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At Least Two Additional Santa Clarita Transit Drivers Confirmed To Have Coronavirus

At least two additional Santa Clarita Transit bus drivers have been diagnosed with coronavirus, after three cases were reported last week, officials said Monday. The exact number of drivers with COVID-19 is not being released due to privacy, according to Jeff Womack, chief marketing officer for the company that operates the bus system, MV Transportation. “We have had additional positive ...

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6,910 Coronavirus Cases Confirmed In L.A. County, Testing To Increase

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A total of 6,910 coronavirus, COVID-19, cases have been confirmed in Los Angeles County, officials said Tuesday. There have been 550 new cases confirmed Tuesday, with over 970 cases in the past 48 hours, according to Dr. Barbara Ferrer, director of the L.A. County Department of Public Health. “We are all adapting to life at home and I want to ...

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‘Skip Shopping Altogether’ This Week As L.A. County Enters ‘Critical’ Week For Coronavirus Cases

Reserved Shopping Hours Added For Seniors, Other ‘At-Risk’ Groups In Santa Clarita

Public health officials are encouraging Los Angeles County residents to skip going out this week even for grocery shopping, if possible, as the county enters a ”critical” week for coronavirus cases. In a press conference Monday, Dr. Barbara Ferrer, the county health director, urged the public to avoid going outside, especially those over the age of 65 or with underlying ...

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Over 130 Santa Clarita Coronavirus Cases Confirmed, 12 Hospitalized 

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Over 130 Santa Clarita Valley coronavirus cases have been confirmed, with 12 hospitalized as of Monday, officials said.  As of Monday afternoon, there are 106 confirmed cases in the city of Santa Clarita, six in Castaic, eight in Stevenson Ranch and eight in the unincorporated areas of Canyon Country, according to public health officials. The numbers for the unincorporated portions ...

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Los Angeles County Businesses Impacted By Coronavirus May Be Eligible For Grant Up To $10,000

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Los Angeles County businesses impacted by the coronavirus, especially those serving vulnerable populations, could be eligible for a grant of up to $10,000, officials said Monday. The L.A. County Department of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS), with support of the Board of Supervisors, announced an Employer Assistance Grant Fund to launch on April 8, according to the agency.  ...

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SoCal Gas Launches Program To Ease Impact On Those Affected By Coronavirus 

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Southern California Gas Company (SoCal Gas) launched a campaign titled “SoCalGas CAREs” for customers whose income may have recently changed due to coronavirus or other reasons, officials said Monday. The campaign aims to let customers know of their eligibility to qualify for SoCalGas’ assistance program, California Alternate Rates for Energy or CARE, saving them 20 percent on their monthly natural ...

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Santa Clarita Ballet Company Seeks Community Support Due To Coronavirus Shutdown

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The nonprofit Santa Clarita Ballet has been forced to close its doors, making its spring fundraiser more important than ever to ensure that the organization can continue to provide entertainment and education to the community, officials said. The nonprofit Santa Clarita Ballet Company, along with its associated business, the Santa Clarita Ballet Academy, has been forced to cancel not only ...

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UPDATE: At Least 74 Santa Clarita Coronavirus Cases Confirmed, 13 Hospitalized

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At least 74 Santa Clarita coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the valley, officials said Thursday. A total of 13 of the coronavirus cases in Santa Clarita have required hospitalization, according to Patrick Moody, spokesperson for Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital. As of Thursday, Henry Mayo has administered a total of 254 tests, with 199 of which have returned negative, and ...

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At Least 58 Santa Clarita Coronavirus Cases Confirmed, Nine Hospitalized

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At least 58 Santa Clarita Valley coronavirus cases have been confirmed as of Wednesday, officials said. Nine of the cases of coronavirus in Santa Clarita have required hospitalization, according to Patrick Moody, spokesperson for Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.  As of Wednesday, Henry Mayo has administered a total of 241 tests, with 184 of which have returned negative, and 33 are ...

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KHTS Focuses On ‘Finding The Good In Santa Clarita’ During Coronavirus Quarantine

Finding The good in Santa Clarita During The Coronavirus, COVID-19 Quaratine

With the influx of bad news that has been overtaking headlines in recent days, KHTS has decided to put together a series on the upside of things during the coronavirus, COVID-19 quarantine. Santa Clarita Mayor Cameron Smyth decided to get in on the fun by encouraging the Santa Clarita community to stay active, along with some help from his family. ...

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