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1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
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LA County Public Schools Chief Calls for Closure Extension to May 5
Friday, Mar 20, 2020

Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools Debra Duardo on Friday announced her recommendation to extend the closure of all public schools until Tuesday, May 5, 2020, to help contain the spread of COVID-19. Duardo’s action follows new public health orders issued March 19 by Gov. Gavin Newsom and...

State Superintendent Urges Congress to Reject Federal Education Budget Proposal
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Tom Torlakson State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson on Tuesday urged Congress to reject President Trump’s federal education budget proposal, which includes deep cuts to teacher training, after school programs, mental health services, advanced coursework, and many other important...

Torlakson Opposes Potential Federal Medicaid Cuts for School-Based Health Services
Friday, May 12, 2017

Tom Torlakson State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson said he sent two U.S. Senators a letter announcing his opposition to changes proposed by the U.S. House of Representatives in the American Health Care Act that could endanger funding for school-based health services. The bill includes...

Torlakson Urges Public Schools to Continue ‘Safe Haven’
Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today urged all California public schools to continue “Safe Haven” efforts for students and their families, particularly Muslims and refugees targeted by recent federal actions. “As a teacher, coach, father, citizen, and leader of California’s...

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1808 - Ygnacio del Valle born in Jalisco, Mexico; owned most of SCV [story]
Ygnacio del Valle
1943 - Army Air Force pilot Loncie L. Tucker, on training run, dies when his P-38 fighter crashes at Wayside Honor Rancho (later Pitchess Detention Center) in Castaic [story]
Loncie Tucker
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