Holy Cross Best in Region
Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016

[Providence] – Providence Holy Cross Medical Center is the top-rated hospital serving the northern San Fernando Valley and the Santa Clarita Valley, according to the results of a federal government study released Wednesday. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published its Overall Hospital...

Holy Cross Named Among U.S. Best Hospitals in 3 Specialties
Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013

Providence Holy Cross Medical Center was ranked today one of the nation’s best hospitals for 2013-14 by U.S. News & World Report for three specialties – pulmonology, orthopedics and gastroenterology and GI surgery. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in its 24th year, recognize...

Holy Cross Forms Nurse Alumni Group
Monday, Apr 22, 2013

They wore white starched dresses and the signature cap of their patron Florence Nightingale. They were expected to defer to doctors. Nurses have evolved over the decades, but at Providence Holy Cross they have built upon the same traditions of excellence and compassion for more than a half-century. Now...

Holy Cross Achieves New Standing Due to Nursing Excellence
Wednesday, Feb 20, 2013

Providence Holy Cross Medical Center received redesignation today as the Greater San Fernando Valley’s only Magnet Hospital, the nation’s highest recognition for  nursing excellence. Nurse managers gathered this morning with the hospital leadership to hear the announcement via conference call from...

Klein Elevated to Head of Holy Cross
Thursday, Jan 31, 2013

Bernard Klein, M.D. Bernard Klein, M.D., chief medical officer and interim chief executive of Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, will be the hospital’s new chief executive, bringing combined expertise in medicine and hospital management to one of the San Fernando Valley’s busiest hospitals. Dr....

Carmody to Retire from Providence Health System
Wednesday, Jul 25, 2012

Kerry Carmody on SCVTV’s “Newsmaker of the Week” program in 2007 Kerry Carmody, a passionate healthcare executive who transformed a community hospital into a nationally recognized medical center, announced this week his plan to retire after nearly 40 years with Providence Health &...

Thursday, Jun 14, 2012

[Providence] – Providence Holy Cross Medical Center shall receive The Alliance for Quality Construction’s “Q Award” for construction of its 138-bed patient care South Wing on Wednesday, June 20. The new South Wing was constructed as the medical center celebrated its 50th year....

Holy Cross is SoCal’s First ‘LEED Silver’ Hospital
Monday, Feb 27, 2012

[Providence] – Providence Holy Cross Medical Center’s new four-story, 138-bed expansion was named Monday as the first LEED Silver hospital in Southern California, honored for its efforts to build an environmentally friendly project. The U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED program – Leadership...

Feb. 27: Holy Cross Blood Drive at Bowman High
Thursday, Feb 23, 2012

To help boost supplies at the Providence Holy Cross blood banks – which serve many Santa Clarita Valley residents – KHTS is sponsoring a blood drive on Monday, Feb. 27, in front of Bowman High School on Centre Pointe Parkway. Hours for the blood drive are 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. and appointments can...

