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2014 - Towsley Canyon Loop Trail named for naturalist Don Mullally [story]
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State Superintendent Announces $27 Million in Literacy/ Biliteracy Learning Tools
Wednesday, Aug 31, 2022

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced today a partnership with Footsteps2Brilliance, an early literacy and biliteracy solution, that will provide California children and families free access to interactive digital eBooks, songs, and games in English and Spanish. This partnership...

Help Kindergarten Students by Donating to Bag of Books Program
Thursday, Apr 21, 2022

The Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation is encouraging literacy by starting early. Designed to encourage reading, Bag of Books allows Kindergarten students to “own” a different set of books each week to read on their own or with their families. In areas where students have no or low access...

Superintendent Thurmond Continues School Literacy Initiative With Strategy Panel
Wednesday, Mar 30, 2022

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond Wednesday hosted a panel of literacy experts and state leaders to discuss literacy strategies. The special hearing was held to gather input on a number of literacy strategies that are being proposed in legislation and the state budget. “We want...

‘The Nature Fix’ Kicks Off One Story One City Program
Tuesday, Mar 1, 2022

The Santa Clarita Public Library’s 2022 One Story One City program officially kicks off Tuesday! Throughout March, residents are encouraged to take part in fun activities, events and programming in celebration of “The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative” by Florence...

State Superintendent to Highlight Best Practices to Support Literacy
Wednesday, Nov 24, 2021

As part of an ongoing effort to help students recover from learning loss, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond will host a town hall to spotlight best practices and secure new ideas to support literacy and biliteracy goals. On Monday, Dec. 6, at 3:30 p.m., Superintendent Thurmond...

In-Person Programs Return to L.A. County Library
Monday, Oct 4, 2021

L.A. County Library is excited to announce that in-person programs are returning to many of its locations starting in October. Participating libraries are offering weekly Smarty Pants Storytime programs specially designed for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 2 – 5, to help increase school readiness....

State Superintendent Seeks To Increase Literacy By Third Grade For All California Students
Wednesday, Sep 22, 2021

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced a vision for ensuring that every California student will learn to read by third grade by the year 2026 during a virtual press conference on Tuesday. The effort will also include a biliteracy milestone for dual-language learners. In order...

Entries Being Accepted for L.A. County Library’s Annual Bookmark Contest
Monday, Sep 13, 2021

The Los Angeles County Library is kicking off its 42nd Annual Bookmark Contest for grades K – 12, which celebrates reading and creativity. Submissions will be accepted through Saturday, Oct. 30. Kids and teens are encouraged to use their imagination to draw, paint, or design their own bookmark. Each...

Santa Clarita Public Library’s Fall Programming Returns Monday
Thursday, Sep 9, 2021

The Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to launch Fall programming for all ages. Beginning Monday, Sept. 13, each of the City’s three library branches will offer free programs and events for children, teens and adults to enjoy. To view the full calendar of scheduled and upcoming events, please...

Santa Clarita Public Library Gearing Up for Fall Programming
Thursday, Jul 29, 2021

As the Santa Clarita Public Library takes a programming break to prepare for Fall programming in September, residents are reminded to take advantage of the wide variety of services and online resources available. All you need is a library card to begin enjoying the free materials! Get your library card...

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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 12 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,288 new cases countywide and 44 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: 12 New Deaths, 1,288 New Cases in L.A. County
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion today authored by Supervisor Kathryn Barger that creates more awareness regarding suicide prevention in Los Angeles County.
Supes Proclaim September Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
California State Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced that Senate Bill 1089 (Turkey Divestment Extension Bill), a bill he authored, has been signed into law.
Wilk Authors Law to Extend Ban on State Investment in Turkey
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Museum will host the inaugural Haunted "Bones' Gulch" Halloween Attraction on Saturday nights Oct. 1-29. The final night of the attraction will be Sunday, Oct. 30. Proceeds go toward the LASD Museum.
Oct. 1-30: Bones Gulch Haunted Attraction to Benefit LASD Museum
William S. Hart High School science teacher Paula Bae has been named Los Angeles County Teacher of the Year.
Hart Science Teacher Paula Bae Named L.A. County Teacher of the Year
Are you a Pickleball Player? Sign up for the Michael Hoefflin's Foundation Paddle for the Battle Pickleball fixed partner doubles tournament.
Oct. 1: MHF Paddle for the Battle Pickleball Tournament
Santa Clarita Valley resident Kevin Karzin was named a gold medalist during the Professional Photographers of America’s 2022 International Photographic Competition.
Karzin Nets Gold Medal in Int’l Photographic Competition
Sixty-three Hart District students have been selected as College Board National Recognition Program awardees.
Hart District Students Selected as College Board National Recognition Program Awardees
City of Santa Clarita Environmental Services will present a class on the importance of rainwater harvesting and proper installation and maintenance of rain barrels on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Oct. 8: Rain Barrel Class, Purchase Program
Jessi Swenning was not going to be stopped. The 5-11 middle blocker led The Master's University Lady Mustangs with 15 kills and five blocks, hitting .464 in the match, as Master's defeated the William Jessup Warriors 3-1 Saturday in the MacArthur Center for their third GSAC win in a row.
Make it Three in a Row for TMU Lady Mustangs
2014 - Towsley Canyon Loop Trail named for naturalist Don Mullally [story]
Don Mullally
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a heat warning as high temperatures have been forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley Monday through Tuesday.
Excessive Heat Warning Issued for SCV
With Monday's announcement from Transport Canada to remove all COVID-19 requirements to enter the country, Princess Cruises is prepared to welcome all guests on cruises visiting, arriving or departing from Canadian ports, including its Canada/New England voyages and Alaska cruises where the cruise line is the industry leader.
Princess Cruises Ready for Guests from Canadian Ports as Canada Drops COVID Requirements
Artist Bob Hernandez will exhibit his work “Water and Paint” at the MAIN from Tuesday, Sept. 27- Monday, Oct. 31.
Local Artist Bob Hernandez Exhibiting ‘Water and Paint’ at the MAIN
California State University, Northridge's Cooper Wenzel recorded four saves on his way to his second shutout of the season Saturday night as CSUN and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley played to a 0-0 tie in men's soccer action at Matador Soccer Field.
CSUN, UTRGV Play to 0-0 Draw; Wenzel Named Big West Defensive Player of the Week
College of the Canyons Women's Soccer suffered its first loss of the season with a 4-2 road defeat at the hands of Saddleback College on Tuesday, Sept. 20.
Lady Cougars Fall 4-2 in First Loss Against Saddleback
College of the Canyons will host Manufacturing Day from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center.
Oct. 6: COC Hosting Manufacturing Day
The 23rd season of KCET’s Fine Cut Festival of Films kicked off Wednesday, Sept. 21, with recent California Institute of the Arts graduate Adam Musa Othman (Film/Video BFA 2022) taking home Best Animation for his short “Horned Cook, Gola.”
CalArtian Wins Best Animation at KCET’s 2022 Fine Cut Festival
College of the Canyons will be recognizing the 50th Anniversary of the passage of Title IX in 1972 with a variety of ongoing campus events and special recognitions throughout the 2022-23 academic year.
COC Athletics Recognizing Title IX 50th Anniversary
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board will take place Wednesday, Sept. 28, beginning with closed session at 5:45 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
Sept. 28: Hart District Regular Meeting
As California Institute of the Arts 2022-23 academic year kicked off on Sept. 12, 27 artists have joined CalArts as new regular faculty members.
CalArts Welcomes 27 New Regular Faculty Members
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday no new deaths and 108 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with a total of 33 deaths and 3,196 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: 108 New SCV Cases; No Additional Deaths
1876 - California oil industry born as CSO No. 4 in Pico Canyon becomes state's first commercially productive oil well [story]
Pico No. 4
1970 - Lagasse family helps save Mentryville buildings as Newhall and Malibu brush fires erupt & join into worst fire in SoCal history. Twelve fires over 10 days burn 525,000 acres, kill 13 people and destroy approx. 1,500 structures. [story]
Clampitt fire
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