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2009 - Castaic resident Gidget, the Taco Bell commercial Chihuahua, dies at 15 after major stroke [story]


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Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee to Add 2 Members
Monday, Jul 17, 2017

Two new members will be appointed to the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District’s Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee at the next regular meeting of the district’s Governing Board on Wednesday, July 19 at 7 p.m. An ad-hoc committee comprised of board members Linda Storli, Joe...

July 19: Hart District Regular Board Meeting
Sunday, Jul 16, 2017

The next regular meeting of the Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District is set for Wednesday, July 19 at 7 p.m.  A closed session will start at 6 p.m. Both sessions will take place at the district’s Administrative Center, 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350. PLEASE...

June 14: Regular Meeting of Hart School District Governing Board
Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017

Regular Meeting of the Governing Board William S. Hart Union HSD June 14, 2017 7:00PM (Closed Session 6:00 p.m.) Administrative Center 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway Santa Clarita, California PLEASE NOTE: This meeting will include two Public Hearings for items VIII-B – Local Control and Accountability...

Hart District Programs Awarded More Than $50K in Donations from WiSH Foundation
Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017

WiSH is proud to have had another successful academic year of giving to the students in the William S. Hart Union High School District. Every school in the district benefits from WiSH funding to various programs; support this year has included Literacy, STEM Equipment, Special Education, MakerSpace...

April 19: Hart District Board Meeting
Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017

Regular Meeting of the Governing Board William S. Hart Union HSD April 19, 2017 7:00PM (Closed Session 6:00 p.m.) Administrative Center 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway Santa Clarita, California PLEASE NOTE: This meeting will include two Public Hearings for items IX-C and IX-D regarding initial proposals...

Boydston Among Applicants for Hart School Board
Friday, Mar 17, 2017

Former Santa Clarita Councilman TimBen Boydston is one of seven applicants to fill a vacancy on the Hart High School Board. The vacancy was created when Distirict 3 board member Robert Hall resigned pending is relocation for a 15-month assignment with Advanced Bionics/Sonova in Singapore. District 3...

Message from WiSH Education Foundation Chair | Richard Cohn
Friday, Mar 10, 2017

Hello and welcome to the inaugural edition of the WiSH newsletter! I’m Richard Cohn and I’m proud and humbled to be the incoming Chairman for the WiSH (William S. Hart) Education Foundation. My wife and I have lived in the Santa Clarita Valley for 16 years and our daughter is a student in the Hart...

AutoNation Donates Car to WiSH Education Foundation

AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America’s largest automotive retailer, has donated a 2017 Chevy Cruse to the WiSH Education Foundation (WiSH) to be raffled to raise funds for the foundation supporting the Hart School District. E-Raffle tickets for the chance to win the 2017 Chevy Cruze, with an MSRP of...

Focus on WiSH | Message from Vice Chair Lynne Secrest

Hello! My name is Lynne Secrest and I am thrilled to be the new Vice Chair of this growing, incredibly important foundation. Our board is filled with people who are passionate about our local public school students and we hope you choose to support us in our mission! Your WiSH Education Foundation...

Hart District Votes To Appoint Hall’s Replacement
Friday, Feb 3, 2017

The Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District voted 3-1 to appoint a new member to fill Robert Hall’s remaining two years rather than initiate a costly election. The board now has 60 days to appoint the new board member, whose principal residence must be in Trustee Area 3 which...

