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1946 - Open-casket service for William S. Hart at his Newhall home; Rudy Vallee sings "The Last Round-up" [story]


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Hart High Honors 2019 Graduates at 71st Commencement Ceremony
Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019

William S. Hart High School graduated more than 500 students Monday during the school’s 71st commencement ceremony at College of the Canyons Stadium. Prior to the ceremony, the 2019 William S. Hart High School graduating class posed for pictures with their families, friends and loved ones, who were...

Four Newhall District Schools Named to ERP Honor Roll
Monday, Jun 3, 2019

Newhall Elementary, Oak Hills Elementary, Pico Canyon Elementary and Stevenson Ranch Elementary schools have been named to the 2018-2019 ERP Honor Roll for high achievement in student success. The 2018-2019 ERP Honor Roll is developed by Educational Results Partnership, a nonprofit organization that...

AADUSD-Chartered Valiant Academy to Close After Indictments
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

A grand jury in San Diego has indicted 11 people connected with 13 California charter schools, including Valiant Preparatory Academy, an online high school chartered by the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District, on multiple criminal charges. Sean McManus, 46, Jason Schrock, 44, the CEO and president...

More than 50 teachers and parents from the Newhall School District’s teachers association attended the school district’s board meeting Tuesday night in order to voice opposition to forced transfers for teachers. The teachers learned of the district’s plan to rotate teachers to new schools and grades...

Canyon Theatre Guild Offers Summer Workshops for Kids, Teens
Monday, May 27, 2019

Registration is now open for summer Youth Theatre Institute workshops for kids and teens at the Canyon Theatre Guild in Old Town Newhall. Confidence, teamwork, creativity, social skills and friendship: These are just a few of the things a child learns when he or she participates in the magic of live...

FivePoint Development to Add Enrollments to 4 SCV School Districts
Friday, May 24, 2019

While still currently under construction, the development project formerly known as Newhall Ranch, which is also part of Valencia, will bring kids into the Saugus, Castaic and Newhall elementary school districts, as well as the William S. Hart Union High School District, local school officials have been...

May 24: SCVi Hosts Inaugural International Hack into Space Competition
Thursday, May 23, 2019

SCVi, iLEAD’s founding school, will welcome Dr. Jacob Cohen, Chief Scientist at NASA Ames Research Center, to campus on Friday to kick off the school’s inaugural International Hack Into Space Competition, the school announced Thursday. The design sprint-like event challenges entrepreneurially-minded...

Lief Labs Hosts Students Prepping for Careers in Biotech, Health Science, Medical Tech
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Lief Labs, a premier formulation and product development innovator and manufacturer of dietary supplements, hosted a field trip for approximately 80 10th, 11th and 12th-grade students from San Fernando Valley High School on Friday, May 17. The students took a tour of Lief’s Valencia-based lab facilities...

May 25: Call for Volunteers to Place Flags on Veterans’ Graves

Eternal Valley Memorial Park is inviting members of Santa Clarita Valley scout troops and packs, community volunteer groups and individual volunteers to place flags on veterans’ graves on Saturday, May 25, in preparation for the Newhall park’s annual Memorial Day Tribute on Monday, May 27. Check-in...

May 21: Saugus Band, Color Guard Fundraiser at Chipotle
Monday, May 20, 2019

The Saugus Band and Color Guard will stage a fundraising event at Chipotle in Valencia on Tuesday, May 21 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Chipotle will donate 33% of the proceeds to the Saugus High School Band and Color Guard Program. The restaurant is located at 28102 Newhall Ranch Road, Valencia 91355.

