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1962 - Walt Disney donates bison herd to Hart Park [story]
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Voting in L.A. County this November? Know Your Options
Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020

If you’re voting in Los Angeles County this November, you’ll soon have more options on how to cast your ballot. As the November 3 General Election approaches and county residents consider their choices during the COVID-19 health crisis, L.A. County has added new options for voting. Beginning...

Newsom Signs Bill to Mail Ballots to All California Voters
Friday, Jun 19, 2020

SACRAMENTO — Solidifying an order he made last month, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation Thursday requiring counties to mail ballots to every registered voter for the November election due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill codifies Newsom’s May directive and is intended to prevent...

Newsom Declares General Election, Orders Voting by Mail or In Person
Wednesday, Jun 3, 2020

SACRAMENTO — California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a proclamation Wednesday declaring a statewide General Election on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, and signed an executive order to ensure that Californians can exercise their right to vote in a safe, secure and accessible manner during the upcoming election. “We...

Residents Encouraged to Take Advantage of Vote by Mail
Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020

As Election Day approaches, the city of Santa Clarita wants residents to be aware that Vote by Mail ballots are a convenient and cost-effective option. Voters who are interested in this option should be aware that today, Tuesday, Feb. 25, is the last day register for a Vote by Mail Ballot on lavote.net. When...

CSUN to Host L.A. County Vote Center for March Primary Election
Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020

California State University, Northridge will be one of the 1,000 new vote centers across Los Angeles County that will be open to the county’s voters in the days before the March 3 primary election. The CSUN site will be open for four days before the election — from Saturday, Feb. 29, to Tuesday,...

County Registrar Mails More than 2.3 Million New, Improved Vote by Mail Ballots
Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018

The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) began mailing 2,373,103 new and improved Vote by Mail (VBM) ballots for the Nov. 6 General Election. The new Vote by Mail ballots are easier to read, easier to understand, easier to fill out and no postage is required. Get the facts and review...

Registrar Issues First Results Update for June 5 Primary Election
Friday, Jun 8, 2018

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan on Friday announced the first ballot counting update for the June 5 Statewide Direct Primary Election. The update includes 83,267 ballots processed since Election Night, consisting of Vote by Mail and Provisional ballots. The total election...

Still Time Left to Request Vote by Mail Ballot
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) Dean C. Logan reminds voters in Los Angeles County that Tuesday, May 29, at 11:59 p.m. is the deadline to request a Vote by Mail (VBM) ballot. As of today, the RR/CC has issued 2,285,560 Vote by Mail ballots. Voters can request a Vote by Mail...

Vote by Mail Ballots Can Be Dropped Off at City Hall
Thursday, Feb 2, 2017

The County of Los Angeles Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk is providing secure drop-off of Vote by Mail ballots in locations throughout the county. For Los Angeles County voters who are registered to vote by mail, the local drop-off site is located at Santa Clarita City Hall, City Clerk’s office located...

Los Angeles County Sends Out Vote by Mail Ballots
Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016

The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk began mailing 1,861,686 Vote by Mail Ballots across Los Angeles County in preparation for the November 8 General Election. Requesting a Vote by Mail ballot is easy and can be done online, or by using the back of the Official Sample Ballot. Voters...

