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

UAE Government Invites 13 Year Old Santa Clarita Student To Attend COP 28 in Dubai
Wednesday, Nov 29, 2023

Ismachiah Oduwole, 13-year-old Santa Clarita ninth grader had just received an invitation by the government of the United Arab Emirates to attend COP 28 in Dubai, as their guest, for his remarkable World Cup Climate & Sustainability football idea that began in November 2022 during his attending the...

LASD Warns Consumers of Package Thefts
Tuesday, Nov 28, 2023

The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station issued a warning for holiday season shoppers who have purchased goods online during CyberMonday sales to be aware their packages may be targeted by mail theives. CyberMonday means the future delivery of several...

Dec. 21: Foster Families Needed For Local Children
Wednesday, Nov 22, 2023

Children’s Bureau is seeking foster families and now offers two virtual ways for individuals and/or couples to learn how to help children in foster care while reunifying with birth families or how to provide legal permanency by adoption. If you or someone you know may be interested in learning more...

Counterfeit Document Investigation, Three Arrested, Victims Sought

On Nov. 21 The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Fraud & Cyber Crimes Bureau and Homeland Security Investigations conducted a search warrant operation as part of an on-going investigation involving criminal organizations engaging in access device fraud and identity theft. Three adult males...

COVID-19 Weekly Roundup: Public Health Wishes All a Healthy Thanksgiving

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has confirmed 106 laboratory verified new cases and one additional death from COVID-19 in the Santa Clarita Valley within the last week. Public Health is now reporting COVID-19 data once a week. This is the most recent data from Nov. 16. This new data...

Founding City Council Member Jan Heidt Dies at 84
Tuesday, Nov 21, 2023

Courtesy of The Signal One of Santa Clarita’s original City Council members and someone who helped lead the effort for the city’s creation, Jan Heidt, died Monday, according to her husband. She was 84. Her husband, Jerry Heidt, as well as friends and colleagues described the Saginaw, Michigan, native...

Interstate 10 Reopens Ahead of Schedule
Monday, Nov 20, 2023

The California Department of Transportation announced that Interstate 10 has reopened, weeks earlier than the original estimate for repairs which closed I-10 between Alameda Street and the East Los Angeles interchange. Five lanes in each direction were available before the Monday morning commute, reducing...

CHP Readies for Holiday Maximum Enforcement Period

As millions of people begin to venture out onto California’s busy roadways for the upcoming holiday, the California Highway Patrol is preparing to serve up its annual Thanksgiving Maximum Enforcement Period. Beginning at 6:01 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22, and continuing through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday,...

SCV Resident, Fallen Burbank Officer Matthew Pavelka Honored
Friday, Nov 17, 2023

Canyon Country resident and Burbank Police Department officer Matthew Pavelka was honored on Wednesday, Nov. 15 on the 20th anniversay of his death with a flagpole and plaque dedicatation ceremony at Johnny Carson Park in Burbank. The Burbank Police Foundation held the 20th year commemoration ceremony...

Public Health Offers Food Safety Preparation Recommendations

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health would like families to enjoy a safe and healthy Thanksgiving holiday feast by taking steps to avoid foodborne illness, commonly known as food poisoning. Raw or undercooked meats, including turkey, chicken, beef, and lamb, and food kept at unsafe temperatures...

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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