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1910 - Trick roper Montie Montana of Agua Dulce born in North Dakota as Owen Harlan Mickel [story]
Montie Montana

State Looking for Low-Cost Meal Distributors
Monday, Jan 25, 2016

Tom Torlakson State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson urged eligible organizations Monday to apply to become Summer Food Service Program sponsors and ensure underprivileged children have access to nutritious meals once school is out. Those asked to participate were schools, camps, nonprofits,...

State Schools Chief Announces Chosen Exemplars of Learning
Wednesday, Jan 6, 2016

Tom Torlakson State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson said he is pleased that more than one-third of the schools, districts and programs chosen throughout the nation as Exemplars of 21st Century Learning are in California. Six California schools and one pre-kindergarten program were...

State Schools Chief Invites Public Comment on Curriculum Framework
Monday, Dec 21, 2015

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced on Friday, Dec. 18 that California is taking a step forward in updating its history–social science curriculum by inviting the public to comment on a new draft framework. “This framework will help our teachers integrate our new standards...

State Superintendent Tom Torlakson Praises Every Student Succeeds Act
Thursday, Dec 3, 2015

Tom Torlakson State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Every Student Succeeds Act. “This legislation ushers in a new era in education. I’m pleased that it follows the lead of California in so many important...

Reactions to Gov. Brown’s ‘State of the State’
Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014

GEORGE RUNNER, Board of Equalization (represents SCV) George Runner today issued the following statement in response to Governor Jerry Brown’s State of the State address: “Governor Brown provided a good executive summary of where California is now but with little direction for our future. He outlined...

SCV NewsBreak for Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013

In this episode: State Senator Steve Knight says he’ll seek Congressman Howard Buck McKeon’s seat if Buck bows out of the 2014 race; No one was hurt Monday night when a train struck a car in Newhall. Also: Friends and family of actor Paul Walker and Santa Clarita resident Roger Rodas gathered...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Wednesday, Mar 13, 2013

In this episode: Two alleged gang members are behind bars in connection to an armed robber; This week marks the 85th anniversary of one of the worst man-made disasters in California history, second only to the San Francisco earthquake; The L.A. County Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisor...

Wilk, Torlakson React to Brown’s State of State Speech
Thursday, Jan 24, 2013

Assemblyman Scott Wilk Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita Assemblyman Scott Wilk responded to Gov. Brown’s 2013 State of the State address, saying he was encouraged by the tone of the speech but disappointed that the address lacked any real plans for promoting job growth. Wilk is looking forward...

Wilk, Torlakson, AG, L.A. County, Cal State Students React to Brown Budget Proposal
Thursday, Jan 10, 2013

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...

Annual Sacto Trip Puts Lawmakers in Hot Seat
Thursday, Mar 22, 2012

Elected officials like to hear from their constituents. They take phone calls, letters, emails and tweets, Facebook posts and every now and then, a busload of their people asking the hard questions. That’s what happened earlier this week when 80 Santa Clarita Valley people – 60 of them riding a red...

