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1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain


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Pranks at 2 Local High Schools Go Wrong
Thursday, May 26, 2016

With graduation drawing near, some high school students are taking pranks to the next level and it isn’t ending well. A 16-year-old is facing multiple charges for riding a motorcycle through Hart High School’s campus Wednesday morning including hit-and-run and reckless driving. The incident...

New Finance Class Coming to Select SCV Schools

Starting this fall hundreds of local Santa Clarita students will have access to a new and potentially life changing class that aims to teach the foundations of personal finance. Two local businesses, Neylan Group International and Heter Family Woodworking have sponsored the curriculum and created course...

All Clear After Bathroom Scrawl at Hart High Prompts Response
Friday, Mar 25, 2016

The school day at Hart High School seems to be going as usual after a bathroom message prompted school and law enforcement officials to beef up security Friday. An email sent out this morning by Principal Collyn Neilsen said, “The opening of school this morning was normal, save for the added presence...

Sierra Vista Junior High Celebrates 50 Years of History in Canyon Country
Thursday, Mar 24, 2016

Former and current students, faculty and staff gathered at Sierra Vista Junior High to celebrate 50 years of academic history in the Santa Clarita Valley Wednesday night. The night featured performances by students, an auditorium filled with relics from the last 50 years and recognition from not only...

Student Who Made Online Threats Facing Assault Charges
Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016

An 11-year-old McGrath Elementary School student who was arrested in February after being suspended for allegedly bringing a knife to the school and later making an “unspecified threat” over social media will be going to trial. He is facing seven counts of assault with a deadly weapon and one count...

March 8: SCVi International Baccalaureate Info Night
Friday, Mar 4, 2016

[SCVi Charter School] – SCVi Charter School is inviting high school freshman and sophomores and their parents to attend a special informational presentation on the school’s International Baccalaureate program. “This is a great opportunity for students and their parents to learn about...

Kids Cooking Campaign Teaches Value of Eating Right
Thursday, Mar 3, 2016

The Santa Clarita Valley School Food Services Agency held the first of five luncheons for the 21st Annual Kids Cooking Campaign Tuesday in the agency’s central kitchen. The goal of the kids cooking campaign is to help elementary school children experience the positive social, nutritional and psychological...

Preschool Enrollment Open in Newhall District

The Newhall School District is currently enrolling 3 – 4 year olds in their preschool programs for the upcoming school year.   FULL DAY PROGRAM: Our full day program is located at Oak Hills Elementary School. The hours of operation are 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. five days a week. The monthly tuition...

Trinity Classical to Bring Civil War History to Life
Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016

[Trinity Classical Academy] – Trinity Classical Academy will be presenting an American Civil War Reenactment on Friday, Feb. 26. The American Civil War Living History Museum will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon in Trinity’s Celebration Center. Trinity’s sixth grade class, their families,...

County Panel to Hold Hearing on Saugus Trustee Area Voting Plan
Friday, Feb 19, 2016

A public hearing to establish the new trustee area voting plan for the Saugus Union School District will be held Tuesday, Feb. 23. A hearing conducted by the Los Angeles County Committee on School District Organization will allow school district staff members to explain the process and the proposal before...

LATEST TWEETS
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Santa Clarita Valley’s six school districts could receive a little over $7.5 million from Los Angeles County to provide comprehensive COVID-19 screening programs at SCV schools.
CDC Funding to Support COVID-19 Testing at Schools
1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
Stevenson Ranch fountain
1938 - Brand-new Lockheed transport plane crashes in Agua Dulce; all 9 perish including 2 infants [story]
plane crash
1969 - Board of Trustees selects "College of the Canyons" name [story]
COC
The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct a public hearing Tuesday to further deliberate on the Sand Canyon Resort development.
Sand Canyon Resort Development Returns to Planning Commission
The CIF Southern Section and KAP7 International, Inc. announced a five-year partnership extension for KAP7 to be the official boys and girls water polo ball for all championship events.
KAP7, CIF-SS Announce Extension of Five-Year Ball Partnership
Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a plan that would spend about $1.5 billion of the state’s $75.7 billion surplus in grants of up to $25,000 to support small businesses, according to state officials this week.
Chamber Urges SCV to Support Newsom’s Aid to Small Businesses
On Friday, Los Angeles County Public Health officials confirmed 17 new deaths and 583 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 27,842 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: Studies Show Vaccine Appears to Be Effective Against Variants; 27,842 Total SCV Cases
Fourteen-year-old Andrew Jenofsky was the first in line to get his shot at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Thursday morning, as adolescents ages 12-15 were given the go-ahead to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
14-Year-Old First to Receive Pfizer Vaccine at Henry Mayo
Support for Israel was written across the signs and faces of approximately 100 demonstrators during a rally held on City Hall’s steps Thursday evening.
Approximately 100 SCV Residents Gather to Support Israel
The city of Santa Clarita received approximately 850 applications for its rental assistance program ahead of the program’s April 30 application deadline.
City Receives More Than 800 Rental Assistance Applications
Saddleback Butte State Park announced it is urgently searching for volunteers to become camp hosts beginning June 1.
Camp Hosts Needed at Saddleback Butte State Park, New Updates Announced for Mojave Area State Parks
Los Angeles County Public Health officials said it will review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly released guidance for fully vaccinated residents in order to make adjustments to the current County and state guidelines.
LA County to Review CDC’s Masking Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated People
The city of Santa Clarita released an updated schedule for the Concerts in the Park series set to take place in July and August.
City Releases Updated Schedule for Concerts in the Park
1874 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez captured in Hollywood Hills [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance Thursday indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Loosens Mask Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated People; SCV Cases Total 27,825
A total of 277 single-family homes changed owners during April in the Santa Clarita Valley as the as the tight inventory rose to its highest level in five months, though remained well below year-ago totals, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
SCV Median Home Price $795,000 Hits Record
After making numerous requests for correction for failure by the County Board of Supervisors to abide by various sections of the Brown Act, the Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment was left with no option than to file a formal legal complaint.
SCOPE Files Legal Complaint Over L.A. County’s Failure to Abide by Brown Act
The case against a prominent Santa Clarita Valley Realtor who had been accused of a sexual assault stemming from a Las Vegas real estate conference last summer was dismissed, a court clerk confirmed Thursday.
Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case Against SCV Realtor Dismissed, L.A. County Case “Still Active”
Tommy's Boats - a national boat dealership brand with locations in Florida, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Michigan - announced a new location opening soon in Castaic.
May 19, May 20: Tommy’s Boats Grill & Chill Hiring Event
Foothill League coaches announced their choice for Player of the Year and their All-League teams recently.
Saugus High QB Named Foothill League Player of the Year
California Credit Union has awarded 10 scholarships of $1,000 each to college-bound students in Los Angeles and Orange Counties in its annual College Scholarship Program.
Valencia High Student Awarded California Credit Union Scholarship
Santa Clarita Mayor Bill Miranda responded Tuesday to criticisms of the city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable, which was formed as a result of last summer’s protests about issues involving race relations.
Mayor Taking Human Relations Roundtable Criticisms “Very Seriously”
1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall