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1864 - L.A. Star newspaper report: County supervisors have accepted Beale's Cut as complete [story]
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Aug. 25: SCVi Charter Hosting College Info Night
Thursday, Aug 13, 2015

Renowned college expert Anne Cochran will be the featured guest speaker Aug. 25 as SCVi Charter School hosts a free college planning night for students and their parents. “We’re honored to be able to feature such a widely respected, award-winning speaker as Anne Cochran,” said Matt Watson, SCVi’s...

SCVi Charter School to Host Annual Art Festival
Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015

By Tamara Sosa SCVi Charter School is hosting the 6th annual Express’tival art festival at their campus in Castaic on April 24. The student-led event will showcase student art and allow guests to enjoy live entertainment, dance performances and interactive activities for all ages from 1 p.m. to 7:30...

SCVi Students ‘Charter’ a Glider
Monday, Jan 26, 2015

Most students have to dissect a frog or read about amoeba but SCVi Charter School eighth-grade students are getting the opportunity to to fly an airplane. Along with a curriculum about aviation, officials with SCVi and Southern California Soaring Academy gave seventh and eighth-graders the opportunity...

Jan. 26: SCVi Charter Hosting Upper Grades Info Night
Thursday, Jan 22, 2015

SCVi, iLEAD’s founding school, will host and Upper School information night on Monday, Jan. 26, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Key presentations will showcase what learners can expect for the 9th through 12th grade years at SCVi. Our facilitators will be available to answer parent and learner questions about...

Remo Donates 30 Drums for SCVi Charter Students
Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015

[KHTS] – Remo Inc., a Santa Clarita Valley manufacturer of innovative drums, donated 30 drums to the SCVi Charter School in Castaic Tuesday morning. Remo Belli, owner and founder of Remo, Inc., delivered the drums personally to the school with some students, teachers and administrators present. “SCVi...

Remo to Donate 30 Drums to SCVi Charter School
Monday, Jan 19, 2015

[KHTS] – Remo Belli, the founder of the drum company Remo, is preparing to donate 30 drums to SCVi Charter School this week for use in K-12 class activities, school officials said. SCVi students, along with school founder Amber Raskin and Upper School Director Matt Watson will be presented with...

SCVi Charter to Honor Donohoe at Annual Benefit
Monday, Dec 15, 2014

The Santa Clarita Valley International Charter School, a tuition free public charter school serving grades K-12, is pleased to announce this year’s honoree at the its annual Vision in Education benefit dinner on Saturday, March 21, 2015.  Dale Donohoe has been a strong supporter of families and...

SCVi Charter Co-Founder to Speak at Conference in India
Monday, Sep 29, 2014

Amber Raskin Santa Clarita Valley International (SCVi), a K-12 tuition-free public charter school, is not just building a community of globally minded citizens with the power to change the world; it is one. And now, one of its founders, Amber Raskin, has been invited to visit an international school—Pinegrove...

SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, May 22, 2014
Thursday, May 22, 2014

A 70-year-old Valencia man could face life in prison if convicted on child molestation charges. The sound of gunfire echoed through the hills of Piru Thursday morning, as eighth and ninth graders in uniform lined up for a mock Civil War battle at Rancho Camulos. Hart High School students are showcasing...

Sister Cities: Young SCV Artists, Authors Advance to Nationals
Monday, Apr 29, 2013

Santa Clarita will be well represented at the Sister Cities International art and essay competition in Washington, D.C., thanks to some talented youngsters from local schools. Leaders of the Santa Clarita Valley International Program announced the winners Monday of the annual Young Artists and Young...

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1864 - L.A. Star newspaper report: County supervisors have accepted Beale's Cut as complete [story]
Beale's Cut
College of the Canyons proudly welcomes composer/lyricist, conductor, pianist and music producer Georgia Stitt to the School of Visual & Performing Arts’ Virtual Industry Insight Series on Wednesday, March 10.
Broadway Maestra Georgia Stitt to Speak at COC’s Virtual Insight Series
Valencia-based Lundgren Management was honored to be selected by the El Camino Community College District as one of three firms providing on-going construction management services for the next five years.
Valencia-Based Lundgren Management Inks 5-Year Deal with El Camino Community College District
It’s not how far you go…it’s what happens along the way! The Incredible Chase, the city of Santa Clarita’s socially distanced take on the hit CBS show “The Amazing Race,” is a brand-new competition taking place in May 2021.
City Looking for Teams to Compete in ‘The Incredible Chase’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 119 new deaths and 2,253 new cases of COVID-19, with 26,327 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: SCV Cases Total 26,327; Public Health Advises Against Non-Essential Travel
For a three-day period starting Tuesday, the William S. Hart Union High School District football players took their first COVID-19 tests as part of the requirements for them to begin full-contact play.
Hart District Football Players Begin COVID-19 Testing, Full-Contact Play
Ken Farley, W. M. Keck Foundation professor of Geochemistry, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences and the project scientist for the Mars 2020 mission, continues the 2020–2021 Watson Lecture season with a talk about, “Perseverance on Mars," Wednesday, March 10, at 5:00 p.m., via Zoom.
Project Scientist for Mars Perseverance Continues Caltech’s Lecture Series
Los Angeles County Library is partnering with Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) to bring virtual arts programs to our communities, featuring LACMA teaching artists and staff.
L.A. County Library, LACMA Partner to Offer Virtual Arts Programs
Santa Clarita LLC, which owns the undeveloped 900-plus-acre Whittaker-Bermite site, recently filed for voluntary bankruptcy, and is working to sell it to a global industrial real estate company for possible commercial and residential development, officials said Wednesday.
Whittaker-Bermite Owner Files Bankruptcy, Selling Land
William S. Hart Union High School District governing board members Wednesday discussed a potential March 29 start date for junior high and high school in-person instruction, provided the number of L.A. County COVID-19 cases continues to decline.
Hart District Mulls Over Possible March 29 Return
The Santa Clarita Valley is now home to a new branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, following a recent vote from the association’s board of directors.
NAACP Branch Coming to Santa Clarita Valley
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.
Water Advisory Issued for Los Angeles County Beaches
This week, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced the kickoff for the “California Digital Divide Innovation Challenge,” a global competition that will award up to $1 million to the boldest, most revolutionary proposals to eliminate the digital divide and expand high-speed internet access to all Californians.
State Schools Chief Kicks Off ‘California Digital Divide Innovation Challenge’
1940 - NYC premiere of "The Marines Fly High" starring Lucille Ball, filmed in Placerita Canyon [story] Marines Fly High
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 116 new deaths and 1,759 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported its 144th fatality since the pandemic began.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: 144th Death at Henry Mayo; Decline in L.A. County Cases, Hospitalizations
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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