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1910 - Trick roper Montie Montana of Agua Dulce born in North Dakota as Owen Harlan Mickel [story]
Montie Montana
With an abundance of rainfall this winter, green hills and a flowing Santa Clara River, this may seem like the new normal in the Santa Clarita Valley with drought feeling like a distant memory. However, the importance of water conservation and the necessity to be effective advocates with our water will always exist within the SCV's desert-like ecosystem.
Green Santa Clarita Urges Residents to Use Water Wisely
Change can be a daunting prospect for many of us, as it often requires us to leave behind what is familiar and step into the unknown. When it comes to the upcoming changes to your trash service, the city of Santa Clarita is doing its best to make sure the process is not unknown, and that our residents enjoy a smooth transition.
Laurene Weste | Trash Transition
The Santa Clarita City Council is holding its regular meeting Tuesday, June 13 at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers on the First Floor of City Hall. City Hall is located at 23920 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
June 13: City Council to Discuss Assuming Ownership of Hart Park
Ready for the next “Coffee With a Cop?” Save the date. Join deputies and officials from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station for a morning of coffee Wednesday, June 21, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Peet’s Coffee, 27047 McBean Parkway, Valencia, CA 91355.
June 21: Coffee With a Cop at Peet’s Coffee in Valencia
Diverse women from the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce leadership invite all women who are interested in a diverse workforce to attend the Tuesday, June 13 meeting of InfluenceHER at Marston's Restaurant, 24011 Newhall Ranch Road, Valencia, CA 91355.
June 13: SCV Chamber InfluenceHER, Diverse Women in Leadership
Do you know the names of the two renowned families that called Tesoro Adobe Historic Park home? Find out today by paying a visit to the park. The city of Santa Clarita is excited to officially announce the opening of this historic land to the public. Tesoro Adobe Historic Park is located at 29350 Avenida Rancho Tesoro, Valencia, CA 91354.
Tesoro Adobe Historic Park is Now Open
The Los Angeles County Office of Inspector General led by Max Huntsman has issued a report entitled "Reform and Oversight Efforts: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, January to March 2023."
L.A. County Inspector General Issues Quarterly Report on LASD
The Saugus Union School District is seeking nominations for the annual Dr. Joan Lucid Leadership and Service Award. The award which honors Lucid, who retired in June of 2018, after nearly four decades as an educator/administrator in the Saugus Union District, will be given to an individual or group that has made a significant contribution to the learning and development of students in the District.
Nominations Sought for Dr. Joan Lucid Leadership, Service Award
The Valley Industry Association will host the annual VIA BASH with this year's theme of Fire and Ice Ball on Nov. 3 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia, CA 91355.
Via BASH, Fire & Ice Ball Tickets Now on Sale
The NAACP Santa Clarita branch will celebrate Juneteenth, the day the last enslaved African Americans were freed, with its inaugural Juneteenth Fundraising Celebration on Friday, June 16. Proceeds will benefit the Future Leaders Scholarship Fund.
June 16: Inaugural NAACP Santa Clarita Juneteenth Fundraising Celebration
Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit Fostering Youth Independence recently held a “Celebration of Everything,” its annual event in appreciation of the many volunteers who make such a difference in the lives of SCV foster youth, 15 of whom were celebrated for education milestones.
FYI Hosts Annual ‘Celebration of Everything’
Citing a very low operating cost burden and stable financial outlook, Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ratings on several Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency debt obligations for 2023.
SCV Water’s Debt Obligation Ratings Affirmed by Fitch Ratings
1842 - 13,339-acre Rancho Temescal granted to gold discoverer Francisco Lopez [story]
Rancho Temescal
The Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Auxiliary is hosting a fundraising event, Boot Scootin' and Boogie the Night Away an entertaining, fun-filled evening to support patient care services at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital. The event will be held at Lucky Luke Brewing on Saturday evening, June 24.
June 24: Boot Scootin’ Boogie the Night Away to Benefit Henry Mayo
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 60 new cases and three new deaths from COVID-19 in the Santa Clarita Valley within the last week.
Weekly COVID-19 Roundup: Three Additional Deaths in SCV
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control is pleased to announce the highly anticipated Heart to Home Super Pet Adoption Event will be held at William S Hart Regional Park in Santa Clarita on Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
June 17: Super Pet Adoption Event at Hart Park
The deadline for applicants to file paperwork to be considered for appointment to the Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District is quickly approaching on Thursday, June 15 at 4 p.m. The new board member must have their principal residence in Trustee Area 4, which encompasses the Canyon High School and Sierra Vista Junior High School attendance areas in Santa Clarita.
June 15: Deadline to Apply for Vacant Hart District Board Seat
Customer satisfaction continues to rise, according to the results of the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency's 2023 Customer Opinion Survey.
SCV Water Reports Customer Satisfaction Continues to Rise
A free Concert at The Park by the Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra will be held Sunday, June 11 at 4 p.m. at the Wild Beast Pavilion at California Institute of the Arts, 24700 McBean Parkway, Valencia, CA 91355.
June 11: Free SCV Youth Orchestra Concert at CalArts
The Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library is hosting a special "That Book Woman" storytime on Saturday, June 10 at 11 a.m. Every child attending this special event will receive a free book from the Friends used bookstore. The storytime will be held in the Community Room of the Valencia branch of the Santa Clarita Public Library, 23743 West Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
June 10: Children Receive Free Book at Special Storytime
The William S. Hart Union School District has announced that Castaic High School student Mayah Board is one of 86 talented high school students from across the United States selected as participants in the 19th annual GRAMMY Camp program.
Castaic High School Student Selected for GRAMMY Camp Program
California Credit Union has awarded scholarships to two Santa Clarita Valley students as part of its 2023 College Scholarship Program in recognition of exceptional school and community activities.
SCV Students Earn California Credit Union College Scholarships
Joining the California Institute of the Arts Fulbright community, Anais Arias-Aragon (Music MFA 2022) and Shirley Ji Young Kim-Ryu (Critical Studies MFA 2021) have been selected for the prestigious United States Student Fulbright program for the 2023-24 cycle.
CalArts Adds Two New Names to Student Fulbright Recipents