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Peachland Kindergarten Class Wins $10,000 In Writing Contest

Peachland Kindergarten Class Wins $10,000 In Writing Contest

Merrilee Bingham’s kindergartners at Peachland School learned the value of writing in a big way when they were recently notified that they had won the grand prize in the Lysol Brand/Scholastic Healthy Habits Story Writing Contest. Their efforts brought the $10,000 grand prize to the school. The writing contest focused on fighting germs in the classroom, to help create an ...

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Hart Games Offer Rewarding Experience For Special Needs Students

Hart Games Offer Rewarding Experience For Special Needs Students

Special needs students from across the William S. Hart Union High School District will gather on the stadium field at Valencia High School on Wednesday, March 20 for the 4th annual Hart Games 2013 Track and Field Meet. More than 325 students from throughout the Santa Clarita Valley have been training and practicing and are expected to participate. The district-wide ...

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Newhall Roundabout Art Piece Will Feature Community Donors

Newhall Roundabout Art Piece Will Feature Community Donors

The City of Santa Clarita is offering community members an opportunity to be part of Old Town Newhall’s heritage as a sponsor for the new iconic, public art project, which will be featured inside the Newhall Roundabout at the intersection of Main Street. The area will be adorned by sizeable boulders with storyboards, as well as plaques bearing the names ...

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Superintendent Torlakson Unveils New Recommended Literature List

Superintendent Torlakson Unveils New Recommended Literature List

To help students meet the new Common Core State Standards and prepare for a career, college and the challenges of a changing world, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has unveiled the new “Recommended Literature: Pre-Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve” list. “The books our students read help broaden their perspectives, enhance their knowledge, and fire their imaginations,” Torlakson said. “This up-to-date Recommended Literature list ...

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Assemblyman Wilk Announces New Hires In District Office

Assemblyman Wilk Announces New Hires In District Office

Assemblyman Scott Wilk, (R- Santa Clarita) announced two new hires to his District staff. Erik Richardson will be the new Senior Field Representative in the District Office and Mary Bibb will be the Field Representative in Simi Valley. Richardson is a California State University Northridge Graduate with a degree in Political Science and Santa Clarita native. He most recently was ...

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COC Professor To Discuss Middle East Relations During Scholarly Presentation

COC Professor To Discuss Middle East Relations During Scholarly Presentation

This April, College of the Canyons professor, activist and scholar Dr. Ali Akbar Mahdi will present a sociological analysis United States’ history in the Middle East, during the spring 2013 Scholarly Presentation “The U.S. in the Middle East: A Century of Friendship and Hostility,” on April 17, at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center. The event is free and open ...

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Placerita Nature Center To Host Open House And Family Festival

Placerita Nature Center To Host Open House And Family Festival

Placerita Canyon Nature Center will be hosting their annual Open House and Family Festival on Saturday, May 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will take place at Placerita Canyon Natural Area on Placerita Canyon Road in Newhall.  Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. This year’s theme is “Celebrating the ...

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CHP Warns Against Drinking And Driving On St. Patrick’s Day

CHP Warns Against Drinking And Driving On St. Patrick's Day

Motorists are reminded not to rely on luck when it comes to avoiding an arrest for driving under the influence this St. Patrick’s Day. The California Highway Patrol is encouraging celebrants to plan a safe way home and designate a non-drinking driver before the festivities begin. Last year on St. Patrick’s Day, the CHP made more than 300 arrests statewide ...

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Tuesday, Wednesday Mark 85th Anniversary Of St. Francis Dam Failure

Tuesday, Wednesday Mark 85th Anniversary Of St. Francis Dam Failure

March 12 and 13 mark the 85th anniversary of one of the worst manmade disasters in California history, second only to the San Francisco earthquake. Engineer William Mulholland’s St. Francis Dam in San Francisquito Canyon failed on Monday, March 12, 1928 at 11:57 p.m. A 140-foot wall of water poured into the canyon, killing an estimated 500 people and causing ...

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Santa Clarita Libraries Keep Residents Informed About New Tax Law

Santa Clarita Libraries Keep Residents Informed About New Tax Law

The City of Santa Clarita Public Library invites residents and businesses to a series of Tax Talks, happening Wednesday, March 13 through Thursday, March 28 at all three branches. In partnership with H&R Block, the workshops will help residents learn about the new tax laws and the benefits they can provide to community members and businesses. Don’t miss a thing. ...

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