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2007 - Buckweed fire chars 38,356 acres, destroys 21 homes in Canyon Country and Agua Dulce [story]
Buckweed Fire


LOCAL SCHOOL NEWS
SUSD Appoints New President, Clerk; New Members Sworn In
Thursday, Dec 13, 2018

The Saugus Union School District Governing Board conducted swearing-in ceremonies on Tuesday for trustees elected this past November. The three sworn in include two new trustees – Laura Arrowsmith and David Barlavi – as well as re-elected board member and outgoing Board President, Christopher Trunkey. Additionally,...

Hart District Elected Members Sworn In

Three members of the William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board re-elected last month were sworn in for their next four-year terms Wednesday night at the board’s annual re-organizational meeting. Joe Messina (third term), Bob Jensen (third term) and Dr. Cherise Moore (first full term)...

Nov. 7: Hart District Governing Board Regular Meeting
Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018

The next regular meeting of the Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District is set for Wednesday, Nov.7, at the Administrative Center, 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350. A closed session will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the regular meeting will follow at 7:00 p.m. Please...

Hart Governing Board Honors District’s Classified Employees
Thursday, Oct 25, 2018

Nineteen classified employees were honored as the employees of the year Wednesday night at the William S. Hart Union High School District’s governing board meeting. The employees, which include custodians and secretaries, health technicians and therapists, represent every school and the district office. The...

Castaic Union School District Selects John Richard as Newest Board Member

The Board of Trustees at Castaic Union School District voted Tuesday to select John Richard to fill the seat left vacant by the resignation of Area D Trustee Susan Christopher. “We are thrilled to welcome John Richard, who is a district parent of two students himself, to the Board of Trustees,” said...

Oct. 24: Hart District Governing Board Regular Meeting
Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018

The next regular meeting of the Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District is set for Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 7:00 p.m., at the Administrative Center, 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350. There will be a closed session, which starts at 5:30 p.m. Please note: This meeting...

COC Foundation Appoints New Board Members
Thursday, Jul 5, 2018

Brian Koegle The College of the Canyons Foundation, which helps generate philanthropic support for the college, recently installed new officers on its Board of Directors for 2018-19. Effective July 1, Brian Koegle, Partner at Poole & Shaffery, serves as chairman, Tamara Gurney, President and Chief...

June 30: Tom Petty Tribute at California Innovation Park
Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018

The David Fernandez Singer Songwriter Salute Series continues with a tribute to Tom Petty. The WiSH Foundation will also be on hand to collect gently used musical instruments during the concert for distribution to music programs in the Hart School District. Due to high demand for tickets and to get...

Saugus Schools Seeking New Superintendent
Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018

The search for the next superintendent of the Saugus Union School District will begin Thursday at a special meeting of the school board. The move comes on the heels of Superintendent Joan Lucid’s announcement of her retirement, which will be effective June 29. Lucid has spent 37 years with the...

Lucid to Retire After 37 Years with Saugus Schools
Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018

After 48 years as an educator, with 37 of them spent in the Saugus Union School District, District Superintendent Joan Lucid, Ed.D. has announced her retirement – effective June 29, 2018. “I have been honored and humbled to have served 37 years in Saugus Union School District…dedicated to elementary...

