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1954 - C-46 cargo plane crashes at Saugus Drunk Farm; Civil Air Patrol chaplains parachute to safety [story]
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Professional Lacrosse Players Pay Visit to Saugus High
Thursday, Feb 27, 2020

Trent Burke sees lacrosse as “just a game.” Burke and his Saugus boys lacrosse teammates were playing “just a game” as they competed in a weekend tournament the weekend following a fatal school shooting that killed three teenagers and injured another three on Nov. 14. When two players from the...

Historic Lady Cents Basketball Season Comes to Heartbreaking End
Thursday, Feb 20, 2020

Saugus girls basketball’s 45-43 loss to Fairmont Prep in the CIF-Southern Section Division 2AA quarterfinals was a game of seconds. With 30 seconds left in the game, Monique Febles released the ball from beyond the arc. The gym was silent, then it erupted in cheers. Febles had made the 3-pointer to...

WiSH Foundation Announces Upcoming Ways to Support Student Wellness
Thursday, Feb 13, 2020

Thanks to our wonderful community and generous corporate donors, WiSH Education Foundation continues to open and outfit wellness centers across the Hart District schools. They are also renovating the Saugus High School quad with the added generosity of Home Depot and Stay Green, Inc. landscaping. Funding...

Saugus High Senior Gifts Portraits of Shooting Victims to Parents
Thursday, Jan 23, 2020

While Saugus High students continue to pick up the pieces and heal from the deadly campus shooting that took place Nov. 14, Kiki Egetoe picked up a paintbrush. Egetoe is currently a senior at Saugus High School. To cope with the tragedy, and make something beautiful in the process, Egetoe painted victims...

Forge Ahead Arts Seeking Local, Creative Writers
Thursday, Jan 16, 2020

As part of our mission to support our community through encouraging the connective and healing experience of artistic expression, Forge Ahead Arts is currently seeking creative writing work by Santa Clarita Valley residents and community members in response to the Saugus High School shooting for inclusion...

Letter from Hart District: Special Message to the Hart Community
Sunday, Jan 12, 2020

Good evening Hart District families, This is Mike Kuhlman, Deputy Superintendent, with a special message to the Hart District community. It has been nearly two months since that terrible day at Saugus High School. Despite the passage of time, we remain heartsick over those injured and lost. We recognize...

One Month After Deadly Shooting at Saugus High: ‘We Will be OK’
Monday, Dec 16, 2019

One month ago Saturday, the Santa Clarita Valley was rocked by the deadly shooting at Saugus High School that left three teenagers dead, three others wounded and thousands more scarred. Today, those affected and those who watched the deadly events of Nov. 14 on their cellphones and televisions from sister...

Dec. 11: “The Heart of Feeling” Healing Art Program at Santa Clarita Library
Thursday, Dec 5, 2019

As the community continues to process the Saugus High School tragedy and find comfort in one another, the Santa Clarita Public Library has come together with Homes4Families to offer Santa Clarita teens and tweens affected by the shooting a healing art program, titled “The Heart of Feeling: Emotions...

Marston’s Valencia Hosting Saugus Strong Fundraiser
Tuesday, Dec 3, 2019

Marston’s Restaurant is hosting an all-day fundraiser Tuesday, Dec. 3, benefiting the Saugus High School community. Forty percent of all sales will be donated to #SaugusStrong. The restaurant is open until 9:00 p.m. Marston’s is located at 24011 Newhall Ranch Rd, Valencia, 91355. For more...

Cougars Football to Honor Saugus Shooting Victims
Thursday, Nov 21, 2019

All students and staff from the William S. Hart Union High School District and all SCV first responders (with ID) are invited to attend Saturday’s College of the Canyons football playoff game free of charge in light of the tragic events that occurred at Saugus High School on Nov. 14. The Cougars will...

