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1993 - Hart High grad Dee Dee Myers (1979) becomes first female White House press secretary [story]
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SCVTV Announces New Program, ‘SCVTV’s Community Corner’
Monday, Jan 20, 2020

SCVTV is thrilled to announce a new show for you and about you — SCVTV’s Community Corner. The new show will be televised Fridays beginning January 23, 2020, on the SCVTV channels: Spectrum Channel 20, AT&T U-verse Channel 99, and online at SCVTV.com. SCVTV’s Community Corner — as the...

SCV Deputies Investigating Social Media Post Threatening Schools
Thursday, Aug 23, 2018

According to the Twitter account of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, deputies were investigating a social media post that indicated a threat to local schools. However, officials said the threat did not involve SCV schools. “Through our investigation, we have found no specific...

UPDATE: No Gunfire at Active Shooter Drill at Castaic Middle School
Friday, Aug 4, 2017

FRIDAY UPDATE from Castaic Union School District officials: Please be advised that there will NOT be an active shooter drill involving firearms. Residents need not be concerned, as there will NOT be a “heavy police presence and loud noises” during the training. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s...

Aug. 19: CSUN-al Offering Class on Water-Saving Methods for Home and Garden
Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017

Knowing that up to 70 percent of residential water is used for landscaping, it’s no surprise that conscientious homeowners are looking for efficient irrigation methods to minimize water waste, and lower household water bills. On Saturday, Aug. 19, from 9 to 11 a.m., CSUN-al Gardening at California...

SCV Resident Named a Moorpark Assistant Superintendent
Friday, Jun 23, 2017

  The Moorpark Unified School District is very pleased to announce the employment of Ms. Anne Gibson as Assistant Superintendent of Business Services. Ms. Gibson earned her undergraduate degree from California State University, Northridge, her M.Ed in School Management from the University of La...

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...

May 19-20: COC to Host ‘Summer Rush’ Registration, Orientation Event
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Students and community members looking to enroll in a summer course at College of the Canyons are encouraged to attend the college’s one-stop shop student registration and orientation event ‘Summer Rush’ being held from 1 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 19, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 20 in Canyons...

Valley View Elementary Debuts Inclusive Playground
Friday, Apr 28, 2017

Every kid should have the chance to play. That’s the philosophy behind a brand new inclusive playground making its debut on Friday at Valley View Community School, which for the past 12 years has served the most medically fragile students in the Santa Clarita Valley. Designed and constructed in cooperation...

COC ‘Blockbuster Summer’ to Serve 20,000 Students
Thursday, Apr 20, 2017

College of the Canyons will feature a ‘Blockbuster Summer’ schedule of courses with four class sessions designed to help students and community members better achieve their educational goals. The 2017 summer session will include seats for more than 22,000 students spread across more than 700 sections...

Vote to Help Castaic Schools Win Grants from the ScholarShare ‘Scholar Dollars’ Program
Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017

Castaic Elementary and Castaic Middle schools are in the race to win grants from the “ScholarShare Scholar Dollars” program, a grant program which helps fund public school programs, extracurriculars, and needed tools that enrich students’ experiences. Scholar Dollars is a new grant program...

