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1994, 4:31 a.m. - Magnitude 6.7 Northridge earthquake rocks Santa Clarita Valley [video]
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Abandoned Einstein Academy Books Donated to Porter Ranch, Ugandan Schools
Thursday, Apr 18, 2019

Nearly 2,000 books left behind at the former Albert Einstein Academy, which closed its doors last year due to declining enrollment and financial constraints, found homes at two different schools on two different continents. With the assistance of Intertex Property Advisors, Inc., Red Hook Charter School,...

Linked Learning Alliance Names New President
Thursday, Jan 11, 2018

Anne B. Stanton – new president Linked Learning Alliance SACRAMENTO, CA – The Linked Learning Alliance Board of Directors has named Anne B. Stanton as president of the Linked Learning Alliance. Stanton, who will start in the new role in mid-January, is highly regarded as a pivotal leader...

State Schools Chief Promises Help for Schools Affected by Wildfires
Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson said on Wednesday that assistance for schools is ready as wind-driven wildfires continue to spread destruction, damage and school closures in Southern California. Nearly 135,000 total students were displaced as schools shut down and evacuations...

Sept. 14: CUSD Regular Board Meeting Agenda
Monday, Sep 11, 2017

The Castaic Union School District’s Governing Board will hold its regular meeting Thursday, September 14, 2017, at 6:00 P.M. in the Board Room. The meeting will take place at the CUSD office located at 28131 Livingston Ave., Valencia 91355. To view the agenda online, click [here].

Torlakson Denounces Suspension of DACA
Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017

Tom Torlakson State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today denounced President Trump’s decision to suspend the federal Dream Act and told California public school students and their families that California will keep protecting and supporting them. “Our country made an honest deal...

SUSD Kicks Off Back to School Festivities
Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017

Students from the 15 Saugus Union School School District schools head back to class on Wednesday, August 9, but district administrators have already started “Back-To-School Nights” this week in anticipation of the coming school year. Read complete story [here].

CUSD Prepares for Back to School Week
Thursday, Aug 3, 2017

As the start of the 2017-2018 school year approaches, the Castaic Union School District (CUSD) is excited to prepare for our traditional Welcome Back Breakfast and professional development day for the entire staff. On August 8, 2017, our morning will begin bright and early at Castaic Middle School with...

Exhibit to Feature Works by Recent CalARTS’ Graduates
Thursday, Jul 20, 2017

From Aug. 5-9, this year’s graduates from CalArts’ Programs in Art, Art and Technology and Photography and Media present work in Clothing Optional at Night Gallery in Los Angeles, with an opening reception on Aug. 5. More from the event listing: The exhibit features work by 30 artists, all...

Legal Clinic For Undocumented Students Comes to CSUN This Fall

California State University, Northridge and Southwestern Law School have joined forces to bring a clinic to the CSUN campus in fall 2017. The Student Legal Clinic, which will be located on the second floor of the Delmar T. Oviatt Library, will provide students and the community with pro bono legal assistance...

Hart District to Launch Food Recovery Program
Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017

The Hart District is looking to end childhood hunger and food waste this fall with a new program to help alleviate both concerns. Read complete story [here].

