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1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart

Engineer Leaves NASA to Join TMU Faculty
Thursday, Nov 23, 2023

By Luke Fitzgerald Phil Hamory had rarely set foot on campus at The Master’s University before he dropped off his daughter as a student. By then, he was already working his dream job as a NASA engineer. But as he observed TMU from a parent’s perspective, he realized the value of an education at the...

CSUN Developing Zero Cost Classes, Majors
Tuesday, Nov 21, 2023

California State University, Northridge has been working to develop zero-cost classes by eliminating the costs of course materials, an extension of a CSU-wide Affordable Learning $olutions initiative. The initiative is dictated by California wide-legislation, with a Cal State team on each campus leading...

CSUN’s CREA Scholars Program Celebrates Incoming Students
Monday, Nov 20, 2023

Thanks to the California State University, Northridge CREA Scholars Program, 20 incoming freshmen were welcomed to campus this fall with funds and resources allocated to help them achieve academic success. The scholarship program – for undergraduate students admitted to the Educational Opportunity...

Nov. 25: CSUN Hosting 38th Annual Powwow
Thursday, Nov 16, 2023

Photograph of Sam Sierra the Head Man selected for a past Annual CSUN Powwow. Samuel Sierra is a member of the Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo tribe from El Paso, Texas, and is half Filipino. Photo provided via CSUN Powwow Facebook. The 38th Annual CSUN Powwow will take place Nov. 25, to celebrate American Indian...

CSUN Director Named Appointee for Small Business Administration
Wednesday, Nov 15, 2023

Tim Tiemann, managing director of California State University, Northridge’s Innovation Incubator. Tim Tiemann, managing director of California State University, Northridge’s Innovation Incubator, has been appointed to the United States Small Business Administration’s Invention, Innovation and Entrepreneurship...

CSUN Dean Says College Degree Still Holds Value
Monday, Nov 13, 2023

Yan Searcy, dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at California State University, Northridge. A college degree has the power to transform lives – from higher earnings to upward mobility in the job market – and for decades research showed that earning a degree is almost always worthwhile. However,...

Several CalArts Alum Nominated for 2024 Grammys

By Taya Zoormandan On Friday, Nov. 10, the Recording Academy announced the nominees for the 66th Grammy Awards, with several CalArtians among 98 genre-spanning categories. Up for Best Opera Recording is Black Lodge by Timur and the Dime Museum and featuring the Isaura String Quartet. The band is...

TMU Student Earns Top Prize in Annual Interview Competition

By Josephine Lee This month, students, faculty and staff gathered at The Master’s University to watch five finalists compete to win The Master Interview, a month-long interview competition hosted by the Office of Career Services. The five students – Samuel Jean, Rachel Culver, Lillian Bleeker, Brandon...

TMU Welcomes Dr. Stevan Pekovich to Science Faculty
Thursday, Nov 9, 2023

By Josephine Lee Dr. Stevan Pekovich’s doctrinal convictions and academic credentials made him a natural fit for the science faculty at The Master’s University, which he joined this fall. Pekovich earned his doctorate in molecular biology from Vanderbilt University and has taught in higher education...

COC Receives $1.4M Grant for Veterans Program
Wednesday, Nov 8, 2023

College of the Canyons has received a $1.437 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education in support of a Veterans Upward Bound program designed to help student veterans succeed in pursuing postsecondary education by addressing gaps in support services and infrastructure. The five-year grant partnership...

