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1931 - Fall Roundup held at Hoot Gibson's Saugus Rodeo [story]
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LOCAL SCHOOL NEWS
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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The city of Santa Clarita is calling for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to justify the new Health Officer Order update that bans outdoor dining for at least the next three weeks starting Wednesday.
Santa Clarita Officials Call for Hearing on L.A. County Outdoor Dining Ban
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold special and regular meetings at City Hall on Tuesday, November 24, and hear public comments from citizens virtually via Zoom.
November 24: Santa Clarita City Council Special, Regular Meetings
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger will oppose the county Department of Public Health’s decision to prohibit outdoor dining and further restrictions including another "Safer at Home" order, she said in a statement Monday morning.
Barger Opposes Additional COVID-19 Restrictions on Businesses
Los Angeles County Public Health Department officials on Sunday reported the county’s five-day average COVID-19 case rate had reached more than 4,000, prompting another tightening of pandemic safeguards and restrictions, including restricting dining at restaurants, breweries, wineries and bars.
L.A. County to Prohibit Dining as COVID-19 Numbers Keep Climbing
Researchers who correctly forecasted the growth of COVID-19 infections over the summer issued a warning Monday that cases could nearly double by Inauguration Day, January 20, when presumptive President-elect Joe Biden is to be sworn into office.
Forecast: COVID-19 Cases Could Double by Inauguration Day
Los Angeles County supervisors are expected to conduct a public hearing Tuesday for the proposed development of nearly 140 homes next to Castaic High School.
Nov. 24: Public Hearing on Housing Project Near Castaic High School
To encourage safe travel during the Thanksgiving holiday, the California Highway Patrol will enact a Maximum Enforcement Period beginning at 6:01 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, and continuing through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 29.
CHP Sets Thanksgiving Holiday Maximum Enforcement Period
1931 - Fall Roundup held at Hoot Gibson's Saugus Rodeo [story]
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1843 - Rancho Castec (Lebec-Tejon area) granted to French immigrant Jose Covarrubias [story]
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1967 - Local voters approve formation of community college and elect COC's first five-member board - Dr. William G. Bonelli Jr., Bruce Fortine, Sheila Dyer, Peter Huntsinger, Edward Muhl [story]
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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday reported 35 new deaths and 4,272 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 357,451 Cases in L.A. County, 8,634 Cases in SCV
The families of Gracie Muehlberger and Dominic Blackwell, the two students who died during the Saugus High School shooting filed wrongful death lawsuits Monday against the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Muelhberger, Blackwell Families File Wrongful Death Lawsuits Against Hart District
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department’s recorded production of “Woyzeck” is available to stream online for free now through Saturday, Dec. 12.
COC Theatre’s Production of ‘Woyzeck’ Now Streaming
City of Santa Clarita and Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation officials said Friday that 149 small businesses within the SCV have been approved to receive one-time COVID relief grants of up to $5,000 per business as reimbursement for COVID-related expenses.
Santa Clarita, SCVEDC Award COVID Relief Grants to Small Businesses
Valencia, California-based Princess Cruises is extending its pause in global sailing operations in response to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “Framework for Conditional Sailing Order” pertaining to the resumption of U.S. cruise operations.
Princess Cruises Extends Sailing Operations Pause into 2021
The American Public Works Association’s Southern California Chapter has recognized the Inclusive Play Area at Santa Clarita's Canyon Country Park as one of its 2020 'Projects of the Year.'
Santa Clarita Inclusive Play Area Named a ‘Project of the Year’
The Newhall School District has decided to allow preschool reopenings, giving their preschool program director the green light to reopen three preschool sites.
Newhall School District OK’s Preschool Reopenings
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to worsen across the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday asked Americans to stay home for Thanksgiving and only celebrate with people they live with.
Health Officials Urge Americans to Stay Home for Thanksgiving
Santa Clarita education officials from the Newhall School District said Thursday they’re taking “an abundance of caution” after multiple COVID-19 diagnoses were linked to the district office, on the corner of Orchard Village Road and Wiley Canyon Road.
COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Santa Clarita Education, Business Settings
Westfield Valencia Town Center officials’ plan to expand the mall with a 101,000-square-foot Costco and other amenities is expected to be significantly smaller as officials have proposed removing the gym and cinema features.
Proposed Costco Project at Town Center to Cut out Gym, Cinema
The COVID-19 pandemic has reached a new grim milestone with more than 11,000 new daily deaths recorded globally for the first time this week over several days in a row, making it the deadliest week yet.
Pandemic Records Deadliest Week Yet as Cases Surge
Registering its third-highest monthly haul since 1990, California added 145,000 jobs in October and its jobless rate below 10% for the first time since before the COVID-19 pandemic.
California Jobless Rate Dips Below 10% for First Time Since Pandemic
With glistening lights and a flip of the switch Thursday evening, Santa Clarita City Council members sought to spread holiday cheer with a virtual version of Light Up Main Street
Santa Clarita Welcomes Holidays with Virtual Light Up Main Street Event
1831 - Local entrepreneurs Sanford and Cyrus Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) born in Machias, Maine [story]
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