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For the third year in a row, La Mesa Junior High School has been selected as a "Capturing Kids’ Hearts" National Showcase School for the 2020-2021 school year.
La Mesa Junior High School Selected as National Showcase School
California Senate Bill 545, a measure to provide additional resources to struggling students, has received unanimous support from the Senate Education Committee, announced Sen. Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita).
Wilk’s Bill to Address Learning Loss Passes Senate Education
As National Volunteer Appreciation Week approaches, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is recognizing its valued volunteers, a group that numbers over 300 and includes adults, teens, and canines.
April: 18-24: Henry Mayo Recognizes Volunteers During National Volunteer Appreciation Week
The city of Santa Clarita’s annual Earth Arbor Day celebration is set to go virtual this year with the release of an entertaining and informative video program on Thursday, April 22 at 10:00 a.m.
City to Celebrate Earth Arbor Day with Virtual Program and Free Mulch Giveaway
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station announced plans Friday to hold two additional free “Catalytic Converter Etching” events next week for all local SCV residents.
Sheriff’s Station to Hold Additional Free Catalytic Converter Etching Events
1962 - Walt Disney donates bison herd to Hart Park [story]
Bison
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board has approved the recommendation to name Donna Manfredi as the principal of Golden Oak Adult School.
Donna Manfredi Takes Helm at Golden Oak Adult School
The Executive Office of the Board of Supervisors announced the leadership team of the newly formed Probation Oversight Commission who will be tasked to lead efforts to monitor the Probation Department’s progress on systemic reform.
L.A. County Announces New Probation Oversight Commission Leadership Team
The Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center at College of the Canyons will host a virtual Open House on Wednesday, April 28 to help those interested in advancing their careers by earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
COC University Center Hosting Virtual Open House
The Santa Clarita Public Television Authority will hold its regular meeting virtually Monday, April 19, at 2:00 p.m.
April 19: Santa Clarita Public Television Authority Virtual Regular Meeting
SCV Water has received a nearly $250,000 California Special Districts Association Public Safety Power Shutoff program allocation from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES).
Cal OES Awards SCV Water $250K Grant
The Los Angeles County Arts Education Collective, coordinated by the Department of Arts and Culture, and KCET have joined forces to create a new documentary that explores the value of arts education for the youth, communities, and creative economy of L.A. County.
KCET Documentary to Feature L.A. County’s Arts Education
The Santa Clarita Valley League of Women Voters, partnering with College of the Canyons Center for Civic Engagement and its Engage the Vote Student Action Team, is sponsoring a virtual, “Conversation with Mayor Bill Miranda,” on Monday, April 19, from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Miranda Joins League of Women Voters, COC for Virtual Conversation on Local Government
A woman died after having been rushed to the hospital following a stabbing in a Saugus neighborhood early Thursday morning.
LASD Investigating Deadly Saugus Stabbing
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 23 new deaths and 613 new cases of COVID-19, with 27,535 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 16 and Over Now Eligible for Vaccine; SCV Cases Total 27,535
The results of two surveys regarding the controversy surrounding the Hart High School mascot were reported during the William S. Hart Union High School District governing board meeting on Wednesday.
Survey Shows Majority of Staff, Students Favor Keeping Hart Mascot
As students and staff return to schools for in-person instruction, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reminds everyone to keep the safety of students in mind when traveling around schools.
With Schools Reopening, LASD Reminding Drivers to Keep Student Safety In Mind
1954 - Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden on streets of Newhall for filming of "Suddenly" [story]
Frank Sinatra
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday confirmed 57 new deaths and 411 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, as the county prepares to expand vaccination eligibility to residents 16 and older on Thursday.
Wednesday COVID-19 Roundup: Vaccination Eligibility to Expand to 16+ Thursday; SCV Cases Total 27,515
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger has approved $140,000 in funding to the Santa Clarita Valley Boys & Girls Club through the county's Community Services Block Grant.
Barger to Allocate $140K in County Block Grant Funds to Boys & Girls Club of SCV
California public health officials this week lifted capacity limits on in-person services at places of worship from the state's reopening scheme, following a handful of Supreme Court decisions in favor of congregants challenging the state’s COVID-19 capacity limits.
California Lifts COVID Capacity Limits on Places of Worship
The Santa Clarita City Council on Tuesday night approved one-time funding of $100,000 for the relocation of Bridge to Home shelter services for people experiencing homelessness, and an additional loan not to exceed $110,000.
Santa Clarita City Council OK’s Funding for Bridge to Home Shelter Relocation
California Institute of the Arts, or CalArts, is leasing space at Newhall Crossings in Downtown Newhall to put its students’ artwork on display, officials with the Valencia arts college announced recently.
CalArtians’ Works on Display at Newhall Crossings
The Santa Clarita City Council unanimously approved Tuesday a Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital expansion plan, following a public hearing with protest from members of a local carpenters union and calls by community members to include a mental health care unit for children.
Santa Clarita City Council Approves Henry Mayo Expansion Plan