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1925 - Newhall School Board announces meeting to determine fate of 3rd consecutive Newhall School at Lyons & Kansas Street (it was cut up and turned into homes) [story]
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Brown Unveils May Budget Revision; Reactions
Thursday, May 14, 2015

File photo [Gov. Brown] – Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. released a revised state budget Thursday that pays down debt and saves billions of dollars while carefully directing funding to improve schools, help low-income Californians, prevent tuition increases and respond to drought and climate change. “Another...

State Budget: Groundhog Day
Monday, Jul 7, 2014

The State Constitution requires the budget be passed each year by June 15, so the Legislature spent Father’s Day debating and voting on the $108 billion general fund state budget. While debating the bill on the Assembly floor I felt like Bill Murray in the romantic comedy, “Groundhog Day,” where...

Budget Battle: Brown vs. Democrats
Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014

Assemblyman Scott Wilk There is a looming budget battle developing in the state Capitol, but it’s not your usual partisan Democrat-versus-Republican fight. This time it’s a Democrat-on-Democrat scuffle over what the state’s spending priorities ought to be. Recently, Gov. Jerry Brown and Speaker...

School District Reps in Sacramento to Talk Local Funding
Saturday, Jan 18, 2014

Suzan Solomon [KHTS] – Newhall School District representatives turned out for the state Board of Education meeting Thursday to show their support for the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF). Superintendent Dr. Marc Winger and board member Suzan Solomon represented the district and multiple other...

Priorities – Remember Those?
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013

Assemblyman Scott Wilk Growing up, I was taught the importance of saving money, balancing my check book and not spending more than I earned. These same lessons my wife, Vanessa, and I have taught our children so they may also practice sound financial responsibility.  Sadly, the state’s new fiscal...

Local School Officials Address State Budget Deal (Video)
Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013

The state Senate-Assembly Budget Conference Committee adopted a compromise proposal for the Local Control Funding Formula portion of the education budget Monday. The compromise came after the California School Finance Reform Coalition took issue with the way that grants were distributed among school...

COC, Hart District Officials Comment on Brown Budget Proposal
Friday, Jan 11, 2013

California Gov. Jerry Brown proposed a 2013-2014 state budget Wednesday that projects a surplus by the end of fiscal 2014. The projected surplus of $851 million is based on the assumption that all of Brown’s proposals are adopted by the state legislature, according to the governor. If Brown’s...

CSU: Brown Budget Reinstates $125 Mil., Adds Another $125 Mil.
Thursday, Jan 10, 2013

Governor Brown today released his 2013-2014 state budget proposal that signals a renewed investment in higher education with the addition of $125.1 million in state funding for the California State University.  The Governor’s budget also reinstates $125 million that was cut from last year’s...

Brown Unveils 2013-14 Budget Proposal

[Gov. Brown] – Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. proposed a balanced state budget Thursday that boosts investment in education, implements health care reform and keeps California on a long-term path to fiscal stability. This budget builds on the work of the last two years to eliminate the ongoing deficit. “The...

Wilk, Torlakson, AG, L.A. County, Cal State Students React to Brown Budget Proposal

Assemblyman Scott Wilk Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita: Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, responded to the release of Gov. Brown’s 2013-14 budget proposal today, saying that he was encouraged by the Governor’s call for fiscal restraint.  Wilk said that lawmakers and the Governor should...

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1925 - Newhall School Board announces meeting to determine fate of 3rd consecutive Newhall School at Lyons & Kansas Street (it was cut up and turned into homes) [story]
Newhall School
Two long-time William S. Hart Union High School District football coaches, Mike Herrington and Harry Welch, have been named to the inaugural class of the new California High School Football Hall of Fame.
Herrington, Welch Named to California High School Football Hall of Fame
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 13 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 2,535 new cases countywide and 55 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: Testing Remains Key to Slowing Spread
The Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Auxiliary will host the 2022 Bingo or Bust on Thursday, Oct. 6 starting at 6 p.m. to benefit the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center on the campus of Henry Mayo in Valencia.
Oct. 6: Bingo or Bust Fundraiser to Support the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center
Daniel Suárez dreams of “cruising” through the next few regular season races as well as the upcoming 10-race NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs on his way to capturing the championship title in 2022.
Princess Cruises Will Sponsor Trackhouse Racing in NASCAR Cup Series
Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles and Girl Scouts of the USA announced the new Raspberry Rally cookie will join the nationwide lineup for the 2023 Girl Scout Cookie season. The thin, crispy cookie is a “sister” cookie to the beloved Thin Mints, infused with raspberry flavor instead of mint and dipped in the same chocolaty coating.
New Cookie, Raspberry Rally, Joins Girl Scout Lineup in 2023 Season
Aiming to empower the region’s next generation of environmental leaders, the county of Los Angeles today issued a call for young adults to serve on its inaugural Youth Climate Commission.
Inaugural L.A. County Youth Climate Commission Seeks Youth Leaders
The Valley Industry Association has a keen interest in our local, state and federal elected officials. The Santa Clarita City Council Candidates Forum will be held on Thursday, Aug. 25 at the Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia, CA 91355.
Aug. 25: VIA Santa Clarita City Council Candidates Forum
The slate of candidates set to run this November for three seats on the Santa Clarita City Council has been finalized after the deadline to file passed on Friday.
Nine Candidates Set to Run in November for Three City Council Seats
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District has confirmed 13 additional mosquito samples that tested positive for West Nile virus.
West Nile Virus Update: Six More Areas in County Report Positive Samples
William S. Hart Union High School Superintendent Mike Kuhlman informed school district families on the evening of Aug. 15 that an additional layer of security protocols will be added in the school district effective Monday, Aug. 22.
Hart District to Add Firearm Detection Canine Unit to Safety Protocols
1956 - Battle of Palmdale rages over the skies of Santa Clarita [story]
Battle of Palmdale
Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced the RR/CC has completed the examination and verification of all 715,833 petition signatures submitted for the recall of Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón.
Gascón Recall Efforts Fail
CSUN defeated the University of San Diego 1-0 Sunday night in the men's soccer exhibition opener for both clubs at Torero Stadium. 
Matadors Shut Out San Diego 1-0 in Exhibition Opener
The Women's Council of Realtors SCV Network held their election for officers on Aug. 11, along with their annual member and sponsor appreciation night.
Women’s Council of Realtors SCV Elects New Officers
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District's Governing Board will take place Wednesday, Aug. 17, beginning with a closed session at 6 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
Aug. 17: Hart District Regular Board Meeting
The regular board meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will be held Tuesday, Aug. 16, beginning with a closed session at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:30 p.m.
Aug. 16: SUSD Regular Board Meeting
Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley will hold their third annual golf tournament beginning noon on Monday, Oct. 24.
Oct. 24: Family Promise SCV Annual Golf Tournament
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will open its first primary care practice on the hospital campus on Monday, Aug. 15.
Henry Mayo Opens First Primary Care Practice on Hospital Campus
Heads Up! The city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station urge parents to practice "safe pedestrian skills."
Parents Urged to Practice Back-to-School Safety
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday one new death and 266 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley over the weekend, with a total of 26 deaths and 10,025 new cases countywide.
Monday COVID Roundup: SCV Cases Top 88,000; Deaths Total 493
(CN) — In drought-ridden California's history, megafloods have occurred about every century. Not often, but from a geological standpoint they're not rare.
Study Shows Climate Change Increasing Risk of California Megaflood
1849 - Eight-pound gold nugget found in San Feliciano Canyon (Val Verde/Piru area) [story]
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