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1958 - County of Los Angeles dedicates William S. Hart Park in Newhall [story]


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West Ranch Wins League Match No. 1; Pierre Medalist
Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014

Golden Valley’s Elisa Pierre shot a 1-under 35 for medalist honors at Elkins Ranch Golf Course. Make no mistake, Elisa Pierre is a great golfer. The junior and reigning Foothill League Girl’s Golf MVP opened up league play the way she finished by carding a 1-under 35 to earn a three-stroke...

Valencia, SCCS in Top 10 of Girls Volleyball
Wednesday, Sep 3, 2014

The CIF Southern Section has released pre-season polls for girls volleyball with two Santa Clarita teams landing in the divisional top 10. Defending Foothill League champion Valencia finds itself ranked No. 5 in Division 1-A. The Vikings finished with a record of 20-13 overall, 9-1 in league last season,...

CIF-SS West Valley Division Pre-Season Football Rankings
Friday, Aug 29, 2014

RANK SCHOOL 2013 1. Mission Viejo 11‐1 2. Vista Murrieta 12‐2 3. Hart 12‐3 4. Upland 9‐4 5. Valencia/Valencia 11‐3 6. Chaparral 8‐4 7. Tesoro 9‐3 8. Rancho Cucamonga 10‐2 9. Huntington Beach 9‐5 10. Los Alamitos 9‐3 Others: Newport Harbor, 8‐6; Saugus, 7‐6; Great Oak, 6‐5; Etiwanda,...

Ervin Finishes 11th in 100-Meter Free
Friday, Aug 22, 2014

Anthony Ervin Hart grad Anthony Ervin placed 11th Friday in the 100-Meter Freestyle at the Pan-Pacific Swimming Championships in Gold Coast, Australia. Ervin qualified for the “B” Final where he finished third in a time of 49.20.  Cameron McEvoy of Australia took home the gold medal in...

Weitzeil Places 10th at Pan-Pacs

Abbey Weitziel | Photo: Facebook Saugus High School senior Abbey Weitzeil has placed tenth in the 100-meter freestyle at the Pan-Pacific Swimming Championships in Gold Coast, Australia. Weitzeil raced in the “B” Final where she finished second to Mela Schlanger of Australia.  Her time of...

TMC Women Sports in Top 25
Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014

The Master’s College women’s soccer team and women’s volleyball team have each landed in the NAIA Division 1 Top 25 Pre-Season Poll. The Lady Mustangs soccer team is ranked 18th in the nation going into 2014.  Last year the team finished 15-6 overall and ranked 18th in NAIA Division...

Special Olympics Team with WWE in SCV
Friday, Aug 15, 2014

Stars from the WWE mixed with Special Olympic athletes Friday at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex for a basketball game. WWE Superstar Mark Henry coached one team while WWE Diva Alicia Fox coached the other. Los Angeles will host the Special Olympics World Games in 2015, and Santa Clarita will serve...

Hart PONY 9U Team Wins World Series
Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014

Photo by Sydney Schwartz They won Sectional, they won Zone, and now they have won the PONY World Series. The 9-and-Under team from Hart PONY Baseball defeated North Valley 7-2 to claim the title. “The game was a nail-biter and we beat a very good team,” said Manager Jesse Hinojosa.  “And...

Bauer Starts for Cleveland vs. Dodgers
Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014

Trevor Bauer takes to the field before his first start at Dodgers Stadium Wednesday. Former Hart pitcher Trevor Bauer did something only a small fraternity of people have ever done … he was the starting pitcher for the Cleveland Indians against the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday afternoon at Dodgers...

Wrestling Comes Back to Santa Clarita High Schools
Thursday, Jun 19, 2014

Wrestling is back at the high school level. Wednesday night the Wm. S. Hart Union School District Governing Board unanimously voted to allow wrestling to begin next year at Valencia High School. “After many years of discussion, the governing board and district administration is thrilled to bring...

