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Thursday, May. 25, 2017

Turning classroom rap battles into educational lessons

Sixth grade students in Ken Newton’s class at Fair Oaks Ranch Community School learned how to bust a move when they turned classroom curriculum into original rap lyrics. Using an educational program called Flocabulary, students...

Saugus High School Theater nominated for eight Jerry Herman Awards

For the first time, Saugus High School’s theater arts program was nominated for eight Jerry Herman High School Musical Theatre Awards, which honor excellence in public and private high school theater performances. “We are so...

Trauma care funds oversight heads to the Senate for a vote

A bill to oversee trauma care funding for Los Angeles County has cleared the Senate Appropriations Committee. SB 792 is now headed to the Senate floor for a vote. The majority of County funding is currently...

Ailing Santa Clarita girl in desperate need of blood

Family and friends are rallying around eight-year-old Lilly Whitaker today in a vigorous effort to save the Santa Clarita girl’s life by getting people to donate blood. Lilly, reported at noon Thursday to be in...

Knight seeks Wounded Warrior for Santa Clarita office

SOURCE: Congressman Steve Knight's Office Representative Steve Knight (CA-25), through a partnership with the House of Representatives Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program, is seeking a wounded warrior or medically retired veteran to work in the Santa...

“Suppression patrols” thwart overnight store burglary trend

Local sheriff’s deputies responding to a rash of overnight commercial burglaries believe “suppression patrols” have halted the trend. “Over the last few months, there have been multiple commercial burglaries reported at Santa Clarita Valley storefront...

Survivors pay tribute to the man who helped them

More than 30 people, many of them alive thanks to Eddie Sorensen, got together Wednesday to remember the man who had helped them with their own addiction. Edward “Eddie” Neil Sorensen, of Castaic, who spent...

All shades and smiles

Seniors at Saugus High School participated in graduation on Wednesday. Graduates: 548 Honor Scholars: 120 Torch Bearer: Miles Hawkins Class Speaker: Tate Dickens Singers: Madison Larson and Kayla Calove Common College Choices: The Master’s University, UCLA, Cal Berkeley, Cal Poly...

Castaic residents weigh in on project

The Castaic community weighed in on the proposed Northlake development project Wednesday night with many Castaic business owners supporting it and longtime residents opposing it. At least 50 people showed up at Northlake Hills Elementary...

COC community discusses safety, armed personnel on campus

What do we think about armed safety personnel on the Valencia and Canyon Country campuses? That was the question College of the Canyons (COC) students, teachers and staff considered and discussed during the first of...