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1919 - Mike Shuman, Placerita Junior High School principal, born in Fitchburg, Mass. [story]

Parents, Students Hold School Walkout Protesting COVID-19 Mandates
Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021

Hundreds of Santa Clarita Valley students and families participated in Monday’s “School Walkout,” a statewide protest against the recently announced vaccine mandate issued by Gov. Gavin Newsom. The order — which was issued statewide Oct. 1 ordering all elementary- through high school-age students...

Parents, Student-Athletes Gather to Urge Hart District to Bring Athletics Back
Friday, Jan 15, 2021

Late Friday afternoon, a group of parents and student-athletes gathered in front of the William S. Hart Union High School District office to urge the district to bring athletic-conditioning back to school campuses. Representing teams and schools from across the district, the group held signs on the street...

Henry Mayo Nurses Protest Recent Staff Layoffs, Unsafe Conditions
Saturday, Jun 20, 2020

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital nurses and fellow staff members held a rally Saturday in Valencia to protest recent staff layoffs and the orders they’re being given for personal protective equipment. Lisa Duarte, a Henry Mayo emergency room nurse and one of the protesters standing at the corner of McBean...

Education Summit Draws Affordable Care Act Repeal Protestors
Friday, Feb 10, 2017

About 150 protesters greeted state and federal legislators Thursday at College of the Canyons, where they were gathered to discuss educational priorities with local leaders. The protest outside the University Center was regarding the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), while inside the topics included...

CHP Responds to Protest on 101 Freeway
Thursday, Nov 10, 2016

Luis Sinco/LA Times The California Highway Patrol and local allied agencies, such as the Los Angeles Police Department, were inundated with calls for service on the evening of Nov. 9, 2016. Numerous motorists called 9-1-1 to report that several areas of the US-101, near downtown L.A. were being taken...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

In this episode: Despite protest from Castaic residents, Hart District officials broke ground on construction for Castaic High School Wednesday; A homeless man is behind bars tonight on charges of attempted murder after he allegedly stabbed another man during a fight in the Santa Clara riverbed. Also: A...

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1919 - Mike Shuman, Placerita Junior High School principal, born in Fitchburg, Mass. [story]
1850 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall arrives in California to look for gold [story]
Henry Newhall
1914 - Rev. Wolcott H. Evans, the future "pastor of the disaster," named pastor of Newhall's First Presbyterian Church [story]