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In an effort to “break their silence” and find healing, domestic violence survivors came together on Saturday to decorate t-shirts that reflect their personal experiences. Officials from the Domestic Violence Center of the Santa Clarita Valley hosted the event, which is known as the Clothesline Project, at Savia in Newhall.
SCV Domestic Violence Center Hosts Clothesline Project
The SCV Boys & Girls Club and city of Santa Clarita officials hosted their annual Day For Kids at Newhall Park on Saturday. A variety of free games, activities, entertainment and prizes were available for Santa Clarita Valley children throughout the day, including a raffle, performance stage and more.
City, Boys & Girls Club Hold Day for Kids
About 1,600 Santa Clarita Valley residents attended the 20th annual River Rally and Environmental Expo event at the Santa Clara Riverbed on Saturday. Participants spent the morning cleaning up the riverbed just off Wiley Canyon Road near the Via Princessa Bridge in Newhall and browsing more than a dozen exhibitor booths at the expo.
20th Annual River Rally Draws About 1,600
Ryan Cruz, 20, was Friday on a robbery charge after residents of the Valencia Summit subdivision reported seeing a man running naked in the streets.
Valencia Man, Naked But for Towel, Arrested on Robbery Charge
1958 - County of Los Angeles dedicates William S. Hart Park in Newhall [story]
In all the many times I’ve written about the dump in the last couple of months, I kept thinking all the folks involved had at least a little bit of honor and ethics left. I’ve found out I was wrong on that, too.
As the Dump Smells
Perhaps David could defeat Goliath. Perhaps this small community could take on a large, powerful and well-funded entity like the landfill. There was a feeling that maybe we were winning. But then the Castaic Area Town Council had a meeting Wednesday.
Val Verde vs. Goliath
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak: Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill by Senator Fran Pavley Friday to put a life-saving antidote into the hands of first responders to prevent drug overdose deaths.
SCV NewsBreak for Friday, September 19, 2014
Castaic Union School District officials celebrated the work of their Teacher of the Year nominee Kim Baljet, who was recognized as a countywide nominee for top educator.
Castaic Teacher Honored at County Level
The Castaic Area Town Council voted 6-4 this week to accept funds from Chiquita Canyon Landfill in exchange for their support of the expansion of the dump once the final environmental documents are released.
Castaic Council Votes 6-4 to Take Cash in Exchange for Supporting Bigger Dump
Ninety-two percent of tenth graders in the William S. Hart Union High School District passed the California High School Exit Exam on their first try, according to figures released Friday by the California Department of Education.
Hart District: 92% of 10th Graders Pass Exit Exam on First Try
After engaging in more than 80 public outreach events across the state, the California Department of Motor Vehicles provided a public update Friday on the status of AB 60 implementation, including plans for new field offices, additional staff and training, license design and regulations detailing documents required to prove identity and residence.
DMV to Open Temp Offices to Handle Rush for Illegal Alien Driver’s Licenses
The Canyon football team will look to even its record against Burbank tonight at Harry Welch Stadium.
SCVTV-KHTS Game of the Week: Burbank vs. Canyon
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies are looking into another digital school-bullying incident, this time at Rio Norte Junior High School, according to officials.
Deputies Investigate Another Incident of Cyber-bullying
Saugus Union School District is proud to share the academic growth the District’s students made in science as indicated by the 5th grade California Standards Test scores that were released Friday.
Saugus School District Scores High Marks in Science
Senate Bill 1438 will equip firefighters, police officers and other first responders with naloxone, an antidote that can reverse the effects of prescription painkillers and heroin and abruptly stop an overdose episode.
Pavley Bill Signed: First Responders to Carry Heroin Antidote
Caltrans plans to implement lane and ramp closures during the week of September 22-27, 2014.
Caltrans Lane Closures in Gorman Area, Sept. 22-27
Saugus, Zone 4 Update Public Safety & Crime Prevention Information Snapshot: 09/01/2014 - 09/14/2014
Weekly Crime Blotter: Saugus
Stevenson Ranch, Zone 3 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Snapshot for 9/08/2014 to 09/14/2014
Weekly Blotter: Stevenson Ranch-Westridge
Castaic and Val Verde, Zone 2 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information Snapshot 09/08/2014-09/14/2014
Blotter: No Crimes to Report in Castaic-Val Verde
Canyon Country East, Zone 8 Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information. Snapshot 09/08/2014 – 09/14/2014
Weekly Blotter: Canyon Country East
The Town Council members living closest to the dump voted not to accept the contract. They did as the citizens of Val Verde wanted. The rest of Castaic sold Val Verde again. It has happened before - Val Verde being made a second- or third- class part of the Castaic Area.
Castaic Takes Vow of Silence
We were not thinking about moving from Valencia Hills until the day I walked my dog along a street in Newhall and followed the flight of a turkey vulture that landed in a tree in a deep backyard. My family was not sure if I was losing my mind when I proposed to move to this small house without a pool but with a turkey vulture roost - but move we did.
Migratory Wonders
1863 - Gen. Edward F. Beale loans money to A.A. Hudson and Oliver P. Robbins to erect toll house in Newhall Pass [story]