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1994, 4:31 a.m. - Magnitude 6.7 Northridge earthquake rocks Santa Clarita Valley [video]
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1926 - Newhall Community Hospital, est. 1922, opens in larger, more modern hospital building at 6th & Spruce streets [story]
Newhall Community Hospital
The death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic surpassed 2 million on Friday and the World Health Organization warned the global health crisis may get even worse as people weary of restrictions let down their guard and contagious strains of the virus spread around the globe.
Pandemic Death Toll Hits 2 Million Worldwide
At least once a month, residents of the Cali Lake RV community, nestled in a quiet canyon off a rural part of Soledad Canyon Road, have had their power shut off due to Southern California Edison’s Public Safety Power Shutoffs.
Residents Mostly Impacted by Power Shutoffs Express Concern Over Ongoing Events
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.
Parents, Student-Athletes Gather to Urge Hart District to Bring Athletics Back
A future open space trailhead in the Tesoro area will be named after a founding Santa Clarita city councilman, and a portion of land in Newhall after a family who has donated several acres of land to the city for open-space preservation.
City Council OKs Dedications in Tesoro Area, Newhall Pass Open Space
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 258 new deaths and 15,051 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with cases likely to reach over 1 million this weekend. In addition, the Santa Clarita Valley has reached 21,189 total cases.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Cases Near 1 Million Countywide; 258 New Deaths in County
Jim and Anita Lombardi of Federal Escrow, Inc. donated $50,000 to the Boys and Girls Club to help the organization continue providing COVID-19 relief services in the Santa Clarita Valley.
SCV Boys and Girls Club Receives $50,000 Financial Gift from Federal Escrow, Inc.
The Castaic Union School District governing board appointed a new president during its annual organizational board meeting last month.
CUSD Board Appoints Mayreen Burk as New Board President
The California Supreme Court declared Thursday that worker classification standards set forth in its Dynamex decision should apply retroactively to a labor class action from 15 years ago, as well as all non-final cases that predate the 2018 landmark ruling.
California High Court Makes Landmark Independent Contractor Ruling Retroactive
Los Angeles County officials announced five additional mass-vaccination sites set to open next week which include Six Flags Magic Mountain and California State University, Northridge.
Six Flags, CSUN Set to Open as Mass Vaccination Sites
Waste Management has extended its temporary residential green waste pick-up schedule for customers in Santa Clarita, with regular service anticipated to resume the week of Jan. 25.
Waste Management Extends Modified Green Waste Pick-Up Schedule
The College of the Canyons ‘Canyons Promise’ free tuition program for new students is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 year.
COC’s Canyons Promise Program Now Accepting 2021-22 Applications
The ice rink in Valencia, which the City acquired last year, is currently undergoing renovations prior to its highly anticipated grand reopening later this year.
Renovations for Highly Anticipated City-Owned Ice Rink Continue
The MAIN is set to host eight weeks of free virtual productions from around the world from Jan. 22 through March 12 via Zoom for the Stage on Screen Theatre Fest's International Edition of online theatre.
Jan. 22-March 12: The Main’s Stage On Screen Theatre Fest Goes International
1875 - Henry Mayo Newhall buys western half of the Santa Clarita Valley for $2 an acre [story]
Henry M. Newhall
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 287 new deaths and 17,323 new cases of COVID-19, with 20,918 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: County Surpasses 13,000 Deaths; SCV Cases Total 20,918
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital announced Thursday the opening of its COVID-19 vaccine-distribution site, with the goal of vaccinating nearly 500 people a day.
Henry Mayo Announces Opening of COVID-19 Vaccine-Distribution Site
L.A. County Parks can help you achieve your New Year’s goals while bringing L.A. vibes into virtual classes.
Registration Open for L.A. County Parks’ Online Classes
Join the Santa Clarita Artists Association's first meeting of 2021, which will take place virtually Monday, Jan. 18, at 6:30 p.m.
Jan. 18: Artist Virginia Kamhi to Demonstrate Pastel Techniques
Get ready to get your game on Sunday, March 14, as Soroptimist International of Valencia presents their annual fundraiser to benefit the Soroptimist’s Dream Programs: Live Your Dream and Dream It, Be It.
March 14: ‘Games for a Cause’ Benefiting Soroptimist’s Dream Program
As the COVID-19 surge has continued to overwhelm hospitals over the past couple of months, it has also dramatically impacted the mortuaries where many of the pandemic’s victims end up.
Eternal Valley Struggles to Keep Up With Demand as COVID-19 Surges
The William S. Hart Union High School District governing board voted 4-1 to suspend small cohorts returning to campus through Feb. 8.
Hart District Votes 4-1 to Suspend Return to Campus Until February
The Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding regional areas fell under a red flag warning, prompting Southern California Edison to monitor more than 28,000 of its customers for potential power shutoffs through the remainder of the week.
SoCal Edison Considering Power Shutoffs Amid Red Flag Warning Conditions