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1864 - L.A. Star newspaper report: County supervisors have accepted Beale's Cut as complete [story]
Beale's Cut

SCV Junior Tennis Players to Compete Sunday
Wednesday, Feb 19, 2014

The Spring 2014 Southern California Northwest League of USTA Team Tennis gets started this weekend with several teams from Santa Clarita participating. SCV Tennis Aces has three teams of eight players each competing in the 10-week series that will have matches played at Braemar Country Club and Riviera...

Summer Tennis Camp for Kids to be Held at Private School
Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013

[SCV Tennis Aces] – Monticello Prepartory School is the first school of its kind to offer DMAIC Tennis. Ask us how? Send your kids this summer to one of the best private schools in all of Santa Clarita Valley. For pre-enrollment, call now (661) 993-0296.  

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2012

The Hart girls swim team won the annual Santa Clarita Relays at the Aquatics Center, but Saugus tested the Indians until the final race of the meet. Hart won the 200 medley relay and narrowly beat Saugus, 69-65. Valencia was third with 59 points. Hart trailed Saugus by one point entering the 200 medley...

SCV Tennis Aces in the Money at Rancho Cienega
Monday, Apr 23, 2012

Cole Plasschaert and Grace Alcedo of Santa Clarita Valley Tennis Aces each won runner-up trophies at the USTA-sanctioned Rancho Cienega Junior Spring Tennis Tournament in Los Angeles. For 10-year-old Cole, it was his first junior tournament. It was the second runner-up trophy of Grace’s young career....

SCV 3rd Grader Grace Alcedo Makes Finals in Novice Tennis Tournament
Monday, Dec 12, 2011

Isabel Coscolluela and the SCV Tennis Aces' Grace Alcedo competed for the Girls-10 trophy. Santa Clarita Valley third grader Grace Alcedo of SCV Tennis Aces was a finalists in the iTennis/Whittier Narrows Year-End Junior Novice Tournament on Dec. 10.   Boys 8s: Luke Kim (winner) and Mason Shurman...

3 Wins, 2 Ties for SCV Tennis Aces
Monday, Nov 21, 2011

The results are in and The Santa Clarita Valley Tennis Aces proved to be a force to be reckoned with during their first tennis competition in Claremont. At its conclusion, Connor Schloemer (Stevenson Ranch, 3rd grade) and Grace Alcedo (Valencia, 3rd grade from OLPH School) reached the semi-finals and...

Novice Netters from SCV to Compete in Claremont
Thursday, Nov 17, 2011

Wu, Schloemer and Alcedo are headed to their first tournament The Santa Clarita Valley Tennis Aces will send three up-and-coming young tennis players to their first USTA tournament Nov. 19 and 20 in Claremont.  The seventh annual Ramada Junior Novice Tournament, hosted by the Ramada Tennis Club of Claremont,...

Tennis is a Hit at USTA Block Party Festival
Wednesday, Oct 26, 2011

The first annual USTA Block Party Tennis Festival at College of the Canyons was deemed a huge success by all involved as the Santa Clarita community came out in full force in support of tennis. The organizers of the event held Oct. 16 on the college’s six courts said the reason the day was such...

Monday, Oct 3, 2011

The United States Tennis Association Southern California Section in conjunction with College of the Canyons Athletic Department have announced a USTA Block Party Tennis Festival event, free and open to the public on Sunday, Oct. 16, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., on the College of the Canyons’ six courts. “We...

SCV Tennis Aces Names USTA 10-and-Under Team
Friday, Sep 9, 2011

Santa Clarita Valley Tennis Aces has formed the first Santa Clarita-area team to compete in the upcoming USTA Junior Team Tennis 10-and-Under league season, and the organization is aggressively recruiting for tennis talent among the Santa Clarita Valley youth to compete in under 12s, under 14s, under...

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On Friday, the California Department of Public Health released updates to the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy reopening framework focused on activities that can be conducted outdoors with consistent masking which will take effect April 1.
State Updates Blueprint, Outdoor Activities and Theme Parks Set to Reopen
The Newhall School District announced Friday the implementation of the first Junior Kindergarten program in the Santa Clarita Valley which will offer students who turn five years old between July 1 and Sept. 1 the opportunity to enroll in school and enjoy the benefits that both Transitional Kindergarten (TK) and Traditional Kindergarten currently provide.
Newhall School District Announces First Junior Kindergarten Program in SCV
The SCV Adventure Play Foundation is set to host its virtual Spring Thing Fling fundraiser on the first day of spring, Saturday, March 20.
SCV Adventure Play Foundation to Host Virtual Spring Thing Fling Fundraiser
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for the public’s help locating Missing Person Debbie Phipps.
LASD Investigators Seek Help Locating Missing Person Last Seen In Canyon Country
Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, has sponsored a new bill that would prohibit the use of federal funds to pay for California’s high-speed rail project, a section of which could run along Highway 14 in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Garcia Sponsors Bill to Defund CA’s High-Speed Rail Project
Santa Clarita City Council members are set to discuss in a closed session Tuesday their ongoing legal battle with property owner Canyon View Limited over the 2.5 acres of solar panels on a Canyon Country hillside.
City Council to Reconvene Over Solar Panel Litigation
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