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1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]
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Tuesday COVID Roundup: 12 New Deaths, 1,288 New Cases in L.A. County
Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022

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. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to 33,576, county case totals to 3,451,726 and Santa Clarita Valley case totals...

Excessive Heat Warning Issued for SCV
Monday, Sep 26, 2022

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. Heat warnings have also been forecast for the following areas: – Downtown Los Angeles: Monday through Tuesday – San Fernando Valley:...

Monday COVID Roundup: 108 New SCV Cases; No Additional Deaths

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. New COVID-19 cases weekend breakdown: Monday, Sept. 26: 691 Sunday, Sept. 25: 967 Saturday, Sept....

L.A. County Launches Veteran Suicide Review Team
Friday, Sep 23, 2022

On Thursday, Sept. 29, Los Angeles County will officially launch the Veteran Suicide Review Team, a collaborative between the city of Los Angeles, County, federal and private agencies to reduce veteran suicide in L.A. County. The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health will serve as lead in the...

L.A. County, CDC Report Similar, Critical Inequalities in Maternal Deaths

A Centers for Disease Control report published on Monday, Sept. 19 used U.S. data from 2017-2019 to highlight striking inequality in maternal deaths. Pregnancy-related deaths, defined as deaths related to pregnancy occurring within a year of birth, were determined to reflect disparate causes by race/ethnicity....

Friday COVID Roundup: 34 New SCV Cases; No Additional Deaths

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday no new deaths and 34 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with a total of 13 deaths and 1,641 new cases countywide. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to 37,773, county case totals to 3,447,249 and Santa Clarita Valley...

Thursday COVID Roundup: 41 New SCV Cases; No Additional Deaths
Thursday, Sep 22, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday no new deaths and 41 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, with a total of 12 deaths and 1,666 new cases countywide. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to 33,519, county case totals to 3,444,630 and Santa Clarita...

Tuesday COVID Roundup: 14 New Deaths, 1,520 New Cases in L.A. County
Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 14 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,520 new cases countywide and 32 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to 33,497, county case totals to 3,442,653 and Santa Clarita Valley case totals...

Monday COVID Roundup: 84 New SCV Cases; No Additional Deaths
Monday, Sep 19, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday no new deaths and 84 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with a total of 36 deaths and 3,502 new cases countywide. New COVID-19 cases weekend breakdown: Monday, Sept. 19: 725 Sunday, Sept. 18: 1,072 Saturday, Sept....

Friday COVID Roundup: New Fall Booster Vaccine Urged to Prevent Winter Surge
Friday, Sep 16, 2022

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 16 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,944 new cases countywide and 55 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. This new data brings Los Angeles County death totals to 33,447, county case totals to 3,437,648 and Santa Clarita Valley case totals...

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1969 - College of the Canyons opens with first class of students in temporary quarters at Hart High School [story]
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 State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond hosted a virtual webinar on Sept. 28 to update local educational agencies, including district and charter school administrators and classroom educators, on over $3.6 billion in block grants and other resources to promote financial education in California high schools.
State Superintendent Leads Webinar to Announce State Funds for Financial Literacy Funds to Train 1000 Teachers
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the city of Santa Clarita, today announced nominations to officially open for their annual ‘Salute to Patriots’ event.
Nominations to Honor Local Veterans at Chamber’s Annual Salute to Patriots Now Open
Supervisor Kathryn Barger honored the Republic of Artsakh’s Foreign Minister, David Babayan, by presenting a scroll at the Board of Supervisors' meeting to commemorate the alliance and solidarity between Los Angeles County and Artsakh. 
Supervisor Barger Honors Artsakh Foreign Minister at Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors’ Meeting
Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) announces his measure to bring much needed accountability to the state’s no-bid contracting policies has been signed into law. 
Wilk’s No-Bid Contract Accountability Act Signed into Law
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 13 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,353 new cases countywide and 36 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Santa Clarita Sees 36 New Cases
The Santa Clarita City Council officially approved an agreement with Kaiser Permanente for the healthcare provider to become the presenting sponsor of the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center.
Kaiser Permanente Named as Presenting Sponsor of the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center
The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation has taken immediate action to temporarily close Pico Canyon Park, in Stevenson Ranch, until further notice after an aggressive mountain lion was seen in the area.
County Parks and Recreation Temporarily Closes Pico Canyon
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Warning as high temperatures have been forecast for the following areas:
County Extends Heat Warning For Santa Clarita
The California High-Speed Rail Authority  is extending the public review period for the Palmdale to Burbank Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement an additional 30 days to Dec. 1, 2022.
High-Speed Rail Extends Public Comment Period for the Palmdale to Burbank Project Section
A motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger that called for the county to comply with the constitution and report back with non-custodial, secure mental health treatment facility models for incarcerated individuals who cannot be diverted was rejected by the Board of Supervisors. 
Barger Reacts to Outcome of Supervisors’ Vote on Providing Mental Health Services to Incarcerated Individuals
Santa Clarita residents are encouraged to use alternative modes of transportation during the upcoming Rideshare Week, beginning Oct. 3, lasting through Oct. 7.
Oct. 3: Santa Clarita Rideshare Weeks Encourages Alternate Forms Of Transport
1987 - Slender-horned spineflower listed in Federal Register as endangered species [story] Slender-horned spineflower
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
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
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
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