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1954 - C-46 cargo plane crashes at Saugus Drunk Farm; Civil Air Patrol chaplains parachute to safety [story]
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Assembly Bill 1457, authored by Assembly Members Cervantes and Reyes, and supported by Santa Clarita’s Senator Scott Wilk, Assemblyman Tom Lackey and Assemblywoman Christy Smith, represents an important step forward in jumpstarting California’s economic recovery.
AB 1457 Will Boost Recovery | Commentary by Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook
1863 - Gen. Edward F. Beale loans money to A.A. Hudson and Oliver P. Robbins to erect toll house in Newhall Pass [story]
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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at her family home in Washington of complications from pancreatic cancer, the high court said. She was 87.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dead at 87
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 22 new deaths and 1,281 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, including 25 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, where Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 23rd COVID death.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 57th SCV Resident Dies; Cases Tally Up to 5,762
As wildfires rage up and down the West Coast, a panel of experts from Stanford University said Friday that exposure to high levels of pollution from wildfire smoke is the equivalent of smoking seven cigarettes a day.
Health Toll of Wildfire Smoke: Like 7 Cigarettes a Day
The William S. Hart Union High School District is accepting applications for a new member of its Personnel Commission.
Hart District Seeks New Personnel Commission Member
A new art exhibit titled “ABC Canvas” and depicting every letter in the alphabet has come to Santa Clarita City Hall’s First Floor Gallery.
‘ABC Canvas’ Art Exhibit Unveiled at Santa Clarita City Hall Gallery
The COVID-19 quarantine provided some with time to catch up on their favorite TV series or try a new hobby, but for Valencia resident Jeff Bomberger, it has earned him a ticket to the Catalina Film Festival.
Valencia Filmmaker’s Short Comedy to Premiere at Catalina Film Festival
Members of the civilian Los Angeles County Sheriff Department watchdog group on Thursday called for Sheriff Alex Villanueva to resign over his department’s lack of transparency on fatal police shootings and other issues.
L.A. County Sheriff Ignores Oversight Panel Demand to Resign
A three-story storage facility in Canyon Country is headed to the Santa Clarita City Council for consideration following design changes approved by the city's Planning Commission on Tuesday.
Planning Commission OK’s 3-Story Storage Facility in Canyon Country
Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed AB 1876, further expanding access to the California Earned Income Tax Credit to ensure all California tax filers, specifically undocumented ITIN filers who are otherwise eligible, may qualify for the CalEITC and the Young Child Tax Credit.
Newsom Signs Bill Expanding Earned Income Tax Credit
Several landlords have filed a lawsuit against the state, Los Angeles County and multiple Southern California cities, including Santa Clarita, over eviction bans, seeking reimbursement for unpaid rent due to COVID-19 eviction-protection ordinances.
Landlords Sue Santa Clarita, Others Over Eviction Bans
The California Highway Patrol has designated the week beginning Sunday, September 20, as Child Passenger Safety Week statewide.
CHP: Child Passenger Safety Week in California Begins Sunday
Under a new worker protection law signed Thursday by Gov. Gavin Newsom, California businesses must inform employees if they were potentially exposed to COVID-19 at the workplace.
Newsom Signs New COVID-19 Worker Protection Law
Washington and Oregon, members of the Western States Pact, will participate with California in piloting a project to test promising exposure notification technology, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced Thursday.
Washington, Oregon Join California in Apple-Google COVID-19 Exposure Notification Project
1962 - Articles of incorporation filed for Golden State Memorial Hospital on Lyons Avenue [story]
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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 38 new deaths and 1,160 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 5,737 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 257,271 Cases Countywide, 38 New Deaths; 5,737 SCV Cases
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom today signed legislation ensuring millions more Californians can utilize Paid Family Leave benefits they pay for without the fear of job loss.
Newsom Inks Extension of Paid Family Leave Bill
The city of Santa Clarita is excited to announce the Kidz Play After School program for fall 2020.
Online Registration Now Available for Fall Kidz Play After School Program
Here is a list of Santa Clarita arts-related virtual and in-person events through October:
Santa Clarita Arts Calendar: ARTober, Calls for Artists, SOS Theatre Festival
The Supplemental Coronavirus Relief Fund Spending Plan approved Tuesday by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors includes an allocation to L.A. County Library to provide digital support to individuals and communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, specifically by expanding the recently-launched Laptop & Hotspot Loan program that allows cardholders to borrow a Chromebook and wireless hotspot kit, and by extending the WiFi network range at libraries, to cover parking lots.
Supes Approve L.A. County Library Funding to Help Bridge Digital Divide
Following a summer hiatus, the Santa Clarita homeless task force met Wednesday to discuss the 2020 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count for the first time since its release — and concluded that keeping a separate local count may be the solution to an apparent undercount of local homeless in the countywide tally.
Santa Clarita Task Force Keeping Homeless Count Separate
Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to launch the First Library Card Program for children in our community.
City Inviting Children 6 & Under to Sign Up for First Library Card