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1962 - Articles of incorporation filed for Golden State Memorial Hospital on Lyons Avenue [story]
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LOCAL SCHOOL NEWS
Saugus District Opens TK and Kindergarten Pre-Registration
Friday, Feb 19, 2016

[Saugus Union School District] – The Saugus Union School District announces its annual Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten Round-Up Week, which officially opens the enrollment period for these two grades in the District. Round-Up Week runs from Monday, Feb. 22 to Friday, Feb. 26 and serves...

Saugus Names New Superintendent for Business Services
Wednesday, Jan 6, 2016

The Saugus Union School District today announced the hiring of Dr. Victor P. Hayek as the district’s new Assistant Superintendent for Business Services. Dr. Hayek joins SUSD from his current position as Superintendent of the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District, in Bridgewater, NJ. The District,...

SUSD Board to Vote on Placing Electronics in All Classrooms
Monday, Dec 21, 2015

Saugus Union School District board members will vote Jan. 5, 2016 on whether to place Chromebooks and laptops into classrooms. This comes following a nationwide push to utilize technology in classrooms and to give students a greater variety of learning opportunities. “The district wants to incorporate...

County Supes OK Election Consolidation For Saugus, COC School Districts
Tuesday, Nov 3, 2015

[KHTS] – The L.A. County Board of Supervisors approved two decisions to consolidate the Santa Clarita Community College District and Saugus Union School District with the statewide general election. Both decisions were presented to the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday after both governing bodies...

Saugus School Board Slates Hearing on Electoral Districts
Friday, Oct 23, 2015

The Saugus Union School District’s Governing Board will be holding a public hearing to discuss the transition from at-large elections to a by-trustee area election. The meeting aims to give community members the opportunity to comment about proposed trustee voting area plans on Tuesday, Nov. 3,...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015

Two men suspected of committing multiple crimes Tuesday afternoon were arrested by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Deputies. The Saugus Union School District is being sued by a local man alleging its at-large elections violate the California Voting Rights Act. Over 1,500 Santa Clarita Valley...

Saugus District Approves Measure EE Oversight Committee
Friday, Mar 27, 2015

[KHTS]– Saugus Union School District officials approved nine members for an oversight committee intended to keep an eye out on the $148 million bond measure voters approved in November. The school district is required to approve an oversight committee to oversee the use of the bond monies to ensure...

Four SCV Schools On List of California Distinguished Schools
Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014

[KHTS] – Two Newhall District elementary schools were recognized as California Distinguished Schools by the state of California on Wednesday. Meadows and Valencia Valley Elementary Schools were recognized by Tom Torlakson, the state superintendent of public instruction, for the fourth time since...

Rio Vista Readies for Environmental Awareness Day
Wednesday, Apr 2, 2014

[KHTS] – Rio Vista Elementary School is hosting its eighth annual Environmental Awareness Day on Friday, which is a chance for students to learn about the importance of respecting their surroundings, and how they interact with them.  “The goal of the Environmental Awareness Day is to enlighten...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, November 18, 2013
Monday, Nov 18, 2013

In this episode: The Santa Clarita Valley International Program has joined local efforts to help the victims of a Typhoon that destroyed much of the Philippines; The Saugus Union School District’s governing board will be discussing the possibility of a bond measure next year; Santa Clarita has...

LATEST TWEETS
Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
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]
Golden State Hospital
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
California State University, Northridge’s library is hosting a virtual exploration of women’s journeys in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) on Tuesday, Sept. 22, from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. via Zoom.
Sept. 22: CSUN to Host Virtual Presentation of Women in STEM
The Newhall Family Theatre, in partnership with Mark II Entertainment, is proud to announce the debut of a new web series: Talking Backstage.
Newhall Family Theatre Announces Launch of Web Series
The city of Santa Clarita presents the virtual 2020 Parent Resource Symposium, titled Teen Vaping: The Story of Toxic Smoke.
City to Present Virtual Parent Symposium on Dangers of Teen Vaping