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Hart District Discusses Reintroducing Paused Curriculum, Safety For Upcoming School Year

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On Wednesday, the William S. Hart Union High School District Board laid out the protocols for the upcoming school year, as well as updates to the curriculum involving previously paused books. Three novels were put on pause by the board last school year due to their sensitive and “controversial” nature. Since January, “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” “To Kill A ...

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Two Hospitalized After Crash With Overturned Vehicle In Santa Clarita

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Two people were hospitalized after a crash involving a vehicle on its side in Santa Clarita Wednesday. Around 6:54 p.m. Wednesday, emergency responders received reports of a car crash with people possibly trapped near the intersection of  Bouquet Canyon Road and Cinema Drive in Valencia, according to Michael Pittman with the Los Angeles County Fire Department. “It originally came in ...

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Orchard Village Partially Blocked By Santa Clarita Crash

A crash in Santa Clarita partially blocked Orchard Village Road Wednesday evening. Around 7:09 p.m. Wednesday, emergency responders received reports of a car crash possibly involving an overturned vehicle on Orchard Village Road near Mill Valley Road in Valencia, according to Michael Pittman with the Los Angeles County Fire Department. “We got the call from (the Sheriff’s Department), one vehicle, ...

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Garcia Discusses California Wildfire Management With KHTS

Congressman Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, sat down with KHTS News Director Jade Aubuchon on Wednesday to discuss the latest issues affecting the Santa Clarita Valley, including wildfire management at the state and federal levels. Garcia offered an update on recent actions he’s taken on behalf of California’s 25th Congressional District, including the Santa Clarita Valley, touching on topics relating to ...

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Henry Mayo Announces Availability Of Alternative To Open Heart Surgery

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Officials with Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Santa Clarita held an event Tuesday introducing a less invasive alternative to open heart surgery to treat aortic stenosis. The procedure now available at Henry Mayo in Santa Clarita, called a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), allows doctors to replace narrow aortic valves in the heart caused by aortic stenosis in a way ...

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Soundtraac Family Music Festival Postponed  

The Soundtraac Family Music Festival this weekend at Central Park has been postponed, officials said Wednesday.   As of 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, event organizers have decided to postpone the Soundtraac Family Music Festival, according to officials with The Canyon.   “Out of an abundance of caution we must postpone the Soundtraac Family Music Festival to a date in the future when we ...

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Filming For Cox Communications Commercial Scheduled In Santa Clarita

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Cox Communications is scheduled to film a commercial this week in Santa Clarita, making parking in the surrounding areas unavailable for public use.  On Thursday, the cable television company, Cox Communications, is expected to use the streets of Old Town Newhall to film a commercial. The courtyard of Newhall Crossings is set to be unavailable from 5 p.m. to 10 ...

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Wilk Announces Passage Of Bill Supporting Students With Disabilities

On Wednesday, Senator Scott Wilk, R- Santa Clarita, announced that his bill supporting the funding of students with disabilities, Senate Joint Resolution 4 (SJR 4), passed the Senate with unanimous support.  SJR 4, a bill encouraging the state to meet its funding obligations to students with disabilities, passed in the state senate with unanimous support, according to officials in Senator ...

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Castaic Man Identified As Person Found Dead At Rodeway Inn

A Castaic man has been identified as the person who was found dead in a hotel room at the Rodeway Inn on Tuesday. Aaron Chodor, 29, of Castaic was identified as the person who was found in a hotel room, said Sarah Ardalani, spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office. See Related: Man Pronounced Dead At ...

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94-Year-Old Glendale Man Identified After Being Found Dead Near Bear Divide  

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A Glendale man was identified after being found dead southeast of Santa Clarita Monday evening near Bear Divide.  Won Lee, 94, from Glendale was identified as the person found dead, said Sarah Ardalani, spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office.   Around 5 p.m. Monday, first respoders received reports of a dead body east of Bear Divide ...

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