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LOCAL SCHOOL NEWS
Cal Lutheran Instructor Picked to Fill Winkler Seat
Saturday, Jul 19, 2014

[KHTS] – Saugus School Board members picked David Powell from a field of 16 applicants to fill a vacant board seat Friday. Powell replaces Stephen Winkler, who was booted from the board because he didn’t live in the district. There were sixteen 12-minute candidate interviews in which the...

Saugus Board to Fill Winkler Seat Friday; 16 Apply
Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014

[KHTS] – Saugus Union School District officials have a list of 16 candidates to fill a vacancy on the governing board. The four remaining board members will be making their decision Friday after interviewing all of the candidates who applied to fill the seat formerly held by Stephen Winkler, who...

Actually Live in Saugus School District? Apply for Board Seat
Sunday, Jun 29, 2014

On June 23, the Superior Court of California approved a judgment in quo warranto proceedings against Stephen Winkler, excluding Mr. Winkler from office. The Governing Board has determined, pursuant to Education Code Section 5091, to fill the vacancy by appointment. The Board invites the application of...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014

Saugus Union School District officials have finally gotten the judgement they were looking for, Stephen Winkler has been removed from the school board. The long-anticipated report regarding the cause of the Powerhouse Fire has been announced. A bomb scare Monday night left the Whole Foods parking lot...

Court Upholds Ouster of Winkler from Saugus School Board

The Saugus Union School District issued the following statement Tuesday: The Saugus Union School District received notification on Monday, June 23, 2014 that a default judgment was signed and issued by the Superior Court of the State of California, and the quo warranto procedure against Stephen Winkler...

Winkler Vows to Fight Ouster from School Board
Thursday, Mar 20, 2014

[KHTS] – While Saugus Union School District officials have filed a lawsuit seeking to legally remove board member Stephen Winkler from office, he indicated plans to fight the suit Wednesday. “We filed the quo warranto lawsuit in late February, we are waiting for a response and that’s all we...

Saugus Can Proceed with Winkler Expulsion Process
Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014

During a June 18 meeting, Winkler offers up a driver’s license as evidence of his residency in the district. [KHTS] – Saugus Union School District officials have been OK’d to take the next step in the lengthy legal process for removing an elected official from office, officials said...

Attorney General’s Findings in the Winkler Matter (Full Text)

Kamala Harris OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL State of California   KAMALA D. HARRIS Attorney General OPINION : No. 13-902 of February 11, 2014   KAMALA D. HARRIS : Attorney General MARC J. NOLAN : Deputy Attorney General   Proposed relator SAUGUS UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT has requested leave...

Saugus School Officials Still Awaiting Word on Winkler Ouster
Monday, Feb 10, 2014

More than three months after school officials sought permission to remove a school board member from office – and eight months after they did so – they’re still awaiting word from Attorney General Kamala Harris’ office on how to proceed. Saugus Union School District governing board members...

Attorney General Ruling on Winkler Ouster 4-6 Weeks Away
Friday, Nov 8, 2013

“I am not a Nazi,” Winkler told a packed house at a Saugus School Board meeting. (SCVTV) [KHTS] – An official with the state Attorney General’s Office gave an estimate Thursday for the conclusion of the Saugus Union School District governing board’s effort to remove a member...

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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
(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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1986 - Canyon Country's Mitchell adobe demolished; components salvaged & later rebuilt at Heritage Junction [story]
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1961 - First Mass celebrated at new Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (3rd building) in Newhall. Cardinal McIntyre attends [story]
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Are you worried about getting diabetes? Have you been told that you have pre-diabetes? One out of three American adults has prediabetes.
Aug. 16: Henry Mayo Hosts Diabetes Prevention Program
Avian influenza refers to a family of influenza or flu viruses that commonly infect birds.
L.A. County Public Health Urges Public to Protect Pet Birds from Bird Flu
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 19 new deaths throughout L.A. County, 3,995 new cases countywide and 112 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Moves to Medium Community Level
Marvel Comics’ best-known, tree-like sentient being, Groot, a character that became widely popular through the action comedy "Guardians of the Galaxy," gets his own animated show on Disney+ this week.
CalArts Alum Kirsten Lepore Brings ‘I am Groot’ to Disney+
Work along the I-5 corridor in Burbank continues and will include nighttime lane reductions and the closing of the Verdugo Avenue off-ramp during the week of Aug. 15 to Aug. 18.
I-5 Corridor Improvements Include Nighttime Lane Reductions
As part of his legislative package calling on accountability, transparency, and integrity in the state government's procurement process, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Senate Bill 1271 (SB 1271) passed out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Aug. 11.
Wilk’s Measure Increasing Transparency Passes Assembly Committee
The early portion of The Master's University women's soccer team's schedule in 2022 will have a national tournament-type feel.
TMU Women’s Soccer To Play Top Teams on Florida, Indiana Trips
Princess Cruises today announced updated COVID-19 protocols and guidelines, removing the vaccine requirement for most voyages of less than 16 days so that anyone can cruise and adjusting pre-travel testing requirements to make it less complicated.
Princess Cruises Removes Vaccine Requirement for Most Sailings
As the summer travel season wraps up, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reminds drivers to be responsible and never drive under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
Aug. 17-Sept. 5: LASD Will Increase End-of-Summer DUI Patrols, Checkpoints
Historically, California has been the most wildfire prone state in the United States. In 2021, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, reported over 4,000 fires that burned 60,507 acres across the state.
Ken Striplin | Keep Your Family, Home and Property Safe from Wildfires
The county of Los Angeles Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission is hosting a Special Hearing on Deputy Gangs in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Aug: 19 Special Hearing on L.A. County Sheriff’s Deputy Gangs
1944 - Newhall Refinery on Sierra Highway destroyed by fire (then rebuilt) [watch film]
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As local students get ready to head back to class for the new school year, your Salvation Army Santa Clarita Corps wants to ensure they have the supplies and resources necessary for success.
Salvation Army Santa Clarita Hosting Back-to-School Drive
The Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark Presents: "Sundays at the Landmark" on Sunday, Aug. 28, with Dave Berg. He will present "Stories to Share.
Aug. 28: Author Dave Berg Presents ‘Stories to Share’ at Rancho Camulos
The WiSH Education Foundation's much-anticipated Cocktails on the Roof event is back for the community to enjoy on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Subaru of Valencia campus.
Nov. 19: Cocktails on the Roof Returns with ‘Share the Love’ Event
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is reminding residents that no one will ever call your home demanding payment for "outstanding warrants."
SCV Sheriff’s Station Warning Residents of Scam Calls
Carousel Ranch, in Agua Dulce, was presented with a $5,000 donation from the Logix Federal Credit Union Community Stars Foundation.
Logix Foundation Donates $5K to Carousel Ranch
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