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In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a special virtual program titled “ACCESSIBILITY/VISIBILITY: Breaking Down the Barriers for People with Disabilities in Media,” going live October 26 at 5 p.m.
Academy Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act
Air quality is unhealthy for sensitive groups and individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley and the East San Gabriel Valley Wednesday, October 21, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District.
Wednesday SCV Air Quality Unhealthy for Sensitive Individuals, Groups
Nearly 300,000 more Americans have died so far in 2020 than in a typical year, with the excess deaths including the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 plus deaths indirectly tied to the pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Protection said Tuesday.
COVID-19 Pandemic Blamed for 300K Excess Deaths in U.S.
A group of Black Lives Matter activists who rang Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey’s doorbell earlier this year were met by her husband holding a loaded handgun.
Black Lives Matter Sues L.A. District Attorney, Husband Over Gun-Pointing Incident
The California attorney general has asked a judge to enforce subpoenas served on the California Republican Party, to order the removal of unofficial ballot drop boxes placed across the state and to turn over the names of voters who used the boxes.
California AG Asks Court to Intervene in Ballot Box Fight With State GOP
2007 - Buckweed fire chars 38,356 acres, destroys 21 homes in Canyon Country and Agua Dulce [story]
Buckweed Fire
The daily COVID-19 report from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health was not available as of deadline Tuesday due to technical issues with the County's system.
Henry Mayo Reports Hospital’s 30th COVID-19 Death
A member of the William S. Hart Union High School District community has tested positive for COVID-19, district officials confirmed Tuesday afternoon.
COVID-19 Hits Hart District Community
The coronavirus has created at least one unexpected benefit for The Master's University men's golf team.
COVID-19 Precautions Lead to Unexpected Benefit for Mustangs Golf
While the announcement did not take place in a star-studded ballroom of a Beverly Hills hotel, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has awarded California State University, Northridge a total $80,000 to support the university’s film students, with $20,000 specifically designated to help students adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic
Hollywood Foreign Press Awards CSUN $80K to Help Film Students Impacted By COVID-19
California will not allow Six Flags Magic Mountain and other large theme parks, such as Universal Studios and Disneyland, to reopen until their respective counties enter the least restrictive tier under the state’s metrics, officials announced Tuesday.
Magic Mountain, Large Theme Parks to Remain Closed Under CA’s New Reopening Guidelines
Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang released the 2020 Annual Report, reflecting growth and increases in the assessed value of all taxable real property and business personal property countywide. The report includes an updated ranking of the County’s 88 cities, including the highest valued cities and those with the highest percentage change from the prior year.
County Assessor: Pre-COVID Data Shows Santa Clarita Top Five Highest Valued Cities
A two-vehicle crash took down a traffic light in Santa Clarita late Tuesday morning.
Two-Vehicle Collision Leads to Downed Traffic Light
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board will hold its regular meeting virtually Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 7:00 p.m.
Oct. 21: Hart District’s Governing Board Virtual Regular Meeting
Medical examiners with the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office identified Murdewiyanti Finn, 48, of Lancaster, as the woman killed in a traffic collision on Highway 14 in Newhall Sunday evening.
Coroner Identifies Woman Killed in State Route 14 Fatality
For the second year, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department personnel were given the opportunity to trade out their regular patches for pink ones for October, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
SCV Sheriff’s Station Personnel Take Part in Pink Patch Project
Air quality in the Santa Clarita Valley will be unhealthy for sensitive groups/individuals Tuesday, Oct. 20, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District forecast.
Air Quality Advisory Issued for SCV
1873 - Santa Barbara lawyers Charles Fernald and J.T. Richards purchase Rancho San Francisco (75 square miles of SCV) for $33,000, or 69 cents an acre, in a sheriff's sale [story]
souvenir title report
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday confirmed 1 new death and 923 new positive cases of COVID-19, as the Santa Clarita Valley counts 6,782 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 70 deaths from the virus since the World Health Organization declared the pandemic on March 11.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Nearly 300K Cases in L.A. County, 6,782 in SCV So Far
The Santa Clarita Valley YMCA will host a UCLA Health blood drive at 26147 McBean Parkway in Valencia on Tuesday from noon to 5 p.m.
Oct. 20: YMCA to Host UCLA Blood Drive in Valencia
Festival of Trees, Santa Clarita’s premier kickoff to the holiday season and annual benefit for the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley, will continue in person and online this year from November 18-24.
Nov. 18-24: Festival of Trees, Lights Gala to Benefit SCV Boys & Girls Club
SCV school districts have prepared the necessary paperwork to submit in-school waivers, which would allow lower grade levels to return to campus, but the higher grade levels will have to wait for the county to allow it.
SCV School Districts Cannot Fully Open Until County Gives OK
Governor Gavin Newsom Monday named a group of nationally acclaimed California physician-scientists with expertise in immunization and public health to the state’s COVID-19 Scientific Safety Review Workgroup.
Scientific Safety Review Workgroup to Advise State on COVID-19 Vaccines
Los Angeles County has extended its Great Plates Delivered program for seniors and qualified older residents through Sunday, November 8.
L.A. County Extends ‘Great Plates’ Meals Delivery to Seniors to Nov. 8