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1946 - Open-casket service for William S. Hart at his Newhall home; Rudy Vallee sings "The Last Round-up" [story]
The Mustangs featured one male swimmer during their inaugural season in 2018-19, but that number has grown significantly this offseason, with the signing of five new recruits.
Alaska State Swim Champ Signs with TMU
Valencia Acura co-owners Don and Cheri Fleming announced the arrival of Turbo Earl Fleming, a 14-week old Shih Tzu puppy adopted by the Flemings earlier this month.
Valencia Acura Announces Arrival of Newest Official Canine Greeter
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce supports a proposed agreement by the city of Santa Clarita to lease dark fiber cables from Los Angeles to pilot a project to bring high-speed internet access to the City’s networks.
SCV Chamber Supports City’s Proposed High Speed Internet Lease
The California Enterprise Development Authority will hold a teleconference meeting Thursday, June 27, at 10:30 a.m.
June 27: California Enterprise Development Authority Teleconference Meeting
The Santa Clarita Community College District's Board of Trustees will hold a Budget Study Session/Tentative Budget Workshop & Business Meeting, Wednesday, June 26.
June 26: COC Board of Trustees Budget Study Session & Business Meeting
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers issued the following statement Tuesday regarding the extension of netting at Dodger Stadium:
Dodgers Release Statement Regarding Extension of Netting
July is, well, hot. We’re in the beginning of summer – the weather is getting warmer earlier in the day and is no longer cooling off as quickly at night. While it may be too hot to get out in your landscape and garden, SCV Water has free monthly gardening classes that will get you thinking about your landscape design and ways to sustain it through summer.
SCV Water’s July Gardening Classes to Feature Landscape Project, Sustainability
Princess Cruises announced Monday the leadership team for its newest ship, Enchanted Princess, a year before her debut. Captain Nick Nash and Captain Gennaro Arma will rotate as Captains of Enchanted Princess.
Princess Cruises Announces Leadership Team for Newest Ship
LOS ANGELES — The Center for Biological Diversity and Mountain Lion Foundation formally petitioned the California Fish and Game Commission Thursday to protect mountain lions under the California Endangered Species Act.
Conservation Groups Seek Protection for SoCal Mountain Lions
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) – The rabid popularity of college sports has enriched universities, coaches and the NCAA thanks to ticket sales and billion-dollar TV deals over the decades, and it shows no signs of slowing.
California Eyes College Athletes Accepting Endorsements
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works (Public Works) announced lane closures in Castaic on Tuesday.
Lane Closures in Castaic Tuesday Expected to Cause Delays
SAN BERNARDINO - The JetHawks put together their biggest ninth-inning comeback of the season on Monday night, rallying for six runs to beat the Inland Empire 66ers, 8-7, at San Manuel Stadium.
JetHawks Rally with 6 Runs in 9th-Inning Comeback
The Santa Clarita City Council will consider adopting its new budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year Tuesday, and hold public hearings related to special districts and open space.
City Council to Consider Adopting 2019-20 Budget
SACRAMENTO - State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Tuesday that Senate Bill 202 (SB 202), his "Doggie Donor Bill," has passed the Assembly Judiciary Committee. SB 202 allows for an improved, more humane method of collecting blood donations from animals.
Wilk’s Doggie Donor Bill Clears First Committee Hurdle
1859 - Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez escapes from prison while serving sentence for grand larceny in L.A. County; recaptured in August and sent to San Quentin [story]
Tiburcio Vasquez
The Lancaster JetHawks came out on top, 9-8, over Rancho Cucamonga in a game that saw multiple lead changes in the late innings Sunday afternoon at The Hangar.
JetHawks Win in Late Innings Sunday, Take Series
Sean Bouchard went deep and drove in four runs on Saturday night, but the JetHawks fell to the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, 10-5, at The Hangar.
Another Big Game for Bouchard in JetHawks Loss
The Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee will hold its next public meeting Tuesday, June 25, starting at 4 p.m.
June 25 City Council Legislative Committee Meeting
The Los Angeles County City Selection Committee will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, June 26, starting at 1:00 p.m.
June 26: Los Angeles County City Selection Committee Special Meeting
The June 25 agendas for the Santa Clarita City Council's special and regular meetings have been released by officials.
June 25 Agendas – Santa Clarita City Council Meetings
Of all the parks and recreation agencies in the nation, the city of Santa Clarita's Jakes Way Neighborhood Program in Canyon Country has won the 2019 Innovation in Social Equity Award from the National Recreation and Parks Association.
City’s Jakes Way Program Wins Top National Award
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is assessing exposure on the West Side of Los Angeles by two county residents who recently traveled and became ill with measles shortly after returning home.
County Warns of Measles Exposure on LA’s West Side
The Lancaster JetHawks, playing as El Viento de Lancaster for the sixth time this year, took down Rancho Cucamonga, 13-7, at The Hangar Friday night.
El Viento Win Over Los Temblores Friday