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Do you like comedy? Do you like music? Do you like getting root canals?
Impulse Hosting Comedy, Music Night
Coming off a first-place winning streak at competitions in New York and Washington, D.C., earlier in 2021, the CSUN Model United Nations team continues to accumulate achievements after scoring another first place finish with the Outstanding Delegation Award in the Northwest Model UN Conference, which took place Nov. 19-21 in Seattle.
Matadors Pull off Clean Sweep at Model UN Competitions
Freshman guard Monique Febles poured in a season-high 23 points as No. 6 College of the Canyons was able to outlast Antelope Valley College 68-62 at the Cougar Cage in the 2021-22 home opener. 
Lady Cougars Hold off AVC in Home Opener
Evelyn Ku, MSN, RN, has been named Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.
Evelyn Ku Named Henry Mayo’s VP, Chief Nursing Officer
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 102 additional deaths and 42,115 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 62, 566 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID Roundup: SCV Cases Top 62,000
The California Department of Transportation has rescheduled the Friday, Jan. 21 - Monday, Jan. 24 closure of the eastbound Interstate 210 in Sylmar.
Caltrans Reschedules I-210 Weekend Closure
1993 - Hart High grad Dee Dee Myers (1979) becomes first female White House press secretary [story]
Dee Dee Myers
California State University, Northridge was given two honors from the National Opera Association, officials said Tuesday. 
CSUN Productions Wins Honors From National Opera Association
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 59 additional deaths and 30,081 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 61,584 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID Roundup: Positivity Rates in Schools See Decline
Harbor Group International, LLC and Azure Partners, LLC  announced earlier this month, their joint venture for the acquisition of Jefferson Vista Canyon, a 480-unit, Class A apartment community in Santa Clarita.
International Property Management Group Acquires Local Apartment Community
The College of the Canyons Spring 2022 semester begins  Feb. 7, and those looking for the classes needed to upgrade their skills, or transfer to a four-year university, still have time to register. 
College of the Canyons: Now is the Time to Register for Spring Semester
A Santa Clarita man originally reported missing on Jan. 16 has been located, Sheriff officials said Wednesday. 
Missing Santa Clarita Man Found
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced that they will be hosting a free PPE drive which will provide KN95 masks, surgical masks and hand sanitizer to local chamber members.
SCV Chamber Announces Free PPE Drive For Members
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced the release of a Request for Proposals to solicit independent researchers to conduct the Aliso Canyon Disaster Health Research Study.
Public Health Calls For Independent Research Into Aliso Canyon Health Study
More than twenty years ago I led the animal control division for an agency in northern California, and at one point we received a series of complaints from students at a local community college regarding a fellow student’s emotional support animal (ESA).
Marcia Mayeda: Protecting Service Animals
1967 - Original airing of Star Trek "Arena" Episode: Kirk battles the Gorn commander (Saugus resident Bobby Clark) at Vasquez Rocks [watch]
Kirk vs. Gorn commander
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 45 additional deaths and 22,688 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 60,980 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday Covid Roundup: Omicron Continues to Surge as ICU Admissions Rise in LA County
Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is hiring. This summer, the department aims to hire over 250 new lifeguards to work at 30 aquatic facilities, all across L.A. County.
LA County Department of Parks, Recreation Seeks to Hire Over 250 Lifeguards
Due to L.A. County Department of Public Health restrictions and the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, the city of Santa Clarita "regretfully" is announcing the cancellation of the 2022 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, reported Santa Clarita PIO Carrie Lujan in a statement released to the press.
Santa Clarita 2022 Cowboy Festival Cancelled
With COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County at high levels, the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) will temporarily pause in-person services starting Tuesday, Jan. 18.
LA County DCBA Temporarily Pausing In-Person Services
Put your knowledge to the test with Winter Games Trivia on the second day of Winter Olympic Games Beijing 2022.
Feb. 3 Winter Games Trivia Contest at The Cube
The Santa Clarita Community College District’s Independent Citizens Bond Oversight Committee voted to accept the results of an independent audit confirming the district properly accounted for all bond expenditures in the 2020-21 fiscal year.
COC Citizens Oversight Committee Affirms Audits of College Bond Spending
Fred Gruchalla, a veteran of the Vietnam War, received the 2020-2021 Veteran of the Year Award from the Van Nuys/Reseda Elks Lodge 2790 on Jan. 10.
Fred Gruchalla, Veterans’ Advocate, Named Veteran of the Year
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is now accepting applications for the annual Virginia Wrage Memorial Fund Scholarship. Deadline is March 30, 2022.
Zonta SCV Accepting Applications for Wrage Scholarship
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