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1929 - Saugus train robber Thomas Vernon apprehended in Pawnee, Okla. [story]
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USC Agrees to Pay $1.1 Billion in Sex Abuse Lawsuit
Thursday, Mar 25, 2021

By Nathan Solis LOS ANGELES (CN) — The University of Southern California will pay $852 million to over 700 women who were allegedly sexually abused by former campus gynecologist George Tyndall as revealed Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court. From 1989 through 2016, Tyndall worked at a USC campus...

Colleges Ramp Up Online Learning Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020

College of the Canyons, CalArts, USC, UCLA and CSUN are among the more than 100 U.S. colleges and universities canceling in-person classes and ramping up online learning due to the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. The Master’s University & Seminar in Newhall has not canceled classes or enacted...

USC to Offer Free Tuition for Families Earning Less Than $80K
Thursday, Feb 20, 2020

Photo credit: University of Southern California website. President Carol L. Folt announced Thursday, two new policies to make a USC undergraduate education more affordable for those who most need financial assistance. These actions will be phased in with each new entering class, beginning with first-year...

Former Santa Clarita Blue Heat Consultant to Plead Guilty in College Admissions Scandal
Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019

Ali Khosroshahin at USC. | Photo: Daily Trojan. BOSTON – A former head coach of women’s soccer at the University of Southern California, who was also a technical adviser for the Santa Clarita Blue Heat professional soccer team from January-September 2018, will plead guilty in connection with the...

Loughlin, Giannulli Plead Not Guilty in College Cheating Case
Monday, Apr 15, 2019

BOSTON – Lori Loughlin, her husband Mossimo Giannulli and two other parents indicted as part of the “Operation Varsity Blues” college admissions scandal filed not-guilty pleas on Monday. Entered electronically with the federal court in Boston, which is closed in honor of a statewide holiday,...

UCLA, USC Coaches in Admissions Scandal Arraigned; Plead Not Guilty
Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019

By Zack Huffman BOSTON – The first batch of defendants in the admissions bribery scandal was arraigned today in Boston, with a dozen college sports coaches and school administrators pleading not guilty to federal racketeering charges. This afternoon’s proceedings mark the first major hearing in the...

Carol L. Folt to Become USC’s 12th President July 1
Friday, Mar 22, 2019

Noted life scientist, teacher and academic leader Carol L. Folt will become the University of Southern California’s 12th president and will take office July 1, the USC Board of Trustees announced Wednesday. Formerly chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), Folt brings decades...

$25M Admissions, Bribery Scheme Includes Actresses, CEOs, College Coaches
Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019

By Zack Huffman BOSTON (CN) – Federal prosecutors unsealed sweeping charges Tuesday to accuse top college coaches, multiple corporate CEOs and even two famous actresses of participating in $25 million admissions-bribery scheme. Felicity Huffman of “Desperate Housewives” and Lori Loughlin of “Full...

USC Reaches $215M Settlement Over Alleged Sex Abuse Claims
Thursday, Feb 14, 2019

By Martin Macias, Jr. LOS ANGELES (CN) – Women who said former University of Southern California gynecologist George Tyndall sexually abused them settled their claims for $215 million, ushering in an era of wide-ranging reforms at the university. In a federal class-action lawsuit filed in May 2018,...

CSUN, USC Pain Study Reveals Doctor-Patient Trust Issues
Monday, Aug 27, 2018

As one of his faculty colleagues put it, Adam Swenson feels your pain, philosophically speaking. A professor of philosophy at California State University, Northridge, Swenson has devoted more than a decade of research, and a doctoral dissertation, to philosophical and ethical issues surrounding pain...

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For years, the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation has provided support to community’s schools, teachers and students through literacy programs, events, scholarships, grants and more.
Ten Reasons to Support the SCV Education Foundation on Giving Tuesday
It has been a true honor and a pleasure to serve as the Mayor of Santa Clarita this year.
Mayor and City Manager Give Final Month Message For 2021
The holidays are here and Santa Clarita transit is welcoming residents and visitors to join them on a Holiday Light Tour. 
Take A Seasonal Journey On The Holiday Light Tour
1929 - Saugus train robber Thomas Vernon apprehended in Pawnee, Okla. [story]
Tom Vernon
Join the Valley Industry Association Friday, Dec. 17, at 11:45 a.m., for its 2022 Board Installation Luncheon.
Wilk to Preside Over VIA’s 2022 Board Installation Luncheon
The Los Angeles County Animal Care Foundation combats animal cruelty by paying for officer training, equipment, and supplies to enforce animal cruelty laws, rescue abused and neglected animals, and support prosecution of animal abusers.
County Animal Care, Control Seeking ‘Giving Tuesday’ Donations
The William S. Hart Union High School District has been awarded the National Empowered Seal for its commitment to whole-child education by EVERFI.
EVERFI Awards Hart District National Empowered Seal
Now that the Thanksgiving weekend has passed, I would like to reflect on what I am thankful for.
Message from CIF-SS Commissioner | ‘I am Thankful’
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 28 new deaths and 843 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,094 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Tuesday COVID Roundup: SCV Nearing 40,000 Total Cases
2013 - Actor Paul Walker ("Fast & Furious" movies) dies in a fiery car crash in the Valencia Industrial Center. [story]
Paul Walker
The city of Santa Clarita is holding virtual meeting regarding the Santa Clarita Arts/Culture and Veterans Center Needs Assessment on Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 1: City’s Arts/Culture, Veterans Center Needs Assessment Meeting
The city of Santa Clarita’s Film Office released the 14 productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, Nov. 29 - Sunday, Dec. 5
Filming in Santa Clarita Includes 14 Productions
Looking for ways to add a little green into your landscape?
SCV Water’s Upcoming Gardening Class to Highlight Trees, Shrubs
Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Robbery-Homicide Division searched the Chiquita Canyon Landfill Monday to investigate the disappearance of Heidi Planck, who was reported missing by her ex-husband on Oct. 20, 2021.
Homicide Detectives Search Chiquita Canyon for Missing Woman
Circle of Hope is joining the national day of generosity, #GivingTuesday, on Dec. 1.
Circle of Hope Taking Part in Giving Tuesday
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday 10 new deaths and 794 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 39,063 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Monday COVID Roundup: SCV Tops 39,000 Total Cases
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital’s Community Education Department is again offering the Prevent T2 National Diabetes Prevention Program, a lifestyle change program that helps those who are at risk of developing diabetes reduce their blood sugar, lose weight, and reverse prediabetes. 
Diabetes Prevention Program Returning to Henry Mayo
1957 - Incorporation of Mint Canyon Chamber of Commerce; became Canyon Country Chamber [story]
Frontier Days
1950 - CalArts grad Ed Harris ("A Beautiful Mind," "Apollo 13," "Westworld") born in New Jersey [link]
Ed Harris
1941 - Funeral for "our" Remi Nadeau, whose Canyon Country deer park became North Oaks [story]
Remi Nadeau
Volunteers are needed to help make fresh garland and vintage-style decorations for the Antelope Valley Indian Museum in preparation for Holidays on the Homestead.
Antelope Valley Indian Museum Looking for Volunteers to Decorate for the Holidays
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday 29 new deaths and 2,073 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 38,955 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Friday COVID Roundup: County Releases Data from the Last 7 Days
Find something for everyone at the various events happening in Santa Clarita this holiday season including Six Flags Magic Mountain's magical winter experience, an international film festival and holiday shows.
City Highlights Activities for Holiday Fun in Santa Clarita
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