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1914 - Rev. Wolcott H. Evans, the future "pastor of the disaster," named pastor of Newhall's First Presbyterian Church [story]
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Hart Park Gift Shop Seeking Volunteers
Thursday, Jul 11, 2019

It’s summertime and that means picnics in the park. Many Santa Clarita residents pack up food, the kids, a couple of blankets and head over the shady area of William S. Hart Regional Park to enjoy a little family time. Besides the picnics and the games, a special attraction at Hart Park is the...

Hart Park Gift Shop Calls for Volunteers
Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018

It’s summertime and that means picnics in the park. Many Santa Clarita residents pack up food, the kids, a couple of blankets and head over the shady area of William S. Hart Regional Park to enjoy a little family time. Besides the picnics and the games, a special attraction at Hart Park is the...

Hart Board Picks Educator to Fill Vacancy
Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017

Cherise Moore was selected Wednesday night to fill a vacant seat on the William S. Hart Union High School District governing board. In a 3-1 vote, board members made the selection after hearing from five candidates who applied for the position. Moore is a senior researcher with the American Institutes...

A Face to the ALS Challenge
Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

Mention ALS today and you think “Ice Bucket Challenge.” That wasn’t the case 25 years ago when the disease first entered my world. In 1988 my father-in-law, Carl Rasmussen, was retired and living on a small ranch in Sand Canyon. Born and raised on a farm in Fort Collins, Colo., he had come full...

Central Bark Gives Canines, Humans a Chance to Socialize
Monday, Jun 25, 2012

Photos by Kristin Ouchi I had the opportunity to visit Central Park over weekend while running errands. I wanted to see the Fitness Center recently completed by Eagle Scout Drake Huogo and I had my two labs with me, so I thought it would be a great opportunity to check out Central Bark – the city’s...

Hart Students Prepare to Share the Gift of Giving
Thursday, Nov 17, 2011

Student Ronnie Stewart shows the flier that was distributed to homes near Hart High, asking for food donations. Students from Hart High School’s Associated Student Body fanned out across neighborhoods Wednesday collecting canned goods left on front porches and alongside mailboxes. This was the...

Priests Raise Money for Church … On Dance Floor
Sunday, Nov 13, 2011

It was the hip-hop dance by Father Richard Martini that brought the crowd to its feet at the first-ever Dancing With Our Priests event Friday night at the Hyatt Valencia hotel. The stars were out Friday night as three priests took to the dance floor to raise funds for Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic...

Saturday, Nov 5, 2011

You’ve heard of the Flying Nun, but have you heard about the Dancing Priests? You will have that opportunity Nov. 11 as three Catholic priests take to the dance floor to raise funds for Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Newhall. Father Richard Martini, pastor of OLPH, along with Father Ray Marquez,...

9/11: We Will Always Remember
Friday, Sep 9, 2011

Ten years ago I was working at the local newspaper covering education. The community was still reeling over the death of Deputy Jake Kuredjian, gunned down when he arrived to provide backup for federal agents who were trying to serve a warrant Stevenson Ranch. My husband and teenage son joined a group...

Kickoff Sept. 8 for $60 Mil. Newhall School Bond Campaign
Wednesday, Aug 31, 2011

A campaign kick-off is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 8, for a $60 million bond initiative in the Newhall School District. Bond money, if approved in November, will extend the district’s current bond without raising taxes and will be used for a variety of infrastructure upgrades including technology,...

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1914 - Rev. Wolcott H. Evans, the future "pastor of the disaster," named pastor of Newhall's First Presbyterian Church [story]
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1932 - Robert Poore wins the greased pole climbing contest and $2.50 at Newhall's July 4th celebration [story]
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1925 - By letter, Wyatt Earp beseeches his friend William S. Hart to portray him in a movie, to correct the "lies about me." Hart never did. [story]
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1869 - Sanford Lyon (as in Lyons Avenue) appointed postmaster of Petropolis (today's Eternal Valley Cemetery) [story]
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