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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday confirmed 262 new deaths and 6,492 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as the county's rollout of an extremely limited vaccine supply continues at Dodger Stadium and five supersites including Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 22,232; Vaccines in ‘Extremely Limited Supply’
In what some hailed as the most important speech at an inauguration in modern American history, President Joe Biden called for a new era of unity and healing as he pledged to bring an end to the pandemic that has dramatically altered the lives of every American while leading the restoration of a battered economy.
Biden Inauguration: ‘This Is Democracy’: Biden Calls for Unity in Inaugural Address
Almost directly after taking the oath as President of the United States, Joe Biden on his first day in office is expected to reverse a number of his predecessor’s policies and federal agency standards.
Biden’s Busy First Day: Action on COVID-19, Climate, Racial Equality
California Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) was unanimously selected as Senate Republican Leader-elect, Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) announced Wednesday.
Wilk Named California Senate Republican Leader-Elect
Concluding with his oath to faithfully uphold and defend the U.S. Constitution, Joseph R. Biden became the 46th president of the United States at noon Wednesday.
New President Inaugurated: White House Changes Hands at Critical Moment in History
The Los Angeles County Public Health Department opened the Six Flags Magic Mountain vaccination site Tuesday, one of the five larger vaccination sites opened this week in conjunction with the Fire Department and other agencies.
Magic Mountain Opens Vaccination Site, Aims to Administer More Than 2K Doses a Day
California fired back on the Trump administration’s eleventh-hour attempt to gut the Endangered Species Act before the president left office Wednesday.
California Leads Charge Against Parting Gut of Endangered Species Act
After nearly a year of lockdowns, social distancing, widespread infection, and COVID-19-related death in Los Angeles, residents are preparing for the next chapter of the pandemic: vaccination distribution.
L.A. County Health Officials Address Challenges to Vaccination Distribution
California’s holiday COVID-19 wave appears to have crested, with state officials announcing Tuesday that hospitalizations and new infections are starting to decrease for the first time in weeks.
Officials: California’s Holiday COVID-19 Wave Appears to Have Crested
As coronavirus cases spiked to record highs and spurred statewide lockdowns this past summer, Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Legislature have scrambled to devise a COVID-19 aid plan for the state’s nearly $10 billion share of federal CARES Act funding.
California Leaders Blasted for Giving Less COVID-19 Aid to Small Communities
Soon after Los Angeles County officials announced Tuesday that, by the afternoon, residents age 65 and older could register for the COVID-19 vaccine, the signup website crashed, with thousands of inquiries pending.
L.A. County COVID-19 Vaccine Signup Website Crashes
1993 - Hart High grad Dee Dee Myers (1979) becomes first female White House press secretary [story]
Dee Dee Myers
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 186 new deaths and 7,902 new cases of confirmed COVID-19, with 22,102 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: County Ramps Up Large-Scale Vaccination Sites; SCV Tops 22,000 Total Cases
I think everyone gave a sigh of relief at midnight on Dec. 31, 2020. The most troubling and stressful year in recent memory was finally over.
Pets Are Source of Unconditional Love During Uncertain World | Marcia Mayeda
A brush fire quickly spread near Towsley Canyon on Tuesday afternoon, with initial reports indicating it had grown by 50 acres within a half-hour.
Strong Winds Fuel Towsley Canyon Fire
As winds continue to whip through the Santa Clarita Valley, firefighters are battling another brush fire in Canyon Country where structures may be threatened.
Canyon Country Fire Threatens Structures
SACRAMENTO – California State Epidemiologist Dr. Erica S. Pan issued the following statement Sunday recommending providers pause the administration of lot 41L20A of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine due to possible allergic reactions that are under investigation.
California Issues Warning Against Batch of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine After Allergic Reactions Reported
ARTree Community Arts Center is offering virtual classes that you can share with family and friends, not just around the country, but around the world.
ARTree Offering Virtual Individual, Group Classes
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission is set to further review the proposed 77-acre Sand Canyon Resort development and hear from the developer after commissioners ruled in November the project needed “some work.”
Planning Commission Further Reviews Proposed Sand Canyon Resort
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 on Monday confirmed 88 new deaths and 9,927 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported 7 new fatalities since Friday.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 7 Deaths at Henry Mayo Since Friday; SCV Cases Near 22,000
After Harleen Grewal became one of the 1 million Los Angelenos to be diagnosed with COVID-19, she realized there’s a better way for people to find out whether they have the virus, or whether they need to isolate because they potentially could make someone else sick.
SCV Husband-and-Wife Team Open Rapid COVID-19 Testing Company
The California Department of Public Health, in coordination with Santa Clara County and the University of California San Francisco, on Sunday announced that an L452R variant of COVID-19 is increasingly being identified by viral genomic sequencing in multiple counties across the state, including Los Angeles County.
COVID-19 Variant First Found in Other Countries, States Now in California