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Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has been denied bond pending the appeal of his conviction for obstructing a federal investigation into county jails.
Ex-L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca Denied Bond Ahead of Conviction Appeal
The number of reported Valley Fever infections in Los Angeles County increased by 37 percent in 2016 compared to 2015, according to a news release from the county Department of Public Health.
Valley Fever Cases Up 37 Percent in L.A. County
New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Mary Alice Monroe will guest at an author event at Barnes & Noble in Valencia on Monday, July 31, at 7 p.m.
July 31: Best-Selling Author Mary Alice Monroe at Barnes & Noble
The Los Angeles Dodgers, who have the best record in major league baseball, had their 11-game winning streak snapped by the Atlanta Braves 6-3 at Dodger Stadium Thursday night in the first game of a 10-game homestand.
Red-Hot Dodgers Drop First Contest in 10-Game Homestand
World-traveled rock-R&B-funk band Teresa James & the Rhythm Tramps returns to headline the free Valencia Jazz & Blues concert on the street outside the Hyatt Regency Valencia tonight starting at 7 p.m.
July 21: Teresa James & Rhythm Tramps at Valencia Jazz & Blues
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is urging SCV residents to be on the lookout for a suspect wanted in connection with a felony hit and run collision in Lancaster on Tuesday.
Wanted: Suspect in Felony Hit & Run
Mylz Jones and Roberto Ramos each went deep for the JetHawks, but the Lake Elsinore Storm hit three homers of their own and took the series opener 8-4 on Thursday night at The Hangar.
Jones, Ramos Homer in 8-4 Loss to Storm Thursday
The California State Transportation Agency and the Department of Transportation today announced the fast tracking of “fix it first” construction work and increased road repairs across the state.
State Transportation Leaders Expedite Millions in SB 1 Road Repairs
California state officials have cleared the way for resumption at reduced capacity in the next few weeks of natural gas pumping into the underground Aliso Canyon facility
Aliso Canyon Gas Field to Reopen, But Fight Still On
Air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley on Friday, according to an AQMD alert.
Updated: SCV Air Quality Unhealthy Friday
2009 - Castaic resident Gidget, the Taco Bell commercial Chihuahua, dies at 15 after major stroke [story]
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, a Los Angeles woman is one of four hurt in a fatal crash in Acton Thursday morning. Plus, several streets in the city will be impacted for road rehab through next Friday. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Thursday, July 20, 2017
The City of Santa Clarita is in need of volunteers for a pair of events taking place in August at the Aquatic Center, located at 20850 Centre Pointe Parkway. Space is still available for those wishing to assist at the Swim League Finals on August 5 and the LA84 Swim & Synchro Festival on August 12, 2017.
Volunteers Needed for Upcoming Aquatic Center Events
As Los Angeles County prepares for the procurement and manufacturing stage of its nationally-recognized Voting Systems Assessment Project (VSAP), Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean Logan is focusing resources on election security.
County Prepares for Updated Voting System
Every summer, novice and veteran interpreters and interpreting students gather for one week to learn about professional development, and to participate in workshops that build their skills.
CSUN Student to Host Workshop for Interpreters
Residents in Santa Clarita can soon enroll in a number of specialized classes, recreational sports, youth programming and more for the fall season.
July 25: Start of Fall Seasons Online Registration
Three children and one adult from Los Angeles were airlifted from the 14 freeway in Acton Thursday morning after a fatal solo-vehicle rollover crash.
Infant Killed, Four Injured in Early-Morning Acton Crash
Castaic residents heard from county planners Wednesday at the Castaic Area Town Council meeting, with a focus on solutions for concerns about the Hillcrest Parkway landscape.
Castaic Residents Voice Concerns Over Hillcrest Parkway Maintenance
After being featured in the “KHTS Adopt a Pet” series last month, a then 10-week-old kitten named Faith has found her forever home. But before she can truly get her “happily ever after,” Faith needs surgery to correct a medical problem that is already causing damage to her eyes.
GoFundMe Page Started for Former ‘KHTS Adopt a Pet’ Kitten
From Aug. 5-9, this year's graduates from CalArts' Programs in Art, Art and Technology and Photography and Media present work in Clothing Optional at Night Gallery in Los Angeles, with an opening reception on Aug. 5.
Exhibit to Feature Works by Recent CalARTS’ Graduates
Join us at this month's breakfast for networking and an update by our State Senator Scott Wilk on the progress of water district consolidation and the impact his bill, SB 634, will have on the Santa Clarita Valley.
Aug. 9: Update on Water District Consolidation at Chamber Breakfast
California State University, Northridge and Southwestern Law School have joined forces to bring a clinic to the CSUN campus in fall 2017.
Legal Clinic For Undocumented Students Comes to CSUN This Fall
Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are investigating a dead body reported at Sierra Highway and Remsen street.
Possible Suicide in Newhall; Investigation Ongoing
Legislation was introduced Wednesday by Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) the Securely Expediting Clearances through Reporting Transparency (SECRET) Act, H.R. 3210, passed the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Knight Bill on Security Clearances Passes House Committee
A decades-old effort to restore water and salmon to California’s second largest river is on the chopping block under a proposal by House Republicans to speed up dam projects and increase diversions to farmers.
GROW Act Moves to Senate
Much of the dramatic decline of the yellow-billed cuckoo in California has been directly attributed to breeding habitat loss and degradation from lands being converted to agricultural and other urban uses.
Western Yellow-Billed Cuckoos
2001 - Then-Assemblyman George Runner introduces legislation to memorialize the historic Ridge Route. Enacted Oct. 4. [story]
The Painted Turtle's North Los Angeles Regional Advisory Board will present a "Hoedown BBQ" fundraiser to benefit the nonprofit organization on Saturday, October 28 starting at 3:30 p.m.
October 28: ‘Hoedown BBQ’ to Benefit The Painted Turtle
Award-winning Santa Clarita architectural artist Thomas W. Schaller will demonstrate watercolor painting at the Santa Clarita Artists Association meeting on Monday, Sept. 18, at 6:30 p.m.
Sept. 18: Water Color Painting Demo at SCAA Meeting
The Newhall Ranch project will create nearly 74,000 permanent jobs within the region and an estimated 130,000 construction jobs over the decades it will take to build the project, and it will provide a variety of housing types from apartments and starter homes to places to raise a family, from affordable housing to executive housing.
Why Newhall Ranch is Good for SCV
Hart School District officials met with Ms. Maggie Ford from Albert Einstein Academy Wednesday morning to confirm that the Hart-Einstein Charter in Santa Clarita (grades 7-12) will be closing.
Einstein Academy to Close 7-12 Charter School
The Santa Clarita Artists Association will present a Summer Art Festival at Tournament Players Club in Stevenson Ranch on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 8 and 9, from 9 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Sept. 8-9: SCAA Summer Arts Festival at TPC
Tonight on SCV NewsBreak, prosecutors are not pressing charges against a man who detectives believed started the Towsley Fire. Plus, find out when the new SCV Sheriff's Station will officially open. Watch these stories and more on tonight's edition of SCV NewsBreak.
SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Award-winning Santa Clarita artist Laurie Morgan presents a one-woman show at FastFrame Valencia during October, with a wine and hors d’oeuvres opening reception set for Saturday, October 7 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
October: Laurie Morgan 1-Woman Show at FastFrame Valencia
'Summer Daze,' the Santa Clarita Artists Association's new show, is now on display at the SCAA Art Gallery in Newhall through August 19.
‘Summer Daze’ on Display at SCAA Art Gallery Till August 19