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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed four new deaths Tuesday with 1,583 new positives and 36 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. This new data brings the total number of deaths in Los Angeles County to 31,941, the total number of cases in the county to 2,865,825 and the total number of cases in the Santa Clarita Valley to 73,595 since March 2020. There are 232 people with COVID-19 currently hospitalized.

BenefitsCal is now live for Los Angeles County. is the new website for customers to request, view and renew benefits for health coverage, food and cash assistance.

New BenefitsCal website now live to request and renew benefits

The Calidoras and A Happy Accident bring you their electrifying original music in an all-new episode of Soundcheck, airing Thursday, April 28 at 4 p.m.

April 28: Soundcheck presents performances of The Calidoras, A Happy Accident

Schools in Newhall School District and William S. Hart Union High School District were named winners of the 2022 California Pivotal Practice Award program on Tuesday, April 26.

Newhall School District, Hart District Capture State CAPP Awards

The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture has announced that artist and entrepreneur Jacob Pratt has been selected for a one-year residency through its Creative Strategist-Artist in Residence program.

Artist Jacob Pratt Selected for LA County Creative Strategist Residency

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond today announced a meeting and call to action for all school districts and charters in California to meet on May 20 to discuss efforts to across the state and school to ensure that all students learn to read in third grade.

Superintendent of Schools brings all school districts together to focus on literacy

The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation shared a link for SCV companies to participate in a survey conducted annually by the Los Angeles County Business Federation.

SCVEDC Urges Santa Clarita Businesses to Participate in BizFed Pulse Survey

Export Week is a multi-faceted program run by the U.S. Commercial Service designed to advise and educate U.S. businesses on market opportunities and craft skills. Many programs are offered for free and you can choose as many as you want.

May 2-8: Export Week educates businesses on market opportunities

The California Department of Transportation is announcing long-term closures of several westbound Interstate 210 on- and off-ramps at Lake View Terrace and Sylmar for paving work. Residents and local businesses near the highway may experience noise, vibration and dust associated with construction activities.

Caltrans will close multiple I-210 ramps in the San Fernando Valley for 45 days

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and Commission for Women will hold their 37th Annual Women of the Year Memorial Celebration Luncheon on Monday, May 9, 2022.

May 9: Supervisors recognize Women of the Year

First Note Play presents “Girls Empowered: Valencia High School Benefit Concert” at Canyon High School Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. The event will raise funds for the Valencia High School Jazz Choir and Wellness Program. Doors open at 7 p.m.

April 27: Girls Empowered Valencia High Benefit Concert

The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency invites the community to a virtual drought forum on Tuesday, May 10 at 6 p.m. The event will highlight key drought information, impacts and how customers can save water.

May 10: SCV Water Hosts Virtual Drought Forum

College of the Canyons Science Talks presents Garden Walk at Canyon Country Campus. The event will take place on Friday, May 6 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Meet in lot 3 at the mast at 9am.

May 6: Free COC Canyon Country Campus Garden Walk

1906 – Bobby Batugo, world champion in mixology in the 1970s, born in the Philippines [story]

Bobby Batugo

The City of Santa Clarita Film Office has released the nine productions currently filming in the Santa Clarita Valley for the week of Monday, April 25 through Sunday, May 1.

Shooting in Santa Clarita includes nine productions

The College of the Canyons received a $646,354 grant from the National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education to fund a Welding Education Smart Technology program.

New COC Welding Program Receives National Science Foundation Grant

As your county supervisor, one of the responsibilities I take most seriously is to be a careful steward of taxpayers’ money.

Message from 5th District Supervisor Kathryn Barger

You can play in the park and see a play!

Shakespeare in the Park arrives at the Castaic Sports Complex

The Castaic Union School District is proud to announce the recipients of the Jene Fielder Trust Scholarships.

CUSD Announces Jene Fielder Fellowship Recipients

The Filipino-American Association of SCV, Inc. announces its annual search for nominees for the 2022 Jose Rizal Scholastic Achievement Award.

The Fil-Am association is looking for candidates for an SCV scholarship

The final week of the Spring SCV Abandoned Art Hunt continues until April 29.

Last Week of SCV Potters Abandoned Art Hunt

The fifth annual Grit Obstacle Course Race at East Walker Ranch will be held on Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1.

April 30-May 1: Grit Obstacle Course at East Walker Ranch

College of the Canyons scored their first run in the seventh and added another in the ninth on a long ball from Tafton Hensley, but it wasn’t enough as the Cougars dropped Game 1 of a three-game series against Citrus College 5-2 on Tuesday.

Cougars Baseball drops opener at Citrus College, 5-2

Elizabeth Ito, a graduate of the California Institute of the Arts (Film/Video BFA 2004), has been nominated by the Peabody Award Board of Jurors for the 82nd Annual Peabody Awards.


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