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1882 - George Campton's Newhall general store explodes [story]
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Dec. 4: SCV Education Foundation’s Virtual Teacher Tribute
Thursday, Dec 3, 2020

The Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation (SCVEF) is pleased to announce that they will be hosting a virtual Teacher Tribute on Friday, Dec. 4, at 4:00 p.m. The event will premiere on their Facebook page, on the SCVEF and SCVTV websites, and on Spectrum 20 and AT&T 99. Teacher Tribute is an...

‘Bag of Books’ Program Expanding in Local Schools; Sponsors Wanted
Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016

The SCV Education Foundation is planning to add at least two more schools, two to four more students and over 100 students to its already successful Bag of Books program in Santa Clarita elementary schools. All four of the valley’s elementary school districts (Castaic, Newhall, Saugus and Sulphur Springs)...

SCV Education Foundation Aims to Raise Money for Matching Grant
Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015

The Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation has been given the opportunity to raise money for reading programs through a matching grant from the Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation. If earned, the grant will support the foundations “Read with Me!” literacy program. The program helps hundreds of students...

Kick Off the Holidays with Events in Newhall, Valencia
Monday, Nov 3, 2014

The City of Santa Clarita invites residents to celebrate the holiday season with four exciting, free events held in Old Town Newhall and Old Orchard Park on Saturday, November 15 and Sunday, November 16. The festivities begin on November 15 with the 8th annual Literacy & Arts Festival, presented...

Aug 10: SCV Education Fdn. Invites You to ‘Last Sip of Supper’
Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014

There’s still time to join the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation for a delightful afternoon as we raise funds for the Foundation’s programs such as Read With Me! literacy program and grants for teachers. The Last Sip of Summer (before school starts) offers tastes of a variety of wines,...

Sign Up Now to Be a School Principal for a Day
Sunday, Dec 22, 2013

[SCV Education Fdn.] – Do you want to learn more about your local school? Then join us at Principal for a Day 2014. Business leaders, community members and parents are invited to spend the morning shadowing a local public school principal or district administrator by registering for the upcoming...

Save the Date: ‘Principal for a Day’ Returns in February
Monday, Nov 25, 2013

Business leaders, community members and parents are invited to spend the morning shadowing a local public school principal or district administrator by registering for the upcoming Principal for a Day event, sponsored annually by the SCV Education Foundation. This year’s event is scheduled for Friday,...

SCV Education Foundation Update
Saturday, Nov 16, 2013

So far 2013 has been a great year for the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation. Our presence in the community is expanding and our ability to help students is growing because of your generous support. As an Education Foundation we are unique in that we are very hands-on and serve all five school...

Locals Raise a Glass for Education at Robinson Ranch
Monday, Aug 12, 2013

Photo: Jessica Boyer/KHTS The Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation officials hosted the Last Sip of Summer event at Robinson Ranch on Sunday. “This is our fourth year in a row doing the Last Sip Of Summer event,” said Jim Backer, President of the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation. ...

Aug. 11: Golf, Wine, Beer Tasting for SCV Education Foundation
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013

Help fund local classrooms by participating in this event hosted by the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation.

LATEST TWEETS
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Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark officials will host a virtual presentation commemorating the March 12, 1928, St. Francis Dam Disaster via Zoom on Friday, March 12, starting at 4 p.m.
March 12: St. Francis Dam Disaster Commemoration Event, Free on Zoom
California State University, Northridge is launching an interdisciplinary master’s degree in sustainability, set to begin fall 2022.
CSUN to Offer an Interdisciplinary Master’s Degree in Sustainability
Princess Cruises is extending the pause of its United Kingdom-based cruise vacations, sailing roundtrip from Southampton, through September 25, 2021, on Sky Princess, Regal Princess, and Island Princess.
Princess Cruises Extends Pause of Southampton Sailings Through Sept. 25
After a relatively dry February in California, water supply managers grow increasingly anxious as each dry, sunny day plunges the state deeper into drought.
Dry February Exacerbates Drought in California
The Biden-Harris Administration has approved California’s request to use Medicaid (Medi-Cal in California) funding to pay for voluntary COVID-19 testing for low-income students covered by the program, further supporting schools in underserved communities to reopen for in-person instruction.
Feds OK Medi-Cal to Fund COVID-19 Testing for Low-Income Students
Santa Clarita planning commissioners Tuesday sent the Sand Canyon resort proposal back to the drawing board amid continued concerns, focusing largely on emergency evacuations.
Sand Canyon Resort Sent Back to Drawing Board Amid Various Concerns
Sam Horn, president of Master’s University and Seminary for the past year, will be stepping down from his position, university officials said Monday.
Master’s University President Sam Horn to Step Down After 1 Year
Moving around California three decades from now will be safer, cleaner, and simpler with more transportation options under a plan Caltrans unveiled Wednesday.
Caltrans Unveils Vision for Future of Transportation
1882 - George Campton's Newhall general store explodes [story]
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After receiving athletic protocol updates from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), the Los Angeles Department of Public Health (LADPH) and California Interscholastic Federation (CIF), the William S. Hart Union High School District has put together a complete athletic program following all state and county guidelines.
Hart District Announces Outdoor Sports Practices, Competitions to Resume Immediately
The ability to transform data into information and insights that can elevate a business and influence decisions is at the core of the newest major being offered in California State University, Northridge’s David Nazarian College of Business and Economics.
CSUN Students Can Now Earn Degree in Business Analytics
Three teachers from the William S. Hart Union High School District have been named by NASA and the SETI Institute to fly on NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA).
NASA Selects Three Hart District Teachers for SOFIA Flight
Los Angeles County Parks is looking for highly-talented independent instructors to bring valuable expertise and learning to the community through the Contact Class Program.
L.A. County Parks Hiring Instructors for Summer 2021 Season
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 91 new deaths and 1,407 new cases of COVID-19, with 26,212 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total  26,212; L.A. County Remains in Most Restrictive Tier
The Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Commission will hold its study session virtually Thursday, March 4, at 6:00 p.m.
March 4: Parks, Recreation & Community Services Commission Study Session
After its cancelation last year due to the emergence of COVID-19, the College of the Canyons Scholarly Presentation will return this spring in a new virtual format.
COC’s Scholarly Presentations Return Virtually March 11
The Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to present Sidewalk Stories at the Old Town Newhall Library!
Old Town Newhall Library Now Offering Sidewalk Storytime
Santa Clarita Planning commissioners are expected to make a decision Tuesday regarding the proposed expansion of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital via multiple construction projects that include building a second inpatient tower.
Proposed Henry Mayo Expansion Project Back Before Planning Commission
Picture this…the sun has just set on another brisk spring day.
Santa Clarita City Manager’s Monthly Message – March 2021
1938 - Great Flood of 1938 causes massive destruction and death across the greater Los Angeles region [story]
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Santa Clarita Valley educators were next in line to receive their COVID-19 vaccine shots at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Monday, more than two months after the hospital received its first batch of vaccines for hospital frontline workers.
Henry Mayo Now Inoculating Educators with COVID-19 Vaccine
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Monday confirmed 32 new deaths and 987 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported two new deaths since Friday.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 2 New Deaths at Henry Mayo; Vaccine Eligibility Expands
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center at Bella Vida has announced its March 2021 lineup of outdoor drive-in events.
Bella Vida Senior Center Sets March Outdoor Drive-in Events
In partnership with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, the city of Santa Clarita will launch its “Guard That Auto” campaign this spring to combat an increase in grand theft auto over the past year.
Santa Clarita, Sheriff’s Station to Launch ‘Guard That Auto’ Anti-Theft Campaign