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1932 - Highway 99 completed through Weldon Canyon, bypassing Ridge Route [story]
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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...

Summer Food Service Program Applications Available
Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today announced that applications are available for the Summer Food Service Program, a federally funded, state-administered program that serves meals to California’s low-income children. “Providing nutritious meals to students during the...

Hart School District to Move Elections to Even Years
Thursday, Jan 5, 2017

The County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors has approved a request by the William S. Hart Union High School District to change its governing board member elections to even years. The next governing board member election will be in November 2018. At its meeting held December 20, 2016, the County Board...

Castaic Board Looking to Hire Attorney to Battle Over Home
Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016

The Castaic Board of Trustees is looking to hire an attorney to help with the legal issues surrounding a home entrusted to Castaic Middle School. The board will vote on the retainer agreement regarding a home on Church Street in Castaic that was given by Carol Jene Fielder to establish a scholarship...

Sept. 9: Cocktails on Roof 2016 Looking to Be Another Sellout
Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016

Tickets are now on sale for this year’s Cocktails on the Roof, on Friday, September 9, 2016, where restaurants, spirit vendors, and hot spots provide all-access to signature cocktails and foods throughout the evening. The party sold out days before the event last year and since this year is looking...

June 21: Sulphur Springs to Host GATE Academy
Thursday, Jun 16, 2016

The Sulphur Springs Union School District is pleased to be hosting its first summer GATE Academy at Leona Cox Community School, June 21 to June 23 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for current fourth and fifth grade GATE students. During GATE academy students will Tinker, Make, and Create during a three-day MakerCamp. All...

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1932 - Highway 99 completed through Weldon Canyon, bypassing Ridge Route [story]
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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday confirmed 20 new deaths and 1,351 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, with 18 new cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: L.A. County Cases Near 1,200 Per Day, 18 New SCV Cases
Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner was "wrong" to have returned to the field at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, to celebrate the team's Game 6 World Series victory over the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday night -- after he had tested positive for COVID-19.
MLB: Turner ‘Wrong’ to Take the Field After Positive COVID-19 Tests
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency has filed a lawsuit against 3M Company, Chemours, DuPont and several other companies for their roles in introducing toxic chemicals into the local water supply.
SCV Water Sues PFAS Makers Over Toxic Chemicals in Local Water
Saugus High School teacher Jim Klipfel, one of five California Teachers of the Year for 2021, has also been chosen to represent the state in the National Teacher of the Year competition in the spring.
California Names 2021 Teachers of the Year; Saugus High’s Klipfel to Nationals
Washington, Oregon and Nevada have joined California’s COVID-19 vaccine Scientific Safety Review Workgroup, which will independently review the safety and efficacy of any COVID-19 vaccine approved by the FDA for distribution.
Western States Join California’s COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Review
The Santa Clarita Public Library will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a variety of activities all November long.
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with Santa Clarita Library
The Los Angeles Dodgers won Game 6 of the 2020 World Series, besting Tampa Bay 3-1 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday night.
Dodgers Win 2020 World Series; Stadium Team Stores to Open Thursday
The Santa Clarita City Council celebrated the opening Tuesday for its newest “transit-friendly” facility at Vista Canyon in Canyon Country, alongside officials from Metrolink and Metro, or the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
City Council Holds Ribbon-Cutting for New Vista Canyon Structure, Metrolink Station
The Sulphur Springs Union School District governing board is set to discuss the reopening plan for the California State Preschool Programs during their virtual meeting Wednesday night.
Sulphur Springs to Discuss Preschool Reopening
Dr. Sharon Langenbeck, a longtime member of Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley, was installed as Zonta International President for the 2020-22 biennium on July 17, 2020.
SCV’s Sharon Langenbeck Installed as Zonta International President
1949 - Fatal crash of light plane in Haskell Canyon sparks 3,500-acre brush fire [story]
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The city of Santa Clarita celebrated not one but two milestones Tuesday at the Vista Canyon development.
City Celebrates New Vista Canyon Development with Groundbreaking, Ribbon-Cutting
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 29 new deaths and 1,586 new cases of COVID-19, including 7,185 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
L.A. County Public Health: Uptick in COVID-19 Cases ‘Cause for Concern’
Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH is issuing a Health Advisory for private gatherings and public celebrations advising Los Angeles County residents that the potential risk of COVID-19 transmission at such celebrations is high based on the increasing rate of COVID-19 community transmission in Los Angeles County.
Health Advisory Issued for Private Gatherings, Public Celebrations
Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees will hold a joint meeting with the Associated Student Government via Zoom video conferencing Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 1:30 p.m., followed by the adopted budget workshop.
Oct. 28: Santa Clarita Community College District Joint Virtual Meeting with ASG
College of the Canyons has been ranked nationally No. 22 and 26 in The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine for enrolling the largest number of Hispanic students and granting the most degrees, respectively.
COC Among Top 100 National Community Colleges for Hispanics
The Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee will hold a virtual meeting Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 9:00 a.m.
Oct. 28: Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee Virtual Meeting
Santa Clarita-based landscaping firm Stay Green Inc. is proud to announce it has been awarded three Bronze Awards of Excellence by the National Association of Landscape Professionals.
Santa Clarita-Based Stay Green Nationally Recognized for Excellence
Following recent clashes between Sheriff Alex Villanueva and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, the board is set to vote Tuesday on a motion aimed at removing the sheriff.
Supes Expected to Discuss Options for Removing Villanueva
In light of the impact the pandemic is having on Halloween, SCV Adventure Play Foundation is taking a new approach to a family-friendly Halloween hang time on Saturday, Oct. 31, from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
SCV Adventure Play Foundation to Host Virtual, Family-Friendly Haunted House
NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) has confirmed, for the first time, water on the sunlit surface of the Moon. This discovery indicates that water may be distributed across the lunar surface, and not limited to cold, shadowed places.
Hart Science Teacher on Initial NASA SOFIA Flight that Verified Water on Moon
A collision involving a car and a bicyclist occurred on the westbound side of Highway 126 and the eastbound side of Main Street in Piru, just after 5:45 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Collision Kills Bicyclist on Highway 126
SACRAMENTO – The California Highway Patrol is launching a new education and enforcement campaign to reduce the number of crashes caused by impaired drivers in California.
CHP Launches Campaign to Reduce Impaired Driving