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What a year it has been – from ribbon cuttings and new amenities to summer events and fall programming, it is wonderful to see how busy our community has been throughout 2023.
Cameron Smyth | Skate at The Cube’s Christmas Tree this Holiday Season
The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board unanimously approved the appointment of Lori Gambero as the new principal at Arroyo Seco Junior High School.
Lori Gambero Appointed New Arroyo Seco Junior High Principal
Samuel Dixon Family Health Center is thrilled to announce the receipt of a generous $30,000 grant from the Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation dedicated to bolstering mental health services within our community.
Samuel Dixon Awarded $30K Grant from Henry Mayo Foundation
December is finally here and we're excited to share the highlights from our event-filled November.
Cindy Curtis | JCI Santa Clarita November Recap
WASHINGTON (CN) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced new partnerships with Native American tribes to manage federal lands, promote bison conservation and support animal harvesting and meat processing.
USDA, Native Tribes Partner to Manage Federal Lands
California State University, Northridge finals season is a time when the coffee’s on (’round the clock), and study guides and late nights multiply across campus.
Matadors Gearing Up for Finals
1921 - William S. Hart marries actress Winifred Westover [story]
Bill and Winifred Hart
With the passage of the Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics  Act, awareness of airborne hazards faced by veterans in Southwest Asia (SWA), including Iraq and Afghanistan, has grown significantly.
Veterans and Airborne Hazards: Awareness and Action
Learning Post Academy, the William S. Hart Union High School District’s outstanding independent study school, will hold informational meetings via Zoom for interested parents and students on Tuesday, Dec. 12, at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Dec.12: Learning Post Academy Holds Informational Meetings
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland today announced that the National Park Service will collaborate with Tribes across the nation on a new theme study that will focus on the Indian Reorganization Period to help broaden the understanding of an important chapter in American history.
NPS to Collaborate with Tribes on Study of Native American History
The travel exploration series, "On A Quest: with Jaswant," is set to captivate audiences at the Santa Clarita International Film Festival on Dec. 10. 
Dec. 10: “On A Quest: with Jaswant” Screens at SCIFF
Join Assemblywoman Pilar Schiavo as they gather the community and faith leaders from across Assembly District 40 to share a seasonal message of togetherness while we celebrate the holiday season.
Dec. 11: Assemblywoman Schiavo Hosts Community Holiday Gathering
Spread the holiday at Gilchrist Farm’s Holiday Hoedown festivities which include holiday parades, Santa visits, petting zoo, caroling, wagon rides, handmade holiday food and treats and holiday crafts.
Spend the Holidays With Gilchrist Farms
As people make travel plans to celebrate with family and friends this year, the American Red Cross asks donors to set aside time to give blood or platelets for patients waiting for care over the holidays.
Give Blood, Platelets Ahead of Busy Holiday Weeks
1864 - Actor William S. Hart born in Newburgh, New York [Hart Index]
Wm. S. Hart
California State Parks has announced recommendations to the National Park Service for $35.6 million in Land and Water Conservation Fund grants for 16 local park projects. Funding would provide public agencies with the ability to acquire land and/or develop recreational amenities such as playgrounds, sports fields and courts, exercise stations, dog and skate parks.
Via Princessa Park Receives Recommendation for $6M in LWC Funds
Become a docent at Placerita Canyon Natural Area. New docent classes begin on Tuesday, Jan. 9. Classes will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon.
Jan. 9: Docent Classes Begin at Placerita Canyon Natural Area
The 15th Annual Greetings with Gratitude drive has begun and we need your support. All donations must be purchased or delivered by Dec. 10.
Annual Greetings With Gratitude Drive Seeks Help
The J. Paul Getty Trust has named contemporary artist and California Institute of the Arts alum Mark Bradford (Art BFA1995, MFA 1997) as the 2024 recipient of the Getty Prize.
CalArts Alum Mark Bradford Wins the Getty Prize
College of the Canyons had nine players receive All-Western State Conference, South Division accolades after finishing second in the conference before making a postseason run in the 3C2A Southern California Regional playoffs.
COC Women’s Soccer Has Nine Players Earn All-WSC Honors
Marin Lenz scored a career-high 33 points in The Master's University women's basketball 79-65 win over NCAA Division III Redlands University Thursday in Redlands.
Lenz’s Career Night Leads TMU to Road Win
Support Santa Clarita Valley nonprofits on Friday, Jan. 26 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the 11th Annual Santa Clarita Valley Rotary Charity Chili Cook-off.
Tickets on Sale for 11th Annual Charity Chili Cook-off
Join the Encore Chorale of Santa Clarita on Friday, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. for their end-of-semester holiday concert this season, singing holiday classics. This concert is free for all to enjoy, but advance tickets are required.
Dec. 15: Encore Chorale of Santa Clarita Presents ‘Holiday Classics’
Step aboard the Holiday Light Tour with Santa Clarita Transit and see the best and brightest holiday light displays in Santa Clarita.
Dec. 15-17: Santa Clarita Transit Holiday Light Tour Trolley