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2003 - Actress & big cat rescuer Tippi Hedren of Acton inducted into Hollywood Walk of Fame [story]
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LOCAL SCHOOL NEWS
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].

July 25: Annual SCVi Charter School Open House
Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017

Prospective students, their parents and members of the public are invited to attend a special open house at Santa Clarita Valley International Charter School on Tuesday, July 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. The school is located at 28060 Hasley Canyon Road, Castaic. The open house celebration, held annually over...

New Principal for Rio Norte Junior High School
Thursday, Jun 15, 2017

Audrey Asplund, who has been an assistant principal at West Ranch High School for the last five years, has been named the new principal of Rio Norte Junior High School. Mrs. Asplund takes over for Vince Ferry, who was named last month as the new principal of Saugus High School, replacing the retiring...

Wilk Calls on Newsom to Act on School Facility Bond Sales
Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017

Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, urged California’s acting governor, Gavin Newsom to stop the stalling on school facility bond sales and respect the will of the voters. Last fall voters overwhelmingly supported Proposition 51, a $9 billion dollar bond to finance school facility construction...

Hart District Programs Awarded More Than $50K in Donations from WiSH Foundation

WiSH is proud to have had another successful academic year of giving to the students in the William S. Hart Union High School District. Every school in the district benefits from WiSH funding to various programs; support this year has included Literacy, STEM Equipment, Special Education, MakerSpace...

June 6: Regular Meeting of SUSD Governing Board

The regular board meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will be held Tuesday, June 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the Education Center, 24930 Avenue Stanford, Santa Clarita, CA 91355. (Meetings are typically held at 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month unless otherwise noted).   REGULAR...

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Three Santa Clarita music educators were recognized Saturday, Jan. 21, for their contributions to music education at the 2023 Southern California School Band & Orchestra Association Winter Conference.
School Band Association Recognizes Hart District Music Teachers
A workshop about “Basics of Filing Taxes and Family Law Issues,” hosted by Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley, will help participants “learn about filing taxes – whether you file your own or not” and “Family Law issues - divorce, child custody, and support.”
Feb. 18: Zonta’s Upcoming Workshop to Highlight Filing Taxes, Family Law Issues
Mission Valley Bancorp announced Monday a net income of $4.8 million, or $1.45 per diluted share, for the year ended Dec. 31, 2022, compared to net income of $5.0 million, or $1.50 per diluted share, for the year ended Dec. 31, 2021.
Mission Valley Bank Announces Record Loan Growth, Cash Dividend
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the nine productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Jan. 30 – Sunday, Feb. 5.
‘NCIS,’ ‘CSI: Vegas’ Among Nine Productions Currently Filming in SCV
California State University, Northridge film students, along with faculty and alumni have produced a public service announcement to address the ongoing fentanyl crisis and educate the public about the dangers of fentanyl pills.
CSUN, Law Enforcement Partner to Produce Fentanyl PSA
In 2019, Valencia High School student, Pedro Roman, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
Feb. 4: Pedro Roman Memorial Blood Drive
Registration is now open for Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley’s second poker night fundraiser, “All In for Family Promise.” The event will take place on Friday, March 3, at the Canyon Country Community Center.
March 3: Family Promise Hosting Poker Tourney, Sip & Paint Fundraiser
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board will take place Wednesday, Feb. 1, beginning with closed session at 6 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
Feb. 1: Hart Board Scheduled to Discuss Proposed Teacher Pay Increase
Sulphur Springs Union School District will host the annual Many Families, One Community Event on Saturday, Feb. 25.
Sulphur Springs, Hart Districts Hosting Many Families One Community Event
Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity has joined business and community leaders to launch the Fair Chance Hiring Program, galvanizing the county’s business community to adopt Fair Chance hiring practices with the goal of getting 200 local businesses to commit to hiring system-impacted individuals this year.
L.A. County Launches Fair Chance Hiring Program
The regular board meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will be held Tuesday, Jan. 31, beginning with a closed session at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:30 p.m.
Jan. 31: SUSD Board Slated to Discuss Future Enrollment Projections
The Santa Clarita Valley Men of Harmony Barbershop Chorus will return on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, to deliver singing valentines after being unavailable during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Feb. 14: Local Barbershop Quartet to Deliver Singing Valentines
The Los Angeles County Health Officer is issuing a Cold Weather Alert for the Santa Clarita Valley Tuesday through Thursday due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures.
Cold Weather Alert Issued for SCV
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents that bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains, creeks and rivers after a rainfall.
Recent Rainfall Prompts Ocean Water Advisory for All L.A. County Beaches
The California Transportation Commission allocated over $988 million Friday to repair and improve transportation infrastructure throughout the state.
California Invests Nearly $1 Billion for Transportation Improvements
2003 - Actress & big cat rescuer Tippi Hedren of Acton inducted into Hollywood Walk of Fame [story]
Tippi Hedren
Three new educational videos greet visitors to the Placerita Nature Center to help them understand what they're seeing along the trails.
Educational Videos Unveiled at Placerita Nature Center
1945 - Local residents vote 1,184 to 7 (correct, seven) to create SCV high school district [story]

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1850 - Death Valley '49er William Robinson dies in Soledad Canyon from drinking too much cool water [story]
Leaving Death Valley
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 1,123 new cases countywide and 29 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: L.A. County Remains in Low Community Level
Teams from the city of Santa Clarita, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, Los Angeles County Fire Department and loanDepot competed on Wednesday, Jan. 25 in the Magic Mountain Sky Tower Challenge.
L.A. County Fire Wins Magic Mountain Sky Tower Challenge
Friends of the Children – Los Angeles presented Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger with the "Power of One" award at their inaugural Women's Leadership Breakfast held Friday, Jan. 27 at The California Club. Barger was selected to receive the award for her work and dedication to supporting and safeguarding children in Los Angeles County, especially those within the foster care system.
Barger Tapped by Friends of the Children L.A. for ‘Power of One’ Award
The Santa Clarita Artists Association has announced its new Board of Directors for 2023.
Santa Clarita Artists Association Announces 2023 Board
The North County I-5 Enhancements Project has announced that Santa Clarita Valley residents should prepare for a variety of lane reductions and road closures for the week of Jan. 27-Feb. 3.
Jan. 27-Feb. 3: Portions of The Old Road Closed for I-5 Enhancements Project
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